Show #4928 - Wednesday, February 1, 2006

(Jimmy: We're visiting one of the longest-running musicals in Broadway history.)
(Cheryl: Come along and be our guest, next on Jeopardy!)

Contestants

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Joanna Stromberg, an attorney from Bethesda, Maryland

Dave Halliday, a travel marketer from Williamsburg, Virginia

Eleanor Ainslie, a medical student from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

NOVEL VOCABULARY
ON BROADWAY
"B" IN FASHION
(Alex: We want you to tell us the speaker of these...)
21st CENTURY POLITICAL QUOTES
INVENTORS
IT'S ALL GREEK TO ME
    $200 1
This Daniel Defoe hero is "thrown into a violent calenture"--a fever once said to affect sailors in the Tropics
    $200 3
David Letterman walked Oprah to the opening of this musical based on an Alice Walker novel
    $200 4
During the 1992 L.A. riots, one of these worn by Madonna in a video was stolen from Frederick's of Hollywood
    $200 24
"To those critics who are so pessimistic about our economy, I say, don't be economic girlie men!"
    $200 9
Shortly after establishing a lab in Menlo Park, N.J., he invented the carbon telephone transmitter
    $200 14
This branch of medicine is from the Greek for "mind cure"
    $400 2
In "The Europeans" Gertrude wears a "quaint and charming leghorn" one of these, "tied with white satin bows"
    $400 16
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York.) I'm here on the Broadway set on which you'll hear Mrs. Potts sing this title tune

"Tale as old as time /
True as it can be..."
    $400 5
In the 1960s women would puff out their hair in this style, French for "full" or "puffed"
    $400 28
"I spent several years in a North Vietnamese prison camp... you think I want to do that all over again as vice president?"
    $400 10
In 1936 he wrote a paper for the Smithsonian entitled "Liquid-Propellant Rocket Development"
    $400 15
Spread it around--it goes back to a Greek word for "cow cheese"
    $600 18
In "A Tale of Two Cities", Jerry Cruncher is a "resurrection-man"--defined as a person who steals & sells these
    $600 17
"Big Girls Don’t Cry" over "Jersey Boys", a musical bio of this '60s group that had its peaks & "Valli"s
    $600 6
In the 1800s women would puff out their skirts by wearing this padding or framework underneath
    $600 27
Regarding the attacks on his son: "If Barbara gets her hands on John Kerry, he might get another Purple Heart"
    $600 11
In 1815 he built America's first steam-powered warship
    $600 20
The name of these sometimes nasty microscopic life forms is from the Greek for "little rod"
    $800 19
In "Emma", Emma speaks of being in Broadway-lane when "it began to mizzle", which means this
    $800 29
(Jon of the Clue Crew reads from the Shubert Theatre in New York.) The creators of "Spamalot" proudly proclaim that it is "lovingly ripped off" from this be-knighted British film
    $800 7
This short jacket worn open in the front is perfect for listening to Ravel's music of the same name
    $800 26
"I want to thank the Canadian people who came out to wave, with all five fingers, for their hospitality"
    $800 12
By early 1895, at his estate near Bologna, he could ring a bell a few yards away via radio waves
    $800 21
This elevated Athens area appropriately comes from 2 Greek words meaning "highest city"
    $1000 23
"What a mommet of a maid!" (mommet meaning scarecrow) is said of this Thomas Hardy title character
    DD: $200 8
The USA's oldest clothing retailer, this upscale, once family-run business has collared the market on men's apparel since 1818
    $1000 25
Secretary of Health and Human Services: "For the life of me, I cannot understand why the terrorists have not attacked our food supply"
    $1000 13
Around 1862 this American locksmith introduced a dial-operated combination lock for bank vaults
    $1000 22
One of the sacraments established by Christ; its "holy" name is from the Greek for "grateful"

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

Eleanor Dave Joanna
$1,600 $2,200 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eleanor Dave Joanna
$3,200 $4,600 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

JAPANESE GEOGRAPHY
EGYPTIAN CINEMA
ANGOLAN HISTORY
ITALIAN CUISINE
FRENCH WHINES
GLOBAL "VILLAGE"
    $400 21
Ownership of the Kuril Islands to Japan's north is disputed between Japan & this nation
    $400 14
In 1934, Claudette Colbert played this Egyptian; in 1963, Elizabeth Taylor did
    $400 9
In 1975 Angola gained its independence from this colonial power
    $400 1
The name of this appetizer seen here means "before the food"
    $400 6
Alors! It is a complete & utter disgrace zat zees "Nutty Professor" has not been Oscar nominated
    $800 22
In 1995 this "beefy" capital of Hyogo prefecture was hit by a 7.2 earthquake
    $800 15
Indy seeks to solve a biblical mystery in this 1981 film that features a quest from Nepal to Cairo
    $800 10
In the 1970s this Caribbean country sent several thousand troops to fight in Angola's civil war
    $800 2
In Italian cuisine this meat is traditionally the most popular to cook "cacciatore" or "hunter style"
    $800 7
Mon dieu! Zees man has been ze French chief of state for 10 full years!
    DD: $4,000 25
The seaport of Naha is on this Japanese island that was the site of a fierce WWII battle in April 1945
    $1200 16
Boris Karloff was under wraps as this title Egyptian in a 1932 film
    DD: $2,200 11
Around 2,000 years ago, members of this large African ethnolinguistic group began settling in Angola
    $1200 3
A nice addition to any Italian meal is this Tuscan wine seen here in its distinctive packaging
    $1200 8
Sacre bleu! Eet takes so long sailing from Dover to zees closest French port; next time, I take zee Chunnel
    $1600 26
2 of the 4 main islands of Japan
    $1600 17
Rita Hayworth makes a short, sultry appearance in the 1935 film about this Asian detective “in Egypt”
    $1600 12
Today a city of 2 1/2 million, this capital city was founded in 1576
    $1600 4
Vitello tonnato is this meat cooked in a tuna & mayonnaise puree
    $1600 19
Surely you joke, no? Zees defensive pre-WWII "line" on ze German border was perfect until ze Belgians caved
    $1600 24
"Children are not rugged individualists", wrote Hillary Clinton in this bestselling book
    $2000 18
In this 1994 film, an interstellar-teleportation device found in Egypt leads humans to a distant planet
    $2000 13
Angola's borders were not fixed until 1926 & the resolution of a dispute with what's now this nation due south
    $2000 5
When you're ready for dessert, leave the gun & take these favorites seen here
    $2000 20
Don’t blame us for shooting zo many of Gen. Braddock’s men during zis war; zay wore red coats in ze green forest!
    $2000 23
This freaky 1960 film starring George Sanders concerned a town where children used mysterious powers on adults

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eleanor Dave Joanna
$13,200 $13,200 $5,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WAR & PEACE
In 1839 the first of several wars broke out over the trade of an extract from a flower of this family

Final scores:

Eleanor Dave Joanna
$11,200 $0 $11,200
2-day co-champion: $24,500 2nd place: $2,000 New co-champion: $11,200

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Eleanor Dave Joanna
$13,200 $17,000 $5,600
17 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $35,800

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