Show #5444 - Thursday, April 17, 2008


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Val Ontell, a college librarian from San Diego, California

Eddie Gillan, a pilot from Boulder, Colorado

Chris Zane, a benefits administrator from Westminster, Maryland (whose 2-day cash winnings total $37,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

____ OF ____
(Alex: You have to fill in the blanks, of course.)
    $200 21
Wycillin is a trade name for this moldy oldie of antibiotic agents
    $200 16
The deepest male singing voice
    $200 26
Built by the British in 1764, Fort Erie was captured by American troops during this war
    $200 6
Contrary to popular belief, Humphrey Bogart never said "Play it again, Sam" in this 1942 film
    $200 1
The original wording of this oath said "my flag" & did not mention the U.S. by name
    $200 8
"So hurry up and bring your jukebox money", this "is a little old place where we can get together"
    $400 22
Antibiotics don't work against viruses; they do work against these, like the tubercle bacillus
    $400 17
Legendary Chicago Bears running back Brian
    $400 27
The Texas fort named for this president of the Republic of Texas is home to the U.S. Army Medical Command
    $400 7
This leader said "I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears & sweat", not "blood, sweat & tears"
    $400 2
The most important function of this advisory arm is to elect the pope
    $400 9
"Shot through the heart and you're to blame, you" do this
    $600 23
Cefamandole is used to treat this inflammation of a membrane of the abdominal wall caused by a ruptured appendix
    $600 18
A brand of Irish lager
    DD: $1,000 28
Located 35 miles from Louisville, it was named for America's first Secretary of War
    $600 13
"Luke, I am your father" was a misquoted line in this "Star Wars" film, the fifth episode
    $600 3
The Copyright Law of 1870 required that all copyright applicants send 2 copies of their work to this institution
    $600 10
"We gonna rock down to" this place "and then we'll take it higher"
    $800 24
While using metronidazole, do not consume this unless you enjoy cramps, headaches & profuse sweating
    $800 19
To move your fingers or hands in a nervous fashion
    $800 29
Pencil in the date-- July 6, 1777-- that's when British Gen. John Burgoyne forced the surrender of this N.Y. fort
    $800 14
This man who created Tarzan never wrote the line "Me Tarzan, you Jane"
    $800 4
A 1977 ticket for parking near a fire hydrant led to the arrest of the infamous NYC killer called this
    $800 11
"Jenny, I've got your number, I need to make you mine, Jenny don't change your number" ...this one
    $1000 25
This antibiotic often used to treat acne was discovered in 1948
    $1000 20
A musical direction meaning to play softly
    $1000 30
This North Carolina fort "boasts" of being the "home of the airborne & special operations forces"
    $1000 15
This Brooklyn Dodgers manager said, "The nice guys are all over there. In 7th place", not "Nice guys finish last"
    $1000 5
English title of the jester-filled 1494 poem "Das Narrenschiff"; Katherine Anne Porter used it for an allegory
    $1000 12
"But you'll never see the end of the road while you're traveling with me, hey now, hey now, don't" do this

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

Chris Eddie Val
$3,000 $4,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Eddie Val
$6,000 $5,600 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 27
In the 1948 ballet "Fall River Legend", this character is hanged although in real life she was acquitted
    $400 6
Lindsay Wagner &
Michelle Ryan
    $400 1
Her lines include "What a curious feeling!", "How queer everything is today!" & "I didn't know that cats could grin"
    $400 16
Banks get new money from 2 Treasury bureaus: Engraving & Printing for bills, & this one for coins
    $400 21
In 1870 the Hudson's Bay Company & Britain ceded these "territories" to Canada
    $400 11
In baseball, it's the area enclosed by the 3 bases & home plate
    $800 28
This Stravinsky character first played by Tamara Karsavina has the face & arms of a girl & a body of feathers
    $800 7
Raymond Burr &
Monte Markham
    $800 2
Ursula & Gudrun Brangwen are the title "women" of this D.H. Lawrence novel
    $800 17
The first of these monetary units was issued in 1360 by King Jean II, right after his release from English captivity
    $800 22
More than 1/3 of Canada's population resides in this province
    $800 12
From what they feed on, moles & shrews are classified as this type of mammal
    DD: $3,000 26
The 1890 premiere of this ballet included Enrico Ceccheti as the Bluebird & Carlotta Brianza as Aurora
    $1200 8
Barbara Bel Geddes &
Donna Reed
    $1200 3
Theodore Dreiser's own sister Emma had a fling with a married man, helping inspire this title woman
    $1200 18
Government taxing & spending are part of this "policy", from the Latin for "basket" or "treasury"
    $1200 23
Hans Weber was chief scientist on Canada's expedition to study this ocean's Alpha Ridge
    $1200 13
The longest of the Old Testament books known as the Prophets is named for him
    $1600 29
He was married to Maria Tallchief when he choreographed her in his 1948 ballet "Orpheus"
    $1600 9
Teri Hatcher &
Erica Durance
    $1600 4
Frederick Winterbourne had many thoughts of this "flowery" Henry James girl
    $1600 19
In options trading, to sell is to "put" & to buy is to do this
    $1600 24
Clarence Birdseye discovered his freezing method for food on a trading expedition to this "canine" Canadian location
    $1600 14
It can be a short pastoral poem, or a longer epic one like Tennyson's "of the King"
    $2000 30
The first ballet, "Ballet Comique de la Reine", was commissioned by this French queen for her sister's wedding in 1581
    $2000 10
Richard Thomas &
Robert Wightman
    $2000 5
Left at the altar as a girl, this Dickens character still wears her wedding dress
    $2000 20
While serving in this post, Montgomery Blair helped introduce money orders
    DD: $5,000 25
Conservative Joe Clark was Canadian prime minister between this man's 2 nonconsecutive terms
    $2000 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew indicates the right-hand column of the periodic table.) On the periodic table, the six gases in this column, beginning with helium & ending with radon, are described as this, because they don't readily react with other elements

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Eddie Val
$20,400 $9,200 $9,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In English, it's the word that Mussolini was the first to use to describe the partnership between Berlin & Rome

Final scores:

Chris Eddie Val
$19,400 $18,400 $18,398
3-day champion: $57,201 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chris Eddie Val
$15,600 $9,200 $10,200
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
14 R,
2 W
14 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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Game tape date: 2008-02-06
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