Show #4962 - Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Contestants

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Margaret Kickliter, a catering assistant from Palm Harbor, Florida

Patricia DiMaggio, a school registrar from Maynard, Massachusetts

Kate Miller, a human resources assistant from Oxnard, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

EGGHEADS
SPORTSMEN
THE MATERIAL WORLD
WORLD WAR II: THE HOME FRONT
I THINK I LOVE YOU
IT'S ALL "OVER", BABY
    $200 6
Edward O. Wilson, an authority on these very social colony insects, linked human to animal behavior in "Sociobiology"
    $200 28
Known as "Mac the Strife", this tennis champ once told an umpire, "You are the pits of the world"
    $200 16
This trademarked brand of hook & loop fasteners is named in part for velour
    $200 10
When this P.M. visited the White House in 1941, he startled the staff by spending much of his time in the nude
    $200 19
In mythology, she pined away for Narcissus until nothing was left but her voice
    $200 1
Write a check for more than you've got & your account is considered this
    DD: $500 7
She went to the U. of Denver at 15 & got a Ph.D. there studying the USSR; she's now in the Cabinet
    $400 24
He spent 5 seasons with the Shanghai Sharks before becoming the Houston Rockets' center in 2002
    $400 17
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reads in front of the Pentagon.) The Pentagon was constructed primarily with this building material; steel was saved for the 2nd World War effort
    $400 11
Silver foil was being rationed, so production of these smoochable candies was halted during World War II
    $400 20
This title character of a Voltaire work falls in love with Cunegonde, a baron's daughter
    $400 2
It can mean to toss a baseball too far or to remove a ruler by force
    $600 8
Mathematician Kurt Godel was a luminary at this New Jersey town's Institute for Advanced Study
    $600 25
In 2006 "The Bus" went into the garage as this running back played his last game in the Super Bowl
    $600 18
This hard substance also comes from the tusks of the narwhal & the teeth of the hippo
    $600 12
When stockings were no longer available, ladies drew lines on their legs with eyebrow pencil to simulate these
    $600 21
In "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe, she's the young woman the poet will see "nevermore"
    $600 3
It's where a "man" is when the O flag is hoisted on a ship
    $800 9
In 1921 psychology prof Karl Jaspers became a professor of this instead; he went on to be a major existentialist
    $800 29
This 26-year-old Spanish professional golfer is nicknamed "El Nino"
    $800 27
This flooring material is made by pressing linseed oil & rosins onto a cloth backing
    $800 13
As the 1943 winner of this national title, beautiful Jean Bartel sold 2 1/2 million dollars worth of war bonds
    $800 22
This Tolstoy character is one Aleksei's lover & another Aleksei's wife
    $800 4
3-word topographical phrase for someone whose peak years are behind him
    $1000 15
Seen here, Robert J. Aumann shared the 2005 Nobel Prize in this for his work based on game theory
    $1000 30
This 18-year-old phenom from Nova Scotia was chosen No. 1 by Pittsburgh in the 2005 NHL draft
    $1000 26
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reads while picking up stamps with tongs.) I'm using special tongs to put my stamps into this type of envelope whose name is derived from a transparent material
    $1000 14
(Jon of the Clue Crew reads from the track stadium at Duke University.) Because World War II was raging, this event had to be moved away from the West Coast, & on January 1, 1942, it took place right here at Duke University
    $1000 23
Gamekeeper Oliver Mellors is the title lover in this man's "Lady Chatterley's Lover"
    $1000 5
Move your pawns up too far too fast, or lend & spend more money than you should, & you're this 12-letter word

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Kate Patricia Margaret
$2,000 $2,600 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Patricia Margaret
$2,400 $3,800 $4,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

BEFORE HE WAS PRESIDENT
MOVIE "&" TV
OLD YORK, OLD YORK
BARTENDING
SCIENCE CLASS
REALLY LONG WORDS
    $400 4
He was governor of Arkansas
    $400 14
Harry Connick Jr. has been seen as Dr. Leo Markus on this NBC show
    $400 24
Forces of this empire occupied York around 71 A.D. & called it Eboracum
    $400 1
Mel or Althea might've enjoyed this, 2 1/2 oz. gin, 1 1/2 teaspoons dry vermouth & 3 cocktail onions
    $400 11
The Faraday effect shows how this type of field can rotate the vibration plane of a beam of polarized light
    $400 13
Honorificabilitudinitatibus is the longest word ever used by this man--it's in "Love's Labour's Lost"
    $800 5
He lived the life of a cowboy on his North Dakota ranch
    $800 15
The original setting for this 2002 animated Disney adventure was Kansas, not Hawaii
    $800 25
"York" is from Yorvick, the name used by these Scandinavians who conquered the city around 867 A.D.
    $800 2
Ground control to this drink: "Take your vodka, triple sec, kirsch & grapefruit juice & put your helmet on"
    $800 12
Geysers of what is probably nitrogen rise as high as 5 miles on Triton, this planet's largest moon
    $800 19
Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane is the long form for the insecticide known by this 3-letter abbrev.
    $1200 6
He was the head of Princeton University
    $1200 16
They're the 2 words directly separated by an ampersand in the title of the feature-length "South Park" film
    $1200 26
York's cathedral of St. Peter is the largest church in England built in this medieval architectural style
    $1200 3
1 1/2 oz. Scotch, 1/2 oz. drambuie & a lemon twist might get your head pounding if you have too many "rusty" these
    $1200 23
According to string theory, our universe has at least this many dimensions, but 6 are "curled up" & hard to see
    $1200 20
As you might surmise, anhydrohydroxyprogesterone is a type of this
    $1600 7
He was mayor of Greeneville, Tennessee
    $1600 17
This 1997 sequel to a Tim Burton movie featured 2 future U.S. governors--Jesse Ventura & Arnold Schwarzenegger
    $1600 27
York suffered severely during this man's conquest of Northern England in the 1060s
    $1600 9
This 6-letter drink has 1 oz. light, dark & anejo rum, as well as 2 teaspoons of 151 proof rum, but no human brains
    $1600 21
The "nihil" in floccinaucinihilipilification suggests it means to judge something as worth this
    DD: $900 8
He was editor & owner of the Marion, Ohio Star newspaper
    $2000 18
2 of the 3 Jim Carrey movies that fit the category
    $2000 10
Green creme de menthe, Bailey's Irish cream, vodka & Kahlua make a "dirty" this, not what Juliette Low had in mind
    DD: $2,000 22
Antidisestablishmentarianism, as per the OED, is opposition to the disestablishment of this church

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Patricia Margaret
$9,200 $8,200 $7,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY LITERATURE
"Annie" Sadilek, an immigrant girl from Bohemia, inspired the title character in this 1918 novel of the Great Plains

Final scores:

Kate Patricia Margaret
$13,800 $14,001 $9,500
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $14,001 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kate Patricia Margaret
$11,200 $8,200 $8,400
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
1 W
11 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $27,800

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