Show #5217 - Tuesday, April 24, 2007


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Maggi McKenzie, a business analyst from Mount Juliet, Tennessee

Michael O'Hara, a director of customer service from West Hollywood, California

Laura Wimberley, a college teaching assistant originally from Wilmington, Delaware (whose 2-day cash winnings total $7,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: This is a good BEFORE & AFTER.)
    $200 1
The 2000 Census found it to be the principal foreign language in the U.S., with more than 28 million speakers
    $200 8
Barney locks himself in jail after Gomer makes a "citizen's arrest!" on a classic episode of this series
    $200 3
An epicure, or his magazine (7)
    $200 16
Ogden, Utah was laid out in 1850 by this religious leader
    $200 21
"The cow is of the boving ilk; one end is moo, the other, ____"
    $200 26
In the dentist's office, Procaine & Lidocaine are types of this
    $400 2
Karl von Frisch figured out that these insects point in a given direction while dancing, to show where food is
    $400 9
November 21, 1980: Sue Ellen's fingerprints are on the gun, so she's mistakenly arrested for shooting this man
    $400 4
Alaskan bay, or one of its features (7)
    $400 17
Ogden is very close to this, the largest U.S. body of water between the Great Lakes and the Pacific
    $400 22
"There is something about a martini...& to tell you the truth, it is not the ____-- I think that perhaps it's the gin"
    $400 27
Number of teeth typically found in the fully developed adult upper jaw
    $600 10
Well into WWI, it was the animal alternative to Marconi's system for sending wireless long-distance messages
    $600 13
November 26, 2006: Mike the plumber is arrested for murder; Edie visits him in jail & tells him she's dumping him on this series
    $600 5
The Good Witch of the North (6)
    $600 18
At Ogden's Pioneer Days Rodeo, a "tough enough to wear" this color campaign was begun to fight breast cancer
    $600 23
"The one-l lama, he's a ____. The two-l llama, he's a beast"
    $600 28
It's no fiction, it's the sensitive tissue at the center of a tooth consisting of nerves & blood vessels
    $800 11
First developed in France in 1794, this system of communication's name is from the Greek for "sign bearing"
    $800 14
(Hi, I'm Christopher Meloni of Law & Order: SVU.) I've been on both sides of the law--I played devious serial killer Chris Keller on this HBO prison drama
    $800 6
Adjective for the 1890s (3)
    $800 19
Peter Skene Ogden made his name as a trapper for this company named for an eastern body of water
    $800 24
"Oh what a tangled web do parents weave when they think that their children are ____"
    $800 29
These canines are so-named for their position under a body part
    $1000 12
Founded in 1952, this U.S. agency's primary function is to encode & decode communications intelligence
    $1000 15
The inmates on this Fox series escaped from a jail called Fox River
    $1000 7
A policeman, in Paris (8)
    $1000 20
Ogden was transformed to a bustling city after the "Golden Spike" ceremony of 1869 joined these 2 railways
    DD: $3,000 25
"He without benefit of ____, his fun and income soon quadruples"
    $1000 30
If you wear this type of metal bling, remove it before eating & brush & floss so bacteria don't build up

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

Laura Michael Maggi
$1,600 $4,600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Michael Maggi
$3,600 $9,600 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 18
A November 2006 issue reported a higher risk of recurrent strep throat in kids who haven't had this operation
    $400 1
Troy University, University of Southern California
    $400 2
As this state goes so goes Olympia Snowe, who has been a senator from the state since 1995
    $400 7
This name came from the "rebirth" of classical learning after years of intellectual & cultural decline
    $400 27
In Norse mythology, this god lives in a giant mansion called Bilskirnir, or "lightning"
    $400 13
Jesus said the temple has been turned into one of these "of thieves"
    $800 19
A 2004 conference on ways to detect when a country is making these included ideas like robot spy butterflies
    $800 9
Clemson, University of Missouri
    $800 3
She was the longest-serving Attorney General in the 20th century
    $800 8
Initially a perjorative term, this 18th century art period name comes from the French rocaille, "rock-work"
    $800 28
Arlington House was this man's family mansion until confiscated by the U.S. government in 1864
    $800 14
Proverbially, "they threw everything at us but" this basin
    DD: $3,000 20
Scholars can't read a 10-word column found in Guatemala but know it means these people had writing in 2300 B.C.
    $1200 10
University of Connecticut, University of Washington
    $1200 4
Hattie Caraway, the first elected female senator, represented this state, long the "Land of Opportunity"
    DD: $3,000 23
In a satirical 1874 review, critic Louis Leroy used this term to describe the loose, inexact manner of painting in a gallery show
    $1200 29
This author spent the last years of his life at Vailima, his mansion & plantation in Samoa
    $1200 15
Look in the basement for a last-place sports team, known by this rhyming term
    $1600 21
At age 100, the internal organs of these shelled reptiles look just like those of teenage ones
    $1600 11
BYU, University of Houston
    $1600 5
In 2002 this Kennedy family member ran for governor of Maryland; before that, she was Lt. Governor
    $1600 24
The name is this art style that emerged in the late 1950s comes from its use of a certain type of "culture"
    $1600 16
In March 2006 Congress raised this metaphorical limit to around $9 trillion
    $2000 22
This second fiddle among nucleic acids may be linked to types of leukemia & mental retardation
    $2000 12
University of Wyoming, Oklahoma State University
    $2000 6
Appointed by President Carter to 2 different posts, she was the first African-American woman in the Cabinet
    $2000 25
Apollinaire described a work by Erik Satie as above ordinary reality, using the word that became this art style
    $2000 26
This adventurous author built Wolf House, a Calif. mansion that burned down shortly before he was to move in
    $2000 17
To get a breeze indoors, I'll do this 4-word phrase, meaning be receptive to the possibility of changing my mind

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Michael Maggi
$10,000 $18,400 $2,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

He wrote, "I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life, to live so sturdily and spartan-like..."

Final scores:

Laura Michael Maggi
$16,800 $16,799 $5,599
3-day champion: $23,999 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Laura Michael Maggi
$11,200 $16,400 $2,800
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $30,400

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Game tape date: 2007-02-06
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