Show #5780 - Friday, October 30, 2009

Christine Valada game 5.


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Chris Rodrigues, a personal banking representative from New Bedford, Massachusetts

Roopa Kalyanaraman Marcello, a public health professional from Brooklyn, New York

Christine Valada, a photographer and attorney originally from Walton, New York (whose 4-day cash winnings total $68,703)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In medieval castles a windlass was the mechanical winch used to raise & lower this
    $200 7
Marla Gibbs, Nichelle Nichols & this bus-riding heroine have all been Alpha Kappa Alpha honorary members
    $200 17
Barbarossa led the third of these campaigns in the Holy Land, which began in 1189 & lasted until 1192
    $200 10
Turn on "Parks and Recreation" to see this "SNL" alum in her own sitcom
    $200 21
This racket sport is named for the Duke of Beaufort's country seat
    $200 2
Known as "The Body", this pro wrestler-turned-governor dropped out of a Minnesota community college
    $400 3
On Oct. 27, 1989, after the Loma Prieta earthquake, a record 162,414 vehicles crossed this bridge
    $400 8
The Fenian Brotherhood fought for the independence of this country
    $400 18
Prince Philip was decorated during WWII for his combat service in this branch of the British military
    $400 11
Turn on Fox to see David Boreanaz & Emily Deschanel solve crimes on this series
    $400 22
Haitian troops occupied this nation from 1822 to 1844
    $400 15
Both named Steve, these 2 now fabulously wealthy college dropouts founded Apple Computer
    $600 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an architectural rendering on the monitor.) During construction, you can see the free arm bridge decks, from which this type of bridge gets its name, are anchored at one end, supported by piers & meet in the middle
    $600 9
Carmen, Tibby, Lena & Bridget are this quartet created by Ann Brashares
    $600 19
In the 3rd century B.C., this man & his army crossed the Alps & invaded Italy from the north
    $600 12
Turn on The CW to hear the unseen Kristen Bell narrate this juicy series
    $600 25
From the Arabic, it's a killer for hire
    $600 16
After dropping out of high school, he ran McDonald's & became a McMillionaire
    $800 5
Almost 24 miles long, a bridge over this body of water near New Orleans is the world's longest bridge over water
    $800 20
This religious organization is the main political opposition in Egypt
    $800 26
In WWII Hap Arnold commanded this new U.S. fighting force abbreviated USAAF
    $800 13
Turn on Oxygen to see her & hubby Dean McDermott in the reality series "Home Sweet Hollywood"
    $800 28
The name of this type of cat seen here suggests that it originated in Africa
    $800 23
This fur mogul & high school dropout has been called America's first multimillionaire
    $1000 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an architectural rendering on the monitor.) Built so that cars can drive over them or through them, the bridge structures here are named for these support triangles that provide rigidity
    $1000 27
Manuel Belgrano was a prominent military leader in this S. American country's fight for independence from Spain
    $1000 14
Turn on this show on USA Network to see Jeffrey Donovan as a blacklisted spy
    DD: $1,000 29
Perhaps this type of pasta tastes good to your tongue because its name means "little tongue"
    $1000 24
Arriving from Scotland in 1848 as an elementary school dropout, he sold his company in 1901 for $480 million

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

Christine Roopa Chris
$2,800 $2,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Christine Roopa Chris
$3,400 $4,400 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the country that produced the film.)
(Wolf Blitzer: I'm Wolf Blitzer of CNN, and thou art in...)
    $400 6
Black spot is a serious fungal disease that affects these flowers; rugosas have good resistance
    $400 7
"Cinema Paradiso"
    $400 9
To soak fabric in cleaning solution before putting it in the washing machine
    $400 19
Now meaning any sport coat, it was originally crimson colored when introduced in Great Britain in 1890
    $400 15
The "Mona Lisa" isn't oil on canvas but oil on this
    $400 1
(Wolf Blitzer delivers the clue from the Shakespearean Room.) Confrontation at Elsinore Castle. Laertes wishes vengeance for his father's death in this play, & the King says yes to those demands
    $800 8
Polarized lenses are one method used in these items that make some movie theater experiences more exciting
    $800 10
3 scores by one hockey player in one game
    $800 22
Just became a professor? Better get a wool sport coat of Highland this, with suede elbow patches
    $800 16
A student under Benjamin West, this American also did portraits of Presidents Adams & Jefferson
    $800 2
(Wolf Blitzer delivers the clue from the Shakespearean Room.) Accusations of anti-semitism were raised today by this usurer, adding Antonio called him "a cut-throat dog"
    $1200 12
William Jennings Bryan called this theory a "program of infidelity masquerading under the name of science"
    $1200 29
"Fanny and Alexander"
    $1200 11
It can be a place offering privacy & quiet, or a military withdrawal of forces to a more favorable position
    $1200 23
For warmth, you can't beat this double-breasted navy blue wool jacket worn by U.S. sailors
    $1200 17
This 19th century movement of Courbet, Millet & Daumier rejected academic styles in favor of everyday subjects
    $1200 3
(Wolf Blitzer delivers the clue from the Shakespearean Room.) Suicide on the "Julius Caesar" battlefield! Reports say this man had Strato hold his sword, quote, "while I do run upon it"
    $1600 20
With cups that rotate horizontally, an anemometer measures the speed of this, anemos in Greek
    $1600 26
    $1600 13
On this HBO show Gabriel Byrne plays a therapist with as many issues as his patients
    $1600 24
A Spanish dance shares its name with this jacket that's usually waist-length & collarless
    DD: $1,400 18
In the 1690s, Jesuit brother Andrea Pozzo appropriately painted a "Triumph of" this saint
    $1600 4
(Wolf Blitzer delivers the clue from the Shakespearean Room.) Tragedy at sea, as the King of Naples' ship sinks at the beginning of this play, Gonzalo was said to remain calm
    $2000 21
Don't blame me--the most common cause of earthquakes is movement along these lines
    $2000 27
"Closely Watched Trains"
    $2000 14
8-letter word meaning a written work dealing formally & systematically with a subject
    $2000 25
This jacket named for an Indian prime minister is adapted from a type of coat worn by maharajahs
    $2000 28
Surrealist Max Ernst invented this technique of rubbing a pencil over paper laid on a surface
    DD: $2,000 5
(Wolf Blitzer delivers the clue from the Shakespearean Room.) Breaking news... decapitation & regicide in Scotland! Macbeth is dead, & Macduff hails this man as the new king!

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Christine Roopa Chris
$7,000 $12,000 $16,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

He's the only president whose first & last names contain the same pair of double letters

Final scores:

Christine Roopa Chris
$4,000 $3,992 $7,999
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $7,999

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Christine Roopa Chris
$7,000 $14,000 $16,200
11 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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Game tape date: 2009-09-29
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