Show #5928 - Wednesday, May 26, 2010


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Colleen Kennedy, a college professor of film and literature from Williamsburg, Virginia

Arv Reddy, a marketing entrepreneur from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Tom LaPorta, a web designer from Jacksonville, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Now, all of the clues in this category will be from the press bloopers book from the Newseum in Washington, D.C.)
    $200 20
You can relive ancient debates in Rome's Curia or Senate house, part of this site that also includes the temple of Vesta
    $200 1
This "hit the Bay Area... (&) caused a record 11-day layoff between Series games. (It) also caused death and destruction"
    $200 19
Recent studies in Oman & New Guinea have discovered peridotite rocks that can absorb tons of this major greenhouse gas
    $200 14
The Wampanoag tribe helped out with the first of these celebrations in autumn 1621
    $200 9
In the fifth film of a series, this title guy had his first kiss, a magical one with girlfriend Cho Chang
    $200 4
The Winter Olympics are held at intervals of this many years
    $400 21
The Japanese structure seen here has been preserved as a memorial to an August 6, 1945 event in this city
    $400 2
This then-Russian president "cancels plans for trip after bombing at rock concert"
    $400 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew performs a science demonstration.) Hydrophobic sand doesn't absorb water because it's been treated with a compound of this element, Si; the sand does cling to oil, however, making it useful in cleaning up oil spills
    $400 15
Claiming it bore the image of the Virgin Mary, in 2004 Diane Duyser sold one of these sandwiches on eBay for $28,000
    $400 10
The kiss between Deborah Kerr & Burt Lancaster in this 1953 movie seemed to go on forever
    $400 5
In the Grimm Brothers version, Sleeping Beauty nods off for this many years
    $600 22
The first clash between Europeans & New World natives was in 1493 at a bay on this largest U.S. Virgin Island
    $600 3
"'Barbara of Seville' opens... season" in this musical genre
    $600 25
Turn your roof into a wind farm using new, more efficient ones of these rotor machines to generate power
    $600 16
Bobby Flay says "The most basic of grilled foods" are these, named for a German port city
    $600 11
A busy Tokyo street is the setting of a goodbye kiss between Bill Murray & her in a 2003 movie
    $600 6
Our French & Indian War was this war in Europe
    $800 23
2 battles near this "Springs" city of upstate N.Y. are often called the turning point of the American Revolution
    $800 27
From 1976:
These 2 Republicans "neck in presidential primary"
    $800 17
In a 1903 work this Irish playwright quipped that "There is no love sincerer than the love of food"
    $800 12
A 2005 kiss between Heath Ledger & this actor was named "Best Screen Kiss of All Time" in a 2007 online vote
    $800 7
To run in the Kentucky Derby you must be a horse & you must be this many years old
    $1000 26
This favorite palace of Henry VIII's was given to him by Cardinal Wolsey
    $1000 18
In the 1600s this Frenchman lent his name to a creamy white sauce used to make dried cod taste better
    $1000 13
Natalie Portman was just shy of lip action in this 2005 movie, though she does smooch Hugo Weaving's Guy Fawkes mask
    $1000 8
In a 19th century bestseller of men & the sea, Richard Henry Dana Jr. told of living this many "Years Before the Mast"

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

Tom Arv Colleen
$4,000 $200 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Arv Colleen
$5,600 $600 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Words that can be made up of those letters.)
    $400 13
In an exciting event of his administration, he signed the Federal Reserve Act into law in 1913
    $400 8
"Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered," this & this
    $400 24
Spice Girl Victoria Adams, in 1999
    $400 19
He partnered with Stan Laurel in more than 100 comedies
    $400 3
Communism & socialism are both types of this 12-letter system of group ownership
    $400 1
Silence! I need this on the set & the Western Front, please!
    $800 14
The 1999 New Jersey state quarter includes a depiction of this president on the reverse
    $800 9
"Keeping time, time, time, in a sort of runic rhyme, to the throbbing of" these title items
    $800 25
Khloe Kardashian, in 2009
    $800 18
Moses Hardy, who died in 2006 at the age of 113, was one of the last surviving veterans of this war
    $800 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map of Africa on the monitor.) The map of Africa in 1914 included Belgian, German, British & French territories--the result of imperialism & this 11-letter sister -ism
    $800 2
It's the pre-computer machine on which you'd find a QWERTY keyboard
    $1200 15
His first term saw the turn of the 20th century & the annexation of Guam & Puerto Rico
    DD: $2,000 10
"And this maiden she lived with no other thought than to love and be loved by me"
    $1200 26
Tatum O'Neal, in 1986; singer Patty Smyth, in 1997
    $1200 20
Rocker Brian Setzer is among the stars whom artist Ed Hardy has personally decorated with these
    $1200 5
Deadly sounding word for the belief that everything's been decided so we must accept what's going to happen
    $1200 27
To need
    DD: $5,000 16
Former First Lady Barbara Bush is a distant cousin of this 1850s President
    $1600 11
"And one by one dropped the revellers in the blood-bedewed halls of their revel" in "The Masque of" this
    $1600 29
Janet Jones, in 1988
    $1600 21
General Hugh Hardy was a 1980s commanding officer of this huge Marine base near San Diego
    $1600 6
The belief that all people deserve the same rights; the word comes from those revolutionary French
    $1600 23
Medieval knights jousted in days of this, meaning time past or long ago
    $2000 17
"A Country of Vast Designs" is a book subtitled him, "the Mexican War & the Conquest of the American Continent"
    $2000 12
"Luchesi cannot tell" this title pale, dry Spanish wine "from sherry"
    $2000 30
Vanessa Williams, in 1999
    $2000 22
Captain Thomas Hardy (not the author) kissed this mortally wounded admiral at the Battle of Trafalgar
    $2000 7
Freud's last major work was alliteratively titled "Moses and" this religious -ism
    $2000 28
10-letter word for the owner of a hotel

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Arv Colleen
$14,400 $1,600 $8,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1943 Drs. Leo Kanner & Hans Asperger each used this word for the then-unnamed disorder they were studying

Final scores:

Tom Arv Colleen
$17,601 $1,600 $15,800
2-day champion: $33,901 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Arv Colleen
$14,400 $6,600 $8,000
22 R,
2 W
8 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $29,000

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Game tape date: 2010-02-09
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