Show #5246 - Monday, June 4, 2007


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John Walsh, a writer from Santa Monica, California

Leigh Bachman, a brand strategist from Cincinnati, Ohio

Mike Donner, a construction worker from Norfolk, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $30,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
The name of this famed rock & the strait beneath it come from the name of a Berber slave
    $200 2
Before he was Rockford, James Garner was this wisecracking Western card shark
    $200 7
This compound noun can refer to a leaflet given at a lecture or to food given to a hobo
    $200 12
After it's shelled & deveined, it's popularly served in lobster sauce
    $200 16
In the Dire Straits song, the sultan who "knows all the chords" on this instrument is a real musician, George Borowski
    $200 22
It can't breathe fire, but a dragonfly does have this many wings
    $400 27
The Bab el Mandeb Strait connects the Gulf of Aden to this "colorful" sea
    $400 3
This widely popular variety show was hosted by a frog
    $400 8
It's an 8-letter synonym for "insolvent"
    $400 13
The Szechuan version of this fowl, "ya" in Chinese, is served with rolls to offset the rich skin
    $400 17
In 1957 Sultan Muhammad V took the title "King" a year after France gave this north African country its independence
    $400 23
As big as the California variety of this type of vulture is, the Andean variety is even larger
    $600 28
A busy shipping lane, the Strait of Malacca between Sumatra & the Malay Peninsula, links these 2 oceans
    $600 4
Ken Berry played a widower raising a young son on this "Andy Griffith Show" spinoff
    $600 9
Unexpected cash from the bossman; NBA teams can go "into" it once their foe has committed too many fouls
    $600 14
Most Chinese shun the strong flavor of this meat; it's most popular in the North, where the local Muslims shun pork
    DD: $2,000 18
Tourist sites in this Mideast capital include Ramses Square & the Mosque of Sultan Hassan
    $600 24
The so-called wingspan of the manta variety of this creature can reach 20 feet
    $800 29
Named after navigator John & not his son Sebastian, this strait joins the Atlantic to the St. Lawrence Gulf
    $800 5
An alien was sent to Earth to study humans in Boulder, Colorado on this sitcom
    $800 10
Not someone who is enamored of U2's frontman, this Latin term is for something done for free for the public good
    $800 15
From the word for yellow cassia blossom, this pancaked dish symbolizes the blossoms by using scrambled egg
    $800 19
Tanzania's capital Dar es Salaam was founded in 1862 by the sultan of this island that's now part of Tanzania
    $800 25
With a wingspan of up to 12 feet, this critter can wander quite a distance without landing
    $1000 30
Byzantium levied a toll on ships using this strait that opens into the Black Sea
    $1000 6
Rock Hudson was paired with Susan St. James on this San Francisco-set police series
    $1000 11
From the Latin for "support", they're government grants given to industry; billions have gone to U.S. farmers
    $1000 21
The name of this pork dish comes from its preparation: first the meat is simmered, then it's stir-fried
    $1000 20
Hassanal Bolkiah is the wealthy sultan of this Asian sultanate
    $1000 26
Bats are of the order Chiroptera, which translates from the Greek as these "wings"

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

Mike Leigh John
$200 $2,000 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Leigh John
$1,000 $2,800 $8,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: What a decade.)
(Alex: You have to identify the city whose name is within the clue--and the letters are in their proper order.)
    $400 17
You can get the Mahler "Symphony of a Thousand" with the London Philharmonic Orch. & London Philharmonic this
    $400 16
Known as the "M & M Boys", these 2 Yankees slugged a total of 115 regular season home runs in 1961
    $400 9
At the end of "As You Like It", Rosalind says "when I make" this respectful movement, "bid me farewell"
    $400 8
Cocktail dresses were recommended for a woman's second or third one of these ceremonies
    $400 6
In this religion Brahmins are regarded as Dvija, or "twice born", the second "birth" being an initiation ceremony
    $400 1
Nero met his match in this city
    $800 23
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew shows us a treble clef.) The F Major key signature tells me to flatten this fourth note in the scale
    $800 24
Say hey! This Giants outfielder was named the National League's most valuable player in 1965
    $800 10
You don't need a university education to know that the Earl of this appears in "Henry V"
    $800 12
Lana Turner was nicknamed this kind of "girl" for a certain form-fitting garment she wore
    $800 7
It's divided into chapters called Surahs; the 23rd Surah is titled "The True Believers"
    $800 2
Because of the traffic, I often feel mad riding in a taxi in this European capital
    $1200 30
This string instrument got its name from its old job of playing along with other instruments low notes
    $1200 25
In 1967 Carl Yastrzemski led this team to the American League pennant
    $1200 11
In "Julius Caesar", this man "has a lean and hungry look"; in "Antony and Cleopatra", he's "lean and wrinkled"
    $1200 13
Winkle pickers, named because they were so pointed you could dig up periwinkles with them, were a style of these
    $1200 20
Cairo's "hanging church" is the site of services for this ancient group of Christians
    DD: $2,200 3
Help a soldier find this Texas city as fast as possible
    $1600 29
(Jon of the Clue Crew is ) From the French for "to slide," it's the term for sliding across the notes on a piano or keyboard like this
    $1600 26
In 1962, in its first year in the National League, this East Coast team lost 120 regular season games
    DD: $1,000 18
Twin brothers named Dromio are servants to twin brothers named Antipholus in this highly confusing play
    $1600 14
"Enchanted Evening", a pink satin gown worn by this somewhat plastic icon in the '60s, was produced again in 1996
    $1600 21
The Jewish prayer known by this Hebrew name begins, "Hear, O Israel, the Lord is our God, the Lord is one"
    $1600 4
Enos lost his way in the snow in this Scandinavian city
    $2000 28
Term for an opera passage that's more spoken than sung, with little accompaniment
    $2000 27
On June 21, 1964 this Philadelphia Phillies pitcher, now a U.S. Senator from Kentucky, hurled a perfect game
    $2000 19
He's the brutish character who says, "This island's mine, by Sycorax my mother, which thou tak'st from me"
    $2000 15
In 1954 this great French couturier unveiled his "flat look", which some feared would abolish bosoms; it didn't
    $2000 22
Meaning "enlightenment being", in Buddhism this person has enough good karma to hand it out to others
    $2000 5
Down Under you can find a super theme park near this city

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Leigh John
$8,400 $4,800 $15,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

2 of the 5 women to win both Best Actress & Best Supporting Actress Oscars

Final scores:

Mike Leigh John
$0 $0 $13,900
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $13,900

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mike Leigh John
$7,400 $4,800 $14,600
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
13 R,
4 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $26,800

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Game tape date: 2007-02-27
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