Show #4916 - Monday, January 16, 2006

Kevin Marshall game 5.

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Chris Casper, an attorney from Tampa, Florida

Merle Capello, an HR consultant from Westbury, New York

Kevin Marshall, a student from Metairie, Louisiana (whose 4-day cash winnings total $73,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

CIVIL RIGHTS HEROES
(Alex: This is Martin Luther King Day.)
SCI-FI MOVIES BY CHARACTER
STOP, THIEF!
TWAIN TWIP
INITIALLY YOURS
FAMILIAR PHRASES
    $200 2
In 1866 Mary Ellen Pleasant, "Mother of Civil Rights in California", sued & won after being thrown off this city's streetcar
    $200 1
1999:
Agent Smith,
Morpheus,
Cypher
    $200 8
In 2001 thieves in Birmingham, Eng. stole 23 of these animals--which flew back to their domicile a short time later
    $200 9
Mark Twain was born in Florida--Florida, Missouri that is--& moved with his family to this town in 1839
    $200 23
In 2000 he gave kids more "Goosebumps" with a new series of books called "The Nightmare Room"
    $200 18
"Loose Lips" do this was a WWII catch phrase about defense plant workers watching their tongues
    $400 3
Now a congressman, John Lewis was a featured speaker at this August 1963 event when he was just 23
    $400 7
1968:
Taylor,
Cornelius,
Dr. Zaius
    $400 11
Born in New York City in 1859, this notorious killer, seen here, specialized in cattle rustling
    $400 10
In the titles of 2 of Twain's travel books, it follows "The Innocents" & "A Tramp"
    $400 24
With 67, he has more Indy car victories as a driver than anyone else in history
    $400 19
2,000 years ago, the Roman Sextus Propertius said "absence" does this
    $600 4
As counsel to this organization, Charles Houston devised the legal strategy that led to school desegregation
    $600 12
1984:
Kyle Reese,
Sarah Connor,
Dr. Peter Silberman
    $600 28
Stolen in 1911, this painting was returned to the Louvre in Jan. 1914 after a 2-month tour of Italy
    $600 14
Twain once defined this type of book (& he wrote several) as one "which people praise and don't read"
    $600 25
At Ezra Pound's suggestion, he pared down his "Waste Land" to a mere 434 lines
    $600 20
In several games of pool, it's unlucky to have your cue ball "behind" it
    DD: $600 5
In 1963 George Olden became the first black designer of a U.S. stamp, one issued for the centennial of this event
    $800 13
1968:
Astronauts Frank Poole,
Heywood Floyd &
Dave Bowman
    $800 16
As he predicted he would, Twain died in 1910, a year in which this appeared, just as it did in 1835 when he was born
    $800 26
After a 1907 panic, this financier who helped organize U.S. Steel led the effort to keep banks afloat
    $800 21
It completes the old maxim "Speech is silvern..."
    $1000 6
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from inside the Pentagon.) The service of these aviators honored here was a factor in leading President Truman to desegregate the military
    $1000 15
1951:
Professor Jacob Barnhardt,
Gort,
Klaatu
    $1000 17
Twain wrote of how the "Maid of the Mist descends the fearful rapids" in a piece called "A Visit to" this place
    $1000 27
Married to Marjorie Merriweather Post, he founded the brokerage company that used to talk & people listened
    $1000 22
Meaning simple & basic, this 4-word phrase was never actually said by Sherlock Holmes in any of the Conan Doyle tales

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

Kevin Merle Chris
$1,000 $1,800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Merle Chris
$2,600 $4,000 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

BODIES OF WATER
SISTER ACT
GROVER CLEVELAND ROCKS
MYTHIC OBITS
"THE" BEGINNING
OF THE END
    $400 1
The lake James Fenimore Cooper called Horicon is now called this, after the second British king of that name
    $400 2
Courteney Cox' famous in-laws include these 2 acting sisters
    $400 16
Grover dedicated this 152-foot monument on October 28, 1886
    $400 26
Decapitated by Perseus; survived by 2 immortal sisters
    $400 8
Roget is so synonmous with this term that his name is entry meaning it in the OED
    $400 21
He was about to turn 78 when his final presidential term ended
    $800 4
Created by the Aswan High Dam, the artificial reservoir Lake Nasser is shared by these 2 countries
    $800 3
She played Celia on "7th Heaven"; sister Jessica played Daisy in "The Dukes of Hazzard" movie
    $800 17
Candy bar lovers might know this name of Grover's daughter, born October 3, 1891
    $800 27
Wasted away staring at his own reflection
    $800 9
A form of government by priests who claim divine authority
    $800 22
In 1862 O.W. Norton helped compose this as a substitute for the bugle call "To Extinguish Lights"
    $1200 5
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew strolls a scenic walkway by a riverbank at Gorky Park.) Famous as the setting of a book and a movie, Gorky Park lies on the right bank of this river
    DD: $3,000 13
These 2 British sisters played sisters in a 1991 TV movie of "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?"
    $1200 18
Grover was known as "The Hangman" of this city--not the most warm & cuddly nickname
    $1200 28
Musician torn apart by the love-crazed women of Thrace
    $1200 10
A subject for a composition; I'll finish mine & get my master's degree any year now
    $1200 23
The "Companion" book for this game says it ends "when all players are bankrupt, save one. That player wins. Period"
    $1600 6
This lake lies behind the Parker Dam on the border of Arizona & California
    $1600 14
The 2002 movie "Crossroads" featured these 2 sisters who played the same character at different ages
    DD: $2,000 19
In this year Grover won the presidential election with 58 more electoral votes than he'd won with in 1884
    $1600 29
Son of the sun god, he took dad's chariot for a fatal joy ride
    $1600 11
From the Greek for "to attend", this adjective means curative; you might find answreing the clue to be quite...
    $1600 24
In 2001 Russia announced that it was closing its eavesdropping station on this Western Hemisphere island
    $2000 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from a marina in Greece.) The island of Aegina is in what the Greeks call Saronikos Kolpos, or what we call the Saronic this
    $2000 15
What a stretch--these twin sisters played twin sisters on the '90s sitcom "Sister, Sister"
    $2000 20
Born there in 1837, Grover is the only president native to this state
    $2000 12
The first law of this states that energy in a system cannot be created or destroyed
    $2000 25
When it ended in 1806, its last emperor, Francis II, continued to rule Austria

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Merle Chris
$11,400 -$1,400 $8,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT OBJECTS
In I Kings 8 there was nothing inside it except 2 tablets put there by Moses

Final scores:

Kevin Merle Chris
$16,801 -$1,400 $10,600
5-day champion: $90,202 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kevin Merle Chris
$12,000 $1,600 $8,000
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $21,600

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