Show #5414 - Thursday, March 6, 2008


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Jake Marini, a university administrator and event planner from Ardmore, Pennsylvania

Tim Bobinski, a U.S. Air Force pilot originally from South Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Cristina Martin, a stay-at-home mom from Louisville, Kentucky (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...and each correct response in RHYME TIME will rhyme with "rhyme" and "time". Can't get any simpler than that.)
    $200 1
Genesis tells us that 4 rivers flowed out of this fabled place, including the river Gihon
    $200 12
Tammy Blanchard & Judy Davis both won Emmys for playing this star in a TV movie based on Lorna Luft's book
    $200 26
In 1998 a park in Hoboken was dedicated to this entertainer, "Hoboken's gift to the world"
    $200 7
Animals first went aloft in 1783, when the Montgolfier Bros. sent a sheep, a duck & a rooster up in one of these
    $200 19
Innocent VIII sent inquisitors to Germany in the 1480s to root out & try those practicing this "craft"
    $200 2
A black layer of accumulated dirt
    $400 17
In his Biblical book, he's tossed overboard at his own request
    $400 13
(Hi, I'm Sean Hayes.) I'm a proud member of this union that gave me awards for Outstanding Performance in a Comedy Series in 2002, 2003 & 2006
    $400 27
Predicted by classmates to become a "second Darwin", he became an expert on sexual behavior
    $400 8
Before airborne wireless equipment, these animals were hurled from planes with messages attached
    $400 20
Innocent IV used his power to knock Frederick II off this empire's throne
    $400 3
A white-faced impersonator
    $600 18
The governor of Judea under the reign of Persian king Artaxerxes I, Nehemiah rebuilt this city's walls
    $600 14
Following in the footsteps of his TV dad John Mahoney (a 1986 Tony winner), he won a 2007 Tony for "Curtains"
    $600 28
For a brief time in the 1850s, this songwriter called Hoboken home--Oh, de doo-da day
    $600 9
In the 1940s this singing cowboy took his animal co-star Champion on airplane flights
    $600 21
Innocent XIII distrusted this group, founded by St. Ignatius, which modified Catholic dogma
    $600 4
Adjective meaning so awe-inspiringly beautiful as to be almost heavenly
    $800 24
Later to reign for 40 years himself, he was David's son by Bathsheba
    $800 15
Yes, he does make "House" calls: he showed up to accept his 2007 Golden Globe for best actor in a TV drama series
    $800 29
This Hobokenite of Chinese descent turned tennis pro in 1988 when he was just 15
    $800 10
This German WWI flying ace flew with his Great Dane puppy until it became too big
    $800 22
Innocent II condemned this man for his writings, not for the thing with Heloise
    $800 5
To prepare a gun for firing by inserting a charge
    $1000 25
In the first book of Kings, Elijah triumphs at Mt. Carmel in a contest with the prophets of this god
    DD: $1,000 16
The "Eddie" award presented to Edward Albee wasn't named for Mr. Albee but for this 19th century actor
    $1000 30
In 1924 Georgia O'Keeffe married this Hoboken-born photographer 23 years her senior
    $1000 11
As part of a 1940s Arctic search & rescue unit, these team animals were parachuted in to help rescue downed pilots
    $1000 23
Innocent I was strangely absent when Alaric I of this ancient German group had Rome sacked
    $1000 6
Adjective for 3 Canadian provinces on the Gulf of St. Lawrence

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Cristina Tim Jake
$200 $2,200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cristina Tim Jake
$3,000 $1,800 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
On New Year's or any other day, it's the fineness of detail that can be distinguished in a photographic image
    $400 15
President Merkin Muffley,
Gen. Buck Turgidson
    $400 1
Land o' Goshen! There's a city called Goshen in Elkhart County in this state
    $400 11
This Chicago team hasn't been in a World Series since 1945, when Billy Sianis cursed them for ejecting him & his goat
    $400 25
Harry Truman was a real card, but he had to cancel his poker party on April 12, 1945, the day this man died
    $400 20
In 1508 Dutch author Desiderius Erasmus first used her name with "box" instead of the traditional vase or jar
    $800 7
Axiom I in Newton's "Opticks" is "Angles of" this & "refraction, lie in... the same plane with the angle of incidence"
    $800 16
Lili von Shtupp,
Gov. William J. LePetomane
    $800 2
Tuscola County is in Michigan; Tuscaloosa County is in this state
    $800 12
The curse of the 9th says that anyone who writes a 9th symphony will die soon after, as did this "Eroica" composer
    $800 21
    DD: $1,500 8
Narinder Kapany coined this term for transmission of light through strands of glass
    $1200 17
Senator Ralph Owen Brewster,
Katharine Hepburn,
Howard Hughes
    DD: $2,000 3
(Kelly of the Clue Crew delivers the clue.) These two states on either side of the 36'30 line of latitude look a bit like mirror images of each other
    $1200 13
NFL players on the cover of his video game series are said to be cursed with future injury or poor performance
    $1200 27
Some claim he coined the word "normalcy" during his presidential campaign; he didn't, but he did popularize it
    $1200 22
These wide trousers extending from the waist to the ankles were popular in late 17th c. England
    $1600 9
The field of physical optics studies not the particle nature but this nature of light
    $1600 18
Princess Isabelle,
Robert the Bruce
    $1600 4
The Pearl & Hermes Atoll in this state is named for 2 ships wrecked there in 1822
    $1600 14
Said the ancient mariner, "With my crossbow I shot" this bird, bringing a curse upon his ship
    $1600 23
It's an 8-letter word for a long, slender cigar
    $2000 10
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows two lens diagrams on a monitor.) The two main kinds of lens are diverging & this more familiar type that bends the rays of light inward so they meet at the focal point
    $2000 19
Dr. Peter Venkman,
Dr. Egon Spengler,
    $2000 5
It's the largest city in South Dakota that lies on the Big Sioux River
    $2000 26
Attributed to King Tut's curse, the death of this British Lord was actually caused by an infected insect bite
    $2000 24
It's a sentence using all letters of the alphabet, such as "Watch 'Jeopardy!', Alex Trebek's fun TV quiz game"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cristina Tim Jake
$8,200 $11,700 $9,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The tagline to this movie with a 7-word title was "Everybody who's ever been funny is in it!"

Final scores:

Cristina Tim Jake
$6,200 $9,200 $18,300
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $18,300

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cristina Tim Jake
$8,200 $10,600 $10,200
12 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
15 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,000

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Game tape date: 2007-11-14
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