Show #5061 - Monday, September 18, 2006

Sara Terrell game 1.

Contestants

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Sean Carson, a teacher from Greenville, Florida

Sara Terrell, a veterinary technician from Collinsville, Connecticut

Lou Bayard, a writer from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

RONALD REAGAN
(Alex: Former president.)
PUNCH LINES
THE KING JAMES BIBLE TELLS ME SO
OFFICIAL STATE STUFF
"OVER" & "UNDER"
MORTAL MATTERS
    $200 24
Presidential Chief of Staff Donald Regan was fired after hanging up on her
    $200 14
In 1966 he refused military induction by saying, "I ain't got no trouble with them Viet Cong"
    $200 1
James 5:
"Ye have heard of the patience of" this man
    $200 6
Its official state sport is dog mushing
    $200 8
A small, folded pastry with a sealed edge
    $200 9
Cambyses killed Smerdis to head this empire but died stopping a pretend Smerdis; then Darius I took over
    $400 27
Reagan was in his 50s in 1962 when he joined this organization founded in 1854
    $400 15
After losing the title to Gene Tunney in 1926, he told his wife Estelle, "Honey, I just forgot to duck"
    $400 2
Luke 4, to this person:
"Heal thyself"
    $400 7
Oklahoma's official one is "Howdy folks", not "A Shropshire Lad"
    $400 21
From the Old Norse for "having one's eyes closed", it's a serious mistake or oversight
    $400 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Ireland.) It's June 16, 2006, a day of mourning in Ireland for Charles Haughey, 3-time Taoiseach, or holder of this office
    $600 28
On Oct. 27, 1964 Reagan was launched in politics with a speech supporting this candidate
    $600 16
His 1973 call "Down goes Frazier! Down goes Frazier! Down goes Frazier!" will long be remembered
    $600 3
Genesis 4:
"And the Lord set a mark upon" this man, "lest any finding him should kill him"
    $600 18
Appropriately, this is the state song of Kentucky
    $600 22
You're this if a judge disallows your objection
    $600 11
His "Self-Portrait with Saskia" (his wife) around 1635 showed him in the lap of luxury; in 1669 he died broke
    $800 29
In November 1994 Reagan wrote, "I am one of the millions... who will be afflicted with" this
    $800 17
This heavyweight champ was referring to Billy Conn & their 1946 bout when he said, "He can run, but he can't hide"
    $800 4
Matthew 14:
"Give me here" this man's "head in a charger"
    $800 19
Its state dish is chili & its state mammal is the longhorn cow
    $800 23
To disguise the illegal source of money by routing it through banks or intermediaries
    $800 12
In a December night in 1916, he was poisoned, shot & thrown in the Neva River to drown
    $1000 30
2 new male justices joined the Supreme Court under Reagan: these 2 with similar first names
    $1000 26
Red Smith wrote that this Cinderella Man's "time was the Great Depression and he was a man of his time"
    DD: $1,600 5
John 20:
"Then saith he to" this man, "...be not faithless, but believing"
    $1000 20
This state has 8 official state songs, including "Rocky Top"
    $1000 25
It was also known to the pioneers as a prairie schooner
    $1000 13
When this ballerina died January 23, 1931, her last words were "Get my swan costume ready"

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

Lou Sara Sean
$1,200 $2,000 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lou Sara Sean
$4,000 $3,800 $9,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

JONATHAN SWIFT
SINGERS ON FILM
TREES
HEY, 4 As!
(Alex: Each correct response will have 4 of the letter "A" in it.)
I'M HUNGARIAN
LET'S EAT
    $400 9
Swift's nickname for his "friend" Esther Johnson" it's a name Stanley Kowalski knew well
    $400 1
As Jimmy "Rabbit" Smith in "8 Mile"
    $400 6
One of Andrew Jackson's nicknames implied that he was as tough as this tree
    $400 13
A vessel propelled by sail, formed of 2 hulls held side-by-side by a frame above them
    $400 19
I'm a Hungarian-born actress & I once quipped "I never hated a man enough to give him his diamonds back"
    $400 27
To make this labor-intensive Italian dish, you must constantly stir stock into rice 1/2 cup at a time
    $800 12
Swift sent Gulliver on this many voyages, 3 fewer than Sinbad
    $800 2
As the leading lady in "The Rose"
    $800 7
It's the type of tree on the flag of Lebanon
    $800 14
Spread out along 10 miles of the coast, it's Morocco's chief port, Sweetheart
    $800 20
I'm a Hungarian actor & I was buried in the cape that I wore in one of my most memorable roles
    $800 28
This catch-all stew of meat, potatoes & vegetables is said to have originaed in the hobo camps of the early 1900s
    $1200 18
After 1710 Swift flipped his Whig & joined this conservative party that was gaining power
    $1200 3
As Althea Flynt in "The People vs. Larry Flynt"
    $1200 8
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from Oregon.) Also called the Sierra redwood, or just "the big tree", it once covered much of the Northern Hemisphere; now it's down to a few groves
    $1200 15
A dentist could tell you this verb means to mix or alloy a metal with mercury
    $1200 21
I was born in Budapest in 1908 & was instrumental in making possible the first U.S. hydrogen bomb
    $1200 29
This steak used for fajitas, also called the Romanian tenderloin, is the diaphragm muscle
    $1600 24
In 1729's "A Modest Proposal", Swift wrote that these "...at a year old [are] a most delicious... food"
    $1600 4
As the estranged husband in "Pay It Forward" & as a housepainter in "Moonlight and Valentino"
    DD: $3,600 10
The southern tip of Florida has forests of this tree, genus Rhizophora, noted for the above-ground knee roots
    $1600 16
It's another term for a bachelor's degree
    $1600 22
I'm a Hungarian composer & more than proved it with my 20 "Hungarian Rhapsodies"
    $1600 30
This type of quahog clam is named for a Long Island bay, not its anatomy
    $2000 25
Not to tell tales, but Swift wrote some pieces for this journal created by Richard Steele in 1709
    $2000 5
As Jareth, the goblin king, in "Labyrinth"
    $2000 11
The Buddhist term for enlightenment, it's also the type of tree under which Buddha attained enlightenment
    $2000 17
This 28-letter word means opposition to the withdrawal of a church's official state status
    $2000 23
I'm the Hungarian-born financier & philanthropist who once made $1 billion in a week betting against the British pound
    DD: $1,000 26
For Marcel Proust the "vicissitudes of life had become indifferent" after eating these small French cakes

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lou Sara Sean
$16,200 $9,000 $15,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CASTLES
The name of this large home located in Aberdeenshire means "the majestic dwelling" in Gaelic

Final scores:

Lou Sara Sean
$1,599 $17,999 $14,599
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,999 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lou Sara Sean
$17,200 $9,000 $18,400
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R,
0 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $44,600

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