Show #5143 - Wednesday, January 10, 2007


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Alan Husby, a teacher from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Susan Ferrari, a graduate student from Chicago, Illinois

Nathan Crane, an auditorium manager from Gilbert, Arizona (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We will give you a clue that leads you to the first three letters of a state. You have to give us the state, however.)
    $200 6
In 1977 this submersible, which shares its name with a chipmunk, found organisms near Hot Springs over a mile deep
    $200 24
In 1920 he became the first Major-League player to exceed 30, 40 & 50 home runs in a season
    $200 3
This '50s blonde superstar was on the U.S. Post Office's first Legends of Hollywood stamp
    $200 8
"Green Hills of Africa",
"A Moveable Feast",
"The Nick Adams Stories"
    $200 1
Past tense of "is"
    $200 13
Kerouac classic that's Wile E. Coyote's nemsis
    $400 7
The name of these tiny organisms at the bottom of the oceanic food chain comes from the Greek for "wandering"
    $400 25
In May 1915 Regret became the first filly to win this horse race; only 2 fillies have won since
    $400 4
This inventor & engineer was depicted with a geodesic dome-shaped head
    $400 9
"Dombey and Son",
"Hard Times",
"Our Mutual Friend"
    $400 2
Rock containing a sought-after metal
    $400 14
Environmental group founded by John Muir that's a fizzy water
    $600 19
The brown seaweed that gives the North Atlantic "sea" its name floats via small berrylike bladders
    $600 27
During the 1961-62 season, this Philadelphia Warrior became the first & only NBA player to score over 4,000 points in a season
    $600 5
Rhyming name of the Dr. Seuss creation featured in favorite children's book animals
    $600 10
"The Dark Half",
"The Tommyknockers",
"The Dark Tower"
    $600 18
Grifters are this kind of "men"
    $600 15
TV channel-changer that must have power over every aspect of its surroundings
    $800 20
The small fish of the genus Hippocampus can change its color & has 2 eyes that move independently
    $800 28
At the Mexico City Olympics, the USA's Jim Hines was the 1st electronically timed in this race at under 10 sec., recording a 9.95
    $800 30
The Distinguished Americans series has honored Jonas Salk & this virologist who also developed a polio vaccine
    $800 11
"The Sebastopol Sketches",
"The Cossacks",
"The Death of Ivan Ilyich"
    $800 22
Jeremy Piven's agent role
    $800 16
Dylan song "with no direction home" that's an edible crustacean
    $1000 21
This Massachusetts village is home to the Marine Biological Laboratory & an oceanographic institution founded in 1930
    $1000 29
On October 3, 1993 Jim Epler became the first to surpass 300 miles per hour in this type of drag racing car seen here
    $1000 26
This pioneering Oscar winner was the 2006 inductee in the Black Heritage series
    $1000 12
"God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater",
"Mother Night"
    DD: $1,000 23
It's a number
    $1000 17
Botticelli painting in which Serena's sister is brought forth on a shell

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

Nathan Susan Alan
$2,200 $1,400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nathan Susan Alan
$7,600 $3,200 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We will give you the [*]. You have to identify the show that featured those modes of transportation.)
(Alex: A whole category devoted to...)
    $400 16
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Grand Teton National Park.) On February 26, 1929 the Teton range & its six glacial lakes at the base of the peak were made a national park by this president
    $400 18
The Pacific Princess
    $400 10
It's one unit of rice or one unit of sand
    $400 24
In 1961 Murrow left CBS to become Director of the U.S.I.A., this agency
    $400 1
When a woman gets a knighthood from the British, she gets this title before her name
    $400 6
If one of these lands on you, good luck should be coming your way, but you can still urge it to "fly away home"
    $800 17
Winter guided tours are designed for people to clomp around in these, originally used by Native Americans
    $800 19
Colonial Vipers,
Cylon Raiders
    $800 11
More than 2,000 newspapers around the globe carry the comic strip featuring this feline
    $800 25
Murrow first gained fame broadcasting from rooftops during this 1940 "Battle"
    $800 2
Maurice could tell you this other name for a knight is from the French for "horseman"
    $800 7
The hop type of this is considered to be the type that St. Patrick used to illustrate the Doctrine of the Trinity
    DD: $1,000 23
(Jon of the Clue Crew reads from Grand Teton National Park.) In the 1890s, the toll was 50 cents per wagon & 25 cents for a horse & rider to cross this twisty river of the Grand Tetons
    $1200 20
The Shooting Star,
The Mach V
    $1200 12
Spanish-language sportscaster Andres Cantor is famous in the U.S. for this one-word call during soccer games
    $1200 26
Critic Jack Gould called Murrow's show on this senator "the week that broadcasting recaptured its soul"
    $1200 3
Founded in 1882 by Father Michael J. McGivney, this fraternal order of Catholic laymen is based in New Haven
    $1200 8
According to superstition, if you see one of these, "Pick it up; all day long you'll have good luck"
    $1600 27
In the park you'll find one of the USA's largest herds of this animal, known to the Shawnee as wapiti
    $1600 21
    $1600 13
An early Christian movement that taught that salvation comes from learning esoteric truths
    $1600 29
Murrow narrated this Oscar-winning 1956 film based on a Jules Verne work
    DD: $4,500 4
The Poor Knights of Christ became known by this name after occupying a house near the Temple of Solomon
    $1600 9
The luckiest of these charms is supposed to be the left hind limb
    $2000 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew gives the clue in front of a chapel at Grand Teton National Park.) Framed by the Grand Tetons is one of the USA's most visited chapels named for this, Jesus' Emanation of Radiance on Mount Tabor
    $2000 22
    $2000 14
Infamous 2-word title of the 15th century Spanish monk Torquemada
    $2000 30
Seen here, this award-winning CBS commentator who died in 1992 said that Murrow invented him
    $2000 5
This highest "order" in England is composed of the Prince of Wales & 24 knights & other lucky members
    $2000 15
The Chinese good luck symbol fu is traditionally sent on this day, which in 2006 was Jan. 29 on the Western calendar

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nathan Susan Alan
$14,400 $12,500 $10,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Just for grins, in 1986 this industrialist acquired a stake in Church & Dwight, maker of a baking soda

Final scores:

Nathan Susan Alan
$8,799 $3,800 $20,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nathan Susan Alan
$14,400 $9,600 $11,000
19 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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Game tape date: 2006-11-08
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