Show #5239 - Thursday, May 24, 2007

Mehrun Etebari game 1.

Contestants

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Pauline Harris, a children's librarian from San Francisco, California

Mehrun Etebari, a grad student from Durham, New Hampshire

James Clark, a graduate assistant from Monroeville, Pennsylvania (whose 2-day cash winnings total $42,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

FIRST AID
'80s MOVIE MEMORIES
TOUGH TIMES, KID
CAMBODIA, CAMEROON OR CANADA
JACKSON 5
SLANG
    $200 21
This chilly condition that affects nose, ears, hands & feet can also be caused by putting ice on a burn
    $200 6
In 1986 he played Seth Brundle, whose teleportation experiment is set awry by a fly
    $200 16
Home-schooling him for discipline problems paid off; he later moved to Menlo Park, N.J. & was very inventive in his lab
    $200 12
It's made up of 3 territories and 10 provinces
    $200 1
The 1953 Alan Ladd film "Shane" is among the many Westerns filmed in this valley east of the Tetons
    $200 25
In diner slang, apple pie is "eve with a lid" & to "put a hat on" her means to add this
    $400 22
In cases of snakebite, remove jewelry, because this condition develops quickly
    $400 7
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from NORAD.) The experiments of a teenage computer whiz led him to NORAD's Nuclear War Operations Centre in this 1983 film
    $400 17
Before success with brands like Tommy Jeans, he was a class clown to cover for the embarrassment of poor grades
    $400 13
The one ruled by a king
    $400 2
The Big Apple's Jackson Heights is part of this borough
    $400 26
Slang for "to kiss" or "to make out" is this external body part
    $600 23
(Jon of the Clue Crew performs CPR on a mannequin.) The purpose of CPR's chest compressions is to keep the blood carrying this to the brain
    $600 8
Brownsville, Oregon was cast as Castle Rock in this 1986 film about 4 boys on a trek for a dead body
    $600 18
A dyslexic youth, he rewrote the book on TV by using satellites to make his small UHF channel national
    $600 14
The smallest in area
    $600 3
This American artist moved to NYC in 1930 to study with Thomas Hart Benton
    $600 28
"Cabbage" & this other basic salad ingredient are both slang for paper money
    $800 24
A good treatment for an ankle sprain is "RICE" -- rest, ice, compression & this
    $800 9
She's the title aquarium dweller beloved by Michael Palin
    $800 19
Though he couldn't read until after he was 10, he became the only U.S. President to earn a doctoral degree
    $800 11
Its national flag contains only 2 colors
    $800 4
This New Orleans-born gospel singer seen here debuted at Carnegie Hall in 1950
    DD: $2,000 27
It can mean "gossip" or the means by which gossip travels, as in the title of a Marvin Gaye hit
    $1000 10
(I'm Jane Kaczmarek.) One of my first movie roles was as this man's wife in "Falling in Love", the rat leaves me for Meryl Streep
    $1000 20
Spelling errors & the mirror writing in his notebooks may suggest this artist born in 1452 had a learning disorder
    $1000 15
Uses the franc as its currency
    $1000 5
During this Virginia battle, Stonewall Jackson was fired upon by his own men; he died a few days later
    $1000 29
This slang term can refer to a peanut, a yokel or a native of Georgia

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

James Mehrun Pauline
$2,200 $2,600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Mehrun Pauline
$3,000 $7,000 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

WAR STORIES
(Alex: We'll give you the stories, you identify the war.)
ENTERTAINING STATE CAPITALS
THE HISTORY BOYS
MARINE BIOLOGY
HAIFA LOAF
BETTER THAN "NUN"
    $400 1
"The Killer Angels",
"The Red Badge of Courage"
    $400 6
1988 was a good year for this actress; she won a best supporting acting oscar & her cousin ran for president
    $400 8
Snorri Sturluson, from this island, wrote a history on Norwegian kings from Odin to his own time
    $400 21
In these organs in most fish, water flows the opposite direction to the blood, increasing oxygen transfer
    $400 12
The main seaport of Israel, Haifa is on this sea
    $400 23
In one episode of this TV series, a pelican falls in love with Sister Bertrille
    $800 2
"Drums Along the Mohawk",
"Rebels and Redcoats"
    $800 7
Oscar Goldman was this character's boss in a 1970s series
    $800 9
William Coolidge, author of these mountains "In Nature and History", made the first winter climb of the Jungfrau
    $800 22
Sea creatures that live in the benthos, this part of the ocean, include clams & halibut
    $800 13
Haifa was a target of scud missiles from this country during the Persian Gulf War of 1991
    $800 24
To overwhelm or flood with water
    $1200 3
"365 Days",
"Born on the Fourth of July"
    DD: $1,000 17
One alive & one deceased, the 2 brothers who have been nominated for acting Oscars
    $1200 10
Mark Bowden has written the story of this 1979 crisis, "The First Battle In America's War With Militant Islam"
    $1200 28
In 1943 this undersea explorer produced his first film, "Par Dix-huit Metres du Fond", or "18 Meters Down"
    $1200 14
Oddly, in 1983 a skeleton of this Pleistocene hominid named for a German valley was found near Haifa
    $1200 25
Uttering in a clear, meticulous manner
    $1600 4
"The Great Crusade",
"For Whom the Bell Tolls"
    $1600 19
This actor who died at 45 starred opposite Elizabeth Taylor in "A Place in the Sun" & "Suddenly, Last Summer"
    $1600 11
Charlotte Corday is "like a star; cruel-lovely" in Thomas Carlyle's 1837 book titled this event
    $1600 29
Like jellyfish, sea anemones have stinging cells in these organs to paralyze small animals
    DD: $800 15
In 1191 Haifa was destroyed by the forces of this Muslim leader
    $1600 26
The Catholic festival in memory of the angel Gabriel telling the Virgin Mary she would soon be with child
    $2000 5
"The Bridges at Toko-Ri",
"The Ikon"
    $2000 20
In one of her first big-screen roles, this actress played Lady Jane Grey in a 1986 film
    $2000 18
The bestselling author of "The Johnstown Flood" & "1776" is also the narrator of the movie "Seabiscuit"
    $2000 30
This small five-letter animal seen here is the main food source of the Antarctic blue whale
    $2000 16
Haifa is the world center of this religion founded in Persia in the mid-19th century
    $2000 27
An official act of abandoning a claim to a royal throne or title

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Mehrun Pauline
$15,400 $11,600 $5,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD GEOGRAPHY
These 2 current South American countries gained their independence in the 20th century, one in the '60s and one in the '70s

Final scores:

James Mehrun Pauline
$7,599 $17,900 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $17,900 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

James Mehrun Pauline
$16,200 $11,400 $5,200
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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