Show #5742 - Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Stefan Goodreau game 2.


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Sarah Linn, a journalist from San Luis Obispo, California

Brent Philyaw, a wood finisher from Atlanta, Georgia

Stefan Goodreau, a video game tester and camp counselor from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,917)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
In 1945 Harry served just 83 days in this job
    $200 26
If the show's named after you, they can't kill you off over a contract spat, can they? Hmm... ask this "Valerie" star
    $200 1
In 1925 Victor Lustig sold this 984-foot Paris landmark--twice! Now that's a bargain for Victor at twice the price!
    $200 8
This ducky superhero of 1970s comic books was brought to the big screen by George Lucas in 1986
    $200 12
"Annie Hall" quotes the joke "Boy, the food at this place is... terrible"--"Yeah I know, and such small" these
    $200 16
"And so on"
    $400 7
It was the 4-word motto Truman kept on his desk in the Oval Office
    $400 27
He co-starred as Detective Falconer on "Sisters" until he was needed for "ER"--uh oh, car bomb!
    $400 2
Wow--this "Citizen Kane" star's 1938 radio show had many convinced Martians had invaded New Jersey
    $400 22
"The Story About Ping" is a children's tale about a family of Chinese ducks who live on a boat in this river
    $400 13
In a reference like "Othello IV, ii", the big & little Roman numerals refer to these 2 things
    $400 17
"I came, I saw, I conquered"
    $600 9
Each May 8 this state officially celebrates Harry Truman's birthday
    $600 28
The actress voicing Maude, wife of this "Simpsons" guy, asked for weekly flights from L.A. to home--Bye-diddily-eye!
    $600 3
In 2008 his multi-billion Ponzi scheme was exposed; you won't find that shamelessness anywhere else!
    $600 23
Dab-Dab the duck is a talkative companion of this literary doctor
    $600 14
Insects' body sections are made up of parts called these; the thorax has 3
    $600 18
"It's my fault"
    $800 10
It's the month Truman began a famous speech with the line "We have just dropped a new bomb..."
    $800 29
Jay Thomas talked smack about Rhea Perlman, his TV wife on this show; look out for that Zamboni, Eddie!
    $800 4
In 1983 2 Germans sold 62 bogus volumes of his "Diaries" to Stern magazine; okay, that's just wrong on so many levels
    $800 24
"Ducks are a dabbling" is a line of poetry included in this Kenneth Grahame work
    $800 15
A new area parceled into lots to be sold for housing, with a name like Glen View or Canyon Acres
    $800 20
"My other self"
    $1000 11
He was the last person beaten by Harry Truman in an election
    $1000 30
When Susan St. James asked for a raise on this Rock Hudson show, the "and Wife" met with an accident
    $1000 5
Let me save you time & money! No dead leader's assets need moving from this country's capital of Abuja; ignore the e-mail!
    $1000 25
The title of this controversial Ibsen play refers to a pet that's been tamed & kept in an attic
    $1000 19
This word for the mental activity of separating a subject into parts has "part" & "mental" in it
    DD: $4,800 21
"From the chair of authority"

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

Stefan Brent Sarah
$3,200 $3,800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stefan Brent Sarah
$1,800 $6,000 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 8
"Unto Us A Child Is Born" is for this day
    $400 6
This director used insights from growing up in little Italy for his film "Mean Streets"
    $400 17
"...Two of every sort shall come unto thee, to keep them alive"
    $400 1
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Sandeman Winery in Portugal.) In Portugal corks are made from this variety of oak tree
    $400 21
This word for any house of worship is from the Latin for "tent"; the Mormon one is famous for its choir
    $800 9
This religious leader wrote the text to "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God"
    $800 7
He directed episodes of "CSI" & "ER" between "Reservoir Dogs" & "Grindhouse"
    $800 16
"...The children of Israel came nigh: & he gave them in commandment all that the Lord had spoken with him in Mount Sinai"
    $800 2
Prune producers know to do this to plum trees each year to maintain vigorous fruiting wood
    $800 22
It's the nickname for any poisonous mushroom, as opposed to the edible ones
    $1200 12
A girl who cannot give up this hot drink is the odd subject of Cantata No. 211
    $1200 10
He started the "X-Men" series before flying over to "Superman Returns"
    $1200 18
"And the armies which were in heaven followed him on white horses"
    $1200 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Grand Central Terminal, New York.) When the 2-year restoration was unveiled in 1998, the chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said that this has truly been put back into the Grand Central Terminal
    $1200 27
In 1976 a deadly tsunami swept through the Moro Gulf region of this country, killing thousands on Mindanao
    $1200 23
Hans Christian Andersen's story "Thumbelina" is also redundantly titled "Little" this
    $1600 13
A cantata for the Leipzig town council inauguration is titled "Wir Danken Dir, Gott" or we do this, God
    $1600 11
Nora Ephron tried to create magic with Nicole Kidman as Samantha in this adaptation from the small screen
    $1600 19
"Then went Haman forth that day... with a glad heart, but when Haman saw Mordecai... he was full of indignation"
    $1600 4
Hofstadter's law is formulated as "It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account..." this
    $1600 26
The Tigris & Euphrates rivers flow together before emptying into this gulf
    $1600 24
    $2000 14
The title of the cantata melody heard here describes Jesus as "Joy Of Man's" this
    $2000 15
Half of a sibling duo, he directed his wife Frances McDormand to an Oscar in "Fargo"
    $2000 20
"Then Peter said, silver & gold I have none... in the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk"
    $2000 5
Giambologna's Fontana di Nettuno, seen here, is a monument in this Italian city
    DD: $1,600 28
In 1989 over 11 million gallons of oil spilled into this sound in the Gulf of Alaska
    DD: $4,000 25
It can be an expanse of land or time, or a pamphlet

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stefan Brent Sarah
$15,400 $6,400 $4,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

"Follow the Drinking Gourd" tells how slaves escaped to freedom guided by a song about this star group

Final scores:

Stefan Brent Sarah
$17,017 $400 $8,400
2-day champion: $36,934 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Stefan Brent Sarah
$19,800 $6,400 $4,200
28 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
3 W
9 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $30,400

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Game tape date: 2009-03-31
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