Show #5362 - Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Cora Peck game 5.

Contestants

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Deb Brady, a homemaker from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Wendell Watkins, a mailman from Detroit, Michigan

Cora Peck, a teacher and graduate student from Aliso Viejo, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $102,402)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE FEMININE MISTAKE
THEIR FIRST NO. 1 POP HIT
ROCKS & MINERALS
YE OLDE BIG APPLE
ANNUAL EVENTS
FURNITURE WORDS
    $200 21
In September 1533 this second wife of Henry VIII gave birth to a (gasp!) girl...
huge mistake on her part
    $200 1
"Every Breath You Take"
(1983)
    $200 26
For its state mineral, Colorado chose rhodochrosite, which is a deep shade of this primary color
    $200 6
In 1967 New York City ordered all officially licensed taxis painted this color
    $200 11
For 2008 the green dyeing of the Chicago River is scheduled for 10:45 A.M. on this holiday
    $200 12
Something up for debate is "on" it; someone who's had a few too many drinks can end up "under" it
    $400 22
Years of hard drinking led to her Aug. 1, 1903 death at about age 51; she's buried in Deadwood
    $400 2
"Sunshine On My Shoulders"
(1974)
    $400 27
Scoria, a dark, glassy rock created from this, is heavier than pumice & has bigger holes
    $400 7
Facing Boston, he fittingly hit the first home run in Yankee Stadium in 1923
    $400 17
July's designation as this activity's month conflicts with the "don't pick up strangers" advice from your mom
    $400 13
In 1965, members of this included Robert McNamara & Stewart Udall
    $600 23
This lady of myth boasted of her beauty to Athena, who was a teensy bit jealous & gave her a monster makeover
    $600 3
"Sunshine Superman"
(1966)
    $600 28
Galena is the principal ore of this metallic element, symbol Pb
    $600 8
Into the 1840s, sanitation on Wall Street was handled by thousands of these porcine wanderers
    $600 18
The federal holiday listed in the U.S. code as Washington's birthday is generally known by this name
    $600 14
Stretch out in this garden area in which plants are grown, or perhaps here at the bottom of a lake
    $800 24
Maybe working as a double agent for France & Germany wasn't a good idea; she was executed on Oct. 15, 1917
    $800 4
"Ms. Jackson"
(2001)
    $800 29
This blackboard rock is formed when shale is subjected to immense heat & pressure
    DD: $500 9
Construction of the Empire State Building began in 1930 on the site of this hyphenated hotel that moved to Park Avenue
    $800 19
This Argentine city honors the tango many times, including the annual world championship in August
    $800 15
This empire began around 1300 & lasted until 1922
    $1000 25
In 1951 she thought folks wouldn't have a problem with her running for VP of Argentina; she was wrong
    $1000 5
"Owner Of A Lonely Heart"
(1984)
    $1000 30
On the Mohs scale, this mineral can be scratched by every other mineral
    $1000 10
Workplace safety was reformed after the March 1911 fire at this garment factory
    $1000 20
Great blues music and barbecue cook-offs are attractions at this city's Beale Street Music Festival in May
    $1000 16
To phrase your words in a specific way

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Cora Wendell Deb
$400 $2,900 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cora Wendell Deb
$1,800 $5,300 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

GREEK & ROMAN POTPOURRI
KEVIN-SENT
BOOK DEDICATIONS
PASTA
DUCHY
TO THE "LEFT" HAND SIDE
    $400 26
This form of ancient transport is mentioned in the Beach Boys' hit "Fun, Fun, Fun"
    $400 3
As Harold, he caught "The Big Chill" in 1983
    $400 11
Appropriately, he dedicated "Our Mutual Friend" to Sir James Emerson Tennent, "as a memorial of friendship"
    $400 18
Most Catholics know paternoster as the Lord's this, but it's also a pasta that's great in soups
    $400 1
A grand duchy with the name of this city was created by Napoleon in 1807 to help restore the Polish state
    $400 13
It's a 1962 Tony Bennett classic
    $800 27
By the 400s B.C. the Greeks had perfected 3 orders of architecture: Ionic, Corinthian & this oldest one
    $800 4
You'll find this ex-SNL "Weekend Update" anchor in Showtime's "Weeds" as Doug Wilson
    $800 12
He dedicated "The Beautiful and Damned" to Shane, Leslie, George, Nathan & Maxwell Perkins for their literary help
    $800 19
This body part sometimes precedes "macaroni" in the name of a pasta
    $800 2
Devastated by fire in 1713 & 1808, this city was made the capital of the Grand Duchy of Finland in 1812
    $800 14
Artsy southern section of Paris
    $1200 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands in front of a picture of the Greek alphabet.) When the 14th letter of the Greek alphabet is spelled in English it's 2 letters long & this quantity in Roman numerals
    $1200 5
In 2007 this Timberwolves superstar was traded to the Boston Celtics
    DD: $1,500 23
They dedicated: "To the President's other men and women... who took risks to provide... confidential information"
    $1200 20
Rotelle look like these, complete with with spokes
    $1200 8
Antwerp in this country used to be in the Duchy of Brabant
    $1200 15
This 5-word phrase was used to clear venues following performances by the King of Rock and Roll
    $1600 29
Some Roman villas used a hypocaust system to provide central this
    $1600 6
In one film he said Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone; in another, he played a lawyer determined to prove the opposite
    $1600 24
His memoir "Night" is "in memory of my parents and of my little sister, Tzipora"
    $1600 21
The USMC can tell you that fidelini means "little" these "ones"
    $1600 9
The 16th century Florentine Cosimo de Medici ruled the duchy of this Italian region
    $1600 16
President Bush's education initiative begun in 2002
    $2000 7
He went from Hercules to outer space as the captain of "Andromeda"
    $2000 25
This Willa Cather novel about a Bohemian girl was dedicated "in memory of affections old and true"
    DD: $2,500 22
Gemelli, meaning this in Italian, looks like 2 strands of spaghetti twisted together
    $2000 10
In October 2000, Grand Duke Jean handed over the reins of this duchy to his son, Crown Prince Henri
    $2000 17
Artist Christy Brown's autobiography about overcoming cerebral palsy to paint

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cora Wendell Deb
$10,200 $6,500 $7,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FRENCHMEN IN HISTORY
He was nicknamed "The Robespierre of the Brush", but unlike his friend Robespierre, he was jailed but not guillotined

Final scores:

Cora Wendell Deb
$14,401 $0 $2,700
5-day champion: $116,803 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cora Wendell Deb
$10,200 $7,000 $11,200
15 R,
3 W
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
8 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $28,400

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