Show #4671 - Monday, December 20, 2004


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Lyle Brenner, a college professor from Gainesville, Florida

Michael Kalk, a retired programmer from Austin, Texas

Grayson Holmes, a legal assistant from Washington, D.C. (whose 2-day cash winnings total $44,411)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands by a table with architectural drawings on it in the Frank Lloyd Wright home in Oak Park.) A colleague said Wright maneuvered his T-square with beautiful dexterity in this activity for which this room is named
    $200 16
This team's Ichiro Suzuki was named 2001 American League Rookie of the Year & MVP
    $200 21
"On top of spaghetti, all covered with cheese, I lost my poor meatball, when" this happened
    $200 26
Exuma Cays land & sea park lies just south of Nassau in this country in the West Indies
    $200 5
In October 1999 Fortune Magazine reported that this auction website's stock value had soared to $18 billion
    $200 1
Pennsylvania must be all aglow with this state insect, also called a firefly
    $400 12
The Taliesin West Center is located in Arizona; Taliesin is in this Midwest state where Wright was born
    $400 17
In 2003 this Fijian-born golfer displaced Tiger Woods as No. 1
    $400 22
Things concocted in 1915 include Corning's Pyrex & this company's processed cheese
    $400 27
This 4,000-acre Los Angeles park is named for a mining tycoon, not for film director D.W.
    $400 6
The Hang Seng Index is a measure of this city's stock exchange
    $400 2
It's 186,000 miles per second
    $600 13
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew stands in front of Wright's Robie House in Chicago, IL.) Wright's Robie House is from this school of architecture whose horizontal lines imitate Midwestern terrain
    $600 18
In 2004 this British-born heavyweight champ retired with a career record of 41 wins, 2 losses & 1 tie
    $600 23
Bearing the name of a Belgian province, it's a cheese with a really strong aroma
    $600 28
This Philadelphia national historical park contains the site of Benjamin Franklin's home
    $600 7
BGG is the stock symbol of this big name in small gas engines
    DD: $1,000 3
In 1879 the government officially named Ida Lewis of Rhode Island to this lonely job
    $800 14
Wright's interiors show his aim to eliminate what he called "the room as" this 3-letter word
    $800 19
Nicknamed "The Rocket" in 1945 he became the first player in NHL history to score 50 goals in a season
    $800 24
It's wonderful to do this to cheese, reducing it to fragments by rubbing it against an abrasive surface
    $800 29
Whipsnade Park is the country branch of this great urban zoo
    $800 8
2-word term for an automatic trading halt during selling frenzies, or for an electrical safety device
    $800 4
This Tennyson poem contains the line, "Theirs not to reason why, theirs but to do and die"
    $1000 15
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew stands outside the Robie House in Chicago, IL with a view featuring a broad roof overhang.) Steel beams let Wright build a daring example of this type of roof that extends beyond its supporting wall
    $1000 20
In 2004 this Siberian-born 17-year-old defeated Serena Williams to take the women's title at Wimbledon
    $1000 25
Salata is the dense processed form of this "recooked" Italian cheese
    $1000 30
The USA's largest military park is Chickamauga & Chattanooga, which covers over 9,000 acres in these 2 states
    $1000 9
In 1958 this "I Love Lucy" production company went public & its stock rose from $10 to $29 a share
    $1000 10
Popular through the Middle East, this candy is called rahat loukoum ("rest for the throat")

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

Grayson Michael Lyle
$0 $3,800 $4,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Grayson Michael Lyle
$1,800 $5,400 $9,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
This "Apostle to the Gentiles" was a special guest at the Council of Jerusalem around 49 A.D.
    $400 6
Bing Crosby (with the Andrews Sisters) & Bruce Springsteen have recorded popular versions of this favorite
    $400 1
Major Major Major is a major character in this book
    $400 16
This language with 175 million speakers developed in the ancient Galician region in northwest Spain
    $400 21
Giant pandas;
the movie "Citizen Kane";
a clear-cut issue
    $400 26
Parsifal sought it
    $800 12
Aristotle said this man's "Oedipus Rex" was the greatest play ever; lucky it was one of his few to survive in full
    $800 7
"Suds" lovers might know this song's original title was "Unrequited Love"
    $800 2
Floral first name of Henry James' Miller & F. Scott Fitzgerald's Buchanan
    $800 17
"The Barber of Seville" premiered in this language February 20, 1816
    $800 22
A bride's rock;
the core of a pencil;
    $800 27
It's another name for the Eucharist ceremony
    DD: $2,500 13
This ancient city was also known as Ilium
    $1200 8
Classic song heard here that Sir Isaac Newton might have liked
    $1200 3
Benjamin Suddlechop & Sweeney Todd operated barber shops on this street
    $1200 18
"Ransack" comes from rannsaka, in the language called "Old" this, also a group known for ransacking
    $1200 23
"The queen";
"the brave";
"for thee"
    $1600 14
The name of this Central American people who predated the Mayans means "The Rubber People"
    $1600 9
It's the patriotic march heard here
    $1600 4
This title James Hilton character taught classics at Brookfield School
    $1600 19
The dialects of Dutch spoken in Belgium are usually called this language
    DD: $2,800 24
David's stone;
a hammock
    $2000 15
Cicero dubbed this man the "Father of History"
    $2000 10
The title of the following is an alternation of a French word meaning this
    $2000 5
Zenobia Pierce is the wife & cousin of this Edith Wharton title character
    $2000 20
Part of the Baltic group is Lettish, which is also called this
    $2000 25
A dagger;
South America;
a rambling speaker (at last)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Grayson Michael Lyle
$16,200 $10,200 $14,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Last names of the 2 famous families in which 3 generations have won Oscars

Final scores:

Grayson Michael Lyle
$2,500 $0 $8,800
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $8,800

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Grayson Michael Lyle
$15,000 $10,200 $13,200
18 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
12 R,
2 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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Game tape date: 2004-09-14
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