Show #5313 - Wednesday, October 17, 2007


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Shad Small, an office assistant from Lafayette, California

Linda Zell Randall, an attorney from Naples, Florida

Chris Jason, a U.S. Navy flight officer originally from Sarasota, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
You might need a learner's permit to watch Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize play "How I Learned to" do this
    $200 19
Elvis Costello & Sean Penn guested on the "Back Off, Mary Poppins" episode of this Charlie Sheen show
    $200 11
Arthur Wynne created the first modern one of these puzzles, published in the New York World in Dec. 1913
    $200 1
Named for a sea god who could change shape at will, Proteus is a moon of this planet
    $200 16
Vancouver, British Columbia
    $200 5
Technically it's known as the patella
    $400 27
"Moonlight and Magnolias" depicts the epic struggle to turn this novel into a 1939 film
    $400 22
Season 4 episodes of this show included "The Handicap Spot", "The Junior Mint" & "The Bubble Boy"
    $400 12
This game to build words from lettered tiles began as "Lexico" in 1931
    $400 2
Phobos, a moon of this planet, was named for a son of Ares in Greek mythology
    $400 17
Omaha, Nebraska
    $400 7
The tenth letter of the Greek alphabet
    $600 28
The play "Spinning into Butter" explores political correctness at a small college in this "Green Mountain State"
    $600 23
Eric McCormack starred in "A Will of Their Own" in 1998, the same year he started Messing around on this show
    $600 13
There are 43 quintillion possible wrong solutions & 1 correct one for this cube
    $600 3
Saturn's largest moon was fittingly named this, also a term for a Greek mythological giant god
    $600 18
Santa Fe, New Mexico
    $600 8
After criminal activities by this secret society, Oklahoma was placed under martial law in September 1923
    $800 29
Matthew Burnett turned this "Our Town" playwright's novel "Theophilus North" into a play that premiered in 2003
    $800 24
Peter Scolari doubled as Henry & Hildegarde while some guy named Hanks played Kip & Buffy on this '80s series
    $800 14
In the 1760s mapmaker John Spilsbury invented this, which must be fit together
    $800 4
The most volcanically active satellite in the solar system is this 2-letter moon of Jupiter
    $800 20
Reno, Nevada
    $800 9
Mack Sennett's bumbling police squad
    $1000 30
In 2006 New Yorkers awoke to find his 1935 play "Awake and Sing!" back on Broadway
    $1000 25
In 1991 he experienced "Growing Pains" as Luke Brower; 6 years later, he was king of the (movie) world
    DD: $400 15
An early version of this game in India was called Chaturanga & used elephants, horses, chariots & foot soldiers
    $1000 6
On its trip out of our solar system, this spacecraft discovered Puck, a moon of Uranus
    $1000 21
Akron, Ohio
    $1000 10
Born in 1862, he founded the Vienna Secession school of painting & also created vibrant portraits of women

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

Chris Linda Shad
$800 $1,400 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Linda Shad
$2,400 $4,600 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 13
Opposition led by Santa Anna limited the reign of this country's Agustin I to 10 months
    $400 8
His "What A Wonderful World", recorded in 1967, wasn't a U.S. hit until used in the 1987 film "Good Morning, Vietnam"
    $400 14
2 below par on a hole of golf
    $400 4
He became Britain's prime minister on June 27, 2007
    $400 19
Edward Teach could teach you a thing or 2 about his buccaneering days as this "dark" pirate of the Caribbean
    $400 1
The online acronym "MEGO" means "I'm bored" & stands for this
    $800 16
Byzantine Emperor John V Palaeologus so drained the Treasury with was he was arrested in Venice for this
    $800 9
When Tommy Dorsey died in 1956, this older brother assumed leadership of the Dorsey Brothers Orchestra
    $800 15
To boast over something
    $800 5
On Dec. 2, 1859 this militant abolitionist was hanged for treason
    $800 20
Cheerful 2-word name for the flag seen here
    $800 2
The center of a dartboard
    $1200 17
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from the Imperial Palace in Vienna.) The first man to live in the palace as Emperor of Austria was also the last man to hold this other title, as that empire was dissolved in 1806
    $1200 10
His quartet's 1959 LP "Time Out" featured the classic hit "Take Five"
    $1200 21
Numbers like 2 & 3, as opposed to second & third
    $1200 6
With his 12,313th rushing yard, Walter Payton passed him on the all-time rushing list
    $1200 26
The name of this Chinese city became a verb describing how some pirate ships gained their sailors
    $1200 3
In the 1920s this man formed what became part of General Foods to sell his frozen foods
    DD: $1,800 24
Alfonso VI, who died in 1109, called himself "Emperor of 2 Religions"-- these 2
    DD: $600 11
Ray Brown, Percy Heath & Charles Mingus were "stand-up" guys as masters of this instrument
    $1600 22
To grumble or complain
    $1600 29
This crime-solving clerical character was created by G.K. Chesterton
    $1600 27
"Coastal" name for the Mediterranean pirates of Algeria, Libya, Tunisia & Morocco
    $1600 7
Referring to animals you shouldn't challenge, scientists use the abbreviation NEC, for "No" this
    $2000 25
Last name of Louis, brother & father of French emperors
    $2000 12
Leon Bismarck Beiderbecke, a legendary cornet player of the 1920s, was known by this 3-letter nickname
    $2000 23
To shoot from a hidden position
    $2000 30
Harold Brown was this president's Secretary of Defense
    $2000 28
16th century pirate Francois le Clerc was known as "Jambe de Bois", as he had one these appendages
    $2000 18
Ian Fleming's Jamaican holiday home, or the title of a 1995 James Bond film

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Linda Shad
$6,600 $20,400 $10,200
(lock-tie game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

As Earth wobbles slowly on its axis, this moves in a "Chandler Circle" with a diameter of about 1 to 70 feet

Final scores:

Chris Linda Shad
$0 $20,400 $20,400
2nd place: $2,000 New co-champion: $20,400 New co-champion: $20,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chris Linda Shad
$7,000 $21,400 $10,200
8 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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Game tape date: 2007-07-30
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