Show #5413 - Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Contestants

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Cristina Martin, a stay-at-home mom from Louisville, Kentucky

Clara Bolton, a school librarian from Kansas City, Missouri

Robin Woods, a software developer from Aurora, Colorado (whose 2-day cash winnings total $16,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

MAMMALS
SPORTS NICKNAMES
TAKE THE KIDS!
ART FOR ART'S SAKE
ALSO A CANNED DRINK
IN THE DICTIONARY
    $200 16
Grant's, a subspecies of this, is distinctly striped with black on a white background
    $200 21
This NBA All-Star was known as "Pip"
    $200 26
The kids love "Pecos Goofy's Frontier Revue" at this Asian city's Disneyland
    $200 7
"Mt. Rushmoo", a depiction of 4 imposing bovines, was sculpted by Jim Victor from this dairy product
    $200 1
An elf or fairy
    $200 2
It's a 7-letter synonym for majorette, from what she does with her baton
    $400 17
The name of this group of mammals comes from the Latin for "pouch"
    $400 22
In 2004 the career of this ex-champ known as "Iron Mike" took a sad turn when he was KO'd in round 4 by Danny Williams
    $400 27
If the kids are tall enough, they can ride all 17 of these thrill rides at Cedar Point (it's fun to hear them scream)
    $400 8
A roomful of silver balloons that move with the air currents is a highlight of this pop artist's Pittsburgh museum
    $400 12
A portion, maybe of cake
    $400 3
On a list of abbreviations, this language makes the list as "Lith."
    $600 18
I'm a real stickler for this rodent whose name means "thorny pig"
    $600 23
This "Yankee Clipper" played his entire 13-year career in the outfield except for one game at first base in 1950
    $600 28
Kids have a blast in the Nickelodeon Blast Zone at this movie-themed California park
    $600 9
If you donate $135 to his sanctuary, you can own a painting like the one seen here, signed by this "Tarzan" costar
    $600 13
A short-lived infatuation between red & yellow
    $600 4
Appropriately, the word "volcano" comes from the name of this Roman god
    $800 19
2 genera of this mammal make up the order Proboscidea
    $800 24
In August 2005 this "Siberian Siren" became the first Russian ranked No. 1 in Women's tennis
    $800 29
Take the kids on a magical journey through this author's fairy tales on the Flying Trunk ride at Tivoli
    DD: $3,400 10
Who else but this Iberian would paint "Giant Flying Demi-Tasse with Incomprehensible Appendage 5 Meters Long"
    $800 14
Actor Barry, with a Ph.D.
    $800 5
The name of this corn & lima bean side dish is derived from an American Indian word for "boiled corn"
    $1000 20
These monkeys with a religious name have several types of "habit", including brown & white-throated
    $1000 25
In 1986 this Giants linebacker known as "LT" was named the NFL's MVP
    $1000 30
Let the kids cool off by watching an ice show at Silverwood Theme Park near Coeur d'Alene in this state
    $1000 11
This "wrap" artist & his wife Jeanne-Claude used more than 1 million square feet of fabric to wrap the Reichstag
    $1000 15
A Wilmington or Dover wallop
    $1000 6
The name of this horse breed tells us that it originated in the Perche area of France

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

Robin Clara Cristina
$1,800 $0 $7,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Clara Cristina
$6,200 $800 $9,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

U.S. CITIES
SNL ACTORS IN THE MOVIES
(Alex: [After reading first clue] We're looking for the actor.)
POETS & POETRY
THE MOON
AND SIX
"PANT"s
    $400 1
This New Mexico artist colony town's Pueblo was chosen as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992
    $400 16
"Joliet" Jake Blues
    $400 21
Type of creature of which Dickinson wrote, "A narrow fellow in the grass occasionally rides"
    $400 30
1687:
This English scientist explains the basis for the Moon's tidal effect on the Earth
    $400 6
Julie Andrews sang it as the sixth tone of the diatonic scale
    $400 11
Most of my mail arrived addressed to this person, meaning anyone living in the house
    DD: $1,200 2
If you're feeling a little "Rocky", run up the stairs to visit this city's museum at Benjamin Franklin Parkway
    $800 17
Mrs. Prymaat Conehead
    $800 22
In "The Village Blacksmith", Longfellow wrote of this "Sounding" object that the Blacksmith's hammer strikes
    $800 27
1609:
This Italian makes the first practical use of a telescope to study the Moon
    $800 7
This TV show's opening narration contained the line "We can rebuild him. We have the technology"
    $800 12
A food-storage closet, often adjoining a kitchen
    $1200 3
Mormons settled this city in 1855 but thought it was too much of a gamble & abandoned it in 1857
    $1200 18
Axel Foley
    $1200 23
"Eyes the shady night has shut cannot see the record cut" wrote Housman to one of these "Dying Young"
    $1200 26
1588:
This Danish astronomer makes observations leading to new theories about the Moon's motion
    $1200 8
This conflict began June 5, 1967 & ended shortly thereafter
    $1200 13
A play in which the performers express themselves mutely by gestures
    $1600 4
This Oklahoma city is known for its art deco buildings, including the Phillips Oil "Philcade"
    $1600 19
Wayne Campbell
    $1600 24
Fittingly, the last section of "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard" is entitled this type of inscription
    $1600 28
150 A.D.:
This Egyptian astronomer discovers irregularity in the Moon's orbital motion
    $1600 9
A car driven by George Robson is one of only 2 Indy 500 winners to use an engine with only 6 of these
    DD: $2,000 14
Adjective meaning frivolously disrespectful or lacking in seriousness
    $2000 5
Granite works sprung up in & around this state capital using stone from Barre, a few miles away
    $2000 20
Joe Dirt
    $2000 25
His masterpiece poem "Don Juan" is divided into cantos
    $2000 29
335 B.C.:
This Greek philosopher uses lunar eclipses to prove the Earth is ball shaped
    $2000 10
John Guare reached out & touched us all with this play about the connectedness of all people
    $2000 15
In heraldry it means standing erect; in life it means running wild

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Clara Cristina
$9,000 $12,400 $13,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC NEW YORK CITY
The USA's first Labor Day parade, in 1882, went from City Hall to this square just north of 14th Street

Final scores:

Robin Clara Cristina
$8,000 $12,400 $13,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $13,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Robin Clara Cristina
$9,000 $12,000 $12,800
15 R,
5 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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