Show #5207 - Tuesday, April 10, 2007


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David Haglund, a freelance writer originally from Belmont, Massachusetts

Kate Zimmermann, a prosecutor from Bakersfield, California

Susan Herder, a science teacher from St. Paul, Minnesota (whose 2-day cash winnings total $33,202)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 24
Arcesilaus founds the "Second Academy" of this city
    $200 1
James Bradley & Ron Powers' book was the basis for this 2006 film about the 6 men who raised the flag on Iwo Jima
    $200 16
"Pump & dump" scams target these, increasing their value for a short time before the bottom falls out
    $200 10
Peter Rabbit & Benjamin Bunny are just a few of this British author's hare-brained protagonists
    $200 4
One of the planets:
    $200 11
Romania has a 100-mile coastline on this "dark" body of water
    $400 26
This ancient wonder depicted here, is completed
    $400 2
(Hi, I'm Scott Turow.) This man starred as Rusty Sabich, a lawyer accused of murder, when my novel "Presumed Innocent" was made into a film
    $400 17
Shirley Jackson could tell you that many people in 2006 were duped by e-mails claiming they'd won millions in these
    $400 12
In "The Doors of Perception", he described the "Brave New World" of drug experimentation
    $400 5
A U.S. state:
    $400 19
Once a part of the Warsaw Pact, Romania joined this military alliance in 2004
    $600 27
The Pharos Lighthouse is built in this Egyptian city
    $600 3
She starred as Augusten Burroughs' unstable mom in "Running With Scissors"
    $600 18
In 2004 the FTC filed suit against a Co. offering a magnetic device that purportedly increased this in cars by 27%
    $600 13
This 19th C. novelist's name gave us an adjective that's used to mean squalid or impoverished
    $600 8
It's a gas!
(& an element):
    $600 20
The spine of the country is formed by these mountains, the eastward continuation of the Alps
    $800 28
Greek mathematician Eratosthenes famously calculates the circumference of this
    $800 6
In 2005 he starred in "Jarhead", based on a memoir, & co-starred in "Brokeback Mountain", based on a short story
    $800 21
Chicagoans were advised by Illinois' attorney general to beware of phony invitations to tapings of this woman's TV show
    $800 14
The home in Haworth, seen here, is where these three sisters wrote novels
    $800 9
A Native American people:
    $800 25
The capital city of Bucharest is on the Dimbovita River, a tributary of this larger, more fabled river
    $1000 29
Beginning more than 4 centuries of rule, this 3-letter dynasty is founded in China
    DD: $1,400 7
2 flims with this title got Oscar nominations, one based on a Dreiser novel, the other on a Stephen King book
    $1000 22
In 2004 this "Long Island Lothario" got a year in jail for running an L.A. car insurance scam
    $1000 15
From the early 1900s, his "The First Men in the Moon" & "The War in the Air" proved eerily prophetic
    $1000 23
A country in Africa:
    $1000 30
Stick your neck out in this mountainous region of Romania whose name means "beyond the forest"

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

Susan Kate David
$1,400 $400 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Kate David
$3,400 $2,200 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the state.)
    $400 19
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from the University of Mississippi) Perhaps because it was used as a hospital, in 1862 the campus's one original building was spared destruction by this man, who was at the start of his Vicksburg campaign
    $400 6
In "West Side Story", Tony's smitten because "I've just met a girl named" this
    $400 20
In 1959 this vice-president participated in an impromptu "kitchen debate" at a U.S. exhibit in Moscow
    $400 11
The Flag House & Star-Spangled Banner Museum, the National Cryptologic Museum
    $400 14
This Scottish engineer coined the term "horsepower", & a unit of power is named for him
    $400 1
Trademarked Minoxidil product for the follically challenged
    $800 7
Harold Hill sings, "I love you madly, madly, madam librarian..." her
    $800 21
In 1958 he was elected Governor of New York; he was reelected 3 times
    $800 12
The Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum, the Oz Museum
    $800 15
Leave the driving to this German scientist who lent his name to a unit of frequency equal to 1 cycle per second
    $800 2
This French cheese that's exposed to a mold is called the "king of cheeses"
    $1200 8
Her "last dance" was the subject of a Tom Petty hit
    $1200 22
He's the only vice-president who was born in Minnesota; nope...Humphrey was born in South Dakota
    $1200 13
The Liberace Museum, the Atomic Testing Museum
    DD: $3,000 16
Nobel, Lise Meitner & this man are the 3 non-Nobel Prize-winning scientists who have chemical elements named for them
    $1200 3
The name of this order of mammals comes from the Latin for "gnawing"
    $1600 28
The Center for the Study of Southern Culture puts out a magazine on this form of American music
    $1600 9
Elvis sadly sang that this was "the name of his latest flame"
    $1600 23
In 1864, while serving as vice-president, he spent 2 months in the Maine Coast Guard as a cook
    $1600 25
The Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, the Experience Music Project
    $1600 17
An electric current measuring device developed by Andre Ampere was named this after an Italian anatomist
    $1600 4
Engine type with cylinders spinning around a fixed shaft at high speed
    $2000 27
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Rowan Oak) The university owns & maintains Rowan Oak, home of this Nobel Prize-winning author including the typewriter on which he wrote several novels
    $2000 10
A 1961 Ricky Nelson hit went, "Hello" her, "Goodbye Heart"
    $2000 24
In 1812 this future VP lost reelection as Mass. governor after supporting an inequitable redistricting bill; how appropriate!
    $2000 26
Housatonic Museum of Art, Mystic Seaport
    $2000 18
The unit of magnetic flux abbreviated Mx was named for this physicist
    DD: $2,500 5
Jean-Francois Champollion deciphered it in the 19th century

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Kate David
$6,000 $9,100 $10,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The fervent patriotism of this man who died in 1919 earned him the nickname "The Star-Spangled Scotchman"

Final scores:

Susan Kate David
$3,000 $4,100 $3,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $4,100 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Susan Kate David
$10,400 $8,600 $10,600
13 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
20 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $29,600

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Game tape date: 2007-01-30
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