Show #5289 - Thursday, September 13, 2007


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Kim Murphy, a minister and police chaplain from Glenbrook, Maine

Dave Henek, a window cleaner from Appleton, Wisconsin

Rick Kent, a paralegal from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $49,602)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Kevin Bacon, mind you.)
    $200 1
The red type of this marsupial can leap over barriers as high as 6 feet
    $200 19
Oil up with some serious sunscreen as you trek to Alice Springs, the center of this nation's vast "Red Centre"
    $200 21
U.S. President & 5-star general
    $200 3
The rheumatoid type of this is 3 times as common in women as in men
    $200 10
In earlier days this evil-sounding chocolate cake was colored with red food dye
    $200 7
Kevin had to go to space camp before playing the role of Jack Swigert in this film
    $400 2
Amphibians are divided into 3 groups: caecilians, salamanders & this pair of hoppers
    $400 20
The Mabinogion is an important collection of myths & tales from this U.K. country
    $400 25
One can be bridal or thunder
    $400 4
When these are less than 5 minutes apart & last about a minute, you're in labor, & the fun is just beginning
    $400 11
The Cheesecake Factory puts "our famous cream cheese icing" on this other type of cake
    $400 8
Kevin could handle the truth as Capt. Jack Ross in this 1992 legal drama written by Aaron Sorkin
    $600 15
The Belgian hare is not actually a hare but this type of hopper
    $600 22
It's the only African country with port cites on both the Red Sea & the Mediterranean
    $600 26
Stew with clams, potatoes & onions
    $600 5
This word for pain in the midsection can also mean to whine or complain
    $600 12
As its name suggests, a trompe l'oeil cake is one designed to deceive this sense
    $600 9
Holy triskaidekaphobia! Special FX guru Tom Savini had an arrow shoved through Kevin's throat in this 1980 flick
    $800 17
An ant shares the billing with one of these insects in the title of an Aesop fable
    $800 23
A castle built by Crusaders dominates the port of Kyrenia on this island nation near Lebanon
    $800 30
Earsplitting simian of the tropics
    $800 6
Per the MLB injury report, Randy Johnson missed his last regular season start of 2006 due to back these
    DD: $600 13
This aluminum cake pan that sounds like a baseball play was invented by H. David Dalquist in the early 1950s
    $800 28
Kevin played Ensign Pulver in the TV remake of this 1955 movie
    $1000 18
This tiny insect pest, Pulex irritans, can leap more than 130 times its own height
    $1000 24
Cities in this large South American country include Mendoza, Rosario & Mar del Plata
    $1000 29
Light artillery piece for reaching a target behind cover or in a trench
    $1000 16
An amputee may suffer real pain from this "ghostly" type of limb
    $1000 14
Schwarzwalder Kirschtorte is known by this "colorful" name in English
    $1000 27
Kevin had a cup o' coffee in this 1982 Barry Levinson ensemble piece with chums Mickey Rourke, Paul Reiser & Tim Daly

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

Rick Dave Kim
$1,200 $400 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Dave Kim
$2,000 $4,600 $6,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to list the name of the artist on the CDs we're gonna list for you.)
    $400 6
Had a whale of a time in 1851; Pequod problems; call him this narrator
    $400 1
"Goodbye Yellow Brick Road", "Peachtree Road"
    $400 17
On Oct. 31, 1961, the U.S. Navy discontinued its squadrons of these made for them by Goodyear Aircraft
    $400 11
In 1500 Francisco de Bobadilla arrived in Santo Domingo & sent this man back to Spain in shackles
    $400 16
Since many of Suriname's workers come from India, this religion is practiced by almost 30%
    $400 26
Former "Cheers" actress who sees how many times 27 goes into 5,319
    $800 7
Famous foundling; "Sikes" himself out; title tot
    $800 2
"Rhythm Nation 1814", "The Velvet Rope"
    $800 18
(Kelly presents in a laboratory.)
The regular Coke sinks due to the 39 grams of this dense ingredient, virtually non-existent in the Diet Coke
    $800 12
Scooter Libby's trial revealed Libby's note that Tim Russert "hates Chris"--this Chris of MSNBC
    $800 19
In a 1667 deal, the English got New York City & these people got the territory that would become Suriname
    $800 27
This Md.-Penn. boundary is a geometric term for a finite portion of an infinite straight path
    $1200 8
L.A. P.I., OK? Chandler's champ, slept big & his goodbye was long
    $1200 3
"The Writing's on the Wall", "Survivor"
    $1200 23
On the Internet, this over-100-year-old brand uses the domain name
    DD: $3,000 13
Ingram Frizer stabbed this playwright to death in Deptford May 30, 1593
    $1200 20
A powerful presence in the country is Suralco, part of this giant metals company
    $1200 28
Nelson's Column site in London that is 2 for 4 & 3 for 9
    $1600 9
Has a Jem of a brother; Atticus! Atticus!; sweet home Alabama
    $1600 4
"Thankful", "Break Away"
    $1600 24
To be shown at Crufts, you have to be one of these
    $1600 14
William Talman, a country house architect of the late 1600s, was bitterly jealous of this genius
    DD: $5,000 21
Suriname is wedged between Guyana & this dependency
    $1600 29
When profits equal losses, these non-odd integers play a part
    $2000 10
Time-travelin' Dresden dude; he wasn't a Puritan; a Vonnegut check
    $2000 5
"Dirty Mind", "Controversy", "The Love Symbol Album"
    $2000 25
Meaning completely, in cowboy talk this 5-letter word usually precedes "loco"
    $2000 15
Pierre Balmain worked with this man in the early '40s, then became his rival in postwar fashion
    $2000 22
About half of Suriname's 439,000 people live in this capital city
    $2000 30
This is what you get when Snidely Whiplash bends a cartoon Mountie 90 degrees

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Dave Kim
$8,800 $18,600 $12,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

On 9/20/1904, about 9 months after making a great advance, these 2 made another advance by going in a circle

Final scores:

Rick Dave Kim
$17,600 $12,500 $5,800
3-day champion: $67,202 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rick Dave Kim
$8,800 $13,400 $12,600
12 R,
2 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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Game tape date: 2007-07-17
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