Show #5771 - Monday, October 19, 2009


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Valerie Vicroy, a caterer from Pismo Beach, California

Matt Blackwood, a middle school math teacher from Gulfport, Mississippi

Kevin Wilson, a communications specialist from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $31,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
She mistakes Jesus for a gardener & Jesus tells the bedeviled woman not to touch him
    $200 23
VH1's "Strange Love" featured 5' 5 1/2" Flavor Flav's whirlwind romance with this 6'1" Danish star
    $200 16
Dark drinks like scotch have lots, vodka less, of impurities called congeners, a culprit in this nasty condition
    $200 30
The actions of this Russian were truly revolutionary
    $200 11
In 1904 at the St. Louis World's Fair, Richard Blechynden popularized tea served this way
    $200 1
A photographer uses one to see what develops
    $400 6
In this biblical book, war rides a red horse
    $400 24
MTV's "Bromance" centered on the quest to find a BFF for this son of an Olympian
    $400 17
Norris McWhirter, track announcer at the first sub-4-minute mile, began compiling this book the same year
    $400 27
He's the high-flying hero of 1961 seen here
    $400 13
There are about 8-36 mg of this in a cup of green tea compared to about 100-164 mg in a cup of coffee
    $400 2
A witchy transport
    $600 4
They're the 2 books of the Bible named for women
    $600 22
I guess you could say this actress' show "It's Complicated" has a certain "sheen" about it
    $600 12
Scary--in 1991 the N.Y. Supreme Court ruled that a home buyer could void the sale as he hadn't known the house was this
    $600 29
Nobel Prize-winning Russian writer & prisoner seen here
    $600 14
In 1952 this company introduced its "Flo-Thru" tea bag
    $600 8
Starting in this office area is a proverbial entry point for many in Hollywood
    $800 20
Samson, Gideon & Deborah all make appearances in this biblical book with an occupational name
    $800 25
On "Rock of Love", this rocker's hair extensions don't scare the ladies away; quite the opposite
    $800 15
A century-old painting of these animals playing poker was one of a pair that fetched $590,400 at a 2005 auction
    $800 7
This Cold War fixture died in 1982
    DD: $400 3
Because it's meant to be served on coffee tables, not dining room tables, it's the alternate 2-word name for afternoon tea
    $800 9
It's the "max" amount of space above your skull for easy passage
    $1000 21
Genesis tells us that Noah's Ark was made out of this "beastly" wood
    $1000 26
On "I'm With" this actor, the Oscar nominee once threatened to pull someone's endocrine system from their body
    $1000 19
Schopenhauer wrote that to do this "is to halve your rights and double your duties"; so he never did
    $1000 28
He's the Russian writer seen here, "count" on it
    $1000 18
Teas bearing this former name of Taiwan are primarily oolong
    $1000 10
You'll be such a fungi if you know a morel is one of these

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

Kevin Matt Valerie
$2,400 $0 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Matt Valerie
$4,600 $3,000 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be an animal.)
    $400 10
In "Born Standing Up", this "wild & crazy guy" recalled selling guidebooks at Disneyland at age 10
    $400 21
Wild Bill Kelso,
Jake Blues,
John Blutarsky (GPA, 0.0)
    $400 20
For Canada's centennial, Elizabeth II gave Ottawa 6 pairs of these birds, a-swimming on the Rideau River
    $400 30
This calm circular region at the center of a hurricane can range from a few miles in diameter to more than 100
    $400 15
14 countries border this country that's more than 3,000 miles long & wide
    $400 1
Subtract a letter from this crustacean & you get a vehicle for public hire
    $800 11
"Their Finest Hour", Volume II of his WWII history, is divided into 2 sections: "The Fall of France" & "Alone"
    $800 7
Longfellow Deeds,
Dink the Clown,
Zohan Dvir
    $800 22
Lincoln accepted 2 tusks from the King of Siam, but turned down these animals, saying trains move goods just fine
    $800 29
This is defined as the amount of water vapor in the air
    $800 16
This country seen here is a popular tourist destination
    $800 2
Subtract a letter from this amphibian & you get a hazy condition
    $1200 12
"Resilience" is the appropriate title of a book by this cancer-stricken political wife
    $1200 6
Osmosis Jones,
Marty the Zebra
    $1200 23
One story says Mistress Louise de Keroualle was a gift from Louis XIV to this Restoration king
    $1200 28
The flag seen here warns boaters of this type of moderately strong wind of about 34 to 54 miles per hour
    $1200 17
An art biennial in this country is held at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Habana Vieja
    $1200 4
Remove a letter from this furry animal & you get a Jewish clergyman
    $1600 13
"Be the Pack Leader" was a non-fiction bestseller written by this TV "Dog Whisperer"
    $1600 3
Boolie Werthan,
Jack Lambert,
Sgt. Joe Friday
    $1600 24
At a state dinner King Mohammed VI of this African land gave Clinton a jeweled dagger--useful for slicing the lamb
    $1600 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an animated weather map on the monitor.) A common weather pattern, bringing an abundance of warm, tropical moisture direct from Hawaii to the Pacific coast is popularly called this, like a 2008 comedy film
    $1600 18
President Alvaro Uribe was considered a hero here after the rescue of Ingrid Betancourt in 2008
    DD: $2,000 8
Subract a letter from this noisy bird & you get a list of players on a team
    $2000 14
"Rogue economist" Steven D. Levitt ties Roe v. Wade to a drop in crime in this bestseller
    $2000 5
Harry Burns,
Miracle Max,
Mike Wazowski
    $2000 25
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Mount Vernon, VA.) At Mount Vernon, Washington hung an engraving that was a gift of this man, our most powerful ally in the Revolutionary War
    DD: $4,000 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an animated weather map on the monitor.) Named for the direction from which they come, much of our weather is carried across the United States & Canada by these dominant winds, between 30 & 60 degrees latitude
    $2000 19
This country, with a legacy of Roman culture, includes the historic regions of Dalmatia & Istria
    $2000 9
Subtract a letter from this South American ruminant & you get a Buddhist monk

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Matt Valerie
$21,400 $9,800 $2,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

When Galveston was devastated by a hurricane in 1900, she traveled 1,500 miles to head up the relief effort

Final scores:

Kevin Matt Valerie
$19,800 $9,600 $5,200
2-day champion: $50,999 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kevin Matt Valerie
$25,000 $10,200 $2,600
30 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,800

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Game tape date: 2009-09-23
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