Show #5417 - Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Contestants

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Phil Hornbostel, a physician from Sedalia, Missouri

Jason Kaczor, an insurance specialist from Syracuse, New York

Jeff Harmon, a public defender from Dunlap, Tennessee (whose 2-day cash winnings total $44,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

BATTLE STATIONS
TV NEIGHBORS
(Alex: We'll give you the TV neighbors, you identify the show.)
THAT WORD'S FOREIGN TO ME
WOMEN WRITERS
BRITISH TIDBITS
DRINK UP!
    $200 11
He was the commander of the British fleet that defeated Napoleon's navy in 1798's Battle of the Nile
    $200 1
Barney Rubble
    $200 15
From the Persian, these garments are what you'll wear to bed
    $200 26
Troubled by the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850, she wrote what became an immediate bestseller
    $200 6
The "Twist"s & turns of this author's 1842 American tour led him to meet E.A. Poe in Philadelphia
    $200 21
The Captain Morgan brand of this potent potable can be served hot & buttered
    $400 12
Assuring the dominance of western culture, his forces routed the Persians at Gaugamela in 331 B.C.
    $400 2
Ned Flanders
    $400 16
Our navy has fleet, rear and vice types of this rank, from an Arabic word for "commander"
    $400 27
This author created the Vampire Lestat, the "bad boy of the bloodsucking world"
    $400 7
Number 10 in line for the throne is Peter Phillips, Elizabeth II's first grandchild & the son of this princess
    $400 22
The sanguine name of this cocktail is said to be an allusion to a 16th century queen of England
    DD: $2,500 13
William Henry Harrison's biggest battlefield victory was over Native American forces at this Indiana river
    $600 3
Gladys Kravitz
    $600 18
This verb for an artistic process applying acid to metal comes from the Dutch, & many Dutch masters were good at it
    $600 28
Recently published, "Suite Francaise" is by Irene Nemirovsky, who died in this concentration camp in 1942
    $600 8
This urbane, witty playwright began as a child actor, making his professional debut in "The Goldfish" in 1911
    $600 23
In TV ads, Bartles & Jaymes sold these "premium" alcoholic beverages
    $800 14
This Carthaginian's final significant battlefield defeat was against Scipio's forces in Zama in 202 B.C.
    $800 4
The Ropers
    $800 19
"Summed up" in French, this list of my education & former employers will show why I'm qualified to host a TV show
    $800 29
It was curtains for Hercule Poirot in her 1975 mystery "Curtain"
    $800 9
This queen's father-in-law, Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, was also her uncle
    $800 24
This liquor that's made from agave has been called "tequila's poor cousin"
    $1000 17
Using archery to decimate French mounted knights, English King Edward III won this 1346 battle in France
    $1000 5
George Wilson
    $1000 20
Use your "head": this Japanese word for "group leader" was also the name of a '70s Jeep pickup truck
    $1000 30
She wrote the 1970 novel "Play it as it Lays" & the 2005 memoir "The Year of Magical Thinking"
    $1000 10
This Virginia-born lady was 40 when she was elected to the British parliament in 1919
    $1000 25
Calvados is a brandy that's made from this fruit

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

Jeff Jason Phil
$5,700 $800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Jason Phil
$7,300 $2,400 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

"D" IN SCIENCE
QUOTES FROM BRUCE WILLIS MOVIES
STATE THE STATE
WEB SLINGERS
UNFINISHED OPERAS
3-LETTER WORDS
    $400 1
It's the more common name for solid CO2
    $400 6
"Help!
Somebody burp me before I blow up!"
    $400 11
To tip your coonskin cap at Daniel Boone's grave, you'll have to travel to a cemetery in this state
    $400 21
On Louis Braille's birthday, this search engine used a braille-patterned logo
    $400 26
Make an exodus from the theatre after seeing Schoenberg's incomplete opera about this man & his brother Aaron
    $400 16
Your closest relatives are you "next of" this
    $800 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew mimics the monitor. This particular exercise strengthens & tones this large muscle that covers the shoulder
    $800 7
"Once upon a time there was this person named Malcolm. He worked with children"
    $800 12
2 of the 4 states whose borders meet up at the "Four Corners" monument
    $800 22
Since 1997, GoDaddy.com has been registering this type of name, the fundamental part of a web address
    $800 27
Biondello hides inside a mechanical goose in Mozart's unfinished opera "The Goose of" this Egyptian city
    $800 17
The name of this primate also means to mimic
    $1200 3
Ah, well, it's the area of light winds & calms in equatorial regions--how depressing
    $1200 8
"The army is a broadsword, not a scalpel. Trust me, Senator--you do not want the army in an American city"
    $1200 13
In 1972 Barbara Jordan was elected to Congress from this state
    $1200 23
This social network similar to Myspace started in a Harvard dorm & originally only allowed students
    DD: $100 28
This composer finished just 3 scenes of "Olav Trygvason"; they're sometimes performed as a cantata
    $1200 18
Ruminate on this--it's what a cow chews the second time around
    $1600 4
With a diameter averaging about 7 miles, it's the smaller of Mars' 2 moons
    $1600 9
About saving the world, Bruce says, "Yeah, one more thing, uh, none of them wanna pay taxes again...ever"
    $1600 14
On May 17, 2004 this eastern state became the first to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples
    $1600 24
Use the "organizr" to help make your personal images public at this photo site that's now owned by Yahoo!
    $1600 29
Let's wax philosophical & wonder why Rousseau left only fragments of his opera about Daphnis & her
    $1600 19
A male given name, it's also the Latin word for "king"
    $2000 5
(Kelly of the Clue Crew adds drops to a beaker.) When you add food coloring to water, the motions of the dye's molecules causes it to disperse, eventually filling the glass evenly through a process called this
    $2000 10
"Five billion people died in 1996 & 1997. Almost the entire population of the world. Only about 1% of us survived"
    $2000 15
Roger Sherman, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, represented this state at the Constitutional Convention in 1787
    $2000 25
Authorized by the Dept. of Commerce, all web addresses from eligible schools use (.) this
    $2000 30
Smetana's "Viola", with just 365 bars of music, is based on this play
    DD: $3,000 20
The insightful E.B. White said, "The time not to become a father is eighteen years before" one of these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Jason Phil
$8,500 $12,500 $3,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE FICTION
A recent re-issue of this Sir Arthur Conan Doyle novel includes an introduction by Michael Crichton

Final scores:

Jeff Jason Phil
$3,900 $7,999 $1
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $7,999 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jeff Jason Phil
$6,600 $15,600 $3,800
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $26,000

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