Show #5880 - Friday, March 19, 2010


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Kristian Zoerhoff, a computer engineer from Gilberts, Illinois

Sarah Bright, a radiology resident from Metairie, Louisiana

Jim Banks, a stockbroker and branch manager from Suffield, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: But we--we'll be using water only.)
    $200 6
She met Napoleon after her husband Alexandre de Beauharnais was guillotined in 1794
    $200 1
He went "Old School" as a "Wedding Crasher"
    $200 16
Try not to leave this Greek landmark in any more of a shambles than it already is
    $200 21
Like actress Sally, this last name of 19th century U.S. department store owner Marshall is singular; add an "S"--imbibe
    $200 11
The Boat U.S. foundation has a program at waterfronts to lend these & make sure they fit
    $200 26
"Dammit! I'm" this
    $400 7
She was a teacher & administrator at St. Mary's High School in Calcutta for about 17 years until 1946
    $400 2
This "X-Files" star went to grad school at Yale but didn't finish his thesis
    $400 17
Hitting Innsbruck or Salzburg in this country & saying "G'day, mate!" over & over will only confuse the locals
    $400 22
When naming this member of the 2nd triumvirate, don't add an "H" to his last name or you're talking about J. Lo's hubby
    $400 12
BTSI technology makes you apply this when shifting out of park, so your 6-year-old can't drive off
    $400 27
"Dennis and Edna" did this
    $600 8
In 1956 this future Israeli prime minister adopted a new last name that means "to burn brightly" in Hebrew
    $600 3
We were "Enchanted" by her performance as Delysia in "Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day"
    $600 18
If in Norway on July 18, don't inquire if it's a national holiday due to the birth of this traitor in 1887
    $600 23
If you add the incorrect "S" to this last book of the Bible that tells of the opening of 6 seals, down a whole cup
    $600 13
You're a lumberjack & you won't be okay if this item lacks a hand guard & throttle interlock
    $600 28
"No lemon, no" this
    $800 9
In her will, this queen of Castile pleaded for just treatment of New World Indians
    $800 4
This actor turned to directing & won an Oscar for his first effort--"Ordinary People"
    $800 19
Don't sneeze & use one of the 2 extant "originals" of this 1215 document at the British Library to wipe your nose
    $800 24
If you say the WCTU is the "Women's Christian" rather than the "Woman's Christian" this, take a non-alcoholic swig
    $800 14
Uvex specializes in protecting these, as with its innovative Astrospec line
    $800 29
"Lived on decaf, faced no" this
    DD: $1,200 10
While attending Oxford in the 1940s, this Brit became president of the university Conservative Association
    $1000 5
Getting caught in the wheels of a machine makes him go berserk in 1936's "Modern Times"
    $1000 20
Loudly demanding only ketchup & no mustard at your meals in this capital of Burgundy... bad idea
    $1000 25
Drink up if you say (incorrectly) this African-American author wrote "The Invisible Man"; he penned "Invisible Man"
    $1000 15
Respirators can help prevent coal workers' pneumoconiosis, better known as this
    $1000 30
"Drab as a fool, aloof as a" this

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

Jim Sarah Kristian
$800 $4,600 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Sarah Kristian
$3,200 $4,800 $8,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 22
The 108th mayor of New York City, he is a graduate of Johns Hopkins & Harvard Business School
    $400 1
Weakened by scarlet fever, Beth March was sentenced to death by this author
    $400 16
On March 6, 1986 Vega 1 became the first spacecraft to rendezvous with this comet
    $400 6
One of the world's most recognizable characters, Bugs Bunny is a mascot of this movie studio
    $400 11
A nonfiction film about a factual event or person
    $800 21
He "saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness"
    $800 2
This writer didn't flat out say, "Roderick Usher's own house fell on him", but the implication is clear
    $800 17
In 1989 Magellan became the first probe launched from a Shuttle when Atlantis sent it on its way to this, Earth's twin
    $800 7
He voiced Bugs in almost 200 cartoons over a 50-year period
    $800 12
A system of beliefs accepted as authoritative by a group's members
    $1200 28
One of the most popular paintings at the National Gallery of Art is this surrealist's "The Sacrament of the Last Supper"
    $1200 23
We're quite sure that this German physicist won a 1932 Nobel Prize
    $1200 3
Air Force gunner Snowden catches some flak & dies in Yossarian's arms, courtesy of this author
    DD: $2,000 18
The most distant manmade object, this probe launched in 1977 may travel to interstellar space in 2020
    $1200 8
This gun-toting nebbish tries to match wits with Bugs in classics like "Wabbit Trouble" & "What's Opera, Doc?"
    $1200 13
8-letter word for a waterfront location where ships are built & repaired
    DD: $500 27
In a fresco at the Sistine Chapel, Pietro Perugino depicted "The Giving of the Keys" to him
    $1600 24
An Air Force base in California is named for this general, the second Air Force Chief of Staff
    $1600 4
This novelist had Bull Meecham, aka "The Great Santini", go out in a plane crash
    $1600 19
In 2005 the Huygens Probe landed on this largest moon of Saturn, revealing a world that rains liquid methane
    $1600 9
Bugs Bunny officially debuted in the 1940 cartoon "A Wild" this
    $1600 14
A summary of legal cases scheduled to be heard
    $2000 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a painting on the monitor.) In a 17th-century painting, Isaac, now blind in his old age, is blessing Jacob, who, you'll notice, is wearing gloves to hide the fact that he isn't this hairier brother
    $2000 25
His works of the 1950s like "Monogram" used found objects & bits of pop culture
    $2000 5
He titled his book "Le Morte d'Arthur" for a reason; Art takes a sword to the "brain pan"
    $2000 20
In 1976, within 3 months, 2 U.S. spacecraft by this name soft-landed on the surface of Mars
    $2000 10
To help him defeat the Monstars, Bugs recruited basketball legend Michael Jordan in this 1996 film
    $2000 15
This disparaging word for an out-of-the-way place comes from the Tagalog for "mountain"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Sarah Kristian
$10,800 $8,000 $21,700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

While writing for Billboard, legendary producer Jerry Wexler coined this phrase to replace "race music"

Final scores:

Jim Sarah Kristian
$1 $8,000 $21,700
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,700

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jim Sarah Kristian
$10,000 $8,000 $22,600
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R,
4 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,600

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Game tape date: 2010-01-12
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