Show #5772 - Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Rare audio Final Jeopardy!


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Dave Castanien, a graphic artist originally from Detroit, Michigan

Debra Grehn, a stay-at-home mom from West Hartford, Connecticut

Kevin Wilson, a communications specialist from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 2-day cash winnings total $50,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
Geneva-born Henri Dunant, a founder of this international organization, shared the first Peace Prize in 1901
    $200 8
July 18, 1953:
"Earning $35 a week... he calls at Memphis Recording Service... paying $4 to make a private recording"
    $200 13
Dating from the 14th century, the name of this liquor comes from the Russian word for "water"
    $200 1
A Marseilles "mister"
    $200 26
This brand name became synonymous with blue jeans
    $200 6
Even before Columbus, people knew the Earth wasn't this, but NASA's WMAP probe says the universe is
    $400 22
1988 Literature winner Naguib Mahfouz is best known for tales of this African capital
    $400 9
"The family group is initially formed as a trio in Gary, Indiana, by Jackie... Tito... and Jermaine"
    $400 14
An order for malt in Scotland in 1494 is the earliest reference to this liquor that now comes from many lands
    $400 2
Have a great trip!
(3, 6)
    $400 27
"Top grain" this is used in shoes
    $400 7
In the early 1900s Willem de Sitter used relativity theory to suggest that the universe is doing this
    $600 23
2 men received the 1909 Physics Prize for their work on wireless telegraphy: Karl Ferdinand Braun & this Italian
    $600 10
May 24, 1980:
"'Rock Lobster' peaks at U.S. No. 56"
    $600 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Holland.) Dutch windmills often mill the grain for this juniper berry spirit invented here in Holland
    $600 3
It comes after "merci", a lot
    $600 28
Bill Nye's frequent garb, size 38 tall
    $600 18
The triangulum one of these, a spiral type, is a pretty close neighbor of ours at 3 million light-years
    $800 24
Willem Einthoven won for his galvanometer, better known as this device used to diagnose heart disease
    $800 11
Nov. 29, 1975:
"Bohemian Rhapsody', now edited to 5 minutes, 52 seconds, tops the U.K. chart"
    $800 16
Named for a town in Jalisco, this liquor was created after the Spanish introduced distilling to the New World
    $800 4
High fashion
(5, 7)
    $800 29
The "In the Wings Teddy" (va va voom!) is an item of this from Frederick's of Hollywood
    $800 19
Launched in 2009, the Kepler mission looks for the tiny dimming of stars as these pass in front of them
    DD: $2,000 25
When the 1973 peace prize was awarded to 2 men, Le Duc Tho declined but this man accepted
    $1000 12
April 7, 1990:
"The band performs 'Welcome To The Jungle'... at Farm Aid IV at the Hoosier Dome"
    $1000 17
Cognac is a type of this liquor that one story says originated with wine concentrated for transport
    $1000 5
Oh well! That's life!
(4, 2, 3)
    $1000 30
These weren't just for a lord of the jungle; in Ancient Egypt, Amenhotep's chief architect was buried with 50
    $1000 20
This type of "energy", a main constituent of the universe, is understood even less than this type of "matter"

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

Kevin Deb Dave
$3,000 $1,600 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Deb Dave
$6,600 $1,200 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will end with those three letters in that order.)
(Jack Ford: ...with me, Jack Ford, Yale professor and anchor of Courtside on the legal network In Session.)
    $400 3
This Brazilian city's name means "river of January" in Portuguese; its site was discovered on New Year's Day
    $400 21
As a child star, she lost the Oscar for "Taxi Driver", but came back as an adult to win for "The Accused"
    $400 26
His sonnet No. 19 begins, "Devouring time, blunt thou the lion's paws"
    $400 11
You didn't like that one about the nun & the penguin? Ah, you've got no sense of this
    $400 16
    $400 1
(Jack Ford delivers the clue.) A high school football coach as well as biology teacher, he volunteered to be the defendant in what became a world-famous test case on evolution
    $800 4
Seen here is the modern skyline of this city, one of the first Chinese ports to open to Western trade
    $800 22
Once Doogie the teen doctor, he resuscitated his career by playing himself in the "Harold & Kumar" films
    $800 12
The semicircular canals & the utricle & saccule make up the ear's organs for your sense of this term
    $800 17
Botanically, alfalfa is one
    $800 2
(Jack Ford delivers the clue.) "I had orders" was among his statements at his trial in Israel after being seized in Argentina in 1960; he got the only death sentence Israel has ever imposed
    $1200 7
First settled by Germanic & Slavic tribes, this city served as the capital of Brandenburg from 1486 to 1701
    $1200 23
A child with "Silver Spoons", he grew up to work on "NYPD Blue" & "24"
    $1200 13
You streaked the wedding reception! Have you no sense of this 5-letter word? This on you!
    $1200 18
To grumble angrily
    $1200 5
(Jack Ford delivers the clue.) This rotund silent comic's 3 notorious trials brought 2 hung juries & an acquittal--then 6 days later the movies' morality czar banned him from the screen
    DD: $2,000 9
Though expanded as a Roman city, it became a capital under the Merovingian ruler Clovis I in 508
    $1600 24
When you ask, "Who's the Boss?", think about this grown actress with a "Charmed" career
    $1600 28
Shelley called time an "Unfathomable Sea! whose waves are years... brackish with the salt of human" these
    DD: $5,000 14
You seem to feel you're owed a lot; you have a real sense of this, the right to guaranteed govt. benefits
    $1600 19
Last name of the two Scots seen here, philosopher & model
    $1600 6
(Jack Ford delivers the clue.) On March 29, 1971, a court-martial found this lieutenant guilty in the My Lai massacre; though he faced the death penalty, he only got life & was paroled in 3 years
    $2000 10
After the Muslims' defeat, this island capital became a Spanish colony before it was held by the U.S. & then Japan
    $2000 25
After some "Growing Pains", his career has been born again in the film "Fireproof"
    $2000 27
Turn, turn, turn: Ecclesiastes 3 says there's "a time to every" one of these "under the heaven"
    $2000 15
On June 9, 1954 Joseph Welch asked Joe McCarthy, "Have you no sense of" this "sir, at long last?"
    $2000 20
In French William the Conqueror is this le Conquerant
    $2000 8
(Jack Ford delivers the clue.) A passionate defense by Clarence Darrow spared the lives of this pair of Chicagoans, both of whom graduated from college in their teens, who in 1924 killed a 14-year-old for a thrill

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Deb Dave
$23,200 $6,800 $10,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In the early 18th c. Sylvius Leopold Weiss wrote works for these 2 instruments whose names rhyme

Final scores:

Kevin Deb Dave
$25,999 $13,500 $20,399
3-day champion: $76,998 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kevin Deb Dave
$19,400 $6,800 $12,200
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
9 R,
2 W
20 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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Game tape date: 2009-09-23
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