Show #4888 - Wednesday, December 7, 2005


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James Quintong, a sportswriter from Atlanta, Georgia

Christi Beard, a flight attendant originally from Gulfport, Mississippi

Vicky Stanton, a school psychologist from Sherman Oaks, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $19,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 20
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from Riga, Latvia.) Called Milda by the locals, the Freedom Monument is the Latvian version of this American statue unveiled in 1886
    $200 12
I heard Marvin Gaye took this song to No. 1 in 1968
    $200 7
This prison takes its name from the New York town of Ossining, where it's located
    $200 26
On July 17, 1717 Handel's "Water Music" made its fitting debut on a barge on a river in this country
    $200 6
The Natl. Oceanic & Atmospheric Admin. says the chance of this happening to you in a given year is 1 in 240,000
    $200 1
Someone who lives shamelessly on someone else's generosity
    $400 21
I'll tell you straight up: Klaipeda, Lithuania claims to be the northernmost Baltic harbor free of this
    $400 13
"Marvelous" Marvin Hagler was the world boxing champ in this weight class from 1980 to 1987
    $400 17
This man did some of his important writing while in prison, including his Epistle to the Colossians
    $400 27
Leonard Bernstein composed the soundtrack for this 1954 Marlon Brando film that won 8 Oscars
    $400 8
A random group must contain 23 people for there to be an over 50% chance that 2 of them will have the same one of these
    $400 2
During the Amer. Revolution, both the British & Colonial armies had traveling field lodges of this society
    $600 22
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports in Poland.) Geographically speaking, Napoleon reportedly said the key to everything is this Baltic port known by both German & Polish names
    $600 14
Oscar winner "Marvelous" Marvin Hamlisch began attending this prestigious NYC music school when he was 7!
    DD: $400 18
This saint whose feast day is Halloween shares his name with a prison; do they allow trick or treating there?
    $600 28
In 1961 Ferde Grofé conducted the Buffalo Phil. in the premiere performance of his suite about this waterfall
    $600 9
In this 12-state lottery selling "Mega Jackpots, Mega Fun", your chance at the top prize is 1 in 175,711,536
    $600 3
Thanks to this act of Congress, you can request & read the files the FBI has on you
    $800 23
The Ahvenanmaa, or Aland, Islands are a province of Finland, but their people have this mother tongue
    $800 15
Michelle Triola's lawsuit against this actor introduced "palimony" to the English language
    $800 19
MacKinlay Kantor won a 1956 Pulitzer Prize for his book about this notorious Civil War prison
    $800 29
Strauss composed this watery waltz around 1867 in Vienna
    $800 10
There's a 1 in 10,000 chance of being born with situs inversus with dextrocardia, dextrocardia meaning this
    $800 4
(Hi, I'm Paula Zahn.) Interviewing everyone from diplomats to soldiers' families, I anchored CNN's coverage of this 2003 U.S. military "operation"
    $1000 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reads from Visby, Sweden.) Like Vienna, the Hanseatic town of Visby built this encircling type of wall in the 1200s; Visby's is still here
    $1000 16
Unless Bugs Bunny can stop him, this character wants to use his PU-36 Explosive Space Modulator to blow up Earth
    $1000 25
A prison in Florence, Colorado holds this man known as the Unabomber
    $1000 30
The title heroine of Anton Dvorak's 1901 opera "Rusalka" is one of these mythological water creatures
    $1000 11
The 2 main types of object whose danger is gauged on the Torino scale; a 3 means a 1% chance of destructive impact
    $1000 5
It's the capital & largest city in the nation of Sierra Leone

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

Vicky Christi James
$1,800 -$200 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Vicky Christi James
$4,000 $800 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the song for us.)
(Alex: And finally, in this category, [*], each response will be a past tense that does not end in -ed.)
    $400 12
At the outbreak of the war, he was named Hitler's official successor & in fact tried to assume power at the war's end
    $400 3
"Then the punches flew, & chairs were smashed in two, there was blood & a single gunshot but just who shot who?"
    $400 6
The name of this bone is from the Latin for "thigh"
    $400 18
James Lovell, Jr., Fred Haise, Jr. & John (Jack) Swigert, Jr. took off on this ill-fated flight April 11, 1970
    $400 11
An amount of a substance equal to its molecular weight, it's also Cindy Crawford's distinctive characteristic
    $400 1
"I found my thrill", "wound a watch" & did this past tense to coffee beans & a lens
    $800 13
The raid he led on Tokyo in April 1942 got him lots of kudos: a big promotion, Medal of Honor...
    $800 4
"You came along, just like a song, and brightened my day, who'd've believed that you were part of a dream..."
    $800 7
Hairs grow out of these pouchlike openings
    $800 19
This famous Jr. re-created his WWII Dresden experience in a 1969 novel
    $800 2
In another sense, this past tense can mean what I'm giving up candy & cigars for
    $1200 14
After the war, this fleet admiral served as chief of naval operations
    $1200 5
"When will our eyes meet? When can I touch you? When will this strong yearning end"
    DD: $1,000 8
They're also called oviducts
    $1200 20
This general's memoir, "War As I Knew It", appeared in 1947, 2 years after his death
    $1200 15
It's a verb's past participle, or a noun referring to a body of writing; you might major in the "English" or "French" type
    DD: $600 25
In 1945 he was exiled to the French Ile d'Yeu, where he died 7 years later at age 95
    $1600 23
"Then one day the Sun appears, and we come shining through those lonely years"
    $1600 9
The security of the ankle joint depends largely on this seemingly delicate bone
    $1600 21
In 1951 he wrote "God and Man at Yale", not too long after his junior year
    $1600 16
A herd of animals being moved in a group
    $2000 24
"I'm singin' to the world, it's time we let the spirit come in, let it come on in..."
    $2000 10
It's the term for the "soft spot" on the surface of a newborn's head where the skull bones haven't fused yet
    $2000 22
Wounded 3 times in the Civil War, this future Supreme Courter became Chief Justice of Mass. in 1899
    $2000 17
Completes the title of "The Untold Story of Pearl Harbor", "At Dawn We..."

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Vicky Christi James
$1,800 $2,000 $4,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 1955 novel was originally titled "The Kingdom by the Sea", an allusion to Poe's "Annabel Lee"

Final scores:

Vicky Christi James
$1,599 $400 $4,001
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $4,001

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Vicky Christi James
$2,400 $2,000 $4,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
11 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
2 W
10 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $9,200

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Game tape date: 2005-09-20
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