Show #5903 - Wednesday, April 21, 2010


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Patsy Chrysson, a computer programmer from Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Phil Bucska, a high school history teacher originally from Woodhaven, Michigan

Amy Wilson, a creative writing and women's studies student originally from Portland, Oregon (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
He had a good year in 1928; construction began on the NYC art deco building named for him & he acquired Dodge
    $200 23
Committed to TV, Tom Selleck had to turn down this role in "Raiders of the Lost Ark" (curse you, Hawaiian shirt!)
    $200 16
In 2008 the Phoenix Mars lander found ice on this region of the planet
    $200 17
Gee, Wally, this classic TV show premiered on October 4, 1957
    $200 1
"The Nanny Diaries" &
"Q is for Quarry"
    $200 6
An old gold coin equal to 2 pistoles
    $400 12
This Frenchman was the designer for the company that bore his name, GM's largest division
    $400 24
E.T. would have followed a trail of this candy, but the Mars company said no; not even the red ones
    $400 27
The New Horizons mission was launched to explore this planet before it was downgraded to a dwarf
    $400 18
One of the 2 U.S. states with the beaver as the state animal: one's on the west coast & one's on the east
    DD: $1,000 2
"The Godfather" &
    $400 7
5-letter word for "remote in manner"
    $600 13
In 1932 this auto racer began using the squadron badge of a WWI flying ace: a prancing horse
    $600 21
Nicole Kidman dropped out of playing Brad Pitt's wife in this film; you may have heard Angelina Jolie got the part
    $600 28
The Hinode mission showed magnetic waves are critical in driving the flow of charged particles called this wind
    $600 19
Grey Beaver is the first master of this Jack London wolf-dog
    $600 5
"The Power of Positive Thinking"
& "Marjorie Morningstar"
    $600 8
A sailing vessel with a single mast
    $800 14
The emblem seen here represents this line of cars, named for auto pioneer David
    $800 25
Will Smith turned down the lead in this futuristic 1999 flick, later saying of it, "Keanu was brilliant"
    $800 29
The Cassini project is exploring Titan & Enceladus, moons of this second-largest planet
    $800 20
As a boy Joe Namath had a dam good time growing up strong in this Pennsylvania city
    $800 3
"The Yearling" &
"Of Mice and Men"
    $800 9
Unsecured pages of a book in removable form
    $1000 15
James Sumner & Henry Spurrier founded the company that became "British" this, owner of Jaguar
    $1000 26
Eddie Murphy got the role in this '84 police comedy after Sylvester Stallone dropped out
    $1000 30
The MESSENGER craft is the first mission to explore this planet since Mariner 10 in the 1970s
    $1000 22
"The Beaver's Lesson" is the title of part 5 of this author's "The Hunting of the Snark"
    $1000 4
"The Mammoth Hunters" &
"The Queen of the Damned"
    $1000 10
Chinese city opposite Hong Kong island

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

Amy Phil Patsy
-$400 $4,600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Phil Patsy
-$800 $6,400 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Because there will be an "X" in each correct response.)
    $400 4
In 1566 this "Magnificent" sultan was succeeded by his not-so-magnificent son Selim II, "the Sot"
    $400 30
"2000 zero zero party over, oops, out of time, so tonight I'm gonna party like it's ____"
    $400 9
Camus & Buber were big in this movement that said humans were fully responsible for making meaning of their own lives
    $400 21
After review, the bierwurst, lop chong & kielbasa, types of these, were overcooked
    $400 16
Southwest of Louisville, it's where you'll find much of the U.S. government's gold reserve
    $400 1
Put this 3-letter Latin word meaning "thus" or "so" right after the error in a quoted passage
    $800 5
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) The Ottoman Empire reached its greatest extent by 1683, with one of its last acquisitions being this island conquered in 1669 after a 21-year siege
    $800 29
"You are the dancing queen, young & sweet, only ____"
    $800 10
The name of this study of moral principles is derived from a Greek word meaning "habit"
    $800 22
This notoriously smelly cheese whose last U.S. maker is in Monroe, Wisconsin was fumbled on aisle 3
    $800 17
The only Benelux country that fits the bill
    $800 2 says the most commonly cited collective term for these animals is a clowder
    $1200 6
The Ottoman empire ended in 1922 when this man led a movement that established the Republic of Turkey
    $1200 26
Counting Crows:
"In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue, in ____ he came home across the deep blue sea"
    $1200 11
This philosophical movement holds that the truth value of a proposition lies in its practicality
    $1200 23
This rich 5-letter cake with eggs, ground nuts & little to no flour, is down by contact with my stomach
    $1200 18
The harbor of this Nova Scotia capital is one of the largest in the world
    $1200 3
Brits don't like this name for a phone keypad symbol--reminds them of a unit of currency that has another symbol
    $1600 7
In 1326 the Ottomans moved their capital to Bursa, which is in this Asian part of modern-day Turkey
    $1600 27
"Well I'm hot blooded, check it and see, got a fever of ____"
    DD: $2,000 12
Founded by Zeno of Citium, this -ism is the belief that detachment & self-control enable one to argue in an unbiased fashion
    $1600 24
We rule this fish seen here to be a catch, not a roost for birds--& also delicious
    DD: $2,000 19
This city on the Salt River sits on the eastern edge of the Sonoran Desert
    $1600 14
This 2-letter abbreviation means "which see" in Latin & directs readers to another part of the book for info
    $2000 8
Between 1656 & 1735 members of the Albanian Koprulu family served the sultan as this "grand" executive officer
    $2000 28
"That's about the time she walked away from me, nobody likes you when you're ___"
    $2000 13
"Every virtue is laudable. Kindness is a virtue. Therefore, kindness is laudable" is a logical this
    $2000 25
Upon review, this "circular" cut of meat from below the rump was too gristly
    $2000 20
The first winter Olympics took place in this French mountain resort
    $2000 15 tells us that this word is the missing one in the sequence primary, secondary... quaternary

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Phil Patsy
$10,000 $21,200 $4,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2009 this man who died on Molokai in 1889 became Hawaii's first saint

Final scores:

Amy Phil Patsy
$9,500 $20,400 $600
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $20,400 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Phil Patsy
$11,000 $20,400 $4,600
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
9 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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Game tape date: 2010-02-02
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