Show #4683 - Wednesday, January 5, 2005

Kerry Breitenbach game 4.

Contestants

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Val Nieman, a college professor and writer from Greensboro, North Carolina

Harry Hall, a systems manager from Cleveland, Ohio

Kerry Breitenbach, a marketing analyst from South Euclid, Ohio (whose 3-day cash winnings total $55,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

STATE CAPITALS
I'LL BE YOUR WAITER
THEY PASSED
REIGN CHECK
AMERICANA
"ROLL" CALL
    $200 1
Nebraska Wesleyan University is in this state capital
    $200 19
We have an international flavor for this "of the day"--Cuban black bean or French onion
    $200 24
Some say she made a "Titanic" mistake saying no to "Shakespeare in Love" to make "Hideous Kinky"
    $200 14
After they killed themselves, she & Mark Antony were buried together, as both of them wished
    $200 11
The theme park once known as Silver Dollar City got a makeover & in '86 was renamed this, in honor of a famous blonde
    $200 6
This kitchen item with a short handle at each end could easily be the seventh clue murder weapon
    $400 2
(Hi, I'm Tim Russert of NBC's Meet the Press.) Before joining NBC News, I observed politics firsthand as a lawyer working in the N.Y. Governor's office in this state capital
    $400 20
Sir, some fresh ground this spice, from Malabar, India, on your salad? No? Too late
    $400 25
Kate Jackson was originally Dustin Hoffman's Mrs. Kramer but this TV show she was on couldn't make the schedule work
    $400 15
Around 1000 A.D. Olof Skotkonung became the first Christian king of this Scandinavian country
    $400 12
New Mexico's state song, "O, Fair New Mexico", was written by the daughter of this man who killed Billy the Kid
    $400 7
You'll flip for this heavy steel transverse item in the form of an inverted U on a vehicle
    $600 3
This state capital is home to one of the armed forces academies
    $600 21
Ah, the pouilly-fuisse, a lovely choice from this region also called Bourgogne
    DD: $2,000 26
Tired of wearing a leather jacket for his ABC-TV day job, he passed on the lead in the movie "Grease"
    $600 16
During WWII this Dutch monarch became the first reigning Queen to address the U.S. congress
    $600 13
George Gershwin prepared to write this opera by studying Southern black culture on an island off the Carolina coast
    $600 8
Random House defines it as "a small gravity railroad"
    $800 4
(Hi, I'm Tucker Carlson of CNN's Crossfire.) One of my first jobs in journalism was as a staff writer at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in this state capital
    $800 22
Even if you're not all related, we serve our portions this "style", so get used to sharing
    $800 27
"American Beauty" might've been a little different if this "Fletch" star hadn't turned down the Kevin Spacey role
    $800 17
This pair succeeded James II, the last Catholic king of Britain
    $800 29
At the Cabildo in New Orleans, you can see the death mask of this ruler who ceded New Orleans to the U.S.
    $800 9
A return to a lower level in prices
    $1000 5
It's the state capital whose major newspaper is a "Bee"
    $1000 23
We serve only Angus beef, known for this quality of having white flecks of juicy fat
    $1000 28
Jack Nicholson won an Oscar replacing this man who quit "Terms of Endearment" to make "Stroker Ace"
    $1000 18
Kings of this North African country have included Muhammad V & Hassan II
    $1000 30
(Hi, I'm Gretchen Carlson of the CBS Saturday Early Show.) As a former Miss Minnesota, I know that the Minnesota state motto is "L'Etoile du Nord", or this "of the North"
    $1000 10
Appropriate 7-letter term for the first public showing of an aircraft

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Kerry Harry Val
$1,200 $2,000 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kerry Harry Val
$5,200 $7,000 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

WELCOME TO STRATFORD
A BEFORE E
THEY FOUND MORE THAN ONE ELEMENT
LEGEND SAYS...
JOE MAMA
ROLE CALL
    $400 21
Traveling players were hired by Shakespeare's father, who was Stratford's bailiff, what we would call this
    $400 14
Precedes Dukakis, Graves, or "Row the boat ashore"
    $400 23
Make no bones about it, Sir Humphry Davy discovered calcium, Ca, Sodium, Na, & this, K
    $400 1
He defied Austrian authority & was forced at 80 paces to shoot an apple off his son's head
    $400 5
An American icon, the first of her 4 sons, Joseph Jr., was born in 1915; the last, Edward, in 1932
    $400 6
Bronco Billy, Thunderbolt Doherty, Harry Callahan
    $800 22
The play's the thing in a theatre named for this bird to which Ben Jonson compared Shakespeare
    $800 15
We dig this scientific study of prehistoric people by analysis of their artifacts
    $800 24
Ramsey & Travers must have been into sci-fi--they found xenon & this element, No. 36
    $800 2
The Haleakala Volcano on Maui was once home to this goddess of fire
    $800 8
On Dec. 21, 1879 near Tbilisi, Georgia, Ekaterina Djugashvili gave birth to the future leader who went by this name
    $800 7
Terl, Vincent Vega, Chili Palmer
    $1200 28
Sarah from the Clue Crew: William Shakespeare is buried here in Holy Trinity Church near the remains of his wife, this woman
    $1200 17
These chlorophyll-containing organisms include the pyrrophyta & rhodophyta
    $1200 25
The industrious Berzelius ferreted out thorium & selenium & was the first to see Si, this
    $1200 3
Legend says while this famous animal was gallivanting, its footprints created Minnesota's 10,000 lakes
    $1200 9
Jacob could've sung "I'll Be There For You" when she gave birth to Joseph in Genesis 30
    $1200 11
Reggie Dunlop, Lew Harper, Rocky Graziano
    DD: $1,000 29
Locals will snicker (as will I) if you pronounce the second W in this "Shire" that Stratford's in
    $1600 18
Wax nostalgic & name this Athenian craftsman, father of Icarus
    $1600 26
Scheele helped discover every element whose name ends in "Orine", these two
    $1600 4
With the Spanish Armada closing in on England, this British vice-admiral calmly continued his game of bowls
    $1600 10
His mother Marcia was 85 and still living in Stamford, Connecticut when he ran for nationwide office in 2000
    $1600 12
Reggie Love, Annie Savoy, Helen Prejean
    $2000 30
Shakespeare's birth home is in the style called half-this, alluding to the amount of wood used
    $2000 19
Sponsorship, or Zeus' breastplate with a Gorgon's head at its center
    DD: $1,000 27
Klaproth, who found cerium, also found this element that's last on the alphabetical list
    $2000 16
This pope was dragged out of Rome & stoned to death after she gave birth
    $2000 20
Fuhgeddaboudit! This Brooklyn-born writer, Lena's boy, flew 60 combat missions as a WWII bombardier
    $2000 13
Trevor McKinney,
Cole Sear,
Forrest Gump, Jr.

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kerry Harry Val
$17,200 $13,000 $11,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1920s NOSTALGIA
A poor couple window-shopping a diamond bracelet at this store inspired the song "I Can't Give You Anything But Love"

Final scores:

Kerry Harry Val
$26,100 $6,000 $12,000
4-day champion: $81,700 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kerry Harry Val
$18,800 $11,600 $11,000
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $41,400

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