Show #5260 - Friday, June 22, 2007


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Deana Weibel-Swanson, an assistant professor from Grand Rapids, Michigan

Matt Corcoran, an administrative assistant from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Jesse Berry, a tax analyst from Little Rock, Arkansas (whose 3-day cash winnings total $41,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: All legal, of course.)
    $200 14
Levothyroxine, sold under brand names like Unithroid & Synthroid, treats this gland when it's underactive
    $200 20
Title character cleans orphanage, escapes, meets a dog & a rich buy but no parents, Miss Hannigan goes to jail
    $200 6
Phil Jackson
    $200 25
In 1974 Charles Colson was indicted on conspiracy charges in connection with this scandal
    $200 11
In this card game, your deadwood can total up to 10 to knock legally
    $200 1
It's from the Latin for "crossbred animal" but a prius is a modern form of it, too
    $400 15
The name of this opiate used as a pain reliever comes from the name of the Greek god of dreams
    $400 22
Singer Conrad, about to be inducted, will kiss a girl on "The Ed Sullivan Show" before he goes
    $400 7
Benjamin Franklin
    $400 26
Onetime L.A. D.A. Bugliosi said this man has "received more mail than any other inmate in the history of the...system"
    $400 12
Nathan's Famous began as a nickel hot dog stand in 1916 in this Brooklyn amusement park
    $400 2
It's the ablative form of locus, "place", as when it precedes "parentis"
    $600 17
L-DOPA treats the tremors, spasms & poor muscle control associated with this neurological disease
    DD: $1,500 23
Spunky gal dreams of riches while stuck in Missouri, marries prospector, loses prospector, gets on Titanic
    $600 8
Georges Braque
    $600 27
After his Lincoln Savings & Loan failed, costing taxpayers $2.6 billion, this man was convicted in 1992
    $600 13
This word, before "Plaisance" in the name of the 1893 Chicago Expo site, came to refer to any carnival area
    $600 3
Used in statistics, this word is from the Latin adverbial phrase for "by the hundred"
    $800 18
Amoxicillin is used to treat infections caued by these
    $800 24
Penniless English soprano in Paris turns to cross dressing, sorta, meets American gangster, confusion reigns
    $800 9
Jack Kerouac
    $800 28
After the Long Parliament was purged in 1648, the Rump Parliament brought charges against this king
    $800 16
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Circus Center in San Francisco, California) The first great wire walker was the Frenchman Blondin, who rose to great fame by walking over this landmark, once carrying a man on his back
    $800 4
Meaning "in or at another place", you better have a good one for the night of the 16th, ya mug
    $1000 19
Prozac is an SSRI; the second "S" stands for this chemical thought to be effective in treating depression
    $1000 29
2 Americans are in a misty Scottish glen when they encounter a village that comes alive one day every century
    $1000 10
Fernand Leger
    $1000 30
Throughout his trial, this man insisted that President Garfield had died from mistreatment by his doctors
    $1000 21
This word for one who takes up an activity for amusement in a superficial way is from the Latin for "to delight"
    $1000 5
This two-word phrase, Latin for "good faith", means "authentic" in English

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

Jesse Matt Deana
$1,400 $3,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jesse Matt Deana
$3,200 $6,800 $6,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be two words. Words are exactly the same except for one letter.)
    $400 23
When asked how he became a war hero, this president said, "It was involuntary. They sank my boat"
    $400 18
The numerical title of this 1970 Jack Nicholson film refers to musical compositions, not toast
    $400 8
Built for the 1958 World's Fair, the Atomium in this Belgian city is a model of a molecule enlarged 165 billion times
    $400 13
"All Along The Watchtower" was this guitar virtuoso's only Billboard Top 40 hit
    $400 1
This play that won the 1956 prize is set in the upper part of a building in Amsterdam
    $400 3
A fiery fedora
    DD: $3,000 24
This president criticized Ed Asner for opposing U.S. foreign policy by asking, "What does an actor know about politics?"
    $800 19
In 1974 this man directed Jack in "Chinatown" & played the gangster who slit Jack's nostril
    $800 9
Frederiksborg Castle, famed for its gardens, has been called the Versailles of this Scandinavian country
    $800 14
This wall builder became the Ward of Trajan & followed him as Roman Emperor
    $800 2
"We never had a losing season, boys; there's not many that can say that", says the coach in this Jason Miller play
    $800 4
A lumpy bunk
    $1200 25
He said, "I didn't fire" MacArthur because he was dumb, "although he was, but that's not against the law for generals"
    $1200 20
About this "Shining" director, Jack said, "Just because you're a perfectionist doesn't mean you're perfect"
    $1200 10
When in this Scottish city, visit the Willow Tea Rooms designed by hometown hero Charles Rennie Mackintosh
    $1200 15
This current U.S. Senator comes from Cumming, Iowa, population 150
    $1200 26
In 2000 Donald Margulies won for serving us this meal "with friends"
    $1200 5
A mallard's playing card set
    $1600 29
Accused of being two-faced in a debate, this pres. said, "If I had another face, do you think I would wear this one?"
    $1600 21
Appropriately, Jack played 'your average horny little devil" in this bewitching 1987 film
    $1600 11
April 25 is the feast day of this Patron Saint of Venice, & Venetians celebrate it with a gondola race
    $1600 16
This author of 1935's "Mulatto" was referred to as "the Poet Laureate of Harlem"
    $1600 27
This partner of Lynn Fontanne got to star in "Idiot's Delight" after suggesting the idea for it to Robert Sherwood
    $1600 6
A big spotted cat's ballet suit
    $2000 30
This "hope"ful president said the job is like running a cemetery: a "lot of people under you, but nobody's listening"
    $2000 22
Singing "Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life" to a dog helped Jack win an Oscar for this 1997 film
    DD: $3,000 12
Fans of "The Sound of Music" visit this city to see such sites as Mirabell Gardens, where "Do-Re-Mi" was filmed
    $2000 17
His 1944 novel "A Bell for Adano" is set in Allied-occupied Sicily
    $2000 28
(Here's a friend of our show--Edward Albee.) In this play that won me my third Pulitzer Prize, all 3 of the title females are based on my adoptive mother
    $2000 7
Military conflict over a bee product

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jesse Matt Deana
$1,600 $13,000 $16,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The world's first pure food & beverage law, one pertaining to beer, was proclaimed by the Duke of this region in 1516

Final scores:

Jesse Matt Deana
$3,200 $25,000 $5,100
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $25,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jesse Matt Deana
$1,600 $10,800 $14,200
10 R,
4 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $26,600

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Game tape date: 2007-03-06
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