Show #5706 - Monday, June 1, 2009

Justin Bernbach game 8.


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Sara Doran, an attorney from Chicago, Illinois

Steven Engelfried, a children's librarian from Hillsboro, Oregon

Justin Bernbach, a lobbyist from Brooklyn, New York (whose 7-day cash winnings total $155,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
John Quincy Adams used to skinny dip in this river that runs through Washington, D.C.
    $200 16
Tina Fey knew she had a look-alike when her child saw this politician on TV & said, "That's Mommy"
    $200 21
For letter-writers of any age ND and SD are the postal abbreviations of these 2 states
    $200 1
You won my heart when you knew this is 85 minus 21
    $200 5
This chain known for its conveyor belts full of hot glazed donuts opened its first store in North Carolina in 1937
    $200 3
It's hard to show some backbone if you're classified as this type of creature that lacks one
    $400 13
Put on your croc repellent if you swim in this river as it passes through Khartoum
    $400 18
At wedding receptions, this actor slips the DJ money to not play "Footloose"; folks form a circle & want him to dance
    $400 22
When played in a minefield, the game of tag endangers this 2-letter word, the player chasing the others
    $400 2
You drive me wild when you tell me it's 51 minus 14
    $400 20
This Mass.-based donut chain says that if its yearly output were lined end to end, it'd circle the Earth 5.8 times
    $400 4
On many reality shows, the winner of a challenge may be granted this, making him or her safe until the next episode
    $600 14
You can bank on the fact that this river runs through Paris, dividing it into "left" "right" sections
    $600 19
Seen here, he hit the Top 40 with an autobiographical song about being mistaken for Bruce Springsteen
    $600 23
A gendarme has this job in France
    $600 7
Whisper in my ear this result of 253 minus 61
    $600 26
A familiar sight in TV & movies is the giant donut at Manchester & La Cienega boulevards, blocks from this international airport
    $600 6
Until proven otherwise, in the title of a Sue Grafton novel "I Is for..."
    $800 15
In the U.S., this river runs through the cities of Sioux City & St. Joseph
    $800 29
In 2002 this New Orleans pianist & singer patented a device that lets musicians read the score off computer screens
    $800 24
Magen David Adom is this country's Red Cross
    $800 8
Tell me what I long to hear: 315 minus 213
    $800 27
To celebrate this movie's DVD release, fans in Australia built a 20-foot, 7,000-lb. "D'oh"nut
    DD: $1,000 10
Divided into 24 books or sections, it ends with Hector's funeral
    $1000 17
You can have a light beer as you stroll along this river in Amsterdam
    $1000 30
His first name means "gift from God", and his last name means "the beef"; he says his name means "thank God for beef"
    $1000 25
An I, an N & a G end a verb that functions as a noun & is grammatically called this
    $1000 9
We'll have a happy ending if you know it's what's subtracted from the minuend
    $1000 28
He was among the first to use the word, in an 1809 reference to a N.Y. Dutch treat of sweet dough fried in hog fat
    $1000 11
This 3-letter disease of tropical fishes sounds really yucky

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

Justin Steven Sara
$2,400 $4,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Steven Sara
$6,600 $3,800 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Sarah: ...the famous New York City toy store where you become 6 years old, no matter what age you are.)
    $400 2
In the '70s this Secretary of State taught at the University of Arkansas School of Law
    $400 1
"Everybody Loves ____"
    $400 9
"How do I love thee?"
    $400 16
Giotto's realistic technique revolutionized painting & was a strong influence on this art era of the 1400s
    $400 17
Sometimes called the K.I.S.S. principle, it's also the title of a Judge Judy book
    $400 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew builds her own fuzzy puppet at FAO Schwarz in New York.) At FAO Schwarz, you can channel Jim Henson when you customize a Whatnot from the world of these creatures first seen in 1954
    $800 3
This Secretary of Defense was also the youngest-ever director of the CIA
    $800 7
"According to ____"
    $800 11
"Take thy beak from out my heart, & take thy form from off my door!"
Q.T.R., N.
    $800 22
One exhibit at this country's 1982 Sydney biennial was the creation of the largest indoor sand painting
    $800 18
There may be stupid answers, but proverbially, there are no these
    $800 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew dances on a giant piano to play "Heart And Soul" with a friend at FAO Schwarz in New York.) A major attraction at FAO Schwarz is piano dancing, just like Tom Hanks & Robert Loggia did in this 1988 film
    DD: $2,000 4
Once Deputy Attorney General, in 2009 he became the first African-American Attorney General
    $1200 8
"____ in Charge"
    $1200 13
"In the room the women come and go"
    $1200 23
Hard to tell, but Frans Hals is said to have used 27 different shades of this--look at the garb of "Adriaen Van Ostade"
    $1200 19
A 2006 photo shows politician John Howard next to a man wearing a T-shirt with this motto; the arrow points to Howard
    $1200 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows her big Wookiee at FAO Schwarz in New York.) Chewbacca here was constructed of thousands of plastic pieces from the Lego Company whose name was derived from two words that mean "play well" in this language
    $1600 5
She was Arizona's first female Attorney General & was later its governor before heading up Homeland Security
    $1600 10
"Judging ____"
    $1600 14
"By the shores of Gitche Gumee,"
    $1600 29
"Revelations", an exhibit of her photos of '50s & '60s weirdos, has been seen in San Francisco, L.A. & New York
    DD: $4,000 20
Famous 4-word advice from James Carville in the 1992 campaign
    $1600 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew's friend is old hat at FAO Schwarz in New York.) If you want Harry Potter gear, you can get this type of hat that assigns students to a Hogwarts house
    $2000 6
Not paying $34,000 in taxes didn't stop him from becoming Treasury Secretary (next time carry the 1, sir!)
    $2000 12
"____ & ____ Plus 8"
    $2000 15
"I am the master of my fate;"
    $2000 30
The first civic sculpture financed by federal & private funds was by this artist (notice it's not hanging)
    $2000 21
1967 No. 1 hit for Frank & Nancy Sinatra
    $2000 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands with a shelf of plush dogs at FAO Schwarz in New York.) These puppies are an FAO exclusive, a collaboration of the American Kennel Club & this German stuffed animal maker

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Steven Sara
$17,800 $12,600 $19,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

According to Chuck Jones, whenever possible, this force of nature was to be Wile E. Coyote's greatest enemy

Final scores:

Justin Steven Sara
$25,300 $19,900 $38,800
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $38,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Justin Steven Sara
$15,400 $12,400 $19,000
20 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $46,800

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Game tape date: 2009-03-03
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