Show #4854 - Thursday, October 20, 2005


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Bob Johnson, a waiter from Wheaton, Illinois

Lori Skelton, a classical radio announcer from Madison, Wisconsin

Steve O'Connor, a communications consultant from Naperville, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
In 1987 this van Gogh work sold for $53.9 million, then a record price for a work of art
    $200 1
This tune hit the Top 40 again in 1974 thanks to its use as the theme to "Happy Days"
    $200 9
The Bureau's Hotshot Crews are part of its responsibility for these events on 388 million acres
    $200 11
On trees these have stomata, or little pores, on the underside; on aquatic plants, their stomata are on the upper side
    $200 6
Proxima Centauri is about 4.3 light years from Earth; this is the only star that's closer
    $200 12
To catch a bass, you'll need some sort of bait on one of these dangling from the end of the line on your pole
    $400 17
Painted around 1876, his "Au Moulin de la Galette" was purchased in 1990 for $78 million
    $400 2
"The Shareef don't like it", but The Clash's fans sure did in 1982
    $400 10
In 2004 the BLM announced a fee increase to $30 to stake a new one of these
    $400 18
A fish called the feather blenny lays its eggs in this mollusk's shells
    $400 7
In a standard pack of playing cards, it's the only king without a moustache
    $400 13
In "It Happened One Night", Clark Gable used his thumb to do this; Claudette Colbert bared her leg
    $600 24
Selling for $60 million in 1999, "Rideau, Crouchon, et Compotier" by this Post-Impressionist is seen here
    $600 3
"Here I am..."; The Scorpions blew into the Top 40 in 1984 with this tune
    $600 27
There's no free land from the BLM; this practice enshrined in an 1862 law was abolished in 1976
    $600 19
Giant tube ones of these 1,700 feet below the Gulf of Mexico live to be 250
    $600 8
"The Lady In My Life" & "Baby Be Mine" were the only 2 songs on this 1983 album not to be Top 10 hits
    $600 14
To engage in rowdy behaviour, usually in fun
    $800 25
His "Garcon a la Pipe" seen here sold for a record $104 million in 2004
    $800 4
In 1972 Johnny Rivers came down with this, in addition to the "Boogie Woogie Flu"
    DD: $1,000 29
Of the lower 48, this state has the most land under exclusive BLM jurisdiction, more than 75,000 square miles
    $800 20
Antarctica's leopard type of this mammal has a big, toothy mouth and a spotted hide
    $800 21
Javier Sotomayor, the only man to clear 8 feet in this track & field event, retired in 2001
    $800 15
This tax is removed from the paychecks of salaried workers; how much depends on the number of W-4 exemptions
    $1000 26
In 2004, an unidentified buyer purchased this artist's 1872 "Races at the Bois de Boulogne" for $26 million
    $1000 5
This John Denver tune begins, "He was born in the summer of his 27th year"
    $1000 30
The BLM administers Escalante National Monument, including "No Man's" this formation
    $1000 28
Though just one of these fish is seen here, its name sounds like it's part of a collective
    $1000 22
It's the only bone in the skull that articulates or moves
    $1000 23
This position on an enemy shoreline is captured by troops prior to landing an invading force

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Steve Lori Bob
$2,000 $2,200 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Lori Bob
$3,800 $2,000 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 19
An Act in the early 1900s unifed Cape Colony, Natal, Transvaal & Orange River to establish this country
    $400 9
"I play, Coach stays. He goes, I go", says Jimmy Chitwood in this 1986 Hackman pic
    $400 6
Thomas Wolfe infuriated readers in his hometown who thought this 1929 novel of his was local gossip
    $400 1
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew gives the clue in front of a tub of milk in Wisconsin.) The first step in cheese making is this process named for a bacteriologist
    $400 23
This Virginian was appointed the first Secretary of State under the new Constitution in 1789
    $400 13
A beginner
    $800 20
Injera, a pancake-like Ethiopian type of this staple, is used as a scoop for dipping & as a plate
    $800 10
Gene gives English Bob a rough Big Whiskey welcome in this 1992 film with a 1-word title
    $800 7
"At Home in Italy" is the subtitle of this Frances Mayes memoir of renovating a villa in the town of Cortona
    $800 2
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew scoops milky white granules out of a trough in Wisconsin.) In cheesemaking, the magic of warming causes separation into whey & this semi-solid material
    $800 24
In 1790 this Virginian & "Federalist" co-author began to worry about states losing their rights
    $800 14
One who knowingly helps another in the commision of a crime
    $1200 21
2 central African countries share this name; one is "The Republic of" it & the other "The Democratic Republic of" it
    $1200 11
This 1971 flick had Gene inquiring about feet-picking in Poughkeepsie
    DD: $1,000 8
This novel begins, "Half-way down a by-street of one of our New England towns, stands a rusty wooden house..."
    $1200 3
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew holds a cylinder of cheese in Wisconsin.) Cheese is formed, warmed, & then preserved in this salt water solution; the salt flavors the cheese & protects its surface
    $1200 25
The 9th & 10th presidents of the U.S., they were both born in Charles City County, Virginia
    $1200 15
Hey, pal, are you yellow? Or do you just have this condition associated with liver damage?
    $1600 22
It extends into Namibia, but the majority of this desert is in Botswana
    $1600 12
Gene's been in 3 films adapted from this author's novels, including 2003's "Runaway Jury"
    $1600 28
In a Dickens novel, Esther is the ward of Mr. Jarndyce & lives with him at this title residence
    $1600 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents in front of metal shelves stocked with cheese in Wisconsin.) This cheese making stage, also called ripening, can be as simple as keeping the cheese in a cooler until the flavors have matured
    $1600 26
The land the 6th Baron Fairfax built his home on in Virginia had been surveyed by this man
    $1600 16
To be glad or to take delight
    DD: $400 30
Nouakchott is the capital city of this NW African country that lent its name to the 8th century invaders of Spain
    $2000 18
Secretary of Defense Gene gets offensive & kills his girlfriend in this 1987 Kevin Costner thriller
    $2000 29
Beautiful but penniless Lily Bart overdoses on chloral in this not-so-jolly book by Edith Wharton
    $2000 5
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew, in a cheese storage area in Wisconsin, gives the final clue of the category.) The name of this final step that refines cheese is from the French for "refine"; it may include 30 washes by hand
    $2000 27
In 1951, this gen. born in Fort Monroe replaced MacArthur as U.N. Forces Commander-in-Chief in Korea
    $2000 17
It can be a mass of snow or a molding between the top of a wall & a ceiling

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Lori Bob
$12,200 $1,000 $6,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

She began her company in 1946 with a skin cream her chemist uncle developed & pioneered the concept of "gift with purchase"

Final scores:

Steve Lori Bob
$14,400 $2,000 $1
2-day champion: $33,401 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steve Lori Bob
$13,200 $2,400 $6,400
15 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
9 W
(including 2 DDs)
16 R,
7 W

Combined Coryat: $22,000

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Game tape date: 2005-08-02
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