Show #5298 - Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Contestants

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Megan Lynch, a book editor from Brooklyn, New York

Kevin Martin, an emergency room physician from Bowling Green, Ohio

Kirk Jordan, a third grade teacher from Long Beach, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY MEDICINE
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
COUNTRIES BY NEWSPAPER
FROM THE LATIN
QUOTH THE RAVIN'
EDGAR ALLAN POE
    $200 1
In 1885 the first successful vaccine for this was tested on a boy who had been bitten by a dog
    $200 6
In Forbes magazine's 2007 list of billionaires, this Omahan was again ranked No. 2, behind Bill Gates
    $200 11
El Sol de Tehuacan, The Acapulco Times
    $200 26
This type of sphere with a map of the Earth depicted on it has a name from the Latin for "sphere"
    $200 16
This character has gone "Psycho" long before he says, "She might have fooled me, but she didn't fool my mother"
    $200 21
According to an 1833 description, Poe dressed entirely in this color
    $400 2
In 1852 George Cammann gave physicians a version of this instrument that they could listen to with both ears
    $400 7
In 1990 United Brands changed its name to this to take advantage of its name recognition as a banana producer
    $400 12
The Brunswickan, The Edmonton Examiner
    $400 27
This kind of book is quite handy; it's name comes from the Latin for "hand"
    $400 17
Kathleen Quinlan finds comfort talking to shrink Bibi Andersson in "I Never Promised You" this
    $400 22
Poe's "MS. Found in" one of these won a short story contest in 1833
    $600 3
The invention of the ophthalmoscope in 1851 by Hermann von Helmholtz aided inspection of this body part
    $600 8
Legend has it that the design of this company's Monsieur Bibendum logo was inspired by a pile of rubber tires
    $600 13
The Daily Punjab, The Balochistan Post
    $600 28
If "You've Got" this flexible armor, you know its name comes from macula, a Latin word for "mesh of a net"
    $600 18
As John Nash in this movie, Russell Crowe does quite a bit of talking to people who don't exist
    $600 23
In 1842 Poe reviewed this author's "Barnaby Rudge", which features (hmmm) a human-like raven
    $800 4
In 1865 Joseph Lister began using carbolic acid as this, from the Latin for "against putrefaction"
    $800 9
Her red spoon logo was introduced in 1954 & now appears on more than 200 products
    $800 14
The Cape Times, The Volksblad
    $800 29
The name of this fin on a shark's back comes from the Latin for "back"
    $800 19
In "Quills", this author muses, "My glorious prose filtered through the minds of the insane...They might improve it"
    $800 24
Poe's wife, who passed away at age 24, had this name, like the state at whose university Poe studied
    $1000 5
This German's discovery of x-rays in 1895 had visible effects in diagnosing medical problems
    $1000 10
In 1978 he was fired as the president of Ford, only to become the new president of Chrysler
    $1000 15
Haaretz, Yedioth Ahronoth
    $1000 30
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from Texas A&M University.) Texas A&M's Coastal Engineering Lab studies the coastal type of this, from Latin for "to gnaw"
    $1000 20
This Johnny Depp character tells his psychiatrist, "Don Octavio, you are a great lover like myself'
    DD: $1,500 25
The first obituary of Poe, which spoke of the frailties of genius, appeared in this newspaper

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Kirk Kevin Megan
$4,600 $1,000 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kirk Kevin Megan
$5,600 $5,600 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

ART & ARTISTS
FOOTBALL
(Alex: Joe Buck will...)
TAKE ME OUT TO THE HISTORY GAME
THEY NAMED A FOOD FOR ME
U.S. BODIES OF WATER
WHAT THE "H"?
    $400 17
Helen Frankenthaler's "soak and stain" technique was inspired by this artist's drip paintings
    $400 6
To see this team's home games at FedEx Field, you can take a shuttle bus from the Landover, Md. Metro stop
    $400 26
It's 1922 & the Black Shirts force King Victor Emmanuel III to appoint this far-right fielder as Prime Minister
    $400 1
He's not just a dessert any more; there's also a mozzarella & eggplant version of this layered Bonaparte treat
    $400 12
Admiralty Inlet & the Hood Canal are the 2 main branches of this irregular inlet in the NW corner of Washington State
    $400 5
Olympic event won twice by Jackie Joyner-Kersee
    $800 18
Picasso painted this work as a protest against the bombing of a town in the Spanish Civil War
    $800 20
This Cowboys wide receiver of the 1990s entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2007
    $800 27
It's going back, back...& it's over this 73-mile-long wall built in the 120s A.D.; "the Emperor" has done it again!
    $800 2
We wonder if this Victorian consort was as rich & creamy as the horseradish sauce said to be named for him
    $800 13
Although only about 1.5 square miles in area, Lake Conneaut, south of Erie, is this state's largest natural lake
    $800 8
It's the island republic of almost 9 million highlighted here in red
    $1200 19
One of his last paintings before his 1903 death in the South Pacific was a landscape of Brittany in winter
    $1200 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Green Bay, Wisconsin.) He coached the Packers from 1919 to 1949, and his statue is here at the stadium named for him
    $1200 28
It's 1902 & Teddy Roosevelt is putting this "Jr." on the bench...the Supreme Court bench, & he'll be there for 29 years
    $1200 3
The raspberry sauce named for this opera singer may top many dishes, not just her eponymous peach dessert
    $1200 14
The Gila River joins this river near Yuma, Arizona
    $1200 9
It's the "ht" in http & html
    $1600 24
In her 1949 painting "Diego and I", Diego Rivera is depicted on her forehead
    $1600 22
The cup representing Canadian football supremacy has this colorful name; a descendent of the tea guy donated it
    $1600 29
It's 1649 & this king is lookin' kind of tired out...yep, here comes Oliver Cromwell to give him the hook
    $1600 4
Do "tell": this Italian composer was quite a gourmet, & an omelet with foie gras & truffles is named for him
    DD: $2,000 15
One of the world's longest multiple-arch dams helped form this state's Grand Lake o' the Cherokees
    DD: $4,000 10
In the 18th century B.C., he wrote down his famous list of dos & don'ts
    $2000 25
This 19th century inventor's notable portraits included those of the Marquis de Lafayette & William Cullen Bryant
    $2000 23
Seen here, he's carrying on the tradition of great Chicago Bears linebackers
    $2000 30
It's July 10, 1553 & this lady will pinch hit for Edward VI, who's been taken out of the game; Cousin Mary is on deck
    $2000 7
Perhaps this French author consumed the consomme named for her alongside her lover Chopin
    $2000 16
This river, which connects Lake St. Clair & Lake Erie, provides part of the border between Michigan & Ontario
    $2000 11
Used in marching bands, it's a large bass tuba that encircles the player's body

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kirk Kevin Megan
$8,800 $10,800 $4,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE 5 W's
The names of the president & premier of the world's most populous nation are homophones of these 2 words

Final scores:

Kirk Kevin Megan
$1,900 $17,800 $8,999
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,800 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kirk Kevin Megan
$12,800 $10,800 $8,000
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
3 W
11 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $31,600

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