Show #4994 - Thursday, May 4, 2006

Contestants

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Stephanie Smith, a retired quality engineer and manager from Scarborough, Maine

Bob Collins, a restaurant manager from Melbourne, Florida

Robbi Rogers, a respiratory therapist from Corsicana, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

MYTHOLOGY & ART
AUTO FOCUS
DEAR JOHN
RHYME QUIZ
(Alex: Each correct response will rhyme with the word "quiz".)
SIMPSONS CHARACTERS
DOUGH!
    $200 3
(Kelly of the Clue Crew plays art professor, a slide of a famous work appearing behind her.) In Fragonard's "The Meeting", she steps out of Roman mythology to look down on the young lovers
    $200 26
The Town Car from this car line was originally built as a car for Henry Ford
    $200 2
He was Tony Blair's immediate predecessor as prime minister
    $200 14
Belonging to him
    $200 1
Among his one-liners: "Mmm... maca-ma-damia nuts", "Mmm... snouts" & "Mmm... organized crime"
    $200 21
Until the euro debuted there in 2002, a builder would spend guilders to buy girders in this country
    $400 4
The Smithsonian has a semi-nude statue of George Washington based on a statue of this greatest Greek god
    $400 27
Incorporated in 1915, it designed its cars to withstand Sweden's rough roads & cold temperatures
    $400 6
He once said, "I don't smoke much, and I drink very little. I guess my only bad habit is robbing banks"
    $400 15
Richard Burton's wife, twice
    $400 10
In "Today I Am a Clown", he held his long-delayed Bar Mitzvah in a stadium & invited Mr. T to read from the Torah
    $400 22
When Mike Wallace asked, "How much did you lose from AOL Time Warner?", he said, "$7 billion or $8 billion", but who's counting?
    $600 5
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew stands with a gold statue in Peterhofm St. Petersberg, Russia.) The statue of Perseus here at Peterhof holds the head of this Gorgon who's made to look like King Charles XII of Sweden
    $600 28
An ad agency gave this car company a name standing for feline qualities like grace, elegance, power & agility
    $600 7
This man at whose mill gold was discovered in 1848 later ran for governor of California
    $600 16
Slang for any line of work
    $600 11
Frank Gehry once built the town a concert hall, which was sold to this man, who promptly turned it into a prison
    $600 23
In 1954 there was no desire for the sen & rin, smaller denominations of this currency; they were removed from circulation
    $800 19
The Farnese statue of this mythic hero leaning on his club was found in the Baths of Caracalla
    $800 29
Datsun, which became this company, was changed from Datson because son meant "loss" in Japanese
    $800 8
In 1946 he gave the United Nations a gift of $8.5 million to buy land for its NYC headquarters
    $800 17
A woman's title & a women's magazine
    $800 12
This Kwik-E-Mart man once thought he was a hummingbird of some kind after working 96 hours straight
    $800 24
Playing polo may not make you a billionaire, but Polo shirts might; just ask him, No. 67 on Forbes' 2005 list
    DD: $600 20
Bernini's famous sculpture of this Greek god & Daphne is in Rome's Borghese Gallery
    $1000 30
This new division of Toyota aims for Generation XA & XB
    $1000 9
This author of the novel "Falconer" won a 1979 Pulitzer Prize for some of his short stories
    $1000 18
Meaning "namely", it's an abbreviation of the Latin for "it is permitted to see"
    $1000 13
This Springfield Elementary employee said, "There's nary an animal alive that can outrun a greased Scotsman"
    $1000 25
Opened in 2005, the Vegas resort hotel named for this man cost $2.7 billion to build

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

Robbi Bob Stephanie
$2,200 $4,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robbi Bob Stephanie
$5,600 $7,400 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

MOST DENSELY POPULATED COUNTRIES
MUSICAL THEATRE
THAT BLANKIN' SHAKESPEARE
WANNA RACE?
REVOLUTIONARY HEROES
CROSSWORD CLUES "V"
    $400 1
The densest is this small country that has been mostly under one family's rule for over 700 years
    $400 22
In "West Side Story" this character sings "I Feel Pretty"
    $400 9
"Henry IV, Part II":
"Uneasy lies the head that wears a ____"
    $400 8
For an Indy car, this figure is less than 2, which is not helpful in reducing our dependence on OPEC
    $400 3
The first signer of the Declaration of Independence, this merchant was said to be Boston's richest man
    $400 17
By way of
(3)
    $800 2
In 2003 this republic, ranked No. 2, became the first Asian country to sign a free-trade pact with the U.S.
    $800 23
This "Guys and Dolls" composer also gave us "The Most Happy Fella", about Tony the lovestruck wine-grower
    $800 10
"The Comedy of Errors":
"When in the why and the wherefore is neither ____ nor reason?"
    $800 26
In a NASCAR race the white flag means this, so it's now or never
    $800 4
He lost command of his own Green Mountain Boys when the group was absorbed by the Continental Army
    $800 18
Specifically, a peeping Tom
(6)
    $1200 14
Most of the people in this third-most-densely peopled country are employees of the state
    $1200 24
In "Carousel" this amusement park barker talks to Julie Jordan about marriage & she sings "If I Loved You"
    $1200 11
"A Midsummer Night's Dream":
"The course of ____ ____ never did run smooth"
    $1200 27
Several of these "bars" that ensure drivers' safety if the car flips make up a "cage" of the same name
    $1200 5
In 1777 this gen. known for his "crazy" daring took command of the regiments known as the Pennsylvania Line
    $1200 19
Malicious or poisonous, like a snake
(8)
    $1600 15
No. 6 is this independent kingdom, the first Gulf state to allow women to vote & run for office
    $1600 25
Although Rodgers & Hammerstein produced it, Irving Berlin wrote the songs, including "Anything You Can Do"
    DD: $1,800 12
"Henry IV, Part I":
"The better part of valor is ____"
    $1600 28
In racing the name of this low-tech weapon means passing the leader with a burst of speed
    DD: $2,800 6
When the House of Burgesses was dissolved in 1774, this orator led delegates in meetings at the Raleigh Tavern
    $1600 20
Foxlike
(7)
    $2000 16
At No. 8 is this Asian country that caused controversy in 2003 by putting its name on its passport
    $2000 29
In a Tim Rice musical, Frederick & Anatoly vie to be world champion of this game
    $2000 13
"As You Like It":
"Well said, that was laid on with a ____"
    $2000 30
The top tip of a triangle, or the midpoint of a turn; you brake before it, then accelerate out of it
    $2000 7
Called the "financier of the American Revolution", he later spent 3 years in debtor's prison
    $2000 21
South American camel cousin
(6)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robbi Bob Stephanie
$10,400 $17,600 $8,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

MEMOIRS
Chapters in this 1937 memoir include "A Kikuyu Chief", "War-Time Safari" & "Old Knudsen"

Final scores:

Robbi Bob Stephanie
$2,400 $20,801 $17,600
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,801 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Robbi Bob Stephanie
$13,600 $17,400 $8,800
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $39,800

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