Show #4900 - Friday, December 23, 2005

Contestants

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Peter Rubin, a journalist from Brooklyn, New York

Barbara Noyes, a police officer from Blauvelt, New York

Jeff Lawrence, a limousine driver from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 2-day cash winnings total $26,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY WORLD LEADERS
THE 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS
NATIONAL MONUMENTS
COFFEE TIME
PRESIDENTIAL PASTIMES
(Alex: And if you don't do well...)
YOU GET AN "F"
    $200 19
He led his troops on a 6,000-mile march that began in October 1934
    $200 16
These 3 birds are the gifts for the first 3 days
    $200 9
This Maryland fort is not only a national monument; it's also called a "historic shrine"
    $200 6
The name of this drink is from Italian for "coffee with milk"
    $200 24
As seen in the photo, this president liked to paint to help himself relax
    $200 1
This verb can mean to fatten pillows or to mess up an actor's line
    $400 20
A 1952 coup led by Gamal Abdel Nasser forced this king's abdication
    $400 17
Of the song's 12 gifts, it's the only one you could melt down & not be charged with murder or animal cruelty
    $400 10
Devil's Postpile is in California; Devil's Tower is in this state
    $400 7
This company is named for a character in "Moby-Dick"
    $400 25
In good weather, John Quincy Adams liked to spend his mornings skinny-dipping in this river
    $400 2
Opponents of Sabine Bau, a world champion in this sport, might say, "Curses! Foiled again!"
    $600 21
Swiss-educated & staunchly pro-Western, he ruled his Middle Eastern country from 1941 until his ouster in 1979
    $600 18
We found this eighth day's gift quite moo-ving
    $600 11
In southern New Mexico, you can literally surf the dunes of this national monument
    $600 8
The 2 main coffee species are arabica and this hearty one that is grown mostly in Africa & thrives at lower altitudes
    $600 26
Fond of this sport, Richard Nixon lived life in the fast lane, often scoring in the 170s or higher
    $600 3
Ithaca, New York is on Cayuga, one of this group of narrow bodies of water
    DD: $1,000 22
In 1986 this president crossed the Pacific & went into exile in Hawaii
    $800 29
On the 10th day, nobility abounded as my true love somehow thought I needed this gift
    $800 12
Arizona's Tuzigoot National Monument is one of these villages defined as consisting of multilevel adobe dwellings
    $800 13
Found in coffee, it's C8H10N4O2
    $800 27
Even when pushing 300 pounds, this 27th president enjoyed playing golf & tennis
    $800 4
Hopefully you'll remember that this plant of the genus Myosotis is Alaska's state flower
    $1000 23
At age 84 in 1940 he was put in charge of the Vichy State in France
    $1000 30
On the 12th day, my true love gave me this gift, something Charlie Watts could enjoy
    $1000 15
A nat'l monument near Mill Valley, Calif. named for this naturalist is known for its stand of ancient coast redwoods
    $1000 14
T.S. Eliot wrote, "I have measured out my life with" these
    $1000 28
& in other news... during a fishing trip in Georgia in 1979, Jimmy Carter was attacked by a "killer" one of these
    $1000 5
The main city on the Main River, it's located 19 miles upstream from where the Main flows into the Rhine

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

Jeff Barbara Peter
-$800 $1,000 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Barbara Peter
$200 $2,000 $6,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

BE B.C.
KEEPING UP APPEARANCES
DR. WHO...
THE OFFICE
OBSOLETELY FABULOUS
"RU" BEING SERVED?
    $400 11
This noted writer was actually the nephew, not the son, of Pliny the Elder
    $400 12
Heloise says to chill these used beverage bags & place them on your puffy eyes; just don't forget to take them off
    $400 17
specializes in X-rays & elements, like the one with the atomic number 88 for treating diseases
    $400 6
"Minnie" say 5-foot-tall mice & ducks romp around the offices of this Burbank-based media company
    $400 1
The creation of this type of phone started with an undertaker who thought his competitors were bribing operators
    $400 22
When dining at a deli in New Delhi, better have some of this currency to pay the bill
    $800 28
This physician was referred to as the Asclepiad of Cos--I'd swear an oath on it
    $800 13
Becky Adams admitted that her Rocket City Cosmetics were inspired by this classic TV cartoon series
    $800 18
specializes in & can perform surgery for diseases & disorders of the eyes
    $800 7
Look "inside" Santa Clara, Calif. for the HQ of this computer hardware company founded in 1968
    $800 2
After Jan. 31, 1999 this signaling system ceased to be an official channel of maritime communication
    $800 23
Gerald Ford's Secretary of Defense; he returned to defend the post in 2001
    $1200 14
For that '80s funky club girl look, sephora.com suggests applying a bronze shade to the apples of these body parts
    $1200 19
specializes in the systems such as the central & sympathetic, like branch founder Jean-Martin Charcot
    $1200 8
This alphanumeric Fortune 500 company is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota
    $1200 3
Satellites & cable have largely replaced this animal-named indoor telescoping antenna
    $1200 24
We do it when we mull something over; cows do it when they chew their cud
    DD: $1,800 27
This "great" guy got a gig as governor of Galilee in 47 B.C.; a few years later, he was king of Judea
    $1600 15
Hopefully the Urban Decay make-up with the name of this 1969 film won't make you look like Ratso Rizzo
    $1600 20
specializes in the skeletal system, the extremities, ligaments & joints; pitcher Tommy John famously used one
    $1600 9
Founded in 1919, this Houston-based government contractor sure seems to be in the news a lot lately
    $1600 4
People no longer revel in the smell of a copy from a ditto machine or this cylindrical device using stencils
    $1600 25
The Magna Carta was granted in 1215 in this meadow on the Thames
    $2000 16
At Santa Fe's Ten Thousand Waves Spa, have a geisha-style facial, featuring the droppings of this "nocturnal" bird
    DD: $3,400 21
specializes in the origin, development, diagnosis, & treatment of malignant neoplasms
    $2000 10
Long headquartered in San Francisco, Bank of America has moved to this Southern state
    $2000 5
Here is what you'd see if you used this type of computer printer with a 9-, 18-, or 24-pin print head
    $2000 26
Named for a British physicist, it's No. 104 on the periodic table

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Barbara Peter
$1,000 $6,800 $23,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SHAKESPEAREANA
A knight in "Henry VI, Part I" who flees battle to save his life is an early version of this great character

Final scores:

Jeff Barbara Peter
$1,995 $8,600 $21,400
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jeff Barbara Peter
$1,000 $6,800 $24,600
8 R,
5 W
10 R,
1 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $32,400

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