Show #4985 - Friday, April 21, 2006

Doug Dorst game 2.


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Jimmie Bise Jr., a police dispatcher and music student from Waldorf, Maryland

Sally Vaughn, a consultant from Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Doug Dorst, a writer and professor from Austin, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $30,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And you must respond with a letter of the alphabet, not a word.)
    $200 6
The ancient Ban Chiang poetry of Thailand resembles that of this country's neolithic Yang-Shao period
    $200 1
In the 1750s the original golf course here had 11 holes & you played each of them twice
    $200 16
Known as Wandermeisen in German, these conspicuously mobile ants move about in long, orderly columns
    $200 11
Add this letter to Earth & you get a scarcity
    $200 21
One man who had this name discovered Lake Tanganyika; the other played Becket & Trotsky on film
    $200 26
...son born to Barbara Bush
    $400 7
Ancient Greeks believed that wine was a gift from this god, the Greek equivalent of Bacchus
    $400 2
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Utah Olympic Park, with Cheryl and Jimmy pushing her in a bobsled.) Begun in the 1800s, the first bobsleds didn't have these--a garden rake was used instead
    $400 17
The chigoe is a sand-dwelling variety of this insect
    $400 12
Add this letter to Mars & you get a fen
    $400 22
In 1886 Richard Sears began selling pocket watches & in 1887 hired this man as his watch repairman
    $400 27
...franchise to win the Super Bowl
    $600 8
Because of his work there, you could call the astronomer Hipparchus "the colossus of" this island
    DD: $1,000 3
By the time the British discovered this sport in India around 1860, it used a ball, no longer a goat's or enemy's head
    $600 18
The field & house types of this insect are sold as laboratory subjects, frog food & bait
    $600 13
Add this letter to Saturn's moon Titan & you get a Renaissance guy who liked to paint Venus
    $600 23
Either of the 2 parents of Richard the Lion-Hearted
    $600 28
...U.S. manned space program
    $800 9
Horrified by the carnage of war, Asoka, a 3rd century B.C. ruler in India, embraced this peaceful religion
    $800 4
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew slides a curling stone across the ice in the Utah Olympic Oval.) Curling came to North America with Scottish soldiers who melted down these iron projectiles; today's stone is 40 pounds of polished granite
    $800 19
This garden pest controller is the state insect of Delaware & Massachusetts
    $800 14
Add this letter to Jupiter's moon Io & you get an acronym that's a ground-floor stock offer for regular guys
    $800 24
He shot the famous photo of Nastassja Kinski & the serpent
    $800 29 become Secretary of Homeland Security
    $1000 10
Hetepheres was the mother of this Great Pyramid king; when her tomb was found, Mummy's mummy was missing
    $1000 5
The 18th century Broughton rules were intended to lessen the brutality of this sport
    $1000 20
Used by scientists to clean flesh off bones being prepared for research, dermestids are a type of this insect
    $1000 15
Add this letter to star & get something harsh or grim
    $1000 25
He was actually in prison when he wrote, "Stone walls do not a prison make, nor iron bars a cage"
    $1000 30
...Sherlock Holmes novel published

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

Doug Sally Jimmie
$400 $1,800 $6,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Sally Jimmie
$1,200 $1,800 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
His second inaugural address began, "At this last presidential inauguration of the twentieth century..."
    $400 1
Buenos Aires held back a sniffle when this Madonna hit went to No. 8 in 1997
    $400 24
Beware Thornton Wilder's "The Ides of March" & this play where you'll find the phrase
    $400 21 stated that your spring 2006 wardrobe must include a baby-doll dress in the style of this decade
    $400 16
Liberation & Le Petit Journal are leading ones of these in France
    $400 6
You were a fool to move that bishop! This 4-letter term in 3 moves
    $800 12
Subpoenaed for documents in Burr's treason trial, he cited executive privilege; didn't work
    $800 2
It was Elvis' third No. 1 hit of 1956
    $800 25
Faulkner's "The Sound and the Fury" as well as Steinbeck's "The Moon Is Down" come from this play
    $800 22
Of Elie Saab, Elie Saturn or Elie Subaru, the one who designed the gown Halle Berry wore when she won her Oscar
    $800 17
With its team led by Zinedine Zidane, France won this prestigious contest in July 1998
    $800 7
In "Jaws", it's what Roy Scheider threw overboard to lure the shark
    DD: $3,000 13
His will gave a total of $110,000 to grandchildren Alexander & Melanie Eisenhower & Christopher Cox
    $1200 3
No doubt you know this "Tragic Kingdom" tune was No. 1 for 16 weeks on the airplay chart in 1996 & '97
    $1200 26
Aldous Huxley's "Brave New World" comes from a speech of Miranda's in this play
    $1200 23
The sex-symbol look of films like "La Dolce Vita" has long inspired Domenico Dolce & this partner
    DD: $3,000 18
In 1992, 200 years after it was written, 40% of the French found it excessively bloody & 25% wanted it changed
    $1200 8
The first name of actress Sheedy, pronounced differently
    $1600 14
In November 1910 he was elected governor of New Jersey
    $1600 4
Elton John saw the light of the Top 5 with this song twice, in 1974 & 1992
    $1600 27
This long-running Agatha Christie drama references the play-within-a-play in "Hamlet"
    $1600 29
Launched by her brother in the '90s, a fragrance called Blonde was inspired by this Italian designer's long blonde hair
    $1600 19
Just south of Champagne is this other potent potable-named region, a former duchy
    $1600 9
A nobleman, or to look intently
    $2000 15
On June 28, 1919 he married Elizabeth Wallace
    $2000 5
If you've given up, stop! & tell us this Tom Petty song that won the Best Special Effects MTV Music Video Award in '85
    $2000 28
Peter Straub & Danielle Steel both came "Full Circle", spoken by Edmund in this Shakespearean tragedy
    $2000 30
Flowing fabric defines this fashion house founded by Tanya Sarne; its name is a synonym for "phantom"
    $2000 20
"Jet" over to this largest Paris place, site of the guillotine during the French Revolution
    $2000 10
The sport of rowing

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Sally Jimmie
$10,600 $5,800 $15,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Shah Jahan, Ranjit Singh & Queen Victoria all possessed a famous one whose name means "mountain of light"

Final scores:

Doug Sally Jimmie
$21,200 $100 $8,799
2-day champion: $51,201 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Doug Sally Jimmie
$8,800 $5,800 $17,600
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R,
5 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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