Show #5355 - Friday, December 14, 2007


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Max Zarou, a fifth-grade teacher originally from Culver City, California

Diana Klick, a homemaker from Hershey, Pennsylvania

Chris McCarthy, a technical support specialist from Brockton, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll deal with the board game...)
    $200 4
In 1609 he led his men across the Atlantic & up what became known as his river, to Albany
    $200 1
This group that was "Hungry Like The Wolf" was named after a villain in the movie "Barbarella"
    $200 21
Betty Crocker has a recipe for rhubarb pie topped with this fluff made from egg whites
    $200 11
The smallest in area of the 3
    $200 25
Each time a player passes go, he collects this salary
    $200 13
We love this suffix that means "lover of", as in audio- or anglo-
    $400 5
Commanding the Pelican in 1578, this English circumnavigator reached the South American coast
    $400 2
It precedes "Top" in the name of the group that sang, "She's got legs, she knows how to use them"
    $400 22
You don't need a lot of dough to make pie crust; smash up some chocolate wafers to make this kind of crust instead
    $400 12
Contains the lowest point in the nation
    $400 26
Tokens that are household items include the iron & this sewing accessory
    $400 16
Silly rabbit, this suffix isn't for kids--it was used for female equivalents, like for women aviators
    $600 6
Beatriz Barbosa said goodbye to this Portuguese husband of hers in 1519; 19 months later, he died in the Philippines
    $600 3
Neil Diamond had his first Top 10 hit with this song that says, "She got the way to move me"
    $600 23
Not chocolate silk or chocolate chiffon, but chocolate this glossy fabric is a favorite at Marie Callender's
    $600 14
Its Shakespeare Festival at Ashland started in 1935
    $600 28
A question mark is on the space in which you draw one of these cards
    $600 18
This suffix (as with acr- or syn-) is from the greek for "name"
    $800 7
In 1536 Spain's King Charles I made this explorer governor of Cuba; he arrived near present-day Tampa Bay in 1539
    $800 9
"Head To Toe" & "Lost In Emotion" were huge hits for her & Cult Jam
    $800 24
Leaping insects! This pie is actually made with creme de menthe, not with the bug in its name
    $800 15
Home to the world's oldest living things, a grove of 4,000-year-old bristlecone pine trees
    DD: $2,000 29
A classic PBS kids' series that taught reading shared its name with this Monopoly utility
    $800 19
The suffix -ose is used to form the names of these, as in glucose & sucrose
    $1000 8
Seen here is a map of this Florentine's explorations
    $1000 10
This one-named Scottish lass topped the charts in 1967 with "To Sir With Love"
    $1000 27
Finely chopped beef was once a key ingredient in this holiday pie that's often vegetarian these days
    $1000 17
Has 2 male U.S. senators
    $1000 30
A railroad & an avenue are both named for this state
    $1000 20
A 3-letter suffix that forms the present participle of a verb, or before "direct", an online banking group

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

Chris Diana Max
$200 $1,800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Diana Max
$1,600 $6,400 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THESE 3...
    $400 16
Statin drugs like Lipitor are used to lower the bad type of this
    $400 2
One of the original co-hosts of "The View", she now gives her views as co-anchor of "Today"
    $400 21
Marajo in the Amazon River
    $400 26
Term for a roll of 2 in the game of craps
    $400 1
These 3 U.S. coins total $1.11
    $400 11
(Jon of the Clue Crew shows a Hebrew word on a monitor.) Hebrew is based on 3-letter roots; the equivalent of "S", "D", "R" gives us "sidrah", a Torah reading, "siddur", a prayer book, & this word for a special meal
    $800 17
There are viral & bacterial types of this, the inflammation of the membranes covering the brain & spinal cord
    $800 3
In addition to playing matriarch Nora Holden on "Brothers & Sisters", she has played Abby's mom on "ER"
    $800 22
Baffin Island
    $800 27
Stanley Kunitz wrote a poem, "The Snakes Of" this month; take an easy guess & remember, he's a poet
    $800 5
These 3 planets are closer to the sun than Mars is
    $800 12
Dictionary definitions of this Hebrew word include safety, health, success, hello, goodbye & peace
    DD: $2,000 18
A sign of this infection from the virus that also causes chicken pox is a blistering rash preceded by severe pain
    $1200 4
In the '70s she played Maude Findlay; in the 80s, Dorothy Zbornak
    $1200 23
    $1200 28
Twin Falls on the Snake River give this state's city of Twin Falls its name
    $1200 8
King who was dad to these 3 girls: Goneril, Regan & Cordelia
    $1200 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives us a Hebrew lesson.) Hebrew letters can also indicate numbers; the word for 14 is yod-dalet, or 10 + 4; but 15 is 9 + 6 to avoid writing one of the many of these sacred names
    $1600 19
Lateral epicondylitis is the medical term for this chronic sports injury that affects the arm
    $1600 6
Daughter of a Mr. Universe, she shows some muscle as Detective Olivia Benson on "Law & Order: SVU"
    $1600 24
    $1600 30
The basis of the Snake Handlers' Sect, this Second Gospel says believers "shall take up serpents"
    $1600 9
White light is made up of these, the 3 additive primary colors
    $1600 14
Modern Hebrew uses Sephardic pronunciation, not that of these European Jews, so "Shabbat" not "Shabbes"
    $2000 20
The name of this fluid that contains white blood cells comes from the Latin for "water"
    $2000 7
On "Dallas", one of the 2 actresses who played Miss Ellie
    $2000 25
Isla Isabela in the Galapagos
    $2000 29
This lactic critter is an important controller of pests
    $2000 10
Annexed by the USSR in 1940, these 3 countries were the first to break away
    DD: $2,000 15
(Kelly of the Clue Crew gives us a Hebrew lesson.) In Hebrew, prefixes can be used as prepositions; "reshit" means "beginning", & "b'reshit" means this familliar phrase

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Diana Max
$3,600 $16,000 $13,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

On March 5, 1936 screenwriter Dudley Nichols did this; it didn't happen again until an actor did it April 15, 1971

Final scores:

Chris Diana Max
$2,399 $4,799 $7,201
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $7,201

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chris Diana Max
$3,600 $18,000 $12,400
9 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
21 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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Game tape date: 2007-08-29
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