Show #4880 - Friday, November 25, 2005

Bill MacDonald game 4.


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Pat Godwin, a reference assistant from Clemson, South Carolina

Robert J. Lee, an attorney from Seattle, Washington

Bill MacDonald, an attorney from Bonita Springs, Florida (whose 3-day cash winnings total $53,798)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
He was an artist & a canal engineer before building his first steamboat
    $200 6
Hello, it means hello or good day
    $200 26
The credit line is a photographer's equivalent of this for reporters
    $200 1
Jack Torrance becomes the winter caretaker of the Overlook Hotel in this book
    $200 11
Scoring in golf is done by counting these units that could also be applied by a painter
    $200 17
In the English alphabet, it's the fourth consonant
    $400 22
A clerk in the U.S. patent office, this "angel" went on to become the superintendent of nurses of the Army of the James
    $400 7
Hope you're hungry for this 2-word term traditionally said at the start of a meal
    $400 27
One-syllable term for the continuation (please turn to C17) of a story from one page to another
    $400 2
1974 tale subtitled "A Novel of a Girl with a Frightening Power"
    $400 12
A hole-in-one in golf is also known by this 1-word term
    $400 18
In four-color process printing, the 4 colors used are cyan, magenta, yellow & this "basic" one
    $600 23
From 1829 to 1832 this transcendental essayist was a minister at the Second Church of Boston
    $600 8
Literally, it means "good journey"
    $600 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew opens a copy of The New York Times.) I always find something I agree with & something that gets me mad on this page, named for its physical position in the newspaper
    $600 3
Novel that says, "That's one hell of a big dog, son. Are you sure he's safe?"
    $600 13
Hootie Johnson chairs this "Master"ful golf club, still all-male as of 2005
    $600 19
The only athlete to win 4 straight Olympic gold medals in the long jump
    $800 24
During the War of 1812, Put-in-Bay was the scene of his victory over the British at the Battle of Lake Erie
    $800 9
One who lives luxuriously & enjoys good food & drink
    $800 29
This is reporting on sudden, unexpected events; there was a Pulitzer category for it in the '90s
    DD: $1,000 4
Chapter 1 of this novel says, "This here is the best car I ever owned"
    $800 14
Things Tiger Woods doesn't often miss are greens & this, the group of golfers who qualify for the next round
    $800 20
Isaiah said that the Lord shall gather the dispersed "from" these "of the Earth"
    $1000 25
In 1759 he served in the House of Burgesses; in 1776 he framed the Declaration of Rights of Virginia
    $1000 10
8-letter synonym for frank & simple good-heartedness or geniality
    $1000 30
A certain mineral, or the type size used for sports stats & stock tables
    $1000 5
A vampire takes over the title hamlet in this, King's second novel
    $1000 15
At age 10 in 2000, she became the youngest player ever to qualify for a USGA amateur tournament
    $1000 21
The 4 U.S. states that begin with the letter "A"

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

Bill Robert Pat
$3,800 $3,200 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Robert Pat
$6,400 $2,400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
This title character says, "My mother was an ape, and of course she couldn't tell me much about it"
    $400 1
It's the first name of "Troy" co-star Burrows, so her parents were probably "mad about" a yellowish spice
    $400 15
When it's closest to the Earth, this planet with a 687-day year is about 33 million miles away
    $400 5
He was the driving force in his country's reforms
    $400 13
In 1909 Elwood Baker invented this game as a variation on what was often called "rum"
    $400 2
Between 1867 & 1871 about 1 1/2 million of these cattle made a one-way trip up the Chisholm Trail
    $800 27
This 17th century work says, "What we see there are not giants but windmills"
    $800 9
It was a "snap" for this "Swing Time" star to earn a 1992 Kennedy Center honor
    $800 16
Eratosthenes calculated this c. 230 B.C. using the difference between the sun's angles at 2 places during June
    $800 6
He drove out the Colonialists
    DD: $4,000 14
In draw poker, it's the hand whose value is between a nonstraight flush & 4 of a kind
    $800 3
Marine rank just above private first class
    $1200 28
In this Hemingway story, Santiago promises to show a marlin "what a man can do and what a man endures"
    $1200 23
The "Today" Show got a little spicier when she became its news anchor in 1997
    $1200 17
The Lambert one of these formations in the Antarctic is over 250 miles long
    $1200 7
He had plenty of drive to get ahead in the army
    $1200 20
Transporting name of the world's bestselling playing card brand for over a century
    $1200 4
This actress flowered on the 19th century stage & as the mistress of King Edward VII
    $1600 29
In Dickens, these famous words precede "It was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness"
    $1600 24
Barbara Bain's "bark" may have been worse than her bite as this spicy character on "Mission: Impossible"
    DD: $9,000 18
"Cast" in the role of the fourth most abundant element in the Earth's crust, its atomic number is 26
    $1600 8
He drove his people to distraction
    $1600 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew tips her hand.) The two tens of clubs in my hand doesn't mean I'm cheating, but playing this trick-taking game that uses a special deck
    $1600 11
Walt Whitman's famous elegy talks about these that "in the dooryard bloom'd"
    $2000 30
This Poe plague "had long devastated the country. No pestilence had ever been so fatal"
    $2000 25
Movie producer Neufeld, or a spice with a weapon name
    $2000 19
A clue for alien astronomers looking for life on Earth is the large amount of this gas, CH4, in the atmosphere
    $2000 10
He drove his party off a cliff in 1997
    $2000 22
The name of this card may have evolved from a variant version of the card game name Euchre
    $2000 12
A 1905 earthquake in this Punjab capital killed more than 10,000

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Robert Pat
$15,000 $10,800 $8,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This company's namesake founder, the son of German immigrants, sold pickles to Pittsburgh grocers

Final scores:

Bill Robert Pat
$21,601 $2 $200
4-day champion: $75,399 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bill Robert Pat
$20,600 $10,800 $8,000
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
3 W
9 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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Game tape date: 2005-08-17
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