Show #5133 - Wednesday, December 27, 2006


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Lisa McClain, a history professor and Director of Gender Studies from Boise, Idaho

Jeff Rozen, a sales consultant from Sarasota, Florida

Robert Alden, a middle school math teacher from Ames, Iowa (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
Digging in Jerusalem, Eilat Mazar believes she has found the palace of this 10th century B.C. king
    $200 1
Alice & Aloysius Snuffleupagus,
Count von Count,
    $200 6
Things are "O.K." in this Arizona town, where you'll enter its Boot Hill graveyard through a gift shop
    $200 12
Sarah Weddington was the attorney who successfully argued this landmark Supreme Court case in 1973
    $200 26
Cassius & this other Roman betrayer/assassin are in the mouth of Satan
    $200 11
It's about time this double-talk term for flashy & expensive jewelry was added
    $400 18
The first ship completely excavated on the sea bed dates from 1200 B.C., this age; the metal was much of its cargo
    $400 2
Michael Scott,
Dwight Schrute,
Pam Beesly
    $400 7
In Glen Echo, Maryland, tour the former headquarters of the American branch of this, housed in Clara Barton's home
    $400 13
The eminent British archaeologist Dorothy Garrod was the first female professor at this British university
    $400 27
Referred to by Dante as the Scourge of Earth, he attacked the Roman Empire throughout the 5th century
    $400 22
New in medical terms is this 2-word surgical procedure sometimes called stomach stapling
    $600 19
The Acheulian (Bless me!) tradition of Paleolithic times had as its main tool a "hand" one of these
    $600 3
Richard Kimble,
Philip Gerard,
Fred Johnson
    $600 8
Sew up your trip to Tennessee by visiting this President's home & tailor shop in Greeneville
    $600 14
After earning a law degree from Trinity College, Mary Robinson became the first woman president of this nation
    $600 28
Considering herself the daughter of the sun god Re, this queen can be found with the sexual sinners
    $600 23
It can be music or a sound effect, but it lets you know you have an incoming cell-phone call
    $800 20
The 1930s find of huge stone heads brought to light this Mesoamerican people, not to be confused with the Toltecs
    $800 4
Detective Lennie Briscoe,
Lt. Anita Van Buren,
Dr. Emil Skoda
    DD: $500 9
In 2006 this battle site celebrated the 225th anniversary of a famous surrender
    $800 15
In 1999 Nancy Mace became the first female graduate of this South Carolina Military Academy
    $800 29
He tells Dante that instead of staying home with Penelope, he went off to sea again--glub, glub
    $800 24
This word can mean to increase the amount or extent of anything, not just your McDonald's fries
    $1000 21
The Zhoukoudian excavations in China led to debate to whether this homo erectus knew how to use fire
    $1000 5
    $1000 10
Learn about Ethan Allen at his last home, a short drive from the University of Vermont in this city
    $1000 16
A former actress & prostitute, Theodora was a 6th century co-ruler of this empire with her husband Justinian
    $1000 30
Feast on this Greek philosopher who espoused pleasure & physics rather than fear of deities & death
    $1000 25
Under "B" you'll find this 9-letter word for a renewable fuel made from vegetable sources like soybean oil

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

Robert Jeff Lisa
$1,200 $2,900 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Jeff Lisa
$2,600 $6,900 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
During his Rose Period, he often painted Harlequins & Saltimbanques
    $400 1
In 1988, this FedEx rival got its own airline, now among the USA's 10 largest
    $400 16
Wranglers, or the basic units of heredity
    $400 21
Frank Sinatra said this man born Anthony Benedetto was "the best singer in the business"
    $400 11
The Po is the longest river in this country
    $400 6
Monster, Rockstar & Red Bull are examples of this
    $800 27
The play "Lobster Alice" imagines this surrealist showing up at Disney to work on an animated film
    $800 2
In 1947 this tinfoil brand was Reynolds Aluminum's first consumer product
    $800 17
A temporary stop, or doggie feet
    $800 22
This bandleader got his name from a radio announcer who thought he was a jazz aristocrat like Duke Ellington
    $800 12
The Po River winds past this 21st century Winter Olympic Games site
    $800 7
The brew cycle for this strong coffee is very short, ideally under 30 seconds, so the grind should be very fine
    DD: $2,100 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Hermitage in Saint Petersburg.) The Hemitage's only work by this Englishman is his "Portrait of a Lady in Blue"; he really liked the color blue
    $1200 3
In 1983 this company introduced its 1-2-3 program for managing business spreadsheets
    DD: $2,000 18
Having a beak, or to construct
    $1200 23
"A-Tisket, A-Tasket" was the first hit for this woman honored by the NEA as the first vocal jazz master
    $1200 13
Silt is enlarging the delta at the mouth of the Po River 200 acres a year into this arm of the Mediterranean
    $1200 8
Named for a lord, this is an amalgamation of Sri Lankan & Indian teas that came from a Mandarin recipe
    $1600 29
Henry VIII sent him to paint portraits of prospective brides; only 2 of the paintings survive
    $1600 4
This company's first retail store opened on February 2, 1925 at Homan Avenue & Arthington Street in Chicago
    $1600 19
A part of the whole, or a state of harmony
    $1600 24
This bebop trumpeter got his nickname because of his zany stage antics
    $1600 14
This English Romantic poet is a "slave again of love" in his Stanzas to the Po
    $1600 9
This New York fountain drink derived its name from the frothy top of the mixture of milk & seltzer
    $2000 30
This Spaniard's "Las Meninas" shows the Infanta Margareta Teresa with her retinue of ladies & dwarfs
    $2000 5
In 1995 Kimberly-Clark purchased this company known for its Viva paper towels, among other products
    $2000 20
Fish eggs, or the 17th letter in the Greek alphabet
    $2000 25
People called her "Sassy" because of her personality & "The Divine One" because of her voice
    $2000 15
Darn them! This most powerful pre-Roman people of Italy built embankments to control Po River flooding
    $2000 10
Framboise & kirsch are the most popular types of this colorless spirit, French for "water of life"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Jeff Lisa
$11,800 $10,200 $11,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Against bitterly divided Democrats, he won with the second-lowest percentage of the popular vote in history, 39.8%

Final scores:

Robert Jeff Lisa
$8,786 $15,200 $20,500
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $20,500

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Robert Jeff Lisa
$11,000 $9,600 $11,000
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
20 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $31,600

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Game tape date: 2006-10-25
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