Show #5067 - Tuesday, September 26, 2006


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Brenda Buchanan, a traffic director from Columbia Station, Ohio

Brett Hart, an attorney from Lincoln, Nebraska

Eric Barela, an educational researcher from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Mark 10 says a man shall "cleave to" this person " they are no more twain, but one flesh"
    $200 1
The Monarchs
    $200 6
If you played the Hungry Hungry Hippos board game you'd know that the hippos were trying to eat these objects
    $200 16
Many people claim to have seen a ghost in the White House bedroom named for this president
    $200 21
The minneola is the best-known variety of the tangelo; Minnehaha is his best gal in a Longfellow poem
    $200 10
The ADA says to do this gently, once a day; it "helps keep your gums healthy"
    $400 27
While eating at the Pharisee's house, Jesus had these washed, wiped with hair, then anointed with ointment
    $400 2
The Great Whites
    $400 7
Hippopotami eat grass, leaves & fruit, meaning they're this, from the Latin for "plant eater"
    $400 17
One of 3 to do so, he was the first president to die on July 4
    $400 22
Marmaduke is a comic-strip dog; this is a preserve usually made from Seville oranges
    $400 12
Did you know I could bench-press 250 lbs.? But I do this, a 7-letter term meaning to deviate from the main topic
    $600 28
He'd been dead 4 days before Jesus raised him back to life
    $600 3
Electrical Discharge
    $600 8
In this 1940 Disney flick, prima donna Hyacinth Hippo cavorts with Ben Ali Gator to the "Dance Of The Hours"
    $600 18
So far, he's the only president sworn into office by a woman
    $600 23
Cirrhosis is a liver disease; the name of this chronic skin disorder is from the Greek for "to have the itch"
    $600 13
From the Greek for "bottomless", it's a vast chasm
    $800 29
Call Greenpeace! In Matthew 4 Peter & Andrew left these in the sea when Jesus called them
    $800 4
Tropical Storms
    $800 9
Back in the day, if you were the Bishop of Hippo, you were based in what's now this North African country
    $800 19
While he was president, his residence was a house on Cherry Street in New York City
    DD: $2,000 24
Carlsberg is a Danish brewery; this Swiss-style cheese from Norway has a similar name
    $800 14
Yuck! It can often be found before national product, ton or anatomy
    $1000 30
In Mark 1 Jesus "healed many that were sick... and cast out many devils; and suffered not the devils to" do this
    $1000 5
The Cavalry Swords
    $1000 11
Is it any wonder that this Flemish artist, whose early 17th century work is seen here, painted hippopotami?
    $1000 20
He was the first vice president to become president upon the death of a president
    $1000 25
Ernesto Miranda's case gave us the rights read to a suspect; Carmen Miranda sang the aptly titled "The Lady In" this "Hat"
    $1000 15
Hemingway wrote anything was "better than Ezra learning to play" this low-range woodwind instrument

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

Eric Brett Brenda
$5,200 $3,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Brett Brenda
$6,400 -$400 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're going for the author here.)
    $400 24
Botanist John Ray made Linnaeus' work possible by establishing this unit of taxonomy, from the Latin for "form"
    $400 11
In "Dead Man's Curve" the driver of a Jaguar XK-E challenged the driver of this Chevy sports car to a drag race
    $400 6
In 1916 this Nobel winner became a professor of physics at the University of Copenhagen
    $400 13
In Hebrew this book of the Bible is Bereshith, the "resh" related to "rosh", meaning "beginning"
    $400 17
"Sweet Bird of Youth"
"Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"
    $400 1
Members of the Somoza family ruled this Central American country for 38 of the 42 years between 1937 & 1979
    $800 25
The father of this "father of antiseptic surgery" was one of the first to describe red blood cells
    $800 12
In "The Letter" the Box Tops didn't have "time to make the fast train", so they got a ticket on this
    $800 7
The glasses & beret were classy, but this somewhat suicidal fish mascot was never good enough for StarKist
    $800 22
It's Latin for "from", as when it precedes "cathedra" or "nihilo"; I get along pretty well with mine
    $800 18
"After the Fall"
"The Crucible"
    $800 2
In the 1840s fur trader Robert Campbell of this company became the first white person to explore the Yukon region
    $1200 26
In 1990 IBM scientists created the first structure made by moving individual ones of these on a surface
    $1200 14
The Hollies' first Top 10 hit, it told of the romance that developed under a shared umbrella
    $1200 8
Sharing her first name with Robin Hood's sweetie, this African-Amer. contralto earned the 1963 Pres. Medal of Freedom
    $1200 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew finds a clue engraved in hieroglyphs in Abu Simbel, Egypt.) This Egyptian word for "good" or "beautiful" came before "titi" & "tari" in the name of Egyptian women
    $1200 19
"Hedda Gabler"
"An Enemy of the People"
    DD: $2,000 3
This city of 20 million is the westernmost capital city in the Americas
    $1600 29
In the 1780s Gaspard Monge was the first to do this to a substance that's normally a gas, sulfur dioxide
    $1600 15
Completes the Gary Numan lyric "Nothing seems right in..."
    $1600 9
Ambrose by any other name... He wrote "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" & "The Devil's Dictionary"
    $1600 27
Now a 5-letter suffix, it was the Greek term for the type of community we call a city-state
    $1600 20
"California Suite"
"Plaza Suite"
    $1600 4
Of the Western Hemisphere countries with both an Atlantic & a Pacific coast, it's the smallest in area
    $2000 30
Poet Geoffrey Chaucer wrote a treatise on this scientific instrument later replaced by the sextant
    $2000 16
In Kathy Mattea's song these "And A Dozen Roses", a trucker is retiring "after 30 years of drivin' up & down the interstate"
    DD: $1,000 10
Let's "Z" about this German-born publisher of the N.Y. Weekly Journal, acquitted of libel in 1735
    $2000 28
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew points out circles animated on a plot on the monitor.) On a curve, the circles that best approximate the curvature at each point are called "osculating circles", from the Latin "osculare", to do this
    $2000 21
"Major Barbara"
"Arms and the Man"
    $2000 5
This former name of Suriname reflected its status as a colony of the Netherlands

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Brett Brenda
$12,800 $7,600 $5,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A silent film of this Russian tale was released in 2 versions: in one, Garbo commits suicide; in the other, Garbo lives

Final scores:

Eric Brett Brenda
$15,201 $12,801 $11,200
2-day champion: $36,002 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Eric Brett Brenda
$12,800 $8,800 $6,600
19 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $28,200

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Game tape date: 2006-08-08
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