Show #5432 - Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Alex wears a phony mustache for the Jeopardy! Round.

Contestants

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Gil Bauer, a marketing executive from Montclair, New Jersey

Jason Molnar, an attorney from San Diego, California

Bryan Johnson, a teacher and doctoral student from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $48,402)

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Jeopardy! Round

TRUMAN CAPOTE
BREAKFAST
AT TIFFANY'S
"IN"
COLD
BLOOD
    $200 26
Capote was born Truman Streckfus Persons September 30, 1924 in this Southern U.S. city
    $200 1
This breakfast meat comes in links or patties & its name is from the Latin for "salted"
    $200 6
Tiffany gemologist George Kunz was instrumental in the adoption of this unit as the standard weight for gems
    $200 7
In 1992 Bill Clinton famously remarked "I didn't" do this
    $200 21
Of 12, -12 or -112 F., the lowest-ever recorded temperature in Hawaii, back in 1979
    $200 16
"Shadow of the Vampire" details the production of this 1922 F.W. Murnau film
    $400 27
She's the lead character in Capote's "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
    $400 2
The name of this breakfast item is also used as a verb meaning to speak or write evasively
    $400 12
Tiffany's website says in 1886 it introduced this ring as we know it today, with the diamond set above the band
    $400 8
A prayer to begin a religious service or public ceremony
    $400 22
At a place appropriately called Northice on this largest world island, temps dropped to -87 F. in Jan. 1954
    $400 17
The Coreys go after vampires in this 1987 film
    $600 28
He won an Oscar in 2007 for playing Truman Capote on the big screen
    $600 3
This fancy egg dish is said to have been created at Delmonico's in the 1800s; even then, Hollandaise sauce was used
    $600 13
For its boxes, Tiffany chose a shade of this primary color, recognized as a trademark today
    $600 9
Kin-Tiki was a god of this South American people
    $600 23
The coldest annual mean temp over 30 years in the U.S. was 9.3 F. in this state's town of Barrow
    $600 18
"The one name they all fear" was a tagline for this 2004 blockbuster that starred Hugh Jackman
    $800 29
Capote invites the world's greatest detectives to his house for a contest in this 1976 film spoof
    $800 4
In 1890 a woman named Nancy Green represented this character, the symbol for a pancake mix
    $800 14
In 1861 she received a Tiffany seed-pearl jewelry set from her husband
    $800 10
Because they were too inexperienced or low in rank for the cavalry, foot soldiers came to be called this
    $800 24
Charlotte Pass in this 3-named state holds Australia's cold-temperature record with -9 F. in 1994
    $800 19
It's the vampiric Death Dealers vs. the Lycans in this slick 2003 movie
    $1000 30
Capote gained fame with this "other" worldly 1948 novel about a teenager in a crumbling Southern mansion
    $1000 5
In England this dish, bread dipped in an egg-&-milk batter & fried, is called "Poor Knights of Windsor"
    DD: $1,200 15
This daughter of an artist has had her jewelry collections at Tiffany since 1980
    $1000 11
The Spanish one was officially founded by Ferdinand & Isabella in 1478
    $1000 25
In 1954, temps at Rogers Pass in this "Treasure State" plunged to -70 F., a continental U.S. record
    $1000 20
In 2002 Aaliyah played this "royal" from Anne Rice's vampire menagerie

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

Bryan Jason Gil
$3,400 $2,800 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bryan Jason Gil
$6,000 $5,400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

PHILOSOPHY
CELEBRITY SIBLINGS
SCIENCE STUFF
I KNOW YOU FROM SOMEWHERE
LET'S RUN IT UP THE FLAGPOLE
BEFORE & AFTER
    $400 1
"Cartesian" refers to the ideas of this man, the "Father of Modern Philosophy"
    $400 6
Gridiron stars:
Peyton & Eli
    $400 8
A recent discovery reveals that the oldest mammals, large & small, average about 1.5 billion of these per lifetime
    $400 15
We were both at a meeting of this organization founded in 1957 for those who can't stay away from gaming
    $400 21
Although this country's flag is square, during WWII a rectangular flag was adopted for its boats
    $800 2
The first Greek philosophers tried to understand the universe, practicing this -ology, from the Greek for "order"
    $800 7
Music makers:
Branford & Wynton
    $800 9
The Delta 32 genetic mutation prevents HIV; it's been found in the DNA of those who didn't get this Medieval scourge
    $800 17
What a nice chat we had on this country's Garuda Airlines, going from Jakarta to Hong Kong
    DD: $800 22
The red triangle on this country's flag, a modified Arab revolt flag, represents the Hashemite Dynasty
    $800 28
Christmas carol with the line "Born is the King of Israel" becomes a witty English playwright
    $1200 3
Fideists say that the source of religious belief is not reason but this
    $1200 11
Actresses:
Meg & Jennifer
    $1200 10
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from the lab, where he rolls a coin down an inclined plane.) Inside vending machines, magnets pick up steel slugs, but U.S. coins go right in, because they're minted from non-magnetic mixed metals, known as these
    DD: $3,000 18
Why it was just 2 Saturdays ago we met after services at the Tabernacle of this church in Battle Creek, Mich.
    $1200 23
The 3 colors of this Asian island republic's flag once stood for nationalism, democracy & socialism
    $1200 26
The round glove worn by a baseball backstopper runs for president as a Mormon ex-Mass. governor
    $1600 4
This German philosopher's idea of the Ubermensch included included people like Frederick the Great
    $1600 12
Filmmakers:
Joel & Ethan
    $1600 13
In this type of bomb, 2 atoms of deuterium collide to produce a helium atom & extra neutrons
    $1600 19
I lent you 300 of these, the local currency, last summer in Poland-- oh, of course you've forgotten
    $1600 24
Columbus landed here; the 5 stars represent the federation it was once a part of
    $1600 27
The spectacular company that does the "O" show in Vegas becomes the star of "Punky Brewster"
    $2000 5
The opposite of determinism is this 2-word phrase used in an 1889 Henri Bergson book title
    $2000 16
Figure skaters:
Sarah & Emily
    $2000 14
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew spins purple plastic tube.) When the tube spins, high pressure pushes air through it to the lower pressure end, producing sound & demonstrating this principle named for a Swiss mathematician
    $2000 20
I knew you weren't a fellow vegetarian when I saw you order carne asada, made with this meat
    $2000 25
The white bar of this country's flag represents the minority & the green is for the Muslim majority
    $2000 29
'60s TV actress who played identical cousins (identical cousins? seriously?) who brought us "Take The A Train"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bryan Jason Gil
$11,600 $8,600 $10,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

VICE PRESIDENTS
He's the only sitting vice president since Martin Van Buren elected to the presidency

Final scores:

Bryan Jason Gil
$20,401 $1 $3,199
3-day champion: $68,803 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bryan Jason Gil
$12,200 $8,600 $8,400
19 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $29,200

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