Show #4925 - Friday, January 27, 2006

(Sarah: With star power and great design, Nike makes us think we could all be athletes. Clues from the Oregon campus, next on Jeopardy!)

Contestants

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Paul Canty, a homemaker from Easthampton, Massachusetts

Candy Murphy, a federal IT specialist from Brambleton, Virginia

Miranda Schwartz, a copy editor from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE SWEET 16th CENTURY
NIKE
PAST, PRESENT OR FUTURE
GLOBETROTTING
MAGAZINES
2-LETTER CROSSWORD HELPER
    $200 2
Ending in 1504, his fourth voyage to the New World took him to Panama
    $200 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Nike campus, Oregon.) Nike has replicas of the Grand Slam trophies of this golfer, like the '97 Masters & the 2000 British Open
    $200 12
Mary Manley, back in the 1600s, came up with "There's no time like" this
    $200 11
Abercrombie & Kent offers these African journeys; founder Geoffrey Kent was born on one in Zambia
    $200 1
The Feb. 18, 1929 issue of Time magazine featured the first of 6 covers devoted to this physicist
    $200 25
No--yes, no is a classic drama of this country
    $400 3
Johann Eck debated this noted Protestant in 1519 & helped get him excommunicated in 1521
    $400 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Nike campus. Oregon.) In 1996 wearing his golden shoes, he became the first man to win the 200 & 400 meters at the same Olympics; today, he's immortalized at Nike's track
    $400 13
A commodity bought or sold with an agreement that delivery will come later
    $400 16
His 129-country international travels ended in August 2004 with a trip to Lourdes
    $400 7
Although published by this organization for 62 years, American Girl advertised itself as "for all girls"
    $400 27
Aa--basaltic lava having a rough surface, from this language that brought us the Lanai
    $600 4
Crowned in 1523, Swedish King Gustav I ended the Kalmar Union of Sweden & these 2 countries
    $600 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Nike campus, Oregon.) This is one of the actual shoes Bill Bowerman hand-made for the man known as "Pre", the first major athlete to endorse Nikes, who died tragically in 1975
    $600 14
Alvin Toffler wrote that when man's capacity for change is overwhelmed, he experiences this "shock"
    $600 17
The hero of the novel "Up in the Air" is a business traveler obsessed with obtaining 1 million of these
    $600 8
She once published The Hatchet, a monthly illustrated magazine devoted to Prohibition
    $600 28
Fo--Chinese name for this prince turned religious leader
    $800 5
He was so devastated to find out his fifth wife was cheating on him, he had her beheaded
    $800 23
(Jon of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Nike campus. Oregon.) In 1988, Nike's first ads with this 3-word tagline starred wheelchair athlete Craig Blanchette, among others
    $800 15
Proust's title "A la recherche du temps perdu" ends with this word in the English translation
    $800 18
Books by Redmond O'Hanlon include the tale of "A Journey Between the Orinoco and" this river
    $800 9
Edwin Meredith, a former Secy. of Agriculture, founded Fruit, Garden and Home, which later was changed to this
    $800 29
Ti--a tropical plant in the agave family, or the symbol for this element
    $1000 6
In the early 1500s, between 2 more famous pictures, he worked on his "Virgin and Child with St. Anne"
    $1000 24
(Jon of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Nike campus, Oregon.) Nike Research & Development has come a long way since Bill Bowerman was inspired by this kitchen appliance to design a famous shoe
    $1000 26
It's a homophone for a word meaning "thrown"
    $1000 19
(Hi, I'm Anderson Cooper of CNN's 360.) I took a 16-hour flight from New York to this 25,000-square-mile nation off India to report on tsunami damage
    DD: $1,000 10
The woman for whom this magazine is named is called "orator, union organizer, and hellraiser" on its masthead
    $1000 30
Ai--this slow-moving arboreal South American animal; its laziness is debatable

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

Miranda Candy Paul
$1,800 $4,400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Miranda Candy Paul
$3,600 $7,800 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

BOTANY
SONG ADJECTIVES
SHORT STORIES
AMERICANA
PUT ON YOUR HELMUT
YOU'RE GOING "IN"
    $400 21
Loved by felines, the herb Nepeta cataria is better known by this name
    $400 11
Billy Ray Cyrus:
"_____ _____ Heart"
    $400 6
His first short story collection of the Jazz Age was 1920's "Flappers and Philosophers"
    $400 16
America's National Zoo was just 1 year old when it became part of this institution in 1890
    $400 1
Not an ex-Phillie third baseman, but the chancellor of West Germany from 1974 to 1982
    $400 22
Any of the 4 anterior teeth in the jaw used for cutting
    $800 23
In 1885 this horticulturist bought a farm in Sebastopol, California for his plant-breeding activities
    $800 12
A top-ten hit twice:
"_____ Rhapsody"
    DD: $1,600 7
In an 1819 tale, his daughter says about him, "It's been twenty years since he went away from home, with his gun"
    $800 17
During the Fabulous '50s, this theme park had an exhibit called the Bathroom of Tomorrow
    $800 2
Not a current senator from Wisconsin, but the chancellor of West Germany from 1982 to 1990
    $800 27
It's found after "Disco" in a Top 40 song & "Dante's" in story
    $1200 24
The jonquil is a species of this flower, & its name is often wrongly applied to all yellow species of the flower
    $1200 13
A hard-rock classic:
"_____ Child O' Mine"
    $1200 8
Dan'l Webster was this "celebrated" title character of an 1865 sketch written by Mark Twain
    $1200 18
This Vermont capital with 1 "L" took the name of a French city that has 2 "L"s
    $1200 3
Architect Helmut Jahn's works include 1982's One South Wacker Drive building in this city
    $1200 28
It's a 10-letter verb meaning to introduce into public use by some formal ceremony
    $1600 25
Pollen grains are grown in this part of a flower that lies at the end of the filament
    $1600 14
Simon & Garfunkel:
"A _____ Shade Of Winter"
    $1600 9
John Steinbeck wrote a famous story about young Jody Tiflin & this title equine
    $1600 19
The city of High Point in this state is a high point for shoppers; it's the "Home Furnishings Capital of the World"
    $1600 4
The late Helmut Newton was best known as one of these, especially of nudes
    DD: $4,400 29
It's a polypeptide hormone produced by the beta cells of the islets of Langerhans
    $2000 26
Fungus diseases that attack this potassium-rich tropical fruit include Panama & Sigatoka
    $2000 15
Poison:
"_____ Bop"
    $2000 10
In Hawthorne's "The Great Stone Face", Ernest had an uncanny resemblance to this N.H. formation
    $2000 20
Jay Rockefeller's rich life includes serving as a U.S. senator from this state since 1985
    $2000 5
In 2005 this Austria-born fashion designer left Prada; his flagship office in New York still bears his name
    $2000 30
From the Latin for "deceitful", it means "stealthily treacherous"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Miranda Candy Paul
$4,800 $14,600 $16,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD CAPITALS
A 1958 coup in this city ended a monarchy; 10 years of political turmoil followed, then 35 years of dictatorship

Final scores:

Miranda Candy Paul
$1 $9,601 $4,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $9,601 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Miranda Candy Paul
$4,000 $14,600 $13,800
9 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $32,400

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