Show #5009 - Thursday, May 25, 2006


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Julie Backer, a librarian from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Robb Muhm, a pediatrician from Scottsdale, Arizona

Tricia Barreiro, an interactive project manager from Santa Monica, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $24,398)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the parts, you tell us the object of those parts.)
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter H and end with the letter M. There might be one, two, three, or four--maybe more--letters in between.)
    $200 11
Da Nang was called Tourane when the French controlled what's now this country
    $200 6
"Citizen Kane",
"Going My Way",
"How Green Was My Valley"
    $200 21
In a building:
tread, rise, railing, newel post
    $200 16
This vice president studied law at the University of Baltimore; in 1974, he was disbarred
    $200 26
Vitamin A is fat-soluble; B1 is this-soluble
    $200 1
Moroccan ruler Moulay Ismail the Bloodthirsty is said to have sired 888 children with this group of 500 women
    $400 12
Occupied by Morocco, the area now called "Western" this was formerly "Spanish" this
    $400 7
"The Best Years of Our Lives",
"Miracle on 34th Street",
"The Lost Weekend"
    $400 22
A medically approved device:
eye wires, bridge, temples
    $400 17
Thomas Jefferson's first vice president, he was the grandson of famed theologian Jonathan Edwards
    $400 27
(Jon of the Clue Crew stands in front of a diagram of the new food pyramid.) On the new USDA food pyramid, a reminder to exercise is next to this important group that includes cereals & popcorn
    $400 2
Meaning "doctor" or "wise one", it's the first name of basketball great Olajuwon
    $600 13
This independent state off the Malay Peninsula was once part of Britain's colony of the Straits Settlements
    $600 8
"Lilies of the Field",
"A Man for All Seasons"
    $600 23
It keeps you from exposing too much of yourself:
pull tab, slide, teeth
    $600 18
Once a pharmacist, he was serving in the U.S. Senate when elected vice president in 1964
    $600 28
As one of these, vitamin E helps destroy free radicals, perhaps contributing to cancer prevention
    $600 3
It's a ship's equivalent of a steering wheel
    DD: $2,400 14
Lubumbashi in the Congo was founded as Elisabethville, after a queen of this country
    $800 9
"The Sting",
    $800 24
An office supply:
blades, pivot, bow handle, ring handle
    $800 19
In 1864 he was dropped from the Republican ticket & then served briefly as collector of the port of Boston
    $800 29
Oreos no longer contain this unhealthful fat that must be listed on food labels as of Jan. 1, 2006
    $800 4
Straight from the movies, it's the special type of image seen here
    $1000 15
What was once Batavia, capital of the Dutch East Indies, is today this capital
    $1000 10
"Saving Private Ryan",
"The English Patient"
    $1000 25
It gives you an exit strategy:
lintel, jamb, threshold
    $1000 20
He was the eighth U.S. vice president & the eighth U.S. president
    $1000 30
If you get too much of this carotenoid found in carrots, your skin may turn yellowish-orange
    $1000 5
It's a word with the same pronunciation as another but with a different meaning

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

Tricia Robb Julie
$2,800 $4,800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tricia Robb Julie
$1,800 $5,600 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
In a work by this dramatist, Trepliov kills a sea gull, the symbol of his broken dreams
    $400 6
The 1999 Emmy telecast featured an interpretive dance by the hosts: Jenna Elfman & this "Frasier" co-star
    $400 26
John Waters could tell you the name of this gregarious flier
    $400 21
In the 1890s this oil tycoon retired from actively running his business; he lived until 1937
    $400 16
In the Middle East:
    $400 1
A Spanish dish made by simmering chicken, seafood, rice, vegetables & saffron
    $800 12
He studied law & worked as a stockbroker before writing the 1st of his "Voyages Extraordinaires" in 1863
    $800 7
No psychic in real life, she was "99% certain" she wouldn't win an Emmy for "Medium" in 2005--but she did
    $800 27
This common bird of North America is featured on a Canadian coin
    $800 22
In 1865 he opened a factory in Philadelphia & began producing his "10-gallon" hat
    $800 17
A nation on the Adriatic:
    $800 2
Call me this son of Abraham & Hagar from Genesis 16
    $1200 13
Peer Gynt, the title character of his 1867 play, is based on a legendary Norwegian folk hero
    $1200 8
This enigmatic show is such a find that it won the 2005 Emmy for Outstanding Drama Series
    $1200 28
There are more than 100 species of this popular game bird
    $1200 23
This "perfect pizza" company began in 1984 in the back of a tavern in Indiana
    $1200 18
In Asia:
    $1200 3
An aggressive form of karate, this Korean martial art uses punches, chops & flashy kicks
    $1600 14
"The House of the Spirits" is the first novel by this Lima-born woman
    $1600 9
(Hi, I'm Beau Bridges.) I won a 1992 Emmy for playing this White House press secretary for whom a gun-control bill is named
    $1600 29
Atlantic-dwelling member of the auk family seen here
    $1600 24
In 1993 the failure of the handheld Newton device helped force out John Sculley as this company's CEO
    $1600 19
In Indochina:
    $1600 4
9-letter adjective meaning having a sense of the beautiful
    DD: $2,000 15
In Italy in October 2005 this author helped re-create the experiment with Foucault's pendulum
    $2000 10
Geoffrey Rush rushed to the podium in 2005 when he won for starring in "The Life and Death of" this comic actor
    $2000 30
Thieving member of the family Corvidae seen here
    $2000 25
In 1786 this German immigrant founded his fur business
    $2000 20
In Central Europe:
    DD: $2,000 5
A large, violent whirlpool like the famous hazardous one off the northwest coast of Norway

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tricia Robb Julie
$7,000 $14,400 $14,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Lasting about a month, it's the battle for which the most marines earned the Medal of Honor

Final scores:

Tricia Robb Julie
$31 $24,400 $7,400
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,400 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tricia Robb Julie
$7,000 $12,800 $16,400
12 R,
5 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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Game tape date: 2006-03-29
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