Show #5641 - Monday, March 2, 2009


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Sanders Kleinfeld, a publishing technology specialist from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Rachel Anderson, an assistant professor of English from Grand Rapids, Michigan

Edie Chang, an engineer from Sacramento, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
First signed in 1864, these conventions were the genesis of the humane treatment of wartime wounded
    $200 1
One theory on this ancient wonder is that it was irrigated by the Euphrates
    $200 8
When Mary Todd Lincoln was First Lady, the White House was still known as this "Mansion"
    $200 21
In 1789 architect Robert Adam designed the University of this Scottish city
    $200 26
A popular British treat is Eve's pudding, which has sponge cake &, fittingly, this baked fruit
    $200 16
In this 1981 film Harrison Ford delivers the immortal line "I hate snakes"
    $400 4
The Voice of America first hit the airwaves during this war
    $400 3
Travel like a god on the Odin Express at Tivoli Gardens amusement park in this Scandinavian capital
    $400 9
From the Latin for "shoulder blade", they're what's being worn here
    $400 22
He said to found a great empire only for customers seems to be a project "for a nation of shopkeepers"
    $400 27
EVE Online is a multiplayer game in which players take on the role of pilots of these
    $400 17
Kaa the serpent had his mesmerizing eyes set on Mowgli in this 1967 Disney favorite
    $600 5
This duo's expedition began in Missouri in May of 1804; they got back 2 years later
    $600 13
Things get ruff at the Westminster Dog Show, held in this NYC arena each February
    $600 10
The civil branch of this occupation is concerned with the building & maintenance of public structures
    $600 23
Though born in Zurich, Hans Adam II is the head of state of this tiny European principality
    $600 28
The Duke of Wellington comes upon an inn in a painting detailing the eve before this battle
    $600 18
A scary evil snake called a basilisk squares off against the young magician in this second Harry Potter film
    $800 6
On May 24, 1607 English colonists named their New World settlement this
    $800 14
Garden Grove, California is where this reverend opened the 10,000-window Crystal Cathedral in 1980
    $800 11
It's the E in an IED, a regrettable addition to 21st century warfare vocabulary
    $800 24
In 1945 this African American was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives as a Democrat from Harlem
    $800 29
EVE, the Essay Verification Engine, helps guard against this, from the Latin for "kidnapping"
    $800 19
In "Vol. 2" of this revenge 2-parter, Daryl Hannah kills off Michael Madsen with a deadly black mamba
    $1000 7
In 1862 he began to manufacture nitroglycerin in Sweden
    DD: $1,500 15
It's the garden where Judas kissed Jesus
    $1000 12
Cryptically named cryptogram machine used by the Nazis
    $1000 25
Some words from Wordsworth serve as the epigraph to this novel by George Eliot
    $1000 30
The mitochondrial Eve theory suggests everyone inherited their mitochondrial this from one woman in Africa
    $1000 20
James Earl Jones sports a Bettie Page haircut & turns into a giant evil snake in this Schwarzenegger film from 1982

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

Edie Rachel Sanders
$1,100 $3,000 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Edie Rachel Sanders
$300 $4,400 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 9
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from next to a big bell in New York.) The Japanese Peace Bell is rung twice a year: when the General Assembly opens, & on the first day of this season
    $400 26
...before Michael Jordan played for the Wizards
    $400 17
"The Musgrave Ritual" begins with Watson's complaint about this man's slovenly habits
    $400 1
He was an Esquire copywriter in 1953 when he designed his own men's magazine in his Chicago apartment
    $400 12
It's paired with Newfoundland in the name of a Canadian province
    $400 4
Give me 5!--this 5-event Greek-named athletic competition
    $800 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the U.N. General Assembly.) When this man first stood at the podium in the General Assembly in 1960, he gave a speech lasting 4 hours 29 minutes
    $800 27
...before Joe Montana played for the Chiefs
    $800 18
The "prize" in this 1948 short story is death by stoning
    $800 2
(I'm Elisabeth Moss. I play copywriter Peggy Olson on Mad Men.) This woman was a copywriter for an ad agency before being named editor in chief of Cosmopolitan magazine
    $800 13
This Scottish body of water is the largest freshwater lake by volume in Great Britain
    $800 5
Meaning "life ball", it's the part of the earth & its atmosphere that supports life
    DD: $1,500 23
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Assembly floor.) Many U.N. agencies, like the World Health Organization, are headquartered in this country that didn't get its General Assembly seat until 2002
    $1200 28
...before Babe Ruth played for the Yankees
    $1200 19
As luck would have it, his "The Luck of Roaring Camp" was published in 1868
    $1200 3
After being fired from an L.A. ad agency, he flew to England & animated "Monty Python"
    $1200 14
In 1893 this Southeast Asian nation became a protectorate of France
    $1200 6
Meaning "to put under", it's an assumption or proposition put forth in science that can then be tested
    $1600 24
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the speaker's podium.) In a 2003 speech to the General Assembly, where a predecessor once banged his shoe, he called the U.N. "irreplaceable"
    $1600 29
...before Karl Malone played for the Lakers
    DD: $1,000 20
In this Joyce story, Gabriel goes to a party, then realizes his wife deeply loved a deceased man
    $1600 10
She was an ad copywriter before marrying John Gregory Dunne & writing essays, novels & screenplays
    $1600 15
Founded in 1854, it's the oldest city in Kansas; some "citizens" would rather be living elsewhere
    $1600 7
Sadly, this word literally means a hatred of mankind
    $2000 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from outside the U.N.) In 1945, there were 51 U.N. members including Yugoslavia; as of 2008, there are 192 including this newest entry, once part of Yugoslavia
    $2000 30
...before Wayne Gretzky played for the L.A. Kings (they're up north)
    $2000 21
A girl is seduced by a creepazoid in this 3-named woman's "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?"
    $2000 11
This "Big Chill" director found advertising so loathsome, he refused to have a 2nd child until he escaped from it
    $2000 16
Riga is its capital
    $2000 8
From Greek words for "first" & "glue", it's the accepted rules of behavior to follow on official occasions

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Edie Rachel Sanders
$8,100 $14,400 $13,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This first name of a patron saint of a country comes from a Roman word referring to a social class

Final scores:

Edie Rachel Sanders
$3,100 $2,199 $26,597
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $26,597

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Edie Rachel Sanders
$10,600 $14,400 $13,000
12 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
20 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $38,000

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Game tape date: 2009-01-21
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