Show #5347 - Tuesday, December 4, 2007


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Keith Thorell, an attorney from Altadena, California

John O'Leary, a middle school history teacher from Walpole, Massachusetts

Heather Mathewson Rainville, a business analyst from Pittsboro, North Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
There's an annual footrace up its 86 flights of stairs
    $200 1
Kevin Kline
in "De-Lovely"
    $200 26
Often stuffed & baked, conchiglioni is jumbo pasta shaped like these
    $200 8
"Fish ladders" help salmon travel upstream over these man-made obstructions
    $200 13
In a children's playground chant, they're the 2 things that will "break my bones, but names will never hurt me"
    $200 16
Dangerous ones include hemorrhagic & scarlet
    $400 4
On the NYC subway this train will also take you to Harlem, but then it splits off & heads for Yankee Stadium
    $400 2
Cary Grant
in "Night and Day"
    $400 27
Something that's cordate is shaped like this, my love
    $400 9
World Book says this country leads the world in salmon fishing, with more than 450,000 tons caught each year
    $400 14
This musical instrument consists of a chanter, several drones & an air sack
    $400 17
In a hit song by the Monkees, "Then I saw her face, now I'm" one of these
    $600 5
In 1865 NYC, already home to 800,000, finally abandoned this type of fire department
    $600 23
James Cagney
in "Yankee Doodle Dandy"
    $600 28
It's the more common 4-letter name for a regular hexahedron
    $600 10
The roe of the chum salmon is a popular source for the red variety of this
    $600 15
Their chant in "Macbeth" begins, "Double, double, toil and trouble"
    $600 18
In 1905 this former U.S. president remarked, "Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote"
    $800 6
One of NYC's most famous seafood joints is the bar for these bivalves in Grand Central
    $800 24
James Cagney
in "The Seven Little Foys"
    $800 29
Dendroid means shaped like a tree; dentiform means shaped like this
    $800 11
Salmon are members of the same family as the speckled or brook variety of this fish
    $800 21
The Kol Nidre prayer is chanted by the cantor on the eve of this Jewish day of atonement
    $800 19
A bracketed projecting beam supported on only one end, or a type of bridge
    $1000 7
Artsy types like Maya Lin & Art Spiegelman find inspiration in this area that gets its name from its northern border
    $1000 25
Toralv Maurstad
in "Song of Norway"
    $1000 30
(Kelly of the Clue Crew points out a four-sided shape on the monitor.) In geometry, I'm sure you've come across this shape: it's a plane figure with 2 parallel & 2 non-parallel sides
    $1000 12
Weighing up to 100 pounds, this large type of salmon shares its name with a warm, dry wind
    DD: $1,500 22
Named for a 6th century pope, these a capella songs might have earned a Papal's Choice Award
    $1000 20
It's the "A" in JA, the youth organization begun in 1919 to teach young people about American business

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

Heather John Keith
$1,400 $1,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Heather John Keith
$2,900 $600 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
In 312, emboldened by the sight of a cross in the sky, this man defeated the Emperor Maxentius & seized Rome
    $400 21
Well, goll-ly! He left his job & home in Mayberry to join the Marine Corps
    $400 11
The Mercalli scale measures the intensity of these from I to XII
    $400 6
Scout out the home Kit Carson shared with his lovely bride in Taos in this state
    $400 26
"The caged bird sings / With a fearful trill / Of things unknown / But longed for still"
    $400 1
A baby belch
    $800 17
In 1955 Ngo Dinh Diem became the first president of this country that no longer exists
    $800 22
On "The Addams Family", he was married to Morticia
    $800 12
Geysers aren't common; major centers include Yellowstone, Iceland & this country's North Island
    $800 7
Doris Duke never had to rough it at Rough Point, her 105-room estate in this ritzy Rhode Island town
    $800 27
"Wee, sleeket, cowran, tim'rous beastie, / O, what a panic's in thy breastie!"
    $800 2
It precedes dance, laugh or flop
    $1200 18
This Apache tried to keep peace with the palefaces, but after his death, his son joined with the militant Geronimo
    $1200 23
(Hi, I'm Martin Short, and) I first introduced this pointy-haired nerd on SCTV; he later had his own cartoon series, & Pat Sajak was his big hero--but don't tell Alex
    $1200 13
This rock can be formed by the accumulation of shells or coral, but not from citrus fruit
    $1200 8
People in this job never had an official home until "Number One Observatory Circle" was chosen in the '70s
    $1200 28
"There was an old man with a beard, / Who said, 'It is just as I feared!'"
    $1200 3
Bestselling book that has its own "belt"
    $1600 19
Margaret Roper, who died in 1544, is said to have been buried with the head of this "Utopia" author, her father
    $1600 24
During a dream sequence, it was revealed that this Richard Dean Anderson character had the first name Angus
    DD: $800 14
This 9-letter geologic science is the study of the movement & distribution of all the Earth's waters
    DD: $2,000 9
Ralph Waldo Emerson owned a Concord home nicknamed this; Hawthorne rented it & wrote some "Mosses from" it
    $1600 29
"A little learning is a dang'rous thing; / Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring"
    $1600 4
A throng, often "of beauties"
    $2000 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands outside the Imperial Palace in Vienna, Austria.) Today, the Imperial Palace is home to Austria's head of state, the president; in Mozart's time, it was home to the head of state, this archduchess
    $2000 25
Hardcore fans of "Gilligan's Island" known that this character's real name is Roy Hinkley
    $2000 15
A 6-mile-wide caldera, or volcanic crater, is a highlight of La Palma in this Spanish Island group off Africa
    $2000 10
As a bachelor in the 1970s, Prince Charles romanced Camilla at Broadlands, the home of this lord, his great-uncle
    $2000 30
"Drink to me only with thine eyes, / And I will pledge with mine"
    $2000 5
Mr. Bumble's occupation in "Oliver Twist"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Heather John Keith
$4,900 $3,800 $12,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Since 1960, only Massachusetts & this state have produced more than one of the 10 Democratic presidential nominees

Final scores:

Heather John Keith
$2,199 $5,000 $12,000
3rd place: $1,000 + the Jeopardy! DVD Home Game System 2nd place: $2,000 + the Jeopardy! DVD Home Game System New champion: $12,000 + the Jeopardy! DVD Home Game System

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Heather John Keith
$8,400 $3,800 $13,600
13 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
2 W
18 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $25,800

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Game tape date: 2007-08-28
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