Show #4910 - Friday, January 6, 2006

Tom Kavanaugh game 7.


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Joseph Willis, an attorney from Louisville, Kentucky

Eve Bjork, a stay-at-home mom from Berwyn, Illinois

Tom Kavanaugh, a writer from St. Louis, Missouri (whose 6-day cash winnings total $114,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to give us the song's title, of course.)
    $200 26
...was the first to be tried for treason
    $200 21
"My native country, thee, Land of the noble free, Thy name I love"
    $200 6
Sir Walter Raleigh obtained a charter from this British queen before sending out a colonizing party to Roanoke
    $200 1
This famous 18th century Kentucky frontiersman & hero is often depicted wearing a coonskin cap
    $200 9
Brands owned by this soup company include Prego sauces & V8 beverages
    $200 15
It followed "absolutely" & preceded "has to be there overnight" in a memorable FedEx ad
    $400 27
...received a law degree from Indiana University in 1974
    $400 22
"O beautiful for heroes proved in liberating strife"
    $400 7
The ships making the first trip to Roanoke did so from this British port city, site of another famous departure
    $400 2
This man's photos of Abe Lincoln & the Civil War helped fix the popular image of the U.S. in the mid-19th century
    $400 12
This suntan cream's nat'l ads began in 1953 & featured a little girl & the slogan "Don't be a paleface"
    $400 16
Gently or mildly, it describes how he's "killing me" with his Top 40 song
    $600 28
...pleaded no contest to income tax evasion & wrote a novel, "The Canfield Decision"
    $600 23
"The old church bell will peal with joy, hurrah! Hurrah!"
    $600 8
The first expedition to Roanoke returned home to England with this leafy plant of the nightshade family
    $600 3
This musician's works include the song "A Pirate Looks At 40" & the book "A Pirate Looks at 50"
    $600 13
Dean Witter & Sears introduced this credit card in 1986 & consumers have been "finding" things to charge ever since
    $600 17
It precedes "ineligible" to describe a college athlete who can't play because of lousy grades
    $800 29
...filled Hubert Humphrey's Senate seat in 1965
    $800 24
"There was Col. Washington upon a strapping stallion, a-giving orders to his men, I guess there was a million"
    $800 10
The first child born of English parents in America, she was the granddaughter of the governor of Roanoke Colony
    DD: $400 4
This German received the first patent for a gas-fueled car on January 29, 1886
    $800 14
This stock exchange is known as "the Curb" because it once conducted business on the street
    $800 18
By definition, this adverb describes something that happens every 3 years
    $1000 30
...served from 1941 to 1945
    $1000 25
"Every heart beats true, under red, white and blue, where there's never a boast or a brag"
    $1000 11
When John White returned to a deserted Roanoke in 1590, he found this famed 8-letter enigmatic word carved into a tree
    $1000 5
A Moscow cathedral is popularly named for this saint known as a "holy fool"
    $1000 20
This insurance company used an umbrella in its ads as early as 1870 & for more than 125 years after
    $1000 19
Actually, in the strict sense without inaccuracy or exaggeration, it's this 9-letter adverb

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

Tom Eve Joseph
$3,200 $1,200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Eve Joseph
$3,200 $4,000 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...although each of the correct responses will end in the "L-Y" sound.)
    $400 1
As the supreme Turkmen leader, Saparmurat Niyazov holds this government position
    $400 21
In 2003 Kristin Chenoweth began noodling around as Ms. Noodle on this PBS show
    $400 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew paddles his raft down the Snake River in Wyoming.) A Class 3 river like this part of the Snake is for intermediate rafters; the scale goes up to this number, but those I'll skip
    $400 11
This Frederick Forsyth gun for hire is sent to kill Charles de Gaulle
    $400 15
A motion picture of these men has been produced but the shoeing scene may be too intense for youngsters
    $400 6
Italy granted regional autonomy to this island in May 1946; the Lipari Islands are under its jurisdiction
    $800 2
Between 1865 & 1885 this empire took over Turkmenistan
    $800 22
Det. Mick Belker took a bite out of crime (& a few perps) on this '80s show
    $800 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew paddles a raft of her own.) It's the simple 3-letter noun for a stretch of river that can be boated or a verb for trying it--here goes
    $800 12
Today this "Lord of the Flies" boy would be considered part of the childhood obesity problem
    $800 16
The nation listened as this man took on the topic of civil service reform in his second inaugural address
    $800 7
It's the name of the McLean, Virginia neighborhood where you'll find CIA Headquarters
    $1200 3
The Karakum, one of these, covers about 90% of the country
    $1200 23
Johnny Depp & Richard Grieco were armed & fabulous as cops on this Fox series
    $1200 28
(Jon of the Clue Crew is in the raft this time.) A river's flow is measured in CFS, short for this; on the Snake, dangerous high water begins around 30,000
    $1200 13
"The Monkey" is a model who cavorts with this mother-dominated Philip Roth title character
    $1200 18
For those vacationing out West, the Great Northern Railway has reached the Pacific in this state
    DD: $2,000 8
In 1864 he partnered with William Rand to print tickets for Chicago railroads
    $1600 4
This economically important body of water forms Turkmenistan's western border
    $1600 24
A working title for "Boston Legal" was this "Street", the center of London journalism
    $1600 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew walks along the Snake River.) Also found on a shoe, it's the V-shaped point of entry to the rapids where the fast current of the deep waters has cleared rocks away
    $1600 14
Rodent name of the lethal but loyal friend to Walter Mosley's Easy Rawlins
    $1600 19
The tragic death of Peter Tchaikovsky should remind us all to boil our water to avoid this disease
    $1600 9
You've gone West, young man or woman, to say he founded the New York Tribune in 1841
    DD: $2,400 5
Of the 4 countries Turkmenistan borders, the one that isn't a "stan"
    $2000 25
Let's get down to business & name this PBS series that Louis Rukeyser began hosting in 1970
    $2000 30
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands by the Snake River.) Just like it sounds, it can be a prison guard, or a meeting of currents that may trap your craft
    $2000 17
In the title of John Barth's 1966 novel, George Giles is not a sheep-boy, but this
    $2000 20
We can breathe easier now that Emma Goldman, an advocate of this system against all government, is behind bars
    $2000 10
14 kilometers from Paris, this airport's 2 terminals are this-sud & this-ouest

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Eve Joseph
$12,400 $4,000 $12,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The only time 3 African-American women were nominated for Oscars for work in the same movie was for this film

Final scores:

Tom Eve Joseph
$24,401 $7,719 $16,200
7-day champion: $138,602 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Eve Joseph
$11,600 $4,000 $15,000
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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Game tape date: 2005-10-25
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