Show #5155 - Friday, January 26, 2007


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Stephen Cooper, a math teacher from Sandy Springs, Georgia

Nate Meyer, an attorney from Los Angeles, California

Su Kim, an accountant from Elgin, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $29,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: One of my favorites.)
    $200 15
More than 75% of Singaporeans are of this ethnicity
    $200 6
Disguised as a man, Mollie Bean fought with the 47th North Carolina infantry during this war
    $200 1
The Great Hall in Russia's Catherine Palace is adorned with a painting called "The Allegory of" this country
    $200 16
On Aug. 16, 1812 British general Sir Isaac Brock captured this Michigan city
    $200 10
As a noun, it's a reader used by students for a class; an adjective, it can mean typical or classic
    $200 30
Not Crosby or Nash but this supergroup member was born in Dallas Jan. 3, 1945
    $400 22
Singapore's national flower is the Vanda Miss Joaquim, a purple species of this exotic corsage flower
    $400 7
This retailer who lived till age 94 attributed his long life & good health to the time he spent outdoors
    $400 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Iowa State Fair.) Will Rogers, Jeanne Crain & Pat Boone starred in different versions of this film about a family's adventures at the Iowa State Fair
    $400 17
There's a sucker born every minute, & this showman known for saying it was born on July 5, 1810
    $400 11
The quality of a surface perceptible to the touch
    $400 29
Born Patsy Anne McClenny, she's the Dallas-born beauty seen here--yeah, that's the ticket
    $600 23
With 4.4 million people in 267 square miles, Singapore is second only to Monaco in this population figure
    $600 8
He liked to boast that he was the only "law west of the Pecos"
    $600 3
Actor Byron Barr changed his name to this after playing a man named Gig Young in the 1942 film "The Gay Sisters"
    $600 18
In 1894 this man "Familiar" with "Quotations" compiled a "Complete Concordance to" Shakespeare
    $600 12
An emulsion of synthetic rubber or plastic
    $600 28
This Dallas-born pro golfer titled his 1982 autobiography "They Call Me Super Mex"
    $800 24
"Lions", actually tigers, once lived on the island, whose name means "lion city" in this ancient language of India
    $800 9
Tarleton Bean, the first curator of fishes at the Smithsonian, was a noted one of these "fish"y scientists
    $800 4
Every Friday, the Carillon in Duke University's chapel rings out the song "Dear Old" this
    $800 19
New Year's Eve 1876: actress Georgiana Drew marries into this famous acting family
    DD: $1,000 13
As a noun, it's a false reason; as a verb, it's to fake an identity to get someone's phone records
    $800 27
It was a "family affair" whenever this Dallas-born soul man got the crowd to "Dance To The Music"
    $1000 25
Singapore gained its independence in 1965 from this nation to which it's connected by a causeway
    $1000 21
In 1981, this astronaut gave up his day job & became a painter of pictures like the one seen here
    $1000 5
The number of legs on one of the monopods in the "Narnia" books
    $1000 20
This Frenchman sculpted more than one statue for the NYC area: his statue of Lafayette is in Union Square
    $1000 14
The words preceding or following a particular word that help explain its full meaning
    $1000 26
Born in Dallas in 1947, he hit the pop music charts with & like a "Bat Out Of Hell"

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

Su Nate Stephen
$1,600 $1,400 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Su Nate Stephen
$4,600 $2,600 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the country for us in...)
    $400 2
"The Mission Song" is the 20th novel by this author of spy thrillers like "Tinker, Taylor, Soldier, Spy"
    $400 11
It's a close shave for Ice Cube when he sells this title place of business in a 2002 film
    $400 26
He painted "Starry Night" in 1889 while checked into an asylum in Saint Remy
    $400 15
As a winner of this, you may be awakened in Stockholm's Grand Hotel by Swedes in St. Lucia's Day costumes
    $400 1
President Isabel Peron
    $400 18
Friedrich Froebe coined this German word for pre-elementary school education (it's the same in English)
    DD: $1,400 3
In this Hemingway novel, wounded WWI soldier Frederic really presses the call button of Nurse Catherine
    $800 12
Viggo Mortensen gave up his sword & tresses to play a small town diner operator with a dark past in this 2005 film
    $800 30
Theodore Blake Bergman's painting seen here shows Queen Victoria with this Prime Minister
    $800 16
These 2 words preceded "England Inne" in the name of a romantic getaway in Stowe, Vermont
    $800 5
Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto
    $800 19
Ads for Sam Adams have mentioned the Reinheitsgebot, the German purity law for this
    $1200 4
Nathanael West wrote forgettable films like "Let's Make Music" & this 1939 book called the greatest of Hollywood novels
    $1200 13
Actually Count Laszlo de Almasy, Ralph Fiennes' character gets this title moniker in a 1996 film due to his amnesia
    $1200 29
Like David, Edvard Munch did a painting called "The Death" of this man, but he placed him on a bed, not in a bath
    $1200 17
First 2 words of Variety's headline about rural audiences rejecting rural movies, preceding "Hick Pix"
    $1200 8
Prime Minister Edith Cresson
    $1200 23
Take ein Pastille
(a lozenge)
if you have
ein Halsschmerzen
(this ailment)
    $1600 6
In the Literary Arts stamp series, the vessel behind this writer recalls her famous novel "Ship of Fools"
    $1600 14
Harold Pinter wrote this movie in which Meryl Streep is both a 19th c. woman & the actress who plays her
    $1600 28
In the late 1800s this Frenchman painted a feast of still lifes: "With Plate of Cherries", "With Apples" & "With Onions"
    $1600 20
This newsman's long career has included driving Marguerite Oswald to see her son in custody on Nov. 22, 1963
    $1600 9
President Vigdis Finnbogadottir
    $1600 24
You are permitted to tell us this German word for forbidden
    $2000 7
In 1906 he needed foresight to know that he wouldn't complete the novels in his "Forsyte Saga" until 1921
    $2000 22
In this probing 1959 Preminger film, Jimmy Stewart's a lawyer defending Ben Gazzara in a murder trial
    $2000 27
This famous Jean-Francois Millet painting shows 3 women picking up the remains left after a harvest
    $2000 21
In "Gulliver's Travels", Swift described this type of creature as "the most unteachable of all brutes"
    $2000 10
Prime Minister Kim Campbell
    DD: $2,000 25
Kleine is this adjective, as in "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Su Nate Stephen
$15,000 $8,200 $5,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The world's largest invertebrate, it plays a prominent part in an 1870 French novel & a 1954 film

Final scores:

Su Nate Stephen
$16,401 $16,400 $8,201
3-day champion: $45,901 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Su Nate Stephen
$16,000 $8,200 $6,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
4 W
15 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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Game tape date: 2006-11-15
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