Show #4795 - Friday, June 10, 2005

Contestants

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Lisa Osterman, a geologist from Bethesda, Maryland

Brian Algra, a doctoral student from Torrance, California

Daniel Granof, an associate producer originally from Bethesda, Maryland (whose 2-day cash winnings total $27,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

MEXICAN GEOGRAPHY
ESPN'S GREATEST SPORTS RECORDS
(Alex: ...of the last 25 years.)
10-, 11- & 12-LETTER WORDS
CONDIMENTS
SALT
"PEPPER"
    $200 26
This "canine" state is Mexico's largest in area
    $200 2
No. 1:
His wins in 4 straight major golf tournaments
    $200 7
Travel to Springfield, Mass. & you can make a fast break for the Naismith Hall of Fame for this sport
    $200 1
"Cooking A to Z" suggests a sauce for artichoke leaves made by melting this dairy product & adding lemon juice
    $200 12
In 1930 this Indian pacifist marched 200 miles to the sea to protest Britain's salt tax
    $200 17
Pizza lovers should know that this topping is actually a highly seasoned sausage made of pork & beef
    $400 27
This river flows into the Gulf of California & provides the boundary between Baja California Norte & Sonora
    $400 3
No. 11:
His career 4,256 hits
    $400 8
It's the term for a person who abstains from liquor; it sounds like he drinks only Earl Grey
    $400 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Greece's Naxos Island.) This 2-word description refers to oil made from the first pressing of the olive; it's considered the finest and the fruitiest
    $400 22
In 1914 the little girl with the umbrella began appearing on this company's salt packages
    $400 18
She first called Charlie Brown "Chuck" in a comic strip that appeared on August 24, 1966
    $600 28
Mountain ranges in Mexico include the Sierra Madre Oriental in the east & the Sierra Madre this in the west
    $600 4
No. 6:
His 7 career no-hitters
    $600 9
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Chicago's Adler Astronomy Museum.) Built in 1913, the Atwood Sphere is an early one of these, which created a night sky using points of light instead of a projector
    $600 14
It can refer to anything savory, like chutney, or to a sweet pickle that's usually minced & served on hot dogs
    $600 23
Throwing salt into the center of the ring to purify it is part of the ritual of this sport
    $600 19
In 1962 this baking company added Goldfish crackers to its product line
    $800 29
This city down the coast from Puerto Vallarta is said to have the best harbor on Mexico's Pacific coast
    $800 5
No. 8:
His 92 goals in one season
    $800 10
At opposite ends, just outside the visible spectrum are infrared waves & these waves
    $800 15
The name of this, often a tomato & chili concoction, means "sauce" in Spanish
    DD: $900 24
In Leonardo da Vinci's "Last Supper", an overturned salt cellar lies in front of him
    $800 20
In the 1967 hit "Jackson", Johnny Cash & June Carter sang, "We got married in a fever, hotter than" 1 of these
    $1000 30
In population, this city on the Rio Grande is the largest Mexican city on the border with the U.S.
    $1000 6
No. 13:
His 14 Grand Slam titles
    $1000 11
Next to the last; it's from Latin words meaning "almost last"
    $1000 16
This garlic-flavored mayonnaise from Provence is popularly served with fish
    $1000 25
Opened in 1825, it was known as the "ditch that salt built" because its main cargo was salt from Syracuse, N.Y.
    $1000 21
On "Police Woman" Angie Dickinson played a cop with this name (which made her sound like a Beatles album)

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

Daniel Brian Lisa
$3,200 $3,400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Daniel Brian Lisa
$7,100 $6,000 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

AFRICAN HISTORY
HARRISON FORD MOVIES BY ROLE
PREY PURVIEW
SHAKESPEERS
CONTRACT BRIDGE
TO SEIZE 2 Cs
(Alex: Figure that each correct response will have two "C"s in it.)
    $400 21
After being crowned emporor of Ethiopia in 1930, he introduced a written constitution & abolished slavery
    $400 6
President
James Marshall
    $400 16
The population of the lynx rises & falls with the availability of the snowshoe variety of this creature, its main prey
    $400 11
Suffolk, Norfolk & the Earl of Surrey find that Cardinal Wolsey's downfall was his objection to this king's divorce
    $400 26
Bidding for tricks goes around the table until 3 players in a row do this after a bid
    $400 1
Advertised hotel room prices are often discounted when they are based on "double" this
    $800 22
When Shaka took over this future empire, tribesmen probably numbered fewer than 1,500
    $800 7
Detective
John Book
    $800 17
The bombardier species of this insect ejects a vapor that pops when it hits the air, blinding & confusing its prey
    $800 12
Lennox, Ross & Angus are just some of the nobility in this sanguinary offering
    $800 27
A final bid that doesn't include a wild card would be, for example, "Four no" this
    $800 2
The Greek god of wine & of a cult that celebrated the power & fertility of nature
    $1200 23
The Phoenicians built a wall over 20 miles in circumference around this ancient north African city
    $1200 8
Jack Ryan
(both films)
    $1200 18
Because they squeeze their prey to death, boas & pythons are this kind of nonvenomous snake
    $1200 13
In this comedy, Hippolyta the Queen of the Amazons in betrothed to Theseus the Duke of Athens
    $1200 28
An opponent who thinks you can't make your bid may double; if you think you can, do this to your efforts in return
    $1200 3
Independent monarchy of northwestern Africa
    DD: $2,000 24
In 1975 Cuba sent nearly 18,000 troops to aid guerrilla fighters in this country
    $1600 9
Businessman
Jack Trainer
    $1600 19
The "ringed" species of this critter is a favorite prey of the polar bear
    DD: $2,300 14
The Duke of Venice summons this title character to help him deal with the threat of a Turkish attack
    $1600 29
The 2 main types of bridge are duplicate & the one named for this, awarded to the first team to win 2 games
    $1600 4
This small bone at the base of your spine is named for its resemblance to a cuckoo's beak
    $2000 25
Although this country gained its independence in 1990, South Africa kept its port of Walvis Bay for another 4 years
    $2000 10
1962 cruiser
Bob Falfa
    $2000 20
Fish, fish & more fish is on the menu for this bird of prey with long wings & a white head, also known as a fish hawk
    $2000 15
The nobility frowned when this king seized his loyal uncle John of Gaunt's wealth after his death
    $2000 30
The dummy's partner has this opposite name implying that he or she does talk
    $2000 5
Use his "razor" to find a simple explanation of unknown phenomena

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Daniel Brian Lisa
$14,700 $13,500 $3,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTS
The last time there were no living ex-presidents was when this man was president

Final scores:

Daniel Brian Lisa
$1,150 $0 $3,600
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $3,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Daniel Brian Lisa
$14,600 $12,800 $5,600
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
9 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,000

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