Show #5291 - Monday, September 17, 2007


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Jennifer Gaspar Schreiner, an opera singer from Raleigh, North Carolina

Joanne Platt, a waitress from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Matt Caporaletti, an advertising account supervisor from Westwood, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I like that.)
    $200 26
Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre in this U.S. city has several ghosts, including that of an actress who fell to her death
    $200 16
The Old Milwaukee brewing company is headquartered in this city
    $200 21
A projecting rim on a vehicle
    $200 1
Like many countries, Albania has this bird as a symbol, & its flag shows a 2-headed one
    $200 7
In 2006 FEMA & the U.S. Geological Survey sponsored a conference commemorating the 100th anniversary of this event
    $200 6
Long after he was a TV weatherman who predicted hail the size of canned hams, he'd work the "late" shift for CBS
    $400 27
The man in this drab color who haunts the Drury Lane Theatre may the ghost of a man found bricked up in a wall there
    $400 17
This state is named after Thomas West, whose title was Baron De La Warr
    $400 22
It begins every basketball game
    $400 2
In 2006 Lesotho went for a more peaceful look, putting a hat on its flag to replace a shield & this weapon
    $400 8
In 1785 he graduated 42nd out of 58 at his military school in Paris
    $400 12
In 1956, one year after winning an Oscar, she quit the business to move to Monaco
    $600 28
The lady in blue seen in this Scottish city's Royal Lyceum Theatre may be the actress Ellen Terry
    $600 18
This Washington D.C. monument stands near the Potomac, about halfway between the Capitol & the Lincoln Memorial
    $600 23
To baffle someone to the point of not being able to answer
    DD: $1,000 3
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reads the clue.) Behind the coat of arms on Portugal's flag is a navigational tool; in 1816, it was also on the flag of this other land
    $600 9
In 1869 this "wild" & crazy guy killed 2 men as acting sheriff of Ellis County, Kansas
    $600 13
After "The Pelican Brief" in 1992, he followed up with "The Client" in 1993
    $800 29
A ghost known as the Black Phantom used to appear in a mirror at the Empire Theatre in this city, Ringo Starr's hometown
    $800 19
This river forms the southern borders of Ohio, Indiana & Illinois
    $800 24
Cooked on a griddle, it's a teatime treat with small holes on top
    $800 4
In 1996, to represent unity, Ethiopia put this 5-pointed star with mystical overtones on its flag
    $800 10
In 1900 more than 200 foreigners were killed during this bloody uprising in northern China
    $800 14
After playing QB Paul Crewe in 1974's "The Longest Yard", he played coach Nate Scarborough in the 2005 remake
    $1000 30
Melbourne's Princess Theatre boasts the ghost of a singer who died after playing this devilish role in "Faust"
    $1000 20
Founded in 1911, this Connecticut college is in the town of New London
    $1000 25
Megapteran marine mammal that arches sharply as it dives
    $1000 5
This large country re-adopted its old red, white & blue flag in 1991
    $1000 11
A Supreme Court decision in 2000 said rights named for this man were "embedded in routine police practice"
    $1000 15
In 1970 Eric Clapton warned us, "After" this title hour, "we're gonna let it all hang down"

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

Matt Joanne Jennifer
-$200 $3,000 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Joanne Jennifer
$1,400 $7,600 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

"O" YES!
    $400 16
The shortest way to sail to the Arctic Ocean from Nome, Alaska is to go north through this strait
    $400 11
The first track on "The Beatles' Second Album" was a Chuck Berry song that told this composer to "roll over"
    $400 21
Could it be that a tipsy Johnny Bench was the inspiration for Holden Caulfield in this 1951 novel
    $400 30
In 1937 an explosion of this, unodorized, killed 300 people in a New London, Texas school
    $400 1
Because sound travels 2.7 times faster in this gas than in air, inhaling it makes your voice higher
    $400 6
It's the third-largest Hawaiian isle
    $800 17
The Arctic Ocean's deepest point, about 17,880 feet, lies just north of this country's Svalbard Islands
    $800 12
"Play with Fire" from this Group's 1965 album "Out of Our Heads" featured Phil Spector on bass
    $800 22
This Mark Bowden book depicts a Mogadishu raid & a crashed helicopter crew, not Chicago hockey players
    $800 29
The Sequoyah 1 nuclear reactor near Chattanooga is operated by this agency established in 1933
    $800 2
When pronounced another way, this element is the top story on a newscast
    $800 7
A carefully planned military attack, or a football "line"
    $1200 18
In the early 1770s England's Samuel Hearne became the first European to reach the Arctic Ocean overland from this bay
    $1200 13
The Searchers told us that Madame Ruth had "a pad down on Thirty-fourth and Vine" where she sold this
    DD: $5,000 23
A-Rod is truly in trouble in this time-traveling Twain text from 1889
    $1200 26
Itaipu, a project using this type of power, supplies about a quarter of all of Brazil's electricity needs
    $1200 3
Could it be Satan this metal is named for? It comes from the German for "Old Nick"
    $1200 8
It's the O in an IPO, a corporation's first attempt to sell stock to the public
    $1600 19
On August 3, 1958 this nuclear-powered submarine became the first to cross the North Pole under the ice
    $1600 14
Reg Presley not only sang lead on this group's hit "Wild Thing", he played the ocarina as well
    $1600 24
I picked up this Faulkner work hoping the title referred to Rex Grossman, but it was about Old Ben
    $1600 27
Electricity can be produced by CSP, short for "concentrating" this -- & it's done with mirrors
    DD: $3,000 4
This very hard metal is named for the children of Uranus & Gaea
    $1600 9
To use this "razor" named for a 14th century English philosopher means to use economy in explanation
    $2000 20
The spiral tusk of this cetacean that inhabits the waters of the Arctic Ocean may reach a length of 10 feet
    $2000 15
This quartet included Leslie Maguire, John Chadwick, & brothers Gerry & Freddie Marsden
    $2000 25
In this Shakespeare play, the Antipholus twins don't merit gold gloves after they bobble identities
    $2000 28
Abbreviated SPR, it's the emergency store of oil created by the U.S. government in 1977
    $2000 5
Harold Kroto & others found this common element had a new molecular form, the Fullerene
    $2000 10
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew stands in sunlight and shadow.) A total solar eclipse where the Moon hides the Sun is an example of this, from the Latin for "conceal", as in the mysteries of the supernatural

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Joanne Jennifer
$7,000 $17,000 $14,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The 1860 frontier novel "Malaeska", the first of its kind, sold 300,000 copies for total sales revenue of this

Final scores:

Matt Joanne Jennifer
$0 $4,000 $1
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $4,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Joanne Jennifer
$7,000 $14,200 $17,800
13 R,
4 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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Game tape date: 2007-07-18
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