Show #5078 - Wednesday, October 11, 2006


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Maria Capucciati, a knowledge manager from New York, New York

Steve Jenkins, a video game tester originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sherman Lo, a researcher from San Mateo, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $35,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the state for us.)
    $200 6
Famous for his "Peaceable Kingdom" series, Edward Hicks depicted this Biblical event in the early 19th century
    $200 16
The 411 on this R&B singer: her song "Be Without You" was No. 1 in 2006, & her middle initial J. stands for Jane
    $200 26
In this type of strike, strikers stop work but refuse to leave the factory
    $200 21
    $200 1
The current price of one first-class stamp for a one-ounce letter
    $200 11
According to tradition, Robin Hood was born in this English place
    $400 7
1890's "Church at Auvers" is in the typical frenetic style of this artist
    $400 17
She met Cris Judd, her second husband, while filming the video for "Love Don't Cost A Thing"
    $400 27
NEA stands for National Endowment for the Arts, or for this union representing teachers
    $400 22
San Jose
    $400 2
20500 is the ZIP code of this Washington, D.C. location
    $400 12
Generic name for a lightweight laptop computer
    $600 8
This Dutchman's 1655 "Head of Christ" is seen here
    $600 18
"Toxic" was a hit from her 2003 "In the Zone" CD
    $600 28
In 1955 2 labor organizations combined to form this; George Meany became its first president
    $600 23
    $600 3
The most popular commemorative U.S. stamp ever featured this man
    $600 13
South Bend school noted for its law school & sports teams
    $800 9
Before he ran away to sea, this French postimpressionist painted "The Yellow Christ", seen here
    $800 19
LaDonna Gaines is the real name of this '70s disco queen
    DD: $1,000 29
The 1947 Labor-Management Relations Act curbed labor's power; these 2 legislators sponsored it
    $800 24
    $800 4
In 2002 the Post Office reported that more than 3,000 letter carriers suffered injury due to these
    $800 14
"Public" person authorized to authenticate contracts & other documents
    $1000 10
In the 19th century, Gustav Bauernfeind depicted Jerusalem, including this location
    $1000 20
Do cry out loud the name of this woman heard here

"Don't cry out loud..."
    $1000 30
In the 1860s some well-"train"ed workers met to form the BLE, the Brotherhood of these
    $1000 25
    $1000 5
"GU" is the official postal abbreviation for this U.S. territory
    $1000 15
One of Jean-Paul Sartre's best-known works is "Being and" this

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

Sherman Steve Maria
$2,400 $3,400 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sherman Steve Maria
$2,600 $8,000 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew walks among some desert ruins.) While walking in this ancient Egyptian capital, you'll see Saqqara, which was its principal burial area
    $400 1
In this film, Bogie told Conrad Veidt, "Your business is politics. Mine is running a saloon"
    $400 11
In the late 1960s the president & vice president of South Vietnam shared this name
    $400 16
This southwestern U.S. tree of genus Prosopis, often used for smoked BBQ, is invading Saudi Arabia, India, Africa & Australia
    $400 26
Superconductivity occurs at temperatures near the point known as this
    $400 21
This company has dropped the "BF", sold its tire business & become a leading maker of landing gear
    $800 7
After the death of this Egyptian queen in 30 B.C., Egypt became a province of the Roman Empire
    $800 2
Bacall's first film line was said to Bogie in "To Have and Have Not": "Anybody got" one of these
    $800 12
On March 15, 2003 he was elected president of the People's Republic of China
    $800 17
This porcupine lookalike seen here is pigging out in New Zealand because it has no natural predators
    DD: $3,400 28
This type of rock that develops from magma can be divided into 2 groups: extrusive & intrusive
    $800 22
Foie gras source
    $1200 8
(Sarah of the Clue Crew walks among the pyramids at Giza, Egypt.) The Egyptian period from about 2700 to 2200 B.C. is known as the Pyramid Age, or by this ancient name
    $1200 3
Upon meeting this actor in "The Shootist", Bacall observes, "You seem like a man accustomed to giving orders"
    $1200 13
As a junior at the University of Houston, this Heisman Trophy winner threw 46 TDs; his NFL career total was only 5
    $1200 18
An Asian fungus has killed virtually every one of the American variety of this popular holiday nut tree
    $1200 27
Perennial plants live for many years; just change the first syllable to get this term for plants that live only 2 years
    $1200 23
1971 Wimbledon-winning woman
    $1600 9
In the 1400s B.C. it was the "lofty" 2-word religious title of Hapuseneb
    $1600 4
When Bogie as Philip Marlowe kisses Bacall in this film, she says, "I like that. I'd like more"
    $1600 14
This Coloradoan served as President Reagan's Secretary of the Interior from 1981 to 1983
    DD: $2,000 19
"Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" is a cute story, but this animal's introduction to Hawaii to control the rat population has turned ugly
    $1600 29
Iridium, osmium, rhodium, palladium & ruthenium are members of this precious metal's "group"
    $1600 24
Don't throw out that shirt you can't fit into; donate it to this organization founded in 1902
    $2000 10
(Jimmy is in Giza, Egypt.) The pyramid of this son of Khufu is smaller than his dad's Great one, but he got his face on the Great Sphinx
    $2000 5
In "Key Largo", Bogie tells this actor that he wishes for "a world in which there's no place for Johnny Rocco"
    $2000 15
The ruins of Tintern Abbey lie in a meadow on the right bank of this Welsh river
    $2000 20
Introduced from Asia in 1876 as a hay & to control soil erosion, this vine is now a menace in the southern U.S.
    $2000 30
Einstein's Nobel Prize was for work on this effect in which light absorption leads to electron emission
    $2000 25
A one followed by 100 zeros

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sherman Steve Maria
$9,400 $23,000 $11,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In Act I he says, "The funeral baked meats did coldly furnish forth the marriage tables"

Final scores:

Sherman Steve Maria
$7,599 $22,785 $3,599
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $22,785 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sherman Steve Maria
$9,400 $19,800 $11,200
12 R,
4 W
26 R
(including 3 DDs),
5 W
18 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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Game tape date: 2006-08-09
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