Show #5685 - Friday, May 1, 2009


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Andrew Swan, an eighth grade English teacher from Watertown, Massachusetts

Toni Vitanza, a flight attendant from Clemson, South Carolina

Jean Cui, a student originally from Garden City, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $599)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You identify the state.)
(Alex: In fact, in "encyclopedia"--the word itself--each correct response will be made up of letters in the word "encyclopedia".)
    $200 6
In this Broadway musical, Julie Andrews got frisky singing about "the lusty month of May"
    $200 26
This sport was introduced in the 688 B.C. Olympics; the modern sport has its origins in bare-knuckle contests
    $200 1
The Smithsonian has the stovepipe hat this president wore to the theater when he was killed
    $200 21
Fort Campbell,
Fort Knox
    $200 16
    $200 7
Run off & get married
    $400 12
For centuries, May Day merriments have featured this outlaw who led a band of merry men
    $400 27
USC, not from California but in this state, has a gamecock mascot that goes back to the Revolutionary War
    $400 2
You'll get some ideas for summer vacation from this president's book "African Game Trails"
    $400 22
Fort Hood,
Naval Air Station Corpus Christi
    $400 17
    $400 8
Cold & volcanic island nation of the North Atlantic
    $600 13
May 1 is the perfect time to read "May Day", one of this author's "Tales of the Jazz Age"
    $600 28
This NBA team got its name when it was based in San Diego--there was so much yachting in the harbor
    $600 3
He made his first run for the office in 1980
    $600 23
Fort Bragg,
Camp Lejeune
    $600 18
"Beverly Hills Cop",
your car,
Guns N' Roses
    $600 9
You use it when you play the organ or propel a bike
    $800 14
On the 1st of May it has long been a tradition to crown the fairest maiden in the land with this "regal" title
    $800 29
The name of this Triple Crown winner seen here also means a traffic ticket
    $800 4
His reputed affair with Mrs. Mary Peck threatened to quash his presidential hopes in 1912
    $800 24
Fort McPherson,
Robins Air Force Base
    $800 19
A shoulder,
a keg of beer,
a telephone wire
    $800 10
It's a 3-letter word meaning to cut off, especially a limb from a tree
    $1000 15
May Day festivities date back to an ancient festival honoring this Roman goddess of flowers
    DD: $2,200 30
Indians developed a game to train for war; the French renamed it this because the stick looked like a bishop's staff
    $1000 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia.) Arlington's first interment of an Unknown Soldier to rest in honored glory took place on November 11, 1921 with this president leading the ceremonies
    $1000 25
Fort Monmouth,
Fort Dix
    $1000 20
    $1000 11
Spelled one way, it's someone who's worshipped; spelled another, it means inactive

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

Jean Toni Andrew
$3,600 $2,400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jean Toni Andrew
$4,400 $4,000 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with "CO" and end with "ED".)
    $400 6
In 1964 he became the White House correspondent for CBS
    $400 11
On Louisiana's flag, an Eastern brown this bird is feeding its young
    $400 1
By 1513 da Vinci's patron was Giuliano, a member of this powerful Florentine family
    $400 14
Inflected a verb in its different forms for number, person, mood, voice or tense
    $400 16
After 200 years Clarence Oddbody finally gets his wings in this 1946 movie
    $400 24
Agrippina married her uncle, then probably poisoned him so her 16-year-old son could become this debauched Caesar
    $800 7
In 1814 an act of Congress confirmed this frontiersman's land rights
    $800 12
Between 1960 & 1986, he racked up 44 Top 40 hits, but no No. 1s
    $800 2
Dan Brown's "The Da Vinci Code" reveals clues in da Vinci's works including one titled this woman "of the Rocks"
    $800 15
coiled up
    $800 20
Wim Wenders' "Wings of Desire" was remade as this "urban" Nicolas Cage flick
    $1200 8
The "Dan" in former Vice President Quayle's name was short for this middle name
    $1200 13
A close-up of one of these potentially deadly arachnids is seen here
    DD: $2,000 3
This da Vinci work recounts events found in Matthew 26:21
    $1200 17
Chang & Eng were this type of twins
    $1200 21
In the "Prophecy" series, Christopher Walken plays this familiar though vengeful angel
    $1200 27
(I'm Vincent Kartheiser of Mad Men.) The ruthless leader Commodus believed he was this god, the son of Zeus, & showed off his physical strength by fighting & dressing as a gladiator
    $1600 9
Currently it's the only state with 2 senators named Daniel
    $1600 29
Though Carter won the 1976 Democratic nomination, this Californian beat him in the Nevada primary
    $1600 4
This other name for the "Mona Lisa" comes from her husband, who commissioned the portrait
    $1600 18
Used a spell to call upon a spirit
    $1600 22
The tagline to this 1996 John Travolta film was "He's an angel... not a saint"
    $1600 25
This Cambodian born Saloth Sar was convicted of treason after carrying out mass murder
    $2000 10
3-named artist whose work seen here commemorates the American Revolution
    DD: $4,008 28
After coming up with the Yellow Kid comic strip, Richard Outcault created this other colorful boy
    $2000 5
Leonardo was born in 1452 in this North Central Italian region
    $2000 19
Formed a clot
    $2000 23
The 2 fallen angels in the 1999 film "Dogma" were played by these 2 Oscar-winning screenwriters
    $2000 26
He assumed the post of senator-for-life after, as leader, he had 28,000 Chileans tortured

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jean Toni Andrew
$7,192 $12,000 $13,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This human gland important in the immune system takes its name in part from its resemblance to an herb

Final scores:

Jean Toni Andrew
$13,601 $6,799 $3,199
2-day champion: $14,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jean Toni Andrew
$11,200 $11,200 $12,400
17 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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Game tape date: 2009-02-18
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