Show #4955 - Friday, March 10, 2006

Contestants

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Chris Smith, an advertising creative director from Dallas, Texas

Brett Crawford, an attorney from Rockville, Maryland

Randy Logan, a high school English teacher from Mesquite, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $31,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

FAR OUT
SUPER COOL
23 SKIDOO
GROOVY
GOLLY "G"!
LET'S SPLIT!
    $200 6
From Earth 4 galaxies are visible without a telescope: the Large & Small Magellanic Clouds, Andromeda & this
    $200 11
The "Rachel cut" hairstyle was popularized by this sitcom
    $200 15
Early in the morning of August 3, 1923 he was sworn in as U.S. president
    $200 21
In carpentry, this body part "& groove" form a joint between 2 boards
    $200 1
A home run with the bases loaded
    $200 26
In 2000 Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson ruled that this computer company should be split in two
    $400 7
The possible 10th planet of our solar system was nicknamed for this TV warrior princess; Gabrielle is its moon
    $400 12
Tourists flocked to California wineries after seeing this 2004 Paul Giamatti film but probably held off on the Merlot
    $400 16
In 1923 this city replaced Constantinople as the capital of its country
    $400 22
Seen here are grooves in this Buckeye State scoured into limestone 18,000 years ago by the Great Ice Sheet
    $400 2
"Colorful" 9-letter word used derisively of an immigrant unfamiliar with American life
    $400 27
Grammar alert: there's a split one of these in the phrase "He chose to wisely decline the invitation"
    $600 8
Appropriately, the star Acubens, "The Claw", is found in this constellation named for a crustacean
    $600 13
In the '90s this somewhat hallucinatory TV title attorney brought back the micro-miniskirt
    $600 17
Alfred P. Sloan Jr. became the CEO of this giant auto company in 1923 & brought it back from the brink of collapse
    $600 23
Much of the cortical surface of this is hidden in grooves called sulci
    $600 3
He's the first astronaut later elected U.S. senator
    $600 28
Otto Hahn & Fritz Strassman got together long enough to split this in 1938
    $800 9
Fomalhaut, the brightest star in Piscis Austrinus, means "mouth of" this in Arabic
    $800 14
In 2005 the terpsichorean splendor of John O'Hurley repopularized a somewhat lost art on this TV show
    DD: $2,000 18
Governor Al Smith of this state signed a repeal of the state's Prohibition Enforcement Act, angering the feds
    $800 24
This Simon & Garfunkel tune is also known as "The 59th Street Bridge Song"
    $800 4
January is the first month of the year on this, first used in 1582
    $800 29
Kenya, Tanzania & Uganda share ownership of this body of water
    $1000 10
Named in the 17th c. by Dutchman Petrus Plancius, the constellation Monoceros represents this mythical animal
    $1000 20
Sales of Ray-Ban Wayfarer sunglasses soared after Tom Cruise donned a pair in this 1983 film
    $1000 19
In July the U.S. Open golf tournament was won by this amateur in a playoff
    $1000 25
In this artistic process, printing is done by forcing ink into grooves made by acid
    $1000 5
Psychologist Max Wertheimer co-founded this theory in which the sum is greater than its parts
    $1000 30
Name given to the period between 1378 & 1417 when the Catholic Church had 2 or 3 popes serving simultaneously

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

Randy Brett Chris
$2,400 $2,800 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Randy Brett Chris
$2,800 $6,800 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

LITERATURE
ALL THAT JAZZ
-ISMS
QUOTABLE WOMEN
SOUTH CAROLINA
TOM SWIFTIES
(Alex: Puns using adverbs. For instance, Tom said, "I'm going to chase my puppy this way." What is doggedly? That's sort of a weird example.)
    $400 1
Britannica states that the name "Agora" was first found in the work of this ancient Greek poet
    $400 6
"Miles Ahead" is a 1957 album by this jazz trumpeter
    $400 12
Eponymous term meaning biased devotion to a group, it sometimes follows "male" when used by feminists
    $400 23
Freed from prison in 2005, she said, "The experience of the last five months... has been life altering and life affirming"
    $400 21
S.C. native Robert Mills designed the Washington Monument & some of the USC campus in this state capital
    $400 11
"The herb you need to improve this recipe isn't parsley, rosemary or thyme", Tom remarked in this wise fashion
    $800 2
This 1953 book title tells us the temperature at which books burn
    $800 7
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the Smithsonian Institution.) This Grammy is one of 13 awarded to this jazz singer called "The First Lady of Song"
    $800 13
Part of many religions, it's the opposition to war & violence as means of settling disputes
    $800 24
Dorothy Parker quipped that "Brevity is the soul of" this sexywear
    $800 22
The Francis Marion National Forest contains plenty of these soggy areas found in Marion's nickname
    $800 17
"I've struck unrefined oil!" Tom related in this coarse manner
    $1200 3
In 1900 he wrote the line, "The road to the City of Emeralds is paved with yellow brick"
    $1200 8
The album title "Satch Plays Fats" refers to these 2 musicians, one a trumpeter, the other a pianist
    DD: $3,500 14
The practices of some extreme Protestants of the Reformation era; or any moral strictness
    $1200 25
She once remarked, "The power I exert on the court depends on the power of my arguments, not on my gender"
    $1200 28
2 crops, indigo & this grain, made the colony wealthy in the 18th century
    $1200 18
"I only have clubs, diamonds and spades", Tom said in this cruel fashion
    $1600 4
This 1952 Pulitzer-winning book grew out of Herman Wouk's experiences on a WWII destroyer-minesweeper
    DD: $2,000 9
This bop saxophonist's 1946 tune "Ornithology" became a jazz standard
    $1600 15
Latin for "other" gave us this word meaning unselfish concern for others
    $1600 26
In 1926 she told Ernest Hemingway, "You are all a lost generation"
    $1600 19
It's the annoyingly cheerful way Tom said, "Golly! The coffee's bubbling through!"
    $2000 5
Elizabeth Barrett Browning gave this volume of 44 sonnets to Robert in 1847, a year after they eloped
    $2000 10
This bandleader was the "King of Hi-De-Ho"
    $2000 16
(Kelly of the Clue Crew explains a symbol pictured on a screen.) A Roman symbol in which rods tied together meant unity led to the name of this ideology that glorifies the state
    $2000 27
"People said women couldn't swim the Channel... I proved they could"; & so she did, in 1926
    $2000 20
When Tom yelled, "Neigh! Neigh! A thousand times neigh!" it was in this rough way, as if he had a sore throat

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Randy Brett Chris
$8,000 $6,800 $15,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC DOCUMENTS
Clause 39 of this reads "No freeman shall be taken, or imprisoned... except by the legal judgment of his peers"

Final scores:

Randy Brett Chris
$0 $13,400 $15,799
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $15,799

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Randy Brett Chris
$8,000 $5,600 $13,200
12 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
8 W

Combined Coryat: $26,800

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