Show #5885 - Friday, March 26, 2010

Regina Robbins game 4.


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Huat Lim, a premedical student from Seattle, Washington

Kerry Smith, a baking and pastry art student from Midland, Michigan

Regina Robbins, an arts teacher from New York, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $79,101)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
Famed for 7 hills / A forum for discussion / All roads lead to here
    $200 1
Homer Simpson: "You're the richest guy I know"; this man: "Yes, but I'd trade it all for a little more"
    $200 26
This paper-thin creation, whether savory or sweet, means "pancake" in French
    $200 18
"Last sightings" of this flightless bird were reported in 1662, 1674 & 1681
    $200 2
For just $50, this shoe company purchased the photo of the soft-eyed basset hound that would become its logo
    $200 16
It's a bony growth on certain animals & an instrument that really blows
    $400 9
Romantics all know / Rude waiters cannot obscure / "City of Light"'s glow
    $400 7
Played by Carlos Bernard, Tony Almeida was good, then bad, then good, then really bad on this Fox drama
    $400 27
A pastry shell filled with eggs, cream & other ingredients, this dish originated in the Alsace-Lorraine region
    $400 19
It's not so gr-r-reat that the last known member of the Balinese species of this big cat was killed in 1937
    DD: $1,000 3
Fittingly, this brand known for its vintage-inspired jeans uses a 4-leaf clover as its logo
    $400 17
This type of file looks like the bellows of the same-named instrument
    $600 10
Pole dancing is big / A '44 uprising / Let's make a pact here
    $600 13
In 1997 James Marsters rocked a Billy Idol look as Spike, a bloodsucker on this show
    $600 28
This seafood stew of Marseilles was originally cooked on the beach by fishermen
    $600 20
The last quagga, a species of this with stripes limited to its head, died at the Amsterdam zoo in 1883
    $600 4
This brand of athletic wear uses the logo seen here
    $600 23
A piece of music, or a short school essay
    $800 11
Slavic to the grind / here comes the Ukraine again / please, try the chicken!
    $800 14
The Showtime website for this title character calls him "America's favorite serial killer"
    $800 29
This specialty of Alsace & Perigord is goose liver marinated in port & seasonings
    $800 21
The last wild wisent, also called the European variety of this plains animal, was killed in the Caucasus in 1927
    $800 5
This brand of luggage & handbags uses the simian logo seen here; some purses come with Furry Monkey key chains
    $800 24
(Kelly of the Clue Crew performs a science experiment.) Electricity will only light the fluorescent bulb to where I put my hand, because like copper or an orchestra leader, my body is acting as this
    $1000 12
Good King Wenceslas / Bohemian lifestyle / Czech out its churches
    $1000 15
J.K. Simmons just plain scared the heck out of us as Vern, prisoner 92S110 on this HBO drama
    $1000 30
As the name says, this classic dish is chicken cooked in red wine
    $1000 22
"Booming Ben", the last Heath hen, stopped booming in 1932 on this big Massachusetts island
    $1000 6
You can check out celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe's picks at this fresh web site whose logo is seen here
    $1000 25
A laser printer writes on a photoconductive revolving this; it shares its name with a percussion instrument

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

Regina Kerry Huat
$5,600 $600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Regina Kerry Huat
$7,400 $4,000 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
At a ball, Mr. Elton annoys Jane Austen's Emma by saying he is too old to do this
    $400 2
Bruce Willis is on good terms with Ashton Kutcher & this woman, first wife of both Bruce & Ashton
    $400 21
Elisha Gray was involved in a legal battle with Alexander Graham Bell over the invention of this device
    $400 16
Shhhhh... Johnny's taking one of these afternoon naps, from the Spanish for "sixth hour"
    $400 26
Eriu is a celtic fertility goddess of this island named for her; Eire & Erin are corruptions of her name
    $400 1
On Sept. 20, 1519 this Portuguese navigator headed west on a trip around the world
    $800 12
In the Bible, she tells daughter-in-law Ruth to leave her, "For I am too old" to have a husband
    $800 3
The public was surprised by Lyle Lovett's marriage to this actress; it was a first marriage for both
    $800 22
A shade of gray is named for this heavily armored class of warship
    $800 17
So long, farewell, good-bye; or if you prefer, you can say it this way in Japanese
    $800 27
The Angolan sea god Kianda is the guardian of this nearby ocean & all its creatures
    $800 5
He served at the Civil War Battle of New Orleans before becoming the USA's greatest Spanish-American War naval hero
    DD: $1,500 13
He said, "Too old to plant trees for my own gratification, I shall do it for posterity" & at 83 designed an arboretum for UVa [the University of Virginia]
    $1200 4
Perhaps David Justice's first marriage, to this Oscar winner & Bond girl, was "Jinx"ed
    $1200 23
Harold Gray created this comic strip that featured a frizzy-haired girl & a bald billionaire
    DD: $1,500 18
Also the name of a pasta sauce, this 5-letter Italian word can mean please, thank you, or excuse me
    $1200 28
A Roman goddess of birth & newborns, Deverra was symbolized by one of these, used to sweep away evil
    $1200 6
A British Columbia city is named for this man who in 1793 surveyed the coast there
    $1600 14
Hemingway's hero Santiago thinks, "I am too old to club" these "to death. But I will try it"
    $1600 9
Her first hubby was Billy Smith; she was a topless dancer when she met No. 2, oilman J. Howard Marshall, 60+ years her senior
    $1600 24
Thomas Gray is best remembered for his "Elegy Written In A Country" one of these
    $1600 19
Bwana means "sir" in this African language
    $1600 29
The creator god Vairacocha of these people of Peru traveled the world teaching man all the arts & sciences
    $1600 7
This missionary traveled down the Mississippi River with Louis Jolliet & reported the first accurate data on its course
    $2000 15
Nestor says wistfully that his days of wrestling & spear-throwing are behind him in Book 23 of this work
    $2000 10
She eloped with James DeBarge at age 18; the marriage was soon annulled & she moved back in with her parents
    $2000 25
In an expression from the French, someone wielding power behind the scenes is a "gray" this
    $2000 20
Literally "war name", this French term refers to a pseudonym adopted in times of conflict
    $2000 30
In pre-Islamic times Qaynan was a protector god of blacksmiths on this peninsula
    $2000 8
During World War II, newspapers gave Admiral William Halsey this animal nickname

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Regina Kerry Huat
$17,800 $12,000 $6,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1945 George Orwell coined this 2-word phrase for "an epoch as horribly stable as the slave empires of antiquity"

Final scores:

Regina Kerry Huat
$11,599 $10,000 $1,500
4-day champion: $90,700 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Regina Kerry Huat
$19,000 $13,000 $6,800
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $38,800

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Game tape date: 2010-01-13
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