Show #5150 - Friday, January 19, 2007


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Jeremy Walker, a student from Mount Juliet, Tennessee

Jason Aucker, a milk plant lab technician from Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania

Linda Schildkraut, an art historian from Bayside, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the character.)
    $200 8
David Rittenhouse invented a device in 1767 showing the positions of several of these in the solar system
    $200 6
Jiminy Cricket
    $200 17
Upon leaving the White House, this president with the middle name Howard told his successor, "I'm glad to be going"
    $200 16
The first movie close-up was of Fred Ott sneezing & was filmed in this man's West Orange, N.J. studio
    $200 26
Gordon Bowker, who helped found this chain in 1971, wanted to call it Pequod
    $200 1
In football, the defense commits this violation by crossing the line of scrimmage before the ball is snapped
    $400 9
There were 3 types of colonies in America: corporate, proprietary & this one controlled by the British king
    $400 7
    $400 18
For $500 million, this comedian got Sirius & ended his terrestrial radio career
    $400 22
The first of these came out in 1959 & was named for Barbara Handler
    $400 27
This fish-canning business famous for its mermaid is now owned by a Thai company
    $400 2
A lateral stem from the main branch of a plant
    $600 10
In 1721 Dr. Zabdiel Boylston gave the first inoculations in America against this disease
    $600 13
    $600 19
At the end of the day, you can bunk at one of this chain's more than 400 hotels in 18 countries
    $600 23
The first of these was by Aleksey Leonov in 1965 & took 12 minutes, 9 seconds; he was attached to a 16-foot cord
    $600 28
Enhancing business ventures, the first money transfers by telegraph were done by this company in 1871
    $600 3
To serve as the main priest at a religious service
    $800 11
In 1765 the Colonists burned Cadwallader Colden in effigy because he tried to administer & enforce this "act"
    $800 14
    $800 20
Reports have this billionaire's fingernails ending somewhere between 2 to 12 inches in length, at their peak
    DD: $1,000 24
In 1752 the first lightning conductors were installed on public buildings in this city
    $800 29
Last name of a businessman George, who bought the rights to a game called Monopoly in the 1930s
    $800 4
Not only Orpheus but also Jupiter pursues Eurydice into the underworld in this composer's 1858 work
    $1000 12
Lawbreakers were often punished by this 7-letter device that locked the head & arms between 2 wooden boards
    $1000 15
    $1000 21
This failed 2004 presidential candidate once got an "A" rating from the NRA
    $1000 25
The first record of fireworks on this British man's infamous "day" came in 1660 & was mentioned in Pepys' Diary
    $1000 30
The first practical typewriter was manufactured in the 1870s by this famous gun-making company
    $1000 5
The Village Voice sponsors the Obies for these productions

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

Linda Jason Jeremy
$2,800 $2,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Jason Jeremy
$2,600 $5,800 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew Reports from Catalina Island.) The tiny pinchers that keep starfish free of algae are called pedicellaria, from the Latin for this body part
    $400 9
U.S. national figure skating champion Sasha Cohen took silver at the 2006 Winter Olympics in this city
    $400 14
The United States Pacific Fleet is headquartered at Pearl Harbor on this most populous of the Hawaiian islands
    $400 19
His "Hornet's Nest" was said to have "stunningly salty language that probably would have delighted Miss Lillian"
    $400 6
The ground controller hands off to the local controller when your plane is ready for this part of the flight
    $400 1
To put an end to, often used in terms of slavery
    $800 25
As the Beagle sailed through the Strait of Magellan, Darwin noted the forests of this under the water
    $800 10
Fighting in the great arenas of Latin America, Sidney Frumkin was the first successful American one
    $800 15
Isle Royale in this Great Lake is the source of a green stone called chlorastrolite, Michigan's state gem
    $800 20
Mid-interview, Stephen Colbert read aloud steamy passages of this "pugilistic" Calif. senator's "A Time to Run"
    $800 7
Planes are monitored by radar & radio, & from the VCR, short for this "control room"
    $800 2
Excruciating suffering or pain
    $1200 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Catalina Island.) When an octopus feeds on crab, it punctures the shell with one of these avian tools, injecting a poison & liquifying the meat
    $1200 11
Sanford was the real first name of this 1963 National League MVP
    DD: $2,400 16
Tottenville on this island southwest of Manhattan is New York state's southernmost point
    $1200 21
In 2004's "Those Who Tresspass", this Fox "Factor" man penned, "Okay, Shannon Michaels, off with those pants"
    $1200 8
Control begins with a flight progress strip that contains all of a plane's data, including this
    $1200 3
To expel from a place or condemn to exile
    $1600 27
When it's in a sea "pickle", this creature of class Holothuroidea may eject its organs as a decoy for predators
    $1600 12
In 1933 Max Baer wore a star of David on his boxing trunks when he beat this German champion
    $1600 17
The Chamorro language is native to this U.S. territory, the largest of the Mariana Islands
    $1600 22
One reviewer compared parts of this ex-VP Chief of Staff's 1996 novel "The Apprentice" to Penthouse Forum
    $1600 29
Controllers tell pilots of changes in the weather, like this condition of an abrupt shift in the wind
    $1600 4
A glossy transparent coating, or what the Brits call nail polish
    $2000 28
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Catalina Island.) The inner cavities of sea urchins contain 5 sets of invertebrate eggs, known by this 3-letter name
    $2000 13
When competing in this pro sport, Scott Levy is better known by his ring name, Raven
    $2000 18
Home to a huge carnivore, this Alaskan island was discovered in 1763 by fur trader Stephan Glotov
    $2000 23
Bizarrely, her 1981 novel "Sisters" has a Republican VP's heart giving out during an intimate time with his mistress
    DD: $3,201 30
The "blip" on an FAA radar screen is the signal that identifies an aircraft's call sign & these 2 numerical values
    $2000 5
Treat as dear, or a 1966 hit by The Association

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Jason Jeremy
$14,601 $14,600 $13,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Well known to "Jeopardy!" fans, this 10-letter word originally meant a stew of many different ingredients

Final scores:

Linda Jason Jeremy
$29,201 $10 $25,799
2-day champion: $57,802 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Linda Jason Jeremy
$12,200 $14,600 $13,200
13 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
21 R,
3 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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Game tape date: 2006-11-14
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