Show #4958 - Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Contestants

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Nick Ruiz, a student originally from South Lake Tahoe, California

Christine Black, an administrative assistant from Warwick, New York

John Ward, a musician from Blue Hill, Maine (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

BUDDHISM'S EIGHTFOLD PATH
ASSUME THE POSITION
(Alex: Actually, we want you to name the primary position of the athletes we will name for you.)
HONEST AL TREBEK'S USED CARS
FAMILIAR SONGS
FOR THE "MAIN" COURSE
I'LL HAVE THE BEEF
(Alex: Where's the beef?)
    $200 1
The right conduct includes abstaining from killing, stealing & this, so get ready for teetotalism
    $200 8
Thurman Munson,
Roger Bresnahan,
Johnny Bench
    $200 13
Yes, this American Motors car shares its name with a WWII engine trouble-causing imp... what, no sale?
    $200 18
A favorite of the Rough Riders was "There'll Be" this "In The Old Town Tonight"
    $200 4
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an example of long division on a monitor.) It's the quantity I've got left over
    $200 24
You're not ordering a prison weapon; it's this front leg of beef that requires braising
    $400 2
The right livelihood doesn't include this "-ology" of reading the stars practiced by William Lilly
    $400 9
Magic Johnson,
Steve Nash,
Jason Kidd
    $400 14
Sure, in the '70s this car's gas tank exploded a bit when rear-ended but I prefer to think of the same-named bean
    $400 19
This title aerialist of a song that dates back to the 1860s has stolen the singer's girl away
    $400 5
9-letter word for a large computer, often the hub of a system serving many users
    $400 25
2-word rhyming name for the finely chopped section of the hind leg of beef extending from rump to ankle
    DD: $1,000 3
The right views aren't the ones out your window; they concern the 4 Noble Truths & this, Sanskrit for "action" or "fate"
    $600 10
Adam Vinatieri,
Morten Andersen,
Jan Stenerud
    $600 15
Never mind this carmaker's Jetta--I see you top down, stone cold chillin' in its model called the Thing
    $600 20
For a flat fee of $100, Stephen Foster sold this song adopted by the "Forty-Niners"
    $600 6
As a noun, it means a river having tributaries; as an adjective, it's belonging to a widely accepted group
    $600 26
The boneless top loin muscle is called Kansas City steak or by this name of the state
    $800 29
The First Amendment gives you the right to "freedom of" this; Buddhists just want it right
    $800 11
Nelson "Old Poison" Stewart,
Stan Mikita,
Wayne Gretzky
    $800 16
This import had its U.S. debut in 1985 at $3,990, but its home country got split up later, so I'll let it go for a cool grand
    $800 21
In a 1910 song it was down by this "where I first met you"
    $800 7
From the Greek for "corpse", this substance once thought to be toxic could be in a "SILENT P" category
    $800 27
You don't expect me to swallow this beef stomach lining that comes in honeycomb, pocket & smooth varieties, do you?
    $1000 30
In a 1999 film they were "Cruel"; for Buddhists they should be right
    $1000 12
Phil Rizzuto,
Fred "Chicken" Stanley,
Derek Jeter
    $1000 17
You'll feel like Montezuma in his chariot--I've got a whole lot of these Pontiac "sport recreation vehicles"
    $1000 22
He wrote one of his favorite melodies, "A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody", for a Ziegfeld Follies show
    $1000 23
The Supreme Court ruled controversially regarding this 2-word land use term in Kelo v. New London
    $1000 28
It's a cross between the American bison & cattle, the beef strain being dominant

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

John Christine Nick
$400 -$400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Christine Nick
$2,400 $3,000 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

JAPANESE HISTORY
MR. MOVIEFONE
THE INDY 5
CITIES BY THE "TON"
MEDICINE IN LAYMAN'S TERMS
BLENDED WORDS
    $400 21
Called Michinomiya as a child, he became Japanese emperor on Christmas Day, 1926
    $400 6
You have selected Atlanta's Grand Theater for Friday, Dec. 15, 1939. The star-studded premiere of this film is sold out
    $400 11
Before the "Today" Show & "Dateline", she was a cub reporter for Indianapolis' CBS affiliate
    $400 1
This state capital is located at the head of navigation on the east bank of the Delaware River
    $400 26
Hypertension
    $400 16
In 1925 the world's first one of these opened in San Luis Obispo, welcoming lodgers as well as their cars
    $800 22
In 1281 a storm the Japanese called Kamikaze, or "Divine Wind", thwarted an amphibious attack by this Mongol
    $800 7
You have selected this film in which Tony Manero is a regular at the 2001 Odyssey Disco
    $800 12
In 1999 this "Breakfast of Champions" author was honored as an Indiana living legend
    $800 2
Founded in 1670 at Albemarle Point, this South Carolina city was moved to its present location in 1680
    $800 27
Rubella
    $800 17
Blending 2 languages, it was also the title of a 2004 Adam Sandler flick
    $1200 23
In 794 Emperor Kammu established the Japanese capital in this city that was then called Heian-Kyo
    $1200 8
Press 2 now if you want to hear Alec Guinness as Col. Nicholson in this 1957 war drama
    $1200 13
In 1876 this chemist & colonel founded his famous drug co. that today markets Cialis, Prozac & others
    $1200 3
Home to the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Latin American Art, remember this Texas city!
    $1200 28
Pollinosis
    DD: $1,500 18
In 1960 Manfred Clynes combined these 2 words to create cyborg
    $1600 24
Until 1993 the Liberal Democratic Party had controlled this legislative assembly for 38 straight years
    $1600 9
You've selected upcoming releases for June 1947. Press 1 for this film with Maureen O'Hara, sure to become a classic
    $1600 14
After moving to Indianapolis in 1854 this future pres. became a deacon & elder at the First Presbyterian Church
    $1600 4
This seat of Pennsylvania's Lackawanna County was known as "The Anthracite Capital of the World"
    $1600 29
Varicella
    $1600 19
Can't decide which utensil to use? Use one of these
    $2000 25
In 1192 Yoritomo, the leader of the Minamoto Clan controlling Japan, was given this title that means "great general"
    $2000 10
Press 3 for this Spike Lee film that takes place on a sweltering summer day, aptly opening in June 1989
    $2000 15
A real high point of Indianapolis is this Hoosier poet's grave & monument, atop the city's highest point
    DD: $1,000 5
This state capital was governed at times by Britain, France, Spain, the Republic of West Florida, the CSA & the U.S.
    $2000 30
Pertussis
    $2000 20
Lewis Carroll coined chortle from these two words

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Christine Nick
$6,400 $3,100 $6,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

NATURE
Far from the mainland, Hawaii is poor in native mammals: it has 2, a type of seal & a type of this, order Chiroptera

Final scores:

John Christine Nick
$399 $600 $100
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $600 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Christine Nick
$6,400 $5,600 $7,200
17 R,
5 W
14 R,
7 W
(including 2 DDs)
13 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,200

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