Show #5741 - Monday, July 20, 2009

Stefan Goodreau game 1.
Champion Update #6: David Madden.


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Ellyn Feerick, a middle school English teacher from Driggs, Idaho

Stefan Goodreau, a video game tester and camp counselor from Los Angeles, California

Peter Wiscombe, a computer engineer from High Point, North Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Monday is named for this, first visited by man 40 years ago today
    $200 21
Voted most popular at her East Nashville high school, in the '80s, she'd become the talk of the town
    $200 6
For the sake of convenience & brevity, this 19th c. author signed his early essays "RLS"
    $200 1
He was the last one who also served as a U.S. president
    $200 11
In 1967 John Lennon appeared on the cover of the first issue of this music magazine
    $200 16
Tomatoes are frequently grown in one of these where the temperature can be controlled
    $400 27
Sensibly, pondeli, the Czech word for Monday, literally means "after" this
    $400 22
In 1994 his California high school voted him "most likely to succeed"; you watch golf?
    $400 7
He wrote his first 2 novels, "A Time to Kill" & "The Firm", while serving in the Mississippi legislature
    $400 2
In 1903 & 1904 he served in the Philippines as a second lieutenant
    $400 12
Warren Buffett topped this mag's 2008 list of billionaires; mayor Bloomberg was its most powerful billionaire in 2009
    $400 17
I prefer to use my key, but you can start a car this way, by short-circuiting the ignition
    $600 28
In a nursery rhyme, "Monday's child is fair of" this
    $600 23
At her New York high school in 1999, she was voted most likely to appear on "Jeopardy!"; we'd love to have her
    $600 8
In the 1940s this writer created his "three laws of robotics" for use in his stories
    $600 3
He was the man with a plan named for him
    $600 13
The name of this food magazine is a French phrase often said before dining
    $600 18
Flapjacks, come & get 'em under this name!
    $800 29
Not just a bad day for the stock market, it's the Monday after the last day of the NFL season, when coaches get fired
    $800 24
At her Virginia high school, this "Speed" star was voted "most likely to brighten your day"
    $800 9
His "True at First Light", about an African safari, was published in 1999, 38 years after his suicide
    $800 4
The fifth star was a reward for his service in World War I & he retired at that rank in 1924
    $800 14
This mag now distributed with the Sunday paper debuted in 1941, subtitled "The Weekly Picture Newspaper"
    DD: $4,000 19
This Arkansas city has been called the "Baden-Baden of America"
    $1000 30
The U.S. declared war on Japan on this Monday in 1941
    $1000 25
At his Longview, Texas high school in 1988, this actor was voted most handsome
    $1000 10
Written in Portuguese, "O Alquimista" by Paulo Coelho has sold 30 mil. copies, many under this English title
    $1000 5
In 1949 he became the first Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
    $1000 15
"Life made easier" is the motto of the magazine called "Real" this
    $1000 20
Launched by Wired magazine in 1996, this early search engine was later acquired by Lycos

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

Peter Stefan Ellyn
$3,000 $3,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Stefan Ellyn
$5,000 $10,600 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 4
You might have to window shop in this Swiss city's elegant Bahnhofstrasse: prices are lethal there
    $400 1
Seattle Grace
    $400 11
This U.S. state where you're the official marine mammal
    $400 26
Robert Ripley's 1st "Believe It or Not!" had sports oddities like "A. Forrester...ran 100 yards" this way in 14 seconds
    $400 16
I saw 3 of these objects, first reported near Mt. Rainier in June 1947, hovering over my house last night
    $400 21
In "The Wizard of Oz", Glinda was a good one
    $800 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from The Hague in the Netherlands.) This upper house of the Dutch Parliament meets here; like this corresponding U.S. body used to be, it's selected indirectly rather than directly by the people
    $800 2
St. Eligius
    $800 12
This 4,000-mile river
    $800 27
Ripley Castle in this nation has been home to the Ingilby family for 700 years & 26 generations
    $800 17
My luggage was lost & I'm convinced it's now in this region named for a British Atlantic isle
    DD: $2,000 22
Mesmerizing, like the Greek god of sleep
    $1200 6
Marcel Proust is buried in this vast Parisian cemetery
    $1200 3
Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital
    $1200 13
This continent, for the species Trichechus senegalensis
    $1200 28
You can actually sleep with the fishes at Ripley's Aquarium in Myrtle Beach in this state
    $1200 18
Last time I was fishing in Scotland I hooked this large, ancient plesiosaur & she got away with my best lure
    $1200 23
From a method of shining army shoes, this word is paired with "polish" to mean extreme cleanliness
    DD: $2,000 7
Its name is from a jebal, or mount, named for Tariq ibn Zizad, the general who led the Muslim conquest of Spain
    $1600 9
Sacred Heart
    $1600 14
Moises the Manatee's home, this island commonwealth
    $1600 29
Ornithologist S. Dillon Ripley served as the head of this D.C. institution from 1964 to 1984
    $1600 19
Hold onto your bug spray--I saw one of these insect/human creatures Richard Gere sought in a movie
    $1600 24
Adjective meaning tediously repetitive... or repetitious... or lacking in variety
    $2000 8
Steg & Schaan are towns in this landlocked principality
    $2000 10
In the 1980s:
San Francisco Memorial Hospital
    $2000 15
The wetlands of this Mexican state, also the home of the Zapatistas
    $2000 30
On June 6, 1849 Major Ripley Arnold founded what became this city near Dallas
    $2000 20
I saw one of these hare/antelope hybrids in Johnny's dressing room just now & he called it by name!
    $2000 25
It's reparation made by giving compensation for damages

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Stefan Ellyn
$9,400 $19,400 $5,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Longfellow began a poem about this earlier poet, "Tuscan, that wanderest through the realms of gloom"

Final scores:

Peter Stefan Ellyn
$8,800 $19,917 $2,199
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $19,917 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Peter Stefan Ellyn
$11,400 $16,200 $7,800
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2009-03-31
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