Show #5044 - Thursday, July 13, 2006

Contestants

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Rebecca Pinchoff, a pediatrician from Forest Hills, New York

Eric Allen, a video game merchandiser from Birmingham, Alabama

Susan Matejko, a legal secretary from Kailua, Hawaii (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE BARD WRITES
KIRSTEN, REESE OR SCARLETT
(Alex: Dunst, Witherspoon, or Johansson.)
NAME THAT AFRICAN COUNTRY
I'M SORRY
REMEMBERING THE '90s
BETTER "RED"
    $200 21
In Act I, scene 1 of this play, 3 witches chant, "Fair is foul, and foul is fair; hover through the fog and filthy air"
    $200 11
Has starred with Pitt & Cruise
    $200 15
Its history stretches back more than 5,000 years
    $200 1
This cabinet member: "To those Iraqis... mistreated by members of the U.S. Armed Forces, I offer my deepest apology"
    $200 20
Avast, me hearties! In 1995 Malcolm Glazer paid $192 million for this Florida football team
    $200 2
Jeff Foxworthy says, "If your dad walks you to school because you're in the same grade, you might be" one of these
    $400 22
This king tells Buckingham, "I am not in the giving vein today" & soon has Buckingham executed
    $400 12
Born of a Danish father
    $400 16
This kingdom has both an Atlantic coast & a Mediterranean coast
    $400 7
Citing his "degrading and outrageous" behavior, in 1990 this ex-D.C. mayor wrote he was "deeply sorry"
    $400 26
In 1999 she was the commencement speaker at CCNY (perhaps lining up some votes for 2000)
    $400 3
A British soldier during the American Revolutionary War
    $600 23
She tells the Duke of Venice, "That I did love the Moor to live with him"
    $600 13
Married, with children
    $600 17
For more than 50 years in the 20th century, it was a colony of Belgium
    $600 8
"To the degree I was too brash, too self-confident or too pushy, I apologize", this Speaker of the House said in 1997
    $600 27
This blonde proved that "Les" is more when she joined the "60 Minutes" team in 1991
    $600 4
High-flying critter seen here
    $800 24
This, which Shylock demands, "is dearly bought, 'tis mine, and I will have it"
    $800 14
The tallest at 5'7"
    $800 18
Trouble spot seen here
    $800 9
He was "sorry for... the events that led to my withdrawal from the race... I should not have been with Miss Rice"
    DD: $2,000 28
In 1991 he made his first official public appearance, with his parents, on St. David's Day at Llandaff Cathedral
    $800 5
His film credits include "Hatari!" & "The Poseidon Adventure"
    $1000 25
"A jest's prosperity lies in the ear of him that hears it, never in" this part "of him that makes it"
    $1000 19
Born in the 1970s, she's the oldest
    $1000 30
For many years, its territory was controlled by South Africa
    $1000 10
"I want to... ask for forgiveness (for my) arrogant lifestyle", said this ex-PTL leader (even his doghouse had A/C)
    $1000 29
In 1990, 100 years after this artist's suicide, medical researchers said that he may have suffered from Meniere's disease
    $1000 6
It's Stendhal's novel about the pathologically ambitious Julien Sorel

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

Susan Eric Rebecca
$0 $2,600 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Eric Rebecca
$1,000 $4,000 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD RELIGION
DISNEY FILM VOICES
IT'S AN ILLUSION
"F"RIENDS OF SCIENCE
WORLD LEADERS
MEATY WORDS
    $400 21
Ciaran, who founded an abbey in Clonmacnoise in this country, has his own feast day
    $400 7
Clint Howard was a small child when he provided the voice of a baby elephant for this 1967 Kipling classic
    $400 12
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew shows an optical illusion on the monitor.) The duck-rabbit figure with a duck's bill here and a rabbit's nose here was first commented on by Joseph Jastro who studied the brain's role in perception as one of America's first professors of this
    $400 2
Before sending this ape expert to Africa in 1966, Louis Leakey asked her to get a pre-emptive appendectomy
    $400 24
The world leader & former judo champion seen here calls this world capital home
    $400 1
It precedes wagon, Bednarik or Yeager
    $800 22
Polynesians believe the deity Maui learned to make this in the underworld
    $800 8
Princess Jasmine's singing voice in "Aladdin" sounds a bit like this Chinese heroine's; Lea Salonga sang for both of them
    $800 13
Light distorted by heated air leads to illusions known by this French word
    DD: $2,000 16
Born in Danzig in 1686, he improved on a Galileo invention by using mercury instead of a gas
    $800 25
In 2001 he was sworn in as his country's prime minister
    $800 3
A theater stage completely surrounded by seats for the audience is "in the" this
    $1200 23
The Panchen Lama was the abbot of Tashilhunpo in this autonomous region of China
    $1200 9
Amanda Plummer, Paddi Edwards & Carole Shelley were destined to play the fates in the film about this mythical hunk
    $1200 14
(Jon of the Clue Crew shows another illusion on the monitor.) You think the two green vertical lines are different lengths, but they're not--it's the illusion of depth created by the horizontal lines doing this, from the Latin for "inclined together"
    $1200 17
During WWI this Brit debated the use of antiseptics on wound infections, finding they did more harm than good
    $1200 26
Seen here, he was his country's chancellor from 1998 to 2005
    $1200 4
A slang term for a type of car accident, or music's Mr. Burnett
    $1600 27
The name of these oldest sacred books of Hinduism means "knowledge"
    $1600 10
Brian Bedford was the voice of this title character who out-foxed a British sheriff in a 1973 film
    $1600 15
The 1965 exhibition "The Responsive Eye" popularized this art movement based on illusions
    $1600 18
"Vous etes invité a venir voir tourner la terre" was how this "swinger" extolled his 1851 experiment
    DD: $1,000 5
The extreme left or right side of an army
    $2000 28
The 71 members of this Jewish religious council that ruled in Roman times were mostly Pharises
    $2000 11
Eleanor Audley played Eddie Albert's mother on "Green Acres" after voicing this villainess in "Sleeping Beauty"
    $2000 20
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew shows one last illusion on the monitor.) The image seen here is called figure & this; the shape that has more meaning to you is the one that you'll see as the figure
    $2000 19
This bongo-playing Manhattan Project physicist told how Challenger's O-rings failed in 1986
    $2000 6
Name given to the English Parliament during the civil war in the mid-1600s

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Eric Rebecca
$3,600 $12,000 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. HISTORY
He was the commanding Union general at Bentonville, site of the last major Confederate offensive

Final scores:

Susan Eric Rebecca
$1 $15,201 $2,600
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $15,201 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Susan Eric Rebecca
$4,200 $10,800 $9,600
8 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
9 W
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,600

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