Show #4802 - Tuesday, June 21, 2005

Contestants

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Mike Bober, a political fundraiser from Arlington, Virginia

Elaine Thacker, a writer and consultant from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Donna Brutkoski, a newspaper copy editor originally from Brandon, Vermont (whose 2-day cash winnings total $30,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC GREETING CARDS
LIBRARIES
KING JAMES BIBLE BEASTS
LOONEY TUNES
WHAT'S UP, DUCK?
THAT'S "ALL", FOLKS!
    $200 26
It's the residence referred to here:

Nov. 1800

John & Abby -

Best of luck in your new home! Can't wait to visit you there.
    $200 9
In Palo Alto, the USA's 1st free-standing public children's library has a "secret" this, named for the Burnett tale
    $200 3
You'll "spot" this feline variety in Jeremiah 13:23
    $200 1
He popped out of a drum at the end of many a Looney Tune & said, "That's all, folks"
    $200 21
Head to L.A.'s Chinatown to eat this classic dish named for a capital city
    $200 16
Hypersensitivity to a substance
    $400 27
This mobster got a card from wife Mae:

Sweetheart,

I'm glad your mind is on love instead of business.
Happy Valentine's Day '29!
    $400 10
Galleries at his Iowa Pres. Library & Museum include "The Humanitarian Years" & "From Hero to Scapegoat"
    $400 7
I Kings 10 tells us that these were imported from Egypt at 150 shekels each; the chariots were extra
    $400 2
Mais oui, he's the scent-imental lover seen here
    $400 22
A stuffed duck wearing glasses & a mustache would drop down when someone on this show uttered the "secret word"
    $400 17
If you're riding around in your black & white, APB is short for this
    $600 28
Sailor who in 1500 got the Father's Day card:

To a Great Dad,

Someday you'll get your own day!
Love,
Diego
    $600 11
The United Nations' library is named for this Secretary-General who was killed in a 1961 plane crash
    $600 8
In Exodus 29 God demands a rump roast from a male one of these as tribute
    $600 4
This "down under" creature whirls like a tornado & slices through trees like a rotary saw
    $600 23
The athletic teams of this West Coast college are called the Ducks
    $600 18
Quick! It's a musical direction to play quickly
    $800 29
Author of the 1541 anniversary card:

Catherine,

I can't believe it's been a year. Wishing us many more happy months together...
    $800 12
In 1887 Melvil Dewey founded the USA's first library school at this NYC university
    $800 14
The Song of Solomon 2:15 tells of these "little" critters "that spoil the vines"
    $800 5
Acme delivered to the American desert, the backdrop for the endless chases between these 2
    $800 24
It's on the puss of a platypus
    $800 19
This 325-mile river rises in the hilly plateau region of Potter County, Pennsylvania
    $1000 30
1840 graduate whose card came with a horse in a red bow:

Cump,

West Point made a fine young man. We're so proud.
    $1000 13
In 1451 Nicholas V founded this library "for the common convenience of the learned"
    $1000 15
Since Leviticus 19:19 expressly forbids this, mules are not allowed
    DD: $1,200 6
Punning on Bugs' catchphrase, it's the title of the cartoon in which Bugs played Brunhilde & Elmer Fudd was Siegfried
    $1000 25
This controversial social drama by Henrik Ibsen premiered in Norway in 1885
    $1000 20
The lowest part of Tennessee is the "Mississippi" this type of plain

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

Donna Elaine Mike
$800 $3,400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Donna Elaine Mike
$3,800 $5,600 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD LITERATURE
TAKE ME TO YOUR DIRECTOR
VOLCANO, ISLAND OR PENINSULA
BUSINESS JARGON
OTHER PLANETS' MOONS
6-LETTER WORDS
    $400 16
In the early 1900s Argentine writers Benito Lynch & Ricardo Guiraldes wrote novels about the lives of these cowboys
    $400 11
She followed in her father's footsteps when she directed "The Virgin Suicides"
    $400 21
Pinatubo
    $400 22
The show-buz newspaper Variety calls this studio "The Mouse"
    $400 6
Jupiter's Callisto is covered with these, but unlike those on our moon they've mostly collapsed on themselves
    $400 1
From the Arabic for "journey", it's an overland journey in Eastern Africa for hunting or exploring
    $800 17
"L'art d'etre grand-pere" is a not so miserables poetry collection by this author
    $800 12
Born NYC 1928; directed "2001" 1968; died England 1999
    $800 27
Jutland
    $800 23
Type of winged being who backs a startup venture with much-needed cash
    $800 7
Due to its thick one of these, Saturn's Titan was once thought to be the solar system's biggest satellite
    $800 2
In "My Darling Clementine", the two places where the miner forty-niner excavated for a mine
    $1200 18
This Aussie's books include "Outback" as well as "Schindler's List"
    $1200 13
(Anthony Daniels reads the clue.) C-3PO was modeled after a robot from the 1926 film "Metropolis" directed by this human
    $1200 28
Hainan
    $1200 24
The trucking industry hates deadheading, when trucks are driven this way
    $1200 8
The moon Phobos is only about the same distance form this planet as Chicago is from London
    $1200 3
From the Latin mansio, "house", this adjective describes degrading work, perhaps done by a servant
    $1600 19
Jacobean who wrote the ghoulish & violent plays "The White Devil" & "The Duchess of Malfi"
    $1600 14
Chris Columbus discovered a whole new world when he directed Elisabeth Shue in these "Adventures"
    $1600 29
Kamchatka
    DD: $2,000 25
8-letter anatomical plural meaning visitors viewing a website
    DD: $2,000 9
This solid material covers the surface of Jupiter's Europa, so scientists hope to find life there
    $1600 4
Later versions of this light, sharp-pointed sword are used only for thrusting & have no cutting edges
    $2000 20
Czar Boris Godunov inspired an 1825 drama by this writer, Russia's equivalent of Shakespeare
    $2000 15
In 1948 Roberto Rossellini directed this future wife as Joan of Arc
    $2000 30
Soufriere Hills
    $2000 26
Major underwriters in this type of banking are the "bulge bracket"
    $2000 10
In June 2004, astronomers got pictures of this Saturn-lite with the same name as a "Friends" character
    $2000 5
The two main types of this fungus that attacks plants are powdery & downy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Donna Elaine Mike
$13,800 $10,800 $13,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. COLLEGE TOWNS
This 2-word city is named for the founders' wives (they had the same name) & the natural groves found there

Final scores:

Donna Elaine Mike
$800 $1 $1,201
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $1,201

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Donna Elaine Mike
$13,800 $10,600 $12,400
21 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
12 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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