Show #5526 - Monday, September 22, 2008

Contestants

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Carol Lee, a legal analyst from Brooklyn, New York

Chris Frankel, a bartender from Houston, Texas

Tom Witek, a high school math teacher from Gurnee, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

2008 NEWS
ANIMALS IN ITALIAN
BLAME THE FRENCH
A BIT OF EVERYTHING
GIN & JUICE
SNOOP DOGG
    $200 1
Protests disrupted its progress, & it had to be re-lit in cities including Paris & Jakarta
    $200 18
Don't be afraid--this animal is a pollo
    $200 11
In 1998 France hosted this contest & eventually won it, beating Brazil 3-0 in the final
    $200 17
This British guy gave us a particle theory of light in 1704, but it's the "apple falling on his head" thing you may remember
    $200 3
Effervescence abounds with lemon juice, sugar & club soda in a "gin" this
    $200 10
Snoop was down with OCD when he guested as Murderuss on this Tony Shalhoub detective series
    $400 2
These Australians got a "sorry" from their government for 2 centuries of mistreatment
    $400 20
This animal, gatto, got your lingua?
    $400 12
France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is beneath this landmark
    $400 19
Bobby McFerrin could tell you this phrase, "ne bespokoisya" in Russian, can precede "be happy"
    $400 4
Gin, sweet & dry vermouth, triple sec & lemon juice make this drink, also a road for a certain demon barber
    $400 27
What we have here, Frank, is Snoop's "Sensual Seduction", heard on a 2008 episode of this Fla.-based crime show
    $600 8
In July, leaders of Israel, Syria, Algeria, etc. met in France to launch the Union for this body of water
    $600 23
Who scared the puzzola, this animal? Now we'll never get rid of the smell
    $600 13
This Paris locale featured in "The Da Vinci Code" opened in 1793
    $600 21
In 2003 the FDA said food containing these fatty acids would have to be so labeled
    $600 5
Shorts-lovin' Ms. Duke might enjoy lemon juice, sugar, grenadine, maraschino cherry & an orange slice in a "gin" this
    $600 28
Word on the street is, in 2004 Snoop played Huggy Bear in the movie based on this '70s cop show
    $800 9
In a close nomination race, we learned about these, which include all Dem. congresspeople & governors
    $800 25
If you want to win on "Jeopardy!", don't be as quiet as a topo, one of these
    $800 14
A tale of "Toul" cities would include Toulon & this metropolis of more than 350,000 people
    $800 22
When Texas became a republic in 1836, he became its first Secretary of State;
capital!
    $800 6
He's single! & drinking crushed ice, gin, grenadine, Rose's lime juice & an egg white in a "confirmed" this
    $800 29
Who else but Snoop could voice Alabaster Jones on this Texas-set Fox animated show?
    $1000 16
Former bishop Fernando Lugo was elected pres. of this South American country after 6 decades of 1-party rule
    $1000 26
After all the gelato, I feel as big as a balena, one of these
    $1000 15
A Canadian war memorial stands atop this French ridge where fighting raged in April 1917
    $1000 24
The 2 senators whose husbands have won major party nominations for president
    DD: $400 7
A writer into "Self-Reliance" goes for this one-word drink with maraschino liqueur, vermouth, gin & lemon juice
    $1000 30
In 2006 it was Showtime for Snoop on this Mary-Louise Parker series

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Tom Chris Carol
$200 $1,200 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Chris Carol
$4,000 $5,200 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN LIT
THEY MADE THE TOP 40
RACING BIKES
(Alex: ...from Trek Bikes in Madison, Wisconsin.)
MYTHS & LEGENDS
INVENTORS & INVENTIONS
COLORFUL LANGUAGE
    $400 1
Perhaps his first collection of stories, "Twice-Told Tales", was printed in scarlet letters?
    $400 21
1959:
This 375-voice group with "Battle Hymn Of The Republic"
    $400 26
(Jon of the Clue Crew presents from Trek Bicycle Corporation in Waterloo, WI.) In 1997, Trek Bikes signed this former world champion; he was an unknown quantity at the time due to his cancer diagnosis the year before
    $400 6
This god of the vine was the son of Zeus & Semele
    $400 16
In 1919 this wireless pioneer represented Italy in Paris & helped negotiate the Treaty of Versailles
    $400 11
The part of a phone book with strictly alphabetical listings & no ads
    $800 2
In Bernard Malamud's "The Natural", Roy Hobbs wields Wonderboy, this object
    $800 22
1970:
"We've Only Just Begun" &
1977:
"Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft"
    $800 27
(Jon of the Clue Crew holds a bicycle frame at Trek Bicycle Corporation in Waterloo, WI.) Trek uses a proprietary method of optimum compaction & low void to maximize strength & minimize weight of frames & parts made of this element
    $800 7
One of the heroes of the "Iliad", this king of Ithaca is the son of Laertes
    $800 17
In the late 18th century, this "steamy" Scot invented a special ink for copying letters
    $800 12
A communist & a warning of danger might each "raise" this
    $1200 3
This novel begins, "Buck did not read the newspapers, or he would have known that trouble was brewing"
    $1200 23
1995:
"Hand In My Pocket"
    $1200 28
(Jon of the Clue Crew spins pedals and wheels at Trek Bicycle Corporation in Waterloo, WI.) Popular with bike messengers & recreational riders, track bikes are called "fixed" this, so the pedals turn with the wheels, like at the dawn of cycling
    $1200 8
One legend says that Acteon's death was caused by seeing this virgin goddess naked; she set his hounds on him
    $1200 18
Created by Copenhagen yoga instructor Anne Kalso, they made their U.S. debut in April 1970 as "Minus Heel Shoes"
    $1200 13
(I'm astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.) In my latest book, "Death by" one of these, I refer to a process called spaghettification, in which differences in gravity across your body stretch you long & thin
    $1600 4
This 3-named American poet wanted the ship of state to "sail on... strong and great"
    $1600 24
1971:
"I Woke Up In Love This Morning"
    $1600 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew looks over a welder's shoulder at Trek Bicycle Corporation in Waterloo, WI.) Hydroformed alloys of aluminum used in the frame keep the weight down while maintaining this, from the Latin for "stiffness"
    DD: $5,000 9
The judgment of Paris was fixed; this Greek goddess won the title by promising to give him Helen
    DD: $5,200 19
A national weapons lab in Livermore, Calif. is named for this physicist who invented the cyclotron in 1929
    $1600 14
This term for nobility comes from the Spanish sangre azul
    $2000 5
Thomas Sutpen goes south to seek his destiny in this Faulkner novel with a double talk title
    $2000 25
1983:
"Pass The Dutchie"
    $2000 30
(Jon of the Clue Crew strolls through the factory of Trek Bicycle Corporation in Waterloo, WI.) Aeordynamics & lateral stiffness are key to bikes designed for these indoor tracks whose name comes from the French
    $2000 10
This Greek goddess' name has come to mean "an unbeatable opponent or rival"
    $2000 20
This jar used to store an electric charge is credited to both E.G. von Kleist & Pieter van Musschenbroek
    $2000 15
Shakespeare used this facial-hair-based word for an old man in "The Taming of the Shrew"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Chris Carol
$20,400 $13,400 $7,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SYMBOLS
This symbol incorporates the semaphore signs for the letters N & D, for nuclear disarmament

Final scores:

Tom Chris Carol
$26,801 $0 $14,399
2-day champion: $51,001 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Chris Carol
$16,800 $10,000 $7,600
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,400

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