Show #5532 - Tuesday, September 30, 2008


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Tova Perlmutter, a nonprofit executive from Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Matt Saxe, a fundraiser originally from St. Louis, Missouri

Wes Pierce, a financial planner from Anaheim Hills, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

1990s POP/ROCK
(Alex: Each correct response will be a word that can be formed from the letters in the word "September".)
    $200 9
In ancient times, Babylonia was located in the southern part of what is now this country
    $200 1
Take a bow if you know that "Take A Bow" was a big hit for her
    $200 6
Chlorine for the pool? Nope. Used as this type of liquid chemical whitener? Also no
    $200 22
Neil Armstrong famously took a small one
    $200 16
Choosing "or bust", in Nov. 1806 Ol' Zebulon made it partway up but didn't summit this featured later named for him
    $200 2
It's how polar bears sense a dead whale 20 miles away
    $400 10
In 1964 & 1976 this resort city in Austria hosted the Winter Olympics
    $400 3
In a 1995 hit he asked, "Have you ever really loved a woman?"
    $400 27
Sorry, Dr. Scholl, but gel inserts for these aren't allowed
    $400 23
Approximately 1.094 yards
    $400 17
On July 11, 1955 the first class of cadets for this academy was sworn in at its temporary location in Denver
    $400 5
Fantastic, groovy, "out of" this, man
    $600 11
In Roman times, this peninsula was known as Hispania
    $600 4
Their "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing" was featured in the movie "Armageddon"
    $600 28
Funny you should ask, but no, you can't bring this electrified rod for driving livestock in your carry-on
    $600 24
A destructive insect, or just anyone annoying you
    $600 18
This architect's Mile High Center in Denver was completed in 1956; we'd like your initial reaction
    $600 14
It's a session in which testimony is presented before a judge in a lawsuit
    $800 12
The Bosporus Bridge links the Asiatic & European sections of this city
    $800 7
In the '90s they peppered the charts with songs like "Wannabe" and "Say You'll Be There"
    $800 29
Items like this one seen here? Not so much
    $800 25
Grolsch or Molson, for example
    $800 20
Toot toot! By the late 1930s, this northwest Colorado town shipped itself out as "Ski Town, USA"
    $800 15
It's the sense that Simple Simon asks to use
    $1000 13
(Jon of the Clue Crew points to a Southeast Asian region on a map on the monitor.) Once referring to a region controlled by France, today it's simply the name of this peninsula that includes Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam
    $1000 8
In 1992 it was hardly the "End Of The Road" for this group, whose hit spent 13 weeks at No. 1
    $1000 30
Like the billy club, this leather-covered club with a rhyming name cannot be in a carry-on bag
    $1000 26
The larch
    DD: $1,000 21
In 1870 this man helped young men go west by sponsoring a Colorado farming colony
    $1000 19
Meissner corpuscles are nerve endings thought to aid this sense

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

Wes Matt Tova
$1,800 $0 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Wes Matt Tova
$5,400 $2,800 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 22
When Queen Victoria's granddaughter married into the Russian royal house, this blood disease went with her
    $400 15
Sybil Williams,
Elizabeth Taylor,
Elizabeth Taylor,
Susan Hunt,
Sally Hay
    $400 1
David's son Adonijah asked to wed his late father's nurse; he was denied, & this brother of his had him whacked
    $400 13
A young woman named Latifa wrote the memoir "My Forbidden Face: Growing Up Under" this Afghan group
    $400 3
Fill up your basket & focus on this store:
    $400 8
"Yankee" before the name of this braised beef dish means that vegetables were added during the cooking process
    $800 26
Montezuma's real revenge: a 1741 British expedition to conquer Mexico was devastated by this "colorful" disease
    $800 16
Donna Peele,
Denise Richards,
Brooke Mueller
    $800 2
In a move that came back to haunt him, this twin brother of Jacob sold his birthright for some lentil soup
    $800 27
Robert Louis Wilken's "The Spirit of Early Christian Thought" is subtitled "Seeking the Face of" him
    $800 4
For you do-it-yourselfers:
    $800 9
It has the domain extension .pr
    $1200 23
In 1996 Michael DeBakey advised this Russian to have a bypass, prolonging his presidency & life
    $1200 17
Randall Lee Gosch,
Casey Coates,
Mary Steenburgen
    $1200 14
The first called of Jesus' disciples, he was the brother of Simon Peter
    $1200 28
Teen Jane Johnson realizes she was kidnapped in Caroline Cooney's "The Face on" this, where missing kids are pictured
    $1200 5
For a good deal on electronics & appliances:
    $1200 10
It's a system in which one's work is evaluated by those in the same field; NIH grants are subject to dual ones
    DD: $3,000 24
Generations of inbreeding doomed this dynasty in Spain as Charles II was both witless & childless
    $1600 20
Judy Nye,
Janie Shirley Smith,
Jane Fonda
    DD: $5,000 18
This biblical patriarch's brothers were Haran & Nahor, & he was Lot's uncle
    $1600 29
After penning "My Stroke of Luck", this Hollywood legend shared "90 Years of Living, Loving, & Learning" in "Let's Face It"
    $1600 6
For cookbooks, cookware, cutlery & more:
    $1600 11
This Latin phrase means "determined by share"
    $2000 25
Napoleon's invasion of Russia was partly doomed by epidemic typhus, primarily carried by bacteria on this parasite
    $2000 21
Melissa Lee Gatlin,
Toni Lawrence,
Cynda Williams,
Pietra Dawn Cherniak,
Angelina Jolie
    $2000 19
Joseph had 10 half-brothers & only 1 full brother, him
    $2000 30
"Cover Her Face" is an Adam Dalgliesh mystery by this British woman
    $2000 7
For incense, candles & home accents:
    $2000 12
(Kelly of the Clue Crew bangs Jimmy of the Clue Crew on the knee.) It's the medical term for the response elicited by a tap on a particular tendon; axons quickly carry the impulse, causing the lower leg to extend

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Wes Matt Tova
$19,800 $4,800 $20,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the largest country in the world without any permanent natural rivers or lakes

Final scores:

Wes Matt Tova
$19,599 $2,800 $399
2-day champion: $33,800 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Wes Matt Tova
$19,800 $4,800 $15,200
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
7 R,
3 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,800

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Game tape date: 2008-08-19
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