Show #4876 - Monday, November 21, 2005

Maria Wenglinsky game 6.

(Jon: Talk about elbow room! Only five people and some buffalo per square mile. Clues on the wide-open spaces of Wyoming, next on Jeopardy!)

Contestants

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Jeff Cuffee, an accelerator operator from Los Alamos, New Mexico

Michael Cramer, a graduate student from Virginia Beach, Virginia

Maria Wenglinsky, a teacher originally from Salt Lake City, Utah (whose 5-day cash winnings total $122,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

KNIGHTS & KNIGHTHOOD
PUGILISTS
FOOD
LITERARY LINGO
AMERICANA
"EEK" CITY
    $200 1
An ideal knight of this "Canterbury Tales" author was valorous but "prudent and as meek as a maid of his bearing"
    $200 6
This boxer liked his nickname "Marvelous Marvin" so much that he had his name legally changed
    $200 8
The first new variety of Eggo waffle Kellogg's made was one with this fruit in 1972
    $200 11
Often employing animals, this type of short tale, like "The Fox and the Grapes", teaches moral lessons
    $200 21
It opened its doors as an immigration station on January 1, 1892
    $200 27
The title of an Irving Berlin song, it's how a famous pair danced in the film "Top Hat"
    $400 2
Patches of plate armor were added to unprotected areas of this flexible garment of interlocked metal rings
    $400 7
In a 27-year ring career, Archie Moore set a record by winning the most bouts, 141, in this way
    $400 10
Poutine, a Montreal treat, is covered with gravy & this solid element of cheese
    $400 16
Some novels have this added section about characters' later lives; the one in Ellison's "Invisible Man" is called this
    $400 22
This missionary nurseryman did most of his work in Ohio & Indiana, where he died in 1845
    $400 28
A shallow or intermittent tributary
    $600 3
The name of this part of a knight's armor comes from an old French word meaning "glove"
    $600 9
3 Rays have won Olympic gold medals in boxing for the U.S.: Ray Mercer, Ray Seales & this "sweet" guy
    DD: $1,200 13
This Thai food flavoring comes from a tropical plant named for its citrusy smell
    $600 18
This 3-letter term is inserted after a correctly quoted word or phrase that's misspelled or inaccurate
    $600 23
Eli Bridge builds amusement rides like this one that's been making the rounds since 1893
    $600 29
To give off a strong, unpleasant smell
    $800 4
A dummy target called a quintain was used in practice tilts in preparation for this sport
    $800 12
This bare-knuckles heavyweight champ was known as "The Great John L."
    $800 14
Holishkes is one of the many names for leaves of this vegetable stuffed with meat
    $800 19
From the French for "untying", it unties the plot after the climax of a novel
    $800 24
In 1953 the Maryland Historical Society acquired an original 1814 manuscript of this for $26,400
    $800 30
Onion relative that's a symbol of Wales
    $1000 5
In about 1119 in Jerusalem, knights Hugh de Payens & Godfrey of St. Omer founded this order of Christian knighthood
    $1000 17
1 of 2 men to whom Floyd Patterson lost the World Heavyweight title
    $1000 15
Italian for "angry", it describes a pasta sauce spiced up with plenty of chiles
    $1000 20
This term for books printed before 1501 goes back to the Latin cunae, "a cradle"
    $1000 25
(Hi. I'm Larry King.) This New York governor was the guest on the first "Larry King Live" on CNN June 1, 1985
    $1000 26
It's the word that means happening once a fortnight

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

Maria Michael Jeff
$6,200 $1,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Maria Michael Jeff
$7,800 $3,800 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

WELCOME TO WYOMING
"KING" OF THE TOP 40
WOMEN IN GOVERNMENT
ADD A LETTER
(Alex: ...and in this category, you must give me a letter of the alphabet as a response, not the word.)
TECHNOLOGY
REVOLUTIONS
    $400 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew is outstanding in his field, complete with dilapidated barn and mountain range, in Grand Teton Nat'l Park, Wyoming.) The Grand Tetons are an impressive part of the northern section of this much larger mountain chain
    $400 1
"It's Too Late" & "So Far Away" were 1971 hits for her
    $400 19
In 2003 she became the first New York senator ever appointed to the Senate Armed Services Committee
    $400 26
When this letter is added to comic, it becomes a whole lot bigger
    $400 11
Until Matsushita & Sony marketed these devices, people had to race home to catch "Police Woman"
    $400 13
This leader's Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976, eliminated political rivals & threw Chinese cities into chaos
    $800 7
The scandalous Teapot Dome is part of the area that got Casper into this business in the 1890s
    $800 2
This group's "Louie Louie" made 1963 very interesting
    DD: $1,000 22
(Hi, I'm Ari Fleischer.) In 1999, after this woman left the Red Cross, I was communcations director for her presidential campaign
    $800 27
Add this letter to moral & it becomes fatal
    $800 12
A basic electronic calculator does multiplication by translating it into a series of this simpler operation
    $800 14
His "New Diet Revolution" was on the mass-market paperback bestseller list over 2 years
    $1200 8
(Jon of the Clue Crew writhes his palm in a lovely pink raft in the Snake River, Bridger-Teton Nat'l Forest, Wyoming.) The Snake River may have gotten its name from a Shosone gesture, but it didn't mean "snake"; it meant the river was full of these
    $1200 3
"Stand By Me" hit the charts for him in 1961 & 1986
    $1200 23
She was serving as New Jersey's 50th governor when George W. Bush tapped her to head the EPA
    $1200 28
Adding this letter to heritage gives you a nice, secluded retreat
    $1200 17
In 2003 Billboard magazine started this new chart; the first No. 1, "Crazy In Love", had a total of 1,500
    DD: $1,800 15
From 1963 to 1978 this country had a "White Revolution": in 1979, partly as a backlash, it had an Islamic one
    $1600 9
(Kelly reports from horse country, horse in hand, in Grand Teton Nat'l Park, Wyoming.) While living in Wyoming, Mary O'Hara created a classic equine literary character: "My Friend" this horse
    $1600 4
"The Thrill Is Gone"--at least it was for him in 1970
    $1600 24
She's the governor pictured here in 1994 with her then-opponent
    $1600 29
Add this letter to sale & it becomes a type of rock
    $1600 20
This machine for patients with faulty kidneys was developed during WWII; today some models fit under an airplane seat
    $1600 16
Economist Arnold Toynbee popularized this term to describe England's 18th & 19th c. economic development
    $2000 10
Wyoming's scenery has inspired many artists, so it's fitting that the state flower is the "Indian" this
    $2000 5
In 1979 this potent (potable) singer gave us "I Don't Know If It's Right"
    $2000 25
This playwright & Vanity Fair editor served in the House of Representatives from 1943 to 1947
    $2000 30
In a raid, add this letter & it may describe the fury & rage that you feel
    $2000 21
It's the basic geographic unit of wireless phone service
    $2000 18
Leaders of the 1989 Czech revolution, given this fabric-ated name, also led a '99 antigovernment protest

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Maria Michael Jeff
$11,000 $14,600 $14,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

NAME THE POEM
"He is all pine and I am apple orchard. My apple trees will never get across and eat the cones under his pines"

Final scores:

Maria Michael Jeff
$22,000 $22,600 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $22,600 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Maria Michael Jeff
$10,400 $13,800 $14,200
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
18 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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