Show #5424 - Thursday, March 20, 2008

Contestants

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Lisa Schumaker, a medical research assistant from Silver Spring, Maryland

John Martellaro, a public relations and marketing consultant from Lenexa, Kansas

Kristina Caffrey, a college student from Albuquerque, New Mexico (whose 3-day cash winnings total $57,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

OPTICAL ALLUSIONS
MILKING COWS
HONORARY U.S. CITIZENSHIP
THINGS TO DO IN DENVER
NUMERICAL PHRASES
"O"...
(Alex: You have to complete the phrase that begins with the letter O.)
    $200 10
Hope you studied this eye part that, at its maximum contraction in an adult, may be less than 1 mm in diameter
    $200 2
I think I could do a better job of milking a cow than Nicole Richie & Paris Hilton did on this reality series in 2003
    $200 14
This 1996 honoree founded Calcutta's Missionaries of Charity
    $200 1
Tours through this facility with a lot of gold do not happen if the Homeland Security level is code orange or worse
    $200 16
This phrase meaning "in a difficult situation" comes from the game of pool
    $200 5
Nestle candy bar with caramel, peanuts & fudge
    $400 25
We have an eye on you--now name the part of the eye highlighted here
    $400 11
A 1903 Broadway musical version of "The Wizard of Oz" featured this farm girl singing about milking cows
    $400 15
Congress recognized this Frenchman who helped the U.S. "in her time of need", the American Revolution
    $400 3
See the grave & museum of this Old West showman & frontier scout
    $400 18
The violence in "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" led to the creation of this rating in 1984
    $400 6
An exclamation to Yahweh or Odin, or a George Burns movie
    $600 26
Don't detach this, which is next to the choroid & changes light rays into neural signals
    $600 12
Eleanor the cow swallowed Eb's radio on "Music to Milk By", a 1967 episode of this classic down-on-the-farm sitcom
    $600 22
Legislation has been introduced to bestow the honor on this WWII diary keeper
    $600 4
It's unthinkable to miss this "unsinkable" woman's house on Capitol Hill in Denver
    $600 19
(Kelly of the Clue Crew drives a Toyota FJ Cruiser uphill over rocks at Consumer Reports in Hartford, CT.) We're seeing & feeling how well the vehicle performs off-road as Consumer Reports tests this numerical quality that promises power distribution to each wheel
    $600 7
They're blamed for Challenger's demise
    $800 27
Drivers know the point where the optic nerve enters the eye has no rods or cones & goes by this 2-word term
    $800 13
Possum Sweetheart was one contented cow, producing 37,381 lbs. of milk for this company in 1920 alone
    $800 23
JFK said that in wartime speeches, this honoree "mobilized the English language and sent it into battle"
    $800 20
Numerically speaking, some say it's a perfect touchdown for a plane
    $800 8
Willa Cather title about those who ventured into unclaimed territory to dwell
    $1000 28
The sclera & this consist of tough tissues that make up the outer layer of the eyeball & give it strength
    $1000 17
A movie heartthrob turns out to be a natural at milking cows in the 2003 film called "Win a Date with" him
    $1000 24
This Swedish diplomat got honorary citizenship for saving Hungarian Jews during WWII
    $1000 21
Collective name for the Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw & Seminole tribes
    $1000 9
This title precedes "our home and native land..."

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

Kristina John Lisa
$0 $0 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kristina John Lisa
$1,000 $1,200 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN LIT
MIKE TV
PLAY THE PALACE
BATTLE CRIES
A WOMAN OF DISTINCTION
BREATHE A "CY"
    $400 1
This Southern epic swept across the nation as the bestselling fiction book of 1936 & 1937
    $400 15
He interviewed tobacco industry whistle-blower Jeffrey Wigand on "60 Minutes"
    $400 11
In 1837 this replaced St. James's Palace as England's official royal residence
    $400 21
The 2 most famous battle cries during the Texas War of Ind. were "Remember Goliad!" & of course this one
    $400 26
Last name of Sonia, who was poised to become prime minister of India in 2004 but declined the post
    $400 2
In April 1991 9 million were left homeless in Bangladesh by one of these
    $800 5
In a popular short story, this famed orator saves a farmer who's sold his soul to the devil
    $800 16
Seen here, he's done some real dirty jobs
    $800 12
The huge palace Nicolae Ceausescu built in this capital city is now the "People's House"
    $800 22
Japanese forces during WWII often yelled out this, meaning "May you live 10,000 years!"
    $800 27
Shaw College is among the many schools that gave honorary degrees to this woman who inspired a bus boycott
    $800 3
Makarios III was the first president of this island nation
    DD: $2,000 6
In a Whitman poem in memory of Abraham Lincoln, it's the title that precedes "Our fearful trip is done"
    $1200 17
He created "Beavis & Butt-Head" & co-created "King of the Hill"
    $1200 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Imperial Palace in Vienna.) Monarchs don't like being cooped up in the same 150 rooms all year, so the Habsburg was only this seasonal palace, like a famous one in St. Petersburg
    $1200 23
The defiant cry "Camerone!" by this French force commemorates an 1863 battle where 65 of them held off 2,000
    $1200 28
In 1936 this American divorcee became the first woman named Time magazine's Person of the Year
    $1200 4
To make them harder, some metals are coated with this poison
    $1600 7
Governor Willie Stark in this Robert Penn Warren novel is said to have been modeled after Huey Long
    $1600 18
He played the title detective on the long-running series "Mannix"
    $1600 14
The Uffizi is connected to this palace that was built by a rival of the Medici
    DD: $2,000 24
This battle cry may have come from a cartoon that appeared in the Washington Post on April 3, 1898
    $1600 29
"The Last Man", a tale of the last man on Earth, is by this woman known for another book on creating a man
    $1600 9
Type of business in which you can surf the net & order a cappuccino
    $2000 8
This 4-letter Melville novel is subtitled "A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas"
    $2000 19
He's composed themes for many TV shows, including "The Rockford Files", "Hill Street Blues" & "Law & Order"
    $2000 20
This country's royal palace stands on the site of the former palace of the dukes of Brabant
    $2000 25
Per Shakespeare, the British battle cry in this Oct. 25, 1415 battle was "God for Harry! England & Saint George!"
    $2000 30
A veteran of 5 space flights, this American has spent the longest time in space of any woman
    $2000 10
Synthesized from soil fungi, this drug reduces rejection following organ transplants

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kristina John Lisa
$11,400 $4,800 $14,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PLAGUES & PESTILENCE
Having first escaped from a South American research lab in 1957, they became a threat to the U.S. in 1990

Final scores:

Kristina John Lisa
$16,400 $4,801 $20,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kristina John Lisa
$13,000 $4,800 $14,000
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
2 W
23 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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