Show #5709 - Thursday, June 4, 2009


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Andrew Schwartz, an independent filmmaker from Miami, Florida

Nikki Egan, a cable news producer from New York, New York

Harris Cohen, a family physician from Lower Gwynedd, Pennsylvania (whose 2-day cash winnings total $17,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Soft water is made soft by adding ions of this element that's abundant in seawater
    $200 18
This Beverly Hills street is a magnet for fashionistas: its stores include Prada, Escada, Gucci & Versace
    $200 11
The Darling children fly off on the adventure of a lifetime in this J.M. Barrie play
    $200 26
Get down! It's this Russian beet soup usually served with sour cream; it's cold, but it could stain
    $200 6
In 1953 Tetley introduced bags filled with this to Britain
    $200 1
These flowers are named for their resemblance to tiny jaws
    $400 17
Soft gooey stuff in the cavities of your ulna
    $400 19
Trump has luxury condos at "New York's best corner": 59th Street & this avenue, 1 east of Madison
    $400 12
A deaf & blind girl gets help from a special teacher in this 1959 play
    $400 27
From the French for "boil", this is heading our way!
    $400 7
As this Scottish garment lacks pockets, a pouch called a sporran is worn instead
    $400 2
It's the colorful culinary favorite seen here
    $600 23
Though soft, this metal is durable & corrosion resistant, so the Romans made water pipes of it (not a good idea)
    DD: $2,000 20
It runs from place Charles de Gaulle to Place de la Concorde
    $600 13
A Dickens tale of child pickpockets & orphans came to the stage as this Tony-winning musical
    $600 28
Gallagher is advancing on us with this Mexican meatball soup; thank God we have tarps
    $600 8
Type of traveling bag that gave its name to Northern profiteers during Reconstruction
    $600 3
This drink company uses the slogan "Made from the best stuff on Earth"
    $800 24
Western red this is a soft wood, popular for decks, as seen here
    $800 21
In Chicago, "the Magnificent Mile" refers to a stretch of this famed avenue
    $800 14
"Revenge of the Space Pandas" is a play for children by this playwright better known for profane dialogue
    $800 29
Banzai! This fermented soybean paste is used in the Japanese soup that's flying toward your head
    $800 9
Comedian David's sister-in-law, she has her name on a popular line of handbags
    $800 4
An impertinent or delinquent young person
    $1000 25
Used for steam generation, this soft variety of coal is called steam coal in Britain
    $1000 22
If you want a bespoke suit, make a reservation & head to this London "Row"
    $1000 15
In this play based on a 1954 novel, a mother discovers that her young daughter Rhoda is an amoral murderer
    $1000 30
This incoming chilled soup is named for a provisional capital of unoccupied France
    $1000 10
This double-talk word refers to a Voodoo talisman: a bag filled with herbs, oils, stones & jujus
    $1000 5
These aggressive freshwater reptiles can reach 30 inches across & 200 pounds

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

Harris Nikki Andrew
$1,000 $5,400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Harris Nikki Andrew
$5,000 $8,400 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A visit to [*] in Toronto, Canada.)
    $400 21
The war's first casualty, Daniel Hough, was killed in an accidental explosion at this fort
    $400 6
"Your heart sweats, your teeth grind, another kiss and you'll be mine"; might as well face it, it's this tune
    $400 11
    $400 1
Wednesday is named after this top god
    $400 16
To repeat mindlessly
    $400 26
(Alex reads from the Royal Ontario Museum in Canada.) This bust, once identified as just an early Ptolemaic queen, has now been shown to be this woman--famous through the ages
    $800 22
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a flag on the monitor.) Replaced in 1863 because it was often confused with the U.S. flag in battle, the Confederacy's first flag, for obvious reasons, was known by this descriptive name
    $800 7
"Elementary penguin singing Hare Krishna, man you should have seen them kicking Edgar Allan Poe" in this Beatles song
    $800 12
You can see me because of this type of light produced by a heated element
    $800 2
In Arthurian legend, this chaste son of Lancelot found the Holy Grail
    $800 17
Generic name for a boom for hoisting a TV or movie camera
    $800 27
(Alex reads from the Royal Ontario Museum in Canada.) The ROM has a cast of a large pterosaur, which ruled the skies while T. rex roamed the Earth below during the Jurassic & this next period
    $1200 23
Though designed to hold 10,000 men, this notorious prison once held more than 32,000
    $1200 8
In this tune Rick James informed us "She's a very kinky girl, the kind you don't take home to mother"
    $1200 13
The next day, you'll wish you weren't stupefied with drink & hadn't become this, from a word for "poison"
    $1200 3
The legendary labyrinth was found on this island
    $1200 18
English architect Sir Christopher
    $1200 28
(Alex reads from the Royal Ontario Museum in Canada.) You could really get the measure of a man when you check out his tailor-made armor; this one belonged to the Earl of Pembroke, who fought for this son of & successor to Henry VIII
    $1600 24
(Jon of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) After capturing & burning Atlanta, General Sherman led his devastating march to the sea, ending at this port city; he offered it to President Lincoln as a Christmas gift in 1864
    $1600 9
In 1985 this comic made it to No. 2 singing, "My girl wants to party all the time"
    $1600 14
To chant or speak in a singing voice
    $1600 4
Orpheus goes through hell trying to get this woman back from Hades
    $1600 19
To sell or peddle wares
    $1600 29
(Alex reads from the Royal Ontario Museum in Canada.) The museum has the war shirt & war bonnet of this Sioux chief who led his followers to Canada after the Little Bighorn, but who finally surrendered to U.S. authorities
    DD: $3,000 25
The Union gained control of much of the N.C. coast after an attack on this island settled in the 1580s
    $2000 10
"In and around the lake, mountains come out of the sky", sang this group in 1972's "Roundabout"
    $2000 15
From the 17th to 19th century, it was a person who was placed under contract to work, usually for 7 years
    $2000 5
What a blowhard! He was the Greek god of the winds
    DD: $2,000 20
A carefree adventure or escapade
    $2000 30
(Alex reads from the Royal Ontario Museum in Canada.) One of the first history paintings of recent events was Benjamin West's "The Death of" this general at Quebec shortly after his 1759 victory sealed Britain's control over Canada

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Harris Nikki Andrew
$6,600 $9,800 $20,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Completed in 1791, it was reopened in 1989 after being closed for 28 years

Final scores:

Harris Nikki Andrew
$7,800 $19,600 $19,787
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $19,787

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Harris Nikki Andrew
$6,600 $11,400 $20,000
11 R,
0 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $38,000

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Game tape date: 2009-03-03
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