Show #5092 - Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Chris Mazurek game 4.


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Michael Green, a graduate student from Tempe, Arizona

Connie Toohey, a financial secretary and bartender from Solomons, Maryland

Chris Mazurek, an assistant professor from Columbia, Missouri (whose 3-day cash winnings total $67,798)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
This animal joined Halloween after the 15th century fear of witches spread through Europe
    $200 22
The Hay-Pauncefote Treaty of 1901 gave the U.S. almost exclusive rights to this waterway
    $200 13
A western U.S. river, or Kurt Russell's eyepatch-wearing anti-hero in 2 John Carpenter flicks
    $200 6
It's a lecture about one's journeys, usually accompanied by slides, film or video
    $200 1
Not surprisingly, this breed seen here was formerly used for dog fighting & bull baiting
    $200 12
The opponents in the 1776 Battle of Long Island were this general and Howe
    $400 18
This Halloween game may be derived from the inclusion of the goddess Pomona in the festivities
    $400 23
A 40 B.C. treaty called for Mark Antony to marry the sister of this Roman, the future Emperor Augustus
    $400 14
This man whose first name is also a Scottish river was killed by a police posse in Louisiana in 1934
    $400 8
For 21 years in TV commercials for these, Karl Malden pleaded, "Don't leave home without them"
    $400 2
Lassie of TV & movie fame was this breed of dog
    $400 27
A poster shows the Three Stooges as members of the law firm Dewey, this and Howe
    $600 19
Originally, instead of pumpkins, this small root vegetable of the mustard family was used for carving
    $600 15
New Yorkers are familiar with this river that shares its name with the Roman philosopher who tutored Nero
    $600 9
Formed in Bob Dylan's garage, this supergroup included Dylan, George Harrison & Roy Orbison
    DD: $1,000 4
This cutie from New England is one of the few breeds to originate in the United States
    $800 20
This Christian holiday also called Hallowmas was created as the day after Halloween to convert people
    $800 25
Chief Justice No. 1, his 1794 treaty helped settle post-Revolutionary War disputes
    $800 16
This name appears on a list of the full names of Canada's prime ministers; it's also Canada's longest river
    $800 10
British comedian Harry Enfield provides the voice of the Roaming Gnome, this website's spokesgnome
    $800 5
Named for a bay, this retriever is Maryland's state dog
    $1000 21
This character comes from a tale of a dead man barred from heaven & hell who wandered the Earth with his fire
    $1000 24
The 843 Treaty of Verdun divided his massive empire into 3 parts, but he didn't mind; he'd been dead about 30 years
    $1000 17
Seen here, this man with a river's name chaired the Clinton transition team after the 1992 elections
    $1000 11
This 1962 account of Steinbeck's tour of 38 states was subtitled "In Search of America"
    $1000 7
This little dog seen here is named for the way its ears resemble a butterfly's wings
    $1000 26
In 1975 balloting for Tory leader, there were 19 votes each for Prior and Howe but 146 votes for her

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

Chris Connie Michael
$4,000 $1,000 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Connie Michael
$5,200 $4,800 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Dublin.)
    $400 11
This group of female sex hormones is used in certain cancer treatments
    $400 1
Clifton Webb in "Stars and Stripes Forever"
    $400 21
In city names, it follows Montego, Coos, & Green
    $400 26
Biblical research by Bishop Ussher, a 17th century Trinity prof, dated this event to Oct. 23, 4004 B.C.
    $400 6
These trailblazers are found in the titles of novels by James Fenimore Cooper & Willa Cather
    $400 16
It precedes "after while, crocodile"
    $800 12
Made of stratified squamous epithelium, it's your outer layer of protection
    $800 2
Don Ameche in "Swanee River"
    $800 22
At the top of Mount Ruapehu, New Zealand is this type of body of water, also the name of a U.S. national park
    $800 27
This giant of Brit lit could first be called "Doctor" when Trinity made him an honorary doctor of laws in 1765
    $800 7
In this 1954 novel Ralph & Piggy fail in their attempt to set up a democratic society on a desert island
    $800 17
This term for an innocent person who takes the blame for others comes to us from Leviticus
    DD: $2,000 13
The name of this type of event comes from the Greek for "fail to appear"
    $1200 3
Allan Cordunder in "Topsy-Turvy" (Hint: Jim Broadbent played his partner W.S.)
    $1200 23
A sandbar with a curve at the tip; in New Jersey you'll find a "sandy" one
    $1200 8
In this Tom Wolfe novel, bond salesman Sherman McCoy claims he's "going broke on a million dollars a year"
    $1200 18
Ballplayers have used this 2-word phrase for a cramp or stiffness in an arm or leg muscle since the 1880s
    $1600 14
"Firth" is a synonym for this broad mouth of a river into which the tide flows
    $1600 4
Tom Drake in "Words and Music" (Hint: Mickey Rooney played his partner Lorenz Hart)
    $1600 24
The U.S. has the Great Dismal Swamp; Ireland has the peat-loaded this of Allen
    $1600 9
Melville created this scrivener who "would prefer not to" run to the post office, work, eat, etc.
    $1600 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from Savannah, GA.) After meeting with black leaders here in Savannah, General Sherman issued an order giving land to black farmers, the likely origin of the promise "40 acres and" this
    $2000 15
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew presents from the USC Wrigley Institute on Catalina Island, CA.) Pentaradial symmetry & hard, spiny skin are two major qualities of this phylum of creatures
    $2000 5
F. Murray Abraham in "Amadeus"
    DD: $2,500 25
Chadds this, Pennsylvania was originally a place to cross the Brandywine
    $2000 10
Isaac Asimov won a 1977 Hugo Award for this novelette about a robot named Andrew who lives to be 200 years old
    $2000 20
In good spirits? Then you're probably this 4-word phrase "at high tide"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Connie Michael
$11,600 $3,500 $7,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The title of form OSC-12 says it is used by this type of person, who's asked to "describe the agency wrongdoing"

Final scores:

Chris Connie Michael
$8,799 $5 $2,700
4-day champion: $76,597 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chris Connie Michael
$10,400 $6,000 $7,200
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
12 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $23,600

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Game tape date: 2006-09-13
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