Show #4813 - Wednesday, July 6, 2005

David Madden game 2.

Contestants

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Cheryl Bush, an accountant from Selah, Washington

Michael Segal, an aspiring teacher from Carlsbad, California

David Madden, a student originally from Ridgewood, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE HIGH COST OF LIVING
INSPIRED SONGS
PAYING TRIBUTE
I'LL HAVE SECONDS
(Alex: From the King James version, we have...)
NEW TESTAMENT QUOTES
KANGAROO WORDS
(Alex: ...words containing their own synonym within themselves. I'll give you an example. "To encourage is to get you to do this." What is urge? "Urge" is contained in "encourage." The letters do not necessarily follow each other in the same order as the parent word.)
    $200 5
According to DOE figures, it was 25 cents in 1919, & in 1980 broke through the dollar-a-gallon barrier nationally
    $200 26
The song heard here was written in the '70s for a movie about this boxer

"Because the greatest love of all..."
    $200 12
In 434 this group led by Attila doubled the tribute they demanded from Roman Emperor Theodosius II
    $200 7
It's your relationship to your mother's uncle's daughter's son
    $200 14
Jesus said in John 6:55, "For my flesh is meat indeed, and" this "is drink indeed"
    $200 13
It's just 1 letter shorter than rotund
    $400 6
If something's irrelevant, you might ask what it has to do with the price of these ($5,000 from a fertile donor)
    $400 16
Though first written about Marilyn Monroe, this Elton John song was changed to honor Princess Di
    $400 4
In 1004 the Chinese Song emperor pledged to pay the Khitan people 100,000 yearly oz. of silver & 200,000 bolts of this
    $400 8
An army officer of the lowest commissioned rank
    $400 18
This man said "I have baptized you with water, but He shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost"
    $400 15
Precipitation is often just a fancy word for this
    $600 17
In 1931 New York was crowded with men selling these fruits for a nickel; today they're about 10 times that
    $600 23
This male rapper's song "I'll Be Missing You" was a tribute to the Notorious B.I.G.
    $600 3
Before repelling these invaders in 896, Alfred the Great of England tried to buy them off
    $600 9
In a classic Abbott & Costello routine, it's who's on second base... wait a minute
    $600 27
The 4 words that follow "When ye pray, say, 'Our Father which art in heaven'"
    $600 19
Within instructor you'll find this private instructor
    $800 20
This NYC water transport cost 5 cents in 1900, 50 cents in 1990 but (happy ending) now it's free
    $800 24
This 1968 Beatles chart topper was inspired by John's son Julian
    $800 1
In the 790s this Frankish king forced the Slavs & Avars to pay him tribute
    $800 10
Alliterative 2-word term for clairvoyance
    $800 28
Jesus told Thomas, "I am the way, the truth, and" this; "No man cometh unto the father, but by me"
    $800 21
Cut Brobdingnagian down to size with this little 3-letter synonym
    $1000 30
This company's first Superman comic book cost 10 cents; in 2004 its "Superman/Batman" No. 14 was $2.95
    $1000 25
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from inside a restaurant in New York.) This mobster who was slain in Umberto's Clam House is the subject of Bob Dylan's song "Joey"
    DD: $1,000 2
War ensued when in 1801 this Barbary state, now part of Libya, tried to jack up the tribute the U.S. was paying
    $1000 11
He was the runner-up in the 1996 presidential election
    $1000 29
His book begins, "The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham"
    $1000 22
If you salvage something, you also do this

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

David Michael Cheryl
$4,400 $2,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Michael Cheryl
$6,400 $4,400 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE HIGH COST OF DYING
CELEBRITY CRITTERS
BUILDING VOCABULARY
NONFICTION
ANTS
GIVE IT A "PUSH"
    $400 7
This monarch's death in 1980 solidified the control of the Ayatollah Khomeini
    $400 1
Ironically, a horse named Comanche was one of the few survivors of the 7th Cavalry in this 1876 battle
    $400 2
Shiplap is an overlapping type of this, boards covering the outside walls
    $400 23
In the 1960s both an inaugural edition & a memorial edition of this book by JFK were bestsellers
    $400 30
These destructive ants found in the tropics often bivouac on logs; columns can travel up to 65 feet per hour
    $400 27
Drop & give me 20 of these exercises
    $800 11
The murder by Indians of Thorvald, this Viking's brother, effectively ended their exploration of America
    $800 19
A star of silent movies & his own TV show, this dog has his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1623 Vine Street
    $800 5
In roofing this word doesn't mean trembling but rough shingles, often of cedar
    $800 24
This Arkansas-based businessman subtitled his 1992 autobiography "Made in America"
    $800 29
Of the 3 classes of ants in a colony, this one lives the longest, up to 20 years
    $800 16
It's what Brits call thumbtacks
    $1200 10
At the height of Greek military power, death felled him in 323 B.C. as he planned the conquest of Arabia
    $1200 20
Petey was the beloved pitbull pet on this series of short comedy films
    $1200 6
This multi-story open space in a building's center must be at least 20' wide to reduce danger from fire
    $1200 12
Bestsellers from Scott Adams have included "Dogbert's Top Secret Management Book" & this "Principle"
    DD: $5 26
These insects also known as plant lice are captured & "milked" by many ants for the honeydew liquid they produce
    $1200 15
Weird animal in the "Dr. Dolittle" books
    DD: $1,600 8
Called the ablest of Lee's generals, his death by friendly fire in 1863 severely damaged the South's chances
    $1600 21
Silver was the Lone Ranger's horse & this was the name of Tonto's horse
    $1600 17
The Bible says that the stone the builders rejected has become this, found at intersecting walls
    $1600 3
In 1999 Peter Jennings had "The Century" on the bestseller lists; Tom Brokaw had this one
    $1600 25
Ants do not have lungs; instead, they breathe via these small holes located in the abdomen & thorax
    $1600 13
Jesse Jackson founded this organization in 1971
    $2000 9
The last Spanish member of this royal family, Charles II's death led to a disastrous war of succession
    $2000 22
Ruth was the faithful mule owned by the fiesty Festus on this TV western
    $2000 18
It's the term for lumber treated with a preservative, from the way the preservative is applied
    $2000 4
"Born Free" & "Living Free" were part of her 1966 collection of "The Story Of Elsa"
    $2000 28
Some ants, as a defensive mechansim, spray vapors of this caustic liquid, HCOOH
    $2000 14
A major literary award is named for this man who died in 1837

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Michael Cheryl
$18,805 $8,800 $7,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

PEOPLE IN GOVERNMENT
Now in his job over 17 years, he's the longest-serving pres. appointee other than Supreme Court members

Final scores:

David Michael Cheryl
$18,800 $7,100 $11,000
2-day champion: $35,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Michael Cheryl
$20,000 $8,800 $7,000
26 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
14 R,
2 W
10 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $35,800

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