Show #4693 - Wednesday, January 19, 2005

Contestants

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Steve Kaplan, a law student from San Diego, California

Ali Moss, a college student from Great Neck, New York

Bud Humphrey, an editor from Park Ridge, Illinois (whose 3-day cash winnings total $56,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. CITIES
MOVIE DIRECTORS
BUILDING FEATURES
CHERCHEZ LA FEMME
(Alex: We'll give you three names. You point out which one is the woman.)
CHARACTERS' FAREWELLS
ODD, OLD & OBSCURE VOCABULARY
    $200 2
In 1921 this New Jersey city crowned its first Miss America
    $200 1
He was nominated for a 1994 Oscar for directing "Pulp Fiction"
    $200 12
A roofed porch or balcony may be called a gallery, a lanai, or especially in the south, this
    $200 24
Gene Tunney,
Gene Tierney,
Gene Rayburn
    $200 17
"Towards thee I roll, thou all-destroying but unconquering whale..."
    $200 7
Manus usually refers to this part of the body; in fact, some people live "from manus to mouth"
    $400 3
This Georgia city that's popular with golfers was named for the mother of George III
    $400 11
Producers told him he could direct "Taxi Driver" only if he got Robert De Niro to play the lead
    $400 13
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the outside of the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.) The National Cathedral has 110 of these figures, whose function is to carry rain away from the walls and foundation
    $400 25
Ashley Montagu,
Ashleigh Banfield,
Ashley Wilkes
    $400 18
"Take thou Excalibur, my good sword, and go with it to yonder waterside..."
    $400 8
Hibernal means pertaining to this season
    $600 4
Had this Michigan city kept its earlier name, there might have been a song "I've Got A Gal In Bronson"
    $600 14
This director cast his son Kyle in a bit role as a bass player in a blues band in "The Bridges of Madison County"
    $600 15
A fleche is a slender one of these rising above a church
    $600 26
Kim Philby,
Kim Stanley,
Kim Jong Il
    $600 19
"Dave, stop... stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid. I'm afraid, Dave. Dave, my mind is going..."
    $600 9
Related to the word "glacier", verglas is a thin coating of this on a rock
    $800 5
A bay & a river bear the name of this city, Alabama's second largest
    $800 22
This quirky Californian directed "Batman" & "Batman Returns"
    $800 16
All right. See the dome, players? Now see the little "domey" thing on top of the dome? That's called this, from the Latin for tub
    $800 27
Barry Sullivan,
Barrie Chase,
Barry Humphries
    $800 20
"It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done..."
    $800 10
Manducate, like this word that begins with the same 2 letters, means to chew
    $1000 6
An A to Z list of Ohio cities might run from Aberdeen to this birthplace of a famous western author
    $1000 23
In 1977 he directed his first film, "Grand Theft Auto", from a script he co-wrote with his father Rance
    DD: $1,000 30
Of rooms usually found in real estate listings, the one on which a dormer window etymologically belongs
    $1000 28
P.D. James,
P.G. Wodehouse,
P.J. O'Rourke
    $1000 21
"Precious, precious, precious! My precious! O my precious!"
    $1000 29
Lacteous describes something that's the color of this substance

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Bud Ali Steve
-$200 $1,800 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bud Ali Steve
$6,400 $2,200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

WON
DOSE
TREES
"FORE"
'56
7 DEADLY SINS
    $400 4
2 of the closest presidential races involved this man; in 1796 he lost to John Adams & in 1800 he beat Aaron Burr
    $400 16
Linus Pauling pushed large doses of this vitamin in hopes that it would prevent cancer
    $400 6
This "sad" tree's shade reportedly comforted Napoleon in exile on St. Helena; later, he was buried under one
    $400 1
This legal process involves a mortgagor losing rights to the mortgaged property
    $400 11
Israel's conflict with Egypt near the end of 1956 led to the Israeli seizure of this peninsula
    $400 7
The name of this covetous "green" feeling can also mean the person about whom you're feeling it
    $800 22
COTY, once a prestigious fashion award, stood for this when the Mini Cooper won it in 2003
    $800 17
In 1965 Vincent Dole & Marie Nyswander developed a way of treating heroin addicts using high doses of this
    $800 12
This Shel Silverstein story is about an apple tree & its friend who grows from child to adult
    $800 2
He won the best actor award at the 1988 Cannes film festival for his portrayal of Charlie Parker
    $800 27
Queen Elizabeth & the Duke of Edinburgh made an official visit to Lagos in this, Britain's largest African colony
    $800 8
Gary Cooper was this "of the Yankees" when playing Lou Gehrig in a 1942 weeper
    $1200 25
In Serbia's first post-Communist direct elections held in 1990, this man won "reelection" by a large majority
    $1200 18
L-dopa, which becomes this neurotransmitter in the brain, is used to treat Parkinson's
    $1200 14
This 5-letter tree of the pine family mentioned often in a famous Monty Python sketch is used to make telephone poles
    $1200 3
This Hitchcock film stars Joel McCrea as an American reporter who uncovers a spy ring in London prior to WWII
    DD: $2,500 29
En route to New York, this ship collided with the Stockholm in dense fog in the North Atlantic on July 25
    $1200 9
Sadly, drunkenness is sometimes included with this deadly sin... hic
    $1600 23
Fittingly, the HMS Victory was the British flagship at this famous 1805 battle
    $1600 19
The hydrogen kind of this chemical is found in apple seeds & a dose of a few milligrams can be fatal
    $1600 15
While the white variety of this "berry" tree feeds silkworms, other types yield edible fruit
    $1600 5
You laugh & dance now, but I have this, a feeling inside that something terrible is about to happen
    $1600 10
Deadly sin mentioned in the title of Irving Stone's Van Gogh book
    $2000 24
In 1984 this ice dancing pair won Olympic gold with all 9 judges giving them perfect scores for artistry
    DD: $2,000 20
1 gray is equal to the dose absorbed when one kilogram of matter absorbs one joule of ionizing this
    $2000 26
This type of pine named for its use in construction makes up most of the trees in Yellowstone National Park
    $2000 21
This word can apply to a debate team or a lab that uses science to establish facts or evidence in the law
    $2000 28
Founded as Queen's College in 1766, it didn't officially become the State University of New Jersey until 1956
    $2000 13
It's an arboreal mammal of the Americas, & some have 3 toes

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bud Ali Steve
$9,200 $15,500 $10,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

CLASSIC AMERICAN SONGS
The introductory verse to this 1908 song begins, "Katie Casey was baseball mad"

Final scores:

Bud Ali Steve
$18,399 $10,199 $18,400
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $18,400

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bud Ali Steve
$9,200 $14,200 $12,800
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
19 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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