Show #5208 - Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Contestants

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Tim Woodward, a teacher from Salem, New Hampshire

Karen Anderson, a private investigator from Half Moon Bay, California

Kate Zimmermann, a prosecutor from Bakersfield, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

COLONIAL AMERICA
WORLD CAPITALS BY AIRPORT
(Alex: We will give you the airport.)
NAME THAT POET
THE "SIT"UATION ROOM
ROCK
ROLE
    $200 21
In 1737 in Boston, the Charitable Irish Society held the first municipal celebration of this holiday
    $200 2
Dulles
    $200 26
"One if by land, and two, if by sea; and I on the opposite shore will be"
    $200 7
This Sioux chief led warriors in the Battle of the Rosebud
    $200 1
For hundreds of years, the Barbary apes have rocked atop the world-famous Rock of this
    $200 16
Danny Kaye sang about "Wonderful Copenhagen" when he played this role on film in 1952
    $400 22
Thomas Jefferson laid the foundation of this home in 1769
    $400 3
Orly
    $400 27
"Then Sally and I saw them run down the hall. We saw those two Things bump their kites on the wall"
    $400 8
It was famously torpedoed & sunk in May 1915 with a loss of nearly 1,200 lives
    $400 12
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from a Broadway stage.) If you know the name for a group of lions, you can guess the name of this famous rock, here on the set of The Lion King
    $400 17
Hi, I'm Sam Waterston, and I'm a huge fan of this American president & I've been lucky enough to play him on Broadway & in a TV miniseries
    $600 23
In 1614 Presbyterian minister Alexander Whitaker baptized this daughter of Powhatan in Jamestown
    $600 4
Templehof
    $600 28
"Don Juan's parents lived beside the river, a noble stream, and call'd the Guadalquivir"
    $600 9
Ravi Shankar is a virtuoso on it
    $600 13
Images carved on rocks by people of the past are a highlight of Petroglyph Nat'l Monument in this SW state
    $600 18
In the 1946 film "The Green Years", she played the daughter of her real-life husband Hume Cronyn
    $800 24
The Stamp Act was repealed soon after this founding father argued against it in Britain's Parliament
    $800 5
Jose Marti
    $800 29
"Reel'd from the sabre-stroke shatter'd and sunder'd. Then they rode back, but not, not the six hundred"
    $800 10
12-letter term for a college course needed to be taken & passed before you can take another one
    DD: $3,000 14
The Colonial Dames donated an elegant portico that was erected around this rock in 1920
    $800 19
(Hi, I'm Christopher Meloni of Law & Order: SVU.) For some reason, Julia Roberts decided to flee from marrying me when I played her fiance Coach Bob in this 1999 film
    $1000 25
In 1765 this orator proclaimed that the House of Burgesses, not Britain, had the "exclusive right...to lay taxes"
    $1000 6
Schiphol Airport
    $1000 30
"Who mourns for Adonais? Oh, come forth, fond wretch!"
    $1000 11
This Alaskan city shares it name with a type of spruce
    $1000 15
You'll find this geological attraction about 280 miles from Alice Springs
    $1000 20
Dorothy Comingore played a character based on actress Marion Davies in this classic 1941 film

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

Kate Karen Tim
$0 $7,600 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Karen Tim
$3,000 $10,200 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

POSSESSED
HE WAS IN THE TOP 40?
GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS
POLITICAL NICKNAMES
IT'S HARD OUT HERE FOR A PUMP
4-LETTER ABBREV.
    $400 6
Spanish for "rich port", it was ceded to the U.S. in 1898
    $400 1
In 1978 this comedian & "the Toot Uncommons" dug up a No. 17 hit with "King Tut"
    $400 24
Attended by 14,178 people, the largest one of these was held in Japan, not in Boston Harbor
    $400 17
A dictator: Il Duce
    $400 11
Atrial fibrillation may reduce the efficiency of this pump, especially the atrium
    $400 12
Internet gratitude: TYVM
    $800 7
A battle was fought over Midway atoll; now it's officially this peaceful type of "refuge", like for albatross
    $800 2
Cheech teamed with Chong for 3 Top 40s, but this "Nash Bridges" star duetted with Streisand to make the charts
    $800 25
Pictured here, Robert Wadlow, the guy in the middle, holds this world record
    $800 18
A 19th century British Prime Minister: Dizzy
    $800 22
Leo Szilard & this more-famous Euro-American physicist worked together to develop a refrigeration pump
    $800 13
Law north of the border: RCMP
    DD: $2,800 8
This U.S. territory was named for "martyred maiden" Saint Ursula by Christopher Columbus
    $1200 3
This "Thorn Birds" star had 3 Top 40s, including the "Theme From Dr. Kildare"
    DD: $1,000 28
As of 2004, Shunpei Yamakazi of Semiconductor Energy Labs of Japan held more of these than anyone else, 3,245
    $1200 19
A 20th century U.S. President: Poppy
    $1200 23
Joe Dumars could tell you that reciprocating pumps have one of these moving back & forth to regulate flow
    $1200 14
A school near the Rio Grande: UTEP
    $1600 9
Saipan, Tinian & Rota are the main islands in the Northern this group, made a commonwealth in 1986
    $1600 4
Aw, Pa! "Bonanza" was the B-side of his No. 1 1964 hit "Ringo"
    $1600 27
Ralf Laue of Germany tossed more than 400 of these in 2 minutes, & it wasn't even on a Shrove Tuesday
    $1600 20
A member of the post-WWI Big Four: Le Tigre
    $1600 29
This ancient Greek's "screw" aided in pumping water from deep in the ground
    $1600 15
It includes AT&T: DJIA
    $2000 10
Navassa Island was claimed with this appropriately named 1856 Act of Congress because of its bird, uh, fertilizer
    $2000 5
In 1958 this actor, famous as Thurston Howell III, charted with "Delicious!"
    $2000 26
In 1989 this "Lord of the Dance" set a record as the world's fastest tap dancer, with 28 taps per second
    $2000 21
A French clergyman: The Red Eminence
    $2000 30
Rotary pumps are also known as this type of pump, from the Latin for "to flee the middle"
    $2000 16
It certifies albums platinum: RIAA

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Karen Tim
$11,000 $24,000 $6,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE GREEK ALPHABET
Of the 24 letters of the Greek alphabet, it's the only one that ends in an English letter that none of the others does

Final scores:

Kate Karen Tim
$8,500 $22,500 $1,399
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $22,500 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kate Karen Tim
$11,000 $20,400 $6,200
14 R,
2 W
25 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $37,600

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