Show #5451 - Monday, April 28, 2008


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Hilary Teeman, a book editor from New York, New York

Tania Clucas, an education specialist from North Pole, Alaska

Ric Leach, a training director from Miami, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $27,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
The Geneva Accords of 1954 split this SE Asian country in 2 at 17 degrees North latitude
    $200 21
2 of the 3 things an athlete throws for distance in a decathlon
    $200 16
It's 9.46 trillion kilometers, give or take a few kilometers
    $200 1
The official languages of Wales are Welsh & this
    $200 26
She's on the cover of every issue of O Magazine (it is her magazine, after all)
    $200 11
A flat surface on which outdoor advertisements are posted
    $400 7
In 73 B.C. this Thracian gladiator began a 2-year slave revolt against Roman rule
    $400 22
In 1972 this perky Soviet athlete won the gold medal for women's individual balance beam
    $400 17
Founded in 1875, the International Bureau of Weights & Measures is headquartered in Sevres near this capital
    $400 2
Related to Italian, it has about 5 million speakers in S. Italy & on a large Mediterranean island
    $400 27
2 of the top 4 U.S. papers by circulation have this 5-letter word in their names
    $400 12
He has a riddle contest with Gollum in "The Hobbit"
    DD: $1,200 8
Called the "Sick Man of Europe" in the early 20th century, this empire collapsed just after WWI
    $600 23
In Feb. 2006 during the Winter Olympics closing ceremonies here, athletes heard "Volare" & "That's Amore"
    $600 18
Circles, thermometers & college grads are marked by the number of these they have
    $600 3
World Book says that only about 350 Gaulish words have become part of this modern language
    $600 28
In 1945 John Johnson launched this monthly, which he considered the black equivalent of Life magazine
    $600 13
"Bluesy" city of Southern Mississippi on the Gulf of Mexico
    $800 9
During World War II, this queen of the Netherlands headed her government-in-exile from London
    $800 24
Michelle Wie has made a name for herself in this sport
    $800 19
One magnum of champagne equals this many standard bottles
    $800 4
This language spoken in Reykjavik is also called Islenska
    $800 29
By their names, it's the frequency of the News in Dayton & the Mail in London
    $800 14
It's the capital of Spain's Vizcaya province
    $1000 10
In 1923 France & Belgium occupied this German industrial region named for a Rhine tributary
    $1000 25
In 2008 he became the winningest U.S. skier ever with his 28th World Cup victory
    $1000 20
One weight still used from the old apothecaries' system is this ounce
    $1000 5
The Chinese in Hong Kong & Macao mainly speak this Chinese dialect
    $1000 30
This alternative music magazine was founded by Bob Guccione Jr. in 1985
    $1000 15
A high amount of this bile pigment can produce jaundice

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

Ric Tania Hilary
$1,200 $3,400 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ric Tania Hilary
$3,600 $5,600 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
Fog & dew are the results of this process by which a gas or a vapor becomes a liquid
    $400 11
These two characters seen here both have the middle initial J.
    $400 6
In "Duty First", alum Ed Ruggero calls this military academy "America's premier leadership school"
    $400 21
On the large beads on these, you say the Lord's Prayer; on the smaller beads, the Hail Mary
    $400 1
Every province except this one has a majority population whose ancestors came from the British Isles
    $400 26
It's often atop a statue:
    $800 17
In a battery, electrical current runs between the anode & this other electrode
    $800 12
Her debut album was 1992's "What's the 411?"
    $800 7
"Working Days" is a compilation of the journals he kept while writing "The Grapes of Wrath"
    $800 22
Common in Roman architecture, this term for a row of arches now often means a place to play video games
    $800 2
The Cypress Hills extend across SE Alberta & the SW part of this province
    $800 27
It's big in Africa (heck, it's big everywhere):
    $1200 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew puts a thin glass tube in a dish of liquid, and the liquid crawls up inside the tube.) Appropriately, blood and other liquids tend to rise up a small tube because of a phenomenon called this action
    $1200 13
In 1977 he became the first driver to win the Indy 500 a fourth time
    DD: $4,000 8
David Herbert Donald won a 1988 Pulitzer Prize for "Look Homeward: A Life of" this author
    DD: $2,000 23
The 2 continents separated by the Dardanelles
    $1200 3
The southernmost point of Canada lies in this province
    $1200 28
He'll send you a large bill:
    $1600 19
Ernest Lawrence received the 1939 Nobel Prize for Physics for his invention of this particle accelerator
    $1600 14
His first product was his mom's horseradish in 1869; the ketchup came in 1876
    $1600 9
This gonzo journalist told the "Strange and Terrible Saga" of flying with angels--Hell's Angels
    $1600 24
In "Casablanca", it's whom Claude Rains intends to "round up" after the Nazi major is shot
    $1600 4
Lake Winnipeg in this province is the largest body of water entirely within any Canadian province
    $1600 29
I may gulp when I say its name:
    $2000 20
(Kelly of the Clue Crew puts her spin on an experiment.) When the turntable is still, the marble moves in a straight line; when the turntable moves, even though it doesn't look that way, the marble continues to move in a straight line, illustrating this wind-related effect
    $2000 15
In 1987 this historian & author of "The Discoverers" left his job as Librarian of Congress
    $2000 10
"Into Thin Air" is his account of scaling Everest & the tragedy that befell others around him
    $2000 25
In court you're an affiant if you make one of these sworn written statements
    $2000 5
Canada's 8-mile-long Confederation Bridge links this province to New Brunswick
    $2000 30
It's probably long-tailed:

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ric Tania Hilary
$15,200 $12,400 $12,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Her marriage to Henry VIII lasted less than a year, but she had the last laugh, surviving him by 10 years

Final scores:

Ric Tania Hilary
$5,500 $101 $200
2-day champion: $32,800 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ric Tania Hilary
$18,400 $12,400 $11,600
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $42,400

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Game tape date: 2008-02-13
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