Show #5079 - Thursday, October 12, 2006

Contestants

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Ruth Dammel, a customer service supervisor from Perry, Iowa

Oz Vazquez, a law student from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Steve Jenkins, a video game tester originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,785)

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Jeopardy! Round

A LITERARY TOUR
COLORFUL GROUPS
UNFORESEEN FINDS
THE TITANIC
WHAT'S THAT SOUND?
"B" PREPARED
    $200 3
Head to Odense, Denmark to see his childhood home & sculptures inspired by his fairy tales
    $200 8
They "Wish You Were Here":
____ Floyd
    $200 22
In 1879 this was discovered when a scientist's food was found to be sweet from the residue of a coal tar experiment
    $200 13
The only country outside the British Isles where the Titanic ever anchored
    $200 16
Ports lying on the banks of this sound include Bremerton, Everett & Tacoma
    $200 2
A non-rigid flexible dirigible
    $400 4
To see the Great Bed of Ware mentioned in "Twelfth Night", go to this museum named for a royal couple
    $400 9
They'd like you to "Shake Your Money Maker":
The ____ Crowes
    $400 23
G.E. scientists looking for synthetic rubber during WWII discovered this toy that lifts images off a page
    $400 14
2 of these towered over the deck & were used as flagpoles & to string the wireless aerial
    $400 17
Block Island Sound separates Block Island from this tiny state's mainland
    $400 15
"I'll Go Home With Bonnie Jean" is one of many lively songs in this Lerner & Loewe musical
    $600 5
Have a homey lunch at this author's Salinas, California birthplace; it's now a restaurant
    $600 10
Leaders of a "Seven Nation Army":
The ____ Stripes
    $600 24
To spite a customer who complained the tubers were too thick, chef George Crum created what became this treat
    $600 19
This happened between the third & fourth funnel, a fact no one knew until the Titanic was found in 1985
    $600 18
This state's outer banks create Pamlico Sound, the largest lagoon on the East Coast of the United States
    $600 28
This period lasted from about 3500 to 1500 B.C.
    $800 6
Chat about Lady Chatterley at this author's birthplace museum in Nottinghamshire
    $800 11
They're "Under The Bridge":
____ ____ Chili Peppers
    $800 25
This product was born when a new 3M jet-fuel hose material spilled on shoes & made them waterproof & stain-resistant
    $800 20
The first warning of the iceberg came at 11:40 P.M. from Fred Fleet, the lookout in this platform high above the deck
    $800 26
The islands in Australia's Yampi Sound are rich in hematite, an ore of this metal
    $800 30
This U.S. government department is abbreviated B.I.A.
    $1000 7
Perhaps you'll draft your Nobel Prize acceptance speech at NYC's Algonquin Hotel, as this Mississippi man did in 1950
    $1000 12
Hard rockers "Burnin' For You":
____ ____ Cult
    DD: $1,000 29
The idea for this device occurred when a magnetron melted a candy bar in Raytheon engineer Percy Spencer's pocket
    $1000 21
Gates prevented 700 of these passengers from getting up to the main deck, though they didn't stop Leo in the movie
    $1000 27
Antarctica's McMurdo Sound was discovered in 1841 by this Brit who has a nearby sea & ice shelf named for him
    $1000 1
Meaning a noisy commotion, it may derive from "baruch habba", a loud traditional greeting at a synagogue

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

Steve Oz Ruth
-$400 $800 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Oz Ruth
$400 $3,200 $9,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

CAESAR
NEWMAN'S OWN
CATALINA
CRAFT
ITALIAN
DRESSING
    $400 1
The Arch of the Emperor Titus in Rome heralds his conquest of this city in 70 A.D., ending the Jewish revolt
    $400 11
1969 film in which Paul Newman tells Robert Redford, "Boy, I got vision, and the rest of the world wears bifocals"
    $400 26
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reads from near a fountain on Catalina Island, CA.) In 1919 this chewing gum magnate bought Catalina & built it into a world-class resort
    $400 10
Saddler's pliers were created for gripping this material
    $400 6
"Parla come mangi", literally "speak the way you" do this, means to speak simply & clearly
    $400 20
Traditional Highland dress includes a wide belt, presumably holding up this
    $800 2
He was caesar & emperor when Jesus was born
    $800 12
Newman played Brick opposite Liz Taylor's Maggie in this film adaptation of a play
    $800 27
Movies shot on Catalina include this 1935 Oscar winner starring Clark Gable & Charles Laughton
    $800 16
This word for a step in sewing a garment is also found paired with "hawing"
    $800 7
Literally "good day", it's the basic Italian hello
    $800 22
The hour for mixed drinks, or the type of short evening dress appropriate then
    DD: $4,000 3
AKA the Flavian Amphitheatre, this ancient structure was begun by the Roman emperor Vespasian around 72 A.D.
    $1200 13
Paul Newman played "Fast" Eddie Felson in these 2 movies
    $1200 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from a hillside on Catalina Island, CA.) One of Catalina's most famous residents was this author of "Riders of the Purple Sage", who built a home here in 1926
    $1200 17
If you apply pieces of one material to another, you're practicing this craft, from the French for "apply"
    $1200 8
The divine "Don Giovanni" duet "La ci darem la mano" means "There, you'll give me" this
    DD: $7,000 23
In 1953 the Witty Brothers promoted the first suit made of this by having a model wear it for 67 straight days
    $1600 4
According to legend, this unhinged Roman emperor made his horse a priest & a consul
    $1600 14
Film in which washed-up lawyer Newman redeems himself by taking a medical malpractice case to trial
    $1600 29
Catalina had Southern Calif.'s first golf course; from 1931 to 1955 it hosted a tournament named for this Ga. great
    $1600 18
With drying, drilling & maybe decorating, a gourd can be made into one of these, perhaps for a purple martin
    $1600 9
From an Italian word for "grape stalk", it's brandy distilled from the remains of grapes after pressing
    $1600 30
2-word, somewhat contradictory-sounding term for the NBA's player dress code that allows dress slacks or khakis
    $2000 5
The chief figure in 2 books by Robert Graves, this emperor may have been poisoned by his fourth wife
    $2000 15
Newman played Irish mob boss John Rooney in Depression-era Chicago in this 2002 film
    $2000 25
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from on high on Catalina Island, CA.) Catalina's only city shares its name with this island of the King Arthur legends
    $2000 19
The tole type of this decorative activity was originally done on tin utensils but now uses lots of surfaces
    $2000 21
If you're not going sinistra or destra, you're going sempre diritto, meaning this
    $2000 24
Scarlett O'Hara is introduced wearing a "tightly fitting basque", this upper part of a dress

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Oz Ruth
$0 $4,200 $27,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD CAPITALS
Started in 1988 for this city's 75th anniversary, a Springtime Flower Festival in September shows off its Commonwealth Park

Final scores:

Steve Oz Ruth
$0 $3,400 $28,200
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $28,200

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steve Oz Ruth
$0 $8,400 $27,200
11 R
(including 1 DD),
8 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
29 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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