Show #4667 - Tuesday, December 14, 2004

Contestants

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Jerry Mayer, a political science professor from Arlington, Virginia

Joel Kahn, a physician from Irvine, California

Robert Bowsher, a software engineer from Hilliard, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $33,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

SOCIOLOGY
RADIO PERSONALITIES
HEADQUARTERS
BERMUDA SHORTS
MILLIONS OF REASONS
SOUNDS LIKE A RAPPER
    $200 1
This term for a rural white southerner was originally applied to sunburned agricultural workers
    $200 2
The fans of this radio personality call themselves dittoheads to signify that they agree with his opinion
    $200 7
Surprisingly, in the 1990s, this retailer moved its HQ from its tall tower in Chicago to a lowrise in the suburbs
    $200 15
Bermuda's almost due east of this state's Cape Hatteras
    $200 26
Metallic distinction of a CD that's sold 1 million copies
    $200 17
This type of "domain" could lose you your house if the government needs your land, yo
    $400 3
Robert & Helen Lynd based their "Middletown" studies on Muncie in this state
    $400 12
(Hi, I'm Christie Whitman.) I don't believe in political quid pro quo, but after his endorsement, I named a rest stop toilet for this radio personality
    $400 8
Since 1988 J.C. Penney has been firmly planted in Plano in this state
    $400 19
The cahow, or Bermuda petrel, a type of this, breeds only in Bermuda
    $400 27
Of 2 million, 20 million or 200 million, the length in years of one trip around the galaxy's center by our sun
    $400 18
"It's" one of these "that blows nobody any good"
    $600 4
The sum of the customs & beliefs that distinguish one group from another; the hippies formed a "counter" one
    $600 13
She's from Brooklyn, has a Ph.D. in physiology & is Deryk's mom
    $600 9
First the "E"s were sold, then its Houston HQ building was auctioned off in December 2003 for $55.5 million
    $600 23
Bermuda uses this basic unit of currency
    $600 28
Like Chico in "Animal Crackers", who got paid more for not performing, she got millions from Virgin not to sing
    $600 20
It's wack but ESPN dropped the downhill racing style of this type of bicycle from its X Games in 2004
    DD: $1,000 5
10,000 years ago all societies were these, named from the way they collected animals, fruit, etc. for food
    $800 14
This "idol" worshipper replaced Casey Kasem as host of "American Top 40"
    $800 10
The Ford Motor Company has long been headquartered in this city that adjoins Detroit
    $800 24
The first settlement in 1609 resulted from this event, maybe the one depicted in the first scene of "The Tempest"
    $800 29
It was the "grateful" title of philanthropist Percy Ross' syndicated radio show & newspaper column
    $800 21
Lack of movement in traffic--especially at an intersection or in politics
    $1000 6
Someone who hates humanity; Moliere's Alceste turned into a title one
    $1000 16
Tavis Smiley launched this network's first national show to originate from Los Angeles
    $1000 11
Where on earth is Earthlink headquartered? In this city, same as Coca-Cola
    $1000 25
Alexander or Linda could help you with the name of this capital
    $1000 30
"What Are You Doing After the Orgy?" is a book by this man who played a millionaire on "Gilligan's Island"
    $1000 22
Completed in 1955, this bridge crosses the Hudson near Nyack

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

Robert Joel Jerry
$4,200 $3,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Joel Jerry
$7,400 $7,000 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE FABULOUS '50s
SNOWBOARDING
TOM WOLFE
MED. ABBREV.
THOSE CRAZY GUGGENHEIMS
"E" CHANNEL
    $400 4
In 1953 Eisenhower proposed to the U.N. a plan of "Atoms for" this
    $400 16
Snowboarding is often featured in ads for this Pepsico soda with a lofty name
    $400 1
It was Wolfe who first predicted that the 1970s "Will come to be known as" this "decade"
    $400 6
2 of the 3 illnesses for which a DPT vaccination provides immunity
    $400 30
Benjamin Guggenheim made sure to dress in his evening clothes before going down with this ship in 1912
    $400 22
This South American country does not border Brazil
    $800 5
The group seen here is discussing the merits of this room they are looking at
    $800 17
An off-balance rider is said to be "rolling down" these, from the flailing motion of the arms
    $800 2
In a piece of stock car racing, Wolfe introduced to written English this 3-word phrase for a solid Southern male
    $800 7
HRT is this kind of therapy; the use of it by menopausal women has recently been questioned
    $800 29
Patriarch Meyer moved from Switzerland to the U.S. in 1847 & set up shop in this Pennsylvania city
    $800 23
Before going bankrupt in 1989, this airline tried selling $12 plane tickets between Boston & New York
    $1200 8
A 1954 code trying to stop juvenile delinquency said "horror" or "terror" could not be used in titles of these
    $1200 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew snowboards down Mammoth Mountain.) If you're doing well by cutting up the slopes, you could be called one of these, not to be confused with an office machine
    $1200 3
"The Right Stuff" tells of how this man broke the sound barrier with 2 broken ribs from a drunken horseback ride
    DD: $5,000 11
CTS, carpal tunnel syndrome, can be an RSI, this kind of injury
    $1200 21
For Daniel, it was all mine, mine, mine; tin in Bolivia & this in Alaska
    $1200 24
Alexander Pope once cracked, "The vulgar boil, the learned roast" one of these, maybe for breakfast
    $1600 9
In early 1951 TV viewers were riveted watching the Kefauver committee's look into this in America
    $1600 19
Like skateboarders, snowboarders perform in a U-shaped structure called this
    DD: $10,000 14
Wolfe coined the term "radical" this in a story on a party for the Black Panthers thrown by Leonard Bernstein
    $1600 12
I.D. stands for this specialty that focuses on illnesses like viral hepatitis
    $1600 28
In the 2000 film "Pollock", Amy Madigan played this art patron
    $1600 25
In 1974 Spokane's Cannon Island was the site of this, which featured an environmental theme
    $2000 10
The accuracy of the Quartz clock was surpassed in 1955 by one using this element, Cs
    $2000 20
Stances include regular, goofy foot & this one that angles the toes of both feet in opposite directions
    $2000 15
It's Wolfe's 1968 book about Ken Kesey & friends' cross-country journey
    $2000 13
A CAT scan is computerized axial this kind of imaging
    $2000 27
The Guggenheim Foundation is the assignee of the patents of this rocket pioneer; it had financed him in the 1940s
    $2000 26
Philosophy branch that studies the nature & foundations of knowledge

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Joel Jerry
$9,400 $18,000 $6,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AWARD-WINNING AUTHORS
The only Oscar winner also to win a Nobel Prize, this European won a 1938 Oscar for adapting his own play

Final scores:

Robert Joel Jerry
$0 $19,000 $1
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $19,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Robert Joel Jerry
$19,200 $14,200 $6,600
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
9 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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