Show #5454 - Thursday, May 1, 2008

Tom Morris game 3.


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Melanie Harrington, a business analyst from Vancouver, Washington

Paul Thomas, a theater technician from Hollywood, Florida

Tom Morris, a retailer and student from Irvine, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $50,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
In 1880 he invented the photophone, which transmitted speech via light waves
    $200 1
Cuba Gooding's Oscar acceptance speech included this man! "I love you, brother!"
    $200 2
    $200 21
The shop at Monticello sells coffee mugs adorned with his quotation "I cannot live without books"
    $200 26
This TV drama is set at Chicago's Cook County General Hospital
    $200 11
Have a bawl
    $400 17
In 1854 he demonstrated his elevator safety device by ascending in an elevator & having the rope cut
    $400 7
He & his band were runnin' down a dream as the halftime entertainment at the Super Bowl in 2008
    $400 3
    $400 22
Zachary Taylor disapproved of his daughter Sarah's 1835 marriage to this future Confederate president
    $400 27
Born in 1861, this Chicago businessman was known as "Monarch of Mastication"
    $400 12
Number cruncher
    DD: $2,000 18
In 1863 this Swede developed a detonator for nitroglycerin that used shock rather than heat
    $600 8
In addition to techno-thrillers, he's also written such nonfiction works as "Submarine" & "Fighter Wing"
    $600 4
    $600 23
He wrote more than 1,300 letters to Bess; their 9-year courtship was called his longest campaign
    $600 28
This amusement park ride premiered at Chicago's Columbian Exposition in 1893
    $600 13
"Googly" sport
    $800 19
He conceived the idea of his revolver pistol by observing a ship's capstan on a voyage to India in 1830
    $800 9
In 2003 this Pennsylvanian became a presidential cabinet member
    $800 5
    $800 24
His parents gave him a sailboat for his 15th birthday; he loved sailing it from the family compound on Cape Cod
    $800 29
In 1979 this Chicago Bear linebacking great was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame
    $800 14
Kit's partner
    $1000 20
In 1837 he developed the steel plow & tested it on Lewis Crandall's farm near Grand Detour, Illinois
    $1000 10
"Ambushing the audience is what theater is all about", asserted this author of "The Real Thing"
    $1000 6
    $1000 25
After serving as U.S. president, Millard Fillmore became president of the historical society in this upstate N.Y. city
    $1000 30
Jesse James had a vendetta out for this Chicago detective whose men had killed his 8-year-old half-brother
    $1000 15
To burst into flame

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

Tom Paul Melanie
$4,800 $3,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Paul Melanie
$9,600 $8,200 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew walks with a robotic Stegosaurus.) You might encounter a real Stegosaurus if you can go back to the late part of this geological period, a good one for dinosaurs
    $400 11
On this TV show, Dan Aykroyd pitched a timesaving cooking device known as a Bass-O-Matic
    $400 16
Hamlet tells her, "Get thee to a nunnery"
    $400 17
In 1933 this major became the aide to Gen. MacArthur; later, he would become Supreme Allied Commander
    $400 26
James Thurber observed, "It is better to ask some of the questions than to know all" of these
    $400 6
A decorative item on a ship's prow, or a leader with a title but no power
    $800 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew is stalked by a giant robot T. rex.) Until the recent discovery of the Gigantotasaurus fossil, 3 tons bigger, T. rex was thought to be the largest dinosaur of this dietary class... aaaagh!
    $800 12
It's the nickname for "Seinfeld" character Yev Kasem, a role based on a real NYC cook
    $800 19
When he first contemplates the murder of Duncan, he says its "horrid image doth unfix my hair"
    $800 18
In the 1860s Major John Wesley Powell led a pioneering Grand Canyon expedition on this river
    $800 27
On signing the 1979 peace treaty with Israel, this Egyptian said, "Let there be no more suffering or denial of rights"
    $800 7
This big adjective comes from Rabelais' giant king
    $1200 3
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands next to a robot Stegosaurus.) The Stegosaurus' plates could have been used in mating, may have been for defensive purposes, or may have served as living solar panels & helped the dinosaur regulate this
    $1200 13
This Muppet celebrity once opined, "Never eat more than you can lift"
    $1200 20
This villain tells Roderigo, "Now, sir, be judge yourself whether I in any just term am affined to love the Moor"
    $1200 23
In 1655 this Lord Protector of England appointed major generals to combat royalist uprisings
    $1200 28
Jacqueline Roque said of him, "If my husband ever met a woman... who looked like one of his paintings, he would faint"
    $1200 8
In a children's song, this bird "sits in the old gum tree"
    DD: $4,000 4
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew delivers the clue.) Named for its cattle-like horns, this 9-tonner whose name means "bull lizard" had the largest head of any known land animal
    $1600 14
This 2004 film about Miles & Jack boosted sales of pinot noir wine
    $1600 21
Julius Caesar observes that this man "has a lean and hungry look; he thinks too much: such men are dangerous"
    $1600 24
Benedict Arnold is in the basement of St. Mary's Battersea; this major & contact of his lies in Westminster Abbey
    $1600 29
In 1939 Churchill said the action of Russia "is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside" this
    $1600 9
Slow down, as in a car
    $2000 5
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew delivers the clue.) If a bite that could puncture a car roof wasn't enough, T. rex's teeth have recesses where these live; if the bite didn't kill you, the infection would
    $2000 15
The title character chugs raw eggs & punches slabs of beef in this 1976 Oscar winner
    $2000 22
The first name spoken in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" is that of this Amazon queen
    $2000 25
It's the Gilbert & Sullivan comic opera where an old major general sings his "modern" song
    $2000 30
Paine's seasonal phrase that precedes "and the sunshine patriot will... shrink from the service of their country"
    DD: $2,000 10
From the Latin for "sugar", this adjective means sugary or exaggeratedly sentimental

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Paul Melanie
$16,000 $24,600 $7,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Born at Chateau Chavaniac in 1757, he was later hailed as "the hero of two worlds"

Final scores:

Tom Paul Melanie
$31,999 $32,001 $14,000
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $32,001 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tom Paul Melanie
$16,000 $20,800 $7,000
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $43,800

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Game tape date: 2008-02-13
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