Show #5089 - Thursday, October 26, 2006

Chris Mazurek game 1.

Contestants

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Chris Mazurek, an assistant professor from Columbia, Missouri

Jason Stuart, a substitute teacher from San Diego, California

Tracy Parrish Wolfe, a stay-at-home mom from Carmel, Indiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $30,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 20th CENTURY
HIDDEN DVD TREATS
WATERCRAFT
RODENTS
IT'S "TEA" TIME
HOW VERY PROPER
    $200 1
This October 1973-March 1974 action by Arab states caused headaches for U.S. drivers
    $200 21
A "Master of Your Domain" episode aired, but a script too hot even for this '90s sitcom is hidden on the DVD
    $200 6
Before his steamboat success, Robert Fulton built the Nautilus, this type of craft
    $200 11
The crested species of this is Africa's largest rodent; its quills can reach over a foot in length
    $200 16
In the 1920s this scandal poured out of Wyoming
    $200 26
If you must leave a party early, find this person & say goodbye without calling too much attention to your exit
    $400 2
This country admitted to NATO in 1955 had limits on its weapons production--bad memories, you know
    $400 22
Seen here is the sock puppet version of this film, hidden on the DVD
    $400 7
Haida Indian artisans give these individual names, like "wave eater" & "seal hunter"
    $400 12
The woodchuck, also known as a whistle pig, is better known by this name in early February
    $400 17
Officially, the Disneyland ride often called "The Teacups" is named for this loony fictional festivity
    $400 27
At a dinner party, this seasoning may be served in its own little "cellar", with an eensy-weensy spoon
    $600 3
In a massive 1980s effort, the FBI uncovered fraud behind the failure of these financial institutions
    $600 23
Tom Hanks, the producer of this hugely successful independent film, talks about Mediterranean food on the DVD
    $600 8
Cunard's slogan is "The most famous" of these 2-word ships "in the world"
    $600 13
In the U.S. there are 2 genera of this rodent: Geomys, or Eastern pocket, & Thomomys, or Western pocket
    $600 18
It's a small chest made to hold tea leaves, not golf clubs
    $600 28
This metal is the traditional gift for a 25th anniversary, but a bottle of champagne is a nice alternative
    $800 4
In 1998 Seattle dedicated the USA's 1st standing monument to those who fought in this country in the 1930s
    $800 24
You can see Tom Cruise as Vincent the killer being extra bad on hidden parts of this film's DVD
    $800 9
Small 19th c. sailing ships, "Baltimore" these, evolved into bigger, more graceful ships called just these
    DD: $1,500 14
Its name means "destroying" in Norwegian; during mass migrations, most vegetation in its path is destroyed
    $800 19
It's the spicy red fruit of the American wintergreen; a brand of chewing gum is named for it
    $800 29
This is a finger food until the edible parts of the leaves have been eaten; the heart requires a knife & fork
    $1000 5
In 1959 these two top of the alphabet monkeys were happy to be home after a 1700-mile flight in a Jupiter rocket
    $1000 25
Press Enter every time Ben Stiller, as White Goodman, snaps his fingers in this pseudo-sports film & you'll see a treat
    $1000 10
This frame of a boat may be the planing type & glide over the water, or the displacement type & plow through
    $1000 15
This largest rodent, a native of South America & Panama, has no visible tail
    $1000 20
One of the 2 plays with "tea" in their title that earned Tony Awards for their actors in 1954

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

Tracy Jason Chris
$1,200 $6,700 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tracy Jason Chris
$2,400 $8,900 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY CHARACTERS
MOVIE CROSSWORD CLUES "G"
COLLEGE COLLAGE
THUNDER & LIGHTNING
CAPITAL PUNISHMENT
VOCABULARY
    $400 16
This title guy lives in West Egg, Long Island; his lost love, Daisy Buchanan, in East Egg
    $400 21
Handsome Hugh of "Notting Hill"
(5)
    $400 26
For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2001, this university received a record $680 million in donations
    $400 1
Rip Van Winkle saw a group of odd-looking men playing this; the rolling of the balls sounded like thunder
    $400 6
This European capital was divided for 45 years in the 20th century
    $400 11
"Get thee to" the letter "N" & you'll find this former term for a convent
    $800 17
When "The Grapes of Wrath" begins, he's just been released from prison
    $800 22
Mariah Carey flick that didn't sparkle plenty
(7)
    $800 27
UCSD is the University of California, San Diego; UCSB, a few hours up the coast, is this
    $800 2
Name for the patron saint of sailors, this form of lightning can be seen around ship masts
    $800 7
In 1480, Lucrezia Borgia was born in what is now this capital
    $800 12
This adjective meaning sharp or less than 90 degrees comes from the Latin for "needle"
    $1200 18
After marrying Scarlett O'Hara, this first husband "spent his wedding night in an armchair in the corner"
    $1200 23
Magical role for McKellen
(7)
    $1200 28
The U. of Miami is in Coral Gables, Fla.; Miami U. is in this Ohio city that shares its name with a famous British school
    $1200 3
In the comic book, frail Dr. Don Blake struck his walking stick on the ground & became this mighty god of thunder
    $1200 8
With large flower markets, its capital city of Bern has been the most flower-decorated city in Europe
    $1200 13
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reads.) Also a musical term, this vibration of the tongue, like in corren, is how you roll your Spanish "R"s
    $1600 19
This "Vanity Fair" character is the daughter of an artist & a French opera girl
    $1600 24
Moondoggie's main squeeze
(6)
    DD: $6,200 29
In 1865 a university in Ithaca, N.Y. was established by & named for this founder of Western Union
    $1600 4
Upon seeing "The Birth of a Nation" in 1915, this president said, "It is like writing history with lightning"
    $1600 9
Cayenne is the hot & fiery capital city of this French possession in the Americas
    $1600 14
It's what you've lost if you've been decollated
    $2000 20
In books by George Eliot, Adam Bede is a carpenter & this other title figure is a weaver
    $2000 25
Ridley Scott's Maximus opus
(9)
    $2000 30
This South Hadley, Massachusetts women's college was founded in 1837
    $2000 5
In 1958, Robert Mitchum played a moonshiner in this film for which he also wrote & recorded the title tune
    $2000 10
Suva, this Pacific nation's capital city, lies on Viti Levu Island
    DD: $1,000 15
Meaning overly sentimental, this word is derived from the name of a woman whom Jesus exorcised of evil spirits

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tracy Jason Chris
$4,000 $18,700 $16,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
They are the only 2 men voted president of the United States by the House of Representatives

Final scores:

Tracy Jason Chris
$1 $4,599 $11,799
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $11,799

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tracy Jason Chris
$4,000 $19,000 $11,800
10 R,
2 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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