Show #4963 - Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Contestants

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Dave Binnig, a bartender from Portland, Oregon

Mary LoSardo, a retired executive, now web site designer from Bayonne, New Jersey

Patricia DiMaggio, a school registrar from Maynard, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE EXODUS FILES
"F"OOD STUFF
COLORFUL RHYME TIME
THE MEDAL OF FREEDOM, CLASS OF '05
ARE YOU BEING SERBED?
BORN TO RUN
    $200 7
It's the mount where Moses talks with God in Exodus 19
    $200 1
The Brigittine monks of Amity, Oregon make this yummy treat in flavors like chocolate cherry nut royale
    $200 6
A lemony guy
    $200 21
He got the medal shortly before stepping down as Federal Reserve Chairman
    $200 26
In 1929 the Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats & Slovenes changed its name to this
    $200 16
At the 1936 Berlin games, he ran a 10.3 in the 100 meters, tying the Olympic record
    $400 8
Thou knowest this list of nay-nays shows up in Exodus 20
    $400 2
These flapjacks have a fabric in their name, but don't worry--it's not an ingredient
    $400 12
A coal-colored bag
    $400 22
In 1994 Paul Rusesabagina sheltered hundreds of people in hotel rooms in this African country
    $400 27
Ethnic Albanians make up about 90% of this Serbian province & have campaigned for its independence
    $400 17
Truly an "R.H." factor: on a contract request, this MLB steals leader said, "All I'm asking for is what I want"
    $600 9
This unusual food falls from heaven for 40 years starting in Exodus 16
    $600 3
It should spring to mind that the name of this spiral-shaped pasta means "little springs"
    $600 13
A verdant frijole
    DD: $800 23
She got the medal a week after singing her soul out at Rosa Parks' funeral
    $600 28
It's the capital of Serbia
    $600 18
In 1975 this Ohio State back rushed for 1,450 yards but only 4 touchdowns on his way to winning his 2nd Heisman
    $800 10
33:2 promises to drive the Amorite, Hittite, Perizzite, Hivite, Jebusite, & this -ite from the promised land
    $800 4
This nut is named for a saint whose feast day falls when the nut ripens
    $800 14
A crimson government agent
    $800 24
He began his radio career in 1933 at KVOO-AM in Tulsa & we all know "The Rest of the Story"
    $800 29
In 1830 Serbia gained full autonomy from this empire
    $800 19
He's the horse seen here in 1973 en route to a 31-length victory at Belmont
    $1000 11
Using gold jewelry from the Israelites, he fashions the Golden Calf
    $1000 5
You may call it Florentine fennel; Geppetto would know it by this Italian name
    $1000 15
A cobalt wildebeest
    $1000 25
He got the medal shortly after stepping down as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
    $1000 30
The Sava River is a tributary of this river that flows through Serbia
    $1000 20
This Supreme Court justice twice led the NFL in rushing

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

Patricia Mary Dave
$800 $600 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Patricia Mary Dave
$2,200 $2,000 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE FOREST
LADY LOOKS LIKE A DUDE
ALSO A CAR
A LITERARY TOUR
"J" WALKING
BORN TO RUN?
    $400 8
It's the alliterative & often damaging practice of removing all the trees from an area, as seen here
    $400 12
Wherefore art thou Romeo? In "Shakespeare in Love", Romeo art this actress
    $400 26
There are solar & lunar types of this astronomical phenomenon
    $400 1
His London home & museum boasts the original "Golden Arm" sign mentioned in chapter 6 of "A Tale of Two Cities"
    $400 6
From Old French for "game divided", its historical meanings include problem, trick, stratagem &, of course, danger
    $400 17
This Illinois man's 2 presidential runs in the 1950s garnered a total of 162 electoral votes
    $800 9
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from the World Forestry Center in Oregon.) As it decays, a nurse log can be a site where the seed of a new tree does this, meaning "begins to sprout or grow"
    $800 13
...who looked like a lady, when she played Victoria Grant & Count Victor Grezhinski in 1982
    $800 28
Elude or evade
    $800 2
The city of Paris owns Hauteville House, this "Les Miserables" author's home on the Island of Guernsey
    $800 7
This Roman god was unusual in that he had 2 faces & no Greek counterpart
    $800 18
In 1858 Abe Lincoln lost a U.S. Senate race to this man but would bounce back against him 2 years later
    $1200 10
It's the topmost layer of a forest formed by the crowns of trees
    $1200 14
She won her first Oscar playing Brandon Teena in "Boys Don't Cry"
    $1200 29
A person who makes barrels
    $1200 3
Tourist cometh to Tao House, the California home where he wrote "The Iceman Cometh"
    $1200 20
After the death of Ian Curtis, the members of this band formed New Order
    DD: $2,400 23
In 1976 he fell 117 delegate votes short of defeating President Ford for the Republican nomination
    $1600 11
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the World Forestry Center in Oregon.) The taiga, or northern forest, is dominated by this kind of tree, named for the type of reproductive structure it bares
    $1600 15
Tilda Swinton went on a gender-bender in 1992's "Orlando", based on this writer's 1928 novel
    $1600 27
Uranium or titanium, for example
    DD: $2,800 4
You can follow in the footsteps of this novelist on Dublin walking tours led by his nephew, Ken Monaghan
    $1600 21
William S. Burroughs' first novel
    $1600 24
This former Minnesota gov. ran unsuccessfully 9 times for the GOP presidential nomination
    $2000 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads from the World Forestry Center in Oregon.) The Douglas fir is found in Oregon's forest, referred to as this mature 2-word term, often defined as being aged 150 to 200 years
    $2000 16
In the 2005 film "Transamerica", she's the he-almost-turned-she seen here
    $2000 30
In Arthurian legend, this island represented an earthly paradise
    $2000 5
Marbacka, the estate of Nobel Prize-winner Selma Lagerlof, is a tourist attraction in this country
    $2000 22
"EX-GI BECOMES BLONDE BOMBSHELL", read the headlines in 1952 when she returned from Europe
    $2000 25
1 electoral vote shy of being president, he left $2.4 million of his estate to help found the N.Y. Public Library

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Patricia Mary Dave
$4,200 $22,400 $10,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. STATES
A popular nickname of this state comes from a plant, Poa pratensis, that covers the state

Final scores:

Patricia Mary Dave
$1,400 $20,800 $8,401
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,800 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Patricia Mary Dave
$4,200 $20,000 $11,200
11 R,
4 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
19 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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