Show #5720 - Friday, June 19, 2009


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Mark Winslett, a school psychologist from Fort Worth, Texas

Ingrid Nelson, a judicial assistant from Lake Mills, Wisconsin

Marianne Fichtel, an investor relations manager from Brooklyn, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $24,888)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
New York State's second-largest city, it's the seat of Erie County
    $200 26
The 2007 this of foosball was held in Lexington, Ky. in January; the NFL held its in Miami a few weeks later
    $200 16
Windows is one:
    $200 1
Tony Sirico, who played Paulie Walnuts on this HBO show, unveiled his cologne, Paolo per Uomo, in 2008
    $200 2
I hate to call you a dumb this, like the extinct bird from Mauritius, but what were you thinking?
    $200 3
This term for a holy war against nonbelievers comes from the Arabic word for "struggle"
    DD: $1,000 20
Jestine's Kitchen is a soulful stop for catfish in this city, home of Catfish Row in story & opera
    $400 27
In 1975 this leading U.S. sports magazine called foosball "a real first-class professional sport"
    $400 18
    $400 9
For its 50th anniversary, this sculptable hyphenated compound got its own fragrance
    $400 8
Maybe it was all the brandy & brown sugar, but you're "nuttier than" this Christmas treat
    $400 4
The Spanish word for "water" is found within this sleek feline's name
    $600 21
The roadside attraction called the Cadillac Ranch is in this Texas city whose name is Spanish for "yellow"
    $600 28
Like an NBA player who camps in the key, a foosballer who takes longer than this to get ready for a serve gets penalized
    $600 19
It's the brains of the operation:
    $600 10
If you want to smell like a blue one of these, spritz on Eau de Stilton
    $600 13
You just don't get it, do you? You're a big this; now go sit in the corner & put on the cap of the same name
    $600 5
Pass the jelly to Boy Scouts around the world at one of these camping rallies
    $800 22
This city near San Francisco grew when it became the western terminus of the Transcontinental Railroad
    $800 29
It's illegal to rotate the rods more than this many degrees, so forget about spinning off a "slap" shot
    $800 24
It's a measure of speed:
    $800 11
A buccal swab is the first step to get "Your Fragrance in the Bottle", based on this
    $800 14
You keep dropping things! Oy, you're such a this, Yiddish for "wooden block"
    $800 6
He succeeded a daughter of Henry VIII in 1603
    $1000 23
It's the biggest city in eastern Washington
    $1000 30
Foosball's governing body is the ITSF, which stands for this (the "TS" is for foosball's more formal name)
    $1000 25
A regional computer linker:
    $1000 12
This eatery has created "Flame", combining a "scent of seduction with a hint of flame-broiled meat"
    $1000 15
Watch yourself you big this, (& did you know it comes from the word "elf"?)
    $1000 7
Carved from the living rock, the pink stone city of Petra is found in this Middle Eastern kingdom

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

Marianne Ingrid Mark
$2,400 $4,200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marianne Ingrid Mark
$5,400 $4,600 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
A Remington painting shows the "Coming and Going of" this delivery service that came & went in less than 2 years' time
    $400 1
This "Purple Rain" guy had a simple request: "Don't hate me because I'm fabulous"
    $400 11
In a Stevie Wonder song:
    $400 6
In Dutch this holiday greeting is "Vrolijk Kerstfeest"
    $400 15
Willa Cather was born in this "Old Dominion" state, not in Nebraska
    $400 21
In the 1840s this religious sect left Nauvoo, Illinois & headed west
    $800 27
Paolo Uccello's "The Battle of San Romano" was commissioned by a member of this family in the 1450s
    $800 2
"I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that's OK--the bat had to get" this singer "shots"
    $800 12
In George Bush's "Axis Of Evil":
    $800 7
A clever saying or witticism, it literally means "good word" in French
    $800 17
F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote Cather that the similarity of passages in this 1925 book & her "A Lost Lady" was just a coincidence
    $800 22
1849's "The Emigrants' Guide to California" says the biggest travel expense was 8 of these--yoke not included
    $1200 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew points out a famous painting on the monitor.) In Emanuel Leutze's painting of Washington crossing the Delaware, the man holding the anachronistic flag is said to be this future fifth president
    $1200 3
This "Ziggy Stardust" singer:
"I think I was always a closet heterosexual"
    $1200 13
3 main types of rocks:
    $1200 8
Italian for "the sweet life", it served as the title for a 1960 Federico Fellini film
    $1200 18
Cather took the title "O Pioneers!" from a poem by Walt Whitman that appeared in this collection
    $1200 23
In treeless areas, pioneers built houses of this 3-letter material, filling cracks with mud; hey, it was dirt cheap!
    $1600 29
An 1830s painting by Karl Briullov depicts "The Last Day of" this city, before it was obliterated by a volcano
    $1600 4
This "Maggie May" guy: "Instead of... (marrying) again, I'm going to find a woman I don't like and just give her a house"
    $1600 14
Noah's sons:
    DD: $2,500 9
"Negus, from the Amharic for "king", was once used as a title for the emperors of this African nation
    DD: $3,000 19
Cather chose to put an accent over the first letter of this character's name so as to stress the first syllable
    $1600 24
Families traveling west lived in these covered wagons, so-named because their white tops looked like ships' sails
    $2000 30
Seen here, the portrait of Napoleon in his study was done by this favorite painter of his in 1812
    $2000 5
This Van Halen singer:
"Money can't buy you happiness, but it can buy you a yacht... to pull up alongside it"
    $2000 16
Rome's Second Triumvirate:
    $2000 10
"Auto-da-fe" is associated with the Spanish Inquisition, but the phrase, which means this, is Portuguese
    $2000 20
This Nebraska town where Cather spent her youth was named for a "colorful" Sioux chief
    $2000 25
Textbooks used by pioneer children included Webster's spelling books & this man's "Eclectic Readers"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marianne Ingrid Mark
$9,900 $13,400 $8,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Also found before "pack" & "team", it's defined as increase in volume resulting from increase in temperature

Final scores:

Marianne Ingrid Mark
$13,499 $17,601 $7,500
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $17,601 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Marianne Ingrid Mark
$11,000 $13,400 $9,800
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
2 W
11 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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Game tape date: 2009-03-17
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