Show #5145 - Friday, January 12, 2007


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Dom Ochotorena, an Air Force officer from Altadena, California

Val Adamcyk, a foreign services officer originally from Manhasset, New York

Kelly Isenor, a TV news producer from Boston, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
Appropriately, this '80s band sang, "You can't go on thinking, nothing's wrong, who's gonna drive you home tonight?"
    $200 23
A piece that makes it to your foe's deepest row in checkers can be replaced with one of these "royal" ones
    $200 15
In October 1967 in Tehran, he crowned himself Light of the Aryan Race, among other things
    $200 17
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Girls and Boys Town in Omaha, NE.) After becoming a parish priest in O'Neill, Nebraska, he founded Boys Town near Omaha
    $200 1
This city, first mentioned in 912, is the seat of Britain's oldest university, developed in the 1100s
    $200 11
As soon as corn is picked, its sugar begins to turn into this, so get it into the pot fast!
    $400 5
2 members of this '70s "Ramblin' Man" band died in bike crashes, a year apart & within 3 blocks of each other
    $400 24
When companies do this to their stock, they replace outstanding shares with multiple new ones
    $400 19
Headed by Chief Justice Charles T. Wells, the Supreme Court of this state was in the news in November 2000
    $400 18
Not just a noted NYC psychiatric hospital, it's Nebraska's oldest town, established around 1822 as a fur-trading center
    $400 2
Researchers estimate its construction on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire took about 30 million man-hours
    $400 12
In 1990 this company expanded its Seattle HQ & built a new roasting plant
    $600 6
"Fun", "sleazy" & "raucous" are under "moods" at for this metal band co-founded by Tommy Lee
    $600 25
The "arthro" in "arthroplasty" refers to these body parts that are replaced with stainless steel or plastic ones
    $600 20
In October 1983 the U.S. invaded this Caribbean country, officially to protect American medical students there
    $600 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the University of Nebraska.) Before going to Congress, he strode this field for 25 years as Nebraska's head coach, & the field is now named for him
    $600 3
In 1964 a Shakespeare center was opened on Henley Street in this city
    $600 13
This hotel & casino at 3000 Las Vegas Blvd. South cashed out in 2006
    $800 7
"Remember when we traveled 'round the world, we met a lot of people & girls", sang this Joey McIntyre boy band
    $800 26
George Williams founded the association familiarly known as this to replace life on the street with Bible study
    DD: $1,800 21
On Nov. 8, 1519 the sight of his forces made the Tenochtitlaners feel like they'd "eaten stupefying mushrooms"
    $800 29
One of the 2 vice presidents born in Nebraska; one in 1913, the other in 1941
    $800 9
You'll find the Cavern Club at 10 Mathew Street in this port city; how fab
    $800 14
In WWI Germany introduced this chemical weapon, C4H8Cl2S
    $1000 8
"Welcome to Paradise"; Tre Cool drums for this punk-pop band who performed at 2005's Live 8
    $1000 27
This cell-division process in which a cell's nucleus replicates is vital for repair & replacement of worn-out cells
    $1000 22
In 1918 this date in autumn brought the signing of the armistice ending World War I
    $1000 30
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Omaha, NE.) I'm in a replica of the Omaha grocery a man with this last name started running in 1915; 50 years later, his grandson started running an investment business called Berkshire Hathaway
    $1000 10
Centenary Square, in the center of this city, is its main cultural center; Alabama has a city by that name as well
    $1000 16
It's a dessert made of eggs, sugar & milk, either baked, boiled or frozen

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

Kelly Val Dom
-$200 $2,000 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kelly Val Dom
$2,400 $1,600 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each clue in this last category will have two blanks, and the correct response will be the one word fill both of those blanks--single word.)
    $400 26
(James Lipton reads the clue.) The 19th century--more than 800 oil paintings and 700 drawings--yet you sold but one in your 37 years. Are you bitter?
    $400 16
"The Ryan Express"
    $400 2
Stravinsky enlisted the help of Cocteau for a Libretto based on Sophocles' play about this Theban king
    $400 1
Hanoi, where this man died in 1969, has a museum devoted to him
    $400 21
A nematode is a roundworm; a planarian's shape gives it this name
    $400 7
I know Mike ____ his expense account, but I can't believe he'd steal legal ____ from the conference room
    $800 27
(James Lipton reads the clue.) In 1891, you sold 30 paintings to help finance your move to Tahiti. How marvelous!
    $800 17
"The Rocket"
    $800 8
George finds out Lennie has a dead mouse in his pocket in this Carlisle Floyd opera based on a 1937 novel
    $800 3
Totem poles & Noh masks are at the Pitt Rivers Museum, given on condition that Oxford hire a lecturer on this -ology
    $800 22
In colenterates like jellyfish, the cavity called the coelenteron has an opening called this--don't get too complex
    $800 9
Maybe Don needs to get more exercise; he ____ just from pulling up his ____
    $1200 28
(James Lipton reads the clue.) You finished "The Sick Child" in 1886. 7 years later, the world would recoil from "The Scream." Tell us about your pain
    $1200 18
"The Big Hurt"
    $1200 13
Verdi's work on this General's life opens in Cyprus; Shakespeare's tale begins in Venice
    $1200 4
"ANZACs in France, 1969" was a 2006 exhibit at a war museum in this capital city
    $1200 23
In nat. selection, a ref froggus trebekus has .5 relative fitness if it produces 1/2 as many of these as a pink one
    $1200 10
I liked that girl with the cute little ____ nose, so to have her ____ me really hurts
    $1600 19
Yankee batting champ "Donnie Baseball"
    $1600 14
Titania & Puck play a part in the Carl Maria Von Weber opera named for this king of the fairies
    $1600 5
A Durer collection is highlight of this city's Kunsthistorisches Museum, built up by the Hapsburgs
    DD: $2,000 24
In a fish's 2-chambered heart, it's the chamber that receives blood from the veins
    $1600 11
Chairman Mao was very resourceful when he built a seaworthy ____ out of a lot of old ____ lying around
    $2000 20
"The Bird"--seen here--he was a national sensation in 1976
    $2000 15
Disney World crowds might go nuts for this title knight, aka Roland, made famous by both Handel & Vivaldi
    DD: $2,000 6
It's the set of museums that includes the Museo Pio-Clementino, exhibiting sculpture
    $2000 25
The 2 main types of vascular seed plants are gymnosperms & these, 80% of known green plants
    $2000 12
I started to ____ in the hot sun, but I had to grab the ____ out of Ed's belt so he wouldn't score a TD

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kelly Val Dom
$10,400 $7,200 $5,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 1954 book title refers to an impaled sow's head, an offering to the "beast"

Final scores:

Kelly Val Dom
$14,500 $10,001 $1
2-day champion: $31,800 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kelly Val Dom
$14,400 $7,200 $4,000
17 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $25,600

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Game tape date: 2006-11-08
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