Show #5764 - Thursday, October 8, 2009

Terry Linwood game 1.


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Terry Linwood, a bookseller from Plano, Texas

Genevieve Sheehan, a private equity professional from Boston, Massachusetts

Noam Osband, a Ph.D. student in anthropology from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
The deepest part of the Mississippi River is 200 feet at Algiers Point across from the French Quarter in this city
    $200 8
This light wood used to make toy airplanes was a standard material for surfboard manufacture through the 1950s
    $200 18
During WWII, the total number of stars on the U.S. flag
    $200 1
I wrote a book about serving Kublai Khan, but if I hear one more kid scream my name playing in a pool, I'm gonna lose it!
    $200 26
A pack of playing cards
    $200 13
An ovum
    $400 7
Point Pelee, the southernmost point in Canada, is a peninsula in Ontario that juts into this Great Lake
    $400 9
Seal skin is a slang term for a very thick or heavy one of these that you'd wear surfing
    $400 19
This "sweet" age is the legal drinking one in Belgium
    $400 2
I made a women's branch of my hubby's political party in 1949 but died 3 years later; still, don't cry for me, Argentina
    $400 27
With "and scrape", it means to be excessively polite
    $400 14
Buried by Vesuvius in 79 A.D.
    $600 23
Point Success is one of the 3 named summits of this mountain in Washington State
    $600 10
This 2-word term means all your toes are on the nose of the surfboard
    $600 20
In the Great Seal of the U.S., an eagle's right talon holds an olive branch with this many leaves
    $600 3
I disagree with the Supreme Court's dissolving my Standard Oil Co., but I'm not mad; here's $530 million for charity
    $600 28
Radio's Howard knows it means harsh, severe or firm
    $600 15
To recede from the land, like the tide
    $800 24
This Caribbean nation's oldest lighthouse sits on Morant Point about 40 miles from Kingston
    $800 11
A classic surfing documentary is 1966's "Endless" this, what all surfers hope for
    $800 21
Playing blackjack at Caesar's in Vegas, the highest number the dealers have to take a hit on is a soft this
    $800 4
France, you refused my proposals for constitutional changes in 1969, so I quit as pres.! Bonne chance!
    $800 29
If you faint due to the heat, you're said to do this 4-letter word "over"
    $800 16
Any bishop, but especially the pope
    DD: $3,600 25
The USA's northernmost point, it was named for the founder of the Royal Geographic Society
    $1000 12
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows some fin models on the monitor.) Surfboards once used boat rudders as fins; the first high-aspect-ratio fin was created in the '60s using a template from the tail fin of this colorful fish
    $1000 22
Number of theses Martin Luther posted on a church door in 1517
    $1000 5
The Communist Party booting me in '27 wasn't so bad; I intend to live in Mexico, which has no ax to grind with me
    $1000 30
A fortified wine from the Douro Valley
    $1000 17
The pilgrimage to Mecca for Muslims

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

Noam Genevieve Terry
$1,400 $2,600 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Noam Genevieve Terry
$4,200 $600 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
She didn't write the original, but Helen Halstead did write a sequel to this novel--"Mr. Darcy Presents his Bride"
    $400 21
When does 22 equal 600 million? This film's 22 ABBA hits helped it rake in $600 million
    $400 26
He painted his first major work, "The Potato Eaters", in 1885 while living with his parents in Nuenen
    $400 16
    $400 11
Goya or Pizarro
    $400 6
Animals on the endangered species list may be listed as "E", endangered, or "T", this
    $800 2
"The Lost World" was Michael Crichton's sequel to this No. 1 bestseller
    $800 22
Would you believe I have 99 reasons this comic spy film made $230 million? Would you believe 86?
    DD: $3,000 27
His 1653 work "Aristotle with a Bust of Homer" was one of the few sent abroad during his lifetime
    $800 17
Toltec Indians:
    $800 12
Marked by uncontrollable excitement or emotion
    $800 7
This alphabetical roster of top-level celebs is the title of a book series by Zoey Dean
    $1200 3
In "Closing Time", the sequel to this novel, Yossarian lives in Manhattan, not far from Milo Minderbinder
    $1200 23
Mr. Bond could take a little comfort in the fact that this film about his quest for vengeance took in $570 million
    $1200 28
In 1632 Charles I gave this Dutch master known for his beard a house in London & a summer residence in Kent
    $1200 18
    $1200 13
An admirer of all things French
    $1200 8
Lists were roped-off enclosures where mounted medieval knights did this
    DD: $3,000 4
"Catriona", a sequel to this Stevenson novel, follows the further adventures of David Balfour
    $1600 24
With an estimated budget of $37 million & a gross of $351 million, expect a few sequels to this vampire flick
    $1600 29
As a diplomat in the 1620s, this 3-named artist helped negotiate a treaty between England & Spain
    $1600 19
    $1600 14
This 1961 Salinger work was adapted from 2 New Yorker stories
    $1600 9
In a restaurant this menu might include a nice Poully-Fuisse
    $2000 5
Irwin Shaw continued the story of the Jordache family in this 1977 sequel to "Rich Man, Poor Man"
    $2000 25
Reality & Hollywood collide in this Ben Stiller-directed film that made $185 million
    $2000 30
In 1917 this "square" Dutch Neoplasticist founded the art magazine De Stijl
    $2000 20
(This one's rough, so we'll tell you he's the keeper of the winds)
    $2000 15
Gray-cloaked Catholic monastic order
    $2000 10
I pulled a groin running out that grounder--put me on the 15-day this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Noam Genevieve Terry
$12,000 $7,400 $15,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Sir William Herschel coined this word in 1802 writing, "They resemble small stars so much..."

Final scores:

Noam Genevieve Terry
$8,999 $8,800 $24,001
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,001

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Noam Genevieve Terry
$15,000 $11,000 $12,800
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $38,800

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Game tape date: 2009-08-11
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