Show #5727 - Tuesday, June 30, 2009


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Nina Ginocchio, a school librarian from Park Ridge, Illinois

Tyrone Rogers, a bank teller from Camp Springs, Maryland

Tui Sutherland, a children's book author from Watertown, Massachusetts (whose 2-day cash winnings total $44,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
This Toni Morrison novel won a 2006 Times survey of prominent literary types looking for the best fiction in the last 25 years
    $200 19
After stopping a puck with his face in 1930, Clint Benedict became the first NHL goalie to wear one of these
    $200 6
The 4 words that follow "One Fish Two Fish" in a Dr. Seuss book title
    $200 16
Horace Bixby, a steamboat pilot, taught this American author the skills of the trade
    $200 24
A classic Scarlett O'Hara cocktail contains a squeeze of this (remember the color of Scarlett's eyes)
    $200 1
He sang "The Rainbow Connection" in the movies
    $400 12
This Bernhard Schlink novel about Hanna Schmitz was "ultimately hopeful"; it became a 2008 film
    $400 20
Goalies have done this only 11 times in NHL history
    $400 7
Referring to this companion, Paul Bunyan could say, "I've got you, Babe"
    $400 17
In 1852 Horace Smith teamed up with this man to manufacture firearms
    $400 25
The Willard Hotel in D.C. still serves this Southern bourbon classic the way Henry Clay liked it in the 1800s
    $400 2
A babushka is one of these tied around the head
    $600 13
The Times noted that this "Russia House" author left the Cold War behind for his new novel "A Most Wanted Man"
    $600 21
When a goalie stops a shot on goal, he gets credit for this, like a relief pitcher in baseball
    $600 8
A Toronto pro sports team
    $600 18
In 1848 this educator became a congressman for Mass., filling a vacancy caused by John Quincy Adams' death
    $600 26
For a Miami Beach cocktail, you'll need scotch, grapefruit juice & the dry type of this martini ingredient
    $600 3
Billions worldwide still light their homes with this liquid obtained from distilling petroleum
    $800 14
In 2009 the Times liked "The Women", which dealt with this man's loves, like Mamah, who was murdered at Taliesin
    $800 22
A goalie's stick is composed of 3 parts: the shaft, the paddle & this ice-scraping bottom piece also found on a skate
    $800 9
This East Coast state's official crustacean is the blue crab
    $800 29
The source of the Perseid meteor shower is one of these objects named for Lewis Swift Horace Tuttle
    $800 27
A liqueur of this flavor (Kahlua, perhaps) gives that pretty muddy color to a Mississippi mud cocktail
    $800 4
Shown here, it's adjusting the space between characters in typeset text
    DD: $1,000 15
In 2008 the Times called this author's "The Widows of Eastwick" a "predictably ingenious sequel"
    $1000 23
It's the area a goalie patrols in front of the net, or a feature of freshly pressed pants
    $1000 10
Though, as you see, it comes in other colors, the terrier seen here has this cerulean name
    $1000 30
This newspaper editor ran for president & lost to Grant in 1872
    $1000 28
The main ingredients in an Alabama slammer are amaretto, Southern Comfort & the sloe type of this
    $1000 5
This woolen fabric named for a village is not to be confused with a softer fabric named for an island

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

Tui :) Tyrone Nina
$2,600 $400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tui :) Tyrone Nina
$4,200 -$1,600 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
It's the central bank of the United States
    $400 6
Bobby didn't die... he's in my shower! Pam realized the previous year was only a dream on this series
    $400 11
He never said, "Judy, Judy, Judy" on film but his girlfriend in "Only Angels Have Wings" was named Judy
    $400 18
The Music Genome Project named a user-chosen radio site for this woman of box fame, who received music from Apollo
    $400 1
This capital of the Dominican Republic is said to contain the remains of Christopher Columbus
    $400 13
He arrives early enough to avert disaster: Justin this, the fourth dimension
    $800 27
For a security or a coin, the market this & face this may be different
    $800 7
Wookiees grunted & Bea Arthur sang in a never-rebroadcast TV special based on this film
    $800 12
He actually said, "Take a look at them. All nice guys. They'll finish last. Nice guys. Finish last"
    $800 19
With an "E", it's to shine with a wavering light; without an "E", it's a photo-sharing website
    $800 2
It's where you'd find the magnificent India Gate seen here
    $800 14
He's the one you need if anything should happen; he's Justin this, also a container
    $1200 28
The cost of a fixed market basket of goods & services purchased by a household is used to calculate this, the CPI
    $1200 8
First rule of "Cheers"... never leave "Cheers", as this lead actress did in 1987 (does everybody know her name?)
    $1200 23
"That government is best that governs least" was said not by Jefferson but by this "Civil Disobedience" author
    $1200 20
Digital gourmands eat up this Conde Nast website that features recipes from Bon Appetit & Gourmet magazines
    $1200 3
The first 2 letters are silent in the name of this capital at the junction of the Mekong & Tonle Sap Rivers
    $1200 15
He's unforgivable, intolerable, unpardonable; he's Justin this, from the Latin for "accusation"
    DD: $2,000 29
This act says, "Every person who shall monopolize... trade or commerce... shall be deemed guilty of a felony"
    $1600 9
From pigskin to pigtails: NBC ditched the final minute of a 1968 Jets-Raiders game to air this TV movie
    DD: $2,200 24
In the Bible it's not money itself but this that's "the root of all evil"
    $1600 21
It's the American idol-ization of news: visit this site started in 2004 where people can vote on news articles
    $1600 4
This country's capital is called either Abu Dhabi or Abu Zaby
    $1600 16
He's just bad beyond reform; he's Justin this, from the Latin for "correct"
    $2000 10
Steven Bochco's 1990 experiment; it featured singing murderers, juries & politicians
    $2000 25
Churchill didn't really call the rule against ending sentences with these "nonsense up with which I will not put"
    $2000 22
In 1969 this precursor to the Internet first linked 4 educational institutions
    $2000 5
This Tanzanian capital contains a word used in a common Muslim greeting
    $2000 17
He's immune from error, like the pope when he speaks ex cathedra; he's Justin this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tui :) Tyrone Nina
$9,600 $1,200 $17,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

History was made on December 1, 1955 when bus driver James Blake called the police & had this person arrested

Final scores:

Tui :) Tyrone Nina
$17,401 $2,400 $19,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $19,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tui :) Tyrone Nina
$12,800 $1,200 $19,400
17 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)
6 R,
7 W
26 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,400

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Game tape date: 2009-03-24
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