Show #4890 - Friday, December 9, 2005

Contestants

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Elaine Henderson, a children's encyclopedia editor from New Milford, Connecticut

Beth Klein, a mom and assistant editor from Boynton Beach, Florida

LeeAundra Temescu, a communications coach originally from Troy, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

CELEBRATING THE NOBEL PRIZE
(Alex: They're being awarded this weekend.)
BIZARRE MLB INJURIES
NATIONAL CURRENCIES
SEEING "RED"
(Alex: We want you to name the play in...)
ARE YOU SHAKESPEARIENCED?
ABBREV.
    $200 15
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Stockholm, Sweden.) At the Nobel Prize banquet, these two people receive the guests of honor here in the Prince's Gallery
    $200 11
Outfielder Rickey Henderson fell asleep with an ice pack on his ankle & ended up suffering from this (in August)
    $200 16
Before the euro, you had to use drachmas to get ouzo in this country
    $200 1
Famous nickname of the squadron leader whose Fokker triplane was shot down on April 21, 1918
    $200 2
"O mighty Caesar! Dost thou lie so low? Are all thy conquests, glories, triumphs, spoils, shrunk..."
    $200 18
In radio terms, extending from 300 to 3000 MHz: This is UHF
    $400 27
In 1901 the first Nobel Prize banquet had male guests only; this woman became the first female guest in 1903
    $400 12
Pitcher Dennis Martinez got hurt hefting a heavy one of these; a team rep quipped that he had Samsonitis
    $400 22
You'll wnna whip out your yuan when buying jade or other goods in this country
    $400 5
This student group formed to carry out Mao's Cultural Revolution was later suppressed by Mao
    $400 3
"The bell invites me. Hear me not, Duncan; for it is a knell that summons thee to heaven or to hell"
    $400 19
Joe Paterno has over 330 coaching wins coaching here: This is PSU
    $600 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Stockholm, Sweden.) This hall, home to the Nobel Prize banquet, was supposed to be its namesake color, but the architect didn't want to cover the red brick
    $600 13
Steve Sparks let his fingers do the walkin' & his shoulder do the dislocatin' when he tried to rip this item in half
    $600 24
A biblical unit of weight equal to about a half ounce developed into this Israeli unit of currency
    $600 6
This character from "Through the Looking Glass" lends her name to a new theory of evolutionary biology
    $600 4
"Neither a borrower nor a lender be"
    $600 20
Open wide for a medical degree of some difficulty: This is DDS
    $800 29
In the years from 1913 to 1936, Nobel Prize banqueters often feasted on a soup named for this reptile
    $800 14
A's pitcher Rich Harden strained his shoulder reaching for this vital alarm clock part
    $800 25
Shopkeepers in Smolensk expect to be paid in this national currency
    $800 9
Weighing up to 200 pounds & standing up to 6 feet high, it's the world's biggest marsupial
    $800 7
"The isle is full of noises, sounds and sweet airs, that give delight and hurt not"
    $800 21
Specifying the Internet address of files: This is URL
    $1000 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Stockholm, Sweden.) At the 1976 Nobel banquet here in Stockholm, this novelist humbly said, "I loved books, and I wrote some"
    $1000 17
Tony Gwynn of this team fractured his finger closing the door to his Porsche on the way to the bank
    DD: $800 26
Countries that use the rupee include India, Pakistan, Bhutan & this other Himalayan kingdom
    $1000 10
Sherlock Holmes' adventures include one "of the Blue Carbuncle" & one about this "League"
    $1000 8
"All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players"
    $1000 23
Meaning "which was to be demonstrated": This is QED

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

LeeAundra Beth Elaine
$2,000 $4,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

LeeAundra Beth Elaine
$1,800 $6,800 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

CHICAGO
ENTERTAINING JOHNS
PRESIDENTS WHO DIED IN OFFICE
LEGALESE
SMALL MAMMALS
"EN" THE BEGINNING
    $400 5
In 2004, to benefit the city's cultural life, e-Bay sponsored a charity auction called the "Great Chicago" this sale
    $400 17
A one-time gag writer for Red Skelton, he was reportedly the highest-paid TV star at his peak in the 1980s
    $400 1
Buried at Arlington National Cemetery
    $400 11
It was the legal name of the December 2000 Supreme Court case to decide who would become president
    $400 23
With a wingspan of more than 5 feet & a pigeon-sized body, the flying fox is the largest of these mammals
    $400 3
Google, Looksmart & Ask Jeeves are search ones
    $800 16
In 1890 this department store founder donated the land for the University of Chicago
    $800 18
The 1936 film "Tarzan Escapes" was the third starring ths man in the title role
    $800 2
Has a state capital named for him
    $800 12
In legal citations like F. Cas. & F.R.D., the F. stands for this jurisdiction
    $800 24
The short-tailed species of this smallest land mammal produces a poison to kill mice
    $800 4
It's a tortilla rolled & stuffed with meat or cheese & served with a sauce spiced with chili
    DD: $1,800 26
Remove 1 letter from the name of a plaza in Dallas & you get this plaza in Chicago's Loop
    $1200 19
This director's credits include "A Better Tomorrow", "Once a Thief" & "Windtalkers"
    $1200 8
Died in the first year of a century
    $1200 13
To take goods, like a car, into the custody of the Court; it's also a type of account similar to escrow
    $1200 25
About 6 inches long & weighing less than half a pound, the pygmy marmoset is the smallest species of this primate
    $1200 6
It can be a national flag displayed on a ship, or the rank of a sailor on that ship
    $1600 27
As of 2005, this movie house where John Dillinger saw his last flick was being converted to a live theater
    $1600 20
This actor played an impresario who turns Carole Lombard into a star in the 1934 film "Twentieth Century"
    $1600 9
Buried with wife Marion in Florence--oops, with wife Florence in Marion
    DD: $4,600 14
A word meaning mournful has the same origin as this word for the person who initiates the lawsuit
    $1600 7
It's a territory belonging to one country but lying within another, such as Spain's Ceuta & Melilla in Morocco
    $2000 28
"Ferris Bueller's Day Off" includes a visit to this museum, with a peek at its famous Seurat
    $2000 21
On "Star Trek: The Next Generation" this actor often tormented the Enterprise as the superior being "Q"
    $2000 10
The second big Whig to die in office
    $2000 15
Meaning created by legislative act, it's a type of criminal extortion as well as a type of rape
    $2000 22
In Greek myth, Selene put this handsome youth to sleep forever because she couldn't bear to have him die

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

LeeAundra Beth Elaine
$9,000 $8,400 $6,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY INNOVATIONS
After watching smoke emitted by WWI airplanes, Major J.C. Savage developed the technique for this

Final scores:

LeeAundra Beth Elaine
$1,199 $1 $8,700
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $8,700

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

LeeAundra Beth Elaine
$7,800 $8,600 $6,200
11 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
7 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $22,600

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