Show #5012 - Tuesday, May 30, 2006


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Ken Hinton, a teacher from Las Vegas, Nevada

Kristen Meinhold, a graphic designer originally from Monument, Colorado

Eric Dolansky, a Ph.D. student in marketing from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And in honor of Jeopardy! moving to a new time slot in the Mile High City, we start you off with...)
(Alex: ...but we're going to need more than just one name in each correct response.)
    $200 3
The Denver Zoo has the world's largest indoor habitat for this giant Indonesian lizard
    $200 1
The 1993 hit "Something In Common" was a duet featuring Whitney Houston & him
    $200 16
Hey, it's your funeral director
    $200 8
This weapon that vaporized an island in a Nov. 1, 1952 test was Edward Teller's brainchild
    $200 26
First to win golf's Masters tourney 4 times
    $200 15
William Congreve wrote, "Heaven has no rage, like love to" this opposite "turned"
    DD: $1,000 4
Located at 1340 Pennsylvania Street, the house of this storied Titanic survivor is preserved as it was in 1910
    $400 2
In 1983 Ian Gillan became the new lead vocalist of this group; Ozzy Osbourne had left 4 years earlier
    $400 17
Job whose traditional obligations include kissing babies
    $400 9
St. Rene Goupil was martyred in 1642 with this hand-axe for making the sign of the cross over a Mohawk child
    $400 27
Memorably coifed female star of 1945's "Hold That Blonde"
    $400 22
A piece of harness, or what the horse may do when it's put on
    $600 5
The Kirkland Museum has examples of many decorative styles including this one, named for two types of handiwork
    $600 12
This 1984 film about a young Minneapolis musician featured the title tune & "When Doves Cry"
    $600 18
Luke, according to Colossians 4:14
    $600 10
(Jon of the Clue Crew reads from a field.) For defense & hunting, Lewis & Clark used this type of gun; named from the Latin for "little fly", it was one of the English words Indians knew
    $600 28
Wrote an 1841 essay entitled "Self-Reliance"
    $600 23
A jail's temporary detention area where suspects are fingerprinted
    $800 6
Denver supports two major morning papers: The Denver Post & this "News"paper founded in 1859
    $800 13
The melody of this 1967 Procol Harum hit was based on the Bach cantata "Sleepers Awake"
    $800 19
Master the thumb tip & the Chinese sticks & you have a future as one of these
    $800 11
This Medieval weapon, named for its wide blade, weighed about 3 pounds & was swung one-handed
    $800 29
Character played by Sheryl Lee on David Lynch's TV series "Twin Peaks"
    $800 24
Screwball comedies are either zany or this word that includes an old synonym for "head"
    $1000 7
Lookout Mountain has a shrine dedicated to this first U.S. saint who founded a camp there for orphan kids
    $1000 14
Fats Domino hated this day of the week because he had to "work like a slave all day"
    $1000 20
Vocation of Charles Dodgson & of Bertrand Russell
    $1000 21
Calcium permanganate once powered the V-2 type of this weapon; it's now available as a disinfectant
    $1000 30
In Arthurian legend, she is sometimes known as the fairy Vivienne & foster mother of Lancelot
    $1000 25
A craven poltroon

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

Eric Kristen Ken
$1,600 $4,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Kristen Ken
$4,600 $3,000 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the actor, we'll tell you about the...)
(Alex: It will end in "C".)
    $400 1
To defeat the Lernean hydra, this hero cut off 8 of its heads & buried the ninth under a big rock
    $400 26
One-act plays by this politician include 1975's "Audience" & 1978's "Protest"
    $400 2
Benjamin Braddock
    $400 21
In TV cartoons, Sherman was this animated dog's boy
    $400 11
On trial for war crimes, he was found dead in his cell in The Hague March 11, 2006
    $400 12
A small hospital, or the large institution bearing the Mayo family name
    $800 6
Ometotl (who created himself) was the first god to exist in this culture's mythology
    $800 27
This Czech-born playwright directed the film version of his "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead"
    $800 3
Kay Adams;
Kay Corleone;
Kay Adams Michelson
    $800 22
Sherman Minton was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1949 by this president
    $800 17
On March 4, 1913 Chief Justice White had ham for breakfast & went to the Capitol to do this (OK, the ham is a guess)
    $800 13
Preliminary training for military recruits
    $1200 7
Thought to live in the Kilauea volcano, this goddess is the daughter of Hina in one legend
    $1200 28
Known for his short stories, this writer got a law degree from Charles University in 1906
    $1200 4
1981 & 1996:
Snake Plissken
    $1200 23
General William Tecumseh Sherman was born in 1820 & saw action during this 1846-48 war
    $1200 18
This man's reforms in 45 B.C. made March the third month rather than the first
    $1200 14
An overpowering fear; you might have a "room" for it
    $1600 8
Rhea stopped Cronus from swallowing him, her sixth consecutive child, by replacing him with a rock
    DD: $1,800 29
In 1892 this composer became director of New York's National Conservatory of Music
    $1600 5
Lieutenant Dan Taylor
    DD: $5,000 24
One of the 2 important "Acts" written by U.S. Senator John Sherman in 1890
    $1600 19
One of the 2 astrological signs that fall in March
    $1600 15
A high-quality French brandy from white grapes
    $2000 10
Egyptians made sure tombs contained one of these tomes so the "soul" could get by Osiris & his 42 demons
    $2000 30
This writer coined the word "robot" from the Czech word for forced labor
    $2000 9
Joel Cairo &
    $2000 25
Fittingly, Congressman Brad Sherman represents this L.A. suburb, home of the Galleria of "Valley Girl" fame
    $2000 20
This celestial event happened on March 20, 2006 at 1:26 PM EST
    $2000 16
From the Greek for "vault", it can mean secret or hidden, like some crossword clues

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Kristen Ken
$18,000 $8,600 $12,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

For over a decade starting from 1807, this nation's capital was moved to a city in South America

Final scores:

Eric Kristen Ken
$24,801 $16,600 $4,800
2-day champion: $46,402 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Eric Kristen Ken
$17,800 $8,000 $9,000
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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Game tape date: 2006-03-30
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