Show #5249 - Thursday, June 7, 2007

Susan Mitchell game 1.


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Marilyn Carnahan, a secretary from Flagstaff, Arizona

Susan Mitchell, a graduate student from College Station, Texas

Heidi Sanchez, a college library director from Bethpage, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $42,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
This mega-bestseller by John Gray is touted as "the classic guide to understanding the opposite sex"
    $200 6
Erik Estrada was a CHiP, meaning he worked for this agency
    $200 26
In the 17th century Oxford University Press got the right to print this "royal" version of the Bible, quite a cash cow
    $200 16
Totally cool! This dude wrote Deuteronomy as a way of reinforcing what he first learned on Mount Sinai
    $200 21
"It's the real thing"
    $200 11
Curl up on a desert island with his "Political History of the Devil" or "Robinson Crusoe"
    $400 2
Oprah chose for her book club "The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography" by this Oscar winner
    $400 7
On the series "24", C.T.U., the good guys, stands for this
    $400 27
Like the "Idiot's Guide" series 2 years earlier, this series with a similar title began with a book about DOS
    $400 17
Sweet! The fifth chapter of Deuteronomy raps out this list of dos & don'ts, just in case we spaced it
    $400 22
"We try harder"
    $400 12
National Lead was one of the 12 companies tracked by this "average" when it debuted May 26, 1896
    $600 3
The first edition of this book about the body was published in 1858 with 750 pages & 363 figures
    $600 8
In the 1960s Peter Graves led this squad, "IMF" for short
    DD: $1,400 28
Puffin & Firebird are young readers imprints of this publisher
    $600 18
Awesome, dude! Deuteronomy says that all debts are to be canceled after this many years!
    $600 23
"Look, mom -- no cavities!"
    $600 13
In the comics, she's Dagwood & Blondie's dog
    $800 4
Her "The Sea Around Us" was among the top 10 nonfiction bestsellers for 1951 & 1952
    $800 9
It's the "S" in "M*A*S*H"
    $800 29
Since 1933 this publication called this "reviews" has provided pre-publication reviews to its subscribers
    $800 19
Grab your surfboard, rad boy! In Deuteronomy, this sea is referred to as the "salt sea"
    $800 24
"Ring around the collar"
    $800 14
6-letter word meaning to expose as being false or ridiculous, like certain wacky theories
    $1000 5
Oliver Sacks shared some of his fascinating neurological cases in "The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A" this
    $1000 10
( I'm Bill Goldberg. ) I tossed Detective Stabler through a window when I made my prime time TV debut in 2007 on this NBC drama & by the way, the head writer is my cousin Neal
    $1000 30
"Electronic Mission Aircraft" & "Fighting Ships" are put out by this publisher with a feminine-sounding name
    $1000 20
Party on, dude! This guy gets appointed to be the new leader of the Israelites!
    $1000 25
"Does she... or doesn't she?"
    $1000 15
In Greek mythology, the mother of Persephone

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

Heidi Susan Marilyn
$3,400 $3,000 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Heidi Susan Marilyn
$5,200 $5,600 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We need two responses instead of one.)
(Alex: Sounds like a difficult board.)
    $400 4
This chairman soon ended his Hundred Flowers Movement encouraging criticism of the Communist Party
    $400 21
Not averse to portraying icons, this alum has played Jim Morrison, Elvis Presley & Batman on film
    $400 1
The roof of the mouth is made up of hard & soft ones that are covered by mucous membranes
    $400 14
A thrice-married Revolutionary War flag seamstress from Philly, & the ice-resurfacing machine patented in 1953
    $400 9
Legend says Abe became interested in this profession when he found Blackstone's "Commentaries" in a rubbish barrel
    $400 27
Intolerable, as in a Milan Kundera title
    DD: $2,000 5
In 1902 Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud captured what's now this capital city
    $800 22
In 1992, a year after playing an older Peter Pan, he was a mime instructor in "Shakes the Clown"
    $800 2
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew presents from a lab.) Due to its worm-like shape, the adjective vermiform is commonly used to refer to this tube that's attached to the cecum
    $800 15
9-foot man from the Biblical books of Samuel, & the franchise that created the Frappuccino in 1995
    $800 10
Lincoln said one of things that made him president was this man's retouched Cooper Union photo of him
    $800 28
The tent that housed the Ark of the Covenant; today the Mormons have a big one in Salt Lake City
    $1200 6
The future leader of independent Malaya is shown in this city signing an agreement ending British rule
    $1200 23
This man who began leading the Federal Reserve in 1987 studied clarinet & sax at the school
    $1200 3
The meniscus disks in your knee are a type of this material that may tear if you twist wrong
    $1200 16
The Russian president right before Putin & an "Absolut" type of alcohol (There's no connection)
    $1200 11
In a classic "Twilight Zone" episode, a time traveler tries to save Lincoln but is drugged by this man
    $1200 29
From the Greek for "together" & "name", it means having the same meaning
    $1600 7
In the 1990s 5 "stan" nations agreed to give up to .3% of national income to restore this shrunken saltwater body
    $1600 24
This Oscar winner, the most "verbal" of "The Usual Suspects", got into Juilliard but blew his "Gong Show" audition
    $1600 19
It includes the ascending colon & the sigmoid colon
    $1600 17
One-mile-deep Arizona landmark that's up to 18 miles wide & ex-MTV "Weasel" star of "Jury Duty"
    DD: $3,000 12
On his April 4, 1865 visit to Richmond, Lincoln sat at this man's desk; we don't know if he put his feet up on it
    $1600 30
Graphic representation of surface features on a region of a map
    $2000 8
An alternate to the Ho Chi Minh Trail was a trail named for this Cambodian royal
    $2000 25
In 1958, this Israeli violinist entered Juilliard; in 1963 he played Carnegie Hall
    $2000 20
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reads in front of a skeleton)
It's the medical name for these two bones, from the Latin for "key"; in birds, they fuse to form a wishbone
    $2000 18
6-letter fuzzy nylon fastening device used in place of zippers, & the "king of the pan flute"
    $2000 13
It's unusual for U.S. coins that Lincoln faces right on his penny, first issued in 1909 to commemorate this
    $2000 26
It's how the words seen here are presented

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Heidi Susan Marilyn
$15,000 $20,400 $10,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

One of his last letters said, "I am risking my life for (my work) and my reason has half-foundered owing to it..."

Final scores:

Heidi Susan Marilyn
$21,000 $30,100 $20,400
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $30,100 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Heidi Susan Marilyn
$13,600 $19,200 $11,800
14 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $44,600

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Game tape date: 2007-02-27
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