Show #5171 - Monday, February 19, 2007


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Amanda Froning, an elections and voter registration clerk from Wilmington, Delaware

Rob Faunce, a professor from New York, New York

Wayne Cherry, a graduate student from Houston, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $41,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the country where each airline is based.)
(Alex: Each correct response will be a two-syllable word, each syllable rhyming with the other.)
    $200 11
The flowers of this lawn weed, Taraxacum oficinale, are sometimes used to make wine
    $200 1
(Jon of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the drummer's throne.) A common rock & roll pattern is this one which stresses the 2nd & 4th beat; it's also the title of a movie about The Beatles
    $200 6
Iberia Airlines
    $200 14
In "La Boutique Fantasque", dolls come to life & perform this high-kicking, skirt-swooshing dance
    $200 23
At his death in 1971, there were more than 1,600 department stores bearing his name
    $200 18
An important person, perhaps with an elaborate toupee
    $400 12
The common species of this prairie flower, Helianthus annuus, can reach a height of 15 feet
    $400 2
(Jon of the Clue Crew peers down between the cymbals.) Playing triplets--three strokes for every two notes--was a trademark of this late Led Zeppellin drummer
    $400 7
Aer Lingus
    $400 15
Every "Psycho" knows that Matthew Bourne's ballet "Deadly Serious" is an homage to this film director
    $400 24
He's the taller of the two gentlemen in the photo seen here
    $400 19
I've come to the ashram so this person can show me the unreality of material things--oops, I scratched his Mercedes
    $600 13
About 3/4 of U.S. plantings of this palm fruit are of the Deglet Noor, a semidry variety
    $600 3
(Jon of the Clue Crew sticks with his drums--& drums with his sticks.) Playing this gives me an explosive sound on the snare drum; to help out a comedian's lame joke combine it with a cymbal crash
    $600 8
Olympic Airlines
    $600 28
The Roanoke Ballet's dancers raced around with logos on their unitards in a ballet named for this auto assoc.
    $600 25
In 1930 he directed his first talkie, "Abraham Lincoln", starring Walter Huston
    $600 20
Nicole Kidman is one; so was Lucille Ball & Vincent Van Gogh
    $800 16
Reproducing by means of spores, the only tree with no flowers, fruits or seeds is called the tree type of this
    $800 4
(Jon of the Clue Crew subs on the drum set.) After you get into a groove, now & again throw in this; as the name suggests, it's for when there's an empty space in the music
    $800 9
Belavia (Its first terminal was in Minsk)
    $800 29
The music of film composer Alex North drives the ballet based on this play about Stanley Kowalski
    $800 26
He designed the building for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
    $800 21
In Manhattan, going from Central Park to Chelsea is heading this way
    $1000 17
Prized for its oil, this evergreen shrub of the American southwest is also known as the goat nut
    $1000 5
(Jon of the Clue Crew delivers the final clue of the category.) It's the rhyming phrase for a steady rhythm that hits the bass drum on each quarter note
    $1000 10
(you might know it by its abbreviation)
    $1000 30
Dizzy Gillespie's music is also featured in it, but the ballet "For 'Bird' - With Love" is a tribute to him
    $1000 27
A visit to the Marabar Caves is a turning point in his novel "A Passage to India"
    DD: $1,000 22
This term for empty words or nonsense was originally a trick to gain applause

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

Wayne Rob Amanda
$2,000 $400 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Wayne Rob Amanda
$2,400 $2,200 $7,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 8
Genesis calls it "the salt sea" perhaps because its salinity reaches 4 times that of ocean water
    $400 6
Liza Minnelli
    $400 20
You might see Bob Woodward during your walking tour of this publication's building on 15th Street N.W.
    $400 22
"His pride had cast him out from heaven, with all his host of rebel angels"
    $400 16
Ths underwear maker's logo contains fig leaves, an apple & different types of grapes
    $400 1
It's an adjective meaning really, really angry
    DD: $4,000 11
This mount "as altogether on a smoke, because the Lord descended upon it in fire"
    $800 7
Kate Hudson
    $800 25
The Peacock room at the Freer Gallery shows the fun-loving side of this artist known for that dour depiction of mama
    $800 23
"Do not go gentle into that good night, old age should burn and rave at close of day"
    $800 17
A wine known as Lacrima Christi, or "tears of Christ" is made from grapes grown on the slopes of this Italian volcano
    $800 2
On election night 2000, this newsman spouted lines like "Bush will be madder than a rained-on rooster"
    $1200 12
Lying at the foot of the Mount of Olives, this garden was the site where Jesus was betrayed & arrested
    $1200 9
Gwyneth Paltrow
    $1200 27
The museum that's now the Smithsonian's Arts & Industries Bldg. was the site of this man's 1881 inaugural ball
    $1200 24
"I hear American singing, the varied carols I hear"
    $1200 18
In an Aesop fable, this animal decides the grapes he can't reach must therefore be sour
    $1200 3
For many, this Johannesburg-born actor will forever be the definitive Sherlock Holmes
    $1600 15
In Ezekiel this capital of Egypt is called Noph, & the Lord promises to "destroy the idols" there (he didn't mean Elvis)
    $1600 10
Melanie Griffith
    DD: $2,500 28
It was once known as "Presidents Park" but perhaps this name for it looks better on a "Marquis"
    $1600 14
"So long as men can breathe or eyes can see, so long lives this, and this gives life to thee"
    $1600 19
In 1962 this man organized migrant grape pickers into what became known as the United Farm Workers
    $1600 4
Persian religious leader AKA Zoroaster
    $2000 21
In the Song of Solomon, a bride refers to herself as "the rose of" this plain between Joppa & Mount Carmel
    $2000 13
Mariska Hargitay
    $2000 30
This Frenchman who planned D.C. had such a "terrible" temperament that he was dismissed in 1792
    $2000 26
"Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words"
    $2000 29
A popular grape used in making raisins is this variety that shares its name with the capital of Oman
    $2000 5
Basement beerhall in Bavaria

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Wayne Rob Amanda
$9,200 $11,000 $28,700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The C.A.P., or Common Agricultural Policy, accounts for almost half the budget of this 25-nation organization

Final scores:

Wayne Rob Amanda
$9,200 $3,500 $34,700
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $34,700

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Wayne Rob Amanda
$9,200 $11,000 $25,600
13 R,
1 W
13 R,
2 W
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $45,800

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Game tape date: 2006-11-29
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