Show #5040 - Friday, July 7, 2006

Contestants

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Erin Weiss, an art dealer from Los Angeles, California

Brett McGlasson, a systems analyst from Henderson, Nevada

Rich Small, an IT programmer from Kent, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

BOOKS & AUTHORS
MUHAMMAD ALI'S GREATEST HITS
DOCTOR WHOM?
THE SMALLEST IN AREA
MONTHS
WORD PUZZLES
    $200 11
In a classic book, d'Artagnan hopes to serve as a guard to King Louis XIII & is befriended by this title group
    $200 1
In '74 in Zaire, Ali KO'd this heavy hitter, long before he started selling us BBQ equipment
    $200 16
Robert Louis Stevenson created this good doctor in 1886
    $200 26
Mexico,
the U.S.,
Canada
    $200 21
On the Gregorian calendar, it's the second month
    $200 2
Someone who's a bit erratic might be said to have one of these
    $400 12
Tyrone Slothrop is a central character in his novel "Gravity's Rainbow"
    $400 3
Ali TKO'd this Philly man who had a smokin' left hook after the 14th round in the "Thrilla in Manila"
    $400 17
Before becoming a renowned pediatrician, he was a star rower at Yale & won gold in the 1924 Olympics
    $400 27
Italy,
Iceland,
Indonesia
    $400 22
In an informal congressional vote for indep. on the first of this month in 1776, there were only 9 yes votes
    $400 5
A reason to like being in a crowd
    $600 13
This "Invisible Man" author was working on a novel called "Juneteenth" when he died in 1994
    $600 4
Ali "shocked the world" in '64 with his TKO upset of this champ, who died mysteriously in Vegas in 1970
    $600 18
This 20th century president was the first to hold a doctorate; his degree was in political science
    $600 28
China,
Australia,
Brazil
    $600 23
A 1941 song asked, "I like New York in" this month, "how about you?"
    $600 8
It's how I describe Johnny Gilbert when he starts telling jokes
    $800 14
Part one of this Carson McCullers novel says Frankie "belonged to no club and was a member of nothing in the world"
    $800 6
There were fewer teeth than usual for Ali to knock out when he decisioned this man in '78 to regain the title
    $800 19
Seen here, he was the first African American awarded a doctorate by Harvard
    $800 29
Burma,
Thailand,
Malaysia
    $800 24
Our federal government's fiscal year begins on the first of this month
    $800 9
They can be purchased without a prescription
    $1000 15
In 1912 this Polish-born author shared with readers "The Secret Sharer", a short story in English
    $1000 7
This man whose son played LB for the 49ers broke Ali's jaw in the 12th round (or possibly the first) of their '73 fight
    $1000 20
This theologian author of "Summa Theologica" was made a saint in 1323 & Doctor of the Church in 1567
    $1000 30
Bolivia,
Peru,
Ecuador
    DD: $1,000 25
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from the sign-in desk at Bally Total Fitness.) It's named for a god of doors, & it's the month the greatest number of Americans walk through that door & join a gym
    $1000 10
What I'm usually accused of having whenever I try to dance

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

Rich Brett Erin
$2,400 $2,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rich Brett Erin
$4,000 $5,200 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

GRAY'S ANATOMY
MY NAME IS URL
THE OAFISH
AMERICAN IDLE
DANCING WITH THE TSARS
SEE "S-I"
    $400 11
From the Latin for "smell", these nerves originate from deep processes of the nasal mucous membrane
    $400 2
The topnotch Bell Labs scientists have a website that lets you "ynthesize-say" any phrase into this language
    $400 19
So far, this actor who played Joey is the only member of the "Friends" cast to star in a spinoff of the show
    $400 1
This disease in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin is common in overweight or inactive people
    $400 17
Yuri Vladimirov danced the role of this notorious 16th century tsar in the 1975 premiere of the ballet about him
    $400 12
According to Rachel Carson, the use of pesticides & herbicides will lead to this title occurrence
    $800 24
These nodes 0.1 centimeters to 2.5 centimeters (1 inch) long, are especially numerous in the neck
    $800 5
This company's website says shaking a photo too hard during development may damage the image
    $800 20
The goofy but likeable 1950s TV character seen here was played by this Oscar-winning actor
    $800 3
This agency of the U.S. Public Health Service based in Atlanta reported that obesity cost the U.S. $75 billion in 2003
    $800 18
The future Nicholas II had to end an affair with ballerina Matilda Kshesinskaya to marry this German princess
    $800 13
The voting for a new pope takes place in this room
    $1200 25
When we all use our frontalis muscles, there are a lot of raised these--literally
    DD: $1,200 6
The website for this brand of gum is its name followed by .quit.com
    $1200 21
The big-screen exploits of this oafish duo included "Putting Pants on Philip" & "Sons of the Desert"
    $1200 4
In 2003 this Senate majority leader introduced the Improved Nutrition & Physical Activity Act
    $1200 28
On seeing "The Sleeping Beauty", Alexander III's only comment to this composer was "Very nice"
    $1200 14
Italian term for a young, unmarried woman
    DD: $2,000 26
The hypoglossal nerve functions as the motor to most of the muscles of this organ
    $1600 7
The website for this "American" organization sells onesies that say, "My dad loves me He knows CPR"
    $1600 22
(Anthony Daniels of Star Wars reads the clue.) The characters of C-3PO & R2-D2 are based on 2 crooks from "The Hidden Fortress" by this Japanese film director
    $1600 9
The FTC wants to ban ads that promise 2 pounds per week or more of weight loss without doing these 2 things
    $1600 29
In 1801, Tsar Paul I brought Charles Didelot, the man who introduced flesh-colored tights, to this city as Ballet Master
    $1600 15
Gnarly, dude! Scope out this groovy math wave seen here
    $2000 27
The middle thyroid vein crosses in front of the carotid artery & joins up with this vein
    $2000 8
(Former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge reads the clue.) Including information on First Aid kits & family communication plans, this DHS website on citizen preparedness is www.this.gov
    $2000 23
Thorkelson is the real last name of this man who played the dopey bass player of The Monkees on TV
    $2000 10
In relationship to weight, BMI stands for this; if yours is over 30, you may want to be more active
    $2000 30
There are pretty good seats at this Moscow theater in the historic Tsar's Box seen here
    $2000 16
Historic East Central European region lying mostly within present-day Poland

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rich Brett Erin
$6,000 $16,800 $12,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

STATE FLAGS
Its state flag, based on a design from 1776, shows Virtue, dressed like an Amazon, triumphing over Tyranny

Final scores:

Rich Brett Erin
$8,500 $8,300 $8,200
2-day champion: $18,100 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rich Brett Erin
$6,000 $16,400 $12,600
8 R,
0 W
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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