Show #5425 - Friday, March 21, 2008

Contestants

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Becky Vartabedian, an adjunct professor and graduate student from Denver, Colorado

Ben Hunt, an educational programs coordinator from Chicago, Illinois

Lisa Schumaker, a medical research assistant from Silver Spring, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

WORLD FACTS
TENNIS TALK
COMMON BONDS
BEFORE HE WAS PRESIDENT
LOAD THE MAGAZINE
ON THE "Q...T"
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with a "Q" and end with a "T.")
    $200 11
The Cantabrian Mountains extend for 300 miles south from the Pyrenees to Cape Finisterre in this country
    $200 16
3-letter term for a good serve your opponent doesn't touch with his racket
    $200 21
Covalent,
bail,
treasury
    $200 6
He played sax in a jazz trio called The Three Blind Mice
    $200 26
With 11 appearances, this former "Baywatch" beauty has been on the cover of Playboy more than any other person
    $200 1
In an appliqued type of this, cutout designs are sewed onto one large piece of cloth
    $400 12
This country's ADF sent troops to the Solomon Islands in 2006 to help restore order following riots
    $400 17
If you net your first serve & hit the umpire in the eye with the second, it's one of these, & you lose the point
    $400 22
Red,
video,
measuring
    $400 7
He was captain of the debating team at Whittier College in California
    $400 27
In 1953 the baby son of Lucille Ball & this man was on the first national cover of TV Guide
    $400 2
Containing 67.2 cubic inches, it's 1/32 of a bushel
    $600 13
The magnificent ruins of the Mayan city of Palenque were discovered in this country in 1773
    $600 18
The first point after this is advantage, Mr. Bigalow
    $600 23
Scarlet,
Dr. Johnny,
Saturday Night
    $600 8
He was "Old Rough and Ready", a hero of the Mexican War
    $600 28
Elle Macpherson, Kathy Ireland & Rachel Hunter all adorned this magazine's Feb. 14, 1994 cover
    $600 3
It's the quantity resulting from the division of one quantity by another
    DD: $2,000 14
In 1989, a year of political change in Europe, this country that borders China changed its name
    $800 19
It describes a shot hit from the left by a right-hander, or a compliment that turns into a shot
    $800 24
Savings,
river,
Ernie
    $800 9
He was a judge of the Jackson County Court in Missouri
    $800 29
Begun in 1884, this magazine's name is synonymous with the New York City theater scene
    $800 4
According to the title of a 1952 John Ford film, John Wayne's character was this type of "Man"
    $1000 15
9,094 feet high, Mount Roraima is found at the junction of Guyana, Venezuela & this country
    $1000 20
Introduced at Wimbledon in 1924, this ranking process places strong players so they won't meet in the early rounds
    $1000 25
Ash,
shoe,
family
    $1000 10
He practiced law in Kinderhook, New York
    $1000 30
In Oct. 2004 this "Institution"al mag pondered what the U.S. would be like had Breckinridge won the 1860 election
    $1000 5
In a throwing game, it's the name of the flat metal or rope ring tossed at a stake called a mot

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

Lisa Ben Becky
$2,400 $600 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Ben Becky
$5,000 $4,800 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

SHIPS
WOODY ALLEN FILMS IN OTHER WORDS
EVERYDAY SCIENCE
NOTORIOUS
TERMES D'ART
SOUNDS LIKE BEFORE & AFTER
    $400 24
On this ship that sailed in Sept. 1620, the Puritans called themselves "saints" & the others on board "strangers"
    $400 6
New York City borough
    $400 14
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew topples some dominoes.) Once dominoes start to fall, they continue without further outside influence--an example of this self-sustaining sequence
    $400 19
On May 30, 1899 Pearl Hart & Joe Boot became the last to rob one of these vehicles; they got away with $431
    $400 11
"Jugendstil" is the German equivalent for this French term for the decorative style of the 1890s
    $400 1
Chinese-American noodle dish that's the major thoroughfare in Disneyland
    $800 25
The name of this caravel of Columbus means "painted one"
    $800 7
Several fruit from the genus Musa
    $800 15
His second law, force equals mass times acceleration, is demonstrated when you push a child on a swing
    $800 20
Frank Hamer, an ex-Texas Ranger, devised the plan that resulted in the death of this outlaw couple on May 23, 1934
    DD: $2,000 12
The name of this odd movement, French for "hobby-horse", was appropriately chosen at random from a dictionary
    $800 2
Prince song about the colorful drizzle that affected Robespierre's horrific French stewardship
    $1200 26
El Cazador was found 200 years after it sank with 400,000 of these monetary units worth of silver
    $1200 8
Rememberances of a classic Hoagy Carmichael tune
    $1200 16
(Jon of the Clue Crew walks with crutches.) Crutches are an example of a simple lever; the tip of the crutch acts as this point on whcih a lever turns
    $1200 21
It was no holiday for 6 of Bugs Moran's mob when they were cut down in this 1929 gangland slaughter
    $1200 13
French term for the technique of placing paper over a relief surface & rubbing with crayon or pencil
    $1200 3
Movie in which Dirk Diggler has a big surprise for the rest of the guys after being drafted into King Arthur's crew
    $1600 30
Among sites celebrating the 30th anniversary of this in 1999 was the U.S.S. Hornet, the recovery ship
    DD: $1,600 9
Breaking down Belafonte into component parts
    $1600 17
Blisters can be caused by this resistance to motion between surfaces, from the Latin for "to rub"
    $1600 22
After his manslaughter acquittal in 1922, this silent-screen comedian directed films under the name Wm. Goodrich
    $1600 27
This French-named illusory technique tricks the eye into thinking a painted object is real & not two-dimensional
    $1600 4
This guy's vessel that's filled with animals 2 by 2 is quite the fixture on the Champs Elysees
    $2000 29
This type of ship was devised to counter vessels called torpedo boats, & the name originally followed "torpedo boat"
    $2000 10
Hephaestus' strong wife
    $2000 18
(Kelly sends a Slinky down some blocks.) At rest, a Slinky has potential energy, which is converted to this type of energy as it makes its descent
    $2000 23
In the 1950s this "Red-light Bandit" wrote a book "Cell 2455, Death Row", his address while waiting for his execution
    $2000 28
Dubuffet coined this 10-letter term, from the French for "to bring together", for works made of bits of things
    $2000 5
It's how the man who played Leo's dad in "Catch Me If You Can" got to the Big Easy with Fats Domino

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Ben Becky
$9,800 $18,000 $7,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD LITERATURE
"If he has a conscience he will suffer for his mistake" refers to a murderer in this 1866 novel

Final scores:

Lisa Ben Becky
$19,000 $16,399 $7,800
2-day champion: $39,000 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lisa Ben Becky
$9,800 $18,800 $7,800
15 R,
1 W
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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