Show #5509 - Thursday, July 17, 2008


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Rory Gillingham, an administrative assistant from Sacramento, California

Daria Labinsky, a librarian from Corrales, New Mexico

Caitlin Dudek, an environmental consultant from Arlington, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $27,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter B, and you have to spell the correct response.)
    $200 12
Rub shoulders with Nebraska state legislators at Billy's restaurant on H Street in this capital
    $200 7
A controversial U.S. general
    $200 6
A par 3 golf course often has this many holes, half as many as a regular course
    $200 26
Alice finally decides that her journey through the looking-glass was one of these but doesn't know whose it was
    $200 1
Butterball advises putting the thermometer in this part of the turkey that provides dark meat
    $200 17
Acute or chronic inflammation of the membrane lining the lungs
    $400 13
In 1927 Edwin Perkins of Hastings, Nebraska invented this powdered soft drink
    $400 8
A Hindu leader
    $400 18
In case of rain when camping, always keep one of these South American cloaks with a hole in it ready for wear
    $400 27
These 2 brothers have "Dum" & "Dee" embroidered on their collars
    $400 2
From the Latin for "flat wood", it's one of a fry cook's tools
    $400 22
This country borders the Congo, Tanzania & of course, Rwanda
    $600 14
Visit this area of rolling dunes, or check out the migration of the cranes also called these
    $600 9
    $600 19
The nearby Andromeda Galaxy has a supermassive one of these at its center
    $600 28
An egg that Alice buys grows larger & larger & eventually becomes this wall-sitter
    $600 3
Hungarian goulash recipes measure salt & pepper in teaspoons or tablespoons, but this spice in cups
    $600 23
Acute form of food poisoning that once claimed as many as 65% of its victims
    $800 15
Born in 1913, this 38th U.S. president was the only chief executive whose life began in Nebraska
    $800 10
An historic Scotsman's nickname
    $800 20
Until these holes on postage stamps were introduced in the 1850s, stamps had to be cut by hand
    $800 29
"All mimsy were the borogoves" in this poem whose first & last stanzas are exactly the same
    $800 4
Craig Claiborne's recipe for this French soup reminds you to chill thoroughly & pronounce the final "S"
    $800 24
Istanbul was once Constantinople & before that, this city founded by the Greeks
    $1000 16
It's not such a good life in this "corny" tale that Stephen King set in Nebraska, not Maine
    DD: $1,200 11
A middle name in Latin
    $1000 21
This "Hoosier Poet" recalled "long, lazy... happy days of yore" in his poem "The Old Swimmin' Hole"
    $1000 30
This "colorful" royal advises Alice to "Look up, speak nicely, and don't twiddle your fingers all the time"
    $1000 5
Also sometimes done to harbors, it means to coat food with a dry ingredient like flour
    $1000 25
A Marxist adjective for the middle class

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Caitlin Daria Rory
$1,200 $4,200 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Caitlin Daria Rory
$3,400 $6,200 $7,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
From 1346 to 1561, the Teutonic Knights ruled Latvia & this northern neighbor as the Medieval state of Livonia
    $400 21
It's a list of source materials used in the preparation of a work, like a term paper
    $400 1
"The ___ did follow,/ And every day for food or play,/ Came to the mariners' hollo!"
    $400 3
Just part of his resume: College Player of the Year, NBA Rookie of the Year, 9-time All-NBA First Team, 3 straight MVPs
    $400 5
In 1521 an imperial diet at Worms declared him an outlaw
    $400 26
The Lexus LS-460 has an 8-speed one
    $800 17
The British captured this narrow peninsula in 1704; Spain has coveted it ever since
    DD: $5,000 22
The punctuation mark is from the Greek for "limb"; the organ is from the Greek for "large intestine"
    $800 2
Keats' "Ode to ___":
"Thou wast not born for death, immortal bird!"
    $800 4
This "colorful" coaching legend led Boston to 8 NBA crowns in a row from 1959 to 1966
    $800 9
Before he went exploring, he was Thomas Jefferson's private secretary
    $800 27
Daytime running these are mandatory in Canada
    $1200 18
In 1241 Hamburg & Lubeck businessmen formed an association that grew into this big league
    $1200 23
This arch that separates the stage from the auditorium is from the Greek for "before the stage"
    $1200 13
Wallace Stevens (I of XIII):
"Among twenty snowy mountains/ The only moving thing/ Was the eye of a ___"
    $1200 6
Before joining the Celts in 2007, this "K.G." veteran got 120 out of 123 first-place MVP votes for the 2003-04 season
    $1200 10
By 1918 this Russian-born mob mastermind was running a floating crap game with Bugsy Siegel
    $1200 28
Pronounced as 2 syllables, this word for a zippy 2-door car is French for "cut"
    $1600 19
When this "dark" knight sacked Limoges, France in 1370, he killed more than 3,000 citizens
    $1600 24
This term for 2 dissimilar organisms living together in mutualism comes from the Greek for "with" & "life"
    $1600 14
"Out of the cradle endlessly rocking/ Out of the ___'s throat, the musical shuttle"
    $1600 7
Before winning 2 NBA titles playing for the Celtics, M.L. Carr played in the ABA for the Spirits of this city
    $1600 11
(Sarah of the Clue Crew relaxes with a drink at Tavern on the Green in New York.) I'm having a cocktail called Cherry Oz at Tavern on the Green; the restaurant is run by Jennifer LeRoy, granddaughter of this producer of "The Wizard of Oz"
    $1600 29
In cars, it governs air flow to the carburetor; in a shotgun, it controls the amount of spread of the shot
    $2000 20
As prince & king, Carol I ruled this Eastern European nation from 1866 to 1914
    $2000 25
This math term for a restricting factor comes from Greek words for "beside" & "measure"
    DD: $2,500 15
Shakespeare: "Love and constancy is dead;/___ and the turtle fled/ In a mutual flame from hence"
    $2000 8
He's the Hall of Fame Celtic seen here without his navy
    $2000 12
In 1948 she discovered the skull of Proconsul africanus
    $2000 30
Air bags work by heating sodium azide, NaN3, to produce this gaseous element that fills the bag

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Caitlin Daria Rory
$6,100 $22,400 $7,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1970s HITS
In 1970 2 performers reached the Top 20 with this hit whose 6-word title was inspired by Boys Town

Final scores:

Caitlin Daria Rory
$100 $22,100 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $22,100 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Caitlin Daria Rory
$8,600 $18,200 $7,400
10 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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Game tape date: 2008-04-22
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