Show #5080 - Friday, October 13, 2006


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Liddy Gerchman Barlow, a seminarian originally from Keene, New Hampshire

Jim McMurtry, a letter carrier from Tallahassee, Florida

Ruth Dammel, a customer service supervisor from Perry, Iowa (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In August this country was divided in two at the 38th parallel
    $200 6
Wow, mon, you must have been jammin' at this man's concert to walk away with a T-shirt like that
    $200 16
As Charles Lindbergh rode down Broadway June 13, 1927
    $200 26
You'll find Sacramento River swimming & great mountain views in this state's Castle Crags Park
    $200 21
He wrote, "I do not believe that anyone else has enjoyed the White House as much as I have"
    $200 7
In the U.S. this street sign is in the form of an equilateral triangle
    $400 2
Tragically 14 people were killed when a B-25 crashed into this building, between the 78th & 79th floors
    $400 12
No way, dude, you saw this genius in concert & bought a shirt? I remember when he gigged with Beefheart
    $400 17
As the Seventh Plague of Egypt
    $400 27
Mount Snowdon, the highest point in this UK country, has several peaks connected by ridges
    $400 22
Raul's big brother
    $400 8
4-letter name of the subcompact automobile produced by Serbian manufacturer Zastava
    $600 3
He married a young actress named Eva Duarte
    $600 13
I can't believe it's been 12 years since we last saw this guy live in concert
    $600 18
In the form of dust or sand after a volcanic eruption
    $600 28
The Faraglioni are towering rock formations off this much-visited Bay of Naples island
    $600 23
He's the athlete-turned-governor caricatured here
    $600 9
This American university celebrated its tercentennial in 2001
    $800 4
Still on NBC-TV today, it began as a radio show hosted by Lawrence Spivak in 1945
    $800 14
Excuse me while I kiss this guy we saw at Woodstock
    $800 19
By design, from a Tupolev Tu-26 "Backfire" or Petlyakov PE-2
    DD: $3,000 29
La Cruz del this bird is a high point in Colca Canyon in the Peruvian Andes
    $800 24
Her July 1, 2005 career decision sent shock waves across the country
    $800 10
In 1986 Sarah Ferguson became the Duchess of it
    $1000 5
Sir Alexander Fleming was one of 3 men awarded the Nobel Prize for their work with this substance
    $1000 15
It was like watching royalty perform whenever we saw this lead singer performing with his band
    $1000 20
Beneath a Frank Lloyd Wright house built for a Pittsburgh family
    $1000 30
Osama bin Laden took refuge in this rugged, rhyming mountain region on the Afghan-Pakistani border
    $1000 25
We raise a toast to this guy who in 1993 dissolved his country's parliament
    $1000 11
As head of this Internet company, Terry Semel has made more than $230 million in only 4 years

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

Ruth Jim Liddy
$1,000 $1,600 $6,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ruth Jim Liddy
$600 $2,800 $8,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
He died at 35 in 1791 & was buried in a multiple grave--standard at the time in Vienna for a person of his standing
    $400 1
In 1976 Hungary's Miklos Nemeth won Olympic gold by throwing this over 300 feet, a feat not equaled in the games since
    $400 21
In a 6-foot-tall person, this bone, the body's longest, is about 20 inches
    $400 11
George Bernard's cutting tools
    $400 16
This first U.S. civilian airport designed specifically for commercial jets opened in Virginia in 1962
    $400 4
The timber & the tundra are 2 main types of this "colorful" wolf
    $800 27
A novel by Prosper Merimee inspired his 1875 opera "Carmen"
    $800 2
Indiana State's career scoring leader, he was the 1997-98 NBA Coach of the Year while with the Pacers
    $800 22
It's the longer of the 2 bones of the forearm
    $800 12
Rice's skillets
    $800 17
In 1826 James Madison succeeded this other former U.S. president as rector of the University of Virginia
    $800 5
The dominant male & female wolves in a pack are designated with this Greek letter
    $1200 28
Though called "Papa", he had no children with his wife, who used his sheet music for pastry pan linings
    $1200 3
On July 21, 2006 this Yankee became the youngest player to reach 450 career home runs
    $1200 23
If I had a malleus, & I do, in my middle ear, I'd call it this, because of its shape
    DD: $2,000 13
"Third Man" Graham's Levis
    $1200 18
It's the Virginia landmark being guarded here
    $1200 6
Wolf, bear & webelos are rank of this
    $1600 29
He composed his "Well-tempered Clavier" while working for Prince Leopold of Anhald-Kothen
    $1600 9
This American won at least one Women's Grand Slam tennis title a record 13 straight years, 1974-1986
    $1600 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands next to a skeleton & reads the clue.) The heart & lungs are protected by the thoracic cage, which is made up of 12 vertabrae in the back, the ribs & this breastbone
    $1600 14
"Da Vinci" Dan's circus comics
    $1600 19
This coastal city on the Atlantic Ocean near the border with North Carolina is the state's most populous
    $1600 7
At the end of time in Norse mythology, a giant wolf named Fenris will square off against this top god & eat him
    $2000 30
This German Romantic composer dedicated his "Scottish Symphony" to Queen Victoria
    $2000 10
In 1979 Kurt Thomas became the first gymnast to win this trophy as the USA's best amateur athlete
    $2000 25
(Kelly of the Clue Crew educates us, standing next to the skeleton this time.) Collectively, the bones in your digits, in both your fingers & your toes, are called these
    $2000 15
Raymond's agents & publicists
    DD: $2,000 20
The Keydets are the sports teams that play for this school that first admitted women in 1997
    $2000 8
In this 1904 Jack London tale, Wolf Larsen captains a ship called the Ghost

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ruth Jim Liddy
$7,400 $12,000 $10,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The name of this airline established in 1948 means "skyward"

Final scores:

Ruth Jim Liddy
$400 $21,601 $5,800
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $21,601 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ruth Jim Liddy
$10,400 $14,000 $12,800
12 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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Game tape date: 2006-08-09
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