Show #5418 - Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Contestants

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Hillary Wootton, a salesperson from Seattle, Washington

Will McLaughlin, an actor and teacher from Los Angeles, California

Jason Kaczor, an insurance specialist from Syracuse, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

OPENING LINES OF SHAKESPEARE
WE'RE NO. 1!
MEDALS & DECORATIONS
THE WALTZ
OFFICIAL STATE DINOSAURS & FOSSILS
SCRAMBLED FRUITS
    $200 5
Chorus:
"Two households,
both alike in dignity,
In fair Verona, where we lay our scene"
    $200 10
Guess this "Idol" judge wasn't pitchy, dog, when she hit No. 1 in '91 with "Rush, Rush"
    $200 21
This country's Order of the Rising Sun features a garnet surrounded by 32 white rays
    $200 16
Waltzes are characterized by swift, gliding turns & music that has this many quarter notes to a measure
    $200 1
The Triceratops found in this state's Black Hills won official fossil status
    $200 26
Mile
    $400 6
Roderigo:
"Tush, never tell me; I take it much unkindly that thou, Iago..."
    $400 11
In 1999 he was "Livin' The Vida Loca", which hit numero uno after he checked into "General Hospital"
    $400 22
Ethiopia's Order of this wise Biblical king is usually reserved for monarchs & heads of state
    $400 17
A dance in the 1786 opera "Una Cosa Rara" popularized this waltz style named for a city
    $400 2
Montana's state fossil, the Maiasaura, had this type of mouth, like the platypus
    $400 27
An ogre
    $600 7
"Now is the winter of our discontent made glorious summer by this sun of York"
    $600 12
In 1997 this band hit the top spot with "MMMBop"; by 2007, all 3 band members were married & 2 were dads
    $600 23
In 1940 this general created France's Order of Liberation to honor those who helped liberate France in WWII
    $600 18
Act III of this 1893 Engelbert Humerpdinck opera features the "Gingerbread Waltz"
    $600 3
Haddonfield, in this Eastern state, was the site of the first "nearly complete" dinosaur find--a Hadrosaurus
    $600 28
Starry brew
    $800 8
Knock knock!
Barnardo:
"Who's there?"
    $800 13
In 1983 we chowed down on a Vegemite sandwich with this "Down Under" group
    $800 24
In 1955 he was awarded a Congressional Gold Medal for "great achievement in field of medicine"
    $800 19
Although known as the "Waltz King", he also composed many marches & well-known polkas
    $800 4
The teeth from Maryland's Astrodon were cut open in 1858 & revealed this pattern, hence its name
    $800 29
Plane pipe
    DD: $1,000 15
A ship-master:
"Boatswain!"
    $1000 14
"We had joy, we had fun, we had" this 1974 Terry Jacks hit
    $1000 25
The Order of Two Niles is one of the decorations given out by this country, not Egypt
    $1000 20
Pee Wee King co-wrote this waltz & had a country hit with it in 1948; later it became a state song
    $1000 9
Saurophaganax was named this state's official fossil in 2000 & you can see one at the Sam Noble Museum in Norman
    $1000 30
Ace intern

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

Jason Will Hillary
$3,000 $1,800 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Will Hillary
$5,600 $4,400 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

BOTANY
SPORTS BY POSITION
THE 16th CENTURY
THROWDOWN WITH BOBBY FLAY
RUSSIAN AROUND
GIMME AN "H"
    $400 22
The long leaves of the milfoil plant are especially suited to absorb this gas underwater
    $400 9
Point guard
    $400 4
In 1541 Francisco de Orellana took a trip up this river he named for the bow & arrow-wielding women seen on it
    $400 1
(The Food Network's Bobby Flay gives his recipe for shrimp cocktail.) I give a seafood cocktail its zing with Worcestershire sauce & this sauce born on a U.S. island
    $400 2
The first Grand Prince of Moscow with this name was nicknamed "Moneybag", not "the Terrible"
    $400 17
A proverb says "make yourself all" this "and the flies will devour you"; that's a sticky situation!
    DD: $1,000 27
Parasitic fungi cause this disease of cereal grasses that produces black powdery masses; we're not talking pornography here
    $800 10
Wicket keeper
    $800 23
Frederick the Wise protected him in Wartburg so he could translate the Bible in defiance of the Edict of Worms
    $800 3
(Bobby stirs up a dish of chiles.) I wouldn't add chocolate to my salsa, but I will add a purée of this chile with a smoky flavor that's often paired with chocolate
    $800 5
Since the 19th c. the Marinsky Theatre has been home to ballet company known by this name in the U.S.
    $800 18
It's a family possession, like a piece of furniture or jewelry, that's handed down from generation to generation
    $1200 28
This term, which is from the Greek for "naked seed", refers to nonflowering plants such as conifers
    $1200 11
Coxswain
    $1200 24
This artist couldn't finish his portrait of Francesco del Giocondo's wife
    DD: $1,200 6
(Bobby gives a recipe for Mexican.) For chiles rellenos I use a dark one of these peppers for the richest flavor; its popularity is reflected in its name from Pueblo
    $1200 14
In Russia, one of his most famous plays is known as "Dyadya Vanya"
    $1200 19
Glands in this mammal's skin secrete a pink fluid that once led folks to believe it sweated blood
    $1600 29
This part of a plant's pistil has chemicals in it that will cause it to reject the wrong types of pollen
    $1600 12
Scrum half
    $1600 25
In the 16th century a new one of these was elected by Venetians who were picked by lottery
    $1600 7
(Bobby talks about his chili.) Among the dying words of this frontiersman & trapper were the request for one last bowl of chili, and he never even had my red beef version with about a half a dozen types of pepper
    $1600 15
This Russian's 1904 novel "Hadji Murat" takes place during a Cossack uprising in the Caucasus
    $1600 20
During the Revolutionary War these mercenaries made up about a third of England's forces
    $2000 30
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew gives the clue.) You can collect water from a plant's leaves because they lose water vapor through pores called these
    $2000 13
Setter;
server
    $2000 26
Though he discovered & named Florida in 1513, he didn't try to colonize it until 1521
    $2000 8
(Booby Flay sautés some onions.) Right now, the onions are what we call sweated. I'll keep going until they turn brown, meaning they're this
    $2000 16
A Russian play based on a folk tale inspired "The Snow Maiden", an opera by this "Scheherazade" composer
    $2000 21
The first film Robert Redford both directed & starred in; it's set on a Montana ranch

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Will Hillary
$16,400 $14,200 $10,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE WORLD MAP
1 of the 2 South American countries whose mainland you'll fly over when heading due south from Miami, Fla.

Final scores:

Jason Will Hillary
$28,401 $8,200 $1
2-day champion: $36,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Will Hillary
$16,400 $14,000 $10,600
21 R,
1 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $41,000

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