Show #5077 - Tuesday, October 10, 2006


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David Dietz, an aerospace engineer from Wichita, Kansas

Kathleen Fuller, a freelance writer from Champaign, Illinois

Sherman Lo, a researcher from San Mateo, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
It borders Switzerland & Hungary
    $200 9
Sandra Bullock drives a bus really fast
    $200 30
Florida's state butterfly has black & yellow stripes & is named after this equine that has black & white stripes
    $200 2
He's the humorist & Wild West star seen here
    $200 16
Hot dog! In the 1980s the mustard market splintered into 3 types: yellow, spicy brown & this one, like Grey Poupon
    $200 1
This man's 11th century conquest of England gave him the nickname "The Conqueror"
    $400 7
Country where "Dracula II: Ascension" & "Cold Mountain" were mainly filmed
    $400 10
Adam Sandler has a magic remote control
    $400 26
Like Whitehorse & Orangeville, Yellowknife is a city in this country
    $400 15
He instituted the ultimate top ten list as a part of his job
    $400 17
Beastly desert dweller seen here
    $400 3
Around 336 B.C. this conqueror's army attacked & destroyed the Greek city of Thebes
    $600 8
The Risorgimento was the 19th century movement to unify this country
    $600 11
Something not of the Earth bursts from John Hurt's chest (that'll leave a mark!)
    $600 27
White & yellow are the only 2 colors of balls that can be used in official pro tournaments in this sport
    $600 24
Evidently, paratroopers love this guy
    $600 18
In the book of Revelation, he rides the pale horse
    $600 4
The son of Nun, he succeeded Moses & conquered Canaan
    $800 14
Prince Philippe (not to be confused with that British guy) is heir apparent to this Low Country's throne
    $800 12
Helen Hunt chases tornadoes to research a warning system
    $800 29
A Confederate marching song, this colorful 1850s ditty was a hit for Mitch Miller in the 1950s
    $800 23
This influential 19th-century abolitionist & author co-founded the newspaper The North Star
    $800 19
In the 1300s the doge of Venice was also ruler of this "dogged" area that's now part of Croatia
    $800 5
These people, a mix of Arabs & Berbers, conquered most of Spain in the 8th century
    DD: $1,200 21
Some people get testy if you put "the" before this country where the Dnieper reaches the sea
    $1000 13
Charlie Sheen is a soldier in Vietnam
    $1000 28
About half of full-term newborns are yellow because they're this (overpigmented, not world-weary)
    $1000 25
He's the former congressman, ambassador & big-city mayor seen here
    $1000 20
This Scottish peak that Birnam Wood seems to visit in "Macbeth" is only 1,012 feet high
    $1000 6
Forces of this European nation conquered Algiers in 1830, ending its use as a stronghold by pirates

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

Sherman Kathleen David
$4,200 $2,400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sherman Kathleen David
$8,800 $4,200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 22
Combustion is an example of an exothermic reaction, one in which this is released
    $400 10
Bo Donaldson & the Heywoods:
"____, Don't Be A Hero"
    $400 6
FDR's wheelchair was constructed from a kitchen chair & fitted with this device for one of his habits
    $400 1
The 17th-century work seen here shows a landscape in this country
    $400 12
Jane needs sheet music for this instrument that Edward once told her she plays "not well"
    $400 24
This word for a conditional release from prison comes from the French for "promise"
    $800 17
Most of the elements on the periodic table are these, including the 6 alkali ones
    $800 15
Kim Carnes:
"____ ____ Eyes"
    $800 7
In 1933 FDR wrote on the flyleaf of the English translation of this book that it gave a false view of Hitler's ideas
    $800 2
This former ambulance driver was also once an amateur boxer
    $800 13
Jane could use some of this type of earrings to go with the necklace of the same type that Edward gave her
    DD: $4,000 25
It can be an adjective meaning "slack" or a verb meaning "set free"
    $1200 18
A prism rearranges white light into the visible one of these
    $1200 16
Dexys Midnight Runners:
"Come On ____"
    $1200 8
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the FDR Presidential Library.) FDR collected these watercolors of the naval battles with this country in 1846-47
    $1200 3
A representative work from this late 19th century American master is seen here
    $1200 14
A handsome set of silver is embossed with this letter, for the happy couple's last name
    $1200 30
Jo Freeman popularized the term "women's" this, as in her 1975 book, "The Politics of" it
    $1600 19
A chemistry theory says reactions include this intermediate state, from the Latin for "going across"
    $1600 20
Bobbie Gentry:
"Ode to ____ ____"
    DD: $4,000 9
Roosevelt & Churchill wrote to each other about this device using the code name "tube alloys"
    $1600 4
It's not Heck-etica, it's the typeface seen here
    $1600 29
The list includes some games for Adele, who is introduced as this type of minor in Edward's care
    $1600 26
This "point" is where the ball comes out of a pitcher's hand
    $2000 23
Speed can be expressed with a number; this vector, combining speed & direction, often needs an arrow
    $2000 21
The Who:
"Happy ____"
    $2000 11
At his D.C. memorial, sitting on the ground next to FDR is a sculpture of this friend & companion
    $2000 5
If you've surfaced too fast, you may have to spend some time in this chamber
    $2000 28
A set of stout canes would help Edward, who was blinded in the fire at this former home
    $2000 27
This 2-word phrase for "freeing" someone of something is the title of Philip Roth's first full-length novel

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sherman Kathleen David
$21,600 $9,800 $7,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 1935 cartoon "I Haven't Got a Hat" was the first of many cartoons that paired him with a cat named Beans

Final scores:

Sherman Kathleen David
$20,000 $0 $0
2-day champion: $35,201 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sherman Kathleen David
$19,000 $13,800 $7,000
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
21 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $39,800

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Game tape date: 2006-08-09
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