Show #5934 - Thursday, June 3, 2010


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Susan Thatcher, a loss mitigation consultant from Woodland Hills, California

Greg Lyon, a project manager from St. Louis, Missouri

Jeff Johnson, a transcriber from Louisville, Kentucky (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
The clarinet is a single-this type of woodwind instrument, Rex
    $200 12
Is named MVP of Super Bowl XLIV
    $200 6
Margaritas before we eat? We'll need plenty of these, citrons vert in French
    $200 3
There are 6 ways to make this number with a pair of dice, so it's the most common result of a single toss
    $200 16
The first atomic bomb to be dropped in warfare used an isotope of this element as its explosive
    $200 1
Cuff links go on this part of your shirt
    $400 21
Spohr wrote one of these for (start counting) flute, oboe, horn, clarinet, bassoon, violin, viola, cello & double bass
    $400 23
Hits 70 home runs
    $400 7
Well, to start, there's several cans of potage, meaning this; no gazpacho, though
    $400 4
Mary's mom had 4 girls; the first was named April, the second June, the third May & the fourth this
    $400 17
Early atomic theorist Democritus said this color results from smooth, flat atoms that cast no shadow
    $400 2
A source of annoyance, perhaps a "pet" one
    $600 22
An octave higher than the flute, this instrument has the highest pitch of the woodwinds
    $600 24
1993 & 1999:
Retires from the Bulls;
Retires from the Wizards
    $600 9
For our pizza, we'll need a can of les anchois, these; don't worry about the little bones, they're edible
    $600 5
An NFL game ended 17-7; the losing team scored no touchdowns but this many field goals
    $600 18
In a nice, stable early 1900s model, the atom was like a plum pudding with electrons distributed like these
    $600 8
To take over for a struggling pitcher in a baseball game
    $800 29
Duets for 2 players at one piano, like Faure's "Dolly" suite, go by this numerical term
    $800 27
Leads Brazil to the first of its 5 World Cup titles
    $800 10
We're making Stroganoff, so we'll definitely need some champignons, these
    $800 13
If pies are $4 each, the fourth one is half price & a customer buys 4, this is her change from a $20 bill
    $800 19
The atomic number refers to the number of these in an atom
    $800 25
Ali Baba stole from 40 of them
    $1000 30
If it found its way into an orchestra, a hurdy-gurdy would be found in this section
    $1000 28
She conspires to have Nancy Kerrigan's right knee whacked
    $1000 11
I see un pamplemousse, this; I'll have half of it for petit dejeuner, breakfast
    $1000 14
In a magic square, each row, column & main diagonal adds to the same total; the one here is missing this number
    DD: $800 20
An atom may become more stable by releasing this Greek letter particle, identical to a helium atom nucleus
    $1000 26
A postponement of punishment

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

Jeff Greg Susan
$0 $4,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Greg Susan
$2,000 $5,000 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
Edmund Spenser & Sir Philip Sidney were part of the flowering of English literature during her reign
    $400 1
In 1953 Nathaniel Kleitman identified this stage of sleep
    $400 2
Dutch East Indies
    $400 13
A navy petty officer in charge of a mess
    $800 10
This 1937 Agatha Christie novel is set on the steamer Karnak as it cruises down an African river
    $800 12
A governor & Civil War general, Nathaniel Banks was still "Bobbin Boy" from a youthful stint in this type of mill
    $800 3
British Guiana
    DD: $8,400 9
This children's novel begins, "These two very old people are the father and mother of Mr. Bucket"
    $1200 23
"Top Chef" &
"The Real Housewives of Atlanta / New Jersey / New York City..."
    $1200 20
1940: "On Friday evening last I received from his majesty the mission to form a new administration"
    $1200 16
Jamie Foxx plays homeless musician Nathaniel Ayers in this 2009 film
    $1200 4
German Southwest Africa
    $1600 7
A series of novels covering a long period; Anthony Trollope wrote a set "of Barsetshire"
    $1600 22
"Sanctuary" &
"Ghost Hunters"
    $1600 19
"We, the British and the Irish, are irredeemably linked"
    $1600 14
Century in which Nathaniel Palmer made one of the first sightings of Antarctica
    $1600 5
Portuguese West Africa
    $1600 24
This '50s style of music heard here influenced the Beatles
    $2000 8
This Samuel Butler novel about an undiscovered country was based on an article, "Darwin among the Machines"
    $2000 18
"Gene Simmons Family Jewels" &
"Dog the Bounty Hunter"
    DD: $2,000 17
"A few hours ago I discharged my last duty as king"
    $2000 15
This city was still Virginia's capital when the rebellious Nathaniel Bacon burned it to the ground in 1676
    $2000 6
Portuguese East Africa
    $2000 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew puts a block of explosive into a bag.) Several blocks of explosive clumped together for extra power, as in demolition, are called this type of charge; they're often carried in briefcase-like bags

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Greg Susan
$19,600 $3,800 $8,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Written by Thomas Dixon, 1916's film "The Fall of a Nation" is considered the first of these ever made

Final scores:

Jeff Greg Susan
$16,100 $2,487 $1,000
2-day champion: $33,500 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jeff Greg Susan
$12,400 $3,800 $8,800
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
14 R,
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $25,000

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Game tape date: 2010-02-10
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