Show #5338 - Wednesday, November 21, 2007


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Scott Chase, a designer from San Gabriel, California

Bob Black, a history teacher from Canandaigua, New York

Diane Sager, a college professor from Raytown, Missouri (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll name a "pop", a father; you'll have to name the show.)
    $200 11
From its Latin name, you should know that November was this number month in the old Roman calendar
    $200 2
Tim "The Tool Man" Taylor
    $200 16
There's a museum in Corbin, Kentucky dedicated to this man famous for his 11 herbs & spices
    $200 21
An Australian territorial claim covers 42% of this continent
    $200 26
In U.S. cities, 95% of this air pollutant comes from incomplete combustion in vehicles
    $200 1
Both Roy Orbison & Linda Ronstadt sang about a "blue" one
    $400 12
November in the Northern Hemisphere is the seasonal equivalent of this month in the S. Hemisphere
    $400 3
Reverend Eric Camden
    $400 17
A nice Peroni beer from this country will go perfectly with your pepperoni pizza
    $400 22
95% of the population of the small enclave known as the Australian Capital Territory resides in this city
    $400 27
(Jon of the Clue Crew performs an experiment.) In the egg-in-a-bottle experiment, the flame going out causes a vacuum effect, so the egg is sucked in by the differential in this between the inside & outside of the bottle
    $400 7
A personal spiritual leader in Hinduism, or a recognized leader in a field
    $600 13
The Thanksgiving holiday takes place in the U.S. on this day in November
    $600 4
Chiropractor Alan Harper
    $600 18
In 1680 the French social critic Marquise de Sevigne made the first mention of adding this to tea
    $600 23
Australia's most populous city, Sydney, is in this state with a 3-word name
    $600 28
A vaporizer puts out steam; this device has the same effect on the air by producing a cool mist
    $600 8
From the Old French for "bundle", it's the bundle of clothing & linens a bride collects for her marriage
    $800 14
November 21, the Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, honors her arrival at this holy site
    $800 5
TV station manager Steven Keaton
    $800 19
Thursday's special at Hollywood's Musso & Frank is this classic made with poultry, gravy, vegetables & a crust
    $800 24
One of the 2 states named in honor of a woman
    $800 29
(Kelly of the Clue Crew does her own experiment). This type of air powers air guns and air brakes and gives an ordinary drinking straw incredible strength
    $800 9
This world capital is located about 180 miles southeast of Miami
    $1000 15
Children's Day in India is celebrated on November 14, the birthdate of this first prime minister
    $1000 6
Widower Steve Douglas
    $1000 20
Fruit juice, a croissant or pastry & coffee or tea is this type of "breakfast"
    DD: $1,200 25
The one state named for a man
    $1000 30
The "air" or "wind" type of this slows down a parachute & heats up a meteoroid
    $1000 10
These Bantu-speaking people make up the largest language group in the Republic of South Africa

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

Diane Bob Scott
$3,800 $2,800 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Diane Bob Scott
$5,200 $2,200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Vice President, of course.)
    $400 21
To Northern observers, the most brilliant part of the Milky Way is found in "the Archer", this constellation
    $400 3
Ben Stiller tries desperately to win the love of Cameron Diaz, the British nanny of the Banks children
    $400 1
Dan Quayle
    $400 16
33,000 foot pounds per minute
    $400 26
In Roman myth, Naenia, whose name means "dirge", presided over these ceremonies
    $400 11
The name of this type of poem is from the Japanese for "stanza"
    $800 22
With the demotion of Pluto, it's now the smallest, least massive planet
    $800 4
Dr. Frank N. Furter is dragged aboard a paddle steamer to sing "Ol' Man River" with Paul Robeson in this musical
    $800 2
Spiro Agnew
    $800 17
Despite its name, this Marx Brothers movie is about college football
    $800 27
In a Botticelli painting, Zephyrus, the West Wind, is blowing this full-figured newborn to shore
    $800 12
Undercover cop Arnold Schwarzenegger taught it in a 1990 film
    $1200 23
This solid center of a comet is usually around 10 miles or less in diameter & consists of ice & dust particles
    $1200 5
Jimmy Stewart Christmas perennial about a reluctant Monty Python messiah
    $1200 8
John Nance Garner
    $1200 18
Per the bard, at Bosworth Field this man bellowed "A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!"
    DD: $1,200 28
This god of earthquakes called Rhea "mom" & spent a lot of time in the water
    $1200 13
A medical aphorism, "primum non nocere" is translated as "first of all, do no" this
    $1600 24
This "Critique of Pure Reason" author called some fuzzy objects "island universes" in 1775; he was right
    $1600 6
Police detective Callahan enrolls at Hogwarts in search of a magical rock
    $1600 9
Elbridge Gerry
    $1600 19
Sometimes referred to as a living fossil, this so-called crab has been around for about 500 million years
    $1600 29
In Wagner's Ring Cycle, this Norse god is known as Donner
    $1600 14
This Arabic salutation, often followed by "aleikum", means "peace"
    $2000 25
The constellation Coma Berenices, or "Berenice's Hair", was given its exact form by this Dane in the 1500s
    $2000 7
A chummy animated phantom teams up with Nicolas Cage's demonic motorcyclist in this action fest
    $2000 10
John C. Calhoun (1 of the 2)
    DD: $2,000 20
This capital of Canada's Yukon Territory was once home to the world's largest Tungsten reserve
    $2000 30
He fell off Pegasus to his death
    $2000 15
Literally "blow of mercy", this French phrase is used for any decisive stroke

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Diane Bob Scott
$10,400 $9,400 $12,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1833 a French historian said that this author had built "a cathedral as solid as the foundations of the other (one)"

Final scores:

Diane Bob Scott
$17,199 $18,700 $3,599
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $18,700 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Diane Bob Scott
$10,400 $9,400 $15,400
17 R,
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
22 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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Game tape date: 2007-08-14
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