Show #5726 - Monday, June 29, 2009


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Kelani Chan, an investment relations associate from Washington, D.C.

David Starr, an elementary school principal from Coquitlam, British Columbia

Tui Sutherland, a children's book author from Watertown, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
On the first day God created this "and" it "was without form, and void"
    $200 13
Borax is a cleaning agent; this movie title guy journeys to "the U.S. and A." with his producer Azamat Bagatov
    $200 10
Control the throttle & air brakes as this type of engineer; remember to keep an eye on the track
    $200 19
Like expectant women, pregnant cats can experience this A.M. ailment
    $200 7
4-letter symptom that usually appears in 12-48 hours (also the type of decision you made to go into the woods)
    $200 1
Leavenworth, established in 1895, is a federal one
    $400 3
Jesus cleansed the temple by casting out all that was sold within & said, "Ye have made it a den of" these
    $400 14
Riboflavin is vitamin B2; this member of Public Enemy was born William Drayton
    $400 11
You should be into heavy metal if you want to ride the M1 Abrams, this type of vehicle
    $400 20
An unaltered female cat of reproductive age is called this, like Elizabeth or Latifah
    $400 9
Poison ivy isn't always green; its leaves are this color in early spring, & they may turn orange in the fall
    $400 8
Meaning a beginning, it's also a school graduation ceremony
    $600 4
During the crucifixion, "This is the king of the Jews" was written in these 3 languages
    $600 15
Finland's pres. is Tarja Halonen; Taraji P. Henson was Queenie, the adoptive mom in "The Curious Case of" him
    $600 12
If you like short workdays, just sitting on this critter for 8 seconds can gain you fame with the PBR
    $600 21
Kitties' sex lives won't be quite the same after neutering or this female-specific counterpart
    $600 24
Of days, months or years, the longest time the "poison" can remain potent on a contaminated item, like a coat
    $600 26
It's a doctor who operates on the brain
    $800 5
In the Book of Judges, his Nazirite vows brought him great power but his passions brought his downfall
    $800 16
Burning Man is an arts festival; the Running Man is a dance, as seen in his video for "U Can't Touch This"
    $800 17
Master the collective & cyclic control sticks & the tail rotor pedals to fly this vehicle, like the Bell 407
    $800 22
Girlcats who can't find the right dad for their litter should know that this process, A.I., is used by breeders
    $800 25
The irritating oil urushiol is in this sticky liquid in the plant, but beware: it could have spread all over
    DD: $1,200 29
Starting & stopping at intervals, like today's windshield wipers
    $1000 6
According to Deuteronomy 7:25, neither the silver nor gold of these shall be desired, for they are an abomination
    $1000 18
"La Strada" is an Oscar-winning film; he played Ponch on "CHiPs"
    $1000 23
For leisure purposes, you don't need a license to operate the Triton 1000, this type of vehicle
    $1000 27
Derived from Middle Dutch, it's the term for that squalling noise that cats on the make make
    $1000 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows pictures of the different plants' leaves on the monitor.) Poison ivy & poison oak are known for being trifoliate, with three leaflets; poison sumac's leaves are pinnate, from Latin for these avian features
    $1000 30
In this method of hair removal, a current is applied to each follicle to destroy the root

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

Tui :) David Kelani
$2,200 $1,400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tui :) David Kelani
$7,400 $4,600 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 20
If your cell phone reception is lousy, call back on this
    $400 10
He took us "To infinity and beyond!" as the voice of Buzz Lightyear
    $400 8
On Sept. 25, 1961 he told the U.N., "Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind"
    $400 1
This "stately" river marks the Indiana-Kentucky boundary
    $400 4
Oh, dear! This heroine strangles herself with a microphone cord in the offbeat musical "Rockabye Hamlet"
    $400 2
Bravo Team kills lots of zombies in this video game; Milla Jovovich was in the movie
    $800 21
Kathryn Morris of CBS might be able to help you identify the name of these unsolved homicides
    $800 15
He directed "Ed Wood" & "Edward Scissorhands"
    $800 9
In his fourth inaugural, he quoted Emerson by saying, "The only way to have a friend is to be one"
    $800 11
The Kagera River in Burundi is the most remote headstream of this river
    $800 22
"OthE.L.O." was an "Othello" spoof featuring the music of this '70s band (the E.L.O. in the title)
    $800 3
The Phantom is a car made by this automaker
    $1200 26
It's a 2-word alliterative drama that presents the suffering, death & resurrection of Jesus
    $1200 16
He's in "Private Practice" as Dr. Pete Wilder
    $1200 17
When he saw his official portrait in 1966, he told artist Peter Hurd, "That's the ugliest thing I ever saw"
    $1200 12
This monstrous river rises in the Elk Mountains of New Mexico
    $1200 23
Instead of "Much Ado About" this, the troubadour theater company presented "Much Adoobie Brothers About" this
    $1200 5
An oven equipped with a rotating spit for roasting meat
    $1600 27
With, say, thousands of hogs, industrial-style operations known as this make quite a stink
    $1600 29
He plays human lie detector Dr. Cal Lightman on the TV show "Lie to Me"
    $1600 18
In December 1901 he told Congress that trusts are "hurtful to the general welfare"
    DD: $4,000 13
Lewis & Clark noticed the white color of this river & named it accordingly
    $1600 24
A novice nun switches places with a saloon girl in "Desperate Measures", a musical Western based on this play
    $1600 6
This vertical plate helps steer a schooner
    $2000 28
Cervelat is this "seasonal" type of meat product that does well with no refrigeration
    $2000 30
He's good guy-gone-bad (for good causes) Nathan Ford on TV's "Leverage"
    $2000 19
On April 3, 1841, the day before he died, he said, "I am ill, very ill, much more so than they think me"
    $2000 14
This river forms the boundary between Poland & Germany before reaching the Baltic Sea
    DD: $4,000 25
Christopher Heweit was a singing Malvolio in "Music Is", a musical version of this festive comedy
    $2000 7
Steelhead trout are actually the adult seagoing type of this trout

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tui :) David Kelani
$20,600 $9,800 $5,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Fittingly, the cover of this Beatles album shows the Fab Four engaging in a semaphore message

Final scores:

Tui :) David Kelani
$20,600 $10,200 $2,200
2-day champion: $44,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tui :) David Kelani
$18,200 $13,800 $5,200
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
20 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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Game tape date: 2009-03-24
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