Show #5411 - Monday, March 3, 2008


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Gretchen Wahl, a freelance magazine writer from Chicago, Illinois

Robin Woods, a software developer from Aurora, Colorado

Jason Dizon, an attorney from Woodside, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $49,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll identify the coach and give you the years; you identify the college for us.)
    $200 23
(Judge Maria Lopez reads the clue.) Well, I know we've all enjoyed the trial, but it looks like the jury has reached this, from the Latin for "true speech"
    $200 1
Woody Hayes
    $200 3
In 2003 Toyota unveiled vehicles with "IPA", a system that allows a car to do this "P" by itself
    $200 13
He betrayed Jesus with a kiss
    $200 18
On a flight from Oakland to Chicago on May 15, 1930, Ellen Church became the first woman to work as one of these
    $200 8
A lack or deficiency; it's said to "make the heart grow fonder"
    $400 24
Your partner in crime didn't show up for court? He may get one of these orders that will compel him to testify
    $400 2
Bo Schembechler
    $400 4
Mercedes-Benz' "smart" cruise control uses this detecting & ranging system to sense vehicles ahead of you
    $400 14
This term for an artistic representation of the Virgin Mary mourning over the dead Christ is from the Italian
    $400 19
These mischievous supernatural creatures of Arab lore were made famous by "The 1,001 Nights"; make a wish!
    $400 9
Connect the dots & name the disease seen here
    $600 25
(Judge David Young reads the clue.) This legal term may sound like a rich cake, but actually it refers to a civil wrong
    $600 28
Tom Osborne
    $600 5
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads the clue from inside a car.) This vehicle is the only still-existing 1970 Boss 429 Lawman type of this "pony" car
    $600 15
Jesus told Martha, the sister of this man, "I am the resurrection and the life"--& proved it
    $600 20
It's alphabetically last among the member countries of the United Nations
    $600 10
It precedes "Man March" & "-aire"
    $800 26
Lending money? Be sure to ask for one of these notes in which the borrower agrees to pay it back
    $800 29
Bobby Bowden
    DD: $1,200 6
Henry Ford planned for this biofuel made from grain to be the principal fuel for the Model T
    $800 16
This divine messenger told Mary that she would give birth to a son
    $800 21
The rock musical "Hair" features a chant of this Hindu sect founded in the U.S. in 1966
    $800 11
There's no business like shoe business if you're in this job; it's also a type of pie
    $1000 27
(Judge Hatchett reads the clue.) Your parrot got loose & pecked your neighbor so severely that you are charged with this type of negligence, likely to result in grave injury
    $1000 30
Vince Dooley
    $1000 7
Powered by both a gasoline engine & an electric motor, this company's Insight was the first hybrid car sold in the U.S.
    $1000 17
(Kelly of the Clue Crew indicates a symbol on the monitor.) A symbol used as a monogram of Jesus Christ is formed by superimposing these two Greek letters, which come from Christ's name
    $1000 22
Yeeeeeee-haaaa! Billy Idol knows this drink's got bourbon, triple sec, lemon juice, an egg white & an orange slice
    $1000 12
If it ain't this period of music said to have ended with Bach's death in 1750, don't fix it

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

Jason Robin Gretchen
$400 $3,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Robin Gretchen
$5,200 $3,800 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to give the country of birth.)
    $400 11
In 1770 England repealed all of the Townshend Acts except the tax on this commodity
    $400 16
    $400 21
Unlike most others in this animal family, female caribou grow antlers, which they shed each year
    $400 6
"The House Without a Key" was the first case solved by this Chinese detective
    $400 26
Featuring an eagle & a sunburst, one of the most sought-after political buttons in the U.S. is from his 1789 inaugural
    $400 1
Someone from Prague, or a person who lives & acts free of regard for conventional rules
    $800 12
During the Battle of Bunker Hill, patriots were warned not to "fire until you see" these
    $800 17
Enrique Iglesias
    $800 22
Deep-sea shrimp have organs called photophores, which emit this to help identify a mate
    $800 7
This detective debuted in the story "Killer in the Rain", from which material was later used in "The Big Sleep"
    $800 27
In the course of the 18th century, this part of a man's shirt shrank in size & got buttons
    $800 2
An archer pulls it back to launch an arrow
    $1200 13
British forces captured this Georgia port city on Dec. 29, 1778 & soon controlled all of the state
    $1200 18
Gloria Estefan
    $1200 23
Before 1935, turkeys were bred mainly for this feature, not meat
    $1200 8
Except for "Gone Fishin'", all novels featuring this black detective created by Walter Mosley have had a color in the title
    $1200 28
Type of a jacket named for its overlapping front flap & 2 rows of buttons
    $1200 3
Evo Morales, an Aymara Indian, is this nation's first indigenous president
    $1600 14
The capture of Forts Ticonderoga & Crown Point on this lake in May 1775 paved the way for the invasion of Canada
    $1600 19
    $1600 24
The yellowfin & other types of this fish are unusual in having body temperature higher than the water they live in
    $1600 9
Writer H.C. McNeile gave British crime-solver Captain Hugh Drummond this nickname
    $1600 29
This type of flower with a round head has a name that sounds like it's only for single men
    $1600 4
The Mauser was the first practical version of this type of rifle with a manually operated slide
    DD: $2,000 15
This "foxy" general usually struck the British at night & then fled back into the swamps of the Carolinas
    $2000 20
    DD: $2,500 25
Named for a fabric made in Baghdad, it's a cat with a striped or brindled coat
    $2000 10
This rotund P.I.'s household includes chef Fritz Brenner & "orchid nurse" Theodore Horstmann
    $2000 30
He won an Oscar for "Sayonara" & also appeared in "The Poseidon Adventure"
    $2000 5
Primate sometimes referred to as a pygmy chimpanzee

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Robin Gretchen
$10,400 $8,600 $12,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Of the USA's 50 tallest peaks, all are in Alaska, Colorado & California except this peak

Final scores:

Jason Robin Gretchen
$0 $6,100 $3,399
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $6,100 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jason Robin Gretchen
$10,400 $9,800 $11,600
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
21 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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Game tape date: 2007-11-14
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