Show #5316 - Monday, October 22, 2007

Nick Swezey game 1.

Contestants

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Nick Swezey, a publisher from Washington, D.C.

Lee Ann Farmer, an executive assistant from Redondo Beach, California

Shad Small, an office assistant from Lafayette, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $59,101)

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Jeopardy! Round

CLASSIC NOVEL SPOILERS
(Alex: You have to identify the book for us.)
CONTROVERSIAL TV
THE HISTORY OF CANDY
UNOFFICIAL STATE NICKNAMES
FAMOUS HUMANITARIANS
"PRO" NOUNS
    $200 11
Itinerant workers George & Lennie dream of owning a ranch; Lennie accidentally kills a girl; George kills Lennie
    $200 6
This singer's hip gyrations on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in 1957 were not shown because they were deemed too sexual
    $200 21
Originally, this candy bar that debuted in 1932 was made of 3 pieces in 3 different flavors, hence its name
    $200 16
"Seward's ice box"
    $200 26
In 1853 she became head of London's Harley Street Nursing Home; a year later, she shipped out to Scutari, Turkey
    $200 1
8 ounces of yogurt contain about 8 grams of this; an 8-ounce sirloin steak contains about 70
    $400 12
Swiss scientist creates monster that craves bride; scientist makes & destroys bride; scientist dies, monster mourns
    $400 7
In a speech, this real-life V.P. blasted fictional Murphy Brown for her choice to have a child out of wedlock
    $400 22
Peter Paul's 1st candy bar was the Konabar; its 2nd, in 1920, was this chocolate & coconut bar, still popular today
    $400 17
"The birthplace of eight presidents"
    $400 27
Prior to moving back to India in 1914, he lived in South Africa for 21 years, editing the Indian Opinion newspaper
    $400 2
It can be an introductory scene of a play or the preface to a novel
    $600 13
Heathcliff is raised in the Earnshaw home, falls for Cathy; love thwarted; both die
    $600 8
This animated show proved nothing is sacred with the episode "Mr. Hankey the Christmas Poo"
    $600 23
The 5th Avenue candy bar was first made by this company famous for its cough drops
    $600 18
"The Switzerland of America" & "The highest state"
    $600 28
After WWII, this Boys Town founder served as a consultant in setting up youth programs in Korea & Japan
    $600 3
Popularly served with melon, it's paper-thin slices of ham that have been salt-cured & air-dried
    $800 14
Raskolnikov murders an old woman; Raskolnikov confesses & is sentenced to 8 years in Siberia
    $800 9
She shocked many with her "wardrobe malfunction" in the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show
    $800 24
The "Clucking Bunny" could tell you that this company hatched its first creme eggs in 1923
    $800 19
"The Star-Spangled Banner state"
    $800 29
This Scottish-American steel magnate once gave Marie Curie a $50,000 grant to aid her radium research
    $800 4
Introduced in 1986, it's one of the most widely prescribed antidepressants in history
    $1000 15
Constance marries paralyzed Sir Clifford, has an affair with the gamekeeper, gets pregnant, awaits divorce & new life
    $1000 10
It was alien telekinesis that caused TV's first interracial kiss on this show
    $1000 25
The York Cone Co. was best known for ice cream cones before introducing these cool round treats in 1940
    $1000 20
"The coal state" & "The birth state of the nation"
    DD: $2,800 30
He helped support his humanitarian efforts in Gabon in the early 20th century by giving organ concerts in Europe
    $1000 5
It's an object that's designed to be hurled or shot forward, like a bullet or a rocket

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

Shad Lee Ann Nick
$4,600 $2,400 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Shad Lee Ann Nick
$5,800 $5,200 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE WEATHER CHANNEL
POP CULTURE
R&B (ROYALTY & BALLET)
YOU'VE GOT COMPANY
STEIN TIME
REARRANGE 'EM
(Alex: You're going to deal with anagrams in that category.)
    $400 11
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew shows satellite video of storm movement on two monitors at the Weather Channel in Atlanta, GA.) A tropical storm in the North Atlantic that reaches 74 miles per hour is called a hurricane; if it's here in the Northwest Pacific, it's classified as this
    $400 1
When Sinatra caught his act, this "Mr. Warmth" comic said, "Make yourself at home, Frank, hit somebody"
    $400 6
Charles & Camilla are characters in a ballet named for this princess that premiered in Manchester in 2005
    $400 16
The red & white labels used by this soup company were inspired by the uniforms of the Cornell football team
    $400 21
In 1902 he took a job in the patent office in Bern, Switzerland; 19 years later, he won a Nobel prize
    $400 26
Hopefully you're a dynamo on this day of the week
    $800 12
(Jon of the Clue Crew gives us a a high level take on the weather at the Weather Channel in Atlanta, GA.) The Weather Channel uses this type of colorful satellite image to show the relative warmth of objects: colder ones are brighter while warmer objects are darker
    $800 2
He found the joy of sax with his 12-million-selling "Breathless"
    $800 7
In 1985, to honor the wishes of her late mother, this princess re-established Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo
    $800 17
It precedes "Pacific" in the name of a papermaker headquartered on Peachtree Street
    $800 22
In this 1925 film, Russian director Sergei Eisenstein told the story of a naval revolt aboard a battleship
    $800 27
Hold Earth dearly in this body part
    DD: $2,000 13
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew rains supreme at the Weather Channel in Atlanta, GA.) Showing the density and motion of clouds, this type of radar named for an Austrian scientist can predict the formation of a tornado
    $1200 3
In the '40s, zis sex therapist was a sniper for Jewish forces in Palestine (yes, you heard me, a sniper!)
    $1200 8
The first ballet, "Ballet Comique de la Reine", was presented at the court of this Medici Queen of France in 1581
    $1200 18
The Apogee & Century II are these made by Cross
    $1200 23
On Jan. 18, 1958 this conductor hosted the first of many "Young People's Concerts" on CBS
    $1200 28
Put out some coasters for a drink with this Greek thinker
    $1600 14
(Jon of the Clue Crew shows a 3-D view of rugged terrain on the monitor at the Weather Channel in Atlanta, GA.) In 2006, the Weather Channel program "Beyond the Forecast" detailed the search for 3 climbers & how weather hindered rescue efforts on this Oregon mountain
    $1600 4
Sean Connery played one of the most Scottish-sounding Lithuanians ever as a sub captain in this film
    $1600 9
This prince who has 2 daughters became patron of the English National Ballet in 2001
    $1600 19
In 1999 this co. spun off Delphi, which became the biggest U.S. auto parts supplier but went bankrupt in 2005
    DD: $2,000 24
The distinctive pop-art stylings of this American artist are seen here
    $1600 29
Wear an ascot to this Puccini opera
    $2000 15
(Jon of the Clue Crew is back on the map at the Weather Channel in Atlanta, GA.) Fronts are boundaries where different air masses meet; alternating red & blue lines depict this type of front with little or no movement
    $2000 5
Mr. Blackwell said she "dresses like the centerfold for the Farmer's Almanac... definitely not 'a good thing'"
    $2000 10
This current queen is a big fan of ballet, & the Netherlands Dance Theater often accompanies her on state visits
    $2000 20
Where would insurer TIAA be without this companion annuity organization?
    $2000 25
Bohemian General Albrecht von Wallenstein won decisive battles during this decades-long 17th century war
    $2000 30
Author Stendhal wanted this type of pony for Christmas

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Shad Lee Ann Nick
$13,400 $16,000 $18,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

QUOTATIONS FROM B.C.
This work says, "Victorious warriors win first & then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first & then seek to win"

Final scores:

Shad Lee Ann Nick
$26,800 $4,000 $32,001
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $32,001

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Shad Lee Ann Nick
$12,600 $16,000 $16,200
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $44,800

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