Show #5933 - Wednesday, June 2, 2010


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Jeff Johnson, a transcriber from Louisville, Kentucky

Gerry Cuddyer, an elections administrator from South Boston, Massachusetts

Cathy Melocik, an editor for a business school from Wilder, Vermont (whose 2-day cash winnings total $46,002)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will rhyme with "icky".)
    $200 15
Kensington Gardens,
the Old Vic Theatre
    $200 26
"I shot" this law enforcement officer "but I swear it was in self-defense"
    $200 5
Desiring raises, the Boston teacher's union found out in 2007 that a proposed one of these was illegal
    $200 1
Something done or completed in a hurry, like my divorce from Britney Spears
    $200 7
This term for love-themed works also refers to the group of languages derived from Latin
    $200 20
This statue bears the name of the beloved children's story it was based on
    $400 16
The Reina Sofia Museum,
the Prado
    $400 27
"I shot a man in" this place "just to watch him die"
    $400 9
The Boston Port Bill, part of 1774's Intolerable Acts, wanted to recoup payment for the illegal destruction of this potable
    $400 2
Having the quality of molasses
    $400 8
This type of work holding up human follies to humorous criticism was once divided into "gentle" or "indignant"
    $400 21
Scoop, Muck & Lofty are all friends of this TV character
    $600 17
Kurfurstendamm (an elegant shopping boulevard),
the 630-acre Tiergarten
    $600 28
The Beatles:
"But Daniel was hot, he drew first and shot, and" this title guy "collapsed in the corner"
    $600 10
It's illegal in Southie for a gun club to allow its members to shoot at targets that resemble these
    $600 3
It's a temporary red mark on the skin from kissing (hee hee!)
    $600 11
From the Latin for "shepherd", it's a literary work idealizing rural life
    $600 22
It's a plant in the mint family; among the many uses of the leaves is making Chartreuse liqueur
    $800 18
The Capitoline Museum,
the Baths of Caracalla
    $800 29
This group:
"Janie's got a gun, her dog day's just begun, everybody is on the run"
    $800 12
If you put this big trash receptacle in an alley, it had better have a number issued by the commissioner of public works
    $800 4
Characterized by concealed difficulty; be careful!
    DD: $1,000 13
It's an exalted verse poem dealing with a single dignified theme; Pindar & Keats were expert practitioners
    $800 23
The Elgin Bridge is in this Lion City, also a country of Asia
    $1000 19
St. Stephen's Green,
Trinity College
    $1000 30
"Hey" this guy, "I heard you shot your old lady down ...yes, I did, I shot her"
    $1000 25
Don't do this on a Boston sidewalk; it's illegal due to the archaic notion that the act was a way to transmit tuberculosis
    $1000 6
Cool cocktail of gin, lime juice & club soda
    $1000 14
3-word French term for a novel with thinly disguised depictions of real people
    $1000 24
This human rights organization, whose logo is seen here, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1977

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Cathy Gerry Jeff
$2,000 $2,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cathy Gerry Jeff
$11,000 $2,000 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response beginning with the letter F.)
    $400 2
In May 1917 Wilson signed an act requiring U.S. males between the ages of 21 & 31 to do this on June 5
    $400 1
"Magnum, P.I."
    $400 8
Seismology studies the seismic waves produced by these plate shifts
    $400 21
All-purpose & self-rising are types of this pantry staple
    $400 30
In "Das Rheingold" 2 giants, Fasolt & Fafner, build a castle for the king of the gods, whom Wagner calls this
    $400 16
The top of a hill, or the ornamental tuft appearing on the top of the head of a bird
    $800 3
In one of the first major U.S. actions, this military branch's 5th & 6th regiments drove the Germans out of Belleau Wood
    $800 5
"Friday Night Lights"
    $800 12
In this branch of mineralogy, you learn all about precious stones: identifying them, cutting them, appraising them
    $800 22
The name of this semisoft candy can be used as a verb to mean "to cheat" or "to alter data"
    $800 26
Made by a dwarf, the magical Tarnhelm allows its owner to change form or become invisible when worn here
    $800 17
As a verb, it means to remove the husk from an ear of corn or the top shell of an oyster or clam
    $1200 4
Take a number! In 1918 Wilson proclaimed his "Four Ends", "Four Principles", "Five Particulars" & 14 of these
    $1200 9
"Designing Women"
    DD: $2,000 13
The origin of this -ology, the study of word origins, goes back to the Greek for "true word"
    $1200 29
In 2005 the European Union gave Greece protected designation of origin status for this cheese
    $1200 23
In "Die Walkure" she disobeys her father & is put to sleep on a rock on a mountain top
    $1200 18
A decorative sticker, it is partly derived from calquer, meaning "to trace"
    DD: $3,000 6
In March 1917 Wilson ordered the arming of U.S. merchant ships to defend them from these "wolves of the sea"
    $1600 10
"The Wire"
    $1600 14
2 similarly named -ologies: one studies the make-up of the universe; the other, the world of make-up
    $1600 28
Don't struggle with the name of this flatfish family whose members include dab & English sole
    $1600 24
In November 1848 Wagner wrote a poem about this hero's "death"; it served as the starting point for the complete cycle
    $1600 19
From the Latin for "price", it's compassionate treatment or clemency
    $2000 7
Ironically, Wilson narrowly won re-election in 1916 using this 6-word campaign slogan
    $2000 11
"Burn Notice"
    $2000 15
K-State has a Dept. of this, from Greek for "movement"; it deals with the anatomy & mechanics of body movement
    $2000 27
Spanish missionaries introduced this type of fruit to California, hence the mission type of it
    $2000 25
The final scene of this fourth part of the "Ring" cycle takes place at the Hall of the Gibichungs
    $2000 20
2 words combine to make this old term used in radio communications to indicate agreement or compliance

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cathy Gerry Jeff
$19,400 $8,400 $14,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Before it meant a space between opposing armies, it referred to an execution site outside the walls of London

Final scores:

Cathy Gerry Jeff
$9,999 $14,401 $17,400
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $17,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cathy Gerry Jeff
$18,400 $8,400 $13,000
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
12 R,
4 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,800

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Game tape date: 2010-02-10
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