Show #4784 - Thursday, May 26, 2005

Contestants

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Damon Poore, a live-in caregiver from Longview, Washington

Kate Sendegeya, a payroll manager from Antioch, California

Bob Shore, an attorney from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

BRITISH AUTHORS
YOU'RE A DOLL!
THAT'S WRITE!
AROUND THE USA
GROOMING AIDS
ABBREV.
    $200 17
By age 23 she had written early versions of "Sense and Sensibility" and "Pride and Prejudice"
    $200 21
This celebrity doll comes in a gift set with a microphone and a Barbie in bobby socks
    $200 12
"Garabatos" in Spanish; Polly Wolly & a certain "Yankee" are dandy at these idle scribbles
    $200 1
Spend a night on Brasstown Bald Mountain & you're at the high point of this peachy state
    $200 2
It's a waxed string used to clean between your teeth
    $200 4
In baseball:
ERA
    $400 18
Byron was Lord Byron from age 10; this poet had to wait until his 70s, in 1884
    $400 22
One accessory sold for the Bratz dolls is a stretch one of these to take them to the prom in style
    $400 13
A preliminary version; the Brits spell it with a "ugh", we use an "f"
    $400 3
The Boy Scouts of America headquarters is in this state where all of George Strait's ex's live
    $400 30
To tighten your pores, you may use one of these, from the Latin for "to draw together"
    $400 5
To feminists:
ERA
    DD: $1,000 19
This aging romantic lived to write an ode on the installation of Prince Albert as Chancellor of Cambridge
    $600 23
The fur really flew in this 1996 movie remake that inspired the doll seen here
    $600 14
From the Latin for "to write across", it's making a written copy of dictated material
    $600 9
Watch out for train robbers at Tweetsie Railroad, a wild west theme park in this "Tar Heel State"
    $600 29
It's a foam that helps keep the hair in place, as well as a yummy dessert
    $600 6
A military decoration:
DSM
    $800 20
He explained the genesis of his masterpiece in the following passage

"It was on the 15th of October, 1764, as I sat musing amidst the ruins of the capital, that the idea of writing the decline and fall of the city first started to my mind."
    $800 24
Ironically, the Madame Alexander doll based on this Tolstoy heroine wore a dress with a long train
    $800 15
This type of will is written in your own hand; it sounds like it's in 3-D
    $800 10
Alaska's Katmai National Park contains the Valley of Ten Thousand these (cough cough)
    $800 28
Applicator that lent its name to a derby for women pilots
    $800 7
In fractions:
LCD
    $1000 26
In 2002 Christopher Hitchens published a book called "Why" this great anti-totalitarian writer "Matters"
    $1000 25
In fall 2000 a glamorous Elizabeth Taylor doll could be purchased with this "gem" of a fragrance
    $1000 16
Pun alert! Oscar's illegibly written text of "Lady Windermere's Fan" would be this "of the Wilde"
    $1000 11
The name of a Polynesian trickster god lives on in the name of this "Valley Island"
    $1000 27
In 1911 Northam Warren founded this brand, which produced the first cuticle cream
    $1000 8
In genetics:
DNA

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Bob Kate Damon
$4,200 $200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Kate Damon
$5,400 $800 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

CHEMISTRY
(Alex: Hey, we're back in school.)
MAKING WAVES
THE ____ ZONE
[Each clue is read by a man impersonating Rod Serling.]
HE'S A JAMAICAN, MON
DREAD
"LOCK"s
    $400 3
Of the 3 main states of matter, the one covered by Dalton's Law of Partial Pressure
    $400 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from atop a surfboard on an artificial wave machine.) Also a 1963 hit by The Surfaris, this is one surfing move I can easily do myself
    $400 5
Once it was a quiet place, but now the eye can hardly follow the dancing, shuffling & spiking the ball in...
    $400 1
In the 1960s he formed the vocal trio The Wailers with Peter Tosh & Bunny Livingston
    $400 2
A 1711 poem warned, "Fools rush in where angels" do this
    $400 13
In the same direction as the properly rotating hands of a timepiece
    $800 4
This 4-letter word is the electrostatic attaction between atoms, James
    $800 27
Air Cav Lt. Col. Kilgore says that "Charlie don't surf" in this 1979 film
    $800 6
Mr. Jones left Detroit at 9:00. One hour later he landed in Chicago--where the clock still said 9:00. He had entered...
    $800 22
Edward Seaga, Michael Manley & P.J. Patterson have all held this highest Jamaican political post
    $800 18
"It is better to be feared than loved", opined this Italian political thinker in the 16th century
    $800 14
The naval isolation of a port to prevent the exit & entrance of traffic
    $1200 10
The configuration of these in an atom is usually given for the ground state, not the excited state
    $1200 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from atop a surfboard on an artificial wave machine.) The name of this sport combines snowboarding with something you just learn to go with
    $1200 7
Peace & harmony reign in a land without ICBMs; perhaps someday, like New Zealand & Berkeley, the world will be a...
    $1200 23
In 1991 Jamaican pianist Monty Alexander helped her create "Unforgettable", a tribute to her father
    $1200 19
Don't be afraid, it's only this, the larger of Mars' 2 moons
    $1200 15
The state of being married
    $1600 9
Iron, cobalt & this silver-white next metal up on the periodic table share similar chemical properties
    $1600 29
Ol' Moondoggie knows this 5-letter term for the cord that attaches the board to a surfer via a Velcro strap
    $1600 11
A ship adrift in a passage between the Caribbean & the Pacific, in an area abolished 25 years ago. Where else but...
    $1600 24
Alfred Valentine is a famous Jamaican bowler in this sport, taking over 100 wickets in 36 matches
    $1600 20
According to Psalm 111, "The fear of " this "is the beginning of wisdom"
    DD: $4,000 16
Obsolete firearm type in which a piece of quartz ignites the gunpowder
    $2000 8
Number of hydrogen atoms it takes to equal the weight of one carbon atom
    $2000 30
When you're inside a wave's hollow but still riding, you're said to be in this "colorful" waiting area
    $2000 12
Neutral yet tense, heavily mined despite its name. When you're in neither the north or south, brace yourself for...
    $2000 25
From a 300-year-old recipe Jamaican scientist Dr. Kenneth Evans helped bring this coffee liqueur to market
    DD: $4,600 21
A deep philosophical & existential dread, it's the German word for "fear"
    $2000 17
Socrates' last beverage

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Kate Damon
$25,800 -$400 $10,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MYTHOLOGICAL WORDS
Its name is from the Greek for "to bind", which in turn may come from the Egyptian shesep-ankh, "living image"

Final scores:

Bob Kate Damon
$21,601 -$400 $600
2-day champion: $47,602 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bob Kate Damon
$23,400 -$400 $9,200
29 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
9 R,
4 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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