Show #4825 - Friday, July 22, 2005

David Madden game 14.
Last game of Season 21.

Contestants

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Maya Kobersy, an attorney originally from Sterling Heights, Michigan

Dan Tick, a technical support manager from Escondido, California

David Madden, a student originally from Ridgewood, New Jersey (whose 13-day cash winnings total $305,101)

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Jeopardy! Round

PHYSICS
(Alex: Ooh, sounds like we're back at school.)
CLASSIC AMERICAN SONGS
CLUB HOPPIN'
HERO SANDWICH
FOOD & DRINK BRANDS
CROSSWORD CLUES "R"
    $200 19
In 1938 Otto Hahn & Fritz Strassman discovered nuclear fission by splitting atoms of this element
    $200 18
This song could be John Henry's reply to the question "Where ya been?"
    $200 26
Are you ready to rumba? Head for the rumba room at this California theme park's Citywalk
    $200 14
This hero of WWII was the "Lion of Luzon", but on Bataan he was known as "Dugout Doug"
    $200 21
In 1999 this General Mills cereal came out with Millenios, featuring 2s as well as the usual Os
    $200 2
Sidewinder or diamondback
(11)
    $400 20
Sublimation is the process by which a solid changes into a gas without going through this stage
    $400 10
This song is popular during a certain NFL team's introductions
    $400 27
Tongues are wagging that Tongue & Groove on Peachtree Rd. is one of this city's top nightspots
    $400 15
For his leadership that resulted in final victory, General Ulysses S. Grant was known as "The Hero of" this location
    $400 23
In the '70s they called a "blended flavored (cherry & other flavorings) carbonated beverage" Mr. this
    $400 3
Cosmetic that makes you blush
(5)
    DD: $200 9
Term first used by James Watt for a unit equivalent to 550 foot-pounds of work per second
    $600 11
Numerical phrase for the time when you normally hear the following
    $600 28
For years you could find Pete Fountain playing the clarinet at his own club on Poydras St. in this Southern city
    $600 8
The parents of this mythological hero were told he'd live to a ripe old age as long as he never looked at himself
    $600 16
Calistoga mineral water is from this California valley that's famous for its vineyards
    $600 4
"Buyer's" guilt
(7)
    $800 24
This branch of physics deals with heat & includes cryogenics, which deals with extremely low temperatures
    $800 12
Jimmy Cagney could tell you the name of this up-tempo foot stomper
    $800 29
Perhaps because of its wall of fire, Rumjungle in this "Bay" hotel has been called "the hottest club in Vegas"
    $800 1
This title swashbuckling hero rescues aristocrats during the French Revolution in an Orczy work
    $800 22
This marshmallow brand is named for the manufacturing process that infuses air into the marshmallows
    $800 5
Like a lizard
(9)
    $1000 25
Theodore Maiman used this gem in producing the world's first laser in 1960
    $1000 13
Sir Edmund Hillary might enjoy this spiritually inspired favorite
    $1000 30
"Praise the Lord and pass the biscuits" at a Sunday gospel brunch at one of these clubs nicknamed HOB
    $1000 7
A 15th century poem by a guy known as Blind Harry is the main source for the life of this Scottish hero
    $1000 17
Mr. T was featured in Busta Rhymes' 2002 video "Pass" this Napoleonic cognac
    $1000 6
Garibaldi's gang
(9)

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

David Dan Maya
$4,200 $0 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Dan Maya
$5,200 $3,000 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY AMERICANA
CELEBRITY LIVES
LAKES & RIVERS
LESSER-KNOWN NAMES
LITERARY BUNNIES
"FAN" CLUB
    $400 1
The first Dairy Queen opened in Illinois, & the first McDonald's opened in this state
    $400 29
"Dark Lover" by Emily Leider is the first fully documented biography of this early Hollywood heartthrob
    $400 11
In Hinduism, a shortcut to paradise is to die in this 1,560-mile river
    $400 30
Tenor Heinrich Vogl created the roles of Loge in "Das Rheingold" & Siegmund in "Die Walkure" by this composer
    $400 6
In Chapter 1 of this book, Mole says, "Onion-sauce! Onion-sauce!" to a group of rabbits who have no satisfactory reply
    $400 27
Try to remember this musical that features the song "Try To Remember"
    $800 12
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Chicago's Adler Planetarium.) In celebration of his 500th birthday, a statue of this Polish astronomer was dedicated outside the Adler Planetarium in 1973
    $800 18
In a 2003 bestseller, A. Scott Berg "Remembered" this legendary actress who passed away at age 96
    $800 5
In chapter 3 of the Biblical book named for him, Joshua leads the Israelites across this river
    $800 26
In 1902 Clifford Berryman drew a famous editorial cartoon of this man refusing to shoot a bear cub
    $800 28
The power-mad Gen. Woundwort makes life miserable for the other bunnies in this 1972 novel by Richard Adams
    $800 25
Gosh darn it, it's cursing & swearing
    $1200 13
These caramel candies debuted in 1935, long before Ann Miller's Broadway musical of the same name
    $1200 17
(Hi, I'm Bob Woodward.) In my book "Wired", I wrote about "the short life & fast times" of this comedian
    $1200 4
It's estimated that more than 20% of the world's unfrozen fresh water is in this Siberian lake
    $1200 21
War correspondent Martha Gellhorn was married to this author from 1940 to 1945
    $1200 24
Mammy-Bammy Big-Money is the witch rabbit who lives in a swamp in this man's Uncle Remus stories
    $1200 8
This American grape that makes a fine wine has been traced back to an Italian variety known as primitivo
    DD: $1,200 7
Art Linkletter was on the $100,000 bill in the 1960 edition of Milton Bradley's Game of this
    $1600 16
"Natasha" tells of her tumultuous life, her many loves and her mysterious death in 1981
    $1600 2
The Tipitapa River connects Lake Nicaragua with this other large lake to the north
    $1600 22
Self-destructive poet Delmore Schwartz inspired this author's novel "Humboldt's Gift"
    $1600 20
In Beatrix Potter's "Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies", Flopsy marries this bunny
    $1600 9
To remove the canine teeth
    $2000 14
What a turn-on! "Energy Turns On the World" was the theme of the 1982 World's Fair in this Tennessee city
    $2000 15
"Mercy, Mercy Me", a biography of this singer, was published in 2004 to coincide with the 20th anniv. of his death
    $2000 3
Perhaps Enya could tell you that part of this 1,600-mile-long river flows along the Venezuela-Colombia border
    $2000 23
In 1929 Hugo Eckener commanded this famous airship wath a 2-word name on a flight around the world
    $2000 19
Howard R. Garis wrote a book about this avuncular rabbit "and the Runaway Cheese"
    DD: $1,200 10
Boston merchant & "hall" monitor

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Dan Maya
$21,200 $5,400 $14,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

LEADING MEN OF THE MOVIES
This actor who turned down the role of Dirty Harry played 142 leading roles, a Guinness record

Final scores:

David Dan Maya
$28,200 $400 $0
14-day champion: $333,301 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Dan Maya
$22,800 $5,400 $14,000
26 R
(including 3 DDs),
0 W
8 R,
1 W
21 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $42,200

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