Show #5408 - Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Contestants

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Jason Dizon, an attorney from Woodside, New York

Carolyn Sosnowski, a research librarian from Alexandria, Virginia

Maria Campbell, a pricing manager from San Diego, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

EARLY AMERICA
FAMILY-FRIENDLY MUSICALS
A BILLION REASONS
PENN. NAMES
MISSING BODY PARTS
2-LETTER WORDS
    $200 7
The British took New Netherland & New Amsterdam from the Dutch in 1664 & renamed them both this
    $200 1
One of Marie Osmond's "favorite things" was playing Maria von Trapp in a national tour of this musical
    $200 21
Since 1909 his head has appeared on billions & billions of pennies
    $200 16
In 1730 he became sole owner of the Pennsylvania Gazette; he also printed it & wrote much of it himself
    $200 26
This assassin's 3rd, 4th & 5th vertebrae aren't in a Baltimore cemetery; they're at the National Museum of Health & Medicine
    $200 2
Chinese for "Buddha" (it's not fe, fi or fum)
    $400 8
Carpenters in this colony's city of Savannah went on strike in 1746 for better working conditions
    $400 12
In "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown", this kid famous for his security blanket sings "My Blanket And Me"
    $400 22
According to its website, this chain serves more than a billion "finger lickin' good" chicken dinners annually
    $400 17
Born in Philadelphia in 1901, she would later graduate from Barnard & spend some time in Samoa
    $400 27
An American urologist is said to own a very important part of this French leader who died on May 5, 1821
    $400 3
It's a bird!
It's a plane!
It's Superego & his sidekick, Ego, suppressing this
    $600 9
The second of these legislatures drew up the Articles of Confederation
    $600 13
Chip is a chip off the old teapot in this musical based on a Disney film
    $600 23
Forbes magazine has estimated that this comic book boy is "worth" $24.7 billion
    $600 18
After the White House, he retired to his Lancaster estate, where he died a bachelor in 1868
    $600 28
This lord protector's body was once buried in Westminster Abbey; it's believed his head is buried in Cambridge
    $600 4
A prefix meaning "out of", or informally, your former spouse
    $800 10
For "traducing the ministers", Anne Hutchinson was among the first to be "banned in" this capital
    $800 14
This Mark Twain tale about a rich kid & a poor kid who trade places inspired a musical that opened off Broadway in 2002
    $800 24
The only event the Time Almanac has listed under 4.5 billion B.C. is this "formed"
    $800 19
Over 15 years, he created more than 200 paintings & drawings of his Chadds Ford neighbor Helga Testorf
    $800 29
General Lee said, "He has lost his left arm" (which was buried in Ellwood, Virginia) "but I have lost my right arm"
    $800 5
It's the 13th letter of the Greek alphabet, which is very old
    DD: $1,200 11
This alliterative name was given to the 1644 union of 4 Rhode Island towns
    $1000 15
This fictional girl known for her red braids that stick out & her unusual legwear has her own "pip" of a musical
    $1000 25
This eccentric billionaire formed an aircraft company in 1934 to design racers
    $1000 20
Before he was "in control" as Secretary of State, he was senior military adviser to Henry Kissinger
    $1000 30
P.T. Barnum didn't have this actress' leg to stand on when she refused his $10,000 offer for it
    $1000 6
This Italian river begins near Mount Viso

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

Maria Carolyn Jason
$1,800 $1,600 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Maria Carolyn Jason
$3,400 $3,400 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY LITERATURE
TV BEFORE & AFTER
AFRICAN COUNTRIES
MILITARY STUFF
ARCTIC ANIMALS
SPELLING "BE"
(Alex: [After its first clue] And we want you, in this category, to spell "B-E"--you can say the word, but you have to spell it as well.)
    $400 11
You'll find whaleboats not only in his masterpiece but also in his story "Benito Cereno" & his novel "Mardi"
    $400 1
ABC reality show in which celebs like Wayne Newton & Jennie Garth cha cha & waltz with the Confederate flag
    $400 16
In 1999 Thabo Mbeki became this country's democratically elected president
    $400 26
Deployed in 1955, the MiG-19 was this nation's first supersonic jet fighter
    $400 21
This large bee of the genus Bombus can range from Tierra del Fuego in South America to far beyond the Arctic Circle
    $400 6
Any insect of the order Coleoptera
    $800 12
In "Uncle Tom's Cabin", St. Clare, Tom's master, is killed; Tom is then sold to this brutal, drunken planter
    $800 2
Jack Bauer saddles up & joins 3 friends bringing about the end of the world
    DD: $700 17
This large country is alphabetically first of the countries in Africa
    $800 27
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from the LBJ Library & Museum in Austin, TX.) LBJ was the first congressman to enter active duty during WWII, & his library proudly displays the Silver Star given to him by this Pacific Theater commander
    $800 22
This carnivore's scientific name is Ursus maritimus
    $800 7
Monk-theologian invariably described as "the Venerable"
    $1200 13
In Pedro Antonio de Alarcon's "The Three-Cornered" this, a miller thinks his wife is having an affair with the mayor
    $1200 3
Who knew that David Caruso & crew were members of this NFL football team
    $1200 18
Bioko, an island of this "equatorial" African republic, was once known as Fernando Poo
    $1200 23
The snowy species of this nocturnal bird of prey makes its nest on the ground, lining it with moss & feathers
    $1200 8
The big beast in Job 40:15-24
    $1600 14
The last name of the title character of this Thomas Hardy novel is actually Durbeyfield
    $1600 4
Mr. Belushi & the 3 kids ditch ABC to enact discriminatory & segregationist policies
    $1600 19
The capital city of this Horn of Africa nation has the same name as the country
    $1600 24
Alaska pipelines were constructed so as to allow this arctic deer unimpeded passage to feeding grounds
    $1600 9
A doughnut-like treat from New Orleans' Cafe du Monde
    DD: $1,000 15
For 14 years, the Abbe Faria was his fellow prisoner in the Chateau d'If
    $2000 5
Watch as chef Gordon Ramsey uses a few choice words on Pres. Andrew Jackson's unofficial advisers
    $2000 20
Festus Mogae is the president of this landlocked African republic once known as Bechuanaland
    $2000 25
Greenland right whales have the longest of these thin plates of any whale; they may reach 13 feet
    $2000 10
"Borstal Boy" playwright Brendan

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Maria Carolyn Jason
$3,000 $2,700 $8,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORD ORIGINS
It's from the Latin for "hemp" because it was often made of hemp; add a letter & it means to take a survey

Final scores:

Maria Carolyn Jason
$2,701 $2,700 $7,800
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $7,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Maria Carolyn Jason
$4,200 $3,800 $8,800
9 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $16,800

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