Show #5634 - Thursday, February 19, 2009


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Matt Cushman, a paintings conservator from North Adams, Massachusetts

Jeanie Welch, a retired librarian from Charlotte, North Carolina

Dan Smith, a student from Chicago, Illinois (whose 3-day cash winnings total $69,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
It's sometimes defined as having a summit at less than 1,000 feet; Hugh Grant "Went Up" one "But Came Down A Mountain"
    $200 1
Kids don't realize a Bond girl named "Galore" inspired "Alotta" in the world of this spy who's groovy, baby
    $200 2
(Kelly of the Clue Crew uses her foodie skillz.) Similar to dicing & from the Latin for "smallness," it's the cutting or chopping into very small pieces
    $200 7
Both George W. Bush & this 2004 election opponent went to Yale, graduating 2 years apart
    $200 19
Si, it's Spanish for a male friend, see
    $200 26
In 2008 a house on the East Side of this "Motor City" was listed for $1; it still took 19 days to find a buyer
    $400 11
Till is the clay, sand, pebbles & rocky debris carried along by the movement of one of these solid objects
    $400 10
Kids don't realize the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are each named for famous men in this occupation
    $400 3
Keep plenty of pita bread around after mashing up some chickpeas, tahini, olive oil & spices into this Mideastern dip
    $400 8
He was born in 1755, graduated from Yale in 1773 & was hanged as a spy in 1776
    $400 20
A reddish-brown antelope, or a drum
    $400 27
He does have other income sources, so Michael Bloomberg takes only $1 a year in salary as this city's mayor
    $600 13
From the Greek for "neck", it's a narrow strip of land bordered by water that connects 2 larger land masses
    $600 16
With the character here, this movie brings the honey & the funny, but kids don't know the title is punny
    $600 4
(Sarah of the Clue Crew peels an apple with a small knife.) From the Old French for "prepare", the name of this small kitchen knife tells us it's ideal for the peeling of fruits & vegetables
    $600 12
In 1968 this then-student created a comic strip called "Bull Tales" for the Yale Daily News
    $600 23
The lading or freight of a ship
    $600 28
In 2005 an angry wife sold hubby's Lotus Esprit Turbo, worth $44,000, for 90 cents on this website; ouch
    $800 14
Made of coral, it surrounds a lagoon above a submerged volcano
    $800 17
Kids will someday know this "Simpsons" mayor speaks like an ancient political family called the Kennedys
    $800 5
Most chef salads consist in part of cheese & meat cut in this style that bears a woman's name
    DD: $300 21
This 1810 Yale grad dashed (& dotted) into history as an inventor
    $800 24
A dizzy sensation of tilting within stable surroundings; did it happen to U2?
    $800 29
In September 2000 the stock of this Houston-based energy company was at $90; by December 2001 it was under $1
    $1000 15
On a geographic grid called a graticule, parallels indicate latitude; these indicate longitude
    $1000 18
Just try to explain to kids the name of this puppet pal of Mister Rogers is a clever nod to Cervantes
    $1000 6
(Kelly of the Clue Crew cuts an onion in a bowl full of water.) To slice an onion without tears, cut it under water where the allinase enzymes present can't form sulfinic this when reacting with your eyes
    $1000 22
This late conservative columnist & Yale man's first book was 1951's "God and Man at Yale"
    $1000 25
It's the capital of American Samoa
    $1000 30
In 2008 this country's P.M. Nuri al-Maliki said the U.A.E. forgave its $7 billion debt; that's a lot to forgive

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

Dan Jeanie Matt
$4,200 $1,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Jeanie Matt
$7,000 $2,900 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
The person playing this instrument is right up on stage in "Dances at a Gathering", to music by Chopin
    $400 7
In 2002 this NFL team moved its home games to the University of Illinois; in 2003 it moved back to Soldier Field
    $400 2
Shakespeare produced 154 of these short poems
    $400 13
A distribution of earnings to shareholders is called this; "Father" had a "little" one
    $400 1
For olive oil, 570 degrees:
    $400 18
Originally referring to a country house, it was first used in 1851 to mean a gambling establishment
    $800 26
The album "Fiedler's Favorite" these includes the one of the Wooden Soldiers
    $800 8
Jim Zorn has gone from Washington to Washington as 1970s quarterback & as current coach for these 2 different teams
    $800 23
No one knows Shakespeare's birthday for sure, but we do know the date of this related ceremony: April 26, 1564
    $800 14
Dickens title adjective for a fund operated by an investment company, with stocks, bonds & other interests
    $800 3
At the other end from UV:
    $800 19
The American Heritage Dict.'s 4 entries for this word: state capital, German Chancellor, archipelago & sea
    DD: $1,400 28
Manuel de Falla's "El Sombrero de Tres Picos" translates to this in English
    $1200 9
The Cincinnati Bengals' home stadium is named for this man who built a dynasty with another Ohio team
    $1200 24
When he was about 25, Shakespeare told the story of the sixth English king of this name
    $1200 15
This Greek letter measures how much a stock has risen or fallen over a one-year period
    $1200 4
In mammals, they have no nucleus:
    $1200 20
As a noun, it's a small compartment for holding papers; as a verb, it means to assign to a proper category
    $1600 10
In his career he had a record 22,895 yards receiving, about 50% more than runner-up Tim Brown
    $1600 25
Some think Will Shakespeare was an illiterate rube & Edward de Vere, Earl of this, wrote the plays
    $1600 16
This type of account allows an investor to buy securities on credit provided by the broker
    $1600 5
The Venus flytrap is one:
    $1600 21
Representing an unstressed neutral vowel, a schwa looks like this lower-case letter turned upside down
    $2000 12
Part of the Rams' "Fearsome Foursome" on defense, he became TV's "Father Murphy"
    DD: $1,300 27
As an actor, Shakespeare performed before these 2 monarchs, both of whom were patrons of his
    $2000 17
Selling a security that you borrow rather than own, hoping the price drops, is this "selling" often frowned upon
    $2000 6
Below 1,200 miles in altitude:
    $2000 22
Located toward the end of the dictionary , it's "z" chemistry of fermentation

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Jeanie Matt
$5,000 $9,700 $6,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1871 he answered, "Yes, and I feel thankful that I am here to welcome you"

Final scores:

Dan Jeanie Matt
$9,701 $16,601 $10,001
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $16,601 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dan Jeanie Matt
$5,000 $10,200 $9,600
16 R,
5 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
15 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $24,800

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Game tape date: 2008-12-03
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