Show #5519 - Thursday, September 11, 2008

Contestants

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Daniel Scott, a college English professor from Providence, Rhode Island

Daphne Matalene, a magazine editor from New York, New York

Laura Novak, a family doctor from Akron, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

REDS
SHAMPOO
LOVE AFFAIR
SPLENDOR
IN THE GRASS
WARREN BEATTY
    $200 1
In a 1948 work, this commie observed, "the people are like water and the army is like fish"
    $200 4
Johnson's Baby Shampoo promises "no more" these
    $200 12
Mr. Bingley leases an estate near the 5 unwed Bennet daughters in this 1813 novel; complications ensue
    $200 11
This French palace is synonymous with splendor, & a 1998 museum exhibit was called the "Splendors of" it
    $200 23
This woody grass has been known to grow 4 feet in 24 hours
    $200 21
In 1990 Warren starred as this square-jawed comic book detective
    $400 2
Born in Argentina, this commie helped take over Cuba & later died in Bolivia
    $400 7
In the early 1960s, Procter & Gamble launched an anti-dandruff shampoo under this brand name
    $400 13
This 1878 title gal has a child with her hubby Alexei but her affair with Vronsky is what gets her preggers again
    $400 17
The First Book of Chronicles says, "Thine, O Lord, is the greatness, and the power, and" this
    $400 27
This type of grass is named for the plains it covers (what do I hear?--the hoofbeats of a gaucho?)
    $400 22
A tagline for this 1967 Warren Beatty film said, "They're young. They're in love. They rob banks"
    $600 3
He's been lying in state in Moscow since 1924 & gets a change of clothes every 3 years
    $600 8
This classic green shampoo was introduced in 1947 in a metal tube (glass bottles broke in the shower)
    $600 14
Francesca really gets into National Geographic (well, a photographer for it, anyway) in this novel
    $600 18
This synonym for "splendor" often refers to high intelligence, or to the shine of a diamond
    $600 28
Timothy grass is considered the best grass for making this (while the sun shines, of course)
    $600 24
L.A. Ram Warren Beatty comes back to life in the body of a recently murdered millionaire in this comedy from 1978
    $800 5
In 1940 Ramon Mercader gave this commie the axe... literally!
    $800 9
"Never wear black without the blue"--this shampoo
    DD: $1,000 15
This title medico's life is disrupted by war & his love for Lara, wife of a revolutionary; the Bolsheviks don't help, either
    $800 19
It can be the glow some people give off, or, in physics, the quality of emitting heat or light
    $800 29
Among the most important grasses are cereal grains, like this one seen here that's sometimes made into meal
    $800 25
Warren Beatty plays a disillusioned senator who falls for Halle Berry in this 1998 film
    $1000 6
What a Christmas present! This country's last commie leader, Nicolae Ceausescu, was executed Dec. 25, 1989
    $1000 10
Brooke Shields & Kim Basinger are 2 of the "girls" who appeared in ads for this shampoo
    $1000 16
Thornfield Hall's attic holds a surprise wedding guest for this title governess, but love wins out in the end
    $1000 20
Latin splendere, "to shine", gives us splendid, splendor & this adjective for "dazzling in appearance"
    $1000 30
A type of grass popular for golf greens is named for this British colony in the North Atlantic
    $1000 26
Roger Ebert said this 1987 Hoffman & Beatty film was "a lifeless, massive, lumbering exercise in failed comedy"

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

Laura Daphne Daniel
$4,400 $2,400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Daphne Daniel
$6,000 $7,400 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

TOUGH BODIES OF WATER
CELEBS' ORIGINAL NAMES
(Alex: We'll give 'em to you.)
INSTRUMENTAL
ANNUAL EVENTS
ANATOMY
"FOR" WORDS
    $400 7
Turkey forms the southern border of this sea
    $400 19
NBA legend Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor
    $400 1
Earl Scruggs could tell you this 5-stringed instrument originated in Africa
    $400 9
On the second Sunday of June, the 1967 Summer of Love is re-created at the Haight Street Fair in this city
    $400 2
As opposed to the muscular or skeletal system, the heart, blood & blood vessels are parts of this system
    $400 26
It's inevitable, there's nothing I can do to change it, it's this type of conclusion
    $800 8
Outlaw Rob Roy used to hang out on the bonny bonny banks of this largest Scottish lake
    $800 22
Pop singer Michael Anthony Orlando Cassavitis
    $800 14
The reeds of this instrument are positioned to sound whether you blow or suck through the wind channels
    $800 10
In an annual ceremony, on Nov. 20, 2007, President Bush pardoned 2 of these named May & Flower
    $800 3
A thin, tough fibrous material called the renal capsule covers the outer surface of these organs
    $800 27
It can precede cookie, hunter & teller
    $1200 18
Ethiopia's Lake Tana serves as the main source of this "colorful" river
    $1200 23
"American Idol" heartthrob Clayton Holmes Grissom
    $1200 15
Patented in 1835, this instrument was designed to provide a suitable valved brass bass for a wind band
    $1200 11
The foundation honoring this holiday says, "We inspire people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees"
    $1200 4
(Kelly of the Clue Crew hangs out with a skeleton.) Allowing the lower leg to move backward & forward in the same way that a door opens & closes, the knee is considered this type of joint
    $1200 28
Food for domestic animals, it also means to search for food or provisions
    DD: $2,000 20
Major gulfs extending from this sea include the Mosquito Gulf & the Gulf of Darien
    $1600 24
Film star Thomas Mapother IV
    $1600 16
The Japanese tsuzumi is just one type of this instrument that is a stretched head held taut across a shell
    DD: $3,000 12
Each June 60,000 visitors are served bowls of cereal in this Michigan city's Cereal City Festival
    $1600 5
Glucose levels in the blood are regulated by 2 pancreatic hormones: glucagon & this
    $1600 29
Medical jurisprudence is another name for this branch of medicine
    $2000 21
This Canadian province's largest lake is Bras d'Or, a saltwater lake lying on Cape Breton Island
    $2000 25
Film director Raimund Liebling, who's "wanted and desired"
    $2000 17
(Jon of the Clue Crew strikes a tuning fork and then touches it to the table.) Touching the tuning fork to a larger surface makes the noise louder, the same way a piano or guitar uses this type of board for amplification
    $2000 13
On Nov. 11, 1953 in Emporia, Kansas, this holiday was first observed under its current name
    $2000 6
A large forehead doesn't indicate smartness; it indicates a large one of these bones that form the forehead
    $2000 30
From the Latin word for "ant", it's an anthill or nest

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Daphne Daniel
$13,200 $17,200 $7,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

LINES FROM 19th CENTURY NOVELS
(Alex: We're going to give you the line from a 19th century novel. We want you to name the work for us. Give us the title.)
"My two natures had memory in common, but all other faculties were most unequally shared between them"

Final scores:

Laura Daphne Daniel
$17,200 $26,401 $14,600
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $26,401 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Laura Daphne Daniel
$12,800 $20,000 $7,400
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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