Show #4897 - Tuesday, December 20, 2005


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Debbie Chuba, a high school guidance counselor from Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Rob Klepadlo, a chemist originally from Weirton, West Virginia

Laura McElfresh, a librarian from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
He was the second person to resign from America's second-highest office
    $200 13
KBC America Inc., also a supplier to motorcyclists, is the U.S. Bobsled & Skeleton Federation's supplier of these
    $200 8
While we eternally accept Holland, this is the more accurate name for the country
    $200 1
His library is located at 441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia
    $200 20
You can shoot videos & play music with a Walkman phone from Ericsson in partnership with this company
    $200 2
It's related to the kangaroo but usually is smaller & has a colorful coat
    $400 15
John Quincy Adams had John C. Calhoun; James Buchanan had this John C.
    $400 25
In 1952 limits were imposed on this, changing the standard physique of bobsled competitors
    $400 9
We've never even heard anyone say the name Goyathlay, but we'd accept it for this Apache leader
    $400 7
Yale & the University of Georgia both use this nickname for their sports teams
    $400 21
Nextel's merger with this company should give the competition a run for their money
    $400 3
It's the type of race seen here
    $600 16
Alben Barkley's 10-year-old grandson came up with this slang "title" for the vice president
    DD: $500 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Park City, UT.) Of the 16 bobsled tracks in the world, 2 are in the U.S.--one here at Park City, & the other in this upstate New York town
    $600 10
He went by a shorter name, but William Claude Dukenfield is an acceptable answer when referring to this actor
    $600 17
Georgia's official one is the brown thrasher
    $600 22
Started by SBC & Bellsouth, it's now a "one of a kind" company with its purchase of AT&T Wireless
    $600 4
Acronym referring to opposition by people to a civic project like a jail or garage dump in their neighborhood
    $800 29
The cartoon seen here lampooned this vice president
    $800 27
A 1994 U.S. Olympic 4-man team was disqualified because these, which glide along the icy surface, were too warm
    $800 11
You don't have to be high society to know that Society of Friends is an acceptable alternative name for this group
    $800 18
The name of this Georgia swamp is a Native American word for "trembling earth"
    $800 23
This cellphone maker has jumped back to the No. 2 spot worldwide by a Razr's edge
    $800 5
In 1965 he set up a company to remove hissing from recordings (& leave it to audiences)
    $1000 30
Vice president from 1933 to 1941, he's best remembered for his acerbic quips about the job's worthlessness
    $1000 28
A 2-man bobsled team consists of a pilot & this job, also found on railroads
    $1000 12
When asking for the name of this mid-20th century British author, we will of course accept his real name, Eric Blair
    $1000 19
Stolen during the 1862 Andrews railroad raid, this locomotive is on display in Kennesaw, Georgia
    $1000 24
This company beat out Qwest to buy MCI & become a telecom colossus
    $1000 6
The minotaur's home

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

Laura Rob Debbie
$2,400 $1,800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Rob Debbie
$4,700 $2,000 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Similar to our BEFORE & AFTER category but a little more compressed, we have...)
    $400 1
The first pope of the 20th century (& lucky No. XIII), his name means lion in Latin
    $400 20
In 1972 he spread a 200,000 square-foot curtain across a mountain valley in Colorado
    $400 6
The national anthem of Cyprus is the same as this country's
    $400 17
This group officially ended its practice of polygamous marriage in 1890
    $400 7
T.S. Eliot's poetical classic:
"Old Possum's Book of Practical" these
    $400 12
Postal delivery guy whose sidekick is Sancho Panza
    $800 2
Ordained a priest in 1904, his papacy would begin a scant 54 years later
    $800 21
One day he woke up to find his 1973 book "Awakenings" on the bestseller list
    $800 18
With words by future president Daniel B. Warner, this West African country's anthem was adopted in 1847
    $800 22
This Dr. Seuss group that learns prejudice can be costly is divided into star-belly & plain-belly types
    $800 8
Thomas Harris introduces Hannibal Lecter:
"Red" this
    $800 13
Beloved Schulz cartoon boy who's a port city on the Rio Grande opposite Matamoros
    DD: $1,600 3
In 858 vestments were hung with great care, in hopes that the first pope of this name soon would be there
    $1200 27
You could say this French Olympian went downhill as a ski instructor turned thief in the 1972 film "Snow Job"
    $1200 19
If you watch a lot of medal ceremonies for Olympic swimmers, you've heard the anthem of this country
    $1200 23
A basic tactical Air Force unit, it's made up of 2 or more flights
    $1200 9
Jerzy Kosinski novel set during the Holocaust:
"The Painted" this
    $1200 14
Carbonated soft drink that was a VH1 show using thought balloons to comment on the action in the video
    $1600 4
This pope (the IV), elected in 1154, is the only English pope to date
    $1600 28
She was 13 when she became Broadway's original "Annie" in 1977
    DD: $100 26
"Salut, o terre d'esperance" begins "L'Abidjanaise", the anthem of this nation
    $1600 24
When the Goths split up around 370, the Visigoths got the area west of the Dniester River & this group, the other side
    $1600 10
Part one of Cormac McCarthy's Border Trilogy:
"All the Pretty" these
    $1600 15
Reddish-brown poisonous U.S. snake that leads the RNs at a hospital
    $2000 5
It's no "Prophecy", it's history; not including an antipope, the first of 5 popes named this began his reign in 422
    $2000 29
Barbra Streisand's fans know this is her middle name, because it's in the title of a 1971 album
    $2000 30
"Allahu" is the first word of Libya's anthem & this, meaning "great", is the second
    $2000 25
Along with 10 other former Soviet republics, Turkmenistan joined this regional group on Dec. 21, 1991
    $2000 11
A tale by Madeleine L'Engle about a marine biology student:
"The Arm of" this sea creature
    $2000 16
The balderdash capital of the U.S.

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Rob Debbie
$15,000 $2,400 $12,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This man who died in 1984 remarked, "We're not in the hamburger business, we're in show business"

Final scores:

Laura Rob Debbie
$24,801 $4,795 $17,400
2-day champion: $53,202 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Laura Rob Debbie
$15,200 $2,400 $12,000
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $29,600

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Game tape date: 2005-10-17
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