Show #5341 - Monday, November 26, 2007

Lisa Klink game 1.


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Lisa Klink, a TV writer from Los Angeles, California

Penny Asay, an assistant professor of clinical psychology from Chicago, Illinois

Kate Swenson, a law student from Minneapolis, Minnesota (whose 2-day cash winnings total $28,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be a word that can be formed from the letters in the word "November".)
    $200 11
By population it's the largest city in Canada
    $200 5
Mother "isn't quite herself today" in this 1960 horror classic
    $200 17
Often used with ctrl & alt, this computer key will remove the letter to the right of the cursor
    $200 1
This story was banned in California because the heroine was bringing wine as well as food to her grandma
    $200 22
If you add a scarf or a belt to an outfit, you're doing this, from the Latin for "to adapt"
    $200 16
A flowing gown for a judge or for you after getting out of the bath
    $400 12
The 2 creatures that appear on Canada's 5-cent piece are Queen Elizabeth II & this rodent
    $400 7
Though only 3 years older than Laurence Harvey, Angela Lansbury played his mom in this 1962 political thriller
    $400 18
In 2006 Apple started using this company's microprocessors in its Macintosh computers
    $400 2
Predictably, in 1967, "Lysistrata" by Aristophanes was banned in this country then controlled by a military junta
    $400 27
If you're circumscribing a triangle, you're doing this to it
    $400 23
A smoldering remnant in a dying fire
    $600 13
Yellowknife is the capital of this political division of Canada
    $600 8
Mel Gibson has a few Mommy issues with Glenn Close in this Shakespearean film
    DD: $2,400 19
Robert Metcalfe was inducted into the Inventors' Hall of Fame for this computer network that sounds like an anesthetic
    $600 3
England indicted this supporter of the Revolutionary War for his "Rights of Man" & his publisher was prosecuted
    $600 28
In this Olympic sport, skiers have to slow their heartbeats during the times they have to shoot
    $600 24
An alcoholic beverage made from the fermentation of certain grains
    $800 14
Its name is the French form of the Algonquin word for "where the river narrows", a reference to the St. Lawrence
    $800 9
Robin Williams has a few Mommy issues with Glenn Close in this film based on a John Irving novel
    $800 20
To copy video from your camcorder to a computer, use this "blazing" fast connection some call i.Link
    $800 4
In 1929 Italy banned his "Call of the Wild" & Yugoslavia banned all of his books as being too radical
    $800 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the National Geographic Society in Washinton, D.C.) I'm at Explorer's Hall at the Museum of the National Geographic Society with a rope & icepick used by James Whittaker, who was sponsored by National Geographic in 1963 when he became the first American to do this
    $800 25
A part of speech
    $1000 15
It's the "Keystone Province" because of its central location in the country
    $1000 10
Johnny Depp's mom is a morbidly obese shut-in who hasn't left the house in 7 years in this 1993 film
    $1000 21
It's what the "ML" stands for in HTML, used for creating Internet documents
    $1000 6
Viola's crossdressing in this Shakespeare play ran afoul of a N.H. Prohibition of Alternative Lifestyle Act
    $1000 30
If you're orating for hours in the Senate to prevent a vote, you're doing this
    $1000 26
3-letter synonym for caviar

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

Kate Penny Lisa
$2,800 $1,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Penny Lisa
$4,200 $6,400 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Deion Sanders knows this term for the evening hours when the largest audience is available for TV
    $400 1
2 cubed equals this
    $400 30
"Leafy" cliche meaning "to change one's bad habits"
    $400 14
Engineer Joseph Jaggers made a fortune in Monte Carlo after he found out this game had a faulty wheel
    $400 11
Kenny Rogers followed up his TV movie "The Gambler" with the TV movie this person "of the County"
    $400 21
"Raja" comes from the same root word as this Latin word for "king"
    $800 7
Estimated at around 30 years, it's accepted as the average period between birth of parents & their offspring
    $800 2
Stoplights are a problem if you've got protanopia, the inability to distinguish these 2 colors
    $800 29
Bags of this leafy vegetable from Natural Selection Foods were at the center of a September 2006 E. coli outbreak
    $800 15
If the wheel is loose on your computer's mouse, you may find it hard to do this up & down screen function
    DD: $2,000 12
At 3'8" tall, Kenny Baker was memorable as this alphanumeric character in 1977, 1980, 1983, 1999, 2002 & 2005 films
    $800 22
Around 1000 A.D. Rajaraja I expanded his Chola Empire by invading this beautiful island off India
    $1200 8
The time just before sunset or after sunrise on a movie set, or a former L.A. Laker's late-night talk show
    $1200 3
The 2 books in the Old Testament with this man's name immediately precede the 2 books of Kings
    $1200 28
Some consider the Hannibal variety of these, made from 100% Havana seed leaf, the world's finest
    $1200 18
Over-this leads to wear in the center of tires; under-this leads to wear on the edges
    $1200 13
"Jerry Maguire" inspired his song "You Had Me From Hello"; later he would marry the female lead
    $1200 23
Dating from around the 1st century B.C., this title of "Great King" ranks above your ordinary Raja
    $1600 9
We had pleasant sensations learning about this era in U.S. history covering President Monroe's 2 terms
    DD: $3,000 4
It's the only planet in the Solar System with exactly 2 moons
    $1600 27
The Macrocystis genus of this seaweed can grow fronds up to 200 feet long
    $1600 19
If the wheel is loose on your wheel-lock type of this, popular in the 1500s, you've got problems
    $1600 16
At 6'6" tall, Ken Howard was memorable as basketball Coach Reeves in this 1978-1981 TV show
    $1600 25
This state whose name begins with "Rajas" was the site of India's first nuclear test in 1974
    $2000 10
This longest division of geologic time doesn't have a fixed period; in astronomy, it's one billion years
    $2000 5
Using 2 flags of 2 colors each, the U.S. Navy sends short-range messages by this system
    $2000 26
This fragrant leaf of the laurel tree is sold commercially as a seasoning
    $2000 20
A central cohesive element, or something inserted to keep a wheel from slipping off
    $2000 17
This British director loves the classics; he's directed films about Liszt, Mahler & Tchaikovsky
    $2000 24
Meaning "queen", this 4-letter word is the female form of "Raja" & is mainly used for a Raja's wife

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Penny Lisa
$11,200 $7,200 $17,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Born an infanta in 1485, she died at Kimbolton Castle in England in 1536 with the official title Princess Dowager of Wales

Final scores:

Kate Penny Lisa
$1 $0 $12,300
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $12,300

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kate Penny Lisa
$9,800 $5,400 $16,200
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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Game tape date: 2007-08-21
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