Show #5159 - Thursday, February 1, 2007


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Wayne Cherry, a graduate student from Houston, Texas

Derek Robinson, a project manager from Alameda, California

Nate Metcalf, an actor and playwright from Cokato, Minnesota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,438)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And then we want you to name the dog breed among the names we give you in...)
    $200 6
The city of Leipzig, now in this country, was the site of an 1813 battle called the greatest clash of arms before WWI
    $200 9
"Surf's down", said Playbill when "Good Vibrations", a musical full of this group's songs, wiped out in 2005
    $200 14
The choo choo,
the chi chi,
the chow chow
    $200 26
The night-blooming cereus, which blooms for just one night a year, is a type of this succulent
    $200 21
Seeing the unexpectedly high price of a car can put you into the "sticker" type of this
    $200 1
It's the one-word title of the state song of Alabama
    $400 7
In the first major charity event of its kind, a concert was held Aug. 1, 1971 to raise money for this country
    $400 10
You may feel like getting married again after seeing this musical based on an Adam Sandler film about a vocalist
    $400 15
The akoto,
the akita,
the akeenu
    $400 27
A supercolony of these insects, Formica yessensis, was found to have more than 1 million queens
    $400 22
This word for "speechless" can precede -struck or -founded
    $400 2
The first line of this Ralph Ellison novel is "I am an invisible man"
    $600 8
Ruling from 1764 to 1795, Stanislaus II was the last king of this country
    $600 11
"Ring of Fire" should ring a bell with you; it was a tribute to this man's music
    $600 16
The bilchon fazu,
the bichon frise,
the bilshoi ballu
    $600 28
The Indian type of this horned beast has rivet-like projections on its skin that make it look armored
    $600 23
Remarkable news may throw you for one of these, also the name of an aeronautical maneuver
    $600 3
The name of this brand is an amalgam of "dance" and "skin"
    $800 19
In 1910 Korea was annexed by this country that held it for the next 35 years
    $800 12
Wonder if his future wife J-Lo saw him in Paul Simon's musical "The Capeman" in 1998
    $800 17
Swedish plains dog,
Portuguese water dog,
Chinese desert dog
    $800 29
This tree has 2 groups: soft, which has needles in bundles of 5, & hard, which has needles in bundles of 2 or 3
    $800 24
Captain Kirk often ordered phasers set on this non-lethal surprising setting
    $800 4
This track from "Abbey Road" says "And in the end the love you take is equal to the love you make"
    DD: $800 20
In the 1939-1940 "Winter War", the vast Soviet war machine was unleashed against this smaller country
    $1000 13
"You'll Be In My Heart" if you know that "Tarzan" swings with songs by this composer
    $1000 18
The schipperke,
the schippoutie,
the schipponski
    $1000 30
This predatory canines native to Yellowstone were carefully reintroduced to the park in 1995
    $1000 25
On hearing a surprising affront, you may be "taken" this 5-letter way
    $1000 5
Frank Lloyd Wright had 6 kids, including his eldest son, who practiced as an architect under this name

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

Nate Derek Wayne
$1,600 $2,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nate Derek Wayne
$2,800 $2,600 $6,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
(Sarah reports from the Plasma Physics Lab in New Jersey)
A record level of fusion power was produced at the Plasma Physics Lab of this New Jersey Ivy League university
    $400 6
After being expelled, Bluto says "7 years of college down the drain" in "National Lampoon's..."
    $400 1
In this "Red Badge" author's "A History of Heroism", Collins risks his life for a bucket of water-- that gets spilled
    $400 11
Number of reeds used in the playing of a saxophone
    $400 16
"Weekend" name for a small cheap handgun used in robberies & assaults
    $400 21
Cowboy bed
    $800 27
The year the Empire State Building opened, this bridge opened to help you get to it from New Jersey
    $800 7
Sure, in 1992 Francis Ford Coppola directed, but it was, in fact, "Bram Stoker's..."
    $800 2
In this character's "Secret Life", he's a naval commander & a brilliant surgeon, while buying overshoes in Waterbury
    $800 12
Of the 1740s, 1840s or 1940s, the decade in which Adolphe Sax invented the saxophone
    $800 17
An order for 1,000 pistols from the U.S. government in 1847 helped re-establish this now legendary gun company
    $800 22
Terrestrial critter seen here
    $1200 28
(John reports from Radio City Music Hall in New York)
The stock market crash ended this man's dream of putting an opera house here; he ended up building Radio City Music Hall on the land he controlled
    $1200 8
In 2005, Heath Ledger was this great lover; back in 1976, Donald Sutherland was the man in "Fellini's..."
    DD: $2,746 3
In "In the Penal Colony" by this Czech master, a torture device is finally used on its operator
    $1200 13
He's the Grammy-winning saxophone master seen here
    DD: $2,000 18
Prominent pair who dueled with pistols on July 11, 1804
    $1200 23
Quality of special soldiers honored & entombed at Arlington
    $1600 29
The USA's last wooden whaling ship, the Charles W. Morgan, is docked in the harbor of this Conn. seaport
    $1600 9
Ho ho no! Oogie Boogie holds Santa hostage in this 1993 film, "Tim Burton's..."
    $1600 4
In this author's "To Build a Fire", a man needs to, in extreme cold, but it goes out
    $1600 14
Charlie Parker took the instrument to new heights playing this style of jazz he helped invent
    $1600 19
Ford's Theatre has on display this type of .44 caliber pocket pistol infamously used by John Wilkes Booth
    $1600 24
From the old High German for "uncombed", this adjective means disheveled or crude
    $2000 30
This submarine building Connecticut town was the site of a 1781 massacre of U.S. troops by the British; a memorial is shown
    $2000 10
In 2002, Joaquin Phoenix was in "M. Night Shyamalan's Signs"; in 2004, he went to this title place, to "M. Night Shyamalan's..."
    $2000 5
In a story by him, a woman is sure she'll die as soon as "The Last Leaf" falls, but-- well, just wait for the ending
    $2000 15
Originally there were 14 types of saxophone; today the most widely used types are the tenor, alto & this one
    $2000 20
This Olympic event was inspired by a soldier's ability to swim, run, ride a horse & fight with a sword & a pistol
    $2000 25
Branch of the Sioux headed by Sitting Bull

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nate Derek Wayne
$4,854 $12,600 $15,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The invention of what was termed "electro-photography" led to the 1948 trademarking of this word

Final scores:

Nate Derek Wayne
$9,707 $2,600 $20,600
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nate Derek Wayne
$7,600 $12,600 $15,000
17 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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Game tape date: 2006-11-28
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