Show #5101 - Monday, November 13, 2006

2006 Celebrity Jeopardy! game 4.
From Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

Contestants

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Neil Patrick Harris, an actor from How I Met Your Mother

Bebe Neuwirth, an actress from Frasier and the Broadway revival of Chicago

James Denton, an actor from Desperate Housewives

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Jeopardy! Round

GRAND CENTRAL STATION
NEW TABLOID DUOS
(Alex: You have to identify the two people who make up each duo.)
HOW I MET YOUR MOTOR
PLAYBILL
(Alex: The Broadway magazine.)
SNAKES ON A GAME
3-LETTER WORDS
(Alex: It sounds easy.)
    $200 11
This former Chicago Bull has a steakhouse in the station
    $200 17
A scandalous, legendary Camelot couple:
Lancevere
    $200 21
A "chopper" can be a type of helicopter or a type of this vehicle
    $200 3
It's been reigning over Broadway since 1997--long may it roar
    $200 12
The Jacobson's organ in the roof of a snake's mouth is its organ of this sense, not taste
    $200 1
An actor takes one during his curtain call
    $400 15
This '60s first lady helped save Grand Central Station from destruction in the 1970s
    $400 18
Bet their charity foundation gets free software:
Billinda
    $400 22
Appropriately, this Michigan city is known as "Motor City"
    $400 5
Calling all swingers, you'll go ape over this musical
    $400 13
The distinctive type of movement of the snake seen here gives it this name
    $400 2
Throw away your oven & join Woody Harrelson in the movement for this type of food
    $600 16
An entire alien civilization lives in a locker at Grand Central in the sequel to this Will Smith-Tommy Lee Jones film
    $600 19
Sadly, marriage didn't work out for this New York showbiz couple:
Daviza,
with a D
    $600 6
It's been a real tease since 2002
    $600 14
Each year in India, up to 50,000 people are killed by kraits & these "hooded" snakes
    $600 4
Muhammad Ali stung like a bee with this short, straight punch
    $800 20
Stephen Colbert dubbed this acting duo Filliam H. Muffman
    $800 7
"A Chorus Line" is "one singular sensation" again on Broadway with the music of this Tony-winning composer
    $800 24
Crotalus horridus is the timber species of this "noisy" venomous snake
    $800 9
A politician taking the low road is said to "sling" this
    DD: $4,200 23
Even today they get the royal treatment:
Charilla
    $1000 8
It's the last name of the great Dame seen here, who, in 2004, was "Back With a Vengeance"
    $1000 10
Manly first name of British plotter Fawkes & "Sesame Street" game-show host Smiley

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

James Bebe Neil
$800 $4,200 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Bebe Neil
$1,800 $4,200 $9,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

NOTABLE NAMES
NEIL! PATRICK! HARRIS!
WORLD CAPITALS
DESPERATE WHITE HOUSE
MAGAZINES
LILITH FAIR
    $400 22
Some thought she was on a spy mission when her plane disappeared over the Pacific in 1937
    $400 7
In 1969 he placed a seismometer meant to detect moonquakes
    $400 2
In 1970 this capital's Place de L'Etoile was renamed Place Charles de Gaulle
    $400 1
His presidency saw the first federal budget surplus in 29 years but also the second impeachment of a president
    $400 14
Alfred E. Neuman is the worry-free, gap-toothed cover boy of this humor magazine
    $400 21
Discouraged by women's place in rock & roll, this Nova Scotian seen here started Lilith Fair in 1997
    $800 24
In 1958 his castle & San Simeon estate became California State Historic Landmark No. 640
    $800 12
This Revolutionary hero said, "If this be treason, make the most of it"--as well as the liberty or death bit
    $800 3
This capital's Cathedral of the Archangel Michael is the burial site for many czars
    $800 8
Two days after Fort Sumter fell, this president called for 75,000 men for the army & got more than he could equip
    $800 15
In the names of magazines this word follows both Architectural & Reader's
    $1200 13
His film roles included Dumbledore in the "Harry Potter" series
    DD: $800 4
The Sphinx lies just a few miles southwest of this capital
    DD: $2,200 9
At a particularly rough time, John Dean said there was "a cancer growing on (his) presidency"
    $1200 18
In 1928 Time magazine chose its first "Man of the Year"; in 1985 this magazine began crowning "The Sexiest Man Alive"
    $1600 26
At his death in 1931, this Jersey boy had more than a thousand patents to his name
    $1600 16
After Buffalo Springfield broke up, this guy rejoined Stephen Stills & 2 others in 1969
    $1600 5
Built on the site of the Aztecs' capital, it later served as the capital of New Spain
    $1600 10
Televised hearings on the Iran-Contra affair revealed deep conflict among members of this Republican's administration
    $1600 19
Mick Jagger's band has been on the cover of this music magazine founded in 1967 more than anyone else--how fitting
    $2000 25
In 1721 he was proclaimed "Father of his Country", "Emperor of all Russia" & "the Great"
    $2000 17
This 7-foot center out of Georgetown starred for the Knicks in the '80s & '90s
    $2000 6
The old part of this European capital has 3 main squares: Dam, Leidseplein & Rembrandtsplein
    $2000 11
A stock-market crash during his presidency vacuumed up $40 billion in losses & 40% of the value of NYSE stocks
    $2000 20
This "national" magazine that takes readers all over the world has been around since 1888
    $2000 23
This alliterative femme was the first unsigned artist to have a No. 1 hit in the United States

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Bebe Neil
$9,600 $9,000 $16,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA
In the 1958 edition, this man penned the article on ventriloquism

Final scores:

James Bebe Neil
$0 $18,000 $19,201
3rd place: $25,000 to Peyton Manning's PeyBack Foundation and Mothers Against Cancer benefiting the Texas Children's Cancer Center 2nd place: $25,000 to Broadway Cares and Equity Fights AIDS Winner: $50,000 to Food on Foot

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

James Bebe Neil
$8,600 $9,400 $12,800
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $30,800

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