Show #4797 - Tuesday, June 14, 2005

Contestants

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Ben Nuckols, a journalist from Baltimore, Maryland

Patrice Escalle, a student from Mill Valley, California

Lisa Osterman, a geologist from Bethesda, Maryland (whose 2-day cash winnings total $13,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 50 STATES
NAME THAT MOVIE
ODDPODGE
THE FUN '40s
HOWDY, PARTNER!
MIXED DRINKS
(Alex: You have to name the drink we have anagrammed in the clue.)
    $200 1
Colorado has the motto "Nothing without providence"; this state that should have it just has "Hope"
    $200 10
1942:
"Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine"
    $200 15
In 1913 the tax on a $15,000 individual income was just this percent
    $200 25
This Yankee great jolted the owners in 1941 when he held out for $35,000
    $200 20
19th century printing partner of Nathaniel Currier
    $200 6
DEMON ALE
    $400 2
To stand in the center of this state, go 5 miles northeast of Ames & stand there--how exciting...
    $400 11
1956:
"Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool!"
    $400 16
Kidnapped & held as a 5th century slave in Ireland for 6 years, he returned to convert them all to Christianity
    $400 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from beside a Blue Angels plane.) During a visit to this city in 1946 the Blue Angels took their name from a nightclub found there
    $400 21
After his partner's death in 1809, he partnered with Nicholas Biddle to complete the expedition report
    $400 7
A DECEIT
    $600 3
Tourists in this state are well fortified: there's Fort Riley, Fort Larned & Fort Leavenworth to visit
    $600 12
1970: "They'll lose their fear of the Germans. I only hope to God they never lose their fear of me"
    $600 17
In 1954 she was nominated for an Oscar for "Mogambo"; in 1956 she was celebrated in Monaco
    $600 27
In 1941, the All-American Archie made his debut in comic books, as did this all-Amazon heroine
    $600 22
Born in 1895, this lyricist partnered with composers Friml, Romberg, Kern & Rodgers
    $600 8
ERE TO ROB
    $800 4
Major Native American tribes in this state include the Athabaskan, Tlingit & Haida
    $800 13
2002:
"Here's my first question. Do you think it's kind of dangerous handing out guns at a bank?"
    $800 18
Once called "Pile o' Bones", this city with a population near 200,000 is the capital of Saskatchewan province
    $800 28
A big war during the '40s was the one between the 2 major music royalty collectors, ASCAP & this
    $800 23
He partnered with Edward Williams in 1866 to "Cover the Earth" with paint
    $800 9
I CAN COP CUP
    DD: $1,000 5
Of states with Lake Michigan shoreline, it has the least, 41 miles
    $1000 14
1969:
"You know, Billy. We blew it"
    $1000 19
Utah, Idaho & Oklahoma are the last 3 states that still can carry out execution by this method
    $1000 29
It was made of wood & 5 stories high, Howard Hughes told the Senate if it didn't fly, he'd leave the country
    $1000 24
In 1673, he & his exploring partner Joliet became the first Europeans to visit the area of Chicago
    $1000 30
WARN ME RETAIL

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

Lisa Patrice Ben
$1,800 $1,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Patrice Ben
$4,000 $2,600 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

AT THE BALLET
SPORTSMEN
PAY UP!
VINCENT
"VAN"
GO
    $400 26
In one version of this fairy tale ballet, the prince summons cobblers throughout the kingdom, but to no avail
    $400 1
In 2003 Michael Phelps became the first man in this sport's history to break 2 individual world records in 1 day
    $400 6
You may have to make a down payment on a house in the form of a cashier's one
    $400 14
In "John Brown's Body", Steven Vincent Benet tried to give a complete picture of this war
    $400 7
Here we are now, entertain us with this term for a state of freedom from pain, worry & the external world
    $400 21
The nonrigid airships seen at sporting events were used in WWII to escort convoys by looking for submarines
    $800 27
Act II of this classic ballet takes place in the Kingdom of Sweets
    $800 2
Fans were thrilled when he won his first major at the 2004 Masters
    $800 8
The traditional subsitute if you can't pay your restaurant tab; sadly, most places now have machines to do it
    $800 15
She's been described as "the foremost woman poet of America"
    $800 10
It's an 1819 Sir Walter Scott novel
    $800 22
Actual U.S. boat names include "Freudian" this, a single-masted fore-&-aft-rigged sailing vessel
    $1200 28
The roles of Odette & Odile are often performed by the same ballerina in this ballet
    $1200 3
Becker & Edberg were idols of this Swiss man who won Wimbledon in 2003 & 2004
    $1200 9
In 2002 eBay paid more than $1 billion for this service for sending money online
    $1200 16
"Canine" nickname of 1930s killer Vincent Coll
    $1200 11
It can be a large covered vehicle or a group of merchants traveling together in a desert
    $1200 24
"Veil, Duster and Tire Iron" is a memoir by Alice Ramsey, the first woman to cross North America this way
    DD: $1,600 29
Agnes de Mille's success with this 1942 Copland ballet led to her assignment as the choreographer for "Oklahoma!"
    $1600 4
This larger-than-life Georgetown coach recruited Patrick Ewing & won the 1984 NCAA title
    $1600 19
i.e. "No Credit", the phrase "cash on" this probably comes from saloons using it as a table or countertop
    $1600 17
With Curt Gentry, he wrote "Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders"
    $1600 12
Originally a French military term, it describes an artist who opposes accepted ways of doing things
    DD: $3,600 23
Of countries entirely within Asia, it was the first with a railway system
    $2000 30
With music by Stravinsky, this ballet tells of a clown puppet who gets his heart broken, dies & becomes a ghost
    $2000 5
(Hi, I'm Trent Green of the Kansas City Chiefs in the NFL.) When the Chiefs won their first Super Bowl in 1970, they were led by this quarterback
    $2000 20
Federal rules that took effect in 2004 guarantee workers making under $23,600 the right to this type of pay
    $2000 18
He was the New York Times' senior film critic from 1969 to 1993
    $2000 13
The National Woman's Christian Temperance Union is headquartered in this Illinois city
    $2000 25
The WNBA is the Women's National Basketball Association; the NWBA is the National this Basketball Assoc.

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Patrice Ben
$8,400 $6,600 $6,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN CAPITALS
In an August 1989 protest, a 2-million-person human chain stretched from Tallinn to Riga to this city

Final scores:

Lisa Patrice Ben
$3,599 $4,600 $13,200
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $13,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lisa Patrice Ben
$10,000 $7,600 $10,200
12 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $27,800

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