Show #5745 - Friday, July 24, 2009

Stefan Goodreau game 5.
Last game of Season 25.


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Emily Bruemmer, a history and East Asian studies student from Orleans, Massachusetts

John Munson, a self-proclaimed gadabout originally from Lakeland, Florida

Stefan Goodreau, a video game tester and camp counselor from Los Angeles, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $68,470)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will consist of two words that are alliterative in appearance but not in sound. I know it sounds tough but you'll see when you get into it.)
    $200 26
Homo sapiens had a higher & more rounded one of these than did Homo erectus
    $200 1
Ryan &
    $200 11
This children's "cocktail" is ginger ale & grenadine, garnished with a Maraschino cherry
    $200 18
It's the city (also a country) that's home to St. Peter's Basilica
    $200 16
Students are allowed to bring a toad, a cat or an owl to this fictional boarding school
    $200 6
This brand was named in 1925 for early June peas; the towering mascot & his friend Sprout came later
    $400 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Geology Museum.) The University of Wisconsin-Madison Geology Museum has a skeleton of this animal that humans may have driven extinct; the distinctive teeth that provided its name were once thought to belong to a carnivore
    $400 2
Ben & Casey
    $400 12
It's a tall, cool drink of wine & soda water
    $400 19
In the 17th century the Corsairs controlled this current capital of Morocco
    $400 17
This last Ivy-League school to win this college football bowl game was Columbia University in 1934
    $400 7
This cheerful literary feline left his smile behind when the rest of him disappeared
    DD: $600 28
This development divides prehistoric times from historic times
    $600 3
Dad & son
    $600 13
This type of fortified wine comes out of Spain's Andalusia region, baby
    $600 20
The first Japanese city to host the Winter Olympics, it's also famous for its beer & its Snow Festival
    $600 23
When "Face The Nation" premiered in 1954, this first guest was grilled over comments he had been making about the Army
    $600 8
P.T. Barnum thought so highly of this 40-inch man, he promoted him to General
    $800 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Geology Museum.) Apatosaurus weighed up to 30 tons, so just this bone of the upper leg is 5 feet long & weighs 300 pounds
    $800 4
Efrem &
    $800 14
One of the more popular red wines in the U.S. is this Australian import, known in Europe as Syrah
    $800 21
In 1942 Field Marshal Erich Von Manstein led a failed effort to assist surrounded German forces in this Soviet city
    $800 24
In 1907, the first 4 groups in this org. started in England were the Bulls, the Wolves, the Curlews & the Ravens
    $800 9
Security videos are usually transmitted in this manner, involving no broadcast
    $1000 30
One of the earliest known uses of this metal alloy was in Sumer in Mesopotamia around 3500 B.C.
    $1000 5
Junius & his boys
Edwin & John
    $1000 15
This drink made with red wine & fruit juices isn't so appealing when you know its name is from Spanish for "blood"
    $1000 22
Found in the Dong Cheng district, this capital city's main railway station connects to Harbin & Qingdao
    $1000 25
On this date in 1999, England's Guardian newspaper announced a coup in the nation of San Seriffe
    $1000 10
A trip from New York to Ireland earned Douglas Corrigan this nickname in 1938

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Stefan John Emily
$5,000 $200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stefan John Emily
$8,400 -$200 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...about companies with names that are taken from mythology.)
    $400 7
William Blake wrote & illustrated "Songs of Innocence" & "Songs of" this
    $400 12
When this Spaniard showed up in 1519, things would change forever for the Aztecs
    $400 17
Milan, Mariner & Mountaineer are all makes of this auto brand
    $400 26
This martial art meaning "supreme ultimate fist" uses slow movements that harmonize with breathing
    $400 1
Born Robert Allen Zimmerman, Bob took his stage name from this man born in Swansea, Wales in 1914
    $400 6
A bird dog may lose its job if it's this, afraid of loud noises
    $800 8
This Irish poet "will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree, and a small cabin build there"
    $800 13
According to Aztec myth, the god Nanahuatl sacrificed himself to become this heavenly body
    $800 22
The Swedish company Poseidon helps you with this pastime with products like hoses, regulators & pressure gauges
    $800 27
Mawashi geri is the Japanese name for this sweeping karate kick (also how you might describe an igloo)
    $800 2
"Take a load off" & tell us the name of this group, formerly The Hawks, who backed Dylan starting in 1965
    $800 18
It was an accident with this substance that caused John Smith to go back to England in 1609
    DD: $1,000 9
This British poet wrote, "When I consider how my light is spent, Ere half my days, in this dark world and wide"
    DD: $1,600 14
The principal food of the Aztecs was a thin cornmeal pancake called a tlaxcalli, this in Spanish
    $1200 23
Flywire & Lunalite are innovations from the "labs" of this company named for a goddess of victory
    $1200 28
Don "The Dragon" Wilson has 11 world titles in this martial art combining pugilism with blows from the feet
    $1200 3
Richard Gere, Heath Ledger & Cate Blanchett played incarnations of Bob in this unusual biopic
    $1200 19
"Anything You Can Do" is a song from this popular musical
    $1600 10
For his greatest poem, Edmund Spenser invented a land called this & its queene
    $1600 15
An important part of Aztec religious worship, human sacrifice culminated with the removal of this organ
    $1600 24
Thor, a type of this, was decommissioned by the military in 1963 & later used by NASA
    $1600 29
Originating in Korea, this "foot-fist-way" martial art has been an Olympic medal sport since 2000
    $1600 4
In 1995 Bob went digital when releasing the multimedia CD-ROM titled this road "Interactive"
    $1600 20
2-word name for a cannon support that was often coupled with a caisson
    $2000 11
This Matthew Arnold poem says, "on the French coast the light Gleams" & "The cliffs of England stand Glimmering"
    $2000 16
It was the capital city of the Aztec empire
    $2000 25
We wonder if the gods live at the headquarters of this Pennsylvania camera & microscope company
    $2000 30
Royce Gracie won the first 2 of these, UFC for short, featuring masters of different martial arts
    $2000 5
Bob won an Oscar for his song "Things Have Changed", featured in this 2000 Michael Douglas film
    $2000 21
Nobel literature laureate Grass

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stefan John Emily
$16,400 $8,200 $18,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Hey, it's our 25th year.)
In 2009 she was on a world tour at age 69; when "Jeopardy!" premiered in September 1984, she had the USA's No. 1 hit

Final scores:

Stefan John Emily
$16,400 $3,200 $11,000
5-day champion: $84,870 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Stefan John Emily
$16,400 $8,200 $18,600
23 R,
0 W
8 R,
2 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $43,200

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Game tape date: 2009-03-31
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