Show #4894 - Thursday, December 15, 2005

Contestants

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Maria Kokiasmenos, a law school graduate from Vernon, Connecticut

Tim Ifill, a nonprofit director from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Bill Crowley, a hotel employee from Goderich, Ontario, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

HOOKED ON PHOENICIA
MY FAVORITE FILMS
(Alex: And these are my favorite films!)
COMPUTER TERMS
ON THE JOB TRAINING
THE PRICE IS RIGHT
TIME TO GET A "HEAD"
    $200 8
Today known as this, the Phoenician city of Berytus rose to prominence during the Roman era
    $200 1
William Holden leads this 1969 title group of robbers & killers with a sense of honor
    $200 6
When you've got too much data for just 1 of these, try RAID, short for a "redundant array of inexpensive" ones
    $200 19
Job's troubles are the result of a conversation between these 2 speakers
    $200 11
Climbing the Nepalese side of this mountain: almost $30,000; descending it alive: priceless
    $200 9
It blows against the direction of travel
    $400 24
The end finally came for the Phoenicians when this man's forces defeated them in 332 B.C.
    $400 2
The hero of this 1962 epic is worshiped by the men he leads, though they do call him "Orens"
    $400 7
A spooler, a program that puts jobs in a queue to be done one at a time, is usually associated with this type of job
    $400 20
Job is covered in Harold Kushner's book "When" these "Happen to Good People" (a possible title for the Book of Job)
    $400 12
This man's then record-setting 70th home run ball sold for more than $3 million; he's now retired
    $400 10
The leading performer in a show
    $600 25
This capital of Sicily was founded by Phoenician traders in the 8th century B.C.
    $600 3
Paul Newman played a white man raised by Apaches in this '67 Western--& you'll notice that "man" is your big clue
    $600 28
The ROM of your computer's CD-ROM stands for this
    $600 21
In 2:9 this person tells the suffering Job, "Curse God and die"--thanks, honey
    $600 13
This industry spends the most on advertising, more than $16 billion a year; beer & clothes are in its dust
    $600 16
For U.S. Central Command, it's at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa
    $800 26
Shakespeare made this title Phoenician a "Prince of Tyre"
    $800 4
In this 1979 film the talented Ms. Ripley battles an outer-space menace
    $800 29
2-word term for something nice to wear in winter, or for restarting a computer without turning off the power
    DD: $700 22
A line in Job, "and I only am escaped alone to tell thee", is the title of the epilogue to this 19th century novel
    $800 14
Alaskan oil worth millions cost over $2 billion to clean up after this ship's 1989 spill
    $800 17
A man in charge of a school, usually a private one
    $1000 27
The wars between Carthage & Rome were called these from the Roman name for the Phoenician-related Carthaginians
    $1000 5
Like Montgomery Clift, I lusted after Elizabeth Taylor in this 1951 classic (wanna go for a boat ride, Shelley?)
    $1000 30
On a monitor, 1280 x 1024 pixels is called "native" this, the degree of detail & sharpness
    $1000 23
"Job's" this has become a proverbial expression for one who tells you your problems are your own fault
    $1000 15
Formerly the Dept. of Health, Education & Welfare, its outlay went from 3% of the fed. budget in the '60s to 23% today
    $1000 18
Porcine term for obstinancy

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Bill Tim Maria
$2,800 $1,200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Tim Maria
$2,400 $4,000 $3,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN LITERATURE
TOUGH TV
UNDER THE MICROSCOPE
A FOXY CATEGORY
POLITICAL JOHNS
LESSER-KNOWN CONGLOMERATES
(Alex: And all of their ends will end--all of their names will end in "co", like Texaco, for instance. All right? Some of them we have created.)
    $400 1
Chapter 2 in a 1932 work of his begins, "The bullfight is not a sport in the Anglo-Saxon sense of the word"
    $400 13
When this game show premiered on July 12, 1976, the Moseleys were pitted agains the Abramowitzes
    $400 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew points to a video screen.) In the magnified onion skin cells we're looking at, each little dot represents this
    $400 6
It follows "fox" in the name of a wire or smooth dog whose specialty club was founded in 1885
    $400 18
In 1963 he famously remarked, "All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin"
    $400 11
The police have a whole squad to investigate this swindling corporation
    $800 2
In 1894 Mark Twain took this character "Abroad"; 2 years later, he became a "Detective"
    $800 14
The actor who played the title role in this "hairy" '90s sitcom was changed 3 times in 3 years & no one noticed!
    $800 24
In 1898, Beijerinck, a Dutch scientist, realized there were pathogens smaller than bacteria & named them this
    $800 7
Name shared by a short, slow gait of a horse & a ballroom dance
    $800 19
He was born in a Colorado army hospital in 1943; the family moved to Massachusetts soon after
    $800 12
This Italian company has trouble marketing in English-speaking countries, where its name means a flop or disaster
    $1200 3
This Sinclair Lewis physician begins his practice in his wife's hometown, Wheatsylvania, North Dakota
    $1200 15
This tabloid talk show tops the list of "TV Guide's 50 Worst TV Shows of All Time"
    $1200 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew looks into a microscope.) You can see why a form of this cancerous disease in which the body makes too many lymphocytes is called "hairy cell"
    $1200 8
It's the most common species of fox in the northern U.S. (This is the big one, Elizabeth!)
    $1200 20
Later a pres. candidate, in 1841 this pathfinder eloped with Sen. Thomas Hart Benton's 17-year-old daughter
    DD: $1,000 25
This company specializes in delicate, ornate 18th century artwork featuring shells & foliage
    $1600 4
Pyncheon Street, previously called Maule's Lane, was the location of this title home
    $1600 16
One of only 3 TV shows that were ranked No. 1 for the year by the Nielsen ratings in their final seasons
    $1600 29
Needle & punch are types of this diagnostic test that removes tissue & puts it under the microscope
    $1600 9
In an Aesop fable, Fox makes this bird drop its food by asking it to speak
    DD: $3,000 21
He's the 20th century presidential candidate seen here
    $1600 26
The logo of this food corporation is a stylized veal shank with the letters "O.B." spelled out in rice
    $2000 5
In this 1940 novel, deaf-mute John Singer commits suicide when he learns his friend Spiros has died
    $2000 17
She stars in "The Closer" as a police detective from Ayetlayenta with superb interrogating skills
    $2000 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the last clue in front of a video screen and looks into a microscope.) The type of muscle that allows voluntary movement appears striped, so it has this name
    $2000 10
He moved into the presidential mansion when Ernesto Zedillo's term ended
    $2000 22
He was the first president born after the adoption of the U.S. Constitution
    $2000 27
Andean native people line up for this animal's goods, like meat & skin

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Tim Maria
$4,400 $4,200 $16,900
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

ON THE GLOBE
The way this nation's coastline would fit neatly into the Gulf of Guinea supports the theory of continental drift

Final scores:

Bill Tim Maria
$8,400 $8,400 $18,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $18,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bill Tim Maria
$4,400 $7,200 $17,200
12 R,
4 W
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $28,800

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