Show #5312 - Tuesday, October 16, 2007


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Susan Kelleher, a stagehand from Washington, D.C.

Chris Jason, a U.S. Navy flight officer originally from Sarasota, Florida

David Daniel, a writer and copy editor from Woodland Hills, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $30,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We will give you two elements in our clue. You have to come up with the symbols for those elements and combine those symbols to create a new word.)
    $200 26
In 2006 Coldwell Banker said the average home sale price in this town next to West Hollywood was $1.8 million
    $200 21
Bogie & Hepburn floated across the screen in this 1951 film that pleased audiences & critics, but not the Academy
    $200 6
The skate
    $200 1
In 1948 Irv Robbins & this brother-in-law began franchising their small chain of ice cream stores
    $200 11
This rap "clan" featuring Method Man & RZA took its name from a mythical martial arts sword
    $200 16
    $400 27
On June 17, 1775, after Breed's Hill was fortified, reserve Patriot troops occupied this hill
    $400 22
You couldn't drag a Best Picture nomination out of the Academy for this 1959 Billy Wilder film; well, nobody's perfect
    $400 7
The tarsier
    $400 2
He began formulating his low-carb approach to dieting after reading an article in a 1963 issue of JAMA
    $400 12
Number of the latest U.S. Constitutional amendment to take effect
    $400 17
    $600 28
The Esquiline & the Viminal are 2 of the 7 hills on which this ancient city was built
    $600 23
The Academy must have been out to lunch not nominating this 1961 Audrey Hepburn film
    $600 8
The honeycreeper
    $600 3
This "Eugene Onegin" author was charged with writing subversive poetry in 1820 & lost his job in St. Petersburg
    $600 13
2-word name for the body of water these D.C. skaters are having fun on back in the day
    $600 18
    $800 29
High peaks in this range of low mountains in South Dakota & Wyoming include Parker Peak & Custer Peak
    $800 24
In 1954 this Jimmy Stewart & Grace Kelly starrer from Alfred Hitchcock didn't get a second glance
    $800 9
The bongo
    $800 4
In 1832 an English physician first described this disease of lymph tissue that now bears his name
    $800 14
(Jon of the Clue Crew zaps some styrofoam peanuts with liquid from a test tube in the Jeopardy! science lab.) You might think styrofoam peanuts are hard to get rid of, but they can be dissolved using this solvent, the same one found in nail polish remover
    DD: $1,000 19
    $1000 30
At the foot of the Mendip Hills, you'll find this cheese-y 7-letter English town
    $1000 25
"Driving Miss Daisy" won for 1989, the year this Spike Lee film about urban racism was passed over
    $1000 10
The cichlid
    $1000 5
In 1941 she was the only member of the House of Rep. to vote against the Declaration of War against Japan
    $1000 15
Less secure than an heir apparent, one who's in line for a throne but could still be superseded is the "heir" this
    $1000 20

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

David Chris Susan
-$400 $400 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Chris Susan
$1,400 $1,000 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1930s
    $400 16
W.H. Auden wrote of this civil war-torn country, "History to the defeated may say alas but cannot help nor pardon"
    $400 11
Born William Claude Dukenfield, he's supposed to have said, "Anyone who hates children and dogs can't be all bad"
    $400 26
This writer, "GBS", died on Nov. 2, 1950
    $400 6
The Trustees of the College of California bought 160 acres of land north of Oakland & named the site this in 1866
    $400 21
"Glengarry Glen Ross"
    $400 1
From an 1859 song, it's a nickname for the Old South
    $800 17
As the depression hit Europe, this figure in Belgium went from 5.4% in 1930 to 23.5% in 1932
    $800 12
Dance style of brothers & Kennedy Center honorees Fayard & Harold Nicholas
    $800 27
This novelist, a pure "Natural", died in NYC on March 18, 1986
    $800 7
This Tulsa college was founded by & named for an evangelist, now the school's chancellor
    $800 22
"An American Daughter",
"The Heidi Chronicles"
    $800 2
A cross with the figure of Jesus upon it
    DD: $1,500 18
Melvin Purvis gained fame (more than Hoover liked) as head of the FBI's office in this city
    $1200 13
In Vaudeville, Jerry, Helen, Josephine & George M. were "The Four" these
    $1200 28
This WWII British commander who led the 21st Army Group at Normandy passed away on March 24, 1976
    $1200 8
The logo of this one-time Methodist college is seen here
    $1200 23
"Lettice and Lovage",
    $1200 3
An alchemical liquid "of life" believed to be capable of prolonging it
    $1600 19
The Baltic States' fate was decided by a secret protocol to the August 1939 non-aggression pact of these 2 nations
    $1600 14
(Hi, I'm Harry Shearer.) Rochester! Did you know that in 1953 I played this comic as a boy on his self-titled TV "Program"?
    $1600 29
On Dec. 24, 1975 Bernard Herrmann died shortly after scoring this 1976 De Niro & Foster classic; it's dedicated to him
    DD: $1,500 9
An anthem says, "With each pealing bell... hail, all hail" this New York university (it rhymes)
    $1600 24
"A Moon for the Misbegotten",
"The Iceman Cometh"
    $1600 4
Adjective meaning extravagantly impractical, like something done by the Man of La Mancha
    $2000 20
1 of the 2 men, a Southern pol & a soldier, whom FDR said were the 2 most dangerous in the country
    $2000 15
Cathy Lewis was this title character paired with Fibber McGee on a '50s TV show based on a hit radio show
    $2000 30
After he helped liberate Chile, he got liberated from life on Oct. 24, 1842
    $2000 10
Lord Jeffs is the nickname of the athletic teams of this Massachusetts college
    $2000 25
"Curse of the Starving Class",
"True West"
    $2000 5
An array of numbers or other mathematical functions multiplied according to certain rules

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Chris Susan
$11,000 $6,300 $13,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2007 this 18th century professor & writer became the first Scotsman to appear on an English banknote

Final scores:

David Chris Susan
$0 $11,300 $4,199
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $11,300 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Chris Susan
$11,000 $7,800 $14,200
15 R,
3 W
8 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
25 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,000

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Game tape date: 2007-07-30
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