Show #5219 - Thursday, April 26, 2007

Andrew Rostan game 1.

Contestants

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Pam Spitzner, a member services coordinator from Chicago, Illinois

Andrew Rostan, a student originally from Boardman, Ohio

Zelda Nash, a civil engineering business owner from Pahoa, Hawaii (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE NEW YORK TIMES HOUSE & HOME
WE LOVE BROADWAY MUSICALS
BEFORE COMPUTERS
AMERICAN PHOTO ALBUM
HIGHWAYS & BYWAYS
MULTIPLE MEANINGS
    $200 1
Bemz sells covers in bright decorator colors for the furniture of this other Swedish company
    $200 2
"Grey Gardens" is a musical about Edith Bouvier Beale & "Little" Edie, eccentric relatives of this first lady
    $200 21
Early successful models of these in the U.S. were Woodstock, Remington & Underwood
    $200 16
Bold declaration signer and bootlegger seen here
    $200 26
Copenhagen's Tivoli Gardens & Town Hall Square lie on opposite sides of a boulevard named for this writer
    $200 8
A thin sheet of metal, or a fencing weapon
    DD: $600 3
The Dec. 28, 2006 edition suggested recycling this object into garden mulch
    $400 6
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Shubert Theatre.) The Lady of the Lake & the Knights of the Round Table sing the showstopping number "Find Your Grail" in this Tony-winning musical
    $400 22
This functioned as a message or bulletin board, so Martin Luther posted his 95 theses on it
    $400 17
Former Treasury secretary & short-lived gunfighter seen here
    $400 27
Every Father's Day, this 3-block-long Holy Grail of shopping in Beverly Hills is closed for a vintage car show
    $400 12
To indicate with a finger, or a small dot (it could be sharp)
    $600 4
A company called California these benefits from the notion that organized these "are the key to... a freer life"
    $600 9
"Here Hugo again", quipped Playbill when this long-running musical returned to Broadway in 2006
    $600 23
A type of this counting device is called suan pan in Chinese & soroban in Japanese
    $600 18
The reverse of this great American image is seen here
    $600 28
This New Orleans street name is derived from a never-built waterway connecting Lake Pontchartrain with the Mississippi
    $600 13
To lightly make fun of, or a baby goat
    $800 5
Rupert Murdoch & wife Wendy Deng's apartment re-do included hiring a master of this Asian practice
    $800 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from a stage set.) Since 1988, more than 10 actors have starred as the Phantom of the Opera here on Broadway, but it was this actor who won the Tony
    $800 24
This term for a type of penmanship comes from the Greek for "beautiful writing"
    $800 19
Before Jada and Emeril, there was this woman pictured here and known as "the French Chef"
    $800 29
The PCH, which stands for this, runs from near San Juan Capistrano to near El Rio
    $800 14
To strike violently, or a song's drumming rhythm
    $1000 7
This type of "house", built to hold coaches, is a frequent candidate for renovation
    $1000 11
"The Ladies Who Lunch" love this composer's "Company", which began keeping company on B'way again in 2006
    $1000 25
One-time experiments in "express" delivery of this have included firing a guided missile from a sub in 1959
    $1000 20
19th-century war hero and short-term US President seen here
    $1000 30
The New Year's Day Mummers Parade travels north up Broad Street, ending at City Hall in this city
    $1000 15
A roll of fabric, or an arrow from a crossbow

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

Zelda Andrew Pam
$800 $3,800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Zelda Andrew Pam
$3,200 $4,600 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

REACH FOR THE TOP
HIGH ROLLERS
PITFALL
THE WIZARD OF ODDS
(Alex: There's a theme here.)
"DOUBLE" DARE
(Alex: All of them are linked by...)
MY LIFE IN GAME SHOWS
    $400 21
On May 1, 1963 Jim Whitaker became the first American, & 10th person, to reach the summit of this mountain
    $400 26
If you're dealt a pair of 10s or better, you can "let it" do this in a 3-bet casino poker variant with the same name
    $400 16
Persian king Darius III failed to appreciate tactics & lost his empire to this great leader in 331 B.C.
    $400 11
The National Weather Service says the odds of this painful event happening to you in a given year are 1 in 700,000
    $400 1
Images from 2 shots on the same frame of film
    $400 6
He hosted one game show from 1956 to 1974 & another from 1972 to 2007
    $800 22
This country's highest peak, Pico de Orizaba, lies on the border of the states of Veracruz & Puebla
    $800 27
In the "Seinfeld" episode "The Diplomat's Club", Kramer loses $3,200 betting on on-time arrivals of these
    $800 17
The timely arrival of Prussian forces at this June 18, 1815 battle was the turning point for Allied troops
    $800 12
Research on these, not gators or crocs, says the odds of one going after you in Florida are 1 in 11.5 million
    $800 2
Army march rate of 180 paces a minute
    $800 7
This Toronto native ran a carpet business long before success as the host of "Deal or No Deal"
    $1200 23
Like Kilimanjaro, this snowcapped peak can often be seen from high-rise buildings in Nairobi about 110 miles away
    $1200 28
In 2006 it was reported that this former Portuguese colony had passed Las Vegas in gambling receipts
    DD: $3,000 18
It's the foolhardy 1854 military action depicted here
    $1200 13
The National Safety Council says the odds of dying this way are 1 in 87,976; one famous case was Natalie Wood
    DD: $2,200 3
Shapely 1950s discovery seen here
    $1200 8
In the 1980s Johnny Gilbert was the announcer on the $20,000 version of this Dick Clark-hosted game show
    $1600 24
A violent eruption of this volcano in 1902 killed 15% of the population of Martinique
    $1600 19
Putting an army officer in charge of this fleet was one reason for its poor showing in an August 1588 naval battle
    $1600 14
The odds to win this lottery game played in 29 states are 1 in 146 million but in 2006, an Iowa couple won $200.8 mil. that way
    $1600 4
An aspect of an oboe or a bassoon, but not of a clarinet
    $1600 9
After sitting next to Brett Somers on "Match Game" for many years, he starred in the one-man show "The Life of Reilly"
    $2000 25
One of Japan's largest active volcanoes, Aso-san, lies on this southernmost of the country's 4 main islands
    $2000 20
The Anglo-Saxons held their ground against the invaders until King Harold took an arrow to the eye in this 1066 battle
    $2000 15
In 2006 the Sec. of Agric. said the odds of a bovine getting this, bovine spongiform encephalopathy, were 1 in a million
    $2000 5
A type of betrayal, or a technique used in producing hybrid seed corn
    $2000 10
The only person to appear on the same game show in 6 different decades, she was a 2000 panel member on "To Tell the Truth"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Zelda Andrew Pam
$4,600 $16,800 $14,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE OSCARS
The 2 men who directed Marlon Brando's Oscar-winning performances

Final scores:

Zelda Andrew Pam
$0 $31,000 $16,400
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $31,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Zelda Andrew Pam
$8,200 $15,800 $14,400
13 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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