Show #4919 - Thursday, January 19, 2006


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Jeanne Perrier, a substitute teacher and library clerk from Wolcott, Connecticut

Rick Hoffman, a technical instructor from Oswego, New York

John Stratford, a caterer from Petaluma, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,795)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...according to the Social Security Administration.)
    $200 21
Charing Cross, a traffic square near the Thames, is usually regarded as this city's center
    $200 1
The Liberty Bowl moved to this Tennessee city in 1965 after being held in Philadelphia & Atlantic City
    $200 3
It won't be hard to look it up:
    $200 4
The millionth U.S. soldier to die in battle since Lexington in 1775 was killed in this war on September 4, 1951
    $200 26
This name tried to "conquer" the list but only made it to No. 8
    $200 10
Term for the covering material used in making chairs & couches
    $400 22
Founded as a railway settlement in Kenya in the 1890s, its name comes from the Masai for "cold water"
    $400 2
In 1957 Wilt Chamberlain was MVP of the Final Four though his team, this Jayhawk school, didn't win the title
    $400 5
Cruise along with this corporation:
    $400 6
Joakim Lehmkuhl, who made timing mechanisms for WWII bombs, introduced this watch line in 1950
    $400 27
No. 4 was this first name of actor Perry & Commodore Perry
    $400 11
Francis Gary Powers was piloting one when he was shot down in 1960
    $600 23
Brittanica says its 4,082 streets range in size from 394-foot-wide avenue Foch to 8-foot-wide rue du Chat-qui-Peche
    $600 18
Not surprisingly, most NCAA skiing championships have gone to 2 colleges in this state
    $600 15
A retailer of women's apparel:
    $600 7
Introduced in 1957, this car model from Ford was not embraced by the car-buying public
    $600 28
This name of the third of the 3 Hebrew patriarchs was No. 1 (sorry, Abraham & Isaac, you didn't make the top 10)
    $600 12
Arthur Godfrey was known for playing this instrument of the South Seas
    $800 24
In 1861 it became the capital of the United Principalities of Walachia & Moldavia
    $800 19
Appropriately, the football team of this service academy is nicknamed the Falcons
    $800 16
In electronics & entertainment:
    $800 8
Sadly, this Italian liner sank on the night of July 25, 1956
    $800 29
No. 2 was this first name of astronaut Collins & Irish patriot Collins
    $800 13
"Red, Red Wine" & "Here I Am" are hit songs by this reggae-pop group
    DD: $1,000 25
In 1619 the Dutch East India Company took it over & began rebuilding it in the form of a Dutch city with many canals
    $1000 20
Since 1950 this city's Rosenblatt Stadium has been host to the College Baseball World Series
    $1000 17
Take a look at this lensmaker:
    $1000 9
On January 27, 1951 the U.S. began atomic bomb tests in this state
    $1000 30
2 presidents, Nos. 7 & 17, have had this first name that's No. 6 on the list
    $1000 14
This Greek god was the father of the Titans

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

John Rick Jeanne
-$1,000 $2,600 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Rick Jeanne
$1,400 $4,400 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 4
With the publication of "Jaws", he was called "The most successful first novelist in literary history"
    $400 16
He must've gone ape after winning an Oscar for Best Actor as Ben-Hur
    $400 26
A military major general at age 39 in 1967, he defeated his political predecessor in a landslide in 2001
    $400 18
Judges personally involved in a case change 1 letter in "refuse" & do this, from the Latin for "refuse"
    $400 11
Columbus' flagship on the first transatlantic trip
    $400 1
According to the "Arabian Nights", Prince Houssain's could fly
    $800 7
Ken Kesey's work in the mental ward of a V.A. hospital provided background for this novel
    $800 17
The role of Ben-Hur was reportedly turned down by Rock Hudson & this "Hud", son
    $800 27
Though his country is only the size of Pennsylvania, this leader's bellicose rhetoric keeps it in the news
    $800 19
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a piece of paper and an image on a monitor.) From the Latin for continuous, a calendar with all 14 possible years is called this type; 2006 is No. 1, so my birthday falls on a Thursday
    $800 12
Manned lunar module that landed on the Moon in 1969
    $800 2
Dr. Ehrlich had one to cure syphilis
    $1200 8
She wrote "White House Pets" & a biography of her father before turning to fiction with "Murder in the White House"
    $1200 23
The film cutting ratio of this action sequence is over 260-1; for every 260' of film shot, 1' was used
    $1200 28
He beat 17 other candidates to become president of his country in 2004
    $1200 20
It's how minks act as defenders of their home turf, from the Latin for "earth"
    $1200 13
Brooks Stevens' 1958 redesign of this distinctive vehicle added the bun
    $1200 3
Mozart was instrumental in composing this 1791 opera
    $1600 9
We've checked the facts & it's true, Jay McInerney shot to fame with this first novel about living life in NYC's fast lane
    $1600 24
Sure you know this "Airplane!" star screen-tested for the role of Messala (& don't call him Shirley)
    $1600 29
A billionaire media tycoon, he's been prime minister twice, most recently since 2001
    $1600 21
From the Latin for "bottom", it means "deep", usually as in a deep thought or observation
    DD: $1,000 14
"Fast" partner of the Mayflower that proved to be misnamed when it had to be abandoned in 1620
    $1600 5
Thomas Mann wrote this novel while living in Munich
    DD: $3,400 10
Larry McMurtry took the title of this first novel from William Butler Yeats' famous epitaph
    $2000 25
This author of "Burr" & "Lincoln" did uncredited screenwriting for "Ben-Hur"
    $2000 30
This Pakistani president has maintained his close ties with the United States
    $2000 22
This word for goods that cannot be imported comes from the Latin for "against"
    $2000 15
Appropriate aquatic reptile name for inventor David Bushnell's submarine prototype
    $2000 6
This chiefly Latin American literary style introduces fantastic & dreamlike elements into its stories

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Rick Jeanne
$1,600 $22,000 $8,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This No. 1 hit from 1968 was part of a hit film's soundtrack & was originally written about Eleanor Roosevelt

Final scores:

John Rick Jeanne
$1,200 $24,000 $8,200
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

John Rick Jeanne
$5,000 $23,000 $8,800
11 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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Game tape date: 2005-11-01
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