Show #5300 - Friday, September 28, 2007

Contestants

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Joseph Thompson, an assistant professor from Fairbanks, Alaska

Sharon Lin, a research scientist from New Haven, Connecticut

Richard Johnson, a foreign affairs officer from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

STATE BORDERS
MORGAN FREEMAN
LEFTOVERS
PRESIDENTIAL ALMA MATERS
-OLOGIES
LETTERS
(Alex: Richard, you're nodding. You must like the categories.)
    $200 6
Of "the Four Corners states", this is the southwestern one
    $200 11
(Morgan Freeman gives the clue.) I received my second Oscar nomination for this 1989 film set in the mid-20th century South
    $200 12
Tasmanian-born Harold Gatty taught navigation to Anne Morrow, the wife of this "Lone Eagle"
    $200 1
U.S. Military Academy
(class of 1915)
    $200 16
The art or profession of applying makeup
    $200 24
It equals a 2.0 GPA
    $400 7
You probably know what's on North Dakota's southern border; on its western border is this state
    $400 21
(Morgan Freeman reads once again.) I've been in 2 films directed by Clint Eastwood: "Unforgiven" & this one, for which I won an Oscar
    $400 13
Joan Miro designed 2 of these artworks for the UNESCO building in Paris
    $400 2
U.S. Naval Academy
(class of 1946)
    $400 17
The branch of astronomy that deals with the structure & evolution of the universe
    $400 25
The letter in the means of transport seen here
    $600 8
Delaware's southern border is with this state
    DD: $1,000 22
(Morgan gives the clue again.) I've narrated 2 Oscar-winning feature-length documentaries: "The Long Way Home" & this 2005 film
    $600 14
Brit Nick Faldo has made his name as one of these
    $600 3
Georgetown
(class of 1968)
    $600 18
An expression of regret
    $600 27
It stands for a metric unit equal to about a quarter gallon
    $800 9
You'll find these 2 states on Colorado's eastern border
    $800 23
(Morgan Freeman reads once more.) To answer your question, Jack...as Lucius Fox, it turns out I'm the one who gets this title guy "those wonderful toys" when he "begins"
    $800 15
In Latvian myth, Lacplesis was the slayer of these; we don't know if he started killing them when he was 3
    $800 4
Harvard University
(class of 1904)
    $800 19
A book with a mix of various authors writing on various topics
    $800 28
When signing the alphabet in American Sign Language, only two letters require actual finger movement: the Z, and this
    $1000 10
It's the number of states that border the Gulf of Mexico
    $1000 30
(Morgan gives the last clue.) John Quincy Adams & Martin Van Buren were characters in this 1997 film in which I starred with Djimon Hounsou
    $1000 26
Opened in 1936, this bridge links Manhattan, Queens & the Bronx
    $1000 5
Eureka College
(class of 1932)
    $1000 20
The study of fossils, as from a T-rex
    $1000 29
If your trademark application is okayed, you can follow the trademarked item with this letter in a circle

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

Richard Sharon Joseph
$1,400 $3,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Sharon Joseph
$3,800 $5,200 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD HISTORY
SITCOM QUOTES
(Alex: You have to name the show.)
CATS & DOGS
(Alex: We want you to...)
FILL IN THE BOOK TITLE
"ORANGE" YOU GLAD
MEASURE TIME
    $400 17
In 1071 the Seljuk Turks, who practiced this religion, defeated the Byzantine Army at the Battle of Manzikert
    $400 1
"2, 4, 6, 8 /
Homer's crime was very great /
'Great' meaning large or immense /
We use it in the pejorative sense"
    $400 16
Siamese kittens develop their full adult color within a few months but are born mostly this color
    $400 6
"T.J."
by Henry Fielding
    $400 11
Infamous herbicide of 1960s wartime Indochina
    $400 22
The waist of this British Queen was measured at 46 inches when she died in 1901
    $800 18
This King of Aragon freed the Catalan Serfs in 1486 & captured Granada in 1492
    $800 2
"My name is George. I'm unemployed and I live with my parents"
    $800 25
The Bombay cat, a cross between a Burmese & a Black American shorthair, originated in this largest KY. city
    $800 7
"J.T.O."
by Thomas Hardy
    $800 12
Prominent among Protestants in northern Ireland, the Orange Order was formed in 1795 to honor this monarch
    $800 23
Arabian horses are generally 14 to 15 of these horse measurements tall
    $1200 19
Now in Poland, in 1361 this shipbuilding city became a member of the Hanseatic League
    $1200 3
"You don't take relationship advice from Karen. You get advice on, I don't know, what wine goes with mood stabilizers"
    $1200 26
In England, this cat breed was once known as a "foreign blue"
    $1200 8
"A.A.T."
by Theodore Dreiser
    $1200 13
Dystopian Anthony Burgess novel of punks & pathology
    $1200 24
Computer printer image quality is measured in DPI, which stands for this
    $1600 20
Around 2500 B.C. the Harappan Civilization sprung up around this river in Pakistan & nothwestern India
    $1600 4
"The Opera Guild's annual football tournament...
Well, I'm the quarterback"
    DD: $3,000 27
This dog that derives its name from a place on the eastern shore of the Adriatic is also called a coach dog
    DD: $2,200 9
"T.B.A.D."
by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    $1600 14
In the British children's rhyme, the pair that are said by "the bells of St. Clement's"
    $1600 29
In her sonnet "How Do I Love Thee", the 2 measurements with breadth that Browning's "soul can reach"
    $2000 21
An economic crisis forced this Indonesian leader to resign on May 21, 1998, ending 32 years of autocratic rule
    $2000 5
"You have reached the transmitting signal for the Big Giant Head. All big giant circuits are busy... please stay on the line"
    $2000 28
Corgis come in 2 breeds: Cardigan Welsh Corgi & this one
    $2000 10
"T.M.O.T.F."
by George Eliot
    $2000 15
Sherlock Holmes solves a mystery involving the KKK & sailing ships in "The Case of" these
    $2000 30
Myanmar & this African country are the only 2 besides the U.S. still not officially using the Metric System

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Sharon Joseph
$5,000 $14,600 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

NATIONAL HOLIDAYS
June 23, National Day in this country, began as a celebration of the birthday of Grand Duchess Charlotte

Final scores:

Richard Sharon Joseph
$9,999 $10,001 $100
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $10,001 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Richard Sharon Joseph
$4,600 $17,600 $11,800
13 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
22 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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