Show #5838 - Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Jason Zollinger game 7.


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Ted Ahern, a health care application consultant from Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania

Bern Samko, a Ph.D. student in linguistics originally from Worcester, Massachusetts

Jason Zollinger, an engine assembler from South Dayton, New York (whose 6-day cash winnings total $148,404)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In May 1977 Kenya limited the shooting on safaris to people using these
    $200 26
In March 2009 this ex of Kid Rock & Tommy Lee blogged on her views about stem cell research
    $200 21
Tennis, anyone? How about golf, football, baseball...:
    $200 4
An old proverb says not to do this "until you come to it"
    $200 8
If you hit an HR in MLB, you're going to have to run this many feet to get home
    $200 11
Alexander II's Edict of Emancipation freed these workers whose status was similar to slaves
    $400 2
When he reached the North Pole in May 1989, Robert Swan became the first to reach both poles in this manner
    $400 27
He may have rapped "U Can't Touch This" but U can read his blog on
    $400 22
It's been around since 1883:
    $400 5
In sewing & embroidery, it forms an "X"
    $400 9
Hr. corresponds to this German title of respect
    $400 12
This Moscow landmark has served as the official residence of the president since 1991
    $600 3
This broke 10,000 for the first time March 29, 1999, making some brokers richer
    $600 28
His bloggings included "The 3 D's of real estate" & "Why I selected Dennis Rodman" for his TV show
    $600 23
Covering movies, TV, books...:
    $600 15
The Vasa race in Sweden, an event in this winter sport, takes place over a 56-mile course
    $600 10
This business services & tax prep company also operates under the brand RSM McGladrey
    $600 16
In 1908 this Siberian mystic brought some comfort to Alexis, the hemophiliac heir to the Russian throne
    $800 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew trains with the Navy SEALs of Boat Team 12 in an inflatable boat at the Naval Amphibious Base in Coronado, CA.) Naval special warfare boat teams trace their origins back to the "Brown Water" Navy that patrolled rivers during this war
    $800 29
This actress' ex, Paul Simon, "would sing me to sleep, which was... sweet or... annoying, depending on the album"
    $800 24
For science, technology, automotive & more:
    $800 19
This weapon was outlawed by the Lateran council of 1139
    $800 13
The American recovery & reinvestment act of 2009 was H.R. 1; the "H.R." stood for this
    $800 17
It's how you say "goodbye" in Russian
    $1000 7
In May 1938 the League of Nations recognized this country as absolutely neutral
    $1000 30
Go to for the blogging of this "30 Rock" Emmy winner
    $1000 25
You could profit from this magazine:
    $1000 20
At the 1896 DNC, William Jennings Bryan told delegates, "You shall not crucify mankind on" one of these
    $1000 14
Hertzsprung-Russell, or HR, diagrams are used in, & named for 2 men in, this scientific field
    DD: $3,000 18
The basin of this river that empties into the Caspian Sea contains almost half of the Russian Republic's population

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

Jason Bern Ted
$2,600 $800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Bern Ted
$8,400 $1,800 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
The first woman to teach at the Sorbonne, she published a treatise on radioactivity in 1910
    $400 10
Starscream, Frenzy & Bumblebee are but a few of the metalheads in this 2007 Michael Bay movie
    $400 26
His "All My Sons" centers on Joe Keller, whose shoddy plane parts led to the death of his son & other pilots in WWII
    $400 6
In the U.S. one of these cotton units is almost 500 pounds
    $400 5
"V" is for this Italian term, a technique or effect created by a violinist's shaking arm
    $400 17
You might want to slow things down

    $800 2
Einstein said this 17th & 18th c. physicist "stands before us, strong, certain and alone"
    $800 11
Keanu gets upstaged by Gort, a silent, expressionless mechanical giant, in this 2008 remake
    $800 27
The title character of this Ibsen play is revolted to discover she's pregnant & commits suicide with her father's pistol
    $800 7
28.35 grams equals one of these units of weight
    $800 18
"O" is for this interval between a note & its first overtone
    $800 19
Come join us--it'll be fun

T__ M_R_
    $1200 3
The Dept. of the Interior has an annual lecture named for this biologist; she worked for the Dept. in the 1940s
    $1200 12
At the beginning of a 1999 sequel, this title hero discovers that his new wife Vanessa is actually a fembot
    $1200 28
The Pollitts get together to celebrate Big Daddy's 65th birthday in this play; family drama ensues
    $1200 8
It was made of gopher wood & measured 50 cubits wide
    $1200 20
"U" is for one of these, with which a conductor may begin a piece
    $1200 23
Don't be a hypocrite, do this

___T ___
    $1600 4
The surname of this 16th century Polish astronomer means "one who works with copper"
    DD: $3,000 13
Introduced in 1977, this robot got his name from the map coordinates of a post office
    $1600 29
This Lorraine Hansberry play focuses on the Younger family & the drama of buying a new house
    $1600 15
Cosmic, dude! A parsec is equal to 3.26 of these enormous lengths
    $1600 21
"C" is for this musical passage added at the end of a movement for a fitting conclusion or climax
    $1600 24
We learn by doing

I_ T_E
    DD: $3,800 9
In WWII this Danish physicist worked on the Manhattan Project under the assumed name Nicholas Baker for security reasons
    $2000 14
At the end of this 1927 film, Maria & her robot twin are stalked by mobs as disaster strikes the title city
    $2000 30
In an August Wilson play, Troy Maxson builds these title structures around the family home
    $2000 16
"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons", he wrote in "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"
    $2000 22
"F" is for this polyphonic composition sung by several voices in turn
    $2000 25
It's better to know what's coming


Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Bern Ted
$15,800 $6,600 $13,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The Roman name for this city was Aquae Sulis

Final scores:

Jason Bern Ted
$5,599 $13,100 $15,801
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $15,801

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Bern Ted
$12,000 $6,600 $16,000
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
7 R,
0 W
24 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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Game tape date: 2009-12-01
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