Show #5382 - Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Contestants

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Buffy Thoms, a schoolteacher from Watson, Louisiana

Michael Guard, a financial manager from Atlanta, Georgia

Christa Franklin Ishino, a homemaker and freelance editor from Northville, Michigan (whose 2-day cash winnings total $34,798)

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Jeopardy! Round

ALL ABOUT AUTHORS
TEAMS OF SUPER BOWL MVPs
VETERAN-ARY MEDICINE
DUEL
POSTAL POTPOURRI
REARRANGING WORDS
    $200 1
In the early 1920s she scandalized Atlanta society by doing a provocative dance at a debutante ball
    $200 2
VI: Roger Staubach
    $200 24
The oldest operating V.A. hospital opened in this first post-Civil War year in Maine
    $200 7
To avoid war in this country in 2002, its VP Taha Ramadan offered instead to duel Dick Cheney
    $200 15
In 1661 Britain's Henry Bishop introduced this, showing only day & month, to monitor lazy letter carriers
    $200 19
Rearrange the letters in "skate" to come up with this surname of a Romantic poet
    $400 11
(Alex gives the clue from the Mark Twain house in Hartford.) Twain was fond of saying, "I came in with" this celestial object in 1835, "and I expect to go out with it"; and in 1910 he did, passing away in this very bed
    $400 3
IX: Franco Harris
    $400 25
One mission of Paralyzed Veterans of America is research on SCI, short for this "injury"
    $400 8
In 1792's "Petticoat Duel", 2 British society ladies fought a duel when one questioned the other about this
    $400 16
Canadian postal codes use the format letter-number-letter number-letter-number; his is H0H 0H0
    $400 20
Rearrange the letters in "listen" to get this not-so-audible word
    $600 12
This seafaring author had a lot to "wail" about: his somber 1852 novel "Pierre" is semi-autobiographical
    $600 4
XXXV: Ray Lewis
    $600 27
Civil War field medicine created many veterans addicted to this class of drug that includes morphine
    $600 9
In the 4th novel about this young man, he sees his dead mother & father come out of his dueling opponent's wand
    $600 17
In the '90s the Postal Service launched a program aptly named do this to breast cancer
    $600 21
An earthquake on "Crete" might find its buildings no longer this
    $800 13
This novelist who wrote about gorillas in "Congo" is on the board of the Gorilla Foundation
    $800 5
XI: Fred Biletnikoff
    $800 28
Reliving trauma, avoiding reminders of it & general irritability are the 3 main symptoms of PTSD, short for this
    DD: $1,000 10
Though he supposedly fought 103 duels before becoming president, he killed a man in only one of them
    $800 18
Deltiologists specialize in this collectible & may "wish you were here" at their meetings
    $800 23
Rearrange the letters in "late" to get this color
    $1000 14
His father disapproved of his poetry writing, so Chile's Neftali Ricardo Reyes Basoalto adopted this pen name
    $1000 6
XXII: Doug Williams
    $1000 29
Among diseases associated with exposure to Vietnam-era Agent Orange is this lymph disease named for a Dr.
    $1000 26
He might have been cute as a "button", but shortly after he signed the Dec. of Ind., he died from dueling wounds
    $1000 30
It's what you send to Grandma in Guatemala with the USPS' Dinero Seguro system
    $1000 22
Rearrange the letters in "supersonic" to get this orchestra section

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

Christa Michael Buffy
$2,400 $4,200 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Christa Michael Buffy
$3,400 $6,000 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD CITIES
1940s TELEVISION
SENATE MAJORITY LEADERS
BRITISH ROYALTY
WIEGHT FOR IT
"EX"CELLENT
    $400 1
Like the British city of the same name, this Ontario city lies on the Thames River
    $400 3
Boxing came to network TV in 1944 with "Cavalcade of Sports" sponsored by this razor company
    $400 7
1955 to 1961: This Texan later to be president
    $400 12
It was the royal family name of Henry VIII
    $400 21
It's your second-largest internal organ by weight; think about it
    $400 24
It comes out of your car's tailpipe
    $800 2
This capital's airport is variously called Taoyuan, Zhongzheng & Chiang Kai-Shek International
    $800 13
When this series debuted in 1948, it used its radio title "Candid Microphone"; the title was changed 9 months later
    $800 8
2003 to 2007: a surgeon
    $800 14
When crowned British king in 1714, he spoke no English & had to have the ceremony described to him in Latin
    $800 22
"Frail" can mean 75 pounds of this dried fruit; Calif. produces 10.5 million frails of this Thompson kind a year
    $800 25
A physical piece of evidence, such as a murder weapon, presented to a trial court
    $1200 4
Nigeria's chief port, it sprawls over 4 main islands connected by bridges
    $1200 17
This "Howdy Doody" host had a variety show during the 1948-49 season called "the Gulf Road Show"
    $1200 9
1985 to 1987 & 1995 to 1996: a war hero
    DD: $2,000 15
A vault at St. George's chapel, Windsor contains the remains of this king buried in 2 pieces
    $1200 23
Now extinct, the elephant bird of this largest African island could reach 10 feet high & weigh 1,000 lbs.
    $1200 27
This word for an unfairly high price comes from the Latin for "to deviate from the path"
    DD: $1,800 5
The ancient Greeks founded this Italian city around 600 B.C. & gave it a name meaning "New City"
    $1600 18
First seen on experimental TV in 1939, Burr Tillstrom's series about this trio began airing on NBC in 1948
    $1600 10
2001 to 2003:
A Democrat from the Dakotas
    $1600 16
He was the last emperor of India
    $1600 28
In the Navy, "XO" is short for this person
    $2000 6
Founded as a penal colony in 1824, this capital of Queensland was the site of the World's Fair Expo '88
    $2000 19
Beginning in 1948, this long-time Miss America host had 2 game shows on the air: "Stop the Music" & "Break the Bank"
    $2000 11
1989 to 1995: from southern Maine, he went on to negotiate a landmark peace treaty for Northern Ireland
    $2000 20
Reportedly, this king was beaten with candles as a boy, leaving him "unready" to even look at them as an adult
    $2000 26
Just over 1% of your body weight is P--this element

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Christa Michael Buffy
$9,000 $11,400 $11,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

ADJECTIVES
This word meaning "gruesome" was inspired by the deaths of the leaders of a Jewish revolt in the 100s B.C.

Final scores:

Christa Michael Buffy
$1 $18,001 $22,801
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $22,801

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Christa Michael Buffy
$8,800 $13,200 $11,600
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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