Show #5471 - Monday, May 26, 2008

Larissa Kelly game 5.


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John Owens, an ER physician from South Haven, Michigan

Heather Vance, a mastering technician from Asheville, North Carolina

Larissa Kelly, a grad student from El Cerrito, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $146,197)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
This state's been "on my mind" since it entered the Union 3 times, in 1788, 1868 & 1870
    $200 26
Between 1937 & 1942, he successfully defended his heavyweight title 21 times
    $200 6
In 1889 he completed his "Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear and Pipe"
    $200 15
Term for 1/36 of a yard
    $200 1
According to the proverb, this "loves company"
    $200 21
This 4-letter word can precede steak, soda & sandwich
    $400 8
In 1913 the 16th Amendment was passed allowing Congress to collect taxes on this
    $400 27
Ingemar Johansson won the heavyweight title from him in 1959 but lost 2 rematches
    $400 12
The family of this often-depicted U.S. president said sculptor John Rogers created the best likeness of him
    $400 16
This metric unit is equivalent to 1.057 liquid quarts
    $400 2
Henry Kissinger said this "is the ultimate aphrodisiac"
    $400 22
Greek cafe music features a lute called a bouzouki & this woodwind heard here
    $600 9
Fleeing the capital on August 24, 1814, she took a Gilbert Stuart portrait of Washington with her
    $600 28
Geographic nickname of boxer Joe Walcott; he was KO'd in '52 by Rocky Marciano
    $600 13
Christianity & Aztec ritual inspired the thorn necklace worn by this Latina woman in a masochistic 1940 self-portrait
    $600 17
Computer hard drives are usually measured in GBs, which are these
    $600 3
In the King James Version of John 3:16, "God so loved the world, that he gave" this
    $600 23
This process of replication is routinely done to human cells, but not yet to whole human beings
    $800 10
Guerrilla leader Francis Marion earned this nickname for his daring raids from the South Carolina marshes
    $800 29
As his last name suggests, this boxer who's twice beaten Mike Tyson is a devout Christian
    $800 14
"Lobster Trap and Fish Tail" is one of this artist's best-known mobiles
    $800 18
To the Ancient Greeks, 4 of these made a palm
    $800 4
In an old saying, this Roman person "must be above suspicion"
    $800 24
This hard worker seen here has a lot of pull
    DD: $2,000 11
Name that completed an 1856 Republican slogan, "Free soil, free speech, free men and..."
    $1000 30
This British-born boxer won the WBC heavyweight title in 1992
    $1000 20
Painted in 1895, "Northeaster" is a well-known seascape by this American artist
    $1000 19
(Jon of the Clue Crew tunes a piano.) Steinways leave the factory carefully tuned to standard pitch, where A is 440 of these units, but humidity & other factors make regular tunings necessary
    $1000 5
C.S. Lewis wrote that this, from the Latin for "pure", "is the most unpopular of the Christian virtues"
    $1000 25
It means conducted with secrecy, like a love affair or a CIA operation

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

Larissa Heather John
$7,200 $1,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Larissa Heather John
$7,200 $6,600 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(There's a president's name in each correct response.)
(We'll give you the cheese, you tell us which country it's from.)
    $400 1
Zheng He returned to China with this tall African animal, which was mistaken for a unicorn despite its 2 horns
    $400 4
The IMDB says that this Jimmy Stewart movie was banned in fascist states because of fears that it showed democracy works
    $400 9
Samuel Langhorne Clemens first used this pen name in 1863 while with the Territorial Enterprise in Virginia City, Nev.
    $400 26
Lincolnshire Poacher
    $400 21
Bones range in size from the stapes in your ear to this thighbone
    $400 14
A pair of these will come in handy when you need to recharge your car's dead battery
    DD: $2,400 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from Lima, Peru.) It was here, in the Plaza Mayor, that Francisco Pizarro founded Lima in 1535, calling it "Ciudad de los Reyes", meaning city of these
    $800 5
This 2005 Samuel L. Jackson film details one man's attempts to teach his players there's more to life than hoops
    $800 10
This "Roses are Red" author also inspired a TV show with his "Women's Murder Club" series
    $800 27
    $800 22
In the upper part of the chest, this ringed tube about 1 inch in diameter splits to form 2 tubes called bronchi
    $800 16
Aye, matey! It's the popular term for a black pirate flag with a white skull & crossbones
    $1200 3
Pierre Le Moyne D'Iberville founded the colony of Louisiana & was the first European to see this lake
    $1200 6
Peter Weir got an Oscar nomination for directing this 1998 film about a man trapped in a real-time 24-hour-a-day documentary
    DD: $2,200 11
Richard Wright wrote "Native Son"; this fellow African-American author wrote "Notes of a Native Son"
    $1200 28
    $1200 23
Also called the kneecap, this flat, triangle-shaped bone is at the front of the knee joint
    $1200 17
Bartenders use this small cup or glass to measure 1½ ounces of liquor
    $1600 15
A river & bay were named for this explorer who sailed up to Albany looking for the Northwest Passage
    $1600 7
In a 1990 movie, Wayne Newton grapples with Andrew Dice Clay, who plays this title character
    $1600 12
"The Hundred Days" is one of his books detailing the naval career of Jack Aubrey
    $1600 29
    $1600 24
Acetylcholine acts as one of these chemicals that pass nerve impulses across synapses
    $1600 18
First name of Confederate Lieutenant General Early
    $2000 20
While in service to Russia in 1741, this Dane died of scurvy on the island that now bears his name
    $2000 8
Adam Sandler gives "sophomoric" a new meaning when he has 24 weeks to pass 12 years of school in this 1995 comedy
    $2000 13
In 1939 he wrote,
"O tell me all
about Anna Livia!
I want to hear all
about Anna Livia...
Tell me all.
Tell me now"
    $2000 30
    $2000 25
The threads of this insoluble plasma protein help with clotting
    $2000 19
Military term for the person in charge of paratroopers as they exit an aircraft

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Larissa Heather John
$16,800 $17,000 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2005 the World Health Organization appropriately decided to stop hiring people who do this

Final scores:

Larissa Heather John
$33,600 $399 $7,100
5-day champion: $179,797 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Larissa Heather John
$15,800 $17,000 $10,200
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
20 R,
0 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $43,000

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Game tape date: 2008-02-20
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