Show #5352 - Tuesday, December 11, 2007


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Leslie Rochlen, a professional organizer from Bridgeport, Connecticut

Mike Donilon, a finance manager from Orlando, Florida

Jenn Cannon, a physician from Ann Arbor, Michigan (whose 2-day cash winnings total $30,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
During WWII this "Gone with the Wind" author was an American Red Cross volunteer & sold war bonds
    $200 11
This British prime minister won a rare third term in June
    $200 1
I'll sip a Berries & Kreme Chiller with my hot Original Glazed doughnut from this chain
    $200 6
It's the type of swan heard here
    $200 16
This oil cartel controls 40% of world production
    $200 21
Mrs. Reagan's whims
    $400 27
In 1842 he lived with cannibals in the Taipi Valley in the Marquesas; his novel "Typee" was based on the experience
    $400 12
Pat Cash beat this Czech-born tennis great to win the Wimbledon singles title
    $400 2
I've got a big appetite, so give me the Big Cup version of this Reese's treat
    $400 7
Listen, you white-bellied bustard, I know where you live-- this continent's savanna
    $400 17
The USA's highest occupied office space is the 98th floor of this Chicago structure
    $400 22
Mrs. Nixon's floor pads for gymnastics
    $600 28
He wrote his last short story, "The Betrothed", shortly before his play "The Cherry Orchard"
    $600 13
A judge said no custody of "Baby M" for this type of mother who'd agreed to bear her for $10,000
    $600 3
I'd love some Honey Apple Raisin Chocolate Cookie ice cream, but this duo purposely misplaced the recipe
    $600 8
This bird shown in an illustration is distinguished from the heron by the bustle of feathers over its rump
    $600 18
On April 9, 1963 this Brit was made the first honorary U.S. citizen
    $600 23
Mrs. Truman's frocks
    $800 29
After years of writing science fiction, he found his niche with historical novels such as "North and South"
    $800 14
2 Russians made an impromptu spacewalk outside this space station & found a bag of trash that hindered docking
    $800 4
Wow! The Chocolate Delight snack bar named for this "Miami" diet has just 100 calories! I'll have 6 of them
    $800 9
Perhaps this "thrush", a type of babbler, hangs out at comedy clubs with the same-named hyena
    $800 19
This French tennis star of the 1920s who went on to start a clothing line was known as "the Crocodile"
    $800 24
Mrs. Ford's landing wharfs
    $1000 30
She first wrote "Ethan Frome" in French, then later translated it into English
    $1000 15
In October the Senate rejected this former Watergate figure's nomination to the Supreme Court
    $1000 5
I could eat a whole bag of this type of snack invented in Saratoga Springs in 1853
    DD: $500 10
The long legs of the bird seen here give it this name, from a prop used by circus performers
    $1000 20
Using beeswax, olive oil, rose petals & water, Galen invented this skin cleanser with a "frigid" name c. 200 A.D.
    $1000 25
Mrs. Bush's luminous radiations

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

Jenn Mike Leslie
$2,800 $1,500 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jenn Mike Leslie
$5,200 $2,700 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 15
In 1634 & 1635 an outbreak of this deadly contagion devastated Munich, killing more than one third of its residents
    $400 20
China or other ceramic objects can also be called this, after the material they're made of
    $400 5
Established by George Washington in 1782, it can also be given to P.O.W.s who've been mistreated
    $400 10
A 1936 dissent by Justice Stone accused 6 other justices of a "tortured construction" of this document
    $400 25
When the earth is at perihelion, it is having its closest encounter with this
    $400 1
Spielberg directed segment 2 of this 1983 movie based on a creepy anthology series
    $800 16
Munich's motto used to be "die weltstadt mit herz", the world city with one of these
    $800 21
This dictionary term meaning "old" is applied to words like "wast"
    DD: $1,500 6
Day of the week in February 2006 when the top of the Empire State Building was lit purple, green & gold
    $800 11
In his first major case as Chief Justice, he found himself in the minority in 2006 as Oregon assisted suicide was okayed
    $800 26
In a Wilde tale, an American family in the mansion Canterville Chase encounters this trying to scare them
    $800 2
This 1968 short film with a "strollin" title lent its name to Spielberg's production company
    $1200 17
The Summer Olympics in Munich in this year were sadly marred by terrorism & tragedy
    $1200 22
This often blended rum & juice cocktail is named for a Cuban town
    $1200 7
Defensive tackle Alan Page was part of the "purple people eaters" of this NFL team
    $1200 12
Justice Brennan, dissenting in Paris Adult Theater v. Slaton, said this quality is too vaguely defined to regulate
    $1200 27
He's now a correspondant emeritus for "60 Minutes"; his memoir "Close Encounters" came out in 1984
    $1200 3
Spielberg wasn't paid for directing this film; he said it would be "blood money"
    $1600 18
On Munich's coat of arms you'll find one of these religious figures who originally settled the city and gave it its name
    $1600 23
This 2-word term for a nanny is French for "equal"
    $1600 8
2 centuries late, this unstable British king was diagnosed with an excess of purple pigments in the blood
    DD: $1,500 13
Justice Holmes dissented when seditionist Jacob Abrams' conviction was upheld, saying he didn't pose this type of "danger"
    $1600 28
On May 13, 1981 he had a close encounter with Mehmet Ali Agca in Rome; he would later visit Agca in prison
    $1600 4
13-year-old Christian Bale starred in this J.G. Ballard tale about a young prisoner in WWII China
    $2000 19
In the 16th century, Munich was a center of the German phase of this movement against Protestantism
    $2000 24
Broad-snouted and smooth-fronted are 2 types of this South American reptile
    $2000 9
This purple flower is the state flower of Colorado
    $2000 14
Justice Harlan was an honorable one-man minority in this 1896 decision that enshrined the "separate but equal" doctrine
    $2000 29
In meteorology, when a cold one has a close encounter with a warm one & takes it over, it's called an occluded one
    $2000 30
Before "The Blues Brothers", Dan Aykroyd & John Belushi starred in this WWII farce

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jenn Mike Leslie
$14,800 $11,200 $14,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

To the consternation of the title character, we learn that this character was born by C-section

Final scores:

Jenn Mike Leslie
$29,400 $2,400 $29,750
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $29,750

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jenn Mike Leslie
$14,800 $13,200 $15,000
19 R,
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $43,000

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Game tape date: 2007-08-29
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