Show #5006 - Monday, May 22, 2006


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John Rivers, a lawyer from St. Simons Island, Georgia

Harvey Cormier, a professor originally from Houston, Texas

Dan McLeod, a student from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the show for us.)
____ & ____
    $200 1
In the Bible Jesse, the grandson of Boaz & Ruth, was the father of this giant-killer
    $200 2
"If brains was lard, Jethro couldn't grease a pan"
    $200 11
Among the lodging places within this national park are Grant Village & Old Faithful Inn
    $200 24
Panettone, a traditional Italian treat for this holiday, can be baked in a coffee can
    $200 16
Now common in movie & home theaters, the "surround" type of this was used way back in 1941's "Fantasia"
    $200 19
2 fairly simple kinds of "musical" instrument combine in this expression for "extra features"
    $400 6
Jeremiah asks, "Is there no balm in" this land?
    $400 3
"Sweathog motto: Whatever it is, I didn't do it"
    $400 12
You don't need a fishing license to fish in the Green River in this "cavernous" Kentucky park
    $400 25
If you've lived the high life in this low country, you've probably dined on waterzooi, a classic stew
    $400 17
People are still flocking to see my picture 2 months after it opened; it's really got these body parts
    $400 20
A basic play in various team sports, it's passing to a teammate & then moving to take a return pass
    $600 7
In the book of Genesis, he is the third son of Adam & Eve
    $600 4
"A horse has got to learn to stand on his own four feet"
    $600 13
Scotty's Castle in this sweltering national park was built by insurance magnate Albert Johnson in the 1920s
    $600 28
Greek food is often accompanied by this type of wine flavored with pine resin
    $600 18
In budgeting, featured cast salaries are "above" this; grips' salaries, "below" it
    $600 21
The basic aspects of a subject or task are this hardware fastening pair
    $800 8
Ham saw this man naked & received a curse for his trouble
    $800 5
"As we say in the sewer, if you're not prepared to go all the way, don't put your boots on in the first place"
    $800 14
Virginia's Shenandoah National Park lies in this "colorful" range of the Appalachians
    DD: $1,000 29
Based on almonds, not tomatoes, ajo blanco is a white version of this chilled soup
    $800 22
(Jon of the Clue Crew shows some computer-rendered stills of movie action on a monitor.) Computer programs have their own version of this traditional series of sketches that illustrates the narrative
    $800 26
When this gun-related phrase meaning "Get ready for action!" originated, it was the reverse of how it's used now
    $1000 9
This rebellious archangel of the Bible first lights up the scene in Isaiah 14
    $1000 10
"Grasshopper, look beyond the game, as you look beneath the surface of the pool to see its depths"
    $1000 15
This national park off California's coast consists of Santa Barbara, San Miguel, Santa Rosa, Santa Cruz & Anacapa Islands
    $1000 30
This late, great Pole was fond of a pastry called Kremowka, about which he reminisced on his 1999 visit home
    $1000 23
The last shot of the day is named for this cocktail, which presumably the crew will be enjoying soon
    $1000 27
Slightly scornful term for the crowd that comes into Manhattan via the Queensboro & the Holland

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

Dan Harvey John
$2,400 $1,400 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Harvey John
$4,600 $4,800 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Lafayette, busy guy, sailing back to France on the Alliance in 1779, had to subdue this type of event while aboard
    $400 3
The drummer's Australian pups
    $400 8
This is the definitive term for the lowest theoretical temperature, -273 degrees Celcius
    $400 19
Jimmy Dorsey's brother, this big band leader, once had Frank Sinatra as a vocalist
    $400 26
Sinclair Lewis' biting 1927 satire of religious fundamentalism
    $400 12
Similar to sarcastic, it's an adjective meaning disdainful or ironically mocking
    $800 2
Jefferson said Lafayette's foible was an "appetite for popularity and" this, popularized by Irene Cara
    $800 4
The bassist's long-haired wigs
    $800 14
From the French for "to raise", it's an embankment designed to prohibit the overflow of water
    $800 20
By 1890 the Scott brothers rolled more of this paper product into U.S. homes than any other company
    $800 27
Rabelais wrote a "massive" satire about this father of Pantagruel
    $800 13
Fashionable favorite of faraway Indonesia seen here
    $1200 9
She laughed at Lafayette's dancing in 1774 & probably wasn't laughing when he had to save her in October 1789
    $1200 5
Lead guitarist's deep ravines
    DD: $3,000 16
It sounds like it's sorry, but this term refers to the orbital point where a celestial body is farthest from the Earth
    $1200 21
In this Irish family Jack B. was a portrait painter & his brother William B., a poet
    $1200 28
This British national nickname comes from the 18th century political statire "Law Is a Bottomless Pit"
    $1200 15
This author was nice enough to remind us in "Being and Nothingness" that human effort is useless
    DD: $4,000 10
In 1783 Cross Creek & Campbellton in North Carolina merged to form this town named for the Marquis
    $1600 6
Original bass player's permanent skin designs
    $1600 17
2 of these sexual reproductive cells, from the Greek for "marriage", join to create a zygote
    $1600 22
The United Business Company, begun by brothers Henry & Richard in 1946, is now filing under this name
    $1600 29
Petronius' vulgar 1st century A.D. satire made into a film by Fellini
    $1600 24
Cagliari is the capital of this Italian isle
    $2000 11
Lafayette may have needed a couple of drinks after being wounded in Penn.'s Battle of this September 11, 1777
    $2000 7
Fired drummer's football shoe parts
    $2000 18
Mr. Beatty knows that this is the apparent displacement of an object caused by an altered observation point
    $2000 23
Dingane became King of the Zulus in 1828 after taking part in the murder of this king, his own brother
    $2000 30
Waugh's California-set caricature of the American funeral industry
    $2000 25
The Muslim soldiers who fought against the Christian Crusaders in the Middle Ages

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Harvey John
$8,600 $18,200 $6,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Springs at Weston, Missouri provided water to wagon trains & McCormick's, now the USA's oldest continuously operating one of these

Final scores:

Dan Harvey John
$2,200 $17,300 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $17,300 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dan Harvey John
$12,600 $16,200 $6,400
18 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
12 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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Game tape date: 2006-03-29
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