Show #4906 - Monday, January 2, 2006

Tom Kavanaugh game 3.

Contestants

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Jamie Hodari, a law student originally from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Joan Tosh, a manager from Port Chester, New York

Tom Kavanaugh, a writer from St. Louis, Missouri (whose 2-day cash winnings total $46,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

OFFICIAL STATE FOOD & DRINK
HELLO, "OLLY"
NETWORKING
(Alex: We want you to name the network that airs the TV shows we'll give you.)
WHITNEY
HOUSTON
WE HAVE A PROBLEM
    $200 8
In 2003 Illinois named this its official state snack; Orville Redenbacher would approve
    $200 1
This Los Angeles district was named after the ranch of the Wilcox family
    $200 18
"Barney & Friends",
"Antiques Roadshow",
"Mystery!"
    $200 26
Born in Westborough, Mass. in 1765, Eli Whitney graduated from this Connecticut university in 1792
    $200 6
Operated by NASA, the Space Center in Houston bears the name of this ex-President
    $200 12
Michael's minute hand on his watch travels this many degrees if he waits for his date from noon until 12:30 PM
    DD: $1,000 9
This fruit juice is Massachusetts' state beverage
    $400 2
Buccaneer banner
    $400 19
"Reno 911!",
"Drawn Together",
"Chappelle's Show"
    $400 27
The "gin" in Whitney's cotton gin is a shortening of this English word
    $400 7
This was discovered at Spindletop in 1901, forever changing Houston
    $400 13
If Eric, Robert & Matt are 3 of the 12 men on a jury, they total this percentage of the jurors
    $600 10
It's the state fruit of Georgia & South Carolina
    $600 3
An umbrella in London
    $600 23
"Teen Titans",
"Samurai Jack",
"Cow and Chicken"
    $600 28
Eli Whitney also built factories to make guns; one produced copies of this man's revolver after its invention in 1835
    $600 20
2 of the 3 men's pro sports teams that represent Houston in baseball, football & basketball
    $600 14
John has 30 Playboy magazines under his desk & this many National Geographics, 30% as many, on top
    $800 11
Also called a filbert, it's Oregon's state nut
    $800 4
Popular "black" aquarium fish
    $800 24
"Digging for the Truth",
"Wild West Tech",
"Mail Call"
    $800 29
In 1974 Whitney was appropriately made one of the first inductees into this
    $800 21
Houston's intercontinental airport bears the name of this man who once called the city home
    $800 15
If the bathroom is 12 feet away & Ryan skips there & back each comm. break, he skips this many feet on a 5-break show
    $1000 16
Oklahoma has an entire state meal including chicken fried steak, cornbread & these "colorful" legumes
    $1000 5
Erasmus praised it in the title of a 1511 work
    $1000 25
"The Ultimate Fighter",
"Stripperella",
"Horsepower TV"
    $1000 22
In an 1836 battle on this Houston river, Sam Houston defeated a large Mexican army & ensured Texas' independence
    $1000 17
If Billy can swallow 4 goldfish in 2 1/2 minutes, he can swallow this many in 20 minutes

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

Tom Joan Jamie
$1,800 $1,600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Joan Jamie
$2,400 $4,800 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE
THE MUSICAL '80s
DENMARK'S THE SPOT
ACCENTS
HISTORIC NICKNAMES
13-LETTER WORDS
    $400 21
An enzyme in saliva called ptyalin converts these into maltose, a sugar
    $400 2
Paul McCartney had No. 1 duets in the '80s with Michael Jackson on "Say Say Say" & this man on "Ebony And Ivory"
    $400 7
(Kelly of the Clue Crew enjoys a rare sunny day in Copenhagen, Denmark.) In 1951 as he was dreaming up his own park Walt Disney got some inspiration from a visit to this famed Copenhagen park
    $400 18
Speaking with a burr is mainly associated with this land
    $400 12
For a 1798 naval victory, he was dubbed "The Hero of the Nile"
    $800 22
A dry Sirocco is a warm wind that carries particles of sand from this African desert across the Mediterranean
    $800 3
This song heard here from "American Gigolo" was the No. 1 single of 1980
    $800 8
In September 2000 Danes voted to keep the krone over this
    $800 19
Tom Petty sang of this "accent, where I come from. Young 'uns call it country, Yankees call it dumb"
    $800 13
In 1990 Time magazine reported the Panamanians commonly referred to him as "pineapple face"
    $1200 23
In 1729 this Swede wrote "Praeludia Sponsaliorum Plantarum", which described the sexual processes of plants
    $1200 4
In 1989 Milli Vanilli's "Girl I'm Gonna Miss You" was followed at No. 1 by her "Miss You Much"
    $1200 9
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Bornholm Island in the Baltic.) Germans here on on Denmark's Bornholm Island fought on past VE day in this month and year; then, once the Soviets dislodged them, they stayed for a year
    $1200 20
Peter Sellers served in this country during WWII & used the accent in "The Party"
    $1200 14
This type of aircraft was the nickname of Sir Arthur Harris, who sent waves of them over Nazi Germany
    $1600 24
(Leroy Chow aboard the International Space Station reads the clue.) We breathe thanks to this process: electricity from the solar panels splits water into hydrogen & oxygen
    $1600 5
In 1988 Phil Collins resurrected this Mindbenders hit & topped the charts
    $1600 10
For its support of this Corsican, the Congress of Vienna took Norway away from Denmark in 1815 & gave it to Sweden
    $1600 17
11-letter word for the speech associated with locutions like "dese" & "dose"
    $1600 15
The ornithologist Robert Stroud had this nickname; his studies with live birds actually took place at Leavenworth
    $2000 25
This metal's name is from the Greek for "rose"; it forms salts that give rose-colored solutions
    $2000 6
Hot songs of the '80s: "The Flame" by Cheap Trick, "Eternal Flame" by the Bangles & "Chariots Of Fire" by this Greek
    DD: $1,600 11
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from the driver's seat of the Carlsberg beer wagon in Copenhagen, Denmark.) Budweiser has its Clydesdales, but to haul its wagons, Carlsberg has this breed, named for a Danish peninsula
    $2000 1
Even fellow Canadians can have trouble understanding people from this "New"est province
    $2000 16
King Edward I of England, who fought William Wallace, had this nickname relating to his height
    DD: $3,000 26
The 1993 Elvis stamp is the U.S. Postal Service's most popular ever of this type, honoring an event or a person

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Joan Jamie
$6,000 $13,200 $8,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT BIOGRAPHERS
Born around 46 A.D., he spent time in both Greece & Rome & wrote to encourage respect between the 2 cultures

Final scores:

Tom Joan Jamie
$11,999 $7,200 $7,999
3-day champion: $58,800 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tom Joan Jamie
$6,000 $13,600 $7,000
15 R,
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $26,600

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