Show #4812 - Tuesday, July 5, 2005

David Madden game 1.
All but two responses (and a few category names) 7 letters long.

Contestants

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David Madden, a student originally from Ridgewood, New Jersey

John Colterman, a high school physics teacher from Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Teresa Grasso, a customer relations specialist from Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

HISTORY
SITCOMS
7-LETTER EDIBLES
AMERICA
OBJECTS
SPANISH
    $200 20
The Meiji reforms of the 19th century permanently abolished this Japanese warrior class
    $200 6
It was the nickname of Alan Alda's character on "M*A*S*H"
    $200 21
Hungarian cuisine uses this orange-red spice as a mainstay flavoring
    $200 15
This state bordering Canada is known as "Big Sky Country"
    $200 26
In the 1930s, with its top-loading model, Swingline revolutionized this device
    $200 1
A "Holly Jolly Christmas" would become this, "con acebo y alegre"
    $400 10
In 1966 this university's Public Policy program became the Kennedy School of Government
    $400 11
On this sitcom, a "how-to" book author buys a Vermont inn & moves there
    $400 22
Wontons & kreplach are similar in design to this Italian specialty, filled pillows of pasta
    $400 16
Warm Springs in this state was home to FDR's Little White House
    $400 27
Wimmer-Ferguson makes a toy for babies to bite on punningly called the "Brain" this
    $400 2
This word for a bar or tavern has moved from Spanish into English dictionaries
    $600 7
One of France's major ports, it was the site of the 1940 evacuation of more than 300,000 men
    $600 12
Miss DeFazio of sitcom Milwaukee
    $600 23
In the same family as the peach, it has been grown in China for over 3,000 years
    $600 17
Its state flower is the saguaro cactus blossom
    $600 28
A hacker called "Captain Crunch" found one of these, in a cereal box, whose tone could manipulate phone lines
    DD: $1,000 3
A flamboyant & risky job, it's also a word that means "killer"
    $800 8
In February 1790 this man presided over the first meeting of the Supreme Court
    $800 13
Pet-loving pretty on "The Beverly Hillbillies"
    $800 24
The name of this fancy dish seen here comes from a word that means "to blow"
    $800 18
This state trademarked the logo seen here
    $800 29
Used to serve a particular type of liquor, it's the glass seen here
    $800 4
A wine concoction, it's also a word that can mean "bloodletting"
    $1000 9
The cathedral of this city in Spain claims to hold the remains of Christopher Columbus, moved there in 1899
    $1000 14
Married name of Miss MacGillicuddy in a '50s sitcom
    $1000 25
The name of this type of small quick bread comes from the French for "twice cooked"
    $1000 19
Helen Keller was born in a house named Ivy Green in Tuscumbia in this state
    $1000 30
Many car owners have this device with a spherical cap on one end & a sliding scale on the other
    $1000 5
In old Mexico a criollo was of European descent & this was a person of mixed European & native blood

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

Teresa John David
$2,400 $600 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Teresa John David
$6,200 -$1,000 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE
SINGERS
VEHICLES
AUTHORS
BELIEFS
TOM SWIFTIES
(Alex: That's new for us. Let me give you an example. "The enigmatic way Tom talked about tombs." What is cryptically? That's an example of the kind of thing we're going for. You might not wanna start with that category.)
    $400 3
A deuterium atom is a hydrogen atom that has this keeping its proton company in the nucleus
    $400 19
If you "can't smile without" the singer of "Copacabana", go to this last name.com, his official website
    $400 25
20 years after it was formed, this Korean company became a success in the U.S. with the 1986 Excel
    $400 15
His last novel, "A Passage to India", is considered his masterwork
    $400 8
From Aramaic & Hebrew words, this title of the savior of the Jews means "anointed one"
    $400 26
Harsh way Tom Swift told a music student, "You played that note a half step too high"
    $800 12
This largest nerve in the body arises in the sacral plexus, leaves the pelvis & runs down the thigh
    $800 20
In November of 2000 Bobby Brown & this singer held their first joint concert at the Aladdin in Vegas
    $800 24
The Boxster and the 911 are popular models from this automaker
    $800 14
He created the Nadsat language for his novel "A Clockwork Orange"
    $800 13
Also a caste, it's a Hindu priest or scholar of Vedic literature
    $800 27
"I feel like a Native American warrior", said Tom in this courageous manner
    $1200 5
Bears appeared during this epoch right before the Pliocene
    $1200 21
In 1984 she had her first Top 10 hit in the U.S. with "Borderline"
    $1200 18
This '70s model from American Motors sounds like an imp that used to torment WWII aircraft
    $1200 1
At the start of a novel by this author, Dombey is 48 years old & son, 48 minutes
    DD: $2,000 10
Think "fast": the name of this month in the Islamic calendar is from the Arabic for "to be scorched"
    $1200 28
When he said, "We'll have to cross a treeless expanse of land", Tom spoke this way, very simply
    $1600 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from a classroom.) Meaning not at a right angle, it can refer to slanting abdominal muscles, or a geometric angle like this
    $1600 22
This singer played detective Foxxy Cleopatra in the third "Austin Powers" movie
    $1600 17
With its GT and GTS versions, this model from Mitsubishi is blocking out a lot of the competition
    $1600 2
He wrote the poem "Gunga Din" to honor the Bhisti, the natives who aided British soldiers in India
    $1600 9
This eighth incarnation of Vishnu is often depicted as a young cowherd
    $1600 29
It's the shrewd way in which Tom said, "We'll seal all our food in metal containers"
    $2000 11
It equals mass divided by volume & is often expressed in pounds per cubic foot
    $2000 23
This one-named singer, whose name means "most exalted one" in Swahili, tragically died in a plane crash in 2001
    $2000 16
In 1965 Ralph Nader declared that this model from Chevrolet was "Unsafe at Any Speed"
    DD: $2,000 4
This 19th century English author also wrote the books "Curiosa Mathematica" & "Symbolic Logic"
    $2000 7
Incorporating elements of Islam & others, this religion was founded in Iran in 1863
    $2000 30
"I have no idea how to fill in the empty line", Tom said this way

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Teresa John David
$17,000 $8,200 $16,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

WARTIME
The Victoria Cross is made from metal taken from enemy guns captured in this war

Final scores:

Teresa John David
$1,000 $15,801 $16,400
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Teresa John David
$18,000 $7,400 $16,400
23 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 2 DDs),
8 W
17 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $41,800

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