Show #4991 - Monday, May 1, 2006

Contestants

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Barbara Tarlau, a homemaker from Northridge, California

Nathan Thornton, a copywriter from Columbus, Ohio

Fred Schultz, a database programmer from Albuquerque, New Mexico (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

ON, WISCONSIN!
TV PERFORMERS BY ROLE
(Alex: We'll give you the roles.)
ACADEMIA NUTS
WHO WAS THE PRESIDENT WHEN...
(Alex: ...whatever happened happened.)
THERE'S NO BUSINESS LIKE BUSINESS BUSINESS
B MINUS
    $200 20
The first circus staged by these siblings was held in Baraboo, Wisconsin in 1884
    $200 6
Erica Kane Martin Brent Cudahy Chandler Roy Roy Montgomery Montgomery Chandler Marick Marick Montgomery
    $200 16
This physicist worked at Princeton's Institute for Advanced Study from 1933 until his death in 1955
    $200 1
...Hawaii became a state
    $200 23
On its first night of continuous operation in 1973, this co. delivered 186 packages to 25 cities overnight using 14 jets
    $200 11
Take the letter B off an organ of thought & you get this type of weather
    $400 21
got this official Wisconsin state domesticated animal?
    $400 7
The ever-dangerous to himself & his immediate surroundings Tim "The Tool Man" Taylor
    $400 17
In 1989 this first U.S. woman in space became a professor of physics at UCSD & director of the Ca. Space Institute
    DD: $1,000 2
...the last U.S. citizens were airlifted out of Saigon as it fell
    $400 24
The first Blockbuster Video store opened during this decade in Dallas, Texas
    $400 12
Knock a B off a biblical tower & get the name of this biblical murder victim
    $600 28
The Door Peninsula, Wisconsin's "thumb", juts into this lake
    $600 8
First Lady Abigail Bartlet
    $600 18
In 1991 this Democratic ex-presidential candidate became a professor of political science at Northeastern
    $600 3
...the words to "The Star-Spangled Banner" were written
    $600 25
Founded in Seattle's Pike Place Market, this company perks up about 33 million customers a week
    $600 13
Sink the B off a group of ocean vessels & get this horse food
    $800 29
Proceeds from this woman's calendars went to the University of Wisconsin Medical Center to fight cancer
    $800 9
The better, stronger, faster Col. Steve Austin
    $800 19
In 1928, while a professor at the University of Rome, he published a textbook on atomic physics
    $800 4
...the U.S. last won Winter Olympic men's ice hockey gold
    $800 26
Though Phil Knight didn't love the Swoosh logo, he hoped it would grow on him after paying $35 for it for this company
    $800 14
Wash away the B from a type of small river & get this name for a chess piece
    $1000 30
This Wisconsin senator was censured by the Senate in 1954 & died in office disgraced
    $1000 10
Sydney Bristow, alias Julia Thorne
    $1000 22
Czech, mate! She was a Georgetown professor of intl. affairs before becoming U.S. ambassador to the U.N. in 1993
    $1000 5
...the Alamo was besieged by Mexican forces
    $1000 27
In 1963 the Tandy Corporation bought this company; in 1977 it marketed the TRS-80 personal computer
    $1000 15
Snip the B from Mr. Ives & you'll get this Internet destination

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

Fred Nathan Barbara
$3,800 $200 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Nathan Barbara
$5,800 $1,600 $7,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

EARLY AMERICA
(Alex: All the clues will be from Strawberry Banke, which is the oldest settlement of Portsmouth, New Hampshire.)
CHAMPS OF THE SQUARE CIRCLE
HIPPO-POURRI
YOU'RE PLAYING GAMES WITH ME, ALEX
CALENDAR LIT
MINING "ORE"
    $400 6
(Jon of the Clue Crew reads from Strawberry Banke in Portsmouth, NH.) In 1766, citizens of Portsmouth demonstrated in these streets against this much-despised British act that even taxed playing cards
    $400 25
In March of 1966 in his native Toronto George Chuvalo lost a 15-round decision to this heavyweight boxing champ
    $400 21
On August 12, 1861 this showman exhibited what may have been the first hippo in the U.S. at his American museum
    $400 16
Whist, bridge & euchre are in the family of card games in which you win by capturing rounds called these
    $400 1
Jack Ryan believes a Soviet naval commander is about to defect in this 1984 novel
    $400 11
Lincolnesque term for 80
    $800 7
In 1638 early Strawberry Banke settlers drew up a covenant & declared allegiance to this Stuart monarch
    $800 26
In real life it was the nickname of welterweight champ Benny Paret; in the movies, of the "Galahad" played by Elvis
    $800 22
From the Greek for "thick-skinned", this term can refer to hippos as well as elephants
    $800 17
Your gingerbread man playing piece might get stuck in the Molasses Swamp when you play this board game
    DD: $2,000 2
The title of this anti-war memoir refers to author Ron Kovic's birthday
    $800 12
Meaning material or tangible, this adjective is from the Latin for "bodily"
    $1200 8
(Jon of the Clue Crew reads from Strawberry Banke in Portsmouth, NH.) The shipping of goods such as flour & wine, vital to cities like Portsmouth, depended on the skill of the men with this job of making barrels
    $1200 27
Born Walker Smith, Jr., this "honey" of a fighter won the middleweight title 5 times in the 1950s
    $1200 23
A bronze hippo is the unofficial mascot of George Washington Univ., as legend says hippos once swam in this river
    $1200 18
The south of the border version of this American game show is called "100 Mexicanos Dijeron"--"100 Mexicans Said"
    $1200 3
His "Light in August" tells the story of Joe Christmas, who deals with his demons in Mississippi
    $1200 13
At the time of the 2000 census, this Eastern city was the 17th most populous in the U.S.
    $1600 9
Some Strawberry Bankers did this, named for the personal ownership of vessels preying on enemy ships
    $1600 28
This Italian-Amer. heavyweight champ's nickname "Brockton Blockbuster" came from his Mass. hometown
    $1600 24
A group of hippos is sometimes called this, perhaps because their stomachs look like they're swollen from gas
    $1600 19
This Milton Bradley board game is a quick-draw version of charades
    $1600 4
George Eliot penned this tale about the arrival of Dr. Lydgate in the title town
    $1600 14
Applied to first-degree murder, it's a 2-word term for a predetermination to commit an unlawful act
    $2000 10
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reads from Strawberry Banke in Portsmouth, NH.) This tavern, opened in Portsmouth in 1766, was named for this British prime minister, a defender of the colonists in Parliament
    $2000 30
This "Golden Boy" has an interest in architecture & told Interview magazine, "I really have a passion for designing"
    $2000 29
He followed "Prufrock and Other Observations" with a collection of poems containing "The Hippopotamus"
    $2000 20
If you fail to peg the correct value of a hand in this game, your opponent calls out, "Muggins!"
    $2000 5
This author can make the category twice with "The Adventures of Augie March" & "The Dean's December"
    DD: $4,000 15
At 288 square miles, Sao Miguel is the largest of this group of Atlantic islands

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Nathan Barbara
$23,400 $8,000 $10,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THEATRE 2005
The conduct of a priest arouses suspicion in this play that won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Final scores:

Fred Nathan Barbara
$23,400 $5,000 $600
2-day champion: $37,799 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Fred Nathan Barbara
$20,800 $6,800 $10,600
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
15 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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