Show #5057 - Tuesday, September 12, 2006


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Nathalie Henderson, a housewife from Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Timothy Benston, a program director from Brooklyn, New York

Lauren Hirs, a market research analyst originally from Plano, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The world's most influential people according to the magazine.)
    $200 13
The Mare Frigoris is the Sea of this
    $200 1
In a career that spanned from 1966 to 1993, Nolan Ryan pitched an incredible 7 of these, the last at 44 years of age
    $200 2
Height: 5'11".
Weight: None of your business, commoner!
Hair: This color
    $200 4
This brand is "Finger Lickin' Good"
    $200 7
Her "political future is both unpredictable and unlimited", Lindsey Graham wrote of this fellow senator
    $200 14
    $400 27
The Palus Somnii is the Marsh of Sleep & the Lacus Somnorium is the Lake of these
    $400 23
He was more than great, scoring a phenomenal 215 points in one hockey season, 1985-86
    $400 3
Ambition: To replace this second cousin on her throne
    $400 19
Purchase from this gift company "when you care enough to send the very best"
    $400 8
"Hollywood's hardiest bachelor", this actor fights "poverty with the ONE Campaign and"
    $400 15
Someone easily shocked by sex
    $600 30
Not on my list of vacation spots is the Lacus Mortis, the Lake of this
    $600 24
During a 20-year career, this 49ers WR scored a record 208 TDs; his nearest rival has 175
    DD: $1,000 5
Birth date: Dec. 8, 1542
Birthplace: Linlithgow Palace, built by this royal house
    $600 20
This company builds the "ultimate driving machine"
    $600 9
Sandra Day O'Connor wrote that he was "the new face of America's highest court"
    $600 16
It can mean in a raw condition or vulgar
    $800 29
The Sinus Iridum is the Bay of these, so start searching for those pots of gold
    $800 26
This man passed Lou Gehrig's 2,130 consecutive MLB games played record in 1995 & added another 502 before he stopped
    $800 6
Turn-ons: Poetry, needlework, this branch of Christianity
    $800 21
"Share moments, share life" with this company's products
    $800 10
The title of Ralph Nader's article on this GOP man was "The Maverick Gunning for the Oval Office"
    $800 17
An introductory event or occurrence
    $1000 28
The Mare Australe is the Southern Sea & the Mare Orientale is this
    $1000 25
This heavywieght boxer of the 1950s went an incredible 49-0, including 43 wins by knockout
    $1000 12
Turn-offs: Rude subjects, labor pains, climbing this structure (one time only) Feb. 8, 1587
    $1000 22
At this department store chain, "It's all inside"
    $1000 11
Oprah Winfrey wrote that this Holocaust survivor "taught us how to answer evil"
    $1000 18
To refer to something or someone indirectly

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

Lauren Timothy Nathalie
$1,200 $2,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lauren Timothy Nathalie
$6,000 $4,400 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Jon: We'll show you the domestic side and the artistry of one of music's great geniuses.)
    $400 7
Oedipus matched wits with this creature who committed suicide after its riddle was answered
    $400 24
Mysteriously sunk in 1545, the Mary Rose was the pride of this Tudor king's fleet & was raised in 1982 using airbags
    $400 1
Philip Seymour Hoffman was him, writing "In Cold Blood"
    $400 16
This 1789 event was captured in the painting seen here
    $400 4
Urban animal park for big leaping marsupials
    $400 21
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands in the open second-floor window of the Mozart House in Vienna, Austria.) It was here in this home that Mozart wrote this famous 1786 opera, so the building has long been known as "Figaro House"
    $800 10
His father Laius was killed by this man
    $800 25
In 1973 the wreck of this Civil War-era armored gunboat with a reptilian name was found off Cape Hatteras
    $800 2
Paul Bettany plays this author in the medieval-set "A Knight's Tale"
    $800 17
Living in Germany, Emanuel Leutze used this river as a model for his "Washington Crossing the Delaware"
    $800 8
Flower for an American marsupial
    $800 22
In 2006 a record number came to the Mozarthaus to celebrate this anniversary of Mozart's birth
    $1200 11
He was the king of this Greek city whom 7 famously went against
    DD: $3,000 3
1990's "Frankenstein Unbound" had Michael Hutchence as this poet
    $1200 18
Seen here, Roy Grinnell's "The Final Moment" commemorates the 60th anniversary of the attack on this battleship
    $1200 9
A non-sloping Tasmanian marsupial carnivore
    $1200 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew strolls through the Mozart House in Vienna, Austria.) In 1787 Mozart gave music lessons in this house to a teenager from Bonn, Germany, who would become world-famous as this composer
    $1600 12
Young Oedipus was abandoned & then adopted by the king of this land to which St. Paul wrote 2 epistles
    $1600 27
NASCAR drivers at this crash-prone 2.66-mile Alabama track are constantly worried about "the big one"
    $1600 5
Gwyneth Paltrow was this poet, struggling with depression & hubby Ted Hughes
    $1600 19
This Quaker's "Treaty with the Indians" was the subject of a famous painting by Benjamin West
    $1600 14
Machine that provides warnth for a "banded" marsupial insectivore
    $1600 29
Eerily, Mozart's home is just one block from this cathedral, from which his funeral procession departed in 1791
    $2000 13
This daughter got busted for burying her brother Polynices
    $2000 26
In 2000 the Russian nuclear sub Kursk sank in this icy arm of the Arctic that's named for a Dutch navigator
    $2000 6
Bette Midler went beyond the "Valley of the Dolls" to play this novelist
    DD: $5,000 20
Lucas Cranach the Elder was a close friend of this clergyman, whom he painted in the 1533 portrait seen here
    $2000 15
Battlefield action for a small burrowing marsupial
    $2000 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew indicates glass-enclosed ornaments & artifacts in the Mozart House in Vienna, Austria.) Here are some original artifacts from this organization of which Mozart was a proud member; they were loaned to Mozart House by the Grand Lodge of Austria

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lauren Timothy Nathalie
$16,200 $11,200 $15,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In June 2005, amid some controversy, a statue of Elizabeth Montgomery was unveiled in this city

Final scores:

Lauren Timothy Nathalie
$1,599 $100 $30,400
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $30,400

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lauren Timothy Nathalie
$14,000 $11,200 $12,400
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
18 R,
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $37,600

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Game tape date: 2006-08-02
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