Show #5898 - Wednesday, April 14, 2010


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Charlotte Hotchkiss, a laboratory animal veterinarian from Shoreline, Washington

Ian Silverman, a high school social studies teacher from San Diego, California

Arthur Christy, a forensic scientist from Suffolk, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
In 2007 a family of 4 with income less than $21,203 lived below this 2-word economic term
    $200 20
Dated March 4, 1974, the first issue of this celebrity mag covered the Hearsts & William Peter Blatty
    $200 6
In October 1967 John Lennon sponsored an exhibit of her work at the Lisson Art Gallery
    $200 23
John Paul II's first foreign papal trip took him to the shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe in this country
    $200 8
A popular tourist attraction, Cheddar Gorge is a limestone gorge near the village of Cheddar in this country
    $200 1
Wild dog of Australia
    $400 14
2-word term for business between 2 countries unhindered by governmental restrictions like tariffs or quotas
    $400 21
Action Comics No. 1 specifies that he can leap 1/8 of a mile & hurdle a 20-story building
    $400 7
Paul's mum Mary succumbed to this disease, the same one that took his beloved Linda
    $400 24
John Paul II is the first pope known to have entered a mosque (in Damascus) & also one of these (the great one of Rome)
    $400 9
Around 13 miles long, the Verdon Gorge in this country is ranked by some as Europe's most beautiful canyon
    $400 2
A disparaging term for a U.S. or British foreigner in Latin America
    $600 15
This term is from the Greek for "one" & "to sell"
    $600 22
The 1801 first issue said this NYC tabloid planned "to inculcate just principles in religion, morals and politics"
    $600 17
At the concert for Bangladesh, George got this guitarist to chime in on "While My Guitar Gently Weeps"
    $600 25
In a pilgrimage to Fatima to give thanks for being saved from one of these, the pope nearly fell victim to another one
    $600 10
The deepest gorge in North America at about 8,000 feet, Hells Canyon is shared by Idaho & this state
    $600 3
In 1958 our Johnny Gilbert hosted a musical TV version of this game
    $800 16
It's the study of large-scale or general economic factors, a country's total economic activity
    $800 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Newseum in Washington, D.C.) The Newseum has issue 1 of "The North Star", named for what slaves followed to freedom; in one article, this man said he'd been "shrouded in the midnight ignorance of that infernal system of slavery"
    $800 18
Ringo narrated the British version of this kids' show about a train
    $800 26
Born 30 miles from this Polish non-capital, the future pope enrolled in its Jagiellonian University in 1938
    $800 11
Jade Dragon Snow Mountain overlooks Tiger Leaping Gorge, a canyon carved by this Chinese river
    $800 4
It's the capital of the Dominican Republic
    DD: $1,000 28
Logically enough, the 1933 cover of the first News-Week (sic) had not 1 but this many photos
    $1000 19
Ringo had a part in this 1984 movie that Paul wrote & starred in
    $1000 12
Bordering Chechnya, the Pankisi Gorge is a strategic region in this nation that shares its name with a U.S. state
    $1000 5
A group of western African peoples, or a 1975 movie co-starring Ken Norton

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

Arthur Ian Charlotte
$4,200 $1,400 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Ian Charlotte
$4,000 $5,000 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You will have to give me the Roman numeral.)
    $400 21
This poem says, "Into the jaws of death, into the mouth of hell rode the six hundred"
    $400 14
Dudley Moore & Bo Derek in "___"
    $400 23
Approved in 1977 & projected for launch in 1983, the HST didn't get airborne until this year in which Iraq invaded Kuwait
    $400 2
Before I was "that Yosemite photographer", I was a virtuoso pianist
    $400 1
Sequoia was the second one the government created
    $400 7
Silica fused at high temperatures will get you this see-through substance
    $800 22
Shelley wrote, "Hell is a city much like" this one--"a populous and smoky city"
    $800 15
Sharlto Copley in "District ____"
    $800 26
An aberration in this part of the telescope was found shortly after launch; a 1993 Shuttle mission fixed it
    $800 3
In my day, I was known as a declaration signer & a Massachusetts governor, not a beermaker
    $800 9
This reservation has over 150,000 people
    $800 8
A monster, or a way to fish by dragging a line behind a boat
    DD: $2,600 16
Keir Dullea in "____: A Space Odyssey"
    $1200 4
I won a 1919 Pulitzer Prize (posthumously) for "The Education of" me
    $1200 10
"Famous" Coney Island hot dog stand
    $1200 13
The side of anything, or to be placed, like identical objects, on both sides of something
    $1600 17
Zooey Deschanel in "(____) Days of Summer"
    $1600 25
A 2009 repair mission replaced 6 nickel-hydrogen these, which had lasted 13 years longer than projected
    $1600 5
As president of Sinn Fein, I helped negotiate an end to the troubles in Northern Ireland
    $1600 11
In southwestern Mississippi, it's the oldest city on the Mississippi
    $1600 19
Robert Frost wrote a poem called "happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in" this
    $2000 18
Wesley Snipes, & Ronny Cox as the President, in "Murder at ____"
    $2000 24
A 2002 mission replaced 6 of these rotational components that measure & control the way the scope points
    $2000 6
I'm the bestselling author of "Watership Down" & "The Plague Dogs"
    $2000 12
In 1891 he was assigned to create an indoor game to distract an unruly class
    DD: $2,000 20
Though it has only one vowel in its name, this element's periodic table symbol is 2 vowels

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Ian Charlotte
$7,600 $18,000 $600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The violence goes on, but in 2006 Time Warner TV removed depictions of this activity from old "Tom and Jerry" cartoons

Final scores:

Arthur Ian Charlotte
$6,608 $16,000 $300
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Arthur Ian Charlotte
$9,600 $16,600 $600
17 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
8 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $26,800

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Game tape date: 2010-01-20
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