Show #5066 - Monday, September 25, 2006

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Eric Barela, an educational researcher from Los Angeles, California

Janet Marnane, a naval officer from Daytona Beach, Florida

Donna Deans, a freelance producer from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
"The Hunt for Red October"
    $200 3
In this first No. 1 country hit of his, Johnny Cash kept a close watch on his heart & his "eyes wide open all the time"
    $200 16
Women 18 or older who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of this event can join a group founded Oct. 1890
    $200 21
Smooth versus rough skin is one difference often given between frogs & these
    $200 10
D.C.-you there!
132 rooms on 18 acres.
Boasts 140-guest dining room. Its main office is 1 of a kind!
    $200 26
Nutty candy bar-eating group of women in an Amy Tan novel
    $400 2
    $400 4
It begins, "Oh yeh, I'll tell you something, I think you'll understand..."
    $400 17
The BPOE is the Benevolent & Protective Order of these
    $400 22
Of 1 year, 10 years or 20 years, the approximate age at which the tuatara starts breeding
    $400 11
Arlington County, Virginia: 3.7 mil. sq. ft. usable floor space here! Can hold approx. 25,000 ppl! 5 sides of fun!
    $400 27
Southern California Spanish mission town that became a first lady & a first mom
    $600 7
"The Naked and the Dead"
    $600 5
We first heard Helen Reddy roar a version of this No. 1 anthem in 1972
    $600 18
Hebrew for "Sons of the Covenant", this service organization was founded in New York in 1843
    $600 23
What's the matamata? An odd aquatic one of these that bends its neck instead of withdrawing it into the carapace
    $600 12
Memphis, Tenn.:
23 rooms on approx. 14 acres. Bought in '57 for about 100K. Must keep family plot there intact
    $600 28
Old cat & mouse team who throw chairs at each other on a daytime talk show
    DD: $800 8
"A Time to Kill"
    $800 6
It's the Simon & Garfunkel hit that ends, "And an island never cries"
    $800 19
This group, MSF, was founded by French doctors & journalists--to bear witness as well as provide medical help
    $800 24
The amphibian order Caudata consists of newts & other of these moist, short-legged creatures
    $800 13
Italy: Begun in 1173!
About 300 steps to top of 180-ft. landmark! Full disclosure: it's 14-ft.-plus out of line
    $800 29
Famous tobacco heiress in a Gene Chandler hit song
    $1000 9
"Maggie: A Girl of the Streets"
    $1000 15
In 1962 Ray Charles turned this country song into a No. 1 Pop & R&B hit
    $1000 20
The logo of this international group that campaigns for human rights is seen here
    $1000 25
Instead of eating the Egyptian variety of this bird, a crocodile lets it into its mouth to clean the croc's teeth
    $1000 14
Egypt: 240-ft.-long, 66-ft.-high landmark! Its limestone stands test of time! No nose is good nose!
    $1000 30
Former "SNL" comedienne who is a musical about the demon barber of Fleet Street

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

Donna Janet Eric
$800 $1,800 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Donna Janet Eric
$0 $3,600 $7,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

1950s MOVIES
    $400 1
"Ah, but the strawberries... that's where I had them!" says Humphrey Bogart as Captain Queeg in this film
    $400 3
This port on the Tyrrhenian Sea is Sicily's capital & largest city
    $400 8
Thomas Wolsey asked the pope to annul this king's marriage, but the pope said no & Tom got the ax (fired, not killed)
    $400 26
In European tradition the 23rd of this month brings midsummer's eve frolic
    $400 15
In 1984 this Yank received the French Legion of Honor award for his work with muscular dystrophy
    $400 21
Rocky Mountain NBA team
    $800 2
3 years after "Sunset Boulevard", he won an Oscar for "Stalag 17"
    $800 4
An anchor from Columbus' ship the Santa Maria is on display in a museum in this Haitian port
    $800 9
A little birdie told me in 1669 Charles II gave him the important architectural job of Surveyor of the King's Works
    $800 27
My answer to the musical question "What are you doing" then is "sitting home, drinking, watching the ball drop"
    $800 16
His surname sounds French, but this Yank ended up in Paris by winning the Tour de France in 1986, 1989 & 1990
    $800 22
Wintry activity seen here
    $1200 13
This Tony Curtis-Sidney Poitier film could have been called "We Are Two Fugitives from a Chain Gang"
    $1200 5
Until 1991 this sprawling port on the Gulf of Guinea was Nigeria's capital city
    $1200 10
This nephew of a king took on the Green Knight but in some tales was killed by Mordred
    $1200 28
Detroit became notorious for "Devil's Night", a yearly arson spree on the eve of this day
    $1200 17
This first Chief Justice of the U.S. negotiated the Treaty of Paris in 1782
    $1200 23
What Harry Potter would consider me as a non-practitioner of magic
    $1600 14
James Dean starts an oil empire in this film
    $1600 6
This Ukrainian Black Sea port was the site of a 1905 naval mutiny portrayed in the film "Battleship Potemkin"
    $1600 11
This Brit became Chancellor of the Exchequer at age 23 & Prime Minister at 24; was the Younger-est to hold either post
    $1600 29
On this day, October 1, in 2006, Jews are encouraged to eat & drink
    DD: $2,500 19
Named for latitudinal lines, these 2 novels were penned by Henry Miller while he was in Paris
    $1600 24
Some linguists claim this word can mean only "to make worse" & never "to irritate"
    $2000 18
People often cite this 1950 Japanese film when describing situations seen differently by different people
    DD: $2,000 7
In 1980 this port SW of Havana was the site of a mass "boatlift" of humans seeking freedom from Castro
    $2000 12
You should know to a "tea" that he was Prime Minister of England from 1830 to 1834
    $2000 30
On the eve of the feast day of this saint symbolized by a lamb, girls are supposed to dream of their future husbands
    $2000 20
This companion of Gertrude Stein raised some eyebrows with her 1954 cookbook
    $2000 25
"Worn out" surname of a "King Solomon's Mines" author

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Donna Janet Eric
$6,400 $10,400 $23,100
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Northumbria in the "Age of Bede" or Mercia in Offa's reign are guesses as to where & when this work was created

Final scores:

Donna Janet Eric
$0 $7,400 $20,801
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $20,801

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Donna Janet Eric
$6,400 $11,200 $22,200
6 R,
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
29 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $39,800

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Game tape date: 2006-08-08
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