Show #4680 - Friday, December 31, 2004

Kerry Breitenbach game 1.

Contestants

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Michael Starsinic, a mathematical statistician from Bowie, Maryland

Kerry Breitenbach, a marketing analyst from South Euclid, Ohio

Maura Gatowski, a technology manager from Beverly Hills, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

HISTORY
ESPN's TOP 10 ALL-TIME ATHLETES
EVERYBODY TALKS ABOUT IT...
THE COMPANY LINE
EPITAPHS & TRIBUTES
3-LETTER WORDS
    $200 4
For the last 8 years of his life, Galileo was under house arrest for espousing this man's theory
    $200 1
No. 2: 1912 Olympian; football star at Carlisle Indian School; 6 MLB seasons with the Reds, Giants & Braves
    $200 26
The city of Yuma in this state has a record average of 4,055 hours of sunshine each year
    $200 21
In 1963, live on "The Art Linkletter Show", this company served its billionth burger
    $200 11
Signer of the Dec. of Indep., framer of the Constitution of Mass., second President of the United States
    $200 16
In the title of an Aesop fable, this insect shared billing with a grasshopper
    $400 5
Built in 312 B.C. to link Rome & the South of Italy, it's still in use today
    $400 2
No. 8: 30 steals for the Birmingham Barons; 2,306 steals for the Bulls
    $400 27
In the winter of 1971-72, a record 1,122 inches of snow fell at Rainier Paradise Ranger Station in this state
    $400 22
This housewares store was named for the packaging its merchandise came in & was first displayed on
    $400 12
"And away we go"
    $400 17
Cows regurgitate this from the first stomach to the mouth & chew it again
    $600 6
In 1000 Rajaraja I of the Cholas battled to take this Indian Ocean island now known for its tea
    $600 3
No. 1: Lettered in hoops, football & lacrosse at Syracuse & if you think he couldn't act, ask his 11 "unclean" buddies
    $600 28
On June 28, 1994 the nat'l weather service began issuing this index that rates the intensity of the sun's radiation
    $600 23
This company's Accutron watch, introduced in 1960, had a guarantee of accuracy to within one minute a month
    $600 13
Outlaw: "Murdered by a traitor and a coward whose name is not worthy to appear here"
    $600 18
A small demon, or a mischievous child (who might be a little demon!)
    $800 7
Karl led the first of these Marxist organizational efforts; the second one began in 1889
    $800 9
No. 10: FB/LB for Columbia U. in the 1920s; MVP for the Yankees in '27 & '36; "Gibraltar in Cleats"
    $800 29
Africa's lowest temperature was 11 degrees below zero in 1935 at Ifrane, just south of Fez in this country
    $800 24
Edward Teller & this man partnered in 1898 to sell high fashions to women
    DD: $2,000 14
1939 Oscar winner: "...you are a credit to your craft, your race and to your family"
    $800 19
In geologic time one of these, shorter than an eon, is divided into periods & subdivided into epochs
    $1000 8
This Asian political party was founded in 1885 with "Indian National" as part of its name
    $1000 10
No. 5: Only center to lead the NBA in assists; track scholarship to Kansas U.; marathoner; volleyballer
    $1000 25
The Kirschner brothers, Don & Bill, named this ski company for themselves & the second-highest mountain
    $1000 15
Revolutionary War hero: "His spirit is in Vermont now"
    $1000 20
A single layer of paper, or to perform one's craft diligently

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Maura Kerry Michael
$800 $1,400 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Maura Kerry Michael
$4,800 $5,000 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

DR. SEUSS AT THE MULTIPLEX
(Alex: All of the clues will be read by a voice I'm sure you'll recognize, that of Don LaFontaine, and you've heard him on hundreds of movie trailers.)
PRESIDENTIAL STATES OF BIRTH
AIRLINE TRAVEL
THAT OLD-TIME RELIGION
MUSICAL TRAINS
"X"s & "O"s
    $400 23
Beyond ovoid abandonment, beyond ovoid betrayal... you won't believe the ending when he "Hatches the Egg"
    $400 16
California
    $400 6
It can be a place to leave your puppy when you take a trip, or a carrier for him that fits under an airplane seat
    $400 1
He's considered the author of the Pentateuch, which is hard to believe, as Deuteronomy continues after his death
    $400 18
Steven Tyler of this band lent his steamin' vocals to "Train Kept A-Rollin'", first popularized by The Yardbirds
    $400 11
Around 100 A.D. Tacitus wrote a book on how this art of persuasive speaking had declined since Cicero
    $800 17
1 of the 2 born in Vermont
    $800 7
When it began on Pan Am & Qantas in the late '70s, it was basically a roped-off part of the economy cabin with free drinks
    $800 2
Ali, who married this man's daughter Fatima, is considered by Shia Muslims to be his true successor
    $800 19
During the 1954-1955 Sun sessions, Elvis climbed aboard this train "sixteen coaches long"
    $800 12
The shorter glass seen here, or a quaint cocktail made with sugar & bitters
    $1200 26
Ripped from today's headlines, he was a turtle king gone mad; Mack was the one good turtle who'd bring him down
    DD: $2,000 8
In 2003 this airline agreed to buy KLM, creating Europe's largest airline
    $1200 3
Philadelphia got its start as a colony for this religious group of which William Penn was a member
    $1200 20
This "Modern Girl" first hit the Billboard Top 10 with "Morning Train (Nine To Five)"
    $1200 13
This stiff silken fabric is favored for bridal gowns, like Christina Applegate's in 2001
    $1600 25
Somewhere between truth & fiction lies Marco's reality... on Halloween, you won't believe you saw it on this St.
    $1600 9
In 2004 United launched this new service that features low fares & more seats per plane
    $1600 4
With Mary I's accession in 1553 he ran to Geneva; he returned in 1559 & reformed the Church of Scotland
    $1600 21
This band's "Train In Vain" was a hidden track on its original 1979 "London Calling" album
    $1600 14
Cross-country skiing is sometimes referred to by these 2 letters, the same ones used to denote 90 in Roman numerals
    $2000 24
"500 Hats"... 500 ways to die. On July 4th, this young boy will defy a king... & become a legend
    $2000 10
In the seat pocket you'll find the catalog called "Sky" this, with must-haves like a solar-powered patio umbrella
    DD: $3,200 5
In 1534 he & his buddy Francis Xavier founded the Society of Jesus
    $2000 22
In 1961 James Brown announced "all aboard" for this train
    $2000 15
This 1797 imbroglio began when 3 French agents demanded a huge bribe from U.S. diplomats

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Maura Kerry Michael
$3,600 $12,200 $12,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE SOLAR SYSTEM
Objects that pass closer to the sun than Mercury have been named for this mythological figure

Final scores:

Maura Kerry Michael
$3,600 $7,300 $399
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $7,300 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Maura Kerry Michael
$3,600 $14,200 $13,200
12 R,
2 W
20 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,000

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