Show #4669 - Thursday, December 16, 2004


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Cliff Kowalczyk, a trucking subcontractor from Lakewood, Ohio

Grayson Holmes, a legal assistant from Washington, D.C.

Joel Kahn, a physician from Irvine, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $34,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 24
The World Health Organization was established in 1948 by this international body
    $200 18
After a good feed, it's time to settle down with a cup of arbuckle, or this
    $200 14
Released in 1968 it starred Keir Dullea as an astronaut out to solve a cosmic mystery
    $200 1
If you're visiting the Cannes Film Festival, you're on this sea
    $200 6
In 1888 Nikola Tesla came up with the first practical system for generating & transmitting this type of current
    $200 9
In the children's song, it's the line that follows "twinkle, twinkle, little star"
    $400 25
"3 by 5" is a program to provide, by 2005, anti-retroviral therapy to 3 million suffering from this
    $400 19
If you know what kind of wagon it was served in, you'll know this old west word for food, chow, grub
    $400 15
Richard Burton's last film role was as the torturer O'Brien in this cautionary George Orwell tale
    $400 2
The Jura Mountains straddle the border between France & this country
    $400 7
Hiram Percy Maxim invented the muffler for a car & this for a gun
    $400 10
The 5 words that begin the 43rd of the "Sonnets from the Portuguese"
    $600 26
The W.H.O.'s administrative HQ is located in this Swiss city on the Rhone River
    $600 20
From genus prosopis, this western wood that started a cooking craze gives off a tangy smoke
    $600 21
Songs in this revolutionary musical include "Sit Down, John" & "The Lees of Old Virginia"
    $600 3
This region of NW France derives its name from Celts fleeing the Anglo-Saxon invasion of England
    $600 8
Andrew Beard invented an improvement for the device that coupled 2 of these when they bumped together
    $600 11
"Smokestack Lightnin'" was the biggest hit for this bluesman born Chester Burnett
    $800 27
On March 15, 2003 the W.H.O. issued a rare emergency travel advisory in response to this outbreak
    $800 29
The bone-in type of this steak with a double anatomical name is also called a cowboy steak
    $800 22
John Belushi starred as Capt. Wild Bill Kelso in this romp about hysteria gripping America after Pearl Harbor
    $800 4
This region of France between the Seine & Marne Valleys is famous for its soft white cheese
    DD: $2,800 16
This invention began in 1951 as a bottle of white tempera waterbase paint & a small brush
    $800 12
Dale Carnegie convinced us all with this 1936 work
    $1000 28
The eradication of this paralyzing viral disease mainly affecting children is a W.H.O. goal for 2004
    $1000 30
Trail cooks couldn't carry eggs & milk, so they used starter to make this type of biscuit called a "hot rock"
    $1000 23
Gary Grimes starred as Hermie in this "seasonal" film about 3 teenagers coming of age during World War II
    $1000 5
A northern member of the Windward Islands, this volcanic isle has been a possession of France since 1635
    $1000 17
Garrett Morgan's "safety hood" was one of these used by World War I soldiers
    $1000 13
Erica Jong's bestselling 1977 follow-up to "Fear of Flying"

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

Joel Grayson Cliff
$2,200 $1,600 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joel Grayson Cliff
$3,600 $3,000 $9,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
Indianan who created such radio and TV charcters as Freddie the Freeloader & Clem Kadiddlehopper
    $400 1
An amateur pianist, this President often entertained White House guests in the 1940s
    $400 19
1666: A great fire destroys much of this capital city
    $400 26
Writing on corruption in McClure's, Lincoln Steffens said this little state is for sale, & cheap
    $400 2
This island had its own Norman conquest and Roman conquest and Vandal and Saracen
    $400 8
The event in the Olympic decathlon in which the contestant gets the farthest off the ground
    $800 15
Indianan who composed such standards as "Night And Day" & "Begin The Beguine"
    $800 13
He co-wrote the jazz classic "Ain't Misbehavin'" & performed it in the film "Stormy Weather"
    $800 20
1687: Munitions stored by the Ottoman Turks explode & wreck this Athens landmark
    $800 28
The postage stamp "Flappers do" this dance was based on an illustration in McClure's
    $800 3
Governor Granholm, not shown works in this city
    $800 9
It's a large Marine corps training camp near San Diego
    $1200 16
Indianan writer who appears in the photo seen here
    $1200 14
A promotional pianist for the piano maker Erard, this Hungarian's compositions included 1857's "A Faust Symphony"
    $1200 21
1906: 3,000 people die when a major earthquake hits this metropolis
    DD: $700 29
McClure's sent William Glackens to this island in 1898 to provide illustrations of the battles
    $1200 4
It's the name of this state, mate
    $1200 10
While exploring the Arkansas River in 1806, he discovered the Colorado Peak named for him
    $1600 17
Indianan who switched from Democrat to Republican in the 1930s & ran against FDR in 1940
    $1600 24
The nickname of this innovative Jazz pianist was "Fatha"
    $1600 22
1281: A "divine wind" saves this nation from a Mongol invasion
    $1600 30
She resigned as editor of McClure's in 1912 to become a novelist, mainly with tales of Nebraska
    $1600 5
Until 1966, it was Basutoland
    $1600 11
Though she was the daughter of Zeus and Demeter, this seedy young lady only spent part of the year with them
    DD: $3,000 18
Indianan who formed the American Railway Union in 1893 & was a candidate for President 5 times
    $2000 25
In 1958 this pianist was honored with a ticker-tape parade in New York City
    $2000 23
The early 1800s: This "colorful" disease kills tens of thousands in southern Spain
    $2000 27
In 1899 McClure's published this Brit's "The White Man's Burden"
    $2000 6
County of cliffs & Celts seen here
    $2000 12
Through the house of York, Richard I was the last king of this dynasty

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joel Grayson Cliff
$11,400 $16,100 $14,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

More than 600 people, 200 horses, 40 ships, Edward the Confessor & Halley's Comet are depicted on it

Final scores:

Joel Grayson Cliff
$22,600 $29,201 $24,600
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $29,201 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Joel Grayson Cliff
$14,400 $16,600 $12,600
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $43,600

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Game tape date: 2004-09-13
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