Show #5891 - Monday, April 5, 2010


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Nancy West, a high school guidance counselor from Las Vegas, Nevada

Brandon Hathaway, a mechanical engineer from Augusta, Georgia

Laura Hughes, a mom from New Market, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $27,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In the 17th century this student of Nicolo Amati was putting his designer label on his own violins
    $200 3
Joey Tribbiani &
Chandler Bing
    $200 11
The "Bird's Nest" in this city won architecture's Lubetkin Prize
    $200 12
...primary performing instrument was this; he wrote 32 sonatas for it
    $200 24
We'll think you very bright if you name this ninth reindeer pulling Santa's sleigh
    $200 17
Wranglin', ropin' & ridin' take place at these competitions
    $400 2
At the end of the century, the British East India Company founded this city, later famous for a black hole
    $400 5
Lenny &
    $400 13
What happens in this city, seen here, stays in this city seen here
    $400 21
...hometown, it was West Germany's capital from 1949 to 1990
    $400 25
In the "Divine Comedy", the ninth one of these is reserved for treacherous folks like Judas Iscariot
    $400 18
This vocal style heard here features rapid changes in tempo & pitch
    $600 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a micrograph on the monitor.) In the 1660s, Robert Hooke looked at cork under a microscope; the empty spaces reminded him of a monastery's rooms, so he called them these
    $600 8
Sue Ellen &
Bobby Ewing
    $600 14
The gargoyle stands guard on this cathedral on Paris' Île de la Cité
    $600 22
...teacher in the early 1790s was this "Papa"
    $600 28
Artsy types coexist with the butchers that give this district along Manhattan's Ninth Avenue its name
    $600 19
It's Zimbabwe's old name, bwana
    $800 6
Blaise Pascal proved the atmosphere has weight by sending a man up a mountain with this instrument
    $800 9
Tattoo &
Mr. Roarke
    $800 15
The International Olympic Committee gave the 11 million people of this Brazilian city yet another reason to celebrate in 2009
    DD: $2,000 26
...letters addressed to an unidentified lover gave a 1994 film this title
    $800 29
The ninth of the Ten Commandments instructs, "Thou shalt not bear false witness against" this person
    $800 20
To collapse inward, like a building being leveled in a controlled explosion
    $1000 7
The Dutch East India Company sponsored his 1609 search for the Northwest Passage
    $1000 10
Detective Lilly Rush,
Detective Scotty Valens,
Detective Nick Vera
    $1000 16
It's the Great Lake seen here on a lovely night
    $1000 27
...first public performance came at the age of 7, in this "fragrant" city
    $1000 30
The ninth pope to bear this devout name had the longest reign of any pope, 1846-1878
    $1000 23
A battery has 2 of these: a positive anode & a negative cathode

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Laura Brandon Nancy
$3,600 $4,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Brandon Nancy
$5,000 $8,400 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 19
This special forces unit was the unlikely subject of a 1966 No. 1 hit by Staff Sergeant Barry Sadler
    $400 26
It's no bull--this athlete's divorce from ex-Chicago bank officer Juanita Vanoy cost him $168 million
    $400 7
It was the Persians, not the Dutch, who invented this energy-producing machine to grind grain
    $400 6
He beat out Gherman Titov to fly aboard Vostok I
    $400 1
"Poems are made by fools like me, but only god can make a ____"
    $400 14
In 2010 American Humane celebrates "Be" this "to Animals Week" from May 2 to 8
    $800 20
Anthony Swofford's book "Jarhead" was his firsthand chronicle of action in this war
    $800 27
This crooner's $150 million divorce from Marcia Murphy could only be described as a "Song Sung Blue"
    $800 8
A scenic "Drive" in Los Angeles is named for this engineer who brought Owens Valley water to Los Angeles
    $800 10
Seuss was the middle name of this man born in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1904
    $800 2
"'On the morrow he will leave me, as my hopes have flown before.' Then the bird said ____"
    $800 15
The Constitution grants the president a "pocket" this
    DD: $3,000 21
This "colorful" Indian Chief was defeated in the 1832 war named for him
    $1200 28
He could "feel it coming in the air tonight" when his split from Orianne Cevey cost him a reported $46.8 million
    $1200 9
In 1858 this French engineer built a railway bridge over the Garonne River; his more famous structure came 31 yrs. later
    $1200 11
Helmut Frielinghaus edited a "Reader" of this author's works, including "The Tin Drum" & "Crabwalk"
    $1200 3
"But O heart! heart! heart! O the bleeding drops of red, where on the deck my captain lies, fallen cold and ____"
    $1200 16
From the Greek for "breath of air", it's an invisible emanation
    $1600 22
For help against a machine gun nest in 1943, Chips, a mutt, became the only animal ever awarded this medal, the DSC
    $1600 29
His first wife, actress Amy, received $100 million when they parted ways
    $1600 12
Fearing Japanese invasion, in 1942 the Army Corps of Engineers built a 1,600-mile highway in this territory in 6 months
    $1600 24
South Carolina's 2 Republican senators in the 111th Congress are Jim DeMint & him
    $1600 4
"Tyger! Tyger! burning bright in the forests of the ____"
    DD: $2,000 17
This measurement comes for the Latin for "twelfth part"
    $2000 23
The last American soldier killed in action in WWI, Private Henry Gunther, died on this date in 1918
    $2000 30
Therapist Alyce Eichelberger is giving this Monty Python & "Fish Called Wanda" star $20 million worth of bad memories
    $2000 13
In 1865 the world's first oil pipeline was constructed in this state & ran a straight course of about 5 miles
    $2000 25
Johann, can I borrow some sugar? In Weimar, Schiller's house is around the corner from the home of this great author
    $2000 5
"As fair art thou, my bonnie lass, so deep in luve am I; and I will luve thee still, my dear, till a' the seas gang ____"
    $2000 18
Etymologically related to "duress" is this word meaning glum

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Brandon Nancy
$5,800 $17,800 $8,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It was unveiled July 5, 1946, at Paris' Piscine Molitor & created a scandal

Final scores:

Laura Brandon Nancy
$10,800 $17,800 $8,000
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $17,800 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Laura Brandon Nancy
$5,800 $22,800 $6,800
11 R,
2 W
29 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2010-01-19
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