Show #5439 - Thursday, April 10, 2008

Deborah Fitzgerald game 4.


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Sal Turchio, a college dean from Staten Island, New York

Norah Piehl, a freelance writer and permissions editor from Brookline, Massachusetts

Deborah Fitzgerald, a retired government employee from McLean, Virginia (whose 3-day cash winnings total $41,101)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
In the New Testament, Zacchaeus climbs a tree to get a better view of this man
    $200 1
Wilfrid Brambell played Paul McCartney's granddad, "a clean old man", in this 1964 film
    $200 20
What the British call an estate car, we call this type of "wagon"
    $200 8
This Egyptian queen didn't make an asp of herself, but she did use an asp snake to kill herself in 30 B.C.
    $200 12
The knife made to section this citrus fruit has a double-serrated edge with a gentle curve the last couple inches
    $200 26
A Utah senator or boat's passageway
    $400 7
According to 1 Kings, after her death, Queen Jezebel's body would be eaten in the street by these animals
    $400 2
David Strathairn played Edward R. Murrow in this 2005 film
    $400 21
It's a windscreen to the limeys, but it's one of these to us Yanks
    $400 15
The timber species of these American pit vipers are found in 27 states
    $400 13
It was used by the farmer's wife to cut off the tails of the 3 blind mice
    $400 27
A cutting remark or a sharp point, perhaps on a fishhook
    $600 9
Luke 22:3 says that Satan entered into this apostle
    $600 3
1967 drama in which they called Rod Steiger Sheriff Gillespie & Sidney Poitier Mr. Tibbs
    $600 22
What we call gasoline, the Brits call this
    $600 16
The Eastern species of this is encircled with broad red and black bands, separated by narrow yellow ones
    $600 14
The name of this large kitchen knife resembling a hatchet is from a word meaning "to split"
    $600 28
A generally nonmalignant growth on the surface of a mucous membrane
    $800 10
It's the color of manna, as described in Exodus
    $800 4
Vampires appear when the sun sets for a month in Alaska in this 2007 film based on a graphic novel
    $800 23
This car part is the bonnet to the Brits, but to us it's one of these
    $800 17
Ophiophagus hannah, the scientific name of this "royal" venomous snake, means that it eats other snakes
    $800 18
This wedding knife comes in a server set & is often engraved with the names of the bride & groom
    $800 29
It's the noble gas on the periodic table that fits the category
    DD: $1,000 11
Found in some Bibles but not in others, this collection of writings is from the Greek for "hidden things"
    $1000 5
Joaquin Phoenix hides that he's from a family full of cops, including brother Mark Wahlberg in this 2007 drama
    $1000 24
It's a transmission in America & one of these "box"es across the Atlantic
    $1000 19
With a top speed of about 12 mph, this deadly African snake is said to be the world's fastest serpent
    $1000 25
A specialty knife designed to slice this deli item has holes so that the slices will not stick to the blade
    $1000 30
An estate given by a lord to a vassal in return for service

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

Deborah Norah Sal
$1,600 $1,200 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Deborah Norah Sal
$4,000 $7,400 -$1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

'60s TV
    $400 11
Disclosing tablets stain this sticky whitish film on teeth, showing what you missed when you brushed & flossed
    $400 1
In 1961 this Western expanded to an hour; half-hour reruns began airing under the title "Marshal Dillon"
    $400 26
Napoleon would feel defeated there:
    $400 2
In 1689 William III & this queen ascended the British throne & accepted Parliament's Bill of Rights
    $400 16
"A boat of dirty and disreputable appearance" is floating on this river at the beginning of "Our Mutual Friend"
    $400 21
Diva fashionista Wilhelmina Slater is the nemesis of this ABC title character
    $800 12
Avascular necrosis of the femoral head may lead to surgery to replace this joint
    $800 4
Before starring as Detective Frank Cannon in the '70s, he narrated "The Fugitive" & "Rocky and His Friends" in the '60s
    $800 27
An "equine" town in the Yukon:
    $800 3
In 1415 Czech religious reformer John Hus was condemned & burned at the stake for this crime
    $800 17
"The Old Curiosity Shop" mentions this "corner" in "that dreary pile" Westminster Abbey; Dickens ended up there
    $800 22
In the 5th inning of a 1920 World Series game, Bill Wambsganss pulled off this kind of triple play
    DD: $1,200 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue.) For a six-foot man who weighs 170 pounds, divide weight in pounds by height in inches square, then multiply by 703 to calculate this number for an adult; normal range is 18.5 to 24.9
    $1200 6
In 1965 Pernell Roberts left this series & his part as eldest son Adam, saying he'd grown tired of the role
    $1200 28
Capital of a prairie province:
    $1200 5
In 1862 this Prussian said that "The great questions of the day" would be decided "by iron and blood"
    $1200 18
In an 1845 tale, Mrs. Peerybingle says, "To have" one of these "on the hearth is the luckiest thing in all the world!"
    $1200 23
Rare except in "Jeopardy!" clues & nature films, this adjective means relating to or typical of bears
    $1600 14
Chronic bronchitis & emphysema are causes of COPD, chronic obstructive this disease
    $1600 7
Martial arts star Bruce Lee played Kato, sidekick to this masked crimefighter, in an ABC series
    $1600 29
A "feminine" city on Prince Edward Island:
    $1600 9
In 1946 Vojvodina & this province were made autonomous within Serbia in Yugoslavia
    DD: $1,600 19
This ghost wears a long chain made of "cash-boxes, keys, padlocks, ledgers, deeds, and heavy purses wrought in steel"
    $1600 24
As Schliemann is to Troy, Woolley is to this city
    $2000 15
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew delivers the clue in front of a large monitor.) Within moments of a fracture, the bone begins to knit by creating a callus, which is a tough meshwork of this protein found in skin & bones; eventually the callus is replaced by bone
    $2000 8
On July 10, 1962, this satellite relayed the first live TV images across the Atlantic from the United States to France
    $2000 30
A provincial capital (long may it rule):
    $2000 10
In 338 B.C. this Macedonian king ended Greece's independence with victory in the battle of Chaeronea
    $2000 20
Dickens thought of calling this mystery "Dead? Or Alive?", leading some to think the title hero didn't really die
    $2000 25
These mystical scriptures of Hinduism date from about 900 B.C.

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Deborah Norah Sal
$14,800 $17,400 $3,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In the 50 states, the highlighted area seen here is by far the most important for producing this

Final scores:

Deborah Norah Sal
$14,800 $6,900 $3,300
4-day champion: $55,901 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Deborah Norah Sal
$14,800 $17,400 $4,400
18 R,
1 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
10 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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Game tape date: 2008-02-05
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