Show #5357 - Tuesday, December 18, 2007


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Adrian Higgins, a journalist from Alexandria, Virginia

Margot Wiegele, an airline salesperson from Anchorage, Alaska

Kevin Holbert, a linguistics student from Buffalo, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,424)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Laszlo Biro was inducted into the Inventors Hall of Fame in 2007 for developing this type of pen in the 20th century
    $200 17
"Twelve Thirty (Young Girls Are Coming To The Canyon)" & "California Dreamin'"
    $200 23
In the comics, Jimmy Olsen was this hero's cub reporter pal
    $200 1
Right up your ___ Oop
    $200 16
Mmm... a big plate featuring this sea-dweller, prepared Newburg or Thermidor... pass me the bib
    $200 6
In 1942 the first training base for the WAAC, Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, opened in this capital
    $400 12
Smile! In 1888 this American introduced the first simple consumer camera to use roll film
    $400 18
"Brother Love's Travelling Salvation Show" &
"Sweet Caroline"
    $400 24
The Jimmy was a popular SUV from this American automaker
    $400 2
Hi-yo ___ wedding anniversary
    $400 22
Short answer--yes; seen here is Hanauma Bay in this state
    $400 7
The Mississippi forms all of Iowa's eastern boundary, & this river, with a tributary, bounds the west
    $600 13
Patented in 1965, this stadium ground covering was first used commercially on a large scale in Texas
    $600 19
"What Would You Say" &
"Crash Into Me"
    $600 25
From 1957 to 1971, Jimmy Hoffa was the president of this labor union; today, his son is
    $600 3
Break the ___ of America
    $600 28
The name of this Japanese massage technique that uses acupressure sounds a bit like a Tibetan toy dog breed
    DD: $2,000 8
The largest of the "Quad Cities", this city shares its name with a type of large sofa
    $800 14
Setting 5 on the 1935 model of this Sunbeam appliance was "Whipping Potatoes"; setting 6 was "Cream"
    $800 20
"Saturday Night Special" &
(Woohoo!) "Free Bird"
    $800 26
A book by former president Jimmy Carter compared Israel's treatment of Palestinians to this policy of white South Africa
    $800 4
Fall by the ___ Inn
    $800 29
Motor Trend said this car company's 380-hp Testarossa could hit 60 mph in 5.29 seconds; a test drive could be fun
    $800 9
You've hit a Bumppo in the road: it's the name of the University of Iowa's sports teams
    $1000 15
Named after its inventor, a large one of these coils can wirelessly power lights 50 feet away
    $1000 21
"Harry Truman" &
"25 Or 6 To 4"
    $1000 27
He's Jerry Lee Lewis' famous evangelist cousin
    $1000 5
News ___ photography
    $1000 30
In 1935 Frank Lloyd Wright designed this house seen here
    $1000 10
Named for a Native American tribe, this city of 85,000 lies near where Iowa, Nebraska & South Dakota meet

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

Kevin Margot Adrian
$5,600 -$1,200 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Margot Adrian
$8,400 -$400 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
"Song to" this liberator was a famous patriotic poem written by Ecuador's Jose Joaquin Olmedo in 1825
    $400 6
He was in as Danny Ocean in a 2001 film & its 2 sequels
    $400 19
Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski was military dictator of Poland when Lech Walesa headed this organization
    $400 13
A projecting ornament where the ribs of a vault ceiling meet, or a nickname for Bruce Springsteen
    $400 2
"If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive" is attributed to this movie mogul
    $400 3
Poetically, "Candy is dandy but" this "is quicker"
    $800 14
In the 19th century, literature about these Argentine cowboys was popular, with Jose Hernandez' "Martin Fierro" a classic
    $800 7
He got an Oscar nomination for playing Danny Archer, a smuggler interested in a "Blood Diamond"
    $800 20
The Russians replaced Alexander Dubcek as leader of this country when it tried to go democratic in 1968
    $800 15
A stupa, like the Great Stupa of Sanchi, India, is a hemispherical mound enshrining relics of this religion
    $800 17
She began a famous poem, "Because I could not stop for death--he kindly stopped for me"
    $800 4
A small shop, or a specialty department within a larger store
    DD: $1,600 8
He was detective Scottie Ferguson, whose vertigo caused him to leave the police force
    $1200 21
For 35 years, Todor Zhivkov ruled this eastern Balkan nation that borders the Black Sea
    $1200 16
Robert Mills, a Greek Revivalist architect, designed the U.S. Treasury building & this 555-foot-tall structure
    $1200 18
Joseph Stalin reportedly said, "A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is" this type of number
    $1200 5
A narrow, exclusive group that shares an interest, perhaps like knocking their heels together
    $1600 9
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from a gym in Girls and Boys Town in Omaha, NE.) I'm at the spot where in a 1938 movie this actor, as Whitey Marsh, is elected mayor of Boys Town
    DD: $2,000 25
Leader Volodymyr Shcherbytsky suppressed press coverage of a 1986 disaster in this Soviet republic
    $1600 22
This city's state capitol, built in 1788, is considered the USA's 1st building of the classical revival style
    $1600 24
"For what is it to die but to stand naked in the wind and to melt into the sun", he wrote in "The Prophet"
    $1600 11
Adjective meaning neither perpendicular nor parallel to a given line or surface
    $2000 10
This 3-named actor gave a gritty performance as Sandman in "Spider-Man 3"
    $2000 26
Before becoming foreign minister of the Soviet Union, Eduard Shevardnadze led this Soviet republic
    $2000 23
Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris, known by this name, called his houses "machines for living in"
    $2000 27
In his "Holy Sonnets", he wrote, "Death be not proud, though some have called thee mighty and dreadful"
    $2000 12
Agreeably pungent or sharp in taste or flavor

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Margot Adrian
$15,200 $4,800 $6,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE 1970s
For an historic February 1972 trip, Richard Nixon & Henry Kissinger each learned to use these; Nixon was better at it

Final scores:

Kevin Margot Adrian
$18,399 $9,599 $12,000
2-day champion: $39,823 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kevin Margot Adrian
$13,400 $4,400 $6,000
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
14 R,
7 W

Combined Coryat: $23,800

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Game tape date: 2007-09-10
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