Show #5173 - Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Contestants

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Ted Dudley, an airline pilot from Colchester, Vermont

Sue Saunders, an oncology dietitian from Arlington, Virginia

Brad Haag, an MBA student from Santa Monica, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

SOUND LIKE A LOCAL
BROADWAY LYRICS
(Alex: We'll give you the lyrics. You have to identify the musical.)
WHAM-O
LITERARY BADDIES
STATE BIRDS
BEFORE & AFTER
    $200 13
It follows "Pitts-" in the U.S. & "Edin-" in Scotland; we'll accept either pronunciation
    $200 18
"Immigrant goes to America, many hellos in America; nobody knows in America, Puerto Rico's in America!"
    $200 1
In 1997 Wham-O introduced a Max Flight version of this 1950s sensation that flew farther & was easy to catch
    $200 23
This Seuss character who lived in a cave "stood there on Christmas Eve, hating the Whos"
    $200 6
Ohio:
This redbird
    $200 8
"Thin" piece of disputed Israeli-Palestinian land involved in a clothes-shedding card game
    $400 14
To pass for a native of Danvers, Massachusetts, don't pronounce this letter in the town's name
    $400 19
"He had it comin', he had it comin', he only had himself to blame"
    $400 2
Wham-O owners heard about Australian kids using a bamboo ring for exercise; it became this 1958 fad
    $400 26
This Harry Potter bad guy's name is French for "flight from death"
    $400 7
Virginia:
This bird, not Albert Pujols
    $400 9
Film legend who became an 1823 edict against European intervention in the Western Hemisphere
    $600 15
Pedernales is in the Dominican Republic; north of the border, the Pedernales River is in this state
    $600 20
"I can smile at the old days, I was beautiful then, I remember the time I knew that happiness was"
    $600 3
Wham-O received its name from this first product; when a projectile hit its target, it made a "Wham-O" sound
    $600 28
This villainess of "The Wizard of Oz" ruled over the Winkies
    $600 24
West Virginia:
This crested bird
    $600 10
"Bouncy" 1965 Beatles album that took over for Don Cornelius as host of a dance show
    $800 16
(Hi. I'm Allan Houston of the New York Knicks.) Don't say my name like this New York City street that's south of & parallel to Bleecker
    $800 21
"Whatever Lola wants, Lola gets, and little man, little Lola wants you"
    $800 4
This 1962 Wham-O game named for a dance craze came with a moveable cross bar & 2 support stands
    $800 29
Mrs. Augustine St. Clare sold Uncle Tom to this brutal, alcoholic plantation owner who later beat him to death
    $800 25
Kentucky:
This colorful songbird
    DD: $1,000 11
Robert E. Lee's "right arm" general who sang "ABC" with a singing group
    $1000 17
This Ohio village, Thomas Edison's birthplace, is named for a North Italian city but rhymes with "stylin'"
    $1000 22
"All I need is one more try, gotta get that kite to fly"
    $1000 5
Versions of this lawn toy to keep you cool in the summer include "Wave Rider" & "Bounce 'N Splash"
    $1000 30
This villainous aide in a Shakespeare play states flatly, "I hate the Moor"
    $1000 27
Missouri:
Not a redbird but this colorful creature
    $1000 12
1935 "lunar" Florida song that turned into an '80s Florida cop show

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

Brad Sue Ted
$4,200 $400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Sue Ted
$7,200 -$800 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

WOLVERINE
STORM
MAGNETO
ROGUE
COLOSSUS
"X"-MEN
    $400 4
This creature is the main predator of wolverines; what else would be dumb enough to take one on?
    $400 18
This 2000 film was based on Sebastian Junger's bestseller about a hurricane that meets a cold front
    $400 2
Logically enough, this planet has the strongest magnetic field of any planet in our solar system
    $400 9
The U.S. condemned this country's October 2006 nuclear test as a "provocative act"
    $400 25
2-syllable name for the long-ago elephant relative with 13-foot tusks that has become a synonym for "huge"
    $400 1
He was the de facto leader of China from the late 1970s to the early 1990s
    $800 5
During the winter, wolverines hunt caribou & this animal of the genus Rangifer; Santa's gonna be mad
    $800 19
Bogey & Bacall's final film together was this one that saw them waiting out a storm in Florida
    $800 3
Around 1904 this Norwegian explorer confirmed that the Earth's magnetic poles are not fixed
    $800 10
In 2000 Zalmay Khalizad, future U.S. envoy here, Talibandied its name about in "Consolidation of a Rogue State"
    $800 26
From this author we get the adjective "brobdingnagian", meaning "gigantic"
    $800 14
Seen here, Nicholas Brendon played this character on TV's "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
    $1200 23
The website for this state's legislature says no bear "can match the vicious disposition... of the wolverine"
    DD: $1,500 20
Hurricane Camille leaves only one operational shrimping boat in Bayou La Batre in this 1994 Oscar winner
    $1200 6
(Jon of the Clue Crew indicates a flask.) The shape of the actual magnetic field can be traced using small pieces of this metal
    $1200 11
This president's administration changed the term "rogue state" to "states of concern"
    $1200 27
Rabelaisian adjective meaning "enormous", like a task
    DD: $2,000 15
His dad Earl Little was an outspoken Baptist minister & supporter of black nationalist leader Marcus Garvey
    $1600 21
The probe used to investigate tornados in this film is aptly named Dorothy
    $1600 7
An alnico magnet is an alloy having these 3 elements as its principal ingredients
    $1600 12
In August of 2006, the man seen here said this country would not give up its homegrown nuclear technology
    $1600 28
This adjective that means "amazingly large" or "causing amazement" is from the Latin for "to be stunned"
    $1600 16
This Persian son of Darius I burned Athens in 480 B.C.
    $2000 24
Bears have cubs; wolverine newborns are known as these, like foxes & beavers
    $2000 22
In this cool 2004 film, climatologist Dennis Quaid is right & much of the U.S. evacuates to Mexico
    $2000 8
(Jon shows images of early devices on the monitor.) Early electromagnets, like Joseph Henry's in 1831, were horseshoe-shaped to double the pulling power of this type of magnet
    $2000 13
This country's acceptance of responsibility for the Pan Am 103 bombing helped it lose its rogue status
    $2000 29
Immeasurably great, like the "Jest" in a David Foster Wallace title
    $2000 17
The "Apostle of the Indies", this missionary helped found the Jesuits & introduced Christianity to Japan

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Sue Ted
$14,400 $6,400 $15,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

EXPLORERS
In 1616, after Hudson died, this man became the 1st European to reach Ellesmere Island; an island & bay are named for him

Final scores:

Brad Sue Ted
$15,701 $9,600 $28,900
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $28,900

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brad Sue Ted
$14,200 $5,600 $15,400
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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