Show #5172 - Tuesday, February 20, 2007


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Brad Haag, an MBA student from Santa Monica, California

Sarah Bruce, a freelance editor from Milford, New Hampshire

Amanda Froning, an elections and voter registration clerk from Wilmington, Delaware (whose 1-day cash winnings total $34,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the country where the euro replaced each currency.)
    $200 17
A Beatles tune talks about this bird seen here singin' in the dead of night
    $200 1
This game show's mysterious banker, who is seen only in shadow, has his own blog on the NBC website
    $200 3
Vernon Rudolph used a secret recipe from a New Orleans chef to begin selling the Krispy Kreme brand of these
    $200 18
The lira
    $200 8
Juneau is the capital & this city is the most populous
    $200 10
Lemony's fence parts
    $400 21
In myth, this real bird was believed to have access to the waters of creation, the source of all fertility
    $400 2
On this sitcom, Tim Taylor's neighbor Wilson dispensed advice from behind a fence with his face partially obscured
    $400 4
It's a tasty breakfast pastry usually filled with fruit, almond paste, or cheese
    $400 19
The drachma
    DD: $800 9
Alaska's state motto is "North to" this
    $400 11
Ayn's rock groups
    $600 22
The name of this bird seen here can also mean an unscrupulous person who preys greedily
    $600 13
He was the unseen boss of detectives Jill, Sabrina & Kelly (& later replacements Kris, Tiffany & Julie)
    $600 5
In the classic French dish Canard à l'orange, this is served in an orange sauce
    $600 20
The Schilling
    $600 26
Of Canada's 13 provinces & territories, one of the 2 that border Alaska
    $600 12
The termites & ants in Nathanael's home
    $800 23
The name of this game bird is also a verb that means "to shrink with fear"
    $800 15
We never saw the face of this Yankees owner on "Seinfeld"; it was really Larry David voicing the part
    $800 6
It's a fluffy white fudge made with sugar, corn syrup, beaten egg whites & often nuts; tastes heavenly!
    $800 27
The franc
(2 of 3 countries)
    $800 29
Alaska's Malaspina one of these ice formations, covers an area larger than Rhode Island
    $800 14
Ms. Ephron's soft felt hats
    $1000 24
The house variety of this common songbird was introduced to North America in the 1850s
    $1000 16
Producer Lorenzo Music played this unseen doorman whose voice was heard via the intercom on "Rhoda"
    $1000 7
In the mood for a steak? Try this one named for a famous New York restaurant where it was once the house cut
    $1000 28
The punt
    $1000 30
This spot on the Arctic Ocean is the northernmost "point" of Alaska
    $1000 25
Benchley's furnaces

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

Amanda Sarah Brad
$2,000 $1,800 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda Sarah Brad
$3,000 $3,000 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Nabokov's Humbert Humbert called his nymphet "light of my life, fire of my loins"
    $400 8
Wisely tell us this avian team name for both Rice University & Temple University
    $400 2
Lena Horne called this woman who died in 1996 "the world's golden songbird"
    $400 10
Peary found that the Inuit on Greenland's west coast got iron for their knives from 3 of these heavenly objects
    $400 13
A minor god, Aeolus was the keeper of these North, South, East & West
    $400 19
The handle of a sword, you can play this term to the ...
    $800 7
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from the Freud Museum in Vienna.) Despite all the research that's been done on Freud, no one can definitely say if, or when, he made the attributed remark "sometimes a" this "is just a" this
    $800 9
This Indian tribe lends its name to Florida State University's sports teams
    $800 3
She's the nationally prominent Californian seen here
    $800 11
William Bligh served as master of the HMS Resolution during this captain's third voyage to the Pacific
    $800 24
In Hindu myth, Kama, armed with a bow of sugarcane & flower-tipped arrows, is the god of this
    $800 20
It's the highest point or peak, or the notoriously unreliable company of choice for Wile E. Coyote
    $1200 14
O. Henry gave us "busy as" this type of "man ... pasting on wall-paper"
    $1200 16
We hope these colorful birds don't leave their University of Delaware fans feeling "blue"
    $1200 4
In 1966 she & Nureyev danced in a movie version of the ballet "Romeo and Juliet"
    $1200 12
In 1861, 3 years after reaching the shores of Lake Tanganyika, he became the first to ascend Mount Cameroon
    DD: $1,300 25
For the Norse god Balder, this plant was the "kiss" of death; a piece of it pierced and killed him
    $1200 21
Often accompanied by a drum, it's the instrument heard here
    $1600 15
"More light" were the 1832 last words of this great German writer
    DD: $3,600 17
They set sail for Vanderbilt University
    $1600 5
In art, she's the traditional figure shown spinning the wheel that brings us the highs & lows of life
    $1600 26
In 1880 he founded a French colony on the Congo; a "ville" in the Republic of the Congo is named for him
    $1600 27
Appropriately, 2 sons of this Greek god were named Phobos (Fear) & Deimos (Terror)
    $1600 22
In 1916 this movement was founded by a group of artists & poets in Zurich; come to ...
    $2000 30
Nixon's Secretary of State, he once quipped, "There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full"
    $2000 18
This Georgetown University sports team nickname may come from a Greek & Latin term meaning "what rocks"
    $2000 6
Known for her aggressive interviews, this Italian journalist turned to writing against radical Islam
    $2000 29
In 1488 this Portuguese navigator rescued Duarte Pacheco & several companions on the island of Principe
    $2000 28
He's the jackal-headed god of the dead seen here on an ancient Egyptian fresco
    $2000 23
Formally surrender your territory & give us this word from the Latin for "yield"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda Sarah Brad
$11,000 $9,000 $19,100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2006 Albert II of Monaco attended the Newport Jazz Festival's 50th anniv. celebration of this film that's set during the festival

Final scores:

Amanda Sarah Brad
$1,000 $2 $16,199
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $16,199

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amanda Sarah Brad
$11,800 $9,000 $18,400
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,200

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Game tape date: 2006-11-29
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