Show #5492 - Tuesday, June 24, 2008


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Dorothy Farrell, a researcher originally from Brooklyn, New York

Tom Koch, a real estate developer from Seattle, Washington

Sven Sinclair, an economist and actuary from Burke, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
In the 1830s his telegraph proposals were helped by having Congressman F.O.J. Smith as a partner
    $200 16
Jimi Hendrix electrified fans with "All Along The Watchtower", written by this folksy guy
    $200 21
It likes to neck:
fig fear
    $200 11
It was the last continent to be discovered
    $200 26
Bernardo Bertolucci directed the controversial film "Last Tango In Paris", starring this American
    $200 1
Today home to priceless art treasures, it was begun as a royal fortress by Philip II in the 12th century
    $400 8
He was playing poker in a Deadwood saloon when he was shot dead by Jack McCall in 1876
    $400 17
Alanis Morissette went viral with her soulful rendition of this group's "My Humps"
    $400 22
Look for it on the web:
    $400 12
Aired in 1983, the last episode of this sitcom garnered an astounding Nielsen rating of 60.2
    $400 27
Drew Lachey & his partner Cheryl scored a perfect 30 doing the tango on this TV show
    $400 2
The first endowed college of the University of Paris, it was founded by the chaplain of Louis IX
    $600 7
A cabinetmaker by trade, he developed the railway sleeping car dubbed the "Pioneer" in the 1860s
    $600 18
Gary Jules made a piano ballad out of "Mad World" by this '80s Roland Orzabal & Curt Smith synth pop group
    $600 23
It has its own bowl:
hold figs
    $600 13
Santa Claus is traditionally the last celebrity in this NYC parade, held annually since 1924
    $600 28
The tango is the national dance of this South American country & its 40 million citizens
    $600 3
The landmark seen here rises above this crowded avenue, one of the world's most famous streets
    $800 6
In 1881 this orator & former slave became Recorder of Deeds for Washington, D.C.
    $800 19
In "The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle", this punk group did the Monkees' "Stepping Stone" & Sinatra's "My Way" their way
    $800 24
A furry little pet:
the rams
    $800 14
He was the last president of the Soviet Union
    $800 29
The tango is danced in either 2/4 time or this time
    $800 4
Sacre bleu! At the top of this Paris hill is the Sacre Coeur Basilica
    DD: $1,200 9
In the essay "Friendship", this transcendentalist observed, "Thou art to me a delicious torment"
    $1000 20
Marilyn Manson & Johnny Cash have something in common: they both covered this band's "Personal Jesus"
    $1000 25
A sea creature:
scoot up
    $1000 15
Their final performance now a tragic cliche, Wallace Hartley, Percy Taylor & 6 others last played here
    $1000 30
Last name of American dance instructors Vernon & Irene, who brought the tango to the U.S. around 1912
    $1000 5
Henri Langlois founded this Paris institution that helped introduce the world to Fritz Lang & Jean Renoir

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

Sven Tom Dorothy
$2,400 $2,000 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sven Tom Dorothy
$2,200 $2,600 $7,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the character who spoke each line.)
    $400 7
This order of mammals is divided into prosimians & anthropoids
    $400 21
No. 58:
"Elizabeth, I'm coming"
    $400 26
In an Andrew Lloyd Webber show, naive little Christine thinks that this title character is the "Angel of Music"
    $400 1
In the Indonesian equivalent of smorgasbord, this grain is served with an array of meats & condiments
    $400 16
Ships he captained included the Alfred, the Ranger & the Bonhomme Richard
    $400 11
This snug-fitting one-piece garment used by dancers was invented by & named for a French aerialist
    $800 8
Today, most commercial varieties of this antibiotic are produced by the mold P. chrysogenum
    $800 22
No. 92:
"Oh, my nose!"
    $800 27
Nancy Walker & Efrem Zimbalist Jr. starred in a 1956 revival of "Fallen Angels", a comedy by this sophisticated Brit
    $800 2
Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, is on this island
    $800 17
Flemish painter responsible for "The Judgment of Paris"
    $800 12
Urdu for "dusty", this olive drab cloth was first used in the uniforms of the British army in India in 1857
    $1200 9
This stage of complete metamorphosis occurs immediately after the larval stage
    $1200 23
No. 24:
"De plane!
De plane!"
    $1200 28
A Rodgers & Hart musical about a man so picky he insists on a heavenly bride is called "I" did this "To An Angel"
    $1200 3
In 1816 the weather in New England was affected by Tambora, one of these in what's now Indonesia
    $1200 18
He started the American Fur Company in 1808
    $1200 13
This word often used as a toast comes from the Old Norse for "drinking vessel"
    $1600 6
The antielectron predicted by Paul Dirac in 1928 was found by Carl Anderson in 1932 & named this
    $1600 24
No. 82:
"You eeeediot!"
    $1600 29
Zany characters abound in "Duck Hunter Shoots Angel", a play by this "Tuesdays With Morrie" author
    $1600 4
Indonesia shares New Guinea with Papua New Guinea & this island with Malaysia
    $1600 19
He bought a copy of "The Catcher in the Rye" before his date with infamy in front of NYC's Dakota in 1980
    DD: $5,800 14
A phrase for a poverty-stricken rural community is derived from this title of an Erskine Caldwell novel
    DD: $4,600 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew inserts a needle into a balloon.) The balloon doesn't break because it's made up of this type of substance, from the Greek for "many parts"; the needle merely separates the large molecules
    $2000 25
No. 35:
"Oh my God! They killed Kenny!"
(2 characters)
    $2000 30
A heavenly visage, or a 1919 show featuring music by Victor Herbert
    $2000 5
Indonesia's a home to this almost 6-foot flightless bird related to the emu
    $2000 20
He began "The Master of Ballantrae" in 1887 before sailing off with his family to the South Seas
    $2000 15
Self-examination; literally, "a looking into oneself"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sven Tom Dorothy
$12,400 $7,600 $13,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It was founded after Portuguese students were jailed for toasting freedom during Salazar's dictatorship

Final scores:

Sven Tom Dorothy
$9,599 $2,799 $24,801
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,801

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sven Tom Dorothy
$9,800 $3,200 $13,600
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R
(including 2 DDs),
7 W
21 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $26,600

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Game tape date: 2008-03-19
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