Show #5890 - Friday, April 2, 2010


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Gary Gambino, a refinery planning manager from Oregon, Ohio

Laura Hughes, a mom from New Market, Maryland

Jessica Trudeau, a graduate student and swim coach from Barrington, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $34,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
"Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters"
    $200 7
"Adam ____"
    $200 16
Of the first 4 classic films (all from 1939) honored with U.S. stamps in 1990, the only one that was a musical
    $200 21
Detonated by contact, it can be an explosive buried underground or floated at sea
    $200 2
    $200 1
Figuratively, one of these "of cards" is shaky & could collapse at any moment
    $400 27
"Intreat the Lord, that he may take away the frogs from me"
    $400 8
"____ Tree Hill"
    $400 17
A 2009 stamp honoring the 50th anniversary of its statehood featured a dogsledder
    $400 22
2-word name for an explosive charge detonated underwater against submarines
    $400 3
    $400 12
Standard command to Fido to go get that stick
    DD: $1,000 28
"Take me up. and cast me forth into the sea", for I know that for my sake this great tempest is upon you"
    $600 9
"My ____ Dads"
    $600 18
A stamp commemorating this poet includes a scene from his poem "Paul Revere's Ride"
    $600 23
It's a homemade bomb consisting of a gasoline-filled bottle ignited by a rag stuck in the bottle's neck
    $600 4
    $600 13
Zodiacal sign for late March & early April
    $800 29
"Except I shall see in his hands the print of the nails... and thrust my hand into his side, I will not believe"
    $800 10
"____ Hours Mystery"
    $800 19
18th-century French playing cards inspired the look of the "Love" stamp seen here with these card names
    $800 24
4-letter name for a medium-range Soviet-era missile originally designed to carry a nuclear warhead
    $800 5
    $800 14
To mount a picture, or to contrive evidence to make an innocent person look guilty
    $1000 30
"But ye have a custom, that I should release unto you one at the Passover"
    $1000 11
"Jon & Kate Plus ____"
    $1000 20
A 76-cent stamp recognized Edward Trudeau, a phthisiologist, one who studies this wasting lung disease
    $1000 25
SAM stands for this type of missile
    $1000 6
    $1000 15
This 5-letter term comes from a Red Sea port in Yemen where coffee was exported

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

Jessica Laura Gary
$1,200 $2,200 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jessica Laura Gary
$3,800 $2,600 $10,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "C".)
(Alex: You have to tell us to whom the prince is speaking in...)
    $400 8
Prime Minister Berisha called the 2008 membership invitation to Albania by this alliance "a miracle"
    $400 6
Naples-born stuffed pizza
    $400 1
A living fossil of the deep, the goblin variety of this fish is seen here
    $400 16
This is the indentation on the bottom of a wine bottle, or a kick on fourth down in football
    $400 21
Fair one, thy dad had thee repel my letters & deny me access to thee... but a restraining order? What is uppeth with that?
    $400 23
At the 1936 Summer Olympics, he ran a record 20.7 seconds in the 200 Meters
    $800 9
Starting in 1981 this Socialist served 2 7-year terms as president of France
    $800 7
Beluga's the most expensive type of it
    $800 2
Found in Argentina, the pink fairy species of this armored animal reaches only a length of about 5 inches
    $800 17
This word for underwear also refers to parts of a dresser; the word denotes something moved by pulling
    $800 22
Zounds! I saw thee not behind that arras! Denmark needeth a new minister to the king! My bad!
    $800 24
This horse took the 1973 Preakness by 2 1/2 lengths; he ran away with the Belmont by an unreal 31
    $1200 10
Yulia Tymoshenko was a leader of the Orange Revolution in this former SSR & became one of its leaders
    $1200 13
Oblong, twisty doughnut
    $1200 3
The long beak variety of this egg layer is found in New Guinea
    $1200 18
As well as a summary of account, it can be an explosive noise, as from a rifle
    $1200 25
Though I did say of thee "Frailty, thy name is woman", Mother, I hope thou acceptest my wedding gift from Pottery Barn
    $1200 28
This man said, "Lou Brock was the symbol of great base stealing, but today I am the greatest of all time"
    $1600 11
The Rolling Stones' "Angie" was played at rallies for this current female leader
    $1600 15
"Darling" Mandarin orange relative
    DD: $4,000 4
This word applied to many types of itty-bitty critters is the species of marmoset seen here
    $1600 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Netherlands.) The spinning blades on a windmill are called these, & they work on the same principle as those on a boat
    $1600 26
'Tis okay ye killed Dad & wed Mom--thou said thy "offence is rank, it smells to heaven", but I'm a live & let live kind of guy
    $1600 29
The NFL's career rushing TD leader with 164, this ex-Cowboy also was the "Dancing With The Stars" champ in '06
    $2000 12
The letter should give you a clue to the name of this Spanish prime minister reelected in 2008
    $2000 14
Raisin-like fruit named for a Greek port
    $2000 5
Related to seahorses, this critter bears the name of a mythological beast
    $2000 20
The first use of this term in print was by Raymond Chandler; the second word plays on the word investigator
    $2000 27
You "two-school-fellows, whom I will trust as I will adders fanged" ...Aw, I ain't mad atcha! Giveth me hugs!
    DD: $4,000 30
At his death, this Oregon runner & movie bio subject held every U.S. record from 2,000 to 10,000 meters & 2 to 6 miles

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jessica Laura Gary
$10,600 $13,800 $18,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Some say the Dark Ages began when Byzantine Emperor Justinian closed this city's school of philosophy in 529 A.D.

Final scores:

Jessica Laura Gary
$10,600 $27,500 $9,199
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $27,500 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jessica Laura Gary
$14,600 $11,400 $18,000
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
27 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $44,000

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Game tape date: 2010-01-19
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