Show #5479 - Thursday, June 5, 2008

Donna Vogel game 1.

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Donna Vogel, a scientist from Bethesda, Maryland

John Brown, a middle school teacher from Tampa, Florida

Louis Burnoski, a civil engineer from Akron, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN LIT
ALL NATURAL EATS
GOVERNMENT
THEY SAID IT
(Alex: You'll not be stating your case, but...)
CASING YOUR STATE
FROM THE FRENCH
    $200 1
In a poem by Longfellow, Hiawatha's marriage to her is no laughing matter
    $200 3
American pioneer John Chapman would press you to eat this fruit & would plant the seeds to make orchards
    $200 9
It's the term of office of Ohio state representatives--
come on, take a guess
    $200 24
This oft-divorced Hungarian said, "I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man, I keep his house"
    $200 20
In 1864 its capital moved from Fort Whipple to Prescott, which lost the honor in 1867, then got it back in 1877
    $200 16
This word for a type of business like Quizno's comes from the French for "free"
    $400 2
In this 1959 William Gibson drama, Helen Keller realizes things have names
    $400 4
Eat some orange vegetables, like the acorn, butternut & hubbard types of this gourd
    $400 10
In both NYC & L.A., the mayor is the chief executive & this is the main legislative body
    $400 26
This country star said she's not offended by dumb blonde jokes: "I know... I'm not dumb... I also know I'm not blonde"
    $400 21
A then 1 1/2-mile horse race was inaugurated in this state in 1875; Aristides won by 2 lengths
    $400 17
The name of this rodent that hibernates nearly half the year may come from the French for "sleep"
    $600 5
"Living By The Word" is a collection of prose pieces by this author of "The Color Purple"
    $600 6
Eat spears of this green vegetable, but not the same-named fern, which is a houseplant
    $600 11
The USA's oldest appellate court in continuous existence is this highest body in Massachusetts
    $600 27
The witticism A verbal agreement isn't worth the paper it's printed on" is attributed to this film pioneer
    $600 22
Don't go nuclear on us, but the federal government owns about 85% of this state's land
    $600 18
This elaborate sumptuous meal takes its name from the French for "little bench"
    $800 12
Sinclair Lewis' real estate salesman who's "never done a single thing I've wanted to do in my whole life"
    $800 7
They have no flavor or aroma, but cloud ears, a type of this, are used in many Chinese dishes for their texture
    $800 14
Created in 1914, this commission works to maintain competition & protect customers
    $800 28
Trailing in the GOP nomination race in 2008, this Arkansan said, "I didn't major in math--I majored in miracles"
    DD: $1,000 23
Hop over to Grasshopper Glacier in this state's Custer National Forest; you can still see 'em in the ice
    $800 19
The name of this type of silk is from the French for "curled"
    $1000 13
"Lost Laysen" is a once-lost novella that this "Gone With The Wind" author wrote when she was just 16
    $1000 8
Whether it's the pascal or golden variety of this vegetable, its name comes from the Greek for "parsley"
    $1000 15
Some say the Bush administration's domestic spying conflicts with FISA, the Foreign Intelligence this Act
    $1000 29
"Brevity is the soul of lingerie" is attributed to this "Round Table" wit
    $1000 25
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew stands next to a Seeing Eye dog.) While there are other schools, only dogs trained at The Seeing Eye's Morristown location in this East Coast state can rightly be called Seeing Eye dogs

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

Louis John Donna
$2,600 $1,600 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Louis John Donna
$4,400 $1,800 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

HBO
"BIG" LOVE
EXTRAS
ROME
OZ
SIX FEET UNDER
    $400 26
"Big Love", about a polygamist & his 3 wives, is set in this state
    $400 4
In a classic children's story, he tries to get the 3 little pigs & instead ends up in a pot of boiling water
    $400 11
Koalas are fussy eaters & dine almost exclusively on the leaves of this genus of trees in the myrtle family
    $400 1
Roman candidates for public office made these whiter by rubbing them with chalk; black ones were worn at funerals
    $400 18
The MGM classic "The Wizard of Oz" premiered in August of this year
    $400 16
A statue at his memorial reads, "I never met a man I didn't like"
    $800 27
On "Extras", this British heartthrob sent himself up by acting jealous of one of his "Pirates" co-stars
    $800 7
Rooseveltian partner of "speak softly"
    $800 12
In one production of the ballet "Cinderella", Robert Helpmann & Frederick Ashton danced the parts of these 2 meanies
    $800 2
In the mid-1st century, Rome was trading one amphora of this for one slave from Gaul
    $800 22
"The Wizard of Oz" won 2 Oscars, one for Original Score & one for Best Song--
this one almost cut from the film
    $800 17
"The best is yet to come" says this swingin' singer's grave in California's Desert Memorial Park
    $1200 28
On the 7th episode of "Rome", this warring general & rival of Julius Caesar is killed after fleeing to Egypt
    $1200 8
Bogey played Philip Marlowe in this 1946 big screener
    $1200 13
An apple that the USDA grades "extra" this doesn't have a ribbon on it but is mature, clean & well-formed
    $1200 3
The domus was a single-family house, & insulae were a block or blocks of these
    $1200 23
In 2000 a whopping $666,000 was paid by a collector for a pair of these worn in the film
    $1200 19
New Englander whose epitaph, "I had a lover's quarrel with the world", is from his poem "The Lesson For Today"
    $1600 29
She played a corrections officer on "Oz" but is more famous as Tony's dissatisfied wife Carmela Soprano
    $1600 9
The state animal of Colorado is a breed of this
    $1600 14
Differences in this bony structure that includes the hip distinguish the sexes & reveal if a woman ever gave birth
    DD: $3,800 5
Virgil tells of the travels of this vowel-heavy Trojan prince who laid the groundwork for Rome
    $1600 24
Buddy Ebsen was hired to play this character but had to quit after he developed an allergy to aluminum dust
    $1600 20
His tombstone says, "He gave to man control over that dreadful scourge, yellow fever"
    $2000 10
In the hobo song, it's the mountain "where you sleep all day" & "where they hung that jerk who invented work"
    $2000 15
A song in this duo's operetta "Iolanthe" says, "What a joy to breathe the balmy air of Grosvenor Square"
    $2000 6
It's said Romulus founded Rome on this hill, found between the Circus Maximus & the Colosseum
    $2000 25
Frank Morgan played 5 different roles in the movie: a guard, a professor, a gatekeeper, a cabbie & this
    DD: $4,000 21
From one of his works, this Irish poet's epitaph is "Cast a cold eye on life, on death. Horseman, pass by!"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Louis John Donna
$15,000 $4,200 $14,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE GREAT CHEFS OF EUROPE
Living from 1846 to 1935, this celebrated Frenchman was known as "the king of chefs and the chef of kings"

Final scores:

Louis John Donna
$1,199 $0 $20,399
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,399

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Louis John Donna
$12,800 $4,200 $19,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
10 R,
3 W
21 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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