Show #4924 - Thursday, January 26, 2006

Bob Mesko game 4-A.


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Glenn Barnes, a nonprofit development director from Watertown, Massachusetts

Miranda Schwartz, a copy editor from New York, New York

Bob Mesko, an arts administrator from Denver, Colorado (whose 3-day cash winnings total $42,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And we're dealing with facts from the World Tourism Organization, facts for 2003.)
    $200 6
The radio message Marconi transmitted overseas March 27, 1899 was in this code
    $200 1
Paul McCartney said "Some people wanna fill the world with" these "and what's wrong with that?"
    $200 14
I'd like to go to this country, the No. 1 tourist destination, for the food; I hope they sell freedom toast
    $200 19
It's still "The Breakfast of Champions"
    $200 11
Said to grooms & graduates, it's from the Latin for "rejoice with"
    $200 26
You can read a variety of articles all about all aspects of show business in this trade paper established in 1905
    $400 7
The S.S. Ancon made the first complete trip through this, August 15, 1914
    $400 2
The title of this 1976 No. 1 hit by Barry Manilow completes the line "I am music and..."
    $400 15
My daughter's excited to see the monarch butterfly flocks at Morelia in this country, the No. 8 destination
    $400 20
"They're gr-r-reat!"
    $400 12
An extreme conservative, especially if he obeys Newton's third law of motion
    $400 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands underneath a fountain in St. Petersburg, Russia.) Be careful of the umbrella fountain here in Peterov--if you step under it, this will happen
    $600 8
This general defeated Chief Tecumseh at the Battle of Tippecanoe on November 7, 1811
    $600 3
According to Neil Diamond, "Everybody knows one"
    $600 16
I'll head to this country, the No. 5 destination, so my son can study Wushu martial arts and I can drink pijiu, its beer
    $600 21
"Silly Rabbit!" These "are for kids!"
    $600 13
It's an affirmation of a person's character, or a type of dinner held to do the affirming
    $600 28
This Conrad work ends, "The... waterway... seemed to lead into the heart of an immense darkness"
    $800 9
On Jan. 1, 1804 Jean-Jacques Dessalines proclaimed this current nation independent
    $800 4
Elton John told us, "When all hope is gone", these "say so much"
    $800 17
I'll have to go to this country, the No. 7 destination, on Sunday to see a famous choir at the Imperial Palace chapel
    $800 22
"They're magically delicious"
    DD: $1,000 24
Having many sides, like diplomatic talks among more than 2 parties
    $800 29
(Jon of the Clue Crew stands in front of an old log cabin in the Wyoming mountains.) Towering over Jackson Hole, Wyoming at a lofty 13,766 feet is this mountain, the largest in the Grand Teton range
    $1000 10
On March 9, 1820 his daughter Maria became the first president's daughter married in the White House
    $1000 5
This Roberta Flack hit about hearing Don McLean sing "American Pie" won 3 Grammys in 1973
    $1000 18
My wife would kill me if we didn't go to this country, the No. 4 destination, to visit the Missoni & Krizia showrooms
    $1000 23
Finicky 4-year-old Mikey likes it
    $1000 25
Marlon Brando & Doris Day were born on the same day, April 3, 1924, making them exact these
    $1000 30
The scientific name of this striped carnivore is Hyaena hyaena

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

Bob Miranda Glenn
$2,600 $200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Miranda Glenn
$6,800 $3,800 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want to find out... which is it?)
    $400 1
In a 1789 poem, he wrote "Wherever I wander, wherever I rove, the hills of the highlands for ever I love"
    $400 6
As Norman Thayer in "On Golden Pond"
    $400 23
A vet who wears a little plane with an Army of Occupation medal helped resupply this city in 1948 & 1949
    $400 16
After course work, a grad student may take these very thorough exams known as comps
    $400 21
Though penguins nest in colonies numbering in the millions, they practice this, from the Greek meaning "one marriage"
    $400 11
It's been said life is this, old chum, a restaurant with music & often a floor show
    $800 2
"Martin" is one of the other poems in his 1914 collection "Trees and Other Poems"
    $800 7
As aging gunfighter John Bernard Books in "The Shootist"
    $800 27
3-word name for the seriously reconfigured 747 with the Air Force designation VC-25
    $800 17
As in a courtroom a final oral exam on a Ph.D. dissertation is usually called this
    $800 22
Only about 1 inch long at birth, a newborn kangaroo is called this, also British slang for a threepenny piece
    $800 12
A line drawn on a weather map that connects points at which the barometric pressure is the same
    $1200 3
"I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness", begins this Allen Ginsberg poem
    $1200 8
As Rosalyn Taber in "The Misfits"
    $1200 28
During this war, Air Force pilots had a 10-1 margin of victory in "MiG Alley" on the Yalu River
    DD: $2,000 18
These 2 institutes of technology are tied atop the latest U.S. News ranking of physics grad schools
    $1200 24
Luc Jacquet hung around the South Pole for more than a year directing this 2005 documentary
    $1200 13
It's O-Tay to know this plant of the buckwheat family or that in slang, it's a term for quarrel
    $1600 4
It's the sonnet written in 1883 that ends, "I lift my lamp beside the golden door!"
    $1600 9
As Warren Beatty's Aunt Ginny in "Love Affair"
    DD: $5,000 29
Fitting name of a unit between group & division, like the 509th Bomb one or 349th Air Mobility one
    $1600 19
Portraitist Chuck Close earned a "Master of" these from Yale in 1964; glass master Dale Chihuly, from RISD in 1968
    $1600 25
Kangaroos have few enemies aside from man & this type of wild dog, made infamous in a 1988 film
    $1600 14
A pier, wharf or landing place: San Francisco has a famous one
    $2000 5
Robert Frost ended his "Mending Wall" with this famous phrase about barriers
    $2000 10
As the "grumpy old" father in "Hanging Up"
    $2000 20
It's the M in GMAT, the admission test that hundreds of MBA programs require applicants to take
    $2000 26
The domestic yak is often called a grunting this, a draft animal of the genus Bos
    $2000 15
It's the musical period following the Renaissance that lasted roughly from 1600 to 1750

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Miranda Glenn
$5,400 $15,000 $8,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On August 6, 2005 an Atlanta march supported extending the Voting Rights Act signed by this president

Final scores:

Bob Miranda Glenn
$10,800 $16,801 $13,201
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $16,801 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bob Miranda Glenn
$10,200 $15,000 $7,600
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R,
3 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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