Show #5234 - Thursday, May 17, 2007

Andrew Rostan game 6.

Contestants

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Sara Westrick Schomig, a strategic information officer from Annapolis, Maryland

Tigger Jourard, a faculty administrative assistant from London, Ontario, Canada

Andrew Rostan, a student originally from Boardman, Ohio (whose 5-day cash winnings total $124,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

DWELLING ON THE PAST
SUV
POLITICAL LINGO ORIGINS
SPOT THE MISSPELED WORD
BEANY
CECIL
    $200 11
The 1690s were a miss/ Eng. kings were far from bliss/ Jacobites warring/ Never was boring/ Ended by Treaty of this
    $200 21
The Mitsubishi Montero can seat up to 7 people but has only 6 of these for their drinks
    $200 6
Teddy Roosevelt took his case directly to the people from the presidency, which he called this 2-word phrase
    $200 16
For those who watch the calendar too closely, Febuary comes much too quickly
    $200 25
Azuki beans are most popular in this Asian country, where they're used to make confections like yokan
    $200 1
On the TV series "Beany and Cecil", Beany was a boy & Cecil was a seasick one of these alliterative creatures
    $400 12
In 1794 this naval hero gave his right eye for Britain; 3 years later, his ability to wave goodbye decreased by 50%
    $400 22
It's what the "H" stands for in the H1 Alpha wagon that set buyers back around $140K
    $400 7
This term for a type of obstructionist comes from the Dutch for "freebooter" or "pirate"
    $400 17
Connecting electricle outlets surprises many with its complexity
    $400 26
Ronald Reagan's Presidential library boasts an unusual portrait of Reagan made from 10,000 of these beans
    $400 2
Cecil Day founded this motel chain in 1970
    $600 13
You have the impudence to know Caesar waged war against this 4-letter region from 58 to 50 B.C.?
    $600 23
This Chrysler SUV shares its name with a Colorado ski resort
    $600 8
This bird phrase came from 18th c. Britain, where it described a businessman who became bankrupt &, thus, powerless
    $600 18
Good accounting secretaries need a healthy knowledge of mathmatics
    $600 27
"Noisy" name for a crisp bean pod easily broken into pieces for cooking
    DD: $1,000 3
He was a diamond in the rough when he arrived in South Africa in 1870; he later dominated the diamond industry
    $800 14
On June 2, 1899 near Wilcox, Wyo., the first major train robbery of the Wild Bunch, led by him, netted $30,000
    $800 24
This Dodge vehicle would look good on the streets of the cities of the same name in Mexico & Colorado
    $800 9
This word for one in office (who may lean on supporters for funds) is from the Latin for "lean on"
    $800 19
The average survivor is usually the one who hangs out in the backround
    $800 28
Many popular gourmet types of this are made from freshly roasted Arabica beans
    $800 4
Judy Garland was the first female honored with the special Golden Globe Award named for this director
    $1000 15
In Shakespeare & in history, he succeeded Macbeth
    $1000 30
Step up to this Cadillac SUV seen here
    $1000 10
An Indian village in the 1700s had this so the leader could stand above the people & be heard; now it means to campaign
    $1000 20
When in the field studying constelations, always bring the astronomical encyclopedia
    $1000 29
McCormick says that its pure extract made from these beans has an unlimited shelf life
    $1000 5
When he became Britain's poet laureate in 1968, his son Daniel, future star of "The Last of the Mohicans", was 10

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

Andrew Tigger Sara
$2,400 $4,400 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Tigger Sara
$4,800 $6,800 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE SCIENCE OF SOUND
(Alex: Some of our clues will come from the National Center for Physical Acoustics at Ole Miss.)
MOVIE TITLE PAIRS
THE WRITE STUFF
CREOLE CURIOSITY SHOP
WORLD CAPITALS
A "MAN"LY CATEGORY
    $400 26
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew presents from the NCPA at Mississippi)
The Defense Department funds the NCPA's work in using sound imaging to detect the tens of millions of these buried worldwide
    $400 16
A 1984 adventure: "____ and the Temple of Doom"
    $400 11
It was the day job of James Herriot, the author of "All Creatures Great & Small"
    $400 21
Population 4.3 million, it's "The Creole State"
    $400 1
The Brandenburg Gate is a famous symbol of this city
    $400 6
Northeast Chinese region that borders Russia & North Korea
    $800 27
"Wood" you like to name this, the quality of voiced speech sound that lets the ear identify it
    $800 17
A 1987 remake of a French Film: "Three Men and ____"
    $800 12
This German author of "Siddhartha" shares his name with a West Central German state
    $800 22
The name of this Creole dish comes from a French dialect & means "Stew of rice & fowl"
    DD: $2,600 2
It's the world capital named for our fifth U.S. president
    $800 7
This half-pear-shaped member of the Lute family is often played with tremolo strumming
    $1200 28
(Jon of the Clue Crew presents from the NCPA at Mississippi)
To reduce jet engine noise, scientists study this type of air movement; it's also what your pilot might say you're about to hit, so buckle up
    $1200 18
A 1999 Jodie Foster film: "____ and the King"
    $1200 13
This author's collection "Tales of a Wayside Inn" is set at the Red Horse Tavern in Sudbury, Massachusetts
    DD: $3,000 23
This Caribbean nation's 2 official languages are French & Creole
    $1200 3
When the Khmer Rouge came to power in 1975, it forced most of this capital's people to evacuate
    $1200 8
Mystic word used in meditation & ritual
    $1600 29
In concert hall acoustics, it's the opposite of reflection; the Sabin is a unit of it
    $1600 19
A 2005 divorce drama: "The Squid and ____"
    $1600 14
Originally written as a poem, "Eugene Onegin" by this Russian author was later turned into an opera
    $1600 24
Following the death of his mad Creole wife Bertha in a fire, this literary character weds Jane Eyre
    $1600 4
Ernest Hemingway's Finca Vigia home on the outskirts of this city has since been turned into a museum
    $1600 9
Unique ocean denizen seen here
    $2000 30
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew presents from the NCPA at Mississippi)
Using the same prefixes as for light, the sonic spectrum goes from ultrasound to these waves that are too low in frequency to hear; the mics being used here can pick them up
    $2000 20
A 1998 film about musician sisters: "Hilary and ____"
    $2000 15
Though probably by several Chinese authors, "The Art of War" is attributed to this author
    $2000 25
Called P.G.T., this Confederate Creole general led the attack of Fort Sumter to start the Civil War
    $2000 5
Once a center of Jewish learning, this city was known as "The Jerusalem of Lithuania"
    $2000 10
This element, atomic number 25, is used in making steel to give it toughness

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Tigger Sara
$16,600 $14,400 $13,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

CRIME TIME
The largest art theft in U.S. history was at 1:24 a.m. on this date in 1990, while Boston slumbered after partying

Final scores:

Andrew Tigger Sara
$4,200 $400 $17,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andrew Tigger Sara
$14,800 $14,000 $11,800
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,600

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