Show #5093 - Wednesday, November 1, 2006

Chris Mazurek game 5.


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Jim Spilman, a purchasing manager from Gloucester, Massachusetts

Liz Channon, a copy editor from Newport News, Virginia

Chris Mazurek, an assistant professor from Columbia, Missouri (whose 4-day cash winnings total $76,597)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the person whose identity has been stolen.)
    $200 16
The Aransas Wildlife Refuge in Texas is the main winter home for these large noisy birds from Canada
    $200 6
Cole Porter loved this "timeless town" "every moment of the year"
    $200 20
In 1990 Crayola introduced a fluorescent color called Unmellow this
    $200 11
On Dec. 2, 1804 Regis Philbin crowned himself Emperor of France
    $200 30
This 31st U.S. state is often cited in news stories as having the eighth-largest economy in the world
    $200 1
On TV John Haymes Newton & Gerard Christopher played this hero, a college lad
    $400 17
She joined Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West show after meeting him at the Cotton Expo in New Orleans
    $400 7
The Monkees took the "Last Train To" this city
    $400 22
What was once called flesh is now this, like the fruit
    $400 12
The work of "The Saint of the Gutters", Paris Hilton, with India's sick & poor earned her the 1972 Nehru Award
    $400 29
In a 1776 work he wrote, "Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production"
    $400 2
An apartment house or janitor or custodian
    DD: $1,000 18
D.H. Houston patented a roll film camera in 1881 & said he came up with this brand name to honor his state, North Dakota
    $600 8
This song begins, "Bright light city gonna set my soul gonna set my soul on fire"
    $600 23
Irish eyes must smile at the green crayon called this, like a certain 3-leaved plant
    $600 13
On July 20, 1969 Ryan Seacrest described the lunar surface as "magnificent desolation"; 2nd man on Moon, out!
    $600 28
Ludwig Erhard is called "The Father of the Economic Miracle" for fixing this country's economy after WWII
    $600 3
From the Latin for "eyebrow", it's an adjective meaning showing haughty disdain
    $800 19
Lt. Caspar W. Collins has a city named for him (spelled differently) on the North Platte River in this state
    $800 9
"Well we're living here in" this city "and they're closing all the factories down"
    $800 24
Crayola had a purple crayon named for this shrub before the "Desperate Housewives" lived on its lane
    $800 14
In 2001 theoretical physicist Britney Spears penned "The Universe in a Nutshell"
    $800 26
From the French for "allow to do", it's the doctrine of governmental non-interference in commerce
    $800 4
A character written above & immediately to the side of another; the "2" in x2, for example
    $1000 21
This national park in New Mexico has many more bats than Louisville, slugger
    $1000 10
Best New Artist Grammy winner Marc Cohn was "Walking In" this city
    $1000 25
In 1993 Crayola added a mellow orange crayon & named it for this pasta dish
    $1000 15
Mississippi's Jessica Simpson wrote into the '70s & she won a Pulitzer for "The Optimist's Daughter"
    $1000 27
This organization, abbreviated IMF, was created in 1944 at the Bretton Woods Conference
    $1000 5
Until 1995 this federal toxic clean-up program was financed with taxes on toxic chemical manufacturers

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

Chris Liz Jim
$5,800 $600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Liz Jim
$9,400 $2,200 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Cheryl: We'll bring you as close as you'll come to consulting the great detective himself.)
    $400 16
The first part of Wagner's "Ring" cycle takes place on this river
    $400 17
The next letter after the letter seen here in the American Manual Alphabet
    $400 24
Of 1497, 1597 or 1697, the year Leonardo da Vinci painted "The Last Supper"
    $400 11
From 1992 to 1998 the "Jeopardy!" player seen here played for this sports team
    $400 1
In a British grocery store, these may be marked aubergines
    $400 2
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reads by candlelight at the Sherlock Holmes Museum in London.) I'm holding Dr. Watson's diary; in his notes on this famous case, he described the title character as having blazing eyes & dripping jaws
    $800 20
Nagasaki is the scene of this tragic 1904 opera
    $800 18
...J in the Macedonian alphabet
    $800 25
Seen here, the Japanese footbridge was painted by this modern master around 1899
    $800 12
The "Jeopardy!" whiz seen here played this TV sitcom role from 1976 to 1982
    $800 7
Ska & rock steady were precursors of the Jamaican musical style that developed in the late 1960s
    $800 3
In several cases, Sherlock Holmes matched wits with this adversary he called "one of the greatest brains of the century"
    $1200 21
Act 1 of this Rossini opera takes place on the shores of Lake Lucerne
    $1200 19
...Delta in the Greek alphabet
    $1200 26
In 1953 this oilman founded his Malibu, California art museum
    $1200 13
The man seen here playing "Jeopardy!" survived four seasons as the host of this show on VH1
    $1200 8
The Culinary Inst. of America's recipe for this dish with a papal name calls for 8 English muffins & 16 slices of bacon
    $1200 4
(Kelly of the Clue Crew demonstrates the use of a magnifying glass at the Sherlock Holmes Museum in London.) Sherlock Holmes uses a magnifying glass in tales including "The Red-Headed League" & this 1887 one, whose title includes a shade of red
    $1600 22
Appropriately, this Donizetti opera takes place near Lammermoor, at Ravenswood Castle
    $1600 28
...P in the Esperanto alphabet
    $1600 14
1 of the 2 smash Broadway hits for which the player seen here won the Best Actor Tony Award
    DD: $2,400 9
The sounding of the notes in a chord one after another in rapid succession
    $1600 5
When Watson met Holmes in a lab, Holmes explained his test for this pigment--it could have decided several cases
    $2000 23
This Puccini opera takes place in California during the Gold Rush
    DD: $4,500 27
... in the Morse Code alphabet
    $2000 15
From 1993 to 1998 the "Jeopardy!" player seen here played this "pioneering" TV character
    $2000 10
This 20th century German existentialist penned "What Is Metaphysics?"
    $2000 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew holds a framed photo at the Sherlock Holmes Museum in London.) One of the few times Holmes was outwitted was in "Scandal in Bohemia" by this woman, whose photograph he kept

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Liz Jim
$12,600 $11,400 $12,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This phrase linking 2 entities was in Jefferson's 1802 letter to the Danbury Baptists, elaborating on the 1st Amendment

Final scores:

Chris Liz Jim
$24,902 $19,400 $25,550
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $25,550

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chris Liz Jim
$12,600 $11,400 $10,600
19 R,
3 W
11 R,
1 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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Game tape date: 2006-09-13
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