Show #5256 - Monday, June 18, 2007


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Shane Glynn, a probation officer from Phoenix, Arizona

Kai-Ning Jan, a pediatrician from Culver City, California

Alex Hovan, a graduate student from Champaign, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex Trebek: Each one in quotation marks. So that means one--or perhaps more than one--will come up as a correct response.)
    $200 26
The common loon lives on the water, so it's not surprising that it's the state bird of this "Land of 10,000 Lakes"
    $200 11
Jennifer Hudson,
Eddie Murphy
    $200 21
On a TV sitcom, Jennifer, played by Loni Anderson, brightened up radio station WKRP in this city
    $200 6
The beautiful Bathsheba was already married, but that didn't stop this King of Israel from pursuing her
    $200 16
To quickly chill a bottle, add the rock type of this to ice & water, lowering the freezing point
    $200 1
Though he had no biological kids of his own, George Washington is known by this paternal nickname
    $400 27
The male of this state bird of Indiana is one of the few all-red birds in North America
    $400 12
"Gone with the Wind":
Clark Gable,
Vivien Leigh,
Olivia de Havilland
    $400 22
WABC & WCBS-880 are radio stations based in this metropolis
    $400 7
This beautiful queen's affair with a knight of the Round Table foreshadowed the fall of King Arthur's kingdom
    $400 17
An older or very tannic wine is decanted to eliminate this, also called lees
    $400 2
According to George Orwell, he "is watching you"
    $600 28
Darwin made a famous study of these birds, but not the purple species, New Hampshire's state bird
    $600 13
"Cold Mountain":
Jude Law,
Nicole Kidman,
Renee Zellweger
    $600 23
As "The Voice of" this city, WGN radio covers news, weather & Cubs baseball
    $600 8
One of the most beautiful women in Antiquity, this gal's "bust" can be seen in the Egyptian Museum in Berlin
    $600 18
France generally forbids making this light-bodied pink wine, such as Anjou, by mixing red & white
    $600 3
Produced by certain mollusks, it's also known as nacre
    $800 29
In 1933 the Tennessee Ornithological Society conducted a vote to select a state bird; this mimic barely won
    $800 14
"Paper Moon":
Madeline Kahn,
Ryan O'Neal,
Tatum O'Neal
    $800 24
This Pigeon Forge, Tennessee-based theme park has its own radio station, WDLY
    DD: $1,000 9
This beautiful & enticing daughter of Leda would have to have lived around 1200 B.C.
    $800 19
Try my $3,000 1976 bottle from Romanee-Conti, the most famous estate in this area--oops, there goes the cork
    $800 4
Seattle has about 20 of these, including Kobe, Mombasa & Gdynia
    $1000 30
Until mating season, this California state bird lives in coveys of up to 200 birds
    $1000 15
"Ordinary People":
Timothy Hutton,
Mary Tyler Moore,
Judd Hirsch
    $1000 25
The 100,000-watt voice of Georgia State University, WRAS in this city is the most powerful all-student-run U.S. radio station
    $1000 10
Theodosia, the daughter of this third U.S. vice president, was a beautiful child prodigy who spoke 4 languages
    $1000 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands next to a wine wheel.) To make this aspect of wine easier to define & discuss during tastings, the wheel for it goes from general terms, like Earthy, to specific terms, like Dusty Mushroom
    $1000 5
In a Brecht play, she schleps through the 30 Years' War as her children are taken from her one by one

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

Alex Kai-Ning Shane
$1,400 $3,600 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Kai-Ning Shane
$5,200 $3,800 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 17
The nearly extinct Hawaiian species of this mammal uses Midway's beaches to breed
    $400 13
She won a 1991 Grammy, her first, for best long-form music video for "Blonde Ambition World Tour Live"
    $400 20
This future pres.'s 1948 Senate race is the subject of the musical "The Winner", which premiered in Texas in 2007
    $400 11
A prince of Walachia, he was known for impaling thousands at Bradsov in Transylvania
    $400 6
Their 1469 marriage was politically arranged to unite 2 Iberian kingdoms
    $400 1
According to some legends, this mythical beast missed the boat, Noah's boat
    $800 18
An order signed on Oct. 31, 1996 transferred Midway from the Navy to this cabinet dept.
    $800 19
This princess of Monaco was rumored to be the "mystery girl" in Michael Jackson's 1992 hit "In the Closet"
    $800 21
Kevin Spacey starred in a 2006 British revival of this playwright's "A Moon for the Misbegotten"
    $800 12
Born near Timisoara, this "Tarzan" actor claimed U.S. birth & swam for the U.S. in the Olympics
    $800 7
Anne Hathaway was 26 & pregnant when she married this 18-year old in 1582
    $800 2
The highest elevation in this state is 13,528 feet
    $1200 28
In 1935 this airline built a prefab hotel on Midway as a rest stop for passengers flying on its China Clippers
    $1200 25
His "Black Album" was heavily bootlegged before its official release in 1994
    DD: $1,000 22
The 2007 revival of this classic courtroom drama cast Christopher Plummer in the role inspired by Clarence Darrow
    $1200 14
Gheorghe Muresan played big for this NBA team that was then called the Bullets
    $1200 8
This actress has been married to actor Jeff Goldblum & to Director Renny Harlin
    $1200 3
From the Latin for "usable" it's a usable kitchen tool like a fork or a ladle
    $1600 29
Midway is home to the world's largest colony of the Laysan species of this "wandering" sea bird
    $1600 26
He played the sax solo on Whitney Houston's "All The Man That I Need"; he's also had Top 40 hits on his own
    $1600 23
(Hi, I'm Sam Waterston.) I received my 1st Emmy nomination for the television version of this play; I played Tom & Katharine Hepburn played my mother, Amanda Wingfield
    $1600 15
Born in what was then Hungary, he gained fame on stage in a Bram Stoker adaptation & later acted in the film
    DD: $2,000 9
This Baltimore divorcee's marriage to an Englishman on June 3, 1937 made headlines
    $1600 4
For insurance companies, they calculate risk, set premiums & write pol...--sorry, dozed off for a second
    $2000 30
In the 1950's & '60s Midway was home to crews who flew radar aircraft in this Cold War detection line
    $2000 27
Every track from his album "Play", including "South Side", was licensed for use in a commercial or sound track
    $2000 24
Famed for playing Frasier's father, this actor came back to Broadway in 2007 in "Prelude to a Kiss"
    $2000 16
Jimmy Carter named this Nobel Peace Prize winner chair of the President's Commision on the Holocaust
    $2000 10
The marriage of this pair in 1614 brought peace between the Jamestown Colony & local Native Americans
    $2000 5
Mount Narodnaya and Mount Karpinsk are 2 prominent peaks in this mountain range

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Kai-Ning Shane
$10,800 $16,800 $8,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

"Imperial Adventurer", "The Last Emperor" & "The Cactus Throne" are books about this man who died at 34

Final scores:

Alex Kai-Ning Shane
$4,798 $11,999 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $11,999 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alex Kai-Ning Shane
$10,800 $17,200 $8,400
17 R,
3 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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Game tape date: 2007-03-06
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