Show #5701 - Monday, May 25, 2009

Justin Bernbach game 3.


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Charles Swanson, a substitute teacher from Racine, Wisconsin

Katy Karlin, a graduate student from Los Angeles, California

Justin Bernbach, a lobbyist from Brooklyn, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $51,301)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Kelly: California's gift to spectators and weekend warriors.)
    $200 21
Like its lengthy river, this state's name is Algonquian for "great water"
    $200 6
In the "Sopranos" first season finale, Jimmy Altieri gets whacked for being one of these rodents
    $200 1
No. 7 in "Food Trends":
Meat from this animal (kid is the tenderest)
    $200 16
Its eggs weigh around 3 pounds each:
    $200 11
Dare: Imitate Kikazaru, the monkey who illustrates this phrase that goes with "see no evil" & "speak no evil"
    $200 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Hermosa Beach, CA.) It's part of a regulation match played to 21 or 15 points; it's also the word that comes between bump & spike
    $400 22
Laugh all you like but Hiawatha's wife in a poem by Longfellow was named for this Minnesota waterfall
    $400 7
Comanche chief Parra-o-coom was described as "a great" this animal "of a man"; it's also what his name means
    $400 2
No. 2 in "Jerry Stiller's Top 10 Words":
This before "gevalt!" (Bonus--No. 3 was "colonoscopy")
    $400 17
Mmm... caviar:
    $400 12
Truth: This "Common Sense" pamphleteer later turned to inventing, trying to come up with a smokeless candle
    $400 27
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Hermosa Beach, CA.) It's the lethal term for an attack that results in an immediate point or side-out; it can be a gentle dink as well as a dramatic spike
    DD: $1,000 23
Moving right along--this large Alabama city, as well as a river & bay, was named for an Indian tribe in the region
    $600 8
Slang for a woman on the prowl for younger men
    $600 3
No. 7 in "Quotes":
This politician, when told that 2/3 of Americans did not support the Iraq War--"So?"
    $600 18
A type of this lays the smallest egg for an avian:
    $600 13
Dare: Respond with an imitation of this radio therapist whose "Sexually Speaking" program began in 1980
    $600 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Hermosa Beach, CA.) If you make this type of spectacular save, it might get ranked high on the web site with the same-sounding name
    $800 24
Although its name means "place of sandflies", we associate this Pennsylvania borough with groundhogs
    $800 9
On behalf of Western intelligence, Col. Oleg Penkovsky was one of these inside the USSR
    $800 4
No. 1 in "Discoveries":
"Snow on" this
    $800 19
This bird's eggs are so pretty a color is named for them:
    $800 14
Truth: This fight promoter said "There was a spontaneous combustion of love" at the Trump wedding
    $800 29
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Hermosa Beach, CA.) A floater serve is hit with minimal spin so that it moves unpredictably on the same principle as this pitch in baseball
    $1000 25
An RV maker based in Iowa shares its name with this large Wisconsin lake
    $1000 10
Denis Leary says of firefighters, "You have to be like" this sea creature. "You have to keep moving forward"
    $1000 5
No. 9 in "Green Stories":
"Northeastern utilities bid $38.5 million for the right to emit 12.5 tons of" this
    $1000 20
Reptile born with an "egg tooth" so it can escape its shelled jail:
    $1000 15
Dare: She was born on Aug. 18, 1587, the first English child born in America
    $1000 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Hermosa Beach, CA.) A one-handed block is known by this word, after the way a movie king defended himself against airplanes

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

Justin Katy Charles
$3,400 $2,400 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Katy Charles
$5,600 $1,200 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "B" and end with a "C".)
    $400 19
July 7, 2009:
If you're in Australia, the Americas or sailing the Pacific, look for an eclipse of this
    $400 2
The Red Sea is parted
    $400 1
George: "It's very simple, Martha, this young man is working on a system whereby chromosomes can be altered"
    $400 26
This street, seen here, was crossed on a 1969 album cover
    $400 9
On May 24, 1927 the Las Vegas Review headlined that this man "Spurns Offers. Back to Air Mail, Says"
    $400 14
Pertaining to an inflamed swelling of a lymph node, all too common in the 14th century
    $800 20
The schedule is TBD, but if you head way up north in March or Sept., you can probably catch this big light show
    $800 5
(Spoiler alert!)
Taylor discovers Lady Liberty poking up through the sand
    $800 3
Algernon: "You look as if your name was Ernest. You are the most earnest-looking person I ever saw in my life"
    $800 27
This sign means there's a legal crossing for those going here
    $800 10
On May 3, 1973 the Chicago Tribune said this local landmark "Becomes the Tallest of the Tall"
    $800 15
A group of nations acting together, like the old Soviet one
    $1200 21
January 3, 2010:
Look out! The Quadrantids will be coming from Bootes! Oh... relax, it's just a shower of these things
    $1200 6
Bullet trails in the water showcase the horror of the Normandy invasion
    $1200 4
Nathan: "There is the highest player of them all... why do you think they call him Sky? That's how high he bets"
    $1200 28
You might see the sign here on your way to Samut Prakan in this country where elephants are a national symbol
    $1200 11
A Sept. 13, 1901 Buffalo News headline read, he "Passed Away... from Effects of Cowardly Assassin's Bullet"
    DD: $4,000 16
Pompous; overblown
    $1600 22
If you stay up really, really, late (like till 2061), you'll see this, named for the guy who identified it in 1705
    $1600 7
Dave enters the airlock without a space helmet
    $1600 24
Orsino: "O, when mine eyes did see Olivia first, methought she purged the air of pestilence"
    $1600 29
Bogie and Bacall are moseying over to protest hearings by the House committee on these in 1947
    DD: $3,000 12
From the July 22, 1925 Knoxville Journal:
This man "Declared Guilty"; "Bryan's Testimony Ordered Stricken"
    $1600 17
1829 novelist of "Les Chouans"
    $2000 23
June 6, 2012:
At sunset, watch this planet make a transit across the sun--only the 8th since the invention of the telescope
    $2000 8
Men ride giant worms & attack the forces of the Emperor
    $2000 25
Inez: "I prefer to choose my hell; I prefer to look you in the eyes and fight it out face to face"
    $2000 30
The crossing sign here is for this South American bird, not the actress who played Carla on "Cheers"
    $2000 13
From the Sept. 16, 1961 N.Y. Times:
He "Dies in African Air Crash; Kennedy Going to U.N. in Succession Crisis"
    $2000 18
Branch of the Indo-European family of languages

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Katy Charles
$25,800 $10,800 $10,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Once called radium F, this element was named for the homeland of one of its discoverers

Final scores:

Justin Katy Charles
$29,300 $9,800 $0
3-day champion: $80,601 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Justin Katy Charles
$21,600 $11,800 $10,600
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $44,000

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Game tape date: 2009-02-25
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