Show #5345 - Friday, November 30, 2007

Lisa Klink game 5.

Contestants

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Ralph Dellanno, a high school theology teacher from Edison, New Jersey

Per Milam, a graduate student of philosophy from San Diego, California

Lisa Klink, a TV writer from Los Angeles, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $53,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

STATES OF THE UNION
BREAKFAST CEREALS
PUBLIC DOMAIN JUKEBOX
WHICH U.S. CABINET DEPT.?
MOVIE KISSES
HOW ABOUT A LITTLE ROMANCE LANGUAGE?
    $200 10
Part of this big state crosses the 180th meridian of longitude
    $200 1
Since 1979 it's been tempting the "tummy with the taste of nuts & honey"
    $200 21
She's the lass in the Stephen Foster ditty heard here
    $200 26
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
    $200 6
Tobey Maguire said kissing Kirsten Dunst upside-down in the rain was the hardest thing he's done as this superhero
    $200 16
Around the Vatican you might be able to practice this source language of all Romance languages
    $400 11
With a population of about 120,000, Columbia is this state's most populous city
    $400 2
As its name suggests, this General Mills cereal provides 100% daily value of 12 vitamins & minerals
    $400 22
Aye, aye! It's the title of the military anthem heard here
    $400 27
Grain Inspection,
Packers & Stockyards Administration
    $400 7
In "To Have and Have Not", she kisses Bogart & says, "It's even better when you help"
    $400 17
Of Catalan, Bulgarian or Romanian, the one that is not a Romance language
    $600 12
These 2 states have the shortest coasts on the Gulf of Mexico, only about 50 miles apiece
    $600 3
About a third of all Life cereal sold is of this flavor introduced in 1978
    $600 23
You might need to join A.A. if you take this song literally
    $600 28
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
    $600 8
A mutt & a cocker spaniel slurp spaghetti & smooch in this 1955 classic
    $600 18
It's the most widely spoken Romance language in the world
    $800 13
This state has the highest average altitude of any state east of the Mississippi; must be pretty "mountainous"
    $800 4
Introduced in the 1980s, it's the trademark name for a cereal of "seven whole grains & sesame" & little puffs
    $800 24
Some big gloves might be a nice present for the guy in this song heard here
    $800 29
Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management
    $800 9
1940s classic film in which the heroine says, "Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time"
    $800 19
Ligurian, Lombard & Piedmontese are all dialects of this Romance language
    $1000 14
Tears were shed when the Teddy Bear Museum in Naples in this state closed its doors forever in 2005
    $1000 5
This cereal from Kellogg's is "crispy rice on one side, crunchy corn on the other"
    $1000 25
They're the dancing title females in the song heard here
    DD: $500 30
Government National Mortgage Association
    $1000 15
1981 drama in which Norman Thayer asks wife Ethel, "Wanna dance or would you rather just suck face?"
    $1000 20
Linguists trace Romance languages back to this hyphenated family of languages

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

Lisa Per Ralph
$3,000 $1,800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Per Ralph
$4,500 $4,000 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE JAPANESE TEA CEREMONY
MYTHICAL MENAGERIE
WESTWARD EXPANSION OF THE U.S.
HOSPITALS
BESTSELLERS OF THE DECADE
(Alex: You name the decade for us.)
"G" WHIZ
    $400 3
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Kyoto, Japan.) Among the many utensils used in the ceremony are the chashaku, or scoop, & a chasen, or wisk, made from a single piece of this
    $400 1
Nessus, one of these half-horse creatures, tried to abduct Hercules' wife; big mistake
    $400 23
It created an all-water link from NYC to the Great Lakes & opened up the settlement of the Great Lakes area
    $400 17
Of U.S. News & Word Report's 5 top U.S. hospitals in pediatrics, 4 include these 2 words in their names
    $400 12
"Jaws" &
"Jonathan Livingston Seagull"
    $400 7
Battles between these fighters in the Roman Colosseum were stopped in 404 A.D.
    $800 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Kyoto, Japan.) Crawling or crouching through the door to enter the room signifies kenson, Japanese for this 8-letter opposite of pride
    $800 2
Every 500 years or so, this bird was reborn from its own ashes
    $800 24
On May 10, 1869 telegraph operators in Utah signaled the nation that this had been completed
    $800 18
There's a stroke center at Boswell Hospital in this Arizona retirement city
    $800 13
"Red Storm Rising"
& "The Prince of Tides"
    $800 8
Bartenders use it to make an orange blossom
    $1200 20
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Kyoto, Japan.) Like the altar of a Zen chapel which inspired it, the tokonoma, a decorated alcove, faces this direction, thought lucky due to its exposure to sunlight
    $1200 4
The Nemean Lion was the sibling of this monster who liked to riddle people with her own riddle before eating them
    $1200 25
This 1862 act gave 160 acres of free land to anyone who had lived on it & improved it for 5 years
    $1200 28
An L.A. "home for the incurables" named for this holy mountain later merged with Cedars of Lebanon
    $1200 14
"The Agony and the Ecstasy" &
"You Only Live Twice"
    $1200 9
These large masses of slow-moving ice occur where winter snowfall exceeds summer melt
    $1600 21
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Kyoto, Japan.) Many elements of the ceremony like the fire & water, the open tea bowl & the closed tea caddy, represent these two complementary forces of nature borrowed from the Chinese
    $1600 5
It wasn't hard for this Lernaean serpent to get ahead; every time one of its heads was cut off, 2 grew in its place
    DD: $2,000 26
In the 1846 Oregon Treaty, the British gave up claims to all territory below the 49th parallel except this large island
    DD: $50 30
London's HTD, Hospital for these Diseases, has a consultant parasitologist & leprologist
    $1600 15
"Forever Amber" &
"The Naked and the Dead"
    $1600 10
Rich in phosphates, this waste matter left by bats & seabirds can be a valuable commodity
    $2000 22
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Kyoto, Japan.) Once, sitting on these mats could signify one's noble stature; today, everyone sits on them for the tea ceremony
    $2000 6
She was a beautiful nymph before she was turned into a sea monster, doomed to live in a cave opposite Charybdis
    $2000 27
This 1853 deal that brought the U.S. chunks of New Mexico & Arizona is known in Mexico as the sale of La Mesilla
    $2000 29
Seen here is this fittingly named Paris complex founded as a veterans' hospital by Louis XIV
    $2000 16
"Arrowsmith" &
"The Age of Innocence"
    $2000 11
In construction, it's a horizontal load-bearing structural member

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Per Ralph
$16,950 $8,400 $7,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORD HISTORY
This term for a deadly substance may derive from the name of a love goddess

Final scores:

Lisa Per Ralph
$17,050 $4,800 $5,999
5-day champion: $70,150 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lisa Per Ralph
$18,600 $8,400 $7,200
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
7 W
16 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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