Show #5258 - Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Contestants

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Bonnie Humphrey, an attorney from Tuxedo Park, New York

Dave Dye, an import specialist from Torrance, California

Jesse Berry, a tax analyst from Little Rock, Arkansas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

PTOLEMY...WHY NOT TAKE PTOLEMY?
TV LAND'S TOP QUOTES
(Alex: You have to identify the person or character famous for the quote.)
WHERE THE STREETS HAVE SOME NAME
EARLS! EARLS! EARLS!
FOOD
CROSSWORD HELPER
    $200 17
Ptolemy XII, Egypt's king for nearly 30 years, used bribery to prevent this empire from annexing the country
    $200 11
"I'm not a crook"
    $200 1
In Waukesha, Wisconsin you can actually live on this, a 2-word phrase for a life of comfort & security
    $200 25
The "Architect Earl" of Pembroke laid the first stone in the first Westminster Bridge over this river
    $200 6
Food used in many Thai dishes & also mentioned in "Take Me Out To The Ball Game"
    $200 5
Ara: one of these star groups between Triangulum Australe & Scorpius
    $400 18
Her dad was Ptolemy XII; lucky no. XIII, 10 years old at the time, became her co-ruler & husband
    $400 12
"Heeere's Johnny!"
    $400 2
Swing down to the intersection of Count & Basie in this capital of Virginia
    $400 26
In 1595 Hugh O'Neill, "the Great Earl" of Tyrone, led a revolt against British rule here
    $400 7
Munich's traditional Weisswurst, a veal sausage, is naked without Senf, German for this
    $400 21
Gam or pod: a herd of these large mammals
    $600 19
Fire was an important part of this structure, one of the 7 ancient wonders, finished during Ptolemy II's reign
    $600 13
"You're fired"
    $600 3
You can clean up on Dirty Ankle Road in Lawndale, located in this "Tar Heel State"
    DD: $800 27
The Early of Carnarvon gave up race horses for archaeology & financed the 1922 discovery of this
    $600 8
At his first news conference, George W. Bush compared Iraq sanctions to this dairy food
    $600 22
Ria: a narrow inlet of the sea formed by this type of valley that's been partly submerged
    $800 20
Ptolemy's system of astronomy held up until 1543, when this Polish astronomer went heliocentric
    $800 14
"Baby, you're the greatest"
    $800 4
Traverse to Traverse City, Mich. & go nuts a la Anthony Perkins, for you'll find this "Path" there
    $800 28
Earl "Citizen" Stanhope chaired a society to promote this the year before the French one
    $800 9
The main ingredients of ratatouille are tomatoes, onions, peppers, zucchini & this veggie that's bigger than those
    $800 23
Eft: the land-dwelling form of this type of salamander
    $1000 24
Ptolemy V's decree pardoning prisoners was inscribed on this block of basalt discovered in 1799
    $1000 15
"Whatchoo talkin' 'bout, Willis?"
    $1000 16
Fittingly, Bakersfield, Calif. has car dealers on this alley that's also the name of a comic strip
    $1000 29
In 1348 the Earl of Salisbury found his feminine side as one of the original Knights of this
    $1000 10
Meat on a stick sounds better if you use the French term, "en" this
    $1000 30
Til: this type of plant; the seeds are used to make tahini

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

Jesse Dave Bonnie
$600 $200 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jesse Dave Bonnie
$3,600 $3,400 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

PHYSICS
COLD MOVIES
HERE COMES UKRAINE AGAIN
ALSO A GUM BRAND
EVERYONE'S A CRITIC
"MAN" ALIVE
    $400 1
Relativity theory assumes that the effect of accelaration on an object equals the effect of this force
    $400 23
Peter Billingsley watches Flick get triple-dog-dared into sticking his tongue to a flagpole in this film
    $400 11
Born in Ukraine in 1894, he became the undisputed leader of the USSR in 1958
    $400 5
A shoulder-held weapon for firing armor-piercing rockets
    $400 2
In the "Republic", he criticized the job of painter as just a "creator of appearances...what he creates is untrue"
    $400 12
The unlawful killing of another, but without malice aforethought
    $800 7
This positively charged nuclear particle has almost 2,000 times the mass of the negatively charged electron
    $800 24
In the '70s, he was a hockey player in "Slap Shot" & faced a future ice age in "Quintet"
    $800 17
Called "Mother of Cities", this Ukrainian capital was heavily damaged in WWII & not fully rebuilt until around 1960
    $800 6
To walk with long steps (you may "hit" yours or "take things in" it)
    $800 3
This film critic became a leading director of the French New Wave with "The 400 Blows" & "Shoot the Piano Player"
    $800 13
Marvelously meticulous medieval monks would methodically "illuminate" them
    DD: $1,400 8
In wave motion, period, the time one complete cycle takes, is the reciprocal of this, the no. of cycles in a given time
    DD: $1,800 25
This sequel starts on the icy planet of Hoth
    $1200 18
Ukraine prospered for several centuries in the Middle Ages until its 1240 conquest by these forces from the East
    $1200 28
A special edition of a newspaper
    $1200 4
He wrote "Lyrical Ballads" with Wordsworth, & his "Biographia Literaria" is the best of English Romantic criticism
    $1200 14
The name of these handcuffs comes from the Latin for "little hand"
    $1600 9
An object on a table & a compressed spring both have this type of energy; one gravitational, one elastic
    $1600 26
The Uruguayan rugby team has a bad day & not enough seasoning in this 1993 Ethan Hawke film
    $1600 19
First name shared by both the current prime minister & current president of Ukraine
    $1600 29
The lunar kind means the light of the Moon is obscured because the Earth is between the Moon & the sun
    $1600 21
"The Sacred Wood" was the first book of criticism by this Missouri-born "Four Quartets" poet
    $1600 15
Perhaps the world's first industrial city was this one, later home to the British band Oasis
    $2000 10
Term for the distance from the center of a lens to the pt. where parallel rays that pass through it converge
    $2000 27
The end of this John Carpenter South Pole-set film finds Keith David & Kurt Russell shivering & paranoid
    $2000 20
Following the breakup of the Soviet Union, Ukraine joined Russia & Belarus in forming this, the C.I.S.
    $2000 30
Without worry
    $2000 22
Her 1991 book said "the undeclared war against American women" is the "backlash against the women's movement"
    $2000 16
After they invaded China & captured Beijing in 1644, they established the Ching dynasty

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jesse Dave Bonnie
$18,000 $3,400 $10,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERATURE
In 1852 his story "The Dandy Frightening the Squatter" appeared in The Carpet-Bag, a humorous paper

Final scores:

Jesse Dave Bonnie
$11,000 $3,400 $7,600
2-day champion: $31,000 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jesse Dave Bonnie
$18,600 $3,400 $10,600
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
4 W
12 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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