Show #4901 - Monday, December 26, 2005


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Bob McDonald, an aerospace engineer from San Pedro, California

Julie Reynolds, a writer from Washington, D.C.

Peter Rubin, a journalist from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
It wasn't until around 1805 that white explorers first glimpsed this state
    $200 1
A lab assistant for Du Pont in 1966, he'd later set up his own Wailin' Soul music label & become a legend
    $200 7
This sandy Vegas hotel is seen here going bust in 1993
    $200 10
Ah yes, impetigo, an infection affecting this, common in kids in summer; we can treat it with antibiotics
    $200 16
He's the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations
    $200 13
Tropicana's Grovestand OJ doesn't have lots of mash, but "lots of" this
    $400 3
Its name comes from a Native American word meaning "near the great hill"
    $400 8
The name of this disgraced dreadlocked '80s duo was purportedly Turkish for "positive energy"
    $400 25
Built in 1975 but never formally occupied, the Hilton in this capital of Lebanon is seen coming down in July 2002
    $400 17
Teething (& accompanying crankiness) usually starts with the 2 bottom front teeth, or "central" these
    $400 21
A traditional boilermaker is beer & an ounce of this
    $400 14
This synonym for "unadulterated" or "chaste" is a big part of orange juice marketing
    $600 4
Numerous Revolutionary War battles were fought in this state
    $600 9
On "The Simpsons" this ex-Krusty the Clown sidekick tries to kill Bart on several occasions
    $600 26
In 2004, Greg "The Bull" Luzinski set off the final bull blast at Veterans Stadium in this city
    DD: $1,600 18
Lots of parents with feverish kids alternate ibuprofen & this, from which Tylenol is made
    $600 22
In 1969 he penned the famous line "I'll make him an offer he can't refuse"
    $600 15
Instead of "frozen focused orange juice", the USDA uses this synonym for "focus"
    $800 5
Famed for coal mining, it's home to very few stretches of flat land
    $800 11
Saying "It takes on energy & vibes & I needed to shed that", this "Let Love Rule" singer lopped off 10 years of 'locks
    $800 27
The most buildings shot in a single-implosion sequence record, shown here, was set in this Puerto Rican city in 1998
    $800 19
Timmy's scary cough is just from this common 5-letter inflammation of the larynx
    $800 23
This god's principal weapon is Mjollnir
    $800 29
OJ has these vitamins & minerals needed in the diet; Roget's Thesaurus lists the word with "indispensable"
    $1000 6
One of the two states with similar, very unhip outlines seen here
    $1000 12
Dreadlocked Adam Duritz fronts this band, Oscar-nominated for "Accidentally In Love" from "Shrek 2"
    $1000 28
In 1998, the 2.2-million-square-foot Hudson's Department Store was taken down in this Midwest U.S. city
    $1000 20
Thimerosal, a preservative that's 50% this element, has been almost eliminated from vaccines for little ones
    $1000 24
This "rhythm" is the biological clock in humans, based on a 24-hour cycle
    $1000 30
This orange juice- & rum-based cocktail could be called a "southern farmer's left jab"

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

Peter Julie Bob
$2,000 $1,200 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Julie Bob
$4,000 $4,200 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 14
In 1895 this queen was imprisoned in Hawaii's Iolani Palace, where she once ruled
    $400 2
Susan Orlean,
Joanna Kramer,
Karen Silkwood
    $400 1
Charles Dawes was his vice president in the 1920s
    $400 10
The largest of these savings institutions for people with a common bond is for U.S. Navy & Marine personnel
    $400 22
In a poetic drama, this biblical brother becomes a willing pupil of Lucifer
    $400 9
If it's time to get out of Dusseldorf, you can get directions to this by asking, "Wo ist der Flughafen?"
    $800 15
Machiavelli was a big fan of this king of Aragon born in 1452
    $800 3
Edna Spalding,
M'Lynn Eatenton,
Mrs. Gump
    DD: $2,000 7
He was one of 3 taken aboard the U.S.S. Hornet July 24, 1969 & immediately put into quarantine
    $800 16
An account that goes to a designated person on the depositor's death is said to be "in" this for that person
    $800 23
In Ravenna Byron wrote "The Prophecy of" this man, whom he called "the great poet-sire of Italy"
    $800 13
Stroll into a Czech restaurant with spouse, say, "Stool pro dva", & you're asking for this kind of seating
    $1200 19
She became queen of England in 1702 after a riding accident led to the death of William III
    $1200 4
Mary MacGregor,
Patsy Cline,
Frances Farmer
    $1200 8
He's the French Postimpressionist who painted "Mont Sainte-Victoire" & "The Card Players"
    $1200 25
Inspired by his cousin's wife, Byron wrote, "She walks in" this, "like the night of cloudless climes and starry skies"
    $1200 17
Not "por favor" but "si us plau" means "please" in this language spoken in & around Barcelona
    $1600 20
Mswati III became the king of this country in 1986 when he was 18
    DD: $2,000 5
Melvin Udall,
Jimmy Hoffa,
Eugene O'Neill
    $1600 11
He was crowned King of France in 987, beginning a dynasty
    $1600 18
"Mer er Kalt" means "I'm cold" in this language that gave us the word "geyser" for a hot spring
    $2000 21
Charles X ascended to the throne of Sweden in 1654 when this cousin & queen abdicated
    $2000 6
Nigel Powers,
Harry Palmer,
Dr. Wilbur Larch
    $2000 12
A Medici, he was the first Grand Duke of Tuscany
    $2000 24
The Gaelic "Go n-eiri an bothar leat", used for "have a good trip", is literally the wish may this "rise to meet you"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Julie Bob
$6,000 $3,000 $1,000
(lock-tie game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He moved to Vienna in 1766; in 1778 he presented his native Italy with the first opera staged at La Scala

Final scores:

Peter Julie Bob
$6,000 $1,000 $1
2-day champion: $27,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Peter Julie Bob
$6,000 $2,000 $5,000
11 R,
3 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R,
8 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $13,000

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Game tape date: 2005-10-18
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