Show #5117 - Tuesday, December 5, 2006


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Evelyn Uyemura, an ESL professor from Torrance, California

Linda Flink, a healthcare consultant from Scottsdale, Arizona

Bob Hutton, a grad student originally from Glade Spring, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
"This follow-up to 'The Articles of Confederation' is the rare sequel that's more bicameral than the original!"
    $200 15
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Green Bay, Wisconsin.)
I'm in a re-creation of the office of this legendary Packers coach known for his commitment to victory
    $200 11
Pearls are believed to acquire their color from the shell lining of this host bivalve
    $200 22
Only divers can now sit at the bar of the Mikhail Lermontov, a Soviet one of these pleasure ships
    $200 6
His removal of opposing Duma members & jailing of tycoons has made some fearful for democracy
    $200 1
San Mateo,
San Joaquin,
San Bernardino
    $400 13
He was "quoted" as saying, "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself...oh, and starvation. We might all starve"
    $400 16
The Pack has garnered 3 Super Bowl trophies, winning No. XXXI & these 2 numbers
    $400 20
Pacific coast species of this shellfish include the Pismo & the Geoduck, which can weigh as much as five pounds
    $400 23
Built in 1892 but with a hull still made of this, the 300-foot Frank O'Connor sank in Lake Michigan in 1919
    $400 7
The French don't seem to get tired of this man, first appointed prime minister in 1974 & now president
    $400 2
    $600 14
This D.C. building's rotunda "was made famous by the Stephen Baldwin/Pauly Shore vehicle Bio-Rotunda"
    $600 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew walks through the stands in Green Bay.) On December 26, 1993, defensive back LeRoy Butler scored a touchdown off a Raiders fumble & originated this alliterative celebration
    $600 21
In the southern U.S., one can often see the mud mounds around the burrows created by this crustacean
    $600 24
In 1700 the Henrietta Marie brought this main cargo from Africa to Jamaica, then sank with its next cargo, sugar
    $600 8
In 2006 his Taepodong missile test had us wondering about looking for fallout shelters
    $600 3
    $800 18
This 1215 document "served as a wake-up call that Europe would be forced to about 500 years"
    $800 27
November 29, 2004, the day of this quarterback's 200th consecutive start, was proclaimed his day in Wisconsin
    $800 29
This mollusk is easily recognized by its fan-shaped shell that has an earlike projection at each end of the hinge
    $800 25
The largest diveable wreck, U.S.S. President Coolidge, sank in 1942 when it hit one of the USA's own these
    $800 9
This general took power in Pakistan in a 1999 coup
    $800 4
    $1000 19
This mascot "is like Uncle Sam, only shorter and fatter, clearly playing to the British infatuation with stoutness"
    $1000 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew holds a football in the end zone at Lambeau Field.) On this spot, Bart Starr snuck in the winning touchdown at the 1967 NFL Championship Game given this 2-word name due to the -46 degree windchill
    $1000 30
In this type of crab, the male has one claw much larger than the other, which it waves to attract females
    DD: $600 26
Since 1957 the Aida has rested beneath this "colorful" body of water
    $1000 10
The U.S. wishes this trained ophthalmologist could see his way to support our Mideast policy
    $1000 5

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Bob Linda Evelyn
$3,000 -$600 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Linda Evelyn
$5,800 -$600 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Featuring films from a new box set, which is coming out today, as a matter of fact.)
    $400 3
South America's Aymara people had independent states until they were conquered by these other Indians in the 1400s
    $400 7
Capra went to the Lincoln Memorial for inspiration before shooting this film
    $400 15
"The Lord is waiting to take your hand, shout" this, "c'mon get happy, we're going to the promised land"
    $400 1
Last name of Ellison, killed in 1882 by 3 McCoy boys who were not long for this world
    $400 22
It's the name Americans gave to the British bowler hat
    $800 12
The WAIS is the West Antarctic one of these; many are worried about its future
    $800 8
Capra shot this film in 4 weeks so his female lead could get to Sun Valley for Christmas; it still won him an Oscar
    $800 19
The Book of Revelation
    $800 2
In Lewis Carroll's book, this tea party attender doesn't have the familiar adjective of insanity as part of his name
    DD: $2,000 11
"Orange" was dropped from a historic name, leaving this as the name of a current South African province
    $1200 9
Seen here in "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town", she was Capra's favorite actress
    $1200 25
Last name of 19th century brothers James & John; it's been paired with Row &, now, with Collins
    $1200 17
This word that means "to burn to ashes" comes from the Latin for "ashes"
    $1200 4
North Carolina area seen here during some of the weather it's known for
    $1200 21
Today a toque, a tall, close-fitting white hat, is mainly associated with this job
    $1600 13
This country includes New Britain & New Ireland as well as the big ol' island that gives it part of its name
    $1600 10
Before he played a meanie in "It's a Wonderful Life", he was one of the good people in "You Can't Take It With You"
    $1600 18
Meaning "self-governing", it's used to describe Tibet's official relationship to China
    DD: $1,000 5
She died in Stratford in 1623 at age 67
    $1600 23
Probably the first woolen fabric was this one still used in Borsalino hats
    $2000 14
This country's population is concentrated in the "Line of Rail" between the Copperbelt & Lusaka
    $2000 16
Capra said this type of event in 1932's "American Madness" was so real, many viewers went to withdraw their own money
    $2000 20
The name of this mineral often used for pipes is from the German for "sea foam"
    $2000 6
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Luxor, Egypt.) This 15th century B.C. woman began as a regent but made herself queen & started warring, trading & obelisk building
    $2000 24
You'll look sharp wearing the flat topper named for this 1920s fictional character, old sport

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Linda Evelyn
$5,800 $6,000 $8,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Originally, this woman born in 1755 had the middle names Antonia, Josepha, & Joanna

Final scores:

Bob Linda Evelyn
$1 $8,201 $4,399
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $8,201 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bob Linda Evelyn
$7,800 $7,200 $8,200
17 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $23,200

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Game tape date: 2006-10-17
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