Show #4972 - Tuesday, April 4, 2006

Michael Falk game 1.

(Alex: The Sesame Street gang will teach us all about nutrition on today's Jeopardy! Right, Oscar?)
(Oscar: Yeah. They'll be wasting their time, too.)

Contestants

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Lizard Hogge, a welder originally from Anderson, Indiana

Michael Falk, a meteorologist from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Craig Mobley, a switchboard manager from Albuquerque, New Mexico (whose 2-day cash winnings total $16,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE DAYS OF WORLD WAR II
GEOGRAPHIC CINEMA
CHICK LIT
SESAME STREET EATS
WHO'S CRYING NOW?
"S"PAÑOL
(Alex: Each response will be a Spanish word that starts with the letter "S".)
    $200 2
This North American country declared war on Germany on September 10, 1939
    $200 11
1979:
"The ___ Horror"
    $200 26
This 1813 novel about the Bennet sisters has been called a chick lit classic
    $200 21
(Alex chats with Elmo on Sesame Street.)
"Elmo, did you know that kiwis are an excellent source of vitamin C, which is also known as this acid?"
"Well, Elmo love kiwis!"
"Good!"
    $200 16
In this 1987 film Holly Hunter's tears are real but William Hurt's are not
    $200 1
Celia Cruz, who passed away in 2003, was long hailed as the "Queen of" this style of music
    $400 3
On May 27, 1941 this German battleship was sunk in the East Atlantic
    $400 12
1957:
"The Spirit of ___"
    $400 27
Becky, who can't stop buying stuff, was introduced in "Confessions of" this pathological type
    $400 22
(Alex visits Oscar the Grouch's aluminum abode on Sesame Street.)
"You know what, Oscar? On my pizza, I'm one of those people who really likes this calcium-rich herring relative. What about you?"
"Well, I like 'em in my milkshakes."
"What? You're not serious."
"Heh heh."
    $400 17
"Let not women's weapons, water drops, stain my man's cheeks", says this title Shakespeare guy to daughter Regan
    $400 7
Better not miss this one--it's Spanish for "miss", as in an unmarried woman
    $600 4
On April 28, 1945 Clara Petacci died alongside this man, her lover for more than a decade
    $600 13
1987:
"Born in ___"
    $600 28
Cate longs for love while in multiple weddings in Whitney Lyles' "Always" one of these
    $600 23
(Alex habla con Rosita en Sesame Street.)
"Rosita is very familiar with this word, naranja."
"And Alex knows that naranja means this."
    $600 18
I defy you not to lose it when Travis Coates has to shoot this 1957 movie dog
    $600 8
Referring to mountains with a saw-toothed appearance, it precedes Madre & Nevada
    $800 5
This battle & German counterattack began on December 16, 1944
    $800 14
1931:
"Sidewalks of ___"
    $800 29
Samantha longs for love on Capitol Hill in "Sammy's Hill" by Kristin, daughter of this politician
    $800 24
(This next clue is brought to you by the letter P.)
"Hey, Big Bird, isn't it true that good nutrition is one of the special themes on 'Sesame Street' this year?"
"Oh, yes, it is, & did you know that eggs are incredibly rich in this?"
[Alex opens the egg carton, to the eggs' delight.]
"Yayyy! Yayyy!"
"Quiet, you guys, quiet!"
    $800 19
He went from front-runner for the '72 Democratic nomination back to simply senator after reportedly crying in N.H.
    DD: $1,000 9
At a fiesta, you might raise a glass of sangria & make a toast using this word that means "health"
    $1000 6
At 8:15 A.M. on the 6th of this month in 1945, an atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima
    $1000 15
1960:
"Sunrise at ___"
    $1000 30
This HBO series originated with Candace Bushnell's newspaper column
    $1000 25
(Alex visits Oscar once more.)
"You know, Trebek, I don't know why people throw away perfectly good apple peels."
"I don't either, Oscar, because they're a great source of this material, also called bulk, which is really needed for digestion."
"Hmm."
    $1000 20
This head coach shed a few public tears as he led the Rams to a Super Bowl win in 2000
    $1000 10
If you see this word on a door, you've found the exit

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

Craig Michael Lizard
$1,000 $2,600 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Craig Michael Lizard
$1,000 $3,400 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

"M"EDICINE
GETTING ATTACHED
OPERA
LAYING THINGS N TO N
(Alex: Correct responses will begin and end with that letter of the alphabet.)
HOORAY FOR CAPTAIN SPAULDING!
THE AFRICAN EXPLORER
    $400 6
This childhood disease is caused by a paramyxovirus that causes the parotid glands to swell up
    $400 11
If a girl gets a small charm, she'll most likely wear it attached to this piece of wristwear
    $400 1
Tenor Leo Slezak covered a staging mistake in "Lohengrin" by ad-libbing, "What time is the next" this graceful bird
    $400 16
In book titles, it follows "Prozac" & "Fast Food"
    $400 26
Groucho Marx played Captain Spaulding in this 1930 film adapted from a hit Broadway show of the same name
    $400 21
Before beginning his famous search, this Welsh-born journalist covered the Indian campaigns in the American West
    $800 7
This disease caused by a parasitic protozoan was once thought to be caused by swamp exhalations
    $800 12
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from horseback in Grand Teton Nat'l Park, Wyoming.) On the Western saddle, a cowboy can attach his lariat to the high one of these parts, also called the horn
    $800 2
His new "Tosca" was the toasta Roma in 1900
    $800 17
An early motion picture theater, or a present-day cable network
    $800 27
In the 1950s the song "Hooray For Captain Spaulding" was the theme song for this Groucho Marx TV show
    $800 22
On seeing one of these Paul du Chaillu wrote, "He was not afraid of us. He stood there, and beat his breast..."
    $1200 8
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from a laboratory at NC State University in Raleigh, NC.) An artificial retina developed with the aid of North Carolina State University engineers may cure this type of degeneration named for a spot at the center of a retina
    $1200 13
The calcaneofibular one of these bands of tissue attaches your fibula to your heel bone
    $1200 3
Verdi's first comic opera was a flop; it was 50 years before he wrote his second, about this Shakespeare character
    DD: $7,000 18
Vitamin B3
    $1200 28
While in character as the African explorer Captain Spaulding, Groucho wore this type of distinctive helmet
    $1200 23
In 1849 missionary Ludwig Krapf sighted the 2 snow-capped peaks of this "national" mountain but did not climb it
    $1600 9
The lower portion of the brain stem, its name means "long marrow" in Latin
    $1600 14
Fountains of Wayne sang of "working all day for a mean little man with" this kind of tie "and a rub-on tan"
    $1600 4
This Mozart opera opens with the title character on the prowl for Donna Anna
    $1600 19
This university's address is 633 Clark Street, Evanston
    $1600 29
At the center of the Captain's antics is a quest for one of these expensive items that has been stolen
    $1600 24
Between 1420 & 1432 this prince sponsored many expeditions to round Cape Bojador; the 14th succeeded
    $2000 10
This heart valve connects the left atrium & the left ventricle
    $2000 15
Actors attach false beards with this "ghostly" substance
    DD: $2,000 5
Fragments of the "Ode to Joy" appear in the libretto of this 1805 opera, the composer's only one
    $2000 20
This university's address is 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston
    $2000 30
Groucho's line that he'll "try to make her" was cut from the final film following demands by this censorship office
    $2000 25
On July 21, 1796 Mungo Park became the first European to sight this long West African river

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Craig Michael Lizard
$1,800 $16,200 $16,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

GERMAN AMERICANS
He famously remarked, "We are all the President's men", giving Woodward & Bernstein their title

Final scores:

Craig Michael Lizard
$3,600 $17,401 $3,600
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,401 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Craig Michael Lizard
$1,800 $17,200 $11,000
9 R,
3 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $30,000

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