Show #5427 - Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Contestants

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Andy Catsimanes, an Internet marketing copy writer from Overland Park, Kansas

Abigail Rosenthal, a graduate student from Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sara Boretz, a prospect research coordinator from Upland, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

IKE SPEAKS
MOVIE COMEDIES
3 LITTLE LETTERS
WHERE'D YA GO TO SCHOOL?
MASSACHUSETTS
THE "BAY" STATE
    $200 8
Eisenhower said, "No treaty or international agreement can contravene" this document
    $200 2
Katherine Heigl unexpectedly finds herself expecting in this 2007 film
    $200 1
The initials of this organization disbanded in 1991 were from Russian words meaning "Committee for State Security"
    $200 12
Pierre Curie:
this division of the University of Paris
    $200 22
Historic places of interest in Massachusetts include the Old State House & the Old North Church in this city
    $200 17
It's the compartment where a B-52's ordnance is carried & from which it's dropped
    $400 27
Ike telegrammed that the mission of "Allied force was fulfilled at 0241 hours local time" in this month, 1945
    $400 3
(I'm Rob Reiner.) In this romantic comedy that I directed, it was my mother Estelle who uttered the famous line, "I'll have what she's having"
    $400 7
First on radio, then on TV, 3 chimed notes were a longtime trademark of this network
    $400 13
John F. Kennedy Jr.:
this Providence campus
    $400 23
The Pilgrims could tell you this is Massachusetts' official state flower
    $400 18
This rifle attachment was first developed in France in the 17th century
    DD: $1,200 28
Of this man's contributions to major White House decisions, Ike said, "If you give me a week, I might think of one"
    $600 4
30-somethings Vince Vaughn & Will Ferrell are members of the Lambda Epsilon Omega fraternity in this comedy
    $600 9
A high school equivalency diploma is referred to by these 3 letters
    $600 14
Antonin Scalia & basketball great Patrick Ewing:
this Jesuit school
    $600 24
Minute Man National Historical Park is located between these 2 Massachusetts cities made famous in April 1775
    $600 19
This Caribbean location was headline news on April 17, 1961
    $800 29
In 1957 Ike used "the full power of the United States" to enforce integration at Central High in this city
    $800 5
(Here's Morgan Freeman.) My character's directive leads to Steve Carrell reading "Ark Building for Dummies" in this film
    $800 10
With more than 6,200 stores across the U.S., it's the nation's largest retail pharmacy chain
    $800 15
Dick Cheney (bachelor's & master's):
the University of this state
    $800 25
We "checked": the first Massachusetts factory to make this fabric opened in 1846
    $800 20
An oriel is one of these projecting from an upper floor of a house
    $1000 30
Eisenhower said appointing him to the Supreme Court was "the biggest damn-fool mistake I ever made"
    $1000 6
Michael Caine & Steve Martin teamed up as Lawrence & Freddy, a couple of these, the title of a 1988 film
    $1000 11
This global express shipping co. began as a service to deliver documents between the West Coast & Hawaii
    $1000 16
Isaac Newton & Lord Byron:
this Cambridge University college
    $1000 26
Founded in 1620, this town is the seat of a Mass. county of the same name & sits on a bay of the same name
    $1000 21
German city that's home to an annual Wagnerian festival

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

Sara Abigail Andy
$2,200 $2,200 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sara Abigail Andy
$5,800 $4,800 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD HISTORY
POP CULTURE'S PARTING WORDS
"A" IN SCIENCE
DAYS
MEN & WOMEN OF LETTERS
(Alex: People who are better known by their initials.)
6-LETTER WORDS
    $400 15
The 843 Treaty of Verdun divided his empire; grandson Louis II received lands east of the Rhine River
    $400 10
It's Señor Schwarzenegger's Spanish catchphrase meaning "See you later", baby
    $400 5
This deficiency of hemoglobin is often accompanied by a reduced number of red blood cells
    $400 18
When founded by Benjamin Day in 1833, the New York Sun was sold daily for this much per issue
    $400 1
Joanne Kathleen...
    $400 23
This Italian word for the concluding part of a performance is often "grand"
    $800 16
Around 4,500 years ago, the bronze age Minoan civilization emerged on this Mediterranean island
    $800 11
In the title of a Raymond Chandler novel, it precedes "My Lovely"
    DD: $3,000 6
This adjective means "having a pH factor of more than 7"
    $800 19
It's the day of the week that Columbus discovered the island of Dominica
    DD: $1,800 2
Jerome David...
    $800 24
This synonym for "split" most often describes certain hooves
    $1200 17
The Glorious Revolution of 1688 brought this Dutchman to power as king of England, Scotland, & Ireland
    $1200 12
In this 1957 film classic, Marlon Brando played a war pilot who fell in love with a Japanese dancer
    $1200 7
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from the lab, holding an inflated balloon.) If you put a flame up to a balloon it will pop, but if you put water inside the balloon and hold it over a flame it will not pop, because the water does this
    $1200 20
In the book of Exodus, the fourth commandment says to remember this day
    $1200 3
Elwyn Brooks...
    $1200 25
A grain or seed of an ear of corn
    $1600 29
In the 5th century B.C., this Greek historian wrote that it took 100,000 men 20 years to complete the Great Pyramid
    $1600 13
In a Woody Guthrie dust bowl song, the parting words before "It's Been Good To Know Yuh"
    $1600 8
The name of this one-celled protozoan comes from the Greek for "change"
    $1600 21
In 1886 a workers' demonstration asking for this, now common, turned into the Haymarket Square Riot
    $1600 4
Virginia Cleo...
    $1600 26
If that "spring lamb" you bought was really a 3-year-old animal, it should have been labeled this
    $2000 30
It's been estimated that this grand inquisitor put to death about 2,000 people during his term of office, 1483-1498
    $2000 14
In the title of a Louis Malle film, it precedes "les enfants"
    $2000 9
This type of "shock" is usually a severe allergic reaction, as to a bee sting
    $2000 22
This day is oddly named, as it's celebrated on June 24, which is only 2 or 3 days after the solstice
    $2000 28
Gilbert Keith...
    $2000 27
This flowery shade of reddish blue was one of the original Crayola colors

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sara Abigail Andy
$13,000 $13,000 $16,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT NAMES
Appropriately, the name of this dramatist comes from Greek words meaning "wise" & "famous"

Final scores:

Sara Abigail Andy
$8,000 $26,000 $26,001
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $26,001

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sara Abigail Andy
$13,000 $15,400 $15,800
14 R,
0 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $44,200

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