Show #5446 - Monday, April 21, 2008


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Brett Kirwan, a naval officer originally from Avon Lake, Ohio

Rosalind Jaffe, a bank manager from Onekama, Michigan

Gabriel Schechter, a researcher from Cooperstown, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will rhyme with the word "quest".)
    $200 3
"Wax" nostalgic (or is that nostalgique?) at Musee Grevin, this capital's answer to Madame Tussaud's
    $200 16
This Bob Seger song was used in ads for Chevy trucks
    $200 8
He spent time at his California ranch where he could ride horses, chop wood & play the part of a cowboy
    $200 13
A final, as in a final exam
    $200 1
In the South, the lemony cake named for this Civil War general is the perfect treat for his birthday, Jan. 19
    $200 24
In the nursery rhyme, they're made up of "snips & snails & puppy dog tails"
    $400 4
The Barengraben, or bear pits, in this Swiss capital have entertained visitors for centuries
    $400 20
Duran Duran made its Top 40 debut with this song
    $400 9
Warren Harding often had a full house drinking & playing this card game into the wee hours
    $400 14
Better than better
    $400 2
Let's make the chocolate candies named for this First Lady who was born in Virginia in 1731
    $400 25
John Harrington was flush with success in the 1590s with his invention of one of these that flushed
    $600 5
Gripsholm Castle, on an island in Lake Malaren, was built by this country's King Gustav Vasa
    $600 21
This 1965 song begins, "Once upon a time you dressed so fine"
    $600 10
As seen in the picture, Franklin Roosevelt enjoyed stamp collecting, this nine-letter hobby
    $600 15
    $600 17
Feeling dramatic? Try the rich chocolate cake named for this very dramatic French actress of the 1800s
    $600 26
It's the term for a group of grapes, perhaps a "wild" one
    $800 6
Some believe the best Greek sweet wine is mavrodaphne, a specialty of this peninsula in Greece
    $800 22
The 2 Madonna No. 1 hits that fit the category
    $800 11
He liked to box, wrestle & hunt & loved to play tennis; in fact, his group of advisers was known as the Tennis Cabinet
    $800 18
A soiree invitee (if he shows up)
    DD: $800 29
Pass the dessert that the French call Reine de Saba; we know it in English as this Biblical woman's cake
    $800 27
Fights broke out in U.S. stores in 1998 between shoppers trying to buy these talking, fuzzy Hasbro toys
    $1000 7
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from the Imperial Palace in Vienna, Austria.) The Imperial Chapel is home to the Wiener Sangerknaben, this world-famous group that was formed in 1498
    $1000 23
This entertainment industry anthem was written for the Broadway musical "Annie Get Your Gun"
    $1000 12
For exercise, this president seen here liked to swing Indian clubs
    $1000 19
    $1000 30
(Emeril Lagasse whips something up.) I'm beating egg whites to make a Down Under meringue dessert; Aussies so named the dessert because they were impressed with the floating grace of this early 20th century dancer
    $1000 28
A quindecennial happens every this many years

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

Gabriel Rosalind Brett
$2,600 $3,400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gabriel Rosalind Brett
$2,600 $4,400 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
This one of the 3 main states of matter has no fixed shape or volume
    $400 7
Sean O'Casey's "Juno and the Paycock" takes place in a tenement house in this capital city
    $400 1
This major league baseball team plays its home games in Arlington, Texas
    $400 20
Stockholm or Madrid, or the investment money put up to start a business
    $400 25
The green type of this reptile gained protection in the 20th century because of its popular use in soup
    $400 6
One is hit on the head
    $800 17
I shot an arrow into the air; if not for friction, it would have formed this plane curve, from the Greek for "to compare"
    $800 8
"Kremlin Chimes" is the second play in Nikolai Pogodin's trilogy about this leader of the Russian Revolution
    $800 2
Texas' only natural lake is Caddo Lake, shared with this state to the east
    $800 21
From the Latin for "holy", they're economic measures taken against a nation for violating international law
    $800 27
The black type of this fish with a woman's name is a striking addition to any aquarium
    $800 12
About his jacket, critics pandit
    DD: $3,000 18
(Jon of the Clue Crew shows himself on the monitor, swiveling around in a chair with dumbbells in his hands, extending and contracting his arms.) When I draw my arms inward, my angular velocity increases because my angular mass decreases; the product of those two quantities is called angular this
    $1200 9
This "Electra"fying playwright gets the credit for adding a third actor to Greek tragedies
    DD: $3,400 3
Several states including Texas have this cooking-utensil feature: Oklahoma, Florida & Nebraska, for example
    $1200 22
It's the 3-word scam in which a customer is pressured to buy more expensive items than the ones advertised
    $1200 28
Newly hatched octopi live among this group of microscopic plants & animals that float on the ocean's surface
    $1200 13
    $1600 19
The special theory of this says that the speed of light in a vacuum is a universal constant
    $1600 10
In 1990 this playwright won his second Pulitzer Prize, for "The Piano Lesson"
    $1600 4
Anson Jones was the last president of this entity, serving until 1845, when it joined the U.S.
    $1600 23
From the Latin for "to roll together", it's a corporation of several companies involved in a variety of businesses
    $1600 29
The savory silver salmon with its bright red flesh is also known by this 4-letter name
    $1600 14
Country music city
    $2000 26
The 1963 Nobel Physics Prize went to the folks who found these have shells, with the outermost being the densest
    $2000 11
This "diminuitive" Edward Albee play was first produced on Broadway in 1964
    $2000 5
In 1976 this Texas congresswoman became the first black keynote speaker at a Dem. National Convention
    $2000 24
Abbreviated "MFN", it's the clause in an international trade agreement that grants signatory countries the same tariff rate
    $2000 30
Less than half an inch long, this tiny fish is found in the Indian Ocean, not in an Asian desert
    $2000 15
It falls daily

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gabriel Rosalind Brett
$14,600 $14,000 $8,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In a 1944 speech, he said, "Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge"

Final scores:

Gabriel Rosalind Brett
$1,199 $11,000 $16,799
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,799

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gabriel Rosalind Brett
$15,400 $14,000 $8,400
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $37,800

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Game tape date: 2008-02-12
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