Show #5546 - Monday, October 20, 2008

Contestants

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Ryan Thrasher, a musician from East Lansing, Michigan

Lynn Olson, an association vice president from Silver Spring, Maryland

Meredith Robbins, a library media specialist from New York, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $28,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

OLD HOLLYWOOD
THE GOOD BOOK
A MEATY CATEGORY
EYE, CAPTAIN
COUNTRIES BY NEWSPAPERS
JEOPARDY! DITLOIDS
    $200 2
In this blockbuster disaster film, 87-year-old Gloria Stuart played Rose as an old woman
    $200 12
He said, "Divide the living child in two, and give half to the one, and half to the other"
    $200 1
When used in stew or to make jerky, deer meat popularly goes by this name
    $200 22
(Jon of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical diagram on the monitor.) When Lasik eye surgery is performed, a flap is made in the eye, folded back, & then the stroma, or middle section, of this eye part is reshaped using lasers
    $200 7
Diario de los Andes,
The Buenos Aires Herald
    $200 26
The farmer's spouse de-tails them:
3 B M
    $400 3
His co-stars have ranged from Judy Garland (in several films) to Ben Stiller (in "Night at the Museum")
    $400 17
The Book of Lamentations is a series of 5 acrostic psalms bemoaning the fall of this city
    $400 13
Cheap versions of mortadella, a type of this, may contain tripe, pig's head or donkey meat
    $400 23
If any part of an eye's retina is pulled or lifted, it's described as this
    $400 8
The Newham Recorder,
The Luton News
    $400 27
Hop-happy song:
99 B O B O T W
    $600 4
At 83 this widow of Ossie Davis received an Oscar nomination for "American Gangster"
    $600 18
This prophet interpreted Nebuchadnezzar's dream for him
    $600 14
Prince Charles has campaigned for a revival of this meat from an older sheep
    $600 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical diagram on the monitor.) This term for a clouding of the lens of the eye is also used for a rush of water over a cliff
    $600 9
The Wiener Zeitung,
The Osterreich Journal
    $600 28
Includes an ancient temple:
T 7 W O T W
    $800 5
In movies since 1943, he endured to be part of the "Spider-Man" series
    $800 19
Eve said that God provided this son as a replacement for Abel "whom Cain slew"
    $800 15
Don't be fooled by their name--these menu items are really the glands of a calf cooked & eaten as a delicacy
    $800 25
What's so funny? Maybe the clear substance called the "vitreous" this that occupies about 80% of the eyeball
    $800 10
Al Bayane,
La Gazette du Maroc
    $800 29
A famous British address:
N 10 D S
    $1000 6
Van Heflin died aged 60 in 1971; this Van from "The Caine Mutiny" turned 90 in 2006
    DD: $1,000 20
In Egypt this young Hebrew slave was owned by Potiphar, captain of the royal guards
    $1000 16
Vitello alla Genovese is scallops of this meat with artichoke hearts & white wine
    $1000 21
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical diagram on the monitor.) This irregularity in the eye's surface bends the ray of light so that it can't be brought to a single focus, resulting in blurring
    $1000 11
Jyllands-Posten,
Dagbladet
    $1000 30
Tale that recounts a "Fogg"y journey:
A T W I 80 D

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

Meredith Lynn Ryan
$2,000 $0 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Meredith Lynn Ryan
$7,800 $200 -$1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

NEW HOLLYWOOD
THEIR ONLY TOP 10 POP HIT
NAME THAT CENTURY
ROOMY BOOKS
DEAR JOHN
WORDS THAT SOUND ODD WITHOUT PREFIXES
    $400 11
At this famed intersection, the Brown Derby was succeeded by hip-hop hot spots like Basque
    $400 21
"Me And Bobby McGee"
(1971)
    $400 1
The Mayflower first drops anchor off the coast of Massachusetts
    $400 2
In 1908 he gave us "A Room with a View"
    $400 16
In April 2005 CNN reported that this man's funeral drew upwards of 2 million mourners
    $400 26
"Ante-" this refers to the period before the Civil War; in Latin, this means war!
    $800 12
This sidewalk panoply stayed current by honoring Jamie Foxx & Matt Damon in 2007
    $800 22
"Whole Lotta Love"
(1969)
    $800 7
Artists Nathaniel Currier & James Ives team up & take the world by snow storm
    $800 3
This author of "Three-Ten to Yuma" & "Get Shorty" also wrote "Up in Honey's Room"
    $800 17
The Utah Jazz have retired his No. 12 jersey
    $800 27
Though "dis-" this often precedes "postal worker", sans "dis", it means satisfied
    $1200 13
Say cheese! This theater has hosted the Academy Awards since 2001
    $1200 23
"Something To Talk About"
(1991)
    $1200 8
The French go on a chopping spree & send Louis XVI to the guillotine
    $1200 4
Truman Capote's first novel was a Southern Gothic tale called "Other" these, "Other Rooms"
    DD: $1,500 18
In 1980 Carter passed up a debate, so Reagan debated this third candidate instead
    $1200 28
"Sub-" this means underground; drop the "sub-" & it means of or relating to the earth
    $1600 14
The new nightspot Teddy's made this "presidential" Hollywood hotel a happening place
    $1600 24
"Walking On Sunshine"
(1985)
    $1600 9
Muhammad conquers Mecca & founds Islam
    $1600 5
He followed "Go Tell it on the Mountain" with "Giovanni's Room"
    $1600 19
An Ohio city is named for this explorer who was the first Republican to run for president
    $1600 29
"Un-" this 5-letter word describes crude behavior in high society; without "un-", it means showing sophistication
    $2000 15
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" tapes here--not a dome in Yosemite but an entertainment center in Hollywood
    $2000 25
"Linger"
(1993)
    $2000 10
Bringing the Byzantine Empire to an end, the Ottoman Turks capture Constantinople
    DD: $300 6
In an essay, she hoped that future women would have an income of 500 pounds a year "and rooms of our own"
    $2000 20
In a 1981 film Warren Beatty played this newspaperman who covered the Russian Revolution
    $2000 30
The "Re-" that can precede this word seems redundant; when you want to fill up or furnish, "P" is for this 7-letter word

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Meredith Lynn Ryan
$22,200 $4,500 $3,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. GEOGRAPHY
Of the non-state U.S. territories, areas & districts, the only one that is larger in area than the smallest state

Final scores:

Meredith Lynn Ryan
$20,000 $2,399 $6,600
4-day champion: $48,700 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Meredith Lynn Ryan
$22,200 $6,200 $4,000
30 R,
2 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,400

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