Show #5892 - Tuesday, April 6, 2010


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Emily Bryk, an elementary school science teacher from Brooklyn, New York

David Hoskins, a guybrarian from Jackson, Mississippi

Brandon Hathaway, a mechanical engineer from Augusta, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
From the Latin for "cap", the pileus is the circular cap on one of these fungi
    $200 16
This country has the most time zones, 11
    $200 1
Its stopping distance is exactly 1 of these, so if the engineer sees you tied to the tracks 5,281' away, you're fine
    $200 5
To mock or ridicule; there's a "National" & a "Harvard" one
    $200 21
The U.S. Navy officially began construction of its base at this Oahu locale on Nov. 11, 1909
    $200 11
In 1976 Chicago Cub Rick Monday prevented 2 people from burning this in the outfield, making him a hero coast to coast
    $400 13
A xerophyte is a plant adapted to living in places where there is a shortage of this
    $400 17
On a map of time zones, you might find "+1 day" to the left of this & "-1 day" to the right of it
    $400 2
On a 1,000-yard hill it made it 9/10 of the way up & slid back to the bottom; it has traversed this much ground
    $400 7
Jack Sprat could tell you it means having the lowest amount of fat
    $400 22
U.S. Army bases in this country include Camp Victory / al-Nasr & Camp Taji
    $400 27
Selling this for just 10 cents a cup at a game in Cleveland in 1974 led to a riot that ended the game in a forfeit
    $600 14
Field peas usually have reddish-purple blossoms; garden peas have blossoms mostly of this color
    $600 18
Hawaii is sometimes coupled with the name of a time zone with these islands far to the north
    $600 3
The original 50-day repair estimate has been exceeded by 50%, so it's been in the repair yard this long now
    $600 8
The direction which the wind is blowing
    DD: $1,000 24
On Sept. 11, 2001 this plane secretly touched down at Nebraska's Offutt Air Force Base
    $600 28
A 1976 game in Cincinnati between the Giants & the Reds was stopped for 30 minutes when players were attacked by these
    $800 15
Southern or giant cane can reach heights of 20 feet & is a type of this tall grass
    $800 20
It's the largest country in the world to have only one time zone
    $800 4
Going 60 mph, it's on a 2-hour run from Pottsville to Scottsville; at Knottsville, 3/4 of the way there, it's gone this far
    $800 9
Old word for chronic pain in the lower back
    $800 25
Edwards Air Force Base in this state is home to NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center
    $800 30
This peach of a Detroit Tiger was fined $50 in 1912 for going into the stands after a fan who insulted him
    $1000 19
Petunias belong to this scientific family, as do tomatoes and bell peppers
    $1000 23
The Navy & civil aviation use this "time" named for the largest ethnic group in South Africa
    $1000 6
Yesterday it chugged the 5-mile diameter of the island: today it's doing this, 15.71 miles
    $1000 10
From the Latin for "to read", it's a reading desk with a slanted top in a church
    $1000 26
Fort Riley, Kansas was named after Major General Bennett Riley, who led the first military escort along this trail
    $1000 29
In a 1983 game the presence of this substance on George Brett's bat caused controversy at Yankee Stadium

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

Brandon David Emily
$3,000 $2,200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brandon David Emily
$4,800 $3,800 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
"Pitcairn's Island" is the second sequel to this historical novel about a rebellious crew
    $400 3
A colorful No. 1 hit
    $400 13
A clause blaming the British govt. for slavery in America was deleted shortly before this document's signing
    $400 17
Alexis Mabille uses this essential part of men's formal wear as a trademark, putting it on models' chests & ankles
    $400 27
The 1900 Degas oil painting seen here is called "Dancers at" this practice rail
    $400 1
This disease was identified in 1976 after 200 people became ill with pneumonia at a convention in Philadelphia
    $800 9
He took home a Pulitzer for his "Tales of the South Pacific"
    $800 4
It's something Mick Jagger will never be
    $800 25
She originated the clause in the Red Cross constitution that provides for relief in calamities other than war
    DD: $2,000 23
Giorgio Armani puts on fashion shows at his palazzo on Via Borgonuovo in this northern Italian city
    $800 2
In 1971 Mobutu Sese Seko changed the name of his country to the Republic of this
    $1200 14
She wrote the classic anthropology text "Coming of Age in Samoa"
    $1200 5
In 1971, The Rolling Stones, & in 2009, Susan Boyle rode the charts with this song
    $1200 24
"The Commerce Clause under Marshall, Taney and Waite" was penned by this "hot dog" of a Supreme Court-er
    $1200 18
Seen here, he's an author, actor & TV host, as well as creative director for Liz Claiborne
    $1200 10
The Physiocrats, 18th c. French economists, were in favor of this, the government staying out of economic affairs
    $1600 15
His first novel was "Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life"
    $1600 6
How sweet the sound
    $1600 21
This 2-word clause in the 14th Amendment was cited in Brown v. Board of Education & Bush v. Gore
    $1600 20
Lose 1 letter from "suit" and get this eclectic Chinese-American designer
    $1600 28
"J'Accuse" Degas of engaging with modernity & aligning himself with the Goncourts & this "Grog Shop" novelist
    $1600 11
Incorporated in 1872, this Wisconsin city is on the Chippewa River
    DD: $3,000 16
After moving to the South Seas, he wrote the 1892 South Seas-set adventure story "The Beach of Falesa"
    $2000 8
Go ahead, take a gamble
    $2000 22
Each signatory agrees to give the other the same treatment given to any 3rd party in this contract clause abbrev. MFN
    $2000 19
This Palm Beach designer of bright prints got started when she needed clothes that hid fruit juice stains
    $2000 26
Before Leroy Neiman, Degas went sports artist with "Scene from the Steeplechase: The Fallen" this person
    $2000 12
In the 1930s this appliance division of GM began using a new gas--Freon 12

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brandon David Emily
$13,600 $7,400 $17,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The coelacanth & the ivory-billed woodpecker are sometimes referred to as this biblical man "species"

Final scores:

Brandon David Emily
$7,600 $0 $6,799
2-day champion: $25,400 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Brandon David Emily
$13,200 $7,400 $14,800
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
14 R,
3 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2010-01-19
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