Show #5084 - Thursday, October 19, 2006

Contestants

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Elesha Coffman, a graduate student from Durham, North Carolina

Andy Reese, a records coordinator from San Diego, California

Joe Leibrandt, a marketing director from Costa Mesa, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $51,402)

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Jeopardy! Round

NOTED EUROPEANS
AT THE MOVIES
THE HIGHEST-SCORING SCRABBLE WORD
AMERICAN COUNTIES
SATURDAY
"NIGHT"
    $200 26
In 1863, this man from Wuppertal started a dye company that evolved into an aspirin-making giant
    $200 21
1980:
Jake LaMotta battles his way to the middleweight title
    $200 16
Hell,
heaven
or limbo
    $200 3
All the letters in this state's name are found in the name of its Uintah County
    $200 1
In 1916, he sold his first of more than 300 Saturday Evening Post covers
    $200 11
A bedtime nip of alcohol, or the second game of a doubleheader
    $400 27
On the 50th anniv. of Bunker Hill, this European was back on our shores to lay the monument's cornerstone
    $400 22
1967:
That's the sound of Newman working on the chain gang
    $400 17
Vow,
knight
or grail
    $400 4
Ogemaw, Saginaw & Washtenaw are all counties in this state
    $400 2
In a classic "SNL" skit, Laraine Newman found this NYC landmark less than packed when covering the Jewish New Year
    $400 12
Thrush to judgment and name this type of bird seen here
    $600 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Gdansk, Poland.) Few noticed him start in 1967 as a Gdansk shipyard electrician, but many noticed him in 1980 when he became the leader of Solidarity
    $600 23
2002:
A young Maori girl defies tradition & mounts a cetacean
    $600 18
Happy,
snappy
or pappy
    DD: $400 5
Name shared by the counties in which you'll find Disneyland & Disney World
    $600 8
Established in 1875, this Louisville event is run annually on the first Saturday in May
    $600 13
Any of the various plants of the family Solanaceae; some may be "deadly"
    $800 29
Giuseppina Strepponi, a prima donna in "Nabucco", married this famous Giuseppe in 1859
    $800 24
1977:
After an experience with a UFO, an electric-line worker is drawn to a remote mountain
    $800 19
Cozy,
wax
or quilt
    $800 6
This state's Norfolk County disappeared in 1963 when it became part of the city of Chesapeake
    $800 9
Founded in 1932 as The Palestine Post, this morning paper appears daily, except for Saturday
    $800 14
Get to the Bottom of this Shakespeare play, published in 1600
    $1000 30
Although this king had already reigned for fifty-eight years, he's seen here in his coronation robes to add majesty
    $1000 25
2005:
A group of teenage chicks share some trousers
    $1000 20
Fad,
dad
or glad
    $1000 7
While many states have counties named Lincoln, this is the only state that has one named Snohomish
    $1000 10
At age 3, as Bubbles Silverman, this opera star sang on a Sat. morning radio show, "Uncle Bob's Rainbow House"
    $1000 15
"Timely" 5-word nickname that describes Scandinavia north of the Arctic Circle

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

Joe Andy Elesha
$2,800 $600 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Andy Elesha
$4,200 $3,400 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

SHIPS
THE MUSICAL DR. IS IN
LITERARY CROSSWORD CLUES "L"
14:59
(Alex: People whose fifteen minutes of fame is running out!)
RELIGION
FROM THE FRENCH
    $400 21
On May 7, 1915 German submarine commander Walter Schweiger gave the command to torpedo this British liner
    $400 11
This rapper & producer co-founded N.W.A. & is the stepbrother of Warren G
    $400 1
Delicious "Doone" damsel
(5)
    $400 16
This government employee was in the spotlight in the late 1990s for her conduct as a girlfriend of Monica Lewinsky
    $400 6
The Talmud says "when" this "goes in, secrets are revealed" & on the Sabbath, Kiddush is said over a cup of it
    $400 26
This type of needlework gets its name from the French for "hook"
    $800 22
In 1717 this pirate captured La Concorde & renamed it Queen Anne's Revenge; a year later it ran aground off N.C.
    $800 12
"Doctor, doctor, give me the news, I've got" this Robert Palmer title affliction
    $800 2
Jack's "capital" surname
(6)
    $800 17
Before her 15 minutes expired, this gal who got mixed up with televangelist Jim Bakker got onto Playboy's cover
    $800 7
In this Asian religion, a lohan is not an actress but a holy person, & monasteries have images of lohans
    $800 27
This word for any style of cooking is from the French for "kitchen"
    $1200 23
The 1st ship built in the colonies by English settlers was built in 1607 on the Kennebec River in what is now this state
    $1200 13
He dealt with ophthalmological issues in the 1972 hit "Doctor My Eyes"
    $1200 3
A singable poem, perhaps "of the Last Minstrel"
(3)
    $1200 18
"The joke's over", said Simon Cowell about this "American Idol" singer with a unique rendition of "She Bangs"
    $1200 8
The Southern Convention of this denomination split from the Yankees in 1845
    $1200 28
A term for a keepsake or memento, it comes from the French for "to remember"
    $1600 24
The flagship of Oliver Hazard Perry was named for this captain who said, "Don't give up the ship"
    $1600 14
The "Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits" describes this "Right Place Wrong Time" man as a "swamp-rock singer/pianist"
    $1600 4
Imagist Amy
(6)
    DD: $3,000 19
Perhaps knowing her time was nigh, she asked President Bush to be removed as a Supreme Court nominee
    DD: $3,000 9
This 13th century Italian theologian was born in Roccasecca near the town of Aquino
    $1600 29
This light tannish color gets its name from the French for "raw", as in raw vegetables
    $2000 25
In 1994, 9 years after it was hijacked by PLF members, this Italian cruise ship burned & sank in the Indian Ocean
    $2000 15
Despite its name, this synth-pop English band who gave us 1984's "Doctor! Doctor!" was a trio
    $2000 5
Writer Wyndham
(5)
    $2000 20
A free week at a hotel chain would be apropos for knowing the name of this "Joe Millionaire" reality star
    $2000 10
Jainism, with 4 1/2 million adherents, was founded in this country by Mahavira, "the Great Hero"
    $2000 30
(Jon of the Clue Crew shows an animation on the monitor.) This verb for one set of gears meshing with another set comes from the Old French for "pledge"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Andy Elesha
$16,200 $3,800 $11,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS NAMES
Once a top spy, he invented the mug shot seen on reward posters in the Wild West

Final scores:

Joe Andy Elesha
$9,599 $2,800 $6,400
3-day champion: $61,001 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Joe Andy Elesha
$17,800 $3,800 $11,600
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
5 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $33,200

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