Show #5068 - Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Contestants

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Ken Davis, a pediatrician from Scotch Plains, New Jersey

Lauren High, a catering coordinator from Reading, Pennsylvania

Eric Barela, an educational researcher from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $36,002)

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Jeopardy! Round

CIVIL WAR TIMES
1970s ROCK
WEDDINGS
OLD NAMES ON THE MAP
SYMBOLOGY
ENDS IN "TION"
    $200 14
On May 24, 1856 this abolitionist led a raid that killed 5 pro-slavery men in Pottawatomie
    $200 2
In 1972 the band White Clover changed to this "state"ly name; its members went to Topeka West High School
    $200 18
When a Jewish groom does this, it's traditional for Uncle Mort to joke, "That's the last time he puts his foot down"
    $200 1
The Romans had the gall to call this country Gaul
    $200 11
It does compute that the logo seen here comes from these two men's names
    $200 22
The height to which something is raised above a point of reference such as the ground
    $400 15
On June 26, 1864 near Atlanta, he said, "We have devoured the land and our animals eat up the wheat and corn fields"
    $400 3
In 1975, 13 years after hitting No. 1 with "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do", he charted again with a remake of the song
    $400 27
In a big fat Ancient Greek wedding, the bride wore this item in red or yellow
    $400 7
Wilmington in this U.S. state was once the site of the Swedish settlement of Christinahamn
    $400 12
This product's logo seen here fosters a lot of "digital ambulation"
    $400 23
The act of cutting the head off something, perhaps a member of French royalty in the 1790s
    $600 19
At Bull Run, General Bee referred to Thomas Jackson by saying, "There stands Jackson like" one of these
    $600 4
In 1971 Janis Joplin told us in this song that "Freedom's just another word for nothin' left to lose"
    $600 28
A German bride's right hand is not just for shaking hands in the receiving line but, unlike in the U.S., for receiving this
    $600 8
The southern part of this Mekong River country was once called Cochin-China
    $600 13
Never exit your domicile without one of this company's products
    $600 24
The formal remission of sin by a priest
    DD: $1,500 20
Of the 11 Confederate states, this one was the farthest north
    $800 5
In 1976 radio listeners were humming the melody to this song
    $800 29
It's the 9-letter term for any member of the wedding party, such as a bridesmaid or best man
    $800 9
Now divided into 2 opposing countries, together this peninsula was once known as Choson
    $800 16
Stay in touch with this global communications giant
    $800 25
Movement of the blood through the body as a result of the heart's pumping action
    $1000 21
His "charge" was the Confederacy's last chance effort to win the Battle of Gettysburg--didn't work
    $1000 6
This 1977 Pink Floyd album was inspired by a George Orwell novel
    $1000 30
Stephanotis isn't an old boyfriend you invited, it's something found in a formal one of these
    $1000 10
A large part of what is now this country was once Tripolitania
    $1000 17
Use your organ to name this leading organ & synthesizer firm
    $1000 26
In psychology, a strong attachment to a person or thing that often persists throughout life

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

Eric Lauren Ken
$3,600 $0 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Lauren Ken
$5,800 $2,200 $3,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

FIREFIGHTING
(Alex: ...and we will feature clues from the New York Fire Department Training Academy.)
HALLMARK HALL OF FAME
BRIDGING THE LITERARY GAP
LET’S GET SMALL
LEAPING
LIZARDS
    $400 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew crouches in front of a flame-filled building at the FDNY's Randall's Island Academy.) In the burn room used in training, recruits learn to keep calm and stay low, the best way to avoid this cause of up to three-quarters of U.S. fire-related deaths
    $400 21
In 1989 James Woods & James Garner starred in “My Name is Bill W.”, about the origins of this group
    $400 1
Robert James Waller:
“The Bridges of ______”
    $400 11
Dorrit,
Engine that Could,
rock & roll’s Richard
    $400 16
A disastrous economic program called the “Great Leap Forward” was begun in this country in 1958
    $400 6
You’d better keep an eye on this type of large lizard of family Varanidae of which the komodo dragon is a type
    $800 27
The Jaws of Life rescue tool was originally developed in 1972 by the Hurst Company for use in this sport
    $800 22
In 2004 this funny lady played a developmentally challenged woman in “Riding the Bus with My Sister”
    $800 2
Pierre Boulle:
“The Bridge over the _________”
    $800 12
Hey baby, there ain’t no easy way out; this word can precede bourgeois, larceny & cash
    $800 17
Completes the famous 1969 lunar-based quote “One small step for a man…”
    $800 7
Lizards that have a brille, a transparent scale covering the eye, keep it clean by doing this to it
    $1200 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands near an open flame & an infrared camera at the FDNY's Randall's Island Academy.) Reading infrared hot spots can differentiate heat sources to find hidden hot spots among smoke; the technology is called this type of imaging
    $1200 23
“Winter’s End” with Glenn Close & Christopher Walken wrapped up the trilogy that began with this film
    $1200 3
Cornelius Ryan:
“A Bridge Too ___”
    $1200 13
Hold me closer (this word from Middle English meaning “very small”) dancer
    $1200 18
This flexible device helps gymnasts increase the height of their leaps
    $1200 8
The dragon seen here gets this hairy name from its ability to flare out its throat when threatened
    DD: $5,000 29
Take the “U” out of scuba to get this full name of firefighting gear used to go where oxygen is scarce
    $1600 24
He’s the knighted Oscar-winner behind all the makeup in the 1982 presentation seen here
    $1600 4
Thornton Wilder:
“The Bridge of _______”
    $1600 14
Slang for your psychiatrist, or a bad thing that can happen to your pants in the wash
    $1600 19
In ballet, one of these, from the French for “throw”, can be a “grand” or “petit” leap from one foot to the other
    DD: $1,200 9
This creature is one of the 2 poisonous lizards in the world & the largest lizard in the U.S.
    $2000 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew kneels next to a subway car and an air pump.) Thousands of pounds, like this New York City subway car, can be moved in a rescue situation using lift bags, described with this adjective from the Greek for “wind”
    $2000 25
For his role in 1971’s “The Price”, he won (& accepted!) an Emmy
    $2000 5
James Michener:
“The Bridges at ___”
    $2000 15
An adjective for a very slim body, or a verb meaning to snub
    $2000 20
When an atom undergoes a quantum leap, one of these light particles is emitted or absorbed
    $2000 10
Similar to a wattle, this protrusion seen here on the Anole lizard can be used for courtship or intimidation

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Lauren Ken
$16,400 $9,800 $16,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS PAINTERS
He said, “You could find me anytime at Fournaise’s”, a restaurant right on the Seine

Final scores:

Eric Lauren Ken
$32,800 $100 $900
3-day champion: $68,802 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Eric Lauren Ken
$13,000 $10,200 $18,400
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
19 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $41,600

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