Show #5861 - Monday, February 22, 2010


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Matt MacGregor, a poker room supervisor from Westminster, Colorado

Ginny Bartlett, a parish administrator from Bath, Maine

Elizabeth Galoozis, a reference librarian from Cambridge, Massachusetts (whose 2-day cash winnings total $38,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
The geographical center of North America is near the town of Rugby in this state
    $200 8
Charlton Heston is on a moped, not a chariot, during a break in the filming of this epic
    $200 26
"125th Anniversary of the Light Bulb" is on the reverse of the coin honoring him
    $200 1
Ernest Hemingway:
"Adios a las Armas"
    $200 21
How suite it is at the Iberville Suites, in the French Quarter of this city
    $200 6
Nero knows that wasting time is sometimes referred to as doing this "around"
    $400 10
In 1878-79 Baron Nordenskjold became the first to traverse this route along Europe & Asia's Arctic coast
    $400 17
He's the director seen here in 1975
    $400 27
A 2001 commemorative depicting this animal was based on the design of a nickel that was produced 1913-1938
    $400 2
Harper Lee:
"Matar un Ruiseñor"
    $400 22
The Harlequin Suite at this city's Dorchester Hotel goes for 5,400 pounds a day (that's about $9,000!)
    $400 7
Instrumental name for the style of glasses Buddy Holly is wearing here
    $600 11
Its highest peak is Slieve Donard, which rises 2,796 feet in the Mourne Mountains of County Down
    $600 18
On the set of "Confidential Agent", Charles Boyer & Humphrey Bogart play chess, as this actress looks on
    DD: $2,000 28
1992 commemorative coins honored the quincentennial of his greatest achievement
    $600 3
Stephenie Meyer:
"Luna Nueva"
    $600 23
This 2-named NYC hotel that dates to 1893 offers 900-square-foot luxury suites that overlook Park Avenue
    $600 14
2-word term for one who gives a kidney or lung
    $800 12
In 1968 vast oil reserves were found in this Alaskan coastal region between the Arctic Ocean & Brooks Range
    $800 19
Seen here in 1955 director Nicholas Ray instructs these two young stars in the finer points of rebellion
    $800 29
A coin honoring the Marine Corps' 230th anniversary features this motto of the Corps on the reverse
    $800 4
Stephen King:
"La Milla Verde"
    $800 24
This 2-named NYC hotel offers a 1,900-square-foot Central Park Suite, overlooking Central Park, natch
    $800 15
A glass of champagne to you if you know that this term can also refer to a furrow or groove on a column
    $1000 13
In 1876 the people of this Minnesota city, now home to Carleton College, foiled a raid by Jesse James & his cohorts
    $1000 20
James Coburn, James Garner & Steve McQueen are seen here during a break in the filming of this movie
    $1000 30
A silver dollar commemorating desegregation in education showed Central High in this city on the reverse
    $1000 5
Khaled Hosseini:
"Cometas en el Cielo" (not a literal translation)
    $1000 25
Queen Elizabeth II stayed in the Ahwahnee's Mary Curry Tresider Suite when she visited this Calif. national park
    $1000 16
It comes before "vine" in the common name of Campsis radicans

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

Elizabeth Ginny Matt
$4,000 $400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elizabeth Ginny Matt
$6,400 $1,200 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And not THE ALLIES, but...)
    $400 1
From the Latin for "nation", this word refers to a non-Jew
    $400 2
IMing, 4 short
    $400 26
Here's a twist, sometimes it's dry:
    $400 8
On April 6, 1917 the U.S. declared war on Germany, but war wasn't declared on this dual monarchy until December
    $400 14
Tony La Russa managed this National League Central Division team to the 2006 World Series title
    $400 13
Duralumin is over 90% this
    $800 3
In Luke 2, "The child grew", and" this "of God was upon him"
    $800 4
Medium of classic communications like Robert Benchley's from Venice: "STREETS FULL OF WATER PLEASE ADVISE"
    $800 27
Beg, "borough" or steal to get one:
    $800 9
In 1915 the Allies failed by land & by sea to win control of this strait between the Aegean & the Sea of Marmara
    $800 22
In the 2008-09 season, this team from the NBA's Central Division went 66-16
    $800 15
Auto pioneer Elwood Haynes also invented an alloy he called stellite because it shone like this
    $1200 10
"Balm"-y region in present-day Jordan
    DD: $3,000 5
On June 27, 2007, the Senate Judiciary Committee sent these demanding documents to the White House
    $1200 28
Tequila time:
    $1200 16
Some gift! Nashville's Rotary Club gave this sergeant & hero a home, but he got saddled with the mortgage
    DD: $2,000 23
They're the favorite team of the U.S. president; Harold Baines is his favorite player
    $1200 19
6-letter name of a silver-gray alloy popular for tankards
    $1600 11
You've got a lot of this, a symbol of bitterness sometimes paired with wormwood
    $1600 6
Under NCAA rules a "letter of" this commits a student-athlete to a school for one year
    $1600 29
What a tool:
    $1600 17
As a result of the war, Germany had to give North Schleswig to this nation
    $1600 24
At a retirement ceremony, this team gave Reggie Miller thanks, esteem & a $250,000 Bentley
    $1600 20
Make your own artwork at London's church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields & its center for these rubbings
    $2000 12
The ninth book of the New Testament is Paul's letter to them
    $2000 7
In a "Post No Bills" sign on a wall, bills is short for these, promoting upcoming events
    $2000 30
It's also a glossy mag:
    $2000 18
In the 1916 battle of this French fortress city, France had more than half a million casualties
    $2000 25
The last season for the AFC's Central Division was 2001 & this team with Kordell Stewart at QB won it
    $2000 21
Take a hunk of permalloy, wrap a wire around it, send current through the wire & the hunk becomes one of these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elizabeth Ginny Matt
$16,200 $8,000 $11,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Though called "the most hapless of monarchs", this king is in the title of Shakespeare's only trilogy

Final scores:

Elizabeth Ginny Matt
$9,599 $16,000 $6,599
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Elizabeth Ginny Matt
$19,200 $8,000 $12,000
21 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,200

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Game tape date: 2009-12-07
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