Show #5659 - Thursday, March 26, 2009


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Mark Lock, an attorney and privacy consultant from Detroit, Michigan

Sonia Chawla, a grad student from Boston, Massachusetts

Fred Beukema, a structural engineer from Minneapolis, Minnesota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
In 1797 Smithson Tennant showed that charcoal has the same composition as this gem
    $200 1
"Come Together" & "Get Back" aren't calls at a square dance; they're opposite-sounding No. 1s from this band
    $200 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the American Kennel Club.) Like something you'd find on a fishing hook, it's the object or treat that show handlers use to focus the dog's attention & keep it alert in the ring
    $200 26
After supervising George W. Bush's search for the 2000 VP slot, he decided he was the best man for the job
    $200 6
You're a 7' tall red octagon with white letters; you tell folks to do this, & dang it, you mean it
    $200 11
You can still visit this Hollywood drugstore seen in "Sunset Blvd."--at Universal Studios Florida, that is
    $400 17
Using the ultramicroscope, Jean Perrin estimated the size of this as one hundred millionth of a centimeter
    $400 2
It's hard to swallow their rebellious song "I Get Around" after picturing them as loners in "In My Room"
    $400 22
In 1889 a Siberian wolfhound in the WKC show had quite a pedigree; its breeder was listed as the czar of this country
    $400 27
Merely Taj Mahal or Plaza Hotel & Casino wasn't enough; to him, the buildings needed this name to complete them
    $400 7
You're a triangle pointing down; you were yellow & black, now you're red & white; you want folks to be nice & do this
    $400 12
A sailing vessel
    $600 18
Michael Faraday named oxygen as a "permanent gas" he couldn't turn into this state; Mike, just make it a lot colder
    $600 3
From their songs "Marlena", "Ronnie" & "C'mon Marianne" they begged a lot of women to stay; but they told Dawn to go away
    $600 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew is with a cocker spaniel.) In dog shows, some cocker spaniels are ASCOB,
which stands for any solid color other than this
    $600 28
Bartlett's says this athlete's slogan, "I am the greatest", was inspired by wrestler Gorgeous George
    $600 8
You're a white X (or "crossbuck"); your arms say these 2 words
    $600 13
2 words: "fool" & "unlucky person" (as mentioned in the "Laverne & Shirley" intro)
    $800 19
Nutbrain Soviet scientists adopted the discredited 19th c. theory of Lamarck that said acquired traits could be this
    $800 4
Their first hit? "Hold On"... their second hit? "Release Me"... C'mon, ladies, make up your minds
    $800 24
2008's Best in Show winner at Crufts was one of these dogs whose name is from the German for "snout"
    $800 29
This handsome young man of myth fell in love with his own reflection, spurning
Echo's love
    $800 9
You're a horizontal black rectangle containing a white arrow; all you have to say is these 2 words
    $800 14
Kirschwasser, for one
    $1000 20
The unit of this in electricity is named for Georg Ohm; it's also what Ohm ran into when he published his ideas
    $1000 5
Going by their first releases, they were "Lost in Love" & then a few months later, "All Out of Love"; that was quick
    DD: $1,000 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew is at the American Kennel Club.) American Kennel Club judges evaluate how close dogs come to this, an 8-letter term for a written description of the ideal specimen of the breed
    $1000 10
You're a red rectangle with white letters; you tell folks to look out! They're going this!
    $1000 15
Excessively sentimental, like a soap opera

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

Fred Sonia Mark
$5,000 $3,800 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Sonia Mark
$9,400 $3,400 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And the common link...)
    $400 11
This Sherlock Holmes nemesis might have been a brilliant mathematician but "a criminal stain ran in his blood"
    $400 1
King Hussein of Jordan offered David Lean camel-riders of the desert patrol as extras for this 1962 epic
    $400 6
The Huey P. Long bridge spans this mighty river
    $400 16
This Jamie Oliver nickname refers to his minimalist style of cooking (it also fits in a nude dude category)
    $400 21
Over-the-counter remedies for this teen affliction should have resorcinol, salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide
    $400 26
Someone who sells Waring liquid-mixing appliances
    $800 12
The murder of 2 Supreme Court justices begins this author's "The Pelican Brief"
    $800 2
Early Lean films included adaptations of this man's plays "Brief Encounter" & "Blithe Spirit"
    $800 7
The King Fahd Causeway links the island nation of Bahrain to this country
    $800 17
Ethnicity of the "Muppet Show" chef whose little song ended, "bork bork bork"
    $800 22
Clotrimazole is an anti-this type of drug, effective against ringworm & athlete's foot
    $800 27
A joint Democratic/ Republican craftsperson
    $1200 13
Auric is the first name of this 1959 Ian Fleming villain; he later got a snazzy movie theme song
    $1200 3
Of this Lean film's 8 Oscar nominations, the only one to lose was Sessue Hayakawa for supporting actor
    $1200 8
The Bridge of Sighs in this city links the Doge's palace to the old state prison
    $1200 18
The name of this famed Wolfgang Puck eatery is Italian slang for spaghetti
    DD: $1,000 23
This principal constituent of oil of peppermint can be an ingredient in both cigarettes & lotions
    $1200 28
Gave refuge to the right side of a ship
    $1600 14
A vicious teenage gang commits random acts of brutality in this 1962 Anthony Burgess novel
    DD: $2,000 4
Tarek Sharif played this title character as an 8-year-old in Lean's 1965 epic
    $1600 9
The Pont Neuf & the Pont Notre-Dame span this river
    $1600 19
Emeril Lagasse began shouting this 3-letter word years ago to jolt cameramen to attention
    $1600 24
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands in front of a table.) The leaves of this plant are used in traditional remedies as a topical ointment; cutting open the leaves produces an easily applied clear gel
    $1600 29
A splendid, brilliantly shining person against whom legal action is brought
    $2000 15
Patricia Highsmith's series about this charming sociopath starts with "The Talented Mr." him
    $2000 5
Lean adapted the script for this, his last movie, from a work by E.M. Forster
    $2000 10
The Vasco da Gama bridge spans the Tagus river near this capital city
    $2000 20
Bad boy of the culinary scene with the book "Kitchen Confidential" & the TV show "No Reservations"
    $2000 25
The pink powder hemimorphite is also known as this, from which a soothing lotion is made
    $2000 30
An Easter- or Passover-time rogue

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Sonia Mark
$25,000 $10,000 $6,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1517 he wrote, "The treasures of indulgences are nets with which they now fish for the wealth of men"

Final scores:

Fred Sonia Mark
$28,000 $13,601 $10,001
2-day champion: $49,800 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Fred Sonia Mark
$25,600 $10,200 $6,800
28 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
8 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $42,600

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Game tape date: 2009-01-27
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