Show #5146 - Monday, January 15, 2007


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JC Honeycutt, a fraud investigator and singer-songwriter from Charlotte, North Carolina

Brian Armbrust, a corporate trainer from San Francisco, California

Kelly Isenor, a TV news producer from Boston, Massachusetts (whose 2-day cash winnings total $31,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And finally, in honor of Martin Luther King Day...)
    $200 1
Pull into this port city & you'll find Fort Sumter guarding its harbor
    $200 22
Tom Cruise jumped up & down on this left-hander's couch
    $200 3
It's the oven or furnace in which pottery is fired
    $200 17
John Kenneth Galbraith said these "are indispensable when you don't want to do anything"--there's one in the boardroom at 2:30
    $200 14
Smallest form of a large piano
    $200 10
In 1964 Martin Luther King became the first African American named this magazine's "Man of the Year"
    $400 2
Among the busiest ports with "port" in their names are Port Everglades in Florida & Port Arthur in this state
    $400 23
This left-handed honey socked it to 'em on "Laugh-In" in the 1960s & as Private Benjamin in the 1980s
    $400 5
A mosaic needs this mortar between the pieces, just like in a tiled bathroom
    $400 18
Antoine de Rivarol said, "What is not clear is not" this language
    $400 15
Seen here with roses, it's popular as a bouquet filler
    $400 11
Frederick Douglass said this political party was the ship & everything else was the ocean
    $600 4
(Kelly of the Clue Crew gives the clue from a port city in Georgia.) This mother city of Georgia was known as the "pretty woman with a dirty face" until a preservation effort began in the 1950s
    $600 24
We gotta hand it to this left-handed actress for winning an Oscar for "Erin Brockovich"
    $600 6
In this craft, you may use corn husks for the core & raffia for the binder
    $600 19
In a saying attributed to the Duke of Wellington, this battle "was won on the playing fields of Eton"
    $600 20
Nickname of Haiti's Jean-Claude Duvalier
    $600 13
This military man won the NAACP's Spingarn Medal for 1991
    $800 8
By containers handled, Los Angeles is the busiest U.S. port; the second-busiest is in this city just a few miles south
    $800 25
The Brad jumped the Jen for this left-handed hottie
    $800 7
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reads the clue while holding onto a draftsman's tool) The name of this object used by draftsmen to create a pattern also means a preset document into which you plug new information
    $800 29
Jean-Luc Godard said, "Photography is truth, and" this "is truth 24 times a second"
    $800 27
This sticky figure of folklore gave its name to a Toni Morrison novel
    $800 16
This southern city's convention center is named for Ernest Morial, the city's first African-American mayor
    DD: $1,000 9
Among the top 40 busiest ports in the U.S. are these Northeast & Northwest cities with the same name
    $1000 26
This left-handed lady was positively "Bewitching" in a 2005 Nora Ephron film
    $1000 12
The name of this knotty craft comes from a word that means "embroidered veil"
    $1000 30
"Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori", wrote Horace, "It is a sweet and seemly thing to die for" this
    $1000 28
This tree-hopper of the Galagidae family spends a lot of time munching on insects and fruit
    $1000 21
Mari Evans adapted this Zora Neale Hurston work as a musical titled "Eyes"

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

Kelly Brian JC
$1,600 $4,600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kelly Brian JC
$2,200 $10,000 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Seen here, she had an age of literature named after her
    $400 4
"Custom K.I.T.T."
    $400 14
A kite winder is the central of 3 winders that help make a 90-degree turn in a flight of these
    $400 10
This state insect of Vermont is just as sweet as its state tree the sugar maple
    $400 1
In Reynolds v. Sims I said that representation in legislatures must be based mostly on population: one man, one this
    $400 3
As I reflect on the word "genuflect", I remember it means to bend this
    $800 8
In 1707 her title changed to Queen of Great Britain & Ireland (it used to be Queen of England, Scotland & Ireland)
    $800 7
"Angels in Chains"
    $800 15
This 6-letter part of a house is also called an eaves trough
    $800 11
Who was that masked animal? Oklahoma's official state furbearer, that's who
    $800 2
I am interred at this national cemetery
    $800 18
Alfred E. Neuman could tell you that a fernticle is another name for one of these on the surface of the skin
    $1200 17
Seen here, the second king of this name spent many years in French exile
    $1200 9
"Warrior... Princess... Tramp"
    DD: $4,000 16
The Coonley Estate & the Robie House are examples of this midwestern style created by Frank Lloyd Wright
    $1200 19
Hot-cha-cha! New Mexico's official state question is "red or" this?
    $1200 5
I was a 3-term governor of this state, 1943-1953
    $1200 22
To lapidate someone is to execute him by this method
    DD: $1,000 28
He succeeded his mother & was succeeded in 1910 by his son George V
    $1600 12
"The Path to the Black Lodge"
    $1600 26
In the English bond style, these are laid in alternate courses of headers & stretchers
    $1600 20
Florida's state shell is the "horse" type of this (Wow! I can hear the ocean!)
    $1600 25
On June 23, 1969 I swore in this man as Chief Justice of the U.S.
    $1600 23
Used to mean a vulnerable weak point in an enemy's defenses, it means the lower abdomen
    $2000 29
This king's marriage to the woman seen here united the houses of York & Lancaster
    $2000 13
"I, Borg"
    $2000 30
From 1617 to 1642 everyone was keeping up with this Jones, surveyor of works to the British Crown
    $2000 21
Extinct? You bet. But this "3-lobed" arthropod has crawled into history as Wisconsin's state fossil
    $2000 27
I ruled that public school segregation was unconstitutional in this landmark 1954 case
    $2000 24
Enjoy this $2000 quanswer--see, I'm one of these, a creator of new words

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kelly Brian JC
$2,600 $10,800 $13,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

An epigraph he used on one story says, "our hearts though stout and brave, still, like muffled drums are beating"

Final scores:

Kelly Brian JC
$2,300 $21,500 $4,399
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $21,500 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kelly Brian JC
$6,600 $10,800 $13,600
11 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $31,000

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Game tape date: 2006-11-14
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