Show #5242 - Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Mehrun Etebari game 4.

Contestants

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Carlos Alcala, a newspaper columnist from Sacramento, California

Katy Hardy, an event coordinator from Cuba, Illinois

Mehrun Etebari, a grad student from Durham, New Hampshire (whose 3-day cash winnings total $61,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

ACTS OF CONGRESS
THE AMERICAN THEATRE
SOUNDS LIKE AN ARMY UNIT
2006 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC STORIES
STAR WARS
A NEW "HOPE"
    $200 6
The Freedom Support Act of 1992 allocated about $16 billion to aid the nations formed when this entity collapsed
    $200 20
Harry Connick, Jr. wrote the songs for the musical "Thou Shalt Not", set in this southern city, his hometown
    $200 23
Proverbially 2 is this & 3's a crowd
    $200 1
With uncanny similarities to a 2005 Wallace & Gromit film, a giant one of these plagued Brit gardens in 2006
    $200 11
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew tours a warehouse.) There's a vast array of props and costumes at this 2,300 acre facility named for a hero of the Star Wars saga
    $200 15
In 1996 Harry Winston cleaned & restored this blue gem
    $400 7
Until a law was passed June 20, 1922, a woman could lose this if she married a foreigner
    $400 21
(Hi, I'm Kathryn Erbe of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent".) In 1997 I played Stella Kowalski in the Steppenwolf Theatre Company's 50th anniversary production of this great American play
    $400 24
One of the 4 fundamental operations in arithmetic
    $400 2
National Geographic called the circumstances of his death over Batt Reef off Queensland "extremely rare"
    $400 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Marin County, California.) This is a less terrifying Lucite version of this weapon, whose second version is being built during Return of the Jedi
    $400 16
It's the trunk in which a young woman collected linens & things for her marriage
    $600 8
There being no VP, the Presidential Succession Act of 1947 made Joseph Martin, who held this job, first in line to succeed
    $600 22
Alec Guiness portrayed this pub-crawling poet in 1964 play set in America & Wales
    DD: $2,000 25
Best Picture Oscar winner for 1986
    $600 3
A partnership between the U.N. & this Oregon Co. created uniforms that allowed Muslim women to compete in sports
    $600 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew points out a prototype.) When George Lucas saw a preliminary version of what would become this Star Wars ship, he said, "Make it look like a hamburger"
    $600 17
In a ballad from "Grease", it's the way in which Olivia Newton-John was "Devoted to You"
    $800 9
In 1893 the anti-mangling activism of Lorenzo Coffin got Congress to mandate the air type of these on railroad cars
    $800 26
Founded in 1966, the Repertory Theatre at this Ivy League Univ. has presented over 100 world & U.S. premieres
    $800 28
An infamous group of Italian urban terrorists called themselves "the Red" these
    $800 4
Mentioned in Genesis, this was thought to be found in Iran's Elburz mountain range
    $800 14
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows creature samples.)Though he didn't look like this in the film, you don't need to use the force to know that these are early models of this good-natured Gungan
    $800 18
The discovery of this promontory was thought a favorable sign that India could be reached by sea from Europe
    $1000 10
An act passed March 3, 1863 established this, the subject of riots in New York that July
    $1000 27
"The Teapot Scandals" is a rollicking new musical funfest inspired by the life & loves of this U.S. president
    $1000 29
Homonym for the center of a Granny Smith or a Jonathan
    $1000 5
Hidden for 1,700 years, the lost gospel of this man states that he was acting on Jesus' orders
    $1000 19
Located just outside of L.A., this research & treatment center was founded in 1913

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

Mehrun Katy Carlos
$4,200 $1,600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mehrun Katy Carlos
$10,400 $1,800 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

IF I RAN THE ZOO...
"O" THE PLACES YOU'LL GO
BUTTER BATTLE BOOKS
THE CATS IN THE HATS
HIP-HOP ON POP
DR. SEUSS
    $400 6
First, I'd replace meat with bamboo on the menu; these 2-toned Chinese beasts could serve the whole venue
    $400 1
Ask anyone on Waikiki & he'll tell you this island is known as "The Gathering Place"
    $400 17
David Zinczenko, editor of Men's Health Magazine, wrote a diet book named for these not always washboard muscles
    $400 22
The guy seen here, William Van Allen designed this in New York from 1928-1930
    $400 12
Give us just one of the names of this hip-hop impresario, ASCAP's Rhythm & Soul Songwriter of the Year in 1996
    $400 11
Seuss classic that includes the line "I would not, could not, in a car"
    $800 7
Instead of a ticket taker who's a big grouch; I'd hire this little kangaroo pal in his pouch
    DD: $3,000 2
In 1989, part of this city's Nimitz Freeway collapsed as the result of an earthquake
    $800 18
The title of Dr. Peter Gott's 2006 book says "No" to these 2 powdery white baking substances
    $800 23
He's the only cat with a hat in the photo seen here
    $800 27
From this "M.D.": "It's like this & like that & like this & uh, it's like that & like this & like that & uh"
    $800 13
Dr. Seuss grew up in Springfield, Massachusetts, near this street found in the title of his first book
    $1200 8
We'd have to get someone to talk up the crowd; this bovine 3-letter Tibeter grunts loud
    $1200 3
...Like my hometown of Sudbury that's in this second-largest & southernmost Canadian province
    $1200 19
This NBC show which overweight people compete is also a book "To Transform Your Body, Health, and Life"
    $1200 24
Hats off to this man who sang a lot in "Evita"
    $1200 28
In 1987 this "cool" guy has his major label debut with "Rhyme Pays"; now he's all about "Law & Order" (SVU to be precise)
    $1200 14
"The Cat in the Hat" was written in response to the literacy problem discussed in the 1955 book "Why" he "Can't Read"
    $1600 9
I'd do away with the use of all money; for payment we could use this invertebrate to be funny
    $1600 4
It's the Mexican state that lies between Chiapas & Guerrero
    DD: $2,000 20
Coronary bypass survivor Joseph Piscatella wrote "The Road to a Healthy" this "Runs Through the Kitchen"
    $1600 25
"Viva" this early 20th century revolutionary
    $1600 29
This rapper starred in "Crash" as Anthony & is singer Monica's cousin; it's not preposterous or ridiculous, it's...
    $1600 15
While stealing a Christmas tree, the Grinch sees this little Who, "who was not more than two"
    $2000 10
I'd have a band of just animals as my mates; singing lead, bonobo, called a pygmy one of these primates
    $2000 5
Collective term for the islands of the South Pacific, like Polynesia & Micronesia
    $2000 21
Butter is not among Dr. Stephen Pratt's 14 "Foods That Will Change Your Life"; tea, blueberries, & this fish are
    $2000 26
The cat on the left is this detective who started the Army's Secret Service
    $2000 30
In "Country Grammar", this "Hot In Herre" guy rapped "Playa my style's raw, I'm born to mack like Todd Shaw"
    $2000 16
Oddly, this boy went through 500 hats; he'd take one off only to find another in its place

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mehrun Katy Carlos
$28,400 $3,800 $18,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

NOTABLE WOMEN
On Jan. 4, 2007, she said, "For our daughters & our granddaughters, today we have broken the marble ceiling"

Final scores:

Mehrun Katy Carlos
$37,900 $7,600 $29,800
4-day champion: $99,100 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mehrun Katy Carlos
$26,600 $3,800 $16,600
31 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
7 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $47,000

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