Show #5151 - Monday, January 22, 2007


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Leah Buswell, a substitute teacher originally from Toledo, Washington

Dawn Alsvary, a cost accountant from Richardson, Texas

Linda Schildkraut, an art historian from Bayside, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $57,802)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the arena. You give us the state where those arenas stand.)
    $200 2
"My only love sprung from my only hate! Too early seen unknown, and known too late!"
    $200 10
In 1972 he was "a hunk, a hunk of burning love"; thank you, thank you very much
    $200 1
This pronoun, always (unless you're e.e. cummings)
    $200 17
Pete Maravich Assembly Center,
Rapides Parish Coliseum
    $200 16
In May 1883 this showman put on his first "Wild West Show"
    $200 30
In March 1983 this "Magnum P.I." star became the first male centerfold in McCall's history; he kept his clothes on
    $400 5
"I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him"
    $400 11
In 1957 this man hit the charts with "Great Balls of Fire"
    $400 3
These 2 paired words when they're used as part of a name, like before artist Moses & musician Jones
    $400 22
Crisler Arena,
Kellogg Arena
    $400 18
He became the oldest man ever to fly in space when he returned there in October 1998 at the age of 77
    $400 29
Newspaper in Tampa, Salt Lake City & Chicago share this name
    $600 7
"Is this a dagger which I see before me, the handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee"
    $600 12
He's recorded "Burn Down the Mission", "Flames of Paradise" & a big hit about a candle
    $600 4
Yes when it refers to the language, but not always when it refers to spin put on a ball
    $600 23
HP Pavilion,
Arrowhead Pond
    $600 19
In 2004 this Fijian set a record for pro golf winnings in one year, $10,905,166
    $600 28
This hunting & fishing publication calls itself "the world's leading outdoor magazine"
    $800 8
"Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more; or close the wall up with our English dead"
    $800 13
"Fire and Rain" was the first Top 40 hit for this singer/songwriter
    $800 6
Days of the week, like these 2 consecutive ones named for heavenly bodies that aren't planets
    DD: $2,000 24
TD Banknorth Garden,
Paul E. Tsongas Arena
    $800 20
This man who partnered with Charlie McCarthy was the first president of the TV Academy
    $800 26
Missouri's top newspaper in circulation is this one in St. Louis
    $1000 9
"Beware, my Lord, of jealousy; it is the green-eyed monster"
    $1000 14
"Wheel of Fortune', Sally Ride, heavy metal, suicide" is a line from this hot Billy Joel tune
    $1000 15
In standard style, number of capitalized words in the title of Hemingway's tale about a fisherman battling a marlin
    $1000 25
Midwest Wireless Civic Center,
Mayo Civic Center
    $1000 21
Many of Geoffrey Chaucer's works were first printed around 1477 by this man, England's first printer
    $1000 27
This paper on Long Island was founded in 1940 by Alicia Patterson, who held a contest to name it

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

Linda Dawn Leah
-$2,400 $1,600 $7,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Dawn Leah
$0 $1,400 $9,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: There are two words in each correct response: one word beginning with a G, one word beginning with a B.)
    $400 6
To find gas and oil, geologists may set off an explosion & measure the waves using this instrument
    $400 1
He received Oscar nominations for acting in & directing "Million Dollar Baby"
    $400 8
Lisboa is what residents of this nation call their capital
    $400 23
"Haile Selassie" means "the might of" this, the threefold personality of the one divine being
    $400 16
The first person in the Americas to be canonized was Rose of this South American capital
    $400 18
U.S. military base on the southeast coast of Cuba
    $800 7
Lying just below the crust, this largest of the earth's layers is about 1,800 miles thick
    $800 2
The dad of this "Sideways" star was President of Yale & Commissioner of Major League Baseball
    $800 12
On the French revolutionary calendar, the month of Nivose, "snowy", was followed by Pluviose, or this
    $800 27
In 1936 Selassie went into Exile in this country, which in 1941 helped Ethiopian forces recapture their home capital
    $800 17
He's the early martyr whose distinctive manner of death is shown here. Note the guy with the big rock
    $800 19
Internal digestive organ connected to the liver
    $1200 9
Andalusite, an aluminum silicate mineral, was named for the region in this country where it was discovered
    $1200 3
James Caan played a character based on this playwright in the film "Chapter Two"
    $1200 13
An obscenity case against "I Am Curious (Yellow)" a 1960's film from this country, went to the U.S. Supreme Court
    DD: $400 24
"Castillo Interior" is a classic spiritual work by this 16th century female saint
    $1200 20
At about 1,250 miles long, it's the largest coral reef on earth
    $1600 10
This geologic epoch that ended about 11,000 years ago included numerous ice ages
    $1600 4
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reads from Girls and Boys Town.) He sent his "Boys Town" Oscar to Father Flanagan, saying his "great human qualities were strong enough to shine through my humble efforts"
    $1600 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew digs in in Estonia) I'm in Estonia snacking on keele sült, an appetizer of this organ meat, sometimes known as gossip's fate
    $1600 25
The cross here is named for this saint, thought to have met his death on a similar looking item
    $1600 21
Entomological title of a Poe Story
    $2000 11
A large area of land lying at the "foot of a mountain", it shares its name with a region in northwest Italy
    $2000 5
Last name of this Iowa-born "Superman Returns" star is pronounced like "South"
    $2000 15
If writing to a friend in Berlin in 1500, you could put these 3 words on the envelope as the country
    $2000 26
Anselm of Canterbury is famous for his "ontological argument" for this
    DD: $6,000 22
19th century French opera composer of "The Pearl Fishers" & "The Fair Maid of Perth", among others

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Dawn Leah
$3,200 $600 $18,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

"American Vertigo" by philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy retraced a trip 175 years before by this man, his countryman

Final scores:

Linda Dawn Leah
$5,100 $1 $16,600
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $16,600

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Linda Dawn Leah
$3,200 $8,600 $19,600
11 R,
5 W
10 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
25 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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Game tape date: 2006-11-15
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