Show #5620 - Friday, January 30, 2009


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Alan Kluegel, an attorney from Urbana, Illinois

Noelle McHugh, a graphic designer originally from Eastchester, New York

Jack Feerick, a freelance writer from Churchville, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $71,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
In 1975 George Carlin was the first host of this late night comedy show
    $200 16
This word for a food-storage closet comes from a word meaning "bread room"
    $200 1
James Lind's 1753 "Treatise On" this vitamin C deficiency suggests eating citrus fruits
    $200 11
How 'bout them football teams of Louisiana Tech & the University of Georgia that both sport this nickname
    $200 26
In 1976 N.J. voted to permit gambling casinos here to raise money for the disabled & elderly; the first opened in 1978
    $200 6
A clovis point is a Native American one
    $400 22
One of Carlin's comic character creations was Al Sleet, a hippie-dippie member of this profession
    $400 17
The French name of this piece of furniture indicates it should be used to store weapons, not clothes & TVs
    $400 2
The diseased lymph gland seen here might tip you to the identity of this colorful 2-word killer of the 14th century
    $400 12
Bill Clinton & Antonin Scalia both graduated from this D.C. university founded in 1789
    $400 27
The state capital was named for a merchant & landowner with this 5-letter name
    $400 7
A devoted follower of Jerry Garcia's band
    $600 23
From 1977 until 2008, George starred in 14 specials on this cable TV network
    $600 18
The first chapter of a C.S. Lewis novel is called "Lucy Looks Into" one of these
    $600 3
This lung disease isolated in 1882 has been found in an ancient mummy, so there should be hieroglyphic Christmas seals
    $600 13
Western hats off to you if you know this Florida university was founded in 1883 in the city of DeLand
    $600 28
In 1879 the first practical incandescent lamp was developed in this community
    $600 8
They call themselves Canada's oldest independent brewery, eh
    $800 24
In the 1960s George appeared with Marlo Thomas on this sitcom
    $800 19
In many preschools, kids keep their things in these cozy "holes"
    $800 4
John Enders was awarded a Nobel Prize for his work on this disease that ends with -myelitis
    $800 14
USC has a satellite campus on this island about 25 miles off L.A.'s coast
    DD: $1,000 29
In 1910 this ex-Princeton Pres. was elected Governor of N.J. but served only 2 years before taking a new job
    $800 9
A monarch in title who has no real authority
    $1000 25
In 2008 at the Kennedy Center, George posthumously received the prize for humor named for this man
    $1000 20
This 3-letter word can be a coal scuttle or a trough for carrying bricks
    $1000 5
This type of inflammatory bowel disease is named for one of the doctors who wrote about it in 1932
    $1000 15
The University of Texas at Austin has erected a statue honoring this founder of the United Farm Workers
    $1000 30
In 1994 she became the first woman governor of N.J; she'd later be in a president's cabinet & on "Jeopardy!"
    $1000 10
Nickname for a U.S. Marine, perhaps from the shape of his haircut

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

Jack Noelle Alan
$2,000 $2,400 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Noelle Alan
$7,600 $4,800 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're talking about feature films.)
    $400 21
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a constellation on the monitor.) Look for the Big Dipper to find this third largest constellation: the handle forms its tail; other stars form its paws
    $400 1
"Dances With Wolves"
    $400 6
In 1581 this world-circumnavigating sailor was made the mayor of Plymouth, England
    $400 11
In his oath one of these pledges that "On my honor I will do my best to do my duty to God & my country"
    $400 16
"If they give you ruled paper, write the other way" is the epigraph to this classic by Ray Bradbury
    $400 26
Ironically, shopping options for women who wear these sizes, French for "small", are shrinking
    $800 22
This hunter constellation is well-armed: he's got a raised club, a shield & a sword dangling from his belt
    $800 2
"Star Trek III:
The Search For Spock"
    $800 7
Tsangyang Gyatso, the sixth man to hold this title, died mysteriously in 1706
    $800 12
The likeness of God used in this 1975 Monty Python comedy is a picture of British cricket star W.G. Grace
    $800 17
"The heart is half a prophet", Philip Roth's epigraph to "Goodbye, Columbus", is a proverb from this language
    $800 27
This egg dish that's often fat & fluffy has a name derived from a middle French word for "knife blade"
    $1200 23
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a constellation on the monitor.) Marking its head, Antares is the brightest star in this constellation; the two stars here represent the sting in its tail
    $1200 3
"Paradise Alley"
    $1200 8
This man who lost the 1948 presidential election was referred to as "the little man on the wedding cake"
    $1200 13
A deaf student becomes involved with a speech teacher in this Tony-winning play by Mark Medoff
    $1200 18
The epigraph of this Willa Cather novel about life on the Nebraska prairies is "Those fields, colored by various grain!"
    $1200 28
This collective term for fowl innards often found in gravy is from an Old French word for a game stew
    $1600 24
No bull--the Pleiades are found in this constellation of the zodiac
    $1600 4
"A Bronx Tale"
    $1600 9
This U.S. mayor who died in 1976 was called the "last of the big-city bosses"
    $1600 14
The song "Day By Day" is from this 1970s musical
    $1600 19
The 2-word epigraph to his "Howards End": "Only connect"."
    $1600 29
The world of high fashion & high society may be called the "beau" this, literally French for "fine world"
    $2000 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a constellation on the monitor.) The constellation Andromeda lies chained to a rock; this hero is next to her in the heavens waiting to rescue her
    $2000 5
"Antwone Fisher"
    DD: $3,000 10
The topic of the paper he gave to the Manchester Literary & Philosophical Society in 1794 was color blindness
    DD: $5,000 15
On January 1 in Ancient Rome, citizens gave each other small coins with an image of this god on them
    $2000 20
For "The Razor's Edge", he chose the apt "The sharp edge of a razor is difficult to pass over"
    $2000 30
Antiquers know this French term for "Chinese-style" furniture such as 18th c. Chinese Chippendale

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Noelle Alan
$28,200 $10,000 $7,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This nickname given a bomber at a 1935 test flight reflected the early belief that it wouldn't need fighter protection

Final scores:

Jack Noelle Alan
$36,399 $14,850 $100
3-day champion: $108,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jack Noelle Alan
$25,000 $10,000 $10,400
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
16 R,
0 W
15 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $45,400

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Game tape date: 2008-11-18
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