Show #5216 - Monday, April 23, 2007

Contestants

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Victor Lee, a recent college graduate from Leonia, New Jersey

Mary Beth Kinnon, a sales support specialist from Cecil County, Maryland

Laura Wimberley, a college teaching assistant originally from Wilmington, Delaware (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE ROARING '20s
CAPITAL CITY BIRTHPLACES
IT'S A DOG'S LIFE
FUN STUFF
HARVARD, YALE, OR PRINCETON
THE "IV" LEAGUE
    $200 1
This dance named for a city became the rage after it was featured in the 1923 Broadway musical "Runnin' WIld"
    $200 21
Sophia Loren, 1934
    $200 22
Familiar to fans as "Marmaduke", this lovable breed was a favorite of Elvis, who had 2 at Graceland
    $200 3
Common name for the wrench used to adjust traditional strap-on roller skates
    $200 16
It has the largest private endowment of any university in the world
    $200 11
Type of war between different factions within the same country
    $400 2
In 1922 Margaret Gorman was retroactively crowned this for winning 1921's "Inter-City Beauty Pageant"
    $400 23
Charlie Chaplin, 1889
    $400 24
When this "Sex and the City" sexpot married her third husband, her 2 dogs served as bridesmaids
    $400 7
The Boston Model 1800 is one of these for pencils; the Slydart is one for darts
    $400 17
Oh, joy! The Whiffenpoofs is one of its glee clubs
    $400 12
Seemingly insignificant facts & info--but not on "Jeopardy!"
    $600 4
On Sept. 24, 1929, 13 years before raiding Tokyo, he made the first instruments-only airplane flight
    $600 28
Marlene Dietrich, 1901
    $600 25
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew stands next to a monitor.) In Westminster Kennel Club competitions, poodles show in three sizes--Standard, Miniature & this small one that can't be more than 10 inches high at the shoulder
    $600 8
Mattel game where a loser might say, "Oh, he knocked my block off!"
    $600 18
The one that was not involved in the USA's first intercollegiate sporting contest, an 1852 rowing race
    $600 13
To excuse someone from payment of a debt
    $800 5
In 1923 Luis Firpo knocked this heavyweight champ out of the ring in the first round but was KO'd in the second round
    $800 29
Ingrid Bergman, 1915
    $800 26
The origins of this retriever go back to 2 puppies rescued from an 1807 shipwreck off the coast of Maryland
    $800 9
Hey, gang, let's put on a show in this building, like in the musical "Summer Stock"
    $800 19
It shares facilities with Radcliffe College for Women
    $800 14
A competitor for the same object or goal
    $1000 6
In 1925 Americans held their breath as sled dog teams raced 674 miles to this Alaskan city to deliver diphtheria serum
    $1000 30
Zsa Zsa Gabor, 19??
    $1000 27
The Neapolitan type of this dog traces its roots to war dogs used in ancient times; it's also called a Mastino
    $1000 10
This 155-year-old chocolate co. named for an Italian is based in San Francisco, a city named for an Italian
    DD: $1,000 20
In 1783 its Nassau Hall was the temporary Capitol of the U.S.
    $1000 15
Court-ordered damages include compensatory & this

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

Laura Mary Beth Victor
$2,000 $1,600 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Mary Beth Victor
$5,200 $1,800 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
SITCOMS BY EPISODE
THE STARS
COMPUTER NAMES
LOUNGING AT THE OPERA
4-SYLLABLE WORDS
    $400 13
The Times felt "Grand Illusion" failed to be the definitive, nuanced portrait of this man, "America's Mayor"
    $400 3
"Malcolm's Girlfriend"
    $400 8
They are stars with large radii for their mass & temperature; Mira is a red one
    $400 11
Naturally, this company's iBook featured iPhoto & iMovie
    $400 1
If you're a Pollyanna, you're excessively this adjective
    $800 14
In "Lisey's Story" he "brings on his most fearsome monster of all, that quivering mass of ego...the writer"
    $800 4
"Sweathog Christmas Special"
    $800 22
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew shows some constellations on a monitor.) If you're hunting for Orion's constellation in the sky, look for this faithful dog of his who's always nearby
    $800 12
In the name of the TRS-80, the "RS" was for Radio Shack & the "T" for this
    $800 2
It's the ancient method in use here
    $1200 15
Reviewing a 2006 prequel, the Times noted this fictional shrink's grisly gallantry & "avenging-angel impulse"
    $1200 5
"Goodbye, Mr. Fish"
    DD: $2,000 23
Nu Draconis is one of these that can be split using binoculars; for Mu Draconis, you need a strong telescope
    $1200 19
The first 2 letters in the name of this Sony PC can stand for "Video Audio"
    $1200 28
The "woman is fickle" in this opera
    $1200 9
One who determines the odds on a horse or the line on a football game
    DD: $1,200 16
In "State of Denial", this Wash. Post scribe "takes a mulligan and attempts to correct for past obsequiousness"
    $1600 6
"Lionel's Problem"
    $1600 24
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands next to a monitor.) The Big Dipper's handle shows us the way to the 4th-brightest night star; remember, "Arc to" this
    $1600 20
In the line named for this supercomputer genius, the Y-MP reached the speed of 2.3 gigaflops
    $1600 27
It's tragic that this opera was not a success at first
    $1600 10
The word for this type of test you may run on your computer comes from the Greek for "to know"
    $2000 17
"A Great Unravelling" was the Times' headline when it reviewed 2 books about this theory in physics
    $2000 7
In the 70s: "Grizzly Emily"
    $2000 25
Gemma, or jewel, is in the constellation Corona Borealis, or the "Northern" this
    $2000 21
Post-ENIAC (& pre-"Flashdance") came this crazy-sounding 1952 computer that helped create the H-bomb
    $2000 26
You'll scream "Great Scots" after hearing this Donizetti opera
    $2000 18
Determination & energy in starting a project, or the process of citizens proposing a law for public vote

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Mary Beth Victor
$10,000 $1,000 $8,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN HISTORY
So Prussia could dominate Germany, Bismarck excluded this country that lost the 1866 Battle of Koniggratz

Final scores:

Laura Mary Beth Victor
$2,399 $1,000 $300
2-day champion: $7,199 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Laura Mary Beth Victor
$12,000 $2,200 $9,800
15 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,000

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