Show #5060 - Friday, September 15, 2006


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Lou Bayard, a writer from Washington, D.C.

Jennifer Czechowski, an English teacher from Fayetteville, North Carolina

Meighan Larbi, a publishing data manager from Cape Coral, Florida (whose 2-day cash winnings total $27,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
At Malmo, the Oresund Bridge joins Denmark & Sweden for the 1st time since 7,000 years ago during one of these ages
    $200 17
"Still the fairest of them all"
    $200 7
A Twain tale celebrated a jumping frog of this title county
    $200 12
About 100,000 people were on hand to greet him at Le Bourget Airfield when he landed there in 1927
    $200 6
He began printing his double-G motif on luggage & purses after WWII; his famous loafers came later
    $200 1
To interlock yarn loops to make a garment
    $400 27
A sort of museum of children's books, Junibacken re-creates the cottage of this beloved fictional Swedish girl
    $400 18
"The toys are back in town"
    $400 8
This 1906 novel was intended as a companion piece to "The Call of the Wild"
    $400 13
At 81, he was the oldest man to sign the U.S. Constitution
    $400 22
This waist-length, sleeveless women's jacket was inspired by a Spanish bullfighter's emroidered jacket
    $400 2
Super soul sister backed up by The Pips
    $600 28
The world's first open-air museum, Skansen, shows how people live in Sweden & has a camp of these people AKA Sami
    $600 19
"She's high-society...he's back-alley...and it's a doggone wonderful world!"
    $600 9
He won National Book Awards for "Goodbye, Columbus" & "Sabbath's Theater"
    $600 14
Maryville Wood, an Iowa farmer, gave this name to his artistically gifted son
    $600 23
This long, narrow scarf that's looped or knotted in the front was named for a British racetrack
    $600 3
Literally German for "crack sausage", it's like a shorter, thicker frankfurter
    $800 29
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from Stockholm, Sweden.) Sweden has more than 2500 of these carved stones, many commemorating fallen Viking heroes
    $800 20
"Pure enjoyment...with no strings attached"
    $800 10
A telegram in this Hemingway novel says, "Lady Ashley Hotel Montana Madrid arriving Sud Jake"
    $800 15
He led revolts in South America before helping unify Italy, making him the "Hero of Two Worlds"
    DD: $2,000 24
A traditional trench coat features these accessories, from the Latin for "shoulder blade"
    $800 4
President Polk's middle name
    $1000 30
The grave of this Swedish prime minister who was assassinated in 1986 is in the Adolf Fredrik's Churchyard
    $1000 21
"Awaken to a world of wonders"
    $1000 11
Dupin figures out that the title object of this Poe story is hidden in plain sight
    $1000 16
This 1970s Philly mayor & police comm. once said, "The streets are's only the people who make them unsafe"
    $1000 25
The Montecristi Fino is a top-of-the-line roll-up-able type of this hat made in Ecuador
    $1000 5
Ancient capital of the Minoan civilization on Crete

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Meighan Jennifer Lou
$4,600 $600 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Meighan Jennifer Lou
$6,000 $5,000 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You're gonna notice a theme here, folks!)
    $400 1
The year Franz Ferdinand was assassinated, leading to World War I
    $400 6
You might feel a little green on March 17, this Saint's feast day
    $400 19
For 1923's "Icebound", about Maine, Owen Davis was the fifth winner of this prize for drama
    $400 11
1 of the 2 items the Eagle clutches on the reverse side of the current JFK half dollar
    $400 26
2-word slang for the smallest continent
    $400 12
Completes the title of a 2003 50 Cent album & a 2005 50 Cent film "Get Rich Or..."
    $800 2
The title by which Franz Ferdinand is commonly known; in German, it's Erzherzog
    $800 7
To receive one of these means to be given the go-ahead, especially if you're driving
    $800 20
In a 1963 play Shelley Winters reminisced, "I'd lay ...on my back, and swish my arms up and down" & make this title item
    $800 17
The 1964 JFK half dollar was 90% this transition metal, symbol Ag
    $800 27
When you descend a steep grade, it helps to do this instead of braking to save wear on your car's brakes
    $800 13
A Coldplay song says, "Look at the stars, look how they shine for you... yeah they were all" this color
    $1200 3
The European capital city where he fell to his assassin's bullets
    $1200 8
Colorful term for the gases in our atmosphere that let the sun's rays through but stop the heat from escaping
    $1200 21
This Scandinavian's "John Gabriel Borkman" takes place on a winter night in a snowstorm
    $1200 18
Built between 1732 & 1756, this Philadelphia building is on the reverse of the Bicentennial half dollar
    $1200 28
Olympic event mastered by Jean-Claude Killy & Franz Klammer
    $1200 14
This 2004 concept album by Green Day is about a character known as Saint Jimmy
    $1600 4
The empire to which Franz Ferdinand became heir in 1896
    $1600 9
A southern U.S. journalism award is named for this traditional forehead accoutrement of editors
    $1600 22
"Go where the snow never melts away" is from the song "Lost Horizon" in the musical named for this place
    $1600 24
From 1948 to 1963 the half dollar had Ben Franklin on the front & this iconic symbol on the back
    $1600 29
Where the actors are during a theater performance when they're closest to the audience
    DD: $2,000 15
System of a Down played off a book title by this '60s activist with its 2002 CD "Steal This Album!"
    $2000 5
The Royal Family to which he belonged
    $2000 10
This shiny "Asian" green insect has become a major destructive pest in the Eastern United States
    DD: $2,000 23
This James Goldman play is set in a castle at Christmas, 1183
    $2000 25
He was the first African American on a U.S. coin; the reverse of his half dollar read, "from slave cabin to hall of fame"
    $2000 30
This group was responsible for the accolade seen here
    $2000 16
Alt rock band Franz Ferdinand formed in this largest Scottish city

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Meighan Jennifer Lou
$11,600 $5,800 $16,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Of the 4 U.S. states that are officially called commonwealths, this one was not 1 of the original 13 Colonies

Final scores:

Meighan Jennifer Lou
$6,399 $3,800 $17,800
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,800

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Meighan Jennifer Lou
$11,600 $4,200 $16,800
16 R,
1 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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Game tape date: 2006-08-02
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