Show #5270 - Friday, July 6, 2007


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Sandi Lin, an economic consultant from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Jennifer Gossett, a band director from North Charleston, South Carolina

Tim Abou-Sayed, a plastic surgeon from Manalapan, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "N".)
    $200 1
This U.S. state produces more tobacco than any other
    $200 16
This olympian who died in 1998 was the sister-in-law of fellow track great Jackie Joyner-Kersee
    $200 6
In 1967 his daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva made big news when she defected to the U.S.
    $200 11
An amphibian, or being pulled by a boat
    $200 17
Legend says Austrian autocrat Gessler got the point from this Swiss archer around 1300
    $200 22
The atomic weight of hydrogen, or the number of times LBJ was elected President
    $400 2
The exorticata species of fuscia native to this Southern Hemisphere island can reach up to 50 feet high
    $400 23
After divorcing British tennis pro John Lloyd in 1987, she married former olympic skier Andy Mill
    $400 7
Isabel Allende, Gabriela Mistral & Pablo Neruda are among this country's most famous writers
    $400 12
A path of travel, or a subterranean plant part
    $400 18
The Virginia city settled in 1633 as Middle Plantation was renamed this in 1699
    $400 27
At the Kentucky Derby, the horses' equipment & these can weigh no less than 126 lbs. combined
    $600 3
In 1893 Cornelius Vanderbilt had the 70-room family "cottage" known as the Breakers built in this Rhode Island city
    $600 24
The book "It's Not About The Bike" is this athlete's own inspirational story
    $600 8
With Princess Marie Bonaparte's help, this psychoanalyst was able to flee Austria & give the Nazis the slip
    $600 13
An adjective being permitted, or an adverb meaning communicated vocally
    $600 19
William Cohen held this post in Bill Clinton's cabinet
    $600 28
(Jon of the Clue Crew delivers the clue as he weighs some metal on a scale) A French city lends its name to this system of weight used with precious metals, in which 12 ounces equals a pound
    $800 4
King Gyanendra reigns in this country that borders China
    $800 25
This boxer won a gold medal in the 1992 Olympics, leading an uncle to nickname him the "Golden Boy"
    $800 9
Asked about his ALS, this physicist says, "I try to lead as normal a life as possible & not think about my condition"
    $800 14
A British lineup, or a stick for a game of snooker
    $800 20
3-word location where the Exxon Valdez spilled more than 10 million gallons of north slope crude in 1989
    $800 29
In Great Britain a "long" one of these is equal to 2,240 pounds
    DD: $1,000 5
Tha name of this capital of China's Jiangtsu Province means "southern capital"
    $1000 26
Born in Kinshasa, this NBA center now with Houston speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese & 5 African dialects
    $1000 10
In 2006 he became the first Asian in more than 30 years to be elected Secretary General of the U.N.
    $1000 15
Negating adverb, or a half-hitch
    $1000 21
Number of the William who was England's "Sailor King" from 1830 to 1837
    $1000 30
There are this many milligrams in a kilogram

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

Tim Jennifer Sandi
$2,000 $800 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Jennifer Sandi
$6,200 $2,200 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the country.)
    $400 26
You may have seen one of these films but there is also a stage version of this 1959 novel, "The Manchurian" this
    $400 11
This "Kill Bill" star played 11 seasons behind the plate for the Yankees
    $400 5
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
    $400 16
England & France fought the Battle of the Herrings in 1429, as this long, long conflict lurching was to a close
    $400 21
This company introduces its "Personal Computer" using the MS-DOS operating system
    $400 1
We're stunned that the Phaser is a series of printers from this document company
    $800 27
(Hi, I'm Kathryn Erbe of Law & Order Criminal Intent.) In 1990 I appeared on Broadway in a Tony-winning play based on this Pulitzer-prize winning novel by John Steinbeck
    $800 12
This "Fast & The Furious" star had no trouble stepping into Chuck Norris' old TV role
    $800 7
Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt
    $800 17
This name was first used for a political party c. 1629 by those who wanted James, Duke of York to become king
    $800 22
Crafted by Robert Morris, the first known one of these viruses wriggles into computers
    $800 2
In 1997 Gillian Anderson won an Emmy for Best Lead Actress in a Drama for her work on this series
    $1200 28
John Updike's novel "The Witches Of" this place has cast a spell as a musical
    $1200 13
Bet ya didn't know Keanu's Matrix squeeze wrote "You Can Take It With You" with George Kaufman in the 30s
    DD: $1,600 8
Prime Minister Nouri Al-Malaki
    $1200 18
In the late 400s 3 Germanic tribes invaded the Angles, Saxons, & this one for whom a Danish peninsula was named
    $1200 23
Microsoft is founded by these 2 college dropouts
    $1200 3
Chromosomal pairing in humans that traditionally leads to frogs & snails & puppy-dogs' tails
    $1600 29
(Hi, I'm Brian Stokes Mitchell.) I played the troubled piano player Coalhouse Walker, Jr. in this Broadway musical based on a novel by E.L. Doctorow
    $1600 14
The BBC's Mr. Darcy is a body of water just north of Edinburgh & west of the North Sea
    $1600 9
President Martin Torrijos Espino
    DD: $1,800 19
The Roman portion of the island had this name, followed in names of provinces by "Inferior" and "Superior"
    $1600 24
A computer with this colorful name defeats a world chess champion
    $1600 4
In his "Anabasis" this Greek historian & soldier recounted an attack on Persia in the 5th century B.C.
    $2000 30
In 2007 a new play based on her 80-year-old novel "To the Lighthouse" lit up the stage at the Berkeley Rep
    $2000 15
This recent King Kong actress was responsible for the civil unrest in South Central L.A. in 1965
    $2000 10
President Emile LaHoud
    $2000 20
Clearly lacking direction, this Lord, P.M. from 1770 to 1782, was known as "The Minister Who Lost America"
    $2000 25
Netscape releases this efficient Internet browser
    $2000 6
This woody central part of a tree trunk consists of sapwood & heartwood

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Jennifer Sandi
$13,200 $3,800 $10,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

On June 3, 2006 this nation of 600,000 proclaimed its independence, making it the world's newest country

Final scores:

Tim Jennifer Sandi
$20,401 $3,500 $7,200
2-day champion: $31,401 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tim Jennifer Sandi
$14,600 $3,800 $10,200
21 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $28,600

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Game tape date: 2007-04-12
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