Show #5676 - Monday, April 20, 2009


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Anthony Resnick, a law student originally from Butler, Pennsylvania

Stefanie Tomko, a software project manager from Bellevue, Washington

Kevin Joyce, a customer service representative from Leominster, Massachusetts (whose 3-day cash winnings total $111,299)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
With talk of "Dick and Jane" books being too boring for kids to learn, Seuss delivered this purr-fect big seller in 1957
    $200 26
A 4-leafed one of these has been lucky for Heidi Klum; it's a symbol of her jewelry collection
    $200 1
Niihau &
    $200 7
Joe Biden--
Your average Boston NBA player
    $200 6
Your friend didn't "literally fall off the face of the Earth"... unless he can defy this force that keeps him grounded
    $200 9
It's not nice to give someone the "cold" this, epaule in French
    $400 19
An editor bet that Seuss (would not) could not write a book using 50 words or less; the result was this story
    $400 27
Erica Kane would kill for the glamorous jewelry that this star who plays her sells on HSN
    $400 2
St. John &
St. Thomas
    $400 14
Michelle Obama--
Not too shabby an art period
    $400 8
No, if you're "literally climbing the walls" you'd be this boyfriend of Mary Jane Watson
    $400 10
This Russian word for "big" is also the name of a big ballet company
    $600 22
No character had ever burped in a children's book before, so the one in this Seuss tale caused quite a "shell" shock
    $600 28
Some of this comedienne's line of QVC jewelry has interchangeable parts (will interchangeable noses be next?)
    $600 3
Unimak &
    $600 15
Barack Obama--
This "R" word; how mavericky
    $600 20
You're "literally going to pieces"? Use this adhesive that stuck a worker's hard hat to a beam in an old ad
    $600 11
This term for a karate instructor means "doctor" or "teacher" in Japanese
    DD: $1,500 23
This book sells about 300,000 copies each year because so many people give it to college & high school graduates
    $800 29
Her mom, Candy, is famous for wearing expensive gems, but this "90210" alum's jewelry line is affordable
    $800 4
New Providence &
Turks & Caicos
    $800 16
Jill Biden--
Nice pants; ask Laura Petrie
    $800 21
No, if you were "literally rolling in money" you'd be wriggling in a pile of C-notes (these)
    $800 12
Hebrew for "a sitting", it's an Orthodox Jewish college
    $1000 24
Some libraries took this book with the Yooks & Zooks off the shelf for its references to the Cold War
    $1000 30
"The Simple Life" of this waiflike celeb includes a line of jewelry named for her little daughter Harlow
    $1000 5
San Cristobal &
    $1000 17
Sasha Obama--
It's not just a movie sled anymore
    $1000 25
I should "literally grab the bull by the horns"? What am I, this performer, from the Spanish "to kill"?
    $1000 13
"Once a jolly swagman camped by" this, Australian for a stagnant pool or backwater

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

Kevin Stefanie Anthony
$2,800 $1,800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Stefanie Anthony
$2,000 $900 $7,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will have 4 "N"s in it.)
    $400 25
Ozone absorbs these harmful rays in a self-perpetuating cycle
    $400 1
Madonna as Evita:
    $400 7
The most prominent of the Apostles' warming devices
    $400 18
Last name of Virgil, Morgan & Wyatt, famous for their gunplay at the O.K. Corral
    $400 12
In 1971 oilman Robert McCulloch moved London Bridge to this U.S. state
    $400 2
In Roman numerals it's XCIX
    $800 27
In 1995 the Nobel Prize in this field went to 3 men for their studies of the formation & decomposition of the ozone layer
    $800 16
Katy Perry:
    $800 8
A son of Isaac's teetertotters
    $800 19
In the "Aeneid", the Roman poet Virgil quipped, "I fear" them "even when they bring gifts"
    $800 13
A 1737 300,000 were killed in this city, once India's capital, by an earthquake--or it may have been a cyclone
    $800 3
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi developed this 2-word deep-relaxation technique in the 1950s
    $1200 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew indicates a monitor.) Two atoms of this element create a stable bond; when three of them bond, they form the unstable ozone molecule
    $1200 21
Kelly Clarkson:
    $1200 9
"Perfect & upright" man's spherical models of the earth
    $1200 20
Virgil Thomson's opera about this 19th century romantic poet & libertine premiered at Juilliard in 1972
    $1200 14
1908's Messina earthquake & tsunami ravaged the south of this country
    $1200 4
This phrase is the focal point of a dispute, be it a femur or ulna, or not
    $1600 29
Abbreviated CFCs, these release chlorine, which binds to ozone, destroying it
    $1600 22
Alicia Keys:
    $1600 10
Abraham's nephew's square, granny & clove hitches
    $1600 23
In 1965 this second American in space became the first to return to space
    $1600 15
In 1682 he moved his court to Versailles
    $1600 5
A personal valet is popularly referred to by this 2-word term
    DD: $2,500 30
(Kelly of the Clue Crew indicates a cross-section of the atmosphere on the monitor.) Making life on Earth possible, 90% of the world's ozone is found in this layer of the atmosphere
    $2000 26
Taylor Swift:
    $2000 11
Verified facts of Naomi's daughter-in-law
    $2000 24
Virgil Adams is the father of this Booth Tarkington title woman
    DD: $5,400 17
Roberto Clemente died flying supplies to this quake-stricken country in 1972
    $2000 6
Edgar Allan Poe used this 16-letter word for the sound "that so musically wells from the bells, bells, bells..."

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Stefanie Anthony
$7,800 $11,000 $11,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Chippewa legend says Nanabojo grew angry at this person for tearing up trees & beat him to death with a fish

Final scores:

Kevin Stefanie Anthony
$4,000 $20,800 $1,199
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $20,800 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kevin Stefanie Anthony
$13,200 $12,000 $11,600
20 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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Game tape date: 2009-02-17
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