Show #4980 - Friday, April 14, 2006

Contestants

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Liana Garcia, an insurance executive from Gilbert, Arizona

Nissan Cohen, a consultant from Louisville, Colorado

Brian Lamb, a middle school teacher from Bakersfield, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

LET'S GET BIBLICAL
SITCOMBOS
(Alex: You have to identify the sitcom.)
GOVERNORS OF CALIFORNIA
YOU BREAK IT
YOU BOT IT
"I" MEAN IT
    $200 2
The book of Mark recounts how John the Baptist baptized believers, including Jesus, in this river
    $200 1
Hal,
Malcolm,
Lois
    $200 5
Now mayor of Oakland, he ran for president 3 times & studied Zen Buddhism in Japan after serving as gov.
    $200 26
Ron Ziegler characterized the break-in here as a "third-rate burglary"
    $200 17
In 1961 the world's first production-line robot was used by this U.S. automaker
    $200 10
In October 2005 this country's historic new constitution was adopted by voters
    $400 3
Isaiah 18 consists of prophecies against Ethiopia; Isaiah 19, of prophecies against this other African country
    $400 4
Newkirk,
Sgt. Schultz,
LeBeau
    $400 22
Nicknamed "Pat", he defeated Richard Nixon in 1962 to win reelection
    $400 27
The first break must make contact with a red ball in this game
    $400 18
Started in 1997 to develop robotics & A.I., the Robocup features robots playing this competitive sport
    $400 11
It's a narrow strip of land, with water on both sides, that connects 2 larger bodies of land
    $600 7
Philip the Apostle turns up when food's around:
at the feeding of the multitude & at this meal in Luke 22:14
    $600 6
Aunt Bee,
Barney,
Goober
    $600 23
In his inaugural address of January 2, 1967, he pledged to "reduce the cost of government"
    $600 28
The cloud seen here was formed after this was broken
    $600 19
The humanoid robot Asimo performs some John Travolta dance moves in this Disneyland "land"
    $600 14
Addressing Congress, FDR referred to December 7, 1941 as "a date which will live in" this
    $800 12
In the King James version of Deuteronomy 4:16, these images are a no-no
    $800 8
Doug & Carrie Heffernan,
Arthur Spooner
    $800 24
A 3-time governor, as Chief Justice, he headed the official investigation into the assassination of JFK
    $800 29
Borosilicate glass known by this trademarked name is less apt to break during rapid temperature changes
    $800 20
This toy company created Mindstorms for robots, with programmable bricks & sensors
    $800 15
In mythology, this goddess of the rainbow sometimes delivered messages for Hera
    $1000 13
Hannah is featured in an Old Testament book named for her son, this Hebrew prophet
    $1000 9
Dietrich,
Yemana,
Fish
    $1000 25
The founder of a Pac-10 school named for his son, he was Pres. of the Central Pacific R.R. & governor in the Civil War
    $1000 30
Gylippus famously broke the Athenian siege at this Sicilian port city during the Peloponnesian War
    $1000 21
For this robot vacuum, the company iRobot uses technology developed to clear minefields
    DD: $600 16
This is it--actually, it's Latin for "it", & 1/3 of your psyche

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Brian Nissan Liana
$1,200 $1,200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Nissan Liana
$4,600 $3,600 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

ST. PETERSBURG'S HERMITAGE
FORBES 2005 TOP FICTIONAL RICH FOLKS
GOING DOWN IN HISTORY
AWARDS & HONORS
VERACRUZIN'
4-LETTER WORDS
    $400 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia.) Amazingly, this 15th century Italian's Benois Madonna cost just 150,000 Rubles when the Hermitage acquired it in 1914
    $400 9
This serves as the name of 2 characters on the list; one was created in 1843, the other is a Disney duck
    $400 14
In 1904's election Alton B. Parker & 80-year-old running mate Henry Davis went down to defeat against this pres.
    $400 1
In the 1986 Newbery Medal winner by Patricia MacLachlan, this title character was "Plain and Tall"
    $400 19
It's the meaning of the name of the Mexican city Veracruz
    $400 4
In "Paper Lion," George Plimpton tries to play pass defense & gets "beat like a" this
    $800 25
The biggest building of the present state Hermitage Museum is the "Winter" one of these
    $800 10
The first girl on the list, she's from Wimbledon, England & has killed Bigfoot & found Atlantis
    $800 15
In 1941 Abe Reles, an informer on this homicidal "corporation", went down in history--6 stories straight down
    $800 2
Daisy Bates won the NAACP Spingarn Medal in 1958 for her fight for desegregation in this Arkansas city
    $800 20
This Spanish conqueror founded the city of Veracruz in 1519
    DD: $2,800 5
The female of the speces Equus caballus
    $1200 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia.) Catherine the Great so admired this great French thinker with whom she corresponded that she commissioned this statue of him
    $1200 11
This movie tippler played by Dudley Moore races cars & plays tennis, but he has weekends off & he's his own boss
    $1200 16
In 1886 PM Gladstone suffered defeat when he tried to get home rule for this island
    $1200 3
He won Pulitzers for his plays in 1948 & 1955
    $1200 21
This Austrian began his short tenure as Mexican emperor by landing at Veracruz in 1864
    $1200 6
This type of grade in a hierarchy "has its privileges"
    $1600 12
This comic strip character has an adopted daughter & his surname implies how he makes his cash
    $1600 17
This country was beaten by Soviet invaders in a 1956 uprising, but got revenge in Olympic water polo that same year
    $1600 22
This play, the 1982-83 New York Drama Critics Circle Best Musical winner, was based on a Roger Corman film
    $1600 27
In 1838 naval forces of this nation blockaded Veracruz in "The Pastry War"
    $1600 7
Usual term for a row of elevator cars
    $2000 13
First name Lucius, he's currently incarcerated in Azkaban Prison
    $2000 18
The documentary "The Battle of Chile" chronicles events leading to this politician's downfall
    $2000 23
Sign language played a big part in this 1980 Tony Award winner for best play
    DD: $2,400 26
One of the 2 decades when Veracruz was occupied by American troops
    $2000 8
This old pronoun is sung as the last word of the English version of "O Canada"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Nissan Liana
$10,600 $9,600 $9,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

POETS
She wrote, "From her beacon-hand glows world-wide welcome; her mild eyes command the air-bridged harbor"

Final scores:

Brian Nissan Liana
$19,201 $9,100 $17,500
2-day champion: $39,201 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brian Nissan Liana
$8,600 $9,600 $9,000
17 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
12 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $27,200

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