Show #5761 - Monday, October 5, 2009


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Ben Flaccus, a political consultant from Washington, D.C.

Elizabeth Barrett, a business school marketing director originally from Beacon, New York

Lynn Swanbom, a newspaper copy editor from Spokane, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And she will be giving you all of the clues.)
    $200 11
(Madam Secretary Hillary Clinton delivers the clue.) In my first address to the State Department, I said U.S. foreign policy stands on 3 legs: defense, development & this one for which State is responsible
    $200 21
In "The Ballad Of" these 2, they were getting "married in Gibraltar"; you know it ain't easy
    $200 1
This Cervantes character is "otherwise called the Knight of the Rueful Countenance"
    $200 6
Though it sounds like it, this type of massage was not developed in Stockholm
    $200 23
    $200 16
The misty fog left behind by President Rutherford B.
    $400 12
(Madam Secretary Hillary Clinton delivers the clue.) In March 2009 I got the chance to meet with a female counterpart, Foreign Secretary Patricia Espinosa, when I visited this country
    $400 22
"In Penny Lane there is a fireman with an hourglass and in his pocket is a portrait of" this gal; go figure
    $400 2
Novel that says, "Eliza made her desperate retreat across the river just in the dusk of twilight"
    $400 7
You can't beat a circular saw from this "man"ly brand of power tools from Sears
    $400 24
    $400 17
The semicircular path taken by a biblical boat
    $600 13
(Madam Secretary Hillary Clinton delivers the clue.) In 1781, the State Department's precursor, the Department of Foreign Affairs, was established for the purpose of "friendly correspondence" with other nations by this legislature
    $600 28
In "Revolution" "if you go carrying pictures of" this guy "you ain't gonna make it with anyone anyhow"
    $600 3
This character says, "Having now more courage, and consequently more curiosity, I took my man Friday with me"
    $600 8
Daniel Craig's James Bond wears the Seamaster, a watch from this Greek letter company
    $600 25
    $600 18
An undecorated aircraft
    $800 14
(Madam Secretary Hillary Clinton delivers the clue.) After the 1995 Conference on Women, I co-founded Vital Voices, a non-governmental organization that promotes female leadership, along with this first female Secretary of State
    $800 29
From 1964 to 1976 Mr. Wilson & Mr. Heath, mentioned in "Taxman", held this post in England
    $800 4
He wrote in "Rabbit is Rich", "We are cruel enough without meaning to be"
    $800 9
Forget the GV; I want the G550 large-cabin ultra-range jet from this company
    $800 26
    $800 19
Motionless writing paper
    $1000 15
(Madam Secretary Hillary Clinton delivers the clue.) The State Department is responsible for treaties, & one of the most important is this one that helps control the spread of nuclear arms, NPT for short
    $1000 30
"Man, you should have seen them kicking" this American poet in "I Am The Walrus"
    $1000 5
This novel begins, "I first met Dean not long after my wife and I split up"
    $1000 10
How about a made to measure suit from the collezioni of this designer born in Piacenza, Italy in 1934
    $1000 27
    DD: $1,000 20
An infant wildebeest

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

Lynn Elizabeth Ben
$2,800 $800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lynn Elizabeth Ben
$3,800 $2,400 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
In 1861 this "La Traviata" composer became a member of the first Italian Parliament
    $400 26
"The Ten Commandments"
    $400 21
You can smell like Dr. McDreamy with Unscripted, an Avon fragrance created by this actor
    $400 1
You have to descend 25,000 feet in this sea to reach the bottom of the Cayman Trench
    $400 6
Ferociously fast falcon type
    $400 11
It's also been called the great white bear
    $800 17
Gianandrea Gavazzeni was best known for his nearly 50 years of conducting at this opera house in Milan
    $800 27
"Family Plot"
    $800 22
For the swashbuckler in you, there's this classic scent that bears the name of a musketeer
    $800 2
This sea, part of the Pacific, is divided by Taiwan into East & South parts
    $800 7
This derisive nickname for a non-Spanish speaker may come from the Spanish word for "Greek"
    $800 12
The only bear of the Southern Hemisphere is the spectacled bear, found mostly in these mountains
    $1200 18
Hard tellin' why, after 1829's "William Tell", he wrote no more operas the last 39 years of his life
    $1200 28
"A Prairie Home Companion"
    $1200 23
I've been fixated on this 9-letter Calvin Klein scent ever since it hit fragrance counters in the 1980s
    DD: $3,000 3
Bordered by Romania to the west, it's called Marea Neagra in Romanian
    $1200 8
All usages of this word meaning "spoilsport" trace to Dr. Seuss' 1957 book
    $1200 13
The honey bear of India & Sri Lanka is also known as this bear for its verrrrrrrrry slow movements
    $1600 19
His last opera, "Turandot", was first performed 2 years after his death; Franco Alfano finished it for him
    $1600 29
"Curly Sue"
    $1600 24
The name of this classic scent from Nina Ricci is French for "the air of time"
    $1600 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Maeslant Storm Surge Barrier in the Netherlands.) Projects like the Maeslant Storm Surge Barrier with its 800-foot doors prevent inundation of the Western or Low Netherlands by this sea
    $1600 9
It's what many New Englanders call a hero sandwich
    $1600 14
The "clan" of this extinct bear variety, Ursus spelaeus, lived in Europe during the Pleistocene Epoch
    $2000 20
In 1907, he recorded his "I Pagliacci", the first complete opera to be recorded in Italy
    $2000 30
"The Dead"
    $2000 25
There's no mistaking this company's Brit fragrance; it has a distinct check pattern on the bottle & the box
    $2000 5
The Strait of Otranto links this arm of the Mediterranean with the Ionian Sea
    $2000 10
To my this, I'll have this strong feeling of embarrassment if you fail to respond
    DD: $600 15
Also a name of an Alaskan island, this bear variety is one of the largest carnivores on Earth

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lynn Elizabeth Ben
$12,600 $10,600 $10,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Its creator said its parts represent our nation's founding, expansion, development & preservation

Final scores:

Lynn Elizabeth Ben
$10,700 $399 $20,400
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,400

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lynn Elizabeth Ben
$12,600 $12,200 $8,600
15 R,
1 W
13 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $33,400

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Game tape date: 2009-08-11
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