Show #5123 - Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Contestants

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Cory Hartman, a pastor from Passaic, New Jersey

Tara Kolden, an editor from Seattle, Washington

Lorraine Mariz, a coffeehouse owner from Ojai, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,198)

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Jeopardy! Round

SOUTH AMERICA
STARTS & ENDS WITH W
SHADES OF GREEN
MORE TANGENTIAL ETRUSCAN POTPOURRI
(Alex: Oh, boy, is that complicated!)
PRESIDENTIAL MONOGRAMS
(Alex: We'll give you the monogram, you identify the president. Need the full name.)
MOVIES WITHIN MOVIES
    $200 16
Hugo Chavez is this country's controversial president
    $200 26
Gliding, bay or picture is a type of this
    $200 11
If a traditional martini has something green floating in it, we hope it's this shade
    $200 21
Etruscan civilization had gone past tense by the 453 A.D. wedding-night death of this Hun leader
    $200 1
JQA
    $200 6
In "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back", Ben Affleck & Matt Damon are in a sequel to this, subtitled "Hunting Season"
    $400 17
This nation is considered the Cradle of the Inca Empire
    $400 27
Bring those bricks over to me using this conveyance with 2 handles
    $400 12
Sounds fishy, but there's a shade named for these legendary sexy sea creatures--must be the color of their tails
    $400 22
On July 26, 2004, this non-Etruscan couple, seen here, recreated a classic political convention moment
    $400 2
GHWB
    $400 7
Cabbie Travis Bickle makes an unwise choice to see "Swedish Marriage Manual" with his date, Betsy, in this film
    $600 18
Bernardo O'Higgins is called "The Liberator" of this long nation & also founded its navy
    $600 28
In 1968 Albania withdrew from this "pact"
    $600 13
Introduced in 1993, the Crayola color named for this stalk veggie is more popular with kids than the real thing
    $600 23
An Etruscan might say Samson had trichomania, a fascination with this, but as the group no longer exists, maybe not
    $600 3
MVB
    $600 8
In the third installment of this horror franchise, Sidney Prescott visits the set of "Stab 3"
    $800 19
You're not under a mis-concepcion if you know mate, a tea-like beverage, is also known as this country's tea
    DD: $2,000 29
To lie in the mud for refreshment; "no time to" do this "in the mire"
    $800 14
There's a shade named for this "sea" on which St. Kitts sits
    $800 24
"Fat kids, skinny kids, even kids with chicken pox" (but not Etruscan kids) "love" these
    $800 4
WHT
    $800 9
This title Coen Brothers scribe wrestles with the task of writing a Wallace Beery wrestling movie
    $1000 20
Bordering Brazil's southernmost point, it's the second-smallest country in South America
    $1000 30
In nature, this word can follow "black"; on fall Sundays, it can follow "football"
    $1000 15
It's the wisest herb in your spice cabinet
    $1000 25
Etruscans never foresaw in 1875 he'd pen the novel "Roderick Hudson"; "Daisy Miller" would arrive 3 years later
    $1000 5
CAA
    $1000 10
Andy & Red view the Rita Hayworth film "Gilda" in this movie based on a Stephen King tale

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

Lorraine Tara Cory
$1,000 $1,000 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lorraine Tara Cory
$5,200 $2,200 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN ARTISTS
CONAN O'BRIEN
I THINK I'VE HEARD OF "M"
FROM THE LATIN
100,000 REASONS
PLAYS WITHIN PLAYS
    $400 11
This artist's museum sells a full-size reproduction of his bronze "Coming Through the Rye" for a mere $5000
    $400 16
While working as a writer on this Fox TV show, Conan penned the memorable "Marge vs. The Monorail" episode
    $400 21
David McLean, who portrayed this rugged symbol in tobacco ads, died of cancer, & his family has sued Philip Morris
    $400 3
Need a little R&R? It's time for one of these, from the Latin for "to be free"
    $400 26
The U.S. Geological Survey has a database of these in a 1:100,000 scale
    $400 1
The end of this play finds Bialystock & Bloom in Sing Sing rehearsing for "Prisoners Of Love"
    $800 12
In 2006 the New Mexico museum devoted to her acquired 4 of her nude self-portraits
    $800 17
When Conan took over for David Letterman as the host of "Late Night" in 1993, this man was his sidekick
    $800 22
The theatrical world mourned this playwright in 2005
    $800 4
Meaning to slip away from confinement or pursuit, it's from the Latin meaning "to get out of one's cloak"
    $800 27
Tragically, on Dec. 26, 2004 one of these Japanese-named events claimed more than 100,000 lives
    $800 2
A Spanish prison is the setting for the play within this musical with the songs "Dulcinea" & "The Impossible Dream"
    $1200 13
This American expatriate was known for painting children, such as the ones seen here
    $1200 18
This "Insult Comic Dog" appears regularly on Conan to insult Canada, "Star Trek" nerds & others
    $1200 23
This Italian excited the world by engineering wireless reporting of the 1899 America's Cup
    $1200 5
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports while an Omaha zookeeper plays with her monkey.) This little fellow weighs about 10 pounds but could grow up to weigh over 250 pounds, making orangutans the largest animals described as this, from the Latin for "tree"
    $1200 28
There are about 100,000 verses in the Mahabharata, a national epic poem of India written in this ancient language
    $1200 8
After a bad performance of the play within a play in this 1896 Chekhov work, Trepilov kills a bird
    DD: $1,500 14
Born one year before the Civil War began, she died 101 years later during John F. Kennedy's administration
    $1600 19
A gag begun in 2005 often points out how much Conan resembles Tarja Halonen, the female president of this nation
    $1600 24
He endowed the institute that merged with Carnegie's
    $1600 6
This 6-syllable synonym for "off the cuff" comes from the Latin for "out of the time"
    $1600 29
100000watts.com is a listing of these businesses in the U.S.
    $1600 9
Actors at Peter Quince's house go over "Pyramus & Thisbe" for Hippolyta & Theseus' wedding in this play
    $2000 15
This Missouri artist painted the mural at the Truman Library, but President Truman applied some extra touches himself
    $2000 20
Early in his career, Conan performed with this L.A. comedy troupe named for a theater audience section
    $2000 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew walks in Red Square.) This World War Two foreign minister had the distinction of being a pallbearer for both Lenin & Stalin
    DD: $1,000 7
From the Latin for "wedge", it means wedge-shaped writing & we're not just Babylon
    $2000 30
Project Gutenberg's list of the 1st 100,000 of these runs from 1 to 1,318,699 (though some say 1 may not be one)
    $2000 10
Rupert Holmes adapted this unfinshed Dickens work into a 1985 play-within-a-play musical

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lorraine Tara Cory
$15,800 $4,300 $15,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

UNIVERSITY GEOGRAPHY
Around 1830 the first Catholic priest ordained in the U.S. obtained land in this state where a university now stands

Final scores:

Lorraine Tara Cory
$601 $3,300 $29,200
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $29,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lorraine Tara Cory
$15,600 $5,800 $15,200
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
9 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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