Show #5206 - Monday, April 9, 2007

Contestants

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Fred Bauer, a human resources executive from Westlake Village, California

Diana Wheatley, a state court judge from Los Angeles, California

Susan Herder, a science teacher from St. Paul, Minnesota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY GEOGRAPHY
SPORTS GEAR
THE HISTORY OF APRIL 9th
STUPID ANSWERS
RETURN OF THE FUNGI
SPEAK IN HAWAIIAN
    $200 17
D.H. Lawrence visited this country in 1922 & set his 1923 novel "Kangaroo" there
    $200 7
For swimming, you might want an anti-fog pair of these with shatter-resistant lenses
    $200 5
1865: Ending the Civil War, Lee surrenders at this Virginia site
    $200 12
The name of the Sahara Desert is from the Arabic for this
    $200 1
In 1845 & 1846 the Phytophthora infestans fungus destroyed this crop in Ireland, causing a famine
    $200 26
You say "goodbye", I say "hello", but it can also mean "love"
    $400 18
The title of the novel "The Heart Of Midlothian" refers to an old prison in this Scottish city
    $400 8
For soccer, you want to protect the front of the leg from the knee to the ankle with a pair of these in addition to socks
    $400 21
1939: Denied permission to sing at Constitution Hall, Marian Anderson sings at this location instead
    $400 13
The name of the Gobi Desert is Mongolian for this
    $400 2
The Jack-o'-lantern mushroom, whose cap & gills are this color, gets its name because it glows in the dark
    $400 27
Sharing its name with one of the islands, it's also a veranda or roofed patio
    DD: $1,000 19
Chapter 1 of "The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas" is entitled "Before I Came To" this city
    $600 9
Both spikes & these can be the projections added to shoes for traction or the shoes themselves
    $600 22
1959: NASA publicly introduces Messrs. Glenn, Shepard & the rest of this program's 7 astronauts
    $600 14
This novel begins, " Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition..."
    $600 3
This antibiotic was discovered by Alexander Fleming in 1928 in a mold
    $600 28
This word means "expert", often a "big" one
    $800 20
In "Daisy Miller", Henry James calls this Swiss city "the little metropolis of Calvinism"
    $800 10
In billiards, it's a stick with a notched plate at one end used to support the cue
    $800 23
1859: This author receives his steamboat pilot's license
    $800 15
The gorilla is a member of the ape superfamily & is this genus & species--2 words
    $800 4
Fungi lack this green coloring matter that plants use to make food
    $800 29
Not to be confused with a luau, a lua is this place (I hope there's no line outside)
    $1000 25
The preface to a Steinbeck novel tells us this title place "above the town of Monterey...isn't a flat at all"
    $1000 11
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from wrestling practice at the University of Iowa.) Ancient Greek wrestlers competed naked; today's wrestlers wear this one-piece garment
    $1000 24
1942: American & Philippine troops are overwhelmed by Japanese forces on this peninsula
    $1000 16
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew catches a medicine ball in the Herbert Hoover Library.) President Hoover made his staff play a combination of volleyball & tennis using a medicine ball; in 1931 a New York Times reporter dubbed the game
    $1000 6
The name of this dark brown mushroom whose cap can be up to 10 inches across is Japanese for "oak mushroom"
    $1000 30
Say it once or say it twice, but it means "hurry up"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Susan Diana Fred
$6,400 $800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Diana Fred
$8,800 $2,800 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

SOUNDS LIKE MERRIE OLDE ENGLAND
10 DOWNING STREET
THE HOME OFFICE
BANGERS
M*A*S*H
"ALLO", "ALLO", "ALLO"
(Alex: "A-L-L-O" will come up in each correct response; it won't come up three times.)
    $400 1
M.I.T.'s campus is on the Charles River in this Boston-area city
    $400 23
Despite sleeping elsewhere, during the Blitz this prime minister continued to work & take meals at No. 10
    $400 13
Be careful changing this powdered ink in your printer or you may end up looking like a chimney sweep
    $400 10
It was invented by mixing nitroglycerin with a type of earth to make it safer
    $400 6
This seemingly clairvoyant company clerk was a big fan of Grape Nehi soda
    $400 18
Liquid measure equal to 3.785 liters
    $800 2
This largest city in Alabama is a leading industrial & textile center
    $800 24
In 2002 an elaborate dinner party was held at No. 10 to celebrate this many year's reign by Elizabeth II
    $800 14
For real security, get not a strip-cut but a cross- or micro-cut one of these devices
    $800 11
Of Ramtex, Semtex, or Boomtex, the deadly Czech-made plastic explosive
    $800 7
Harry Morgan earned 8 Emmy nominations as this Colonel, scoring a win in 1980
    $800 19
One can be observation or hot-air
    $1200 3
This largest city in New Hampshire is "united" in being a leading financial & manufacturing center
    $1200 25
Though he works at No. 10, because of his large family, PM Tony Blair lives at this other Downing Street address
    $1200 15
The multimedia features of this Co.'s Dimension E510 let you spend all day watching videos
    DD: $4,200 12
From their name, we assume these tubular fireworks are popular in Italy
    $1200 8
After Trapper John was transferred stateside, this California-born surgeon replaced him
    $1200 20
Solid fat extracted from the tissue of animals
    $1600 4
The bronze statue of a fisherman at a ship's steering wheel in this Mass. city honors its many locals lost at sea
    $1600 26
An early resident was the countess of Lichfield, the daughter of this 17th century king who returned from exile
    $1600 16
Also a wood-milling tool, this device directs data between a network & the Internet & can have a firewall
    $1600 28
It sounds like you wear it on your head, but it's a small tube with an explosive like RDX, used to start a bigger boom
    $1600 9
Played by William Christopher, this chaplain was always raising money for St. Teresa's orphanage
    $1600 21
Tubes in the female abdomen that transport ova to the uterus
    $2000 5
This Connecticut city is home to the American Clock & Watch Museum & to ESPN
    $2000 27
Styled "the younger", this youngest-ever British PM lived at No. 10 1783-1801 & again 1804-06
    $2000 17
Iomega calls this disk "the super floppy", whether it has a 1200MB or a 750MB capacity
    $2000 29
Black powder, an explosive dating from medieval times, is about 75% saltpeter, 15% charcoal & 10% this element
    DD: $3,000 22
Of the 2 main ethnic groups of Belgium, the one that fits the category

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Diana Fred
$10,400 $7,400 $2,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BEST PICTURE OSCAR WINNERS
It's the last Best Picture winner with a real person's name in the title (a person who lived 400 years ago)

Final scores:

Susan Diana Fred
$14,801 $400 $2
2-day champion: $33,202 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Susan Diana Fred
$10,000 $10,400 $7,000
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $27,400

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