Show #5350 - Friday, December 7, 2007


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Jenn Cannon, a physician from Ann Arbor, Michigan

Jason Ross, an engineer from Folsom, California

Andy Kingsbury, a radio producer from Winterville, North Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
(Drew Barrymore delivers the clue one last time.) Bernie Taupin was a teenager when he answered an ad looking for songwriters, this future partner of his did the same, & the rest is rock & roll history
    $200 2
One of these one-horned mythical beasts, long a symbol of Scotland, graces Prince William's coat of arms
    $200 10
Holding reserves through winter, these globular underground buds let flowers like narcissus bloom early
    $200 17
In 1963 the U.S., USSR & U.K. agreed not to test these aboveground
    $200 14
In chapter VIII of this novel, Atlanta is "very exhilarating...and temporarily even better than Tara"
    $200 1
An early riser:
    $400 29
(Drew Barrymore gives the clue again.) The music & lyrics of these famous brothers posed the "fever"ish question "How Deep Is Your Love"
    $400 3
I don't mean to "horn" in, but this first sign of the zodiac is represented by a symbol that looks like curved horns
    $400 11
This large group of flowering plants attracts serious devotees, like those who pay $10,000 for one Peruvian plant
    $400 18
Patch tests & scratch tests are done to see if you have this type of hypersensitivity reaction to a substance
    $400 22
In the preface to "The Moonstone", Vishnu commands 3 Brahmins in this country to guard the title gem night & day
    $400 4
A marsupial:
    $600 28
(Drew Barrymore gives the clue once more.) The ever-popular "Evergreen" has lyrics by Paul Williams & music by this singer who introduced it in "A Star Is Born"
    $600 7
This symbol of idolatry described in Exodus 32 has become a byword for materialism
    $600 12
The flower seen here is called the bridal this, also what it may be part of
    $600 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew busts a groove at the Consumer Reports testing facility in Yonkers, NY.) Headphones are tested by simulating the major resonances of the auricle and this other part of the outer ear
    $600 23
In "Pride and Prejudice", Mrs. Bennet says, "The country is a vast deal pleasanter" than this city
    $600 5
A swinging ape:
    $800 27
(Drew Barrymore gives the clue again.) "It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" swings with the lyrics of Irving Mills & this jazzman
    $800 8
The Democratic Party's symbol dates back to 1828, when this man was called a jackass in his run for the presidency
    DD: $1,000 15
A bouquet of a dozen cinquefoils ought to have a total of this many petals
    $800 20
In A.I.'s Turing Test, a person asks questions of 2 subjects & has to determine which one is not human but this
    $800 24
In chap. V of "The Sun Also Rises", horse-chestnut trees are in bloom in this city's Luxembourg Gardens
    $800 6
An ermine is one:
    $1000 26
(Drew Barrymore gives the clue.) Some of the most romantic songs of all time, including "Embraceable You", were written by these brothers
    $1000 9
The double eagle was a symbol of Mother Russia long before it represented this family that came to power in 1613
    $1000 16
This may flower of the buttercup family has a "sea" version, too
    $1000 21
This 5-letter test restricts government programs to those in the direst financial need
    $1000 25
It's the first river mentioned in "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"
    $1000 13
The world's largest rodent:

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

Andy Jason Jenn
$1,000 $1,600 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andy Jason Jenn
$1,600 $4,400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to ID the film, of course.)
    $400 20
At Jefferson Davis' suggestion, in 1855 Congress bought some of these animals from Egypt for the Southwest
    $400 1
A Wallyworld guard:
"Sorry folks, park's closed. Moose out front shoulda told ya"
    $400 17
20th C. theologian Romano Guardini was born in Verona but studied at the Univ. of Tubingen in this country
    $400 10
Grammar schools originally emphasized the study of the grammar of these 2 ancient languages
    $400 2
In the early 1900s this all-American dessert was given out at Ellis Island
    $400 7
The "T" in ATM is this employee whom you don't need if you use an ATM
    $800 23
Franklin Pierce's hope for glory in this war ended when he was thrown from his horse & injured
    $800 18
"I'm sorry, son, but you have me confused with someone else. My name is Roger Murdock. I'm the co-pilot"
    $800 19
One famous work by the 16th century artist Paolo Veronese was of the marriage at this town, site of Jesus' 1st miracle
    $800 13
Spoken by 45 million, it's a descendant of the language used in Kievan Rus from the 10th to 13th Centuries
    $800 3
Poblano is one type of this dark Mexican sauce made with chiles & chocolate
    $800 8
In some religious beliefs, it's the process of transference of a soul into another body at death
    DD: $1,000 25
Founded in 1886, it became the major rival of the Edison Electric Company
    $1200 21
"We've been going about this all wrong. This Mr. Stay-puft's okay, he's a sailor, he's in New York"
    $1200 26
Verona-born tenor Nino Martini performed brilliantly at this NYC location from 1933 to 1946
    $1200 16
Pomeranian & Silesian are major dialects of this West Slavic language
    $1200 4
California's Green Globe is a popular variety of this veggie with an edible heart
    $1200 9
It's a sustained pull applied mechanically to correct fractured or dislocated bones
    $1600 30
In November 1903 troops from the U.S.S. Nashville were used to stop Colombians from reaching this now-capital city
    $1600 22
"Mongo only pawn, in game of life"
    $1600 27
Born in Verona, Gaetano Rossi was famous for writing more than 120 of these opera storylines
    $1600 15
"Bai nai" or "Where are you going?" is a greeting in this Asian language whose name also ends in -ai
    DD: $2,000 5
The coarser "maison" type of this dish is basically a fancy meatloaf
    $1600 11
Another name for a billy club or a policeman's baton
    $2000 29
Charles Evans Hughes was picked to represent the U.S. at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in this city in 1926
    $2000 24
"Dear Lord...we thank you...for this bountiful 2 beautiful sons, Walker & Texas Ranger..."
    $2000 28
Verona's Giovanni Zenatello was (you guessed it) an opera singer & was the first Lt. Pinkerton in this opera
    $2000 14
The main language of Kosovo, an autonomous province of Serbia, is this language of a neighboring Muslim country
    $2000 6
In 1952 Lipton came out with a dehydrated version of this dish that's been used in countless recipes
    $2000 12
It can mean to veer, or to go sour as applied to milk

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andy Jason Jenn
$8,400 $8,000 $14,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

He added an "E" to his last name to avoid being teased

Final scores:

Andy Jason Jenn
$14,201 $4,300 $16,801
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $16,801

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andy Jason Jenn
$8,400 $8,000 $17,000
13 R,
3 W
16 R,
4 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $33,400

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Game tape date: 2007-08-28
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