Show #5778 - Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Christine Valada game 3.


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Jennifer Cutshall, a gaming management student from Las Vegas, Nevada

William English, an overnight grocery stocker from Mobile, Alabama

Christine Valada, a photographer and attorney originally from Walton, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $36,202)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
E.O. Wilson, the man behind the EOL, is an expert on these insects, like the black & red fire types you'll find listed
    $200 11
Elton John:
"____ And The Jets"
    $200 6
Avian term for a big fat zero
    $200 1
The sea, earthquakes & horses, 3 things that obviously go together
    $200 16
The oil treatment product STP stands for "scientifically treated" this
    $200 21
The author of a book with someone else's name on it instead
    $400 27
Don't telephone an Arctic ground squirrel between early September & late April--it's doing this
    $400 12
Bo Donaldson and The Heywoods:
"____ Don't Be A Hero"
    $400 7
He coined the name "Kodak" for his camera
    $400 2
Wine (women & song apparently went to other departments)
    $400 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Industrial Light & Magic in San Francisco, CA.) Skylights to capture sun help give San Francisco's Digital Arts Center a gold LEED rating--that's short for Leadership in this and Environmental Design
    $400 23
A vacuuming cannula is used in this body-reshaping surgery
    $600 28
The goal is a website for each of 1.8 million species, including this phylum's dinoflagellates & ciliates
    $600 13
Dexys Midnight Runners:
"Come On ____"
    $600 8
The last chapter provides an ambiguous end for Pip & Estella in this classic novel
    $600 3
Wisdom, spinning & weaving; this goddess could do it all
    $600 18
The "V" in Pantene Pro-V, a line of hair care products, stands for this
    $600 24
If you live in Paris, Texas but get married in Paris, France, you're having this type of wedding
    $800 29
It's a common error if you confused the call of the glaucous-winged type of this sea bird with the herring type
    $800 14
Van Halen:
"____'s Cryin'"
    DD: $500 9
It's the use of scientific methods to alter DNA to modify an organism's hereditary traits
    $800 4
Roads & travel, for that nifty messenger service of his
    $800 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew speaks into a laptop running English-Arabic translation software at SRI International in Menlo Park, CA.) SRI International has developed IraqComm, a portable translation system--

"Please answer with a question."

--it begins with technology called ASR, for automatic this
    $800 25
1930s movies were sped up with this type of dialogue in which actors don't let each other finish
    $1000 30
If you have video of the black-collared, coast horned or Nevada gridiron-tailed type of this reptile, send it in
    $1000 15
Don Henley:
"____ Can't Read"
    $1000 10
She suffered permanent hearing loss after becoming the first woman to swim the English Channel
    $1000 5
Fire & metalworking, but not logic
    $1000 20
It's what the "Q" stands for in Qantas, an airline's acronym
    $1000 26
To back up or confirm another person's version of events

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

Christine William Jennifer
$800 $400 $3,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Christine William Jennifer
$800 -$400 $4,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
Not the beginning of a beautiful friendship, the Agadir Incident pitted Germany vs. France in this N. African country
    $400 1
Bill Cosby,
Robert Culp
    $400 10
A cow, a round of cheese, an ear of corn & the state motto "Forward"
    $400 21
He went ga-ga after reading Elizabeth's 1844 "Poems"; later they wed & he dedicated "Men and Women" to her
    $400 9
From the Old Norse for "house dweller", it's one variety of spouse
    $400 15
If you have to eat these beans named for a city, cook 'em up with corn & serve them as succotash
    $800 3
The law that made July 14 a holiday actually honored that date in this year, 1 year later than you might think
    $800 5
Veronica Hamel,
Betty Thomas,
Daniel J. Travanti
    $800 11
Lewis & Clark paddling in a canoe with the Gateway Arch in the background
    $800 22
With Heloise he had a secret marriage & a love child, Astrolabe; he later wrote her from an abbey
    $800 17
If you haven't enjoyed being a contestant, you may leave in this fit of annoyance
    $800 16
This bean is so-named for its widespread use in a certain U.S. military branch
    $1200 4
A wartime adviser to de Gaulle, he was at the "center" of French politics as president from 1969 to 1974
    $1200 6
Kyra Sedgwick,
J.K. Simmons,
Jon Tenney
    $1200 12
A bison skull above a diverse landscape & the words "Big Sky Country"
    $1200 23
Ted Hughes' 1998 "Birthday Letters" is a collection of poems regarding this late wife of his
    $1200 18
Aw, shucks, it can be a bit of chaff in grass cut for fodder, or an unsophisticated rural person
    $1200 26
The name of this bean means "painted" in Spanish
    $1600 27
The French adapted the name of the Irinakhoiw into this & fought them in N. America for the second half of the 1600s
    $1600 7
Michael Chiklis,
Walton Goggins,
C.C.H. Pounder
    DD: $2,000 13
2 locomotives moving toward the Golden Spike
    DD: $1,200 24
This romantic poet wrote often to fiancee Fanny Brawne; the 2009 film "Bright Star" depicts their relationship
    $1600 19
Perception of visual or auditory events without an external stimulus
    $2000 28
In 1137 Louis VII married this woman whose huge dowry was the subject of contention for centuries
    $2000 8
Danny DeVito,
Rob McElhenney,
Kaitlin Olson
    $2000 14
A portion of Crater Lake, including Wizard Island
    $2000 25
In "Consolatio ad Uxorem" this Greek author of "Lives" attempts to console his wife on the death of their daughter
    $2000 20
It was the Dutch settlers' name for the Khoikhoi people of southern Africa

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Christine William Jennifer
$9,600 $3,600 $9,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the only U.S. state capital to have hosted the Summer Olympics

Final scores:

Christine William Jennifer
$18,201 $7,200 $10,900
3-day champion: $54,403 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Christine William Jennifer
$9,600 $3,600 $9,400
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
10 R,
6 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $22,600

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Game tape date: 2009-09-29
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