Show #4853 - Wednesday, October 19, 2005


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Katie Miltich, an attorney from Lansdale, Pennsylvania

Steve O'Connor, a communications consultant from Naperville, Illinois

Dominic Owen-Williams, an office clerk originally from Jamaica, now living in Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
    $200 8
This "Bionic Man" got his head chopped off by an axe-wielding Joan Crawford in his first film, "Strait-Jacket"
    $200 3
L.A.'s Pink's hot dog stand has many fans, incl. this often pink-haired singer, who, by the way, isn't the owner
    $200 1
In war & football, "The best defense is a good" this
    $200 21
Often used to move large herds of longhorn cattle, the Chisholm Trail ran from this state to Kansas
    $200 26
From the Old French for "upper loin", it's an expensive cut of beef from the upper loin
    $400 15
    $400 11
Her first album was "All Hail the Queen"; her first film was Spike Lee's "Jungle Fever"
    $400 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew walks the stage of the Majestic Theatre in New York.) In the musical "The Phantom of the Opera", the Phantom writes one of these, called "Don Juan Triumphant"
    $400 2
When disappointed, we sometimes say "There's no joy in" this town--just like when Casey struck out
    $400 22
Hikers enjoy the 13-mile Barr Trail to the summit of this Colorado peak
    $400 27
From the French for "calf", it's meat from a calf
    $600 16
Weisz &
"My Cousin"
    $600 12
Falling off a chair at her audition helped her win the role of the klutzy princess in "The Princess Diaries"
    $600 9
This Hugo Boss perfume scented with freesia & vanilla comes in a distinctive deep red bottle
    $600 5
With skyrocketing medical costs, remember that this is "cheaper than treatment" & "better than cure"
    $600 23
From beginning to end, the Old Spanish Trail ran between Santa Fe & this West Coast city
    $600 28
From the Latin for "ram", it's the meat of an adult sheep
    $800 17
    $800 13
Later Rose on "The Golden Girls", she blossomed as a senator in the 1962 drama "Advise and Consent"
    $800 10
This gemstone is basically an onyx with alternating bands of sard & other minerals
    $800 6
Arthur Fletcher coined this "mind"ful United Negro College Fund motto about living up to one's potential
    $800 24
The forced march this Eastern tribe made West during the winter of 1838-39 is known as the Trail of Tears
    $800 29
From the Latin for "to hunt", it's deer meat
    $1000 18
    $1000 19
Seth Green checked in when he played Egg in this film based on a John Irving novel
    $1000 20
The town that became Orlando, Florida was founded in 1850 by Aaron Jernigan & was given this 1-word name
    DD: $1,000 7
The phrase "handwriting on the wall" goes back to this book of the Old Testament
    $1000 25
The Bozeman Trail took travelers from this Wyoming fort to the gold fields in Montana
    $1000 30
From the Old English for "heel", it's an animal's lower leg served as a cut of cured meat

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Dominic Steve Katie
$600 $2,800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dominic Steve Katie
$1,000 $4,800 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
During the war this future British prime minister served as First Lord of the Admiralty
    $400 4
Venus Flytrap & Dr. Johnny Fever both worked at this title location
    $400 19
This 19th c. Russian was still a student when he began his great Romantic poem "Ruslan and Ludmila"
    $400 8
Our wood stoop, the one on the front of a house, comes from this language's word spelled S-T-O-E-P
    $400 10
The "MiB" pug & the "Legally Blonde" Chihuahua popularized breeds classified by the AKC in this group
    $400 15
Dangerous creations, as mentioned in a January 29, 2002 presidential speech:
    $800 2
This American flying ace shot down 26 enemy aircraft & received the French Croix de Guerre
    $800 7
Well kiss my grits, Mel's Diner was the place of work on this sitcom
    DD: $2,000 27
When Alexander the Great burned Thebes to the ground, the only house spared was that of this great lyric poet
    $800 9
The oldest known text in this Slavic language is the religious hymn "Bogurodzica", which dates back to 1408
    $800 11
The Sphynx cat is often referred to as this, also following "Mexican" in a dog breed name
    $800 16
A TV & film labor organization:
    $1200 3
3-word name for the ground between enemy trenches; it could be less than 30 yards or more than a mile wide
    $1200 24
On "Everybody Loves Raymond", Ray Barone was a sportswriter at this New York newspaper
    $1200 28
This Frenchman who gave us the "Sleeping Beauty" story also wrote such poems as "Le Siecle de Louis le Grand"
    $1200 17
Latgalian is a dialect spoken by about 150,000 in this country's province of Latgale
    $1200 12
National name of the kitty known affectionately as a "Wegie"
    $1200 21
A movie special-effects company:
    $1600 5
During the war the Food Admin. headed by this future president controlled the distribution of food
    $1600 25
Jim Anderson was an agent at the General Insurance Company on this sitcom
    $1600 29
This 14th century Italian made Scipio Africanus the hero of his poem "Africa"
    $1600 18
Sesotho is a Sotho dialect mainly spoken in the Republic of South Africa & this kingdom
    DD: $800 13
Dash, a favorite pet of Queen Victoria, was this type of spaniel named for another monarch
    $1600 22
On a camera:
    $2000 6
This controversial Army officer led the air operations of the AEF & flew many missions deep into enemy territory
    $2000 26
On "Taxi" this character was a cab driver & part-time art gallery receptionist
    $2000 30
"Peace" be with this Mexican, who published "Luna Silvestre", his first book of poems, when he was 19
    $2000 20
The official languages of this small African kingdom are siSwati & English
    $2000 14
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was a Bouvier de New York; a fine cattle-herding dog is the Bouvier de this
    $2000 23
At the library or Barnes & Noble:

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dominic Steve Katie
$4,600 $12,000 $11,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Kelly of the Clue Crew reads the clue from a mail sorting counter at the post office.) In the '60s, to popularize a new system, the Post Office used ads of Ethel Merman singing this Disney movie tune

Final scores:

Dominic Steve Katie
$0 $19,001 $12,600
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $19,001 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dominic Steve Katie
$4,600 $15,000 $12,400
11 R,
4 W
21 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $32,000

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Game tape date: 2005-08-02
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