Show #5795 - Friday, November 20, 2009


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Barbara Pfouts, a writer from Ruffs Dale, Pennsylvania

Ben Davis, a law student from Chicago, Illinois

Jarret Izzo, a musician from East Amherst, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: These are anagrams of musical instruments.)
    $200 11
Abraham Lincoln delivered this November 19, 1863; it lasted all of 2 minutes
    $200 16
Reed all about it:
    $200 1
Charles Dickens:
"Little ____"
    $200 17
Making one of these with a few people; a frame holds it taut; we'll back it with muslin & fill it with batting
    $200 19
In 1965 Otis Redding took "Respect" to No. 35; 2 years later, her cover was No. 1
    $200 6
It's the third word in the first book of the Bible
    $400 12
18-year-old Will Shakespeare married her in November 1582; their daughter was born 6 months later
    $400 26
It's a brass wind instrument:
    $400 2
Theodore Dreiser:
"Sister ____"
    $400 18
Celebrating January 6, the Feast of this, commemorating the day the Magi arrived to honor the Christ Child
    $400 20
A No. 1 hit for The Eurythmics in 1983, "Sweet Dreams" was covered in '95 by this goth rocker, the former Brian Warner
    $400 7
2-word term for a tuxedo
    $600 13
He stepped out of Northwest Airlines Flight 305 on November 24, 1971, & hasn't been seen since
    $600 27
Blow in & out:
    $600 3
George Bernard Shaw:
"Major ____"
    $600 24
Heading to Valparaiso, a seaport in this South American country
    $600 21
This Van Halen frontman re-did Louis Prima's "Just A Gigolo" in 1985
    $600 8
Another word for entrails or viscera (sorry, mealtime America)
    $800 14
The start of his reign in Spain falls mainly on the 22nd of November, 1975
    $800 28
Oh, it bellows:
    $800 4
"Thus Spoke ____"
    $800 25
Learning this Bantu language whose name comes from a word meaning "of the coast"
    $800 22
In 1979 this Sex Pistols bassist did "My Way", his way
    $800 9
It's the type of sail seen here in red, white & blue
    $1000 15
In Nov. 1922, after years of searching, Lord Carnarvon & Howard Carter made this discovery
    $1000 29
Pear-shaped? Abso-lute-ly:
    DD: $400 5
Alexander Solzhenitsyn:
"One Day in the Life of ____ ____"
    $1000 30
Giving a room visual interest with this trim aka a dado rail; it protects plaster walls from the item in its name
    $1000 23
"Are We Not Men? We Are" this '80s group who covered the Stones' "Satisfaction"
    $1000 10
An indirect intimation about a person of a disparaging or derogatory nature

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

Jarret Ben Barbara
-$600 $4,400 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jarret Ben Barbara
$3,200 $6,400 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each response will include a piece of cooking equipment.)
    $400 1
Check out the Kokugikan Sumo Budokan Arena in this capital
    $400 21
Kobe called it "idiotic criticism" that he hadn't (until 2009) won an NBA title without this teammate
    $400 26
Go to & you'll immediately see a stack of them
    $400 6
As a boy Bolivia's president Evo Morales herded these pack animals
    $400 11
This bird was said to embalm the ashes of its predecessor & then fly to Heliopolis
    $400 14
It's the smallest armed service of the United States
    $800 2
This capital lies on the north coast of West Java at the mouth of the Liwung River
    $800 22
A wizard at passing the ball, this Laker is the NBA's all-time leader in assists per game
    $800 30
They're the Asian restaurant items seen here
    $800 7
Alex Salmond, first minister of this country, wants to take it out of the United Kingdom
    $800 12
Marco Polo told us of this 3-letter bird that could carry an elephant in its claws
    $800 17
A Greek word for "poppy" gives us the name of this analgesic, an alkaloid of opium
    DD: $800 3
Once the capital of the French protectorate of Tonkin, it's now the capital of an entire country
    $1200 23
This Laker giant was nicknamed "The Big Dipper" for his habit of dipping his head to fit through doorways
    $1200 27
Made with cornmeal, it comes out of the oven so soft you have to eat it with the utensil in its name
    $1200 8
4 times married, ex-German leader Gerhard Schroeder is aka Audi Man, for the car's symbol of 4 of these
    $1200 13
The word "panic" comes from the name of a Greek god who was this type of creature
    $1200 18
It's a coop for sheep or pigeons
    $1600 4
Inhabitants of this Armenian capital can see Mount Ararat, which is 35 miles to the south in Turkey
    $1600 24
This Hall-of-Fame guard & former Lakers GM is said to be the model for the player depicted in the NBA's logo
    $1600 28
Orville Redenbacher sells this sweet & salty treat as well as its more famous cousin
    DD: $2,000 9
The U.N. ties of this Secretary-General date back to 1975, when he was a South Korean diplomat
    $1600 15
This winged creature sprang from the blood of Medusa after Perseus beheaded her
    $1600 19
In 2009 Paul McCartney headlined this music fest near Palm Springs, California
    $2000 5
The name of this capital is Mongol for "City of the Red Hero"
    $2000 25
This flashy Lakers forward was nicknamed "Big Game" for his clutch playoff performances
    $2000 29
Bobby Flay's recipe for this includes as special equipment a rod to skewer the bird with
    $2000 10
In 2008 he succeeded his close ally Vladimir Putin as Russia's president
    $2000 16
If you know that a Kirin is the Japanese type of this mythological creature, pour yourself a beer
    $2000 20
It's an exclusive group or clique

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jarret Ben Barbara
$10,400 $17,600 $6,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He was the last sitting president to run for re-election & finish third in the Electoral College

Final scores:

Jarret Ben Barbara
$4,400 $20,801 $1,700
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $20,801 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jarret Ben Barbara
$10,000 $18,600 $6,800
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
11 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2009-09-30
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