Show #4899 - Thursday, December 22, 2005


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Lisa Loiselle, an investigator and lawyer from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Josh Yost, a student from Manchester, Kentucky

Jeff Lawrence, a limousine driver from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The kids had to spell the words for victory. You will have to spell them also.)
    $200 7
Arterioles are a link between arteries & these fine blood vessels
    $200 1
He made his starring debut in "Blind Date", foolishly letting Kim Basinger have a drink
    $200 12
The standard way to determine the first turn in darts is by whose throw is closest to this
    $200 6
Mount Vignemale, the highest French peak in this range, lies on France's southwestern border
    $200 26
"Plop, plop, fizz, fizz, oh what a relief" this Bayer product "is"
    $200 17
This system of flag & arm position signals
    $400 8
It's often a warning when this tuft or plume on a cockatoo's head stands up
    $400 2
"Pushover" features this woman seen here in her first lead

"Afraid I don't read the paper. And I don't know anyone named Harry."
    $400 13
This game named for a ship used to clear explosives tempts many away from more important computer tasks
    $400 22
This continent has only one mountain exceeding 16,000 feet: Vinson Massif
    $400 27 is this product's website
    $400 18
This festival commemorating the rescue of Persia's Jews
    $600 9
From the Latin for "to carry", it's the time period between conception & birth
    $600 3
In 1912, when most everyone in movies was a newcomer, these sisters debuted in "An Unseen Enemy"
    $600 14
Chemin-de-fer is a variant of this basically mindless casino game
    $600 23
Named for the director who filmed there, John Ford's Point is in this Utah valley known for its red sandstone buttes
    $600 28
"Tough on bad hair. Tough on the causes of bad hair" & "A little dab'll do ya"
    $600 19
This condition, characterized by frequent & uncontrollable episodes of deep sleep
    $800 10
The chela on arthropods are these, & it may make them crabby if you mess with them
    $800 4
One of Tobey Maguire's first films, "This Boy's Life", starred this young actor as a character named Toby
    $800 15
In the game called this: "The Gathering", players vie with rival wizards by casting spells
    DD: $1,400 24
The Limbang Valley of Sarawak divides this sultanate in two
    $800 29
Beginning in 1982, this vacation chain claimed it was "The antidote for civilization"
    $800 20
This 6-letter French word meaning setting or environment
    $1000 11
This material, such as your stapes, is formed by ossification
    $1000 5
Known for playing cop Roger Murtaugh, he debuted onscreen as a con in "Escape from Alcatraz"
    $1000 16
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew displays a grid of numbers and empty squares on a monitor.) I both divert & torment myself doing these puzzles with a Japanese name that's become a worldwide fad
    $1000 25
Mount Ararat is Turkey's highest peak; the similar sounding mount Aragats is the highest pt. in this eastern neighbor
    $1000 30
"A Sloppy Joe is a sandwich, but" this "is a meal!"
    $1000 21
Pertaining to the period before the flood, it also means out of date

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Jeff Josh Lisa
$4,000 $1,200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Josh Lisa
$3,800 $2,600 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to tell us where is this seat of higher learning in...)
    $400 6
William Cowper called it "The very spice of life"
    $400 1
Formed in Topeka, their biggest hits included "Dust In The Wind" & "Carry On Wayward Son"
    $400 17
In 1712 the Duke of Hamilton & Lord Mohun killed each other in a duel with swords in this London park
    $400 7
Rand Afrikaans University
    $400 21
This Baroque artist painted dozens of self-portraits & went "Baroque" with a 1656 bankruptcy
    $400 12
To mean a veranda, Gulf staters use this word for a place to view art
    $800 26
In an elegy, Shelley said this poet's soul "Like a star, beacons from the abode where the eternal are"
    $800 2
"Old Days" & "Saturday In The Park" were just two of the many hits for this band
    $800 18
In Dumas' "The Three Musketeers", this character commits himself to 3 consecutive duels with Athos, Porthos & Aramis
    $800 8
College of William and Mary
    $800 22
A form of Baroque was applied in his 17th century design of London's St. Paul's Cathedral
    $800 13
Note to Hoosiers: instead of "pitch-in dinner", use this "fortunate" term if you want out of staters to understand
    DD: $1,000 27
About one of his most famous poems, he said, "I began it upon leaving Tintern, after crossing the Wye"
    $1200 3
A sleek country-rock sound helped this "Tennessee River" band have a string of hits in the '80s & '90s
    $1200 19
"The Conqueror of the Barbary Pirates", this naval hero was shot down by an embittered fellow officer in 1820
    DD: $1,500 9
A branch campus of the University of Southern Florida
    $1200 23
This 17th century Antwerp painter's portrait of Charles I hunting is seen here
    $1200 14
Illinois kids may call this sidewalk game "sky blue", after the top part of the diagram
    $1600 28
5-word Kipling phrase that precedes "is more deadly than the male"
    $1600 4
David Johansen was the lead singer of this pre-punk band
    $1600 20
This "Volpone" playwright narrowly escaped the death penalty after killing an actor in a duel in 1598
    $1600 10
University of Southern Mississippi
    $1600 24
In the 1620s he painted 21 large pictures in the life of Marie de Medicis; why, they were positively him-esque
    $1600 15
To Bostonians it's not just a quinine-flavored mixer but a word for any soft drink
    $2000 29
In 1677 this poet wrote "All for Love", a play adapted from Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra"
    $2000 5
"Fire" & "Love Rollercoaster" both took this funk band to number one
    $2000 30
While he was PM of England, this "Younger" man dueled in 1798 with George Tierney, a political rival
    $2000 11
South Carolina State University
    $2000 25
Seen here, the "Supper at Emmaus" is a work by this painter who killed a man & fled Rome in 1606
    $2000 16
It can mean "repairing"; when Southerners use it before "to", they mean "on the verge of"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Josh Lisa
$11,800 $6,900 $8,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Henri Desgrange, founder of this event, created its maillot jaune, 1st worn by Eugene Christophe, riding from Grenoble

Final scores:

Jeff Josh Lisa
$14,800 $6,500 $13,000
2-day champion: $26,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jeff Josh Lisa
$13,200 $6,600 $9,600
17 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,400

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Game tape date: 2005-10-17
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