Show #4984 - Thursday, April 20, 2006

Doug Dorst game 1.
Portions of the Double Jeopardy! round used as background in the film Georgia Rule.

Contestants

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Erika Engstrom, a university professor from Las Vegas, Nevada

Doug Dorst, a writer and professor from Austin, Texas

Kathleen Larkey, an ESL teacher and program coordinator from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE AMERICAN DREAM
HOW TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE
BILL
GATES
MICRO
"SOFT"
    $200 26
The 2 things the U.S. has "for all" in the Pledge of Allegiance
    $200 11
Like Manilow's "Lola", Evelyn Nesbitt was one of these theater females; in 1906, her rich, crazy husband shot her ex-lover
    $200 1
He's TV's "Science Guy"
    $200 21
The Jaffa Gate is the western entrance to this city's Old City
    $200 16
The smallest bird in the world is the bee type of this from Cuba
    $200 6
Type of crab or clam
    $400 27
Decades before Lincoln, Daniel Webster spoke of government "made for", "made by" & "answerable to" them
    $400 12
In 2005, 1,000 champagne corks popped as a Brazilian equestrian married Athina of this clan
    $400 2
"Timeless American Style" was the hallmark of this fashion designer born in the Indiana heartland
    $400 22
Savior's Gate is the way into this fortress complex for leaders like Vladimir Putin
    $400 17
With molecules used as beads, IBM researches created the world's smallest one of these counting devices
    $400 7
Cushy term for the unregulated donations to political parties from corporate & union treasuries
    $600 28
Alexander Hamilton wanted "the thirteen states bound together in a strict and indissoluble" this
    $600 13
This "Sea of Love" actress had access to the finest of make-up when she married billionaire Ron Perelman
    $600 3
(Hi, I'm Ari Fleischer.) This TV journalist, commentator & frequent PBS host was Lyndon Johnson's press secretary from 1965 to 1967
    $600 23
According to Homer, this ancient city had numerous gates, including the famous Scaean one
    $600 18
Researchers at Rice University made a molecule-size one of these with a chassis, axles & pivoting suspension
    $600 8
The U.S. has has 4 trade disputes, known as Lumber I, II, III & IV, with Canada over this product
    DD: $500 29
Martin Luther King dreamed of "the table of" this, a crowning quality in "America, The Beautiful"
    $800 14
This singer didn't keep shipping magnate Arne Naess hanging on; she met him in May 1985 & married him in October
    $800 4
Formerly a U.S. Secretary of Energy, he's now the governor of New Mexico
    $800 24
In Norse myth the gate known as Valgrind was the main entrance to this mighty hall
    $800 19
3-foot long Compsognathus, meaning "pretty jaw", was the smallest of these thought to have existed
    $800 9
A deliberate slight blurring of a filmed image for effect
    $1000 30
In December 1940 FDR told the nation, "We must be the great arsenal of" this
    $1000 15
In 1895 this crusader married Robert Seaman, but after he died she had to return to reporting to make money
    $1000 5
"Bloody Bill Anderson" was the most vicious member of this man's deadly "Raiders" during the U.S. Civil War
    $1000 25
It's the historic German gate & landmark seen here
    $1000 20
Hamlet alone speaks 1,569 lines; Shakespeare's shortest play at 1,770 lines is this one involving 2 sets of twins
    $1000 10
It's the S in the ESA, the association to which video-game sellers like Sony belong

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

Kathleen Doug Erika
$800 $2,400 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kathleen Doug Erika
$2,700 $5,000 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

POETS & POETRY
CLASSIC CINEMA OF THE '40s
"A" IN SCIENCE
HERALDIC BEASTS
STATE OF THE U.S. REPRESENTATIVE
(Alex: We'll give you the representatives, you identify the state.)
( )-LETTER WORDS
(Alex: I'll give you the number of letters and a brief definition; you have to come up with the word, obviously.)
    $400 11
You might howl at this Beat poet's "TV Baby Poems"
    $400 1
Alfred Hitchcock's first American film was this 1940 classic based on a Daphne du Maurier novel
    $400 6
The 8 essential types of these acids cannot be produced by the human body & must be obtained from food
    $400 16
Moscow's coat of arms features St. George slaying one of these with his lance
    $400 26
Henry Waxman,
Mary Bono,
Jerry Lewis (no, not that one)
    $400 21
(34)
Disney song title
    $800 12
While he lived near Pisa, this English poet wrote "Ode to the West Wind" & "To a Skylark"
    $800 2
This animated Disney film that featured a forest fire was the No. 1 box-office draw of 1942
    $800 7
Revive yourself & give the name of this compound of nitrogen & hydrogen that has been used for refrigeration
    $800 17
As you'd expect, this animal appears on the coat of arms of the Ivory Coast
    $800 27
Dennis Hastert,
Henry Hyde,
Rahm Emanuel
    $800 22
(7)
To approve a candidate, or sign the back of a check
    $1200 13
Poem containing the line "Perched upon a bust of Pallas just above my chamber door"
    $1200 3
This 1940 "Story" starring Cary Grant & Katharine Hepburn was remade as the musical "High Society" in 1956
    $1200 8
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from Duke University in Durham, NC.) Vaulters can use hollow poles to save weight because this center line of a bent pole is neutral, taking little or no stress
    $1200 18
This animal is on the Lopez family coat of arms, probably because of the name Lopez comes from the Latin for it
    $1200 28
Tim Holden,
Charles Dent,
John Murtha
    $1200 23
(3)
Self-esteem, or a psychoanalytic term
    $1600 14
This Robert Frost poem begins "Two roads diverged in a yellow wood"
    $1600 4
Claire Trevor won a 1948 Oscar for her role as a gangster's girlfriend in this Bogart flick set on an island
    $1600 9
Either dominant or recessive, they can be different forms of the same gene
    $1600 19
Wearing a gold collar & chain in the U.K.'s coat of arms, this mythical beast represents Scotland
    DD: $100 29
Connie Mack,
Robert Wexler,
Lincoln & Mario Diaz-Balart
    $1600 24
(9)
To make up a story, or to make by art or skill & labor
    $2000 15
It's the personal 3-word title of the longest poem in Walt Whitman's "Leaves of Grass"
    DD: $2,000 5
Marine Ira Hayes, who helped raise the American flag on Mount Suribachi, had a cameo in this 1949 John Wayne film
    $2000 10
Probably the most common & best known carnivore of the late Jurassic period, it had a 3-foot-long skull
    $2000 20
One of Elizabeth II's coronation "Queen's Beasts" was a female one of these half-lion, half-eagle creatures
    $2000 30
Charles Rangel,
Sherwood Boehlert,
Carolyn McCarthy
    $2000 25
(13)
C3H5N3O9, it can yield explosive results

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kathleen Doug Erika
$5,900 $16,900 $15,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BOOKS
(Alex: ...you three contestants have to identify a book for us.)
Chap. 1: "Until one morning in mid-November of 1959, few Americans--in fact, few Kansans--had ever heard of Holcomb"

Final scores:

Kathleen Doug Erika
$11,800 $30,001 $17,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $30,001 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kathleen Doug Erika
$6,400 $19,000 $15,000
8 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
22 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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