Show #5248 - Wednesday, June 6, 2007

Contestants

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Sarah Martin, a humanitarian advocate originally from Sumter, South Carolina

Toho Soma, a public health analyst from Portland, Maine

Heidi Sanchez, a college library director from Bethpage, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

LOOK WHO'S TOLKIEN
(Alex: You have to identify the character speaking.)
POP LYRICS
FAMOUS FLOPS
NAME THAT YEAR
MAGAZINES
(Alex: Each correct response will have...)
ONLY ONE VOWEL
    $200 5
"What has it got in its pocketses? Tell us that"
    $200 7
This Eagles classic begins, "On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair"
    $200 1
McDonald's hope for meatless Friday was the Hula Burger, this fruit topped with cheese & grilled
    $200 8
U.S. elects 46-year-old Bill Clinton president
    $200 23
The 1974 premiere issue of this celebrity magazine featured Mia Farrow in a pose from "The Great Gatsby"
    $200 18
2.54 centimeters
    $400 6
"I'm a Took, Peregrin Took, but I'm generally called..."
    $400 14
This classic by The Righteous Brothers ends with the line "God speed your love to me"
    $400 2
In 1959 only 2,846 of this oversized & overpriced car's 1960 line were made before it was discontinued
    $400 10
Jack Ruby shoots Lee Harvey Oswald
    $400 24
Its Oct. 17-23, 2005 issue featured an "Extreme Makeover" with a larger format & Ty Pennington on the cover
    $400 19
Proverbially, you can be "flying" this or be this "& dry"
    DD: $100 28
"A nice pickle we have landed ourselves in, Mr. Frodo!"
    $600 15
This '60s classic mentions "A time to plant, a time to reap; a time to kill, a time to heal"
    $600 3
Businesses stuck with carbon paper because this company's 1949 Model A was slow, messy & hard to use
    $600 11
Elvis Presley dies in Memphis, Tennessee
    $600 25
Yachting magazine celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2007; the first issue featured an article by this tea merchant
    $600 20
To utter a deep, guttural sound of anger, like a dog; a stomach's is a lot less threatening
    $800 29
"Don't shudder! If you will meddle in the affairs of wizards, you must be prepared to think of such things"
    $800 16
It's the song in which Sarah McLachlan sings, "Don't let your life pass you by, weep not for the memories"
    $800 4
Consumers didn't warm up to the nonrefrigerated milk in this company's 1998 cereal-&-milk combo product
    $800 12
Napoleon meets his Waterloo, literally
    $800 26
In 1949 this auto magazine's first "Car of the Year" award went to Cadillac
    $800 21
A style of handwriting, or something actors would be lost without
    $1000 30
"I would have the ring-bearer bring the crown to me, and let Mithrandir set it upon my head"
    $1000 17
In a hit song inspired by "E.T.", Neil Diamond sang, "Turn on your" this, "let it shine wherever you go"
    $1000 9
This company's 1983 Lisa died because it was slow & pricey, but the graphical user interface lived on in other products
    $1000 13
Pakistan becomes independent of Great Britain
    $1000 27
In 1945 John H. Johnson began publishing Ebony; this weekly news magazine of his debuted 6 years later
    $1000 22
"Come on baby, let's do" this, wind strands together

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

Heidi Toho Sarah
$2,000 $1,400 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Heidi Toho Sarah
$3,800 $2,400 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

BASIC SCIENCE
ACTORS & THEIR ROLES
CAPITAL PUNISHMENT
(Alex: You have to name the country.)
"Z" ME
FOR RICHARD
FOR POURER
    $400 23
(Kelly of the Clue Crew plays with beakers.) In a force-and-movement experiment, the reason the water doesn't fall out of the cup is because this force pushing up against the card is greater than the weight of the water
    $400 11
Daniel Radcliffe's role as this bespectacled wizard made him an international star
    $400 1
In Southeastern Europe: Sarajevo
    $400 6
Appearing in voodoo cultures, these creatures were featured in "Night of the Living Dead"
    $400 16
"There's a small hotel" is a tune from "Pal Joey" by him & Lorenz Hart
    $400 21
Bombay Sapphire, with Queen Victoria on the label, is a British brand of this liquor
    $800 24
In old science, it's a type of "generation" of life from nonliving matter; it's also a type of "combustion"
    $800 12
(Hi, I'm James Denton.) After I appeared with this actor in "Face/Off", he helped me get a role in "Primary Colors"
    $800 2
A former Soviet republic: Yerevan
    $800 7
In Greek myth, he was the father of Heracles
    DD: $2,000 17
This businessman wrote "Losing My Virginity: How I've Survived, Had Fun, and Made A Fortune Doing Business My Way"
    $800 22
If you're making a classic Southern drink, remember to bruise these leaves before mixing them with bourbon
    $1200 28
(Jon of the Clue Crew plays with his own beaker.) The cold of the ice causes the air in the balloon to do this, from the Latin for "to draw in"
    $1200 13
In the '80s, he starred in movies like "Can't Buy Me Love" & "Loverboy"; now he's TV's Dr. McDreamy
    $1200 3
On the Persian Gulf: Doha
    $1200 8
The atomic weight of this chemical element is 65.409
    $1200 18
A "Native Son" of Mississippi, this African-American author died in 1960 & is buried in Paris
    $1200 25
This word can be part of an order of Scotch (as opposed to single malt) or of a margarita (as opposed to rocks)
    $1600 29
Heavily promoted by Wal-Mart, they work by electrifying a mix of argon gas & mercury vapor
    $1600 14
Richard Gere jazzed things up in Harlem as cornet player Dixie Dwyer in this 1984 drama
    $1600 4
In Africa: Harare
    $1600 9
This 1940s fashion favorite featured baggy trousers & an oversized, padded sport jacket
    $1600 19
In a 1930 article, this aviator & explorer wondered of Antarctica, "Is it a continent?"
    $1600 26
Each day, bartenders should wash the bottle pourers; these substances in most spirits can gum them up
    $2000 30
Look! Gold! Ha!--Fooled you, it's really this mineral
    $2000 15
This versatile Aussie's roles include pianist David Helfgott, a pirate captain & the Marquis de Sade
    $2000 5
In Central America: Tegucigalpa
    DD: $2,000 10
They holed up in the fortress of Masada & were besieged by the Romans
    $2000 20
This American physicist won a 1965 Nobel Prize for his work on the interaction of light & matter
    $2000 27
Cocktail cherries are maraschino; cocktail olives are this Spanish type that also start with "MA"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Heidi Toho Sarah
$11,000 $21,200 $2,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BODIES OF WATER
This sea hundreds of miles east of Florida has no land boundaries

Final scores:

Heidi Toho Sarah
$21,300 $20,399 $0
2-day champion: $42,300 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Heidi Toho Sarah
$11,000 $20,000 $4,800
13 R,
1 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,800

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