Show #4885 - Friday, December 2, 2005


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Glenda Niemiec, a payroll specialist from St. Paul, Minnesota

Michael Levitin, an attorney from Arlington, Virginia

Adam Weinstein, a graduate student from Fort Lauderdale, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
In October 1789 a large crowd of women marched to Versailles demanding this food staple
    $200 6
In 1980 fans were trying to guess & bookies were setting odds on "Who Shot J.R.?" on this program
    $200 8
South of the border:
    $200 21
If you start an MLB season with 45 days' ML experience, you're not considered one of these any more
    $200 26
After setting numerous records, she announced her retirement at age 30 in 1999
    $200 16
The Food Lover's Companion says it's "undoubtedly the stinkiest of the strong-smelling cheeses"
    $400 3
Despite declaring, "Men are born... with equal rights" the Assembly voted to allow this to continue in the colonies
    $400 7
A fan club abbreviated R.A.L.P.H. is "The Royal Association for the Longevity & Preservation of" this sitcom
    $400 9
"Knightly" & daily:
    $400 22
If you're a One L, you're in your first year here & sweating out contracts & civil procedure
    $400 27
Yippie! He's the 1960s political rabble-rouser seen here
    $400 17
TV's Herman, Lily, Eddie or Marilyn, or this cheese: some add an "E" to its spelling, but it blows the joke
    $600 4
On Feb. 28, 1791 this hero of the American Revolution stopped a riot & a plot to kidnap the royals
    $600 14
The Peanut Gallery was this popular show's hard-to-get-into audience
    $600 10
Near Florida:
    $600 23
It precedes "15" to describe the extra weight from a new lifestyle of late-night study & excess pizza
    $600 28
The maiden name of either of the two women seen here
    $600 18
It's named for a town 13 miles northeast of Amsterdam, & you could say it's very gouda (but you'd be wrong)
    $800 5
In 1795 there was a debate over what to make the national anthem, "Reveil du Peuple" or this
    $800 15
Wuff, wuff, wuff, the Dog Pound was this talk-show host's fanatical audience section near the band
    $800 11
In Africa:
    $800 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Parris Island, SC.) Parris Island arrivals stand in their first formation on the yellow footprints & are told to refer to themselves as this word
    $800 29
The talented man seen here won Oscars for these 2 films
    $800 19
Napoleon III may have named this white, downy-rind cow's-milk cheese after the Norman village where he first sampled it
    $1000 1
In March 1790 Robespierre was elected president of this powerful political "club"
    $1000 13
Full name of the TV show for whom the Xenites were the ultimate fans
    $1000 12
In the Caribbean:
    DD: $1,200 25
It can be any beginner, or a person who has entered a religious order but not taken final vows
    $1000 30
He made some Democratic noises in February of 2005
    $1000 20
A favorite of Charlemagne, a true version of this cheese can be authenticated by a red sheep on the wrapper

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

Adam Michael Glenda
$3,200 $200 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Michael Glenda
$6,800 $1,200 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 5
A 1954 article by Michael Dummett is provocatively titled, "Can" one of these "precede its cause?"
    $400 1
Mick Jagger had a "Heart Of" it; Roberto Duran had "Hands of" it
    $400 27
"Endangered" & "threatened" are the 2 classifications for animal species facing this
    $400 21
In French, this instrument is called a petite flute
    $400 16
The character Rumor gives a recap of this play as an introduction
    $400 2
A top-of-the-beanstalk-livin' guy, or a pro pigskin-totin' one
    DD: $5,000 8
Gilbert Ryle tried to sort out the relation of the body & this, also the title of the venerable journal he edited
    $800 9
The NHL's Mr. Lemieux got this Nintendo-based moniker
    $800 28
Materials described as photovoltaic convert sunshine directly into this type of energy
    $800 19
The "clash" ones range in size from about 15 inches in diameter to 22 inches
    $800 17
By the end of the play, Prince Henry, then known as Hal, has become this title character of another play
    $800 3
In 1985 it was found in 2 sections about 400 miles SE of Newfoundland, at a depth of about 12,500 feet
    $1200 7
When philosophers refer to the "Summa", they usually mean this work of Christian thought from around 1270
    $1200 10
The NBA's 6'8", 284-pound Robert Traylor keeps on trucking with this nickname
    $1200 24
A unit of work or energy sometimes said to be equivalent to the energy of a mosquito taking off
    $1200 20
About the size of a violin, a crwth is an ancient bowed stringed instrument of this country
    $1200 18
In Act V, a character named Silence mentions this character that Kevin Costner has played on screen
    $1200 13
It describes the "skies" in "America The Beautiful"
    $1600 6
Plotinus, who taught of eternal realities, thought himself a Platonist; we add 3 letters & call him this
    $1600 11
Many soccer players have had great feet, but Hungary's Sandor Kocsis was nicknamed "Golden" this
    $1600 25
From the Greek for "upon the kidney", it's found in the adrenal glands
    $1600 22
Piano is short for this word that means "soft loud"
    DD: $200 29
He says, "I am not only witty in myself, but the cause that wit is in other men"
    $1600 14
This word famously preceded "wasteland" in a 1961 speech about TV; we'll try not to take it personally
    $2000 4
Many of Kierkegaard's works were a strong reaction against this German's idealist phenomenology
    $2000 12
Nickname of Ms. Spencer-Devlin, the LPGA's first openly gay player
    $2000 26
A cone-shaped laboratory flask with a narrow neck & a broad, flat bottom
    $2000 23
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew holds up a harmonica.) As opposed to a chromatic harmonica with sharps & flats, this one has holes for just a single scale
    $2000 15
This title adjective describes the "room" in the title of the 1922 e.e. cummings novel of WWI

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Michael Glenda
$17,800 $9,800 $5,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Name missing from this list: Webber, Begley, Marshall, Warden, Balsam, Fiedler, Klugman, Binns, Sweeney, Voskovec & Cobb

Final scores:

Adam Michael Glenda
$19,700 $900 $200
2-day champion: $39,700 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Adam Michael Glenda
$13,400 $11,200 $5,200
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $29,800

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Game tape date: 2005-09-13
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