Show #5211 - Monday, April 16, 2007

Contestants

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Tricia McKinney, a TV news writer from Secaucus, New Jersey

Ryan Hall, a physics teacher from State College, Pennsylvania

Gin Peck, a computer consultant from Phelps, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
BROADWAY ROLES
BORN FIRST
TODAY'S HOROSCOPE
TUNNEL
OF "LOVE"
    $200 6
Kansas' 10-member Board of this has made news for its doubts about Darwin
    $200 1
In 1951 he was "The King"; Gertrude Lawrence was "I"
    $200 26
Dr. Jonas Salk,
Dr. Louis Pasteur,
Dr. Benjamin Spock
    $200 11
This "chaste" sixth sign of the Zodiac gets bold today! You're feminine, but you can play with the big boys!
    $200 16
The Severomuyskiy Tunnel stretches 9 1/2 miles in this nation
    $200 21
Fred Grandy popped up as Gopher on this cruisin' TV show
    $400 7
(Jon of the Clue Crew reporting from the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, AR.)
The Bill Clinton library's cabinet meeting room shows that the President has the Defense Secretary on his left and this cabinet officer on his right
    $400 2
In 2002 this "Notes on a Scandal" dame went "Into the Woods" as Giant (well, her recorded voice did, anyway)
    $400 27
Tiberius Caesar,
Augustus Caesar,
Sid Caesar
    $400 12
Today people will feel the "sting" of this fixed water sign, the Zodiac's eighth! You have the answer! Say it!
    $400 17
Traveling under the Alps, the Great St. Bernard Tunnel connects Italy to this country
    $400 22
It's not a vixen's mitten, it's a traditional herb used in medicines & also known as figwort
    $600 8
This type of joint committee settles differences between Senate & House versions of a bill
    $600 3
In 1968, before the force was with him, he landed the lead in "The Great White Hope"
    $600 28
Ulysses Grant,
Abraham Lincoln,
Franklin Pierce
    $600 13
This sign has carried the water for "ages"! You're positive! Make things happen today!
    DD: $1,500 18
Dating from the time of Hezekiah, the Siloam Tunnel diverts water under this city to a pool inside the city walls
    $600 23
Adjective for the hoof of a goat or a devil
    $800 9
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reporting from inside the State Capitol building in Lincoln, NE.)
As in Washington, the Vice President presides over the Senate. In Nebraska, this official presides over the unicameral legislature
    $800 4
(Hi. I'm Bebe Neuwirth.)
In 1997 I won my 2nd Tony Award for playing Velma Kelly in "Chicago"; in 2007 I appeared in a revival of the production playing this dancer, Velma's rival
    $800 29
John Irving,
James Michener,
Arthur Miller
    $800 14
This masculine, mutable air sign is ruled by Mercury & knows there are 2 sides to everything, so think twice today!
    $800 19
What's officially the Lucius J. Kellam, Jr. Bridge-Tunnel travels more than a mile under this east Virginia bay
    $800 24
The title of this 1985 Gabriel Garcia Marquez novel should put you at disease
    $1000 10
Judicially, the U.S. is divided regionally into 12 of these, each with a Court of Appeals
    $1000 5
In 1948 he was drafted to play "Mister Roberts"
    $1000 30
Andy Warhol,
Jackson Pollock,
Judy Chicago
    $1000 15
This December-January sign is negative & can be stubborn, but not today; relax & you'll respond
    $1000 20
The 11 1/2-mile tunnel between Bologna & Florence, Italy bears the name of this Italian mountain chain
    $1000 25
The capital of this former Yugoslav Republic & now independent nation is Ljubljana

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

Gin Ryan Tricia
$1,400 $2,000 $4,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gin Ryan Tricia
$2,800 $4,400 $8,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

ARCHITECTURE
MUSICAL NOBILITY
LITERARY INSPIRATIONS
ALPHABETICALLY LAST
CHICKS RULE!
NOT QUITE BEFORE & AFTER
    $400 1
Berthold Lubetkin's designs for the London Zoo include a gorilla house & a pool for these flightless birds
    $400 17
Born in 1935, he became, simply, "The King"
    $400 6
Many have said that Margaret Mitchell based this character on her first husband, Red Upshaw
    $400 8
...of the U.S. states that border an ocean
    $400 10
Wu Hao was Empress of this nation for 50 years in the 7th & 8th centuries
    $400 26
Indiana Jones works hard to recover a Biblical artifact misplaced somewhere in Little Rock
    $800 2
Carlo Maderno is famed for his baroque facade for the Church of Santa Susanna in this world capital
    $800 18
God save the rapper, singer & actress Dana Owens, who goes by this moniker
    $800 7
A trip to Spain inspired this "Silas Marner" novelist to write the poem "The Spanish Gypsy"
    $800 9
...of writers buried in Paris' Pantheon
    $800 22
In the 1990s this Down Under island country has back-to-back female P.M.'s, Jenny Shipley & Helen Clark
    $800 27
Vodka-based morning cocktail enjoyed with TV's Bundy family
    $1200 3
This architect of L.A.'s Disney Concert Hall called it "a strange kind of sailing ship sitting in a box"
    $1200 19
He was born in Minneapolis in 1958, the son of jazz musician John Nelson
    $1200 14
Thomas Carlyle's wife is the woman who inspired Leigh Hunt's poem "Jenny" did this to "Me"
    $1200 11
...of groups in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
    $1200 23
For more than a century, this European country has had 3 queens & no kings: Wilhelmina, Juliana & Beatrix
    $1200 28
French WWII defensive fortifications put in an album to provide info on a band
    $1600 4
In the 1950s this Finnish-born architect designed the U.S. Embassy in Oslo
    $1600 20
The revue "Sophisticated Ladies" is based on the music of this "noble" composer & bandleader
    $1600 15
A fascination with Goethe led this "Magic Mountain" author to write the novel "Lotte in Weimar"
    $1600 12
...of Alfred Hitchcock movies starring Jimmy Stewart
    DD: $4,000 24
The Philippines has had 2 female presidents, current leader Gloria Arroyo & this woman from 1986 to 1992
    $1600 29
Israeli prime minister (1977-1983) who's a Cole Porter song that "brings back a memory ever green"
    $2000 5
Philip Johnson's Glass House may have been inspired by this German-born less-is-more man's Farnsworth House
    $2000 21
Dinah Washington was "The Queen of the Blues" & this singer was "The Empress of the Blues"
    $2000 16
Hemingway's novel "The Torrents of Spring" parodies the style of this "Winesburg, Ohio" author, an early supporter of his
    $2000 13
...of current U.S. cabinet departments
    $2000 25
Gro Harlem Bruntland has been prime minister of this Scandinavian country 3 different times
    DD: $3,000 30
Descartes' famous Latin axiom that's a screwball comedy with Tony Curtis & Jack Lemmon (in drag)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gin Ryan Tricia
$11,200 $5,200 $16,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BEST PICTURE OSCAR WINNERS
Following "Gone with the Wind", it would be another 12 years before a color film won again: this foreign-set musical

Final scores:

Gin Ryan Tricia
$16,400 $1 $21,499
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $21,499

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gin Ryan Tricia
$8,800 $5,200 $18,400
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R,
4 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,400

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