Show #5721 - Monday, June 22, 2009


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Mike Bartlett, a financial aid officer and student from Tallahassee, Florida

Jennifer Klein, a business risk manager from Jacksonville, Florida

Ingrid Nelson, a judicial assistant from Lake Mills, Wisconsin (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Rhyming name of the dim bedtime illuminant in your child's room, possibly to ward off monsters
    $200 6
She announced that 2003's "Blood Canticle" will be her final vampire novel
    $200 11
Many schools use this motto from Genesis 1:3, God's first spoken command
    $200 25
From an explorer, Mr. Vespucci
    $200 18
This word is paired with "lickety" to mean "quickly"
    $200 14
Jackie broke pro baseball's color barrier & joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in this decade
    $400 2
Unit of power equal to 1 ampere flowing across a 1-volt potential difference (big definition, little word)
    $400 7
Her 16th c. cottage in Shottery, England is kept as a memorial (she never danced at the Oscars with Hugh Jackman)
    $400 12
Harvard University's motto is simply Veritas, meaning this
    $400 27
After seeing stilt houses on Lake Maracaibo, explorers named this country after Venice
    $400 19
Speedy plural term for a quickly-moving section of a river
    $400 16
Jackie lettered in 4 sports at this Southern California university, the only athlete ever to do so
    $600 3
It's the "E" in laser
    $600 8
This advice columnist said "Truth is Stranger"; at least she did when she wrote that book in 1968
    $600 13
Amor omnia vincit, or this "conquers all", is on the seal of William Woods University in Fulton, Missouri
    DD: $1,000 28
This Central American country is named for "The Savior", Jesus Christ
    $600 20
In a TV cartoon Spritle & Chim Chim often stowed away in the trunk of this title thrill-seeker's car, the Mach 5
    $600 17
Jackie won the major leagues' first of these awards for first-year players
    $800 4
(Sarah of the Clue Crew manipulates a pro light fixture.) Used to manipulate light, the shutters on a stage lamp go by this farm name; don't let them hit you on the way out
    $800 9
This college town is the seat of Michigan's Washtenaw County
    $800 15
Montclair State College in New Jersey uses the motto Carpe diem, which means this
    $800 29
This African country is named from the Portuguese for "lion mountains"
    $800 23
From the Latin for "prompt", it's the Spanish word for "soon"
    $800 21
Jackie played first base his first season, but switched to this position for the next 5 years
    $1000 5
"Unlock" this 3-letter term for the principal light illuminating an actor's face
    $1000 10
She delivered a sparkling keynote address at the 1988 Democratic National Convention
    $1000 26
The University of Guam shares this motto with the State of New York; it means "higher"
    $1000 30
This new Balkan nation is named for the appearance of Mt. Lovcen or perhaps the dark forests around it
    $1000 24
In Newton's equation F=ma, it's what "a" stands for
    $1000 22
In 1956 Jackie was traded to this team, but retired rather than play for his old NYC rival

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

Ingrid Jennifer Mike
$1,800 $4,600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ingrid Jennifer Mike
$5,400 $6,600 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
"It was pleasant to wake up in Florence, to open the eyes upon a bright bare room"
    $400 9
If you're "Driving Miss" this, be sure to let her stick her head out the window
    $400 19
Henry Laurens, the only American imprisoned in the Tower, was exchanged for this Yorktown loser in 1781
    $400 1
It's the ultimate high spiked heel
    $400 24
This former Czech president's "Letters to Olga" is a volume of correspondence he wrote to his wife while in jail
    $400 16
Teens are sometimes susceptible to this, a feeling of dread or anguish
    $800 7
"If he flew them he was crazy and didn't have to; if he didn't want to he was sane and had to"
    $800 12
Like a William Styron title character, a dog with this name may have to make a "Choice"
    $800 20
At his July 6, 1535 beheading at the Tower, he said, "The King's good servant, but God's first"
    $800 2
A principal religion of Japan, it has no official sacred scriptures
    DD: $2,000 25
This writer's dad, Hermann, married Julie Lowy in 1882 & named their son after the Austro-Hungarian emperor
    $800 17
From the German for "double walker" comes this term for a ghostly counterpart
    $1200 8
"They roared their terrible roars and gnashed their terrible teeth and rolled their terrible eyes"
    $1200 13
When followed by "Rich", this moniker becomes a legendary drummer
    $1200 21
On Nov. 4, 1605 he was caught trying to blow up Parliament; 3 days later he signed a confession in the Tower
    $1200 3
This instrument of the lute family is popular in northern India
    $1200 28
This Czech director & wife Martina named their twin sons Andy & Jim for Andy Kaufman & Jim Carrey
    $1200 18
This 6-letter word refers to a replacement or substitute that is inferior
    $1600 10
"I met with a gentleman so soon as I had got over the slough of despond"
    $1600 14
It's the last name of the character who said, "Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings"
    $1600 22
In 1305 this Scottish patriot was captured & imprisoned in the Tower; he was savagely executed a few days later
    $1600 4
A fungus & an alga in lichen is a classic example of this type of mutualism
    $1600 29
This composer wrote "Cypress Trees" for Josefina Cermakova, yet later married her sister
    $1600 26
Atomic number 27, this silvery metallic element is named for a cave-goblin
    $2000 11
"I was in no position to criticize the Emperor Augustus, who was my maternal grand-uncle"
    $2000 15
Name of the canine character seen here
    DD: $4,000 23
These two cousins, both of whom married Henry VIII, were imprisoned & executed at the Tower of London
    $2000 5
eBay owns this VoIP provider that's based in Luxembourg
    $2000 30
In 1975 this "Unbearable Lightness of Being" author & his wife Vera left oppression in Czechoslovakia
    $2000 27
Wagner is often associated with this 9-letter type of dominant & recurring theme

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ingrid Jennifer Mike
$11,800 $10,200 $3,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Filmed signing a bill into law, in 1895 he became the first U.S. president to appear on moving film

Final scores:

Ingrid Jennifer Mike
$10,201 $7,200 $50
2-day champion: $27,802 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ingrid Jennifer Mike
$11,800 $9,800 $9,600
17 R,
0 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $31,200

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Game tape date: 2009-03-18
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