Show #5873 - Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Vijay Balse game 5.


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Kyle Mathews, a host at SeaWorld and substitute teacher from Imperial Beach, California

Cyd Musni, a customer care representative from Orlando, Florida

Vijay Balse, a chemical engineer originally from Bombay, India (whose 4-day cash winnings total $82,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Clues from one of the holiest sites in Islam.)
    $200 6
Seen here, the first President Bush celebrated his 80th birthday with the Golden Knights, a parachute team of this military force
    $200 11
"With Or Without You",
"Pride (In the Name of Love)"
    $200 26
They say "people who live in" these "houses shouldn't throw stones", but if it's 9 inches thick, Pig 1 says fire away!
    $200 16
If Recife, in this S. Am. country, had been around 200 million years ago, you could have walked from it to what's now Africa
    $200 1
Flutter & frog are types of this in swimming
    $200 21
(Alex Trebek reports from inside a Jerusalem landmark.) The beautiful Dome of the Rock is one of the oldest surviving Islamic monuments, & it also boasts some of the oldest mihrabs which are niches, all of them designed to point to this holy city
    DD: $1,000 7
The precision of spinning rifles in leather-gloved hands exemplifies this military branch's Silent Drill Platoon
    $400 12
"What's The Frequency, Kenneth?",
"Losing My Religion"
    $400 17
Lund in this Scandinavian country isn't named for Ilsa Lund; it was founded before the year 1000
    $400 2
This center is the center of the action for Space Shuttle launches
    $400 22
(Alex Trebek reports from outside a Jerusalem landmark.) These multicolored Turkish tiles are faithful replicas of the ones donated by this "Magnificent" Ottoman sultan in 1545
    $600 8
Though it's carrying on an older tradition, 2010 marks the 50th birthday of the current this & Drum Corps
    $600 13
"Deadbeat Club",
"Private Idaho"
    $600 27
From a German word for "crust", this exterior finish of cement, sand, lime & water is both pigs' siding choice now
    $600 18
This Asian country of 240 million people also has 17,500 islands
    $600 3
On July 24, 1959 he was the Soviet half of the "Kitchen Debate"
    $600 23
(Alex Trebek reports from inside a Jerusalem landmark.) The Dome of the Rock, which is now under extensive renovation, is built over this sacred stone, thought to be the place from which he ascended to heaven during his night journey
    $800 9
Any group of armed forces personnel who carry or escort the flag during a parade
    $800 14
"For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)",
"Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap"
    $800 28
Really, Pig 1, I think your reproduction of this newspaperman's castle was a bit much
    $800 19
In 1856 American adventurer William Walker conquered this Central American country & ruled it as "president"
    $800 4
On the big screen he was billed as the "Eighth Wonder of the World"
    $800 24
(Alex Trebek reports from outside a Jerusalem landmark.) From the western courtyard at al-Aqsa, you get a good view of Silsila & Fakhriyya, two of these structures from which Muslims traditionally are called to prayer
    $1000 10
Courtesy of the U.S. Navy, it's the colorful name of the entertaining flight team seen here
    $1000 15
"No Scrubs"
    $1000 29
Pig 2 likes having all the rooms open one into the next in a line from front to back & builds this "weaponized" type of "shack"
    $1000 20
In this Asian nation bordering Russia & China, many rural people live in camel skin tents called yurts
    $1000 5
This word meaning "praise" looks plural but is actually singular & should be used with a singular verb
    $1000 25
(Alex Trebek reports from outside a Jerusalem landmark.) When entering al-Aqsa, worshippers must clean themselves, so this type of fountain was placed; it's name comes from the Latin for "wash away"

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

Vijay Cyd Kyle
$600 $5,800 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Vijay Cyd Kyle
-$200 $5,200 $7,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
In 1905, before he took up Cubism, this Spaniard painted his friend Gertrude Stein, who wore her favorite brown velvet coat
    $400 9
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew starts the clue, but hands it off to Kelly.) In this basic camera shot, the camera moves from left to right... or from right to left
    $400 2
This marsupial has powerful hind legs & feet for hopping & leaping; the gray species can clear more than 30 feet in a bound
    $400 11
Fiji's currency features this monarch on the obverse
    $400 29
Jack Ryan helps avert a nuclear war in "The Sum of All Fears" by this author; thanks, Jack!
    $400 30
This clasp holds a girl's hair in place
    $800 3
Augustus John, known for his portrait of this Welsh poet, introduced the poet to his future wife Caitlin
    $800 13
Well, "hello" this wheeled platform on which a camera can be mounted for moving shots
    $800 5
The Virginia type of this New World marsupial is about the size of a house cat
    $800 12
In 1980 this country issued 2 versions of its 500-franc coin, one in French, one in Flemish
    $800 24
2002's "A Long Way from Home" detailed this NBC news anchor's experiences growing up in South Dakota
    DD: $3,700 28
A writer of 14-line poems
    $1200 4
This British prime minister hated Graham Sutherland's 1954 portrait of him so much that his wife destroyed it
    $1200 14
The slate that gets the action going on a film is also called this, from the sound it makes
    DD: $1,600 6
The name of this marsupial, also called a native bear, may come from the language of the Katang, an Aboriginal tribe
    $1200 16
Jabal al-Noor, where the Koran began to be revealed to Muhammad, is on the reverse of its 20-riyal currency
    $1200 23
Never afraid to wear white after Labor Day, this author penned "A Man in Full" in 1998
    $1200 25
A dessert called fool is traditionally made with this tart fruit
    $1600 10
Around 1927 this American known for his mobiles created a portrait of Josephine Baker out of wire
    $1600 15
Despite the fact that it usually rolls by quite quickly, the display of credits at the end of a movie is called this
    $1600 7
This ill-tempered marsupial is named for its native island habitat
    $1600 17
The ouguiya of Mauritania & the Malagasy ariary of this country are the world's only non-decimal currencies
    $1600 20
In 1997 this "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead" playwright was knighted
    $1600 26
It's a small sofa
    $2000 21
In 1797 Goya painted this duchess, his mistress, pointing to the words "solo Goya", or "Goya alone"
    $2000 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew produces some sounds effects with common items.) Sound effects, like a horse's hooves done with coconut shells, or a snapped bone done with celery, are created by this type of artist named for a sound editor at Universal Studios
    $2000 8
There's a hairy-nosed species of this marsupial that's a tailless burrower
    $2000 18
In 2006 Serbia issued several coins honoring this electricity pioneer
    $2000 22
This ex-head of Homeland Security wrote "The Test of Our Times: America Under Siege... and How We Can Be Safe Again"
    $2000 27
Watch the birdie--this birdie with a colorful name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Vijay Cyd Kyle
$7,900 $16,800 $11,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This fishing port is the setting for Kipling's "Captains Courageous" & the wreck of the Hesperus was nearby

Final scores:

Vijay Cyd Kyle
$4,600 $11,199 $3,400
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $11,199 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Vijay Cyd Kyle
$5,000 $17,800 $11,200
10 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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Game tape date: 2009-12-16
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