Show #5137 - Tuesday, January 2, 2007


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Dave Mills, a think tank director from Durham, North Carolina

Julie Dunlevy, a technology specialist from Louisville, Kentucky

Peg Pruitt, a retired teacher from Swansea, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to give us the name of the airline; we'll give you the airline code.)
    $200 7
Modern dialects of this language include Gronings, West-Vlaams & Brabants
    $200 3
In 1986 the City of Carmel made his day by electing him mayor with 2,166 votes to the incumbent's 799
    $200 23
This first lady from Va. called "Patsy" had serious coin, but she dressed so simply people took her for the maid
    $200 21
    $200 1
The teeth of this ferocious fish, Carcharodon carcharias, may have been used as arrowheads by Native Americans
    $200 12
June 14
    $400 17
Although Spanish is widely spoken in Gibraltar, this language is used for schools & for official purposes
    $400 8
"CHiPS" had him, babe, when this Califorrnian guest-starred in the unforgettable "Go-Cart Terror" episode
    $400 24
This New Yorker was all about the boats & trains & was worth $100 mil, easy; even had a university named for him in 1873
    $400 22
    $400 2
"Off We Go Into" this in the official U.S. Air Force song
    $400 13
Proverbially, "let's run it up" this "& see if anyone salutes"
    $600 18
Nynorsk, an official language of this country, was created by Ivar Aasen in the mid-19th century
    $600 9
He's the ex-governor seen here on "The X-Files" along with another familiar face
    $600 25
It was the sweet smell of success for Fran├žois Coty, whose wealth in manufacturing this let him buy up newspapers
    $600 28
    $600 4
The Sinai Peninsula juts into it
    $600 14
Lowell Observatory is found there
    DD: $4,000 19
Dialects in the High form of this European language include Thuringian, Silesian & Franconian
    $800 10
This gov.'s website:
His "election as the state's chief executive follows a distinguished career in business & entertainment"
    $800 26
She had the bling bling from her Nov. 2, 1755 birth in Austria; she'd later wed the Dauphin of France
    $800 29
    $800 5
When he meets Alice in Wonderland, he's carrying a pocket watch
    $800 15
A large container for liquor
    $1000 20
It's also called Ruthenian, & you'll hear it spoken in Odessa & Sevastopol
    $1000 11
This ex-senator has played D.A. Arthur Branch on "Conviction", "Law & Order", "SVU", "CI" & "Trial By Jury"
    $1000 27
If you're "as rich as" this 6th century B.C. King of Lydia, the son of Alyattes, you got it goin' on
    $1000 30
    $1000 6
What a soccer player sees before being sent off the field by the referee for a hard foul
    $1000 16
Latin term meaning "caught in the act"

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

Peg Julie Dave
$1,200 $3,200 $4,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peg Julie Dave
$600 $7,200 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 14
What's called the war's last major battle was George Thomas' Dec. 1864 victory outside this Tennessee capital
    $400 18
Beverly Hills' Beverly Hilton or San Francisco's Mark Hopkins
    $400 11
Reverberation time is how long it takes a sound to die down by 60 of these units
    $400 6
Holly Golightly goes lightly through this 1958 novel
    $400 23
Medea helped Jason & the Argonauts steal a woolly treasure that has the same name as this flower
    $400 1
This L-shaped wrench has a hexagonal head
    $800 15
The Union began one of these in 1861; the ship CSS Sumter had some success running it
    $800 19
Fermented agave potent potable mixed with orange juice & a little grenadine
    $800 12
A spirometer is used to measure the air capacity of these
    $800 7
Sam Spade was a real bird brain when introduced to the world in this 1930 classic
    $800 24
Born from a "Queen Mum", she became the pink rose seen here after her accession to the throne in 1952
    $800 2
In grammar, it's the noun to which a relative pronoun refers
    DD: $2,000 28
On May 25, 1862 Lincoln told McClellan to either attack Richmond or defend this city
    $1200 20
Samantha, Winnie, or one of those Eastwick gals, alliteratively
    $1200 13
We're shocked to hear that some car dealerships have been known to "roll back" this device
    $1200 8
Diminutive factory workers known as the Oompa Loompas show up in this fantasy book
    $1200 25
This famous actor could sing about how the bells of St. Mary's are ringing for the rose named for him
    DD: $4,000 3
During the Hundred Years War, France got back this duchy that had, via Eleanor, gone to England
    $1600 29
At Frederick, MD. 4 days before this battle, Lee's plan fell into Union hands after it was used to wrap cigars
    $1600 21
Existence in the speediest pathway
    $1600 16
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports with a hygrometer.) Calculated from the difference between the wet & dry thermometers, a hygrometer measures this two-word weather term
    $1600 9
Kurtz cuts loose when cut off from humanity in this 1902 tale
    $1600 26
The rose shown was named for this flirtatious cartoon character censored by the Hays Office
    $1600 4
This U.S. Secretary of State helped found NATO
    $2000 30
In June 1864 Union Gen. David Hunter burned this school, Stonewall Jackson's former workplace
    $2000 22
Serene, tactile facility
    $2000 17
It's the standard camera f-stop that lets in about half as much light as f5.6
    $2000 10
A big change is in the air for Gregor Samsa in this 1915 story
    $2000 27
If the rose was an illustration on a poster, it could be a self-portrait of this Montmartre Post-impressionist
    $2000 5
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports with a paper airplane in her hand.) If a plane goes virtually straight up, what's called the angle of this, between the wing & airflow, is close to 0

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peg Julie Dave
$7,800 $25,200 $2,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In an 1850 essay Charles Dickens called it "that pretty German toy"

Final scores:

Peg Julie Dave
$7,000 $30,200 $4,400
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $30,200 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Peg Julie Dave
$7,800 $21,600 $6,400
13 R,
3 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
15 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,800

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Game tape date: 2006-11-07
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