Show #5370 - Friday, January 4, 2008

Dan Pawson game 7.

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Martin Truong, a printing consultant from Fresno, California

Heather Chapman, a news assistant from Lexington, Kentucky

Dan Pawson, a legislative aide from Boston, Massachusetts (whose 6-day cash winnings total $126,101)

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Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT HISTORY: 2006
KEN BURNS DOCUMENTARIES
NOTHING SPECIFIC
PULP FICTION
THE "PEN"
IS MIGHTIER THAN THE SWORD
    $200 1
In February, he accidentally shot Harry Whittington, not his intended target
    $200 2
(Ken Burns opens the category for us.) On January 8, 2001 the series "Jazz" premiered with a look at this birthplace of jazz, the USA's most cosmopolitan city at the turn of the 20th century
    $200 17
You can "think outside of" it, or a group of opera patrons can be held in it
    $200 4
All Story Magazine's October 1912 issue featured this hero in "A Romance of the Jungle"
    $200 8
This antibiotic is effective against certain spirochetes
    $200 22
First used in 1915 by the Germans, this 12-letter portable assault weapon adds serious fire-power
    $400 3
One of the 2 space shuttles that went aloft in 2006
    $400 13
(Ken delivers the clue once more.) I made a film on this architect who claimed that his Guggenheim would make the nearby Metropolitan Museum look like a Protestant barn
    $400 19
In the 1970s, this character's normal rate for psychiatric help was 5 cents
    $400 23
Black Star was created by Johnston McCulley, most famous for this hero, Z best he ever created
    $400 9
Examples of these are the Gaspe, Arabian & Yucatan
    $400 24
The M60 type of this weapon is air-cooled, gas-operated & fires about 600 rounds per minute
    $600 5
In November, an Andy Warhol work depicting this Asian leader sold for more than $17 million
    $600 14
(Ken shows another one for us.) In films like "The Civil War", the use of archival records & photos is what I call "emotional" this science, because it unearths the heart of our national experience
    $600 18
These are the deformed offspring that elves & fairies substitute for human infants
    $600 27
First serialized in Black Mask, "The Maltese Falcon" introduced the world to this detective
    $600 10
Religiously, it's a punishment undergone in token of sorrow for sin
    $600 25
This powder used to thicken gasoline was introduced in WWII
    $800 6
This famous American passed away the day after Christmas at the age of 93
    $800 15
(Ken trudges through this next clue.) In "The War", my documentary about World War II, soldiers tell the harrowing story of this German offensive that took place in the frozen Ardennes forest
    $800 20
One of this university's graduate centers is the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    $800 29
Frederick Schiller Faust wasn't a big name in this genre, but his pen name of Max Brand was
    $800 11
7-letter term meaning dreamily or wistfully thoughtful
    $800 26
The -25 interceptor version of this Soviet fighter plane was capable of Mach 3
    $1000 7
He led the French team to the finals of soccer's World Cup, only to be ejected after headbutting an Italian player
    $1000 16
(Ken finishes off the category.) My film "Unforgivable Blackness" chronicles the rise & fall of this champion who fought for freedom, & not just with his fists
    $1000 21
According to the song in a 1941 Ronald Reagan film, it's what was found "in a five and ten cent store"
    DD: $2,000 30
Under the name Maxwell Grant, Walter B. Gibson wrote about this pulp hero who knew where evil lurked
    $1000 12
Poetry line of 5 feet
    $1000 28
Dirty Harry said it was "the most powerful handgun in the world, and would blow your head clean off"

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

Dan Heather Martin
$5,400 $200 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Heather Martin
$9,400 -$1,400 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

GEOMETRY
KEEPING UP WITH THE JONES
TAKE ME TO YOUR LEADER
AM I HUNGRY ENOUGH TO EAT THAT?
THE VATICAN ONLINE
FAMILIAR PHRASES
    $400 22
The Pythagorean theorem: the square of this of a right triangle equals the sum of the squares of the other 2 sides
    $400 1
"It's Not Unusual" for women to throw their underwear at this singer; he said the first time was at the Copa in '68
    $400 8
Asia:
President Nguyen Hinh Triet
    $400 15
In Finland's Vorschmack, beef & this meat are baked, then ground with herring (pass the mint jelly)
    $400 4
The bios of these on the site begin with Crispin of Viterbo, the first one created by John Paul II
    $400 9
Financially, it's the colorful opposite of "in the red"
    $800 26
The formula for this measure of a pyramid is 1/3Bh
    $800 2
In 1989 the leather jacket & fedora worn by this Harrison Ford character went to the Smithsonian
    $800 11
Europe:
President Anibal Cavaco Silva
    $800 16
This fermented legume product is the most versatile & important vegetarian ingredient in Chinese cuisine
    $800 7
You'll learn that you may not use cell phones or felt-tip pens when researching in the Secret these
    $800 10
(Hi, I'm Jane Kaczmarek.) My husband & I founded a charity that auctions off designer outfits to benefit kids; naturally, it's called these "Off Our Back"
    DD: $2,000 27
(Jon of the Clue Crew shows a diagram on the monitor.) You can see why the term for this type of triangle comes from the Greek for "with equal legs"
    $1200 3
Giving serious bang for the buck, his salary for his voice-only role in "Star Wars" was just $7,000
    $1200 23
South America:
President Alvaro Uribe
    $1200 17
Some of the toughest meat, this cut from the leg may be fore or hind
    $1200 20
There's a list of the 4 papal these churches, which in addition to St. Peter's include St. John Lateran
    $1200 12
Poet who gave us "You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din!"
    $1600 28
It's a line or segment that touches a circle at exactly one point
    $1600 5
In a 1993 film, after Harrison Ford tells this actor, "I didn't kill my wife", he replies, "I don't care"
    $1600 24
Africa:
President Joseph Kabila
    $1600 18
This edible Christmas item sounds a lot more appetizing when called by its Italian name, panettone
    $1600 21
A quote from Erasmus about a "Bibliothecam" is logically found on this institution's home page
    $1600 13
Originating in 1844's "Settlers in Canada", this phrase about boat propulsion means to decide your own fate
    $2000 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a diagram on the monitor.) A pair of angles that add together to make a right angle are known as this type of angle
    $2000 6
This "Monkee" man said, "Most people think I married Marcia Brady and moved to Ohio and had 6 kids"
    $2000 25
Europe:
Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt
    $2000 19
Hawaiians have made a staple out of this chopped fish dish made with seaweed & kukui relish
    $2000 30
Clicking on this alliterative link, you find out how the faithful can make their offerings via cash or credit card
    DD: $2,000 14
Slaves once dreaded being sent to the harsh plantations of the lower Mississippi, hence "to sell" someone here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Heather Martin
$15,000 -$6,200 $14,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. PRESIDENTS
When this president & his wife didn't want to be understood by others, they spoke to each other in Chinese

Final scores:

Dan Heather Martin
$200 -$6,200 $2
7-day champion: $126,301 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dan Heather Martin
$14,000 -$4,200 $14,800
23 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
5 R,
10 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $24,600

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