Show #5665 - Friday, April 3, 2009


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Kevin Rainforth, a substance abuse counselor from Orchard Park, New York

Jennie-Rebecca Falcetta, an assistant professor of English from Manchester, Connecticut

Diane Wilshere, an actor and playwright from Manassas, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
The book of Genesis opens with these 3 words
    $200 8
Also called Shrove Tuesday, this holiday first came to Louisiana in 1699 via French explorers
    $200 1
A banana seat is something you would most likely find on one of these
    $200 26
Revolution was in the air when clashes began on April 19, 1775 in these 2 New England towns
    $200 13
When you say "yes" in Italian & Spanish it sounds like this English letter
    $200 2
He was the androgynous lead singer of Culture Club
    $400 19
Genesis is the first of the 5 books of him, also known as the Pentateuch
    $400 9
The Prose Edda, a 13th c. work from Snorri Sturluson, is a cultural masterpiece of this island nation
    $400 7
This fruit company pleaded guilty to paying off terrorist groups in Colombia via its subsidiary, Banadex
    $400 27
At the Battle of Belleau Wood during this war, Marine Dan Day yelled out, "Come on...! Do you want to live forever?"
    $400 14
In this language, yes is still a 3-letter word, but all the letters are vowels
    $400 3
Yes got a big break in 1968, opening for this Clapton group at its London farewell concert
    $600 20
In Genesis 4:14, God turns this guy into the original fugitive
    $600 10
A male Muslim who completes the pilgrimage to this city can be called Hajji; a female can be addressed as Hajjah
    $600 23
"Daylight come and me wan' go home" is the last line of this song, also known as "Day-O"
    $600 28
Site of a 2003 battleground for U.S. soldiers, a tomb in this country's city of Najaf is a major Shiite shrine
    $600 15
Zip-a-dee-doo! When in Moscow, say "yes" in Russian like this
    $600 4
The Clash had its biggest hit with this song that says, "Drop your bombs between the minarets"
    $800 21
Genesis 2:25 says Adam & Eve were both this "and were not ashamed"--& this was before Bally's or Jenny Craig!
    $800 11
Batik, a method of waxing & dyeing cloth, is part of the culture of this fourth-most populous nation
    $800 24
Amid a theme of adventure, the first catalogs from this company sported drawings of flight jackets & gurkha shorts
    $800 29
Admiral Nelson won this decisive 1805 naval battle but paid for the victory with his life
    $800 16
In German & Dutch, "yes" is 2 letters long & starts with this consonant
    $800 5
The genesis of Genesis included this man singing lead; he left for the "big time" as a solo artist
    $1000 22
In Genesis 17, God makes a covenant with Isaac; this older half-brother goes covenantless--call him...
    $1000 12
Belgian composer Peter Benoit initiated the movement for a representative music of this culture
    $1000 25
This author introduced the Glass family in his 1948 short story "A Perfect Day for Bananafish"
    $1000 30
World War II's Battle of the Coral Sea was the first naval battle that used only these
    DD: $1,600 17
It sounds like you're saying hello, but this is how you say "yes" in Japanese
    $1000 6
Bananarama had a hit with this song, appropriately enough, in the mean, hot days of August 1984

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

Diane Jennie-Rebecca Kevin
$400 $1,600 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Diane Jennie-Rebecca Kevin
$800 $3,400 $7,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
This onetime partner of Bob Woodward helped CNN cover the 2008 election
    $400 1
Jimmy Stewart woos Kate Hepburn:
"The _____ Story"
    $400 16
On the African continent,
    $400 18
Though alphabetically second, it's the first sign of the Zodiac
    $400 20
This movement flourished as an architectural style from 1150 to 1250, the Age of the Great Cathedrals
    $400 6
Poopdeck Pappy is the papa of this comical chap
    $800 12
In 1938 H.V. Kaltenborn of CBS made 102 broadcasts in 18 days from this city as Hitler was being appeased
    $800 2
Robin Williams defects:
"_____ on the Hudson"
    $800 17
In the Middle East,
    $800 19
It might be a tad unsettling to know that horoscopes are based on his Geocentric Universe
    $800 21
Like the Federal Reserve Building, the Pentagon is in this architectural style, adhering to Greek & Roman models
    $800 7
A puffed muffin with a hollow center
    $1200 13
Jill Carroll, a journalist for this paper founded by a religion, was kidnapped but released in Iraq
    $1200 3
Woody goes Euro:
"Vicky Cristina _____"
    $1200 25
The Zodiac is divided into 12 sections of this many degrees each
    $1200 22
The Talking Heads know you may find yourself living in this long, narrow style popular in New Orleans
    $1200 8
A piece of hard candy on a small stick, or a "good ship"
    $1600 14
(Jon of the Clue Crew reads the clue from the Newseum in Washington, D.C.) This typewriter was used by this man, a 1944 Pulitzer winner & perhaps the USA's most popular World War II correspondent
    $1600 4
A WWII flyby:
"_____ Belle"
    DD: $5,000 26
The Age of Aquarius follows this zodiacal age, which in the West corresponds to the Christian Era
    DD: $2,200 23
This 1890s furniture style was inspired by the wood furnishings of California churches
    $1600 9
2-word Latin term for "voice of the people"
    $2000 15
This 2-word job of Tony Mauro sounds like he's a stenographer; he covers Scalia & friends for Legal Times
    $2000 5
Alec Baldwin's post-prison plight:
"____ Blues"
    $2000 24
This 20th century school of design & art movement comes from the German words for "build" & "house"
    $2000 10
There's a bird in this word for a person given to vain, pretentious displays & empty chatter

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Diane Jennie-Rebecca Kevin
$3,600 $5,600 $16,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A manipulative widow goes husband-hunting in "Lady Susan", finally published in 1871, 54 years after her death

Final scores:

Diane Jennie-Rebecca Kevin
$6,600 $11,200 $16,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Diane Jennie-Rebecca Kevin
$3,600 $10,600 $14,800
8 R,
2 W
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $29,000

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Game tape date: 2009-01-28
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