Show #5158 - Wednesday, January 31, 2007


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Katie McArthur, a hazardous waste compliance inspector from Yakima, Washington

Nate Metcalf, an actor and playwright from Cokato, Minnesota

Cindi Winstead, a homemaker and student from Villa Rica, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
This 19th c. humorist:
"I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it"
    $200 11
This guitarist won a Grammy for his 1994 blues album "From the Cradle"
    $200 26
Its name tells you that it's "Genuine Draft beer"
    $200 1
Frank Seiberling named his tire & rubber company after this inventor
    $200 6
Even or level with something, such as the margin of a page
    $200 20
The royal house of Braganza supplied kings & emperors to Portugal & this other country 100 times its size
    $400 17
This comic "brother":
"I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it"
    $400 12
He was "Will" to Debra Messing's "Grace"
    $400 27
2 brothers launched this lager in 1887; it's Australian for beer, mate
    $400 2
Walter Alcock perforated this bathroom product in the 1870s
    $400 7
Descriptive 6-letter term for a free-flowing oil well that doesn't have to be pumped
    $400 21
Home to a famous zoo, the Schonbrunn Palace in this city is also home to an annual Mozart festival
    $600 18
This scandalous Irish wit:
"He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends"
    $600 13
He sang lead vocals on the No. 1 hit "The House of the Rising Sun"
    DD: $1,000 28
The founder of this stout was brilliant, getting a 9,000-year lease to a brewery at St. James' Gate in Dublin
    $600 3
A lot of rain fell on Robert Kearns' parade after he invented the intermittent type of these for cars
    $600 8
An atomizer that uses compressed air to spray paint on a surface
    $600 22
Located on the Jhelum River, Srinagar is the summer capital of this disputed region of northwest India
    $800 19
This Algonquin lady: "If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to"
    $800 14
Though his name sounds like he doesn't work much, this man has been in more than 50 films & TV shows
    $800 29
This pale ale that's brewed in the Northern California city of Chico is named for a nearby mountain range
    $800 4
The differential analyzer Vannevar Bush invented at MIT is a forerunner of the modern one of these
    $800 9
After 9 years as Soviet premier, he was deposed for failing to establish missiles in Cuba
    $800 23
The southern part of Thailand occupies the northern part of this peninsula named for another country
    $1000 25
This 1920s lawyer:
"I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure"
    $1000 15
"All By Myself" was featured on this man's self-titled album
    $1000 30
A Belgian brewery created this beer for Christmas 1926 but started it year-round when it proved popular
    $1000 5
H.A. Largelamb was an anagrammatic pen name used by this inventor for his articles in National Geographic
    $1000 10
"Midnight's Children" & "The Moor's Last Sigh" are 2 of this author's works that did not result in a fatwa
    $1000 24
With about 500,000 souls, this city is the most populous in Slovakia

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

Cindi Nate Katie
-$200 $4,200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cindi Nate Katie
-$200 $7,000 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to tell us the state where each marriage took place.)
    $400 23
Sir Edwin Landseer was lionized for the lions he created for Nelson's Column in this square
    $400 21
Nicole sings & dances at a famous Paris nightspot
    $400 16
George & Martha Washington, on Jan. 6, 1759
    $400 11
Stereo recordings have the vocals on one of these & instruments on the other, so you can "surf" between them
    $400 2
In May 2005 the city of Hibbing honored him with a street sign named in his honor--how does it feel...
    $400 1
A famous one of these embroidered wall hangings bears the name of the French town of Bayeux
    $800 30
Canaletto used a camera obscura to help him get those sweeping views of this, his hometown
    $800 22
Nicole waits for her Confederate soldier boy to return from the war
    $800 17
Harry & Bess Truman, on June 28, 1919
    $800 12
We're attuned to midrange sounds; bass sounds or those with this other clef name sound softer than they really are
    $800 3
Reportedly the richest man in the world when he died in 1976, he was born in Minneapolis in 1892
    $800 7
One form of this event sticks to dry land & features only the 200-meter dash, high jump & shot put
    $1200 29
This beautiful painting by Gustav Klimt has the same name as a famous sculpture by Rodin
    $1200 24
Nicole moves to an exclusive Connecticut town where the women are rather robotic
    $1200 18
Calvin & Grace Coolidge, on Oct. 4, 1905
    $1200 13
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew tests out her pipes.) The difference between the softest and loudest sounds is called "dynamic" this; in speech, it can be about 40 decibels
    $1200 4
He's the familiar National Public Radio personality heard here

"That's the news from Lake Wobegon, where all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above-average..."
    DD: $2,500 8
Any Boy Scout could tell you it's a 10-letter word for "novice"
    $1600 28
Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne is famed for his busts of Montesquieu, Mme. de Pompadour & this "Candide" author
    $1600 25
TV weatherperson Nicole recruits 3 teenagers to kill her husband
    DD: $4,238 19
William H. & Helen Taft, on June 19, 1886
    $1600 14
Vibrations at certain frequencies are called harmonics or these "tones"
    $1600 5
Every July on Plum Creek near Walnut Grove, a pageant is presented honoring this children's author
    $1600 9
This philosophy emphasizing the intuitive & spiritual above the empirical is associated with Emerson
    $2000 27
The Rokeby Venus is the only surviving example of a female nude by this 17th century Spanish portrait artist
    $2000 26
Nicole leaves Ireland & seeks a new life in 1890s America
    $2000 20
Martin & Hannah Van Buren, on Feb. 21, 1807
    $2000 15
(Jon of the Clue Crew blows across the top of an empty glass beverage bottle.) The air inside the bottle vibrates like a spring in the Helmholtz's type of this; it's the intensification of sound by vibration
    $2000 6
Oh, this man from Maine, Minnesota, with the middle initial "O", was the longest-serving Supreme Court justice
    $2000 10
Silent, saying nothing; this adjective can often be found before "approval"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cindi Nate Katie
$1,400 $22,438 $6,700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Thomas Malory's posthumous 1485 bestseller inspired this first name of a prince born in 1486

Final scores:

Cindi Nate Katie
$2,800 $22,438 $10,500
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $22,438 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cindi Nate Katie
$1,000 $19,800 $9,200
6 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
28 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,000

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Game tape date: 2006-11-28
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