Show #4904 - Thursday, December 29, 2005

Tom Kavanaugh game 1.

Contestants

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Keara Depenbrock, a political consultant from Brooklyn, New York

Tom Kavanaugh, a writer from St. Louis, Missouri

Rex Babiera, a learning consultant from Chicago, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $32,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
PREMIERE
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS
BON APPETIT
PLAY "BOY"
MAGAZINES
    $200 1
1 of the 2 landlocked countries of South America, its judicial capital is Sucre
    $200 7
This Beatles film premiered in London on July 6, 1964
    $200 24
What's now its South Lawn was purchased in the 1790s from tobacco planter Davy Burns
    $200 21
Often paired with a grilled cheese sandwich, it was the most popular of Campbell's original 21 soups in 1897
    $200 2
An accomplished young man, like Batman's Robin
    $200 16
The women's version of this magazine also has a swimsuit edition
    $400 12
This nation is composed of 4 provinces: Sind, Baluchistan, the NW Frontier province & Punjab
    $400 8
When this 1995 film premiered in Scotland, director Mel Gibson wore a kilt & danced the Highland Fling
    $400 27
This U.S. city is home to the Flemish Renaissance revival mansion of beer baron Capt. Frederick Pabst
    $400 22
This "dirty" Cajun grain specialty is so-named because chopped poultry livers & gizzards are added for flavor
    $400 3
To refuse to buy a company's products as a means of coercion
    $400 17
In the 1980s a well-publicized ban on Playboy occurred when this convenience store chain removed it
    $600 13
This Northeast Asian country came into being in 1948 & 2 years later the U.S. helped fight for its survival
    $600 9
On Dec. 14, 1961 this Spencer Tracy courtroom drama had its world premiere in Berlin
    $600 28
"Fair Lane" was the magnificent Dearborn estate of this tycoon & his family until the 1950s
    $600 23
From the French for "jump", it means to cook food quickly & lightly in a little butter or oil
    $600 4
Still being published today, this adventure magazine for Boy Scouts debuted in 1911
    $600 18
Founded in 1846, this magazine with an urban/rural title covers tastes in fashion, travel & antiques
    $800 14
This Western Hemisphere nation of about 31 million has 10 provinces
    $800 10
When this 1974 comedy premiered at a California drive-in, all the guests had to ride in on horseback
    DD: $2,000 29
In 1947 he retired to a Beverly Hills mansion with longtime mistress Marion Davies
    $800 25
Don't be insulted when you're served this type of Jamaican grilled meat, a blend of chiles and other spices
    $800 5
Botanical bramble pictured here
    $800 19
Eric Johnson's '57 Fender Strat made the cover of the September 2005 issue of this magazine
    $1000 15
This West African country is semi-arid except for areas near its namesake river in the southwest
    $1000 11
Later to win multiple Oscars, this film premiered in November 1982 in New Delhi
    $1000 30
The former home of Speaker of the House James G. Blaine is now this state's governor's mansion
    $1000 26
When making your special fruitcake for the holidays, be sure to add the Muscat or Thompson variety of these
    $1000 6
A class of the old Russian nobility ranking below the princes
    $1000 20
Ray Bradbury & Ogden Nash were among the non-food writers featured in this magazine founded in 1941

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

Rex Tom Keara
-$600 $3,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rex Tom Keara
-$600 $5,000 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

MATH & SCIENCE
TV DRAMA MAMAS
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
NOT A BRITISH PRIME MINISTER
BEFORE & AFTER
    $400 1
His experiments in the mid-1660s showed that the colors produced by a prism were due to different refraction rates
    $400 26
In Season 1 of this series, Tony's mom Livia put a hit out on him; nice, huh?
    $400 21
Stevenson had a dream about this character being pressed in a cabinet, drinking a drug & becoming another person
    $400 2
This small 4-stringed instrument comes from the machete, a guitar immigrants brought to Hawaii
    $400 16
Churchill,
Chandler,
Chamberlain
    $400 8
"Boss" Tweed's politically corrupt society that had a No. 1 hit with "Kiss on my List"
    $800 3
Often occurring in oily rags or hay, it's the self-burning of materials due to chemical changes
    $800 27
This actress balances the duties of mom, wife & U.S. president on "Commander in Chief"
    $800 22
Stevenson wrote that one of these should "always say what's true and speak when he is spoken to"
    $800 4
Before taking up the trumpet, Louis Armstrong specialized in this trumpet relative
    $800 17
Heath,
Buckingham,
Eden
    $800 10
Choreographer of "Appalachian Spring" who teamed up with Crosby & Stills
    $1200 9
The photosphere, the visible surface of this, is actually the innermost layer of its atmosphere
    DD: $2,000 23
When Stevenson wrote this tale in 1881, it was called "The Sea-Cook"
    $1200 5
(Sarah of the Clue Crew holds a stringed musical instrument with a triangular body in Russia.) In a Russian marketplace, you can get a good deal on this item that's mentioned in "Back In The U.S.S.R."
    $1200 18
Balmoral,
Bentinck,
Baldwin
    $1200 11
"Bronco Buster" sculptor who was a TV detective played by Pierce Brosnan
    $1600 13
(Jon of the Clue Crew shows a % sign on a video monitor as it changes to have one more 0 in the denominator.) You know percent, but how about this similar term that indicates parts in 1,000
    $1600 24
Stevenson gave an address to the chiefs on the opening of the Road of Gratitude in what's now this island country
    DD: $2,800 6
This instrument of tuned wooden bars is a Central American xylophone that originated in Africa
    $1600 19
Peel,
Palmerston,
Pecket
    $1600 12
Noted designer of bridal elegance who hit the pop charts with "Everybody Have Fun Tonight"
    $2000 14
The name of this force that can compel an object to move in a circular path is from the Latin for "seek the center"
    $2000 25
Stevenson's mother's maiden name, Balfour, was also the last name of the young hero of this novel
    $2000 7
This type of accordion has hexagonal or octagonal ends & button keys
    $2000 20
MacMillan,
MacDonald,
McHenry
    $2000 15
Wild-haired boxing promoter who's the world's largest venomous snake

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rex Tom Keara
$1,400 $24,200 $9,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SOVIET HISTORY
He died in Moscow September 11, 1971 following nearly 7 years of house arrest

Final scores:

Rex Tom Keara
$1,300 $28,000 $16,799
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $28,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rex Tom Keara
$1,400 $23,000 $7,800
5 R,
4 W
30 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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