Show #4686 - Monday, January 10, 2005

Contestants

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Jennie Gerres, a surgical technology student from North Ridgeville, Ohio

Rick Pernod, a teacher from the Bronx, New York

Joshua Allen, a student from North Hollywood, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARIES
FILMS OF THE '70s
SO NICE THEY NICKNAMED ME TWICE
BACK TO THE HOTEL
THE WEATHER CHANNEL
THE BIRD IS THE WORD
    $200 14
The Library of the first President Bush, in Texas, has a film of his first steps, in this state where the family vacations
    $200 1
Not the frost, but the blood was on the punkin in this 1978 Jamie Lee Curtis film
    $200 24
"The Chairman of the Board", "Ol' Blue Eyes"
    $200 19
In 1975, Lyn Weiner opened the Kennelworth, a hotel in New York City for these pets
    $200 6
When it's muggy, "it's not the heat, it's" this, the amount of water vapor in the atmosphere
    $200 11
What's good for the goose is good for this, also meaning a glance
    $400 15
The war exhibit "Korea Plus 50: No Longer Forgotten" is a joint-access project between the libraries of these 2 presidents
    $400 2
(Hi. I'm Bob Woodward.) In "All the President's Men", Carl Bernstein was played by Dustin Hoffman & I was portrayed by this handsome star who bears no resemblence to me
    $400 25
"America's Sweetheart", "Little Sure Shot"
    $400 20
The Celtic Lodge and Kelly's Hotel are famous hotels in this world capital
    $400 7
Each second about 100 of these natural electrical discharges occur somewhere on Earth
    $400 12
That this bird leaves its eggs in other birds' nests, that's just "crazy", man
    $600 16
The Ford Library is on the campus of this Ford alma mater
    $600 3
A canoe trip into the Georgia backwoods became a living nightmare for four friends in this 1972 film
    $600 26
"Conqueror of the World", "Macedonia's Madman"
    $600 21
This large ocean liner that's been docked in Long Beach since 1967 is a hotel & tourist attraction
    $600 8
A "little" one of these "ages" ran between the 14th and 19th Centuries
    $600 13
It's a glossy black bird, or to toot your own horn
    $800 17
The LBJ Library sells CDs of the President's phone calls, like the following one with her

LBJ: "...how we can carry on, if you give us a little strength."
Woman: "But you know what I wanted to say to you about that letter? I know how rare a letter is in a president's handwriting."
    DD: $600 4
For this '74 flick, Mel Brooks used some of the same lab equipment that was used in a 1931 film
    $800 27
"The Father of the H-Bomb", "Dr. Strangelove"
    $800 22
With canals, piazzas, and St. Mark's Square, this Vegas hotel sits on the old Sands Hotel site
    $800 9
In terms of rainfall, it's the driest continent after Antarctica
    $800 29
Something done on a whim may be done on this songbird of the family alaudidae
    $1000 18
Lyn Nofziger and Edwin Meese have their own sets of folders for perusal at his library
    $1000 5
Erich Segal actually wrote the screenplay for this 1970 movie first; then the novel
    $1000 28
"The Poet of the Commonplace", "The Children's Poet"
    $1000 23
This "presidential" hotel was elected to host the first Academy Awards ceremony
    $1000 10
When the folks at the National Weather Service are feeling a bit "DZ," "DZ" stands for this weather condition
    $1000 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew holds a pink disc.) It's the general two-word term for a trap shooting target--live ones went out in the early 1900s

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

Joshua Rick Jennie
$4,400 -$800 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joshua Rick Jennie
$7,800 -$1,200 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

FIRST THINGS FIRST
SPORTS TROPHIES
(Alex: We want you to name the sport.)
ART
A RANK CATEGORY
OLD NAMES ON THE MAP
CATCHING SOME "ZZ"s
    $400 6
Per the U.S. Naval Observatory, the date of the first day of the current millennium
    $400 1
The Davis Cup
    $400 17
Ususally an altarpiece, it's a painting consisting of 3 separate panels
    $400 26
It's the military rank the Constitution gives the U.S. President
    $400 4
After the British took over this island in 1797, they anglicized Puerto de Espana to Port of Spain
    $400 3
Also known as a silvertip, it can weigh up to 900 pounds
    $800 7
He wasn't a scenery-chewing actor, he was the first "astrochimp" that the U.S. launched into space
    $800 2
The Stanley Cup
    $800 18
He advocated sfumato, a subtle blending of tones, saying light and shade should blend like smoke as seen here
    $800 27
A Yokozuna is an athlete who has reaced the highest rank in this sport
    $800 5
In 1946 the name of Podgorica was changed to this for Yugoslavia's leader; it was changed back in 1992
    $800 22
To overpower or dim the vision of by intense light
    $1200 8
In 1985 Andy Warhol did the first painting in what has become a big ad campaign for this vodka
    $1200 11
The Jules Rimet Trophy
    $1200 19
Andre Breton hailed this man's art as "the most hallucinatory known until now"
    $1200 28
A lesser official in a royal household; some are "of the guard"
    $1200 14
This Spanish port was once Carthago Nova, or "New Carthage"
    $1200 23
"Swift" nickname of Supreme Court Justice Byron White
    DD: $3,000 9
City Lights Books helped folks lacking space &/or money as the USA's first bookstore to sell only these
    DD: $500 12
The Air Canada Silver Broom
    $1600 20
Aptly, Georgia O'Keeffe's first one-woman show was at this man's 291 Gallery
    $1600 29
It's the Russian term for the son & heir of a czar
    $1600 15
Madagascar retained the first 2 letters of this, its previous name
    $1600 24
He's the conqueror of Jerusalem mentioned in II Kings 24
    $2000 10
In March 1825 Joel R. Poinsett was confirmed as the first U.S. minister to this country
    $2000 13
The Lonsdale Belt
    $2000 21
Courbet was the leader of this movement; verism is an extreme form of it
    $2000 30
From a word meaning "to send", this 5-letter word designates an "extraordinary" diplomat
    $2000 16
What's now Kaliningrade, Russia was the capital of East Prussia under this name meaning "King's Mountain"
    $2000 25
This port city is the Republic of the Congo's capital

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joshua Rick Jennie
$12,600 $3,200 $900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY AUTHORS
This Russian-born author & scientist who died in 1992 said, "I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them"

Final scores:

Joshua Rick Jennie
$15,000 $4,500 $1,300
2-day champion: $39,001 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Joshua Rick Jennie
$12,600 $3,200 $5,200
21 R,
2 W
7 R,
3 W
10 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,000

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