Show #5547 - Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Contestants

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Eli Edwards, a law student from Newark, California

Mike Maheu, a high school teacher from San Diego, California

Meredith Robbins, a library media specialist from New York, New York (whose 4-day cash winnings total $48,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

IN MEMORIAM 2008
GET THE POINT
BORN TO BE MILD
LIGHTNING YOUR LOAD
THERE WILL BE "UD"
AND THEN THERE'S BEA ARTHUR
    $200 21
This ABC sportscaster long associated with the Olympics didn't get to see the Beijing games, as he died in June
    $200 26
This senator
    $200 11
On July 6, 1935 he was born in Tibet for either the 1st or 14th time
    $200 6
The safest place to be during a thunderstorm is in a building equipped with one of these, invented by Ben Franklin
    $200 1
11 gents conferring on a plan of attack on a football field
    $200 16
Bea Arthur played this signature role on the small screen from 1972 to 1978
    $400 22
He became the world's most famous beekeeper when he conquered Everest in 1953
    $400 27
This Supreme Court justice
    $400 12
Missionary? Not impossible for him, born in Assisi in 1181 or 1182
    $400 7
Of 1 in 500, in 5,000 or in 5 million, the odds of being struck in one's lifetime, according to the NOAA
    $400 2
What's that, Mr. Kane? Someone said you wanted this?
    $400 17
Bea turned out to be Larry David's real mother on a 2005 episode of this series
    $600 23
Sadly, we'll never again hear this comedian do his "7 words you can never say on TV" routine
    $600 28
This edifice
    $600 13
This writer began communing with nature on July 12, 1817 in Concord, Massachusetts
    $600 8
This lord of Olympus punished wayward mortals & lesser gods by hurling lightning bolts at them
    $600 3
A person who does distasteful work; it's also in the name of an online "Report"
    $600 18
In 1964 Bea shot to fame as Yente the matchmaker in the original Broadway production of this musical
    $800 24
A nationally syndicated newspaper columnist, he also hosted the TV show "Firing Line" 1966-1999
    $800 29
This assassin
    $800 14
His Oct. 2, 1869 birth in Porbandar, India would change the world
    $800 9
Roy Sullivan, who had this outdoorsy job, holds the Guinness record for being hit by lightning: 7 times
    $800 4
10-letter term for a difficult, cantankerous person
    $800 19
Bea won her second Emmy for playing Dorothy Zbornak on this sitcom
    $1000 25
This Oscar-winning director's very literary output included "Cold Mountain" & "The English Patient"
    $1000 30
This ship's memorial
    $1000 15
No "blockhead", this cartoonist drew his first breath in Minneapolis on Nov. 26, 1922
    DD: $1,200 10
The leading cause of indoor lightning injuries involves the use of this everyday device
    $1000 5
This Bible book covers the period between Joshua's death & Saul's accession to the throne
    $1000 20
In 1979 Bea hosted this late night comedy show & The Roches were the musical guest

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

Meredith Mike Eli
$3,600 $2,600 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Meredith Mike Eli
$5,000 $6,400 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE HUMAN BODY
HITCHCOCK FILMS IN OTHER WORDS
"M": A NATION
THE MISSING DRINK
I HAVE A QUESTION
WHAT'VE YOU GOT THERE?
    $400 11
The name of the hypoglossal nerve tells you it's situated under this
    $400 1
Romijn or De Mornay
    $400 3
A tiny, hilly wedge, it lies 9 miles east of Nice, France
    $400 21
Harvey
____
of magnesia
    $400 16
Macbeth asks, "Is this" this "which I see before me, the handle toward my hand?"
    $400 26
Oh, it's the golden dollar coin, featuring this woman, that was released into circulation on January 27, 2000
    $800 12
(Jon of the Clue Crew plays with a skeleton.) The knee is the joint where the femur, the body's longest bone, meets this large shin bone
    $800 2
Members of the class Aves
    DD: $1,347 4
This nation comprises more than 2,000 small islands in the western Pacific Ocean
    $800 22
Heavy
____
skier
    $800 17
Act IV of this writer's 1904 play has the line
"Do you believe in fairies?" (He didn't add "Yes!")
    $800 27
The cutter here is used to remove the end of one of these before its use
    $1200 13
The name of this gland found only in men is from the Greek for "standing before"
    $1200 8
Held, as if by some magical charm
    $1200 5
Greece is possessive about this name, so the U.N. has a member nation called the Former Yugoslav Republic of this
    $1200 23
High
____
rose
    $1200 18
"'What's to-day?' cried" this Dickens guy, "calling downward to a boy in Sunday clothes"
    $2547 28
So you're not neutral on having the Ranger type of this knife with a wood saw, can opener &, of course, toothpick
    $1600 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew points to a diagram of the heart on the monitor.) Deoxygenated blood is carried back to the heart via the body's two largest veins, the superior & inferior this
    $1600 9
Duran Duran tune that means "unfavorably famous"
    $1600 6
It's slightly larger than Alaska; Siberia borders it to the north
    $1600 24
Gastric
____
box
    $1600 19
This 1957 novel opens with the query
"Who is John Galt?"
    $1600 29
Hey, it's this game system that's recently gotten "fit"--can I come over?
    $2000 15
The 3 segments of the brainstem are the midbrain, pons & this, which regulates coughing & sneezing
    $2000 10
Chemically, it's
Al2SiO4(F,OH)2 & it looks like yellow quartz
    $2000 7
Armando Guebuza is the president of this African republic & former Portuguese colony
    $2000 25
Parallel
____
Moresby
    DD: $3,000 20
In 1821 he wrote mournfully,
"Where was lorn Urania when Adonais died?"
    $2000 30
Nice one, eh?
It's a bottle of this Canadian beer founded in 1786, North America's oldest beer brand still being made

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Meredith Mike Eli
$17,000 $15,200 $10,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL FIRSTS
The first president to cross the Atlantic Ocean while in office, he did so to meet with other world leaders

Final scores:

Meredith Mike Eli
$21,000 $30,393 $1,500
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $30,393 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Meredith Mike Eli
$17,000 $16,347 $13,000
16 R,
1 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $46,347

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