Show #4815 - Friday, July 8, 2005

David Madden game 4.

Contestants

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Matt Barakat, a reporter from Falls Church, Virginia

Kate Morrical, a structural engineer from Silver Spring, Maryland

David Madden, a student originally from Ridgewood, New Jersey (whose 3-day cash winnings total $69,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

DEATH OF A PRESIDENT
BONDS
THE FIRST WORD
HENRY
THE EIGHTH
I NEED A NEW "QUEEN"
    $200 4
He died on Independence Day in 1826 at his beloved Monticello
    $200 24
Despite their name, these partly tax-exempt bonds aren't just issued by cities & towns but by hospitals & colleges too
    $200 7
In our Constitution's preamble
    $200 17
In 1957 he produced & starred in the landmark drama "12 Angry Men"
    $200 30
In music, it's also called a quaver
    $200 23
Head to this franchise for a Brownie Earthquake
    $400 11
He died on Independence Day in 1826 in Quincy, Massachusetts
    $400 25
In 1998 Californians OK'd a $9.2-billion bond measure to help these; seemed like a lot to borrow back then
    $400 12
In Melville's "Moby Dick"
    $400 18
Flowery poems by Henry Gibson were often featured on this wacky 1960s sketch-comedy show
    $400 29
In 1948 Citation became the eighth to win this, & the last for 25 years
    $400 22
This fictional detective solved his first mystery in 1929
    $600 3
Pneumonia claimed this president's life on April 4, 1841
    $600 26
This term refers to bonds issued in U.S. dollars from foreign issuers, not to bonds issued by George Steinbrenner
    $600 13
In Dickens' "A Christmas Carol"
    $600 19
King Henry VIII had Anne Boleyn's head chopped off so he could take up with this lady-in-waiting, his next wife
    $600 10
This eighth book of the Old Testament is named for a Moabite woman
    $600 21
"O Canada" is Canada's national anthem; this song is its royal anthem
    $800 1
His March 8, 1930 death occured a month after he resigned as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court due to heart trouble
    $800 27
The Treasury's post-9/11 "Patriot Bond" is considered this type, last seen in the U.S. in the 1940s
    $800 14
In Bulwer-Lytton's novel "Paul Clifford"
    DD: $800 16
Nominated for 18 Oscars, one of his first jobs was composing music for an Abbott & Costello movie
    $800 8
Louis IX of France died during the eighth of these campaigns
    $800 5
At the time of its construction, this span over the East River was the longest cantilever bridge in the U.S.
    $1000 2
He died in his sleep on February 3, 1924, 6 months after Warren Harding
    $1000 28
In 1909 he started publishing letter ratings of the bonds of America's railroads
    $1000 15
In Shakespeare's 18th sonnet
    $1000 20
Henry Pu Yi's last years as the ruler of China were the basis of this 1987 film
    $1000 9
The Constitution's Eighth Amendment prohibits excessive bail & fines & these 2 kinds of punishment
    $1000 6
It was Anne Rice's second followup to "Interview with the Vampire"

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

David Kate Matt
$5,000 $1,400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Kate Matt
$9,600 $2,000 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY VENICE
MOVIE TITLE PAIRS
CAPITAL IDEAS
MAKING THE CUT
SCIENCE GUYS
"V" IS FOR...
    $400 28
This libidinous lord's Venetian exploits included an 1818 swim from the Lido "right to the end of the Grand Canal"
    $400 17
1989:
Tom Hanks &
a slobbering junkyard dog
    $400 15
Lucio Costa designed this South American city for 500,000 people; today the population is over 2 million
    $400 30
This steak is named for the letter-shaped hard substance separating the tenderloin from the top loin
    $400 1
This Pole died in 1543, days after receiving the first copy of his book "On the Revolutions of Heavenly Bodies"
    $400 4
...this, a boat, bowl or blood-carrier
    $800 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from a Venetian canal.) Much of this Shakespeare play is set here in the title city, including the trial where Shylock demands a pound of flesh
    $800 18
1973:
James Coburn &
Kris Kristofferson
    $800 10
The U.K. helped fund the design of this capital after Belize City was destroyed by a hurricane
    $800 29
This rib roast is typically only rated as a "choice" cut, but its name signifies the highest-quality meat
    $800 23
Although known as the founder of microbiology, this French chemist's first discoveries were in crystallography
    $800 5
...this style of house, a specialty of artist Debbie Patrick
    $1200 13
This "Andrea del Sarto" poet spent his final days at Ca' Rezzonico, the palatial home of his son Pen, & died there in 1889
    $1200 19
1989:
Sylvester Stallone &
Kurt Russell
    $1200 9
Punjab's capital Chandigarh was designed by this largely self-taught Swiss architect
    DD: $100 27
This cut's name derives from a N.Y. liquor establishment & contains the tenderloin & the top loin muscle
    $1200 24
While serving as secretary of the Geological Society of London, 1839-41, he wrote the "Journal of Researches"
    $1200 6
...this material, what old phonograph records are made of
    $1600 11
"Yes, this was Venice... half fairy-tale, half snare", wrote this author in "Death in Venice"
    $1600 20
1952:
Katharine Hepburn &
Spencer Tracy
    $1600 3
This architect served at Valley Forge before his appointment by Washington to design the new capital
    $1600 22
This geometric-sounding section of the hind leg extends from the rump to the ankle
    DD: $1,400 14
In 1938 Mussolini let him travel to Sweden to receive his Nobel Prize for Physics; he then defected to the U.S.
    $1600 7
...this uplifting Italian import heard here
    $2000 12
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Caffe Florian in Venice, Italy.) I'm at Caffe Florian, a favorite spot of this U.S.-born author, who wrote about it in "The Wings of the Dove" and "The Aspern Papers"
    $2000 21
1974:
Clint Eastwood &
Jeff Bridges
    $2000 2
This planned "City of Peace" includes the National Mosque as well as the Atomic Research Institute
    $2000 26
French for "between the ribs", this tender cut comes from the meat between the 9th & 11th ribs
    $2000 25
In the 1820s this British scientist discovered the laws of electrical induction forming the basis for the magneto & dynamo
    $2000 8
...this official who rules over a province or colony in the name of a king

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Kate Matt
$21,700 $1,200 $5,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

OLYMPIC ATHLETES
In 1960 European journalists gave her the nickname "La Gazzella"

Final scores:

David Kate Matt
$25,000 $0 $2,800
4-day champion: $94,400 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Kate Matt
$22,000 $1,200 $5,400
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
2 W
15 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $28,600

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