Show #5301 - Monday, October 1, 2007


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Kim Zarkin, a college professor originally from Rockland, Massachusetts

Brett Chandler, a stay-at-home dad from Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada

Sharon Lin, a research scientist from New Haven, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
This herring-like pizza fish is attracted by light, so it's fished at night
    $200 22
Edward Ellington
    $200 11
The no. 1 cause of death in the U.S. isn't cancer, but this type of disease
    $200 12
In 1979 & 1980 brothers Nelson Bunker & William Herbert Hunt conspired to corner the market in this metal
    $200 6
With just mayo & pickle relish, you can make a simple version of this seafood accompaniment
    $200 1
"A loud sound expressing disapproval", from a NYC borough
    $400 23
The Inuit use all parts of this pinniped; its large canine teeth are used to carve small decorative objects
    $400 24
Charlie Parker
    $400 14
A cuneiform tablet dating to 2000 B.C. is the first known reference to this type of birth associated with a Roman leader
    $400 13
In the Bible, he saw Noah naked, & told his brothers Shem & Japheth--he knew something wasn't kosher
    $400 7
Sauce maltaise is a variation of hollandaise sauce flavored with this fruit, preferably the "blood" kind
    $400 2
"A Muslim holy war or spiritual struggle against infidels", from the Arabic
    $600 28
The skin of an octopus contains cells called chromatophores that allow it to do this when excited
    $600 25
John Birks Gillespie
    $600 15
The death in "Death in Venice" is from this water-borne disease that has caused several pandemics
    $600 19
On radio's "Car Talk', Tom & Ray Magliozzi are known as Click & Clack, these brothers
    DD: $1,000 8
Italian for "in sailor's style", it's a popular sauce for pasta
    $600 3
"Any U.S. state that tends to vote for candidates of the Democratic Party in a general election"
    $800 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the USC Wrigley Institute.) This type of lobster thrives in Catalina's waters, even though it's missing its more popular cousin's claws
    $800 26
Thomas Wright Waller
    $800 16
8 of the 10 lowest birthrates for countries are found on this continent
    $800 20
The older of these 2 brothers was born in Indiana in 1867; the younger in Dayton, Ohio, in 1871
    $800 9
Excellent on lobster, this rich cream sauce with sherry was originally named for a Delmonico's patron
    $800 4
This tech acronym states that "the integrity of output is dependent on the integrity of input"
    $1000 30
This white whale related to the narwhal is the only whale that can bend its neck
    $1000 27
Julian Adderley
    $1000 17
Succeeding with the birth of Louise Brown, 2 British doctors developed this, IVF for short, in the 1970s
    $1000 21
If he had killed his brother first, we might have had the Reman Empire
    $1000 10
Bordelaise sauce gets its name from this ingredient
    $1000 5
"A hinged plastic case designed to hold a compact disk and usually a printed insert or liner"

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

Sharon Brett Kim
$3,800 $1,400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sharon Brett Kim
$4,600 $3,800 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 25
With more than 10 million people, it's the largest city in South Korea
    $400 5
"The Flying ____"
    $400 4
Keep at least one eye open for this enclosure for swine
    $400 1
This complex opens near Orlando, Florida
    $400 14
Songs like "As Time Goes By" were as much the stars of this 1942 classic as the lead actors
    $400 19
At almost 17 million acres, the Tongass National Forest in this state is the largest in the U.S.
    $800 26
The 12th century book "Samguk Sagi" recounts the time when this religion came to Korea from India
    $800 7
"The Cricket on the ____"
    $800 6
When you're in harmony with something you're "in" this (maybe "*N" this)
    $800 2
Spain cedes this large territory to France
    $800 15
In a 1961 war film, Gregory Peck & David Niven set out to destroy "The Guns of" this location
    $800 20
Originally set up to provide water & timber to the nation, the U.S. Forest Service is a branch of this cabinet dept.
    $1200 27
In the center of the South Korean flag is this symbol of universal balance
    $1200 8
"____ and the Night Visitors"
    DD: $2,000 11
The word for this type of tale comes from the Greek for "story"
    $1200 3
This man hits his 61st homer of the season
    $1200 16
Willem Dafoe is seen here on the poster from this award-winning 1980's film
    $1200 21
This nation has planted billions of trees called the "green great wall" to fend off desertification
    $1600 28
This medicinal herb of the genus Panax is native to Korea
    $1600 9
"Lucia di ____"
    $1600 12
A beautiful young maiden
    $1600 24
John Philip Sousa becomes leader of this military band
    $1600 17
Lee Marvin & Mark Hamill were part of a WWII squad in this "colorful" 1980 big screener
    $1600 22
Where the forest meets the grassland, as in Africa, not Georgia, you get an area called this
    $2000 29
MacArthur thought the battle for this port would end the Korean war--didn't work out that way
    $2000 10
Philip Glass:
"____ on the Beach"
    $2000 13
Adjective describing an ironic grin
    $2000 30
5 million people turn out in Cairo for his funeral
    DD: $4,000 18
A different band of brothers took to the air when Cuba Gooding Jr. & Laurence Fishburne starred in this TV movie
    $2000 23
Th deforestation of this island 2,200 miles west of Chile may have led to the collapse of its society c. 1500

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sharon Brett Kim
$13,800 $13,800 $8,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The title setting of this novel includes figures in china, iron & ivory; suits of armor; old carvings & furniture

Final scores:

Sharon Brett Kim
$10,800 $27,600 $17,550
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $27,600 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sharon Brett Kim
$13,800 $17,000 $8,400
19 R,
3 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $39,200

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Game tape date: 2007-07-25
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