Show #5791 - Monday, November 16, 2009


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Melisa Paye-Mose, a proposal writer from Woodbine, Maryland

Scott Wells, a medievalist from Los Angeles, California

Chris Rodrigues, a personal banking representative from New Bedford, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
The Red Cross' "Top 10 reasons to give blood" run from "It's the right thing to do" to "Free juice and" these
    $200 1
This former wide receiver took over for John Madden on "Sunday Night Football"
    $200 6
Plato was the first to mention this legendary island
    $200 23
The authorship of Ecclesiastes is attributed to this "son of David, king in Jerusalem"
    $200 11
He was Rick Deckard in "Blade Runner"
    $200 18
Theater term meaning to draw attention away from someone else
    $400 17
The Red Cross blood donation hotline is at 1-800-GIVE-this
    $400 2
Maybe this team's new, fiercer logo helped it break its 0-19 streak
    $400 7
This river runs along the boundary between Washington & Oregon
    $400 27
The Book of Ecclesiastes was written in this language but included 2 words from Persian
    $400 12
In 1915 this industrialist headed the American Peace Ship delegation
    $400 19
The American flag should be hung this way only as a distress signal
    $600 24
Per a rule in place since 1996, you can't donate if you've lived since 1977 in certain countries on this continent
    $600 3
In beating Miami, Peyton Manning broke the Colts team record for victories he had shared with this quarterback
    $600 8
The boxer who fights the champ for the title
    $600 28
Chapter 3 begins, "To every thing there is" this, "and a time to every purpose under the heaven"
    $600 13
This lefty is the all-time leading pitcher in World Series wins
    $600 20
Happy & expectant of a positive outcome, or a final unaccented musical note
    $800 25
The nurse will take 1 of this unit; your body will replace the fluids in 24 hours
    $800 4
This ex-Chief who holds the record for catches by a tight end began the 2009 season with the Falcons
    $800 9
A strenuous effort
    DD: $2,000 29
"That which is done is that which shall be done, and there is no new thing" here
    $800 14
Writer who used the same first & last names & was the subject of a poem by William Carlos Williams
    $800 21
6-letter word for a disturbance, especially a noisy one
    $1000 26
Apheresis, in which you get your blood back, lets you donate these clotting blood cells to help those in need
    $1000 5
This former USC QB is a Jet all the way & the team's glad it traded up to draft him
    $1000 10
In law, the compulsory disclosure of facts or documents
    $1000 30
Ecclesiastes is traditionally read during this Jewish harvest festival to remind one that life is fleeting
    $1000 15
He earned everlasting infamy by killing Jesse James
    $1000 22
It can be a lifting of the earth's crust or a sudden change in political or social conditions

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

Chris Scott Melisa
$3,200 $3,200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Scott Melisa
$5,600 $4,400 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will come from the Latin word for "heart".)
    $400 6
Loretta Swit as Major Margaret Houlihan
    $400 24
Kenya's Nyanza province includes 1,400 miles of this lake
    $400 1
Ghanaian ex-U.N. Secretary-General:
Long O in the first name, not like the drink
    $400 13
He & 5 accomplices ambushed Lincoln, N.M. sheriff William Brady in 1878, 3 years before Pat Garrett caught up with him
    $400 16
This actor's memoir "Always Looking Up" recounts his optimism in the face of his struggles with Parkinson's disease
    $400 9
In Greek myth Eris was the goddess of this, meaning "heart apart"
    $800 7
Eileen Brennan as Captain Doreen Lewis
    $800 25
Punjab & Sindh are 2 of its 4 provinces
    $800 2
Welsh name, as of author Richard:
Kind of aspirate the first "L" sound around both sides of your tongue--try it if you can!
    $800 14
Dodge City marshal Ed Masterson, brother of this sheriff, was shot to death by Jack Wagner in 1878
    $800 17
Seth Grahame-Smith rewrote this beloved Jane Austen novel, adding ultraviolent zombie mayhem
    $800 10
This medical type of "arrest" is sudden loss of heart function
    $1200 8
Kim Delaney as Claudia Joy Holden (spouse of Colonel Michael Holden)
    $1200 26
Also a gulf, it's Panama's largest province in area (silence, Mr. Keats)
    $1200 3
Mexican state bordering Chiapas:
The "X" sounds like "H"
    $1200 15
In 1876 Jack McCall shot this former Abilene marshal in the back of the head during a poker game in Deadwood
    $1200 18
Curtis Sittenfeld based "American Wife" on her, about to be a former First Lady when the novel came out in 2008
    DD: $1,000 21
As an adjective, this word means "friendly"; as a noun, it's a strong drink
    $1600 11
Tim Conway as Ensign Charles Parker
    $1600 27
This former province at the southern tip of Africa took up half the area of South Africa
    $1600 4
Vietnamese imperial city:
A homophone of curds' partner
    $1600 22
Billy Clanton shot & wounded these 2 lawmen, Wyatt's brothers, during a pretty famous fight--but they got him
    $1600 19
A 2009 book by David Cullen looks at the myths surrounding the April 1999 shootings at this high school
    $1600 29
This word refers to an alphabetical index of words in a book, like the Bible
    $2000 12
Robert Conrad as Major Gregory Boyington
    $2000 28
In 2008 a devastating earthquake was centered near this capital of China's Sichuan Province
    $2000 5
Last name of Iran's controversial president:
Just like it looks
    $2000 23
On his 21st birthday, this 3-named gunman shot & killed Deputy Charles Webb in Brown County, Texas
    DD: $1,600 20
A 2009 bio called this Labor Secretary "The Woman Behind the New Deal"
    $2000 30
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows some leaves on the monitor.) Leaves that are shaped like hearts are referred to by this 7-letter term, a homophone for a word describing a true vertebrate

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Scott Melisa
$7,400 $13,200 $5,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

6-word title of the song that says, "For the house fell on her head & the coroner pronounced her dead"

Final scores:

Chris Scott Melisa
$14,799 $11,599 $11,599
2-day champion: $22,798 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chris Scott Melisa
$10,000 $15,200 $5,800
19 R,
7 W
(including 2 DDs)
22 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $31,000

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Game tape date: 2009-09-30
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