Show #5378 - Wednesday, January 16, 2008


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Susan Forman, a homemaker and former attorney from Waccabuc, New York

Noah Kaye, a solar energy lobbyist and grad student from Washington, D.C.

Rebecca Knickmeyer, a psychobiologist from Chapel Hill, North Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew is greeted by a sushi chef.) The chef's greeting comes from a military tradition that dates back to when sushi was first served to this warrior class
    $200 23
2/3 of the water used in the average U.S. home is used in this room
    $200 21
The crested caracara, a type of falcon, is this country's national bird but is also found in Texas
    $200 2
It comes after "dude" & before "dressing"
    $200 12
It was like comparing these 2 different fruits, at least on separate stamps released together in March 2001
    $200 7
He kicked into high gear with his 1999 marriage to Posh Spice-- on July 4, no less
    $400 17
(Jimmy reports from a fish market in Tokyo.) The most important auction at the Tsukiji Market is for this fish, a part of the Japanese diet chronicled as far back as the 8th century
    $400 24
With an average of 80.7 years, this country has the highest life expectancy in North America
    $400 22
They're the pro basketball-playing birds of prey in Atlanta
    $400 3
To set a boat in the water or send a rocket into space
    $400 13
The stamp featuring him was released on January 8, 1993; the USPS printed 500 million
    $400 8
Kyra Sedgwick had a rasher of this actor (& no degrees of separation) after their wedding on Sept. 4, 1988
    $600 18
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew holds a piece of food.) It's used to cleanse your palate between sushi selections, is called gari & comes from this plant
    $600 25
With 32, workers in Sweden take more of these per year than workers in any other country
    $600 28
Thomas Macaulay rudely said John Dryden's imagination resembled the wings of this large African bird
    $600 4
I've got a feeling you'll know this synonym for an intuitive feeling
    $600 14
This state got upset when a cowboy & bronco similar to its own logo was used on the Montana stamp
    $600 9
He said "I want to father your children" as a line to Catherine Zeta-Jones-- it worked, they have 2
    $800 19
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew holds a slab of fish.) Most people don't know that it's the seasoned rice that's known as sushi; the raw fish is properly called this
    $800 26
Created in New York, it began May 26, 1896 as an average of just 12 numbers & came out to 40.94
    DD: $1,000 29
This term for small chickens & the weight of some boxers comes from an area on Java
    $800 5
The deepest point in the Atlantic Ocean is the Puerto Rico one
    $800 16
The 1974 stamp seen here commemorates an historic meeting between these 2 world leaders in Cuba
    $800 10
In 1993 this "Fabulous Baker Boys" star (& it wasn't Beau or Jeff Bridges) wed TV producer David E. Kelley
    $1000 20
(Jimmy stands in the market again.) In Japan, uni is this sea creature, of which the U.S. is the largest exporter & Japan is a major importer
    $1000 27
According to the MPAA, Americans attend an average of 7.6 of these a year
    $1000 30
As a verb it means to denounce something loudly; as a noun, it's a short-winged marsh bird
    $1000 6
It means to stop the flow of blood, especially from a wound
    $1000 15
The 1990s "Celebrate the Century" set has the World Wide Web; the 1900s set has this W.E.B.
    $1000 11
Isla Fisher won Vince Vaughn's heart in "Wedding Crashers"; in real life, this "Borat" guy is glorious man type for her

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

Rebecca Noah Susan
$0 $4,000 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rebecca Noah Susan
$2,600 $6,600 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
This nation covers more than 6.5 million square miles in area
    $400 2
Brian Wilson sang backing vocals on this duo's 1963 No. 1 hit "Surf City"
    $400 9
He first saw the light on Feb. 11, 1847; the bulbs dimmed on Oct. 18, 1931
    $400 21
Its truck line includes the Avalanche, Colorado & Silverado
    $400 7
The tree seen here is named for this apostle, who is said to have been hanged from one
    $400 23
Important to broadcasters: the FCC
    $800 8
During WWII Moshe Dayan served with the Brits, fighting to liberate Syria & this country from the Vichy French
    $800 3
Nilsson's 1969 hit "Everybody's Talkin'" served as the theme song to this Oscar-winning film
    $800 10
This wrytr bigynneth round 1340; lost his lyf on Oct. 25, 1400
    $800 29
Airlines of this country include EVA Airlines & China Airlines (It's not the obvious choice)
    $800 11
The Bailey Acacia, aka the Cootamundra Wattle, is named for a botanist from this country
    $800 27
A female sports organization: the LPGA
    $1200 13
On June 1, 1976 the United Kingdom & this Atlantic island nation agreed to end the "Cod War"
    $1200 4
Elvis had 2 No. 1 hits based on Italian songs: "Surrender" & this one based on "O Sole Mio"
    $1200 18
This American came into focus in 1823; got the final picture on Jan. 15, 1896
    $1200 30
Transportation is primarily by boat in this South Asian delta country independent since 1971
    $1200 12
The Leyland type of this tree is named for the man in whose garden it was first found
    $1200 26
They hang out at the Pentagon: the JCS
    $1600 14
Oran & Annaba are important cities in this north African nation
    $1600 5
Lesley Gore's "Judy's Turn To Cry" was a sequel to this No. 1 hit
    $1600 19
He made a royal entrance in 1863 in Graz, Austria; took an unfortunate ride on June 28, 1914
    $1600 28
On a European passenger train, a wagon-lit is this type of car
    $1600 16
The Mary Potter crabapple honors the daughter of a director of this type of tree-studying facility at Harvard
    $1600 25
A European language no longer spoken: MHG
    $2000 15
You'll need some dongs to have fun in this southeast Asian country where it's the national currency
    $2000 6
In 1963 Roy Orbison sang "In" these "I walk with you"
    DD: $1,000 20
Feb. 23, 1633--Dear diary, He's finally here!; no entry for May 26, 1703
    $2000 22
Small bundles, or the 19th c. ships that innovatively sailed on a fixed schedule
    DD: $2,000 17
Siebold's is one type of this conifer, unrelated to the poisonous plant
    $2000 24
An agriculture company that billed itself as "Supermarket to the world": ADM

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rebecca Noah Susan
$4,200 $9,400 $19,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A series of novels includes "Iron Knight, Silver Vase", "Precious Sword, Golden Hairpin" & this one, made into a film in 2000

Final scores:

Rebecca Noah Susan
$2 $9,400 $19,200
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $19,200

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rebecca Noah Susan
$6,000 $9,400 $20,200
9 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R,
6 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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Game tape date: 2007-10-24
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