Show #4832 - Tuesday, September 20, 2005

Contestants

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Ray Freson, a retired advertising executive from Arlington, Virginia

Stacey Swann, an instructor and writer from Austin, Texas

Victoria Groce, a musician originally from Decatur, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE JOHN F. KENNEDY LIBRARY AND MUSEUM
LYRICALLY YOURS
POPE-POURRI
BORN FIRST
FOOD A LAFONTAINE
(Alex: The clues will be given by the familiar voice of Don LaFontaine. You've heard his voice on many movie trailers.)
"T" TIME
    $200 20
(Cheryl of the Clue Crue walks around a control panel in the JFK Library & Museum in Boston, MA.) This equipment was used for the first televised presidential debate between John F. Kennedy & this man
    $200 11
No. 2 for these 2 in '82: "The girl is mine, the doggone girl is mine, don't waste your time, because the doggone girl is mine"
    $200 25
Gerbert picked this name, not Tweety, when he became pope in 999
    $200 16
John Lennon,
Ringo Starr,
George Harrison
    $200 1
Their rivalry was legend, but on Halloween, be it Braeburn or Criterion... this fruit's gonna get candied
    $200 6
From the Latin for "weaving", it's any woven or knitted fabric
    $400 21
A 19th C. goblet in the library was given to Pres. Kennedy when he visited this country of his ancestors in 1963
    $400 12
"She'll make you live her crazy life but she'll take away your pain, like a bullet to your brain" in this 1999 song
    $400 26
Pope Paul VI named more than 2 dozen new ones of these in 1965, bringing the world total up to 103
    $400 17
Stokely Carmichael,
Martin Luther King, Jr.,
Malcolm X
    $400 2
It's a pastry shell filled with a custard of seasonings, eggs & cream... this November, real men will eat...
    $400 7
Dipsy is the green one of these characters on PBS
    $600 22
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew points to a coconut shell enshrined in the JFK Library & Museum in Boston, MA.) This is the actual piece of coconut on which John F. Kennedy carved a plea for help after this boat was cut in half during World War II
    $600 13
In 1986, Sammy Hagar wailed, "Only time will tell if we stand the test of time" when he was this band's lead singer
    $600 28
Pope Gregory IX formalized the medieval version of this one-word search & destroy heretics program
    $600 18
Alexander the Great,
Darius the Great,
Frederick the Great
    $600 3
Once, this vit. A & C-rich herb got top billing; now, sage, rosemary & thyme are back in "Scarborough Fair 2: Reloaded"
    $600 8
This small Arizona city is home to Boot Hill Graveyard & the O.K. Corral
    $800 23
The library has JFK's phonetic notations to remind himself how to pronounce these 4 words on June 26, 1963
    $800 14
Can't argue with that: in "Fly Like An Eagle" he sang, "Time keeps on slippin', slippin', slippin'... into the future"
    DD: $1,500 29
Nicholas V was the last pope to serve concurrently with one of these--Felix V, who resigned in 1449
    $800 19
Leon Trotsky,
Vladimir Lenin,
Josef Stalin
    $800 4
Boneless, from the small end of the tenderloin... it's coming after your credit card... with a vengeance
    $800 9
Thin, pale & young, the image of this model born Leslie Hornby seemed to sum up her era
    $1000 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew fawns over a metal-plated case in the JFK Library & Museum in Boston, MA.) This beautiful humidor, sans cigars, was given to John F. Kennedy by this cranky premier when they first met in Vienna in 1961
    $1000 15
In this hit, "Feels so good when you know you're down, a super dope homeboy from the Oaktown... Stop. Hammer time"
    $1000 27
John Paul Stevens,
William Rehnquist,
David Souter
    $1000 5
Sponge cake, ice cream, meringue, baked hot for 5 minutes... at your next party, this "stately" dessert will be on fire!
    $1000 10
It's beef stomach lining, yum!

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Victoria Stacey Ray
$6,200 $1,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Victoria Stacey Ray
$10,500 $3,800 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

MAN IN SPACE
FILMOGRAPHIES
HISTORIC "D" TOUR
WHAT HATH TODD WROUGHT?
RUSSIAN LIT
16- (YES, 16-) LETTER WORDS
    $400 24
(Leroy Chiao, aboard the International Space Station, reads the clue.) On January 14, 2004 President Bush said the I.S.S. would focus on human biology in space, to prepare for a first visit to this planet
    $400 9
"The Blob",
"Bullitt",
"The Thomas Crown Affair"
    $400 19
Garfield Todd tried to reduce government racism as a 1950s P.M. of Southern Rhodesia, now this country
    $400 4
25 of the title character's poems form the last part of this Boris Pasternak novel
    $400 14
In boxing, do something crazy like, I don't know, biting a guy's ear off & you'll get a DQ, this
    $800 26
Deke Slayton, grounded from this program in 1962 for medical reasons, finally went into space in 1975
    $800 10
"Evelyn",
"The Tailor of Panama",
"The Thomas Crown Affair"
    DD: $1,000 1
Not only was Henry Ford born in this Michigan city, he also started his first auto company there
    $800 20
In 1779 Isaac Todd helped form the North West Co. to challenge the Hudson Bay Co.'s monopoly in this trade
    $800 5
When parts of this novel were published in Paris in 1973, Alexsandr Solzhenitsyn was branded a traitor
    $800 15
An attack by an army against an already-attacking enemy force
    DD: $3,000 27
(Leroy Chiao reads again.) An early vision of a space station was in a 1952 Collier's magazine article by this scientist
    $1200 11
"Get Shorty",
"Ransom",
"The Thomas Crown Affair"
    $1200 2
In 1895 French army captain Alfred Dreyfus was sent there
    $1200 21
He promoted the wide-screen process Todd-AO, first used in the 1955 movie "Oklahoma!"
    $1200 6
While in Moscow for the first performance of his "The Cherry Orchard", he became ill and soon died
    $1200 16
Breathe into a paper bag to relax the muscles when suffering from this, breathing too fast & too deeply
    $1600 12
"Nixon",
"Pleasantville",
"The Upside of Anger"
    $1600 3
For many years Paul Klee taught at the National Academy of Art in this German city
    $1600 22
In 1812 Thomas Todd didn't need a wedding at the Elks Lodge; his bride's sister Dolley arranged to have it here
    $1600 7
Before his death sentence was commuted he wrote "The Little Hero"; after being freed, he wrote "The Idiot"
    $1600 17
Indisputable, or not open to question, it can precede "evidence" in a courtroom
    $2000 13
"Gosford Park",
"Random Hearts",
"The Horse Whisperer"
    $2000 25
Until 1975 the West African Republic of Benin was known by this name
    $2000 23
John Todd gave his name to a type of this algebraic expression of 2 or more terms connected by symbols
    $2000 8
Some say this 1836 Nikolay Gogol play about a civil servant named Khlestakov is the greatest in the Russian language
    $2000 18
An extinct genus of small-brained, large-toothed bipedal hominids that lived in Africa 1 to 4 million years ago

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Victoria Stacey Ray
$12,900 $11,400 $7,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BY THE NUMBERS
The phrase "How I want a drink, alcoholic of course" is often used to help memorize this

Final scores:

Victoria Stacey Ray
$2,999 $8,399 $14,200
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $14,200

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Victoria Stacey Ray
$12,200 $11,400 $5,200
29 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
12 R,
0 W
9 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $28,800

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