Show #5081 - Monday, October 16, 2006


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Sharon Wing, a writer originally from Rock Island, Illinois

Bret Rosson, an information security manager from Portland, Oregon

Jim McMurtry, a letter carrier from Tallahassee, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: For the first category, we are going to give you the [*]; you have to identify the mountain range of which they are a part...)
(Alex: putting an "O'" before the name.)
(Jimmy: With the help of the Nebraska Cornhuskers, one of the great legacies in college sports.) (Players: Go Big Red!)
    $200 11
Nanga Parbat & Namcha Barwa, both over 25,000 feet
    $200 16
Count Casimir Pulaski led his own cavalry unit in this war
    $200 21
"They brought" this Old Testament man, "and cast him into the den of lions"
    $200 6
This "Good to the last drop" brand lets you choose among smooth, rich & bold
    $200 1
Making an Irishman out of potato chip entrepreneur Herman brings this cry of approval
    $200 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew takes the snap and holds for the kick.) The ball is snapped from the 3-yard-line to the holder a few yards back to kick a PAT, which stands for this
    $400 12
Monte Leone
the Rheinwaldhorn
    $400 17
You don't need a Gallup poll to tell you it has the horse seen here on its grille
    $400 22
In Genesis 5 we learn this man "was five hundred years old; and... begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth"
    $400 7
At Starbucks, a "shot" is typically a shot of this coffee brew
    $400 2
Make baseball pitcher Nolan (even more) Irish & you get this "belted" constellation
    $400 27
(Jimmy watches a receiver catch the ball while running out of bounds.) It's the reason that's a completed pass under NCAA rules, but would be an incompletion in the NFL
    $600 13
Mount Elbert
Longs Peak
    $600 18
Overo & Tobiano are 2 major color patterns of this breed that's not available from Sherwin-Williams
    $600 23
In his Bible book he "prayed unto the Lord his God out of the fish's belly"
    $600 8
The press you can use to infuse your coffee bears the name of this country that invented the infusion method
    $600 3
Make the band that sang "She Sells Sanctuary" Irish, & you've got this realm of the supernatural
    $600 28
(Jimmy describes a formation.) Usually there's a split end about ten yards from one tackle & this end close to the other tackle; Junior Miller was a great one
    $800 14
Lassen Peak
Mount Rainier
    $800 19
Among trees, the Aesculus hippocastanum is the common horse this
    $800 24
In Exodus 3:14 "God said unto" this man, "I am that I am"
    $800 9
If you feel a chill in Chinchina, Colombia, you may be passing the factory where instant coffee is made this way
    $800 4
Take any wise man, like the one "of Monticello", turn him Irish & you'll have this Oklahoma tribe
    $800 29
(Jimmy stands and takes the snap from center.) By lining up several yards behind the center, the quarterback pulls the trigger on this offense popularized by the Dallas Cowboys

"Hut, hut!"
    $1000 15
Monte Perdido
    $1000 20
We'll issue you one if you can name this horse who in 1951 became the first million-dollar earner
    DD: $1,000 25
In Acts he says, "I am a Jew of Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, a citizen of no mean city"
    $1000 10
This "heavenly coffee", a New York institution, is the official coffee of Radio City Music Hall
    $1000 5
Turning Hero's mythical lover into an Irishman gives you this evergreen shrub
    $1000 30
(Jimmy watches an offensive drill.) In this pattern, whose name is also an insect, the receiver runs straight down the field at full speed

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

Jim Bret Sharon
$1,000 $3,800 -$800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Bret Sharon
$3,200 $4,400 -$800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Not Natty Dresser but Natty this dies in the novel "The Prairie"
    $400 16
"I just want to say one word to you--just one word... plastics!"
    $400 11
At a 1944 auction a copy of his paper on the special theory of relativity brought a $6.5-mil. pledge in war bonds
    $400 21
Capone's men were disguised as these during the "St. Valentine's Day Massacre" of 1929
    $400 26
His guerrilla war against Chaing Kai-shek led him to his own brand of Marxism where the peasants lead the revolution
    $400 6
Ann Richards delivered this "address" at the 1988 Democratic National Convention
    $800 2
This Melville character's artificial leg is carved from the jawbone of a sperm whale
    $800 17
"Oh, Frank, my lips are hot. Kiss my hot lips"
    $800 12
In the 1930s Charles A. Lindbergh helped secure financial backing for this man's rocket experiments
    $800 22
In 19th c. India British troops dyed their white uniforms to blend with the dry earth, utilizing this 10-letter term
    $800 27
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Wendell Fertig was a WWII guerrilla leader on Mindanao in this country
    $800 7
Jewish "ravioli" served in soup
    $1200 3
Jim Hawkins narrates this 1883 novel
    $1200 18
"Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die!"
    DD: $2,000 13
"General Chemistry", a 1947 textbook by this Peace & Chemistry Nobel winner, is still a useful introduction
    $1200 23
Imprisoned for Bonapartist sympathies, Edmond Dantes returns disguised, rich & mad in this book
    $1200 28
For Encyclopedia Britannica, he wrote a "Guerrilla Warfare" article based on the Arab revolt of 1916-18
    $1200 8
In playing cards, it's another word for a jack
    $1600 4
At the start of this Dickens novel, Pip meets an escaped convict who threatens to eat him
    $1600 19
"You wanna play rough? Okay. Say hello to my little friend"
    $1600 14
We're certain that in the 1920s, this "principled" German physicist developed the principle of matrix mechanics
    $1600 24
In Sept. 1776 this patriot disguised himself as a schoolmaster & carried his Yale diploma while tracking the Brits
    DD: $8,000 29
Ramdane Abbane fought the French in this African country in the 1950s
    $1600 9
Called Durobrivae in ancient times, Rochester, England is found in this county where you'll also find Canterbury
    $2000 5
This governor of a Southern state asks his aide to dig up dirt on Judge Irwin, a man of integrity
    $2000 20
1952, Grace Kelly:
"You're asking me to wait an hour to find out if I'm going to be a wife or a widow"
    $2000 15
This professor of anatomy at the Univ. of Bologna discovered that electricity can cause frogs' legs to twitch
    $2000 25
Gugilemo & Ferrando gussy up as Albanians to test their finacees' fidelity in his opera "Cosi fan tutte"
    $2000 10
In December of 1991 Nursultan Nazarbayev became this -stan's first democratically elected president

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Bret Sharon
$18,400 $20,400 -$400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A play-within-a-play, called "Pretty Lady", suddenly needs a new leading lady in this ever-popular musical

Final scores:

Jim Bret Sharon
$36,800 $2,400 -$400
2-day champion: $58,401 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jim Bret Sharon
$12,000 $20,600 -$400
24 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
1 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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Game tape date: 2006-08-31
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