Show #5094 - Thursday, November 2, 2006

Contestants

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Dave Meddish, an alternative print coordinator from Moscow, Idaho

Caroline Waddell Zarzar, a graduate student from Durham, North Carolina

Jim Spilman, a purchasing manager from Gloucester, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,550)

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Jeopardy! Round

BEFORE THEY WERE FIRST LADIES
PRIMETIME TV REUNIONS
(Alex: We want you to name the original series for us.)
MYSPACE.MAN
POET'S GLOSSARY
CONTAINERS
FROM THE GREEK
    $200 1
Her daughter Julie says this future first lady was offered a movie contract in the 1930s when she was a USC student
    $200 6
1983:
"Still the Beaver"
    $200 17
He became a licensed pilot on his 16th birthday long before his one small step on the Sea on Tranquility
    $200 23
Japanese style /
Always syllable counting /
This type of poem
    $200 14
A sink, or the area drained by a single river system
    $200 9
This synonym for "drugstore" comes from the Greek for "druggist's work"
    $400 2
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads.) This woman used this camera back when she was an aspiring photographer for a Washington D.C. newspaper
    $400 7
2000:
"Mary and Rhoda"
    $400 18
He elected to join the Mercury program in 1959; 15 years later, he'd be elected to join the Senate
    $400 15
Port wines are separated into 2 types based on these 2 possible places where they do most of their aging
    $400 10
The name of this solid figure used to disperse light into a spectrum is from the Greek for "something sawed"
    $600 3
As a young wife in the 1950s, she managed the accounts for the family agricultural business
    $600 8
2004:
"Return to Southfork"
    $600 19
On April 12, 1961, he took his 5 1/4-ton Vostok 1 for a spin at 9:07 A.M. Moscow time; he had it back by 10:55
    $600 29
This basic metrical unit of poetry sounds like a body part
    $600 24
"Amorous" name of a 2-handled wine vessel or sporting trophy
    $600 11
When food is swallowed, it goes down this tube, the Greek word for "gullet"
    $800 4
Bloomer was the maiden name of this first lady who blossomed as a fashion model in pre-WWII NYC
    $800 16
1987:
"Return to Dodge"
    DD: $1,000 21
With the return of Apollo 13, this commander had completed over 715 hours of space travel
    $800 27
The "heroic" variety of this pair of rhyming lines is written in iambic pentameter
    $800 25
The American Heritage Dict.'s 1st pronunciation for this word rhymes it with "lace"; another with, with "bras"
    $800 12
From the Greek for "primary", these are made of amino acids
    $1000 5
She was president (Natl. Pres. of the Girl Scouts, that is) in the 1920s while her husband was merely Secy. of Commerce
    $1000 20
1997:
"Back to the Cul-de-sac"
    $1000 22
Freedom 7's pilot in 1961, he also commanded Apollo 14, the 1st mission to land on the Moon & not on the lunar seas
    $1000 28
From the Latin for "stopping place", it's 2 or more lines of poetry that form a division within a poem
    $1000 26
It's what's normally carried in a metal pail called a scuttle
    $1000 13
(Jon of the Clue Crew at the Alabama Institute for Deaf & Blind.) At Alabama Institute for Deaf & Blind, kids gain self-esteem & confidence with this type of therapy, from the Greek for "horse"

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

Jim Caroline Dave
$0 -$1,600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Caroline Dave
$4,400 $1,400 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

& NOW THE "END" IS NEAR
& SO I FACE THE FINAL CURTAIN
I BIT OFF MORE THAN I COULD CHEW
I'VE TRAVELED EACH & EVERY HIGHWAY
THE RECORD SHOWS I TOOK THE BLOWS
I DID IT NORWAY
    $400 1
Poe knows this swinging lever regulates the speed of a clock mechanism
    $400 8
This musical dreamed "The Impossible Dream", playing 2,328 performances before closing in 1971
    $400 13
Richard LeFevre could eat only 1 1/2 gallons of this "bowl of red" Stagg product in 10 minutes
    $400 21
This highway that Bob Dylan "Revisited" begins in Thunder Bay, Ontario
    $400 26
Before becoming a world leader, this Frenchman was wounded 3 times in WWI & was captured at Verdun in 1916
    $400 6
On the scenic Lofoten Islands, you can stay in Rorbuer, cottages traditionally used by those in this profession
    $800 2
The opposite of diminuendo is this music term, a gradual increase in loudness
    $800 9
This musical about 18 dancers trying out for 8 spots in a Broadway show ended its original 15-year Broadway run in April 1990
    $800 14
Oleg Zhornitskiy turned this sandwich spread into a meal by gulping down 4 32-ounce bowls in 8 minutes
    $800 22
Seen here is FDR Drive, which heads into the lower part of this borough
    $800 27
This ex-NATO commander & presidential candidate was wounded in Vietnam
    DD: $2,000 7
The city of Alta, well above the Arctic Circle, has renamed itself the Nordlysbyen Alta, after this display
    $1200 3
This type of gland secretes substances directly into the bloodstream
    $1200 10
This Lerner & Loewe musical had its "loverly" farewell in 1962, after 2,717 shows
    $1200 15
Cookie Jarvis gave 10 minutes of lip service to 6 2/3 pounds of this pasta, from the Italian for "tongue"
    $1200 23
Part of U.S. 40 follows the route of this early 19th century road that began in Maryland
    DD: $1,000 28
In 1775 his leg was severely wounded in an assault on Quebec & he was promoted to brig. gen.; 5 years later, he'd be in disgrace
    $1200 18
Winter sports lovers benefit from the 2-billion-kroner upgrade of this 1994 Olympic city
    $1600 4
If I said a clue about a stripper had really nice pair of facts, it'd be an example of this 2-word French term
    $1600 11
With more than 7,400 performances, this musical became a "Memory" after its Sept. 10, 2000 finale
    $1600 16
In 9 minutes, Sonya Thomas dined on 11 pounds of this cheesy dessert from a Brooklyn restaurant
    $1600 24
The 42 bridges of the Overseas Highway link many of this state's islands to the mainland
    $1600 19
Norwegian poet Arne Garborg pushed for a literary language based on this "old" one of sagas & eddas
    $2000 5
Shakespeare's Puck: If we have" done this, "think but this, and all is mended"
    $2000 12
It was nice to see this musical "Looking Swell" & "Still Goin' Strong", but after 2,844 shows, it bowed out in 1970
    $2000 17
Jim Reeves was top-"seeded" after he chomped 13 pounds of this gourd in 15 minutes
    $2000 25
Domine Quo Vadis Church stands on this road, where tradition says Peter asked Jesus, "Lord, where are you going?"
    $2000 20
A summer festival at Vinstra honors this Ibsen & Grieg character based on folklore

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Caroline Dave
$10,000 $4,200 $12,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
He first appeared in Kipling's 1892 story "In the Rukh" as an adult who now & then refers to his very odd childhood

Final scores:

Jim Caroline Dave
$13,500 $8,000 $20,001
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,001

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jim Caroline Dave
$9,800 $4,200 $11,800
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R,
8 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $25,800

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