Show #4903 - Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Contestants

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Kevin Gomes, a training and educational design specialist originally from Grand Island, Nebraska

Leslie Hickey, an educational director from Cleveland, Ohio

Rex Babiera, a learning consultant from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

LET'S LEARN LATVIAN
ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS
GET YOUR GROUP TOGETHER
OBSTACLES
GOING "KNOT"S!
FIX THE PROVERB
    $200 4
(Jon of the Clue Crew holds up a pretty necklace in a shop in Riga, Latvia.) At many Latvian markets, you can find jewelry made from dzintars, this translucent fossil resin that's plentiful here
    $200 2
In 1996 "You Don't Know" this was named Video Game of the Year by the Digital Hollywood Awards
    $200 1
This secret state police force was first established in Prussia in 1933 & later became an arm of the SS
    $200 6
In Indianapolis v. Edmond, the Supreme Court said cops may not set these up mainly to look for drugs in cars
    $200 14
To marry
    $200 12
Phoenician, wheel thy shelf!
    $400 5
Unlike English, Latvian has 1 word for the day before yesterday, aizvakar, & 1 word for this, parit
    $400 3
Also an Oscar winner, he's won 4 Grammys for comedy albums, including one for "Reality... What a Concept"
    $400 18
The conversion of the American Indians was mostly done by the Franciscans & these "Black Robes" founded in 1534
    $400 7
An obstacle that you jump over metaphorically to attain a goal, or what Felix Sanchez jumps over for real
    $400 20
Ted Shackelford played Gary Ewing on this long-running spin-off
    $400 13
Cloves bake the ham
    $600 19
Kino is this place where you might take a date on a Saturday night
    $600 11
In 2003 this "Monk" star became the first actor to win an Emmy for a USA Network original show
    $600 26
This group's musical "ballad" begins, "Fighting soldiers from the sky, fearless men who jump and die"
    $600 8
Boca Raton's Royal Palm made Forbes' 2004 list of the most expensive of these entry-restricting communities
    $600 21
When this knot widely used for tying packages is mis-tied, it is called a granny knot
    $600 15
One mind's moat is another mind's prison
    $800 28
Es nesaprotu, "I don't speak" Latviski, "Latvian" or Krieviski, this other language common in Latvia
    $800 17
Martin Crane on "Frasier", he won a 1986 Tony for featured actor in a drama for "The House of Blue Leaves"
    $800 27
Visigoth King Alaric II was killed in the 507 Battle of Vouille against Clovis I, King of this group
    $800 9
When this word follows "pot" to describe a type of poker, it means you can bet up to the amount in the pot
    $800 22
This evergreen wood is often used for paneling & furniture
    $800 16
Hype for the beast but repair for the west
    $1000 29
Oddly, this English word for corn that's from Spanish & Arawak is spelled like the Latvian word for "bread"
    $1000 25
(Former NAACP president Kweisi Mfume reads the clue.) The NAACP's Image Awards were founded during a meeting at the home of this member of Hollywood's Rat Pack
    DD: $1,000 30
In the 500s B.C. the 3 main groups in Rome were the Sabines, the Etruscans & these, who left us a language
    $1000 10
Part 5 of "Les Miserables" begins with a description of these Revolutionary barriers in the streets of Paris
    $1000 23
In Greek myth it was the King of Phrygia & father of Midas who tied this knot that no one could untie
    $1000 24
Tomb & toad wait for no moon

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

Rex Leslie Kevin
$2,000 $200 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rex Leslie Kevin
$6,600 $1,400 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

ARCHITECTURE
MOVIE QUOTES
(Alex: ...we'll give you the quote, you identify the film for us.)
AMERICAN WOMEN
CLEVELAND ROCKS!
HAIR TODAY
"GON" TOMORROW
    $400 9
Palladio used a temple facade for these Italian country houses, like the rotunda one of around 1560
    $400 1
(1964)
Peter Sellers:
"Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the War Room!"
    $400 6
The original theme song to this TV sitcom set in Cleveland mentioned the nearby towns of Parma & Solon
    $400 11
Sporting a squash-blossom hairdo (think a Princess Leia look) means a Hopi Indian woman is this
    $400 20
It can be the basket below a hot-air balloon or a flat-bottomed boat used on a canal
    $800 10
The house seen here
is by Adolf Loos, who hated this, a word related to adorn, & wrote an essay against it
    $800 2
(1984)
Pat Morita:
"Wax on, right hand, wax off, left hand"
    $800 7
Ohio's largest newspaper, it's been providing the news for Cleveland residents since 1842
    $800 13
It's the "tantalizing" synonym for backcoming hair to increase fullness
    $800 21
Mathematics branch dealing with the angles & functions of triangles
    DD: $1,200 17
With help from feng shui, Norman Foster reinvented the office tower with a 1980s building in this then-colony
    $1200 3
(1976)
Laurence Olivier:
"Is it safe?"
    DD: $2,000 26
Babette was the middle name of this American woman who moved to France in 1907
    $1200 8
Kim Deal, Faith Hill & Vanilla Ice have been spotted at this attraction on the shores of Lake Erie
    $1200 15
When someone speaks about a Fu Manchu, he's usually referring to this hairy feature
    $1200 22
This East Coast Native American language was used by both the Blackfoot & the Cheyenne
    $1600 18
This medieval style exemplified here was weightier than Gothic, which followed it
    $1600 4
(1995)
Alicia Silverstone:
"As if!"
    $1600 12
The opening of this in 1959 made Cleveland an international seaport
    $1600 16
The hairs on this part of a fly contain a majority of its "taste buds"
    $1600 23
This aromatic herb used in cooking bears clusters of small green & white flowers
    $2000 19
Known for the Jewish Museum in Berlin, in 2003 he got the job of redesigning the World Trade Center site
    $2000 5
(1987)
Patrick Swayze:
"Nobody puts Baby in a corner"
    $2000 14
In 1967 voters elected him Cleveland mayor, making him the first black mayor of a major U.S. city
    $2000 25
There's very little hair on an adult elephant; the longest & thickest are the eyelashes & those found on this
    $2000 24
The delightful stylings of this Rococo master are seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rex Leslie Kevin
$7,800 $4,600 $3,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING PLAYS
This play says "Then transfer to one called Cemeteries and ride six blocks and get off at--Elysian Fields!"

Final scores:

Rex Leslie Kevin
$9,300 $2,600 $0
2-day champion: $32,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rex Leslie Kevin
$9,000 $4,600 $5,200
18 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
3 W
7 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,800

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