Show #5773 - Wednesday, October 21, 2009


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George Long, an attorney from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Jen McFann, a Peace Corps recruiter from Astoria, New York

Kevin Wilson, a communications specialist from Toronto, Ontario, Canada (whose 3-day cash winnings total $76,998)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to give the country for us.)
____ OF ____
    $200 16
"Big Love" meets "The West Wing"? Pres. Jacob Zuma, who presides over this country from Pretoria, has 3 wives
    $200 4
In examining her Top 40 hits, who better to "Dress You Up" than a "Material Girl"?
    $200 9
Lloyd's; they're big in insurance, over on Lime St.
    $200 1
Shakespeare's birthplace is alluded to in this nickname of his
    $200 21
Born in 1925, this woman had a First Daughter of the U.S. as well as 2 First Granddaughters
    $200 26
This "eager" animal's 20 teeth, include 4 strong, curved front ones that never wear out, as they grow through its life
    $400 17
Not many world leaders could say, "My wife once dated Mick Jagger & Eric Clapton"; this French president can
    $400 5
This John Fogerty group gave us direction with "Down On The Corner" & "Up Around The Bend"
    $400 10
Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.
    $400 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) About 5 million years ago, the rise of this strip of land restricted the flow of water between the Atlantic & the Pacific, greatly intensifying the gulf stream
    $400 22
An Ore. grandma clocked at 103 mph in '09 said she was teaching her 10-year-old grandson the dangers of this
    $400 27
"I am" this animal that uses its 39" tusks both to defend itself against polar bears & as hooks to climb on ice
    $600 18
Nursultan Nazarbayev tries for make benefit glorious nation of this West-Central Asian one as its president
    $600 6
He sang lead on "Three Times A Lady" & "Lady (You Bring Me Up)"; heck, he even wrote "Lady" for Kenny Rogers
    $600 11
Royal Crown Cola International
    $600 3
Nazi doctor Josef Mengele was called Todesengel, which means this in English
    $600 23
In October 1940 this 80-year-old had a one-woman show of 35 paintings at Galerie St. Etienne in New York
    $600 28
This long, pointy type of tooth comes before "tooth" in the name of a fish living at depths down to 16,000 feet
    $800 19
In 2009 this Italian P.M. demanded an apology from his wife for publicly saying she wanted a divorce; good luck with that, sir
    $800 7
Her songs: "Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)"... "Just Like Jesse James"!
    $800 12
Grupo Modelo
    $800 14
In Cuba it's called Bahia de Cochinos
    $800 24
Thanks, Grandma! This British lady gave her 9-year-old grandson the rights to her play "The Mousetrap"
    $800 29
This pit viper seen here injects venom through two long, hollow teeth in its upper jaw
    $1000 20
Despite rumors to the contrary, this Libyan leader never trained at the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst
    $1000 8
I'm not going to repeat myself; their greatest hits include "Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!" & "Money, Money, Money"
    $1000 13
Mahindra Satyam Computer Services
    $1000 15
The name of this 1781-89 document continues, "and perpetual union between the states"
    $1000 25
Lucy Maud Montgomery based this "colorful" novel on living in Canada with her grandma at Cavendish
    DD: $1,500 30
The mouth of this African ungulate can open 150 degrees to show its teeth; its lower canines may be more than 12" long

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

Kevin Jen George
-$600 $3,800 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Jen George
$2,400 $7,900 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And in this category, we want to hear the initials from you.)
    $400 13
The Viet Cong spar with the U.S. & South Vietnam on Jan. 30, 1968, the first day of the lunar new year
    $400 7
Oldest Supporting Actress winner:
Peggy Ashcroft for this film based on an E.M. Forster work
    $400 6
One of his most famous paintings shows 11 magnified stars & an orange crescent moon in whorls of blue sky
    $400 1
Now you can make full meals with this toy that's been helping kids make cakes since 1963
    $400 21
When this director's "The Birth of a Nation" was released in 1915, tickets were an unheard of $2
    $400 26
In 882 A.D. it was Marinus I
    $800 14
This 1890 massacre in South Dakota ends armed conflict between the Sioux & the Army
    $800 8
Youngest Supporting Actor winner:
Him for "Ordinary People"
    $800 17
Faces are garishly lit by gas lamp in "At the Moulin Rouge", one of his many depictions of Parisian night life
    $800 2
Secret Strike, part of this Hasbro line, comes with a blaster gun & 2 foam darts
    $800 22
One of the founders of the NAACP was this sociologist & writer of "The Souls of Black Folk"
    $800 27
The impala is one of these long-legged ruminants
    $1200 15
On Oct. 21, 1805 off the coast of Spain, Nelson fights French & Spanish fleets
    $1200 9
Oldest Supporting Actor nominee:
This alliteratively named actor for the 2007 movie "Into the Wild"
    $1200 18
He painted "Night Fishing at Antibes", seen here, just before the outbreak of World War II
    $1200 3
The Ripstick is a hot toy from this company whose name is synonymous with kick scooters
    $1200 23
During WWI, this author of "The Screwtape Letters" fought in France with the Somerset Light Infantry
    $1200 28
An astrological forecast
    $1600 12
The Kikuyu revolt in 1952 Kenya against white settlers in these uprisings
    DD: $8,800 10
Youngest Best Actor winner:
This 29-year-old in 2003 for a WWII-set film
    DD: $3,400 19
In Rousseau's "Sleeping Gypsy", a full moon hangs in the night sky while this animal catches the scent of the title figure
    $1600 4
You can get Troy & Gabriella dolls dressed for the prom from this TV/film series
    $1600 24
Around 1800 this English romantic landscape painter took a studio at 64 Harley Street in London
    $2000 16
In 31 B.C. Octavian & Agrippa best Cleo & Antony on the open water
    $2000 11
Youngest Supporting Actor nominee:
Justin Henry for this 1979 tale of a custody battle
    $2000 20
Born into a poor Jewish family, this Russian-French artist painted the dreamy "Lovers in the Moonlight"
    $2000 5
The Fly, the first pentop computer, is made by this company that "jumped" on the educational toys market
    $2000 25
This poet didn't like big letters, but his first book was called "The Enormous Room"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Jen George
$1,400 $14,300 $24,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He told George Washington he hoped "the Rights of Man may become as universal as your benevolence can wish"

Final scores:

Kevin Jen George
$2,799 $19,410 $18,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $19,410 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kevin Jen George
$4,800 $13,800 $16,800
10 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2009-09-23
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