Show #4893 - Wednesday, December 14, 2005

(Sarah: What was our rival in the Space Race up to all those years? Clues from Russia's Cosmonaut Training Centre, next on Jeopardy!)

Contestants

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Erin McGurgan, an English teacher from Saugerties, New York

Bill Crowley, a hotel employee from Goderich, Ontario, Canada

Rich Way, a manager from Aromas, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $34,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

CARY GRANT
THE PHILADELPHIA STORY
ARSENIC
OLD LACE
HOLIDAY
THE TALK OF THE "TOWN"
    $200 15
Ian Fleming based this character in part on Cary Grant, who later turned down the role
    $200 16
In the 1770s she lived on Arch Street in Philly, where she & husband John ran an upholstery business
    $200 23
Lewisite, an arsenic-containing blistering agent, was developed to be used in this conflict
    $200 11
Though lace can be made of many types of thread, this flaxen fiber is historically the source of the finest
    $200 1
At many Japanese hotels, guests enjoy cha-no-yu, the ceremony celebrating this, perhaps in late afternoon
    $200 6
This Christmas carol's 2nd line begins, "Above thy deep and dreamless sleep, the silent stars go by"
    $400 21
In 1922 Grant worked as a stiltworker advertising Steeplechase Park at this Brooklyn attraction
    $400 17
On Market Street, between 5th & 6th, you can see this, which bears an inscription from Leviticus 25:10
    $400 24
Millions in Asia are at risk from high arsenic levels in this: the EPA's new limit is 10 parts per billion
    $400 12
The 2 basic types of lace are bobbin & this one, also a type of embroidery
    $400 2
Before holidaying in potentially dangerous places, visit this U.S. govt. department's "Travel Warnings" website
    $400 7
The building housing local administration offices that are also used for public meetings
    $600 22
Until he was dubbed Cary Grant by Paramount Studios, Cary was known by this name
    $600 18
In 1774 this assembly met for the first time in Carpenters' Hall in Philadelphia
    $600 25
A case of arsenic poisoning is deftly solved in this author's 1932 story "The Tuesday Night Club"
    $600 13
In Elizabethan times, lace was a popular material for this stiff, frilly collar
    $600 3
On a visit to this country, check out the Suceava monasteries & also take in a Transylvanian village or two
    $600 8
This term for one who frequents fashionable spots was the title of Walter Winchell's column
    $800 29
Cary turned down roles opposite this leading lady in "Roman Holiday" & "Sabrina" but did act with her in "Charade"
    DD: $1,200 19
The city's motto, "Philadelphia maneto", means "Let" this "continue"
    $800 26
The mineral arsenopyrite, mainly arsenic, sulfur & this element, smells of garlic on being fractured
    $800 14
This English monarch loved to wear lace, & an herb with tiny white flowers is called her "lace"
    $800 4
On a holiday to the east coast of this state, you can see the Pepsi 400 & the Saturn V
    $800 9
Equal to 36 square miles, it's a subdivision of a county
    $1000 30
Cary's only child is Jennifer Grant, whose mother is this actress often seen courtside at L.A. Lakers games
    $1000 20
This institute established in 1824 is Philadelphia's Museum of Science & Technology
    $1000 27
In the 1890s mildew plus an arsenic compound called Paris Green in this decorative material killed thousands
    $1000 28
"Gros point de" this city, Italy's greatest lace center, arose in the 1600s with elaborate scroll patterns
    $1000 5
If you travel to Morocco, "come with me to" the Berber castles known as these
    $1000 10
Named for the PM who sponsored them, these 1767 "Acts" levied unpopular taxes on the American colonies

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

Rich Bill Erin
$3,200 $1,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rich Bill Erin
$3,400 $2,800 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE RUSSIANS IN SPACE
SPORTING EVENTS
DESERTS
THE VATICAN'S INDEX OF FORBIDDEN BOOKS
(Alex: ...which was discontinued way back in 1966.)
U.S. HIGHWAYS & BYWAYS
WORDS IN (THE) DICTIONARY
(Alex: Each correct response will be made up of letters in the word "dictionary" itself.)
    $400 26
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Star City, Russia.) This Russian capsule can ferry up to three crew members to and from the International Space Station
    $400 1
From 1934 until 1939, it was known as the Augusta National Invitation Tournament
    $400 6
Contrary to popular belief, this largest desert is only 30% sand; 70% is gravelly plains & rocky plateaus
    $400 9
It must have made this author miserable to know his "Hunchback of Notre Dame" was included
    $400 16
Located in this city's Russian Hill section, Lombard Street has been called the world's crookedest street
    $400 21
A personal record of events in someone's life
    $800 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Star City, Russia.) Behind me is a simulator of this craft that was inhabited by 104 people during its 15 years in space
    $800 2
Held in Hawaii, it consists of a 2.4-mile ocean swim, a 112-mile bike race & a 26.2-mile run
    $800 7
The world's largest unbroken expanse of sand is the Rub Al-Khali, or "Empty Quarter", of this desert
    $800 12
There was no monkeying around when this man's "History of the Decline & Fall of the Roman Empire" made the list
    $800 17
This east-west Interstate through Nebraska isn't really endless; it's exactly 455.32 miles
    $800 22
Late to school or work
    $1200 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Star City, Russia.) One of the cosmonauts honored at Star City is this amateur parachutist, who in 1963 became the first woman in space
    $1200 3
Among those who took part in this event's 150th Jubilee in 2001 were Juan Carlos, Prince Philip & Dennis Conner
    $1200 8
Botswana's Okavango Swamp is a remnant of an inland sea that once covered this desert
    $1200 13
Somehow his "Critique of Pure Reason" made the list, but not his "Critique of Practical Reason"
    $1200 18
In Boston, Mass. Ave., Massachusetts Avenue, intersects Com. Ave., this street
    $1200 23
Container for milk
    $1600 29
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Star City, Russia.) In 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space & flew three times faster than anyone else had in a capsule called this, or East
    DD: $1,000 4
It's a long day's journey into night in this event held each June on the Circuit de la Sarthe in France
    $1600 10
This Middle Eastern desert's name is from the Hebrew for "to dry"
    DD: $500 14
We must confess, both this Frenchman's "Emile" & "The Social Contract" are listed
    $1600 19
L.A.'s Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Parkway runs in front of what was this hotel, home to the Cocoanut Grove
    $1600 24
French for lemon
    $2000 28
Seen here is Buran, the U.S.S.R.'s answer to this U.S. program that got off the ground in 1981
    $2000 5
The "All Star Game of Thoroughbred Racing", & racing's richest event, it's held each fall at a different track
    $2000 11
Subdivisions of this desert include the Ka-Shun, Dzungarian & Trans-Altai
    $2000 15
"Madame Bovary" by Flaubert, we understand, but "Principles of Political Economy" by this 3-named Brit, we don't
    $2000 20
Named for a president, it was the USA's first transcontinental road for cars
    $2000 25
A bond, an electrovalent bond

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rich Bill Erin
$10,200 $7,600 $6,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SURNAMES
It's the only surname ever shared by a U.S. president & a British prime minister

Final scores:

Rich Bill Erin
$5,199 $14,600 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $14,600 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rich Bill Erin
$10,200 $8,800 $7,600
13 R,
2 W
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $26,600

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