Show #5433 - Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Contestants

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Bill Moore, a national security consultant from Arlington, Virginia

Jean Oswald, an adjunct English professor from Hillsboro, Tennessee

Bryan Johnson, a teacher and doctoral student from Los Angeles, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $68,803)

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Jeopardy! Round

MONOPOLY
SHORT LINE
PARK PLACE
(Alex: We'll give you the state park name. You identify the state where it's located.)
THE ELECTRIC COMPANY
WATER WORKS
"B" & "O"
    $200 3
This corporation's monopoly on TV broadcasting in England was broken in the 1950s by ITV
    $200 26
When Demi Moore says "I love you" in this 1990 supernatural thriller, Patrick Swayze's reply is "ditto"
    $200 17
Longhorn Cavern State Park
    $200 13
The world's first public electricity supply was provided in 1881 to a city in this country
    $200 8
A waterfall provides only temporary safety from the Hurons for Alice & Cora in this Fenimore Cooper novel
    $200 1
He's the only African American currently serving in the U.S. Senate
    $400 4
His company's monopoly of steamship navigation on the Hudson River was broken by an 1824 decision of the U.S. Supreme Court
    $400 27
This character says, "I stick my neck out for nobody" before & after Ugarte's arrest
    $400 18
San Simeon State Park
    $400 14
Using direct current, this U.S. metropolis' first electric supplier was the Pearl Street Power Station in 1882
    $400 9
An old man recalls his time with the Benzini Brothers Circus in "Water for" these large beasts
    $400 2
This showbiz term refers to either a ticket window or to total attendance
    $600 5
In 1930 this man led a march to the sea to collect salt in protest of a monopoly by the govt. of India
    $600 28
In this 1957 war movie, Col. Saito tells his captives, "Be happy in your work!"
    $600 19
Manatee Springs State Park
    DD: $600 15
Still around today, this power company was one of the first 12 companies included in the DJIA in 1896
    $600 10
Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" was inspired by his voyage up this African river
    $600 16
They play home games at Camden Yards
    $800 6
The East had a monopoly on this material until the 6th century, when 2 monks smuggled out some worms
    $800 29
Wallace Shawn uses this word several times in "The Princess Bride"; Mandy Patinkin questions its usage
    $800 20
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
    $800 24
Here's some current info: Duke Energy, headquartered in this state, brings electric power to 4 million people
    $800 11
This final Joyce novel's ending leads back to its beginning, "Riverrun, past Eve and Adam's"
    $800 22
Amphissa, Kalamata & Nicoise are types of these Mediterranean staples
    $1000 7
This antitrust act from 1890 was designed to prevent monopolies in American business
    $1000 30
Dustin Hoffman flick in which you'd hear: "That is one nutty hospital"
    $1000 21
Crater of Diamonds State Park
    $1000 25
In 1882 this U.S. inventor opened a steam-powered electricity generating station
    $1000 12
This author's "The Open Boat" is based on his experience surviving an 1897 shipwreck
    $1000 23
In Hebrew, this type of sacrifice to God is olah, related to the word "ascending"

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

Bryan Jean Bill
$1,600 $1,600 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bryan Jean Bill
$3,400 $3,400 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

IT HAPPENED ON APRIL 2
SCRAMBLED COUNTRY SINGERS
(Alex: You unscramble them.)
WHAT A GEM!
"D"RINKS
YO, DOG!
WORDS WITH 5 VOWELS
    $400 6
1865:
Jefferson Davis & most of his cabinet flee this capital city
    $400 28
A curvaceous blonde falls off her high heels & wakes up as
POLLY TARNOD
    $400 11
This greenish-blue gem is so popular in the Southwest that it has its own museum in Albuquerque
    $400 1
This rum cocktail can be made frozen, often with bananas or strawberries
    $400 16
(Jon of the Clue Crew walks the grounds of The Seeing Eye in New Jersey.) The Seeing Eye breeds its own dogs, many of them this type of dog, whose original purpose required them to go in a straight line
    $400 21
Everyone out of the building now! It's no longer safe--we must do this!
    $800 7
1917:
He asks the U.S. Congress for a declaration of war on Germany
    $800 29
He could go "on the road again" as
LEONINE SWILL
    $800 12
AKA chrysoberyl, this gem produces a streak of light resembling the pupil of a certain animal when cut a certain way
    $800 2
Expensive vintage named for the Benedictine monk sometimes credited with inventing champagne
    $800 17
The mascot of the New Orleans Saints is Gumbo, this type of lifesaving dog
    $800 22
A mathematical expression like
4 + 2 = 6
    $1200 8
1810:
He marries Archduchess Marie Louise of Austria
    $1200 30
Nicole might not recognize him with his painful new identity,
HURTIE BANK
    DD: $1,000 13
Often a lemony color, this variety of quartz has a name derived from the type of fruit that a lemon is
    $1200 3
It's a French term for a spirited drink, like brandy or cognac, taken after a meal to help process the food
    $1200 18
The diminutive size of modern dogs of this breed is the result of Queen Victoria's preference for small dogs
    DD: $3,000 23
It's Greek to me, this noun, a feeling of extreme happiness & well-being--
it's wonderful!
    $1600 9
1930:
He is proclaimed the emperor of Ethiopia
    $1600 27
Maybe he could have won "Dancing with the Stars" with a name like
SILLY BAY CURRY
    $1600 14
Silent screen star Mary Pickford bequeathed the Star of Bombay, a 182-carat one of these gems, to the Smithsonian
    $1600 4
It's the trademarked name of a sweet aromatized wine that comes in 2 styles: rouge & blanc
    $1600 19
This spotted dog is also known as a carriage dog
    $1600 24
Handel's "Susanna" & "Theodora" ones of these weren't quite as popular as the "Messiah"
    $2000 10
1453:
Mehmed II begins his siege of this city; it would fall 8 weeks later
    $2000 26
She could have gone "Walkin' After Midnight" under the name
CAT SPYLINE
    $2000 15
Utah's official state gem is this stone that's often golden but can be pink or blue
    $2000 5
The name of this brand of scotch-based liqueur is Gaelic for "the drink that satisifes"
    $2000 20
From the German for "ape terrier", it's the breed of pinscher seen here
    $2000 25
It's a person held in high regard or awarded for great achievements, like certain poets

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bryan Jean Bill
$10,800 $5,800 $20,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN RIVERS
20 miles from Frankfurt is the meeting place of these 2 rivers, whose names rhyme despite the spelling

Final scores:

Bryan Jean Bill
$9,798 $1 $18,399
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $18,399

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bryan Jean Bill
$11,800 $6,400 $18,200
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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