Show #4914 - Thursday, January 12, 2006

Kevin Marshall game 3.

(Sarah: Don't pull your ripcord yet! We've got plenty of adrenaline-pumping clues with the Golden Knights next on Jeopardy!)

Contestants

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Jesse Liu, a grad student from Boston, Massachusetts

Kerri Griffith, an editor from New York, New York

Kevin Marshall, a student from Metairie, Louisiana (whose 2-day cash winnings total $27,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

WEATHER
EASILY IMITATED
PARACHUTING WITH THE GOLDEN KNIGHTS
THE U.S. CONGRESS
FAMOUS FOLKS
HIDDEN COUNTRIES
(Alex: You have to identify the country that is hidden within each clue, and I'll tell you now that the letters are in order.)
    $200 1
The highest low temperature of any U.S. state is the 12 degrees F. recorded in this state on May 17, 1979
    $200 16
"You're despicable!"
    $200 22
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Fort Bragg, NC, holding a parachute.) Packing of all reserve chutes in the United States, even those used by the Army's Golden Knights, is overseen by this federal organization
    $200 17
Each member of the House of Representatives represents one of these territorial divisions of a state
    $200 7
She was still a teenager when Howard Hughes discovered her in 1940
    $200 3
I go to the spa in the nude
    $400 2
On a weather map, 3 horizontal & parallel lines indicate this weather condition
    $400 18
"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read"
    $400 23
(Kelly of the Clue Crew holds open a parachute at Fort Bragg, NC.) Though they may still say "hit the silk", the Golden Knights use a ripstop version of this synthetic fabric, created by Dupont in the '30s
    $400 24
She was the first British monarch to address the U.S. Congress
    $400 8
In 1976, this high-flying woman was simply gym-dandy
    $400 11
Chair and table
    $600 4
The Fujita scale that ranks the intensity of these goes from F-0 on up; an F-5 has wind speeds exceeding 261 mph
    $600 19
"Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship"
    $600 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew demonstrates with a parachute at Fort Bragg, NC.) Also found on cars, when these steering lines are used dually, they slow the parachute; singly, they allow turning
    $600 25
We swear, the very first law passed by Congress concerned how these pledges were to be made
    $600 9
He's the famous Russian seen here in 1961
    $600 12
Hype rubber chickens
    $800 5
Sadly, in 2005 many learned this alliterative 2-word term for a rise in sea level accompanying fierce winds
    $800 20
"I'm lookin' at a tin star with a drunk pinned on it"
    $800 29
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from a runway at Fort Bragg, NC.) The Army employs two jumping methods: a static line in which the jumper is tethered to the plane, & this style, reminiscent of a Tom Petty tune
    $800 26
Frustrated with his own political party, in 2001 this senator from Vermont switched to indepedent
    DD: $1,000 10
Before her time as a First Lady, this woman was a radio & film actress
    $800 13
I've been through analysis
    $1000 6
This type of weather radar calculates the speed & direction of a weather system
    $1000 21
"You're the man now, dog!"
    $1000 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew prepares to jump from an aircraft at Fort Bragg, NC.) Beginning parachuters usually jump with a partner, referred to as this term from the Latin for "at length"
    $1000 27
Former senators are allowed back on the Senate floor, but they're restricted from doing this the first year out of office
    $1000 15
He's the World War I military leader & member of royalty seen here
    $1000 14
Hug and accept it

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Kevin Kerri Jesse
$1,200 $3,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Kerri Jesse
$3,200 $7,200 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE CIVIL WAR
ED-UCATION
CHINESE REGIONAL CAPITALS
NEW -OLOGIES
(Alex: These are all based on words that end in "O-L". For instance, if we were saying "It's the study of pistols," that would be "pistology". That's the new kind of -ology.)
NOTIFY
NEXT OF "KIN"
    $400 1
George Custer was wounded only once during the war but had 11 of these killed under him
    $400 16
The 2005-2006 TV season marks this famous Ed's 25th year on "60 Minutes"
    $400 18
This city is the capital of the high-altitude autonomous region that until 1965 was its own country
    $400 2
"Green Coca-Cola Bottles" (1962) & other pieces of pop art are part of this science
    $400 23
It was during this war that Lt. Andrew Rowan delivered his famous "Message to Garcia" from Pres. McKinley
    $400 11
Small dry twigs used to start a fire
    $800 7
A young conscript from North Carolina was called this, slang for the peanuts grown there
    $800 17
He was nominated for an Oscar for playing an abstract expressionist in a 2000 film that he directed himself
    $800 21
Chengdu is the hot & spicy capital of this province that lends its name to a hot & spicy Chinese food variety
    $800 3
If you avidly follow Latin American soccer, you're gaining knowledge in this area
    $800 24
In August 1858 the first transatlantic cable message was sent from this monarch to Pres. Buchanan
    $800 12
Congo capital founded by Henry Stanley
    $1200 8
During the war, this Ozark state had 2 competing governments
    $1200 19
This conservation-conscious co-star of St. Elsewhere was once L.A.'s environmental affairs commissioner
    $1200 22
This capital of the island province of Hainan sounds like a short Japanese poem of 17 syllables
    $1200 4
Get a Ph.D. studying products released in a spray through a nozzle & you're an expert in this
    $1200 25
After defeating a British fleet on Lake Erie, he sent out the message "We have met the enemy, and they are ours"
    $1200 13
A film of a transmitted television program
    $1600 9
This Confederate submarine was recovered in 2000; its crew was buried in Charleston in 2004
    $1600 20
He showed off his singing pipes when he played Drew Barrymore's fiance in the film "Everyone Says I Love You"
    DD: $5,000 29
Its former capital was Victoria
    $1600 5
Need a minty flavoring for candies or cigarettes? Call someone who knows about this
    $1600 27
On May 24, 1844 he sent the famous message, "What hath God wrought"
    $1600 14
From the Greek for "movement", this real -ology studies mechanics with respect to human anatomy
    $2000 10
This term that means an ambusher & also inlcudes "B-U-S-H" gets that meaning from Civil War guerrillas
    $2000 26
In 1995 he wrote, directed & starred in his first film, "The Brothers McMullen"
    $2000 30
This capital of Hubei province lent its name to a deadly flu virus
    $2000 6
The examination of the Russian tale "Dead Souls" & other works by the same author
    $2000 28
Before this battle, Lord Nelson sent the message to his sailors that "England expects that every man will do his duty"
    DD: $3,400 15
Honey of critter seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Kerri Jesse
$14,600 $23,000 $6,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

CLASSIC MOVIE CHARACTERS
Appropriately, this villainous movie character's name comes from the Dutch word for "father"

Final scores:

Kevin Kerri Jesse
$29,200 $15,799 $6,800
3-day champion: $56,801 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kevin Kerri Jesse
$11,200 $21,600 $7,800
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $40,600

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