Show #4907 - Tuesday, January 3, 2006

Tom Kavanaugh game 4.

Contestants

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Leslie Birdwell, a writer from Columbus, Ohio

James Calhoun, a substitute teacher from Bremen, Georgia

Tom Kavanaugh, a writer from St. Louis, Missouri (whose 3-day cash winnings total $58,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

ALEXANDER THE GREAT
HACKER CINEMA
IT'S A GROUP THING
THE MOST POPULOUS NATION
(Alex: ...in the list we will give you.)
TEA TIME
EVERYTHING FROM A TO X
(Alex: But in this category, each correct response will begin with the letter "A" and end with an "X".)
    $200 1
Alexander disagreed with this teacher of his, who thought all non-Greeks should be treated as slaves
    $200 6
Emilio Estevez accesses an embassy's surveillance system in this 1996 Tom Cruise film
    $200 11
Ladies who gather over needle & thread make up a sewing one of these shapes
    $200 26
Fiji,
Finland,
France
    $200 16
This tea that's flavored with bergamot was named for a nobleman who was a prime minister to King William IV
    $200 21
The tip, point or summit
    $400 2
This Persian ruler offered Al 10,000 talents & all lands west of the Euphrates for the return of his family
    $400 7
Clarence Gilyard Jr. cracks security to open a vault & help take over an office tower in this 1988 film
    $400 12
Numerical name for the group that includes Smith, Bryn Mawr & Mount Holyoke
    $400 27
Bahamas,
Bahrain,
Bulgaria
    $400 17
(Kelly of the Clue Crew dumps her tea and pours a fresh cup of water from the kettle.) Pour off the hot water after 30 seconds of steeping & replace it, if you prefer your tea without this chemical
    $400 22
In 1613 some 60,000 died of this infectious disease in southern Europe
    $600 3
Alexander grouped his infantry into these formations from the Greek for finger or toe bone
    $600 8
In this 1999 film a character named for the god of dreams searches for the one who will destroy a computer world
    $600 13
Number in the name of the group of concerts Bob Geldorf organized for July 2, 2005
    $600 28
Denmark,
Norway,
Sweden
    $600 18
Manufacturers classify tea in 3 main types; the flavor, color & aroma of this type fall between black & green tea
    $600 23
To officially incorporate territory into a country's domain
    $800 4
This general of Alexander's governed Egypt & Libya & began the dynasty that included Cleopatra
    $800 9
Matthew Broderick almost starts WWIII when he hacks into a military computer in this film
    $800 14
As president, Andrew Jackson had an informal group of advisors popularly called this cozy 2-word name
    $800 29
Ethiopia,
Somalia,
Djibouti
    $800 19
Blueberries & dried cranberries are often added to this Scottish quick bread, a classic with tea
    $800 24
The word vermiform, meaning wormlike, often precedes this body part
    $1000 5
Cyrano could have told you the name of this Bactrian princess who became Alexander's first wife
    $1000 10
Seth Green invents an algorithm to change the color of traffic lights in this 2003 L.A. heist film
    $1000 15
Sometimes these goddesses of destiny are identified as Clotho, Lachesis & Atropos
    $1000 30
Panama,
Colombia,
Venezuela
    $1000 20
This black tea grown in the foothills of the Himalayas is named for an Indian district
    DD: $1,200 25
A conclusion that is far less important or less powerful than expected

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

Tom James Leslie
$3,800 $3,200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom James Leslie
$5,200 $2,200 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

ALEXANDER THE NOT-SO-GREAT
THE MUSICAL QUESTION
SOAP DISH
PLAYWRIGHTS & ACTRESSES
AN ATTEMPT AT ALLITERATION
HAPPY "NEW" YEAR
    $400 1
Staffer Alexander Butterfield shocked the U.S. by saying that this president taped his Oval Office conversations
    $400 17
To answer this hit canine question from the Baha Men, sorry, it was me, so please stop asking me about it
    $400 6
Afloat since 1879, it was originally to be called "The White Soap"
    $400 11
This 2005 Nobel Laureate's 1st wife, Vivien Merchant, appeared in many of his plays, including "The Homecoming"
    $400 16
"Christmas Carol",
Bob's boy,
sickly sort
    $400 26
North & South America, to the Europeans following Columbus' discovery
    $800 2
In the War of 1812 this Baltimore fort endured a day-long bombing by British Vice Admiral Alexander Cochrane
    $800 18
Tom Jones purr-fectly crooned this 1965 Top 5 hit
    $800 7
You might have this "for life" as well as for the Aqua Pure variety of this body bar
    $800 12
He co-starred in his own play "Private Lives" with Gertrude Lawrence, a close friend of his since his youth
    $800 22
Pure poet,
liked Lincoln,
suffered stroke,
lovely "leaves"
    $800 27
Collective name for the 1930s policies of reform introduced to end the Depression
    DD: $2,000 3
Richard Dreyfuss played this "in charge" secretary of state in the TV movie "The Day Reagan Was Shot"
    $1200 19
1987 Madonna tune that was No. 1 & 1987 Madonna movie that wasn't quite as popular
    $1200 8
This soap brand sponsored a "Radio Theatre" from 1934 to 1955 & a "Video Theatre" on TV from 1950 to 1957
    DD: $2,000 13
(Edward Albee reads the clue.) I once hoped that this woman would star in the film version of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"; her famous line "What a dump!" is quoted in my play
    $1200 23
"Twelve Traditions",
positive program,
William Wilson's will
    $1200 28
Modern cultural movement emphasizing alternative approaches to spirituality
    $1600 4
Alexander V got this "negative" title after a 1409 election by the invalid Council of Pisa; he was later poisoned in 1410
    $1600 20
The Bee Gees also asked, "How can a loser ever win?" in this 1971 song about fixing a serious medical problem
    $1600 9
Once "the soap of beautiful women", this fragrant bar with a French-sounding name was introduced in 1926
    $1600 14
Lily Rabe, who appeared in the 2005 revival of "Steel Magnolias", is the daughter of Jill Clayburgh & this playwright
    $1600 24
Denison designed,
Westminster wow,
classy clock
    $1600 29
He discovered calculus & formulated the laws of motion
    $2000 5
Pope Alexander VI sired Cesare Borgia & this notorious sister
    $2000 21
Ray Charles wondered (repeatedly) about words he spoke to his "baby" in this 1959 tune
    $2000 10
The original transparent soap, this fruity British brand long used the painting seen here in its advertising
    $2000 15
Frances Farmer had a disastrous affair with this playwright while appearing on Broadway in his play "Golden Boy"
    $2000 25
Delightful dancer,
African-American,
radiant "Revelations",
Manhattan man
    $2000 30
First awarded in 1922, this medal is given out for excellence in U.S. children's literature

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom James Leslie
$14,400 $5,800 $13,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. CITIES
Its name includes the county of which it's the seat & the state of which it's the capital

Final scores:

Tom James Leslie
$26,401 $11,500 $200
4-day champion: $85,201 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom James Leslie
$13,600 $7,000 $15,200
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,800

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