Show #5800 - Friday, November 27, 2009


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Kelly Garza, a training specialist originally from Missoula, Montana

Grant Quertermous, an assistant curator from Charlottesville, Virginia

Jody Allen, a bookstore manager and actor from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The main organ.)
(Alex: All the correct responses will be in that order--"A", "B", "C", "D", gonna skip the "E" and then "F".)
    $200 11
This state's highest point is Puu Wekiu, a cinder cone atop Mauna Kea
    $200 1
Hey, lady! In 1963, as Julius Kelp in "The Nutty Professor", he played a square
    $200 21
Your I.T. guy knows "I.T." means this
    $200 16
    $200 6
Hey, Mr.! It's a shallow frame drum with a single head & metal discs fitted into the walls of the frame
    $200 22
This branch of mathematics uses letters to symbolize numbers in equations
    DD: $1,000 12
In the 1850s both California & Nevada called it Lake Bigler
    $400 2
Uncool Sarah Jessica Parker & Amy Linker tried to fit in as freshmen in this early '80s sitcom
    $400 27
Useful for connecting devices, USB is short for Universal Serial this
    $400 17
    $400 7
Ohana makes some models of this stringed instrument in a pineapple shape
    $400 23
To shake or wave a weapon menacingly
    $600 13
The Columbia River Plateau lies to the east of this range, the Puget Sound-Willamette Valley Trough to the west
    $600 3
This ubernerd became the breakout character of "Family Matters"
    $600 28
In the abbreviation JPEG, the "P" is this 12-letter adjective
    $600 18
    $600 8
Modern versions of these Latin American rattles contain lead shot rather than beads or seeds
    $600 24
From the Latin for "to come round", it's what you do when you want to avoid something
    $800 14
The Peace Bridge spanning the Niagara River connects this city in New York with Canada
    $800 4
The geeky Lambda Lambda Lambda fraternity rises up against the jocks of Alpha Beta in this 1984 big screen comedy
    $800 29
"DOS" stands for these 3 words
    $800 19
    $800 9
On film, Danny Kaye called this reed instrument "an ill wind that no one blows good"
    $800 25
If you're on the "horns" of one of these situations with unpleasant options, good luck with your choice
    $1000 15
Founded by Swiss immigrants, Switzerland County, Indiana lies across from Kentucky, along this river
    $1000 5
Judd Apatow produced this 1999 TV series about weirdos & dweebs
    $1000 30
"DSL" is "digital" this "line"
    $1000 20
Hashimoto's disease
    $1000 10
In a 1791 opera, Tamino is given this musical instrument
    $1000 26
A European car maker, or an authoritative decree

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

Jody Grant Kelly
$3,000 $4,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jody Grant Kelly
$7,400 $4,600 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 4
Hans Holbein decided to paint Cupid with this love goddess in 1524; maybe Aphrodite was too hard to spell
    $400 19
"Brain bucket" is a slang term for this piece of gear
    $400 1
"Come live with me and be my ____"
    $400 13
Historically, Detroit's big 3:
this company
    $400 8
In 1723 he became the nominal publisher of the New-England Courant, his brother James' weekly newspaper
    $400 7
In English usage it means "forbidden"; in its original Polynesian it can also mean "sacred"
    $800 27
The beautiful lass here was drawn by this Florentine great; "La Gioconda" was less upsetting
    $800 23
The most coveted prize in the Tour de France is the maillot jaune, a jersey of this color
    $800 2
"What happens to a dream ____? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?"
    $800 18
The big 5 food allergens:
soy, wheat, milk, eggs, these legumes
    $800 14
This prime minister of Israel is nicknamed "Bibi"
    $800 9
A hidden bomb placed to be set off by an unsuspecting person
    $1200 28
It's not "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman", it's this wife of Henry VIII in a Renaissance portrait by Hans Holbein
    $1200 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Trek Bicycle Corporation in Wisconsin.) I'm at Trek Bikes with the most popular frame design the diamond, or double this shape; it hasn't changed much since the 1880s & gives the bike its strength
    $1200 3
"Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the ____ though"
    $1200 20
The Big 12:
a dozen athletic powerhouses, 4 of them in this state
    DD: $2,000 15
In 1598 this playwright killed an actor in a duel; his punishment was branding & imprisonment
    $1200 10
It can be a ship's food preparation area or the last car on a freight train
    $1600 29
Raphael painted this beautiful title woman "of the Goldfinch" in 1505
    $1600 25
Often called the race of truth, it can be for the whole team or just one cyclist against the clock
    $1600 5
"I hear America singing, the varied ____ I hear"
    $1600 21
The Big 2 of comic book publishing:
these 2
    $1600 16
From 1968 to 1991 he was the executive editor of the Washington Post
    $1600 11
A supporter of a school, team or organization; he may find others & form a club
    DD: $3,000 30
Michelangelo didn't mention multiple personalities when he painted this Delphic prophetess
    $2000 26
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an animation on the monitor.) In order to cut wind resistance, a cyclist may use this air pocket to draft on another rider, saving about 30% of his energy
    $2000 6
"____ boy, with cheek of tan!"
    $2000 22
The Big 4 transcontinental railroad barons:
    $2000 17
Don't get Fed up--just name this man, seen here
    $2000 12
This large viper takes its name partly from a West African country where it's found

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jody Grant Kelly
$16,200 $7,800 $5,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Despite its name, this ocean current outdoes any river; at maximum flow off the Carolinas, its flow is 3,500 times the Mississippi's

Final scores:

Jody Grant Kelly
$16,500 $5,600 $100
2-day champion: $41,500 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jody Grant Kelly
$15,400 $7,200 $8,200
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,800

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Game tape date: 2009-10-13
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