Show #5368 - Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Dan Pawson game 5.

Contestants

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Chris Falcinelli, an owner of a tutoring and test-prep business from Brooklyn, New York

Katy Halpern, a stay-at-home mom from Dublin, California

Dan Pawson, a legislative aide from Boston, Massachusetts (whose 4-day cash winnings total $86,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

EYE ON AFRICA
CRAIGS LIST
THE STAMP ACT
AN "A" IN AMERICAN HISTORY
IT'S ON THE TIP OF MY TONGUE
RHYME STOPPER
(Alex: Each correct response will rhyme with the word "stopper".)
    $200 11
If Bogie were still Running Rick's Cafe Americain like he did on film, he'd be living in this country
    $200 22
Valerie Bertinelli has joined Kirstie Alley as a spokesperson for this weight-loss program
    $200 17
Introduced in 2007, the Forever Stamp "rings in" the 41-cent rate, depicting this American icon
    $200 6
On March 6, 1836 Jim Bowie, weak as a kitten from illness, was killed by Mexican troops while lying in his cot there
    $200 12
You know, this place... London's West End... 775 rooms, 4 main wings, a 40-acre garden... Ah, geez...
    $200 1
A big lie, or a Burger King favorite
    $400 13
On landing in Accra, the very first Peace Corps volunteers sang this country's national anthem on the tarmac
    $400 23
In 2006 this actor was in Bond-age & left moviegoers shaken & stirred
    $400 18
The EID Stamp, featuring Arabic calligraphy, celebrates festivals of this religion
    $400 7
This 3-word Virginia village, site of a surrender, was made a National Historic Park in 1954
    $400 24
Singing this way... Like Tyrolean mountaineers... Going from ordinary voice to falsetto & back... It's right there...
    $400 2
Mayor James Harper equipped the NYC police with their first uniforms, with buttons made of this
    $600 14
This nation has the dubious distinction as the birthplace of the Internet e-mail scams known as 419 Fraud
    $600 25
As food editor of this newspaper, Craig Claiborne gave all the recipes that were fit to print for nearly 30 years
    $600 19
The Crops of the Americas stamps included corn & this state flower of Kansas
    $600 8
On New Year's Day 1801, she opened the executive mansion to visitors for the first time
    $600 26
It's a weather term... Perhaps from a word for "long grass on damp ground", it describes a daze... I'm in one now...
    $600 3
A helicopter or a motorcycle
    $800 15
In the first Allied victory of World War I, Togo was captured from this European country
    $800 29
This funny Scotsman is seen here & on late, late television
    $800 20
A triangular stamp honoring the 400th anniversary of its settlement depicts the Discovery, the Godspeed & the Susan Constant
    $800 9
In 1942 Japanese forces captured Attu in this Alaskan island group & relocated its inhabitants
    $800 27
Oh yeah, this car company... It makes the Explorer & the Excursion... I can't believe I'm blanking here...
    $800 4
He rode on the same last flight as Ritchie Valens & Buddy Holly
    $1000 16
The Drakensberg Mountains form part of South Africa's border with this small landlocked country
    $1000 30
Craig Bierko played Max Baer in this 2005 film about Depression-era boxer Jim Braddock
    $1000 21
A 1-cent stamp that's part of the American design series shows a lamp named for this designer
    DD: $3,200 10
Secretary of State under Truman, he negotiated the treaty that led to the formation of NATO in 1949
    $1000 28
Oh man, this guy... Was director of scientific studies at the Ecole Normale in 1857... Him"-ization"... Help me out here!
    $1000 5
The cone-headed type of this is related to the katydid

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

Dan Katy Chris
$7,600 $400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Katy Chris
$9,200 $3,200 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

AMELIA EARHART
THE NATIONAL RECORDING REGISTRY
(Alex: And that's the Library of Congress.)
SCIENCE CLASS
LET'S GET SAUCED
DEATH OF AN AUTHOR
"Z" END
(Alex: Each correct response will end with that letter of the alphabet.)
    $400 23
In June 1928 Amelia became the first woman to fly across this body of water, though she was only a passenger
    $400 16
The latest recording on the 2006 additions to the list is this Paul Simon album recorded with African musicians
    $400 11
This "Age" is divided into the Paleolithic, the Mesolithic, & the Neolithic
    $400 21
You can tell from the name that a vin blanc sauce has this specific type of potent potable in it
    $400 1
She died on July 18, 1817 after dealing with some pride & prejudice in her day
    $400 5
It was first dispensed as a peppermint candy in Vienna
    $800 24
Amelia was promised her independence when she married George Putnam, of a prominent family in this business
    $800 17
This singer made the list with his 1920 recording of "Swanee"
    $800 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue.) We've rubbed the pigment of a radish on these cards; lemon juice turns the pigment orange, indicating that it's an acid; milk of magnesia turns it blue, indicating that it's this
    $800 22
Chasseur sauce, aka this style sauce, gets its name because it was originally meant for badly shot game
    $800 2
On Sept. 28, 1891 he died in New York City after a whale of a life
    $800 7
The name of this, a thin pancake filled with cheese or fruit, is from the Yiddish
    $1200 25
Amelia's first plane was bright yellow & named for this songbird
    DD: $5,000 18
The Fisk Jubilee Singers were coming for to carry this spiritual onto the Registry
    $1200 13
As a visiting scientist to this Caltech lab, Carl Sagan contributed to the first missions to Venus
    $1200 28
Go "Dutch" & tell me the name of this butter, egg yolk, & lemon juice sauce
    $1200 3
No amount of electricity could reanimate her on Feb. 1, 1851
    $1200 8
A schmancy hotel gives us this word for a fancy display that you might "put on"
    $1600 26
In 1935 Amelia flew solo in about 18 hours from Wheeler Field, located here, to Oakland, California
    $1600 19
He's the populist pol heard here in a 1935 speech

"Every man a king: every man sharing in the splendor and abundance of God's Earth."
    $1600 14
Gustav Kirchhoff & Robert Bunsen used this prismed "scope" to see the bands of colored light each element produced
    $1600 29
"The butter of Provence", this sauce gets its name from the French for garlic, "ail"
    DD: $6,000 4
After Oct. 19, 1745 he would make no more modest proposals
    $1600 9
Adjective meaning artificial or synthetic
    $2000 27
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew is in the pilot's seat of a cockpit mockup.) I'm at the National Geographic Society's Explorers Hall in a Lockheed Electra like the one in which Amelia Earhart took off from this large island on her last flight
    $2000 20
His 1963 "Live at the Apollo" album brought his soul to a wider audience
    $2000 15
Named for a physicist, it's the amount of work done when 1 amp passes through 1 ohm of resistance for 1 second
    $2000 30
Gherkins & anchovies go in this chilled, flavored mayonnaise that's big in Cajun shrimp dishes
    $2000 6
It was this author, not the wallpaper, who went on Nov. 30, 1900
    $2000 10
This unit of frequency is equal to one cycle per second

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Katy Chris
$23,200 $7,600 $11,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE BOX OFFICE
Rated "R" for violence, this 2004 film set in ancient times is the highest-grossing "R" movie ever in the U.S.

Final scores:

Dan Katy Chris
$23,000 $100 $7,600
5-day champion: $109,100 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dan Katy Chris
$16,600 $7,600 $7,600
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
13 R,
1 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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