Show #5008 - Wednesday, May 24, 2006


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Karla Sortland, a teacher from Las Vegas, Nevada

Matt Sojot, a firefighter from Mililani, Hawaii

Tricia Barreiro, an interactive project manager from Santa Monica, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,998)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from a dais in the State House in Concord, NH.) As Speaker, my duties would include clearing this area if it becomes restless, especially the peanut one
    $200 21
"A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five"
    $200 8
Forwarding an e-mail supposedly sent by this Microsoft chairman got you $1,000 & a free copy of Windows
    $200 6
Ichthyosaurs swam by undulating; plesiosaurs, mainly by moving these
    $200 10
Guinness says Peter Broeker owns more than 8,000 bottles of this--hope they're on a wall & he sings about them
    $200 1
To proceed by a winding or indirect course
    $400 23
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reads from the State House in Concord, NH.) An article dating from 1792 in this document provides for open sessions of the legislature to all who behave decently
    $400 24
"This is Al Sleet, your hippie-dippie weatherman"
    $400 9
Altar-bound Jennifer Wilbanks' 2005 kidnapping proved to be less than true, so she was given this 2-word nickname
    $400 7
These fish that sound like players of a pub game are named for the way they zip around the stream bottom
    $400 11
A song from "Gigi" celebrates "The Night They Invented" this bubbly beverage
    $400 2
Informal 2-word term for a person upon whom one is dependent for income, or a free lunch
    $600 25
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew sits in the chamber of the State House in Concord, NH.) With only one member present in the 400-seat House, we're way short of this, which has to be a majority of the members
    $600 28
"Now cut that out!"
    $600 15
This Caribbean leader's reported baseball tryouts for the Major Leagues in the '40s never happened
    DD: $1,000 12
This other name of the ocean's devil ray comes from the Spanish for "blanket" or "cloak"
    $600 16
The popular liqueur known as "sloe" this is made from the fruit of the blackthorn
    $600 3
Disorderly conduct is one of the crimes usually classified as this
    $800 26
(Jon of the Clue Crew sits in the chamber of the State House in Concord, NH.) In 1975, the New Hampshire House introduced an electronic system for this type of vote, which can now be tabulated in 30 seconds
    $800 19
Oprah Winfrey said that she was "deeply sorry" over the scandal that this man's "A Million Little Pieces" had caused
    $800 13
Qualified Navy submariners wear these creatures on their uniforms; sonar operators sometimes hear them in the deep
    $800 17
Stay at Woodland Plantation if you love this genteel liqueur; it has been depicted on the liqueur's label since 1934
    $800 4
An early sign of this 1-word disease is Koplik's spots, which can be seen on the insides of the cheeks
    $1000 27
(Jon speaks from the podium of the State House in Concord, NH.) As Speaker, it would be one of my jobs to move things toward a vote, by saying, "Shall" this "now be limited?"
    $1000 20
Words from Marianne Williamson's "A Return to Love" have been attributed to this African leader
    $1000 14
The crabeater type of this aquatic mammal doesn't eat crabs but mainly krill
    $1000 18
This fermented honey-&-water beverage was a favorite of Chaucer's miller & of the god Thor
    $1000 5
It's your own fault if you don't know it means deficient in quantity or quality

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

Tricia Matt Karla
-$200 $2,200 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tricia Matt Karla
-$200 $5,400 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
It's the number of degrees in a standard school protractor
    $400 1
4 Asian-American women & their moms sit around talking
    $400 23
He's been a Pony Express rider, scout & showman & is now the Senate Majority Leader
    $400 12
A shot & a beer
    $400 13
The "Twinkle Lights" version of this fairy tale doll comes with glass slippers that light up
    $400 5
This fictional character carves a post with the words "I came on shore here on the 30th of Sept. 1659"
    $800 22
In plane geometry, a chord is a line segment connecting 2 points that lie on this shape
    $800 2
Small town band makes it big, all to the music of the Beatles
    $800 24
A mammal that bites legs off sea captains, rams ships & in his spare time is an Illinois senator
    $800 18
Dark, viscous material, or slang for a sailor
    $800 14
11 1/2" of macho muscle when he debuted in 1964, this action figure had shrunk to a mere 3 3/4" by 1982
    $800 6
Listen! Up in the attic! It must be Mr. Rochester's first wife!--in this 1847 novel
    $1200 25
One of this ancient Greek mathematician's axioms is that all right angles are congruent
    $1200 3
5 high school students endure a daylong detention
    $1200 19
As an adjective it means "neatly arranged"; as a noun it's someone who works in a hospital
    $1200 15
Maybe this doll's love life will improve, now that he's dressed like Legolas in the "Lord of the Rings" films
    $1200 7
In one version of the story, Nimiane, also known as Nimue, imprisons this magician in a tower of air
    $1600 26
An equilateral parallelogram can be a square or this slanty shape
    $1600 4
Gangsters & musicians jazz things up at a Harlem nightspot
    DD: $2,000 20
It's the French word for head, boss, top man
    $1600 16
Introduced in 1960, this "talkative" doll had blonde hair, blue eyes & an astounding vocabulary of 11 phrases
    $1600 9
In an adventurous 1894 novel, the king of Ruritania is "The Prisoner of" this place
    DD: $2,000 27
Pythagoras' theorem says that if one leg of a right triangle is 6 & the other leg is 8, the hypotenuse is this length
    $2000 8
Legendary Cuban musicians are brought together to record an album
    $2000 21
Before "on", this military word means to maintain one's effort through difficulties
    $2000 17
It sounds like a type of soup, but it's the kind of unglazed china used to make many beautiful 19th century dolls
    $2000 10
An infernal drawing room is the sole setting of this existential 1944 play

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tricia Matt Karla
$4,200 $11,400 $10,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It was Russia's third-largest city until it became the capital of an independent republic in 1918

Final scores:

Tricia Matt Karla
$8,400 $1,785 $7,500
2-day champion: $24,398 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tricia Matt Karla
$4,200 $13,000 $10,000
9 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $27,200

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Game tape date: 2006-03-29
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