Show #5156 - Monday, January 29, 2007


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Ben Kroll, a Spanish teacher from Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Robin Parry, a federal attorney from Arlington, Virginia

Su Kim, an accountant from Elgin, Illinois (whose 3-day cash winnings total $45,901)

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Jeopardy! Round

"ii", SIR!
    $200 26
In area, it's the largest country that borders China
    $200 16
Helen Mirren won acclaim in 2006 playing this daughter of Henry VIII who faced down the Spanish Armada
    $200 19
Confusingly, "second"-this American can mean either that your parents or your grandparents immigrated here
    $200 7
It's the instrument you can use to draw a circle (not to be confused with the one you use when lost in the woods)
    $200 2
This center includes restaurants, theaters, a concert hall & an opera house
    $200 1
I really wish "Jeopardy!" would tape shows in this southernmost state
    $400 27
2 of the 5 "stan"s that border China
    $400 17
"Mrs. Harris" details the life & death of Herman Tarnower, known for creating this diet named for an east New York village
    $400 20
It's the more colorful nickname for the document affirming lawful permanent residence
    $400 8
Pi times a circle's diameter gives the measure of this
    $400 9
This motto is on the base of the Statue of Freedom that sits atop the Capitol
    $400 3
An airplane is doing this down a runway, presently
    $600 28
Of the nations that border China, it has the largest population
    $600 18
On "Deadwood," Gerald McRaney played a vicious magnate whose son would become this real-life publishing mogul
    $600 22
On March 1, 2003 this former service mutated into CIS, Citizenship & Immigration Services
    $600 13
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew shows a diagram of a circle on the monitor with arc AB, angle a between them, and the formula l(A,B)=ra.) In the formula here, the length of arc (A,B) equals the angle a times r, which stands for this measurement
    DD: $1,000 10
At its 500-foot level, it has 8 small windows, 2 on each side
    $600 4
Klammer, Moe & Killy aren't Stooges, they're notable names in this sport
    $800 29
The one country that borders both China & the Yellow Sea
    $800 21
In "Warm Springs", Kathy Bates gives therapy to this politico seeking a miracle cure in 1920s Georgia
    $800 24
It's the first form of transportation in the lyrics of Neil Diamond's "Coming To America" song
    $800 14
A wheel that rotates 360 degrees makes a complete one of these; it’s also an historical term
    $800 11
The building on Pennsylvania Ave. named for him houses the FBI
    $800 5
Italian city that suddenly wasn't in 79 A.D.
    $1000 30
One of the 2 monarchies that border China
    $1000 23
In this role, Albert Finney tries to keep Clemmie happy & warns the British P.M. about "The Gathering Storm"
    $1000 25
On Form I-589, "Application for" this, explain who would hurt you if you returned to your home country
    $1000 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows on the monitor a diagram of a clock face with hands at 12 and 4.) If we imagine a circle as a clock face, the 4 would be this many degrees clockwise from high noon
    $1000 12
This library on the Hill has a theatre that evokes the courtyard of an English Renaissance inn
    $1000 6
A large, meaty black mushroom native to eastern Asia

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

Su Robin Ben
$2,400 $600 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Su Robin Ben
$5,200 $3,000 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
The main historical figure connected with the St. Valentine legend was martyred in this imperial capital
    $400 1
In this Rob Reiner film, Westley tells Buttercup, "Death cannot stop true love. All it can do is delay it for a while"
    $400 21
Research cited in the New York Times says heart attacks are most common on this day of the week
    $400 16
First, a toast, my sweet, with a glass of this potent potable whose invention is credited to Dom Perignon
    $400 11
It was first played January 1, 1902 with Michigan beating Stanford 49-0
    $400 2
Since 1902, Necco has been making this brand of appropriately shaped candies with bons mots printed on them
    $800 27
Valentine is the patron saint not only of lovers but also of sufferers of this deadly medieval disease
    $800 3
It's arguably the only movie ever in which a fire-breathing dragon falls in love with a donkey
    $800 22
The left ventricle sends oxygen-rich blood to this largest artery in the body
    $800 17
To start, my little pot sticker, how about an appetizer--this Asian one, skewered meat dipped in a peanut sauce
    $800 12
For quick access to outdoor events, the White House press briefing room opens on this floral area
    $800 7
This term for a beloved is also the surname of Peter Pan's Wendy
    $1200 28
In some accounts, St. Valentine was not a European but actually one of these that today we would call an Iranian
    $1200 4
In this film, Helen Hunt tells Jack Nicholson, "I thought you were handsome... then, of course, you spoke"
    DD: $3,000 23
In this type of heart failure, from the Latin for "crowd together", slow pumping causes fluid to clog the lungs
    $1200 18
Now mi corazon, the soup; this liquid Spanish delight of chopped tomatoes, onions & spices, served cold
    $1200 13
In a 1943 work by Saint-Exupery, this title character has a special rose
    $1200 8
Van Morrison sings, "she's as sweet as" this, something you might find in a Mississippi apiary
    $1600 29
As a prisoner of Emperor Claudius, Valentine's fateful mistake leading to his martyrdom was trying to do this to Claudius
    $1600 5
In this movie, Captain Renault boldly exclaims, "If I were a woman... I should be in love with Rick"
    $1600 24
When these need to be replaced, it's generally the ones on the left side of the heart, where the pressure's higher
    $1600 19
On to the main course, ma cherie, a fine gigot d'agneau, roast leg of this meat in a garlic & rosemary sauce
    $1600 14
His play "The Rose Tattoo" tells the story of a Louisiana widow withdrawing from the world
    DD: $4,400 9
This pigeon seen here has two animals in its name & is known for being affectionate with its mate
    $2000 30
A St. Valentine's church in Italy was built over one of these subterranean tombs where his remains were found
    $2000 6
This Nicolas Cage-Meg Ryan weeper is a remake of the Wim Wnders film "Der Himmel Uber Berlin"
    $2000 25
The myocardium, or heart muscle, is covered by this thin sac
    $2000 20
For dessert, my baby, this chocolate chip cookie bearing the name of the Mass. inn where it was invented
    $2000 15
In a sonnet, Shakespeare refers to these pink roses whose name is derived from the capital of Syria
    $2000 10
Originally a term used by women for Christ, this word comes from the French for "with love"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Su Robin Ben
$12,000 $14,000 $11,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This drama is set at a summer home in August 1912; Act 1 takes place at 8:30 A.M.; Act 4 is 15 1/2 hours later, at midnight

Final scores:

Su Robin Ben
$1 $24,001 $19,199
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,001 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Su Robin Ben
$16,400 $11,800 $11,600
20 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
17 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,800

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Game tape date: 2006-11-28
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