Show #5363 - Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Cora Peck game 6.


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Patricia Crane, a systems specialist from Alexandria, Virginia

Bruce Upbin, a magazine editor from Brooklyn, New York

Cora Peck, a teacher and graduate student from Aliso Viejo, California (whose 5-day cash winnings total $116,803)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
Since 1947, the historic region of Punjab has been divided between these 2 countries
    $200 2
This character on "Seinfeld" thought of "a coffee table book about coffee tables" that turned into a coffee table
    $200 7
Beef chili is also called "chili con" this, Spanish for "meat"
    $200 1
You don't have to buy a vowel, but you do begin this word game by drawing a gallows
    $200 15
In the 1920s, Frank Whittle, who grew up making model airplanes, designed the first working engine of this type
    $200 26
Landing or Gaza
    $400 22
As part of his Easternmost conquests, this Greek's armies occupied the Punjab around 327 B.C.
    $400 3
On this show, "The Itchy & Scratchy Movie" was novelized by Norman Mailer
    $400 16
"Joy of Cooking" gives a recipe for this beef dish but cautions that eating raw meat can be hazardous to your health
    $400 11
In 2007 he became the first man since Bill Tilden to win the U.S. Open 4 years in a row
    $400 20
Alexander Wood & Charles Pravaz are credited with developing this device in 1853 first used to inject morphine
    $400 27
Idle talk about the private affairs of others
    $600 23
In the 1840s this European power fought 2 costly wars over the Punjab before annexing the region outright
    $600 4
A man is searching for the novel "Knickerless Nickleby" in the bookstore skit on this British Show
    $600 17
Corned beef is cured in brine; this other deli meat is seasoned brisket that's been cured, smoked & cooked
    $600 12
The first important U.S. tournament in this board game took place in New York City in 1857
    DD: $1,000 8
After Carrier came up with this in 1902, my 20 babes waving palm fronds idea went out the window
    $600 28
A bon mot
    $800 24
In this Kipling work, the title orphan's father was a sergeant in an Irish regiment in the Punjab
    $800 5
This doctor from the original "Star Trek" series wrote "Comparative Alien Physiology"
    $800 18
Part of the name of this expensive boneless cut means "dainty" in French
    $800 13
Jordan & Bird hit "nothing but net" playing this shot-for-shot basketball game in 1990s TV ads for McDonald's
    $800 9
After steamboat success, he was urged to work on submarine-launched torpedoes by Pres. Jefferson
    $800 29
Mating rituals, perhaps for Miles Standish?
    $1000 25
Predominant in the Punjab, this religion has origins in both Hinduism & Islam
    $1000 6
Jose Chung speaks to FBI agents before writing "From Outer Space" about an alien abduction on this show
    $1000 19
It's the French name for boeuf braised in red wine, usually garnished with mushrooms & white onions
    $1000 14
From before 3000 B.C., the game Senet of these people used a board & pieces to depict an afterlife journey
    $1000 10
In 1868, 9 years after developing the railway sleeping car, he introduced the first railway car for dining
    $1000 30
Carrot relative seen here

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

Cora Bruce Patricia
$1,000 $3,600 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cora Bruce Patricia
$2,000 $8,800 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And next, a tribute to The Seeing Eye Training Facility in Morristown, New Jersey with...)
    $400 25
Colons & commas & hyphens, oh my!
    $400 6
Around 46 B.C, Julius Caesar offended his countrymen by dedicating a statue to her
    $400 1
We liked her, we really liked her when this actress won for "Places in the Heart" in 1985
    $400 26
Georges Rouault liked to include some tragic ones of these in his works; Red Skelton specialized in them
    $400 27
(A trainer and dog stop at a curb behind Cheryl of the Clue Crew at The Seeing Eye in New Jersey.) A dog is trained to stop at curbs for two reasons, safety & orientation, as people who are visually impaired determine location by counting these
    $400 23
The musical "Les Mis" didn't debut on Broadway but in this city, its setting
    $800 24
Furry Phil's Pennsylvania place for fanciful February forecasting
    $800 7
As an example to her Russian subjects, she & her son Paul had themselves inoculated against smallpox in 1768
    $800 2
In 1992, proving he could keep up with the younger crowd, he did one-armed pushups accepting his "City Slickers" Oscar
    $800 11
A Gerrit Dou work is sometimes known as "The Mother of" this painter with whom Dou studied in 17th century Leiden
    $800 28
(Jon of the Clue Crew pets a German shepherd puppy at The Seeing Eye in New Jersey.) The Seeing Eye puppy-raising program aims to have dogs learn the ABCs: affection, this & courtesy
    $800 12
He directed a landmark Chinese production of his play "Death of a Salesman" at the People's Art Theatre in Beijing
    $1200 16
Pugilistic pair pictured here
    $1200 13
In 1616 she & her husband John Rolfe traveled to England to help raise funds for the Virginia colonists
    $1200 3
He's the "SNL" guy (& you're not) who opened the 1988 show with, "Good evening Hollywood phonies"; he never hosted again
    DD: $4,500 9
19th c. painter Thomas Cole lived in Catskill, N.Y. on this river, whose "School" he helped found
    $1200 19
(Jon of the Clue Crew crosses the street with a trainer & her dog at The Seeing Eye in New Jersey.) A Seeing Eye dog owner listens to traffic to know when to say "forward"; the dog doesn't know when to go because dogs have this visual deficiency of their own
    $1200 20
A Dutch TV reality show picked the muscular "swinger" for the European run of this Disney musical
    $1600 17
William Gibson pioneered this sci-fi genre of characters in a dark, futuristic world dominated by computers
    $1600 14
In November 1988 she was elected Prime Minister of Pakistan, becoming the first woman to head a modern Islamic nation
    $1600 4
Disney sued the Academy for "unflattering" use of this character after a 1989 duet with her & Rob Lowe
    $1600 8
A note formerly on the back of "Figure de fantasie" by this Rococo painter says it was done in one hour
    $1600 30
(Jon of the Clue Crew watches as a dog refuses to cross a street despite its trainer's urging.) Thoreau talked of "civil" this, but dogs must learn "intelligent" this, like stopping instead of obeying an order to go forward
    DD: $2,500 21
There's a "method" behind his founding of the Moscow Art Theatre with Nemirovich-Danchenko
    $2000 18
From the Latin for "mark for deletion", it's to erase something from official records
    $2000 15
To further the ambitions of her brother, her father, Pope Alexander VI, arranged several marriages for her
    $2000 5
This "American Beauty" nominee nearly had a pregnant pause at the 2000 show; she was due with her 4th at any moment
    $2000 10
This Venetian, said his pupil Palma Giovane, "used his fingers more than his brush" to finish his lush works
    $2000 29
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew leads Jon on at The Seeing Eye in New Jersey.) In the matching process for a dog, people with visual impairments are evaluated on pace & pull using this harness named for the Roman queen of heaven
    $2000 22
If you get to put "RSC" on your resume, you were part of this British troupe

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cora Bruce Patricia
$13,700 $18,100 $13,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

When completed, it stretched for 73 1/2 miles from Bowness to Wallsend

Final scores:

Cora Bruce Patricia
$6,200 $8,799 $18,200
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $18,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cora Bruce Patricia
$12,800 $14,400 $13,000
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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Game tape date: 2007-09-11
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