Show #5336 - Monday, November 19, 2007


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Rachel Barg, a charter school teacher from Los Angeles, California

Julián Altschul, a math and science tutor from Jackson Heights, New York

Kyle Brittain, a student from Durango, Colorado (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
In July, you can sun yourself on this island & attend its Reggae Sumfest
    $200 21
The most ever paid for a sports document was the $996,000 spent for the 1919 contract that sent this man to the Yankees
    $200 1
    $200 16
No hillbilly, Jethro appears in this book of the Bible as the companion & father-in-law of Moses
    $200 26
(Paula Deen herself flips a sandwich in a frying pan.) I'm gonna celebrate Elvis Presley, a great Southerner, by frying up his favorite sandwich--bananas & this
    $200 6
Traditional Mexican dance band, or the music it plays
    $400 12
Dating back to the 6th century, Eglise St-Germain-des-Pres may be the oldest one of these buildings in Paris
    $400 22
At close to $1.3 million, the most expensive dress ever sold was the one she wore to serenade JFK in 1962
    $400 2
    $400 17
Ancestor of one of the 12 Tribes, Benjamin appears in this biblical book as his mom Rachel dies giving birth to him
    $400 27
Paula is famous for her butt massage (for pork butt, that is): it contains paprika, mild chilies & this pungent bulb
    $400 7
He was the QB for the Miami Dolphins from 1983 all the way to 1999
    $600 13
It's a famous mountain in the Pennine Alps (& a really cool ride at Disneyland)
    $600 23
(Kelly of the Clue Crew holds a black bird statuette.) I'm holding a copy of the title prop from this famous 1941 movie; the original prop sold in 1994 for more than $398,000
    $600 3
    DD: $1,000 18
Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar appears in this book of the Bible where he has some dreams interpreted
    $600 28
(Paula Deen sprinkles toppings.) Pizza gets a down-home flavor, y'all, when I top it with meat from ham hocks & these traditional Southern greens
    $600 8
Yellow-orange flowers of the genus Tagetes
    $800 14
Yapese & Ulithian are spoken there, too, but shoppers should know this official language of commerce in Micronesia
    $800 24
A script of "The Godfather" with notes by this man pulled in more than $300,000 at a 2005 auction
    $800 4
relay races,
    $800 19
Scary 7-headed beasts are a vision to behold in this book
    $800 29
Paula's recipe for this pineapple, orange & coconut treat is so good that it really is "the food of the gods"
    $800 9
A butterfly in Barcelona
    $1000 15
Don't miss Russia's Winter Palace if you go for this opulent style that preceded Rococo
    $1000 25
A pair of these weapons used by Mark Hamill & David Prowse each sold for over $100,000 at an auction in 2005
    $1000 5
    $1000 20
Other than the 4 Gospels, one of the 2 books in which Pontius Pilate appears
    $1000 30
(Paula Deen tries to stir & talk at the same time.) I'm makin' my special black-eyed pea dip, y'all--it's a real Southern tradition to eat black-eyed peas on this holiday, because with each pea you eat, it's gonna be bringin' you a dollar earned
    $1000 10
This 8-letter term meaning "related to the sea" is also a type of law

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

Kyle Julián Rachel
$800 $4,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kyle Julián Rachel
$1,600 $6,800 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
In 1565 Portuguese knight Estacio de Sa founded this Brazilian city on Guanabara Bay
    $400 16
In "My Fair Lady", she sings, "The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain"; Henry Higgings replies, "I think she's got it"
    $400 21
In a 12th century beast epic, Isengrim is a wolf who battles against the sneaky Reynard, one of these animals
    $400 26
To sit on a twig like a bird
    $400 6
A poem by this American begins, "When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd"
    $400 1
A dishonest or unprincipled man, or one of the X-Men
    DD: $2,400 8
By the 7th century this civilzation's city of Tikal in the Yucatan had a population of tens of thousands
    $800 17
Lerner & Loewe wrote "How To Handle A Woman" & "If Ever I Would Leave You" for this 1960 musical
    $800 22
In a Medieval legend, the town of Gubbio is terrorized by a wolf until this saint greets it & tames it
    $800 27
Long pointy stick used as a war weapon
    $800 12
This Lake Poet, perhaps lonely as a cloud, wandered over to visit Sir Walter Scott in 1803
    $800 2
What the Brits call a Mackintosh isn't an apple but one of these
    $1200 9
In 1541 Pedro de Valdivia, a soldier of this Inca conqueror, founded the city of Santiago in Chile
    $1200 18
This song from "Gigi" begins,
"We met at nine."
"We met at eight."
"I was on time."
"No, you were late"
    $1200 23
Raksha is the mother wolf who raises this human boy in Kipling's "The Jungle Book"
    $1200 28
To struggle clumsily or helplessly
    $1200 13
His "Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" says, "In the room the women come and go/ talking of Michelangelo"
    $1200 3
In the movies, it was Charles Foster Kane's cryptic final word
    $1600 10
In 1957 this physician & patron of voodoo was elected president of Haiti, which he ruled with an iron fist for 14 years
    DD: $2,400 19
Alan Jay Lerner began writing this musical's book by studying the history & customs of 18th c. Highland Scots
    $1600 24
This Jack London character survives years of dog fighting & finally finds a compassionate human owner
    $1600 29
To have inhaled the aroma of something
    $1600 14
Richard Cory, "a gentleman from sole to crown" in a poem by this 3-named man, "put a bullet through his head"
    $1600 4
Its functions include insight, imagination & control of the left hand
    $2000 11
In December 1980 a junta appointed Jose Napoleon Duarte president of this small Central American country
    $2000 20
Lerner & Loewe's last collaboration was a 1974 film of this Antoine de Saint-Exupery story
    $2000 25
In the Jean M. Auel novel "The Plains of Passage", a wolf named "Wolf" is the hunting partner of this cavewoman
    $2000 30
To lightly burn
    $2000 15
"Funeral Blues" by this British poet begins, "Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone"
    $2000 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a plant diagram on the monitor.) Similar to a root, it's the botanical term for a thick, horizontal underground stem from which shoots develop into new plants

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kyle Julián Rachel
$9,200 $19,600 $5,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 2-word phrase may be traced to a line in a Sherlock Holmes story, "The chaplain stood with a... pistol in his hand"

Final scores:

Kyle Julián Rachel
$1 $19,200 $1,400
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $19,200 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kyle Julián Rachel
$10,200 $21,200 $5,400
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
26 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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Game tape date: 2007-08-14
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