Show #4966 - Monday, March 27, 2006


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Nemanja Dundjerovic, an electrical engineer from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Trisha Murai, a teacher originally from San Bruno, California

Ed Angleton, a biochemist from Indianapolis, Indiana (whose 2-day cash winnings total $25,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: As narrated by Don LaFontaine.)
    $200 24
The 3 oceans the equator crosses
    $200 6
Here's to those who wear the gold & blue; this school is tied for the most Heisman winners with 7
    $200 15
The breakup of AT&T created 7 Baby ones in 1984
    $200 14
The one at the Staples Center is an 8-sided video one above center court
    $200 11
Water was needed; these 2 answered the call... but at a price. This summer, the hill will be conquered... or they'll die trying
    $200 1
Listerine asks you to do this with its product twice a day
    $400 25
The name of this West African equatorial nation came from the Portuguese for its river's mouth, Rio de Gabao
    $400 7
1993 Heisman winner Charlie Ward was a first-round pick in this pro sport, not football
    $400 17
A container for gunpowder, like the one seen here
    $400 16
"Very Lights" are different-colored signal ones of these fired from a pistol
    $400 12
He "stole a pig & away he run!" but now, vigilantes are on his trail. Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide for...
    $400 2
A droning or vibrating sound, or an excited interest in a trend in society; also a type of saw
    DD: $1,000 26
Both countries in Africa with this river in their names are on the equator
    $600 8
8 Heisman winners are Pro Football Hall of Famers, including this Dallas QB who won in 1963 when he was playing for Navy
    $600 18
A 3-sided guide for drawing or drafting
    $600 21
You can hunt down 2 of the 10 brightest stars in the night sky in this constellation
    $600 13
He arrives in a nightgown after 8 o'clock, wondering if your kids are in bed; this fall, is your family safe from...
    $600 3
To give a just-fed baby a pat on the back (or several)
    $800 27
The 3rd largest island in the world, this Indonesian one is bisected by the equator
    $800 9
This 2005 Heisman winner received 84.9% of the first-place votes--the highest percentage in history
    $800 19
(Kelly of the Clue Crew files away her notes.) This type of organizer conveniently separates my polka music
    $800 22
Teardrop-shaped, it's used to carry a radiosonde aloft & may be mistaken for a UFO
    $800 29
A cop has his own demons to face on the trail of a wife trapped in a gourd by this ticking time bomb of insanity
    $800 4
You don't need to be crazy to know that this bird, Cuculus canorus, has an odd call
    $1000 28
This country crosses the line; the city of Entebbe is just north of it
    $1000 10
Originally, the Heisman Trophy was named for this NYC club where the award was annually presented
    $1000 20
7-letter verb meaning "to proclaim loudly"
    $1000 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports in front the U.S. Army Golden Knights plane in Fort Bragg, NC.) Also a Charlie Sheen movie, this is the speed at which drag matches the pull of gravity; for the Knights, it's usually around 120 miles per hour
    $1000 5
This word that describes a tearful cry is a homophone for a glitzy destination for Cinderella

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

Ed Trisha Nemanja
$2,800 $1,000 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ed Trisha Nemanja
$5,800 $1,200 -$800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I'll give you a lot of letters.)
    $400 16
Hailing from West Branch, Iowa, he was the first president born west of the Mississippi
    $400 1
The gold standard of fake rock bands is this group whose "hits" include "Big Bottom" & "Sex Farm"
    $400 6
by Stephen Crane
    $400 9
Connected to the nose on each side are hollow cavities known as these from the Latin for "curves"
    $400 17
The grilled stuft burrito is a cuisine highlight at this fast food chain
    $400 26
Numerical name for the type of old-timey musical group seen here
    $800 22
He wrote the letters collected in the book "Dear Bess"
    $800 2
Not The Who but The Why played the Polk High School Reunion on this sitcom that featured Al & Peg Bundy
    $800 7
by Arthur Miller
    $800 12
Between the back of the tongue & the trachea, it contains the vocal cords & is also called the voice box
    $800 18
The Chilean Rose is a commonly imported type of this arachnid named for an Italian town
    $800 27
Pope Innocent III called for the fourth of these in 1198
    $1200 23
In the 1870s she banned not only alcohol from the White House but smoking as well
    $1200 3
Alice Bowie was the punkish band put together by Cheech & Chong in this dopey 1978 epic
    $1200 8
by Joseph Conrad
    $1200 13
Also known as the eardrum, this tightly stretched membrane is about 10 mm in diameter
    $1200 19
This trig ratio is the side opposite the angle divided by the side adjacent to it
    $1200 28
There are 4 white fleurs-de-lis depicted on this Canadian province's flag
    DD: $2,000 24
In 1848 this former president from New York ran for office again, this time on the Free-Soil ticket
    $1600 4
The vivacious Ann-Margrock rocked the house on this TV series back in 1963
    $1600 10
by William Shakespeare
    $1600 14
The inner ear has many interconnected structures & is somtimes called this; no minotaurs there, however
    $1600 20
This man who made his fortune in sugar cubes built & stocked a famous London art museum that bears his name
    $2000 25
This early president's British-born wife Louisa was the only First Lady born abroad
    $2000 5
Originally named Deathtongue, Billy & The Boingers first cracked out the heavy metal in this comic strip
    $2000 11
by John Millington Synge
    DD: $1,500 15
It connects your middle ear to the back of the throat & it opens when you yawn, swallow or blow your nose
    $2000 21
Indian instruments include the sitar & this percussion instrument heard here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ed Trisha Nemanja
$10,200 $3,200 $10,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2005 a single sapling was planted at an army barracks in Australia to mark the 90th anniversary of this battle

Final scores:

Ed Trisha Nemanja
$200 $4,399 $20,500
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $20,500

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ed Trisha Nemanja
$10,200 $5,200 $11,800
21 R,
6 W
10 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $27,200

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Game tape date: 2006-03-07
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