Show #5297 - Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Contestants

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Susan Christman, a lawyer from Independence, Virginia

Kirk Jordan, a third grade teacher from Long Beach, California

Elizabeth McKenna, a graduate student and cancer researcher originally from Queens, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

OLIVE OIL
BRUTUS
SWEET "P"
WIMPY
SPIN-AGE
POP-EYE
    $200 6
Most U.S.-produced olive oil comes from this state-- so watch out, you dancing raisins!
    $200 18
He penned the immortal line "The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves"
    $200 1
Gene Fowler's biography of John Barrymore is called "Good Night, Sweet" this
    $200 11
The moral of this man's fable of the fawn & his mother is "No arguments will give courage to the coward"
    $200 12
After years of skeptical reports this largest U.S. oil co. recently agreed emissions may contribute to global warming
    $200 13
This Funky Bunch captain got some "Good Vibrations" when he was nominated for an Oscar in 2007 for "The Departed"
    $400 7
It's pure & delicious! The oil that's the cold-pressed result of the 1st pressing of olives is extra this
    $400 19
In this 13th century work, Brutus is described as suffering in the lowest pit of hell
    $400 2
Carnations & Sweet Williams belong to this "colorful" family of flowering plants
    $400 27
In a 1900 book, he joins 3 others (& a dog) after noting his "life is simply unbearable without a bit of courage"
    $400 23
This largest U.S. cigarette maker spent $115 million on charity & $150 million advertising that it gave to charity
    $400 14
He met future ex Julia Roberts while playing a detective in Robert Altman's "The Player"
    $600 8
Here's a pH test-- all olive oils are graded in accordance with the degree of this they contain (lower is better)
    $600 20
This Greek biographer of "Parallel Lives" suggested Brutus was Julius Caesar's illegitimate son
    $600 3
Nicknamed "Sweetness", this Hall of Fame NFL running back died in 1999
    $600 28
In this 1961 war novel, you'll find a captain who doesn't want to fly & a major who hides from his men
    $600 24
To counter bad press this retailer claims 90% of its employees have health insurance; only 47% get it from the company
    $600 15
This actor "moonlighted" in 1987: he won an Emmy for playing a P.I. & his "The Return of Bruno" yielded a top 5 hit
    $800 9
This Greek dish of lamb marinated in olive oil & spices, grilled & skewered gets its name from Greek for "skewer"
    $800 21
Brutus joined a conspiracy to assassinate Julius Caesar that was led by this man
    $800 4
If you're served sweetbreads in a restaurant, you're eating either thymus or this part of an animal
    DD: $1,000 29
In "The Ballad of Reading Gaol", he wrote, "Each man kills the thing he loves... the coward does it with a kiss"
    $800 25
Utah's A.G. got letters to drop an antitrust case against this software company, but the mail was from dead people
    $800 16
This "Jessie's Girl" singer played the title detective/vampire in the failed TV pilot "Nick Knight"
    $1000 10
This L.A.-area institute's famed Olive Walk is now being harvested for olive oil named for the school
    $1000 22
During the Roman Civil War, Brutus sided with this man but was later pardoned by Julius Caesar--Oops!
    $1000 5
Perhaps an alteration of the word "potato", this word follows "sweet" in a slang term for a pretty girl
    $1000 26
The Pentagon later admitted this system named for a film worked because a guide beacon was put on the target
    $1000 17
This singer played a detective in 3 straight 60's films: "Tony Rome", "The Detective" & "Lady in Cement"

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

Elizabeth Kirk Susan
-$800 $800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elizabeth Kirk Susan
$600 $2,600 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE EPA P3 EXPO
(Alex: People, Prosperity and the Planet.)
COMPLETES THE STAR TREK EPISODE TITLE
THE MEDITERRANEAN ISLE WHERE...
(Alex: ...certain things happen.)
INSECTS
THE "B"IBLE
IT'S ALL GOOD
    $400 12
"The Trouble with" these creatures
    $400 13
A colossal ancient wonder collapsed following an earthquake in the 3rd century B.C.
    $400 6
The finest singers among species of this insect are the tree type, not the house or field type
    $400 7
Her first husband was the Hittite Uriah; David was second
    $400 1
Also known as a cathode, it's the car battery terminal with a plus sign
    $800 22
"Where No Man Has" done this
    $800 14
Daedalus was imprisoned
    $800 18
This snout beetle reached Texas from Mexico around 1890 & spread into most cotton-growing areas of the U.S.
    $800 8
The chief god of the Canaanites
    $800 2
Marvin Hagler was Marvelous Marvin; Tom Seaver was nicknamed Tom this
    $1200 23
This crew member's "Brain"
    $1200 15
Sappho styled her stanzas
    $1200 19
Like 1990, 2007 was a year when these noisy insects famously swarmed the Midwest
    $1200 9
The youngest son of Jacob & Rachel
    DD: $1,800 3
It can mean "far better than average" or "not yet settled", like an unpaid debt
    $1600 24
"The City on the Edge Of" this
    $1600 16
Penelope waited for Ulysses to return
    DD: $600 20
Stone flies belong to the order Plecoptera, which means "pleated" this
    $1600 11
He traveled with Paul to spread Jesus' teachings until they disagreed & separated
    $1600 4
The bird Ardea herodias isn't just any blue heron, it's this blue heron
    $2000 25
"For the World Is Hollow, and I Have Touched" this
    $2000 17
The Knights Hospitaller reigned until 1798
    $2000 21
2 common short-horned species of this in North America are the lubber & the Eastern lubber
    $2000 10
It's at his feast that Daniel interprets the writing on the wall
    $2000 5
As an adjective it means "very impressive"; as a noun, it's a lavish production"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elizabeth Kirk Susan
$5,400 $5,000 $3,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
In 1997 the Alabama Bar Association erected a monument to this lawyer at the Old Courthouse in Monroeville

Final scores:

Elizabeth Kirk Susan
$799 $10,000 $1
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $10,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Elizabeth Kirk Susan
$8,800 $5,000 $3,000
18 R,
6 W
(including 3 DDs)
11 R,
3 W
10 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $16,800

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