Show #4983 - Wednesday, April 19, 2006

Bob Mesko game 6.

Contestants

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Rodney Waites, a law school administrator from Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Kathleen Larkey, an ESL teacher and program coordinator from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Bob Mesko, an arts administrator from Denver, Colorado (whose 5-day cash winnings total $68,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

LANDSCAPE CRUSADER
2005 OBITS
DOGS AT WORK
GREAT BOOKS IN HAIKU
SPORTS QUOTES
"XE"-LENT
    $200 13
Shown here is her 1936 desert landscape entitled "Summer Days"
    $200 1
And then there were 8 on the Supreme Court when this Chief Justice died at the age of 80
    $200 2
A June 11, 2003 ceremony at West & Chambers in NYC re-enacted the first time a seeing eye dog helped its owner do this
    $200 22
1719/
My name is not Gilligan/
Thank God it's Friday
    $200 7
Commenting on winning the Indy 500 in 1946, George Robson said, "All I had to do is keep turning" this direction
    $200 8
On his 75th birthday, Paul Newman burned one of these outfits, saying he'd "had enough formality" in his life
    $400 14
The distinctive stylings of this American folk artist are seen here in "Winter Joyride"
    $400 18
And here's to you Mrs. Robinson, & this actress who'll always be remembered for playing her
    DD: $1,000 3
There are 6 AKC-recognized breeds called this, the most appropriate type of dog to tell, "Fetch!"
    $400 23
1860s book/
Bolkonsky & Rostova/
Read in a day, not!
    $400 27
Only in America! This fight promoter said, "I always feel sorry for people who are raided by the FBI"
    $400 9
A turn-of-the-20th century rebellion, or the last name of a U.S. senator
    $600 15
Seen here is a work by this man noted for his dramatic depictions of American landscapes
    $600 19
It wasn't the "Death of a Salesman" but this playwright that we mourned on February 10
    $600 4
It's the punning alphanumeric term for dogs that do police & military work
    $600 24
Heller of a book/
Gotta be crazy to fly/
Major Major Gripes
    $600 28
Mike Cameron, on problems caused by the sun at this New York Mets home field: "The sun has been there for 500, 600 years"
    $600 10
Pass this Grand Duchy to the left-hand side (of Germany)
    $800 16
With works like 1828's "Branch Hill Pond", seen here, he was a leading British landscape artist of the early 19th century
    $800 20
This Holocaust survivor helped track down more than 1,000 Nazi criminals before his death in September
    $800 5
A certain small German city on the Neckar must have been a safe place, as this guard dog breed was named for it
    $800 25
1931/
Everyone Wang Lung tonight/
& the Buck stops here
    $800 29
At Old-Timers Day, seeing a scoreboard list of deceased Yankees, he said, "Boy, I hope I never see my name up there"
    $800 11
It's short for "picture element"
    $1000 17
The school that produced 19th century landscapes, like the one seen here, bears the name of this geographic feature
    $1000 21
Sadly, in 2005, the soulful voice of this singer heard here was silenced forever

"Hold me closer /
And every minute /
Of every hour /
Feel the power of love..."
    $1000 6
It was the sled & reindeer-herding dog of the Siberian people of the same name
    $1000 26
Steinbeck at 60/
In search of America/
Poodle co-pilot
    $1000 30
On his NBA fines, Kenyon Martin, then of this "Garden State" team: "I lost almost $300,000. That's 2 cars"
    $1000 12
An unreasonable fear or hatred of foreigners

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Bob Kathleen Rodney
$2,800 $3,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Kathleen Rodney
$7,800 $4,600 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC DOCUMENTS
THE OFFICIAL CELEBRITY HANDBOOK
(Alex: An actual how-to guide to fame.)
CONSTELLATIONS
THE NICKNAME GAME
THE "UN" COUNTRIES
BEFORE & AFTER
    $400 6
"We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union... establish" this document
    $400 16
Your stylist will tell you this least-refracted color on the visible spectrum looks best on TV
    $400 26
The handle of the Big Dipper forms the tail of this constellation, the Great Bear
    $400 11
U2's Dave Evans sings & plays guitar & keyboards under this "cutting" nickname
    $400 1
It's hard to ask a question about this European country without mentioning its Magyar ethnic group
    $400 21
English Quaker colonialist who teams up for a funny Vegas magic act
    $800 7
Lincoln's line "We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting place" refers to this battlefield
    $800 17
In politics, Democrats like to live in Georgetown; Republicans prefer McLean in this state
    $800 27
One of the first double stars discovered was found by Robert Hook in 1664 in this constellation of the ram
    $800 12
This nickname for a London policeman comes from the name of Sir Robert Peel
    $800 2
This oil-rich country on the island of Borneo is ruled by a Sultan
    $800 22
Dick Grayson's mentor who took "Danke Schoen" into the Top 40
    $1200 8
Beethoven wrote but never sent 3 letters addressed to a woman this way, also the title of a Beethoven biopic
    $1200 18
To keep away these scandal-seeking photographers with an Italian name, shine a flashlight at them
    DD: $4,000 28
The water jar in this constellation is represented by a Y-shaped group of 4 stars
    $1200 13
Fire it up, dudes! He's the comedian & actor known as Cheech
    DD: $2,200 3
The May 1943 battle of this country ended the Axis hold on North Africa
    $1200 23
"Screwtape" scribe who also took us to Wonderland
    $1600 9
(Kelly of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.) "I am in Birmingham because injustice is here" is a line from this document written from confinement in April 1963
    $1600 19
Socialize at trendy places; if you can't afford the cover charge, work there, like this "Sixth Sense" star did
    $1600 29
The name of the star Deneb in this constellation is Arabic for "tail"; it forms the end of the tail of the swan
    $1600 14
When he ran, this president was known as "the resume candidate"; his resume included CIA director
    $1600 4
Abu Dhabi is the largest of the 7 states that make up this Persian Gulf nation
    $1600 24
"Sweet" boxer who composed the music for "West Side Story"
    $2000 10
Article 17 of this U.N. document says, "Everyone has the right to own property alone"
    $2000 20
Can't afford bling? Accessorize with a shopping bag from this store with the GG logo & horsebit symbol
    $2000 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Luxor, Egypt.) Constellations in the tomb of Seti I include this familiar one that was associated with the god Osiris
    $2000 15
It was the nickname of country music legend Otis Dewey Whitman Jr.
    $2000 5
The Nile River begins in this country that borders Rwanda
    $2000 25
Gritty crime novelist who played the first officer on the original "Star Trek" series

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Kathleen Rodney
$18,200 $11,400 $13,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD LEADERS
In 1984 his grandson succeeded his daughter to become his country's prime minister

Final scores:

Bob Kathleen Rodney
$9,999 $13,400 $8,199
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $13,400 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bob Kathleen Rodney
$15,400 $11,400 $11,600
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
18 R,
4 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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