Show #5083 - Wednesday, October 18, 2006


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Brooke Wilberg, a receptionist originally from Morehead, Kentucky

Larry Clow, a high school teacher from Vancouver, Washington

Joe Leibrandt, a marketing director from Costa Mesa, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
He first appeared in the comic strip "Peanuts" in October 1950 but didn't walk on 2 legs until 1956
    $200 5
It's the sixth consonant in the English alphabet
    $200 11
This California-based company calls itself the "world's largest online DVD movie rental service"
    $200 26
"Smog" is produced from these 2 words
    $200 21
La Grenouille, on 52nd near Fifth, means this animal & does serve its legs
    $200 16
S.J. Perelman had a lot to say about this "cinematic" boulevard, like "it's tawdriness is unspeakable"
    $400 2
On Oct. 5, 1947 he gave the first presidential address televised from the White House
    $400 6
A memorable episode of this 1970s TV show was entitled "Steve Austin, Fugitive"
    $400 12 gives a glimpse of some of the 3 million objects in storage at the National Museum of this
    $400 27
"Chunnel", formed from these 2 words, was originally dug up in the 1920s
    $400 22
In Queens, you can visit the Unisphere, built for this 1964 event
    $400 17
This comedian who moved here in 1913 called L.A. ugly, hot & oppressive; we'd rather he'd stayed silent
    $600 3
Bringing the world to the brink of war, the Cuban Missile Crisis occurred during October of this year
    $600 8
It's the 2-word name for the 6-cylinder alignment used in the famous Jaguar XK6 engine
    DD: $1,000 13
Dr. Neil Clark Warren founded this online dating service that uses "29 key dimensions of compatibility"
    $600 28
Parts of these 2 words can be seen in "camcorder"
    $600 23
Handwerker was the last name of the man who opened this "famous" Coney Island culinary emporium in 1916
    $600 18
This "Schindler's List" star called L.A. a fascist place where people think they're moral because they jog
    $800 4
Accompanied by 21 men, he seized a federal arsenal in a famous raid in October 1859
    $800 9
In a Pirandello title, they're "in search of an author"
    $800 14
This online job search website has a section to meet its characters, including Swoop & 'Cruiter
    $800 29
"Avionics" flies from these words
    $800 24
On "Sex and the City", Samantha moved to this now-trendy West Side district known for its butcher trade
    $800 19
In this 1977 movie Woody Allen says L.A.'s "only cultural advantage" is a right turn on a red light
    $1000 7
Instead of Columbus Day, many Latin Americans celebrate their culture in "Dia de" this
    $1000 10
Les six, of the 1910s & '20s, were a group of 6 of these that included Georges Auric
    $1000 15 is the website of this brand that's known as Best Foods west of the Rockies
    $1000 30
A cross between a Labrador retriever & another breed, the non-allergenic dog seen here is called this
    $1000 25
The bridge named for this Italian explorer is featured in "Saturday Night Fever" & the New York Marathon
    $1000 20
An Oscar-nominated screenwriter in the 1930s, this witty woman called L.A. "a horror to me"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Joe Larry Brooke
$1,800 -$800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Larry Brooke
$4,000 $400 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Ayn Rand once cited this late Mike Hammer author as her favorite popular writer
    $400 11
Sally Bowles is a singer at the Kit Kat Club in this musical set in Berlin
    $400 26
It borders Thailand
    $400 1
This gas was named for the Greek word for "sun" after it was discovered during an eclipse in 1868
    $400 16
In the 1780s John Walter started this London newspaper to show off his printing works
    $400 21
She reported & made news when she announced she'd leave NBC to anchor the CBS Evening News
    $800 7
A friend since childhood, she helped Truman Capote research "In Cold Blood" before publishing her own novel
    $800 12
One of the major hits of 1973, "Raisin" was a musical version of this 1959 Lorraine Hansberry play
    $800 27
This type of infarction is a heart attack
    $800 2
It was named from the Greek for "maker of water", as water was produced when this element burned
    $800 17
Charles Foster Kane published the Inquirer; this model for Kane published the Examiner
    $800 22
He & the late Kenneth Lay, his predecessor as Enron CEO, were tried & convicted in 2006
    $1200 8
It's no mystery that this Englishwoman wrote romantic fiction under the pen name Mary Westmacott
    $1200 13
Jane sings "Waiting For This Moment" in this swinging Disney musical that opened on Broadway in 2006
    $1200 28
It's the golden variety of the famous copycat seen here
    DD: $2,000 3
Romans called this Cyprium, the metal of Cyprus
    $1200 18
(Jon of the Clue Crew walks in a New Hampshire park holding a newspaper.) One of the USA's most solidly conservative newspapers, the New Hampshire Union Leader is published in this largest New Hampshire city
    $1200 23
It turned out that Hwang Woo Suk, a scientist from this country, had not managed to clone human embryos as he said
    $1600 9
On publication in 1915, his "The Rainbow" was labeled obscene & banned, & unsold copies were destroyed
    $1600 14
This musical about a sleepwear company is based on the novel "7-1/2 cents", the hourly raise wanted by the workers
    $1600 29
It's an indefinite number, as in an indefinite number of possibilities
    $1600 4
Californium & this other element not found in nature are named for their university of discovery
    $1600 19
France's satirical Canard enchainee, "Chained Duck", got its name from the censorship of l'Homme libre, meaning this
    $1600 24
In 2005 this former judge was selected by President Bush to head the Dept. of Homeland Security
    DD: $1,000 10
Ancestors of this elusive modern author protested after Hawthorne used their name in "The House of the Seven Gables"
    $2000 15
Rich patron Vera Simpson is "bewitched, bothered and bewildered" by this title song & dance pal
    $2000 30
I'll be such a fun guy if you tell me this name for the study of fungi
    $2000 5
This element's name comes from the Greek word for "color", because of the many colors of its compounds
    $2000 20
Name of both Indianapolis' & Kansas City's biggest daily papers
    $2000 25
This Grand Ayatollah, Iraq's leading Shiite cleric, influenced many with his support of elections

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Larry Brooke
$14,800 $9,600 $14,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The constitution for the proposed state of Sequoyah served in large part as the basis for this state's constitution

Final scores:

Joe Larry Brooke
$28,801 $9,000 $12,900
2-day champion: $51,402 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Joe Larry Brooke
$14,400 $8,800 $15,400
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
17 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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Game tape date: 2006-08-31
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