Show #5434 - Thursday, April 3, 2008


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Rich House, an English professor from Terre Haute, Indiana

Ellen Lucast, a graduate student and radio deejay from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Bill Moore, a national security consultant from Arlington, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 2007 FORBES 400
    $200 1
While Libya is on the Mediterranean, Liberia is on this body of water
    $200 26
    $200 17
The leading man on "24": "I can't believe this cell phone works in this lead-lined bunker. Who's our carrier?"
    $200 6
This president loved oysters, & an annual oyster event takes place in his hometown, Oyster Bay, Long Island
    $200 16
"$52 billion...
$6 bil. richer this year despite handing over $2.1 bil. in Berkshire Hathaway stock to charity"
    $200 11
On loans, it can be compound or simple
    $400 2
We don't mean to "Boer" you, but Paul Kruger has a national park named for him in this country
    $400 27
"I Hope I Get It"
    $400 22
From Homer's Iliad:
"I know they all think I'm a hottie, but I can't believe they launched a thousand ships"
    $400 7
Conceived by store employees, this department store's beloved Thanksgiving Day parade debuted in NYC in 1924
    $400 18
"$17.2 billion...
started selling
computers from...
dorm room 1984 with $1,000"
    $400 12
Sad to say, some people hunt walruses, as well as elephants, to get this valuable material
    $600 3
How romantic: at its northeast end, the lake named for this man receives the Victoria Nile from Lake Victoria
    $600 28
"All That Jazz"
    $600 23
On "60 Minutes":
"Have you ever wondered about Post-Its?"
    $600 8
Dolls representing the emperor & empress occupy a place of honor during this Asian country's Girls' Festival
    $600 19
"$11.5 billion...
New York mayor, media maven gives away $715 million to charity in 5 years"
    $600 13
From the Latin for "unable to speak", this 3-syllable word means extremely childish
    $800 4
Good golly! Malawi is traversed by this "great" valley
    $800 29
"Why Can't The English?"
    DD: $3,000 24
A president in 1841:
"Honey, did I talk too long when it was so cold? Ah-choo!"
    $800 9
In 2005, during the annual festival named for him, a statue of this Roman god was dedicated in Virginia Beach, Va.
    $800 20
"$4.4 billion...
ran for president twice, railed against NAFTA, budget deficits"
    $800 14
Meaning "beyond memory", this type of time originally referred to the period before 1189 A.D.
    $1000 5
The town of Koudougou is west of Ouagadougou in this country
    $1000 30
"Another Op'nin', Another Show"
    $1000 25
From Shakespeare:
"Enjoy the pies, Tamorra. I wish your sons were here. Oh, they are"
    $1000 10
Don't miss the pie-eating contest at this northwest state's Apple Blossom Festival in Wenatchee
    $1000 21
"$2.3 billion...
'Mouth of the South'...
largest individual landholder in the U.S. owns 2 million acres in 12 states"
    $1000 15
This Austrian city's name is German for "bridge over the Inn River"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Bill Ellen Rich
$5,000 $1,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Ellen Rich
$8,800 $4,200 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 3
On June 21, 1798 this president told Congress he was going to break off relations with France
    $400 26
He designed titles for silent films before he made us scream over birds & psychos
    $400 11
Article 10 of this international organization's covenant implies that an attack on one is an attack on all
    $400 18
Bruce Springsteen sang about this attraction; the one at the Iowa State Fair dates back to 1921
    $400 1
He was first written about in 14th-century ballads
    $400 5
Elizabeth II's was held at Westminster Abbey,
June 2, 1953
    $800 4
Preparations for war included adding ships like the USS Constitution, nicknamed this in the War of 1812
    $800 27
(Hi, I'm Joel Schumacher.)
I was encouraged to direct by this man when I was his costume designer on "Sleeper" & "Interiors"
    $800 12
Alfred E. Smith & William Gibbs McAdoo were 2 of the candidates for this party's presidential nomination in 1924
    DD: $3,000 19
Set at the Iowa State Fair, this duo's musical "State Fair" says, "I've got Ioway in my ears and eyes and nose"
    $800 2
You don't know "Jack" if you don't know this beat novel
    $800 7
On an insurance policy, it's the amount you have to "meet" before the company will make a payment
    $1200 6
USS Constellation beat both La Vengeance & L'Insurgente in this sea where the U.S. enjoyed a home-field edge
    $1200 28
This dancer & choreographer turned director for the Broadway musical "Redhead", which starred Gwen Verdon
    $1200 13
This cabinet department is in charge of the enforcement of Prohibition
    $1200 20
The Beef Cattle competition is sanctioned by this youth group, big in the Heartland with its slogan "Learn by doing"
    $1200 22
Longfellow gave us these instructions
    $1200 8
It can mean immature, or pertaining to a second-year college student
    $1600 16
The rally cry of the Americans during the fight was "Millions for" this "but not one cent for tribute!"
    $1600 29
This playwright gave Jessica Lange a big role when he directed the film "Far North"; maybe he's a "Fool For Love"
    $1600 14
One of the 2 South American countries involved in the Tacna-Arica boundary-line dispute
    $1600 21
At age 2 this future single-named fashion designer was named the fair's "Healthiest City Boy"
    $1600 24
This 1951 novel has been celebrated & vilified
    $1600 9
If you do a little exploring, you'll find that this is the term for the recreational exploring of caves
    DD: $4,000 17
In October 1797, the U.S. met with agents of France known by these 3 code letters
    $2000 30
No slouch as an artist himself, Julian Scnabel directed the 1996 film about this Haitian-American graffiti artist
    $2000 15
The present presiding officer of the U.S. Senate is this vice president
    $2000 23
One annual event is tossing this, also the term for the "bouncy" food eaten on the banquet circuit
    $2000 25
This brought E.M. Forster his first major success; thanks, President Taft!
    $2000 10
Oddly, this word describing couples who get along & can live together in harmony comes from the Latin for "to suffer"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Ellen Rich
$8,400 $6,200 $15,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The first baseball World Series game played outside the U.S. was played in this city in 1992

Final scores:

Bill Ellen Rich
$16,799 $9,801 $16,801
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $16,801

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bill Ellen Rich
$10,200 $6,200 $12,800
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $29,200

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Game tape date: 2007-12-05
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