Show #4961 - Monday, March 20, 2006

Contestants

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Kate Miller, a human resources assistant from Oxnard, California

Eric Heaton, a software engineer originally from St. Cloud, Minnesota

James Washick, a professor from Greenville, South Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

HOT TRAVEL SPOTS
SNOW BUSINESS LIKE SHOW BUSINESS
FROZEN FOOD
HAIL OF BULLETS
PARTLY CLOUDY, CHANCE OF RAIN
HERE COMES THE "SUN"
    $200 26
If you want to climb the tallest mountain in North Africa, go to Jebel Toubkal near Marrakech in this country
    $200 1
A newsman's stuck in a snowy Penn. town in this 1993 film. A newsman's stuck in a snowy Penn. town in this 1993 film
    $200 6
In 1953 Ore-Ida introduced these alliterative hash brown babies
    $200 21
On Oct. 26, 1881 Ike Clanton & Billy Claiborne escaped the hail of bullets at this site by fleeing to a photo studio
    $200 16
This island state has the wettest point on Earth, with an average of 460" of rain a year
    $200 11
This medical term is also known as insolation or thermic fever
    $400 27
Tourism in tropic Seychelles has become a major employer since the opening of the 1st major one of these, SEZ, in 1971
    $400 2
Heeeeere's Johnny! Jack Nicholson has crazy fun in a snow maze in this 1980 thriller
    $400 7
This brand introduced the frozen TV dinner in 1953
    $400 22
In May 1934 this bank-robbing duo died in a hail of bullets in Louisiana; her body had 23 slugs, his had 25
    $400 17
Latin for "heap" or "mass" & typically in puffs or mounds, this type of cloud may reach up to 43,000 feet
    $400 12
This interjection is literally German for "health"
    $600 28
Cut a rug with locals on this island retreat found between Java & Lombok in Southern Indonesia
    $600 3
A man runs through the snowy streets of Bedford Falls shouting, "Merry Christmas!" in this 1946 classic
    $600 8
This brand of frozen food is named for Clarence, born in Brooklyn in 1886
    $600 23
Gangster George Nelson, nicknamed this, survived a hail of bullets from 2 FBI agents but was found dead the next day
    $600 18
Usually found below 8,000 feet, this 7-letter cloud class has a gray, horizontal layer & produces drizzle
    $600 13
Describes an egg fried without breaking the yolk or being turned over
    $800 29
Formerly Britain's colony, this archipelago in the NW West Indies once sheltered Blackbeard & Henry Morgan
    $800 4
Oh dontcha know, Sheriff Marge Gunderson checks out a body in da snow in this 1996 film
    $800 9
"It's not delivery... it's" this frozen pizza brand
    $800 24
In 1911, these two men highlighted here reportedly died in a hail of bullets in Bolivia
    $800 19
.03" a year of rain falls on Arica in this South American country whose name sounds like a weather condition
    DD: $1,800 14
From the Middle English for "apart", this term tends to follow the words ripped or torn
    $1000 30
Fancy dress & gaudy floats are the order of the day at a carnival in Valletta, this island nation's capital
    $1000 5
"Why can't they call me the adorable snowman or the agreeable snowman... I'm a nice guy" is said in this 2001 Pixar film
    $1000 10
The name of this frozen food brand means "A lavish meal or feast"
    $1000 25
A hail of bullets from citizens of this Minn. town killed 2 members of the James-Younger gang in an 1876 bank raid
    $1000 20
In botany, it's a tendril; it's also this class of cloud noted for its thin white filaments & ice crystals
    $1000 15
In tan-speak, it's what SPF stands for

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

James Eric Kate
$2,800 $1,800 $4,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Eric Kate
$5,400 $2,600 $6,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE MIDDLE AGES
WOMEN ATHLETES
NURSERY RHYMES
CITIES WITH HOSPITAL-ITY
(Alex: Name the city where each hospital is located.)
CLOSING THE BOOK
(Alex: We'll give you the last line from a book; you identity it.)
"PP"-POURRI
    $400 27
Charlemagne standardized coinage to 12 pennies in a shilling & 20 shillings in this
    $400 1
This Californian known for her exquisitie artistry skated off with a silver medal at the 2006 Olympics
    $400 15
"Pudding and Pie" follows the name of this nursery rhyme boy who kisses & runs
    $400 10
Mass General, as it's known
    $400 12
Alcott:
"Oh, my girls, however long you may live, I never can wish you a greater happiness than this!"
    $400 23
Any young woman of the 1920s who showed disdain for conventional dress & behaviour
    $800 26
One way to judge guilt was "trial by" this 6-letter word, like putting the accused's arm in boiling water
    $800 2
Olympic medalist Mary Ellen Clark was hampered in this sport by vertigo--a problem when you're 10 meters up
    $800 5
He asked the pieman, "Let me taste your ware"
    $800 11
With Southern hospital-ity:
Emory University Hospital
    $800 13
Heller:
"Yossarian jumped... the knife came down, missing him by inches, and he took off"
    $800 21
A change in frequency because of motion is named for this Austrian mathematician who first explained it
    $1200 28
Of the 4 major Crusades, the one in which the Christians actually captured Jerusalem
    $1200 3
Nancy Lopez & Beth Daniel are in this organization's Hall of Fame, founded in 1967
    $1200 7
First name of the little Flinders girl "who sat among the cinders warming her pretty little toes"
    $1200 18
In Maryland:
National Naval Medical Center
    $1200 14
Fitzgerald:
"So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaslessly into the past"
    $1200 22
Garibaldi or Verdi
    $1600 29
The pope hoped Pepin & his Franks would protect him against these Germanic people (not the Gables) led by Aistulf
    $1600 4
She's the American Wimbeldon & U.S. Open champ seen here
    $1600 8
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the shoe clue from Old World Wisconsin.) A nursery rhyme says, this person, this person, "mend my shoe; get it done by half past two"
    $1600 19
Since 1962:
St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital
    DD: $3,000 16
Steinbeck:
"And Carlson said, 'Now what the hell ya suppose is eatin' them two guys?'"
    $1600 24
Slip a dollar bill to this furniture designer whose name is synonymous with the British Rococo style
    DD: $1,200 30
Sir Henry Percy, nicknamed this for his military aggressiveness, of course was slain in battle in 1403
    $2000 6
In 1984 Carl Lewis' 4 Olympic golds in track & field were matched by Romania's Ecaterina Szabo in this sport
    $2000 9
"Goosey, Goosey, Gander" says, "There I met an old man who wouldn't" do this
    $2000 20
A part of history:
Parkland
    $2000 17
Ayn Rand:
"(Galt) raised his hand and over the desolate earth he traced in space the sign of the dollar"
    $2000 25
It can be a poisonous reddish-brown snake or a Yankee supporter of the South during the Civil War

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Eric Kate
$11,200 $4,200 $12,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE TECHNOLOGY SECTOR
If you'd invested $84 for 4 shares of this company at its March 13, 1986 IPO, you'd have 1,152 shares & $30,124.80 as of Jan. 1, 2006

Final scores:

James Eric Kate
$8,601 $8,395 $9,500
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $9,500

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

James Eric Kate
$9,800 $4,200 $12,200
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R,
5 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $26,200

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