Show #4664 - Thursday, December 9, 2004

Contestants

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Tom McCudden, a law student from Durham, North Carolina

Karen Lafferty, a teacher from San Diego, California

Megan Susman, an environmental policy specialist from Arlington, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

AVIATION
SIDEKICKS
A WEALTH OF INFORMATION
THEY USED TO BE IN CHARGE
SOCIAL TYPES
"FRE"-DOM
    $200 17
In 1913 this Russian Helicopter pioneer built "Le Grand" the first 4-engined airplane
    $200 1
John Ales was Eddie Murphy's dutiful assistant in 2 movie remakes of this 1963 Jerry Lewis film
    $200 22
These disasters in California in October 2003 caused over $2 billion in damage
    $200 2
F.W. De Klerk was its president 1989-1994
    $200 16
A "man on the street" is an ordinary Joe; a bon vivant is a "man about" this
    $200 11
Wrigley's "extra" brand of cinnamon chewing gum bills itself as this on its wrapper
    $400 18
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew sits in front of the intake fan of a jet engine.) The jet engines of the 777 have up to 115,000 pounds of this, the physical force they generate to fight drag
    $400 5
Just under 4 feet tall, this actor was Nick Nack in "The Man with the Golden Gun" prior to hailing planes on ABC
    $400 23
This state's Volcanoes National Park includes one that's 13,677 feet high
    $400 3
British Prime Minister 1937-1940
    $400 30
A boomer was born in the '50s; a flapper was popular mainly during this decade
    $400 12
Lord Tennyson, or Batman's Butler
    $600 19
In 1954 the Convair XFY-1 or "Pogo", became the world's first fixed-wing VTOL, which stands for this
    $600 6
In Hong Kong this adventure series was known as "The Kato Show" as Bruce Lee famously played the sidekick
    $600 24
Popular name in Ireland for the trifoliate wood sorrel or white clover
    $600 4
Olof Palme was its Prime Minister 1982-1986
    $600 29
This 7-letter neologism describes someone who desires to emulate Madonna's or Britney's success
    $600 13
Elevun letr wurd fur the job thet wud b rezponzibl fir fiksin this clu's speling problims
    DD: $6,600 20
3-letter word for the side-to-side movement of the aircraft's nose, controlled in part by the rudder
    $800 7
He was Hopalong Cassidy's sidekick Windy, but was forced to change that nickname
    $800 25
Math term found in Genesis 1:28
    $800 9
From 1984 to 1993, he was Canada's Prime Minister
    $800 28
One who wields his power unofficially is this color eminence
    $800 14
Prestone makes one that provides protection down to -84 degrees
    $1000 21
Used to train military pilots in WWI & later to carry the mail, the Curtiss JN-4 was known by this feminine nickname
    $1000 8
Lord Percy & Baldrick are the sidekicks on this Rowan Atkinson BBC series set in the Dark Ages
    $1000 26
General Foods goes back to the company this man formed in the 1920s to sell frozen foods
    $1000 10
Succeeded Brezhnev as Soviet General Secretary 1982-1984
    $1000 27
After literati, men of letters become famous & wealthy, they get a couple letters more & become part of this group
    $1000 15
It's the art of painting on a moist, plaster surface with colors ground up in water

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

Megan Karen Tom
$1,600 $1,200 $5,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Megan Karen Tom
$5,600 $1,200 $16,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

MEDIEVAL TIMES
A "THORN"-Y CATEGORY
SAY HELLO TO OUR FEATHERED FRIENDS
I PUT YOU ON THE MAP
SIGNS & SYMBOLS
ALLITERATION
    $400 1
By the 12th century, the Chinese had harnessed magnetism & were using this device
    $400 4
He won the best adapted screenplay Oscar for "Sling Blade"
    $400 5
The snowy owl makes its summer home in this state
    $400 8
Rufus Putnam, named Marietta, Ohio in honor of this Frenchwoman, a pal of the U.S. during the Revolutionary War
    $400 15
It's what lies ahead when you see a diamond-shaped yellow road sign with a black plus symbol in its center
    $400 16
An image from this type of dramatic performance is shown here
    $800 2
In 887 Pietro Candiano, doge of this city, was killed fighting pirates
    $800 7
Barbara Stanwyck won an Emmy for her work on this 1983 TV miniseries
    $800 6
It can take a minute for the occidentalis or brown species of this bird to drain its pouch of water
    $800 9
Dahomey on this continent got its name when a king built his palace on the grave of his defeated enemy named Dan
    $800 21
This NHL team's logo has a goalie's mask with a bill
    $800 17
It's a type of gentle liquid cleanser, or of flattery
    $1200 3
"Weapon" name for a Medieval mercenary or a person who works for different companies, each for a limited time
    $1200 12
This animated family travels the world making nature documentaries on Nickelodeon
    $1200 30
The common term for the claw of an eagle
    $1200 25
Czar Peter the Great named this city for his wife, Yekaterina; later the last czar was executed there
    $1200 22
English mathematician John Wallis was first to use what looks like an 8 on its side to symbolize this
    $1200 18
A bottle of this vodka brand is seen here
    DD: $1,500 10
In 911 Charles III of France ceded a big area to Rollo & these warriors, later to be the name of an NFL franchise
    $1600 13
He replaced Edwin Meese as Attorney General
    $1600 29
A gland near birdie's tail is called the oil gland or this, the activity the oil is used for
    $1600 26
Originally named for an obscure VP, this county where Seattle sits later declared itself named for a civil rights leader
    DD: $8,000 23
The symbol for the planet Mars is also the symbol for this day of the week
    $1600 19
These low-risk mutual funds pay out at about the rate of treasury bills
    $2000 11
This "unready" king of England lost most of his country to Sven Forkbeard, the king of Denmark
    $2000 14
In Charlotte Bronte's novel, "Jane Eyre", Edward Rochester is the moody master of this manor
    $2000 28
Parrots, like Persephone, like to eat this fruit
    $2000 27
Thessalonica was a sister of this conqueror, but it was her husband who named a city after her
    $2000 24
This up-pointing symbol is usually found at the top of the 6 key on a computer keyboard
    $2000 20
You won't find any locals in Taqueria Rigoberto; it's strictly one of these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Megan Karen Tom
$19,600 $2,500 $30,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

RARITIES
All 6 examples of his signature known to exist date from between 1612 & 1616

Final scores:

Megan Karen Tom
$0 $4,950 $40,600
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $40,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Megan Karen Tom
$19,600 $4,000 $18,400
19 R,
0 W
4 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
32 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $42,000

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