Show #5734 - Thursday, July 9, 2009


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Daphna Atias, a high school English teacher originally from Kentwood, Michigan

Tyler Crosby, a barista and bookseller from Ithaca, New York

Alyssa McRae, a gift card production designer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 2-day cash winnings total $43,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And you must spell the response.)
    $200 26
Chaos & crime led John C. Fremont to declare this type of law in Missouri Aug. 30, 1861
    $200 2
As "Popeye" Doyle
    $200 7
An slide show on this woman's style included the red & black number from Election Night 2008
    $200 1
This curved throwing club of the Aborigines is an excellent souvenir--it'll always come back to you
    $200 21
This S-T-E-E-L C-I-T-Y is the seat of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    $200 16
To expel from the legal profession
    $400 27
Irvin McDowell lost the first battle of this in July 1861 & also fouled up the second battle a year later
    $400 3
As a slower "Fast Eddie" Felson
    $400 8
Disco hoops & other styles of extravagant these "suggest you are taking the party with you"
    $400 10
A green foam crown with 7 points is a popular souvenir of this national monument
    $400 22
The NYC borough that includes Wall Street
    $400 17
A person who selects, plays & announces music at a club
    $600 28
Jeb Stuart led this type of force at Brandy Station, the biggest battle of these forces in the war
    $600 4
As Gordon Gekko
    $600 9
A blog post notes that Junya Watanabe's Spring '09 collection continues to rely on this basic type of working pants
    $600 11
Many snow globes feature this clock tower of London's Houses of Parliament
    $600 23
Hopefully the spelling of this Arizona capital will rise from the ashes of your brain
    $600 18
Comet, Lysol & Pine-Sol are popular ones
    $800 29
Gaines' Mill, in which he whupped McClellan, was his first major victory despite his 9,000 casualties in one day
    $800 5
As Marshal Will Kane
    $800 14
In May 2008 the times reported on a more modest look in this wear, including boy shorts & halter tops
    $800 12
Many souvenirs from Gibraltar feature these "apes" that call the peninsula home
    $800 24
The Rio Grande runs through this largest New Mexico City
    $800 19
A viral disease in dogs & cats
    DD: $1,200 30
In 1863 the White House mourned a Confederate general, Benjamin Helm; he'd married into this Kentucky clan
    $1000 6
As Wladyslaw Szpilman
    $1000 15
The times said this "NY" designer became "a Seventh Avenue original" using tights as a foundation for skirts & shirts
    $1000 13
A cool memento of the Space Needle is a glass paperweight made from the ash of this nearby volcano
    $1000 25
Pardon me, boy, but this city is on the Moccasin Bend of the Tennessee River
    $1000 20
In gymnastics a difficult twist or salto may be done as this move to end a routine

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

Alyssa Tyler Daphna
$2,200 $600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alyssa Tyler Daphna
$4,400 $2,000 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...featuring Dr. Oz.)
    $400 7
(Dr. Oz presents the clue.) Bones regenerate themselves every seven years, but after age 35, your bones grow slower & become less dense, which can lead to this condition, a thinning of bones
    $400 1
"Good night sweet prince, and flights of ____ sing thee to thy rest"
    $400 30
If they're from the East Coast, they may be eaten raw; West Coast ones like the Littleneck are usually too tough
    $400 2
Look, it's 1148--how about if the Second Crusade fails horribly in an attack on this Syrian city, then we all go to bed
    $400 18
One working title of this 1936 novel was "Pansy", since the main character was originally called Pansy O'Hara
    $400 13
An evergreen tree of the genus Taxus, or a female sheep
    $800 8
(Dr. Oz shows an animation of a throbbing artery in the brain on the monitor.) The brain is a beautiful place, but triggered by dilation of arteries in the brain, these extremely painful events are sometimes accompanied by nausea
    $800 3
Billy Joel:
"I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the ____; the sinners are much more fun"
    $800 29
Some McDonald's restaurants in Maine & eastern Canada sell a tasty shellfish roll called this
    $800 12
It's 1155 & Pope Adrian IV has issued a bull allowing Henry II of England to conquer this island
    $800 19
Hitler originally titled it "Four and a Half Years of Struggle Against Lies, Stupidity and Cowardice"
    $800 14
Sobbed, or having no hair
    DD: $1,000 9
(Dr. Oz shows a cardiovascular animation on the monitor.) I try to be positive, but for just a little aversion therapy, here's what it looks like when the arteries of the heart scar just before they cause a heart attack; this buildup here is called this
    $1200 4
"The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of ____ and tyrants"
    $1200 28
The striping adds this predator's name to the shrimp seen here
    $1200 23
The time is 1057 & the time of troubles has begun for this empire, also called the Eastern Roman Empire
    $1200 20
John Steinbeck first titled this story of George & Lennie "Something that Happened"
    $1200 15
To require, or to work dough
    $1600 10
(Dr. Oz puts a small pitcher to one nostril.) Just as you practice hygiene in your mouth, I advocate keeping your sinuses healthy with this device used in Asia for centuries
    $1600 5
"The wildest ____ make the best horses"
    $1600 27
The spider type of this is often sold as the snow type--a bit more appetizing
    $1600 24
1152 & all's not well for Louis VII of France, whose marriage to this live wire has been annulled
    DD: $2,000 21
Titles considered for this 1925 classic included "Incident at West Egg" & "The High-Bouncing Lover"
    $1600 16
Having no slack, or imparted knowledge
    $2000 11
(Dr. Oz holds a dissected human knee joint.) While pro athletes often tear the ACL shown here, regular folks often tear this cartilage in the middle of the knee that acts as a shock absorber
    $2000 6
Arthur C. Clarke:
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from ____"
    $2000 26
The West Coast of the U.S. produces the Kumamoto type of these; chase them down your gullet with a crisp sauvignon blanc
    $2000 25
Wow, 1008 already & Prince Anandpal has lost at Peshawar after this animal of his got scared & fled
    $2000 22
Grace Metalious first titled this book "The Tree and the Blossom", but her publisher changed the title to its locale
    $2000 17
Gathered the courage, or a condiment

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alyssa Tyler Daphna
$6,800 $10,800 $7,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Before it acquired its musical meaning in the early 20th century, it was baseball slang for "pep" or "energy"

Final scores:

Alyssa Tyler Daphna
$7,401 $6,799 $7,400
3-day champion: $50,402 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alyssa Tyler Daphna
$6,800 $14,000 $7,600
13 R,
0 W
20 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $28,400

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Game tape date: 2009-03-25
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