Show #5431 - Monday, March 31, 2008

Contestants

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Jeff McCollum, a Navy officer from Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Denise Powers, a writer from Washington, D.C.

Bryan Johnson, a teacher and doctoral student from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

GENERAL INFORMATION
THE MOVIES
WEAPONRY
MEDICAL TALK
FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
CROSSWORD CLUES "F"
    $200 6
This title folk story guy steals a golden egg-laying hen, bags of gold & a golden harp; the "giant-cide" comes later
    $200 1
Jack Palance's character is described as "a saddlebag with eyes" in this 1991 comedy
    $200 11
Standard-issue weapons for stormtroopers in "Star Wars" included energy-bolt-firing pistols called these
    $200 14
This term refers to the painful inflammation of any of the fibrous structures that connect muscles to bones
    $200 30
What a happy ending: this title orphan of a Dickens novel is adopted by Mr. Brownlow
    $200 19
Chips' aquatic partner
(4)
    $400 7
Playing the pass line in craps, it's the winning number on the opening roll other than 7
    $400 2
(Drew Barrymore delivers the clue.) In my film "Music and Lyrics", Hugh Grant plays the "Jeopardy! Think Music" written by this creator of "Jeopardy!"
    $400 12
In the 1960s Nelson Mandela led the military group "Umkhonto we Sizwe", or this weapon "of the Nation"
    $400 15
To test for visual acuity, the Snellen chart is designed to be read from this many feet away
    $400 29
This character in "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is said to be the ghost of a Hessian trooper
    $400 22
Honshu volcano
(4)
    $600 8
Found in Southeast Asia, they're the smallest apes
    DD: $1,000 3
Irene Bedard, the speaking voice of this heroine in an animated Disney film, played her mother in "The New World"
    $600 13
The first 2 weapons Hamlet mentions in his "To be or not to be" soliloquy
    $600 16
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew tends to a virtual patient at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Ctr, a Harvard teaching hospital in Boston, MA.) A dilated pupil indicates that a head injury may have led to an acute subdural this, where blood accumulates within the skull
    $600 28
She is the narrator of "To Kill a Mockingbird"
    $600 23
Greek-letter group
(10)
    $800 9
Pick up a GT from this car co. for a tidy $169,000, or maybe start out with a Focus for a more reasonable $13,715
    $800 4
(Hi, I'm Sean Hayes.) In the 2003 film "Pieces of April", I played an offbeat neighbor of this actress who had yet to meet & marry Tom Cruise
    $800 20
In the missile called a "SAM", it's what the "A" stands for
    $800 17
It begins, "I swear by Apollo physician and Asclepius..."
    $800 27
2 names that follow Gerald, who speaks in weird sounds instead of words in a Dr. Seuss story
    $800 24
A Mrs., in Munich
(4)
    $1000 10
The tuliptree, or "yellow" this, was planted by Washington at Mt. Vernon, & Daniel Boone used its wood in his canoe
    $1000 5
Jane Russell & Marilyn Monroe sang about being "Two Little Girls from Little Rock" in this 1953 movie musical
    $1000 21
The weapons that are "bursting" in line 5 of "The Star-Spangled Banner"
    $1000 18
Luteinizing hormone is one of the many produced by this cherry-shaped gland
    $1000 26
In a story by Rudyard Kipling, this mongoose protects an English family from snakes
    $1000 25
It's spoken in Hameenlinna & Hyvinkaa
(7)

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

Bryan Denise Jeff
$1,800 $1,200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bryan Denise Jeff
$6,600 $3,400 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

GENERAL INFORMATION
TV PRODUCERS
TOUGH BODIES OF WATER
HELLO, DELI!
ALSO A BOOK IN THE BIBLE
IS IT "TEA" TIME YET?
    $400 1
This general, first in his class at West Point, ran for president in 2004
    $400 6
The Fairmont in this city's Nob Hill was the exterior used for Aaron Spelling's "Hotel" TV series
    $400 11
St. George's Channel separates Wales from this country
    $400 16
I think I'll just have a nosh--a bagel, cream cheese & the Nova Scotia type of this
    $400 26
Caesar,
Antony,
Cicero, et al.
    $400 21
I see in my crystal ball that Bill Hewitt wrote a book about how to read these
    $800 2
This "old soldier" was a general at age 38; in 1930 at age 50, he was Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army
    $800 7
David Chase created this HBO series & wrote many of its episodes, like "Mr. Ruggerio's Neighborhood"
    $800 12
Bristol Bay is an arm of this sea off Alaska
    $800 17
I'll have one of these "city" omelets stuffed with ham, onions & green peppers
    $800 27
In a 1971 song he "was a bullfrog"
    $800 22
A tea room in Cambria, California is named for this kind of teapot cover--& it sells them, too
    DD: $3,800 3
More than 540,000 men & women served under this general's command of the U.S. forces in the Persian Gulf War of 1991
    $1200 8
He moved from "Melrose Place" to the east coast for "Central Park West" & "Sex & the City"
    $1200 13
Rivers that flow into this sea include the Dnieper, Dniester & Danube
    $1200 18
Someone pass me this noodle pudding filled with raisins & nuts
    $1200 28
Hey, this, don't be "obscure"
    $1200 23
This slang synonym for oil is mentioned in the theme song to "The Beverly Hillbillies"
    $1600 4
The only place this general wouldn't "march" was to the presidency; he told the GOP "I will not accept if nominated" in 1884
    $1600 9
In 2003 this "Survivor" head honcho began conducting a search to give Donald Trump an apprentice
    $1600 14
The Uruguay River forms the border between Uruguay & Argentina & most of the border between Argentina & this country
    $1600 19
It's a good knight for one of these Jewish turnovers with a meat or potato filling
    $1600 29
This character first hit the radio in 1928 with his partner Andy
    $1600 24
When Lady Diana had doubts about marrying Prince Charles, she was told: Too late. "Your face is on" these cloth items
    $2000 5
This Army general headed American-led forces during the initial combat phase of the Iraq War as it began in 2003
    $2000 10
He probably has another 6 or 7 "Law & Order" offshoots on his desk just waiting for network slots
    DD: $2,000 15
This Venezuelan lake is the only one of the world's 25 largest lakes whose elevation is sea level
    $2000 20
Something smells fishy--must be this chopped fish patty mixed with crumbs & eggs & served cold in a jellied broth
    $2000 30
Few were "better than" this Mr. Cornell who founded the university in 1865
    $2000 25
In 1975 the Perfumer's Workshop introduced a fragrance named for this flower

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bryan Denise Jeff
$18,200 $16,200 $5,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BEFORE THEY WERE SENATORS
Later a U.S. senator, in 1962 he made a famous 75,000-mile trip

Final scores:

Bryan Denise Jeff
$32,401 $21,999 $9,000
2-day champion: $48,402 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bryan Denise Jeff
$17,800 $16,200 $2,600
24 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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