Show #5126 - Monday, December 18, 2006

Steve Unite game 1.

Contestants

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Jody Callahan, a journalist from Memphis, Tennessee

Steve Unite, a writer from Studio City, California

Paula Frome, a lawyer from Glen Cove, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

ASIAN CAPITALS
A SPELLING CATEGORY
(Alex: A tribute to Aaron Spelling, and by the way, there's a new Melrose Place, Beverly Hills, 90210 DVD out right now.)
FRUIT BOWL
PULITZER-WINNING BIOGRAPHIES & AUTOBIOGRAPHIES
NECKWEAR
ADJECTIVES
    $200 2
This capital of India was laid out in a series of geometric forms extending from a rock that was later destroyed
    $200 15
(Here's Tori Spelling with the clue...)
My dad Aaron Spelling was the Executive Producer of 2 shows starring Shannen Doherty--"90210" & this one about 3 witches
    $200 17
Asian & Anjou
    $200 3
This bestseller about growing up in the slums of Limerick won the Pulitzer in 1997
    $200 22
This 3-letter item tied around the necks of children protects their clothing while they eat
    $200 1
Adjective in the name of stuffed dolls Ann & Andy
    $400 6
Higashi-Gyoen Garden is on the grounds of this city's Imperial Palace
    $400 27
(Let's go back to Tori...)
Dad got Emmy nominations for producing "Family" & this nighttime soap about the Carrington clan
    $400 18
Flame Seedless & Red Globe
    $400 4
His wife Vera, not Lolita, was the subject of a 2000 prize-winning bio by Stacy Schiff
    $400 23
In ancient Hawaii, this garland of flowers was used to signify a peace agreement between opposing tribes
    $400 5
Ottoman Emperor Selim I is known by this adjective, like a certain "reaper"
    $600 7
Its historic Toopkhaneh Square is now Imam Khomeini Square
    $600 28
(Tori...)
Big hits on ABC in the '70s for my dad included "The Love Boat", "Fantasy Island" & this "heavenly" detective drama
    $600 19
Jonathan & Pink Lady
    $600 8
Charles Lindbergh must have been flying high after winning the Pulitzer in 1954 for this memoir
    $600 24
This long scarf sounds like it will keep you quiet as well as keep you warm
    $600 13
It describes notched, sawlike teeth, as on the blade of a bread knife
    $800 9
In the 1620s the Javanese leader Sultan Agung tried unsuccessfully to capture this capital from the Dutch
    $800 29
(Here's a clip from 90210. Take a look.) On the show, Brenda & Brandon moved to Beverly Hills from this Midwestern state
    $800 20
Lambert & Rainier
    $800 11
Title length of time in Arthur Schlesinger Jr.'s 1966 prize-winner subtitled "John F. Kennedy in the White House"
    DD: $400 25
The name of this long scarf made of feathers or fur is from the Latin for "water adder"
    $800 14
Belonging to the place where one was born, like the "son" in a Richard Wright title
    $1000 10
This capital is served by King Khalid International Airport, which lies about 20 miles north of the city
    $1000 30
(Hi, I'm Doug Savant.) When I played Matt on "Melrose Place", this actress caught my eye as red-headed bad girl Sydney; now she's my wife
    $1000 21
Donut & Elberta
    $1000 12
This psychologist & his author brother Henry were each the subjects of prize-winning bios; one in 1936, the other in 1963
    $1000 26
In WWI, it became mandatory that all U.S. soldiers wear these "canine" aluminum discs on neck chains
    $1000 16
From Latin for "devour", it precedes "readers" to describe those with an insatiable appetite for books

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

Paula Steve Jody
$1,200 $2,800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paula Steve Jody
$3,800 $6,400 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

"H"EALTH & MEDICINE
GAITS
'ALLO, GOVERNOR
(Alex: Tell us each governor's state.)
SAME FIRST & LAST LETTER
THE KING IS DEAD
LONG LIVE THE KING
    $400 5
Atherosclerosis is better known by this 4-word phrase
    $400 2
It can be a walk or a dance in which the feet aren't lifted from the floor
    $400 18
In office from 1995:
George Pataki
    $400 13
A violent windstorm, proverbially "in a teapot"
    $400 1
On Sept. 9, 1087 this Norman stopped stormin' after being thrown from his horse at the Battle of Mantes
    $400 22
On Sept. 9, 1956 an estimated 1/3 of the U.S. population watched Elvis on this man's variety show
    $800 9
Hay fever is caused by antibodies reacting with inhaled pollen, causing the release of this
    $800 4
It's the type of military parade step seen here
    $800 19
In office from 2003:
Mitt Romney
    $800 14
An aromatic herb of the mint family, having leaves used as seasoning in cooking
    $800 3
On Aug. 15, 1057 Malcolm III killed this Scottish king; there's a good story there somewhere
    $800 24
Clad in white tie & tails on "The Steve Allen Show" in 1956, Elvis sang this hit to an unmoved pooch named Sherlock
    DD: $1,400 10
It's the branch of medicine that studes blood & blood-forming tissues
    $1200 6
Also a cooking term, it means to walk with short, delicate steps
    $1200 20
In office from 1996:
Mike Huckabee
    $1200 15
"My Sharona" knows it's a special talent for something (like remembering who gave us "My Sharona")
    $1200 25
On January 21, 1793 Parisians headed off this ruler's reign
    $1200 26
On Dec. 26, 1957 Elvis donated thousands of these cute toys to the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis
    $1600 11
Slipped & ruptured are synonyms for this when it precedes "disk"
    $1600 7
Let's see if "Eddie" can get his steed up to this 3-beat gain, a tad slower than a gallop
    $1600 21
In office from 2000:
Rick Perry
    $1600 16
The strict meaning of a word, not figurative or metaphorical, from the late Latin for "of letters"
    $1600 27
After a not-so-"short" 17-year reign, this 1st king of the Frankish Carolingian Dynasty died on Sept. 24, 768
    $1600 29
Of Elvis' 114 Top 40 hits, this "sad" title travel destination was the first
    $2000 12
The name of this leg muscle is also a verb that means "to render powerless"
    $2000 8
Lewis Carroll altered "gallop" to create this word that now means "to leap heavily"
    $2000 23
In office from 2004:
Kathleen Blanco
    $2000 17
A concluding part added to a literary work where you might read, "Billy would become Canada's P.M. in 2022"
    $2000 28
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports on a Grecian urned) It was from the Acropolis that this king. believing his son dead, supposedly threw himself in the sea named for him
    DD: $5 30
In 1964 Elvis bought a yacht owned by this ex-president for $55,000, then donated it to the March of Dimes

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paula Steve Jody
$10,200 $21,405 $7,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY PLAYWRIGHTS
2006 marks the centennial of this absurdist known for his sometimes bleak outlook; he was born on Good Friday, the 13th

Final scores:

Paula Steve Jody
$10,020 $22,404 $4,600
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $22,404 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Paula Steve Jody
$10,600 $23,200 $7,600
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $41,400

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