Show #4859 - Thursday, October 27, 2005

Contestants

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Jennifer Furlong, an account manager from Brighton, Massachusetts

Joey Bland, an actor and improviser from Chicago, Illinois

Jeff Pandin, a history teacher from Alexandria, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR
MOB HITS
GETTING MALL-ED
THE SMALLEST IN AREA
HELLO, POTPOURRI
3-M
    $200 1
In January 1898 this ship was sent to Havana to protect American interests in case of war
    $200 6
Adriana La Cerva, Jimmy Altieri & Ralph Cifaretto all got whacked on this TV drama
    $200 26
In 2005 this chain with close to 9,000 locations began offering Chantico, a "drinkable dessert"
    $200 21
Belgium,
the Netherlands,
Luxembourg
    $200 16
The Carnegie one at 7th & 55th in N.Y.C., or Jerry's famous one on Ventura Blvd. in Studio City; hello...
    $200 11
The greatest quantity possible, perhaps in prison security
    $400 2
The N.Y. Tribune said possession of this island group would "convert the Pacific Ocean into an American lake"
    $400 7
Rotund name of "The Simpsons" head mobster who hangs out at "The Legitimate Businessman's Social Club"
    $400 27
In 1986 ThisCompanyKids opened its first store; in 1990 BabyThisCompany was born
    $400 22
El Salvador,
Honduras,
Costa Rica
    $400 17
Last name of "Jungle Doctor of Laos" Thomas, or "Breaking Away" actor Paul; hello...
    $400 12
About 10 feet high at the shoulder, this Pleistocene animal had complex molar teeth
    $600 3
This painter & sculptor of the American West served as a war correspondent & artist for the Hearst papers
    $600 8
In the video game based on this film, players use violence & negotiation to become the next don
    $600 28
It began in 1949 as a single home furnishings store in Manhattan; its latest addition is PBteen
    $600 23
Slovenia,
Bosnia,
Macedonia
    $600 18
Dandridge Payne Todd are names sandwiched between the better-known 1st and last ones of this 1st lady; hello...
    $600 13
Porgy & Bess know this title is when "the livin' is easy"
    DD: $1,000 4
The peace treaty gave this island to the U.S.; the rest of the Marianas were later purchased by Germany
    $800 9
"When I got into family therapy, this was not the 'family' I had in mind", says Billy Crystal in this '99 comedy
    $800 29
This safari-inspired clothing company began in 1978 with 2 stores & a catalog
    $800 24
Oman,
Yemen,
Qatar
    $800 19
Named after a 17th century draper, it's any small, ornamental mat, as of lace; hello...
    $800 14
On New Year's Day 1901, Philadelphia hosted the first annual this Parade
    $1000 5
The Spanish had fortified San Juan Hill, so the Rough Riders charged up this hill
    $1000 10
"But I'm funny how? Funny like a clown? I amuse you? I make you laugh?" says Tommy de Vito in this 1990 film
    $1000 30
This skin care co.'s name combines its symbol, aka wild apple, & a British conservationist's last name
    $1000 25
South Africa,
Zimbabwe,
Namibia
    $1000 20
One of the smallest species of this warm-blooded cetacean is the buffeo; hello...
    $1000 15
11-letter term meaning to honor by some observance

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

Jeff Joey Jennifer
$0 $5,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Joey Jennifer
$3,800 $7,400 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

ARCHITECTS
TV CARTOON POOCHES
MAA (military acronyms & abbreviations)
(Alex: ...and there are a lot of those.)
STAMPS
WHERE THERE'S A WILL
THERE'S A "WAY"
    $400 24
His last important building, the Marin County Civic Ctr., was completed by his students at the Taliesin Foundation
    $400 1
Shoeshine Boy transformed himself into this superhero pooch who spent a lot of time saving Polly Purebred
    $400 14
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew gives the clue while walking down a Pentagon corridor.) The 20,000+ people who work here at the Pentagon include the CJCS, short for this senior-ranking armed forces member
    $400 19
Yip Harburg is shown with the lyric "skies are blue", from this Oscar-winning song of his
    $400 6
Set in 1307, this 4-act opera has long been the apple of my eye
    $400 7
A traveler, especially on foot, or a style of sunglasses
    $800 25
He lived as a youth in Hong Kong where in the 1980s he designed the Bank of China office building
    $800 2
Although George Jetson wanted a nuclear-powered mechanical dog, the kids won out & he became a part of the family
    $800 15
In a crisis the military might go to DEFCON 2, DEFCON standing for this
    $800 20
In 2004 the Post Office honored the "Greatest Generation" with a stamp of this national memorial in D.C.
    $800 12
William S. Burroughs wrote, "Grass is English thief slang for inform" in this literary feast of a novel
    $800 8
This country singer gave up his seat to the Big Bopper on the 1959 flight that also killed Buddy Holly & Ritchie Valens
    $1200 28
Walter Gropius founded this innovative design school at Weimar in 1919
    $1200 3
In 1960 this Hanna-Barbera canine's show became the first cartoon series to win an Emmy
    $1200 16
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew gives the clue while standing in the ANZUS corridor of the Pentagon.) I'm in the Pentagon corridor that honors the Pacific security treaty known as ANZUS, an acronym for these three nations
    $1200 21
1 of the 2 women featured in the 2004 American Choreographers series
    $1200 13
In 1807 he published the poem "Ode: Intimations of Immortality"
    $1200 9
Friends & Romans! Stephen Sondheim launched his career as a Broadway composer with this musical
    DD: $2,000 27
In 1929 he created the "Barcelona Chair", a chair of curved steel bands cantilevered to support cushions
    $1600 4
Mighty Manfred the Wonder Dog was the faithful companion to this cartoon boy with the funnel-shaped hat
    $1600 17
TNW is tactical nuclear weapon; SNW is this longer-range counterpart
    $1600 22
The background art on this author's stamp recalls a scene from "All the King's Men"
    DD: $3,000 26
His island-set 1954 novel divided characters into 2 groups; hunters & fire-keepers
    $1600 10
This battle was waged from June 3-7, 1942
    $2000 29
In the 1940s Oscar Niemeyer was chief architect of Pampulha, a new suburb near Belo Horizonte in this country
    $2000 5
Smedley the dog was the longtime co-star of this Walter Lantz penguin who wore a stocking cap
    $2000 18
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew gives the clue from a Pentagon hallway.) Abbreviated NMCC, it's located in the Pentagon & sends EAMs, emergency action messages, to battlefields & nuclear subs
    $2000 23
Scientist Barbara McClintock, who discovered "jumping" these in maize, was honored on a 2005 stamp
    $2000 30
My oh Myers! His 1990 children's book "Shrek!" got very animated in 2001
    $2000 11
James K. Polk chaired this House committee from 1833 to 1835; Bill Thomas chairs it today

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Joey Jennifer
$11,400 $20,000 $1,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

18th CENTURY CORRESPONDENCE
In 1776 she wrote, "Whilst you are... emancipating all nations, you insist upon retaining an absolute power over wives"

Final scores:

Jeff Joey Jennifer
$22,800 $27,000 $1,700
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $27,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jeff Joey Jennifer
$11,400 $20,400 $1,000
18 R,
2 W
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
4 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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