Show #5086 - Monday, October 23, 2006

Contestants

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Rick Walsh, an attorney from Bedford, New Hampshire

John Bowen, an archivist from Dearborn, Michigan

Dave Singleton, an academic advisor from Henderson, Nevada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

COMPOUNDS IN ACTION
ROCK 'N' ROLL HISTORY
MAIDEN NAMES
(Alex: You have to give us the famous married name.)
BOOK 'EM, DAN-O
THE "CAT"
THE CANARY
    $200 7
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from inside a science lab.) When hydrogen sulfide in the air reacts with silver, it creates a coating called silver sulfide, better known by this one word
    $200 1
It premiered on August 1, 1981 at 12:01 A.M. with John Lack saying, "Ladies and gentlemen, rock and roll"
    $200 6
Helen Gurley
    $200 16
From 1704 to 1713 he produced his own periodical, "The Review"; "Robinson Crusoe" washed ashore in 1719
    $200 17
The wormlike larva of a moth
    $200 22
The 50-story Canary Wharf Tower on the Thames River is this capital city's tallest building
    $400 8
The digestive effect of sodium hydroxide on organic material makes this Clorox drain cleanr a winr
    $400 2
In August 1994 about 30,000 gathered in Bethel, New York to celebrate the 25th anniversary of this festival
    $400 12
Anne Morrow
    $400 24
When he made Time's 2005 Top 100 List, his book was described as "the novel that ate the world"
    $400 18
Henny Youngman began his career as a violinist playing the "Borscht Belt" in these N.Y. mountains
    $400 23
The world's largest canary diamond, a vivid yellow gem from South Africa, bears the name of this NYC jeweler
    $600 9
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from inside a science lab.) To make cake batter rise, you need to create a chemical reaction by combining an acid like buttermilk with this alkaline compound--NaHCO3
    $600 3
In 1967 this TV group became the only band other than The Beatles to have consecutive No. 1 albums
    $600 13
Billie Jean Moffitt
    $600 25
"Standing Firm" & "Worth Fighting For" are 2 books by this ex-Vice President
    $600 19
An audition open to everyone; it may bring a stampede of actors
    $600 28
Harz Mountain & St. Andreasberg are 2 regions in this European country famous as canary breeding centers
    $800 10
Some fire extinguishers for fossil fuels use potassium compounds & are known as Purple this letter
    $800 4
In January 1995 he became probably the only singer with a No. 1 record to serve in Congress
    $800 14
Bianca Macias
    $800 26
In 1977 he wrote "The Camera Never Blinks: Adventures of a TV Journalist"
    $800 20
The southern part of what's now China was called Mangi; the northern part was called this
    $800 29
Better-known nickname of Wild West woman Martha Jane Canary
    $1000 11
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from inside a lab.) Because the enzyme catalase turns it into water & oxygen gas, this compound, H2O2, foams when used as an antiseptic on human skin or on a potato
    $1000 5
Kurt Cobain's suicide note quoted from this man's "My My, Hey Hey": "It's better to burn out than to fade away"
    DD: $2,000 15
Marie Sklodowska
    $1000 27
Lemony Snicket should know this novelist penned "Adverbs" & "Watch Your Mouth"
    $1000 21
For Kant, to act according to principles that you'd like to see become universal is this type of "imperative"
    $1000 30
Canaries take their name from the Canary Islands, which belong to this country

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

Dave John Rick
$400 $7,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave John Rick
$2,600 $10,400 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

SCULPTURE
GEORGE CLOONEY ON CELLULOID
NATIONAL SCENIC BYWAYS
FOOD-O
(Alex: Each correct response will end in the letter O.)
HISTORICAL MEN & WOMEN
NATIONAL SPELLING BEE WINNING WORDS
(Alex: You must do what the kids had to do: you have to spell the word.)
    $400 11
Donatello sculpted 3 well-known statues of this biblical figure, 2 in marble & a nude bronze
    $400 12
2005:
TV news producer Fred Friendly
    $400 21
Collinsville, Illinois, on the historic National Road, has a 170' bottle of this, waiting for a 200' burger
    $400 4
Just like a papaya, this fruit when unripe contains enzymes that can tenderize meat
    $400 1
In 1793 this French queen was tried & executed, charged with giving military secrets to her brother Emperor Leopold II
    $400 26
1928:
No yolk, just this white part of the egg
    $800 17
This American's 1942 mobile "Red Petals" stands 8 1/2 feet high & consists of painted sheet metal & wire
    $800 13
2005:
Undercover CIA operative Bob Barnes
    $800 22
This state's Edge of the Wilderness byway takes you near more than 1,000 lakes
    $800 5
This hot pepper is named after the capital of the state of Veracruz
    $800 2
Around 325 this Christian emperor began a basilica in Rome on the spot where St. Peter's stands today
    $800 27
1954:
This architectural term for the part of a church that crosses the nave at right angles
    $1200 18
At age 75 he began to sculpt his Florentine Pieta, in which he portrayed himself in the guise of Nicodemus
    $1200 14
1999:
Gulf War soldier Major Archie Gates
    $1200 23
The byway called "Top of" these is at over 9,000 feet, which is considered the lowlands there
    $1200 6
The large dark brown crimino mushroom became much more popular when its name was changed to this
    $1200 3
Plato's "Phaedo" describes this man's final days, including his death by poison
    $1600 19
This Roman's campaign against the Dacians in the early 2nd century was commemorated in a relief on a famous column
    $1600 15
2000:
Escaped convict Ulysses Everett McGill
    DD: $2,000 24
Once a 900-mile route extending to Missouri, it's now a 565-mile scenic byway mostly in New Mexico
    $1600 7
This fruit related to the grapefruit is also called a shaddock
    $1600 9
After abdicating this country's throne in 1654, Christina tried to get the throne in Poland or Naples--didn't work
    $2000 20
This cowboy sculptor, a contemporary of Remington, represents Montana in Statuary Hall
    $2000 16
2002:
CIA recruiter Jim Byrd
    $2000 25
An Illinois byway covers 179 miles of this highway, the USA's first paved transcontinental road
    DD: $1,600 8
The name of this kind of tuna is Spanish for "pretty"
    $2000 10
He told the Rump Parliament, "You have sat too long here for any good you have been doing lately, depart, I say"
    $2000 28
1982:
Psoriasis was the winning word;
1965:
This itchy skin condition

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave John Rick
$10,600 $16,400 $6,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

RELIGIOUS HISTORY
The 1549 Act of Uniformity imposed upon England this single liturgical volume to be used by everyone

Final scores:

Dave John Rick
$8,000 $11,500 $1
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $11,500 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dave John Rick
$10,600 $17,800 $6,600
18 R,
0 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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