Show #5175 - Friday, February 23, 2007


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Jim Sherman, a librarian from Los Angeles, California

Dorothy Cassetta, a teacher from Orlando, Florida

Sri Narayanan, a pediatric resident from Cleveland Heights, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $30,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

"OVER" & "OUT"
(Alex: Excellent.)
    $200 6
Perhaps to sound more macho, the town of Juliet, Illinois "explored" new names & came up with this one in 1845
    $200 12
A superstition says pull out one of these from your head & you will soon find several new ones growing
    $200 1
As you can probably guess, this is the featured color of the fins of the flame tetra
    $200 11
To prevent a check from bouncing due to insufficient funds, banks offer this type of protection
    $200 24
He's Massachusetts' senior senator
    $200 18
At the end of this novel, Jim has "the voice of Captain Flint still ringing in" his "ears: 'Pieces of eight! Pieces of eight!'"
    $400 7
With a name from the Chippewa for "on the summit", Ishpeming is a top ski center on the upper peninsula of this state
    $400 13
In Oxford's "Dict. of Superstitions", trimming nails is among the many things not to do on this day of the week
    $400 2
This hooded snake of India is the longest of the venomous snakes
    $400 15
This restaurant chain with an Aussie atmosphere says, "No rules, just right"
    $400 25
In 2005, after 25 years as its anchor, he said goodnight to "Nightline"
    $400 19
Thor Heyerdahl recounted his real-life sea adventure, 4,300 miles across the Pacific on a raft, in this 1948 classic
    $600 8
This New England town's famous "cottages" are actually lavish mansions such as Belcourt Castle & Marble House
    $600 14
When birthday cake is served, it's what the birthday girl can do to make her wish come true
    $600 3
One popular breed of cat bears the name of these mountains, the world's highest
    $600 22
It's the problem with the photo seen here
    $600 26
A decade after "Politically Incorrect", he launched "Real Time" on HBO
    $600 20
It was originally published under the title "Le tour du monde en quatre-vingt jours"
    DD: $1,000 9
This state capital has trolleys & buses called 'Dillos that take folks to attractions & music clubs
    $800 16
After popping off one of these at a wedding, bring the couple luck by slitting it & putting a coin in it
    $800 4
Not Rommel's but Ruppell's sand fox lives in this desert
    $800 23
Among the more famous ones were Belle Starr, Butch Cassidy & Billy the Kid
    $800 27
With some 2 million acres, much of it for his bison, he's America's largest private landowner
    $800 21
In his final adventure, Gulliver meets these filthy & despicable brutes; do a web search if you're not sure
    $1000 10
In 2006 rival cities got crabby when Men's Fitness magazine named it the fittest city in America
    $1000 17
Cast in a play with Al Pacino, Paul Giamatti enraged the superstitious star by whistling & by naming this Shakespeare play
    $1000 5
3-letter name of the mythical bird of Arabian legend that was so huge it could carry off an elephant
    $1000 29
S.E. Hinton was just a freshman in college when she published this classic tale about rival teen gangs
    $1000 28
Sadly, in 1991 this concert promoter died when his helicopter crashed en route from a Huey Lewis concert
    $1000 30
In this classic, an adventurous scientist finds himself in a world divided between the Eloi & the Morlocks

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

Sri Dorothy Jim
$3,600 $1,000 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sri Dorothy Jim
$5,000 $2,600 $9,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Is there any other kind?)
    $400 12
(Hi, I'm Sam Waterston.) Some say the victim called your name on March 15, 44 B.C. as you & others stabbed him, Governor; 25 to life, no parole
    $400 6
David Alexander photographed the Beverly Hills Hotel before a pretty sunset for this 1976 album
    $400 7
Astronomers classify these clusters of stars as elliptical, lenticular, irregular or spiral
    $400 1
Tympanic membrane
    $400 14
The title of this Plato work refers to Socrates' defense of his actions, not to being sorry
    $400 29
Sir Walter Scott wrote of this type of "web we weave when first we practice to deceive"
    $800 22
(Hi, I'm Christopher Meloni of Law & Order: SVU.) I've got literally millions of witnesses who saw you kill a man with a single .38 shot on November 24, 1963; it's a slam dunk
    $800 9
The frontman, guitar in hand, leans on Clarence Clemons in this "mobile" 1975 work
    $800 8
This element, symbol Mg, occurs naturally in such minerals as dolomite & brucite
    $800 2
A Navy FAQ on this area says its generally accepted apexes are Miami, Bermuda & San Juan, Puerto Rico
    $800 15
John Locke influenced future democracies with "Two Treatises of" this
    $800 26
A fisherman might get bait out of this; it's a common term for a complicated problem
    $1200 23
(Sam Waterston reads the clue.) After the murder, you shouted "Sic semper tyrannis!"... Ballistics says it's your derringer, we've got Surratt--it's over
    $1200 10
The children on this venerated Led Zeppelin album seen here are posing on a rock formation in Northern Ireland
    $1200 18
This virus, named for an African geographical feature, came to the U.S. in 1999
    $1200 3
Thomas Jefferson's home
    $1200 16
Fury at religion led Nietzsche to title a book this, the enemy of the savior
    $1200 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows us a chemical diagram on a monitor.) In looking at part of the structure of cellulose, we can see that of the two basic adjectives for carbohydrates & nutrition, it's this type
    $1600 24
(Hi, I'm Kathryn Erbe of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.) As you're under age 20, Sarajevo law says you get 20 years max for killing Archduke Ferdinand; I strongly urge you to take it
    $1600 11
Andy Warhol suggested putting the zipper on this Rolling Stones album
    DD: $2,000 20
The first director of the radiation lab at Berkeley, his name will live forevermore on an element
    $1600 4
A tall, narrow champagne glass
    $1600 17
It's sensible to bet that God exists, says the Pascal work "Pensees", whose title means these
    DD: $7,000 28
12-letter adjective that means "resembling a mythical Greek maze"
    $2000 25
(Sam Waterston gives the clue.) You shot the victim in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881, said "I am a Stalwart" & then gave yourself up; not many options on the table here
    $2000 13
That's Paul Simonon whose bass guitar is about to take a thrashing on this Clash album
    $2000 21
Most weather occurs in this lowest level of the atmosphere, which extends to an altitude of 6 to 10 miles
    $2000 5
Bears executive Ed McCaskey asked Gale Sayers & this man to be the NFL's first interracial roommates
    $2000 19
Karl Marx was heavily influenced by this German's "Phenomenology of Mind"
    $2000 30
These 2 words, one "R" different, may be confused; 1 means twisting or complicated, 1 means causing pain

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sri Dorothy Jim
$15,600 $11,400 $14,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 1877 novel was written "to induce kindness, sympathy and an understanding treatment of horses"

Final scores:

Sri Dorothy Jim
$30,000 $12,800 $14,200
2-day champion: $60,000 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sri Dorothy Jim
$10,200 $11,400 $16,000
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R,
2 W
28 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,600

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Game tape date: 2006-11-29
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