Show #5599 - Thursday, January 1, 2009

Contestants

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Edith Roberts, an attorney and part-time traffic court judge from Washington, D.C.

Michael Portnoy, a teacher from Miami, Florida

Shyra Latiolais, a legal secretary from New Orleans, Louisiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN GRADUATORS
VERY ANIMATED ACTORS
OCCUPATIONAL WEAR
DAM THAT RIVER
(Alex: We'll give you the dam, you identify the river for us.)
WRONG ACCENTS FOR LITERARY CHARACTERS
A LITTLE "B" BOP
    $200 16
Application: $65
Tuition: $32,557
Dropping this Cambridge, Mass. school's name for the rest of your life: priceless
    $200 1
This actress provided the inspiration & voice for Stone Age sexpot Ann-Margrock on "The Flintstones"
    $200 22
Occupational adjective for a western shirt or western boots
    $200 17
The Aswan High Dam
    $200 6
"I won't think of it now...
I'll go home to Tara tomorrow"
    $200 11
"When" this large branch "breaks, the cradle will fall"
    $400 27
This Poughkeepsie, N.Y. graduator was the first of the "7 Sisters" to go co-ed--in 1969, too late for me, darn it!
    $400 2
Pinto Colvig was the original voice of Goofy, but in this 1937 classic he got to be Sleepy & Grumpy
    $400 23
This Ray-Ban style was designed for military pilots in the 1930s
    DD: $400 18
The Glen Canyon Dam & a certain presidential one
    $400 7
"We are in Transylvania;
and Transylvania is not England.
Our ways are not your ways"
    $400 12
It was founded in Seattle in 1916 as Pacific Aero Products Company
    $600 28
Look out!
This Big 10 school unleashes about 6,000 new Wolverines on the Upper Midwest each spring
    $600 3
Rip Torn ripped into the role of this supreme Greek god in the Disney film "Hercules"
    $600 24
The strap-happy sandals named for these ancient combatants were hot in 2008
    $600 19
The 3 Gorges
(Qutang, Wu & Xilang)
    $600 8
"Tom...that injun devil wouldn't make any more of drownding us than a couple of cats"
    $600 13
On a bottle of champagne, this word indicates that it's very dry; how savage!
    $800 29
Size doesn't matter--this Calif. school has just 200 grads a year, but its alumni & staff have nabbed 32 Nobel Prizes
    $800 4
Steve Carrell was elected to be the voice of the Mayor of Whoville in this 2008 flick
    $800 25
A type of bulky knit sweater originated in Ireland with men in this line of work
    $800 20
The Grand Coulee Dam
    $800 9
"Towards thee I roll, thou all-destroying bu unconquering whale; to the last I grapple with thee"
    $800 14
A small Montana city is named for one of these small, steep flat-topped hills
    $1000 30
Tipper Gore & Dinah Shore got degrees from this prestigious university in Nashville
    $1000 5
Sebastian Cabot of "A Family Affair" bagged the role of Bagheera the panther in this 1967 film
    $1000 26
Though Ashton Kutcher sported this hat, basically a mesh-back ball cap, it did not have a long haul of trendiness
    $1000 21
Gabcikovo
(To be Gabcikovo-Nagymaros when the Hungarians build their half)
    $1000 10
"Thou must know Pearl! Our little Pearl! Thou hast seen her,--Yes, I know it!--but thou wilt see her now with other eyes"
    $1000 15
Established in Alberta in 1885, it's Canada's oldest national park

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

Shyra Michael Edith
$2,400 $5,600 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Shyra Michael Edith
$2,800 $6,000 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

HAPPY NEW YEAR
MUSICAL STATES
AN ELEMENT-AL CATEGORY
POTENT POTABLES IN OTHER WORDS
GET SOME CULTURE
NATIONAL PARKS
    $400 16
This liberating document took effect Jan. 1, 1863
    $400 1
"The coyotes wail,
along the trail,
deep in the heart of" this state
    $400 26
In combination with chlorine, this element makes up about 80% of the dissolved constituents of seawater
    $400 6
Phillips head or flat blade
    $400 11
The Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena has this type of garden where you can see 3-dimensional works
    $400 21
This 18-mile-wide national park in Arizona is considered one of the world's finest examples of arid-land erosion
    $800 17
On Jan. 1, 1502 Portuguese sailors arrived at this present-day city & thought the bay was a river
    $800 2
This group's Kerry Livgren wrote "Dust in the Wind" after reading a book of Native American poetry
    $800 27
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from a bedside.) Here at the sleep center at Stanford Hospital and Clinics, one of the 32 devices attached to a subject measures the levels of this element in the blood, which can be an indicator of sleep apnea
    $800 7
NYC borough that has the Murray Hill neighborhood
    $800 12
Tacoma & Durham are 2 cities that have regular events named this in which you stretch your legs & see paintings
    $800 22
The National Park Service has a webcam on this feature in Yellowstone's Upper Geyser Basin
    $1200 18
One of the 4 of all the president's men convicted by a federal court Jan. 1, 1975
    $1200 3
This state precedes "Rain" in an Elvis song title & "Woman" in the title of a Neil Diamond hit
    $1200 28
Ba is the symbol for this whitish metal whose compounds are used in radiology
    $1200 8
Any wan Muscovite
    $1200 13
Cinephiles seek out the work of this late Swedish director, like "Smiles of a Summer Night"
    $1200 23
This national park in Wyoming has a big hole in it--
Jackson Hole
    DD: $1,000 19
Crowds in Romania & Bulgaria celebrated as their nations became the 26th & 27th in this org. Jan 1, 2007
    $1600 4
This group had 26 No. 1 country hits in the '80s, including "Feels So Right"
    DD: $1,000 29
Clap your hands for Martin Klaproth, who discovered uranium & this alphabetically last element
    $1600 9
A collegiate mascot from West Lafayette, Indiana
    $1600 14
Catch a recital by Emanuel Ax, who despite his last name doesn't play guitar but this
    $1600 24
This national park in Southwest Texas is named for a feature of the Rio Grande's course
    $2000 20
Registering the symbol seen here Jan. 1, 1876 gave this beverage brand England's first trademark
    $2000 5
Bruce Springsteen recorded this 1982 album in his New Jersey bedroom using a 4-track cassette recorder
    $2000 30
(Jimmy reports from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.) To track global warming, scientists use Antarctic ice cores & measure relative amounts of different forms of elements known as these
    $2000 10
Paired with "The Master" in a Bulgakov novel
    $2000 15
When I saw "Les Noces", "Everything was beautiful at" this, as they say in "A Chorus Line"
    $2000 25
You have to take a boat or a seaplane to reach this national park that's in Lake Superior

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Shyra Michael Edith
$8,000 $9,600 $13,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

GAMES
In German, this chess piece is "der Springer"

Final scores:

Shyra Michael Edith
$1,400 $19,000 $7,599
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $19,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Shyra Michael Edith
$8,000 $11,200 $13,400
11 R,
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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