Show #5377 - Tuesday, January 15, 2008


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Rebecca Knickmeyer, a psychobiologist from Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Nafis Abdullah, a high school teacher from Chicago, Illinois

DJ Molny, a software entrepreneur from Lone Tree, Colorado (whose 1-day cash winnings total $27,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1790s
    $200 21
Because 2 more states had joined the Union, the number of stars on the U.S. flag was changed to this in 1795
    $200 26
Brad Pitt,
Matt Damon,
George Clooney
    $200 11
It's the only grand duchy that borders France
    $200 16
The first dime featuring his image was issued on Jan. 30, 1946, a little more than 9 months after his death
    $200 6
It's the distance "within" which a sound can be heard
    $200 1
Located at Terminal 3, this company with a Greek letter as its name offers 1,500 daily flights
    $400 22
This naval hero of the American Revolution spent the last 2 years of his life in Paris, dying there in 1792
    $400 27
Mick Jagger,
Keith Richards,
Charlie Watts
    $400 12
The country with which France shares its northernmost border
    $400 17
The Denver Mint's first commemorative was a 1933 half-dollar depicting a Conestoga wagon on this trail
    $400 7
She was the last Tudor monarch to rule England
    $400 2
This airline at Terminal 4 was formed by the Irish government in April 1936 & has been in the "Aer" ever since
    DD: $800 23
The first major gold discovery in the U.S. happened in 1799 near this southern city named for George III's queen
    $600 28
Britney Spears,
Jessica Simpson,
Lindsay Lohan
    $600 13
The largest country in area that borders France
    $600 18
The bison depicted on this coin, 1913 to 1938, was Black Diamond, an animal on exhibit at the N.Y. Zoological Gardens
    $600 8
The CFL's Eskimos call this city home
    $600 3
Now at Terminal 4, this company's first flight, from Amsterdam to London on May 17, 1920, was letter perfect
    $800 24
In 1795 this fiery orator turned down an offer to Secy. of State; he later declined the job of Chief Justice, too
    $800 29
Tiger Woods,
Sergio Garcia,
Michelle Wie
    $800 14
The Alps straddle the border between France & these 2 countries
    $800 19
Dolphins on a 1915 gold dollar symbolized the meeting of 2 oceans brought about by the building of this
    $800 9
One of Sinbad's voyages took him to this graveyard long sought by big-game hunters & Tarzan movie villains
    $800 4
This Terminal 4 company was founded in 1984 by Richard Branson; over 1 mil. people flew it by the end of the decade
    $1000 25
This king's warriors said "Aloha" to a rival chief's men by driving them off a cliff in Oahu in 1795
    $1000 30
Joan Rivers,
David Letterman,
Larry King
    $1000 15
The 2 tiniest countries that border France (& we do mean tiny!)
    $1000 20
On Feb. 12, 1959 a new design for the back of this coin was introduced
    $1000 10
Peter Schaffer's "beastly" 1975 Tony Award-winning play
    $1000 5
On Feb. 20, 2007 this Terminal 6 airline introduced its "Customer Bill of Rights"

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

DJ Nafis Rebecca
$600 $1,000 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

DJ Nafis Rebecca
$1,800 $2,800 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 12
Scientists believe that eohippus, about the size of a small dog, was the earliest ancestor of this animal
    $400 21
3 enticing doors were your final choices as you traded up for better prizes on this Monty Hall show
    $400 4
Crash cart...stat! This Dan Brown thriller is getting colorful & going into cardiac arrest
    $400 1
Of the 3 gifts of the magi, the one that fits the category
    $400 5
In June 1961 JFK met with this rival world leader for 2 days in Vienna to discuss a growing crisis in Europe
    $800 17
Scientists have placed 5 species of prehumans into the genus Australopithecus, which means "southern" this
    $800 23
In 2007 this new host promised to keep the end-of-show request to have your pets spayed or neutered
    $800 9
Folk-singing comic siblings Tom & Dick turn into a Dostoevsky novel
    $800 2
The cream of the Bavarian clothing crop are these leather shorts with suspenders
    $800 6
John Quincy Adams & Sam Houston were 2 of the 8 brave senators JFK wrote about in this Pulitzer-winning 1956 book
    DD: $1,200 18
This prehistoric people that followed Neanderthal man produced the first examples of human artwork
    $1200 24
He produced "The Dating Game" & "The Newlywed Game" & produced & hosted "The Gong Show"
    $1200 28
You're looking at the upper part of this state's flag; if we showed you the whole flag it would give it away
    $1200 10
Erich Maria Remarque's WW1 classic about a silent veranda
    $1200 3
It's the device heard here ... sorry
    $1200 7
It was the number assigned to JFK's PT boat that was cut in half by a Japanese destroyer on August 2, 1943
    $1600 19
The 2 dinosaurian orders are saurischia, which means "lizard hips", & ornithischia, which means this
    $1600 25
It was the Burt Reynolds & Bert Convy game show similar to the board game Pictionary
    $1600 26
The elk & moose on this peninsular state's flag seem unperturbed by the man with the gun standing between them
    $1600 8
Carson McCullers' book about a young Southern girl who befriends a Gonzo journalist
    $1600 13
    $1600 15
Finish the June 26, 1963 JFK quote: "Therefore, as a free man, I take pride in the words..."
    $2000 20
This coal-forming period of geologic time is split into Mississippian & Pennsylvanian periods
    $2000 22
Neil Simon wrote & James Dean tested stunts for this "timely" game show hosted by Bud Collyer
    $2000 27
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew points to a flag.) The red & white design stands for the Crossland family; the black & gold stands for the Calvert family on this state's flag
    DD: $2,000 11
William Styron's novel about a slave rebellion becomes a cable TV channel showing beloved old films
    $2000 14
It's an innate periodic cycle in an organism's physiological processes as in sleep & wake cycles
    $2000 16
Gee whiz! In 1962 JFK appointed this man, then deputy attorney general, to the Supreme Court

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

DJ Nafis Rebecca
$13,800 $10,000 $10,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Once among the top 100 girls' names, in 2006 it made a sudden drop to 382, many hesitant to use it

Final scores:

DJ Nafis Rebecca
$13,800 $7,300 $20,001
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,001

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

DJ Nafis Rebecca
$14,600 $10,000 $12,200
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
5 W
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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Game tape date: 2007-10-24
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