Show #5666 - Monday, April 6, 2009


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Kelly Dobbin, a tour planner from Brunswick, Georgia

Eric LaForest, a high school history teacher originally from Jacksonville, Florida

Kevin Rainforth, a substance abuse counselor from Orchard Park, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

2 "B" OR NOT 2 "B"
(Alex: Each correct response will have either 1 "B" or 2 "B"s in it.)
    $200 6
2 "B":
An outgoing tide
    $200 1
Roseanne Roseannadanna
    $200 14
The 40th day after Easter commemorates this rising of Christ into heaven
    $200 21
Tip O'Neill was the man of the House of Representatives, holding this post from 1977 to 1986
    $200 26
Funded by subscriptions to NYC's Il Progresso newspaper & unveiled in 1892, his memorial depicts his 3 ships
    $200 11
Daniel Bakeman of New York, who died in 1869 at age 109, was the last surviving veteran of this war
    $400 7
Not 2 "B":
A term for "oily" used of glands
    $400 2
The Church Lady
    $400 15
An Orthodox Church movable feast remembers Jesus' entrance into this city
    $400 22
He got his controversial talk show on Fox News in 1996
    $400 27
His monument, seen here, was sponsored by the Danish-American Women's Association
    $400 12
It was for Virginia Slims, on the "Tonight Show" Jan. 1, 1971
    $600 8
Not 2 "B":
Polynesian prohibition
    $600 3
Bill Clinton,
Chris Matthews &
Dick Cheney
    $600 16
This day when the Holy Spirit descended on the Apostles descends on May 31 in 2009
    $600 23
John Cardinal O'Connor held this post for New York from 1984 to 2000
    $600 28
One hand of his statue rests on his most famous invention; the other holds a strip of code
    $600 13
Once one of the "big four" U.S. airlines, it flew its last flight, New York to Atlanta, Jan. 18, 1991
    $800 9
2 "B":
A biblical test word, or a distinctive characteristic
    $800 4
Amber, the one-legged, hypoglycemic reality show contestant
    $800 17
As the Jewish religious calendar is lunar, all festivals are movable, including this one with a seder
    $800 24
Future playwright John Casey changed his name to this when he was won over to Irish nationalism
    $800 29
The statue of this "Mood Indigo" composer & bandleader has him standing next to an open grand piano
    $800 19
People with this distinction have included Tevfik Esenc (for Ubykh) & Ned Maddrell (for Manx)
    DD: $1,000 10
2 "B":
Site of a July 4, 1976 hostage rescue by Israeli commandos
    $1000 5
The Target Clerk & master of one-upwomanship Penelope
    $1000 18
Not Monday but this day of the week can be Maundy
    $1000 25
A work titled "The Bush" helped make Bernard O'Dowd a major poet of this country
    $1000 30
This Union general stands in Grand Army Plaza; a rear hoof of his horse is crushing a Georgia pine branch
    $1000 20
In 1966 Frederick Lee became the last holder of the British post Secretary of State for these

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

Kevin Eric Kelly
-$1,200 -$400 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Eric Kelly
-$200 $3,400 $6,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
The number of U.S. colonies of Apis mellifera, this type of bee, declined by about 50% from 1945 to 2005
    $400 8
These days Sally plays Nora, matriarch of the Walker family on this ABC drama
    $400 1
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Niagara Falls.)
Niagara Falls gets is enormous power because the Niagara River's water is rushing between these 2 Great Lakes, which are only 36 miles apart but have a 300-foot difference in elevation
    $400 21
    $400 16
At the end of his novel "Typee", the hero escapes on a whaler
    $400 26
Get a duster with a telescoping handle; these arachnid structures can be high up in the dark rafters
    $800 7
A German theory that these devices might disorient bees isn't widely accepted, so don't dump your Sprint plan just yet
    $800 9
America first fell in love with Sally when she played this role shortly out of high school
    $800 2
Lanao is the largest lake on this island that also ends "anao"
    $800 22
    $800 17
This author introduced Natty Bumppo in "The Pioneers"
    $800 27
On creaking door hinges, use a spray like Pyroil, made from this compound known for its use in implants
    $1200 13
British scientists refer to bee vanishings as Mary Celeste syndrome, after one of these found deserted in 1872
    $1200 10
In this landmark TV movie, Sally played a woman with more than 16 personalities, but she only won 1 Emmy
    $1200 3
Minnesota, Wisconsin & New York have lakes called this--the sound that follows is a hint
    $1200 23
    $1200 18
Among his historical novels are "Burr" & "1876"
    $1200 28
In the guest room, drown out the howling with a device for this "noise", with the same intensity at all frequencies
    $1600 14
This U.S. ice cream maker with a faux Euro name created a special vanilla flavor to raise awareness of bees' plight
    $1600 11
We must really like her; Sally has won Oscars twice: once for "Norma Rae" & once for this movie
    $1600 4
The last house where Kurt Cobain lived was by this lake with a presidential name
    $1600 24
    $1600 19
Time put his violent western tale "Blood Meridian" on a list of the 100 best novels since 1923
    $2000 15
One major cause of bee losses is the spread of Varroa destructor, a bee-killing type of this tiny parasite
    DD: $1,200 12
In 2002 Sally made her Broadway debut in this playwright's "The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?"
    $2000 5
Bacalar in Mexico is called Laguna de los Siete Colores, or lake of these; you can see a couple of them here
    DD: $5,000 25
    $2000 20
In Faulkner's "The Bear", Ike McCaslin hunts down this legendary bear

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Eric Kelly
$600 $9,800 $4,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

An experiment with mirrors on Mt. Wilson & Mt. San Antonio, Calif. determined what became an accepted figure for this

Final scores:

Kevin Eric Kelly
$1 $9,762 $1,300
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $9,762 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kevin Eric Kelly
$600 $10,800 $10,400
5 R,
4 W
19 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,800

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Game tape date: 2009-02-03
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