Show #4659 - Thursday, December 2, 2004


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Josh Kolchins, a homeland security consultant from Bethesda, Maryland

Sherri Benoun, a planning clerk from Anaheim, California

Katie Fitzgerald, a wealth management project analyst originally from New Rochelle, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Now the [*] category relates to a History Channel special series which is starting right about now.)
(Alex: You have to name team that would be most appropriate for the players we will give you.)
    $200 3
The knicknacks seen here were part of the Benmania resulting from his arrival in this city [audio]
    $200 16
Tom Mix,
Will Rogers &
Gene Autry
    $200 21
It's the descriptive shape of an egg timer & a curvaceous woman
    $200 1
Zero divided by 6 yields this quotient
    $200 7
"Dial down the middle" is this vegetative comedian's mantra for making collect calls
    $200 26
A popular revolt, like the one in Hungary in 1956
    $400 8
"A house without a woman and firelight is like a body without soul or sprite" is from this Ben Franklin annual
    $400 17
Encyclopedia or
    $400 22
It's a musical instrument, or a shape whose interior angles add up to 180 degrees
    $400 2
Of I'm, they've, you're or won't, the contraction that lost the most letters
    $400 12
It's the color of the middle stripe on the U.S. flag
    $400 27
It's a musical term for 2 performers singing the same part at once
    $600 9
This job Ben got in 1753 helped his business, as described here
    $600 18
Crous, Reha, Phoebe, Oceanus & Hyperion among others
    $600 23
This shape found in a deck of cards could also be called a lozenge
    $600 4
The predicate of a sentence tells what this part is or does
    $600 13
Better-known middle name of media mogul Keith Murdoch
    DD: $1,000 28
In 1997 this country was the world's largest tea importer at 150,538 tons
    $800 10
Among Franklin's science and astronomy instruments is an orrery, an early model of this system
    $800 19
By his nickname the late Andre Roussimoff
    $800 24
Shapely two-word location of the people seen here, May 5th, 1973
    $800 5
The size of this body part changes, depending on the light
    $800 14
The oval window is a membranous opening between the middle & the inner parts of this
    $800 29
Adjective for an oily substance or an insincere, affected person
    $1000 11
Shown here, a musical instrument Ben invented is called the "glass" one of these
    $1000 20
Germany's Joseph Ratzinger,
The USA's Roger Mahony
    $1000 25
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew stands by a blackboard showing connected hexagons.) The conjecture that hexagons use the least total perimeter to cover a surface is named for this animal structure
    $1000 6
The 15th, 17th, 19th, 23rd, 24th & 26th ones of these are specifically concerned with voting
    $1000 15
Linus Pauling discovered there's a middle ground between the distinct ionic & covalent types of these
    $1000 30
With a population of more than 47 million, its flag is seen here

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

Katie Sherri Josh
$3,000 $0 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Sherri Josh
$6,400 $800 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the characters.)
    $400 21
In a November 3, 1969 speech, he used the phrase "The great silent majority"
    $400 26
Adam Smith thought these were conspiracies against the consumer, but don't tell that to Parker Brothers
    $400 16
With help from smallpox, Cortez & a few hundred men crush this empire of 30 million
    $400 11
This school's Bruins play their home football games at the Rose Bowl
    $400 1
Captain Keller
    $400 6
These flat, narrow noodles are popularly served "alfredo"
    $800 25
In a 1914 speech at Guildhall, Churchill said, "The maxim of the British people is" this "as usual"
    $800 27
In economics, it's the actual using of a good or service; in medicine, it's tuberculosis
    $800 17
Beginning an infamous & murderous 4-year period of rule, this group takes power in Cambodia
    $800 12
(Hi, I'm Joshua Malina of The West Wing.) My fellow graduates of this Ivy League school include Jodie Foster & Jennifer Beals
    $800 2
Joseph II,
    $800 7
Discovered in 1928, it was the first successful antibiotic
    $1200 24
On September 12, 1864, this general wrote the Mayor of Atlanta, "War is cruelty, and you cannot refine it"
    $1200 28
On a specified day of its financial year, a firm issues this "sheet" of its assets & liabilities
    $1200 18
Under this man, the Mongols kill millions seizing an empire from the Black Sea to the Pacific
    $1200 13
For the last 16 years, its school of Engineering grad program has been ranked number 1 by U.S. News & World Report
    $1200 3
    $1200 8
Entranced, or a 1945 Hitchcock film
    DD: $2,000 23
W.E.B. Du Bois wrote, "The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of" this "line"
    $1600 29
Articles of trade like coffee or wheat are termed these on exchange listings
    $1600 19
The 580s B.C.:
These people capture, loot & destroy Jerusalem, taking thousands of Jews as captives
    $1600 14
Women weren't admitted to this school, VMI for short, until 1997
    $1600 4
    $1600 9
It's a word or phrase that reads the same backward or forward
    $2000 22
On March 22, 1820, 5 years after saying, "Our country, right or wrong", he was killed by a fellow Naval officer
    $2000 30
The Laffer, the Phillips & the Lorenz are examples of these lines used by economists
    DD: $4,000 20
Supposedly on their way to Jerusalem, Crusader knights sack this richest Christian city
    $2000 15
Reportedly acting upon God's command, he founded a university in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1963
    $2000 5
    $2000 10
From the Latin for "delay", it's an authorized delay of payment or of a specified activity

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Sherri Josh
$16,000 $5,600 $8,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This adjective for scholars & "Jeopardy!" champs is from the Latin ex, "out or away" & rudis, "rudeness"

Final scores:

Katie Sherri Josh
$16,801 $1 $400
2-day champion: $30,201 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Katie Sherri Josh
$16,000 $10,600 $8,000
21 R,
1 W
15 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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Game tape date: 2004-09-07
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