Show #5624 - Thursday, February 5, 2009


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Nick Leggatt, a teacher from Dallas, Texas

Herbie Tinsley, a quality control analyst originally from Youngstown, Ohio

Gail Flemmons, a history teacher from Clinton, Mississippi (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
She commanded Samson, "Tell me, I pray thee, wherein thy great strength lieth"
    $200 26
Kurt Cobain & Krist Novoselic met through Buzz Osborne, leader of the Melvins, & found freedom as this group in 1987
    $200 6
micro mini
    $200 21
Keep a big donor's gifts flowing: put him on this "of directors" or "of governors"
    $200 16
Home to a major U.S. Air Force base, this capital was founded in 1683
    $200 11
In 1887 Joseph Conrad gained literary material sailing as this on a ship bound for Java
    $400 2
This disciple wouldn't believe Jesus' resurrection until he saw "in his hands the print of the nails"
    $400 27
This Jimmy Page foursome first played together as part of the session group on P.J. Proby's "Three Week Hero"
    $400 7
    $400 22
This service's code says donors to a 501 (c)(3) organization can generally take a tax deduction
    $400 17
Delaware has this many representatives in the U.S. House
    $400 12
Ryan Howard's day job with the Phillies
    $600 3
In Exodus Moses & Aaron inform pharaoh that the lord has this very strong 4-word suggestion
    $600 28
Jack wed Meg & took her name, & in 1997 formed this band on a lark, with him on bass & her on drums
    $600 8
Peter Pan,
    $600 23
Chilly alliterative term for phoning someone to ask for money without any prior notice
    $600 18
Designated in 1999, the tiger swallowtail is Delaware's official one of these insects
    $600 13
In 1975 Donald Johanson found a group of 13 hominid fossils he dubbed this, like the Nixons or Trumans
    DD: $1,000 4
Herod thought that Jesus was this man "whom I beheaded: he is risen from the dead"
    $800 29
This punk group was the brainchild of entrepreneur Malcolm McLaren, who asked John Lydon to be its lead singer
    $800 9
    $800 24
Donations in the form of equipment or time instead of money are called "in" this 4-letter word
    $800 19
Nicknamed "Pete", this former gov. of Delaware once worked in the chemical co. his ancestors founded in 1802
    $800 14
This nuclear capability is designed to completely knock out an enemy's ability to respond to your attack
    $1000 5
In Proverbs this king writes, "The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge"
    $1000 30
This Southern California group was originally assembled as a backup band for Linda Ronstadt
    $1000 10
    $1000 25
In fundraising DM stands for this mail, which aims to scare up new donors
    $1000 20
Sailing under a Dutch flag, this English navigator & explorer discovered Delaware in 1609
    $1000 15
In a symphony orchestra, the leader of this group serves as concertmaster

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

Gail Herbie Nick
$2,000 $1,600 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gail Herbie Nick
$5,000 $2,000 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew holds up a sugar cube.) At sea level, at 32 degrees Fahrenheit, 1 cubic centimeter of air, the size of a sugar cube, contains 45 billion billion of these, from the Latin for "little mass"
    $400 2
This 1984 movie recounted the friendship of an American journalist & a translator in war-torn Cambodia
    $400 18
Born in 1803 in Tennessee, Sarah later attended school in this state due east, husband James' birthplace
    $400 1
John Travolta & Debra Winger demonstrated the fine art of riding a mechanical bull at Gilley's in this 1980 film
    $400 12
This instrument heard here reminds me of something; hmm...I'm starting to remember
    $400 3
All things considered, NPR is this popular listening place
    $800 24
The name of this green pigment found in plants is partly from the Greek for "green"
    $800 4
In "Changeling" she plays a mom who takes on the LAPD after her son disappears & a different boy is returned to her
    $800 19
In the 1840s First Lady Sarah, seeing James enter rooms unnoticed, made this song a regular feature of his entrances
    $800 25
This energy drink was originally developed by a Thai businessman in 1962 & sold under the name Krating Daeng
    $800 13
This guitar family member's circular body is covered in front with tightly stretched plastic or parchment
    $800 8
Plan for your golden years by putting money in an IRA, one of these
    $1200 23
Newton's first law, about bodies at rest & in motion, is also called the law of this
    $1200 5
African captives revolt aboard their slave ship & then have to stand trial in this movie based on an 1839 event
    $1200 20
During the Civil War, Mrs. Polk's Tennessee home had this official status & both Union & CSA leaders visited
    $1200 26
In 1996 Standing Rock College of Fort Yates, N.D., a Native American school, changed its name to this for a Sioux chief
    $1200 14
George Harrison enjoyed this instrument seen here
    $1200 9
A PAC, one of these, might help your electoral chances
    $1600 22
Graphite is a soft form of this element
    $1600 6
In this 1990 movie Robin Williams played a doctor who roused a group of patients out of their catatonic states
    $1600 29
In 1877 Sarah got the first one of these ever hooked up in Nashville
    $1600 27
In 1923 James Cummings & Earl McLeod designed the first one of these using a Model T frame & a wooden blade
    $1600 15
On this pre-piano item played by Lurch on TV, the strings are plucked by points connected with the keys
    $1600 10
Yes, sir! A PFC is one of these in the military
    DD: $4,000 21
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a graph on the monitor.) Symbolized lambda, the total distance covered by one complete cycle of oscillation from peak to peak or trough to trough is called this
    $2000 7
In this movie Meryl Streep as Aussie mom Lindy Chamberlain exclaimed, "The dingo's got my baby!"
    $2000 30
In 1888 Mrs. Polk pushed a button in Nashville & these came on at the Cincinnati Centennial Expo
    DD: $2,000 28
"Bull City", this place's nickname, is derived from a product sold by American Tobacco
    $2000 16
It ain't slang for money, dough or cashola, but it is the instrument seen here
    $2000 11
To a home viewer, a DVD is one of these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gail Herbie Nick
$10,200 $12,000 $14,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He was also the U.S.'s best-paid sportswriter, with stories of people like Chicago O'Brien & Jack the Bookie

Final scores:

Gail Herbie Nick
$20,398 $10,400 $4,199
2-day champion: $46,399 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gail Herbie Nick
$10,000 $10,000 $16,200
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
21 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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Game tape date: 2008-11-19
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