Show #5420 - Friday, March 14, 2008


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Grant Garrigan, a real estate broker originally from Highmore, South Dakota

Renée Mathis, a homeschool mom from Houston, Texas

Jason Kaczor, an insurance specialist from Syracuse, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $55,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
It's the mission that landed in the Mare Tranquillitatis in 1969
    $200 17
Between May 1965 & March 1967, he defended his heavyweight boxing title an amazing 9 times
    $200 24
On Jan. 20, 2009 this man will lose his $400,000-a-year (plus 50 grand in expenses) federal government job
    $200 6
"I have chosen Mr. Baggins and that ought to be enough for all of you"
    $200 16
Dremel makes a 14,000-rpm tool for cutting these, a traditional October activity
    $200 7
It's any ban imposed on commerce by edict; there was an oil one in the 1970s
    $400 2
Its moon Triton was first seen in 1846; a second satellite around this planet wasn't found until 1949
    $400 18
The most points an NFL player has scored in a game in the last 50 years is 36 by this Bears halfback on Dec. 12, 1965
    $400 27
On March 1, 2022 we'll be celebrating "Fat Tuesday", this celebration, y'all
    $400 12
1813: "Happy for all her maternal feelings was the day...Mrs. Bennet got rid of her 2 most deserving daughters"
    $400 20
The kerf is the groove being cut; if this tool gets pinched in the kerf, deadly kickback can result
    $400 8
Member of the royal family who was reputedly planning to marry Peter Townshend
    DD: $1,000 3
As seen from Earth, these 2 planets show lunar-type phases
    $600 19
In the 1960s, 2 NBA players won MVP awards 4 times: Wilt Chamberlain & this Boston Celtics center
    $600 28
By Dec. 31, 2010 this Bureau will have submitted state population totals to the president (well, it better have)
    $600 13
"In the 4,000 rooms of the Centre the 4,000 electric clocks simultaneously struck four"
    $600 21
Seen here is the tool called a cutter for this fastener
    $600 9
Jason led this famous group of sailors
    $800 4
This largest moon of Saturn is the only one in the solar system with a reasonably dense atmosphere
    $800 25
In 1963 she appeared in her first Wimbledon singles title match under her maiden name, Moffitt
    $800 29
On July 20, 2010 this S. American country will kick back with some good coffee to celebrate 200 years of indep.
    $800 14
"The horror!
The horror!"
    $800 22
The Hercules model Swiss Army knife includes a pair of these with itty-bitty jaws & wire crimper
    $800 10
Be a cheapskate and tell us this word that can precede "basement" or "counter"
    $1000 5
On March 10, 1977 astronomers discovered this 7th planet from the sun also had rings
    $1000 26
On August 1, 1964 this man nicknamed "Big Daddy" became the first in drag racing history to exceed 200 mph
    $1000 30
On July 27, 2012 the Summer Olympics will open in this world capital
    $1000 15
"Once upon a time there was a Martian named Valentine Michael Smith"
    $1000 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew demonstrates his tool.) I'm determining a horizontal line using this type of level whose name comes from an old word for the alcoholic liquid inside
    $1000 11
This diamond-shaped pattern is named for a clan whose tartan it was patterned after

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

Jason Renée Grant
$2,800 $3,800 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Renée Grant
$6,400 $6,400 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to fill in the blank in the film title.)
    $400 1
In 1985 the Ivory Coast declared that its official name in all languages would be this French Version
    $400 4
Bing was going Ingrid Bergman's way:
"The _____ Of St. Mary's"
    $400 21
Title character of the 1884 novel that also includes 'The Dauphin" & Jim, a runaway slave
    $400 16
Intel's chips can now process instructions in this unit of time, a billionth of a second
    $400 26
The English philosopher John Locke lived most of his life in the latter part of this century
    $400 11
Steve Cauthen & Kent Descormeaux are in the Hall of Fame reserved for this profession
    $800 2
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew shows a map on a screen) Cabinda Province is an exclave belonging neither to the Congo nor the Democratic Republic of the Congo which surround it, but to this large country just to the south
    $800 7
Henry Fonda goes Colonial:
"_____ Along 'The Mohawk"
    $800 22
Found at the entrance to Mobile Bay, Dauphin Island is a coastal island belonging to this state
    $800 17
(Alex delivers the clue from the Sony Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan) Sony has screens that range in size from the 70-inch Bravia to the 2-inch on this DMP, which stands for digital this
    $800 27
Locke was educated at this University's Christ Church College & later lectured in Greek, rhetoric & philosophy there
    DD: $3,000 12
Its name is from the Gaelic for "water of life"
    $1200 3
The Mossi people of Africa carve these from ceiba wood, & some worn in ceremonies are over 6 feet high
    $1200 8
A string instrument with a secret:
"The Red _____"
    $1200 23
In 1770 Marie Antoinette married the Dauphin who would become this king of France 4 years later
    $1200 18
To fight martian demons, the 3rd version of this Id Software game includes a pistol, shotgun, machine gun & chain gun
    $1200 28
In his "Two Treatises of Government", Locke argued vigorously against this "right" of kings
    $1200 13
Something through which a nosy person might peek, there's a nebula named for it
    DD: $2,000 5
"Moor" can refer to the Muslims who conquered Spain or to people from this country whose capital is Nouakchott
    $1600 9
Joan Crawford vs. Mercedes McCambridge (Stand back!):
"Johnny _____"
    $1600 24
Some relatives of this "Birds of America" naturalist claimed he was the Lost Dauphin of France
    $1600 19
Make films like the Coen Brothers' "No Country for Old Men" using this Apple film-editing software
    $1600 29
Locke was a major philosophic leader in the "Age of" this
    $1600 14
This scientist is seen here with one of his important discoveries
    $2000 6
Around age 15, boys in this largest tribe in Kenya begin warrior training; at 30, they reach the rank of Elder
    $2000 10
Bix Biederbecke's bio:
"Young Man With A ____"
    $2000 25
In the 15th Century, Joan of Arc fought to restore this Dauphin of France to the throne
    $2000 20
This 4-letter type of new electronic output offers the best quality uncompressed digital video & audio
    $2000 30
In his "Essay Concerning Human Understanding", Locke described the mind at birth as a clean slate, this in Latin
    $2000 15
Early machine for computer inputting, such as the IBM 29

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Renée Grant
$13,600 $19,400 $1,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2001 a 5,861-gallon version of this drink was served up at a Jimmy Buffett-owned place in Orlando

Final scores:

Jason Renée Grant
$15,600 $27,201 $1,001
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $27,201 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Renée Grant
$13,200 $17,200 $3,000
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
9 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,400

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Game tape date: 2007-11-27
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