Show #5244 - Thursday, May 31, 2007

Mehrun Etebari game 6.

Contestants

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Mike Donner, a construction worker from Norfolk, Virginia

Renee Paradis, a civil rights lawyer originally from Sebastapol, California

Mehrun Etebari, a grad student from Durham, New Hampshire (whose 5-day cash winnings total $128,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

AMERICANA
RHYME WAVE
(Alex: Each correct response will rhyme with the word "wave".)
PUDDING
DESCARTES
BEFORE
THE HORSE
    $200 6
The price of this iconic American item hasn't had a low rise; the low-rise type are $88 at Victoria's Secret
    $200 11
The social status of an oar puller on an ancient Roman galley
    $200 23
Nursery rhyme guy who precedes "pudding & pie"
    $200 1
It's the English translation on Descartes' most famous axiom, "Cogito, ergo sum"
    $200 16
Before moving to late night, this man hosted the game show "Earn Your Vacation"
    $200 21
These are defined as horses that stand less than 14.2 hands at the withers
    $400 7
Company whose symbol is seen here
    $400 12
A boisterous dance party with psychedelic lights & loud music
    $400 26
This tragedy started in a baker's shop on Pudding Lane on Sept. 2, 1666
    $400 2
In 1618 Descartes was in the army of Prince Maurice of Nassau, the ruler of what's now this Low Country
    $400 17
Before Kenny G and Wynton Marsalis there was this swinging guy seen here
    $400 22
Under racing rules, every thoroughbred in the Northern Hemisphere has this birthday
    $600 8
As in the title of a movie & a TV series, it's game night for U.S. high school football
    $600 13
To desire eagerly
    $600 27
Adjective in front of "pudding" in the name of a Harvard theatrical troupe
    $600 3
After the arrest & trial of this "sun-loving" Italian, Descartes suppressed his own work on similar ideas
    $600 18
Before Raquel Welch and Marilyn Monroe there was this platinum star of classics like "Dinner at Eight" & "Bombshell"
    $600 24
This type of horse takes its name from the length of racetracks in early America
    $800 9
(I'm master carpenter Norm Abram.) The 1st old house we renovated was a run-down Victorian in the Dorchester section of this city
    $800 14
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an architectural plan on the monitor.) Leading from the entry to the altar, it's this section of a church that's flanked by the aisles
    $800 28
In this poet's 1786 "Address to a Haggis", he addresses the "Great Chieftain o' the Pudding Race"
    $800 4
Descartes invented the analytic or coordinate type of this, from the Greek for "earth measure"
    $800 19
Before Hulk Hogan and Andre the Giant, there was this handsome lord of the ring
    $800 25
This horse breed seen here shares its name from the peninsula from which it hails
    $1000 10
These creatures usually contributed the materials that early scrimshanders carved
    $1000 15
To incise letters on a hard surface
    DD: $1,000 30
When sausages are thrown into the batter of this English treat, it's known as toad-in-the-hole
    $1000 5
Though born in France, Descartes died in this country where he had gone to teach Queen Christina
    $1000 20
Long before Olivier & Brando there was this man, brother to an assassin
    $1000 29
From the Spanish, it's the term for a horse with a golden coat & a white or silver mane & tail

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

Mehrun Renee Mike
$4,800 $2,600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mehrun Renee Mike
$8,000 $4,000 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

CANADIAN CITIES
REMEMBER THAT SONG?
PRESIDENTIAL POLITICAL PARTIES
CULINARY BEFORE & AFTER
AUDIO BOOKS
GIVE ME AN "A"
    $400 6
It's been called the "Gibraltar of America" because of the Citadel, a fort overlooking the St. Lawrence River
    $400 23
We hope nobody takes literally the subtitle of the Mercer-Arlen song "One For My Baby (And One More For" this)
    $400 11
Warren G. Harding,
1920
    $400 16
Finest olive oil grade whose British capital is Road Town & whose American capital is Charlotte-Amalie
    $400 21
If Julia Roberts has help with her kids, she knows the world of these "Diaries" she narrated
    $400 1
Saturn was the ancient Roman god of this land-loving discipline
    $800 7
It was capital of the Northwest Territories from 1882 to 1905, when it became the provincial capital of Saskatchewan
    $800 24
His "In The Air Tonight" plays while Tom Cruise & Rebecca de Mornay ride the train in "Risky Business"--O Lord
    $800 12
Franklin Pierce,
1852
    $800 17
Round Southern fried cornmeal cake that's the object of a youthful crush
    $800 22
She read her own "Tales of A Fourth Grade Nothing", but Annabeth Gish read her adult novel "Summer Sisters"
    $800 2
This strict Mennonite sect that rose out of the Anabaptists is found mostly in Pennsylvania & Ohio
    $1200 8
In 1934 gold was discovered in this capital of the Northwest Territories; in 1991 diamonds were discovered there
    $1200 25
It precedes "All Nite" in a Kiss title & "Is Here To Stay" in a Danny & the Juniors title
    $1200 13
William Henry Harrison,
1840
    $1200 18
Chili's rib cut that stars in a Robert Zemeckis time-traveling comedy
    $1200 28
Who better than Leo McKern to read John Mortimer's this man of the Bailey "For the Prosecution"
    $1200 3
Richard Rhodes wrote a Pulitzer Prize-winning book about "The Making of" this, which is powered by fission
    $1600 9
Named for a queen, this capital of Prince Edward Island is the seat of Queens County
    $1600 26
This James Blunt farewell song goes, "You have been the one, you have been the one for me"
    $1600 14
Zachary Taylor,
1848
    $1600 19
Bite-size French language dessert cake that wreaks havoc in the Book of Revelation
    $1600 29
This book by David Sedaris about attempting to speak French may be best experienced in the author's reading
    DD: $3,000 4
Pro cyclists are forbidden from using this class of synthetic steroids that help increase strength
    $2000 10
Known for great skiing, this Alberta resort is "Canada's Highest Town" at 4,537 feet
    $2000 27
Chelsea Clinton is named after this song written by Joni Mitchell
    DD: $6,000 15
James Madison,
1808
(this hyphenated party)
    $2000 20
French dish of chicken, onion, wine, mushrooms & pork blindly stewing onscreen as space opera anti-hero Riddick
    $2000 30
George Guidall has recorded more than 850 books, from "Abel's Island" to Philip Roth's this man "Unbound"
    $2000 5
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew shows a triangle on the monitor.) In a triangle, a line extending from the vertex to the opposite side or base, creating a right angle, is called this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mehrun Renee Mike
$13,200 $3,200 $17,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ACTRESSES
This actress, who won a 1976 Oscar, later earned acclaim for playing an actress who won a 1945 Oscar

Final scores:

Mehrun Renee Mike
$6,500 $3,200 $7,999
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $7,999

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mehrun Renee Mike
$14,200 $3,200 $11,800
23 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
4 W
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $29,200

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