Show #5059 - Thursday, September 14, 2006

Contestants

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Mary Plews, a librarian from Toledo, Ohio

Robert Gomma, a physics research intern from Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Meighan Larbi, a publishing data manager from Cape Coral, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

COMPUTER HISTORY
MEDICAL ABBREV.
IT BORDERS ONLY ONE OTHER COUNTRY
YOU CAN TELL BY THE WAY I USE MY "WALK"
I'M A WOMAN'S MAN
NO TIME TO TALK
    $200 7
This removable item used for data storage was introduced in 1971; the first one was 8 inches square
    $200 26
A provider of medical services: HMO
    $200 18
This Asian country borders only one country, across a demilitarized zone
    $200 1
Better be a mint on my pillow! A stay at a hotel on this Monopoly game property costs 2 grand
    $200 12
Asked to dance by a young woman, this "As Good As It Gets" star supposedly replied "Wrong verb"
    $200 6
"Romans, countrymen, and lovers! Hear me for my cause, and be silent" is from Act III of this Shakespeare play
    $400 13
This computer was introduced in 1984 & came with a MacWrite text program & a MacPaint program for graphics
    $400 27
A cause of tension & moodiness: PMS
    $400 19
This Western hemisphere country is the world's largest nation to border only one other
    $400 2
This Scotch whisky brand says more than 4 of its bottles are consumed every second
    $400 14
In 1971 this singer had a Bianca blast of a wedding; in '99 he went to the Jerry hall of justice for an annulment
    $400 8
In 1962 her "Silent Spring" launched the environmentalist movement
    $600 16
This company whose name is synonymous with copying introduced the first hand-held mouse in 1973
    $600 28
An ambulance worker: EMT
    $600 20
One of the 2 countries that border only Italy, due to being completely surrounded by it
    $600 3
I'm... too sexy for this clue & I do my little turn on this narrow structure over a stage, yeah
    $600 15
If Britt Ekland wanted his body & ex-wife Alana Hamilton thought he was sexy, come on Rachel Hunter let me know
    $600 9
During WWII, this mime changed his surname to that of a French revolutionary general
    $800 17
Even before all the polls closed, CBS used this huge computer to predict the result of the 1952 presidential election
    $800 29
A fat & cholesterol-carrying molecule: LDL
    $800 21
This nation borders only the United Kingdom
    $800 4
In Aussie-speak, it's a brief, informal leave from work taken by an Aborigine to wander the bush
    $800 24
Actor born March 30, 1937: he's so vain, he probably thinks this clue is about him
    $800 10
In the 1930 Hays Code, "pointed profanity... however used" was forbidden in this medium
    $1000 23
In 1993 Intel introduced this new chip, which had 3.1 million transistors
    $1000 30
Of interest to Pavlov: CR
    DD: $2,600 22
The 2 countries in the Caribbean that border only one other nation, each other
    $1000 5
Three-word name for the stately animal seen here
    $1000 25
Heeeeey, maaaaan! This "Easy Rider" was married to Mamas & Papas singer Michelle Phillips--for 8 whole days
    $1000 11
This Scottish author of "Kidnapped" wrote, "The cruelest lies are often told in silence"

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

Meighan Robert Mary
$4,200 $1,800 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Meighan Robert Mary
$4,800 $8,600 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

SOUTHWESTERN INDIAN LIFE
TV THEMES THAT HIT THE CHARTS
BEASTLY LINES
IT'S JUST A FLESH WOUND
GOVERNORS
APRES "SKI"
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with those three letters.)
    $400 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew holds two bowls in the Besh-Ba-Gowah Museum in Arizona.) Though beans & corn are each incomplete these, Native Americans combine them to get a complementary one & stay healthy
    $400 8
Everybody knew this show in the 1980s
    $400 13
In Handel's "Messiah", "All we", like these, "have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way"
    $400 18
This British admiral lost an arm after raiding a Spanish possession in the Canary Islands in 1797
    $400 23
Governors of this state have included Napoleon Broward, Bob Martinez & Lawton Chiles
    $400 1
A-line, mini & peasant are 3 types
    $800 7
Taos & Tesuque are 2 of these communities with a Spanish name
    $800 9
This sitcom made our dreams come true
    DD: $3,000 14
In William Collins' "Ode to Evening", this "weak-eyed" creature "flits by on leathern wing"
    $800 19
This man who won Russia's first presidential election in 1991 lost 2 fingers to a grenade as a kid
    $800 24
He was governor of Louisiana 3 times between 1939 & 1960
    $800 2
An acted-out segment on "Saturday Night Live"
    $1200 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew holds two plump dried squash-like fruits outside the Besh-Ba-Gowah Museum in Arizona.) Eating the pulp & using the rind as a container, the Native American Salado people of Arizona made full use of "cucurbits", a word from the Latin for this vessel
    $1200 10
This sitcom gave us rock & roll "fever"
    $1200 15
Thoreau asks, so what if we're inferior to past thinkers? "A living dog is better than a dead" this beast
    $1200 20
Her biography includes losing half a leg in an accident; anti-landmine activism; & marrying a musician
    $1200 25
In 2003 this former chairman of the RNC was elected governor of Mississippi, the 2nd Republican since Reconstruction
    $1200 3
Underwear, at one time a trademark
    $1600 27
The pre-Columbian Hohokam Indians produced networks of these engineering marvels for their agriculture
    $1600 11
This cop show surfed through prime time with a theme song by The Ventures
    $1600 16
Keats felt "like stout Cortez when with" these eyes "he stared at the Pacific"
    $1600 21
This Honolulu-born Democratic senator lost his right arm in World War II
    $1600 4
When driving in the rain, remember to "steer into" it
    $2000 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew holds two artwork specimens in the Besh-Ba-Gowah Museum in Arizona.) The Salado people were expert potters who made painted wares in red, white & black called this, from the Greek for "many-colored"
    $2000 12
This sitcom taught us to laugh at high school adversity
    $2000 17
Davy Crockett said fame is "a shaved" this "with a greased tail" that slips through many hands before someone hangs on
    $2000 22
Even after losing a leg at age 70, this Parisian-born actress played for troops at the front in WWI
    $2000 5
Proficiency

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Meighan Robert Mary
$8,200 $16,200 $9,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A 1950s POEM
"Whole intellects... who demanded sanity trials... & were left with their insanity & their hands & a hung jury"

Final scores:

Meighan Robert Mary
$16,399 $13,599 $2,399
2-day champion: $27,999 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Meighan Robert Mary
$11,200 $14,600 $9,400
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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