Show #4992 - Tuesday, May 2, 2006


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Matt Garbett, a graduate student from Atlanta, Georgia

Laura Brown, a psychologist from Seattle, Washington

Fred Schultz, a database programmer from Albuquerque, New Mexico (whose 2-day cash winnings total $37,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will include an MPAA movie rating.)
    $200 21
His record in the Spanish-American War helped him get elected governor of New York in 1898
    $200 16
In 1954 Elijah Muhammad appointed him chief minister of Harlem's main temple
    $200 30
A hoisting machine, or a somewhat similar-looking wading bird
    $200 11
It's a myth that this group has 100s of words for snow; those they do have include pukak & qiqiqralijarnatuq
    $200 6
Pinot blanc, for example
    $200 1
A print of an original John Tenniel illustration of this young literary lady is seen here
    $400 22
Bill Owens is the current governor of this Rocky Mountain State
    $400 17
This singer's Top 10 hits include "Gotham City" from "Batman & Robin" & "I Believe I Can Fly" from "Space Jam"
    $400 29
It's the most popular type of Tonka truck
    $400 12
In newspaper weather maps, the abbreviation "SF" stands for this condition
    $400 7
This band, Jack & Meg, has been called "garage rock superstars"
    $400 2
The poster seen here was printed in the United States during this war
    $600 23
Garrison Keillor took this governor to the satiric mat with "Me, By Jimmy (Big Boy) Valente"
    $600 18
On the HBO show bearing this character's name, Sacha Baron Cohen also plays the roles of Borat & Bruno
    $600 28
For smooth travel, ballast tampers & ballast regulators keep the gravel at the right level among these
    $600 13
In Sanskrit, this mountain range's name translates as "abode of snows"
    $600 8
It flows into Khartoum
    $600 3
Entitled "Vampire", an eerie 1902 lithograph from this Norwegian is seen here
    $800 24
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reads from atop the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, AL.) When civil rights marchers faced off against the mounted police in 1965 here on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, this man was Alabama's governor
    $800 19
This author famous for his "Jeeves" novels also co-wrote the book for the musical "Anything Goes"
    $800 27
To a farmer, it's a reaper that gathers crops; in forestry, it's a machine that turns a tree into a pile of logs
    $800 14
The snow variety of this feisty critter is seen here
    $800 9
It's illegally distilled whiskey, cousin
    $800 4
One of this artist's many famous prints is seen here
    $1000 25
His headstone at Arlington mentions he had been governor of California & Chief Justice of the U.S.
    $1000 20
It was the alphanumeric serial number for the Starship Enterprise that first appeared on TV in 1966
    $1000 26
A Middle English word for "pulley" gave us this term for a hoisting machine with a rope around a drum
    $1000 15
Firn is the term for snow that has fallen on one of these large masses & has not yet turned to ice
    DD: $1,400 10
Calcium carbonate conglomeration in England's county Kent
    $1000 5
Seen here is a stylized rendition of Isaac Newton by this original illustrator & visionary poet

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

Fred Laura Matt
$3,600 $1,600 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Laura Matt
$5,800 $1,600 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
The geographic center of North America is in this state that borders Canada
    $400 16
Her debut album "On the 6" featured "No Me Ames", a duet in Spanish, with future husband Marc Anthony
    $400 21
Bob Dole loses the presidential election
    $400 23
In 1992 Vermont became the first state to ban smoking in these places; it's not even allowed out in "the yard"
    $400 11
The title of this novel that became an Oscar-winning film comes from the rhyme "One flew east, one flew west..."
    $400 6
In hockey it's the term for 3 goals scored in a single game by the same player
    $800 2
Most of Africa's major rivers empty into the Atlantic, but the Zambezi empties into this ocean
    $800 17
Who could forget Bing Crosby & this rocker's rousing rendition of "Little Drummer Boy" on a 1977 TV special?
    $800 22
An earthquake levels buildings & overpasses in L.A. on January 17
    $800 24
Dietary laws against butter & lard led Jewish cooks to use chicken fat, known by this sentimental name
    $800 12
The "best laid schemes" of Steinbeck borrowed a line by Robert Burns to title this short novel
    $800 7
A sleeper, a hammerlock or an ankle lock
    DD: $1,400 3
South America's Andean coastal plain gets lots of rain in Colombia, less in Ecuador & very little in this next nation down
    $1200 18
1 of 2 Top 40 duets sung by Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell with "Ain't" in the title
    $1200 28
Michael Jordan is named MVP of the NBA Finals
    $1200 25
Munich's brewers came up with something special for the royal wedding of Prince Ludwig in this month in 1810
    $1200 13
This Fitzgerald novel takes its "nocturnal" title from the Keats poem "Ode to a Nightingale"
    $1200 8
In video games & cartoons, Sonic is one of these critters
    $1600 4
The 2 main mountain ranges dividing Europe from Asia are the Caucasus & this one
    $1600 19
Sheryl Crow & this rap rocker found themselves on the country & pop charts with a duet called "Picture"
    $1600 29
Iraq invades Kuwait
    $1600 26
A quarrel that began with the fencing judging at the 1924 Olympics was settled by an actual one of these
    $1600 14
Maugham wanted his novel to be titled "Beauty and Ashes" but that was already used, so he chose this Spinoza phrase
    $1600 9
    $2000 5
Tanjung Piai, Asia's southernmost mainland point, is on this peninsula
    $2000 20
In 1980 these 2 former members of the New Christy Minstrels teamed up for "Don't Fall In Love With A Dreamer"
    $2000 30
The euro currency is officially introduced into financial markets
    $2000 27
Before this Italian city's Palio, a race around the main square, it's lucky for a horse to leave droppings in church
    DD: $3,000 15
Tom Wolfe got the title for this novel from Savonarola, who called on people to destroy their possessions
    $2000 10
This Tasmanian capital was once a major center for Antarctic whalers

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Laura Matt
$8,200 $17,000 $4,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

One Mongol tribe or army, it came to mean "a vast number" because the fierce Mongol warriors seemed so numerous

Final scores:

Fred Laura Matt
$8,401 $17,500 $8,400
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $17,500 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Fred Laura Matt
$8,200 $16,000 $5,200
14 R,
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,400

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