Show #5774 - Thursday, October 22, 2009


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Randie Kim, a medical student from Elk Grove, California

Paul Christiansen, a music professor from Portland, Maine

Jen McFann, a Peace Corps recruiter from Astoria, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,410)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
Lao Tzu, the legendary founder of Taoism, was a contemporary of this other Chinese religion founder
    $200 22
This presidential candidate wrote, "I voted for first TARP but that doesn't mean I voted to bail out AIG"
    $200 16
The name of this ice cream, typically 3 flavors in a block, comes from a seaport in southwest Italy
    $200 1
He "was a shy, silent... Republican who led the U.S. during the boisterous Jazz Age"
    $200 6
To toss unbaked bread
    $200 11
The U.S. Army:
"___ all that you can ___"
    $400 27
This traditional Chinese medical technique uses fine metal needles & has its roots in Taoism
    $400 23
This husband & wife team twitter as aplusk & mrskutcher
    $400 18
The "soda" in the name of Irish soda bread refers to the use of this leavener
    $400 2
This highly contagious respiratory disease is also called pertussis
    $400 7
Genuine azure or teal
    $400 12
"You ___ a break today"
    $600 28
Principal deities of Taoism are the Jade Emperor & the Empress of this divine location
    $600 24
This athlete wrote, "Today is world cancer day. Make it a good one"
    DD: $1,000 19
"Love apple" is an old name for this popular salad ingredient
    $600 3
Benghazi is the second-largest city of this country; only Tripoli, the capital, has more people
    $600 8
Puppet Judy's pugilistic spouse's midday meals
    $600 13
"We ___ harder"
    $800 29
Seen here in a symbol, these two archetypal forces represent the dual balance of existence in Taoist belief
    $800 25
This Olympian wrote, "Dr McSwimmy is thanking everyone for their kind words"
    $800 20
This type of fruit is slang for the head, or when followed by "head", a blockhead
    $800 4
Herman Wouk won a 1952 Pulitzer for this novel about Captain Queeg & his rebellious officers
    $800 9
Movie for a fever-causing Rocky Mountain insect
    $800 14
"___ different"
    $1000 30
This soft, flowing Chinese martial art rooted in Taoism is often practiced as a form of meditation & exercise
    $1000 26
This "Juno" screenwriter wrote, "I haven't felt this cheap since I was behind glass"
    $1000 21
Cream of this double-talk stuff is added to candy to give a creamier consistency
    $1000 5
In 1990 he donned the hat of first chancellor of a reunified Germany
    $1000 10
A refuting argument regarding the reusable space vehicle
    $1000 15
"___ the USA in your Chevrolet"

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

Jen Paul Randie
$2,600 $3,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jen Paul Randie
$5,200 $3,200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin and end with the letter O.)
    $400 1
"I am the vampire Lestat. I'm immortal. More or less"
    $400 26
"Superman: The Movie":
It goes boom early
    $400 11
In 1499 Michelangelo sculpted this statue of the Madonna with the dead Jesus in her arms
    $400 21
Named for a psychoanalyst, this inadvertent error in speech is said to reveal one's unconscious belief or thought
    $400 6
It's the only Canadian province that touches the Great Lakes
    $400 16
From the Greek for "local", it means applied externally to a particular part of the body
    $800 2
"'All for one and one for all!' 'Excellent!' cried D'Artagnan"
    $800 27
"Star Wars":
It was Luke's home in the first film
    $800 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Hostal Dos Reis Catolicos in Spain.) Begun as a pilgrim's hospice, Hostal Dos Reis Catolicos in Santiago de Compostela was founded by this regal pair in 1499
    $800 22
Wham-O introduced this backyard strip of watery fun in 1961
    $800 7
It's the seat of Orange County (in Florida, not California)
    $800 17
Well within or beneath a surface, "truly madly" this
    DD: $2,800 3
"With his symbolic helmet numbered 451 on his stolid head, and his eyes all orange flame..."
    $1200 28
The title robots' home
    $1200 14
Edward, the Earl of Warwick, was executed at the Tower of London & was the last male member of this royal house
    $1200 23
An elusive criminal is said to be as slippery as this, Anguilla rostrata
    $1200 8
Plains called the Llanos in Colombia & Venezuela are drained by this river
    $1200 18
The artist known as Prince used to have this word in his (non-)name when he didn't want to be called Prince anymore
    $1600 4
"The last class of my old professor's life took place once a week in his house... (It) met on Tuesdays"
    $1600 29
Just like on "Saturday Night Live" (though they say they come from France)
    $1600 12
The armies of several cantons defeated the imperial army of Maximilian I, leading to this confederation
    $1600 24
The lady's slipper variety of this exotic plant is seen here
    $1600 9
This European city was the site of the 1952 winter Olympics
    $1600 19
Mildly, or Douglas Adams' character Dirk
    $2000 5
"It's all right, Miles," Spade told him. "Come in. Miss Wonderly, this is Mr. Archer, my partner"
    $2000 30
"Forbidden Planet":
___ 4 (just like the first PC)
    DD: $5,200 13
Upon his return from India in 1499, he was received by King Manuel I of Portugal
    $2000 25
You'll find Slippery Rock State University in this U.S. state
    $2000 10
This river in New York State is formed by the junction of the Seneca & Oneida Rivers
    $2000 20
10-letter adverb meaning fatherly

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jen Paul Randie
$11,600 -$2,000 $14,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This California city has the honor of being the only one in the U.S. to have an element named for it

Final scores:

Jen Paul Randie
$16,600 -$2,000 $23,201
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $23,201

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jen Paul Randie
$11,600 $3,200 $14,200
16 R,
1 W
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,000

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Game tape date: 2009-09-23
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