Show #5250 - Friday, June 8, 2007

Susan Mitchell game 2.


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Michael Condouris, a web animator from New York, New York

Marta Bowman, a sales assistant from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Susan Mitchell, a graduate student from College Station, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $30,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the film.)
    $200 1
A blue triangle on the Solomon Islands' flag represents this surrounding body of water
    $200 21
Astronaut Jim Lovell
    $200 16
I wonder what my leaded glass table lamp with a peony design is worth--it was made by this man who died in 1933
    $200 2
One who fears that he is suffering from a major undetected disease, despite medical evidence to the contrary
    $200 26
Aw, man! I stepped in this product, maybe a brand such as Carefree or Trident
    $200 11
It's in the dictionary as a short, high-pitched sound used to replace an expletive in a broadcast
    $400 4
The main industries in the Solomons include mining, timber & fishing for this fish
    $400 22
Women's baseball coach Jimmy Dugan
    $400 17
Why, it's a 19th c. Minton cup, a fine example of this type of china, named for its animal material ingredient
    $400 3
Prolonged exposure to the cold causes this condition in which the body's temperature drops below 95 degrees
    $400 27
In this deathtrap I'm sinking fast; I'll go flat on my back to float, then move to the side & roll to firm ground
    $400 12
An artist may have one of these boards with a thumbhole on which to mix his paints
    $600 5
Due to historic ties, this person is traditionally still considered the sovereign of the Solomon Islands
    $600 23
Book store owner & Internet messaging fan Joe Fox
    $600 18
It's a highly collectible "Gal-Leg" pair of these, made by John Robert McChesney around 1900--giddyup!
    $600 6
The FDA does not require testing to back up claims that cosmetics are this, meaning causing fewer reactions
    $600 28
It comes in maple, raspberry & cough varieties & is no fun to step in
    $600 13
A public lodging house, or the river that forms part of the border between Germany & Austria
    $800 9
The first European to visit the Solomons was Spanish explorer Alvaro de Mendana in this century
    $800 24
12-year-old Josh Baskin
    $800 19
Cha-ching! The scrollwork in the chairback makes it a fine example of the style named for this man who died in 1779
    $800 7
Low blood sugar
    $800 29
I got chills... they're multiplyin'... 'cause I stepped in this rendered fat of animals, also a lubricant... this is the word
    $800 14
It's any heavy material placed in the gondola of a balloon or the hold of a ship to enhance stability
    $1000 10
The capital Honiara is on this isle that inspired a "diary" during World War II
    $1000 25
Stand-up comic Steven Gold
    $1000 20
"I want you for U.S. Army" reads an ungrammatical WWI version of this artist's poster; bet it's worth a fortune
    $1000 8
This structure of the brain directs the workings of the autonomic nervous system
    $1000 30
Ow ow ow ow...! Formerly magma, when it gets to the surface, it can be 10 times hotter than boiling water!
    DD: $1,200 15
The name of this dark Chinese tea that has been fermented before drying is from the Mandarin for "black dragon"

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

Susan Marta Michael
$1,600 $4,400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Marta Michael
$3,600 $3,400 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Notice the spelling there.)
    $400 7
Fawn Brodie, niece of a president of the Mormon Church, wrote "No Man Knows My History" about this prophet
    $400 26
"Stop! In The Name Of Love" & "Love Child"
    $400 21
In 1989 he again danced with the Kirov Ballet, the first time since his defection 28 years earlier
    $400 12
This monument is mentioned by name (but not depicted) on South Dakota's state flag
    $400 6
Facing massive starvation during the Peloponnesian War, Athens surrendered to this rival city in 404 B.C.
    $400 1
It's the currency of Mexico, Senor
    DD: $2,500 8
Horowitz & Collier wrote the family bios "The Rockefellers: An American Dynasty" & them: "An American Drama"
    $800 27
"What's Going On" & "Let's Get It On"
    $800 22
In 1939 she danced the role of Princess Aurora in "Sleeping Beauty"; 17 years later, she became a Dame of the British Empire
    $800 13
(Kelly of the Clue Crew explains an image of a state flag on a monitor.) The motto, "Union, Justice and Confidence" is on this state's flag, below a mother pelican feeding her babies
    $800 17
More than half of the first settlers of this American colony died of disease or starvation during the 1607-08 winter
    $800 2
A type of wooden flooring with the blocks laid out in a decorative pattern
    $1200 9
Hollywood bios include Scott Eyman's life of Louis B. Mayer & Scott Berg's 1989 life of this Mayer associate
    $1200 28
"Heat Wave" & "Jimmy Mack"
    $1200 23
In 1990 he & choreographer Mark Morris founded a touring company called the White Oak Dance Project
    $1200 14
Yes, honey, one of these structures appears below the word "industry" on Utah's state flag
    $1200 18
After seceding from Nigeria in 1967, this region soon faced widespread starvation & surrendered
    $1200 3
It's a British word for a fistfight; in Hollywood, it's to add jokes to a comedy script
    $1600 10
A bio of Rosalind Franklin, whose photos were used by James Watson, is subtitled "The Dark Lady of" this molecule
    $1600 29
"War" & "Twenty-Five Miles"
    $1600 24
Audiences fauned all over this Kiev-born dancer when he came to Paris with Diaghilev in 1909
    DD: $2,000 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew talks about an image of two state flags on a monitor.) On an alphabetical list of states, these two states with somewhat similar flags are next to each other
    $1600 19
On his deathbed, this English king remarked, "Let not poor Nelly starve"--referring to his mistress
    $1600 4
It can be a nuclear reactor or an assemblage of things laid one upon the other
    $2000 11
Eric Enno Tamm's "Beyond the Outer Shores" is about Ed Ricketts, the model for Doc in this 1945 Steinbeck novel
    $2000 30
"Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Do-Da-Day" & "Overjoyed"
    $2000 25
This ballerina known for her "Dying Swan" role starred in the 1915 silent film "The Dumb Girl of Portici"
    $2000 16
You'll find a Seminole woman scattering flowers on this state's flag
    $2000 20
This 1922 film subject "of the North" perished from starvation shortly after the film was completed
    $2000 5
The unscheduled temporary replacement of a TV show, often by a newsworthy event

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Marta Michael
$13,100 $12,600 $12,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Born in Predappio, Italy in 1883, he was named for a famous politician born in Oaxaca, Mexico in 1806

Final scores:

Susan Marta Michael
$599 $0 $0
2-day champion: $30,699 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Susan Marta Michael
$15,200 $12,400 $12,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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Game tape date: 2007-02-27
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