Show #5466 - Monday, May 19, 2008

Tom Morris game 5.

Contestants

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Mary Kay Schmidt, a housewife and volunteer from Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

Michael Vanderbilt, a human resources administrator from New York, New York

Tom Morris, a retailer and student from Irvine, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $100,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN POETRY
THE 50th GRAMMYS
TECHNOLOGY
THE VEEP
HODGEPODGE
TIME TO "BEG" FOR IT
    $200 6
"Howl", his first book of poetry, was published by City Lights, a bookstore owned by poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti
    $200 11
This duo won a Rock Performance Grammy for its "Icky Thump"
    $200 1
As part of its salute to this decade, the Post Office created a stamp with a MixMaster on it
    $200 15
He was Vice President under Dwight Eisenhower
    $200 22
9 out of every 10 tomatoes grown in the U.S. come from this state
    $200 16
2-word term for the initial good fortune that might come to someone starting a new pursuit or hobby
    $400 7
This poem on the base of the Statue of Liberty begins, "Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame"
    $400 12
Before singing her hit "No One", she kicked off the telecast by duetting with Frank Sinatra
    $400 2
This engine innovation was introduced in 1940 by GM with the slogan "No gears to shift! No clutch to press!"
    $400 23
Telemarketers must search this registry every 31 days & drop those who are on it
    $400 18
American perennial seen here
    $600 8
"One calm summer night", this title character "went home and put a bullet through his head
    $600 13
Kodo-inspired drummers backed this country songstress on her Grammy-winning hit "Before He Cheats"
    $600 3
On Feb. 29, 2008 Blu-Ray emerged as the new video disc choice as this Japanese co. abandoned its HD-DVD format
    $600 29
Once a pharmacist, he was serving in the U.S. Senate when elected Vice President in 1964
    $600 24
Thin must be in for this country with the highest life expectancy in South America, nearly 77 years
    $600 19
To mislead by trickery or flattery
    $800 9
A poem by Poe purports to be the confession of this lame Asiatic conqueror, also a Christopher Marlowe subject
    DD: $1,000 14
In a surprise, this jazz legend won Album of the Year for "River: The Joni Letters"
    $800 4
Fingerprint ID devices are part of this security technology, from the Greek for "life" & "measure"
    $800 28
He was Vice President of the U.S. from 1921 to 1923 before succeeding to the presidency
    $800 25
In "The Seven-Per-Cent Solution", this literary character is treated by Sigmund Freud for drug addiction
    $800 20
To envy or resent someone else's good fortune, like my friend Trudy winning that award instead of me
    $1000 10
"For the Union Dead" is a 1964 book by this poet whose ancestors came over on the Mayflower
    $1000 17
This country singer cracked, "I just got an award given to me by a Beatle. Have you had that happen yet, Kanye?"
    $1000 5
The engine control unit, a car's smartest computer, monitors systems like injection of this
    $1000 27
He was the eighth U.S. Vice President & the eighth U.S. President
    $1000 26
Originally from Asia, the "walking" variety of this fish was introduced into Florida in the 1960s
    $1000 21
This 1728 John Gay "opera" put satiric lyrics to the tunes of popular songs

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Tom Michael Mary Kay
$1,200 -$1,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Michael Mary Kay
$4,200 $400 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY AMERICAN ARTISTS
"M.J."
THE ELEMENTS
BOOZE-A-PALOOZA
INTERNATIONAL PARKS
"B" SHARP
    $400 16
Among his many sculptures are "The Cowboy" & "Coming Through the Rye"
    $400 11
He led the Bulls to 6 NBA championships in the '90s
    $400 6
Nearly all of this element in the body is found in the bones & teeth
    $400 1
This adjective follows "whiskey" in the name of a whiskey & lemon juice cocktail
    $400 27
The Hohe Tauern National Park stretches across part of the Salzburg state of this nation
    $400 21
Sepia & mahogany are tones of this color
    $800 17
Between 1971 & 1985 he depicted his neighbor Helga in over 240 of his works
    $800 12
She was the lead actress in "The Fifth Element" & "Resident Evil"
    $800 7
Although it's a poisonous gas, this element is used to purify drinking water & swimming pools
    $800 2
In 1830, rather than become a fourth-generation clergyman, Charles Tanqueray began making this
    $800 28
You can visit the ruins of an ancient Mayan city at Tikal National Park in this Central American country
    $800 22
A joke says that when you play country music this way, your wife, your dog & your car return
    DD: $2,000 18
The feminist artist Judy Cohen goes by this last name, the city of her birth
    $1200 13
In the 2000 Olympics, this American repeated as 400-meter champ but didn't break his Olympic record set in 1996
    $1200 8
This element, once widely used in plumbing is known in Latin as plumbum, hence its symbol Pb
    $1200 3
This song that was a No. 1 hit for The Champs in 1958 always makes me want a Margarita
    $1200 29
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew presents from the American Museum of Natural History in New York.) This diorama at the American Museum of Natural History depicts Virunga National Park in this African Democratic Republic
    $1200 23
From the Italian for "jest", it's a clown or a fool
    $1600 19
He modeled the male diners in his "Nighthawks" after himself & the female diner after his wife Jo
    $1600 14
A founder of the Industrial Workers of the World, she used the slogan "Join the union, boys"
    DD: $3,000 9
An 18-karat gold alloy consists of this percentage of gold
    $1600 4
The Sondheim song "Ladies Who Lunch" rhymes "another brilliant zinger" with "another vodka" one of these
    $1600 26
Abruzzo National Park is in this mountain range that forms the backbone of peninsular Italy
    $1600 24
The battle of Bunker Hill actually took place on this adjacent hill
    $2000 20
This celebrated American photographer exhibited at the first Surrealist exhibition of 1925
    $2000 15
He won Oscars for his scores for "Doctor Zhivago", "A Passage to India" & "Lawrence of Arabia"
    $2000 10
You're out of your element if you don't know that this element is also called wolfram
    $2000 5
Double-talk name for a Piña Colada made with vodka instead of rum
    $2000 30
Fundy National Park is on the Bay of Fundy in this Canadian Province
    $2000 25
"Diglot" is a synonym for this adjective that describes a certain ability

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Michael Mary Kay
$11,200 $6,400 $14,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE MOVIES
A famous scene from this 1976 film was completely ad-libbed; the script simply read, "Travis looks in the mirror"

Final scores:

Tom Michael Mary Kay
$22,399 $12,795 $22,400
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $22,400

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Michael Mary Kay
$15,200 $6,400 $13,200
20 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
8 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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