Show #4678 - Wednesday, December 29, 2004


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Larry Haney, a retired teacher from Buckner, Missouri

Eric Schwendeman, a bookseller from Columbus, Ohio

Laurie Genevro Cole, an adjunct professor and town council member from Vienna, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
With this as its state beverage, there must be a lot of mustaches around Vermont
    $200 8
"Uncle Fester's Toupee"
    $200 3
The Oregonian is a Portland paper & the Tennessean is from this city
    $200 13
In "Marmion" Sir Walter Scott wrote that this month's "sky is chill and drear" & its "leaf is red and sear"
    $200 26
He was about 45 when he invaded Britain in 55 B.C. & 50 when he conquered Gaul
    $200 21
Early-evening period of reduced drink prices at the bar
    $400 2
Wisconsin's state one of these is the muskellunge
    $400 9
"Marcia Gets Creamed"
    $400 4
Name shared by the largest newspaper by circulation in Houston & San Francisco
    $400 14
The U.S. team almost arrived late to the 1896 Olympics because this host country still used the old style calendar
    $400 27
In 1998 Egypt unveiled the results of its 10-year-long facelift on this landmark built around 2540 B.C.
    $400 22
Title of Xaviera Hollander's 1972 bestseller
    $600 17
South Carolina's state tree, it's also in the state's nickname
    $600 10
"Goodnight, Seattle"
    $600 5
Tulsa has The World; Boston has this depiction of the world
    $600 15
Muslims began their calendar on the day Muhammad fled from Mecca to this city
    $600 28
Of the few extant plays from the great ancient playwrights, 2 are about this sister of Orestes
    $600 23
3-word name used by the white man for Native American heaven
    $800 18
This "sagebrush state" made the sagebrush its state flower
    $800 11
"Granny Learns to Drive"
    $800 6
If you're wondering, Cincinnati spells this newspaper with an "E"; Philadelphia does it with an "I"
    DD: $2,500 16
The Jewish calendar is now on the year 5765 counting from the date of this
    $800 29
During the Third Punic War, Rome destroyed this city, killing many & enslaving 50,000
    $800 24
2-word title of the Turtles tune taken to the top in 1967
    $1000 19
Washington's song is "Washington My Home"; West Virginia's is a little longer: "West Virginia, Home" this
    $1000 12
"A Father's Day for Mr. Wilson"
    $1000 7
Fort Lauderdale has the Sun-Sentinel; Fort Worth has the this-Telegram
    $1000 20
Number of days into the year on which you hit Groundhog Day
    $1000 30
We never "Tyre" of hearing about the seafarers with this Greek name whose major cities included Sidon & Byblos
    $1000 25
She was married to the 41st vice president of the U.S.

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

Laurie Eric Larry
-$600 $1,600 $2,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Laurie Eric Larry
$1,000 $5,600 $5,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...and in that category, each correct response will be two words that are exactly the same, except that one has a "B" at the beginning. As an example, the two words might be "low" and "blow".)
    $400 1
This James Dean film was advertised with the line "Teenage terror torn from today's headlines"
    $400 16
c. 1415 Donatello sculpted "St. George" & the relief under it, "St. George Slaying" this mythical beast
    $400 9
One of the goals in the "Star Wars Galaxies" video game is to become one of these knights
    $400 2
There would be one more corpse in the last scene if Hamlet didn't stop Horatio from doing this
    $400 17
Slang for liquor, or something thicker
    $800 3
"You just can't imagine the thrill of shooting the curl", said this 1959 Sandra Dee character
    $800 22
This famous statue of Aphrodite now in the Louvre was discovered on an island in the Aegean in 1820
    $800 12
The full name of the crusading Knights Templar was "The Poor Fellow-soldiers of Christ and of" this man's "Temple"
    $800 7
Subject of the lines in the first scene,
"'Tis here!"
"'Tis here!"
"'Tis gone!"
    $800 18
To collide with, or a sports official you shouldn't do it to
    $1200 4
In this film Marilyn Monroe famously stepped on a subway grating in a billowy white dress
    $1200 23
In this movement, which is French for "hobby horse", sculptures are made of such items as machine parts
    $1200 13
In this film classic, Max von Sydow is a knight who takes on death in a game of chess
    $1200 8
We bet the line about Hamlet being sent to this country whose "men are as mad as he" got laughs at the Globe
    $1200 19
Pleading with someone to do something, or urging him "on" to do it
    DD: $6,000 26
A "super" theory in physics has everything made up of tiny these vibrating under immense tension
    $1600 5
Mean Ray Milland hires a hit man to kill his wife Grace Kelly in this Hitchcock classic
    $1600 24
In 1937 this British sculptor said that he associated the openings in his hole-y works with caves
    $1600 14
Hyphenated term for a man who wanders the countryside doing chivalric deeds
    $1600 10
The text in this 1623 volume includes possible ad libs by actors, like a sudden cry of "O, vengeance!"
    DD: $2,000 20
A year-end sum of money you don't expect, or a burden you don't want
    $2000 27
Seen here is the characteristic chain arrangement of these bacteria
    $2000 6
Leslie Caron is the waif who captures Louis Jourdan's heart in this 1958 classic
    $2000 25
A 1788 marble statue of George Washington sculpted by this Frenchman stands in Virginia's State Capitol building
    $2000 15
This German knight & minstrel who died in 1270 is the title subject of an 1845 opera by Richard Wagner
    $2000 11
4-word quote that precedes & rhymes with "Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king"
    $2000 21
Soothing salves, or handouts that can be almost as pleasant

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Laurie Eric Larry
$6,200 $14,000 -$1,300
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Just days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, it became the first U.S. possession occupied by the Japanese

Final scores:

Laurie Eric Larry
$1 $11,500 -$1,300
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $11,500 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Laurie Eric Larry
$6,200 $13,600 $7,200
12 R,
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
17 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $27,000

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Game tape date: 2004-11-02
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