Show #5897 - Tuesday, April 13, 2010


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Andrew Sidden, a bartender from Miami Beach, Florida

Arthur Christy, a forensic scientist from Suffolk, Virginia

Morgan Saxby, a research associate from Charlottesville, Virginia (whose 3-day cash winnings total $66,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Yellow jackets are a social type of this stinging insect
    $200 6
A Beverly Hills ZIP code
    $200 16
Alex Vaikus is president of this company; from 1988 to 2009, Christie Hefner was his boss
    $200 11
Donald Duck's nephews are Huey, Dewey & Louie; her nieces are April, May & June
    $200 26
There are 8 private showers at the Flying J truck stop in Troutdale just east of this largest Oregon city
    $200 21
All rise! Don't judge me, but it's where a law judge judges
    $400 2
During a chase, these cats take about 3 1/2 strides per second, though the sprints only last about 300 yards
    $400 7
The loose-fitting 2-piece garment, often green cloth, worn by surgeons
    $400 17
David Peacock is president & CEO of this InBev subsidiary, maker of Bud & Michelob
    $400 12
In April of 1960, Dick Clark testified before a congressional committee on the type of bribery known as this
    $400 27
TravelCenters of America has a stop at Exit 48 on I-24, near Music Row in this Tennessee town
    $400 22
To accept reservations in excess of the number that can be accommodated
    $600 3
Despite its length, the neck of the giraffe has only 7 of these bones, but they are elongated
    $600 8
Nickname for the GE building in NYC where NBC is located
    $600 18
Gary Loveman is prez of Harrah's Entertainment, which runs this Roman-themed Vegas casino & many others
    $600 13
On April 2, 1792 passage of the Coinage Act established this government agency
    $600 28
Go nuts at Crazy Fred's Truck Stop in Kingman, Arizona, west of Flagstaff & Winona on this historic route
    $600 23
Most of Tripura, India gets more than 79 inches of rain during this June to September season
    $800 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows some pictures of spiders on the monitor.) Venomous spiders include the brown widow, recognized by an hourglass-shaped mark; a spider with a violin-shaped mark tells you it's this poisonous species
    $800 9
Unadulterated joy
    $800 19
Michael Klein is president of LFP, publisher of Hustler magazine; this guy is his big boss
    $800 14
In "Home Thoughts from Abroad" this British poet pined, "Oh, to be in England now that April's there"
    $800 29
There's an Iron Skillet coffee shop at the Petro truck stop in the Texas town made famous in a Marty Robbins song
    $800 24
To move fast as if someone put a lit match in your shoe
    $1000 5
The killer whale is actually this largest member of this family
    $1000 10
Peripheral or marginal
    $1000 20
In 2007 Jared Gurfain, pres. of Viridian Spirits, gained permission to sell Lucid, a type of this green liquor
    DD: $1,000 15
This work written around 1387 begins, "Whan that Aprill with his shoures soote"
    $1000 30
There's a Mr. Waffle Auto & Truck Plaza on I-85 at Cowpens, northeast of Greenville in this state
    $1000 25
A seaplane float, or a floating structure used to support a temporary bridge

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

Morgan Arthur Andrew
$1,000 $2,400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Morgan Arthur Andrew
$1,000 $5,800 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Oh, gosh. Joaquin my baby back home. All right. The writers are having fun.)
    $400 1
1997 for biography:
This late author's "Angela's Ashes"
    $400 4
In 2008 this strikeout king became president of the Texas Rangers ballclub
    $400 21
Largo is a slow tempo of around 50 bpm, which is short for these
    $400 26
His siblings are River, Rain, Liberty & Summer
    $400 7
"My doctor said" to take this liquid antacid from Johnson & Johnson
    $400 13
In 1979 the exiled Ayatollah Khomeni made a triumphant return to this country after 14 years of exile
    DD: $2,000 2
This late language lover for his New York Times commentary
    $800 9
Since the mid-1990s she received a record 57 perfect 6.0 scores in major figure skating competitions
    $800 22
At a setting of 70, you're in this tempo; Samuel Barber wrote one "for Strings"
    $800 27
Temperamental but talented baseball pitcher Joaquin Andujar hails from this Caribbean nation
    $800 8
It's the real first name of "60 Minutes" reporter Mike Wallace
    $800 14
There was much rejoicing in 2005 as taikonauts from this country returned from space
    $1200 3
1945 for music:
This composer for his "Appalachian Spring"
    $1200 15
On Nov. 25, 1980 Sugar Ray Leonard reclaimed his welterweight title when this champ told the ref, "No mas, no mas"
    $1200 23
A metronome setting of 100 is this tempo that includes the author of "Inferno"
    $1200 28
The San Joaquin River flows through the San Joaquin Valley & joins with the Sacramento before reaching this bay
    $1200 10
It's a trade name for biaxially oriented polyethylene terephthalate
    $1200 18
The man known as the Lockerbie Bomber stirred emotions when he returned to this, his native country, in 2009
    $1600 5
2006 for public service in covering Hurricane Katrina:
Mississippi's Sun-Herald & this New Orleans paper
    $1600 16
This Steelers quarterback was the last player to win back-to-back Super Bowl MVP awards, in 1979 & 1980
    $1600 25
140 bpm brings you to this word, the basic musical indication for "fast" or "lively"
    $1600 30
Responsible for economic & monetary affairs, Joaquin Almunia is a prominent official in the EC, this organization
    $1600 11
This white fatty material insulates brain nerves in sheaths & enables enhanced transmission of impulses
    $1600 19
Gen. Wainwright surrendered Corregidor as commander of U.S. forces in this country, but came home a hero
    $2000 6
1940 for drama:
This playwright's "The Time of Your Life"
    $2000 17
The first African
American in the Tennis Hall of Fame, she was also the first to play on the LPGA tour, in 1963
    $2000 24
This very fast tempo is also a word used by magicians to command the amazing to happen
    $2000 29
It was the surname of Cuban-born composer Joaquin & his writer-daughter Anais
    $2000 12
Agamemnon was from this region that was an important center in ancient Greece
    DD: $2,000 20
In 2000 Nawaz Sharif was forced out of this country where he'd been prime minister; in 2007 he came back

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Morgan Arthur Andrew
$10,600 $15,400 $9,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Its original logo, designed in 1976, showed Isaac Newton sitting under a tree

Final scores:

Morgan Arthur Andrew
$18,801 $21,201 $15,402
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,201 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Morgan Arthur Andrew
$9,400 $15,400 $9,400
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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Game tape date: 2010-01-20
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