Show #5179 - Thursday, March 1, 2007


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Jennifer Nield Cameron, an executive assistant from New York, New York

Brian Morris, an account manager from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Robert Ashley, a psychiatrist from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
By the end of Reconstruction, production of this "king" crop in the South was nearly equal to pre-war levels
    $200 26
Bill Haley ran down a full 12-hour cycle in this 1955 No. 1 hit
    $200 1
If one bus can hold 50 tourists, then at least this many buses are needed for 210 tourists
    $200 17
In 1966 this Portland-born author published his first short story, "I Was a Teenage Grave Robber"
    $200 11
The Angus breed of cattle was developed there
    $200 16
To do well on "Jeopardy!", you must consecrate on the task at hand
    $400 7
In April 1866 this president vetoed a bill granting citizenship to all persons born in the U.S.; Congress overrode his veto
    $400 27
Elton John sang, "She packed my bags last night pre-flight, zero hour, 9 A.M." in this hit song
    $400 2
The total number of yards on an NFL football field, goal line to goal line, plus the number of minutes in an NFL game
    $400 22
Listen, my children, & you shall hear, he was born Feb. 27, 1807 in Portland (hey, he was the poet, not me)
    $400 12
Regions there include Gwent & Gwynedd
    $400 18
The score was so close in the Lakers game last night; it was a real cliff-dweller right to the end
    $600 8
The Freedman's Bureau aided in establishing black colleges, including this Washington, D.C. school
    $600 28
Debbie Harry sang "It's 11:59 and I want to stay alive" fronting this band
    $600 3
To pay $200 in rent, a worker getting 50 cents per bucket of tomatoes must pick this many buckets
    $600 23
Born in Bar Harbor on July 8, 1908, he succeeded Gerald Ford as VP
    $600 13
The Glengarry is a popular men's hat from there
    $600 19
Following the robbery, the police rounded up several auspicious characters
    $800 9
Once a term for a worthless farm animal, it referred to white Southerners who supported the Republicans
    $800 29
"Six o'clock already I was just in the middle of a dream" begins this 1986 Bangles hit
    $800 4
A $2, 3-piece carton contains 1 breast & 2 legs; if breasts cost twice as much as legs, this is the price of 1 leg
    DD: $1,200 24
Raised in Maine, this Bowdoin alumnus hired Matthew Henson in 1887 to assist a Nicaraguan survey
    $800 14
Canute reigned there in the 11th century
    $800 20
When my daughter grows up, I suspect I'll see plenty of illegible young men at my front door
    $1000 10
Reconstruction produced 2 black senators: Hiram Revels & Blanche Bruce, both from this state
    $1000 30
Matchbox 20 sang "She says baby, it's" this title time "I must be lonely"
    $1000 5
If you bought 5 6-packs of beer & drank 80% of it before halftime, you have this many beers left for the second half
    $1000 25
The 1st Democrat elected to the Senate by Maine voters, he was Secretary of State under Jimmy Carter
    $1000 15
The building of Caernarfon Castle, a medieval fortress, was begun there in 1283
    $1000 21
By definition, countries right next to each other are contagious

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

Robert Brian Jennifer
$4,400 $1,800 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Brian Jennifer
$8,000 $3,000 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew presents from the Plasma Physics Lab at Princeton.) To produce energy, scientists are experimenting with plasma, a charged medium, sometimes called the fourth one of these after solid, liquid & gas
    $400 11
His inspired cinematic lunacy included turns of the big screen as Inspector Clouseau & Dr. Strangelove
    $400 1
It's Mexican author Laura Esquivel's sweet tale of young Tita de la Garza & it's full of recipes & home remedies
    $400 16
Though this big bird thrives in other regions, the Arabian or Syrian type is extinct
    $400 25
Takanohana & his brother Wakanohana have sparked a new craze for this Japanese sport
    $400 30
Swimmin' for my life in this body of water with the Pharaoh's army being destroyed in Exodus
    $800 7
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew presents from the Plasma Physics Lab at Princeton.) As fuel, fusion reactors use deuterium & tritium, isotopes of this element that contains one proton & one electron
    $800 12
1952's "Bwana Devil" was the first film released in this process & pitted man-eating lions vs. unlucky railway builders
    $800 2
A collection of the works of this French comic playwright should include "Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme"
    $800 17
A closed plane figure, specifically like a standard American stop sign
    $800 22
In this big band family, Tommy was a trombonist & Jimmy was a saxophone player & clarinetist
    $800 28
Spending time in this city where Jesus grew up
    $1200 8
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Plasma Physics Lab at Princeton.) Scientists are experimenting with plasma as a means to sterilize food containers & destroy spores of these microorganisms of the kingdom Monera
    $1200 13
In this 1987 film, Cheech Marin gets deported to Mexico & must make his way back to the U.S. without any I.D.
    $1200 3
Kisses are in order for this 1976 Argentinian novel whose film version won William Hurt an Oscar
    $1200 18
This Japanese city hosted the World's Fair in 1970
    $1200 21
The 19th century portrait of these two literary German brothers seen here is no folk tale
    $1200 26
Dippin' my tootsies in this sea that's also known as the Lake of Gennesaret
    DD: $2,000 9
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Plasma Physics Lab at Princeton.) In generating fusion energy, scientists are experimenting with this lightest metal, also used in cell phone batteries
    $1600 14
French soldiers are accused of cowardice in the Stanley Kubrick WWI film "Paths of" this
    $1600 4
This influential 1842 Nikolai Gogol novel indicted the "dead" & stultifying influence of serfdom in Russia
    $1600 19
There were no gold medals at the first modern Olympics; a winner received a diploma & this, a symbol of peace
    DD: $3,800 23
Of Henry VIII's 6 wives, the one who had been married to his brother
    $1600 27
Herdin' some sheep with Abraham in this Sumerian city with a 2-letter name
    $2000 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Plasma Physics Lab at Princeton.) The plasma in the reactor is heated to about one hundred million degrees Celsius, more than six times hotter than the sun, & has to be confined using this type of field
    $2000 15
The title of this 1957 Bergman film refers to what Bibi Anderson picks
    $2000 5
Stevens the butler narrates this 1989 novel by Japanese-British author Kazuo Ishiguro
    $2000 20
First name of the 19th century Prussian chancellor known for his "iron & blood"
    $2000 24
On June 5, 1783, these brothers publicly demonstrated their hot-air balloon for the first time
    $2000 29
Chillin' with the Israelites in the Land o' this, a section of lower Egypt where they lived as captives

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Brian Jennifer
$15,200 $19,000 $0

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1946 she said, "We only want that which is given naturally to all peoples... to be masters of our own fate"

Final scores:

Robert Brian Jennifer
$22,801 $30,401 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $30,401 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Robert Brian Jennifer
$14,400 $19,000 $3,800
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
18 R,
1 W
7 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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Game tape date: 2006-12-05
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