Show #4975 - Friday, April 7, 2006

Michael Falk game 4.


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Melanie Madden, a bookseller originally from Barstow, California

William Lee, a software engineer from South San Francisco, California

Michael Falk, a meteorologist from Milwaukee, Wisconsin (whose 3-day cash winnings total $59,403)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
"The Honor and Glory of Whaling" is a chapter in this American masterpiece
    $200 3
Since taking over the Yankees in 1996, he's guided the team to 6 World Series appearances, winning 4 times
    $200 10
The ships of Columbus' first voyage were 2 caravels & this bigger ship, a type called a nao
    $200 25
Of roughly 1, 5 or 10 square miles, it's the country's area
    $200 1
This small 4-stringed instrument's name comes from the Hawaiian for "jumping flea"
    $200 12
A young ewe, to you
    $400 14
He's the teenage narrator of "The Catcher in the Rye"
    $400 4
After retiring as the Dodgers' manager, he guided the 2000 U.S. Olympic baseball team to the gold medal
    $400 22
The Andrea Doria was replaced with a ship named for this artist, followed by the Michelangelo & the Raffaello
    $400 26
Rich foreigners like to make Monaco home as it doesn't have this, begun in the U.S. in 1913 via the 16th Amendment
    $400 2
"Tailgate" was once a popular style of New Orleans jazz featuring this slide instrument
    $400 18
    $600 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Kremlin in Moscow, Russia.) Novel in which Moscow was without its inhabitants & the soldiers were sucked into her, radiating from the Kremlin
    $600 5
Nicknamed "The Lip", he managed the Dodgers, Giants, Cubs & Astros in his 24-year career
    $600 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Vasa Museum in Stockholm, Sweden.) The Vasa capsized on its 1628 maiden voyage because tons of stones, used as this, didn't counterweigh the guns, masts, sails, & upper hull
    DD: $2,400 27
A 1918 treaty said if the royal family produced no male heirs, Monaco would come under this country's rule
    $600 8
The name of this stringed instrument is also a homophone for a word meaning "pillaged goods"
    $600 19
"Presidential" auto
    $800 16
1815's "Emma" was the last of her novels published in her lifetime
    $800 6
Born Cornelius McGillicuddy, he's the only manager in history to win more than 3,000 games--3,776, to be precise
    $800 24
The U.S.S. Constitution was one of the first 6 of this type of warship authorized by Congress in 1794
    $800 28
Citizens of Monaco are not admitted to the casino founded in 1856 in this district
    $800 9
It's a Russian musical instrument with 3 strings, a triangular body & a guitar-like neck
    $800 20
A cradle song
    $1000 17
Some early reviewers objected to the realistic depiction of Archdeacon Frollo's death in this classic
    $1000 7
Hall of Fame manager George Anderson receved this nickname because of his scrappy determination
    $1000 30
C.Y. Tung bought this ocean liner in 1970 with plans to convert her into the floating Seawise University
    $1000 29
Taking bodyguarding to a new level, 2 of this royal's protectors have fathered her 3 kids
    $1000 11
This rhyming instrument is also known as a street organ
    $1000 21
Apso city

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

Michael William Melanie
$4,800 $1,600 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael William Melanie
$4,600 $5,600 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
"Relax, said the nightman" of S.F.'s Fairmont Hotel to the men who chartered this world group there in 1945
    $400 11
2-word term for the loud noise that results when a jet flies faster than the speed of sound
    $400 21
One April night in 1912 Titanic passenger Henry Harper lay in bed & saw this scrape past his cabin window
    $400 16
Similar to its larger relative the mammoth, this extinct mammal had shaggy hair & 2 sets of tusks
    $400 5
To the east, the Red Sea is bordered by Saudi Arabia & this nation
    $400 26
"The Boys Of Summer" was a solo hit for this Eagles drummer
    $800 2
What a nice surprise! This San Diego island hotel known as "The Del" was the backdrop for "Some Like It Hot"
    $800 12
A fuzzbuster is one of these devices that helps motorists elude cops trying to catch them speeding
    $800 22
He's heard here in a speech the night of Martin Luther King's murder

"What we need in the United States is not violence and lawlessness, but is love, and wisdom, and compassion toward one another."
    $800 17
A remnant of this large, extinct & thankfully plant-eating critter of the Cretaceous period is seen here
    $800 6
Neil Simon won a Pulitzer for his play "Lost in" this city
    $800 27
"You Belong To The City" was a solo hit for this Eagles guitarist
    $1200 3
Plenty of room at this ship docked at Long Beach that opened its first hotel rooms in 1972
    $1200 13
This planet was named for a swift messenger because of its speedy orbit around the sun
    $1200 23
After his ballet troupe's Toronto performance on June 29, 1974, he didn't get on the KGB bus
    $1200 18
The quagga, a type of this equine, was found in Southern Africa until going extinct around 1900
    DD: $3,000 7
In 1966 this company became the world's largest piano maker
    $1200 28
This Eagles hit begins, "Well I'm running down the road tryin' to loosen my load, I've got 7 women on my mind"
    $1600 4
John Belushi could have checked out of this Hollywood Hotel any time he liked, but he died there in 1982
    DD: $5,000 14
Considered the world's fastest ball game, its name comes from Basque words meaning "merry festival"
    $1600 24
Hitler massacred the leadership of the SA, his own paramilitary group, on June 30, 1934, "The Night of the Long" these
    $1600 19
Author Jean Auel could tell you this better-known name of the extinct prehistoric Ursus spelaeus
    $1600 8
This NYC school is the oldest & largest Jewish university in the U.S.
    $1600 29
This name of a '90s Eagles tour & album was a reference to the likelihood of an Eagles reunion
    $2000 10
No need to travel down a dark desert highway to reach this themed inn in San Luis Obispo with a virginal name
    $2000 15
In the equation E=mc2, it's the constant that "c" represents
    $2000 25
After the Last Supper & a little hymn singing, Jesus went to this Jerusalem site to pray
    $2000 20
2-word "steller" name for this relative of the dugong & the manatee that went extinct around 1768
    $2000 9
In the late 1917 battle for this town, the British lost 400,000 men & only gained about 5 miles of territory
    $2000 30
"Tequila Sunrise" is a track on this cowboy-themed Eagles album from 1973

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael William Melanie
$7,400 $27,200 $7,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The television documentary "America's Favorite Neighbor" was a tribute to him

Final scores:

Michael William Melanie
$399 $30,000 $7,625
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $30,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Michael William Melanie
$7,400 $20,200 $7,200
12 R,
2 W
26 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
9 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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Game tape date: 2006-03-08
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