Show #5300 - Friday, September 28, 2007


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Joseph Thompson, an assistant professor from Fairbanks, Alaska

Sharon Lin, a research scientist from New Haven, Connecticut

Richard Johnson, a foreign affairs officer from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Richard, you're nodding. You must like the categories.)
    $200 6
Of "the Four Corners states", this is the southwestern one
    $200 11
(Morgan Freeman gives the clue.) I received my second Oscar nomination for this 1989 film set in the mid-20th century South
    $200 12
Tasmanian-born Harold Gatty taught navigation to Anne Morrow, the wife of this "Lone Eagle"
    $200 1
U.S. Military Academy
(class of 1915)
    $200 16
The art or profession of applying makeup
    $200 24
It equals a 2.0 GPA
    $400 7
You probably know what's on North Dakota's southern border; on its western border is this state
    $400 21
(Morgan Freeman reads once again.) I've been in 2 films directed by Clint Eastwood: "Unforgiven" & this one, for which I won an Oscar
    $400 13
Joan Miro designed 2 of these artworks for the UNESCO building in Paris
    $400 2
U.S. Naval Academy
(class of 1946)
    $400 17
The branch of astronomy that deals with the structure & evolution of the universe
    $400 25
The letter in the means of transport seen here
    $600 8
Delaware's southern border is with this state
    DD: $1,000 22
(Morgan gives the clue again.) I've narrated 2 Oscar-winning feature-length documentaries: "The Long Way Home" & this 2005 film
    $600 14
Brit Nick Faldo has made his name as one of these
    $600 3
(class of 1968)
    $600 18
An expression of regret
    $600 27
It stands for a metric unit equal to about a quarter gallon
    $800 9
You'll find these 2 states on Colorado's eastern border
    $800 23
(Morgan Freeman reads once more.) To answer your question, Lucius Fox, it turns out I'm the one who gets this title guy "those wonderful toys" when he "begins"
    $800 15
In Latvian myth, Lacplesis was the slayer of these; we don't know if he started killing them when he was 3
    $800 4
Harvard University
(class of 1904)
    $800 19
A book with a mix of various authors writing on various topics
    $800 28
When signing the alphabet in American Sign Language, only two letters require actual finger movement: the Z, and this
    $1000 10
It's the number of states that border the Gulf of Mexico
    $1000 30
(Morgan gives the last clue.) John Quincy Adams & Martin Van Buren were characters in this 1997 film in which I starred with Djimon Hounsou
    $1000 26
Opened in 1936, this bridge links Manhattan, Queens & the Bronx
    $1000 5
Eureka College
(class of 1932)
    $1000 20
The study of fossils, as from a T-rex
    $1000 29
If your trademark application is okayed, you can follow the trademarked item with this letter in a circle

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

Richard Sharon Joseph
$1,400 $3,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Sharon Joseph
$3,800 $5,200 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the show.)
(Alex: We want you to...)
    $400 17
In 1071 the Seljuk Turks, who practiced this religion, defeated the Byzantine Army at the Battle of Manzikert
    $400 1
"2, 4, 6, 8 /
Homer's crime was very great /
'Great' meaning large or immense /
We use it in the pejorative sense"
    $400 16
Siamese kittens develop their full adult color within a few months but are born mostly this color
    $400 6
by Henry Fielding
    $400 11
Infamous herbicide of 1960s wartime Indochina
    $400 22
The waist of this British Queen was measured at 46 inches when she died in 1901
    $800 18
This King of Aragon freed the Catalan Serfs in 1486 & captured Granada in 1492
    $800 2
"My name is George. I'm unemployed and I live with my parents"
    $800 25
The Bombay cat, a cross between a Burmese & a Black American shorthair, originated in this largest KY. city
    $800 7
by Thomas Hardy
    $800 12
Prominent among Protestants in northern Ireland, the Orange Order was formed in 1795 to honor this monarch
    $800 23
Arabian horses are generally 14 to 15 of these horse measurements tall
    $1200 19
Now in Poland, in 1361 this shipbuilding city became a member of the Hanseatic League
    $1200 3
"You don't take relationship advice from Karen. You get advice on, I don't know, what wine goes with mood stabilizers"
    $1200 26
In England, this cat breed was once known as a "foreign blue"
    $1200 8
by Theodore Dreiser
    $1200 13
Dystopian Anthony Burgess novel of punks & pathology
    $1200 24
Computer printer image quality is measured in DPI, which stands for this
    $1600 20
Around 2500 B.C. the Harappan Civilization sprung up around this river in Pakistan & northwestern India
    $1600 4
"The Opera Guild's annual football tournament...
Well, I'm the quarterback"
    DD: $3,000 27
This dog that derives its name from a place on the eastern shore of the Adriatic is also called a coach dog
    DD: $2,200 9
by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    $1600 14
In the British children's rhyme, the pair that are said by "the bells of St. Clement's"
    $1600 29
In her sonnet "How Do I Love Thee", the 2 measurements with breadth that Browning's "soul can reach"
    $2000 21
An economic crisis forced this Indonesian leader to resign on May 21, 1998, ending 32 years of autocratic rule
    $2000 5
"You have reached the transmitting signal for the Big Giant Head. All big giant circuits are busy... please stay on the line"
    $2000 28
Corgis come in 2 breeds: Cardigan Welsh Corgi & this one
    $2000 10
by George Eliot
    $2000 15
Sherlock Holmes solves a mystery involving the KKK & sailing ships in "The Case of" these
    $2000 30
Myanmar & this African country are the only 2 besides the U.S. still not officially using the Metric System

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Sharon Joseph
$5,000 $14,600 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

June 23, National Day in this country, began as a celebration of the birthday of Grand Duchess Charlotte

Final scores:

Richard Sharon Joseph
$9,999 $10,001 $100
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $10,001 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Richard Sharon Joseph
$4,600 $17,600 $11,800
13 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
22 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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Game tape date: 2007-07-24
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