Show #4958 - Wednesday, March 15, 2006


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Nick Ruiz, a student originally from South Lake Tahoe, California

Christine Black, an administrative assistant from Warwick, New York

John Ward, a musician from Blue Hill, Maine (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Actually, we want you to name the primary position of the athletes we will name for you.)
(Alex: Where's the beef?)
    $200 1
The right conduct includes abstaining from killing, stealing & this, so get ready for teetotalism
    $200 8
Thurman Munson,
Roger Bresnahan,
Johnny Bench
    $200 13
Yes, this American Motors car shares its name with a WWII engine trouble-causing imp... what, no sale?
    $200 18
A favorite of the Rough Riders was "There'll Be" this "In The Old Town Tonight"
    $200 4
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an example of long division on a monitor.) It's the quantity I've got left over
    $200 24
You're not ordering a prison weapon; it's this front leg of beef that requires braising
    $400 2
The right livelihood doesn't include this "-ology" of reading the stars practiced by William Lilly
    $400 9
Magic Johnson,
Steve Nash,
Jason Kidd
    $400 14
Sure, in the '70s this car's gas tank exploded a bit when rear-ended but I prefer to think of the same-named bean
    $400 19
This title aerialist of a song that dates back to the 1860s has stolen the singer's girl away
    $400 5
9-letter word for a large computer, often the hub of a system serving many users
    $400 25
2-word rhyming name for the finely chopped section of the hind leg of beef extending from rump to ankle
    DD: $1,000 3
The right views aren't the ones out your window; they concern the 4 Noble Truths & this, Sanskrit for "action" or "fate"
    $600 10
Adam Vinatieri,
Morten Andersen,
Jan Stenerud
    $600 15
Never mind this carmaker's Jetta--I see you top down, stone cold chillin' in its model called the Thing
    $600 20
For a flat fee of $100, Stephen Foster sold this song adopted by the "Forty-Niners"
    $600 6
As a noun, it means a river having tributaries; as an adjective, it's belonging to a widely accepted group
    $600 26
The boneless top loin muscle is called Kansas City steak or by this name of the state
    $800 29
The First Amendment gives you the right to "freedom of" this; Buddhists just want it right
    $800 11
Nelson "Old Poison" Stewart,
Stan Mikita,
Wayne Gretzky
    $800 16
This import had its U.S. debut in 1985 at $3,990, but its home country got split up later, so I'll let it go for a cool grand
    $800 21
In a 1910 song it was down by this "where I first met you"
    $800 7
From the Greek for "corpse", this substance once thought to be toxic could be in a "SILENT P" category
    $800 27
You don't expect me to swallow this beef stomach lining that comes in honeycomb, pocket & smooth varieties, do you?
    $1000 30
In a 1999 film they were "Cruel"; for Buddhists they should be right
    $1000 12
Phil Rizzuto,
Fred "Chicken" Stanley,
Derek Jeter
    $1000 17
You'll feel like Montezuma in his chariot--I've got a whole lot of these Pontiac "sport recreation vehicles"
    $1000 22
He wrote one of his favorite melodies, "A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody", for a Ziegfeld Follies show
    $1000 23
The Supreme Court ruled controversially regarding this 2-word land use term in Kelo v. New London
    $1000 28
It's a cross between the American bison & cattle, the beef strain being dominant

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

John Christine Nick
$400 -$400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Christine Nick
$2,400 $3,000 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
Called Michinomiya as a child, he became Japanese emperor on Christmas Day, 1926
    $400 6
You have selected Atlanta's Grand Theater for Friday, Dec. 15, 1939. The star-studded premiere of this film is sold out
    $400 11
Before the "Today" Show & "Dateline", she was a cub reporter for Indianapolis' CBS affiliate
    $400 1
This state capital is located at the head of navigation on the east bank of the Delaware River
    $400 26
    $400 16
In 1925 the world's first one of these opened in San Luis Obispo, welcoming lodgers as well as their cars
    $800 22
In 1281 a storm the Japanese called Kamikaze, or "Divine Wind", thwarted an amphibious attack by this Mongol
    $800 7
You have selected this film in which Tony Manero is a regular at the 2001 Odyssey Disco
    $800 12
In 1999 this "Breakfast of Champions" author was honored as an Indiana living legend
    $800 2
Founded in 1670 at Albemarle Point, this South Carolina city was moved to its present location in 1680
    $800 27
    $800 17
Blending 2 languages, it was also the title of a 2004 Adam Sandler flick
    $1200 23
In 794 Emperor Kammu established the Japanese capital in this city that was then called Heian-Kyo
    $1200 8
Press 2 now if you want to hear Alec Guinness as Col. Nicholson in this 1957 war drama
    $1200 13
In 1876 this chemist & colonel founded his famous drug co. that today markets Cialis, Prozac & others
    $1200 3
Home to the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Latin American Art, remember this Texas city!
    $1200 28
    DD: $1,500 18
In 1960 Manfred Clynes combined these 2 words to create cyborg
    $1600 24
Until 1993 the Liberal Democratic Party had controlled this legislative assembly for 38 straight years
    $1600 9
You've selected upcoming releases for June 1947. Press 1 for this film with Maureen O'Hara, sure to become a classic
    $1600 14
After moving to Indianapolis in 1854 this future pres. became a deacon & elder at the First Presbyterian Church
    $1600 4
This seat of Pennsylvania's Lackawanna County was known as "The Anthracite Capital of the World"
    $1600 29
    $1600 19
Can't decide which utensil to use? Use one of these
    $2000 25
In 1192 Yoritomo, the leader of the Minamoto Clan controlling Japan, was given this title that means "great general"
    $2000 10
Press 3 for this Spike Lee film that takes place on a sweltering summer day, aptly opening in June 1989
    $2000 15
A real high point of Indianapolis is this Hoosier poet's grave & monument, atop the city's highest point
    DD: $1,000 5
This state capital was governed at times by Britain, France, Spain, the Republic of West Florida, the CSA & the U.S.
    $2000 30
    $2000 20
Lewis Carroll coined chortle from these two words

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Christine Nick
$6,400 $3,100 $6,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Far from the mainland, Hawaii is poor in native mammals: it has 2, a type of seal & a type of this, order Chiroptera

Final scores:

John Christine Nick
$399 $600 $100
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $600 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

John Christine Nick
$6,400 $5,600 $7,200
17 R,
5 W
14 R,
7 W
(including 2 DDs)
13 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,200

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