Show #5113 - Wednesday, November 29, 2006


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Alexia Henke, a singer from Brooklyn, New York

David Maynard, a coffee shop manager from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Ryan Friedman, a GIS planner from Londonderry, New Hampshire (whose 2-day cash winnings total $32,099)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the actor who played each role we will give you.)
    $200 8
Flanders & Swann sang that it "brings the sweet spring showers--on and on for hours and hours!"
    $200 19
    $200 2
Get a real Rocky Mountain high here:
    $200 14
This governor played Prince Hapi in Jackie Chan's 2004 film "Around the World in 80 Days"
    $200 13
In "The Mysterious Affair at Styles" she wrote, "Every murderer is probably somebody's old friend"
    $200 1
Proceed down to the mouth of the Congo & you wind up on this ocean
    $400 9
It's the only month for which the U.S. can have a President-elect from beginning to end
    $400 20
Patch Adams
    $400 4
Hopefully its code isn't an omen for your checked bags:
    $400 15
This son of Greek immigrants was elected governor of Massachusetts 3 times in the '70s & '80s
    $400 16
One of her hints to Abelard was "Riches and power are but gifts of blind fate"
    $400 3
The Rio Grande, aka the Rio Bravo, lands in this body of water
    $600 10
It's National Military Appreciation Month; we remember fallen soldiers near the end of it
    $600 21
Texas Ranger J.J. McQuade
    $600 5
It's actually in Virginia (though its full name says otherwise):
    $600 17
When it became a state in 1912, William C. McDonald was its governor
    $600 25
Sydney Smith was quoted as saying "There are 3 of" this palindromic word--males, females "and clergymen"
    $600 28
The Yangtze flows into the "East" this "Sea"; the Mekong into the "South" this "Sea"
    $800 11
It's the first month of the year named for a number
    $800 23
Lieutenant Frank Drebin
    DD: $1,000 6
It's named for Sen. Ted Stevens:
    $800 18
While New York governor, this Republican ran twice for the presidency in the 1940s
    $800 26
One of her book reviews said, "This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force"
    $800 29
Yukon see this sea at the mouth of the Yukon
    $1000 12
In the musical "Carousel", it's the month of the first clambake of the year
    $1000 24
Sergeant Tom Sharky
    $1000 7
Its McNamara Terminal is also the Northwest Airlines World Gateway:
    $1000 22
Charles Bryan, brother of William Jennings, was governor of this state from 1931 to 1935
    $1000 27
He said his "Social Contract" was undertaken "without thinking of the limitations of my powers"
    $1000 30
The port city of Kismaayo sits on the mouth of the Juba River on this ocean

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

Ryan David Alexia
$600 $3,800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan David Alexia
$3,600 $4,000 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Anesthetic you're grateful for on a visit to the dentist
    $400 22
After his band of outlaws was decimated trying to rob a bank in 1876, he & his brother Frank formed a new one
    $400 3
In 1954 440,000 schoolchildren became guinea pigs in a test of his polio vaccine
    $400 4
The 18th century monarch once quipped, "God is always with the strongest battalions"
    $400 14
From the '20s, this title character of Araby is the "I" in "At night when you're asleep into your tent I'll creep"
    $400 26
This god was also called Dionysus & Liber--makes sense, as he liberated people from calm & sobriety
    $800 2
The process of turning a film into a book
    $800 23
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew stands on an Irish seashore at a Martello tower in Dublin, Ireland.) Martello towers were built by the British in the early 19th century to defend against an invasion by this man
    $800 5
(Sarah of the Clue Crew strolls through a parlor in Vienna, Austria.) I'm in the waiting room of this man's office in Vienna, restored to how it looked in the early 1900s
    $800 7
Born in Berlin in 1901, this composer was known for his collaborations with Alan Jay Lerner
    $800 18
John Lennon song with the lyrics "We all shine on like the moon and the stars and the sun"
    $800 30
He's the Titan & friend of mankind seen here in a 17th-century painting
    $1200 11
Cape Breton Island is part of this Canadian province
    $1200 24
On Dec. 17, 1819 this liberator was made president of the new Republic of Gran Colombia
    $1200 6
This physician & author has been called "the man who reared 50 million kids"
    $1200 8
In deteriorating health, he gave his last public piano recital in London at an 1848 benefit for Polish refugees
    $1200 19
"Fly Me To The Moon" says, "Let me sing among those stars, let me see what spring is like on" these 2 planets
    DD: $5,001 29
This god was upset to find that the mortal girl Apemosyne could outrun him
    $1600 12
From the Latin for "nine", it's a series of devotional prayers over a 9-day period
    $1600 25
On March 17, 1861 the Kingdom of this country was declared with Victor Emmanuel as its king
    DD: $1,000 15
He decided against a general medical practice & chose a military career, entering the Army Medical Corps in 1875
    $1600 9
Northern readers got the lowdown on slavery in 1845's "Narrative of the Life of" this former slave & orator
    $1600 20
It's the mister you don't mess with in "Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive"
    $1600 27
An Egyptian fertility goddess, or what the Thames is called as it runs through Oxford
    $2000 13
This city of about 250,000 was a capital of early Russia
    $2000 16
Francis II, who abdicated this title in 1806, was the last Hapsburg to hold it
    $2000 17
We don't just presume, we know that he studied theology & medicine in Glasgow in the 1830s
    $2000 10
In 1989 he became president of South Africa; a few years later, he was deputy president
    $2000 21
In the song heard here, it's the title place that won't be revisited
    $2000 28
This handsome, ill-fated son of Odin was the most beloved among the Norse gods

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan David Alexia
$14,801 $10,800 $14,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

An estimated 100,000-plus people speak this language whose nouns have no gender & end with -O

Final scores:

Ryan David Alexia
$29,601 $14,801 $21,601
3-day champion: $61,700 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ryan David Alexia
$12,000 $10,600 $14,800
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $37,400

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Game tape date: 2006-09-20
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