Show #5076 - Monday, October 9, 2006

Contestants

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Nicole Cook, a chemistry teacher from Richmond, Virginia

Sherman Lo, a researcher from San Mateo, California

Lynn Schuetter, a retired geologist from Lakewood, Colorado (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

SPACE EXPLORATION
THE OSCARS
(Alex: In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we have...)
BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS
COUNTRIES' HIGHEST POINTS
STUPID ANSWERS
COMPUTER SPEAK
    $200 19
Launched in 1989, the Magellan spacecraft later radar-mapped most of the surface of this planet, Earth's twin
    $200 1
Almost one year after receiving her Oscar for Best Actress, she became a real-life princess
    $200 26
To help reassure women, this First Lady spoke openly about her 1974 battle
    $200 21
Mount Fuji
    $200 6
A round tower opened in Copenhagen in 1642 as an observatory has this name in English
    $200 11
This word for fire is also an abusive note on a message board or in a chat room
    $400 18
Gus Grissom's Gemini 3 capsule aptly had this "unsinkable" lady's name (his Mercury 4 capsule had sunk)
    $400 2
Both Jose Ferrer & Gerard Depardieu received Oscar nominations for playing this title character
    $400 27
Dr. Jerri Nielsen was forced to treat herself for breast cancer while she was stuck at this remote location
    $400 22
Zugspitze in the Bavarian Alps
    $400 7
Sparkling wine sold under the name Champagne must come from this region in Northeast France
    $400 12
No relation to DC Comics' fastest man, this is the fast-loading animation by Adobe
    $600 17
On July 20, 1969 this lunar module separated from the Apollo 11 spacecraft & landed on the Moon
    $600 3
At the ceremony in 1998, this Best Director declared himself "King of the World"
    $600 28
This singer is donating the proceeds from the song heard here to breast cancer charities

"I run for your mother, your sister, your wife..."
    $600 23
Mount Logan
    $600 8
This is a day to honor all saints
    $600 13
When a device can be attached to your computer & install itself, it's PnP, short for this
    DD: $1,400 16
In 1986 5 spacecraft rendezvoused with this object, Giotto came within 400 miles of its nucleus
    $800 4
3 actors got 1982 nominations for acting in drag: Dustin Hoffman, Julie Andrews & this film's John Lithgow
    $800 29
This feminist felt women were so excluded from health care research, even the experimental mice were male
    $800 24
Mount Apo on Mindanao
    $800 9
It takes an hour for each man in this theatrical group to apply blue greasepaint to his head before shows
    $800 14
This word meaning to deal a blow is now a word for one look at a website
    $1000 20
In 2005 the Hubble Space Telescope found 2 more small moons orbiting this, making 3, including Charon
    $1000 5
This Oscar-winning song from 1952 is subtitled "Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darlin'"
    $1000 30
A rare male victim of breast cancer, this actor who played John Shaft in 1971 gave the disease the "shaft"
    $1000 25
Pico Cristobal Colon
    $1000 10
This town on the York River was the site of the last major battle of the Revolutionary War
    $1000 15
In chat rooms, "YMMV" is this disclaimer often used in car ads; it basically lets you off the hook for anything you say

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

Lynn Sherman Nicole
$2,400 $3,400 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lynn Sherman Nicole
$4,600 $4,200 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

SYMBOLS IN ART
POP CULTURE QUOTES
FASHION HISTORY
CROSSWORD CLUES "K"
THE GLOBE THEATRE
SHEIK'S PEER
    $400 16
In a Maria Van Oosterwijck still life, a butterfly represents this, like that of Jesus on the third day
    $400 7
A golfer of some repute, on whether his rep as a neat freak is deserved: "I make the bed in my hotel rooms"
    $400 2
It follows tea or precedes drum
(6)
    $400 20
This city's Abbey Theatre was famous for debuting the plays of Synge, O'Casey & Yeats
    $400 1
This term meaning "king" is taken from the Old Persian khshayathiay
    $800 17
Jan Van Eyck's "Arnolfini Marriage" portrait includes this animal, a symbol of fidelity
    $800 8
Noted grammarian Kelly Ripa corrected her when she said, "To play Daisy Duke, I mean, that's like an iconish" role
    $800 26
A jacket named for this "Spirit"ed aviator became extremely popular in 1927
    $800 3
Ireland's blue terrier county
(5)
    $800 21
Gao Xingjian's "Fugitives" used this 1989 massacre as its setting & was later banned by the Chinese government
    $800 12
Also a type of skiing competition, this term refers to a member of a Muslim dynasty that ruled India until 1857
    $1200 18
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from a Flemish oil painting.) In "Adoration of the Shepherds" by Rubens, the baby Jesus lies on wheat stalks, which are a reference to this sacrament
    $1200 9
This ex-tennis champ was "playing a ton of golf, & my wife (Bridgette) is pregnant, so I've done a little bit of that"
    $1200 27
The Romans' stola came from the Greek chiton, & this Roman garment was inspired by the Greek himation
    $1200 4
It often precedes drag-out
(9)
    $1200 22
Bhavabhuti, one of India's greatest playwrights, is known for his mastery of this ancient Indic language
    $1200 13
This Indian word means "king"; if "maha" is in front of it, it means "great king"
    $1600 19
In Vermeer's "Allegory of the Faith", Jesus is this crucial part of a building, crushing the devil
    $1600 10
A U.S. heiress, asked if she read blogs: "What's that?" (that's hot)
    $1600 28
Fair Isle sweaters were popularized in the 1920s by the Prince of Wales who later became the Duke of this
    $1600 5
Curly cabbage cousin
(4)
    $1600 23
This South African playwright has had acting roles in the films "Gandhi" & "The Killing Fields"
    $1600 14
Made up of 7 independent states, a country bordering Oman & Saudi Arabia is named for & run by men titled this
    $2000 25
This saint is often shown with the wheel meant to martyr her; her legend also gives us the name of a type of firework
    $2000 11
On his TV "Report": "Anyone can read the news to you. I promise to feel the news at you"
    DD: $2,000 29
In 1886 mothers began forcing their sons to wear silly velvet suits inspired by this titled tot of literature
    $2000 6
Eye makeup known to the ancients
(4)
    DD: $1,000 24
Dubbed the "inventor of tragedy", this Greek poet lends his name to a word for actors
    $2000 15
With or without an "H" at the end, this is a title for a Muslim teacher; a high-ranking one may be an ayatollah

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lynn Sherman Nicole
$7,800 $8,800 $15,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MEMORIALS
When completed, the South Dakota memorial to this man will include a 44-foot tall feather on his 87-foot tall head

Final scores:

Lynn Sherman Nicole
$10,800 $15,201 $12,799
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $15,201 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lynn Sherman Nicole
$7,800 $9,200 $15,200
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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