Show #4947 - Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Contestants

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Jimmy Orsag, a journalist from Rochester, Pennsylvania

Julie Seitter, a voice talent from Littleton, Massachusetts

Jessica Epstein, an assistant dean originally from Mercer Island, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

PRIMATES
YOU'RE THE MAYOR
COMMON BONDS
BIO HAZARD
AFRICAN-AMERICAN ENTERTAINERS
"S"-ENTIAL KNOWLEDGE
    $200 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads with a lemur from the Duke U. Primate Center in Durham, NC.) The Duke University Primate Center is part of a project to return captive-bred lemurs to Betampona Reserve on this island, their native habitat
    $200 16
Now in his fifth term, Richard M. Daley has the daily duty of running this metropolis
    $200 1
Suspension,
cantilever,
cable-stayed
    $200 21
Roy Jenkins, a leader in the UK's Labour Party, wrote a bio of this great wartime Conservative leader
    $200 3
In grade school he was nicknamed "Prince", as in Prince Charming; later he added "Fresh" to that moniker
    $200 8
Broadcast on the Dumont Network in 1946, "Faraway Hill" is considered the first TV show in this daytime genre
    $400 18
Like the giant panda, the gray gentle lemur is known for eating the shoots of this plant
    $400 26
In 2005 he was re-elected mayor of New York City by an almost 20 percent margin
    $400 2
Basie,
Dracula,
Monte Cristo
    $400 22
Ibn Ishaq scored in the 8th century with his biography of this Muslim leader
    $400 7
She's been bringing down the house in films like "Bringing Down the House" & "Chicago"
    $400 9
Important newspapers published in this country include Diario de Cadiz & Diario de Mallorca
    $600 19
This unusual primate with a "double talk" name is the only surviving member of its family
    $600 27
The most populous U.S. city with an elected female mayor is this 2nd-largest Texas city, with Laura Miller
    $600 4
Baseball cap features,
Buffalo athletes,
credit-card mailings
    $600 23
"An American Rhapsody" is a biography of this American composer
    $600 13
This singer who died in 2006 began his Parade of Stars telethon in 1980; it has raised over $200 million for the UNCF
    $600 10
The dog Laika, the first living creature in space, rode there aboard this Russian spacecraft
    $800 20
The sifaka gets its name from this, which it does while moving through the forest by vertical clinging & leaping
    $800 28
Former state governor Jerry Brown reigns as the mayor of this California city
    $800 5
Feet,
eyebrows,
McDonald's
    $800 24
It's the 2-word title of Hillary Clinton's bestselling 2003 autobiography
    $800 14
In 1968 she received a special Tony Award for her starring role in "Hello, Dolly!"
    $800 11
In the Bible that traitorous hussy Delilah had this man's pride & joy shaved, & then turned him over to the enemy
    $1000 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads with two primates from the Duke U. Primate Center in Durham, NC.) The Duke University Primate Center studies primates often neglected by evolution research: they evolved before monkeys & apes, so they aren't called simians, but these
    $1000 29
Sworn in as this city's 97th mayor in 2000, John F. Street is a graduate of its Temple University
    DD: $1,000 6
A starched shirt,
a week-old cadaver,
a strong drink
    $1000 25
A co-biography of these two men tells of "The Battle of Waterloo and the Great Commanders Who Fought It"
    $1000 15
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reads beside the pipe organ in the 16th St. Baptist Church in Birmingham, AL.) Singers who have given recitals in Birmingham's 16th Street Baptist Church include this African-American contralto, a famous victim of prejudice
    $1000 12
The daughter of the Titans Hyperion & Theia, she was the goddess of the Moon

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

Jessica Julie Jimmy
$800 $1,000 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jessica Julie Jimmy
$1,000 $800 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

ISLANDS
COLORFUL FILM TITLES
19th CENTURY EUROPE
MAGAZINE HEADQUARTERS
THINGS IN THE YALE LIBRARY
THINK "TANK"
    $400 24
Coney Island was once an actual island, but since a creek silted up, it's part of this one
    $400 2
"A Clockwork ___"
    $400 17
In 1845 seven Catholic cantons in this country formed a league known as the Sonderbund
    $400 14
Automotive News, a weekly from Crain's, is based in this city
    $400 11
Perhaps this poet could see all the "Leaves of Grass" with his last pair of spectacles, now at Yale
    $400 1
Sometimes found with a hinged lid, it's a large beer mug
    $800 25
This country's Rottnest Island got its name because the quokka, a type of wallaby, looked like a rat
    $800 3
"Little ___ Book"
    $800 18
On January 18, 1871 this Prussian was crowned the first kaiser of the German Empire
    $800 20
Mad magazine has left its digs on this appropriate avenue for Broadway
    $800 12
"Pond"er this: Yale is the proud owner of 2 pieces of wood from his cabin at Walden
    $800 4
On a PBS kids' show, Thomas is a title one of these
    $1200 26
Guernsey is one of Britain's islands called these; Santa Catalina is one of California's
    $1200 6
"Soylent ___"
    $1200 19
On October 15, 1839 she proposed to a prince of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
    DD: $1,600 21
If you loved that National Geographic piece on porpoises, write to them in this city
    $1200 13
In 2003 Yale displayed the private photo albums of this imperial family that met its doom in July 1918
    $1200 5
According to an Erma Bombeck book title, "The Grass Is Always Greener Over" this
    $1600 8
"Foxy ___"
    DD: $2,000 27
As of 1825 Spain had lost all of its possessions in the New World except these 2 islands
    $1600 22
In 2005 it was announced that the Atlantic Monthly would leave this city where it was founded in 1857
    $1600 15
Yale has Gertrude Stein's miniature chairs, needlepointed by this companion of hers from designs by Picasso
    $1600 7
Egyptian Pharaoh of the XVIII Dynasty whose tomb was opened in 1922
    $2000 9
"___ Sonja"
    $2000 23
Those wild office parties at The Economist take place in this city
    $2000 16
Romantics swoon over the rose once kissed by this composer of the "Hungarian Rhapsodies"
    $2000 10
Meaning ill-tempered & quarrelsome, it may come from Middle English meaning "dissension"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jessica Julie Jimmy
$5,400 $5,600 $11,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

TREES
To honor a Cherokee leader who died in 1843, a European botanist proposed this name for a tree

Final scores:

Jessica Julie Jimmy
$10,800 $11,100 $11,602
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $11,602

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jessica Julie Jimmy
$7,000 $7,600 $11,600
16 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $26,200

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