Show #5518 - Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Contestants

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Karen Thomas, a graduate student from Groton, New York

Laura Novak, a family doctor from Akron, Ohio

Greg Lindsay, a freelance journalist from Brooklyn, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $40,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

BEST PICTURE PICTORIAL
WE DON'T NEED NO STINKIN' BADGERS!
LET'S SPEAK PORTUGUESE
ENGLAND
SCOTT LAND
WHALES
    $200 6
1975:
You'd be crazy to miss this one
    $200 11
Badgers belong to this family, Mustelidae, but you probably have never sung "Pop Goes The Badger"
    $200 26
Ate amanha, part of a farewell, means this; it doesn't sound so different from the same in Spanish
    $200 1
The Church of England has 2 provinces, each headed by an archbishop; York & this one
    $200 16
In 2008 this former Bush spokesman published a controversial account of his White House years
    $200 21
Whales breathe through these, taking in up to 2,100 quarts of air; baleen whales have 2, toothed whales, 1
    $400 7
1966:
A perennial favorite
    $400 12
This 3-letter word means to pester or badger; it can also refer to a worthless horse
    $400 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads the clue in Rio de Janeiro.) Around 1900, Confeitaria Colombo was Rio's most elegant cafe, with the cream of society stopping by for cha da tarde, a spot of this
    $400 2
Rather than jumping on the euro bandwagon, England still uses this as its unit of currency
    $400 17
He was the fourth American in space, if you don't count the chimps
    $400 22
An adult male whale is called a bull, a female is called a cow & a baby whale is called this
    $600 8
2005:
Things must be really bad in L.A.
    $600 13
In Europe, this infectious lung disease known by 2 letters is a predominant cause of badgers' natural mortality
    $600 28
Of "I'm sorry", "Good morning" or "Taste this!", what desculpe means
    $600 3
Imposing 400-foot limestone cliffs line the gorge that bears the name of this "cheesy" city
    $600 18
She met Martin Luther King while he was studying theology at Boston University
    $600 23
In the U.S., whaling is legal only for the native population in 9 coastal villages in this state
    $800 9
1951:
A musical culture clash
    $800 14
Hit the slopes at Badger Pass Ski Area in this national park in East-Central California
    $800 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew examines some cloth in the market.) Feira is market, as in the Feira Hippie where I'm shopping; this day of the week is segunda-feira, or "second market day"
    $800 4
The 2 houses of Parliament
    $800 19
This author's novel "Presumed Innocent" helped launch a craze for legal thrillers
    $800 24
The largest toothed animal in the world, it was named for the milky-white substance found in its head
    $1000 10
1985:
"I had a farm..."
    $1000 15
Mole in this popular Kenneth Grahame children's story has friends like Badger, Rat & Mr. Toad
    $1000 30
A casa de fado is a restaurant that also features this, as the "fado" tells you
    $1000 5
A "rock" variety of game hen is named for this southwestern county of England
    $1000 20
F. Scott Fitzgerald was named for this relative of his who wrote a famous song
    DD: $2,500 25
A typical "song" by this long-flippered whale can last between 5 & 35 minutes & can have up to 7 themes

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

Greg Laura Karen
$2,800 $3,800 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Laura Karen
$2,000 $7,600 $7,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

OPERA
FREAKS AND GEEKS ALUMS
BOOKS' SUBTITLES
(Alex: ...you give us the title of the work.)
ROYAL WOMEN
STATE FLAGS
MIDDLE "C"
(Alex: The letter "C" will be in the middle of the correct word in the response.)
    $400 6
In an 1816 opera, he's the Barber of Seville
    $400 26
James Franco (Daniel) has some serious daddy issues as Harry Osborn in this superhero film series
    $400 1
Louisa May Alcott:
"Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys"
    $400 11
Christopher Marlowe lived his whole life as her subject
    $400 21
The 3 colors in common to the flags of Ohio & Tennessee
    $400 16
It's the "B" in a BLT
    $800 7
Donizetti's operas include "Anna Bolena" & "Lucrezia" this
    $800 27
"Remember" Jason Segal (Nick)? He's a smart man; he wrote this 2008 comedy with himself as its star & set it in Hawaii
    $800 2
Myra Lewis:
"The Uncensored Story of Jerry Lee Lewis"
    $800 12
This country's Jagiellonian University was largely built by Queen Jadwiga
    $800 22
The Great Falls of this river flow on Montana's flag
    $800 17
This type of theft may be grand or petty
    $1200 8
Around the same time, Leoncavallo & this man both wrote operas based on the novel "Scenes de la vie de boheme"
    $1200 28
In 2003 Linda Cardellini (Lindsay) checked into County on this show as Nurse Samantha Taggart
    $1200 3
C.S. Lewis:
"The Return to Narnia"
    $1200 13
Seen here is the long-serving Queen Sirikit of this country
    DD: $4,000 23
If you know South Carolina's state nickname, you can identify this state tree in the center of its flag
    $1200 18
This smallest member of the flute family sounds an octave higher than an ordinary flute
    $1600 9
"Salome", this composer's first successful opera, was banned in Boston in 1923
    $1600 29
Seth Rogen (Ken), in this Steve Carell film: "That's a good looking grandma! My grandma looks like Jack Palance"
    $1600 4
Arthur C. Clarke:
"Odyssey Two"
    $1600 14
Nori, his daughter, only fit the category until Nov. 15, 2005, when she married a commoner
    $1600 24
This Roman goddess of agriculture holds a cornucopia on New Jersey's state flag
    $1600 19
Not only can this lizard walk across a ceiling, it can also chirp & make clicking sounds
    DD: $3,000 10
A Norwegian sea captain is a character in this 1843 opera
    $2000 30
This "Freaks and Geeks" writer penned "Knocked Up", in which his wife Leslie Mann co-starred
    $2000 5
Alan Dershowitz:
"Inside the Von Bulow Case"
    $2000 15
You'll find her at Amalienborg in winter & often on the yacht Dannebrog in summer
    $2000 25
On Utah's flag, the sego type of this flower symbolizes peace
    $2000 20
After she challenged Athena to a weaving contest, Athena turned her into a spider

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Laura Karen
$11,200 $21,400 $3,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BRAND NAMES
To feature its "Strong enough to stand on" product, in 1965 Shwayder Bros., Inc. changed its name to this

Final scores:

Greg Laura Karen
$0 $20,400 $500
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,400 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Greg Laura Karen
$8,400 $20,400 $2,000
17 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $30,800

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