Show #5112 - Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Contestants

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Ehren Schwiebert, a computer consultant from Phoenix, Arizona

Suzanne Ennis, a homemaker from Gorham, Maine

Ryan Friedman, a GIS planner from Londonderry, New Hampshire (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

BEN FRANKLIN
IN MEMORIAM 2006
CROSSWORD CLUES "B"
GILT COMPLEX
GONE FISHIN'
THEY TOOK DEBATE
    $200 16
On Ben's 1st walk though this city, he carried "three great puffy rolls" making a "most ridiculous appearance"
    $200 26
A host of "Hee Haw" for 17 years, he pioneered the Bakersfield sound of country music
    $200 21
To annoy, perhaps with an insect
(3)
    $200 6
Check out the gilt onion domes at the palace near St. Petersburg named for the first empress named this
    $200 1
This scary South American critter could even give a dentist nightmares
    $200 11
This "League" has sponsored many political debates, including the Mondale/Reagan faceoffs in 1984
    $400 17
At 16 Ben read a book by Thomas Tryon & accordingly adopted this type of diet
    $400 27
Grandpa on "The Munsters", he once ran for governor of New York as a Green Party candidate
    $400 22
Witches' concoction, or a beer
(4)
    $400 7
18 million pieces of gold & glass cover the walls of the Golden Hall in this city's Stadshus, home to the Nobel Banquet
    $400 2
The world-record catch for the largemouth type of this freshwater fish logs in at 22 lbs., 4 oz.
    $400 12
In 1858 Abraham Lincoln & Stephen Douglas had a series of debates over who should be senator from this state
    $600 18
Franklin noted that the complaint called "dry-gripes" resulted from exposure to this toxic metal
    $600 28
"The Midnight Hour" came calling for this R&B legend in January 2006
    $600 23
A nice word for "cowlike"
(6)
    $600 8
In 1994 the roof of this Jerusalem shrine was regilded with 24 carat gold
    $600 3
Holy this important food fish seen here
    $600 13
In 1993 Vice President Al Gore & Ross Perot appeared on Larry King to debate this trade pact
    $800 19
1751's "Experiments and Observations on" this helped make Ben's name; the book was translated into French in 1752
    $800 29
Long before "The X-Files", he stalked the night as Carl Kolchak, a savvy reporter of the weird & the horrific
    $800 24
Oleo is its understudy
(6)
    $800 9
This Venetian basilica is known as the "Chiesa d'Oro"
    $800 4
The name of this fierce ocean fish may come from the Spanish word barraco, meaning "overlapping teeth"
    $800 14
In the late 1970s conservative columnist James Kilpatrick debated liberal journalist Shana Alexander on this TV show
    DD: $1,000 20
Ben appropriately described his youthful mistakes as "errata", a term from this profession
    $1000 30
The winner of 13 Emmy Awards, this low-key TV sportscaster was a true "American Sportsman"
    $1000 25
Beau, Jeff, or Brooklyn & Mackinac
(7)
    $1000 10
Harimandir is the name of the center of Sikh faith seen here; it's called this in English
    $1000 5
This fish takes its name from its unique defensive behavior
    $1000 15
"Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy" was a quip from the famous 1988 debate between these two men

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

Ryan Suzanne Ehren
$4,000 $0 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Suzanne Ehren
$7,600 $400 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY EUROPE
LEGENDS OF SPORT
WORLD HERSTORY
MATH
THE POLITICS OF BEFORE & AFTER
RHYME SPR"EE"
    $400 1
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from a museum in Dublin, Ireland.) I'm holding this novelist's cane in an Irish museum dedicated to him; he wrote passionately of Dublin but died in exile
    $400 2
In 1968, while still in the army, this future hall of fame tennis player became the first black male to win the U.S. Open
    $400 10
This famous water bearer fired cannon during the Battle of Monmouth
    $400 7
It's a statement that can be proved; there are binomial & exponential ones
    $400 12
Johnny Cash song lyric that gives the power to nix individual items in tax bills
    $400 18
A larch
    $800 17
Soren Kierkegaard is buried in the Assistens Kirkegard, or cemetery, in this city
    $800 3
Older than his classmates, Cornell football player & future coach Glenn Warner got this nickname
    $800 11
In 1429 she led Charles VII & his military escort through enemy territory so that he could be crowned at Reims
    $800 8
Pierre de Fermat invented the differential type of this branch of math
    $800 13
Any Western New York NFL player who's actually the first 10 amendments to the Constitution
    $800 19
Gloatingly jubilant joy
    DD: $2,000 29
If John Keats had sent a postcard from his last home, it would have been postmarked this city
    $1200 4
In 1922 this future movie Tarzan became the first to swim the 100-meter freestyle in under 60 seconds
    $1200 26
In 1983 she returned to Manila to arrange her husband's funeral; 3 years later, she was president
    $1200 9
This trigonometric function is abbreviated sec
    $1200 14
Walt Whitman lobbied hard for this 1855 work that he hoped would inspire people to action at a local level
    $1200 20
The side of a ship away from the wind
    $1600 28
You can visit the Moscow house where this author & some of his 13--"count" 'em--kids spent time from 1882 to 1901
    $1600 5
Having overcome childhood polio that crippled a leg, she won 3 sprint gold medals in the 1960 Olympics
    $1600 25
She was twice widowed prior to marrying Henry VIII & was then widowed again when Henry died in 1547
    $1600 23
In the expression 5x, the constant 5 is this, meaning a multiplying factor
    $1600 15
Spending for a congressman's local interests, like say a Hasbro simian container game
    $1600 21
An archaic form of "you", as used in "Sonnets from the Portuguese"
    $2000 30
Stood up at the bar of Paris' Hotel de Crillon? Oh well, so was Jake Barnes in this Hemingway novel
    $2000 6
In 1962 this shortstop broke the single-season record by stealing 104 bases; it's still the Dodger record
    DD: $500 27
On June 16, 1963 she became the first person to achieve Earth orbit who had never been a test pilot
    $2000 24
This adjective that can mean exaggerated is also found in the name of a branch of non-Euclidean geometry
    $2000 16
Media consultant ensuring that speeches by Pasternak's physician get the best possible play in the press
    $2000 22
The largest Indian tribe of Canada

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Suzanne Ehren
$20,500 $1,600 $10,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ASIA
Along with Communist China & North Korea, one of the 2 formerly Communist nations bordering Asian Russia

Final scores:

Ryan Suzanne Ehren
$20,500 $1,600 $17,199
2-day champion: $32,099 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ryan Suzanne Ehren
$24,000 $2,600 $10,200
27 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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