Show #5320 - Friday, October 26, 2007

Paul Glaser game 1.

Contestants

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Cathy Thomas, a data specialist from Denver, Colorado

Paul Glaser, a research scientist from Albany, New York

Tracy Martinell Henry, an attorney from St. Petersburg, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE INDIANS
THE GIANTS
THE TWINS
THE NATIONALS
THE "A"s
IT'S BASEBALL
    $200 21
The international airport in New Delhi bears her name
    $200 1
On one of his "Travels", this literary character meets rats the size of lions & wasps as big as birds
    $200 6
Catamaran is a term for a boat having twin these
    $200 11
One of the most famous festivals in Bangladesh is Id al-Fitr, which comes at the end of this holy month
    $200 16
A liquid under pressure released through a nozzle as a spray or foam
    $200 26
(Hi, I'm Curt Schilling.) Randy Johnson & I were co-MVPs of the 2001 World Series, receiving this award named for a great Yankee slugger
    $400 22
Jamsetji Nata, an important businessman of this movie capital, used his wealth to enrich it
    $400 2
Champion of Gath in the First Book of Samuel
    $400 7
The constellation we know as this was known in Southern Asia as Aswins, the twin horse riders of the dawn
    $400 12
Mount Jacques-Cartier is a fixture on the Gaspe Peninsula in this country
    $400 17
A recess or nook for something like a bookcase
    $400 27
In 2005 the Angels changed their full name to the Los Angeles Angels of this city
    $600 23
As the new leader of India, Lal Bahadur Shastri led it into a war with this neighbor in 1965
    $600 3
Ymir was the first giant & the father of a race of giants in this ancient people's mythology
    $600 8
These twin internal organs are composed of closely packed uriniferous tubules
    $600 13
The Ubangi River forms part of the northern boundary of this African country that's sometimes shortened to DRC
    $600 18
To suspend a legal proceeding
    $600 28
Inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame in July 2007, he won 8 N.L. batting titles during his 20-year career as a Padre
    $800 24
The winner of the 1913 Nobel Prize for Literature, Rabindranath Tagore was born in this former capital in 1861
    $800 4
Civil War military leader who lent his name to the world's largest tree by volume, a towering Giant Sequoia
    $800 9
The tallest twin towers in the world, the Petronas Towers are located in this capital of Malaysia
    $800 14
A 1958 uprising in Algeria threatened this European nation with civil war
    $800 19
It's the mollusk whose shell is a source of mother-of-pearl
    $800 29
In 1962 this Dodger shortstop stole 104 bases, breaking Ty Cobb's 47-year-old record
    $1000 25
"The Father of Modern India", Raja Ram Mohan Roy helped spread democratic ideas & was a member of this highest caste
    $1000 5
A depiction of the giant god Atlas holding up the world appeared on the front of his 16th century book of maps
    $1000 10
After the twins are born in this Steinbeck novel, Cathy Trask deserts everyone & returns to life as a prostitute
    DD: $1,200 15
Fittingly the shape of this kingdom is often compared to an elephant's head; the "trunk" extends into the Malay Peninsula
    $1000 20
From the Greek for "slope", it's to adjust to a new set of conditions, not just to the weather
    $1000 30
Over the past 75 years, only one pitcher has won more than 30 games in a season--this Tiger in 1968

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

Tracy Paul Cathy
$1,200 $0 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tracy Paul Cathy
$1,400 $4,800 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

PHYSICAL SCIENCE
OLD SONG LYRICS
LIBRARIES
THEATRE HISTORY
A FRUITY CATEGORY
PROVERBS
    $400 3
All 5 elements of the salt-producing halogen group end in these 3 letters (one element purifies drinking water)
    $400 26
The Righteous Bros.:
"Ohhhh, my love, my darling, I've hungered for your ___"
    $400 8
This country's National Library, the Biblioteca Nacional Jose Marti, was financed by a tax on sugar
    $400 2
The 1924 Pulitzer Prize went to a play with the oxymoronic title "Hell-bent Fer" this place
    $400 1
Oddly, a traditional Christmas pudding contains currants & raisins but not this fruit in its name
    $400 17
It "seldom knocks twice"
    $800 4
(Kelly of the Clue Crew explains her science experiment.) Chemical reactions of the paper clip's iron & the copper wire in the acid of the lemon juice draw these elementary particles from one wire to the other
    $800 27
Tennessee Ernie Ford:
"You load ___ ___, what do you get? Another day older & deeper in debt"
    DD: $2,000 9
When it was dedicated in 1991, President George H.W. Bush & 4 former presidents were in attendance
    $800 12
Pulcinella, a Commedia dell'arte character, evolved into his pugilistic puppet of 17th century England
    $800 22
The Columbia Encyclopedia calls it "the best known Chinese fruit" (or is it a nut?)
    $800 18
"There is honor even among" these
    $1200 5
Hydroscopic substances have a tendency to absorb this from the atmosphere
    $1200 28
The Chordettes:
"___ ___ bring me a dream, make him the cutest that I've ever seen"
    $1200 10
The Hector Hodler Library in Rotterdam, which is devoted to this artificial language, has over 15,000 books
    $1200 13
The first winners of these didn't get the award we know today: just a scroll & a compact (or a cigarette lighter)
    $1200 23
Named for a city in Morocco, it's the most common type of Mandarin orange in the U.S.
    $1200 19
"Close only counts in" this backyard game
    DD: $4,600 6
(Kelly of the Clue Crew spins an egg on a platter.) Stop an egg while it's spinning, & it will start again, because the liquid inside is still moving, exhibiting this property, a resistance to change in motion
    $1600 29
The Cascades:
"Listen to the rhythm of the ___ ___ telling me just what a fool I've been"
    $1600 11
This Shakespeare library is administered by a board of directors under the auspices of Amherst College
    $1600 14
In 1882 his play "Ghosts" had its world premiere in Chicago, not in Oslo, but it was presented in Norwegian
    $1600 24
The name of this peach relative comes from the Latin for "early ripe"
    $1600 20
"Marry in haste and" do this "at leisure"
    $2000 7
When the Earth's magnetosphere interacts with this flow of charged particles from the sun, auroras are produced
    $2000 30
Perry Como:
"Catch a ___ ___ & put it in your pocket, never let it fade away"
    $2000 16
The Radcliffe Camera, Britain's first round library, is the main reading room of this bigger library at Oxford
    $2000 15
"Radio Golf" is the last play in this "Fences" author's 10-play cycle about the African-American experience
    $2000 25
Types of this fruit include comice & seckel
    $2000 21
Alexander Pope wrote, "Hope springs eternal" in here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tracy Paul Cathy
$10,200 $21,400 $12,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY CHARACTERS
This hero is the son of Ecgtheow & the grandson of Hrethel

Final scores:

Tracy Paul Cathy
$20,200 $24,401 $22,200
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,401 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tracy Paul Cathy
$10,200 $18,400 $12,200
10 R,
1 W
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $40,800

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