Show #5097 - Tuesday, November 7, 2006

Jeff Spoeri game 2.

Contestants

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Ozgun Tumer, a librarian from Brea, California

Julie Kovach, a cardiologist from Ann Arbor, Michigan

Jeff Spoeri, a university administrator from Boynton Beach, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

IRAQ
INITIALLY YOURS
MYTHIC COMPANY
GET YOUR LITERARY FACTS STRAIGHT
JEOP-POURRI
WE'RE HERE TO "WIN"
    $200 5
Iraq's old name, Mesopotamia, was derived from its location between these 2 rivers
    $200 1
Fashion designer:
YSL
    $200 2
This Spring Hill, Tennessee car company runs rings around the competition with its Ion & Sky models
    $200 4
"Three Junes" is a novel by Julia Glass; this Chekhov play centers on the Prozorov family
    $200 6
This Spanish Surrealist induced hallucinatory states in himself by what he called a "paranoiac critical" process
    $200 7
TV's Dr. Phil got his first big exposure on her show
    $400 9
After this country's 1948 independence, the armies of Transjordan & Iraq invaded
    $400 3
Sexy French actress born in 1934:
BB
    $400 27
This daughter of Pallas said "victory" was a "shoe-in" when she fought with Zeus against the Titans
    $400 23
Agatha Christie:
"Death On The Nile";
Thomas Mann:
"Death In" this city
    $400 19
This 69 to 30 B.C. North African female ruler was part Macedonian
    $400 15
If you're playing Florizel, you're in this late Shakespeare play
    $600 10
60-65% of Iraq's Muslims belong to this branch of the religion
    $600 8
NFL Hall of Famer, Class of 1999:
LT
    $600 28
It dawned on Canon to name this camera after a Greek goddess of the dawn
    $600 24
"Brick House" is by the Commodores; this Dickens novel tells of the interminable suit of Jarndyce & Jarndyce
    $600 20
This artist moved to New Mexico after the 1946 death of her husband Alfred Stieglitz
    $600 16
City that's home to the Blue Bombers of the CFL
    $800 11
Initially set up as a monarchy, Iraq became this type of political order in 1958 as its ensuing "Guard" could attest
    $800 13
U.S. movie director & 1994 Oscar winner:
QT
    $800 29
In a logo for a film company, stars swirl around to form this constellation named for a huntsman
    $800 25
"A Room of One's Own" is a feminist essay by Virginia Woolf; this E.M. Forster work tells of Lucy, on vacation in Italy
    $800 21
South Dakota is the northern border of this state; Kansas is directly south
    $800 17
Castle community that the Queen calls home
    DD: $3,400 12
In 1961, this country was granted independence, & Iraq argued it had been separated illegitimately
    $1000 14
An American pop singer has gone by this, among other names:
TAFKAP
    $1000 30
He didn't "clean up" after the Trojan War; Agamemnon didn't give him Achilles' armor, so he took a "powder"
    $1000 26
Ivan Turgenev wrote "A Month in the Country"; Alan Paton wrote this story of a South African pastor & his son
    $1000 22
The work that won this Russian a Nobel Prize was on digestion; he later moved up the body
to salivation
    $1000 18
To use air to remove chaff from wheat

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

Jeff Julie Özgün
$400 $1,200 $7,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Julie Özgün
$3,000 $2,600 $10,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

EVERYTHING FRENCH
FROM TV TO FILM
2-LETTER WORDS
A FEW GOOD MEN
HOW ABOUT A COCKTAIL?
SOUNDS GOOD TO ME
    $400 14
He was better known as a bridge engineer before his "tower"ing achievement of 1889
    $400 19
Sure, he had "Grace Under Fire" as Dave, but his jazz flutin' Ron Burgundy kept San Diego classy
    $400 9
On the condition that
    $400 2
Crispin of Viterbo, "The Ass of the Capuchins", was the first of hundreds made these by John Paul II
    $400 1
A 7 & 7 combines Seagram's 7 Crown whiskey with this
    $400 4
From the way it's played, it's the descriptive name for the instrument heard here
    $800 15
"L'Appel", the first volume of this French president's WWII memoirs, was published in English as "The Call To Honor"
    $800 20
In 1984 he was Skip Tarkenton on the sitcom "The Duck Factory"; he gained "almighty" powers in 2003
    $800 22
You'd write this in capital letters to express great surprise, or to send a letter to Youngstown
    $800 3
Democracy activist Kim Dae-jung, this nation's 8th pres., was the 1st to take power in transition from the ruling party
    $800 10
Wake up for this one:
2 ounces tequila, orange juice & 2 dashes of grenadine
    $800 5
The name of this folk instrument may come from an African word meaning "string instrument"
    $1200 30
In July of 1789 this salacious marquis screamed from his cell that he & his fellow prisoners should be freed from the Bastille
    $1200 21
In the '80s he was the villainous Mel Profitt on "Wiseguy"; in 2006 he was the super-villainous Lex Luthor
    $1200 25
Against, as the wind
    $1200 16
Dr. Paul Farmer is a Harvard prof & medical director of Clinique Bon Sauveur in this Carribbean nation
    $1200 11
2 oz. of rum, a splash of passion fruit syrup & some lime juice & you're in the eye of the storm with this drink
    $1200 6
Pull out your pastels; this show whose theme is heard here started to rock the house in 1984
    $1600 29
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York.) This "Beauty and the Beast" character has the same name as the brothers who founded French cinema
    $1600 23
She was Suzie on "Herman's Head" (never too many "Head" shoutouts!) before going through "The Break-Up" in 2006
    $1600 26
This hesitation word Americans spell U-H is spelled this way in Britain
    DD: $3,000 17
He began doing hospital work in French Africa in 1913 &, as a German, was interned by the French during WWI
    $1600 12
Beef bouillon & vodka are mixed together with salt & pepper to form this "beastly" cocktail
    $1600 7
This up-tempo song was said to be one of Abe Lincoln's favorites
    $2000 28
In 1873 he painted "Poppies; Near Argenteuil"
    $2000 24
In 1984 his Ned Donnelly had "Family Ties"; 10 years later, life was like a bunch of Oscars for him
    DD: $5,000 27
In 1969 Thor Heyerdahl sailed the Atlantic in this reed boat
    $2000 18
In 1940, this king, whose name is a religion, refused to implement laws making Danish Jews wear the hated yellow star
    $2000 13
Rum, triple sec, lime juice, mint, sugar & an egg white go into this drink named for a Mexican resort
    $2000 8
The opening guitar lick from one of this "geographic" band's biggest hits is recreated here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Julie Özgün
$13,600 $7,000 $20,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL DISTINCTIONS
Captured as a 14-year-old soldier in 1781, he was the only president who had ever been a prisoner of war

Final scores:

Jeff Julie Özgün
$27,100 $1 $13,999
2-day champion: $35,501 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jeff Julie Özgün
$12,200 $7,000 $15,200
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
9 R,
2 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,400

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