Show #5627 - Tuesday, February 10, 2009


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Sarah Smee, a medical editor from Beltsville, Maryland

Richard Wiggs, an architect from Memphis, Tennessee

Devin Flanigan, a researcher from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to give us the presidential last name.)
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter A and end with the letter Y.)
    $200 26
In Hawaii the pu kani is one of these natural items played as a trumpet
    $200 1
Batman joins forces with Harvey Dent, Gotham's D.A., to fight the Joker in this 2008 flick
    $200 19
Began dating in 1971:
    $200 14
"A Bear Called" this celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2008
    $200 9
This 7-Eleven drink product once seemed insanely huge at 32 oz.; now there's a 44-oz. "super" version
    $200 2
The name of a brand of chocolate chip cookies includes this nautical word
    $400 27
3/4 of Hawaii's population lives on this island that's known as "The Gathering Place"
    $400 3
This X-Man has adamantium-laced, retractable claws in his forearms
    $400 20
Wed in 1953:
    $400 15
In "Where the Wild Things Are", he wears his wolf suit, makes mischief & is sent to bed without supper
    $400 10
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from a piano showroom.) It's a piano, like these Steinways, sized for the smaller home--a piano weighs 100 pounds per foot in length, so they're still about 500 pounds
    $400 5
During the Revolutionary War, the Earl of Sandwich was First Lord of this, governing Britain's navy
    $600 28
It was introduced to Hawaii in 1813, & by the 1950s the islands produced 75% of the world's supply
    $600 4
Talk about poor coping skills! In this 2008 action film Edward Norton turns into a monster when he's stressed
    $600 21
Got hitched in 1905:
    $600 16
Peter Hatcher is the title character of Judy Blume's book called "Tales of a" this
    $600 11
Arithmetical term for a model who wears size 12 & up
    DD: $1,000 6
In math, it's the degree of correctness of a quantity or expression
    $800 29
(Vanna White reports from a helicopter.) (I'm on location with Wheel in Hawaii...) ...And flying over this, the world's largest active volcanic mass & the centerpiece of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
    $800 12
Spider-Man battled this heavily armed villain in "Spider-Man 2"
    $800 22
Married in 1848:
    $800 17
Beverly Cleary wrote several books about Beatrice, called Beezus, & this younger sister of hers
    $800 24
Term for a mortgage loan that's too big to be guaranteed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac
    $800 7
Sadly, some divorces are filled with this, bitter animosity
    $1000 30
These winds don't bring coffee, they bring warm & muggy weather to the islands
    $1000 13
Jason Bateman plays P.R. exec Ray Embrey, whose life is saved by the title sardonic superhero in this 2008 film
    $1000 23
Their ship came in in 1945:
    $1000 18
In this Eric Carle classic, the title character eats watermelon, sausage, pie & a cupcake (& gets a tummy ache)
    $1000 25
Schnauzers come in miniature, standard & this size, seen here
    $1000 8
After that bitter divorce, you might have to pay this, spousal support

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

Devin Richard Sarah
$1,000 $4,200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Devin Richard Sarah
$600 $6,400 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1930s
    $400 16
In 1933, after less than 3 years in the funnies, he married Blondie Boopadoop
    $400 6
Their "Every Breath You Take" went, "How my poor heart aches", not "I'm a pool hall ace"
    $400 18
Etymology is the study of the origin of these--it's time to use yours
    $400 23
The pas de chat owes its name to the likeness of the movement to the leap of one of these
    $400 11
In 1649 this "I think, therefore I am" guy went to Stockholm to teach philosophy to Queen Christina
    $400 1
Known as the "Sailor King", he reigned from 1830 to 1837 & was the fourth British king to have the name
    $800 17
In 1936 Haile Selassie asked this world body for sanctions against Italy, which had invaded Ethiopia in 1935
    $800 7
Band whose '69 hit said, "There's a bad moon on the rise", not "There's a bathroom on the right"
    $800 19
It's the study of crime & punishment & the management of prisons
    $800 24
French for "feat of strength", this ballet term now refers to a display of technical skill by any artist
    $800 12
Upon this thinker's death in 347 B.C., the Greek philosopher Speusippus, his nephew, took over the academy
    DD: $2,000 2
Last name of brothers George & Charles, who in 1843 secured the rights to Noah Webster's dictionary
    DD: $2,000 27
As a tie-in with the new president's programs, in 1933 Warner Bros. movies were advertised as this "in entertainment"
    $1200 8
This song's "Revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night" has had many interpretations
    $1200 20
It's the study of the glands & hormones
    $1200 25
The number of folks who see the ballet, or the heels-together, toes-out basic ability seen in first position
    $1200 13
He wrote "Civil Disobedience" as a result of being jailed for not paying his taxes as a protest against the Mexican War
    $1200 3
In 1782 King Rama I established the Chakri dynasty in the country then known by this name
    $1600 28
The Century of Progress Exposition was held in this city during 1933 & 1934
    $1600 9
Song where Hendrix sings, "'Scuse me while I kiss the sky", not "'Scuse me while I kiss this guy"
    $1600 21
If you know that vexillology is the study of these, we salute you
    $1600 26
This 4-letter word refers to the configuration of the body resting or in motion; a good one is partly natural physique
    $1600 14
In "Beyond Good and Evil", this German denied the validity of an absolute & universal moral code
    $1600 4
Alfred, Lord Tennyson's poem "In" this was an elegy to friend Arthur Hallam, the fiance of Tennyson's sister
    $2000 29
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Central Park in New York.) In the 1930s, before it was a lush, great lawn, an area of Central Park was home to displaced people's communities known as these, after a famous American
    $2000 10
This band's '78 song was "I wanna be sedated", not "I want a piece of bacon" (mmm...bacon)
    $2000 22
Though not an -ology, it's the study of coats of arms
    $2000 30
A ballet dancer asked to do a movement en cloche is supposed to look like one of these
    $2000 15
While writing "Principia Mathematica", this 20th century British thinker was a lecturer at Cambridge
    $2000 5
In Greek mythology, this king of Troy was the father of Paris, Hector & Cassandra

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Devin Richard Sarah
$7,400 $15,200 $6,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A telegram from these 2: "Average speed...thirty-one miles. Longest fifty-nine seconds.
Inform press.
Home Christmas"

Final scores:

Devin Richard Sarah
$12,001 $15,200 $12,000
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $15,200 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Devin Richard Sarah
$6,200 $16,800 $6,000
11 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $29,000

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Game tape date: 2008-12-02
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