Show #5796 - Monday, November 23, 2009


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Patrick Pence, a GIS coordinator from Tallahassee, Florida

Cathy Sorge, an archivist from Silver Spring, Maryland

Ben Davis, a law student from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A tribute, and we use some of their categories, don't we?)
    $200 2
As he did in "Anchorman", Will Ferrell sports this facial feature in the "SNL" "Jeopardy!" skits
    $200 16
The Franklin Pierce Law Center & Christa McAuliffe Planetarium can be found in this capital of New Hampshire
    $200 1
God did make these, & some of them are Granny Smiths
    $200 26
Africa's oldest democracy, this nation headed by Pres. Ian Khama is mainly made up of the Tswana people
    $200 11
This sound made by lions can carry 5 miles
    $200 21
Proverbial food storage container where your "hand is caught" when busted for taking a bribe
    $400 4
Darrell Hammond played this Scottish actor who... nope, I can't say anything else; just name him
    $400 17
New Hampshire is bounded to the north by this Canadian province, the country's largest in area
    $400 3
Lincoln Green is also called this green, where you might see it were it not for the trees
    $400 27
Taking over from his assassinated father in 2001, Joseph Kabila is the president of this country abbreviated D.R.C.
    $400 12
This sound of aggression from a domestic cat is also produced by vipers
    $400 22
A 1-pound tin of premium sevruga this can go for more than $2,000
    $600 6
Norm MacDonald played this "Smokey and the Bandit" star who had a slight problem IDing Pat Morita's ancestry
    $600 18
Chartered in 1769, this Ivy League school is N.H.'s oldest & ranks among the 10 oldest U.S. colleges
    $600 5
This old song says, "Alas, my love, you do me wrong, to cast me off discourteously"
    $600 28
Troubles with neighboring Somalia & Eritrea surely occupy President Girma Woldegiorgis of this country
    $600 13
In "The Maltese Falcon", Dashiell Hammett wrote, "'That will be excellent,' Gutman" did this
    $600 23
Django Reinhardt was a master of this instrument
    $800 7
Ben Stiller played this star of "The Firm" on a show where one category was "FOODS THAT END IN 'AMBURGER'"
    $800 19
New Hampshire's Squam Lakes provided the title location for this 1981 Fonda & Hepburn film
    $800 9
This American political party that formed in 1874 favored an increase in paper currency
    DD: $600 29
President Laurent Gbagbo heads this country that goes by its French name most of the time
    $800 14
This threatening sound can also mean "to become tangled"
    $800 24
The incarnation of a god in Hindu myth, or an Internet graphical image representing a person
    $1000 8
Kristen Wiig played this "Today" co-host, who, like so many of our players, brought Chardonnay on stage
    $1000 20
Also the name of a "United" city in England, this city lies along the banks of the Merrimack River
    $1000 10
This play says, "Beware, my lord, of jealousy; it is the green-eyed monster"
    $1000 30
President Amadou Toure has led this Saharan nation with a 4-letter name since 2002
    $1000 15
Starting around 1922, this phrase meant something excellent or desirable
    $1000 25
This animal's scientific name is Panthera onca

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

Ben Cathy Patrick
$1,000 $0 $6,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Cathy Patrick
$6,000 $600 $9,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Reliving history thousands of years old or just a few decades old.)
    $400 27
He concludes "The Divine Comedy" with "The love that moves the sun and the other stars"
    $400 1
"I Want To Hold Your Hand"
    $400 16
The name of this fruit, genus Prunus, can precede picker, pie & Coke
    $400 4
Hawaiian feast
    $400 11
This drug marketed as Advil & Nuprin reduces pain by inhibiting chemicals that cause inflammation
    $400 21
(Alex reports from the Western Wall in Jerusalem.) In Jewish circles, the Wailing Wall became known as the Western Wall after this 1967 war & the reunification of Jerusalem
    $800 28
Marlowe rhymed, "Where both deliberate, the love is slight; who ever loved, that loved not at" this?
    $800 2
"I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)"
    $800 17
More than 50 medications are affected by the juice of this citrus fruit; its enzymes break down the meds
    $800 7
Pierre's "farewell"
    $800 12
To control pain, some patients try this technique in which they monitor their body functions & try to alter them
    $800 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew is in a boat.) You can ride in a boat reminiscent of Jesus' time on this sea, beside which he preached & performed miracles like the one of the loaves & fishes
    $1200 23
In "Prometheus Unbound", he wrote, "All love is sweet, given or returned. Common as light is love"
    $1200 3
"I Want You, I Need You, I Love You"
    $1200 18
This fuzzy fruit is also a slang term meaning inform against or betray
    $1200 8
    $1200 13
Trigger point injections are used to treat this muscle contraction, from the Latin for "convulsion"
    $1200 25
(Alex places a stone on a grave at Mount Zion Cemetery in Jerusalem.) Here in the Mount Zion Cemetery, one of the prominent graves is that of this man, a Krakow factory owner, who, in World War II, saved the lives of over 1,000 Jews
    DD: $3,000 24
Virgil's "omnia vincit amor" is translated as this
    $1600 5
"I Want To Know What Love Is"
    $1600 19
The liqueur creme de cassis is made with the black type of this fruit
    $1600 9
Emmy-winning actor Bridges
    $1600 14
Pain registers in one area of the outer portion of the cerebrum called the cerebral this
    DD: $300 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Israel.) This ruined fortress atop a mesa is where thousands of Israeli soldiers have taken an oath swearing that it shall not fall again
    $2000 29
"In her first passion woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love", he wrote in "Don Juan"
    $2000 6
"I Want You Back"
    $2000 20
Fraise is French for this fruit
    $2000 10
Environment or setting
    $2000 15
There are several types of these nerve cells: some respond to temperature, some to pressure & some to pain
    $2000 30
(Alex floats in the Dead Sea.) Floating in the Dead Sea is easy; now what keeps me buoyant? The water is nine times saltier than seawater, & it has a very high this, which is mass per unit of volume

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Cathy Patrick
$20,800 $6,600 $15,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Gilbert & Sullivan's "Mikado", not Milne, gave us this hyphenated title for a pompous functionary

Final scores:

Ben Cathy Patrick
$31,001 $0 $13,500
2-day champion: $51,802 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ben Cathy Patrick
$21,000 $6,600 $14,400
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
9 R,
1 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $42,000

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Game tape date: 2009-09-30
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