Show #4943 - Wednesday, February 22, 2006


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Steve Toffler, a travel marketing executive from Boca Raton, Florida

Samantha Kaji, a supervisor from Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada

Marah Eakin, a publicist from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
This state has state parks named for Curt Gowdy near Buford & Buffalo Bill near Cody
    $200 16
He's 7 feet tall & the Millennium Falcon's first mate, but he's not much of a conversationalist
    $200 8
In 1928 William S. Paley bought a chain of 16 radio stations & created this broadcasting network
    $200 1
This method of preserving bacon can be done by either the salt method or the smoke method
    $200 25
In this year, Nixon faced off against JFK in the first presidential debates ever
    $200 2
To solicit a free ride along a road
    $400 12
At 1,149 feet, this city's Stratosphere Tower is the tallest structure west of the Mississippi
    $400 17
This syntactically challenged Jedi called Dagobah home
    $400 9
Daniel Webster served only a month as Secretary of State for this president
    $400 7
Though it sounds like a more hasty or reckless way to make bacon, this 6-letter word refers to one slice
    $400 27
Herbert Hoover & Nixon were the only 2 presidents of this religious group
    $400 3
A sharp rise on a graph followed by a sharp decline
    DD: $500 13
It's the USA's largest lake west of the Rockies
    $600 18
Slate said this Gungan's "weirdly offensive personality make(s) him the focus of fan disillusionment"
    $600 10
Part Cherokee, he once quipped, "My ancestors didn't come over on the Mayflower, but they met the boat"
    $600 23
Joan Reardon's book on these shellfish includes angels on horseback, in which they're wrapped in bacon
    $600 28
It was Richard Nixon's mother's maiden name
    $600 4
Unbecoming conduct on the gridiron
    $800 14
This 2nd largest Arizona city is called "The Astronomy Capital of the World" due to the many telescopes located nearby
    $800 19
He played Senator Bail Organa, Princess Leia's adoptive father
    $800 21
Filling a business vacuum, he started the Electric Suction Sweeper Company in 1908
    $800 24
Similar to a Kellogg elf name, bits of diced & fried bacon rind are known as these
    $800 29
These 2 men served under Nixon as vice president
    $800 5
A double that visually resembles another
    $1000 15
Named for a British admiral, this inactive volcano in the Cascades last erupted in 1865
    $1000 20
3 of the 4 "Star Wars" movie characters with Darth in their names
    $1000 22
After this man's speech at the National Convention in 1896, the Democrats came out pro-silver
    $1000 26
From the Italian for "paunch" or "belly", this bacon is often wrapped around other meats
    $1000 30
This daughter of Nixon married Edward Cox at the White House in 1971
    $1000 6
A forward on a soccer team

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

Marah Samantha Steve
$1,400 -$400 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marah Samantha Steve
$1,600 $1,800 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...and that's what we want... from you as a response.)
    $400 2
Legumes absorb this element from the air & are often planted to restore it to the soil
    $400 14
In 1960 he won the light heavyweight boxing gold medal; 4 years later he won the professional heavyweight title
    $400 26
Jonathan Buttall is the young man in this "colorful" work by Thomas Gainsborough
    $400 19
It's the hour when "The Raven" takes place
    $400 3
Dick King-Smith:
"The Gallant Pig"
    $400 1
Arrr! If you have mal de mer, you've got a case of this
    $800 8
(Jon of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from a kitchen.) The ancients & the alchemists knew about the flammability of this element; today, it's the main fuel that makes matches strike
    $800 15
In 2000 the Czech Republic's Jan Zelezny hurled this an Olympic record 295 feet, 9 1/2 inches
    $800 27
The pop art stylings of this artist are exemplified by his "Nurse", seen here
    $800 20
Things sped up with FedEx' 1982 promise to deliver overnight mail by this time so you could read it before lunch
    $800 4
Hunter S. Thompson:
"A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream"
    $800 10
U2's Bono wished Johnny "Drama" happy birthday on this HBO series, from the French for "to surround"
    $1200 9
Heinrich Geissler found he could create a vacuum by moving a column of this element up & down in a tube
    $1200 16
Norwegian Magnar Solberg is the oldest individual winter gold medalist, winning this 2-event sport at 35 in 1972
    $1200 28
Impressionism got its name thanks to his painting "Impression: Sunrise"
    $1200 21
In 1946 Tote'm Convenience Stores went to these opening & closing hours & changed their name accordingly
    DD: $2,000 5
Helen Prejean:
"An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States"
    $1200 11
You're very adroit if you know this term for clumsiness or awkwardness means "left" en francais
    $1600 17
Baron Axel Cronstedt isolated this element in 1751; that fact & 5 cents will get you...
    $1600 24
Normal hill & large hill are the 2 individual events in this Winter Olympic sport
    $1600 29
A reddish-brown color is named for this Venetian artist who used the color frequently in his paintings
    $1600 22
London's Draycott Hotel serves tea in the drawing room starting at this hour
    $1600 6
Anthony Swofford:
"A Marine's Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles"
    $1600 12
From the French for "raw", it's an appetizer of raw veggies served maybe with aioli
    DD: $2,000 18
These 2 elements were named for substances they were first separated out of--potash & soda ash
    $2000 25
In this team sport you'll hear the terms "house", "tee" & "stone"
    $2000 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue in front of a projection screen.) Correggio got an almost religious ecstasy into his mythological paintings, such as this Roman god & Io
    $2000 23
In a 1940s hit song Papa said he worked "till half past two 'cause" this whistle "never blew"
    $2000 7
Samuel Taylor Coleridge:
"A Vision in a Dream"
    $2000 13
Indifference or coldness, this hyphenated French term could also apply to reptiles in an ectothermic sense

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marah Samantha Steve
$9,200 $19,000 $2,900
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The 2 planets in our solar system that have atmospheres made up mostly of carbon dioxide

Final scores:

Marah Samantha Steve
$9,200 $18,900 $4,900
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $18,900 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Marah Samantha Steve
$9,200 $18,200 $3,400
12 R,
4 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
13 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,800

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