Show #4918 - Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Kevin Marshall game 7.

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John Stratford, a caterer from Petaluma, California

Amanda Pompili, a transcriber from Chicago, Illinois

Kevin Marshall, a student from Metairie, Louisiana (whose 6-day cash winnings total $98,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

THOMAS PAINE
SOFT NEWS 2003
A PHILIPPINES TIMELINE
REBUILDING
DOUBLE "L"
RICE, RICE BABY
    $200 1
With letters of introduction from Ben Franklin, Thomas Paine arrived in this city on Nov. 30, 1774
    $200 16
In 2003 this young L.A. Laker became the third NBA player to average 40 points per game for a month
    $200 26
March 1942:
This commander of U.S. forces in the Far East leaves the Philippines vowing to return
    $200 21
In 689 B.C. Sennacherib destroyed this city; its hanging gardens came after it was rebuilt
    $200 6
From the Latin for "bind to", this 4-letter word's synonyms are accomplice & friend; antonyms, enemy & foe
    $200 11
She's a member of George W. Bush's Cabinet
    $400 2
Paine said "Society in every state is a blessing, but government, even its best state, is but a necessary" this
    $400 17
On Sept. 9, 2003 Snapple was announced as the official beverage of this American metropolis
    $400 27
1521:
This Portuguese circumnavigator explores the Philippine islands & dies there
    $400 22
This largest Nicaraguan city was rebuilt after it was ravaged by earthquake & fire in 1931
    $400 7
A TV or movie camera is mounted on this wheeled platform for making moving shots
    $400 12
New Orleans' Lafayette Cemetery appears in several of her novels
    $600 3
It was published on Jan. 10, 1776 as an anonymous 2-shilling pamphlet of 47 pages
    $600 18
Billy Bush, a first cousin to W., hosted a 2003 revival of this classic Monty Hall game show
    $600 28
1565:
The Philippines become a part of this empire & are named after one of its monarchs
    $600 23
Architects like Louis Sullivan flocked to this Midwest city to help rebuild it in the years after an 1871 disaster
    $600 8
This 1969 hit by The Who was the first of 3 from their rock opera album "Tommy"
    $600 13
In 1989 he was chosen the well-deserved MVP of Super Bowl XXIII
    $800 4
This seasonal warrior "and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country"
    $800 19
Oprah made news reviving her book club in June 2003; the new pick was this Steinbeck classic from 1952
    $800 29
1898:
The Treaty of Paris cedes control of the Philippines to this nation
    $800 24
Herculaneum was still repairing the damage from a 62 A.D. earthquake when it was destroyed by this event 17 yrs. later
    $800 9
A 6-story steel column in this Texas Panhandle city commemorates helium, which is found in abundance there
    $800 14
He wrote more than 20 popular novels about a "Lord of the Jungle"
    $1000 5
The title of this 1791 pamphlet referred to liberty, property, security & resistance to oppression
    $1000 20
This soccer midfielder for Manchester United signed with Real Madrid on July 1, 2003
    $1000 30
2004:
She narrowly defeats film star Fernando Poe to win reelection to the presidency
    DD: $1,000 25
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Pentagon.) The post-9/11 rebuilding of the Pentagon "where rebirth will arise from destruction" was nicknamed this project by workers
    $1000 10
It can refer to an onion before the development of the bulb, or an onionlike plant such as the leek or shallot
    $1000 15
In 1924 this sportswriter coined the term "The Four Horsemen" about Notre Dame football players

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

Kevin Amanda John
$1,800 $1,200 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Amanda John
$3,200 $1,400 $8,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

BIOLOGY
PRIMETIME TV
LITERARY CROSSWORD CLUES "G"
(Alex: You have to identify the country in the category...)
INSPIRED BY ZAGAT
___ TO ___
RICE, RICE BABY
    $400 16
The visceral pleura is a thin, tough membrane that covers this pair of organs
    $400 6
Originally, this CBS newsmagazine followed a story over the course of a 2-day period; thus its name
    $400 1
Hawthorne's "House" had seven
(6)
    $400 7
Johannesburg boasts "appealing culture" but the zebras of the Northern Cape will "really entrance you"
    $400 26
"Terrestrial" term for a practical, realistic person
    $400 21
The throwing of rice at these ceremonies is a superstition to ensure prosperity & fertility
    $800 17
In humans, food passes from the pharynx to the stomach via this muscular membranous tube
    $800 12
Jason Lee is a lovable loser trying to make amends on "My Name Is" this
    $800 2
Colette's courtesan-in-training
(4)
    $800 8
Visitors praised the "beautiful fjords" & "midnight sun" but thought Alesund "smelled like herring"
    $800 27
This phrase for care throughout life is the U.S. equivalent of the British "womb to tomb"
    $800 22
Cooked rice with raw fish; 2 popular types are nigiri & hosomaki
    $1200 18
Cell division begins in this part of the cell, either by mitosis or by meiosis
    $1200 13
William Devane played the Secy. of State on "The West Wing" & the Secy. of Defense on this Fox series
    $1200 3
Nobel novelist Garcia Marquez
(7)
    $1200 9
This "vast" country won praise for the "quaint" Maritimes, but some found the 6 time zones "inconvenient"
    $1200 28
The 1947 Taft-Hartley Act encouraged these laws against requiring union membership
    $1200 23
India ranks second to this country in rice production
    $1600 19
(Jon of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Primate Center at Duke University.) Researchers here at Duke believe that when one lemur of this species meets another, it looks first at the distinctive feature it's named for
    $1600 14
(Hi. I'm Julie Bowen, and) I appeared on 9 episodes of "ER" as Noah Wyle's girlfriend, a series that was created by this "Jurassic Park" author
    $1600 4
"Astronomical" Brecht drama
(7)
    $1600 10
The capital is "foggy" & "crowded"; stick with "charming" Chosica, the "Gateway to the Andes"
    DD: $2,000 29
Dosido, in square dancing, comes from the French meaning this
    $1600 24
Encasing the bran, they're removed in processing; Uncle Ben's burns them to produce electricity used in processing
    $2000 20
An amoeba is a 1-celled shapeless mass of this, a term defined in 1839 as the basic material of life
    $2000 15
It was the profession of Ray Barone on the CBS sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond"
    $2000 5
Arthurian talespinner of Monmouth
(8)
    DD: $3,000 11
This principality's "Rhine scenery" "enchanted" some; others wondered "Why not just go to Switzerland"
    $2000 30
Bespoke is a Britishism meaning this type of clothing
    $2000 25
Risotto is a dish best made with arborio rice from the valley of this Italian river

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Amanda John
$7,200 $3,400 $22,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. COMMERCE
Huntington, considered the USA's busiest inland port & largely shipping coal, is on this river

Final scores:

Kevin Amanda John
$7,500 $0 $22,795
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $22,795

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kevin Amanda John
$7,200 $3,000 $21,800
10 R,
2 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $32,000

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