Show #4973 - Wednesday, April 5, 2006

Michael Falk game 2.


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Rory Cowan, a teacher from Long Beach, California

Suzan Reiner, a church office manager originally from Long Island, New York

Michael Falk, a meteorologist from Milwaukee, Wisconsin (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the state.)
    $200 1
    $200 11
Olivia Hussey & Leonard Whiting really were teenagers when they played this Shakespearean duo in 1968
    $200 22
April brings the National Safety Week for these places--uh-oh, that swing's looking rusty
    $200 21
In contrast to Western cultures, most Central Malawians determine their descent through this family member
    $200 6
19 years after his victory at Manila Bay, this U.S. admiral lay in state in the Capitol Rotunda
    $200 12
In a 1964 movie this character was driving an Aston Martin DB5; in a 1995 movie, a BMW Z3
    $400 2
New York
(It's not her!)
    $400 17
In 1957 this future "Bonanza" star gave a hair-raising performance in the classic "I Was a Teenage Werewolf"
    $400 24
St. Louis' old one of these, seen here, was the setting for the first trial in the Dred Scott case
    $400 23
Malawi's chief exports are tobacco & this, which is highly popular in Britain around 4 p.m.
    $400 7
In 1981 his company produced a sports car with a stainless steel finish & gull-wing doors
    $400 13
Seen here, it was introduced in 1908
    $600 3
    $600 18
James Dean wasn't, but Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo & Dennis Hopper were still teens when they acted in this film
    $600 28
Judy Collins, Whoopi Goldberg & Susan Sarandon are this type of ambassador for UNICEF
    $600 25
In 1971 Pres. Banda of Malawi became "president for" this--didn't work, because he was voted out of office in 1994
    $600 8
In 1719 this author marooned an inventive sailor on a desert isle with a native
    $600 14
In a 1965 expose, this man declared the Corvair "Unsafe at Any Speed"
    $800 4
    $800 19
The 1999 movie "Dick" suggested that 2 teenage girls were this famous informant of the '70s
    $800 29
Appropriately, the logo of this footwear company shows a tree
    $800 26
Malawi gained its independence in 1964, during this highly independent month
    DD: $2,000 9
In 1966 this future NYC mayor became a state assemblyman from Harlem
    $800 15
This feline Mercury model was introduced in 1967 as a companion to the Mustang
    $1000 5
    $1000 20
Hilary Duff was part of Steve Martin & Bonnie Hunt's big family in this 2003 comedy--& its 2005 sequel
    $1000 30
As a noun, it's a small slit in a garment; as a verb, to try to hold someone's attention
    $1000 27
Malawi's 2 official languages are Chichewa & this one that's also the official language of its neighbor Zimbabwe
    $1000 10
This prime minister led Canada into the 1960s
    $1000 16
The precious metal that precedes "Ghost", "Dawn" & "Shadow" in the names of Rolls-Royce models

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Michael Suzan Rory
$2,600 $1,400 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Suzan Rory
$6,200 $3,200 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 4
In this work Virgil wrote that "a woman is always a fickle, unstable thing"
    $400 11
In 1960 Abebe Bikila of Ethiopia won this Olympic event hands down--& barefoot
    $400 9
These stringy parts of a vine, French for "sprout", are searching for a place to attach themselves
    $400 25
Technically, MOAB stands for "massive ordinance air burst", but it's been nicknamed "the mother of all" these
    $400 18
Golding's bad boys battling for basic brute benefits
    $400 1
It's the "Spud State"
    $800 5
Pliny the Elder wrote that the temple built for this huntress was filled with many sculptures by Praxiteles
    $800 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew takes a stroll down the long jump path in a track & field stadium.) I'm walking off the distance of this man's 1968 long jump of 29' 2 1/2"--still the Olympic record
    $800 10
Just more rush-hour traffic inside this landmark
    $800 29
An overwhelming offensive described as this "and awe" is designed to elicit a quick surrender from an enemy
    $800 19
Bird is the word for Dashiell Hammett in this mystery
    $800 2
A proverb tells us that these "hands are the devil's tools"
    $1200 6
This Babylonian connected his palace with a temple by building a tunnel under the Euphrates River
    $1200 13
This Olympic sport uses a rope, ball, hoop, clubs & ribbon
    $1200 15
New Age therapies abound for healing with this substance forming here; it's also Loretta's sister
    $1200 30
The Iraq War popularized this adjective for a reporter traveling with battlefield troops
    $1200 20
Thomas Harris chiller about mute muttons
    $1200 3
In a Dostoyevsky novel, the innocent & naive prince Myshkin is this title character
    $1600 7
On Sept. 2, 31 B.C. the forces of Octavian defeated Mark Antony's troops at the battle of this Greek promontory
    $1600 14
At the 1984 Olympics, Zola Budd collided with this American woman in the 3,000-meter race
    $1600 16
You're watching a cell go through this process, Greek for "thread"
    $1600 27
From the Latin for "parallel", this kind of "damage" is a military euphemism for civilian deaths
    DD: $3,000 21
A reptillion evening served up by Tennessee Williams
    $1600 23
A song popular at the turn of the last century said that she was "sweet as apple cider"
    $2000 8
In 44 B.C. Caesar was assassinated & fell dead at this foot of the statue of this rival, his son-in-law
    $2000 26
(Jon of the Clue Crew kayaks down a river.) The two Olympic kayaking disciplines are called slalom & this type of water
    $2000 17
Here's a nut growing on this type of tree
    DD: $1,000 28
From the Greek for "fellow countryman", it's a type of surface-to-air antimissile missile
    $2000 22
Cooper's last of the "Leatherstocking Tales" in which Natty Bumppo goes stag
    $2000 24
This 12-letter word is a habit or characteristic that's peculiar to an individual

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Suzan Rory
$11,600 $8,000 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Be careful on this one...)
Alphabetically, they're the first two state capitals named for presidents

Final scores:

Michael Suzan Rory
$19,201 $1,000 $7,599
2-day champion: $36,602 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Michael Suzan Rory
$14,600 $8,000 $8,200
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $30,800

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Game tape date: 2006-03-08
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