Show #5858 - Wednesday, February 17, 2010


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Elizabeth Galoozis, a reference librarian from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Mayank Keshaviah, an SAT teacher originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Jeremy Apsley, a bartender from Cleveland, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $30,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the pig character who is speaking.)
    $200 3
He's at the abbey because he was Clerk of Works to the Palace of Westminster, not for writing "The Canterbury Tales"
    $200 1
She played Fanny Brice in "Funny Girl" & "Funny Lady", its sequel
    $200 11
Where am I? I can't remember anything! Hey! A locket with a frog's picture in it, maybe it'll jar my memory? Kermy?
    $200 18
He was a student at Oxford when the photo seen here was taken
    $200 26
You use these broad noodles to make lasagna
    $200 16
This device lets a trombonist change pitch
    $400 7
This biographee of James Boswell died Dec. 13, 1784 & moved into the abbey shortly thereafter
    $400 2
The Rydell High class of 1961 is the focus of this sequel
    $400 12
OK, so there's a web above me that spells out "Some pig"; some pig, indeed
    $400 19
You're on the money if you know he's the president in this photo
    $400 27
This type of bed covering gets its name from an Old French word, cuilte
    $400 17
A mixture of flour & water to make pancakes
    $600 8
His remains? "Is it safe?" Yes, this 1948 Best Actor Oscar winner for "Hamlet" is safe at Westminster Abbey
    $600 4
Courteney Cox & Neve Campbell starred in this scary movie & its 2 sequels
    $600 13
OK, I'm on some kind of farm... What does that say...Hoggett? & why are these sheep following me?
    $600 20
He's the young Naval officer pictured here
    $600 28
Just before serving this Chinese soup, drop some beaten egg into it
    $600 23
An intentional stoppage by workers
    $800 9
In 1841 "Pippa Passes"; in 1889 this poet passes; today, you can pass him by at Westminster
    $800 5
Amber Tamblyn, Alexis Bledel, Blake Lively & America Ferrera reunite as jeans-sharing friends in this 2008 sequel
    $800 14
Oh d-d-dear-dear! Where was it Pooh said we should meet? at least I have some haycorns in my pocket...
    $800 21
He sat down & took a load off in the photo seen here
    $800 29
This rapper was born Tramar Dillard in Opa-locka, Florida
    $800 24
An unraveling in your nylon stocking
    $1000 10
This "Gunga Din" writer was gunga done in 1936 & can be found in Poets' Corner
    $1000 6
In a 2008 Guillermo del Toro sequel, this title superhero faced off against the Golden Army
    $1000 15
I must remember! some plans for a windmill in my pocket that I must've drawn up & a note that says "Watch Napoleon"
    DD: $2,000 22
He was the first president to be born an American citizen
    $1000 30
This book by Malcolm Gladwell is about the choices that are made in the blink of an eye
    $1000 25
A single-handled jug with a spout for pouring

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Jeremy Mayank Elizabeth
$1,200 $400 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeremy Mayank Elizabeth
$2,600 $2,000 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 8
She had a dance hit with "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)"; Jay-Z put a ring on her
    $400 13
More than half of sedimentary rock is this type from which oil & natural gas can be obtained
    $400 18
Since 1902 this blue September birthstone has been made synthetically with the Verneuil process
    $400 2
It's where you'll find Kerry's lovely lakes of Killarney
    $400 1
I ran Chicago by age 26 / Showed Bugs Moran I knew a few tricks / For 6 years, it was just like heaven / Had 100 mil by 1927
    $400 7
These tight-fitting low-rise jeans that were all the rage in the 1960s made a comeback in the '90s
    $800 9
"Sober" was a 2009 hit for this woman whose hair color no longer matches her name
    $800 14
Trachyte & rhyolite are the most common varieties of this porous igneous volcanic rock
    $800 19
The Jabra Freespeak BT250 is this type of headset for cellphones
    $800 3
In 2005 Lech Kaczynski became the president of this country
    $800 27
Grew up poor in Texas / Wasn't rollin' in no Lexus / Ms. Parker was my matey / I was played by Warren Beatty
    $800 22
It's the childhood activity seen here
    $1200 10
You might think that this title track of Britney Spears' 2008 CD is a reference to the madhouse that is her life
    $1200 15
On average rocks consist of 46.5% this gaseous element
    $1200 20
Before it merges with the White at Khartoum, this river known as Abbai in Ethiopia runs for 850 miles
    $1200 4
In 2002 this country's drachma was replaced by the euro
    $1200 28
My gun was for hire / When I ran with Meyer / I was born in Brooklyn, not Haiti / I was played by Warren Beatty
    $1200 24
Members of Congress introduce new bills by placing them inside this wooden box
    $1600 11
It was "Amazing" how "Heartless" he was to Taylor Swift on the 2009 Video Music Awards
    $1600 16
In its purest form, this rock used in the cement industry contains only calcite
    $1600 23
Keep your hat on while you give us this name of Texas' state flower
    DD: $2,000 5
This country's coat of arms has 3 stars for its 3 main island groups, an eagle for the U.S. & and a lion representing Spain
    $1600 29
Escaped Indiana jail with a wooden gun / Was the 1st public enemy No. 1 / Know who didn't play me? / That'd be Warren Beatty
    $1600 25
Everyone on the dance floor for this party favorite heard here
    $2000 12
This "Nasty Girl" rapper's name sounds like an adjective meaning "farcical" or "absurd"
    DD: $2,000 17
Chert, a hard, dense sedimentary rock, is called jasper if it's brightly colored, & this if it's dark
    $2000 21
Kandinsky & Klee were members of this informal expressionist painting group
    $2000 6
Comprising 170 islands in 3 main groups, this kingdom in the South Pacific has been called the "friendly islands"
    $2000 30
In '29 Staten Island wasn't fine / Didn't move quick / Got stabbed with an ice pick / But I wasn't done / This Sicilian is fortunate, son
    $2000 26
Not surprisingly, his father Heraclides & his grandfather were both physicians & his mother was a midwife

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeremy Mayank Elizabeth
$14,200 $7,600 $11,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Surprisingly, this word appears only twice in the New Testament, once in Acts & once in the First Epistle of Peter

Final scores:

Jeremy Mayank Elizabeth
$6,200 $600 $15,600
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $15,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jeremy Mayank Elizabeth
$17,800 $7,600 $11,000
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
1 W
18 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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Game tape date: 2009-12-07
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