Show #5450 - Friday, April 25, 2008

Contestants

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Ric Leach, a training director from Miami, Florida

Steve Burns, a sales representative from Boulder, Colorado

Lance Durbin, a transportation manager originally from Kettle Falls, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $29,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. COUNTIES
WOMEN IN SPORTS
YELLOW THERE!
FEMALES, WOMEN & LADIES
3-LETTER THE BETTER
SARDI'S
(Jon: ...where Broadway legends have dined for over 80 years.)
    $200 1
Pennsylvania's Berks County is a shortened form for this British county that also has a Reading
    $200 26
Like fathers, like daughters: in June 2001 it was Joe Frazier's daughter Jacqui against this boxer's daughter Laila
    $200 13
Tony Orlando told us to "tie" one of these "'round the ole oak tree"
    $200 3
Though not a continuation of the series, 2001's "Quidditch Through the Ages" was a short book by this woman
    $200 19
You get one of these by skin exposure to ultraviolet rays
    $200 5
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Sardi's in New York, NY.) When her one-woman show made her a Broadway star in 1985, a caricature of this woman made her part of the view here at Sardi's
    $400 2
Including such cities as Burbank & Redondo Beach, it's the USA's most populous county, with almost 10 million residents
    $400 27
In 1994 Conchita Martinez became the first woman from this country to win a Wimbledon singles title
    $400 15
As a human guinea pig, Jesse Lazear helped Walter Reed prove this was spread by mosquitoes
    $400 4
She was the mother of Princesses Stephanie & Caroline
    $400 20
To wager; wanna?
    $400 6
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from Sardi's in New York, NY.) One of the newest caricatures here at Sardi's is that of John Lloyd Young, who won a Tony for playing Frankie Valli in this musical
    $600 11
This Illinois county has the largest African American population of any U.S. county, with about 1.5 million
    $600 28
On ESPN's list of the 50 top athletes of the 20th century, this woman is the highest-ranked female
    $600 16
This "colorful tool" is Alabama's state bird
    $600 10
Check out this empress' 190-carat Orlov Diamond at Russia's Armory Museum
    $600 21
It's a member of the armed forces captured in combat & held by the enemy
    $600 7
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Sardi's in New York, NY.) This co-star of a popular sitcom is honored here at Sardi's; his caricature went up when he was in his first Broadway musical, "Spamalot"
    DD: $1,400 24
Lake of the Woods County is this state's northernmost
    $800 29
In the 1998 Winter Olympics, she became the youngest ever to win the women's figure skating gold metal
    $800 17
Around 4000 B.C. communities of people settled in the Yellow River Valley in what is today this country
    $800 12
This primatologist & author was murdered in 1985, probably by a vengeful poacher
    $800 22
A cushion, or a groovy bachelor apartment
    $800 8
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Sardi's in New York, NY.) You can see this actor presented with his caricature at Sardi's in the movie "The King of Comedy"; he later signed it with the name of his character, Rupert Pumpkin
    $1000 25
Orange County, New York wasn't named for the fruit but for the ruling family of this European nation
    $1000 30
Last name of golfing sisters Charlotta & Annika
    $1000 18
A sushi favorite, hamachi is this type of fish
    $1000 14
By the time this 1877 title woman realizes she's been looking at life & love wrong, she catches a train, literally
    $1000 23
It comes between "game" & "match" in tennis tournament play
    $1000 9
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from Sardi's in New York, NY.) The caricature of this director & choreographer has graced Sardi's since the '70s, when the original production of "Chicago" was on Broadway

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

Lance Steve Ric
$3,000 $0 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lance Steve Ric
$2,400 $2,800 $8,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

MOUNTAINS
THE ROCKIES
CAT SKILLS
THE ANDYS
ATLAS
THE "ALP"s
    $400 1
This California mountain is the USA's 17th highest; it was No. 1 until 1959
    $400 6
In 1967 he literally & figuratively set his guitar on fire at the Monterey Pop Festival
    $400 11
Cats have a "nictitating membrane", a third one of these, which is used to clear dust from the cornea
    $400 16
In 1852 cable car inventor Andrew Hallidie came to San Francisco in search of this precious substance
    $400 18
This fire-stealer was Atlas' brother
    $400 26
The upper part of the head including the hair
    $800 2
This country's Mount Kosciusko lies in the Snowy Mountains
    $800 7
On Dec. 10, 2007 surviving members Robert Plant, John Paul Jones & Jimmy Page of this band reunited in London
    $800 12
Eating almost 3,000 kilos of meat a year, this cat is the largest land mammal with an all-meat diet
    $800 17
Born in Raleigh, N.C. in 1808, this president was impeached in 1868
    $800 22
In myth Atlas is said to be the first of 10 kings of this legendary land
    $800 27
An unusual or abnormally rapid beating of the heart
    $1200 3
The Notre Dame Mountains aren't in Indiana; they lie south of the St. Lawrence River in this province
    $1200 8
This mockumentary hard rock band sang, "I met her on Monday, 'twas my lucky bun day" in their song "Big Bottom"
    $1200 13
AKA vibrissae, these cat features can register minute shifts in air currents
    DD: $2,000 19
In April 2006, Joshua Bolton succeeded Andrew Card in this White House post
    $1200 23
Saying he needed a pad for his head, this hero tricked Atlas into reassuming his job of holding the heavens
    $1200 28
He has had 19 Top 40 hits as a soloist & with his band The Tijuana Brass
    $1600 4
Africa's highest peak, Mt. Kilimanjaro, is in this country
    $1600 9
After finding Nirvana, Dave Grohl won a Grammy for "The Pretender" with this band
    $1600 14
Cats have more of these dorsal bones than humans; in between them are discs of pliable fibrocartilage
    $1600 20
In 1868 this Scot said of his $50,000 a yr., "Beyond this, never earn... Spend the surplus... for benevolent purposes"
    DD: $3,000 24
Atlas was part of this group in the war against the gods of Mt. Olympus
    $1600 29
Accountants, lawyers & other professionals, not just doctors, can be charged with this type of negligence
    $2000 5
This volcanic peak 40 miles east of Portland, Oregon last erupted in 1865
    $2000 10
In the film "Some Kind of Monster", drummer Lars Ulrich's dad tears one of this "Enter Sandman" band's songs to shreds
    $2000 15
The clouded variety of this large feline of Southeast Asia is known to perch & hide in trees
    $2000 21
This metaphysical poet wrote poems praising Cromwell & imploring his own "coy mistress"
    $2000 25
Atlas fathered this nymph who liked to entertain shipwrecked sailors like Odysseus
    $2000 30
This Honduran capital city begin as a mining town in the late 16th century

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lance Steve Ric
$12,400 $13,600 $18,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTS
Besides James & John, more U.S. presidents have had this first name than any other

Final scores:

Lance Steve Ric
$24,300 $2 $27,300
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $27,300

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lance Steve Ric
$12,400 $15,600 $16,000
19 R,
6 W
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $44,000

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