Show #4856 - Monday, October 24, 2005

Contestants

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Claire O'Brien, an administrative assistant from Seattle, Washington

John Kelly, an attorney from Atlanta, Georgia

Amanda Traphagan, a law student from Austin, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE OLD TESTAMENT
BASEBALL HISTORY
THE 2004 FORTUNE 500
A CATEGORY FOR THE BIRDS
HAIR
WE WANT "BLOOD"!
    $200 1
Leviticus 23:24 sets this horn-blowing high holiday on the 1st day of the 7th month
    $200 4
In a 1917 game Fred Toney & Hippo Vaughn both pitched these for 9 innings; Vaughn cracked in the 10th
    $200 21
Barry Manilow performed the jingle "Like a good neighbor" this insurance co., No. 19, "is there"
    $200 22
The male emperor variety of these birds stands about 4 feet tall & incubates eggs between its feet & belly
    $200 3
If you're abusing your position, you do it to your nest; if you were Shaun Cassidy in the '70s, you did it to your hair
    $200 5
A favorite cocktail made with tomato juice & spices
    $400 2
I Chronicles 15 reports even King David was dancing when he brought this container into Jerusalem
    $400 6
In 2004 this team led by manager Bobby Cox won its remarkable 13th straight division title
    $400 23
This Bentonville, Arkansas chain checked in (or is that out?) at No. 1
    $400 27
Equipped with cameras, these birds were used to conduct aerial surveillance during World War I
    $400 17
In the "Death" chapter in "Uncle Tom's Cabin", Eva has her "long, golden-brown" these sheared & hands them out
    $400 10
This droopy-eared critter is often used to track people
    DD: $1,400 14
One lie he told was "If they bind me with 7 green withs that were never dried, then shall I be weak"
    $600 8
Yankee shortstop Bucky Dent helped win the 1978 pennant for the Yankees with a playoff home run at this park
    $600 24
This Round Rock, Texas computer maker was No. 28, up 3 spots from 2003
    $600 28
Early Roman epicureans slaughtered flamingos to eat this organ of the lower mandible
    $600 18
A method of hair restoration uses grafts with this "electric" name
    $600 11
The Coen Brothers' first feature film
    $800 15
After he went to heaven in a chariot of fire, his servant Elisha inherited his power
    $800 7
Many balls have gotten lost in this, originally planted along Wrigley Field's outfield walls by Bill Veeck in 1937
    $800 25
No. 25, it's odd to see this company is now based in Chicago & not Seattle
    $800 29
This smallest variety of owl sounds like it works for Santa Claus
    $800 19
Lisha Coleman has added these to Shari Belafonte's & Laila Ali's locks
    $800 12
2-word term for a multigenerational fight between 2 families
    $1000 16
Sorrowful prophet who wrote the Old Testament book of Lamentations
    $1000 9
Tom Connolly & Bill Klem, "The Old Arbitrator", were the first men to enter the Baseball Hall of Fame as these
    $1000 26
On Aug. 3, 2005 "A" shares of this Omaha-based co., No. 12, were trading at a mere $83,490 a pop
    $1000 30
These large birds can be found in mixed herds with Guanacos in South America
    $1000 20
This once-popular scented hair ointment got its name because apples were once an ingredient
    $1000 13
This citrus fruit grown in Mediterranean countries has a pink to red pulp & rind

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Amanda John Claire
$2,800 $3,400 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda John Claire
$5,600 $4,600 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

SAINT PETERSBURG
HE SHOOTS, HE SCORES!
(Alex: We'll give you the director and the composer, you identify the film.)
MARK MY WORDS
MISCELLANY
A STATE OF CIVIL WAR
THE "I"s HAVE IT
    $400 8
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reads from the beautiful Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia.) The Peacock Clock at the Hermitage was given to Catherine the Great by this prince for whom a Russian battleship was named
    $400 13
A 1975 thriller:
Steven Spielberg,
John Williams
    $400 22
"Auto racing is boring except when a car is going at least 172 mph upside-down", wrote this Miami Herald columnist
    $400 5
It's the disease of the nervous system abbreviated MS
    $400 2
This Northern state had draft riots in July 1863 even as its industrial output exceeded that of the entire South
    $400 1
The star garnet gets star billing as the state gem of this "Gem State"
    $800 9
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reads from outdoors in St. Petersburg, Russia.) From a grateful Russia, the Alexander Column here in Palace Square is dedicated to the czar who helped defeat this man
    $800 14
You've got a friend in this 1995 film:
John Lasseter,
Randy Newman
    $800 23
Tom Lehrer joked, "It is a sobering thought... that when Mozart was my age he had been" this "for two years"
    $800 24
The chance of getting this on a single deal in poker is 1 in 649,740
    $800 3
On September 17, 1862 Gen. Robert E. Lee's Northern march was halted in this slave-holding Union state
    $800 16
Christopher Buckley quipped that the name of these theatres stands for "I make the audience cross-eyed"
    $1200 10
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports again from the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia.) A tradition was born in the 1880s when Alexander III gave his czarina a jeweled Easter egg made by this design firm
    $1200 15
A 1983 weeper & Oscar fave:
James L. Brooks,
Michael Gore
    $1200 28
"The trouble with practical jokes is that very often they get elected", opined this fella, who never met a man he didn't like
    $1200 25
In Latin this Charlie Rich song would be titled "Januis Clausis"
    $1200 4
What is now this state was briefly called Kanawha after it refused to secede from the Union
    $1200 17
This 3-letter abbreviation for the study of fishes is also the name of a fish disease
    $1600 11
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports again from St. Petersburg, Russia.) As prime minister of Russia's provisional government in 1917, this man moved into the Winter Palace & used the czar's private library as his office
    $1600 18
A 1962 epic:
David Lean,
Maurice Jarre
    $1600 29
In "Without Feathers", he penned, "Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons"
    $1600 26
In the Cajun vernacular, this double-talk term refers to a voodoo spell, good or bad
    $1600 6
The USS Monitor sank off the shore of this state that supplied the most troops to the Confederate Army
    $1600 20
Dorothy Hamill must have fond memories of this Tyrolean city: she won her Olympic gold medal there
    $2000 12
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reads a final time from St. Petersburg, Russia.) Here in Palace Square on June 28, 1762, this czar was overthrown & his wife Catherine the Great was hailed as empress
    DD: $2,200 19
2 pianos, 1 gorgeous blonde:
Steven Kloves,
David Grusin
    $2000 30
In his "Devil's Dictionary", he defined "appeal" as "In law, to put the dice into the box for another throw"
    $2000 27
In legend, after slaying a dragon, Cadmus sowed its teeth & grew a crop of warriors who helped him defeat this city
    $2000 7
The first major victories for the Union were at Fort Donelson & Fort Henry in this state
    DD: $2,000 21
Enlightened folks know that this secret society figures prominently in the novel "Angels & Demons"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda John Claire
$9,600 $16,000 $10,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CLASSIC TELEVISION
It was the first TV series to win the Hugo Award for best dramatic presentation

Final scores:

Amanda John Claire
$100 $21,601 $2,399
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $21,601 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Amanda John Claire
$8,800 $15,800 $10,800
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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