Show #5452 - Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Tom Morris game 1.


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Gilah Pomeranz, a project manager from Yellow Springs, Ohio

Tom Morris, a retailer and student from Irvine, California

Ric Leach, a training director from Miami, Florida (whose 2-day cash winnings total $32,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
On June 20, 1942 she wrote that no one would be "interested in the unbosomings of a thirteen-year-old schoolgirl"
    $200 6
Roz Doyle was his producer & call screener at Seattle's KACL Radio
    $200 21
A Modern Greek word for "bread" gave us the name of this bread that's often stuffed with delicious fillings
    $200 11
It was enacted in the United States to save energy in World War I, but farmers forced its repeal a year later in 1919
    $200 16
Elsie the Cow's "husband", his face is plastered on glue bottles
    $200 1
Yes, Bubbe, it's a headscarf worn by Russian women, or a term for a Russian grandmother
    $400 27
Julie Powell's book about mastering Julia Child's recipes began as this type of online journal
    $400 7
Viewers finally got to see Wilson's face when the cast took their bows on this sitcom's last episode
    $400 22
In a traditional Chinese dish, hard-cooked eggs get a marbled appearance by being simmered in this beverage
    $400 12
In military time, this time is rendered 1900 hours
    $400 17
It's "the quicker picker-upper"
    $400 2
Moon walker Aldrin's moniker
    $600 28
In describing a species of tortoise of this island group, Darwin wrote that "some grow to an immense size"
    $600 8
In 1997 Carol Burnett won an Emmy for playing Teresa Stemple, Jamie Buchman's mother on this series
    $600 23
The name of the popular pudding arroz con leche is Spanish for this "with milk"
    $600 13
It's the second month of the year with exactly 30 days in it
    $600 18
In 1986 this company introduced its Dockers line of men's casual wear
    $600 3
Whether he "did it" or not, he's the male head servant
    DD: $1,600 29
An 1855 entry in this Scottish missionary's African journal mentions the discovery of Victoria Falls
    $800 9
Julia Louis-Dreyfus competes with her ex's new girlfriend on this sitcom
    $800 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew mixes a potent potable in a bar in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.) Virtually Brazil's national drink, caipirinha is an icy concoction of fresh lime & cachaca, a liqueur distilled mainly from this sweet crop
    $800 14
This type of year is also known as a bissextile year
    $800 19
Brother began by making sewing machines; it made its first portable one of these in 1961
    $800 4
An athletic competition combining skiing & shooting
    $1000 30
This "Life of Samuel Johnson" author also wrote "Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides", an early travel diary
    $1000 10
She plays the amnesiac title character of "Samantha Who?"
    $1000 25
If you see "lumache" on an Italian menu, find out if they're these gastropods or the pasta shaped like them
    $1000 15
Quick, it's the term for 1 billionth of a second
    $1000 20
This cross-country skiing simulator wasn't invented in Scandinavia; it's from Minnesota
    $1000 5
Until 1973, it was known as British Honduras

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

Ric Tom Gilah
$4,400 $3,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ric Tom Gilah
$4,400 $6,000 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll highlight a word inside our clue and those letters can be found inside the name of a country. You, of course, have to come up with the correct country.)
    $400 18
In 1867 Edvard Grieg founded the Norwegian Academy of Music in this city, then known as Christiania
    $400 1
"He's having the worst day of his life... over and over again"
    $400 6
President Felipe Calderon is the head honcho in this North American nation
    $400 11
The B-17 is the Flying this, the B-29 the Super this, & the B-52 the Strato this
    $400 23
This student of Plato recognized 4 types of cause: material, efficient, formal & final
    $400 16
There's a lot of "love" inside this country that borders Croatia
    $800 21
Robert Schumann died age 46 in an asylum near Bonn, the city where this musical titan was born in 1770
    $800 2
"Part man.
Part machine.
All cop.
The future of law enforcement."
    $800 7
Years before she became president, Michelle Bachelet of this nation was imprisoned by its Pinochet regime
    $800 12
Col. Paul Tibbets commanded the bomber nicknamed this over Japan in August 1945
    $800 24
Around 480 B.C. this North African city-state controlled most of the western Mediterranean
    $800 17
All "hail" this country & its beautiful Buddhist temples
    DD: $1,000 28
In 1863 he became music director of the court balls in Vienna
    $1200 3
"Growing up and the bumps along the way"
    $1200 8
Sandinista Daniel Ortega is having his second run as president of this Central American country
    $1200 13
A name for a class of French fighter jets comes from this term meaning a desert optical illusion
    $1200 25
Lycia, like Nicaea, was in what's now this Eurasian country
    $1200 19
I could live simply in a "hut" in this Himalayan country
    $1600 29
This composer of the ballet "Rodeo" scored an Oscar for his score from "The Heiress"
    $1600 4
"Where were you in '62?"
    $1600 9
He's the controversial president of Venezuela
    $1600 14
In 1955 West Germany's national airline resumed flights under this revived name
    DD: $2,500 26
He tamed Bucephalus & cut the Gordian knot
    $1600 20
"Our" trip to Europe won't be complete without a visit to this small grand duchy
    $2000 30
In 1927 the Baldwin Piano Co. sponsored this Hungarian composer's first visit to the U.S.
    $2000 5
"Moving at the speed of life, we are bound to collide with each other"
    $2000 10
Ronald Venetiaan is president of this South American country, formerly a Dutch colony
    $2000 15
In May 1987 a plane built by this Wichita, Kansas company landed in Red Square
    $2000 27
A major goddess of this first great Cretan civilization was often depicted holding snakes
    $2000 22
I could "dive" & swim all day in this island republic in the Indian Ocean

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ric Tom Gilah
$12,800 $15,700 $7,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Hall of Famer Willie Stargell called it "a butterfly with hiccups"

Final scores:

Ric Tom Gilah
$1 $25,601 $1
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $25,601 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ric Tom Gilah
$12,800 $19,200 $6,400
25 R,
5 W
20 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
10 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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Game tape date: 2008-02-13
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