Show #5292 - Tuesday, September 18, 2007


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Shweta Kumar, a student from Lorton, Virginia

JT Nuckolls, a customer service representative from Red Oak, Iowa

Joanne Platt, a waitress from Minneapolis, Minnesota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You'll have to select the one that would come alphabetically after "mash" in the dictionary.)
    $200 16
Copper is found in igneous rock at an average of about 55 ppm, ppm standing for this
    $200 6
Larry Fortensky was her 7th different husband
    $200 21
Unless he fires them, this Forbes list perennial is grooming his son & daughter Ivanka to take over his real estate empire
    $200 11
In a Rudyard Kipling story, one of these animals saves a family from a deadly cobra
    $200 1
In the two foods being consumed by Little Miss Muffet when the spider frightens her
    $200 22
In a January 2007 episode of this series, a terrorist detonated a low-yield suitcase nuke in Valencia, California
    $400 17
Though it sounds like a hair-removal treatment, this process removes impurites from copper using a charge
    $400 7
His bestsellers about the west incluse "Streets of Laredo" & "Lonesome Dove"
    DD: $600 27
In 2006 4 members of this family, including offspring Jim & Alice, were among the top 10 richest Americans
    $400 12
A rhesus or a macaque
    $400 2
In the actions used to describe grabbing an image from 1 document & moving it onto another on a computer
    $400 23
In a "Twilight Zone" episode, bookworm Henry Bemis survives a nuclear war & finds a library but then breaks these
    $600 18
Copper in rocks is likely to be more mobile under this type of condition, as opposed to alkaline
    $600 8
Born Lawrence Zeiger, he made his CNN debut in 1985
    $600 28
William Jr. of this famous family is worth more that $1.8 billion; that'll buy a lot of Juicy Fruit
    $600 13
Seen here, this tropical flier is known for its brilliant plumage & strong voice
    $600 3
In the pair of men who published the first of their famous namesake dictionaries in 1893
    $600 24
The nuclear blast that caused chaos in Jericho, Kansas was detonated in this state capital to the west
    $800 19
From 1793 to 1837, this was pure copper; in 1982 its composition was changed to 97.5% zinc & 2.5% copper
    $800 9
In 2003 this wheelchair-bound publisher was a hustler for the gubernatorial votes of Californians
    $800 29
Forbes call this partner of Jeffrey Katzenberg & Steven Spielberg "Hollywood's richest man"
    $800 14
Of the 3 animals on Ontario, Canada's coat of arms, the one that fits the category
    $800 4
In the last names of the creative team that gave us the musicals "Oklahoma!" & "The Sound of Music"
    $800 25
This series' Peter Petrelli had visions that he would cause a nuclear holocaust in NYC
    $1000 20
Copper can be mined using this controversial technique in which the earth above the ore is removed
    $1000 10
In 1953 Lawrence Ferlinghetti got the beat & founded City Lights bookstore in this city
    $1000 30
Start your search engines, please-- in 2007 Forbes' youngest U.S. billionaire was Sergey Brin, 33 of this company
    $1000 15
We're sure you'll just love this rodent seen here
    $1000 5
In the 2 items used to identify the source of a biblical quote after the book title
    $1000 26
In a 1977 episode of this sitcom, Det. Dietrich notes that a student's physics project is a functional nuke

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

Joanne JT Shweta
$4,400 $2,200 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joanne JT Shweta
$4,800 $6,200 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Budapest is the capital of Hungary; this is the capital of Romania
    $400 24
    $400 21
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew sits at a drum set.) The ride cymbal is more for keeping time; this is the cymbal you hit when you when you want to end with a flourish
    $400 11
In summer 1847 the newly-married Brownings settled in the Casa Guidi near the Pitti Palace in this city
    $400 6
The U.S., Canada, and Mexico signed this trade pact on Dec. 17, 1992, though it didn't go into effect until Jan. 1, 1994
    $400 16
A scholarly paper on punning restaurant names was titled "Dew Drop Inn and" this vegetable "Entertain You"
    $800 2
The capital of India is not pronounced Cal-cut-ah or Cal-eh-cut, but this way
    $800 28
"Pistol Pete"
    $800 22
You can hit the drums with sticks, mallets, or these, for that whispery jazz ballad sound
    $800 12
Elizabeth attacked this horrible practice in England in her 1843 poem "The Cry of the Children"
    $800 7
The Kellogg-Brand pact was used as a legal basis for post-WWII war crimes trials in this Bavarian city
    $800 17
A Presidential exhibit at the National Postal museum was called this "to the Chief"
    $1200 3
This world capital is on the island of Java
    $1200 27
"Sir Charles"
    $1200 23
(Jon of the Clue Crew sits at a drum set.) The bass drum, the lowest-pitched drum in the set, also has this other common 4-letter name
    $1200 13
2 of Robert's poems, "Fra Lippo Lippi" & "Andrea del Sarto" were about Renaissance men who had this occupation
    $1200 8
A high point of German appeasement, 1938's Munich Pact was approved by this British prime minister
    $1200 18
About comparing a pair of beetles, a pun-chline in "Master and Commander" is "Choose the lesser of" these
    DD: $500 4
Laid out in 1874, the botanical gardens in this capital have an observatory with a statue of Tycho Brahe
    $1600 25
"Larry Legend"
    $1600 14
"Guess now who holds thee?--'Death', I said. But there, the silver answer rang--not death, but" this
    $1600 9
In 1980 China charged Jiang Qing & fellow members of this small faction with treason
    $1600 19
(Hi. I'm Joely Fisher.) I did my first L.A. cabaret act 8 months pregnant, so I just had to call it "From Here to" this
    $2000 5
This city on the Malay Peninsula is the capital of Malaysia
    $2000 26
    DD: $2,000 15
Elizabeth returned to London a semi-invalid & spent the next 5 years confined to her room on this street
    $2000 10
This political faction was organized in 1903 when it split from the Bolsheviks
    $2000 20
Punning on Glenn Miller, a 1985 film with Geena Davis as a vampire was called this "6-5000"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joanne JT Shweta
$10,000 $7,000 $8,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the nursery rhyme that inspired the title of a famous musical based on a 1913 G.B. Shaw work

Final scores:

Joanne JT Shweta
$2,999 $100 $492
2-day champion: $6,999 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Joanne JT Shweta
$12,000 $7,600 $9,000
18 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $28,600

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Game tape date: 2007-07-18
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