Show #5881 - Monday, March 22, 2010


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Lisa Horowitz, a social media editor from Los Angeles, California

Jonathan Sanchez, a writer and bookstore owner from Charleston, South Carolina

Kristian Zoerhoff, a computer engineer from Gilberts, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the album for us.)
    $200 30
In 1977 he became the first veep to move into the vice president's current official residence
    $200 11
"The Lady In My Life",
"Billie Jean"
    $200 1
One of the bestselling grapes in the U.S. is the Thompson this
    $200 2
This name of a boy who can fly can be applied to any emotionally undeveloped man
    $200 12
Armed with just a sling & some pebbles, David took out this Philistine giant
    $200 16
"Queen of Mean", indeed: her will gave her grandkids nothing but left $12 million in a trust fund for her dog
    $400 29
Pinch-pitching for this man, his boss, in 1912 James Sherman became the first VP to make an opening day baseball toss
    $400 14
"Glory Days",
"Dancing In The Dark"
    $400 3
This kind of environmentally friendly office is still a dream: printing out email totally defeats the point
    $400 7
This money-lending character from a 1596 play now refers to any heartless or demanding creditor
    $400 13
A trebuchet, a medieval weapon with a sling for hurling missiles, worked much like this playground apparatus
    $400 17
Talk about throwing your money away: ex-Tyco CEO Dennis Kozlowski spent $2,200 on a gilt metal one of these
    $600 28
She was the first woman nominated for vice president by a major party
    $600 15
"Life In The Fast Lane",
"New Kid In Town"
    $600 4
An abyss can be described as this 3-syllable type of "pit"
    $600 8
Seen here is a 19th century illustration of this Rabelais character
    $600 21
In the 16th c., both the Incas & these Nahuatl-speaking people used the sling against Spanish conquistadors
    $600 18
In 2003 Calvin Klein paid $30 million for a mansion in the "south" one of these Long Island enclaves; now he's tearing it down
    $800 27
He was the first vice president to assume the presidency upon the death of a president
    $800 23
"Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes",
"You Can Call Me Al"
    $800 5
[in Spanish accent] Si, seƱor, it's the type of dog seen here
    $800 9
Someone exhibiting attributes of these 2 related characters from an 1886 mystery might have a split personality
    $800 22
This sign of the zodiac is sometimes represented by an arrow drawn across a bow
    $800 19
In August 2009 the sultan of this spent $21,000 to get a trim from his favorite hairdresser
    DD: $1,000 26
He was the first (& only) veep to assume the presidency under the provisions of the 25th amendment
    $1000 24
"Welcome To The Jungle",
"Sweet Child O' Mine"
    $1000 6
The Department of Labor reported that this rate stood at 10% in December 2009
    $1000 10
This Thurber character from a 1939 short story now refers to anyone with elaborate daydreams
    $1000 25
The English army's slings & spears were effective at this battle, but it ended for Harold II with an arrow in the eye
    $1000 20
So many choices: this Philippine first lady had 508 floor-length gowns to wear with her 1,060 pairs of shoes

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

Kristian Jonathan Lisa
$2,400 $3,400 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kristian Jonathan Lisa
$8,800 $6,000 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands in front of a map of Wyoming and Montana.) The caldera of a supervolcano that last erupted 640,000 years ago covers much of the 2.2 million acres of this national park
    $400 1
    $400 6
Victoria is the capital of this Pacific coast province
    $400 21
Genesis 19 says that this man's wife "looked back from behind"... and she became a pillar of salt"
    $400 26
Though blind, I see that you're still reading my "Iliad" & "Odyssey"; you owe me! Or at least the overdue library fees
    $400 9
"C" is generally soft when it comes before "E", but not at the start of this musical instrument
    $800 17
This class of rock is made by changes in heat, pressure or shearing to pre-existing rocks
    $800 2
"Dr. Strangelove"
    $800 7
Halifax, the capital of this province, is the home port of the Canadian Atlantic fleet
    $800 22
One reason for building this waterway was to transport salt from deposits in Syracuse to the coast
    $800 27
"Slow and steady wins the race" is one of the morals I have taught you; you owe me!
    $800 10
English words that end in "int" usually have a short "I" --oops, not this measurement
    $1200 18
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an atomic diagram on the monitor.) Used to date artifacts because it has a half-life of 5,730 years, this isotope has 6 protons & 8 neutrons in its nucleus
    $1200 3
"Saving Private Ryan"
    $1200 8
Winnie-the-Pooh was named after a bear owned by a WWI soldier from this Manitoba city
    $1200 23
Many chefs prefer this coarse-grained salt named for the fact that it was originally used to meet Jewish dietary rules
    $1200 28
I left behind treatises on how to treat diseases & my oath is still taken today; you owe me! Do you have Blue Cross?
    DD: $2,000 11
"SH" doesn't sound as usual in this insect that can leap 20 times its length
    $1600 19
The Mohorovicic discontinuity separates the Earth's crust from this
    $1600 4
"What's Eating Gilbert Grape?"
    $1600 14
Charlottetown, the capital of this island province, is named for the wife of King George III
    $1600 24
Bars of salt called amoles were once a basic currency of this country formerly known as Abyssinia
    $1600 29
Without my "Parallel Lives", you'd know a lot less about our history
    $1600 12
This British distinction, like the Order of the Thistle, includes "th" but not as in thistle
    $2000 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) South America & Africa fit together like puzzle pieces; this theory says they were connected 200 million years ago & have been moving away from each other up to 4 inches a year
    $2000 5
"The Good, the Bad & the Ugly" (all 3, per favore)
    $2000 15
Iqaluit, the capital of this territory created in 1999, means "place of fish" in the Inuktitut language
    $2000 25
Popular with racers, they cover about 100 square miles in Utah, & in some places the salt is 6 feet thick
    DD: $5,000 30
For building the Parthenon as leader of Athens, I say to the citizens: you owe me! & please take better care of it
    $2000 13
There's a "PH" but no "F" sound in this type of difficult, tiring battle

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kristian Jonathan Lisa
$17,200 $6,400 $2,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's not one of the Bard's better-known comedy titles, but has the distinction of containing the most apostrophes

Final scores:

Kristian Jonathan Lisa
$13,200 $7,400 $4,200
2-day champion: $34,900 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kristian Jonathan Lisa
$19,200 $6,400 $7,200
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
2 W
14 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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Game tape date: 2010-01-12
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