Show #5896 - Monday, April 12, 2010


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Amanda Lahan, an account manager from Washington, D.C.

Debbie Russell, a retired high school teacher from Mayodan, North Carolina

Morgan Saxby, a research associate from Charlottesville, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $40,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
To combat malnutrition, in 1942 Tasmanian blue peas were added to the rations of this country's troops
    $200 5
Bob Hope grew up in Cleveland, Ohio but was born in this country
    $200 26
Soothing lotion meant to be applied to the face following a trimming of your stubble
    $200 21
It's not me, it's a homophone for this female sheep that can weigh more than 225 pounds
    $200 11
In the Middle East, the 992-foot Kingdom Center is this country's tallest building
    $200 16
Underground tombs often used to hide the dead
    $400 2
A Civil War song popular with Confederate troops celebrated goober peas, another name for these
    $400 6
In April 1961 he played with John Lee Hooker at Gerde's Folk City in New York
    $400 27
Alliterative sudsing powder added to your tub water
    $400 22
This doctor wrote that dreams "are simply... realizations of wishes" & I've had a breakthrough; I wish to be single
    $400 12
The world's largest-capacity office building is this 29-acre structure outside Washington, D.C.
    $400 17
A sequence of numbers or letters that opens a lock
    $600 3
Pea soup was a staple in the ships of this navy that beat the French & Spanish at Trafalgar
    $600 7
The onscreen & offscreen antics of this "Hogan's Heroes" star inspired the 2002 film "Auto Focus"
    $600 28
In the early '60s this "directional" brand introduced aerosol deodorant
    $600 23
Our timing was all wrong, just like my '69 Camaro from this car line; you know a good mechanic?
    $600 13
From street level you have to look up 86 floors to observe this NYC landmark's observation deck
    DD: $2,400 18
Someone walking on the sands hunting for curious objects
    $800 4
During the Revolutionary War, Congress passed a resolution making peas a part of this army's rations
    $800 8
Known as "Bullet Bob", he won Olympic gold & a Super Bowl ring
    $800 29
"Chilly" name for a mineral oil compound used to remove cosmetics & soothe the skin
    $800 24
Sorry, I'm going to concentrate on my career & never marry, like this woman born in 1830 who wrote over 1,700 poems
    $800 14
Called a "Dzong", a fortified one of these religious residences often serves as an admin. center for regions of Bhutan
    $800 19
A rooster's crest
    $1000 10
In the 1940s General Mills produced dried peas for these "alphabetical" (& infamous) army rations
    $1000 9
Grilled pizza is a favorite dish of this host of the Food Network's "Hot Off The Grill"
    $1000 30
It's the removal of stray hairs by coating with hot paraffin & stripping it off when cooled
    $1000 25
I only have eyes for this White House bigwig & ex-Congressman seen here
    $1000 15
Hollywood's American Cinematheque is based at this theater built during the 1920s King Tut craze
    $1000 20
9-letter word for a tool used to groom a horse

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

Morgan Debbie Amanda
$1,800 $1,000 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Morgan Debbie Amanda
$7,800 $2,400 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Interesting category. I'll give you an example. If we, uh, got "Goods sent overseas" added to "Ship's window", the correct response would be "What is exporthole?")
    $400 7
The part of a pear with the seeds
    $400 8
Mrs. Ben Affleck
    $400 14
Nicknamed El Niño, this Spaniard started playing golf at age 3 & became club champ at 12
    $400 1
The commemoration of each full year's passage from the original event; if I forget mine again, my wife will kill me
    $400 2
This Irish wit did 2 years of hard labor for "gross indecency"
    $400 24
Claw or ball-peen
Disney's Ariel
    $800 10
In astronomy the barycenter is the center of mass of 2 bodies, usually one doing this in relation to the other
    $800 9
Mrs. Keith Urban
    $800 15
After wandering all over the Southeast, this explorer & conquistador died in Louisiana in 1542
    $800 20
This 5-letter adjective means to be late to class or in paying your club dues
    $800 3
This "Sometimes a Great Notion" author served time for marijuana possession
    $800 25
Cheops' ancient structure
    $1200 11
Your cells are eukaryotic, from the Greek for "nut", meaning they have a true one of these
    $1200 17
Mrs. Freddie Prinze Jr.
    $1200 16
On May 22, 2004 this Crown Prince of Spain wed Letizia Ortiz, a former TV anchorwoman & a commoner (!)
    $1200 21
This ordinal "hour" on the clock refers to the last possible moment to take effective action
    $1200 4
This "Junky" author was arrested for killing his wife in a drunken game of "William Tell"
    $1200 26
Overhead interior room surface
pasta type
    $1600 12
In "Journey to the Center of the Earth", this "great fish lizard" kills a Plesiosaurus in savage combat
    $1600 18
Mrs. William H. Macy
    DD: $4,000 27
In English, this opera singer's name means "peaceful Sunday"
    $1600 22
"In the gloaming" usually refers to this 4-letter time of day
    $1600 5
TMZ went on the literary beat in 2009 when this partner of Jessica Lange was busted for a DUI
    $1600 28
Someone who mixes drinks at a pub
treats your skin ailments
    DD: $3,000 13
10-letter term for the structure of the universe as explained by Ptolemy of Alexandria
    $2000 19
Mrs. Josh Brolin
    $2000 23
Vicennial means occurring once every this many years
    $2000 6
He was imprisoned after writing a letter critical of Stalin & wrote "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" on his experiences
    $2000 29
Legal excuse to avoid blame
having 2 legislative branches

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Morgan Debbie Amanda
$24,000 $2,000 $6,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2008, Middlebury College in Vermont won its 2nd straight championship in this sport introduced in a 1997 novel

Final scores:

Morgan Debbie Amanda
$26,000 $1 $9,100
3-day champion: $66,401 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Morgan Debbie Amanda
$18,800 $2,000 $6,600
29 R
(including 3 DDs),
5 W
7 R,
2 W
14 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $27,400

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Game tape date: 2010-01-20
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