Show #4688 - Wednesday, January 12, 2005

Contestants

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Tim Russell, a teacher from Lancaster, Ohio

Leslie Burns-Dell'Acqua, a marketing consultant from San Diego, California

Alex Rubington, a marketing communication coordinator from Natick, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. CITY-SCAPE
YORES FOR A SONG
LEFTOVERS
IT'S AUSTRALIA, MATE
"DRESS"ED
TO THE NINES
    $200 13
In this city, visit the home of Mary Pickersgill, the seamstress who made the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key
    $200 23
In a familiar set of lyrics for the melody heard here, this animal does some climbing
    $200 6
The last line of
"The Communist Manifesto" was addressed to these people of the world
    $200 18
Dutch Captain Willem Jansz is credited with the first known contact between Europeans & this indigenous group
    $200 1
Green Goddess or Thousand Island
    $200 8
He's starred in "12 Monkeys", "Four Rooms", "The Fifth Element" & "The Whole Nine Yards"
    $400 14
This Michigan city was incorporated in 1815; there must have been a recall, as it was reincorporated in 1824
    $400 27
You might think of the good old Emerald Isle when listening to this song
    $400 7
It's all you have to do to see the dots of color called phosphenes
    DD: $3,800 19
For this holiday, schoolchildren in Australia receive a 6-week summer vacation
    $400 2
The final full-scale
practice of a play
before opening night
    $400 9
In the U.S., it's a one followed by nine zeroes
    $600 15
The site of Las Vegas was first settled by this group in 1855; think what it'd be today if they hadn't left in 1857
    $600 24
It's a name for a lazy worker, from an object that only sounds valuable
    $600 20
The Powerhouse Museum in Sydney has a full-size replica of this extraterrestrial lab now flying over the Earth
    $600 3
Walter Mosley penned this mystery about Detective Easy Rawlins searching for a woman in post-WWII L.A.
    $600 10
This popular poem begins, "It looked extremely rocky for the Mudville Nine that day"
    $800 16
This Oklahoma city's name came from the Creek Indians' memory of their old home of Tallahassee, Alabama
    $800 25
On January 12, 1906 the Dow broke this threshold number to little fanfare
    $800 21
Australia's botanists first bred these green-skinned apples in the late 19th century
    $800 4
2-word term for a store display visible to passers-by, or any fancy & misleading facade
    $800 11
Paintings in Herculaneum portray this group of 9 mythic female inspirers showing off their attributes
    $1000 17
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew stands outside the Cathedral of Learning.) Beginning in 1787, in a frontier log cabin, this university is now symbolized by the 42-story Cathedral of Learning
    $1000 26
Encarta ties this 15th century innovation to the increased demand for spectacles
    $1000 22
The Brisbane, the Murray & the Murrumbidgee are all famous ones of these in Australia
    $1000 5
An equestrian event utilitzing precise & controlled movements
    $1000 12
This peninsula opposite Hong Kong island gets its name from the Chinese for "Nine Dragons"

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

Alex Leslie Tim
-$1,000 $2,800 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Leslie Tim
-$400 $4,000 $9,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

NFL
THE GIANTS
THE BILLS
THE CHIEFS
THE BROWNS
THE "RAM"s
    $400 24
A trick, no treat, on Halloween 2004, this team's record 21-game winning streak was snapped by the Steelers
    $400 11
In the fairy tale "Jack & the Beanstalk", it's the giant's line that precedes "I smell the blood of an Englishman"
    $400 16
During his return from Europe in May 1888, this Wild West entertainer had to bury his horse at sea
    $400 21
It was this Eisenhower Chief Justice who wrote the Opinon of the Court in Brown v. Board of Education in 1954
    $400 6
An arena in Detroit carries the name of this legendary boxer also known as The Brown Bomber
    $400 1
It packs the charge into a muzzleloading musket
    $800 25
The first of these games to be played in Honolulu was on Jan. 27, 1980 & the NFC beat the AFC 37-27
    $800 12
You can't call your corn kernels Niblets; this company's got that name registered
    $800 17
In September 1999 this former senator & NBA legend was a presidential hopeful
    $800 22
In McCulloch v. Maryland in 1819, he wrote, "We must never forget that it is a constitution we are expounding"
    $800 7
Because Soul Man James Brown was called "Our No. 1 Ambassador", his wife tried to fight traffic charges with this defense
    $800 2
A fortified embankment often topped by a protective wall
    $1200 26
This Hall-of-Fame Lions running back was named 1989 NFC Rookie of the Year & 1997 NFL MVP
    $1200 13
It's the Peter Benchley novel about a killer giant squid that menaces the coast of Bermuda
    $1200 18
This Benjamin Britten opera is based on a Herman Melville work
    $1200 23
He wrote 5 of the 85 "Federalist" essays
    $1200 8
This current mayor of Oakland flirted with Linda Ronstadt & the presidency in the 1970s
    $1200 3
From Latin for "branch", they're consequences that may branch off in unforseen directions
    $1600 27
NFL owners vetoed this owner's attempt to move his franchise from Oakland to L.A. in the 1980s, but he went anyway
    DD: $2,500 14
An adventurous boy takes a ride on a large fruit in this 1961 children's classic
    DD: $2,000 19
In January 1989 he gave the invocation at President George Bush's inauguration
    $1600 28
The middle initial "P" in the name of this "fishy" Chief Justice stood for Portland
    $1600 9
The venom of this spider, also known as the violin spider, destroys soft tissue & is sometimes fatal
    $1600 4
This incarnation of Vishnu wins the hand of his beloved by bending her father's bow
    $2000 30
In 1933 the first NFL championship tilt saw this team win 23-21 on a 4th quarter pass by Bronko Nagurski
    $2000 15
He's the humorous Frenchman who created the literary giants Gargantua & Pantagruel
    $2000 20
Through his characters Willie & Joe, this cartoonist showed the soldiers' point of view during WWII
    $2000 29
This Chief Justice in the Dred Scott decision earlier served as Attorney General under Andrew Jackson
    $2000 10
Lignite is also called brown this
    $2000 5
In one of these engines, the fuel is burned in a duct with air compressed by the forward motion of the aircraft

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Leslie Tim
$4,000 $14,900 $27,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

DATES IN AMERICAN HISTORY
On this date Philadelphia partied with fireworks & music from a Hessian band captured 6 months earlier

Final scores:

Alex Leslie Tim
$0 $100 $24,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $24,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Alex Leslie Tim
$3,600 $14,000 $23,600
5 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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