Show #5670 - Friday, April 10, 2009


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James Holst, a researcher from Ida Grove, Iowa

Louisa Kreider, a research assistant from Northfield Center, Ohio

Priscilla Ball, a government contractor from Montgomery Village, Maryland (whose 2-day cash winnings total $45,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
"The Three Musketeers",
"Joseph Balsamo"
    $200 1
The Times said of these thin young twins, "It isn't the cover of Vogue they seem to seek as much as the cover of Fortune"
    $200 16
On elephants this prehensile body part has an estimated 150,000 muscles
    $200 11
A villainous type of mustache, a la Snidely Whiplash
    $200 21
Alone again at Christmas? Time for a big mug of this milk, cream, eggs & rum favorite with a nutmeg garnish
    $200 26
From this sitcom:
"How's life treating you, Norm?"
"Like it caught me in bed with his wife"
    $400 7
"Tom Jones",
"Joseph Andrews"
    $400 2's "Find a Show" section tells how to get tickets to "Avenue Q" or this masked man musical
    $400 17
Catholic priests administer 7 of these acts, like penance & holy orders
    $400 12
A style of singing in 4-part harmony; you know, as a "quartet"
    $400 22
Running a fever, eh? Try a "black balsam" of herbs & this liquor, reputed to have cured Catherine the Great
    $400 27
From this '70s radio station sitcom:
"As god is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly"
    $600 8
"The Winter of Our Discontent",
"The Moon is Down"
    $600 3
From an artsbeat blog: The Vivian Girls, rockers from this NYC borough, are "really, really, really cute"
    $600 18
On his "Sky-Cycle" Evel tried to jump a canyon above this river in Idaho in 1974; too bad the parachute opened early
    $600 13
An 11-letter acid derivative used in medicine as a sedative
    $600 23
Caught in the rain, Mac? How about one of these, the subject of a 1979 No. 1 song by Rupert Holmes
    $600 28
Shatner, on this show:
" Pictures, bios, hobbies. I once captained my own spaceship. Multi-talented"
    $800 9
"The Moon is a Harsh Mistress",
"Stranger in a Strange Land"
    DD: $1,000 4
The times headlined its 2007 review of this series' first episode "smoking, drinking, cheating and selling"
    $800 19
On New Year's Eve in 1967 Evel jumped 151 feet over the fountains at this Las Vegas casino; never mind the landing...
    $800 14
A conference between the judge & lawyers out of the hearing of the jury
    $800 24
I can just tell you're sweating for a Lynchburg lemonade, the Lynchburg referring to this brand of whiskey
    $800 29
Chandler, to Ross on this show:
"3 failed marriages, 2 illegitimate children... the personal ad writes itself"
    $1000 10
"The Joke",
"The Book of Laughter and Forgetting"
    $1000 5 has up-to-date info on this NYC museum of American art, like its exhibition on "artists making photographs"
    $1000 20
This priestly class is the highest class in Hinduism
    $1000 15
It's a verb meaning to get off a plane or ship
    $1000 25
Bad day, huh? You might need shots of these 2 alcohols made from the agave plant
    $1000 30
Steven Culp on this show (after being called Dr. Van de Kamp):
"Please, you're dating my wife. Call me Rex"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Priscilla Louisa James
$1,200 -$800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Priscilla Louisa James
$6,600 $800 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

BORN IN 1909
    $400 17
Barry Goldwater, in Arizona, which still had this status
    $400 6
It's what the tail does if things are backwards
    $400 1
The first known design of a self-propelled vehicle was made by this artist & scientist around 1478
    $400 8
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands at a monument.) I'm at this country's Monument to the Discoveries, looking at national hero Vasco da Gama
    $400 18
Pairs of these slightly dished metal circular plates have clashed together since Assyrian times
    $400 10
A standard or pennant
    $800 27
U Thant, in this current country
    $800 7
Who can forget Mena Suvari on a bed of petals in this film? (The title is a type of rose)
    $800 2
Some scientists predict this "seasonal" period of cold & dark weather would be the result of atomic warfare
    $800 9
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands at a windmill.) I'm at a windmill in the city of Woerden in this country
    $800 19
There's a Great Highland type of this musical instrument
    $800 23
Temperance leader Carry
    $1200 28
This "Streetcar Named Desire" director, in Constantinople
    $1200 14
Americans say "the whole enchilada"; Brits say this, a Best Picture Oscar nominee from 1997
    $1200 3
Astronomer Michael Brown discovered the object classified as UB313 in 2003 & named it for this TV princess
    $1200 11
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands in a Spanish city.) I'm in this Spanish city, the home of the world-famous Running of the Bulls
    $1200 20
In "The Music Man", "Seventy-six trombones led the big parade with a hundred and ten" of these "close at hand"
    $1200 24
Permission granted to a sailor to go ashore
    $1600 29
This film critic & "A Death in the Family" novelist
    $1600 15
This 1996 Geena Davis action title can be a euphemism for death (Hint: In the film, she puts her past life to bed)
    $1600 4
These radiation belts named for an American physicist are found in the earth's magnetosphere
    $1600 12
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands at a shrine.) I'm near Kyoto at the famed Fushimi Inari Shrine, so I'm in the southwestern part of this island
    $1600 21
As a verb, this musical instrument means "to dwell upon persistently & tediously"
    $1600 25
    $2000 30
Andrei Gromyko, the face of the USSR as this minister from 1957 to 1985
    $2000 16
Of the 10 targets one bowls at, it's designated No. 5; it also can refer to a person of chief importance
    $2000 5
Darwin's younger contemporary, this 3-named scientist evolved a similar 1850s theory of natural selection
    DD: $5,000 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands on a verdant mountain peak.) I'm at this legendary South American site whose name means "old peak"; over there is "new peak"
    $2000 22
Comrade, enjoy this 3-stringed Russian instrument with a triangular body & a thin neck
    DD: $3,000 26
The meaning of the Greek word "atomos" which gives us "atom"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Priscilla Louisa James
$12,400 $6,800 $14,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1912, midway through one of his works, he wrote, "I have penetrated the secret of the rhythm of spring"

Final scores:

Priscilla Louisa James
$24,800 $13,592 $24,801
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,801

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Priscilla Louisa James
$15,400 $6,800 $11,600
19 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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Game tape date: 2009-02-03
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