Show #4881 - Monday, November 28, 2005

Bill MacDonald game 5.
Vik Vaz game 1.


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Vik Vaz, a medical student from Austin, Texas

Beth Doner, a homemaker from Dearborn, Michigan

Bill MacDonald, an attorney from Bonita Springs, Florida (whose 4-day cash winnings total $75,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll show you some beards, some photos.)
1987 OBITS
(Alex: You'll understand the category when we get into it.)
    $200 8
A former congressman
    $200 13
On June 3, 2001 "The Producers" won 12 of these awards, setting a new record
    $200 16
The Venetian Causeway, consisting of 11 islands & 12 bridges, spans this bay in South Florida
    $200 21
...and away he went June 24, 1987 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    $200 3
I'm fine without a spotter as I lie on this to do the "press" named for it--uh, help?
    $200 1
Son father like like
    $400 10
You could say this Egyptian leader was monumental
    $400 14
The Barrymore Awards are presented in this Pennsylvania city, birthplace of John, Ethel & Lionel Barrymore
    $400 17
The French call it Golfe de Gascogne; the Spanish, Golfo de Vizcaya
    $400 22
In February, a heart attack following gallbladder surgery claimed the life of this pop artist
    $400 12
In the Marines' men's fitness test, I can run & do crunches, but I wish they'd lower the bar for this exercise
    $400 2
Words louder than actions speak
    $600 11
From being in exile to world leader, all in 1979
    DD: $900 15
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew stands behind a statuette, the inscription blurred, and in front of the presidential seal.) This is the Emmy Award that this famous woman won in 1962 for giving a memorable tour of her home
    $600 19
A monument on the south shore of this Australian bay marks the spot where Capt. James Cook first landed in 1770
    $600 23
In September it was goodbye, we'll miss you & "All That Jazz" to this choreographer & film director
    $600 24
Some say these were named for their original resemblance to certain objects with clappers removed
    $600 4
In worth the bird hand in is a bush the two
    $800 7
He has his own "ism" and died in London in 1883
    $800 27
His close pal (& "Reds" co-star) Jack Nicholson presented him with the Irving Thalberg Award in 2000
    $800 18
The U.S. Air Force's Thule Air Base in Greenland lies on the eastern shore of this bay
    $800 29
This 2-term governor of Kansas & 1936 Republican candidate for president passed away at age 100
    $800 25
A collar called the Manta Ray makes this knee-bending weight exercise less of a pain in the neck
    $800 5
Bright on the always side look
    $1000 9
A funny Irish dramatist seen here around 1923
    $1000 28
This winner of the National Book Award became a film starring Glenn as Shepard, Shepard as Yeager & Harris as Glenn
    $1000 20
The Andaman & Nicobar Islands are 2 major island groups in this large bay
    $1000 30
Go tell it on the mountain that he passed away in St. Paul de Vence, France on December 1
    $1000 26
I joined a club of this company, stock symbol BFT, so I know I'll work out often so as not to waste my dues
    $1000 6
Never better than late

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

Bill Beth Vik
$2,100 $2,600 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Beth Vik
$3,900 $6,800 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
On August 5, 1498 he landed on Venezuela's Paria Peninsula, becoming the first European to reach South America
    $400 11
Machiavelli addressed "The Prince" to this man who he hoped would give him a position to support his family
    $400 3
Last name of the "flaky" guy born on April 7, 1860 in Battle Creek
    $400 13
The large claws of a lobster or crab
    $800 2
During WWII this colonel amassed power in Argentina; in 1946 he was elected president
    $800 12
In the 15th century Guillaume Dufay wrote many of these musical pieces, French for "songs"
    $800 6
He was born Feb. 4, 1902 in Detroit; 25 years later, he'd become a world-famous hero for 2 days of work
    $800 17
Betty Grable was known as the "Queen of" these because WWII soldiers so prized her photograph
    $1200 4
In 1998 this commander-in-chief of Chile's army & former president was appointed to the Chilean senate
    $1200 26
He was in the "Thick" of things as Mike Seaver on "Growing Pains"
    $1200 14
This Spanish painter's son appears in his 1586 masterpiece the "Burial of the Count of Orgaz"
    DD: $3,000 8
We don't know if this novelist was "So Big" at her Aug. 15, 1887 birth, but we do know it was in a zoo: Kalamazoo
    $1200 24
This term for a type of connector is the I in the abbreviation GUI
    $1200 18
These beans were dried & used as a kind of Old West energy bar
    $1600 5
Just before this country gained its independence in 1975, thousands of its people emigrated to Holland
    $1600 25
The liner notes for Led Zeppelin's "The Song Remains the Same" were written by this film director
    $1600 15
One of the great works in the early career of this master of the High Renaissance is 1504's "Marriage of the Virgin"
    $1600 10
Born in Grand Rapids in 1935, he perished with fellow astronauts Grissom & White in 1967
    $1600 23
UST stands for these, which mainly hold petroleum products; a LUST is a leaking one
    $1600 19
Lower global temperatures in the early '90s may be traced back to ash from this volcano
    DD: $5,000 7
In 1995 Javier Perez de Cuellar ran for president of Peru but was defeated by this man
    $2000 21
In 1981 it was raining "Cats" (but not dogs) for Andrew Lloyd Webber & this British theatrical producer
    $2000 16
Acclaimed the 1st great architect of the Italian Renaissance, he is credited with designing the Pitti Palace
    $2000 9
Before "Stella Got Her Groove Back", this Port Huron-born author overcame battles wtih drugs & alcohol
    $2000 22
As well as The Learning Channel & tender loving care, TLC stands for this, the volume of gas a human can hold
    $2000 20
The chief lyric poet of Ancient Greece, he's famous for his triumphal odes

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Beth Vik
$11,100 $11,600 $14,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Dating from the second half of the 15th century, the Tudor rose has petals of these 2 colors

Final scores:

Bill Beth Vik
$16,801 $22,800 $23,201
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $23,201

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bill Beth Vik
$10,800 $11,600 $14,200
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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Game tape date: 2005-09-13
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