Show #5533 - Wednesday, October 1, 2008


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Erin Worrell, a law student from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Stuart Davidson, an investment analyst from Smyrna, Georgia

Wes Pierce, a financial planner from Anaheim Hills, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $33,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Next, we want you to name the artist for the...)
(Sarah: The [*] in Washington, D.C.--250,000 square feet of exhibits on how we got and get our news.)
    $200 26
UNESCO lauded the art & architecture of Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas in this country
    $200 1
"How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb"
    $200 21
NASA took up JFK's 1961 challenge to do this by decade's end & met it with 5 months to spare
    $200 11
Quasimodo gets plastic surgery & really rings Esmeralda's bell
    $200 6
He co-starred with an orangutan in the 1970s:
    $200 16
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from outside the Newseum in Washington, D.C.) A visit starts with the 74-foot marble tablet bearing words attributed to this man, the fourth president
    $400 27
This concentration camp in Poland is on the list as evidence of the inhumane nature of the racist Nazi policy
    $400 2
"Taking the Long Way"
    $400 22
NASA took up W's 2004 challenge to do this as the first of "the next steps of space exploration"
    $400 12
Scarlett wins "Project Runway" with her fierce design of a dress made from green velvet curtains
    $400 7
He co-starred with a chimp in the 1950s:
    $400 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from inside the Newseum in Washington, D.C.) One of the great scoops of the 20th century started with suspicious tape stuck on this door from this complex just about 2 miles from here
    $600 28
This entire country is a site, but then it's only 108.7 acres
    $600 3
    $600 23
NASA radar checks out ECAs, Earth-orbit crossing these, in case one is about to wipe out civilization
    $600 13
Sal Paradise decides to see America; Dean Moriarty tells him gas is 5 bucks a gallon; Sal calls off his trip
    $600 8
On his deathbed he admitted he didn't tell half of what he saw:
    $600 18
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands next to a bullet-riddled pickup in teh Newseum in Washington, D.C.) Time magazine journalists dubbed this truck "the metal magnet" after it kept them safe in this Winter Olympic city that was besieged in the 1990s
    $800 29
Construction continued on this fortification up to the Ming Dynasty
    $800 4
"Falling into You"
    $800 24
Named for this rocketry pioneer, NASA's first space flight center was set up when NASA was 1
    $800 14
Jake Barnes gets a prescription for Viagra & settles down with Lady Brett Ashley
    $800 9
He's on the FBI's Most Wanted list:
    $800 19
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from inside the Newseum in Washington, D.C.) 2 weeks after it opened in April 2008, the Newseum celebrated the 100th birthday of this CBS radio & TV journalist, & personal effects here include his uniform; good night & good luck
    DD: $1,000 30
This Arab quarter of Algiers is called "a unique kind of medina, or Islamic city"
    $1000 5
"Time Out of Mind"
    $1000 25
The 50th anniversary logo shows a grand design galaxy in which these anatomical features curl pleasingly inward
    $1000 15
Gregor Samsa awakes one day transformed into a gigantic insect; family sprays him with industrial-sized can of Raid
    $1000 10
This scientist co-wrote the book "Why War?" with Sigmund Freud:
    $1000 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew holds a flak jacket in the Newseum in Washington, D.C.) The Newseum has several exhibits on the dangers of journalism; this flak jacket was worn by this ABC anchor who was severely injured by a bomb in Iraq but, thankfully, returned to work

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

Wes Stuart Erin
$2,600 $600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Wes Stuart Erin
$3,600 $5,000 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 19
French sculptor Francois Girardon's most famous work was the tomb of this cardinal, completed in 1694
    $400 9
Narcissistic personality disorder includes snobbery... Sounds like this Seattle radio host to me
    $400 21
Will Somers held this post in the Tudor court for many years; his job was to lift the spirits of the king
    $400 6
Many Civil War photos credited to this man were taken by Alex Gardner & other members of his staff
    $400 1
I feel the need, the need for speed on this, the German equivalent of the Italian Autostrada
    $400 7
In 1998 Lender's made a 714-pound one of these; where are 714 pieces of lox when you need 'em?
    $800 20
Bartolomeo Ammanati's large marble statue of Neptune adorns a fountain in this city's Piazza della Signoria
    $800 10
(An image of America Ferrera is displayed.) Clearly this current prime-time fashion assistant has issues with approval-seeking, especially self-esteem; look at the title of her show
    $800 22
During her "bloody" reign, she had more than 300 Protestants & heretics burned at the stake
    $800 14
A 1991 cover shot by Annie Leibovitz showed this actress nude, holding her pregnant belly
    $800 2
    $800 8
Vincent Pilkington set a record by plucking one of these in 1 min. 30 sec., but no word if he fell asleep soon after
    DD: $100 28
The original of Myron's statue of a nude athlete hurling one of these no longer exists, only copies
    $1200 11
After she stabbed Angel & sent him to Hell, she was quite depressed & had to leave Sunnydale-- I hope she got some help
    $1200 23
When the Countess of Salisbury was executed here for treason, the executioner needed 11 chops!
    $1200 15
His collections include "My Camera in Yosemite Valley" & "Portfolio II: The National Parks & Monuments"
    $1200 3
Tree that yields hard, reddish-brown wood for furniture-making; do you know where it's going to?
    $1200 18
In 2007 Bryan Berg built a free-standing house, 25' 9" high, using 93,600 of these; that's a big deal
    $1600 12
(An image of Ken Osmond is displayed.) Social psychologists studying ingratiation have a perfect case in the way this friend of Wally Cleaver acted toward adults
    $1600 24
Dona Elvira was the governess of this woman who married 2 Tudor princes, Arthur & Henry
    $1600 16
This photographer who tragically took her own life in 1971 said she wanted to portray people "without their masks"
    DD: $2,000 4
In India, it's a 5-letter term of respect meaning "sir"
    $1600 26
In 2006 Jackie Bibby held 10 of these pit vipers by their tails; oh, did we mention he held them in his mouth?
    $2000 13
This saloon owner on "Gunsmoke" repressed her real needs by not telling Marshal Dillon her feelings for him
    $2000 25
Barnaby Fitzpatrick was the whipping boy & close friend of this Tudor crown prince & future king
    $2000 17
1870s photos proved a horse does have its four feet off the ground at once, satisfying this railroad magnate's curiosity
    $2000 5
Now coming to the plate, it's this paper money of Thailand equal to 100 satang
    $2000 27
It's not a takeoff--Guinness says David Huxley pulled a 206-ton one of these about 300 feet in 1 min. 27 sec.

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Wes Stuart Erin
$16,500 $9,800 $2,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

One of the 2 male actors nominated in the '60s for playing more than one character in the same film

Final scores:

Wes Stuart Erin
$13,399 $0 $0
3-day champion: $47,199 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Wes Stuart Erin
$18,200 $9,800 $2,400
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
2 W
6 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $30,400

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Game tape date: 2008-08-19
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