Show #4905 - Friday, December 30, 2005

Tom Kavanaugh game 2.

Contestants

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Lauren Dean, a marketing manager and grad student from Chevy Chase, Maryland

Robert Bethard, a registered nurse from Asheville, North Carolina

Tom Kavanaugh, a writer from St. Louis, Missouri (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

NONFICTION
SCARY MOVIES
FASHION HISTORY
THE MISSIVES OF OCTOBER
CONTAINERS
COLORFUL RHYME TIME
    $200 4
In 1995 John Gray had 2 books on the top 10 list of the year: "Mars and Venus in the Bedroom" at No. 7 & this one at No. 1
    $200 7
Max von Sydow played Father Merrin, the title character of this devilish 1973 scarefest
    $200 8
No spy should be without one of these aptly named outer garments first designed for British soldiers in WWI
    $200 21
Oct. 1, 1908: Dear Mom, this car's been introduced at $850 but I bet mass production can lower it to about $300 by 1926
    $200 23
Stages in Chicken of the Sea tuna processing include thawing; evisceration; cleaning; & filling & sealing these
    $200 1
A scarlet member of the Flintstone family
    $400 5
In 1965 Johnny Carson wrote "Happiness is a Dry Martini"; 3 years earlier, Charles Schulz wrote "Happiness is" this
    $400 17
Annie hitches a ride to Camp Crystal Lake at the beginning of this 1980 horror classic
    $400 9
Although this company's name was trademarked in 1871, its logo didn't appear on men's underwear until 1938
    $400 22
Oct. 15, 1965: Dear Dad, you won't believe it but at a peace rally today David Miller burned this, so the FBI's after him
    $400 27
A round container for margarine; Parkay has a "talking" one
    $400 2
A tan urban area
    $600 12
"My Stroke of Luck" was this famed actor's account of his recovery from a 1996 stroke
    $600 18
At about 40, Barbra Streisand played this title girl who disguises herself as a yeshiva boy & sings
    $600 10
This word for a woman's shirt may be from Old High German for "naked"
    $600 24
Oct. 14, 1947: Dear Bro, I hear that today this man traveled over 662 MPH in a Bell X-1
    $600 28
It's the trademark name of the stoneware slow cooker seen here
    $600 3
Dark blue turkey sauce
    DD: $1,400 15
This 1988 bestseller was subtitled "From the Big Bang to Black Holes"
    $800 19
Gunnar Hansen brought the character of Leatherface to life in this 1974 thriller
    $800 11
This French designer's "New Look" for 1947 included a narrow waist & padded hips
    $800 25
Oct. 29, 1929: Sister Dear, things are gloomy in New York as this lost 31 points, or 12 percent; I need a stiff toddy
    $800 29
It's a 4-letter word for a coffin, especially as it's being carried
    $800 6
A pale green sword
    $1000 16
The No. 1 nonfiction book of 1948 was "Crusade in Europe" by this American general
    $1000 20
The third film in this scary series was subtitled "Dream Warriors"
    $1000 14
In 1939 she closed her Paris shop & spent the rest of World War II in the Ritz Hotel with her German boyfriend
    $1000 26
Oct. 24, 1648: Dear Johann, I can't believe this long war is over now that the Peace of Westphalia has been concluded
    $1000 13
A pigmentless African ungulate

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

Tom Robert Lauren
-$400 $1,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Robert Lauren
$1,800 $1,400 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE UNITED NATIONS
POETIC FILL IN THE BLANK
ON COMMISSIONS
MICHAEL J. FOX
BACK TO THE FUCHSIA
"SPIN" CITY
    $400 22
It's the main deliberative body of the U.N.
    $400 14
Robert Frost:
"Stopping by woods on a snowy ____"
    $400 6
The Amateur Radio Service is part of this government agency, abbreviated the FCC
    $400 7
Michael was raised in the small town of Burnaby, a suburb of this port city of British Columbia
    $400 21
The flowering plant known as the fuchsia is named for Leonhard Fuchs, a 16th c. botanist of this nationality
    $400 1
The PR guy whose job it is to put bad news in the best possible light
    $800 24
Audrey Hepburn became a goodwill ambassador for this U.N. group in 1988 & introduced it to Roger Moore
    $800 15
1618, John Donne:
"____, be not proud"
    $800 8
Insider trading? Prepare to get smacked upside the head by this commission set up in 1934
    $800 10
Michael hit the big time in the 1980s as Alex Keaton on this TV series
    $800 28
Gardeners often plant fuchsias to attract these small birds of the family Trochilidae
    $800 2
One prick from this & Sleeping Beauty took a snooze
    $1200 25
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Lubeck, Germany.) In 1987, this U.N. organization placed Lubeck's entire Altstadt, or old town, on the World Heritage List
    $1200 16
1839, a Henry Wadsworth Longfellow title:
"The Village ____"
    $1200 9
The Nevada State Athletic Commission is mainly concerned with this sport
    $1200 11
Michael made 3 "Back to the Future" films as this chronologically challenged character
    $1200 23
Because of its drooping flowers, the fuchsia is also known by this name shared with a variety of women's jewelry
    $1200 3
A small keyboard instrument that originally used quills to pluck the strings
    $1600 26
This nomadic group also called the Romany has had non-governmental org. status at the U.N. since 1979
    $1600 17
1871, Lewis Carroll:
"The Walrus and the ____"
    DD: $1,000 19
A commission established in 1987 sponsored 2 of these in '88, 3 in '92, 2 in '96, 3 in 2000 & 3 in '04
    $1600 12
Michael voiced this boylike mouse in 2 hit films
    $1600 29
One plant disease fuchsias are susceptible to is this one that sounds like oxidized metal
    DD: $1,200 4
Native to Asia, its species name is oleracea
    $2000 27
This secretary-general is seen here on the cover of a 1956 magazine
    $2000 18
1842, Robert Browning:
"My Last ____"
    $2000 20
Decade of the Kerner Commission, which warned of us moving toward "two societies... separate and unequal"
    $2000 13
In 1991, Michael directed "The Trap", an episode in this spooky HBO horror anthology series
    $2000 30
A variety of fuchsia found at the southern tip of South America bears the name of this Portuguese explorer
    $2000 5
In "Ethics", this philosopher observed that "Man is a social animal"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Robert Lauren
$12,200 $9,400 $7,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

RIVERS
They're the two rivers meeting in the photo

Final scores:

Tom Robert Lauren
$18,801 $15,601 $12,400
2-day champion: $46,801 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tom Robert Lauren
$12,200 $10,800 $10,000
18 R,
5 W
17 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
7 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $33,000

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