Show #5840 - Friday, January 22, 2010


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Darryl Konter, a public relations executive from Dunwoody, Georgia

Gila Stadler, a molecular epidemiologist from New York, New York

Ted Ahern, a health care application consultant from Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to ID the sitcom.)
    $200 26
In 1878 Wyatt Earp was an assistant marshal in this city in Kansas; today, the city has a boulevard named for him
    $200 1
"Lucy & Ethel Buy the Same Dress"
    $200 16
This jewelry item can be tennis or ankle
    $200 14
A book about this author is called "The Far Side of Paradise", a reference to his 1920 novel
    $200 11
Athena is a goddess of wisdom, as symbolized by this creature
    $200 6
This soda was introduced in 1886 & patented in 1887
    $400 27
Wyatt was working as a railroad detective when John Shanssey introduced him to this sometime dentist
    $400 2
"There's No Witch Like an Old Witch"
    $400 17
To clasp in one's arms, or to include
    $400 15
The cleverly titled "Milestones" is a biography of this jazz trumpeter
    $400 12
The shofar is this animal's horn & is a reminder of the one that Abraham sacrificed instead of Isaac
    $400 7 is the website of this brand with initial success
    $600 28
Wyatt Earp worked as a guard for this company that was founded to handle the banking business of the California gold rush
    $600 3
"They Call It Potsie Love"
    $600 18
A bullet whose flight can be visually observed
    $600 23
Historian & senator Albert Beveridge wrote a 4-volume Pulitzer-winning bio of this fourth Chief Justice
    DD: $1,000 13
Because of its color, the ruby is associated symbolically with this planet
    $600 8
An early label for this soda showed a hillbilly shooting at a revenuer running from an outhouse
    $800 29
A feud between the Earps & these brothers, Ike & Billy, resulted in the gunfight at the O.K. Corral
    $800 4
"The Rise & Fall of Sergeant Schultz"
    $800 19
Following a stormy trip aboard a ship at sea, Reverend John Newton wrote the words to this popular hymn
    $800 24
Sadly, in 1997 Andrew Morton had a new ending to add to his commemorative edition tell-all bio of her
    $800 21
Gabriel, angel of the Annunciation, is usually portrayed holding this flower, a Christian symbol of virginal love
    $800 9
In 1963 the U.S. Fifth District Court in Dallas ruled that this, with 23 flavors, was not a cola
    $1000 30
In the late 1870s Wyatt Earp headed for the gold rush in this mountain region in the Dakota Territory
    $1000 5
"Granny's Spring Tonic"
    $1000 20
Once part of the Ottoman Empire, this Greek island is where the "Winged Victory" statue was discovered
    $1000 25
This man who laid the groundwork for modern genetics is the subject of "The Monk in the Garden"
    $1000 22
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Santiago de Compostela in Spain.) Pilgrims can find Santiago de Compostela by these shells, the symbol of St. James; one theory is that the converging lines represent pilgrims coming from all over
    $1000 10
The logo of this ginger ale brand once featured the outline of North America

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

Ted Gila Darryl
$4,400 $800 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ted Gila Darryl
$6,400 $600 $8,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...that's a new one for us, and I'll give you an example. If the clue said, "Stormy-sounding skin doctor", you would say, "What is a thundermatologist?")
    $400 3
If you're in the South Pacific on July 11, you can get a good look at a total one of these
    $400 9
One food book says, "There are those who wouldn't trade a slice of" this "on a hot summer day for anything"
    $400 1
Karl von Frisch won a Nobel Prize for work on animal behavior patterns, largely using the "dance' of this insect
    $400 13
In Hungary this river is known as the Duna
    $400 26
A large animal, as any of those "one for all and all for one" guys
    $400 19
After a 5-year hiatus from touring, this Gwen Stafani band hit the road in 2009 on a summer tour
    $800 4
The July 2009 sit-down among President Obama, a Harvard prof & a Cambridge cop was dubbed this sudsy summit
    $800 12
Americans call an orange-fleshed melon with a netted rind this; charentais is a variety of the true one
    $800 2
Charles Ellington tethered a moth to this type of tunnel to divine the mechanics of insect flight
    $800 14
Calexico, California lies opposite this aptly named Mexican city
    $800 27
Balloon-filling element No. 2 rain protector
    $800 20
This band's official fan club is called Idiot Club (fans don't have to be American)
    $1200 5
160 square rods equals 1 of this square measure (that one was in the '09 book too)
    $1200 18
This melon that was prized by ancient Egyptians has a name that tells you how juicy & sweet it is
    $1200 6
Researchers are basing robots' sensors on these compound organs on flies
    $1200 15
Darien is both a mountain range & a province of this country; it's also the former name of the whole isthmus
    $1200 28
A famous European American born with the Apache name Goyathlay
    $1200 21
Katy Perry sang "I Kissed A Girl"; this country guy sang "Kiss A Girl" (perhaps Nicole Kidman?)
    $1600 10
This state is big, it's fiercely independent & it has the highest percentage of people without health insurance
    DD: $2,000 22
This melon with a yellow rind is named for a Turkish town
    $1600 7
Fossil beetles near the South Pole suggest that the Antarctic was once this type of flat area, cold but with life
    $1600 16
North America's deepest lake is this Canadian one with a servile-sounding name
    $1600 24
He performed "We Made You" at the 2009 MTV Movie Awards, but his encounter with Bruno was more memorable
    $2000 11
With over 30 million tons, China leads the world in this, a 1-word equivalent of fish farming
    $2000 23
A type of melon with a yellow skin has this name, like that of a finch
    DD: $3,000 8
Ants sacrificing individual good for the group is what zoologists call this -ism, from the Latin for "other"
    $2000 17
Much of this tiny, "serene", landlocked nation stands on Mount Titano
    $2000 25
In June 2009, listeners went crazy for this singer seen here, putting 2 of her songs in the top 10 at the same time

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ted Gila Darryl
$13,200 $2,000 $12,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Created by the Continental Congress in 1775, this officer joined the Cabinet in 1829 but was removed from it in 1971

Final scores:

Ted Gila Darryl
$2,399 $3,000 $1
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $3,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ted Gila Darryl
$13,200 $5,000 $13,600
20 R,
0 W
9 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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Game tape date: 2009-12-01
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