Show #4864 - Thursday, November 3, 2005

Maria Wenglinsky game 4.


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Jim Gilcreast, a printing salesman from North Providence, Rhode Island

Kingslea Bueltel, a student and freelance bartender from Denton, Texas

Maria Wenglinsky, a teacher originally from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 3-day cash winnings total $81,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
Despite this prez's efforts, he couldn't get over his Depression
    $200 6
In 2000 this ex-Chicago Bull became president of the Wizards
    $200 12
In 1946 Chicago maitre d' Frank Brown posed for this rice brand's trademark picture
    $200 26
ON THE MENU: I'll take a "G", Pat & solve the puzzle... it's an Italian dish of tiny dumplings made from potatoes or flour
    $200 7
A major waterway of western Germany, the Weser river flows 273 miles to this sea
    $200 1
Proverbially, don't ruin plans & "upset" this fruit-delivery mechanism
    $400 22
He was Mr. Big when he occupied the White House
    $400 14
(Hi. I'm Bill Walton.) In 1974 this team that now plays its home games in the Rose Garden made me the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft
    $400 13
This mustachioed yachtsman not only founded a great tea company, he affixed his own portrait to the packages
    $400 27
THING: It's the cavity or tube that connects the oral & nasal passages with the esophagus & larynx
    $400 8
The Breg & the Brigach unite at Donaueschingen, Germany to form this second-longest river in Europe
    $400 2
Yeesh! Random House defines this body part as "gristle"
    $600 23
Died in his first term
    $600 15
Averaging 21 points per game, this team's Chauncey Billups was named MVP of the 2004 NBA Finals
    $600 18
In the '20s the Minnesota Cooperative Creameries Assn. added an Indian maiden to this butter brand logo
    $600 28
ON THE MAP: This country whose capital is Astana became a republic of the USSR in 1936
    $600 9
The Neckar river of SW Germany begins its 228-mile course near Schwenningen in this region aka the Schwarzwald
    $600 3
Literally "blank document", it's the 2-word French term for unconditional authority
    $800 24
One of the first four
    $800 16
This Warrior had 6 NBA games in which he scored 70 or more points, including a 100-point game in 1962
    DD: $2,500 19
This polishing soap's baby chick was created in the late 1890s; it still "hasn't scratched yet"
    $800 29
BEFORE & AFTER: French action movie & Peta Wilson TV show that became a world leader in 1958
    $800 10
The Pegnitz & the Rednitz join to form the Regnitz River just NW of this German city famous for its trials & rallies
    $800 4
One of the best-known examples of this 6-letter term is OPEC
    $1000 25
He's the big Whig seen here
    $1000 17
He's won 6 NBA championship rings: 1 as a player, 1 as an asst. coach & 4 as head coach of the Lakers in the 1980s
    $1000 20
In the '30s Sinclair Oil used this Brontosaurus in its ads; inflatable toys & other promotions followed
    $1000 30
PERSON: A total of 3 Zs are in the first & last names of this national security adviser under Carter
    $1000 11
The 339-mile Moselle River forms part of the boundary between Germany & this duchy
    $1000 5
Don't put this writer of 1644's "Principles of Philosophy" before the horse

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Maria Kingslea Jim
$4,400 $1,000 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Maria Kingslea Jim
$8,700 $2,400 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
AR stands for the problem of "antibiotic" this, when bacteria shrug off drugs that once would have killed them
    $400 17
"That'll do pig. That'll do"
    $400 6
His first & middle names were Pelham Grenville, but his friends called him "Plum"
    $400 11
Word found after clay, passenger or stool
    $400 1
In 87 B.C. Gaius Marius & his pal Cinna captured this city
    $400 22
In October, the Buckeye Central Railroad in this state offers Haunted Halloween trips
    $800 27
Helicobacter pylori has special defenses against this acid, which allow it to live in the stomach & cause ulcers
    $800 18
"Kid, the next time I say, 'Let's go someplace like Bolivia,' let's go someplace like Bolivia"
    $800 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands in the JFK Library & Museum.) The Kennedy Library has a fine collection of the papers & mementos of this writer, including an antelope that he shot on safari
    $800 12
Comedian Steve Boyer said he was such a geek in H.S. that his characters in this 3-word fantasy game had asthma
    $800 2
From 1968 to 1971, President George W. Bush served in this military group
    $800 23
Inspired by the train in this 1941 film, the Casey Jr. Circus Train opened at Disneyland in its first year, 1955
    $1200 28
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew holds up a small vial from inside the Smithsonian Institution.) In 1943 Selman Waksman discovered in this soil sample this, the first drug effective against tuberculosis
    $1200 19
"Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make"
    $1200 8
In his youth, this author of "The Mayor of Casterbridge" played the fiddle at weddings & dances
    $1200 13
"My wife said, 'That's not going in the living room'", a man said in 2004 after spearing a 188-lb. one of these fish
    $1200 3
Aiding the English win at Crecy were people collecting these off the battlefield for reuse after each French retreat
    $1200 24
Riding the Mount Washington Cog Railway has thrilled folks in this New England State since 1869
    DD: $1,400 29
Clostridium tetani typically affects the masseter muscle, which controls the movement of this body part
    $1600 20
"There are simply too many notes"
    $1600 9
This author of "Maggie: A Girl of the Streets" spent his last years with the former proprietress of a Florida brothel
    DD: $10,000 14
A petty way of referring to a member of the middle class
    $1600 4
Soldiers still practice this "drill" of marching in formation even though it's not used in battle
    $1600 25
The California State Railroad Museum is in this city once at the western end of the Transcontinental RR
    $2000 21
"Help me! Help me!"
    $2000 10
He was eventually buried in the Illinois cemetery that inspired his "Spoon River Anthology"
    $2000 15
This 1897 Kipling novel details a boy's coming of age on a fishing trawler
    $2000 5
Abbreviated SAS, this elite British military unit is similar to the USA's Delta Force
    $2000 26
The old Wakarusa Railroad offers a 1 1/2 mile ride over a hand-laid railway near Elkhart in this state

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Maria Kingslea Jim
$37,900 $3,000 $7,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Calling him a Revolutionary, in 2000 Fidel Castro dedicated a statue of this man on the 20th anniversary of his murder

Final scores:

Maria Kingslea Jim
$30,000 $0 $6,000
4-day champion: $111,700 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Maria Kingslea Jim
$27,800 $4,400 $7,000
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
8 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $39,200

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Game tape date: 2005-08-16
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