Show #5324 - Thursday, November 1, 2007

Paul Glaser game 5.

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Walter Evans, a park ranger from Boston, Massachusetts

Tara Pearson, a director of human resources from Safety Harbor, Florida

Paul Glaser, a research scientist from Albany, New York (whose 4-day cash winnings total $89,202)

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Jeopardy! Round

FISH & SHIPS
JOHNNY GILBERT, ROCK GOD
(Alex: We want you to identify the artist or band who had the original hit.)
"L" ON EARTH
9-LETTER WORDS
MONROE
DOCTORIN'
    $200 16
The Moray variety of this fish is sharp-toothed & can be vicious if provoked
    $200 11
"Feel the city breakin' & everybody shakin' & we're stayin' alive, stayin' alive ah ha ha ha, stayin' alive"
    $200 21
In 1959, a chapter of Gamblers Anonymous was formed in this city-- how apt!
    $200 6
This enclosed glass container is used to keep plants & small animals such as turtles & lizards
    $200 26
See Marion Monroe train as a child psychology & co-write the books starring this unexciting boy-girl pair
    $200 1
Suspect Rocky Mountain fever even in patients from the Carolinas, as it's an area with lots of these critters
    $400 17
The ability of the creature seen here to get airborne gives it this two-word name
    $400 12
"I see a little silhouetto of a man, Scaramouche, Scaramouche, will you do the fandango?"
    $400 22
Far from the Caribbean, Jamaica Bay is on this New York island
    $400 7
When its wind speed hits 74 MPH, a tropical storm is then designated one of these
    $400 27
In 1948 she had one line in "Love Happy", the last Marx Brothers movie
    $400 2
A cold that lasts longer than a week may indicate inflammation of these airspaces in the skull
    $600 18
On Columbus' first voyage to the New World in 1492, brothers Martin & Vicente Pinzon commanded these 2 ships
    $600 13
"Got it bad, got it bad, got it bad, I'm hot for teacher... I got it bad, so bad, I'm hot for teacher"
    $600 23
A type of humorous poem bears the name of this Irish port city
    $600 8
In this dive, you bend in midair to touch the toes while keeping the legs straight, then straighten the body
    $600 28
Forget DiMaggio and Berra-- the secret to the Yankees' 11 pennants from 1947 to 1960 was Lucy Monroe's singing of this
    $600 3
A stent is a tube often used to hold these open, especially the coronary ones
    $800 19
Queen variety of this heavenly sponge eater and reef dweller is seen here
    $800 14
"Oh oh oh, I wanna be free, to feel the way I feel, man! I feel like a woman!"
    $800 24
The 2 Baltic nations that qualify
    $800 9
This identifying design pressed into some paper products dates back to late 13th century Italy
    $800 29
1940s singing star Vaughn Monroe had a rich voice in this middle male range, hence the nickname "old leather tonsils"
    $800 4
The pelvic bones are where doctors get this stuff they transplant into cancer patients
    $1000 20
Built in 1816, the first private yacht to cross the Atlantic shared its name with this ancient craft that cruised the Nile
    $1000 15
"In the jungle, welcome to the jungle, watch it bring you to your sha na na na na na na na knees, knees"
    $1000 25
One of the driest & most parched regions on earth is found in this country of North Africa
    $1000 10
Some believe this substance emanates from a medium during a seance
    $1000 30
In 1912 Harriet Monroe launched the magazine simply called this; it soon published T.S. Eliot & Ezra Pound
    DD: $1,000 5
The air puff test, a measure of eye pressure, is used to diagnose this condition

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

Paul Tara Walter
$4,000 $1,200 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Tara Walter
$9,400 $800 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

MATH
THE HOUSE OF BURGESS MEREDITH
WORDS AGAINST WAR
STATE YOUR NAME
HE WAS PRESIDENT WHEN...
MIND YOUR "P"s & "Q"s
(Alex: ...each response will contain each of those letters.)
    $400 11
It's a plane figure bounded by 3 straight lines that intersect at 3 vertices
    $400 1
Wah wah wah! Burgess waddled into this TV villain part in 1966
    $400 6
In this Remarque novel, Paul Baumer spends the night seeking forgiveness from a soldier he killed
    $400 24
This Pennsylvania-born quarterback is the NFL's only 3-time Super Bowl MVP
    $400 12
"E.T.: the Extra-Terrestrial" was released, grossing more than $300 million that year
    $400 21
In arteries, it can cause arteriosclerosis; on the teeth, in can cause decay
    $800 17
With a name meaning "many angles", these shapes may or may not be convex
    $800 2
As Mickey, Burgess had some advice for this 1976 title guy: "Women weaken legs!"
    $800 7
In this Dalton Trumbo novel, Johnny returns home from the war with his body shattered but his mind intact
    DD: $1,200 25
A chef at Delmonico's in New York named this dessert in honor of a big purchase the U.S. made from Russia
    $800 13
The 20th century began
    $800 22
A clever or witty remark
    $1200 18
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue on the monitor.) A pair of angles that add together to make a straight line are called this type of angle
    $1200 3
There's the signpost up ahead; Burgess appeared in many episodes of this TV series & was its narrator in movie form
    $1200 8
Oskar the Dwarf revels in the destruction & insanity of Nazi Germany in this novel
    $1200 26
The University of Iowa gave this future 2-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright a B.A. in 1938
    $1200 14
The U.S. merchant ship Mayaguez was seized by Cambodian forces; U.S. forces rescued the crew of 39
    $1200 23
To multiply by 5
    $1600 19
From the Greek for "worthy", this kind of statement is also called a postulate
    $1600 4
Burgess swigs some booze & calls it breakfast as Grandpa Gustafson in this 1993 Lemmon-Matthau film
    $1600 9
In this Ancient Greek play, women deny their husbands bedroom visitation rights until they stop fighting
    $1600 27
A museum in New Mexico is devoted to this artist famous for bleak landscapes & cow skulls
    DD: $5,200 15
The Alien & Sedition Acts were adopted by Congress
    $1600 29
To excite the curiosity (perhaps by looking through a keyhole)
    $2000 20
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew presents the clue on the monitor.) It's the property that expresses why the third equation follows from the first two
    $2000 5
In 1945's "Story of G.I. Joe", Burgess played this Pulitzer-winning war journalist who was killed by a sniper that year
    $2000 10
This American humorist's "War Prayer", about the Spanish-American War, was published in 1923, after his death
    $2000 28
Jessica Biel found a "7th Heaven" in California & found a Hell in the remake of this 1974 Tobe Hooper classic
    $2000 16
The Telstar Communications satellite relayed the first live TV pictures from the U.S. to Europe
    $2000 30
The ship in "Moby Dick" that gets its name from an Indian tribe destroyed by the Puritans

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Tara Walter
$22,600 $2,400 $6,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

MUSICAL THEATER
He's the only songwriter to have Broadway premieres in every decade from the '50s to the present; his first was in 1957

Final scores:

Paul Tara Walter
$32,600 $0 $4,800
5-day champion: $121,802 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Paul Tara Walter
$22,600 $2,000 $11,400
27 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
6 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
19 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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