Show #5455 - Friday, May 2, 2008

Tom Morris game 4.
Returning untied co-champions.
Only one contestant interview.
One clue recycled from #3811, aired 2001-03-12 and three clues recycled from #3913, aired 2001-09-12.


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Wanda Bartschat, a health care improvement specialist from Columbia, South Carolina

Paul Thomas, a theater technician from Hollywood, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $32,001)

Tom Morris, a retailer and student from Irvine, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $82,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

1980s MUSIC
(Alex: And one of my favorites...)
    $200 1
Members of the House of Representatives serve terms of this many years
    $200 11
On a "Manic Monday", this group taught us to "Walk Like an Egyptian"
    $200 13
This Las Vegas hotel & casino has 3 thrill rides on its 1,149-foot tower
    $200 6
Born in Germany in 1879, he fled to America in 1932 & became a U.S. citizen in 1940
    $200 26
In 1901 he joined with a machinist named Nickerson to make his safety razor
    $200 14
It's a whaler's weapon of choice
    $400 2
He appointed more justices (9) to the Supreme Court than any other president in the 20th century
    $400 12
This group was "Headin' down the Atlanta Highway... headin' on down to the Love Shack"
    $400 22
The lateral halves of the cerebrum are called these
    $400 7
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the NASA White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico.) To develop U.S. rockets like the Redstone, many German scientists were brought to America after World War II, including this chief designer of the Saturn V
    $400 27
Based in Laufen, Switzerland, this company makes cough drops & breath mints from alpine herbs
    $400 15
Mary Poppins told us that this "of sugar helps the medicine go down in a most delightful way"
    $600 3
You'll find its home page at
    $600 19
On the Michael Jackson hit "Beat It", this virtuoso lead guitarist played a solo
    $600 23
You can take a tour under the glass of this Arizona facility seen here
    $600 8
He published his quantum theory in 1900 while a professor of physics in Berlin
    $600 28
In 1903 James L. Kraft began a company to handle the wholesale distribution of this food
    $600 16
A type of camera lens, or to go really fast
    $800 4
This document served as our basic charter of government from 1781 until the Constitution in 1789
    $800 20
This 1983 Police album gave the world "Every Breath You Take" & "Wrapped Around Your Finger"
    $800 24
The name of this layer of the Sun comes partly from the Greek for "light"
    $800 9
He became president of the Royal Society in 1703 & was reelected annually until his death in 1727
    DD: $2,000 29
In 1959 the Ohio Art toy company got the rights to l'Ecran magique, the Magic Writer, & renamed it this
    $800 17
A portable music player with large speakers
    $1000 5
It's the F in the outdoors-oriented agency known as FWS
    $1000 21
This band's first album, which included "Blister In The Sun", went platinum without making the Top 40
    $1000 25
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the National Geographic Society's Explorers Hall.) The National Geographic Society has a replica of this device that William Beebe invented & in which he descended to a record 3,028 feet off Bermuda in 1934
    $1000 10
His uncertainty principle says a particle's position & momentum can't be known simultaneously
    $1000 30
The name of this fruit & vegetable canner came from a hotel in Monterey
    $1000 18
A light, good-hearted satire, or a "National" magazine that does satire

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Tom Paul Wanda
$3,000 $800 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Paul Wanda
$10,600 $3,000 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 8
1 of the 2 Australian states with "Australia" in their names
    $400 6
This A.A. Milne feline finally earned his stripes: he got his own movie in 2000
    $400 1
If Anouilh gives you ennui, you may not want to see "The Lark", his play about this female saint
    $400 16
The 1946 film "Night and Day" was about this composer who wrote "Begin the Beguine" & "It's De-Lovely"
    $400 26
In 1610 he described the moon as seen in his telescope as having a "rough and unequal" surface
    $400 21
Lettuce tell you the term "salad" comes from the French salade, meaning with this seasoning
    $800 9
There are first-person accounts of this volcano's eruption in 1767 (as there had been in 79 A.D.)
    $800 7
Someone left the cat out in the rain in this 1961 film (P.S.--it was Audrey Hepburn)
    $800 2
Founded in the 1600s, the Comedie Francaise is also known as "La maison de" this comic playwright
    $800 17
This physician ran for president as a Libertarian in 1988 & as a Republican in 2008
    $800 27
Last name of Nathaniel, who fostered a 1676 rebellion against Virginia governor Berkeley's Indian policies
    $800 22
From the Dutch for "a twisted cake", it's a twisted doughnut
    $1200 10
Staffordshire's chief river is the Trent, & its largest city is this-"on-Trent"
    $1200 13
Fans of a 1940 Disney film know that Figaro the cat belongs to this woodcarver
    $1200 3
Andre de Lorde was the master of the gruesome French thrillers in this "Grand" gory genre
    $1200 18
This "drippy" abstract expressionist died in 1956
    $1200 28
In 1632 this Lord was granted a charter to found the colony of Maryland
    $1200 23
Derived from the Latin word for "body", it's used to describe a large or bulky person
    $1600 11
On 11/27/00 King Harald V opened this country's Laerdal Highway Tunnel, the world's longest at 15.2 miles
    $1600 14
(Hi, I'm Sean Hayes.) I could tell you a Thing One or a Thing Two about this film: I played Mr. Humberfloob & the voice of the fish in it
    DD: $3,000 4
"La Revolution Francaise" was the 1st musical collaboration by Boublil & Schonberg; this mega-hit was 2nd
    $1600 19
On May 7, 1960 Soviet leader Khrushchev announced his nation was holding this American as a spy
    $1600 29
In the 1697 Treaty of Rijswijk, the French recognized this Dutch-born man as King of England
    $1600 24
From the Greek for "generalship", it's a plan of action, like those employed by the military
    DD: $3,000 12
These 2 republics united in 1964 to form Tanzania
    $2000 15
This villain's face was never shown in his first film, "From Russia with Love", but we did get a good look at his cat
    $2000 5
The French play "The Madwoman of" this place inspired Jerry Herman's Broadway musical "Dear World"
    $2000 20
Born around 1550, this man also known as Wahunsonacock came to wield enormous power in what is now Va.
    $2000 30
Born aboard the Mayflower in the New World, he grew up to be a captain of militia--maybe a falconer too
    $2000 25
From the Old French for "man", it's a special honor expressed publicly for a person

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Paul Wanda
$13,800 $9,400 $5,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Circled 7 times by the Israelites in Joshua, it's said to be the world's oldest walled city

Final scores:

Tom Paul Wanda
$18,801 $15,000 $11,598
4-day champion: $100,801 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Paul Wanda
$12,600 $15,400 $5,800
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
19 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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Game tape date: 2008-02-13
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