Show #5102 - Tuesday, November 14, 2006

2006 Celebrity Jeopardy! game 5.
From Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

Contestants

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Harry Shearer, an actor/writer/producer from The Simpsons and Le Show

Isaac Mizrahi, a fashion designer from the Style Network

Soledad O'Brien, a broadcast journalist from CNN's American Morning

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Jeopardy! Round

FLYOVER COUNTRY
POLITICS
THEATRE: HOW NOVEL!
THIS CATEGORY GOES TO 11
(Alex: Just like the line in Spinal Tap.)
MUSIC
"NEW" YORK
    $200 23
Heading north on Interstate 29 from South Dakota, you pass through this state before reaching Canada
    $200 20
The Constitution mandates this speech given by the president before Congress in January
    $200 6
"Big River" was inspired by Mark Twain's book about this young scamp
    $200 8
In blackjack, this card can be played either as a one or as an 11
    $200 12
Accelerando means the music is getting faster; crescendo means it's getting this
    $200 1
Someone recently married
    $400 21
If you can't get to the voting booth on Election Day, you can vote early by mail using one of these ballots
    DD: $400 7
(Before the clue is given, Elisabeth Withers-Mendes from the Tony-nominated musical The Color Purple performs a cappella.)

"Like a blade of corn/
Like a honeybee/
Like a waterfall/
All a part of me/
Like the color purple/
Where do it come from?/
Open up your eyes/
Look what God has done"


This woman says "The Color Purple" changed her life; she loved the novel, acted in the film & is one of the producers of the Broadway musical
    $400 9
Lambda is the 11th letter in this ancient alphabet
    $400 13
One of Paganini's major works is the Concerto No. 1 in D Major for this instrument
    $400 2
1980s bands like The B-52's are classified as this style of music
    $600 17
A 1960 novella about a young lady with a secret lit up the stage as the musical "The Light in" this place
    $600 10
In Genesis 11 this tall tower was supposed to reach to heaven
    $600 14
You won't need much practice to learn the piece of music seen here, the C-major one of these
    $600 3
It starts with the Book of Matthew & ends with the Book of Revelation
    $800 18
"Sari" if you missed the British musical "The Far Pavilions", based on a novel set in this Asian country
    $800 11
On July 20, 1969 Buzz Aldrin landed on the Moon as part of the space mission with this name
    $800 15
Beethoven's "Creatures of Prometheus" is music to accompany this type of performance
    $800 4
The largest city in New Jersey
    $1000 19
This Charlotte Bronte novel about a plain Jane became a Tony-nominated musical
    $1000 22
Taking the golden apples of the Hesperides was the 11th of this mythic man's 12 labors
    $1000 16
On the final chord heard here, the pianist uses the sustaining one of these
    $1000 5
St. John's is the capital city of this Canadian province

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Soledad Isaac Harry
$1,400 $1,600 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Soledad Isaac Harry
$3,400 $3,600 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

STUPID ANSWERS: THE NEW YORK EDITION
(Alex: You're gonna love it.)
ISAAC-LY
A VARIETY OF WORDS
(Alex: Words from Variety, the newspaper.)
SEE "NN"
WINE
WOMEN & SONG
(Alex: We will give you the songs. You identify the woman most associated with that piece of music.)
    $400 3
This museum was founded by Amy, Eleanor & Sarah Hewitt, granddaughters of industrialist Peter Cooper
    $400 2
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame didn't "shaft" him, it inducted him, in 2002
    $400 8
When Variety talks about the "Mouse", they're referring to this studio
    $400 1
It's a cozy little hotel, perhaps for a holiday
    $400 21
These days, rosé wines are popularly referred to by this name; ah, I can see it in your cheeks
    $400 26
"Private Dancer"
&
"We Don't Need Another Hero"
    $800 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Gershwin Theatre in New York.) I've just made my entrance on the set of this Broadway musical that opens with the song, "No One Mourns The Wicked"
    $800 4
You don't have to have an apple fall on your head to think of this scientist seen here
    $800 9
The "Eye Web" is commonly used to refer to this network
    $800 13
"Rabbit ears" is a slang term for an indoor one of these for your TV
    $800 22
Like a bunch of flowers, the fragrance of a wine is called this
    $800 27
"You're So Vain"
&
"Nobody Does It Better"
    $1200 18
JFK often stayed at this hotel at 76th & Madison, & Bobby Short entertained there for decades in its Cafe Carlyle
    $1200 5
This Isaac had his future all sewn up when he patented his famous sewing machine in 1851
    $1200 10
An "oater" is specifically this genre of film
    DD: $5,000 14
2 of the 4 states with "NN" in their names
    $1200 23
Italian for "sparkling", it follows Asti in the name of an Italian sparkling wine
    $1200 28
"Any Man Of Mine"
&
"Man! I Feel Like A Woman!"
    $1600 19
(Jimmy, Cheryl, & Sarah of the Clue Crew walk into a New York restaurant.) We're getting ready to have a fabulous meal here at this world-famous New York restaurant at 21 West 52nd St.
    DD: $2,500 6
In 2001 the Hayden Planetarium in NYC hosted the first annual memorial panel debate named for this sci-fi author
    $1600 11
If Variety says a film is doing well in "Oz", it doesn't mean the Munchkins like it, it means it's popular here
    $1600 15
This aromatic plant used in cooking tastes like licorice & has the crunchy texture of celery
    $1600 24
Wines produced from this family of grapes include blanc, noir & grigio
    $1600 29
"What A Girl Wants"
&
"Genie In A Bottle"
    $2000 20
When this acting couple lived on West 22nd St. in Chelsea, they nicknamed their home the Torn Page
    $2000 7
Sony Classical released a 2002 CD as a lasting tribute to this late, great violinist
    $2000 12
The "Alphabet Web" refers to this network
    $2000 16
If one of these anthropophagic tribesmen invites you over for lunch, get away quick!
    $2000 25
In the 1960s a feud with brother Peter led him to establish his own Napa Valley winery
    $2000 30
"I'm The Only One"
&
"Come To My Window"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Soledad Isaac Harry
$14,500 $6,400 $21,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE UNITED NATIONS
Of the 5 permanent members of the U.N. Security Council, the one that's the smallest in area

Final scores:

Soledad Isaac Harry
$4,500 $0 $29,600
2nd place: $25,000 to Christ Church on Quaker Hill & Hearts of Gold 3rd place: $25,000 to the ASPCA Winner: $50,000 to Tipitina's Foundation

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Soledad Isaac Harry
$18,600 $6,400 $21,600
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
0 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $46,600

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