Show #5448 - Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Contestants

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Tim Wilson, a college professor from DeBary, Florida

Suzanne Cappozzo, a retired educator from Palos Heights, Illinois

Brett Kirwan, a naval officer originally from Avon Lake, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $35,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

1984
L.A. GEOGRAPHY IN POP CULTURE
LOOK OUT BELOW
GARDENING
FUN WITH FASHION
GIVE "P"s A CHANCE
    $200 1
In 1984 this wife of the Governor was named Arkansas' "Young Mother of the Year"
    $200 16
Geoffrey was the butler & Jazz was a pal on this '90s NBC sitcom
    $200 8
Seen here in a satellite photo, an iceberg almost twice the size of Delaware broke off this continent in 2000
    $200 19
Junipers and Japanese maples are especially suited for this tree-dwarfing technique
    $200 13
Attention, Kmart shoppers: This '70s "Charlie's Angel" has her own line of designer jeans
    $200 4
It can be corporal or capital
    $400 2
On Feb. 11, 1984 the Challenger made the first space shuttle landing at this location
    $400 17
In "Free Fallin'", Tom Petty sang, "All the vampires, walkin' through the valley, move west down" this "Boulevard"
    $400 9
Here are before & after images of this U.S. city in 2000 & 2005
    $400 20
These little red beetles will help guard your garden from aphids, scales & spider mites
    $400 14
Some of the new Disney Princess bridal gowns were inspired by this 1937 heroine (also an appropriate bridal color)
    $400 5
By tradition, no pope ever chooses this name
    $600 3
An IRA bomb at Brighton's Grand Hotel failed to take out this British P.M. who was there
    $600 18
Billy Joel wanted to "Say Goodbye To" this storied L.A. area
    $600 15
You can see a lava dome forming in this volcano that blew its top in 1980
    $600 21
It's a mixture of decaying organic substances, such as dead leaves, used to fertilize soil
    $600 24
Vogue showed a 1978 photo of the Sex Pistols to illustrate this fashion movement (not one of Vogue's favorites)
    $600 10
To beat or strike repeatedly, or the skin of a fur-bearing animal
    $800 6
This pair lost to Reagan & Bush in the 1984 U.S. presidential election
    DD: $800 26
Black smoke rises from oil fires in this country in a photo taken from space in 1991
    $800 22
After they bloom & drop their petals, some roses form these seedpods rich in vitamin C
    $800 25
Anne Moore designs chapeaux inspired by & named for this crazed Lewis Carroll character
    $800 11
Angola & Mozambique both use this Romance language as an official one
    $1000 7
On this woman's orders, Indian troops stormed the Golden Temple at Amritsar to oust Sikh fighters holed up there
    $1000 28
Ivy League Ph.D.er Stu Bailey & the law-degreed Jeff Spencer, both judo experts, had an office at "77" this title place
    $1000 27
You can see the tsunami pulling back out to sea after it struck at Kalutara, south of Colombo on this island
    $1000 23
Ladies' slippers, ladies' tresses & dragon's mouth are examples of this exotic flower
    $1000 29
The shoes known as "Manolos" aren't named for Barry Manilow but for this designer
    $1000 12
(Kelly of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico.) The fossils in Carlsbad Caverns include sponges, snails & trilobites, all from the Permian period, the tail end of this era whose name means "ancient life"

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

Brett Suzanne Tim
$1,400 $2,200 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brett Suzanne Tim
$4,200 $5,200 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

1984
(Alex: ...that category is about the famous book.)
MUSICAL INITIALS
FOOD & DRINK
MATHEMATICS
I AM SAM, SAM I AM
THE L"ONE"LIEST NUMBER
    $400 1
The "large" leader in the novel who must be obeyed
    $400 26
The 4 members in the band CSNY
    $400 6
Brioche, popular for continental breakfasts, is a type of this staple
    $400 12
Distance runners know that 42.2 kilometers is closest to this many miles
    $400 21
In April 1836 his troops captured Santa Anna, who then recognized Texas' independence
    $400 11
A slot machine
    DD: $1,000 2
George Orwell wrote "1984" in this year & reportedly rearranged 2 of the digits to give it its title
    $800 27
This Athens, Georgia band's first single was "Radio Free Europe" in 1981
    $800 7
Antonin Careme created Charlotte Russe & this sour-creamed meat dish for Czar Alexander I
    $800 13
In the equation y=2x+3, 2 & 3 are called constants & the x & y are called this because they can change
    $800 22
This brewer headed the demonstrations that led to the Boston massacre
    $800 15
Lying face down, or having a tendency
    $1200 3
These "police" are the dreaded enforcement agents of the government in "1984"
    $1200 28
The name of this grunge band with hits like "Interstate Love Song" is sometimes shortened to STP
    $1200 8
A famous meat sauce is named for this Italian "sausage" city
    $1200 14
Number of inches in half a yard
    $1200 23
In 1969 this Irishman won the Nobel Prize for literature
    $1200 16
From the Latin for "burden", this adjective means troublesome or oppressive
    $1600 4
This main character of "1984" works at the Ministry of Truth
    $1600 29
Maybe more cowbell will help you remember this band whose acronym is B.O.C.
    $1600 9
In Jewish cooking, potato pancakes, commonly enjoyed during Hanukkah, are known as these
    DD: $2,000 19
This angle is larger than an acute angle & smaller than an obtuse one
    $1600 24
In 1985 he was Deputy Assistant Attorney General; in 2006 he was an associate justice
    $1600 17
8-letter word for your tibia
    $2000 5
George Orwell was a pseudonym; his real name was this
    $2000 30
BTO is for this band that's best known for a song whose acronym is "TCOB"
    $2000 10
Creme d'ananas is a liqueur flavored with this fruit
    $2000 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew indicates a monitor.) Unlike an equilateral triangle with 3 equal sides, this type of triangle has 3 sides of different lengths
    $2000 25
One of his rimes, "Dejection: An Ode" ends, "Thus may'st thou ever, evermore rejoice"
    $2000 18
Ring, ring--it's the branch of linguistics that deals with the sounds of speech

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brett Suzanne Tim
$17,800 $7,600 $13,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

21st CENTURY OSCAR WINNERS
She's the only performer to win an Oscar for playing a real-life Oscar winner

Final scores:

Brett Suzanne Tim
$8,399 $15,199 $8,401
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $15,199 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brett Suzanne Tim
$17,400 $7,600 $13,400
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R,
2 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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