Show #5905 - Friday, April 23, 2010


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Carl Saras, a quality engineer from Hopedale, Massachusetts

Kathy Kenny, a high school math teacher from Park Ridge, New Jersey

Phil Bucska, a high school history teacher originally from Woodhaven, Michigan (whose 2-day cash winnings total $32,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Jimmy: The Israeli parliament where many great leaders have debated.)
    $200 11
In 1988 this popular evangelist tearfully admitted on his national TV show that "I have sinned against you"
    $200 26
Opening the show with "Poker Face", she raked in 2 Grammys on the night
    $200 16
One orbit around the sun, or what happened in Cuba in late 1959
    $200 1
Later lending her name to Easter, Eostre was the Anglo-Saxon fertility goddess of this season
    $200 6 of these wood-eating pests of the order Isoptera
    $200 21
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Knesset in Jerusalem.) In 1977, in the first visit by an Arab leader to the state of Israel, this man addressed the Knesset & even shared a laugh with Golda Meir
    $400 12
Genesis 13 tells us that "the men of" this city "were wicked and sinners"
    $400 27
As part of their first Grammy performance ever, they played the fan-selected "Livin' On A Prayer"
    $400 17
Dyspepsia is this; hand me a Tums
    $400 2
In a Babylonian epic, Erra wreaks havoc as Marduk is busy taking his royal insignia to have this done--no starch please
    $400 7
...that's built to withstand these, as mandated in Los Angeles building code section 8805
    $400 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Knesset in Jerusalem.) In 2008, the Knesset went through what's been called this colorful type of revolution, passing a clean air law, an environmental enforcement law & a polluter pays law
    DD: $1,000 13
In the late 6th century, Pope Gregory the Great first enumerated this list
    $600 28
Their haul included best short form video, for "Boom Boom Pow"
    $600 18
I see in your future one of these prognostications, from the Latin for "foretelling"
    $600 3
Ekanetra & Ekarudra were both Vidyesvara gods of this religion
    $600 8
...with one of these metallic masts to protect it in stormy weather
    $600 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Knesset in Jerusalem.) On November 13th, 1995, Knesset members gathered for a special sitting in memory of this prime minister, who was slain on November 4th
    $800 14
"I sin every single day", said this 2008 presidential candidate whose indiscretions keep coming to light
    $800 29
In sort of an odd pairing, Taylor Swift sang "Rhiannon" with her & she sang "You Belong With Me" with Taylor
    $800 19
A short pause before acting
    $800 4
E Alom was the primeval creator goddess of this Mesoamerican culture centered in Guatemala
    $800 9
...on one of these idyllic places formerly known as the Sandwich Islands
    $800 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Knesset in Jerusalem.) National ceremonies at the Knesset often take place in the hall named for & featuring the works of this Russian-born artist; his triptych took four years to complete
    $1000 15
In a 1741 Jonathan Edwards sermon title, sinners were "in the hands of" this
    $1000 20
A hotel room holder
    $1000 5
Comprising Atum, Tefnut & 7 others, the Ennead was an important pantheon of this ancient civilization
    $1000 10
...with one of these large open porches from the Spanish for "balcony"
    $1000 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Knesset in Jerusalem.) On May 15th, 1948, Israel was attacked by five neighboring countries; one day earlier, Israel's reclamation of independence was read by him, the country's first prime minister

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

Phil Kathy Carl
$3,000 $1,600 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Kathy Carl
$6,600 $1,200 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each clue will have two parts. I'll give you an example. If I said "melon" and "the inability to run away to get married", the correct response would be, "What is cantaloupe?") (Kathy: [Overlapping] Cantaloupe.) (Alex: Yes, good for you, Kathy. You're on the right track already.)
    $400 11
This man considered a prophet by many was born in Sharon, Vermont in 1805
    $400 6
In 1930, he appeared as Minnie Mouse's dog, Rover; in 1931 he became Mickey's dog & was renamed this
    $400 16
Nuremberg & Augsburg are cities in this southern German state
    $400 21
There is nothing like this term for a female knight or the wife of a lord
    $400 1
Born in Salem, Massachusetts in 1804, one of his ancestors was a judge at the Salem Witchcraft Trials in 1692
    $400 25
A church singing group, or to come into possession of something
    $800 12
A cracker is named for this 19th century man who advocated cold showers, hard mattresses & unsifted flour
    $800 7
Pongo & Perdita are easy to spot as the mom & pop in this classic
    $800 17
On the north, this country is separated from Croatia by the Sava River
    $800 22
John Busby's call to Christian service led him from Youth Leader to National Commander of this "Army"
    $800 2
This author of "Lolita" wrote 18 scientific papers on entomology
    $800 26
Canvas housing for prisoners, or a list of book chapters & page numbers
    $1200 13
An alliance began in 1851 when Susan B. Anthony met this 3-named woman in Seneca Falls
    $1200 8
Percy is Governor Ratcliffe's pampered pooch in this 1995 release
    $1200 18
An airport in Missouri is named for Springfield & this city, home to more than 50 live theaters
    $1200 23
Appropriately, knowing first aid for blisters is one of the requirements of this first rank a Boy Scout achieves
    $1200 3
This "No Exit" writer grew up in the home of his grandfather Carl Schweitzer, uncle of Missionary Albert
    $1200 27
Your extended family, or fear of your extended family
    $1600 14
This hero was a sailor before joining the cause of Italian unity in the 1830s & trading blue & white for red
    $1600 9
She wasn't the grandmother but the darling dog/nursemaid in "Peter Pan"
    DD: $1,500 19
This historic peninsular region of northwest France was subdued by Clovis around 500 A.D.
    $1600 24
It's the title used for a village church official who cares for the property, rings the bell & digs graves
    $1600 4
The "pere" of this 19th c. French novelist was born out of wedlock to a marquis & a black slave woman of Santo Domingo
    $1600 28
A non-amateur adolescent, or an important group of organic molecules
    $2000 15
Montreal's Olympic Stadium is on a street named for this baron who revived the Olympics in the 1890s
    $2000 10
Sadly, in a live-action favorite, after contracting rabies, this title dog has to be put down
    $2000 20
This Central American national capital city has a scant population of about 7,100
    $2000 5
This "Enemy of the People" playwright worked as a druggist's assistant before college & began to study medicine
    DD: $2,000 29
A roster of cows & bulls, or something that triggers a reaction

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Kathy Carl
$11,400 $9,600 $9,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The first known use of this word in the U.S. was in an obituary for wealthy banker Pierre Lorillard in 1843

Final scores:

Phil Kathy Carl
$3,599 $18,201 $8,599
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $18,201 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Phil Kathy Carl
$13,400 $9,600 $10,200
20 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,200

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Game tape date: 2010-02-02
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