Show #5140 - Friday, January 5, 2007


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Jeremy Rasmussen, a computer security consultant from Lutz, Florida

Jean Maguire, a stay-at-home mom from Danville, California

Julie Dunlevy, a technology specialist from Louisville, Kentucky (whose 3-day cash winnings total $73,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the opening, you give us the title of the work.)
    $200 1
"Early in the spring of 1750, in the village of Juffure... a manchild was born to Omoro and Binta Kinte"
    $200 8
She was a "coal miner's daughter"
    $200 21
A silver jubilee honors this anniversary
    $200 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Orient Express.) This dancer who traveled Europe on the train aroused suspicion by her affair with the chief of the Kaiser Secret Service & was later executed as a spy
    $200 6
Sounds fancy, but brochettes de foies de volaille are just these chicken organs, skewered
    $200 16
To make a good first impression, a "dead fish" one of these is definitely not advised
    $400 2
"The great fish moved silently through the night water..."
    $400 9
This comedian was "wired"
    $400 22
To a Hungarian, this number is "hat", though an ancient Roman might ask "vi?"
    $400 27
This Philadelphia-born ex-actress brunched on one of the last runs of the original train, from Nice to Monte Carlo
    $400 7
When the French eat this organ, they call it cervelle (wonder if it makes them smarter?)
    $400 17
Foils & caps are used to create these different-colored strands in your hair
    $600 3
"It was love at first sight. The first time Yossarian saw the chaplain he fell madly in love with him"
    $600 10
Enter this "dragon"
    $600 23
On the U.S. flag, it's the lucky number of stripes directly to the right of (& not under) the star field
    $600 28
This boy scout founder posed as a butterfly collector and used the Orient Express to sketch Balkan military sites
    $600 13
Let's talk about this organ, which the French call langue
    $600 18
Fred Flintstone could tell you that after you dig through gravel, soil, clay, etc., you hit this solid stuff
    $800 4
"It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen"
    $800 11
He sang "Beyond The Sea"
    $800 24
Bo Derek knows that Cape Verde's flag has this "perfect" number of stars
    $800 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Orient Express.) In 1944, using U.S. funds, this Swede banker rode the Orient Express on a mission of mercy to buy fake papers that helped save Hungary's Jews
    $800 14
In the French dish pieds et paquets, the paquets are packets of sheep's tripe & the pieds are these sheep extremities
    DD: $2,000 19
"Firefly" is a compound word, & so is this term for a wingless firefly
    $1000 5
"Once upon a time and a very good time it was
there was a moocow..."
    $1000 12
He ran "without limits"
    $1000 25
Herbert P. Windschitl released a 2003 book of this many "affirmations" (just enough for Scheherazade)
    $1000 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Orient Express.) On the "Orient Express", this title gal of a 1928 novel tells her dad she's pregnant & that her hubby isn't the father; actually, it's the gamekeeper
    $1000 15
You might queue up for queue de boeuf, a French term for this part of an ox
    $1000 20
A pluviometer measures it

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

Julie Jean Jeremy
$3,000 -$800 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Julie Jean Jeremy
$2,800 $2,200 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 3
"There Is Nothin' Like A Dame"
"Some Enchanted Evening"
    $400 12
In 1788 Jacques Necker asked this king to call the Estates-General, which last met in 1614; not the king's best move
    $400 2
If you find yourself sporting this hairstyle, you've been punk'd
    $400 19
Incredibly, this variety of pigeon that went extinct in 1914 was once the most abundant bird species in America
    $400 23
Greece's easternmost border is with this country with which it has had numerous disputes
    $400 1
Ja, it's another name for German measles
    $800 4
"Marian The Librarian"
"Seventy-Six Trombones"
    $800 14
In 1969 Franco said, "Here, king" & named him Spain's head of state upon Franco's leaving office
    $800 13
Colin Quinn, seeing the hair of Trump, Sharpton & this fight promoter, said they "look like the 3 stages of a forest fire"
    $800 20
The large moa became extinct by the 19th century after being heavily hunted by these native New Zealand people
    $800 27
Make no mythtake, this 9,750-foot mountain on the border of Thessaly & Macedonia is Greece's highest
    $800 8
To enhance a statement or story with fictitious additions
    $1200 5
"Luck Be A Lady"
"Sit Down, You're Rockin' The Boat"
    $1200 15
On June 15, 1978 American-born Lisa Halaby married this Middle Eastern monarch
    $1200 16
In the 1974 picture seen here, Julius Erving sports this 4-letter hairstyle
    $1200 21
The cuckoo & the crake from this isolated S. Atlantic isle are now extinct; did Napoleon get the munchies?
    $1200 28
Greece is bounded on the west by the Ionian Sea, on the south by the Mediterranean Sea & on the east by this sea
    $1200 9
Well, I declare! It means "before the war", like many mansions of the American South
    $1600 6
"Climb Ev'ry Mountain"
"My Favorite Things"
    $1600 24
In 1972 King Frederik IX's oldest daughter, Margrethe, succeeded him on the throne of this country
    $1600 17
Named after a French marquise, this style is created when a man brushes his hair up high from the forehead
    $1600 22
Over 5 feet tall, Pachydyptes ponderosus was a prehistoric one of these cold-weather birds
    $1600 29
Home to the ancient ruined Minoan palace of Knossos, it's Greece's largest island
    DD: $3,000 10
Alkaloids from this poisonous plant were once used to dilate women's pupils to make them more attractive
    $2000 7
"I Don't Know How To Love Him"
"Everything's Alright"
    $2000 25
In 324 B.C. at Ecbatana, this king lost his boyhood friend Hephaestion, by then his grand vizier
    $2000 18
This 'do is all "business in front, party in the back" (it's also a type of fish, which might tell you something)
    $2000 26
This bird was not "great" at defending itself, & the last specimen was killed in Iceland in 1844
    DD: $1,400 30
The site of a famous 480 B.C. battle against Persia, this mountain pass' name means "hot gates" in Greek
    $2000 11
Last name of Venetian artists Jacopo, Gentile & Giovanni

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Julie Jean Jeremy
$14,000 $7,000 $18,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1947 this team chose not to be called the "Nickels" but instead paid homage to a Western hero

Final scores:

Julie Jean Jeremy
$14,000 $0 $28,001
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $28,001

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Julie Jean Jeremy
$16,000 $7,000 $18,200
21 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
4 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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Game tape date: 2006-11-07
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