Show #5874 - Thursday, March 11, 2010


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Ryan Stander, a college student from Liberty, Missouri

Leslie Sommer, a web developer from Kensington, California

Cyd Musni, a customer care representative from Orlando, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Learn how to "Master Your Metabolism" from Jillian Michaels, one of the trainers on this NBC show
    $200 26
Hard-boiled ____ foo yong
    $200 21
Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. is part of a 3-building complex owned & operated by this lineage society
    $200 7
    $200 1
In "Lord of the Rings", this wizard grapples with a nasty balrog in the mines of Moria
    $200 14
A famous red-coiffed clown, or just any incompetent fool
    $400 11
Brooke Siler's guide to this fitness method teaches "Strengthening, Lengthening, & Toning... Without Machines"
    $400 27
Jerk ____-fried steak
    $400 22
In the 1980s this organization created the Daisies for young ladies 5 years old or in kindergarten
    $400 8
    $400 2
A wizard named Akiro is one of this title barbarian's companions in 2 1980s movies
    $400 15
Adjective often preceding "daiquiri"
    $600 12
Florida doctor Arthur Agatston's book for this diet includes chapters on "Good Carbs, Bad Carbs" & "Good Fats, Bad Fats"
    $600 28
Navel ____ roughy
    $600 23
In 2005 Glynn Birch became the first male president of this women's group founded by Candy Lightner
    $600 9
    $600 3
Michael Jackson was the scarecrow & Diana Ross was Dorothy in the big screen version of this Broadway hit
    $600 16
A type of large tractor
    $800 13
In 1978, 6 years before his death while running, his "Complete Book of Running" ran up the bestseller list
    $800 29
Dijon ____ greens
    $800 24
Elizabeth Dole & Katie Couric were members of this sorority whose name is 3 of the same Greek letter
    $800 10
    $800 4
Selena Gomez has magical powers on TV's "Wizards of" here & sings "Magic" on the soundtrack CD
    $800 17
Cough relief often comes as this small, medicated candy
    DD: $1,000 19
In Elisabeth Hasselbeck's "The G Free Diet", the G is this protein that some people can't tolerate
    $1000 30
Mint ____ roll
    $1000 25
To join the group called his Daughters, girls must be between the ages of 10 & 20 & be related to a Master Mason
    $1000 18
New Jersey
    $1000 5
Nicol Williamson played Merlin in this magical 1981 film
    $1000 20
The name of these single-celled organisms is from the Greek for "first animals"

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

Cyd Leslie Ryan
$2,800 $400 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cyd Leslie Ryan
$4,600 $4,600 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Glenn Close: I'm Glenn Close. I play powerful attorney Patty Hewes on Damages, and you'd better hope you know something about the law.)
    $400 21
Muhammad Ali, an officer in this empire's army, drove the French out of Egypt in 1801 & became the country's ruler
    $400 2
In 1984, his second year in the league, this Dolphin QB became the first to throw for 5,000 yards in a single season
    $400 7
Plays about driving include Paula Vogel's "How I Learned to Drive" & this Alfred Uhry work
    $400 26
"Gilding" this flower means adding unnecessary ornamentation
    $400 1
This judge didn't need his hotel Bible when he & his men killed 120,000 Midianites
    $400 12
(Glenn Close reads the clue from a chair on the set of Damages.) Patty's lawsuit against Arthur Frobisher is this type in which 1 plaintiff or 1 defendant represents a group with similar interests
    $800 22
In 1887 Ethiopia's Menelik II founded this city in the Entoto Mountains
    $800 3
Members of the NFL in 1922 & '23, the all-Native American Oorang Indians were led by this legend
    DD: $3,000 8
There's only 1 character in "The Belle of Amherst" & it's her
    $800 27
If someone calls you a "shrinking" one of these, it doesn't mean you're getting smaller, it means you're shy
    $800 17
This biblical book with a female name records the killing of 75,000 Persians by the Jews
    $800 13
(Glenn Close reads the clue from a chair on the set of Damages.) Civil suits are often resolved by signing this type of out-of-court agreement; that's fine if you're afraid of a fight
    $1200 23
In 1859 Spain attacked this country over possession of Ceuta, a city on the Strait of Gibraltar
    $1200 4
On Dec. 13, 2009 Brandon Marshall of this team set a one-game record with 21 receptions--in a loss to the Colts
    $1200 9
The dialog for "Are You Now or Have You Ever Been?" was drawn from the hearings of this committee during the 1950s
    $1200 28
Taking this flower's "path" seems easy at first, but could end in tragedy
    $1200 18
The Lord himself slew 50,070 "raiders" of Beth Shemesh for looking into this holy object
    $1200 14
(Glenn Close reads the clue from a chair on the set of Damages.) The legal term embracery usually means tampering with or trying to influence this group--who would do that?
    $1600 24
In August 1826 Gordon Laing became the first European to set foot in this Mali trading post
    $1600 5
New Orleans Saints kicker Tom Dempsey's record 63-yard field goal was kicked in this school's stadium
    $1600 10
This 1955 play was based on the Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925
    $1600 29
"Everything's" doing this, a phrase about emerging from hard times in good shape, is a "Gypsy" song title
    $1600 19
During the time of Samuel, the Israelites lost 30,000 soldiers fighting this neighboring group
    $1600 15
(Glenn Close reads the clue from a chair on the set of Damages.) Damages awarded by a court can be compensatory, to make up for a loss, or this type, in which society is letting you know you did very wrong
    $2000 25
In 1888 this son of a British clergyman founded the De Beers mining company
    DD: $3,600 6
When a team switched cities in 1988, this new full team name contained 2 birds, one real & one mythic
    $2000 11
In 2008 Mike Nichols directed a Broadway revival of this playwright's "The Country Girl"
    $2000 30
"What's The Story" this A.M. opener with 20-foot vines
    $2000 20
II Kings recounts the slaughter by an angel of the Lord of 185,000 soldiers of this kingdom to the north of Israel
    $2000 16
(Glenn Close reads the clue from a chair on the set of Damages.) This plural noun refers to a judge's office, where a case can be discussed & his honor may be brought around to the right way of thinking

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cyd Leslie Ryan
$15,600 $7,400 $16,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This country has 104 nuclear reactors, more than any other country

Final scores:

Cyd Leslie Ryan
$31,199 $42 $8,400
2-day champion: $42,398 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Cyd Leslie Ryan
$17,000 $7,400 $16,800
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
5 W
19 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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Game tape date: 2009-12-16
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