Show #5748 - Wednesday, September 16, 2009


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Marcus Jackson, an Air Force officer and helicopter pilot from Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland

Gary Bechtold, a garage door company owner from St. Cloud, Minnesota

Judy Nakamura, a stay-at-home wife from Seattle, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Now only nine men have ever made the cover of Playboy. We're gonna tell you about five of them in...)
(Alex: And each correct response will have "A", "B" and "C"--those letters in that order.)
    $200 16
An underwater one of these can cause a tsunami
    $200 1
March 1990 saw this businessman on the cover & here are your keywords--hair, yooge & you're fired
    $200 22
Go to & you'll find this hamburger company with square burgers
    $200 21
We wonder if this guy seen here still has that shirt
    $200 11
Thinking it a giant, this character rushed at a windmill & pierced one of the sails with his lance
    $200 6
It describes Shakespeare's pentameter
    $400 17
A muon decays into 2 neutrinos & one of these
    $400 2
Seen here is the April 1964 issue with this British comic genius, the first man to make the magazine's cover
    $400 23
"You don't have to be a kid to love" this healthy square cereal made by Quaker
    $400 27
He's seen here long before winning a 2007 Nobel Peace Prize
    $400 12
Escalator squash & obstacle golf are games in this Aldous Huxley novel
    $400 7
It is term for each word in clue; ape man good at speak this way
    $600 18
The only known filoviruses are Marburg, which causes green monkey fever, & this one
    $600 3
Take "The Pineapple Express" to this actor (not James Franco) on the April 2009 cover
    $600 24
A term for dollar bills, or for square slices of Kraft American cheese, averaging 60 calories each
    $600 28
This future presidential candidate is seen here still quite young, but already famous
    $600 13
The jury's in on his novels "Pleading Guilty" & "Presumed Innocent"
    $600 8
It means to construct, or to fake, as in your excuse for being late
    DD: $1,000 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew tries to stand on one leg without all his senses.) Vision contributes to this system--it's why it's harder to keep steady with your eyes closed
    $800 4
This hard rock bassist did a cover in March 1999; come on & give us a kiss!
    $800 25
Square pizza is sometimes called this, after the largest island in the Mediterranean
    $800 29
No way, that can't be right... wow, that is in fact this Wyoming guy who left national office in 2009
    $800 14
Her novel "One Fifth Avenue" offers more sex in the same city
    $800 9
Lewis Carroll coined this term for meaningless words or gibberish
    $1000 20
In thermodynamics, a closed system slowly evolves towards a state of maximum this, inactivity
    $1000 5
In February 1996 this silver-haired comic film actor was the cover boy, & don't call him Shirley
    $1000 26
This square Passover food is considered the bread of affliction as well as the bread of redemption
    $1000 15
His novel "Indignation" follows a student from his father's Newark butcher shop to college in Ohio
    $1000 10
This gem of a word can precede rattlesnake, terrapin & moth

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Judy Gary Marcus
$1,000 $1,400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Judy Gary Marcus
$3,000 $3,800 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 25
Australia's southernmost mainland point is Wilson's Promontory in this state named for a queen
    $400 19
"Steppin' Stone",
"I'm A Believer"
    $400 14
Benjamin Holt created a tractor that an onlooker said crawled like this worm-like larva
    $400 11
He was the first pope to choose a double name
    $400 1
A cheap novel written quickly just to make money
    $400 6
In 1567 the Council of Troubles was set up by Spain in the Low Countries to enforce strict adherence to this faith
    $800 27
Australia's largest freshwater lakes were artificially created & include Lake Gordon on this island state
    $800 20
"Joy To The World"
    $800 15
In 1936 this company started as Government Employees' Insurance Company, hence the name
    $800 12
Featuring joined reeds that vibrate together, double-reed instruments fall into this orchestral class
    $800 2
A speedboat equipped with front fins that lift the hull out of the water as speed is attained
    $800 7
"Pack up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit-Bag" became a hit marching song among soldiers during this war
    $1200 28
An Australian territory, this island named for a holiday is known for its annual migration of millions of crabs
    $1200 21
"Rock This Town",
"Runaway Boys"
    $1200 16
As the people running it were inexperienced, this name was adopted by a mail order record business
    $1200 13
The classic name for the double promontories at the Strait of Gibraltar is "The Pillars of" this mythic hero
    $1200 3
The backward jerk of a gun when it's fired
    $1200 8
"Agua caliente" in Spanish, if you're in it, you're in trouble
    $1600 29
This imaginary line at 23 degrees, 27 minutes south latitude passes through the middle of Australia
    $1600 22
"Rock You Like A Hurricane",
"Wind of Change"
    $1600 17
James Church chose this name for his product because the symbols of the god Vulcan represented power
    $1600 24
Dr. James Watson & this man were the first to describe the double helix structure of DNA
    DD: $1,000 4
This title Shakespearean guy's second line is "The Greeks are strong and skilful to their strength"
    $1600 9
In the Old Testament, Eliphaz warns this patient guy that "man that is born of a woman is... full of trouble"
    $2000 30
The world's largest world heritage area, it extends for 1,250 miles & covers an area of about 134,000 sq. miles
    $2000 23
"Mr. Jones",
"Accidentally In Love"
    $2000 18
In 1977 4 Ward's electronics stores that focused on audio were renamed this; it all came unplugged in 2009
    DD: $2,000 26
Founder of its first dynasty, Menes wore a double crown as the first ruler of Upper & Lower this
    $2000 5
Nobel prize-winning Norwegian author Knut Hamsun wrote a tale about farming called "growth of" this
    $2000 10
When this family dynasty took power in Russia in 1613, the "Time of Troubles" came to an end

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Judy Gary Marcus
$10,400 $12,600 $16,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

She won gold at the 1928, 1932 & 1936 Winter Olympics & also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Final scores:

Judy Gary Marcus
$4,000 $13,600 $6,799
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $13,600 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Judy Gary Marcus
$13,000 $12,600 $15,800
17 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
0 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $41,400

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Game tape date: 2009-07-28
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