Show #5058 - Wednesday, September 13, 2006


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Matt Thomas, a structural engineer from Chicago, Illinois

Meighan Larbi, a publishing data manager from Cape Coral, Florida

Nathalie Henderson, a housewife from Baton Rouge, Louisiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $30,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the Shakespearean play.)
MR. "ED"
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letters "ED".)
    $200 1
Multiple homicides, regicide via poison in ear; unit dispatched to nunnery for further investigation
    $200 7
In drag as a peasant in this Monty Python film, Terry Jones tells King Arthur, "I didn't vote for you"
    $200 21
German Eiswein, meant to go with this course, is so concentrated, some recommend it in place of the course
    $200 2
This doctor found Victoria Falls but never discovered the source of the Nile
    $200 16
It's a small whirlpool
    $400 3
From Cyprus PD: Man smothered or strangled wife, TBD by coroner; man confirmed suicide at scene
    $400 8
Barry Humphries, the voice of Bruce the Shark in "Finding Nemo", also performs as this "Dame", possums
    $400 22
With spaghetti & meat sauce, try Classico, one of the 7 subzones of this Italian red wine
    $400 29
This smallest of the British breeds was in huge demand after children were banned from coal mining
    $400 10
On Oct. 12, 1492 he thought he'd reached Asia; in fact, the closest he ever got was an Aegean island as a young man
    $400 17
Avid Xpress DV, Final Cut Pro & Adobe Premiere are software for this use
    $600 4
Death by stabbing & then drowning in "Malmsey-Butt"; regicide, presumably for lack of equine
    $600 9
Tim Curry was dressed for success as Dr. Frank-N-Furter in this 1975 cult movie
    $600 23
Orange muscat goes well with this feminine-named treat that's doused with orange liqueur & set aflame
    $600 28
Cavalry horses trained for battle; it's also an NFL team name
    $600 11
In 1999 software & navigation issues kept the Polar Lander & the Climate Orbiter from exploring this planet
    $600 18
In "The Sound of Music", this is "small and white, clean and bright"
    $800 5
Impersonating an officer of the court, attempted flesh mutilation & loan sharking
    $800 14
This 1959 movie ends with Jerry saying, "You don't understand... I'm a man!" & getting the reply, "Well, nobody's perfect"
    $800 24
In the film "Sideways", Miles makes a speech in praise of this red that goes well with roast fowl
    $800 27
To do this to a horse, you'd need a comb; to do it to Indian food, you'd need the powder
    DD: $800 12
He named the ocean "Pacific" after many turbulent detours in South America while searching for Asia
    $800 19
The term for excess fluid can be cerebral or pulmonary
    $1000 6
From Rome PD:
Dismemberment, homicide, cannibalism, emperor-cide, unauthorized tongue-ectomy
    $1000 15
At 6'7", this one-named African-American dragster was hard to miss in the video for "Love Shack"
    $1000 25
With sardines, perhaps a white Vinho Verde from this nation that fishes for them
    $1000 26
As an adjective, the name of this breed of horse can mean pure or genuine
    $1000 13
Verrazano discovered this Rhode Island bay but made a bad turn & disappeared in Central America
    $1000 20
There's this type of decree of Nantes, Milan, Toleration & Worms

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Nathalie Meighan Matt
$200 $1,800 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nathalie Meighan Matt
$200 $7,200 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The Ivory Coast.)
    $400 11
This New Mexico town was founded in 1706 & today is the largest city in the state
    $400 16
"Waterloo at Southfork"
    $400 21
The $6 Million Man could tell you that this word lost the "electro" from its middle
    $400 26
Cindy, you're a nice girl, but I only want a relationship named for this philosopher of ideal forms
    $400 6
An Ivoirian culinary specialty is foutou, often made from this, which gets confused with the sweet potato
    $400 1
In movie titles this kind of threat has been "Red" & "Phantom"
    $800 12
Francis Hauksbee developed a generator of this type of electricity, a glass globe you rotated & rubbed
    $800 17
"The Curse of the King Kamehameha Club"
    $800 22
2 men at the U. of Washington's Department of this won the 1992 Nobel Prize for studying cell protein regulation
    $800 27
Though not a lingerie designer, this doctor has a "slip" named for him
    $800 7
If you go, remember your Malarone for protection from a disease carried by this creature
    $800 2
It describes the fight in "The Star-Spangled Banner"
    $1200 13
In 1706 Charles XII of this Scandinavian country invaded Saxony as part of the "Great Northern War"
    $1200 18
"Three Brides for Hoss"
    $1200 23
(Jon of the Clue Crew sits by a machine that's playing with a shoe at the Nike Campus in Oregon.) The three main areas studied at the Nike Sport Research Lab are physiology, sensory perception & this, defined as the way forces act on the body
    $1200 28
The name of this late Italian moviemaker plus -esque has come to mean grotesque or surreal
    $1200 8
Not Rome but Yamoussoukro features the world's tallest of this special type of cathedral
    DD: $3,000 3
Referring to an unsuspected danger, the Latin phrase "anguis in herba" literally means this
    $1600 14
In 1706 she was queen of England & involved in a North American war bearing her name
    $1600 19
"Elaan of Troyius"
    $1600 24
If you doubt the need for a pink-eared antgrubber & a hollow-tailed antgrubber, you aren't recognizing the value of this
    DD: $3,000 29
To describe a society where the government knows everything about you, add -ian to the name of this British author
    $1600 9
Though no longer the official capital, this city is still the commercial & cultural center
    $1600 4
The federal "Office of" this type of "Materials Safety" bans sending anhydrous ammonia by passenger plane
    $2000 15
This acclaimed Baroque composer whose work is heard here died in 1706
    $2000 20
"Fallon's Father"
    $2000 25
Biblical-sounding term for the principle that living organisms develop only from other living organisms
    $2000 10
The first French colonial capital, Grand Bassam, is perched on the shore of this gulf
    $2000 5
This adjective for the position you're in teetering on the edge of a cliff comes from the same root as "prayer"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nathalie Meighan Matt
$8,600 $14,600 $16,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The 2 GOP vice presidents who succeeded to the presidency & were later elected president in their own right

Final scores:

Nathalie Meighan Matt
$200 $11,600 $4,399
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $11,600 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nathalie Meighan Matt
$8,600 $12,800 $15,400
9 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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Game tape date: 2006-08-02
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