Show #5857 - Tuesday, February 16, 2010


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Christy Brown, a residence hall director from Austin, Texas

Jeremy Apsley, a bartender from Cleveland, Ohio

Yevgeny Shrago, a research assistant originally from Rochester, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're on the [*] at Ford's Dearborn truck plant. It's a lot different than in Henry's day.)
    $200 1
San Pellegrino, as in sparkling natural mineral water
    $200 12
Around 1875, this woman beats her future husband, marksman Frank Butler, in a shooting match
    $200 16
This plant is one of the symbols of Ireland
    $200 22
In 1867 William Seward negotiated the purchase of Alaska from this nation for $7.2 million
    $200 6
About half of Alaska's 600,000 residents live within this city's metropolitan area
    $200 11
(Alex looks over the assembly line at the Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, MI.) I know it looks like a scene from a sci-fi film, but these robots are doing this important but hazardous job that helps keep some of the metal parts together
    $400 2
Birkenstock, as in shoes
    $400 13
12 year-old Kathryn Johnston becomes the first girl to play in this sports organization
    $400 17
Augustin Edouard was a prolific French artist specializing in this type of picture seen here
    $400 23
Seward was elected to the Senate in 1848 as a member of this now-defunct political party
    $400 7
They're the Canadian province & the Canadian territory that border Alaska
    $400 27
(Alex walks the assembly line at the Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, MI.) This Ford plant turns out one vehicle every minute; Henry Ford's original streamlined plant in the early 1900s turned out one of this famous model every 90 minutes
    $600 3
Baccarat, as in crystal
    DD: $1,600 14
She is said to have been the first woman to play golf
    $600 19
It's believed that this highly infectious disease killed Pocahontas
    $600 24
Devout abolitionists, Seward & his wife sheltered fugitive slaves as a part of this network
    $600 8
This archipelago of more than 300 islands stretches 1,200 miles from Alaska towards the Kamchatka Peninsula
    $600 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the assembly line at the Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, MI.) In 2009, Ford's Dearborn truck assembly line added an extra shift of workers to restock inventories depleted by the success of this federal program
    $800 4
Burberry, as in fashion
    $800 15
Entering a mostly male domain, Conchita Cintron begins her career as one of these in Mexico
    $800 20
Bordering Arizona, it's Mexico's second largest state in area
    $800 25
Seward served both Lincoln & Johnson in this cabinet post
    $800 9
More than half of all fish consumed in the U.S. are caught in this sea between Siberia & Alaska
    $800 29
(Alex leans against a partly completed car at the Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, MI.) Here's something you definitely want to have in your home workshop--it's a power assist arm to do the heavy lifting; today it's being used to install over 100 pound instrument clusters; it also helps prevent job-related injuries like RSS, which is this kind of stress syndrome
    $1000 5
CITGO, as in gas (go south)
    $1000 18
At the AAU National Track & Field Meet, she wins the team championship single-handedly
    $1000 21
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an illustration of a prism.) When light passes through a prism & is bent by refraction, it splits into its various colors, the visible one of these
    $1000 26
Before his time on the national stage, Seward was born in, attended Union College in & was governor of this state
    $1000 10
Northeast Alaska is dominated by ANWR, short for the Arctic this, which covers 19 million acres
    $1000 30
(Alex reports from the line at the Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, MI.) To increase manufacturing efficiency, the engine will fit not only the truck here, but a whole variety of others, which makes it this kind of interchangeable part, from the Latin for "unit of measurement"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Yevgeny Jeremy Christy
$6,000 $600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Yevgeny Jeremy Christy
$11,000 $1,600 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 5
The 1st formal U.N. peacekeeping force was formed in 1956 to deal with a dispute over this Middle Eastern waterway
    $400 11
Cast members Mike Farrell & David Ogden Stiers both directed episodes of this hit show
    $400 1
A 19th century Egyptologist gave the title "Book of" this to a collection of spells written to be put in tombs
    $400 16
In 1986 Dr. Alec Jeffreys became the first scientist to use this to identify suspected criminals
    $400 26
This lettuce is named for the horticulturist, not the garment that protects babies from spills
    $400 21
Paired antonyms in a rhyme mandating wedding attire
    $800 6
On the United Nations' flag, a wreath of these symbolizes peace
    $800 12
Richard Schiff directed 2 episodes of this political series on which he played Toby Ziegler
    $800 2
E.L. Doctorow wrote a novel titled "The Book of" him, like a biblical book set in Babylon
    $800 17
Albert Hoffman, who died aged 102 in 2008, was best known for synthesizing this 3-letter hallucinogen
    $800 27
This fettucine dish became famous when Mary Pickford & Douglas Fairbanks crowned the chef the King of the Noodles
    $800 22
Resource-conscious fishermen practice catch & this
    $1200 7
Meeting at The Hague, it's the U.N.'s judicial organ
    $1200 13
Pamela Fryman directed "A Lungful of Alan", an episode of this sitcom that co-stars Jon Cryer
    DD: $3,800 3
First published in 1830, it tells of a migration from Jerusalem to America led by the prophet Lehi
    $1200 18
Rocket pioneer Robert Goddard discovered the best liquid fuel was a combination of gasoline and this, aka LOx
    $1200 28
In the late 1800s a doctor created this ground steak, which he said was a prescription for good health
    $1200 23
This cheese-shredding son of Zebedee was taller than St. James the Less
    $1600 8
The newest member of the United Nations is this country that separated from Serbia in 2006
    $1600 14
Both parts of the 2004 pilot of this enigmatic ABC show were directed by creator J.J. Abrams
    $1600 4
Once almost as popular as the Bible was John Foxe's "Book of" these people who suffered for their (Protestant) faith
    $1600 19
The flask that this British scientist invented in the 1890s was a predecessor of the Thermos
    $1600 29
Escoffier created & named an exceedingly thin & dry toast for this Australian opera singer
    $1600 24
This 4-letter antonym of "deranged" comes from the Latin for "healthy"
    $2000 10
The signing of the U.N. Charter took place in this West Coast city in June 1945
    $2000 15
"The Nerdvana Annihilation" & "The Loobenfeld Decay" episodes of this sitcom were directed by Mark Cendrowski
    $2000 9
In 1528 Castiglione described the perfect royal attendant in "Libro del Cortegiano", "Book of" this person
    $2000 20
The first mention of this scientist's theoretical cat was in 1935's "The Present Situation in Quantum Physics"
    DD: $5,000 30
This raw, thinly sliced beef is named for a Renaissance painter whose red colors were deep & rich
    $2000 25
A Hemingway character says he went bankrupt
"gradually and then" this way

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Yevgeny Jeremy Christy
$26,800 $15,400 $8,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: --American Film Institute's--)
Of the 50 on the list, the only character that wasn't portrayed by a human

Final scores:

Yevgeny Jeremy Christy
$22,799 $30,400 $2,199
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $30,400 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Yevgeny Jeremy Christy
$23,200 $12,400 $8,800
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $44,400

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Game tape date: 2009-12-07
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