Show #4970 - Friday, March 31, 2006


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Craig Mobley, a switchboard manager from Albuquerque, New Mexico

Chrissy Hoffman, a nonprofit director from Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

Doc Hamilton, an advanced customer care agent from Nashville, Tennessee (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
This U.S. president gave a 1797 talk on a fossil he thought was a primitive feline; it was really a ground sloth
    $200 2
In an interview Carly Simon said this star called & thanked her for the song "You're So Vain"
    $200 1
For a gluttonous Thanksgiving gorge-fest try turducken, a turkey stuffed with these other 2 animals
    $200 11
Add an "L" to it & you get another word for a fisherman
    $200 21
One of the largest artificial lakes in the world, it straddles the border between Arizona & Nevada
    $200 16
Franz Liszt always claimed that this great German composer saw him perform as a child & kissed him on the forehead
    $400 26
The harpy type of this raptor is one of the sloth's main predators
    $400 3
This Bronx diva & former "Fly Girl" asks at events that her path be prepared with the scent of gardenias
    $400 7
In the '90s you were a glutton for punishment if you rooted for this Ohio NFL team that went 52-108
    $400 12
It's what Khan had in a "Star Trek" movie sequel title
    $400 22
On Nevada's state flag, you can see 2 sprays of this wise-sounding state flower
    $400 17
After the death of his dad, Liszt was listless as a musician; he took up books & met this "Miserables" writer
    $600 27
Most mammals have 7 of these neck bones; 3-toed sloths have 8 or 9 & can rotate their heads 270 degrees
    $600 4
This singing ex of Tommy Mottola had a life-sized $9,500 birthday cake modelled after herself for a 2005 bash
    $600 8
This 19th c. financier known for his jewelry was described by a restaurateur as his best 25 customers
    $600 13
A homophone of this word is found before "Ashbury" in the name of a hippie section of San Francisco
    $600 23
Lincoln saw Nevada's statehood as additional support for this amendment that outlawed slavery
    $600 18
Liszt's music was influenced by this Polish pianist, who first met George Sand through Liszt
    $800 28
Sloths are heterothermic, more commonly termed this; their body temperature can vary by 20 degrees a day
    $800 5
This "Evening Shade" star wigged out when it was revealed that he owed $7,500 to 2 toupee companies
    $800 9
Pope Martin IV ate himself to death with eels; this "Divine Comedy" poet placed him in purgatory
    $800 14
In 2004 LucasArts "Unleashed" this popular game for both Xbox & PlayStation
    DD: $1,000 24
This current leader in the Senate became the youngest lt. governor in Nevada history at the age of 30
    $800 19
He was upset Liszt sent him a "shop copy" of a symphony when he sent Liszt a nice bound copy of "Lohengrin"
    $1000 29
Moss doesn't grow on a slow-moving sloth but blue-green this does, giving its fur a green hue
    $1000 6
This Grammy, Oscar, Tony & Emmy winner famously prefers to be photographed from her left side
    $1000 10
This great-grandson of Augustus extorted & confiscated Roman estates to finance his excesses
    $1000 15
A 1956 drama about Jimmy Porter was called "Look Back in" this
    $1000 30
In 1859 this "lode" of silver made Nevada's Virginia City one of the most famous Western mining towns
    $1000 20
Between 1846 & 1853 Liszt composed the first 15 of his "Hungarian" these

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

Doc Chrissy Craig
-$600 $200 $5,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Doc Chrissy Craig
-$600 -$600 $8,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 17
Born April 1, 1938, this model & actress is best known for her starring role in "Love Story"
    $400 11
When this show's 9 lives were up in 2000, its props & costumes were auctioned off--guess you could call it kitty litter
    $400 12
The Aaronic & the Melchizedek are priestly divisions of this "Latter-day" denomination
    $400 26
In June 1969 President Nixon & this country's Nguyen Van Thieu met secretly in the Commanding Officer's house
    $400 6
Tara's O'Hara
    $400 1
Dreyer's version of this ice cream flavor has mini marshmallows, almonds & chocolate
    $800 18
Born in 1815, he unified the German states into one empire under his leadership
    $800 13
When Tom Hewitt played this vampire in a 2004 musical, he had to get over a big fear: not of garlic, but of flying
    $800 22
Ulfilas, a Visigoth priest, converted many to Arianism, a heresy that held that this religion founder was "adopted"
    $800 7
D.H. Lawrence paired them with "Lovers"
    $800 2
In blackjack, if you get a 6 & a 5 & the dealer shows a 3, you probably want to make this kind of wager
    $1200 19
Born in 1873, this Russian was famous for works like the one heard here
    $1200 14
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from the Majestic Theatre in New York.) Some of the revellers are real dummies in the "Phantom of the Opera" scene set at this 10-letter type of party
    DD: $2,400 23
The first 10 important leaders of the Sikh faith were known by this title meaning "teacher"
    $1200 8
The "saint"ly Mr. Templar
    $1200 3
Popular phrase for a marked rise in the national birthrate
    $1600 20
Born April 1, 1578, he was the first to determine how blood circulated through the body & the heart
    $1600 15
According to her daughter, Marlene Dietrich secretly romanced this man between matinees & evening shows of "The King & I"
    $1600 24
The zealous priest Savonarola forced this famed Florentine family into an 18-year exile in 1494
    $1600 9
He cooked up "In the Night Kitchen"
    DD: $2,000 4
From a poem by Robert Browning, it now has come to mean anyone who makes irresponsible promises
    $2000 21
Born in 1920, he starred in more than 130 movies, including "Rashomon" & "The Seven Samurai"
    $2000 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Gershwin Theatre in New York.) Broadway buffs know that theaters always keep this spectral illumination burning
    $2000 25
Another name for a sorcerer or a magician, originally it was a term for a "wise" Persian priest
    $2000 10
"The Doctor's Dilemma" dramatist
    $2000 5
The Pleiades are also known as these due to their number & relation

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Doc Chrissy Craig
$4,200 $4,600 $10,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Alberto Korda, Castro's official photographer, is best known for an image of this man seen on countless shirts & posters

Final scores:

Doc Chrissy Craig
$8,400 $100 $10,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $10,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Doc Chrissy Craig
$5,200 $6,600 $12,400
13 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,200

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Game tape date: 2006-03-07
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