Show #4929 - Thursday, February 2, 2006

(Jimmy: No other form of transportation has carried 98% of American intercity passengers. The golden age of railroading, next on Jeopardy!)


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Tawney Pearson, a teacher originally from Peoria, Illinois

Joanna Stromberg, an attorney from Bethesda, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,200)

Eleanor Ainslie, a medical student from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 2-day cash winnings total $24,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In Jules Verne's "The Mysterious Island", this reclusive captain dies & is buried at sea in his submarine
    $200 7
Comedienne O'Donnell weds 76ers head coach Maurice & is all aglow with this name
    $200 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands in front of a train at the National Railroad Museum in Green Bay, WI.) In the 1950s, GM based the styling of the futuristic Aerotrain on a concept car, this division's 1951 LeSabre
    $200 16
When she married the future president in 1759, she was said to be the richest marriageable woman in Virginia
    $200 11
In 1947 this company introduced an instant camera that could deliver a finished print in 60 seconds
    $200 2
He was only 23 in 1729 when he began publishing the Pennsylvania Gazette
    $400 21
This 1898 novel is divided into 2 parts: "The Coming of the Martians" & "The Earth Under the Martians"
    $400 8
Actress Tuesday says bravo to this hyphenated name after marrying journalist & author Dominick
    $400 26
The Chicago & North Western's hospital car, Joseph Lister, was designed to take patients to this Minn. hospital
    $400 17
Her father was John V. Bouvier III, a New York stockbroker
    $400 12
This "colorful" camera introduced in 1900 cost a mere dollar
    $400 3
An amusement park ride consisting of an upright disk with passenger gondolas suspended from the rim
    DD: $1,200 22
Credited with formulating the "Three Laws of Robotics", he said the idea came from his editor John Campbell
    $600 9
Actress Julie, nurse Dixie McCall on "Emergency!", falls for Lloyd's son Jeff & hyphenates her name to...
    $600 27
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue standing on a train platform at the National Railroad Museum in Green Bay, WI.) The largest steam locomotive ever was the 132-foot, 6,200-horsepower "Big Boy" operated by this company formed to extend the railways to the West Coast
    $600 18
What a shopper! In the 1860s she reportedly bought 300 pairs of gloves during one 4-month period
    $600 13
Patented around 1938, Vladimir Zworykin's iconoscope was the first practical one of these
    $600 4
A nozzled weapon that projects ignited incendiary fuel
    $800 23
In 1997 he ended his "Odyssey" series with "3001: The Final Odyssey"
    $800 10
Mary, co-host of "E.T.", weds Watergate "Deep Throat" W. Mark & hyphenates to get this sincere name
    $800 28
From the Ahnapee & Western, the museum has this type of car whose name once referred to the galley of a ship
    $800 19
An institute for caregiving is named for her at Georgia Southwestern State, her alma mater
    $800 14
In 1895 these French brothers invented the cinematographe, which combined a movie camera & a projector
    $800 5
A ZZ Top album, a movie ticketing service or a dance of Spain
    $1000 24
He won 6 Hugo Awards for his fiction, including "Starship Troopers" & "Stranger in a Strange Land"
    $1000 29
(Kelly of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the National Railroad Museum, Green Bay, WI.) Originally built for a Japanese railroad, this class of locomotive with a 2-8-2 wheel arrangement was named for a Japanese term for emperor
    $1000 20
She attended Barstow, a finishing school for girls, in Kansas City near her hometown of Independence
    $1000 15
This German company introduced the first precision miniature 35 mm camera in 1924
    $1000 6
The 2 types of wrestling in the Olympics are Greco-Roman & this

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

Eleanor Joanna Tawney
$400 $2,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eleanor Joanna Tawney
$2,800 $4,200 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Discovered by John Davis in 1592, these islands were first settled by Argentinians in the 1820s
    $400 8
One successful roll for Pete Weber or pitch for Eric Gagne
    $400 23
She met Napoleon in 1795 when she was trying to get back her late husband's sword
    $400 16
Its front page features "Snapshots", which depict trends in graphs & cartoons
    $400 1
It's the part of the body where you'll find the sternocleidomastoid muscle
    $400 11
Describes on e born an' reared within th' sound o' London's Bow Bells, it does
    $800 7
This colony off the coast of Cape Hatteras was a part of the charter of the Virginia Company in the early 1600s
    $800 9
In 2 different sports, it can weigh 1 1/8 ounces of lead, or 16 pounds of iron or brass
    $800 24
Wellington enlisted the aid of these fighters in Spain whose name means "little war", not "great ape"
    $800 17
In June 2002 this city's Times-Picayune began a 5-part series on the destruction a hurricane could bring
    $800 2
Periosteum, a membrane that covers the surface of this, is from the Greek for "around" this
    $800 12
The pecan is a type of this tree whose wood is used in tool handles
    $1200 26
In 1999 a cannon from the HMS Bounty was raised from the wreck site at this isolated island
    DD: $2,000 10
One player on a hockey team is paid to do this, a violation in basketball
    $1200 25
On Sept. 14, 1812 French troops occupied this city & found it almost deserted
    DD: $2,500 18
"The newspaper of Silicon Valley", this San Jose paper got its name from another element mined in the area
    $1200 3
A microliter of blood contains from 150,000 to 400,000 of these blood-clotting bodies
    $1200 13
From an Old English word for "fair-haired", this male given name might be called elementary
    $1600 21
A running back runs through it in the defense; a driving basketballer "takes the ball to" it
    $1600 19
Pacific Newspaper Group, a CanWest company, publishes both The Province & The Sun in this Canadian city
    $1600 4
It sounds funny, but the aqueous humor lubricates important parts of this organ
    $1600 14
"The Pioneers" & "The Prairie" are 2 of the 5 historical novels in this series
    $2000 22
A golfer hits this chip shot to reach the green; a tennis player hits it to get to the net
    $2000 20
You could call C.P. Scott, who edited Manchester's leading newspaper for 57 years, this kind of "angel"
    $2000 5
It's the overall name for 3 pairs of glands: parotid, submandibular & sublingual
    $2000 15
It's the 7-letter name of the American bird seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eleanor Joanna Tawney
$9,500 $1,000 $6,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This Englishwoman's name comes from the French for "badly suited to the purpose"

Final scores:

Eleanor Joanna Tawney
$16,900 $2,000 $2,400
3-day champion: $41,400 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Eleanor Joanna Tawney
$11,400 $3,000 $6,200
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $20,600

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