Show #5356 - Monday, December 17, 2007


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Erin Holm, a new learner experience coordinator from St. Anthony, Minnesota

Kevin Holbert, a linguistics student from Buffalo, New York

Max Zarou, a fifth-grade teacher originally from Culver City, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Dates of birth.)
    $200 25
No. 1 of these by Shakespeare, "From fairest creatures we desire increase", urges a handsome man to have kids
    $200 19
The type-2 of this weapon had a max power setting of 16 & could be set to heat, disrupt or stun
    $200 15
Aug. 4, 1901,
New Orleans:
Got his first cornet about 6 years later
    $200 6
South Africa,
New Zealand
    $200 7
(Bobby Flay of the Food Network reads the clue.) Of 145, 155 or 165 degrees, the one that's the minimum internal temperature for safely cooked turkey according to the U.S.D.A.
    $200 1
It's the state flower of both Kentucky & Nebraska
    $400 26
Lord Byron was a major influence on this later poet lord who wrote 1842's "The Lord of Burleigh"
    $400 21
This Star Fleet missive prohibits interference with other civilizations
    $400 16
Jan. 4, 1809,
Coupvray, France:
Modified the Barbier point writing system for the Royal Institute for Blind Children
    $400 11
    $400 8
In "A Christmas Carol", the Cratchit family has this bird, stuffed, for Christmas dinner
    $400 2
Then-last name of the current U.S. senator who graduated from Wellesley College in 1969
    $600 27
Blake asked,
"Little" this, "who made thee?... Gave thee clothing of delight, softest clothing, woolly, bright"
    $600 22
This device briefly converts a person to energy, beams the energy, then reassembles the person
    $600 17
February 18, 1848,
New York City:
The piece seen here is a creation of this opalescent glass pioneer
    $600 12
    $600 9
(Paula Deen stirs something up.) Hey, y'all--I make a very easy version of this classic Christmas gift with pecans, dates, cherries &, of course, 1/2 a cup of good old-fashioned bourbon
    $600 3
A humorous or satirical imitation of a serious piece of literature
    DD: $2,000 28
Leaving his girl for his duty, Lovelace wrote, "I could not love thee, dear, so much, lov'd I not" this "more"
    $800 23
When Spock checks chronometric data he's looking at measurements of the space-this continuum
    $800 18
Dec. 27, 1822,
Dole, France:
Founding father of microbiology
    $800 13
    $800 10
The song "We Wish You A Merry Christmas" says, "Oh, bring us" this dessert "and a cup of good cheer"
    $800 4
His 5th century B.C. writings traced the struggles between the Greeks & the Persian Empire
    $1000 29
This British poet got romantic about "La Belle Dame sans Merci"
    $1000 30
This crystal regulates matter/antimatter reactions that provide energy for travel faster than light
    $1000 24
May 11, 1933,
The Bronx:
This guy who changed his name to Minister Louis X in the '50s
    $1000 14
    $1000 20
(Duff Goldman from the Food Network TV show Ace of Cakes decorates some cookies.) Fit for a king, a favorite touch on Christmas cookies is this type of icing that hardens to a smooth finish
    $1000 5
Noah's great-grandson, he was remembered as a mighty hunter

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

Max Kevin Erin
-$1,800 $5,400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Max Kevin Erin
$1,400 $8,200 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
The guillotine has been retired per article 66-1 of the French constitution, prohibiting this
    $400 1
It's the only Hitchcock movie ever to win an Oscar for Best Picture
    $400 16
His sculpture of Victor Hugo got a "miserable" reaction; later it was placed on the avenue named for Hugo
    $400 26
In 2001 the oldest known pair of this company's jeans sold for more than $46,000 on eBay
    $400 6
Whaddayamean, funny? I'm funny how? I make you laugh? I amuse you? Tell me. Tell me what's funny
    $400 11
A bee with no sting
    $800 22
Since 1958 France's government has been the Fifth of these
    DD: $2,000 2
A tagline for this 1983 horror film is "She'll possess you. Then destroy you. She's death on wheels. She's..."
    $800 17
Monet & this fellow Impressionist often painted the same scene, like Monet's wife & son in 1874
    $800 27
Pop Secret Homestyle is a brand of popcorn you make in this device, used for popcorn since the 1940s
    $800 7
This is formed by a rocklike accumulation of calcareous skeletons
    $800 12
A type of star, sequoia or slalom
    $1200 23
France's highest one of these is the one of cassation, a word meaning annulment or reversal
    $1200 3
Not several shrubs, they're actually Shannen Doherty, Lisanne Falk & Kim Walker (Winona's name was Veronica)
    $1200 18
Maurice Utrillo often painted scenes of this area of Paris & its best-known landmark, Sacre Coeur
    $1200 28
You pour the pancake syrup right out of the top of the lady's head with this brand's bottle
    $1200 8
It warms the depths of my heart to know you're about to tell me the name of this clammy species seen here
    $1200 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an animated angle on the monitor.) With a measure of less than 90 degrees, an angle like the one seen here is referred to as this type of angle
    $1600 24
This son of a Hungarian immigrant became president in 2007
    $1600 4
Jessica Lange got a lobotomy in this 1982 biopic detailing one of Tinseltown's saddest starlet stories
    $1600 19
This Dadaist exhibited ready-mades like "Fountain", a urinal that he signed R. Mutt
    $1600 29
In 1920 the U.S. Post Office approved this Connecticut company's postage meter
    $1600 9
Whales belong to this order
    $1600 14
A usually nonmalignant tumor causing obstruction
    DD: $2,000 25
There are about 36,000 of these, the basic unit of local government; there was an ill-fated one of Paris in 1871
    $2000 5
For this 2004 film, Catalina Sandino Moreno was the first Best Actress Oscar nominee to speak all her lines in Spanish
    $2000 20
In 1940 this Dutch abstract artist moved to NYC, which influenced his masterpiece "Broadway Boogie-Woogie"
    $2000 30
In 1990 for $1.36 billion, ConAgra bought this food brand that is also a woman's first name
    $2000 10
This rare fish has been called a living fossil
    $2000 15
To voluntarily give up a claim or a right, maybe with a gesture meaning bye-bye

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Max Kevin Erin
$19,400 $11,400 $3,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

He got his name because Mexican victims of his attacks would cry out in terror to St. Jerome

Final scores:

Max Kevin Erin
$15,999 $21,424 $6,400
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,424 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Max Kevin Erin
$18,200 $11,400 $5,200
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
17 R,
3 W
12 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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Game tape date: 2007-09-10
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