Show #4926 - Monday, January 30, 2006

Contestants

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Sarah Altier, a teacher from DeLand, Florida

William Love, a brick manufacturer from Los Angeles, California

Candy Murphy, a federal IT specialist from Brambleton, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

SURRENDER!
CELEBRITY HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK
LANGUAGE
STATE BIRDS
McDONALD'S SLOGANS
"PH" DELIGHTS
    $200 6
When asked to surrender, naval hero John Paul Jones supposedly quipped, "I have not yet begun to" do this
    $200 1
This comedian was once suspended for three days from his Andover, Massachusetts high school for burning rubber in the parking lot
    $200 21
As one of the Berber languages, Riff is mainly spoken in Algeria & this country
    $200 26
This red-feathered friend is the state bird of a record 7 states
    $200 11
1961:
"Look for the Golden" these
    $200 16
Traditional title of the kings who built the pyramids
    $400 7
American general William Hull was court-martialed for surrendering this Michigan city during the War of 1812
    $400 2
A cheerleader & 1980 graduate of Van Nuys High School; years later, she'd be "Idol"ized by millions
    $400 22
In the Kootenai tongue, a word's pitch changes its meaning, as in this most widely spoken world language
    DD: $1,000 27
One naturalist reported that this state bird of Arkansas imitated the songs of 32 birds within 10 minutes
    $400 12
2003:
"I'm" doing this
    $400 17
To see Van Gogh's "Vase with 12 Sunflowers", head out to this American city's Museum of Art
    $600 8
In 332 B.C. Mazaces, the Persian in charge of Egypt, wisely surrendered to this "Great" guy
    $600 3
Sadly, this 1949 Fairmount, Indiana high school graduate would live but a few years after his picture was taken
    $600 23
Volapuk, created in 1880 as one of these, was too complex to attract many permanent users
    $600 28
1 of 2 states that have a breed of chicken as the state bird
    $600 13
2000:
"We love to see you" do this
    $600 18
Light energy becomes organic energy through this plant process
    $800 9
French forces resisted a Vietminh attack here for 56 days but surrendered in May 1954
    $800 4
This actress has total recall of her high school days in Pennsylvania, as a self-described uber-geek & outsider
    $800 24
Czech is in the West Group & Ukrainian in the East Group of this branch of languages
    $800 29
Hawaii's state bird, the nene, is a close relative of this "Canadian" bird
    $800 14
1988:
"Good time. Great" this
    $800 19
From the Greek for "to appear", it's an unreal, ghostly being
    $1000 10
It was McAuliffe's widely quoted 1-word reply when asked by the Germans to surrender at Bastogne in 1944
    $1000 5
He's the 12-time Grammy-winning country music legend & 1950 Dyess High School graduate seen here
    $1000 25
We took the word nirvana from this classical language
    $1000 30
A state bird since 1947, its black & orange colors resemble those on the Calvert coat of arms
    $1000 15
1966:
"McDonald's... the closest thing to" this
    $1000 20
Appropriately, Paul Nurse shared the 2001 Nobel Prize in this category

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

Candy William Sarah
$200 $5,200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Candy William Sarah
$2,800 $9,600 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

AUSSIE CAPITALS
G_S_N
(Alex: Each correct response will have those three letters, in that order.)
WORDS ABOUT WRITING
WHERE THE PRESIDENT PASSED
SINGERS ALSO KNOWN AS
PRECIOUS "M"s
    $400 1
This capital of New South Wales is the home of Opera Australia
    $400 26
It's what powers Bubba's outboard Evinrude
    $400 6
They're the 3 words that complete Benjamin Disraeli's famous quote, "When I want to read a book..."
    $400 11
Bel Air,
California
    $400 21
Before finding fame, this "gem" of a singer dropped her last name, Kilcher
    $400 16
Dynastic term for the porcelain jar seen here
    $800 2
Of all the world's urban centers exceeding 1 million in populatioin, this capital of Victoria is southernmost
    $800 27
This Texas county shares its name with a Gulf of Mexico port city & a hit song by Glen Campbell
    DD: $2,000 7
In his 1954 Nobel Prize acceptance speech, this American called "writing, at its best... a lonely life"
    $800 12
Warm Springs,
Georgia
    $800 22
Stanley is the real first name of this singer who took "Blue Velvet" to No. 1 in 1963
    $800 17
In 1994 Bill Gates paid a record price for one of these, $30.8 million for a 72-page Leonardo one
    $1200 3
This city's harbor was discovered in 1839 by John Stokes, surveyor aboard the HMS Beagle
    $1200 30
These hardened masses of cholesterol & bilirubin can be painful when they lodge in your bile ducts
    $1200 8
"True ease in writing comes from art, not chance", this poet wrote in "An Essay on Criticism"
    $1200 13
Buffalo,
New York
    $1200 23
"Flap Your Wings" & "Shake Ya Tailfeather" if you know that this rapper was born Cornell Haynes Jr.
    $1200 18
(Cheryl of the Clue crew shows off her choker.) You can buy some unique jewelry made of this, the lining of some mollusk shells
    $1600 4
This capital of South Australia was named for a queen, the consort of King William IV
    $1600 29
For the Greek for "study of the stomach", it's the art & appreciation of preparing & eating good food
    $1600 9
"Life can't ever really defeat a writer who is in love with writing", wrote this author of "Show Boat"
    DD: $5,000 14
In the Speaker's Room at the House of Representatives
    $1600 24
This ex-Sugarcube once sported the surname Gudmundsdottir
    $1600 19
The Musee d'Orsay has several of his works, including Haystacks & Cathedrals
    $2000 5
This capital was once the government seat of a British colony called Van Diemen's Land
    $2000 28
A region of Southwestern France, its people are famous for their boastfulness
    $2000 10
His wife Nora reportedly once asked him, "Why don't you write books people can read?"
    $2000 15
Kinderhook,
New York
    $2000 25
"Wasted Days And Wasted Nights" was a hit for this Tex-Mex singer whose real name is Baldemar Huerta
    $2000 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia.) This room in St. Petersburg's Winter Palace is adorned with more than 2 tons of this lustrous green stone mined in Russia

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Candy William Sarah
$16,000 $14,800 $11,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD MONEY 2005
This U.S. sports figure (born 1940) became the only living person ever on a Scottish note besides the Queen & her mum

Final scores:

Candy William Sarah
$2,399 $7,599 $7,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $7,599 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Candy William Sarah
$14,200 $14,800 $7,600
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
25 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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