Show #5392 - Tuesday, February 5, 2008


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Babatope Ogunmola, a sample specialist originally from Buffalo, New York

Adrienne Horrigan, a librarian from Chicago, Illinois

Jennah Durant, a public affairs specialist from Dallas, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $38,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Stephen Ambrose looked at this president's "Ruin and Recovery, 1973-1990"
    $200 21
In 1958 the theme of the first national week for these places was "Wake up & read!"
    $200 1
1960 film that says "Matricide is probably the most unbearable crime of all", especially for "the son who commits it"
    $200 26
The largest in area of the 3
    $200 6
Milvina Dean, who had this distinction among the 2,200 people on board, lived to see the 95th anniv. in 2007
    $200 11
Fighting ferociously, you go at it this "& nail"
    $400 17
A biography of him is subtitled "Man's Slave Becomes God's Scientist"
    $400 22
This is a rough week for pledges, but if they can make it through, they can be fraternity members
    $400 2
Her 6-minute role as Queen Elizabeth in "Shakespeare in Love" was the shortest Oscar-winning role
    $400 27
Tony Blair was born there
    $400 7
The U.S. Senate inquiry noted that the 16 compartments in the Titanic's hull that supposedly were this, weren't
    $400 12
It's a signal at night for soldiers to go to their quarters, or an indelible pattern drawn on the skin
    DD: $1,000 18
"The Apotheosis of" this English navigator explores "European Mythmaking in the Pacific"
    $600 23
Each year, World Space Week is at the start of October, commemorating this 1957 event
    $600 3
Chris O'Donnell was originally cast as her son in "Prince of Tides", but she chose her real son instead
    $600 28
The one that is technically a principality
    $600 8
The Titanic carried plenty of these, 3,560, but many passengers died wearing them in the 28-degree water
    $600 13
It's a small porch on the front of the house
    $800 19
He's called a "Rough Stone Rolling" in a 2005 "Cultural Biography of Mormonism's Founder"
    $800 24
In 1999 this country began 3 "golden weeks" of vacation for its vast populace, including one around May Day
    $800 4
Anthony Hopkins said his voice for this movie role was "a combination of Truman Capote and Katharine Hepburn"
    $800 29
It has the westernmost territory
    $800 9
You can still see the crane to lower these; the starboard & port ones weighed 9 tons, the center one, 17 tons
    $800 14
As seen here, seaplanes have these, or they'd be at the bottom of the sea
    $1000 20
"The Corsican" is a diary of his life "In His Own Words"
    $1000 25
Carrie on "Sex and the City" really enjoyed this event that brings ships & thousands of sailors to NYC
    $1000 5
Schwarzenegger is a Soviet cop teamed with James Belushi's Chicago cop in this action movie
    $1000 30
The Cambrian Mountains cover most of it
    $1000 10
The ship was so big, communication was by telegraph from this navigating area to the engine room
    $1000 15
It's a string or garland of flowers hung in a curve, or to decorate with them

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

Jennah Adrienne Babatope
$4,200 $2,600 -$1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jennah Adrienne Babatope
$7,800 $2,600 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
As president of this country, Antonio Guzman Blanco had a new capital built in Caracas
    $400 19
There have been more popes of this name than any other, but the last, number XXIII, was more than 40 years ago
    $400 6
Adjective for handwriting that can actually be read, unlike my doctor's
    $400 11
His grandfather Erasmus argued in favor of evolution 60 years before he took up the cause himself
    $400 22
On his first night taking over "The Daily Show", he informed us, "Craig Kilborn is on assignment in Kuala Lumpur"
    $400 1
He celebrated his 86th birthday at "21" by having his own famous fried chicken delivered to his table in section 21
    $800 17
The USA's second "drug czar", Bob Martinez had been governor of this state
    $800 20
The VI & last pope to have this name reigned from 1963 to 1978
    $800 7
Easily duped or conned, perhaps like a seabird
    $800 12
This astronomer was born in Pisa, Italy February 15, 1564
    $800 23
A writer, on the U.S. soccer team's 4 total shots in 3 games: "Four shots?" This Laker "takes that many during a timeout"
    $800 2
In doro wat, Ethiopian chicken stew, these go in at the end of cooking, so the chicken stew comes first
    $1200 18
To supply Coronado's party, Hernando de Alarcon sailed 3 ships up this river in 1540 to where Yuma, Ariz. is now
    $1200 21
1878 to 1903 was the tenure of the XIII & last pope with this name that's also a sign of the Zodiac
    $1200 8
You chew with it
    $1200 13
In 1920, he was named director of the Institute of Theoretical Physics in Copenhagen
    $1200 24
This Fox-TV cartoon boy: "Just so you don't hear any wild rumors, I'm being indicted for fraud in Australia"
    $1200 3
Chicken this "royal" way is served in a rich cream sauce with mushrooms, pimentos, green peppers & sherry
    $1600 30
The dictator of Paraguay from 1816 to 1840 wasn't called just "El Bueno" but this superlative
    DD: $3,000 27
The XII & last pope of this name that sounds like a synonym for "devout" ended his 19-year reign in 1958
    $1600 9
14-letter adjective for something that can't be wiped out
    $1600 14
Until his death in 1907, this chemist headed the Weights & Measures Bureau in St. Petersburg, Russia
    $1600 25
This deadpan comic said, "I installed a skylight in my apartment... The people who live above me are furious"
    $1600 4
Da, comrade-- a fork pierces the bird, launching a jet of fragrant melted butter in chicken this
    $2000 29
Around 1829 this Mexican began calling himself the "Napoleon of the West"
    $2000 28
He wasn't the calendar dude, but when he died in 1846, he was the XVI & last pope with this name
    $2000 10
Miller's witch-hunting play
    DD: $3,000 15
In 1855 Napoleon III "swung" a deal arranging for his appointment as physicist at the Paris Observatory
    $2000 26
This Brit comic cross-dresser: "Guns don't kill people, people do... but monkeys do too, if they've got a gun"
    $2000 5
A rich dish combines chicken strips, spaghetti & a sherry-parmesan cheese cream sauce in chicken this opera star

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jennah Adrienne Babatope
$14,200 $3,000 $9,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

As Territories Committee chair, this Midwest senator helped draw the borders of 7 territories, including Kansas & Nebraska

Final scores:

Jennah Adrienne Babatope
$8,200 $1,000 $8,400
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $8,400

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jennah Adrienne Babatope
$15,800 $2,600 $9,200
25 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
14 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $27,600

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Game tape date: 2007-10-30
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