Show #5049 - Thursday, July 20, 2006

Celeste DiNucci game 1.

Contestants

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Celeste DiNucci, a grad student from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Jim Mainguy, a customer service representative from North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Inie Park, a research associate from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

1806
LET'S START A CLUB
AROUND THE PLAYBOY MANSION
BOOK SEQUELS?
CONVERSION
ABBREVIATED U.S. STATES
(Alex: And in that category we want not only the abbreviation, but the state itself.)
    $200 26
A decree by this man in 1806 dissolved the 1,000-year-old Holy Roman Empire
    $200 1
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the manufacturing facilities of Ping Hdqtrs in Phoenix, AZ.) At Ping, the first step of making golf irons is injecting hot wax into a mold of this malleable, silver-white metallic element
    $200 8
Hugh Hefner moved full time to the Playboy Mansion West in 1975 after years of living in this hometown
    $200 3
Arthur Dimmesdale returns (difficult, as he died in the first book) in this 19th c. author's "The Chartreuse Number"
    $200 10
Chevy says its Avalanche can convert "from a full-size SUV to" this type of truck "in less than a minute"
    $200 17
Also a preposition, the abbreviation for this Midwestern state can mean "popular" or "fashionable"
    $400 27
In 1806 this man published his first American English dictionary
    $400 2
(Sarah reads from the foundry of Ping Hdqtrs in Phoenix, AZ.) About 10% of clubs that are cast for Ping are for this type of golfer, like Phil Mickelson or Mike Weir
    $400 9
Behind the Playboy Mansion's grotto is a pond for these bright Japanese carp
    $400 4
Guy Montag is back, & those books are gonna pay in this author's "Celsius 232.78"
    $400 11
In 426 A.D. the Parthenon was converted into a Christian church; around 1460 it was converted into one of these
    $400 18
Put "17" with the abbreviation for this state & you get an MPAA movie rating
    $600 28
This future president shot Charles Dickinson dead in an 1806 duel & took a bullet for his trouble
    $600 22
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew holds a golf club in the factory of Ping Hdqtrs in Phoenix, AZ.) An undercut in this part of the G5 club is known by a painful dental term & helps make the club more chunk-resistant
    $600 15
At the mansion in 2005, Southern belle Tiffany Fallon received this honored title
    $600 5
Natty Bumppo discovers there's "The Penultimate Iroquois" in this man's 1820s sequel
    $600 12
The device called a DAC is a "digital-to-" this "converter"
    $600 19
The abbreviation for this state is one of the 3 basic parts of the human psyche, according to Freud
    $800 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew lets off some steam in the foundry at Ping Hdqtrs in Phoenix, AZ.) One of the final steps is pouring this 2-word, rust-resistant alloy at about 2,975 degrees Fahrenheit to cast it as the club head
    $800 16
At the Playboy Mansion, see one of the largest privately owned groves of these trees, Sequoia sempervirens
    $800 6
Edmond Dantes gets a promotion in this author's 19th c. sequel "The Fresh Prince of Monte Cristo"
    $800 13
Rumpelstiltskin had the ability to spin this into gold
    DD: $1,200 20
The 2 states whose abbreviations are informal words for father & mother
    $1000 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew selects a putter fresh off the factory line at Ping Hdqtrs in Phoenix, AZ.) With a big sweet spot, a Ping putter has high M.O.I., or "moment of" this, meaning it doesn't twist much on impact
    $1000 25
At the Mansion is a frieze showing this Roman dawn deity "scattering flowers before the chariot of the sun"
    $1000 7
Jose Arcadio Buendia is back a-buildin' in this author's 1960s book "25 More Years of Me-Time"
    $1000 14
Chase's MasterCard charges an extra 1% for converting these, like riyals, on your bill
    $1000 21
Put the abbreviation for this state with "scan" & you get a computerized diagnostic medical technique

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

Inie Jim Celeste
$1,600 $1,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Inie Jim Celeste
$1,600 $3,600 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

BRITISH POETS
COAL RIDGE
MARVEL
POPE
TED'S HUES
WORD'S WORTH
(Alex: And for each word that we want as a correct response, we will give you the value of those letters in Scrabble.)
    $400 1
Some of this Bombay-born man's better-known poems are "Danny Deever" & "Mandalay"
    $400 26
Coal dust is very explosive, so mines are sprayed with "dust" from this common calcium-rich sedimentary rock
    $400 16
"Mr. McGee, don't make me angry. You wouldn't like me when I'm angry" is a line from this "muscular" 1970s TV show
    $400 21
In 1978 he became the first pope under the age of 60 to be elected in more than 130 years
    $400 11
Ted is envious of Libya's flag because it has just this one color
    $400 6
4 letters,
score 22:
Type of show you're on
    $800 2
This poet baron who fought for Greek independence also fought Lord Elgin's removal of the Greek marbles
    $800 27
The "hard" glossy black coal that's mined with the highest fixed carbon content is this type
    $800 17
Hey bub, this X-Man had adamantium claws, rad muttonchops & probably preferred U. of Michigan teams
    $800 22
Pope Leo X famously excommunicated this reformer in 1521
    $800 12
Ted was accused of being this type of journalist after writing sensational headlines
    $800 7
3 letters,
score 15:
Wilmer Valderrama knows it "tops" some Moroccans
    $1200 3
As a group, Coleridge, Wordsworth & Southey are often known by this "aquatic" term
    $1200 28
It's the condition also known as anthracosis, associated with coal miners
    $1200 18
Some critics decided mourning became Jennifer Garner when she played this title character in 2005
    $1200 23
A Vatican mass in 2006 honored the 500 years of this colorfully attired group's service to the pope
    $1200 13
This color "shift", a change observed in spectral lines, gives astronomers like Ted a good idea of galactic motion
    $1200 8
6 letters,
score 23:
Named for a Greek God, it's a gentle breeze from the west
    $1600 4
The "Churchyard Poets" are so named because they follow in the shadow of this Brit's 1750 elegy
    $1600 19
This hero used Dr. Donald Blake & Sigurd Jarlson as aliases & tips the scales at a thunder-god-like 6'6", 640 pounds
    DD: $1,100 24
Vatican apartments originally built for Alexander VI are named for this power-hungry family of his
    DD: $5,200 14
Ted was in Ankara when he learned this bluish hue's name was derived from a Western Asian republic
    $1600 9
8 letters,
score 26:
Eponymous adjective describing Sancho Panza's boss
    $2000 5
This poet/playwright published his folio of works in 1616, a full 7 years before Shakespeare's
    $2000 20
This Marvel superhero is King of Atlantis
    $2000 25
In 787, during Pope Adrian I's reign, the 2nd Council of this "creed" city tried to resolve the iconoclatic controversy
    $2000 15
Ted's fond of the orange shade of this color, Latin for "little worm", used to paint the Golden Gate Bridge
    $2000 10
6 letters,
score 24:
Composed of silicon dioxide, it's the most abundant mineral on Earth's surface

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Inie Jim Celeste
$3,300 $2,400 $12,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN COUNTRIES
This co-principality is considered to have had the last remnant of Medieval Europe's feudal system

Final scores:

Inie Jim Celeste
$1,799 $4,800 $10,600
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $10,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Inie Jim Celeste
$4,400 $2,400 $17,600
8 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
4 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,400

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