Show #4921 - Monday, January 23, 2006

Bob Mesko game 1.

Contestants

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Bob Mesko, an arts administrator from Denver, Colorado

Cynthia Pearson, a curatorial assistant from Los Angeles, California

Marcus Jackson, a software engineer from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

HE WAS PRESIDENT WHEN...
FILMOGRAPHIES
(Alex: You have to name the actor.)
HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES
CAPITAL "K"s
TEXTILES
THE SHORT FORM
    $200 6
the U.S. Senate rejected the Versailles Treaty
    $200 16
"Little Women",
"A Place in the Sun",
"The Sandpiper"
    $200 1
June 17 is Bunker Hill Day in this state's Suffolk County
    $200 11
Freed from the Taliban, in 2001 men in this capital lined up for their first shaves in 5 years
    $200 26
A certain rabbit could tell you this medium-weight fabric whose name comes from "velet" gives the look of velvet
    $200 21
"Dis" is short for this, what you show someone if you dis him
    $400 7
South Carolina became the first state to secede from the Union
    $400 17
"Inherit the Wind",
"Anchors Aweigh",
"An American in Paris"
    $400 2
In Sweden the Julbord is the smorgasbord for this holiday
    $400 12
Though it's in a valley, this Nepalese city is still 4,300 freet above sea level
    $400 27
In the 400s B.C. Herodotus told the Greeks that India had plants that bear fleece--he meant this
    $400 22
"Fan", as in "a rabid sports fan", comes from this word
    $600 8
Joe DiMaggio hit safely in a record 56 straight games
    $600 18
"Tortilla Flat",
"Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo",
"The Old Man and the Sea"
    $600 3
This holiday is the night before All Saints' Day
    $600 13
This present Malaysian capital replaced Klang as a regional capital in the late 1800s & began a growth spurt
    $600 28
Now often used in scarves, cashmere was originally associated with this outer wrap for women
    $600 23
Don't believe the hype, but believe that "hype" partly comes from shortening this word
    $800 9
Lindbergh first flew the Atlantic solo
    $800 19
"Dark Victory",
"Of Human Bondage",
"The Petrified Forest"
    $800 4
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew waxes eloquent in front of Lenin's tomb in Moscow, Russia.) Soviet leaders reviewed a parade of military hardware from Lenin's tomb each year on this day, a Socialist holiday since 1889
    $800 14
In the movie with the same name as this city, Olivier says, "The Nile must taste of blood for a thousand miles"
    $800 29
Delicate Foulard textiles, used for ties & handkerchiefs, were originally this fabric
    $800 24
To sum up, "recap" is a short form of this word
    $1000 10
The U.S. Battleship Maine exploded in Havana Harbor
    $1000 20
"Double Indemnity",
"The Apartment",
"The Shaggy Dog"
    $1000 5
It's the palindromic name for the Vietnamese New Year
    DD: $1,400 15
A Caribbean capital or the first capital of the State of New York
    $1000 30
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew delivers the goods from the NC State University's College of Textiles.) This 2004 model loom still uses a method of controlling individual yarns based on the one developed in 1804 by this French loom inventor
    $1000 25
"Pan", a camera move, comes from this longer word

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

Marcus Cynthia Bob
$1,200 $400 $5,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marcus Cynthia Bob
$4,000 $1,400 $7,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

MEDICAL PIONEERS
RIGHT ON "Q"
A LITTLE DICKENS
TEXAS
CHAIN STORE
MASSACRE
    $400 11
Life-changing & yummy too, the oral polio vaccine was developed by this University of Cincinnati researcher
    $400 5
Mai oui, this province produces more maple syrup than all the U.S. states combined
    $400 1
In "Oliver Twist", Bill Sikes' girl, Nancy, is a member of this man's gang of pickpockets
    $400 15
Texas' King Ranch developed the Santa Gertrudis, the Western Hemisphere's first new breed of this
    $400 26
It sounds like a sailors' surplus store, but this clothing store chain is a branch of GAP, Inc.
    $400 21
The greatest margin of victory in a Super Bowl came when this team stomped the Denver Broncos 55-10 in 1990
    $800 12
In 1901 this army surgeon who later had a D.C. hospital named for him published "The Prevention of Yellow Fever"
    $800 6
In 1965 Maarten Schmidt identified the most distant object then seen, one of these high-energy objects in outer space
    $800 2
Uriah Heep had a heap of hate for this Dickens title character
    $800 16
On Sept. 24, 2005 the Gulf region was still recovering from Katrina when this hurricane slammed into Texas
    $800 29
The name of an inspirational body of water is part of the name of this national bookstore chain
    $800 22
In a career that ran from 1936 to 1963, Archie Moore scored an unprecedented 141 of these boxing decisions
    $1200 13
This Italian anatomist's career went down the tubes in 1561 when he discovered the oviduct
    $1200 7
It's a Western Hemisphere national capital city of 1.4 million people
    DD: $1,200 3
This Dickens work was first published on December 17, 1843
    $1200 17
While in custody of the Dallas Police he was shot & killed November 24, 1963
    $1200 27
John Madden & Connie Stevens have both been spokespeople for this supply shore
    $1200 23
In 1991 this Ohio-based team trounced the Miami Heat 148-80 in the biggest NBA triumph ever
    $1600 14
His 1543 landmark work on anatomy, "De Humani Corporis Fabrica", contained illustrations by Titian's studio
    $1600 8
A term for any hunted animal, it comes from a Middle English word for "the entrails given to the hounds"
    $1600 4
It's the specific type of prison where Charles Dickens' father suffered in 1824
    $1600 18
From the Spanish for "little armed one", it's the state small mammal of Texas
    DD: $1,400 28
The curly hair of founder Paul Orfalea gave this business-service chain its name
    $1600 24
In the highest score ever in an int'l soccer game, Australia humbled this "American" territory 31-0 in 2001
    $2000 20
In 1949 the American Medical Women's Assoc. named an award for this pioneer who got her degree in 1849
    $2000 9
It's Latin for "something for something"; as in you do one thing for me, I'll do the same back for you
    $2000 10
Little Paul is the "son" in this Dickens title business
    $2000 19
This West Texas city of about 600,000 sits on the Rio Grande opposite Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
    $2000 30
Appropriately, the "C" in the name of this department store chain named for its founder stands for "Cash"
    $2000 25
In a 1994 match between Durham & Warwickshire, Brian Lara scored 390 runs in a single day in this sport!

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marcus Cynthia Bob
$10,600 $6,200 $15,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

GEM LORE
In Greek myth this gem was "created" by tears of wine from Dionysus that stained the quartz statue of a maiden

Final scores:

Marcus Cynthia Bob
$1 $2,400 $8,799
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $8,799

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Marcus Cynthia Bob
$10,800 $6,200 $15,800
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
8 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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