Show #5494 - Thursday, June 26, 2008

Contestants

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John Baur, an author and pirate from Albany, Oregon

Toni Case, a substitute teacher from Kansas City, Missouri

Dorothy Farrell, a researcher originally from Brooklyn, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $52,002)

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Jeopardy! Round

WOMEN WRITERS
THE SUBJECT WAS NOSES
BELLY UP TO THE BAR
BABOONS, BATS, & BANDICOOTS
STREET-WISE
"R" GANG
    $200 6
J.K. Rowling wrote her first novel at a cafe in this Scottish capital
    $200 21
I got to tell you, the nose of this comic legend is seen here
    $200 1
2 colors are in the name of this drink, equal parts ale & stout or porter
    $200 26
These bats feed exclusively on blood from small wounds they make on animals with a single bite
    $200 11
In 2007 this New York street retained its title as the most expensive shopping street in the world
    $200 14
A second-place finisher; on November 3, 2004 it was John Kerry
    $400 7
Professor Bhaer, introduced in this 1868 novel, may have been based on William Rimmer, a teacher Louisa May Alcott knew
    $400 22
"Good night..." this comic, whose schnoz is seen here, "whereever you are"
    $400 2
The brine from this garnish is what makes a dirty martini "dirty"
    $400 27
Hamadryas baboons live in these, from Arabic for "forbidden", composed of one male & multiple females
    $400 12
Drink & be merry on this "boozy" street in the French Quarter that extends from Canal Street to Esplanade Avenue
    $400 15
It's an old synonym for "recipe" as well as a paper acknowledging that something's in hand
    $600 8
She departed from the theme of Chinese-American mothers & daughters with 2005's "Saving Fish From Drowning"
    $600 23
This is Muppet News-- I mean, this is this muppet's nose
    $600 3
There are Brooklyn & Bronx cocktails; this whiskey cocktail is named for another borough of New York City
    $600 28
Fairly obvious hyphenated name of the bat seen here
    $600 13
Officially, Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer resides at number 11 on this street
    $600 18
From the Latin for "furrowed", it's the pasta variety seen here
    DD: $2,000 9
A graduate of Howard University, she won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1993
    $800 24
This comic's nose, seen here might be even bigger than a little chickadee
    $800 4
The name of this drink that can be blended or on the rocks means "daisy" in Spanish
    $800 29
The eastern barred bandicoot has a devil of a time on this Aussie island
    $800 16
With lights and lasers & casinos like Binion's & The Four Queens, this downtown Vegas street is a real experience
    $800 19
"Bouldering" is a low-altitude version of this 2-word activity
    $1000 10
This author of "Orlando" based her 1922 novel "Jacob's Room" on the life & death of her brother Thoby
    $1000 25
Last name of the actor whose nose, seen here helped earn him the nickname "The Great Profile"
    $1000 5
Angostura is a brand of this aromatic liquor
    $1000 30
In the Guyanas & Belize, the term "baboon" is colloquially applied to this loud monkey
    $1000 17
Via Veneto in this city figured prominently in the movie "La Dolce Vita"
    $1000 20
The highest-ranking Buddhist lamas are tulkus, meaning they're these of previous lamas

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

Dorothy Toni John
$2,400 $4,400 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dorothy Toni John
$6,200 $6,800 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD CAPITALS
APPROXIMATE WEIGHTS & MEASURES
THAT'S INVENTIVE!
ON WORDS
CHRISTIAN
SOLDIERS
    $400 21
Haneda Airport serves this Asian capital
    $400 26
It can be a small piece of gold or a bite-sized piece of batter-fried chicken
    $400 4
He's the documentary filmmaker who co-invented the Aqualung
    $400 1
Not as popular as brunch, "lupper" comes from these 2 words
    $400 11
He played the rebellious J.D. in "Heathers"
    $400 16
A U.S. tank is named for this Civil War general who marched through Georgia
    $800 22
This new South American capital was dedicated on April 21, 1960
    $800 27
It can be an extremely small amount of a chemical component; some "vanish without" one
    $800 5
His lesser-known inventions include a vote-recording machine & the mimeograph machine
    $800 2
Both left & wrong are antonyms of this word
    $800 12
The 1989 Disney version of "The Little Mermaid" is based on a story by him
    $800 17
Nicknamed "Stormin' Norman", he wrote the 1992 memoir "It Doesn't Take A Hero"
    $1200 23
Major projects to reclaim land from the sea have thrived here since the 1850s, before it was N.Z.'s capital
    $1200 28
It can be a barely perceptible amount; it's also a clue or a tip that you may need to solve a riddle
    $1200 8
This Italian physicist was made a count in 1801 for his invention of the electric battery
    $1200 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew strolls through Central Park.) Before this word meant a shopping center, it meant a tree-lined promenade like the one here in Central Park, lined with stately American elms
    $1200 13
Mel Gibson played him in the 1984 film "The Bounty"
    $1200 18
On Oct. 20, 1944 on Leyte Island, he said, "Our forces stand again on Philippine soil"
    $1600 24
In the "Spring" of 1968, students in this capital were climbing on Soviet tanks & yelling, "USSR go home!"
    $1600 29
This word for a cluster of trees or a clod of soil may come from the Dutch for "lump"
    $1600 9
Scientist Joseph Priestley dubbed the material he used as an eraser this
    $1600 6
A Tamil word for "drummer" gave us this term for a social outcast; it's also a member of a low caste in India
    $1600 15
This Welsh-born actor played Americans in "Batman Begins" & "3:10 to Yuma"
    DD: $4,000 19
In 1919 he became "General of the Armies", the highest rank held by any American except George Washington
    $2000 25
Minsk is the capital of this former Soviet republic
    $2000 30
Gladstone poetically said, "All the world over, I will back" these "against the classes"
    $2000 10
In 1803 the British army adopted the metal-scattering shell that this man invented back in 1784
    DD: $2,000 7
Now meaning to destroy or wipe out a great number, it's from the Latin word for "ten"
    $2000 14
This French designer's shoes are recognizable by their red lacquered soles
    $2000 20
In 1821 this veteran of the Seminole Wars was appointed provisional gov. of Florida but didn't serve a year

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dorothy Toni John
$15,800 $8,400 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE OSCARS
He holds the record for total acting, directing & writing Oscar nominations--1 acting, 6 directing, 14 writing

Final scores:

Dorothy Toni John
$12,399 $6,495 $100
3-day champion: $64,401 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dorothy Toni John
$13,400 $7,200 $9,600
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $30,200

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