Show #5626 - Monday, February 9, 2009


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Devin Flanigan, a researcher from Los Angeles, California

Ken Nail, a web site coordinator from Charlottesville, Virginia

Julia Dominick, a homemaker from Struthers, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $30,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will sound like one letter.)
    $200 6
Apostles Peter & Paul may have been put to death when Christians were blamed for this disaster in Rome in 64 A.D.
    $200 1
In this 1982 film, Henry Thomas played Elliott, who befriended a visitor 3 million light years from home
    $200 9
This Protestant reformer had a debate at Leipzig with Johann Eck about the papacy in 1519
    $200 14
Encyclopedia Britannica says this basic shape of roof is used "where the climate is arid"
    $200 20
Now the world's tallest man, 7'9" Bao Xishun, wed 5'6" Xia Shujuan in a 2007 ceremony in this "Inner" Chinese province
    $200 16
An ocular organ
    $400 7
Around 500 Indian astronomer Aryabhata was one of the first to mark this as the start of a day
    $400 2
Brooms holding buckets march as an appropriate Paul Dukas piece plays in a segment of this classic film
    $400 10
Buddha's 1st Noble Truth is all life is suffering--there are more of these in the world than there is water in the ocean
    $400 15
In poker, 3 & 5 of hearts, 10 of clubs, jack of hearts, king of hearts is called a busted this
    $400 21
If you want tall kids, look for a mate in Haarlem or Heerlen--a 2006 study said this country's folks are the tallest
    $400 17
Object used to start a game of football or golf
    $600 8
The Vandals celebrated New Year's Eve in 406 by swarming across this frozen river into Roman lands
    $600 3
A fugitive Cary Grant blends in with the crowd at Grand Central in this Hitchcock thriller
    $600 11
In this religion, Amaterasu Omikami, the sun goddess, is said to be the ancestor of Japan's imperial family
    $600 22
Per the ingredients listed on the label, it provides the color in Coca-Cola
    $600 25
On "Everybody Loves Raymond", this 6'8" comic played the title character's quirky brother
    DD: $2,100 28
It can precede cucumber, cow or floor
    $800 18
French kings in the chaotic years around 700 were called Faineants, meaning this; it's what Truman once called Congress
    $800 4
"Come back", calls young Joey to the title hero played by Alan Ladd in this 1953 Western
    $800 12
According to Hindu belief, the soul, or atman, is part of this one universal, unchanging spirit
    $800 23
In 1932 Yip Harburg was in Central Park trying to come up with a song lyric when a man asked, "Buddy, can you" do this
    $800 26
The okapi is a member of this tall animal's family (the only other member, in fact)
    $1000 19
This king called "the Great" beat the Danes in 886 to keep all of England from being conquered
    $1000 5
Betty Grable, Lauren Bacall & Marilyn Monroe embark on a plan to snare rich husbands in this instructional film
    $1000 13
In 1984 this Unification Church leader was sent to prison in the U.S. for tax evasion
    $1000 24
This Ohio doctor got a retrial for wife murder partly because a judge told a journalist he was "guilty as hell"
    $1000 27
The Cascade range of Central Oregon has a trio of 10,000-foot peaks familially called the North, South & Middle these
    $1000 29
Female creature seen here

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

Julia Ken Devin
$1,800 $2,600 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Ken Devin
$7,300 $4,200 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to ID the TV show for us.)
    $400 26
Developed in the 1830s, this cab named for its inventor put the driver on an elevated seat in the rear
    $400 1
(Jack Tripper's)
    $400 11
The narrator of this Styron novel lives in Yetta Zimmerman's Brooklyn rooming house
    $400 20
Cape ivy is this type of herbaceous plant that lives for more than 2 years
    $400 21
Norway's longest land border is with this country with which it shares a long history as well
    $400 6
If Dora makes rough, harsh breathing noises while taking a nap, she might just be this new character
    $800 2
The Dream Cafe (great Pakistani menu!)
    $800 12
Brooklyn's in the title of this 1964 novel by Brooklyn-born Hubert Selby Jr.
    $800 16
Whitefly eggs first develop into these, from the Greek for "bride"
    $800 22
Oslo is no longer named for the IV king of this name, but a city of 65,000 still is
    $800 7
If Dora is installing new Pergo in your home, she'd be this new character
    DD: $3,500 29
On the BBC's "Cranford", set in the 1840s, the title village freaks out because this is coming
    $1200 3
The Pie Hole
(the pies there will bring you back to life)
    $1200 13
In a book by this author, "The Assistant" works in a Brooklyn grocery store
    DD: $4,000 17
It's the tendency of an organism to bend toward or away from sunlight
    $1200 23
Karl Johans Gate, an Oslo shopping street, is seen in a recent photo & through the feverish eyes of this artist
    $1200 8
If Dora starts a business refinishing antique furniture, might we suggest this name for the yellow pages?
    $1600 28
The MD in MD-80 stands for this company that merged with Boeing in 1997
    $1600 4
Luke's Diner
(where Luke & Lorelai talk)
    $1600 14
This Chaim Potok novel of fathers & sons in 1940s Brooklyn has been "selected" for the category
    $1600 18
Named for a 19th century French doctor, it's a disease of the inner ear causing vertigo
    $1600 24
The name of this leader of Norway during World War II has come to mean "traitor"
    $1600 9
If Dora is writing a "K" for a strikeout, she'd be this character who records points
    $2000 27
Ernst Henne was "the fastest man on two wheels", hitting 173 mph in 1937 on a motorcycle from this company
    $2000 5
(suit up & go there tonight)
    $2000 15
"There were songs and dancing on the Brooklyn streets in those long ago summers" in this Betty Smith novel
    $2000 19
It's an opening in a bone; the spinal cord enters the spinal column through the magnum one
    $2000 25
Named for a region in Norway, this type of skiing turn was popularized by Sondre Norheim in 1868
    $2000 10
If Dora is using the kitchen device seen here, this would be her new name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Ken Devin
$12,100 $5,400 $8,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Some believe a Roman celebration of the coming of spring, including fertility rites, led to the holiday we observe on this date

Final scores:

Julia Ken Devin
$7,199 $3,599 $8,500
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $8,500

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Julia Ken Devin
$10,600 $5,400 $10,200
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R,
4 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $26,200

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Game tape date: 2008-12-02
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