Show #5052 - Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Celeste DiNucci game 4.

Contestants

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Debra Mack, a student from Chicago, Illinois

Brent Tabacchi, a federal prosecutor originally from Decatur, Illinois

Celeste DiNucci, a grad student from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 3-day cash winnings total $43,602)

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Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL FIRSTS
LEFTOVERS
DIAMONDS
CLASSIC AMERICAN MUSIC
TURN ME LEWIS
"TW"EAK ME
    $200 4
He was the first president to preside over 50 states
    $200 26
A notebook newly brought to light shows this Procter partner's "Eureka!" moment in making Ivory soap float
    $200 21
Now at the Smithsonian, it was called the "Blue Diamond of the Crown" when owned by Louis XIV
    $200 1
A weatherman might enjoy this classic
    $200 11
The father of John L. Lewis, first president of the CIO, had this job back in Wales
    $200 16
Nasal voice quality of rural accents
    $400 7
It was no act; he was the first president to have been divorced
    $400 27
This quarterback ran for a 4th quarter TD against USC to give Texas the national title in the 2006 Rose Bowl
    $400 22
The Premier Rose Diamond is one of the world's largest diamonds cut in this fruit shape; it was sold for $10 million
    $400 2
Based on a Scottish melody, this song of arrival was first used offically around 1845
    $400 12
The No. 2 man for the No. 2 man, he was Dick Cheney's chief of staff until he was indicted
    $400 17
"Boss"y fabric of thick, flecked wool
    $600 8
He was the first former Boy Scout to become president, as well as the first Catholic
    $600 28
The Ohara Museum was this nation's--not Ireland's--first museum of modern Western art
    $600 23
It's equivalent to about 1/142 of an ounce
    $600 3
Heard here, the tune to this military service's "Hymn" is from Offenbach's comic opera "Genevieve de Brabant"
    $600 13
He was the first American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature
    $600 18
In the '60s, this British woman seen here was a standard setter in style
    $800 9
This U.S. president was the first president for whom all women were eligible to vote
    $800 29
In November 1995 it was an odd first when Mozambique joined this group of nations, mainly former British colonies
    $800 24
Not decolletage but this property of diamonds allows them to split in certain directions
    $800 5
"Fowl" family favorite featured fortuitously for y'all here
    $800 14
It's not nonsense (or is it?) to say this author was ordained a deacon in 1861
    $800 19
An involuntary muscle contraction
    $1000 10
This New Yorker was the first president born after America declared its independence
    $1000 30
If a boat deal sounds too good to be true, there might be this small, 2-masted vessel that's rigged fore & aft
    $1000 25
Most diamond crystals are in the form of this solid figure having 8 faces
    $1000 6
They're the animals that appear in the second verse of the following
    DD: $400 15
He died on Oct. 11, 1809 of a gunshot wound in Tennessee; murder or suicide has never been proven either way
    $1000 20
The terpsichorean Ms. Tharp

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

Celeste Brent Debra
$3,200 $1,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Celeste Brent Debra
$5,600 $3,800 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE AT THE EXPLORATORIUM
(Alex: That's in San Francisco.)
ACTORS & ACTRESSES
LITERARY ____ OF ____
FRUITS
DO YOU HAVE A RESERVATION?
(Alex: We want you to name the state where the reservations we will tell you about are located.)
"C" PLUS
    $400 1
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from the Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA.) The Exploratorium simulates these features seen in Yellowstone; the eruption comes when the water at the bottom is vaporized
    $400 2
His first regular role on a TV series was as CTU agent Jack Bauer on "24"
    $400 18
Novel whose opening line says, "It was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair"
    $400 13
They were "Wild" in the title of a 1957 Bergman film
    $400 8
Zuni & Taos
    $400 3
This 2-word women's wear item from the Middle Ages led to more low-key Saturday nights--wink wink, say no more
    $800 23
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA.) Though it looks simple enough, its motion turns out not to be predictable, so it's called the chaotic type of this device
    $800 4
In 1994 she was nominated as a supporting actress for "The Firm" & won as best actress for "The Piano"
    $800 19
King Louis XI visits the Bastille in this Hugo novel
    $800 14
Caribbean cooks use this fruit to marinate chicken & beef; an enzyme called papain tenderizes the meat
    $800 9
Oneida & St. Regis Mohawk
    $800 27
The former name of Sri Lanka, before it got an agent & went all Hollywood on us
    $1200 24
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA.) Pressure from both sides on this vital piece is what holds up a catenary arch
    $1200 5
That's actor Billy Crudup doing the "Priceless" voiceovers in commercials for this credit card
    $1200 20
"Stephen Hero" was an early draft of what became this James Joyce book
    $1200 15
All individual plants of this berry trace their roots to Knott's Berry Farm, near where it was developed in 1923
    $1200 10
Huron Potawatomi & Sault Ste. Marie
    $1200 28
A habitual practice, or an adjective meaning "made to order"
    $1600 25
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from the Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA.) Mirrors are a good way to demonstrate this visual effect, correspondence in size & shape
    $1600 6
The actor who brought Gollum to life in "The Lord of the Rings"; you could call him a 3-ring one
    $1600 21
Wilde play that says, "To lose one parent... may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness"
    DD: $4,000 16
This golfball-sized fruit, Citrus aurantifolia swingle, is now grown mostly in Mexico, not Southern Florida
    DD: $3,000 11
Passamaquoddy & Penobscot
    $1600 29
We're betting 2-1 you know Chiron was this type of mythological creature
    $2000 26
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from the Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA.) Spinning the tank of water creates this geometric curve, because less force is needed to hold the center down than the edges
    $2000 7
This "Training Day" co-star wrote the novels "The Hottest State" & "Ash Wednesday"
    $2000 22
This Freud work originally called "Die Traumdeutung" is great nonfiction bedtime reading from 1899
    $2000 17
This tiny berry shares its name with a dried fruit named for its place of origin, Corinth, Greece
    $2000 12
Yankton & Rosebud
    $2000 30
Last name of navigators John or Sebastian, or Doctor Richard C.

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Celeste Brent Debra
$19,400 $8,200 $5,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

POLITICAL IDIOMS
Used to describe a response made without thinking, its physical counterpart can take 1/20 second

Final scores:

Celeste Brent Debra
$16,800 $4,200 $11,600
4-day champion: $60,402 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Celeste Brent Debra
$18,000 $8,600 $9,800
24 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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