Show #4911 - Monday, January 9, 2006

Tom Kavanaugh game 8.

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Carolyn Proulx, a caregiver from Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Marty Miller, a pharmacist from Bridgeport, Pennsylvania

Tom Kavanaugh, a writer from St. Louis, Missouri (whose 7-day cash winnings total $138,602)

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Jeopardy! Round

STATE CAPITALS
THE SPORT OF KINGS
2-T OR NOT 2-T
(Alex: Each correct response will be two words--the first word will have two "T"s in it. The second word will have only one "T.")
ASTROLOGY TIME
TAKING THE FIFTH
PLAYING DOCTOR
    $200 1
One of its nicknames is the "City of Paul Revere"
    $200 22
The Santa Anita Derby is 1 1/8 miles long, or 9 of the measurements called this
    $200 6
Scattered trash & a liquid metric measurement
    $200 11
From the Greek for "time observer", it's an astrological forecast based on time of birth & other factors
    $200 12
Before he was president, Gerald Ford was a congressman from this state's Fifth District
    $200 13
From the Latin for "rupture", this condition can arise after heavy lifting, so leave the couch where it is, Hercules
    $400 2
One of the world's largest pipe organs is found in the tabernacle in this state capital
    $400 23
In the names of thoroughbred stables, this 4-letter word follows Calumet, Claiborne or North Ridge
    $400 7
A hot espresso served with hot milk arrives tardy
    $400 27
Considered the first sign of the zodiac, it's often represented by a ram
    $400 18
Who, what, when, where & this are the 5 Ws that reporters should be concerned with
    $400 14
Used to treat diabetes, this hormone produced in the pancreas may be obtained from human, beef or pork cells
    $600 3
In 1860 & 1861 Pony Express riders carried the mail from St. Joseph, Mo. ending in this Western capital
    $600 24
This Hall of Fame jockey who passed away in 2003 said that Spectacular Bid was "the best horse I ever sat on"
    $600 8
A single-masted sailing vessel similar to a sloop becomes more adorable
    $600 28
The start of the sign of Cancer usually coincides with this observance when you have the most time to sunbathe
    $600 19
This DJ on New York's WINS was nicknamed "The Fifth Beatle"
    $600 15
It's the fancy 11-letter term doctors use for a nose job, to sound smart & justify the 10 grand cost
    $800 4
Rosa Parks helped make this city "The Birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement"
    DD: $1,500 25
It's been said that this grandson of Man O' War had more newspaper coverage in 1938 than any public figure
    $800 9
The adjective preceding "calf" in Luke 15:23 becomes predetermined
    $800 29
As Kris Kristofferson knows, the traditional date of Jesus' birth made him this zodiacal sign
    $800 20
AKA the "Father of the Military Academy", Col. Sylvanus Thayer was the fifth superintendent at this school
    $800 16
In 2005 a woman birthed a twin 59 days after the 1st, as she had 2 of these body parts instead of just one
    $1000 5
4 cities lie within this state capital's city limits: Beech Grove, Southport, Lawrence & Speedway
    $1000 26
2 of the Triple Crown races, the Kentucky Derby & the Preakness, take place during this month
    $1000 10
The substance of which any physical object consists & informal Brit-speak for "mother"
    $1000 30
According to astrology, we are influenced not only by the planets but also by these objects, like Ceres & Vesta
    $1000 21
On January 8, 1959 Charles de Gaulle took office as the first president of what was termed this French government
    $1000 17
Spongy gums, weakness, depression, had no vitamin C in a year? Must be this disease (& cut the pirate act)

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Tom Marty Carolyn
$3,000 $2,400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Marty Carolyn
$4,000 $7,900 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN AUTHORS
THE 1840s
HOWDY, PILGRIM
BRING OUT YOUR DEAD
"CAR" TALK
PLAYING DOCTOR
    $400 1
2 affairs inspired Baudelaire's poem cycles titled "Black" & "White" this love goddess
    $400 26
In 1848 John B. Curtis made this product commercially for the first time in the U.S.; Wrigley came later
    $400 21
Some say a spring at this southwestern French town & pilgrimage site has curative powers
    $400 16
She sold more than 100 million books before her non-mysterious Jan. 12, 1976 death in Wallingford, England
    $400 11
From the French for "mounted musketeer", it's a lightweight rifle with a short barrel
    $400 2
For consultations about Loraxes & McBoing Boings, I'd see this "physician"
    $800 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from St. Petersburg.) This author lived in St. Petersburg & one of his novels opens with Roskolnikov walking out on a summer night here
    $800 27
In 1848 Marx & Engels wrote, "A spectre is haunting Europe--the spectre of" this
    $800 22
The group we Yanks call "the Pilgrims" first left England & went to Leiden in what's now this country from 11 years
    $800 17
After April 22, 1994 in New York City, we didn't have him to kick around anymore
    $800 12
This device in an engine mixes vaporized liquid fuel with air in correct proportions
    $800 3
Julius is the first name of this James Bond movie title villain played by Joseph Wiseman
    $1200 8
Garcia Lorca wrote "Lament for a Bullfighter" in 1935, but a year later he was the lamented one in this war
    $1200 28
In 1840 Antarctic explorer Jules Dumont d'Urville named a species of this for his wife Adelie
    $1200 23
The first matchup in this sports classic was between the unofficial "Pilgrims" & the Pirates in 1903
    $1200 18
On Jan. 7, 1989 it was sayonara to this 124th emperor of Japan
    $1200 13
A cooking term meaning to heat or boil sugar until it turns dark brown
    $1200 4
Alan Alda was Emmy nominated for "ER", but he's slightly better known for playing this Korean War doctor
    $1600 9
This author was born in what was then Danzig; "Cat & Mouse", "Dog Years" & "The Tin Drum" make up his Danzig trilogy
    $1600 29
Reports from the Mexican War were so slow that N.Y. Sun publisher Moses Beach founded this news service in 1848
    DD: $2,900 24
One of the principal religious obligations of Muslims, it's the Arabic term for a pilgrimmage to Mecca
    DD: $6,000 19
This Shakespeare rival & possible secret agent got the point on May 30, 1593
    $1600 14
Germans call these seeds Kummelkorn & flavor cheese with them
    $1600 5
A 1964 film featured Major "King" Kong, Gen. Buck Turgidson & this title character
    $2000 10
In the 1970s Milan Kundera was stripped of his citizenship by this country's government
    $2000 30
The U.S. gained ownership of this iron-rich range of Minnesota via the Webster-Ashburton Treaty of 1842
    $2000 25
In "Of Plymouth Plantation", this Pilgrim wrote that upon sighting Cape Cod "they were not a little joyful"
    $2000 20
This Russian jeweler died eggs-actly on Sept. 24, 1920
    $2000 15
Cleopatra's unusual mode of transportation when she first met Julius Caesar
    $2000 6
While serving in WWI, he created the character of Dr. Dolittle in illustrated letters home to his kids

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Marty Carolyn
$14,000 $15,900 -$2,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BODIES OF WATER
This sea's south boundary is a line from the southern tip of India to the eastern tip of Africa

Final scores:

Tom Marty Carolyn
$4,000 $3,799 -$2,300
8-day champion: $142,602 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Marty Carolyn
$9,600 $15,200 $600
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
10 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $25,400

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