Show #5236 - Monday, May 21, 2007


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Vic Sawyer, a snowcoach driver and hotel manager from Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming and Montana

Allison Frisbee, a law student from Concord, New Hampshire

Martin Hughes, a sociology professor from Indiana, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
It's a gated canal section in which water levels are raised & lowered
    $200 6
Bob Denver said the first name of the title character on this sitcom, never revealed, would have been Willie
    $200 11
The Coliseum is the home stadium of this pro football team
    $200 21
In 1970 he began his newspaper career with the Montgomery Co. Sentinel, & in 1971 he joined the Washington Post
    $200 12
In the 1980s it was Nancy Reagan's 3-word advice to someone offered illegal drugs
    $200 26
In Book 3 of "War and Peace", this city is famously abandoned & burned
    $400 2
Used extensively by the Romans, it's a bridge built to transport water, not people
    $400 7
Just one more thing, sir: this L.A. detective's show premiered in 1971, but his first name wasn't actually "Lt."
    $400 13
Located in Memphis, this mansion is the second most-visited home in the U.S.; thank you very much
    $400 22
If there's anything Bob Dole knows, it's that when Bob Dole was Senate majority leader, Bob Dole served for this state
    $400 16
This type of legal evidence is unverified, unofficial & not part of one's direct knowledge
    DD: $1,000 27
In "War and Peace", this man is described as the Antichrist scourging Europe
    $600 3
The Golden Gate & the Brooklyn are steel-cabled examples of this type of bridge
    $600 8
Say hello to this evil postal worker played by Wayne Knight on "Seinfeld"
    $600 14
This music program based in Nashville is the USA's oldest continuous live radio program
    $600 23
This former sitcom shrink got the Kennedy Center's 2002 Mark Twain Prize for his contribution to American humor
    $600 17
This popular children's game bearing a man's name tests your ability to follow directions
    $600 28
Appropriately, Tolstoy wrote "War and Peace" in these 2 languages
    $800 4
When burned with oxygen, this gas, C2H2, burns so hot it can weld iron & cut steel
    $800 9
You are about to enter the world of forensic medicine with this boat-dwelling coroner played by Jack Klugman
    $800 15
One of the 3 instruments that appear with some sheet music on the back of Tennessee's state quarter
    $800 24
In 1972 he choreographed "Pippin", & later, "Chicago"; now... jazz hands!
    $800 18
A person who professes to foretell the future; one warned of the ides of March
    $800 29
The novel opens at a party given by Anna Pavlova in this city, the capital at the time
    $1000 5
In this type of well named for a region of France, groundwater rises to the surface under pressure from an aquifer
    $1000 10
In 1987 this android, a Lt. Commander in Starfleet, began going where no android had gone before
    $1000 19
Instrumental in the development of the atomic bomb, this Tenn. city is the "Energy Capital of the World"
    $1000 25
This ex-senator & governor of Nebraska served in the Navy & received the Medal of Honor
    $1000 20
Bring your ore nuggets down to this office in the Old West to see if they're really gold, pilgrim
    $1000 30
Real life figures in "War and Peace" include this man who was the czar from 1801 to 1825

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

Martin Allison Vic
$1,600 $0 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Martin Allison Vic
$3,800 $800 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the country.)
    $400 18
Dahalo, a language of Kenya, uses only one of these, like's online shopping technology
    $400 1
Norman Jewison asked Rod Steiger to chew gum, eventually 263 packs, as Police Chief Bill Gillespie in this 1967 film
    $400 6
Mount Meron in Galilee
    $400 11
The museum of this largest & oldest military academy in the U.S. houses tanks & other WWI memorabilia
    $400 26
Things get personal for personal computer mogul Michael Dell in a 2005 H2 from this manufacturer
    $400 16
I'd pay to see a hare race this tall South American bird
    $800 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew demonstrates that he is a man of letters.) By looking at its first few letters, you'll see the Russian alphabet is based largely on this much more ancient alphabet
    $800 2
Hedy Lamarr sued Mel Brooks over the "use" of her name in this 1974 comedy & eventually settled out of court
    $800 7
Mount Ararat
    $800 12
Benedict Arnold finished his military career in this nation's army
    $800 27
Investor Warren Buffett drives one of these "urban" car models from Lincoln
    $800 17
This arctic bird should rent a waterfront home
    $1200 20
Police radio codes that start with this 2-digit number date back to the 1930s
    $1200 3
Steve McQueen & Paul Newman did some of their own stunts in this 1974 special-effects extravaganza
    DD: $3,000 8
Ras Dashen, the fourth-highest mountain in Africa
    $1200 13
The world's most powerful military alliance takes its name from this ocean region
    DD: $2,400 28
Put it together: IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad drives a 240 GL from this European auto company
    $1200 23
I'd like to greet this wading bird with a friendly hello
    $1600 21
(Jon of the Clue Crew delivers a cryptic message.) Julius Caesar communicated with his generals using a code that shifted each letter a set distance down the alphabet--for instance, these letters spell "Jeopardy"; it's now called the "Caesar" this
    $1600 4
This 1977 movie produced the second-best-selling soundtrack in movie history
    $1600 9
Pico Bolivar in Merida
    $1600 14
During WWII, the U.S. built a military base in this Ecuadorian island group to protect the Panama Canal
    $1600 29
For Bill Gates, it computes to own 2 models, the 959 & the 911, from this manufacturer
    $1600 24
If you're in the lair of this slim bird, don't tell him he's as skinny as...
    $2000 22
It can mean "speed", or a message or news story sent with speed
    $2000 5
This 1981 dramatic film about Stone Age man won the Academy Award for Best Makeup
    $2000 10
    $2000 15
This term from the Japanese refers to the 3 military govts. that ruled Japan between 1192 & 1867
    $2000 30
No stranger to the finer things in life, Saudi Prince Alwaleed Alsaud traverses the sands in this auto's Phantom
    $2000 25
I wonder if I'd see this long-legged bird along the Rhone River

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Martin Allison Vic
$14,000 $4,800 $14,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He wrote, "Isn't it the irony of fate that I have been prescribed nitroglycerin to be taken internally"

Final scores:

Martin Allison Vic
$14,400 $5,400 $28,001
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $28,001

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Martin Allison Vic
$12,200 $5,800 $16,600
19 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
10 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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Game tape date: 2007-02-20
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