Show #5240 - Friday, May 25, 2007

Mehrun Etebari game 2.


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Lisa Cope, a homemaker from Cincinnati, Ohio

Keith VanDen Heuvel, a corporate market analyst from Green Bay, Wisconsin

Mehrun Etebari, a grad student from Durham, New Hampshire (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...and I feel good about it.)
    $200 26
After killing Duncan, he tells his wife, "I have done the deed"
    $200 21
The last line Ted Danson delivered as the star of this NBC show was "Sorry, we're closed"
    $200 14
I didn't just fall off a truck of these globe-shaped veggies with purple tops, you know--but have some anyway
    $200 1
An unmarried young woman from Bern
    $200 11
On June 25, 1876 this leader & his 650 men expected to find a few Indian warriors; surprise! There were over 2,000
    $200 5
On Sept. 8, 1504 this Michelangelo statue was completed, in all his glory
    $400 27
Cobweb & Moth are 2 of these beings in "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
    $400 22
In 1994 Ted was "home alone" with this star who was "getting even with Dad" as son Timmy
    $400 15
Pass the oil made from these fancy fungi; I splurged & bought the black & the white types
    $400 2
A live animal park in Lima
    $400 13
On March 29, 1952 he surprised Democratic leaders by saying he would not seek re-election
    $400 6
Annie Leibovitz' Dec. 8, 1980 photo of this naked man lying next to his clothed wife was taken on the last day of his life
    $600 28
Brabantio, Desdemona's father, asks this aide to Othello, "What profane wretch art thou?"
    $600 23
In 1995 Ted guest-starred with an old friend on this sitcom in the episode titled "The Show Where Sam Shows Up"
    $600 19
Hope you can "stomach" this variety meat; I'm serving it the classic French way, a la mode de Caen
    $600 3
A Havana horn
    $600 16
John Man, author of "Gobi: Tracking the Desert", says that, surprisingly, it's the safest season to visit
    $600 7
Among the hundreds of paintings by this Dutch master is the nude "Bathsheba at the Bath"
    $800 29
This tragic & foolish king's last words are "Do you see this? Look on her! Look--her lips! Look there!"
    $800 24
This title sitcom doc played by Ted has been described as the AMA's "answer to Basil Fawlty"
    $800 18
Instead of making the wet land type of this Polynesian tuber into poi, I've used the dry land type to make chips--have some!
    $800 4
Central American ricotta
    $800 17
Meep Meep! This animal, Geococcyx californianus, likes to use its swiftness afoot to reach safety when surprised
    $800 8
In 1876 "The Vanquished", a male nude, later called "The Age of Bronze", was this sculptor's first masterwork
    $1000 30
He tells Cressida's uncle, "I tell thee I am mad in Cressid's love"
    DD: $400 25
In 1998, Danson was WWII Capt. Fred Hamill as Tom Hanks attempted this film title feat
    $1000 20
I'm serving turkey in this style named for opera star Luisa, & I'll be singing some of her arias as you eat it
    $1000 12
Southeast Asian country's ointment
    $1000 10
On Oct. 21, 1805 Admiral Nelson surprised the enemy by cutting through the French line at the Battle of this
    $1000 9
Of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World, it's the one starring an over 100-foot guy in his birthday suit

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

Mehrun Keith Lisa
$3,400 $2,000 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mehrun Keith Lisa
$8,400 $3,200 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
It's the larger of the 2 countries that occupy the Iberian Peninsula
    $400 3
In "For Love of the Game", Kevin Costner is an A.L. pitcher, so a player with this position bats for him
    $400 19
On trips in the 1920s, he was an American in Paris, & he gave that title to his 1928 orchestral work
    $400 18
It's the first ordinal number that doesn't contain the letter "T"
    $400 8
    $400 13
A council or conference among North American Indians
    $800 2
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Mississippi.) Some of the best catfish is caught in the Mississippi Alluvial Plain, better known around here as this area
    $800 7
Roy Hobbs' first at-bat in "The Natural" came as this type of substitute
    $800 20
In the 1860s Borodin & Balakirev were 2 of "The Mighty Five" who created a national style in this country
    $800 21
Counting up from one, it's the first number that contains a "G"
    $800 9
    $800 14
Arrrrr! September 19 is "International Talk Like" one of these "Day"
    $1200 4
This peninsula that accounts for most of Denmark's land area shares a 42-mile-long border with Germany
    $1200 25
This 9-letter term is how Bernie Mac's "Mr. 3000" selflessly ended his team's season in a 2004 film
    $1200 28
Beethoven said this great predecessor's name, which means "brook", should really be Meer, meaning "sea"
    $1200 22
Counting up from one, it's the first number that contains a "B"
    $1200 10
    $1200 15
The Jones Act of 1917 granted U.S. citizenship to inhabitants of this Caribbean island
    DD: $4,000 5
Hundreds of waterfalls make up the spectacular Iguacu Falls on the border of these 2 countries
    $1600 26
Numeric position on the scorecard for Crash Davis of "Bull Durham" fame
    DD: $2,000 29
In 1794, aged 62, he hit the century mark with his 100th symphony
    $1600 23
Between negative 576 & positive 576, it's the last integer alphabetically
    $1600 11
    $1600 16
A larval toad or frog
    $2000 6
St. John, New Brunswick lies on this bay that's noted for its high tides
    $2000 27
Wild Thing, Charlie Sheen's character in "Major League", becomes a popular RP, short for this
    $2000 24
Counting up from one, it's the first number that contains a "Y"
    $2000 12
    $2000 17
The holy scriptures of the Sikhs are written in this 7-letter language spoken by about 70 million

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mehrun Keith Lisa
$18,400 $4,400 $5,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This president said, "We remain accountable... for the reconstruction of Cuba as a free commonwealth"

Final scores:

Mehrun Keith Lisa
$10,500 $3,599 $1,599
2-day champion: $28,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mehrun Keith Lisa
$25,000 $4,400 $5,200
31 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
9 R,
4 W
14 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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Game tape date: 2007-02-20
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