Show #5147 - Tuesday, January 16, 2007


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Greg Williams, a lecturer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Paula Ashley, a marketing communications firm owner from Toledo, Ohio

Brian Armbrust, a corporate trainer from San Francisco, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
Not so great--in 1725, this czar died unable to name a successor; he wrote, "Give everything to..." & never finished
    $200 8
    $200 16
Around 1862 this doctor invented a machine gun that could fire about 350 rounds per minute
    $200 3
This round hat is named for a North African city of more than half a million people
    $200 1
This artist wasn't so fine & Andy on June 3, 1968 when he was shot by Valerie Solanas, of his own entourage
    $200 13
This legendary tennis player's memoir "Days of Grace" was published in 1993, after his death
    $400 23
He took over in 1985 at age 54, following a series of senior citizens
    $400 9
    $400 17
Developed by a German physicist, it measures radioactivity by "counting" ionizing particles like protons
    $400 4
In this "buggy" football play, a backward lateral is followed by a pass
    $400 2
Matisse's final art pieces were made using paper & not brush or pen but these
    $400 14
On Sept. 20, 1881 he took the oath of office in his NYC home at 2:15 A.M.
    $600 24
Ivan the Terrible's mom introduced one of these showing a knight holding a spear called a kopye-- hence "kopeck"
    $600 10
Perdita & Pongo
    $600 19
Famous for his jet, he also invented the automobile radio for the company that became Motorola
    $600 5
This Italian bread is drizzled with olive oil before baking & is used for small sandwiches called panini
    $600 15
This Spanish "Still Life with Chair Caning" artist said, "Computers are useless. They can only give you answers"
    $600 27
His first Broadway play, "The Man Who Had All the Luck", had none, closing after 4 shows in 1944; it was far from his last play
    $800 25
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Moscow, Russia.) After Moscow's Alarm Tower summoned a dangerous mob in 1771, this woman had its bell removed
    $800 11
Eddie on "Frasier"
    $800 22
In 1866 a physician invented one of these that took a few minutes to take a reading instead of the normal 20
    $800 6
The fife is an example of a side-blown one of these musical instruments; the recorder is an end-blown one
    $800 20
This Mexican self-portrait painter underwent about 35 operations, including the amputation of a leg
    $800 28
He fronted the Boston Pops from 1930 on into the '70s
    $1000 26
Searching for a cure for this disease in their son Alexis led Nicholas & Alexandra to Rasputin
    $1000 12
Buddy of "Air Bud" fame
    $1000 30
At the funeral of Sylvan Goldman, who invented this, there wasn't one wonky pallbearer who went in an odd direction
    $1000 7
(Jon of the Clue Crew limbers up in the gym.) In 1998 the American College of Sports Medicine said a complete program must develop cardio & muscular fitness, & this, improved by stretching
    DD: $500 21
This 20th century artist called some of his paintings "hand-painted dream photographs"
    $1000 29
Though not a grade grubber, Hester Prynne got an "A" for her affair with this novel character

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

Brian Paula Greg
$2,400 $1,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Paula Greg
$7,400 $200 $3,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
In 1875, Sir Henry Morton Stanley circumnavigated this largest African lake
    $400 6
This actress is on the "Chicago" soundtrack singing "And All That Jazz" & "I Can't Do It Alone"
    $400 11
The king's jester; alas, do you know him?
    $400 25
Where else would Ty Pennington go for appliances by Kenmore but this chain, founded in the late 1800s
    $400 16
The October 4 launch of this made Americans doubt their country's technological superiority
    $400 17
Lots of folks must wear glasses in this state; it's the only one with 4 "i"s
    $800 2
This arm of the Mediterranean separates Italy from Croatia & Albania
    $800 7
(Doug Savant reads the clue.) On "Desperate Housewives", I was reunited with this actress, the explosive Kimberly Shaw on "Melrose Place"
    $800 12
In a sense, this queen drinks herself to death
    $800 26
The logo for this shoe retailer founded in 1974 is seen here
    $800 21
In March Egypt reopened this waterway after a 4-month blockage
    $800 18
Its name includes the name of another state that was named for a ruler born in 1533
    $1200 3
The Gulf of Finland & the Gulf of Bothnia both extend from this sea
    $1200 8
These athletic sisters had a reality show subtitled "For Real"
    $1200 13
Exeunt these 2 "formerly fellow-students with Hamlet"; they are dead
    $1200 27
After Prohibition, this Kentucky bourbon maker, at age 70, rebuilt his family's distillery, by hand, in 120 days
    $1200 23
In 1957 Melville Bell Grosvenor became Editor in Chief of this "national" mag., a position his father held for 51 years
    DD: $2,000 19
Land's sakes! The only 2 states with "land" in their names
    $1600 4
This Arctic sea is named for the British naval officer who devised a wind scale
    $1600 9
(I'm Miguel Ferrer.) My dad was Tony & Oscar winner Jose Ferrer, & my mom was this Grammy-nominated vocalist
    $1600 14
Polonius' kid, he gets the poisoned point
    $1600 28
"Rain Man" didn't have a very high opinion of this retail chain that filed for bankruptcy in January 2002
    $1600 24
Jack Kerouac published "On The Road", & Nevil Shute wrote "On The" this
    $1600 20
This state's name is a homophone for a word that means "principal"
    $2000 5
It sounds servile, but this 11,000-square-mile Canadian lake is actually named for a tribe of Native Americans
    $2000 10
Artie Shaw was married 8 times; his wives included Lana Turner & this bombshell who starred in "Mogambo"
    DD: $1,000 15
He's the Fresh Prince of Norway
    $2000 29
In 1971 this company brought out the 4004, the world's first commercial microprocessor
    $2000 30
On July 29, 1957 this "explosive" organization, the IAEA, was established
    $2000 22
The names of this state & its state capital both end with the letters "na"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Paula Greg
$9,000 $200 $15,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the only Cabinet department whose official website does not use the ".gov" suffix

Final scores:

Brian Paula Greg
$1 $1 $13,400
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $13,400

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Brian Paula Greg
$11,000 $200 $17,400
25 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
7 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $28,600

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Game tape date: 2006-11-14
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