Show #5048 - Wednesday, July 19, 2006


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Matt Mullins, a physicist from Albuquerque, New Mexico

Inie Park, a research associate from Los Angeles, California

Bruce Lin, a research scientist originally from Mississauga, Ontario, Canada (whose 3-day cash winnings total $54,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll show you some flags, you ID the country.)
(Alex: Our very own...)
    $200 16
Most of this nation is a mountainous plateau
    $200 12
More popular than Regis, the Jeps play their last stadium gig in San Francisco, like this band did on Aug. 29, 1966
    $200 7
(Jon of the Clue Crew points to a dartboard.) Because it forms a web, the metal that divides up the dartboard is called this, like a certain creature
    $200 6
From the Middle English for "quarrel", this word often follows "bench-clearing"
    $200 14
A killer stalks a Michigan resort in the thriller "Dead of" this season
    $200 1
Your only option may be to lie down if you have stasiphobia, a fear of standing, & thaasophobia, a fear of this
    $400 25
Ja, they know how to ski real good in this country, whose flag is seen here
    $400 13
After a stint with the Maharishi, the group tries Kaballah with this singer whose hits include "Beautiful Stranger"
    $400 19
These places most associated with darts include the Huntsman, where 13-time world champ Phil Taylor played in his 20s
    $400 8
From the Middle English for "unconditioned", it precedes "zero" at about -459 F.
    $400 21
"The Pit and the Pendulum" helped secure his reputation as a master of lurid gothic suspense
    $400 2
Cryophobics won't add this to their glasses of whiskey
    $600 26
It covers more than 3.7 million square miles
    $600 15
The Jeps cover this group's 1988 Top 10 hit "Welcome To The Jungle", until the inevitable cease-&-desist order
    $600 20
(Jon of the Clue Crew tosses a dart at the dartboard.) I'm playing a standard game of 501; with a remaining score of 12 & 1 dart left, I have to hit double this number to win
    $600 9
This word from the Middle English means "nothing" to me & is often found after "come to"
    $600 22
7-year-old Charlie McGee exhibits rather explosive psychic powers in this 1980 Stephen King book
    $600 3
Fearing this, a linonophobe could never work a yo-yo
    $800 27
Two continents are spanned by this nation
    $800 17
No way! The Jeps' "Potpourri" video isn't the 2005 VMA Viewer's Choice; this band's "American Idiot" is
    $800 29
The verb is how the score is kept in many darts games; it can come before "up", as in "___ it up to experience"
    $800 10
From Middle English for "to chop", it means to bargain over a price
    DD: $1,500 23
In Dean Koontz books, this 240-year-old doctor is alive today & masquerading as biotech tycoon Victor Helios
    $800 4
Scared of these, a chromophobe probably liked NBC better before the peacock
    $1000 28
In 1903, this country, seen here, was moved from one continent to another
    $1000 18
Oops... the 'Tones hire Mensa's Angels as security at this speedway in California, site of a 1969 free concert by the Stones
    $1000 30
(Kelly of the Clue Crew makes a dart shot & gets it in a red space.) Yes! I get this many points for that one shot--take that, Jon!
    $1000 11
"Is this a" word from Middle English "which I see before me"?
    $1000 24
Shirley Jackson's "Haunting of" this title place has unnerved readers since 1959
    $1000 5
A man suffering from gynophobia & gymnophobia would be doubly afraid of women who are this

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Bruce Inie Matt
$2,200 $1,200 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Inie Matt
$5,000 $2,000 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You ID the film, we'll tell you about it.)
    $400 1
A court painter for the Duke of Milan, he was also said to have entertained the Duke by playing the lyre
    $400 4
Suicidal alcoholic Ben Sanderson
    $400 22
British children first read about him in a book called "The Sheep-Pig"
    $400 17
Big names in this type of book in the '70s include Tarnower & Pritikin
    $400 6
The name of this artificial sweetener discovered in 1879 comes from the Latin for "sugar"
    $400 13
A 49 B.C. crossing of this river gave rise to a cliche
    $800 2
Works by this Rennaissance master with an "angelic" name include the "Transfiguration"
    $800 5
Plane passenger & prison parolee Cameron Poe
    $800 23
One of the favorite pets of this "doctor" was a baby pig named Gub-Gub
    $800 18
Jimmy Carter's Press Secretary, he was named for 2 fictional boys named Jody, in "The Yearling" & "The Red Pony"
    $800 7
The basis of Boston cream pie is actually this type of light cake
    $800 20
A "Philadelphia" one is said to be an expert, as was Andrew Hamilton, who came to New York to help John Peter Zenger
    $1200 3
Last name of Jan & Hubert, who appear to have collaborated on the "Ghent Altarpiece", a large 1432 painting
    $1200 8
Master car thief Randall "Memphis" Raines
    $1200 24
Introduced in 1937, she's Looney Tunes' longest-lived lady
    $1200 19
Until 1975 Jonas Savimbi fought Portuguese rule of this country; then he fought the new independent govt.
    $1200 9
Sorbet is the French word for this frozen, fruit-flavored mixture
    DD: $2,500 21
It's the cape referred to in the name of the Cape buffalo
    $1600 11
The elder of these German painters did mostly altarpieces; "the Younger" painted mostly portraits
    $1600 15
Secret Service agent Doug Chesnic, assigned to a former First Lady
    $1600 25
In 2006 this energetic pig seen here got into the stamp act, along with other animals from children's lit
    $1600 29
She's the North American political wife seen here consorting with royalty
    $1600 10
You can sprinkle this crumbly topping, from the German for "strew", on fruit pies
    $1600 27
Named for its "kick", this alliterative vodka cocktail was created by Smirnoff in the 1940s
    $2000 14
This Florentine's name was derived from the nickname of his older brother, "the Little Barrel"
    $2000 16
Decorated U.S. Marine Sergeant Joe Enders
    $2000 26
In "Animal Farm" this boar who symbolized Stalin eventually became dictator of all the animals
    DD: $1,800 30
On Nov. 22, 1975 he stepped onto a balcony at the Royal Palace as a crowd roared, "Viva el rey!"
    $2000 12
These sweet German breads full of fruit & nuts are traditional at Christmas
    $2000 28
Also an Audrey Hepburn movie title, it means a public spectacle that involves shame or physical harm

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Inie Matt
$10,600 $5,400 $4,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He announced to the American public, "The force from which the sun draws its power has been loosed..."

Final scores:

Bruce Inie Matt
$10,399 $10,800 $9,100
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $10,800 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bruce Inie Matt
$10,600 $5,600 $8,600
13 R,
0 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
15 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $24,800

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