Show #5311 - Monday, October 15, 2007


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Trip Robertson, a non-profit development director from Charleston, South Carolina

Pamela Chin, a registered nurse from West Orange, New Jersey

David Daniel, a writer and copy editor from Woodland Hills, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Florenz Ziegfeld produced his first of these extravaganzas in 1907 & would continue them for the next 24 years
    $200 1
In a nice 2-year run, he married Marilyn in 1954 & was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in '55
    $200 5
In a song from Meredith Willson's "The Music Man", this many trombones "led the big parade"
    $200 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew visits with the bison at the Catalina Island Conservancy.) Catalina can't support large numbers of bison, so in 2004, about 100 of them were repatrioted to their ancestral home in this Mt. Rushmore state
    $200 18
"All the news that's fit to print"
    $200 14
"Dumbledore" is actually an old word for this insect; J.K. Rowling imagined him humming all the time
    $400 12
With this man as president, the government budget was $579 million & unemployment stood at 2.8%
    $400 2
Richard Nixon's "Enemies List" included Jane Fonda & this N.Y. Jets quarterback
    $400 6
Using a 200-year-old technique, a V.A. hospital in Long Beach, Calif. has utilized these fly larvae to treat patients
    $400 16
Amsterdam Island in the Indian Ocean, 1,800 mi. from any cont., has a rare type of this wandering seabird
    $400 19
"With a name like" this one, "it has to be good!"
    $400 23
Robinsonade is not a refreshing drink, it's a novel similar in theme to a work by this author
    $600 13
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew compares two paintings on the monitor.) The work here from 1906 doesn't quite prepare us for the launch of this art movement by the same artist 1 year later
    $600 3
In 1973 George Foreman grilled this "Smokin'" guy, knocking him down 6 times in 2 rounds
    $600 7
Ranking just above a captain, not behind him, it's a U.S. Navy admiral with 1 star
    $600 17
We hope the endangered Carolina Northern "flying" species of this rodent keeps on flying
    $600 20
"It takes a licking and keeps on ticking"
    $600 24
Too much time enjoying potent potables? You could end up with a katzenjammer, one of these
    $800 29
For works like "Gunga Din", he became the first Brit awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature
    DD: $800 4
In 1908, troubled by blisters, this outfielder played in his stocking feet
    $800 9
In 1989 Pope John Paul II added these 2 automobile-related acts to the official list of Catholic sins
    $800 27
Steller's sea cow was extinct by 1768; Stellar's sea this animal is hanging tough
    $800 21
"Choosy moms choose" this
    $800 25
The fact that clavate means shaped like this isn't something you have to hit me over the head with
    $1000 30
More than 40 nations attended the second "International Peace Conference" of this Dutch city
    $1000 8
In 1950 he became an assistant coach for Penn State football; in '66, he took over as head coach
    $1000 10
For one game, minor league baseball's St. Paul Saints used these on top of the dugout to reenact big plays
    $1000 28
South America's woolly spider type of this has a rudimentary or no thumb & a badly fragmented habitat
    $1000 22
"Because I'm worth it"
    $1000 26
The name of this light, crinkled fabric comes from the Persian shir o shakkar, meaning "milk & sugar"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

David Pamela Trip
$400 $600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Pamela Trip
$600 $600 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
Ismael Rodriguez' 1961 film "Animas Trujano" starring Toshiro Mifune was Oscar-nominated in this category
    $400 11
In Concepcion this large dog is called un gran danes
    $400 1
Meggie Cleary & Father Ralph de Bricassart shared a secret & doomed love in this bestseller set in the Outback
    $400 6
Similar to steak tartare, kitfo is a cold ground beef dish that is served this way
    $400 16
To completely reverse your direction while driving is to "pull" one of these
    DD: $3,500 22
A shooting in Morocco touches off a story spanning 3 continents in this 2006 Gonzalez Inarritu film
    $800 12
Any lassie in Chile could tell you that this dog is un perro de pastor escoces
    $800 2
Nobel Prize winner Patrick White was noted for using this technique where thoughts flow freely & at random
    $800 7
Tej is a type of this made with honey; Ethiopians think it was once shared by Solomon & the Queen of Sheba
    $800 17
Numerical name for Scheherazade's tales
    $1200 23
Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki has worked with many Hollywood filmmakers, like this director of "Sleepy Hollow"
    $1200 13
In Santiago this dog unrivaled for its scenting powers is un sabueso
    $1200 3
Nearly 30 years after "The Female Eunuch", she followed it up with "The Whole Woman"
    $1200 8
For Ethiopian meals, coffee is usually served in this small cups, from the French for "half-cup"
    $1200 18
The main dramatic section that begins a play, or the title of playwright Moss Hart's autobiography
    $1600 24
Before Alfonso Cuaron brought "Children of Men" to the big screen, he directed this third Harry Potter outing
    $1600 14
Play fetch with un perro perdiguero de oro, this fetching dog
    $1600 4
Go here, young man, to this author of "The Devil's Advocate" & "The Shoes of the Fisherman"
    $1600 9
Teff, similar to millet, is a type of this that comes from a grass grown in Ethiopia
    $1600 19
A popular koan, or meditation subject or Zen Buddhism, asks the student to try to imagine this sound
    $2000 25
Guillermo del Toro's directing credits include "The Devil's Backbone" & this 2006 Oscar-winning film
    DD: $2,000 15
Chile dogs include the pastor aleman, this breed
    $2000 5
After settling in Australia, he set many of his novels there, like "On the Beach" & "A Town Like Alice"
    $2000 10
Similar to the Indian ghee, niter kibbeh is a clarified spice-infused type of this & is used in many dishes
    $2000 20
Based in Chicago, this financial services provider merged with J.P. Morgan Chase in 2004

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Pamela Trip
$7,800 $2,200 $5,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1881 he wrote to Emile Zola, "I must soon leave Vetheuil, and I am looking for a pretty place by the Seine"

Final scores:

David Pamela Trip
$4,999 $4,399 $1
2-day champion: $30,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Pamela Trip
$9,800 $3,000 $8,800
15 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,600

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Game tape date: 2007-07-30
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