Show #5724 - Thursday, June 25, 2009


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Srikanth Sivashankaran, a test prep instructor originally from Cleveland, Ohio

Emily Heaney, a freelance costume designer from White Bear Lake, Minnesota

James Erwin, a writer from Des Moines, Iowa (whose 2-day cash winnings total $22,598)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to come up with the play.)
AS "IF"!
    $200 6
"In truth, fair Montague, I am too fond"
    $200 11
Sister Aloysius, who has doubt
    $200 19
The U.K. was treated to "Bohemian Raspberry", a flavor in honor of this band
    $200 16
Schubert's symphony No. 8 in B minor is called this because only 2 movements were composed
    $200 1
You may be "set" this way, lacking direction or floating without control
    $200 25
The logo of this Twinkie maker includes a heart--maybe representing the love with which Twinkies are made
    $400 7
"Kiss me, Kate, we will be married o' Sunday"
    $400 12
Walt Kowalski, owner of a '72 Gran Torino
    $400 20
The caffeinated "From Russia with Buzz" mixed liqueur & ice cream both flavored like this (with espresso fudge chips!)
    $400 17
It wasn't until 9 years after Beethoven's death that his piano sonata in C-sharp minor got this nickname
    $400 2
Bull Shannon was this type of officer on '80s TV's "Night Court"
    $400 26
In March 2003 this religious leader published a book of poetry called "Roman Triptych" that was released in Italian & Polish
    $600 8
"If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh?"
    $600 13
Rebecca Bloomwood, a real shopaholic
    $600 21
The acronymic flavor SNAFU stands for this fruity flavor "Naturally All Fudged Up"
    $600 18
Schumann wrote his Symphony No. 1 in B flat, better known as this, in the winter, not the season of its nickname
    $600 3
Any building, especially a large or imposing one
    $600 24
The Middle English for "knife" gives us the name of this activity, a form of woodcarving
    $800 9
"Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once"
    $800 14
The wrestler Randy "The Ram" Robinson
    DD: $500 22
In a syrupy nod to Ben & Jerry's home state, "The Full Vermonty" was this flavor ice cream with caramel & pecans
    $800 29
It's the planetary nickname of Mozart's last symphony, No. 41 in C major
    $800 4
To make a god of
    $800 27
For a spot on Oprah, Crayola made a special crayon of her favorite hue & called it this, also a movie title
    $1000 10
"I am that merry wanderer of the night, I jest to Oberon, and make him smile"
    $1000 15
Weapons manufacturer Tony Stark
    $1000 23
Ben & Jerry's calls this rhymer "our flavorful flashback to the 1960s"; groovy, man
    $1000 30
Shostakovich's Symphony No. 7 in C major is better known by this name, the city under Nazi siege while he wrote it
    $1000 5
It's the only U.S. state that fits the category
    $1000 28
Not iron but this reddish-brown element catalyzes the formation of hemoglobin in humans

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

James Emily Srikanth
$2,400 $3,600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Emily Srikanth
$3,000 $2,800 $500

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: All of these clues have to do with countries that border each other.)
(Alex: A compass direction will come up in each correct response.)
(Alex: The "X" will be the second letter of each correct response.)
    $400 3
...some parts of this country, & you'll be in Canada
    $400 13
The 1953 awards were the first to feature Best Situation Comedy; the Academy really liked this show that year
    $400 17
Edward Lorenz, the father of chaos theory, posited that an insect's flapping wings could alter this, far away
    $400 8
Around 841 the Vikings established a settlement at this Irish city on the River Liffey
    $400 25
The only compass point in a Steinbeck novel title
    $400 1
Cruises along the Mexican Riviera frequently include a stop in this resort city 150 miles from Acapulco
    $800 4
...this 16,000-square-mile country & it's hello, Belgium
    $800 14
She was nominated for an Emmy every year from 1985 to 1996 for "Murder, She Wrote" but never won
    $800 18
In a 1926 letter this physicist wrote that he was convinced God "does not throw dice"
    $800 9
This English king known as "the Great" succeeded his brother Ethelred in 871 & ruled for 28 years
    $800 26
This airline's specialty craft include the Shamu, Lone Star One & Arizona One
    $800 2
According to Malory, the name of this legendary sword means "cut-steel"
    $1200 5
...this country & you may enter Jordan or Iraq
    $1200 15
A toast to Woody Harrelson, who won for Best Supporting Actor in 1989 for his work on this show
    $1200 19
Researchers at UCLA used chaos theory to help predict one of these that struck Central California in 2003
    $1200 10
In 813 this aged Holy Roman Emperor crowned his son Louis the Pious co-emperor
    $1200 27
Hebron is a city in this territory named for its location on the Jordan River
    $1200 22
It's a universally accepted principle or rule
    $1600 6
...this country to enter Croatia, Serbia or Romania
    $1600 16
Hug it out! In 2006 Jeremy Piven won Best Supporting Actor for this HBO comedy
    DD: $1,000 20
What Bush accused Gore of using, it's an actual branch of mathematics that acknowledges imprecision
    $1600 11
The University of al-Karaouine in this Moroccan city known for its hats was founded in 859 & is the world's oldest
    DD: $3,000 28
Henry Hudson died looking for it
    $1600 23
In 1972 the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey became this corporation
    $2000 7
...this country & you might find yourself in Paraguay, Argentina or Chile
    $2000 29
Bradley Whitford & Stockard Channing won acting Emmys for this drama
    $2000 21
Frank Knight introduced the idea of this into economics in 1921; Heisenberg did it in physics a few years later
    $2000 12
Wat a city! In the late 9th century Yasovarman I made this the capital of the Khmer Empire
    $2000 30
Its nickname is the "Peace Garden State"
    $2000 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a diagram of a winding river on the monitor.) Due to erosion, large river bends called meanders loop together & are eventually cut off from the rest of the river, becoming this type of U-shaped lake

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Emily Srikanth
$15,400 $17,200 $2,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Now referring to a scapegoat, this term originated as someone designated as a "proxy for correction"

Final scores:

James Emily Srikanth
$400 $2,200 $2,199
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $2,200 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

James Emily Srikanth
$15,400 $16,400 $3,200
24 R,
6 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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Game tape date: 2009-03-18
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