Show #4912 - Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Tom Kavanaugh game 9.
Kevin Marshall game 1.


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Kevin Marshall, a student from Metairie, Louisiana

Constance Swinger, a supervising deputy probation officer from Los Angeles, California

Tom Kavanaugh, a writer from St. Louis, Missouri (whose 8-day cash winnings total $142,602)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
To support virtue, morality & civil liberty, Ben Franklin called for this book & "a newspaper in every house"
    $200 1
Jim Croce had his first No. 1 hit with this song
    $200 11
Los Angeles,
St. Petersburg
    $200 14
Delaware is the second-smallest state; only this state has a smaller area
    $200 26
The first time this event was held at the Orange Bowl was on January 14, 1968
    $200 21
The name of these seeds probably goes all the way back to samassammu, Akkadian for "oil plant"
    $400 7
In 1781 this admiral urged, "In time of peace... prepare... for war"
    $400 2
This Beatles song with a contradictory title hit No. 1 the last week of 1967
    $400 12
Palm Beach,
    $400 15
Founded in 1683 by William Penn, this city was officially laid out in 1717 over an area of 125 acres
    $400 27
Orange you glad to know that celery is part of this orange vegetable's family
    $400 22
This fox-hunting cry may be an alteration of taiaut, a French cry used in deer hunting
    $600 8
In 1781 this future Secretary of the Treasury wrote, "A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing"
    $600 3
Ennio Morricone wrote this instrumental, the main title theme for a 1966 film
    $600 13
Denver Rocky Mountain,
San Antonio Express-,
Dallas Morning
    $600 16
Barratt's Chapel in Delaware is the USA's oldest surviving church of this denomination founded by Wesley
    $600 28
Orange Savings & the Orange Mortgage are offered by the online bank called this "Direct"
    $600 23
A Middle English variant of "plait" became the name of these folds found on skirts
    DD: $2,200 9
In "The American Crisis No. 2", he wrote, "A bad cause will ever be supported by bad means and bad men"
    $800 4
1982 hit heard here

"You don't drink, don't smoke /
What do you do? /
You don't drink, don't smoke /
What do you do? /
Subtle innuendos follow /
There must be something inside"
    $800 19
San Diego Union-
    $800 17
An IRA named for this longtime Delaware senator was created in 1998
    $800 29
The Black Maria was this inventor's West Orange, New Jersey movie studio
    $800 24
A Greek word for "sailor" gave us the name of this "chambered" sea creature
    $1000 10
Replacing Franklin as Minister to France, this future president said, "I succeed him; no one can replace him"
    $1000 5
This Chris Isaak tune was featured in the movie "Eyes Wide Shut"
    $1000 20
Sydney Morning
    $1000 18
In 1609 he became the first European to explore the Delaware area
    $1000 30
The orange pekoe grade of this has some of the smallest leaves
    $1000 25
This term for a minor engagement in war traces its origins back to the old Italian word scaramuccia

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Tom Constance Kevin
$1,200 $1,400 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Constance Kevin
$3,800 $2,800 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And now we've got a theme coming up...)
    $400 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Riga, Latvia.) Perhaps the U.S.S.R.'s greatest filmmaker, born in Riga in 1898, I'm in front of a building his father designed
    $400 17
Place name that's on the brand we're showing
    $400 1
Her early 1960s poem "Lady Lazarus" tells of her attempted suicide
    $400 22
It's what the "SC" stands for in NASCAR
    $400 12
It's the chemical formula for pure snow
    $400 7
It's the largest gorge on Earth
    $800 3
Marshall Zhukov directed the defense of Moscow in 1941 & must have enjoyed capturing this city in April 1945
    $800 18
If you see these stones rolling around Colombia, pick them up; they're valuable
    $800 27
Only 7 of her poems were published during her lifetime--5 in the Springfield Republican
    $800 23
Held each February, this Florida contest is the premier race on the NASCAR circuit
    $800 13
It's the common "table" substance whose formula is NaCl
    $800 8
In Yiddish bubbie is this relative
    $1200 4
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the Red Square in Moscow, Russia while a memorable melody plays.) This composer of film & ballet scores was overshadowed when he died the same day as Stalin, March 5, 1953
    $1200 19
Note there are no birds in the picture of this famous bird illustrator
    $1200 29
Having been replaced by her as leader of the Imagists, Ezra Pound began calling them "Amygists"
    $1200 24
This color flag is used to signal the beginning of a NASCAR race & any restarts
    $1200 14
The chemical formula for this sugar found in dairy products is C12H22O11
    $1200 9
This 3-word nickname for the Republicans dates from the 1870s
    $1600 5
T.D. Lysenko, who thought acquired traits can be inherited, ran the USSR's Institute of this, the biology of heredity
    $1600 20
In a popular kids' game, they're what's eaten by the hungry animal seen here
    DD: $5,201 30
In 1850 the Athenaeum suggested that she succeed Wordsworth as England's poet laureate
    $1600 25
Some NASCAR races use this kind of "plate" designed to decrease horsepower & speed
    $1600 15
The chemical formula of this compound with a 2-word name is CaCO3
    $1600 10
The J.M.W. Turner work seen here depicts this well-known location
    $2000 6
This secret policeman lost a struggle for power & was liquidated himself in 1953
    $2000 21
Trig books use this Greek letter to denote angle
    $2000 28
In 1923 she won a Pulitzer Prize for a group of poems that included "The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver"
    $2000 26
This current NFL coach & Super Bowl winner is also a successful NASCAR team owner
    DD: $1,400 16
The structure of methane is seen here; this is its familiar chemical formula
    $2000 11
A champion chess player at the international level

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Constance Kevin
$6,799 $2,800 $17,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Established in 1903, the oldest U.S. military base in continuous use outside of the U.S. is in this country

Final scores:

Tom Constance Kevin
$13,597 $4,800 $14,400
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $14,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tom Constance Kevin
$14,800 $2,800 $17,200
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
6 R,
1 W
24 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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Game tape date: 2005-10-26
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