Show #4861 - Monday, October 31, 2005

Maria Wenglinsky game 1.

Contestants

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Steve Ostini, a radio broadcast producer from Santa Clarita, California

Maria Wenglinsky, a teacher originally from Salt Lake City, Utah

Joey Bland, an actor and improviser from Chicago, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $48,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

ON THE MAP
SPORTS LEGENDS
FIBERS
VICTORIAN VERSE
THERE'S A FIRST TIME FOR EVERYTHING
"CHIN" UP
    $200 1
Hope there's enough gravy for this bicontinental nation
    $200 24
"The Great One", this record-setting center became coach of the NHL's Phoenix Coyotes in 2005
    $200 18
Mesothelioma is a rare cancer strongly linked to long-term exposure to this fibrous mineral
    $200 6
"Beware" this, "my son! The jaws that bite, the claws that catch! Beware the Jubjub bird..."
    $200 16
In 1931 Pangborn & Herndon landed a Bellanca CH-200 at Wenatchee, Wash., ending the first nonstop flight across this
    $200 11
This soft, furry rodent seen here has become an increasingly popular house pet
    $400 2
Before the euro, this country used the escudo
    $400 23
This "large" pool hustler wanted his epitaph to be "Beat everybody living on Earth. Now, St. Peter, rack 'em up"
    $400 19
The name of this elastic synthetic fiber is an anagram of "expands"
    $400 7
The last verse of the first version of this Tennyson poem begins, "When can their glory fade? O the wild charge they made!"
    $400 17
Airsick but intact, in 1797 Andre-Jacques Garnerin became the first aeronaut to make one of these descents
    $400 13
It's the cherry of choice for garnishing a cocktail
    $600 3
It can get cold in this country, around 40 degrees in July in Puerto Montt
    $600 20
The USA's top amateur athlete in 1930, this golfer retired & helped design the Augusta National Golf Course
    $600 28
DuPont coined this term but chose not to trademark it so it could enter the lexicon as a synonym for "stockings"
    $600 8
In his "Departmental Ditties", Kipling wrote, "A woman is only a woman, but a good cigar is" this
    DD: $1,500 25
This overture, first heard on August 3, 1829 in Paris, debuted as a radio show's theme in 1933
    $600 12
Add a "y" to a common drapery fabric & you'll get this word meaning cheap or gaudy
    $800 4
Don't get angry identifying this nation
    $800 21
This catcher retired at the end of '63, managed the Yankees to a pennant in '64 & played 4 games for the Mets in '65
    $800 29
The soft white fibers attached to the seeds of plants belonging to the genus Gossypium, of the mallow family
    $800 9
"I never saw a man who looked with such a wistful eye upon that little tent of blue which prisoners call" this
    $800 26
Probably the first emergency use of this device was on January 15, 1878 to alert doctors to a train wreck
    $800 14
Seen here is a display of these dolls made by the Navajo
    $1000 5
Put on your outerwear when visiting this country
    $1000 22
1974's top money-winning horse was named for this U.S.-born woman who won 157 tennis singles titles
    $1000 30
Before becoming a successful poet, Robert Burns worked in the linen industry as a dresser of this plant fiber
    $1000 10
"When I was one and twenty I heard a wise man say, 'Give crowns and pounds and guineas but not'" this "'away'"
    $1000 27
In 1824 this first foreigner to address a joint session of Congress congratulated the U.S. on its growth
    $1000 15
In 1982 he choreographed his final ballet, a new version of Stravinsky's "Variations for Orchestra"

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

Joey Maria Steve
$3,200 $4,400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joey Maria Steve
$5,900 $5,400 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

AN OVID READER
VAMPIRE SLAYERS
(Alex: Since we're close to Halloween.)
FRUITS & VEGETABLES
"M"USIC
NEW WORLD EXPLORERS
FUN WITH WORDS
    $400 7
"Now there are cornfields where" this ancient city, temporary home to Helen, "once was"
    $400 6
"The Watcher's Guide" & "The Sunnydale High Yearbook" are offical book companions to this TV show
    $400 17
Beefsteak is an often misshapen but delicious type of this
    $400 1
It can be a synonm for "bar", or a stately English dance of old
    $400 16
In 1579 he anchored the Golden Hind for repairs on the West Coast of N. America--no one knows where
    $400 26
In the 1939 film of "The Wizard of Oz" the medal presented to the Cowardly Lion has this single word on it
    $800 8
"Tempus edax rerum"--this "is the devourer of all things"
    $800 12
In 2004 he was back as the title vampire slayer in "Blade: Trinity"
    $800 18
This variety of lime grown only in Southern Florida is best known as an ingredient in a certain pie
    $800 2
Many opera overtures are these, sequences of tunes from the opera to follow
    $800 19
After discovering the MIssissippi River on May 8, 1541, he took several weeks to build barges to cross it
    $1200 9
"Every lover is a warrior, and" this Roman god "has his camps"
    $1200 13
Peter Cushing, Anthony Hopkins & Laurence Olivier have played this nemesis of Dracula
    $1200 23
The California French variety of this dried fruit can be juiced, stewed or eaten out of hand
    DD: $1,000 3
Renowned Australian-born diva seen here around 1900
    DD: $6,200 20
In April 1524 he sighted the Hudson River; his bridge hadn't been built yet
    $1200 29
This 2-word term for a rundown area of town originally referred to a logging road paved with logs
    $1600 10
Ovid says he was "scarecely able to find his way back to the entrance, so confusing was the maze" he constructed
    $1600 14
Title time during which George Clooney & Quentin Tarantino ran into some vampires in Mexico
    $1600 24
Cauliflower & kohlrabi probably developed from a wild European coastal type of this vegetable
    $1600 4
In 1723 Bach wrote a setting for this part of vespers, from the Latin for "to extol"
    $1600 21
On Feb. 20, 1521 he set sail from Puerto Rico with 200 men; days later, he landed near Charlotte Harbor, Florida
    $1600 28
It's the 1-word title of the classic game show that debuted in 1961 in which you gave 1-word clues one at a time
    $2000 11
Ovid relates how this hero "sailed homewards in triumph and, with his wife Medea, came... to Iolcos' harbor"
    $2000 15
In this 1985 classic, Roddy McDowall hunts down vampire Chris Sarandon
    $2000 25
There are 2 species of this fruit native to the U.S.: Vitis labrusca & Vitis rotundifolia
    $2000 5
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew holds up an instrument having a keyboard.) The harmonica company, Hohner, trademarked the name for this instrument that plays single notes or chords
    $2000 22
He discovered San Diego Bay & Catalina Island in 1542 & is said to be buried there
    $2000 27
In 2003 President Bush said, "Saddam Hussein is not" this, an adjective meaning "engaging" or "full of charm"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joey Maria Steve
$14,100 $18,000 -$200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY REPUBLICANS
Never president, he was the youngest man ever to receive the Republican presidential nomination

Final scores:

Joey Maria Steve
$0 $6,000 -$200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $6,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Joey Maria Steve
$14,200 $13,000 -$200
24 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
5 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $27,000

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