Show #5828 - Wednesday, January 6, 2010


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Lysette Tidwell, a dog rescuer from Escondido, California

Carter Edman, an architect from Lakewood, Ohio

Jennifer Broders, a junior high school social studies teacher from Stockton, Iowa (whose 2-day cash winnings total $59,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: It's not GOOD TIME CHARLIE, but [*]. You know all about him.)
(Alex: ...the nation's recordkeeper, preserving treasures from our past forever.)
    $200 11
Christmas 1977 wasn't very merry for this silent film star who died that day
    $200 6
A voting paper
    $200 1
Sal Paradise found,
we got the Beat writer,
'50s 'Frisco fun
    $200 26
On Dec. 26, 1919 the Red Sox traded this man to the Yankees for cash; the cash would not equal his 714 home runs
    $200 21
It's the common word for a prayer of thanks before meals
    $200 16
(Alex reports from the National Archives in Washington, D.C.) In 1940 in a letter to the President, this then 14-year-old future world leader asked FDR for a $10 bill, yet he doesn't cash the checks we send him for Guantanamo
    $400 12
Notorious pirate Charles Gibbs made an 1831 exit by hanging at this New York island later famous as an entrance
    $400 7
A sentimental or romantic song
    $400 2
The big chief looms large, sanity is a relative term, a small-time crook is treated ratched-ly
    $400 27
In 1996 the Hornets traded the rights to this then-H.S. scoring phenom to the Lakers for Vlade Divac; ouch
    $400 22
Its Catholic version forgives trespasses & trespassers; in some Protestant versions, debts & debtors
    $400 17
(Alex reports from the National Archives in Washington, D.C.) American history might have been very different if this future country had agreed to the offer of statehood contained in Article XI of the Articles of Confederation
    $600 13
Charles Arthur Floyd, better known as this, was shot dead by G-men in 1934
    $600 8
Proverbially, it doesn't stand a chance in hell
    $600 3
Lara, but not Flynn Boyle, remembrance of things Pasternak, title physician, heal thyself
    $600 28
In 1988 the Oilers sent this "Great One" (& 2 others) to the L.A. Kings, getting 2 players, 3 picks & $15 mil. in return
    $600 23
The Vidui prayer is recited on this holiest Jewish day & also on one's deathbed
    $600 18
(Alex reports from the National Archives in Washington, D.C.) No one knows how it got there, but there is a handprint in the lower left-hand corner of this important national document, just beneath the concluding words, "and our sacred honor"
    $800 14
As a consequence of his drug & alcohol problems, this jazz pioneer was confined to a mental hospital in 1946
    $800 9
Heavy material placed in a ship's hold
    $800 4
Lockwood tells the tale, Yorkshire putting, Heathcliff is one wild cat
    $800 29
In '04 the Rangers traded this 3B to the Yanks for Alfonso Soriano & a minor leaguer; he's since had a controversy or 2
    $800 24
In 2000 Venka-Tachalapathi Samuldrala became the first of this faith to open the U.S. House with an invocation
    $800 19
(Alex reports from the National Archives in Washington, D.C.) One of the Archives' treasures is a 1912 wax cylinder recording, like this one, of this American president talking about his Progressive Party's movement for social & industrial justice

"Are the American people fit to govern themselves, to rule themselves, to control themselves?"
    $1000 15
He was executed in London January 30, 1649
    $1000 10
"Giselle" or "Les Sylphides"
    $1000 5
The Trask at hand, California dreamin', raising Cain (& Abel, metaphorically)
    $1000 30
In 1993 the 49ers sent this QB (along with a safety & a 3rd round pick) to the Chiefs for a 1st rounder
    DD: $1,000 25
A prayer of this saint included the line "Who am I, worm of the Earth..."; always with the animals
    $1000 20
(Alex reports from the National Archives.) The Constitution was signed by representatives of each of the 13 Colonies, except for this one, which opposed increasing federal power; because it was the last to ratify, it is now our 13th state

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

Jennifer Carter Lysette
$2,800 $2,200 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Carter Lysette
$2,800 $4,800 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
Radically opposed to slavery, William Lloyd Garrison was a prominent figure in this 12-letter movement
    $400 11
This 2002 movie starred Eminem as Rabbit
    $400 16
Hilo Tropical Gardens, Koko Crater Botanical Garden
    $400 1
Red & Savoy are types of heads of this
    $400 6
In May Stanley McChrystal replaced David McKiernan as top U.S. commander in this country
    $400 18
Wear your maghio (bathing suit) to the paralia (this) to swim in the okeanos
    $800 27
Although nominally a pacifist, Garrison supported this man's raid on Harper's Ferry in 1859
    $800 12
He played Gator McKlusky in "White Lightning" as well as in "Gator"
    $800 17
Chesapeake Arboretum, Williamsburg Botanical Garden
    $800 2
Eggs Sardou is poached eggs served with the hearts of these
    $800 7
The G8 summit was moved from Sardinia to the town of L'Aquila, which had been devastated by this 3 months earlier
    $800 19
Protos means "first"; this holiday is proti ianouariou or protohronia
    $1200 28
After the Civil War Garrison kept defending rights, of Blacks, women & also of Asian immigrants, mainly from this country
    $1200 13
In this film Denzel Washington is a '40s detective whose muscle is named Mouse
    $1200 23
Navajo Nation Zoological & Botanical Park, Desert Botanical Garden
    $1200 3
This veggie that looks like a giant scallion is a national symbol of Wales
    $1200 8
In November 2009 President Obama hosted a town hall meeting with students live from this Chinese city
    $1200 20
This part of a car is porto gaz
    $1600 29
A ferocious enemy of slavery, in 1831 Garrison started this newspaper, also a nickname of Simon Bolivar
    $1600 14
Jon Cryer's aquatic name in "Pretty in Pink"
    DD: $2,000 24
The Sarah P. Duke Gardens,
Cape Fear Botanical Gardens
    $1600 4
The most common type of this in the U.S. is the Calabrese, whose green stalks are topped by green florets
    $1600 9
On Sept. 3 Michael Jackson was finally laid to rest at the Glendale branch of this cemetery
    DD: $1,400 21
Knowing Greek is helpful in studying anatomy; for instance, pnevmonas is this organ
    $2000 15
Tim Matheson's aquatic name in "Animal House"
    $2000 25
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, Flamingo Gardens
    $2000 5
You can pronounce these leaves a la European to rhyme with "long sleeve", or the regular American way
    $2000 10
Army troops seized a pajama-ed Manuel Zelaya, president of this Central American nation, & sent him into exile
    $2000 22
To drink, you may want metaliko nero, this non-potent potable

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Carter Lysette
$7,600 $11,800 $12,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Before he was found dead January 1, 1953, the last single he released was "I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive"

Final scores:

Jennifer Carter Lysette
$7,600 $15,800 $24,001
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $24,001

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jennifer Carter Lysette
$7,600 $12,000 $14,200
12 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
19 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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Game tape date: 2009-11-16
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