Show #5375 - Friday, January 11, 2008


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Shauna Redmond, a librarian from Glendale, California

Angela Ruediger, a college instructor from Lemoyne, Pennsylvania

Anna Rodriguez, a critical care nurse from Denver, Colorado (whose 1-day cash winnings total $799)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands at a busy beach in Rio de Janeiro.) This beach is one of the the centers of bikini culture; maybe I'll meet the girl from here
    $200 12
In 1974 rocker Todd Rundgren sang a tune entitled "No. 1 Lowest Common" this
    $200 21
It routes high voltage in the correct order for firing the spark plugs, so check its cap for burns
    $200 23
In 2007 Charlie Crist took over for Jeb Bush in this state
    $200 1
Roll out the "beer barrel" & name this "wunnerful, wunnerful" Bohemian dance
    $200 6
5,000-year-old remnants of this snack have been found in a cave in the Southwest
    $400 13
(Jimmy delivers the clue from a crowded market. ) You can buy your own instrument to play the music for this dance; Rio has several schools that teach it and a mile-long parade ground where they strut their stuff
    $400 14
In 1975 Jethro Tull rightly told us that this number to the power of 10 equals "nothing at all"
    $400 22
Use dipsticks to check 2 levels: of the oil & of the fluid for this system that transfers power to the wheels
    $400 24
"Money doesn't make you happy. I now have $50 mil. But I was just as happy when I had $48 mil.", said the Gov. of this state
    $400 2
Bow to yer partner, bow to yer corner, now allemand left & do-si-do, yer doin' this dance now, dontcha know
    $400 7
Easy infield out in a baseball game
    $600 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue in a market wearing a certain headdress.) This Brazilian bombshell of '40s films remains popular in Rio & her trademark headdress is a frequent costume
    $600 15
Kate Bush sang over 100 digits about this symbol, the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter
    $600 28
To verify the fuel ignites at the proper moment & gets the engine over 300 HP, this type of gun or light is necessary
    $600 25
On August 26, 2005 this state's Kathleen Blanco declared a state of emergency
    $600 3
Named for a city, it's a dance seen here
    $600 8
A cottonwood or an aspen
    $800 19
(Jimmy stands in front of a large Christ sculpture.) Christ the Redeemer of Corcovado Sanctuary is the world's largest sculpture in this style, named for a 1925 Paris exposition
    $800 16
Blind Melon gave multiplication help covering the "Schoolhouse Rock!" song about this "magic number"
    $800 29
Also a device on the wall of your home, this valve either stops or allows coolant through the engine
    $800 26
In 2007 this state's Jon Corzine broke several bones in a car crash--he wasn't buckled in
    $800 4
With 3-step & 2-step styles, this ballroom dance in 3/4 time is noted for its swift, gliding turns
    $800 9
The Brits call it an ice lolly; we call it this
    $1000 20
(Jimmy delivers the last clue behind a serving counter of a cafe.) I'm at the famous Café Confeitaria Colombo, where this word doesn't just mean a person who lives here in Rio, but a coffee drink with added hot water
    $1000 17
This '80s band's hit "Love Plus One" was a welcome addition to the Billboard charts
    $1000 30
Manifold bolts should not be over- or under-tightened, so use this type of wrench with a foot/pound scale
    DD: $1,000 27
In 2006 Deval Patrick was elected this state's first African-American governor
    $1000 5
Let's line up for this Cuban ballroom dance; 3 steps forward, then kick, repeat until exhausted
    $1000 10
An antiestablishment politician who speaks directly to the people. or an 1890s U.S. political party

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

Anna Angela Shauna
$2,400 $3,800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Anna Angela Shauna
$4,000 $5,200 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Spudnuts are donuts made with this type of flour
    $400 6
In "The Buccaneer", Yul Brynner played this pirate who aided Andrew Jackson in the Battle of New Orleans
    $400 8
This literary bear started life as a real teddy bear bought as a toy for Christopher Milne
    $400 17
A ship museum in Roskilde is named for the scary medieval Scandinavians
    $400 13
Herod liked her dancing so much he granted her a "heady" prize
    $400 26
It's what happened to the people on the dark purplish-red boats when they crashed near a deserted island
    $800 2
Brioche is a popular French bread that's made with yeast, butter & especially these, not usually found in bread
    $800 7
In a 1953 comedy, Abbott & Costello try to go to this planet but end up at Mardi Gras instead
    $800 9
Created by Walt Morey, this "docile" bear lives in the Alaskan wilderness
    $800 18
This Danish company has made its bricks the same way since 1958, & one from that year will fit one made today
    $800 22
The prophet Hosea married a Harlot named this; her last name probably wasn't Pyle
    $800 27
It's why it's tough to locate clarinetist Benny or Roseanne's co-star John
    $1200 3
Usually this "Italian" term is used for dishes that have spinach; at the bakery, it's an almond cookie with chocolate
    $1200 14
Critic Michael Kleinschrodt said of Dennis Quaid in this movie, "...the very worst example of a New Orleans accent"
    $1200 10
This bear got his name from the London train station where he was first found after arriving from Peru
    $1200 19
The skyline of the California Danish village of Solvang has several of these quaint power-producing devices
    $1200 23
Dolores Haze, all in my brain, is the real name of this title Nabokov girl; 'scuse her while she kisses that guy!
    $1200 28
For the groom, a shotgun wedding is literally a case of this "or death"
    $1600 4
These British treats are poured into special "rings" before being baked & then toasted & served with tea
    $1600 15
In this movie, Bette Davis plays a southern belle who loses Henry Fonda when she wears a red dress to a ball
    $1600 11
His story "The Bear" recounts an annual hunting expedition in Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi
    DD: $1,400 20
The Danish town of Tonger has a library & school for this language; it's only 4 miles north of the border
    $1600 24
According to legend, the first ever "peeping Tom" was looking at this wife of Leofric, Earl of Mercia
    $1600 29
Much like front-page news, corduroy pillows are making these
    DD: $2,000 5
As a verb, this means to squander or waste; in the bakery, it's a deep-fried cake
    $2000 16
One of the great poker movies of all time is this New Orleans-set period piece with Steve McQueen in the title role
    $2000 12
On this doctor's island, you'll find a bear-bull & an old woman made of vixen & bear
    $2000 21
Like Dover, England, Mons Klint is worth a visit for this spectacular feature
    $2000 25
This stripper famously hitched her star to Louisiana Gov. Earl Long in the late 1950s
    $2000 30
It's what the pessimist's blood type was

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Anna Angela Shauna
$10,600 $13,200 $7,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Scholars think that a panpipe found by Captain Cook in what is now Vanuatu inspired this 18th century opera

Final scores:

Anna Angela Shauna
$7,199 $23,200 $14,399
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $23,200 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Anna Angela Shauna
$11,800 $13,200 $9,200
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
2 W
15 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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Game tape date: 2007-10-17
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