Show #5237 - Tuesday, May 22, 2007


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James Clark, a graduate assistant from Monroeville, Pennsylvania

Cindy Ladensack, a manager of marketing intelligence from Harper Woods, Michigan

Vic Sawyer, a snowcoach driver and hotel manager from Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming and Montana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will contain those three letters in the proper order.)
    $200 4
Tennessee's Bob Corker won the seat vacated by this ex-Majority Leader
    $200 9
"Murderball" chronicles quadriplegics who play this football-like game in tricked-out wheelchairs
    $200 26
Louis XIV's lasted 72 years
    $200 16
This large predator's name is from the Spanish "el lagarto", or the lizard
    $200 17
In the Grimm Bros. version, this "little" fairy tale girl on her way to visit her granny is carrying cake & wine
    $200 1
The state of being away; you might take a "leave of" one
    $400 5
Ex-rocker John Hall (of the band Orleans, not & Oates) now reps this states's 19th, including Peekskill
    $400 10
"The tiles and tribulations" of competetive players of this board game are examined in "Word Wars"
    $400 27
In the 1880s this country promised to build a railroad for Bolivia, whose coastline it took away
    $400 19
You might find this horned mammal of the genus Capra on a farm
    $400 23
If you don't add raisins to this holiday baked good, you might be "as nutty as" one
    $400 2
Oxygenated endurance exercises that promote cardiovascular fitness
    $600 6
In a huge upset in Virginia, Jim Webb beat this senator & prospective presidential candidate
    $600 11
Flightless birds head single file to their traditional breeding ground in this 2005 documentary
    $600 28
James Caan's character's name in "The Godfather" was Santino, but everyone called him this
    $600 20
The reticulated species of this huge Asian snake can grow up to be 30 feet long
    $600 18
4-letter term for a thick piece of cake, bacon or marble
    $600 3
Tasty tuna type
    $800 7
Nick Lampson took the Texas House seat once held by "The Hammer"
    $800 12
This Michael Moore documentary asked, "Are we a nation of gun nuts or are we just nuts?"
    DD: $2,500 29
It's the architectural term for what the guy here is looking at
    $800 21
In the Middle Ages, caparisons were a leather or fabric type of covering, mainly for these animals
    $800 24
This children's book character rapidly grows to incredible size after eating a cake marked "EAT ME"
    $800 14
A plentiful or overflowing quantity or supply
    $1000 8
Peter Roskam won the seat held for 32 years by this state's Henry Hyde
    $1000 13
An Oscar-winning film about children from Calcutta's red-light district was called "Born into" these
    $1000 30
A container designed for cigars
    $1000 22
Humans and this "armored" mammal are among the only known animals that carry the bacterium that causes leprosy
    $1000 25
A long twisted doughnut topped with sugar or glaze, its name is from the Dutch for "twisted cake"
    $1000 15
Another word for a kidnapping, perhaps from a seraglio

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

Vic Cindy James
$4,400 $1,400 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Vic Cindy James
$10,500 $3,000 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will consist of 2 words that are exactly the same except one letter is different.)
    $400 9
The Taliban has been Talibanned from this landlocked country where it used to rule
    $400 14
In 2006 "The History Boys" won for Best Play & this other show with "Boys" in the title won for Best Musical
    $400 20
The Titian work seen here is titled "Georgio Cornaro with" this
    $400 6
Chalked on a fence, the symbol seen here warned fellow hobos of the presence of one of these
    $400 1
In 1968 this Arthur Haley novel took off, landing at No. 1 on the bestseller list
    $400 15
A stocking bag
    DD: $3,000 10
Of the 3 countries of Indochina, the only one that is landlocked
    $800 27
(Hi, I'm Martin Short.) I won a 1999 Tony for Cy Coleman & this playwright's "Little Me"; I also received a Tony nomination for his "The Goodbye Girl"
    $800 21
Michelangelo used this method of wall painting for the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
    $800 7
Fancy design firms like the one founded by Mr. Hodgetts & Ms. Fung often use this sign instead of "and" or an &
    $800 2
His "Clear and Present Danger" was the bestselling fiction book of 1989
    $800 16
A sodium chloride auction
    $1200 11
This small landlocked nation of the Pyrenees is only 180 square miles in area
    $1200 28
How about a Wolverine whistle for this actor who won a Tony for starring in "The Boy From Oz"
    $1200 22
Caravaggio has done this to the hands in the painting seen here to give a three-dimensional appearance
    $1200 8
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew gives the clue.) A symbol that is familiar from its use in biology is also used in astronomy to represent this planet
    $1200 3
First published in 2003, it's Lauren Weisberger's humorous novel about the fashion world & the boss from hell
    $1200 17
A final printed series of names
    $1600 12
The 2 landlocked nations of the Himalayas
    $1600 29
(Hi, I'm Brian Stokes Mitchell.) I won a Tony for my portrayal of an actor playing Petruchio in the 1999 revival of this classic Cole Porter musical
    $1600 23
The name of this early 20th century art movement comes from a term meaning "wild beast"
    $1600 25
A coat of arms might include a cadency symbol, like crescent for a second of these
    $1600 4
In 2006 he was back at No. 1, this time with his first nonfiction book, "The Innocent Man"
    $1600 18
A benevolently dispositioned male monarch
    $2000 13
Vaduz is the capital of this small principality that borders Switzerland
    $2000 30
This "Sex and the City" co-star climbed into a "Rabbit Hole" to win the 2006 Tony for Best Leading Actress in a Play
    $2000 24
Feel free to psychoanalyze the work by this current German-born British painter
    DD: $1,700 26
It's the type of cross seen here; you'd think it would be on the flag of an island country
    $2000 5
Joe Klein (aka Anonymous) could have titled this political novel "Red, Yellow, Blue"
    $2000 19
A speedy fair

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Vic Cindy James
$13,600 $13,000 $12,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Between 1977 & 1980, he won a state high school championship, an NCAA championship, & an NBA championship

Final scores:

Vic Cindy James
$1,199 $21,500 $25,199
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $25,199

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Vic Cindy James
$13,600 $13,000 $10,400
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
0 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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Game tape date: 2007-02-20
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