Show #5247 - Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Contestants

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Ssezi Mukasa, a software engineer from Salem, Massachusetts

Heidi Sanchez, a college library director from Bethpage, New York

John Walsh, a writer from Santa Monica, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

POPULAR SCIENCE BEST OF 2006
BEST PICTURE OSCAR WINNERS
YOU'VE BEEN CONVERTED
KIDDY LIT
TIME FOR "UNCH"
LET'S EAT
    $200 1
Science "disproved the obvious" & showed that not all kids love Santa, & actually you can "teach an old dog" these
    $200 26
One of 4 musicals that won for Best Picture in the 1960s, it was based on a Charles Dickens novel
    $200 15
In cooking, a stick of butter converts to this many ounces
    $200 2
In "Little Women", the March girls' father is an army chaplain serving during this war
    $200 11
Accountants do it to numbers
    $200 17
3 of the Dead Sea Scrolls tell of the preparation of a sacred meal of bread & this potent potable
    $400 7
Vision's of TV's Steve Austin & Jaime Sommers: the first brain-controlled hand of this type was unveiled
    $400 27
It not only won Best Picture, it also earned Martin Scorsese his long-awaited Best Director Oscar
    $400 18
To convert from miles into these units, multiply by 1.6
    $400 3
In the children's classic titled "The Wonderful" this, a character named Henry says, "There's a cyclone coming, Em"
    $400 12
Collection of coconuts in a 1950 novelty song
    $400 19
Put on your goggles at breakfast when eating Citrus paradisi, this fruit that grows in clusters
    $600 8
Scientists in Australia hope to resurrect the extinct Tasmanian tiger by using genetic fragments & this method
    $600 28
In this film, Clint Eastwood says, "Hell of a thing, killin' a man. Ya take away all he's got and all he's ever gonna have"
    $600 23
To convert from miles to these units, multiply by 1,760
    $600 4
"And Mamma in her kerchief, and I in my cap, had just settled our brains for a long" one of these
    $600 13
It should ring a bell that Quasimodo was one
    $600 20
A food staple on any camping trip is gorp, "good old raisins &" these
    $800 9
(Jon of the Clue Crew demonstrates near a computer.) With gesture recognition software and a webcam, you can play one of these and actually hear yourself jam
    $800 29
Mel Gibson won Oscars for producing & directing this 1995 Best Picture
    $800 24
The year 2007 becomes this in Roman numerals
    DD: $500 5
James Henry Trotter meets the silkworm, the ladybug & 5 other insects in a very large one of these
    $800 14
In a 1961 song it's what Ray Charles wanted done with his heart
    $800 21
Some soldiers might say it stands for "yuck!", but "MRE" stands for this in the army
    $1000 10
Want a safe and long-lasting tan? It may be possible with an implant that triggers production of this skin pigment
    $1000 30
Inmates at the Oregon State Mental Hospital played extras in this 1975 Oscar winner
    $1000 25
(Jon of the Clue Crew points out a partial formula.)To convert from degrees Celsius to Fahrenheit, multiply the Celsius temperature by 1.8, then add this amount
    $1000 6
E.H. Shepard's illustrations of this imaginary creature in the Winnie-the-Pooh books resemble an elephant
    $1000 16
Elastic band used to fasten hair
    $1000 22
Actress Suzette Reichenberg may have lent her name to this dish that is served on fire

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

John Heidi Ssezi
$3,000 $3,700 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Heidi Ssezi
$6,200 $7,700 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN HISTORY
1970s ROCK
A RIVER RUNS THROUGH 'EM
(Alex: We'll tell you what it runs through. You identify the river.)
NOTABLE WOMEN
MYTHOLOGY
"I.M." ING
(Alex: Each correct response will be two words, the first word beginning with the letter "i," second word beginning with the letter "m.")
    $400 8
Under the 1815 Congress of Vienna, Sweden was given this neighbor that was taken from Denmark
    $400 21
Rod Stewart told her to "Wake up... I think I've got something to say to you"
    $400 26
Cologne & Bonn
    $400 3
Dateline Argonia, Kan., 1887--Susanna Salter is elected the USA's first female one of these
    $400 1
This Greek god of wine gave Midas his "golden touch"
    $400 16
H.G. Wells & Ralph Ellison both wrote about characters called this
    $800 10
In 1588 a storm from this bay scattered the Spanish Armada's wooden ships as they prepared to attack England
    $800 22
Janis Joplin's second Top 10 album, this gem contained the hit "Me And Bobby McGee"
    $800 27
Vienna & Belgrade
    $800 4
This Indian prime minister was the daughter of a prime minister & the mother of a prime minister
    $800 2
As you would expect, Morpheus, the god of these, is the son of Hypnos, the god of sleep
    $800 17
This specialty deals with the diagnosis & nonsurgical treatment of organ systems
    $1200 13
The Soviets chose June 1940 to take over the Baltics; world attention was elsewhere, as this country fell the same week
    $1200 23
In 1971 Three Dog Night sang this, "comin' down in 3-part harmony"
    $1200 28
Avignon & Valence
    $1200 5
In the 1960s she made the first recorded observations of chimpanzees eating meat & making & using tools
    $1200 9
A bribe to a politician or other formidable person can also be called a "sop to" this watchdog of Hades
    $1200 18
This superhero is one of the few who informed the world of his alter ego, Tony Stark
    $1600 14
On Easter 1478, the Archbishop of Pisa & others tried to kill this "magnificent" Florentine
    $1600 24
This trio had their first top 20 hit in 1967 but didn't have their first gold record until 1970 with "Lonely Days"
    $1600 29
Ciudad Bolivar & Ciudad Guyana
    $1600 6
In the mid-'60s she starred in Ingmar Bergman's "Persona" & gave birth to his daughter Linn
    $1600 11
These heavenly twins were said to have helped the Romans defeat warring Latin tribes at Lake Regillus in 496 B.C.
    $1600 19
This administrative region in northeast China was once ruled by Kublai Khan
    $2000 15
This Dutch city was best known for ruined castles until the 1991 European Union Treaty was signed there
    $2000 25
Their 1973 hit about "The Cover of 'Rolling Stone'" landed them on the March 29th cover of Rolling Stone
    DD: $100 30
Toledo & Lisbon
    $2000 7
Virginia Gildersleeve, named dean of this school in 1911 by the president of Columbia U., served 36 years
    DD: $4,000 12
The venomous blood of this serpent was used to make Hercules' poison arrows
    $2000 20
After the death of a friend, Tennyson wrote poems on death, faith & immortality that he linked in this elegy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Heidi Ssezi
$7,800 $20,800 $10,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN LITERATURE
Subtitles of books in this 19th century series include "A Tale", "The Inland Sea" & "The First War-Path"

Final scores:

John Heidi Ssezi
$15,600 $21,000 $4,300
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Heidi Ssezi
$7,800 $21,200 $8,000
12 R,
1 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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