Show #5085 - Friday, October 20, 2006


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Dave Singleton, an academic advisor from Henderson, Nevada

Linda Sue Park, a children's author from Rochester, New York

Joe Leibrandt, a marketing director from Costa Mesa, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $61,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE '70s
    $200 16
A native of Cardston, Alberta, she went native co-starring with King Kong in 1933
    $200 11
Often available on CD, it's the music & songs from a movie
    $200 1
In a 1976 article in New York Magazine, Tom Wolfe dubbed the '70s this decade
    $200 21
...of months of the year
    $200 26
After a 3,900-mile journey, this Chinese river flows into the East China Sea
    $200 3
Frenchman Odette Philippe is credited with introducing this large citrus fruit to Florida around 1823
    $400 17
Aye, Captain; he was born in Vancouver & played Scotty on "Star Trek"
    $400 12
The Internet or the online world
    $400 2
In the 1970s many studied ESP, short for this awareness beyond the normal senses (but you already knew that)
    $400 22
...of the countries of Africa
    $400 27
The Chinese didn't invent the block & tackle types of this, but the block & moveable
    $400 5
In 1916 Aron Streit began baking these unleavened breads on Manhattan's Lower East Side
    $600 18
This Edmonton, Alberta native has starred in "Best Buds", "Half Baked" & "Up in Smoke"
    DD: $1,200 13
Here's the drill--a sapsucker is one of these birds
    $600 4
This company's 1973 Gremlin had a Levi's trim package option featuring nylon "blue jeans" seat covers
    $600 23
...of the Great Lakes
    $600 28
Dots make up 36 of the tiles in this Chinese game; there are also cracks & winds
    $600 8
Spinach is added to pasta to turn it green & "ink" from this ocean cephalopod is added to turn it charcoal gray
    $800 19
Halperin is the real last name of this Winnipeg-born man who hosted "Let's Make a Deal" from 1963 to 1986
    $800 14
It's another name for your clavicle
    $800 6
Notable disappearances during the '70s were those of Jimmy Hoffa & this hijacker/parachutist
    $800 24
...of the U.S. states
    $800 29
Wushu is the Chinese word for martial arts; this term more familiar to TV watchers means any acquired skill
    $800 9
This "Beantown" dessert is 2 layers of sponge cake with a custard filling & chocolate glaze
    $1000 20
This Manitoba-born woman's biggest success as a writer & an actress has been "My Big Fat Greek Wedding"
    $1000 15
A type of rafting in the rapids, or a real estate scandal involving the Clintons
    $1000 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.) This capsule was the U.S. half of this project; President Ford said it opened a new era in international cooperation
    $1000 25
...among current U.S. senators is this Oregonian
    $1000 30
In Chinese, Wanli Changcheng is the name of this formidable construction
    $1000 10
What fearful folks call Frankenfood is defined as GM, short for food modified this way

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

Joe Linda Sue Dave
$1,800 $2,400 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Linda Sue Dave
$3,200 $2,400 $8,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
His presidential library has a sailfish he caught during his 1953 honeymoon in Acapulco
    $400 16
Over a 20-year period, he played vigilante Paul Kersey in 5 "Death Wish" movies
    $400 2
He left Elba in February 1815 but abdicated (again!) by June 22... what a dreadful performance
    $400 21
The "Shuffle", "Nano" & "Photo" are versions of this Apple music player
    $400 1
Contrary to popular legend, this breed never carried a cask hanging from its collar on rescue missions
    $400 7
Do something intensely & you do it "to the" this, like Planck or Born
    DD: $5,000 27
In a 1989 ceremony at Buckingham Palace, the Queen of England made him an honorary knight
    $800 17
I kid you not! In 1972 he brought his famous role to TV, starring in a sitcom version of "Anna and the King"
    $800 12
In 1843 Congress granted $30,000 for a line to test his new telegraph; finally, some brilliance in the competition!
    $800 22
NASA technology used to detect a star's birth is now used in the ear type of this, which measures your infrared energy
    $800 3
The Gordon breed of this was named for a Scottish nobleman who bred them
    $800 8
Oh, happiness! She shares "The View" with Elisabeth & Barbara
    $1200 28
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from Duke University in Durham, NC.) Before he became president of the United States, he was president of Duke University's bar association & graduated 3rd in his class from Duke Law School
    $1200 18
Of the actors who have played James Bond, he's the one born in Ireland in 1951
    $1200 13
I'd say this man's "ornithological biography", written from 1831 to 1839, is for the birds
    $1200 23
With the Delphi Roady, you can listen to NASCAR in the car on this satellite radio provider
    DD: $1,000 4
This breed was launched in the U.S. with the gift of dogs from the Dalai Lama to an American traveler in 1933
    $1200 9
A German soldier during WWI, or a member of Attila's tribe
    $1600 29
He was nicknamed "The Driving Force" (& "The Trust Buster")
    $1600 19
For his starring role in "The Pianist", he shed 30 pounds & brushed up on his arpeggios
    $1600 14
After an 1835 election loss, he told Tennesseans, "You may all go to Hell & I will go to Tex."; never did like his hat
    $1600 24
The 2nd version of his game system has over 5,000 game titles; no news on how many Blu-ray titles for the 3rd
    $1600 5
This hound with a 6-letter name hunts by sight, not scent, & was used to hunt wolves in Russia
    $1600 10
A sealed vase in which to keep a loved one's ashes
    $2000 30
In 1931 Herbert Hoover, who had been this Pres.'s Secretary of Commerce, helped dedicate his tomb in Marion, Ohio
    $2000 20
This Dublin-born actor who's featured in "The Usual Suspects" & "Stigmata" was formerly married to Ellen Barkin
    $2000 15
I found this Swedish soprano's 1838 debut as Agathe in "Der Freischutz" to be second-rate karaoke, at best
    $2000 25
RFID chips, this type of I.D., can be placed on store products or on soldiers to find them in an emergency
    $2000 6
Named for a British city, this terrier is a cross between the whippet & the black-and-tan terrier
    $2000 11
A projection on a gearwheel; you may feel like one in a giant machine

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Linda Sue Dave
$19,400 $4,200 $17,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In an 1868 novel, this mysterious title object is believed to sparkle or dim depending on lunar phases

Final scores:

Joe Linda Sue Dave
$3,199 $1,200 $8,600
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $8,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Joe Linda Sue Dave
$15,200 $4,600 $17,800
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $37,600

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Game tape date: 2006-08-31
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