Show #5144 - Thursday, January 11, 2007


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Cindy Peters, a project manager from Orlando, Florida

Kelly Isenor, a TV news producer from Boston, Massachusetts

Alan Husby, a teacher from Minneapolis, Minnesota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name each show that's under attack.)
    $200 7
In this game created in 1979, a roll of the die determines the color-coded category of the upcoming question
    $200 12
(This ad ran on Nickelodeon:)
An obese bird, a disheveled dumpster diver, a monster who thrives on trans-fat cookies. Is this really what you want your children to watch?
    $200 19
At 74 years of age, this 1930s & '40s movie companion of Tarzan is the world's oldest living chimp
    $200 26
He asked for 20,000 pounds to betray his command at West Point
    $200 1
To propose someone for election to an office
    $200 3
Around 1948 she moved into slums to help the poor; on Oct. 19, 2003 she was beatified
    $400 8
(Sarah of the Clue Crew rolls a pair of dice.) Though it doesn't always seem that way, snake eyes only come up in 2.8% of dice rolls, as it is just one of this many possible rolls
    $400 13
(Here's an ad from CBS:)
A late night "comic" claims he'll leave this show & retire in 2009. Can America afford to wait that long? (This message was approved by David Letterman)
    $400 20
A song in this 1967 film begins, "If we could just talk to the animals, just imagine it, chatting to a chimp in chimpanzee"
    $400 27
Washington's 1776 crossing of the Delaware led to the occupation of this future state capital 4 days later
    $400 2
9-letter adjective pertaining to the night
    $400 4
On May 20, 2002 U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Paul O'Neill and this singer began a 10-day economic mission to Africa
    $600 9
In Monopoly, 3 of these in a row lands you in jail
    $600 14
(Here's one from ABC:)
Over 35 years with the same old talking heads. And does America really need any more advice from Andy Rooney? It's time for a change
    $600 21
In 1967 a chimp named Washoe became the first non-human to learn ASL, which stands for this
    $600 28
In 1777, after defeat at Germantown, Washington led his troops to this winter camp; had a rough stay
    $600 6
It's a wistful desire to return in thought to a former time in one's life
    $600 5
A choice she made on Dec. 1, 1955 would lead to a Supreme Court ruling & Martin Luther King's rise to fame
    $800 10
With a 6-5 opening roll in this game, make the move called "Lover's Leap", which gets one man halfway home
    $800 15
(NBC ran this ad:)
Contestants sleep on the ground with bugs & snakes, while Jeff Probst reclines in his feather bed. Is this fair, America? You be the judge
    $800 22
AKA the pygmy chimpanzee, the bonobo is found only in the rain forests along this 2nd-longest African river
    $800 17
Neon, argon, krypton, xenon, radon & helium, collectively
    $800 24
Richard Gere titled the Time 100 article on this longtime friend of his "He Belongs To The World"
    $1000 11
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew rolls a pair of dice.) My main point is a six. [Rolls] Yes! I'm playing this very old game whose name may come from the Arabic word "zahr", meaning die, & now means a danger
    $1000 16
(Well, CBS and ABC both showed this one:)
They dumped Clooney; they dumped Macy; they even dumped Anthony Edwards. Maybe it's time you dumped them
    $1000 23
In 1986 she presented the cumulative findings of her research in "The Chimpanzees of Gombe"
    $1000 18
Warren Harding campaigned on the slogan "Return to" this
    $1000 25
In 1996 this president of South Africa oversaw the enactment of a new democratic constitution

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

Alan Kelly Cindy
$800 $2,400 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alan Kelly Cindy
$2,400 $4,400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We need the country.)
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with an "A" and end with the letter "Y".)
    $400 14
This capital's oldest residential area, the Plaka, lies behind the Acropolis
    $400 16
Linda Fiorentino became Agent L in this 1997 film
    $400 17
Ch. 1: This Russian title boy meets girl (Lara)
    $400 6
The solar system's 4 "giant planets"
    $400 11
King Carl XVI Gustaf
    $400 1
Washington Irving said this type of dollar is "that great object of universal devotion throughout our land"
    $800 15
Home to the Mauritshuis Royal Art Gallery, it began in the 1200s as a hunting lodge of the Count of Holland
    $800 24
Wesley Snipes has this piece of sports wisdom for Woody Harrelson, the title of a 1992 film
    $800 18
Ch. 2: Rich boy (Oliver) falls for poor girl (Jenny) in this 1970 first novel
    $800 7
In card games, the 4 of this suit is called the devil's bedposts
    $800 12
King Norodom Sihamoni
    $800 2
It's a symbolic narrative, like "Piers Plowman"
    $1200 27
This capital of the Isle of Man is located at the common mouth of the Dhoo & Glass rivers, hence its name
    $1200 25
Jennifer Jason Leigh was the roommate from hell in this 1992 flick
    $1200 19
Ch. 3: Boy & girl have a family (well, an imaginary one, at least) & entertain Nick & Honey in this 1962 play
    $1200 8
The "four Cs" of diamonds are carat, clarity, color & this, such as oval or marquise
    $1200 13
King Abdullah (2 different guys), these 2 countries
    $1200 3
When this word precedes "canal", it refers to the gastrointestinal tract
    $1600 26
This classic 1954 horror film about a humanoid amphibian monster practically saved Universal from bankruptcy
    DD: $3,000 22
Ch. 4: Boy poet loses this title girl when kinsmen "shut her up in a sepulchre / In this kingdom by the sea"
    $1600 9
3 of the 4 people to have assassinated a U.S. president
    $1600 20
Grand Duke Henri
    $1600 4
It's a comparison of 2 unlike things to illustrate a point
    $2000 23
Ch. 5: This 1819 title boy gets girl (Rowena) & their pals leave England for Iberia
    $2000 10
About 25 people were arrested under this group of 4 "acts" passed in 1798; all were repealed or expired by 1802
    $2000 21
King Bhumibol Adulyadej
    $2000 5
The placing of prepositional phrases, as in "I saw the boy with a telescope", can cause this, from Latin for "around"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alan Kelly Cindy
$6,000 $10,400 $8,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This 1943 musical is based on a 1931 play that featured Tex Ritter as a cowboy & Lee Strasberg as a peddler

Final scores:

Alan Kelly Cindy
$12,000 $17,300 $16,100
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,300 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alan Kelly Cindy
$6,000 $10,400 $7,200
12 R,
1 W
17 R,
4 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $23,600

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Game tape date: 2006-11-08
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