Show #5931 - Monday, May 31, 2010


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Cathy Melocik, an editor for a business school from Wilder, Vermont

Sally Ronald, a graduate student in Russian studies from Portland, Indiana

Aaron Ammerman, a program analyst for the Department of Navy from Arlington, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Paris was founded around 250 B.C. by the Celtic Parisii tribe, who built a settlement on an island in this river
    $200 1
Bo knows that this Auburn running back & Heisman winner played MLB for 8 years, hitting 141 home runs
    $200 2
Spanish name for what's basically a blanket with a hole in the center for the head
    $200 11
This state seen here is shaped like the letter it starts with
    $200 21
Traditionally, this was defined as the amount that can be taken between the thumb & forefinger
    $200 16
Someone who repairs water pipes & bathroom fixtures
    $400 27
After its forces put down a revolt led by Vercingetorix, the area came under this empire's control in 52 B.C.
    $400 3
On Jan. 1, 2006 this 1984 Heisman winner from Boston College executed the first drop kick in the NFL in 65 years
    $400 5
Often strapless & covered with beads, a clutch is one of these used in the evening
    $400 12
It's bigger than it looks
    $400 22
A stick of this is equivalent to 4 ounces
    $400 17
In song, it was wielded by Mack
    $600 28
To defend Paris against attack, King Charles V built this grim fortress-prison in the 14th century
    $600 4
Only 2 Heisman winners have played for Navy: Joe Bellino & this man, "Roger the Dodger"
    $600 7
This pattern of numerous round spots was first used on 19th c. fashion wear & named for a Bohemian dance
    DD: $1,000 13
Let's have the three seen here in order from north to south, please
    $600 23
Americans using British cookbooks should know that a recipe calling for one of these is equivalent to 20 ounces, not 16
    $600 18
5-letter word for a small morsel of bread or cake
    $800 29
On June 14 of this year during World War II, German troops entered Paris & would hold it for 4 years
    $800 6
4 schools have had back-to-back Heisman winners: Yale, Army, Ohio State & this one with Matt Leinart & Reggie Bush
    $800 8
This term for a striped tie often used to represent a snooty school comes from the word "ribbed"
    $800 14
The Old Man used to be in the upper left there somewhere
    $800 24
The amount of cookies produced at one baking, it's from the Old English for "bake"
    $800 19
Circular foliage arrangement used for ornamental purposes
    $1000 30
Student riots in Paris in 1968 threatened to bring down this French president's government
    $1000 10
The 2008 film "The Express" told the story of this 1961 Heisman trophy winner, the first African American to win the award
    $1000 9
In the 1950s, at age 23, she owned 2 London shops called Bazaar where she sold her Chelsea or mod look fashions
    $1000 15
Put the three seen here in alphabetical order, please
    $1000 25
A dessert spoon is equivalent to 2 of these, roughly 10 milliliters in the United States
    $1000 20
Hanseatic or Little

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

Aaron Sally Cathy
$800 $4,200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Sally Cathy
$3,800 $7,000 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
Muslims believe he was the last prophet of God
    $400 2
Down on the corner, this group was known as CCR
    $400 1
That's not a papal advisor: it's this red fish of the family Apogonidae
    $400 10
If you're 62 or older & receive loans that are charged against your equity in your house, it's this type of mortgage
    $400 15
He said getting out of a milk can was "the best escape that I have ever invented"
    $400 20
You do it for a casting director to get a part
    $800 8
He was called in by Belshazzar to interpret the handwriting on the wall
    $800 3
Fans popularly refer to them as GN'R
    $800 25
The blue species of this spear-nosed sport fish can weigh 1,000 pounds or more
    $800 11
Add 1 letter to a Darwinian word to get this, meaning assuming characteristics of an earlier form
    $800 16
He was the first of Europe's 20th century fascist dictators
    $800 21
A small business owner who fails to pay payroll taxes may find this person at his door
    $1200 9
The so-called "Shawnee Prophet" was discredited after William Henry Harrison defeated the Shawnees at this battle
    $1200 4
Don't bring me down; tell me that ELO is short for this
    $1200 26
The bottom-dwelling fish named for this stinging arachnid can be red in color
    $1200 12
Chronometrically speaking, in contrast to most twining vines, morning glory climbs this way
    $1200 17
Ingrid Bergman's career suffered for a time due to her affair with this Italian film director
    $1200 22
One of these in the LDS conference center in Salt Lake City seats 21,000
    $1600 27
The book of Lamentations is short for the Lamentations of this prophet, whose book precedes it
    $1600 5
What would you say if I told you DMB is this
    $1600 29
Seen here are red & blue specimens of this combative fish, native to Thailand, maybe getting ready to rumble!
    $1600 13
In psychology when a 40-year-old acts like a 10-year-old, it's called this
    $1600 18
Borromini was the greatest rival of this St. Peter's architect with a similar name
    $1600 23
In 1934 the first 33 1/3 RPM long-playing record was one of these, for the blind
    DD: $1,000 28
Cassandra, a prophetess of Greek myth, also appears in this Shakespeare play
    $2000 6 is the official website of this dark outfit
    $2000 30
The sharptoothed Lutjanus campechanus is better known as this popular food fish
    $2000 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows an astronomical animation on the monitor.) From Earth's point of view, shown here by the red line, planets sometimes appear to reverse direction because the Earth overtakes them in their orbits; the backward motion is called this--from the Latin for "walking backward"
    DD: $2,000 19
His last name begins with the 5-letter title of a Puccini opera he conducted
    $2000 24
After the Marines turned him down as too short, he became a WWII hero in the U.S. Army

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Sally Cathy
$10,400 $12,200 $14,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Translator Edward Fitzgerald wrote that her 1861 "death is rather a relief to me... no more Aurora Leighs, thank God"

Final scores:

Aaron Sally Cathy
$14,000 $10,400 $24,401
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,401

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Aaron Sally Cathy
$11,400 $11,800 $14,000
18 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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Game tape date: 2010-02-10
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