Show #5637 - Tuesday, February 24, 2009


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Jorge Rivero, a contamination control technician from Sunrise, Florida

Kelly Rabin, an actuary from Issaquah, Washington

Kenneth Burns, a newspaper editor from Madison, Wisconsin (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
He was pronounced dead at 1:00 P.M. on Nov. 22, 1963 at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas
    $200 17
"Stripped of title in 1967 because he refused to serve in the Vietnam War... defended title 19 times"
    $200 8
Capri Sun
    $200 13
The youngest person to climb it was 15-year-old Temba Tseri on May 22, 2001
    $200 2
This food company is named for a coffee blend made for a Monterey, Ca. hotel; it means "of the mountain" in Spanish
    $200 16
It describes the "waves of grain" in "America The Beautiful"
    $400 4
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from Monticello.) Thomas Jefferson, whose grave marker makes no mention of him being president, died July 4, 1826, just hours before this former president & close friend
    $400 18
"'The Yankee Clipper'... played on 10 World Series winners", career span 1936-51"
    $400 9
Sunny D
    $400 14
It begins in Lake Itasca in Minnesota & ends in the Gulf of Mexico
    $400 3
In 1963 Charles Tandy bought this nearly bankrupt electronics parts supplier & made it into a top retail chain
    $400 25
If you drink enough of this color champagne, you might also see its elephants
    $600 5
He died of congestive heart failure at Walter Reed Army Medical Center March 28, 1969
    $600 21
"Born Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Brazilian soccer player... scored 1,281 goals in 22 years"
    $600 10
    DD: $1,400 15
This Southern Hemisphere nation was named after a southwestern province of the Netherlands
    $600 22
This credit card company publishes Travel & Leisure & is the world's largest issuer of traveler's checks
    $600 26
Shade of red that precedes "fever" & "letter" in items you probably don't want
    $800 6
He lived for about 80 days following his shooting, dying of blood poisoning September 19, 1881
    $800 28
"Tennis player. First black man to win U.S. Open (1968, as an amateur), Australian Open (1970)"
    $800 11
    $800 19
The first person known to be born on this continent was Emilio Palma in 1978
    $800 23
Big Brother could tell you this term for a corporation that controls another company, like AMR does for American Airlines
    $800 27
It can describe bad journalism, or being cowardly
    $1000 7
Hoping to say a final farewell to this friend, Sam Houston showed up at his Hermitage home minutes too late
    $1000 30
"Golfer. 'The Shark'... won two British Opens (1986, '93) but is more famous for his heartbreaking losses"
    $1000 12
Neneh Cherry
    $1000 20
The country with the most volcanoes is this nation that felt a huge eruption in 1883
    $1000 24
This company began selling apple butter in 1900; it had to be good--a full line of jams & jellies followed
    $1000 29
Environmentally sound, or unripe

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

Kenneth Kelly Jorge
$0 $2,800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kenneth Kelly Jorge
$2,600 $8,200 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The instrument he's most famous for playing.)
    $400 12
(Dr. Oz delivers the clue holding a real heart.) This valve, whose name is from the Latin for "three points", prevents the backflow of blood from the right ventricle into the right atrium
    $400 11
Maybe leaving NBC late night in 2009 will help open his schedule to guest again as Kitty on "South Park"
    $400 6
John Coltrane
    $400 13
A historic flight in one of these went over Paris Nov. 21, 1783; today many fly in them for fun
    $400 19
In navy slang a flattop is this type of modern warship
    $400 4
John Jay Shipherd, Charles Tufts & Matthew Vassar all helped found this type of institution
    $800 18
(Dr. Oz delivers the clue, again holding a squishy human heart.) The sinoatrial node on the back wall of the right atrium, here, sends out electrical signals to regulate the heartbeat & is also known as this, like a mechanical device implanted to do the same thing
    $800 27
On "Futurama" this pol warned of the universe's destruction, "and as an environmentalist, I'm against that"
    $800 5
Benny Goodman
    $800 14
At NYC's Tisch Children's Zoo, a Vietnamese pot-bellied this is available for petting
    $800 20
It's the lowest rank of admiral in the U.S. navy
    $800 7
You auto know this small Michigan city that rests on the lake of the same name
    DD: $1,500 24
(Dr. Oz holds two fingers to his neck.) When you check your pulse by placing two fingers on the side of your neck, you're feeling these arteries that supply the brain & face
    $1200 28
Voiced by this "Frasier" guy, Sideshow Bob says his "Die Bart, Die" tattoo is "German for 'The Bart, The"'
    $1200 3
Herb Alpert
    DD: $2,000 15
In 1901 Alexander Graham Bell began building tetrahedral box ones of these with the goal of lifting people
    $1200 21
The U.S. Navy's Pacific fleet is headquartered in this harbor
    $1200 8
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a diagram on the monitor.) An inflammation of the membrane that lines the eye is this medical condition, commonly known as pink eye
    $1600 25
(Dr. Oz delivers the clue from his office, with some product placement on his desk.) This severe constricting pain in the chest is a symptom of coronary artery disease, but 50% of heart attack patients never experience it
    $1600 29
"You got lucky"--this Heartbreaker voiced Lucky in a "King of the Hill" episode titled "Tears of an Inflatable Clown"
    $1600 2
Jascha Heifetz
    $1600 16
Total number of cards used to play Old Maid (without any jokers)
    $1600 22
In 1992 Darlene Iskra took an opportune time to become the Navy's first female one of these, on the USS Opportune
    $1600 9
The constellation Sagittarius is represented by this mythological creature
    $2000 26
(Dr. Oz holds a small wire mesh tube.) These wire mesh tubes are used to prop open an artery during balloon angioplasty & expand & lock into place as the balloon is inflated
    $2000 30
In 1976 this singer "Fell to Earth"; in 2007, he fell below the waves, as Lord Royal Highness on "SpongeBob"
    $2000 1
Lionel Hampton
    $2000 17
Sports car video game that's "great touring" in Italian
    $2000 23
The roots of the Navy SEALs are in UDTs, short for underwater teams that specialize in this explosive activity
    $2000 10
It's his late-16th-century handiwork, seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kenneth Kelly Jorge
$8,600 $14,600 $12,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

"What is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after", he wrote in 1932

Final scores:

Kenneth Kelly Jorge
$17,200 $4,999 $18,100
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $18,100

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kenneth Kelly Jorge
$12,000 $14,600 $11,800
14 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
20 R,
0 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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Game tape date: 2009-01-20
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