Show #4941 - Monday, February 20, 2006

(Cheryl: The quiet tableaus of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute bear witness to a turbulent era. Find out more next, on Jeopardy!)


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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: How appropriate in this month.)
(Alex: Not letters.)
    $200 26
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from inside the 16th St. Baptist Church in Birmingham, AL.) In his Stride Toward Freedom, he organized many Civil Rights mass meetings held here at the 16th Street Baptist Church
    $200 6
In his first pro bike race, Lance Armstrong finished last at the Classico San Sebastian in this country
    $200 13
"Heidi" author Johanna Spyri wrote during the Franco-Prussian War to raise money for this new organization
    $200 8
The favorite book of Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, is this author's "Interview with the Vampire"
    $200 1
7 priests of the Congregation of Holy Cross are on this university's board of trustees
    $200 18
Slang for 1,000 bucks, or an aerospace unit of acceleration
    $400 27
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reads from Birmingham, AL in front of the Edmund Pettus Bridge.) It took three tries, but finally, several thousand crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge in 1965 on a Civil Rights march from Selma to this state capital
    $400 7
Lance became the first pro cyclist on a box of this product originally named Washburn's Gold Medal Whole Wheat Flakes
    $400 14
Moscow girls know it's where you go to hang out at the famous Gum Department Store
    $400 9
She liked "Their Eyes Were Watching God" so much that she made it into a TV movie
    $400 2
This Big 10 member was the first U.S. university to establish a school of speech
    $400 19
A withering review by Dorothy Parker said Katharine Hepburn "ran the gamut of emotions from A to" this
    $600 28
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reads from inside the Civil Rights Institute in Birmingham, AL.) Civil Rights activists fought segregation permitted by this 3-word slogan in an 1896 Supreme Court decision
    $600 23
By age 13, Lance was already winning these events that include cycling, swimming & running
    $600 15
These horses of these symbolic figures are red, white, black & pale
    $600 10
In 2000 Christina Ricci cited this C.S. Lewis series
    $600 3
This Midwestern school won national football championships in 1970, '71, '94, '95 & '97
    $600 20
Add C plus C plus C plus C plus C & you get this Roman numeral
    $800 29
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from inside the Civil Rights Institute in Birmingham, AL.) Though Rosa Parks made her living as a seamstress, she had also served as secretary of a branch of this organization
    DD: $4,000 24
In the Tour de France, Lance often gained time racing through these 2 mountain ranges
    $800 16
In 1964 the new constitution of this nation on Hispaniola changed its flag's colors from red & blue to red & black
    $800 11
Asked about his favorite books, Kofi Annan had 2: "All the Pretty Horses" & this author's "Siddhartha"
    $800 4
Bob Kerrey never became U.S. president, but he is president of this school for social research in the Big Apple
    $800 21
Often a math symbol for an unknown quantity, it's also defined by Random House as a semivowel
    $1000 30
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reads from the Civil Rights Institute in Birmingham, AL.) Activist Bayard Rustin said when the Supreme Court announced the decision in this case, things began to move into a new era of activism & confrontation
    $1000 25
Lance was dropped from a team after he got cancer; in 1997 this new team picked him up & he delivered victories
    $1000 17
Sinopia are the sketches in red an artist makes on a wall before beginning one of these painted murals
    $1000 12
A fan of history books & bios, Lucille Ball said one of her favorites was James Boswell's "Life of" this man
    $1000 5
Author John Irving is an alum of this university; the state's name appears in the title of one of his books
    $1000 22
Burmese title of respect applicable to a man such as Mr. Thant

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

Jared Pinki Paul
$1,800 $2,400 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jared Pinki Paul
$6,200 $2,600 $10,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I said "Yeopardy!" deliberately, because each correct response will contain a "J" that will either be silent or will be pronounced like a "Y".)
    $400 21
In 2005, for the tenth straight year, this South Carolina city was voted tops in politeness
    $400 1
Louie de Palma did de dispatchin' on dis drive fest
    $400 20
In 1833 musician Jakob Brahms named his second child this
    $400 6
This Jewish right of passage marks a boy's 13th birthday
    $400 25
Marx & Engels published this explosive work in 1848
    $400 11
The annular type of this heavenly event is seen here
    DD: $2,500 22
Because Malaria was still common in the South, the Communicable Disease Center was established in this city in 1946
    $800 2
Roma & Della help bring about mortal miracles
    $800 12
Like Freudian analysis, it uses dreams a lot, but it's not so much about the sex all the time
    $800 7
2-word alliterative term describing musical acts like 'N Sync & New Kids on the Block
    $800 26
The Russian word poputchik is this 2-word phrase & describes a type of communist "fellow"
    $800 16
The image seen here caused a lot of excitement following a 1976 exploration to this planet
    $1200 23
Delaware's largest city was named for the Earl of this
    $1200 3
"Bewitched" spin-off
    $1200 13
Belonging to a tennis star, it's a Scandinavian first name meaning "bear"
    $1200 8
Usually affecting teenage girls, it's an extreme eating disorder marked by an excessive fear of being overweight
    DD: $2,900 27
He left Vietnam for Europe in 1911 & was a founding member of the French Communist Party
    $1200 17
This high-flyer seen here first began cruising the heavens in 1973
    $1600 24
This Nevada city that was little more than a bait shop on the Colorado River is now a gambler's mecca
    $1600 4
Heather Locklear could have put the handcuffs on me any day on this show
    $1600 14
Some bars have a special machine to chill this German beverage to 4 degrees
    $1600 9
From the Latin for "adult", it's the stage of physiological maturity that usually happens to teenagers
    $1600 29
2-word term for the drawn-out 6,000-mile retreat begun by the Chinese Communist Army in 1934
    $1600 18
The closest of its kind to the Milky Way, it's our nearby companion seen here
    $2000 28
The boys from this city could tell you it's home to the New York State Fair
    $2000 5
One of its most famous episodes was entitled "To Serve Man"
    $2000 15
The work shown here is object No. FK-A-3038 at this location
    $2000 10
This term for a teenage girl of the 1940s & '50s comes from a style of foot coverings
    $2000 30
The red, white & blue flag was adopted by Laos in this year when the country fell to the Communists
    $2000 19
Appropriate beastly name of the nebula seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jared Pinki Paul
$20,200 $4,200 $13,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The first prime minister of his country to be born in that land, he was assassinated in 1995

Final scores:

Jared Pinki Paul
$12,799 $3,200 $13,300
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $13,300

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jared Pinki Paul
$20,200 $5,400 $10,600
24 R,
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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