Show #5722 - Tuesday, June 23, 2009


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James Erwin, a writer from Des Moines, Iowa

Rae Sailor, a law clerk from Boulder, Colorado

Ingrid Nelson, a judicial assistant from Lake Mills, Wisconsin (whose 2-day cash winnings total $27,802)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
The Bluecoats looked for the whites of the Redcoats' eyes at Bunker Hill on this year's June 17
    $200 26
There was no love for this Mike Myers flop that "won" 3 awards, including Worst Picture
    $200 15
    $200 3
Holmes figures out the killer in "Black Peter" must be strong--the victim is "pinned like a beetle" by this whaling weapon
    $200 14
Ear's to this Dutch painter, who tried to become a minister in the 1870s but failed theology exams
    $200 1
Trained as a lawyer, he's been hosting a late-night PBS interview show since September 1991
    $400 8
Congress declared war on Britain on June 18 in this year
    $400 27
Razzie nominators recognized spoofs like the parody of "300" titled "Meet" them
    $400 18
    $400 12
Gregson, Lestrade, Hopkins & Jones isn't a law firm; they're guys who sought Holmes' help for this "national" agency
    $400 16
If an electroencephalograph detects no activity here, the patient is in deep trouble
    $400 2
Since 1995 it's been the home court of the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers
    DD: $1,000 9
In the wake of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the U.S. & USSR agreed to establish a "red phone" link on this June 20
    $600 28
Annette Bening, Eva Mendes, Debra Messing, Meg Ryan & Jada Pinkett Smith shared an acting nom for this remake
    $600 19
Due process
    $600 13
In "The Adventure of the Speckled Band", Holmes figures out that the title killer is one of these deadly creatures
    $600 17
Castoroides, giant beavers of the Pleistocene, grew to 7 1/2 feet in length on this continent
    $600 4
Marion Cotillard won a best actress Oscar for her role as Edith Piaf in this 2007 biopic
    $800 10
"Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" was released on this love-ly June 1
    $800 29
He was nominated for worst screen couple (inside himself) for his work in "Meet Dave"
    $800 20
    $800 22
In "The Musgrave Ritual", Holmes recovers the lost crown of this king deposed in 1649
    $800 23
2-letter word for the white pants & jacket karate ensemble, preferably accessorized with a black or red belt
    $800 5
Once romantically linked with Marilyn Manson, she talked movies on TCM with Robert Osborne
    $1000 11
The White House wasn't finished, so John Adams took up residence in a Washington tavern on June 3 in this year
    $1000 30
For roles in "The Happening" & "Max Payne", this actor scored an acting nomination
    $1000 21
    $1000 25
This kindly landlady was first mentioned in the second Holmes story, "The Sign of the Four"
    $1000 24
Responsible for killing off the Norse god Balder via mistletoe, this trickster god often appeared as an old woman
    $1000 6
This country music classic written by Bob Wills about a lost Texas love begins, "Deep within my heart lies a melody"

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

Ingrid Rae James
$400 $2,200 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ingrid Rae James
$600 $5,400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be a European capital. In the clue, there will be some letters in quotes. Those letters will be part of each correct response.)
    $400 6
Singers honored in 1999: Odetta, Lydia Mendoza, & her--show her some R-E-S-P-E-C-T!
    $400 7
Isaac topped the charts in 1971 with his theme for this "cat that won't cop out when there's danger all about"
    $400 14
This celebrated seafood stew from Provence contains several types of fish & shellfish
    $400 24
Oui, oui! "Ari" Onassis rendezvoused with Maria Callas in this capital
    $400 1
Appropriately, the name of this type of triangle comes from the Greek for "unequal"
    $400 11
For disobeying instructions on how to get water from rock, God forbade Moses from crossing this river
    $800 10
In 1990 she & husband Hume Cronyn both received medals
    $800 8
Before falling out with the show's creators, Isaac cooked as this "South Park" character
    $800 15
This word for herring & other fish that have been cold-smoked is from the same root as "copper"
    $800 25
It's a "sin" if you visit this northern European city without seeing the church in the rock
    $800 2
Grotesque guy seen here
    $800 22
Despite what Charlton Heston did, in Exodus, Moses climbs this at least 7 times, not just twice
    $1200 17
This African-American choreographer's dance foundation won in 2001
    $1200 9
In a 1985 episode of this show, Rick James helps Mr. T bust Isaac out of stir; that's a lot of gold chains for one van
    $1200 16
Pun alert! We're mentioning this flatfish, Hippoglossus hippoglossus, just for the...
    $1200 26
Some parts of this city's Amalienborg Palace are "open" to visitors
    $1200 3
It's an 11-letter word for coin collecting
    $1200 23
Moses had a brother named Aaron & a sister named this
    $1600 20
Among the 2008 honorees were Olivia de Havilland & this Spider-Man co-creator
    $1600 12
Isaac co-wrote this song, a big hit for Sam & Dave in 1967 & the Blues Brothers 12 years later
    DD: $1,000 18
At a sushi bar, depending on its age & size, this "colorful" fish may be called hamachi, inada or buri
    $1600 27
I was happy to hear that the "apes" got a new playground in this city's zoo
    $1600 4
It used to refer to the cargo on a ship; now before "with", it's an adjective meaning filled with, as in danger
    DD: $1,500 29
Exodus reveals that, through his father, Moses was from this priestly Hebrew tribe
    $2000 21
George Strait, Tommy Tune & this children's author of the Ramona Quimby books were honored in 2003
    $2000 13
Isaac had a recurring role as Gandolph Fitch, an old prison buddy of the title detective on this '70s show
    $2000 19
Coquilles St. Jacques is often served in the shell of these mollusks, the dish's main ingredient
    $2000 28
"All" of us know that Tall Hermann's Tower is in this Estonian city
    $2000 5
Sesquicentennial pertains to this number of years
    $2000 30
As the rest of the Jews entered the promised land, Moses died aged about 120 on this mount

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ingrid Rae James
$8,000 $5,400 $11,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Up for producing, directing, acting & writing for 1978 & 1981, he's the only man to twice get 4 Oscar nominations for one film

Final scores:

Ingrid Rae James
$6,000 $3,400 $6,999
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $6,999

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ingrid Rae James
$9,000 $5,000 $11,600
15 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W

Combined Coryat: $25,600

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Game tape date: 2009-03-18
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