Show #5506 - Monday, July 14, 2008

Contestants

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Peter Winkler, an editor from Washington, D.C.

Randall Eng, a composer from New York, New York

Carolyn D'Aquila, a graduate student originally from Derry, New Hampshire (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

POPULAR SCIENCE BEST OF 2007
(Alex: The magazine, of course.)
CANADIAN SONGBIRDS
GAME TIME
"HOLY" CATEGORY!
JAPAN'S NEXT TOP MODEL
(Alex: You have to name the automaker for us.)
HAVE YOU DRIVEN A FJORD LATELY?
    $200 16
One day soon we may go even greener with fuel made from these green goopy simple aquatic organisms
    $200 21
In December 2007 this chanteuse gave her last performance of the Vegas spectacular "A New Day"
    $200 6
The weapons in this board game are a rope, a lead pipe, a knife, a wrench, a candlestick & a revolver
    $200 1
This element of Christianity's Trinity is also called the Paraclete
    $200 11
The MX-5
    $200 25
Have some fjun at the Roskilde Fjord, about 20 miles west of this Danish capital
    $400 17
NASA is studying the possibility of a manned mission to one of these hurtling objects; it could help with deflection plans
    $400 22
This singer from Halifax, Nova Scotia had hits with "Adia" & "Sweet Surrender"
    $400 7
If you're cornered in Kamchatka, end this board game by bumping your opponent's armies off the board
    $400 2
This object, of course, is what all the endlessly silly questing in "Spamalot" is about
    $400 12
The Sienna
    $400 27
The name says it all--Fiordland is this Kiwi country's largest national park
    $600 18
Inventions of the Year included a special glove to help a person perform this life-saving procedure correctly
    $600 23
She must be a Keith Jackson fan, as she titled one of her albums "Whoa, Nelly!"
    $600 8
If your opponent asks for the "3s" that you don't have in your hand, tell him this, the name of the game
    $600 3
Hebdomada Major in Latin, it runs from Palm Sunday to Easter
    $600 13
The Ridgeline
    $600 28
Kenai Fjords, which became a national park in 1980, lies in the south-central part of this U.S. state
    $800 19
Some neurological disorders are being treated with elec. impulses in a procedure called DBS, or deep brain this
    $800 24
She put her initials on duets of "Crying" with Roy Orbison & "What A Wonderful World" with Tony Bennett
    $800 9
It's also called "table soccer" & "that game in bars where you spin the rods"
    $800 4
The stoup in a Catholic church contains this liquid
    $800 14
The Murano
    $800 29
Fjords have high walls; the walls of these, a term used mostly in Scotland, can be low
    $1000 20
No. 1 on the bottom-10 list of the worst jobs in science was this type of diver who swims in sewage & toxic waste
    $1000 26
Leslie is the first name of this "1234" singer who was a dancer at the 1988 Calgary Olympics
    $1000 10
Used to foretell the future, this game gets its name from the French & German words for "yes"
    $1000 5
In 1756 Voltaire opined that this political entity did not reflect the 3 parts of its name
    $1000 15
The Grand Vitara
    DD: $3,000 30
Between this country's Snaefells & Reykja Peninsulas, Faxa Bay has 2 eastern arms: the Hval & Borgar Fjords

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

Carolyn Randall Peter
$5,000 $4,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Carolyn Randall Peter
$8,400 $8,400 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY CHARACTERS
HURRELL'S HOLLYWOOD
HISTORIC VIRGINIA
MILITARY MATTERS
LIFE'S A BEACH
AND THEN YOU "DY"
    $400 7
Christian has a wife named Christiana in this John Bunyan allegory
    $400 2
The daughter of a doctor and a suffragette, she's been called "the First Lady of Cinema"
    $400 21
After this pirate aka Edward Teach died in 1718, his head was taken to Virginia & displayed on a pole
    $400 26
This service branch's annual marathon starts & ends at a memorial depicting the Iwo Jima flag raising
    $400 16
Check out the International Speedway at this Florida beach city on the Atlantic Ocean & Halifax River
    $400 1
Used underwater, ammonia gelatin is a waterproof type of this explosive
    $800 8
Hester Prynne named her infant this, "as being of great price"
    $800 3
Joseph was the real first name of this deadpan daddy-o of the early silver screen
    $800 25
A 2007 commemorative coin honors the 400th anniversary of the founding of this settlement
    $800 27
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from Atsugi NAF in Japan.) The Navy Seahawk has many roles, including anti-submarine warfare using sonar buoys to find the subs & these tubular weapons to destroy them
    $800 17
Gold, Sword, Juno, Utah & Omaha were the 5 code-named beaches in this endeavor
    $800 13
Around 1892 Nikola Tesla invented one that used alternating current
    $1200 9
A fascist named Berzelius Windrip becomes president of the U.S. in this "Dodsworth" author's novel "It Can't Happen Here"
    $1200 4
Meet this Oscar-winning star of "Meet John Doe"
    $1200 24
This Civil War general's left arm is buried at Ellwood Plantation; the rest of him is interred at VMI
    $1200 28
In WWII the Germans mounted redesigned 88mm anti-aircraft guns on the Tiger 1 version of this weapon
    $1200 18
A wrong turn at Albuquerque had Bugs Bunny miss this Calif. beach city, home of the Monarch Butterfly Grove
    $1200 14
Michael Fokine created this avian ballet in 1905 for ballerina Anna Pavlova
    $1600 10
Homer Simpson is "an exact model for the kind of person who comes to California to die" in this novel by Nathanael West
    $1600 5
He's the jr. actor seen here who swashbuckled his way to cinematic fame & fortune
    DD: $8,200 23
Archaeologists visit Hopewell to dig at Kippax, once the home of Jane Rolfe Bolling, this historic woman's granddaughter
    $1600 29
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Nellis AFB in Las Vegas, NV.) One of the Thunderbirds' standing engagements is an air show for the commencement of this Colorado Springs location
    $1600 19
Print ads for this muscleman had "Mac" get bullied on the beach & lose his girl--until Mac bulks up & kicks some tush
    DD: $5,000 15
Tang or Bourbon, for example
    $2000 11
"Good heavens! That must be a bad woman!" says Scarlett O'Hara at her first glimpse of this scarlet woman
    $2000 6
Come with me to the Casbah & name this French star of flims like "Gaslight" & "Algiers"
    $2000 22
This "house" found in a National Cemetery in Virginia is a memorial to & once was the home of Robert E. Lee
    $2000 30
An Army corps that provides legal assistance, "JAG" stands for this
    $2000 20
"The sea is calm to-night. The tide is full, the moon lies fair" in this 1867 Matthew Arnold Poem
    $2000 12
2 individuals or units regarded as a pair

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Carolyn Randall Peter
$14,000 $23,800 $2,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

MYTHS
Seen here with 2 other troubled mythic figures, he's the man on the left who can never quite reach the fruit

Final scores:

Carolyn Randall Peter
$23,199 $28,001 $4,799
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $28,001 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Carolyn Randall Peter
$14,000 $18,400 $10,600
21 R,
1 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
10 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $43,000

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