Show #4837 - Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Contestants

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Andy Rosenberg, a sales manager from Morristown, New Jersey

Caleb Whitaker, an executive recruiter from Asheville, North Carolina

Monica Vidrio, a graduate student originally from Ventura, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL ALMA MATERS
A JOHN DENVER SONGBOOK
CARS
HELLO KITTY
FEMALE FIRSTS
THE "FILE" FILE
    $200 16
Southwest Texas State
(class of 1930)
    $200 21
"Almost heaven,
West Virginia,
Blue Ridge Mountains,
Shenandoah River"
    $200 11
Ford's Crown Victoria accounts for over 3/4 of these purchased, many painted black & white
    $200 1
This village was an appropriate name for Apollo 14's command module
    $200 2
In 1932 she became the first woman to receive the Distinguished Flying Cross
    $200 22
Shapely slang term for a wastebasket
    $400 17
U.S. Military Academy
(class of 1843)
    $400 27
"Well, I got me a fine wife,
I got me old fiddle"
    $400 12
An octet of these gives the VW Passat W8 its name
    $400 7
She would've been First Lady if her husband had won 158 more electoral votes in 1988
    $400 3
Daisy Gordon, the niece of Juliette Gordon Low, became the first member of this organization when she joined in 1912
    $400 23
To make foul, dirty or unclean
    $600 18
Harvard
(class of 1940)
    $600 28
"If I had a day that I could give you, I'd give to you a day just like today"
    $600 13
Subaru's Outback was one of the first vehicles to combine an SUV & this traditional favorite of suburbanites
    $600 8
This frontiersman served as an Indian agent from 1853 to 1861 in Taos, New Mexico
    $600 4
This gymnast, a 1984 Olympic gold medal winner, was the first female to appear on the front of the Wheaties box
    $600 24
3-word term for the members of a group apart from its leaders or officers
    $800 19
Harvard
(class of 1755)
    $800 29
"To sail on a dream on a crystal clear ocean, to ride on the crest of a wild raging storm"
    $800 14
Showing its "age", this 106-year-old GM line of cars sent its last one off the assembly line in 2004
    $800 9
AKA Vulpes velox, this small gray animal is valuable for its fur
    $800 5
This UPI correspondent was the first woman to head the White House bureau of a major news service
    $800 25
When exhibiting a deliberately inconspicuous or anonymous manner, you're "keeping" this
    $1000 20
Princeton
(class of 1879)
    $1000 30
"You fill up my senses like a night in a forest..."
    DD: $800 15
At the 1953 Paris motor show, along came this famed Porsche model
    $1000 10
In 2004 she wrote the controversial "The Family: The Real Story of the Bush Dynasty"
    $1000 6
In 1976 she became the first woman to conduct the Metropolitan Opera when she took the baton for "La Traviata"
    $1000 26
A device for holding bills & memos having a projecting metal spike on which to stick papers

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

Monica Caleb Andy
$1,800 $2,200 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Monica Caleb Andy
$1,600 $2,400 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

SOUTH OF THE EQUATOR
LITERARY ____ OF ____
GONE WITH THE WIND
IT HAPPENED ONE KNIGHT
CLARK GABLE
YOU'RE A "STAR"
    $400 1
This South American city is the world's most populous capital south of the equator
    $400 6
This scientific work is subtitled "The Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life"
    $400 26
Something gone for good is said to be "dead as" this form of entertainment that played the Palace Theatre
    $400 21
The fiercest of the Knights of the Round Table, he had an affair with Queen Guinevere
    $400 16
"They had more than love--they had fun" was the tagline for the 1976 biopic about Gable's romance with her
    $400 11
One side of a sloop
    $800 2
One of the world's largest diamond mines is located in Orapa, Botswana, in the northeastern part of this desert
    $800 7
This Steinbeck masterpiece tells the story of the Trasks & the Hamiltons
    $800 27
In 1968, this sewing machine company's New York City tower--once the world's tallest building--became the tallest ever demolished
    $800 22
Born in 742, this King of the Franks led a 30-year conquest of Europe "by the sword & the cross"
    $800 17
After she was a wow singing to Gable at his 36th birthday party, she got to sing to his photo on film
    $800 12
This academy trains future Jim Kirks of the galaxy on "Star Trek"
    $1200 3
The Australian capital territory, which includes Canberra, was carved out of this most populous state
    $1200 8
This Toni Morrison novel ends, "If you surrendered to the air, you could ride it"
    $1200 28
A legendary city, or a legendary Cadillac model that was discontinued in 2002
    $1200 23
One of the premier leaders of this enterprise, Duke Godfrey of Bouillon led the conquest of Jerusalem in 1099
    $1200 18
In this rebellious 1935 release, Gable romances island girl Mamo Clark
    $1200 13
Rhyming nickname for the first official Confederate flag
    $1600 4
(Jeff Probst reads the clue.) In 1774, Captain James Cook charted the islands that now compose Vanuatu & named them this for an island group off Scotland
    $1600 9
Ventidius is a false friend of the title guy of this Shakespeare play
    $1600 29
William Lear of jet fame developed this numerical music-playing format that went in an endless loop
    $1600 24
Among the better-known adventures of Sir Gawain are his exploits against this "colorful" character
    $1600 19
Gable's last line on film, "Just head for that big star straight on... it'll take us right home", is in this movie
    $1600 14
The 563-carat sapphire known as this was actually found in Sri Lanka
    $2000 5
Longwood Golf Course on this South Atlantic British dependency is probably the world's remotest 18-hole course
    DD: $2,000 10
This classic says "Kurtz--that means short in German--don't it?"
    $2000 30
After a name change to the House Internal Security Committee, it was abolished in 1975
    DD: $1,500 25
Portrayed in verse as the perfect knight, he led the "Reconquista" against the Moors until his death in 1099
    $2000 20
The title of this movie with Gable as an adman is a term for flashy, aggressive salesmen
    $2000 15
Henry VII's secret court to try cases involving state security

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Monica Caleb Andy
$900 $1,200 $14,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

15-LETTER ANAGRAMS
Someone chatting about preserving natural resources is these 2 similar words, anagrams of each other

Final scores:

Monica Caleb Andy
$0 $2,300 $13,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $13,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Monica Caleb Andy
$2,400 $1,200 $16,200
7 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
5 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,800

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