Show #4920 - Friday, January 20, 2006


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Marcus Jackson, a software engineer from Washington, D.C.

Lisa Peabody, a coffee shop manager and trainer from Las Vegas, Nevada

Rick Hoffman, a technical instructor from Oswego, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Duke University in Durham, NC.) The origin of this name for Duke University's sports teams is traced back to the nickname of a brave French fighting force of World War I
    $200 11
Race car driver Lucky Jackson, who gets a job as a waiter in a casino
    $200 6
This woman slipped a .38 revolver to Clyde Barrow in his prison cell in 1930, leading to his escape
    $200 16
"Legend of Zorro" star Banderas
    $200 21
If you're in Rabat, you must be in the capital city of this country
    $200 1
After trying out 3 different types, this fairy tale girl eventually fell asleep in the baby bear's bed
    $400 27
The tower of the Duke Chapel was inspired by the Bell Harry Tower of this English cathedral
    $400 12
Vince Everett, who serves time for manslaughter
    $400 7
Born in Lorain, Ohio in 1931, this African-American woman won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993
    $400 17
Current heartthrob actor Bloom
    $400 22
Of the Seychelles, the Maldives or the Grenadines, the island group closest to India
    $400 2
Beastly highest awarded handed out at the Berlin Film Festival, not the Berlin Golf Tournament
    $600 28
Got ESP? Then you know in the '20s J.B. Rhine began his famous studies at Duke in this science that researches ESP
    DD: $800 13
Chad Gates, son of a pineapple mogul
    $600 8
In 1804 fur trader Toussaint Charbonneau made her his wife
    $600 18
Late "Can-Can" dancer Prowse
    $600 23
Yo, it's the sea you'll have to cross to cruise from Bari, Italy to Durres, Albania
    $600 3
Magical clay figure of Jewish legend brought to life by incantations
    $800 29
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from Duke University in Durham, NC.) Entranced by Duke University during a 1937 visit, this author of "Brave New World" called it "a whole city of grey stone"
    $800 14
Army specialist Tulsa McLean, who's been stationed in West Germany
    $800 9
Yoko Ono attended this Bronxville, N.Y. private women's college with a female name
    $800 19
Mahogany master Phyfe
    $800 24
You can head south on Varig Airlines, the national airline of this South American country
    $800 4
A type of tortoise that's an accomplished excavator is named for this mammal
    $1000 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Duke University in Durham, NC.) Later one of the most glamorous heiresses of her day, this member of the Duke family laid the cornerstone for Duke University in 1928
    $1000 15
Dr. John Carpenter, who works with Sister Michelle (Mary Tyler Moore)
    $1000 10
In "The Female Eunuch", this Aussie feminist declared, "Women have very little idea of how much men hate them"
    $1000 20
Beauty queen Madame Rubinstein seen here
    $1000 25
Travelin' in Asia, you'll need to know that the baht is the basic unit of currency of this kingdom
    $1000 5
Founded by Spanish immigrants in 1936, the nation's largest Hispanic food company has this artistic name

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

Rick Lisa Marcus
$600 $2,000 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Lisa Marcus
$1,200 $4,400 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll name the Hall of Famers for you, you give us the sport.)
"O" MAN!
    $400 21
It's the largest state that has counties, & its Brewster County is bigger than 3 other states
    $400 16
Pub Galvin,
Pee Wee Reese,
Enos Slaughter
    $400 6
Launched in 2005, the national tour of this "novel" musical features Maureen McGovern as Marmee
    $400 11
He stunned the Nazis by winning 4 gold medals at the 1936 Olympics
    $400 1
Developed by a pair of Caltech scientists, it assigns a number to quantify the size of an earthquake
    $400 26
Now also meaning backward & unenlightened, technically it refers to Europe between the 5th & 15th centuries
    $800 22
Mays Landing, N.J. & South Bend, Wash. are the seats of counties named for these 2 distant bodies of water
    $800 17
Babe Zaharias,
Bing Crosby,
Bob Hope
    $800 7
The 1971 musical "Ari" wasn't based on Onassis but on this Leon Uris novel, & Uris himself wrote the lyrics
    $800 12
He composed heavenly works like "Orpheus in the Underworld"
    $800 2
In 1954, Boston Garden bought one of the 10 machines this "ice man" built that year
    $800 27
This adjective that means "free from living bacteria" can describe a person unable to reproduce
    $1200 23
You'll find Cheboygan County east of Wisconsin in this neighboring state
    $1200 18
Nate "Tiny" Archibald,
Elvin Hayes,
Meadowlark Lemon
    $1200 8
"J'accuse" this Frenchman of writing the novel "Therese Raquin", which inspired the musical "Thou Shalt Not"
    $1200 13
Telma Hopkins & Joyce Vincent shone as his backup singers
    $1200 3
Used in many products, it's a teflonized textile material through which perspiration can pass but liquid water can't
    $1200 28
This title adjective describes the character Marietta in a Victor Herbert operetta
    DD: $1,000 24
Aptly, celebrity chef Charlie Trotter made his name & first put it on a restaurant in this Midwestern county
    $1600 19
Curly Lambeau,
Greasy Neale,
Crazylegs Hirsch
    $1600 9
(Edward Albee delivers the clue.) I dedicated my stage adaptation of "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe" to this author, "with great love"
    $1600 14
In 1904, this "Mobile" man left the company he founded to set up the R.E.O. Motor Car Company
    $1600 4
Heard here, it was one of he earliest fully electronic musical intruments & was created c. 1920 by a Russian inventor
    $1600 29
It means dramatic, like a famous Greek choral poet & actor of the 6th century B.C.
    $2000 25
South Salem, Larchmont & Rye are in this county outside New York City
    $2000 20
Dodo Cheney,
Lottie Dod,
Jana Novotna
    DD: $2,000 10
In 2005, in London, Val Kilmer had the "mail" lead in a play based on this James M. Cain novel
    $2000 15
Born in 43 B.C., this Roman poet wrote a book about love & a book to help people get over being rejected
    $2000 5
In 1917 John Browning designed the "BAR", which stood for this
    $2000 30
This adjective derives from the name of the author of "Martin Chuzzlewit"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Lisa Marcus
$7,600 $8,800 $15,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

First name & number shared by 2 current European monarchs

Final scores:

Rick Lisa Marcus
$0 $3,601 $13,999
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $13,999

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rick Lisa Marcus
$7,600 $8,600 $16,800
10 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,000

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Game tape date: 2005-11-01
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