Show #5379 - Thursday, January 17, 2008


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Chad Belyeu, a film student from Groves, Texas

Nick Rolader, a student and caterer from Lilburn, Georgia

Susan Forman, a homemaker and former attorney from Waccabuc, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...not "Access".)
    $200 1
(Jon of the Clue Crew is playing bass.) I'm playing an F down here, then going up this interval, the basis of our scale system, to play an F here
    $200 5
Her $2 million wedding to David Gest, with an 80-piece orchestra, was delayed because Liz Taylor forgot her shoes
    $200 19
These 2 Shakespearean lovers meet at a feast & extemporize a sonnet together
    $200 3
    $200 13
The mask doesn't fool me; I recognize this as Tennessee's state wild animal
    $200 24
It's our lucky 13th state
    $400 2
A score may say "M.D." for "mano destra" where it's suggested tha a pianist use this, even on low notes
    $400 6
Promises in Malibu is one of these facilities providing celebrities luxury along with recovery
    $400 20
Meeting in Tehran in 1942, the "big three" were Roosevelt, Churchill & this leader
    $400 9
    $400 14
Grrr! This bear is Montana's state animal
    $400 25
7-letter word meaning to wear or eat away by the action of a chemical
    DD: $1,000 4
(Jon of the Clue Crew is playing bass.) You'll get an "A" for effort if you name this Italian musical term; here's an example of one
    $600 7
Punning on her name, she was known as "gimme more" for demands like a bigger private jet for all her bags
    $600 21
The show's host since 1991, he's pretty much "the press" that politicians "meet" on Sundays
    $600 10
    $600 15
Kansas fancied the fancy shell of the ornate box type of this & made it the state reptile
    $600 26
The 14 species of marmots are types of these
    $800 17
"Lento" is slow; this is even slower, the slowest conventional tempo
    $800 8
On Oscar night 2006, winners Three 6 Mafia sported these in gold & diamonds-- on their teeth, not their cars
    $800 22
This convention of delegates met for the second time in Philadelphia on May 10, 1775
    $800 11
    $800 29
I howled when I heard that this canine critter was the state animal of South Dakota
    $800 27
NASA was one of the first to use this product I.D. system to keep track of millions of spacecraft parts
    $1000 18
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew presents some musical notation.) Ledger lines are for notes that don't fit on the 5-line staff, like this note that's one line below the treble staff, or one line above the bass staff
    $1000 16
The premiere of "The Reaping" was truly "the affair of" this for Hilary Swank, who wore a million-dollar diamond one
    $1000 23
In 2007 this annual summit of the world's leading industrialized nations met in Heilegendamm, Germany
    $1000 12
    $1000 30
A group of 3rd graders got a bill passed to make the Pacific chorus type of this Washington's state amphibian
    $1000 28
This company created fine bone china & perfected the underglaze blue printing seen here

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

Susan Nick Chad
$1,200 $2,600 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Nick Chad
$2,800 $3,400 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
In the native Inuit language, this place is known as Kalaallit Nunaat
    $400 16
She didn't just sing the blues, she called her autobiography "Lady Sings The Blues"
    $400 6
In black holes this force is so strong that not even light can escape
    $400 21
Youngest of the 8 sons of Jesse, this supposedly redheaded King of Israel reigned from 1000 to 962 B.C.
    $400 1
This southern "Vampire" author continued her purple prose with the bewitching novel "Lasher"
    $400 26
Popular term for a baggage porter at a railway station
    $800 12
Ceded to the U.S. in 1783, it's the oldest city in Wisconsin
    $800 17
His early billing as the "Beale Street Blues Boy" was way shortened
    $800 7
Micro black holes are believed to have been formed by this primordial event at the beginning of the universe
    $800 22
He's the red-headed & lab-challenged Muppet seen here
    $800 2
Sister of actress Joan, this author of "The Stud" was dubbed "Hollywood's own Marcel Proust" by Vanity Fair
    $800 27
In 1982 these 2 organizations merged to become America's largest single provider of managed health-care coverage
    $1200 13
They extend from Canada through Vermont into western Massachusetts
    $1200 18
The first & last names of this legendary Chicago Blues guitarist can both be slang for "man"
    $1200 8
Black holes are thought to emit a weak form of radiation named for this physicist
    $1200 23
Totally cosmic, dude-- this redhead orbited the earth in 1962 & again in 1998
    $1200 3
This author of "The Carpetbaggers" & "The Betsy" has been called "papa of the purple prose paperback"
    $1200 28
A real-life mutiny aboard a soviet frigate inspired this 1984 Tom Clancy bestseller
    $1600 14
Bob Jones University is located in this South Carolina city
    DD: $3,000 19
McKinley Morganfield got this nickname from his habit of playing in a creek as a child
    $1600 9
In science fiction stories, black holes are often gateways to these vermiform travel tubes
    $1600 24
A toast to this redheaded 18th c. Scottish outlaw, pardoned after his 1725 capture for his part in the Jacobite rebellion
    $1600 4
Fittingly, his "Riders of the Purple Sage" has been accused of having purple prose
    DD: $4,000 29
In "Othello", Iago warns, "O! Beware, my lord, of jealousy", it is this creature
    $2000 15
26 miles east of Winston-Salem, this North Carolina city is a leading textile-producing center
    $2000 20
Credited with writing "Sweet Home Chicago", this "King of the Delta Blues" said the Devil taught him to play guitar
    $2000 10
This "horizon" is the gravitational point of no return in a black hole
    $2000 25
This Dublin-born redhead, called the most important British dramatist since Shakespeare, won a 1925 Nobel Prize
    $2000 5
Purple prose is exemplified by this hyphenated author's "It was a dark and stormy night..."
    $2000 30
Porphyrogenitus, a royal epithet given to Byzantine emperors, translates to this phrase

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Nick Chad
$14,800 $13,000 $17,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Britannica said the court's ruling in his case "seemed a mortal blow to the newly created Republican Party"

Final scores:

Susan Nick Chad
$26,600 $25,000 $5,999
2-day champion: $45,800 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Susan Nick Chad
$12,400 $13,000 $16,000
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R,
0 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $41,400

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Game tape date: 2007-10-24
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