Show #5935 - Friday, June 4, 2010


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J.R. Lind, a newspaper reporter from Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Felicia Ko, a stay-at-home mom from Pleasant Gap, Pennsylvania

Jeff Johnson, a transcriber from Louisville, Kentucky (whose 2-day cash winnings total $33,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Probably talking about countries, aren't we?)
(Alex: Each correct response in that category begins and ends with the letter T.)
    $200 1
Of the 6 nations India borders, this one is the most populous
    $200 4
It's "finger lickin' good!"
    $200 11
Prep & line are types of this 4-letter job
    $200 26
In 336 B.C. at age 20, he succeeded his murdered father as Macedonia's king & was just super...wait, that's not the right word
    $200 16
Last name of Kevin, Joe & Nick, whose album "Lines, Vines And Trying Times" debuted at No. 1 in 2009
    $200 21
On TV, apparently both America & Britain's "Got" this, a special natural ability
    $400 2
The disputed ownership of the Kashmir region is a sore spot between India & this smaller neighbor
    $400 5
"When it absolutely, positively has to be there overnight"
    $400 12
Of chairs, chicken or chinos, what you're most likely to haul if you drive a reefer truck
    $400 27
In 1696 this Russian czar conquered the Ottoman port of Azov on the Black Sea; awesome! Again the wrong word
    $400 17
Originally formed as a trio in Gary, Indiana in 1963, these singing siblings gained fame as a quintet
    $400 22
It gains you admission to the ballgame; Yeah, that's the...
    $600 3
On its extreme east, India borders this nation that changed its name following a coup in 1989
    $600 6
"Is it live or is it" this?
    $600 13
Broadly used, this term can include nurses & therapists, but it often refers just to emergency personnel
    $600 28
In 1905 Haakon VII was chosen king by the people & parliament of this country after its separation from Sweden
    $600 18
Twin brothers Matthew & Gunnar, Ozzie & Harriet's grandsons, had hits in the '90s under this name
    $600 23
Proverbially, you can have one of these "in a teacup"
    $800 8
The Ganges River flows through India into this neighbor, where it reaches the Bay Of Bengal
    $800 7
"The ultimate driving machine"
    $800 14
A pro sports broadcasting duo consists of a play-by-play announcer & the analyst called this man
    $800 29
George I, king of this country from 1863 to 1913, supported a movement to revive the Olympics, abolished in 393
    $800 19
2 motorcycle accidents, a year apart & 3 blocks from each other, claimed 2 lives of this "Ramblin' Man" band
    $800 24
Elephants call each other with this instrument (but not literally, except maybe at Ringling Bros.)
    DD: $1,000 9
This nation to India's north is also the only other nation with a Hindu population of more than 80%
    $1000 10
"Solutions for a small planet"
    $1000 15
Someone employed in rousting game so it can be shot; he doesn't necessarily go "around the bush"
    $1000 30
The heroic 480 B.C. death of this king of Sparta at Thermopylae made him famous; c'mon, one of you saw "300", right?
    $1000 20
The Dust Brothers produced this sibling band's "Middle Of Nowhere" which featured "MMMBop"
    $1000 25
Also meaning "touch", it's a keen sense of what to say to avoid giving offense

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

Jeff Felicia J.R.
$200 $3,600 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Felicia J.R.
$2,200 $8,200 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 28
In this 1866 Dostoevsky novel, a student named Raskolnikov murders an old woman pawnbroker & her sister
    $400 20
Daniel Day-Lewis starred in this 2008 Oscar-winning adaptation of an Upton Sinclair novel
    $400 8
Steven Callahan drifted for 76 days & 1,800 miles on one of these he called Rubber Ducky III
    $400 3
Jamb, hinge
    $400 30
Nobelist George Thomson is the son of J.J. Thomson, a Nobel Prize winner who discovered this negative particle
    $400 13
From the disciple who betrayed Jesus, it's one who betrays a friend for some reward
    $800 29
By 1890 this author & playwright had written hundreds of short stories, including "The Steppe"
    $800 22
Leonardo DiCaprio's African jewel smuggler gains a conscience in this film
    $800 9
Capsized off Georges Bank, Ernie Hazard survived 2 days in his underwear in this ocean
    $800 4
Cheek strap, snaffle rein
    $800 1
Ulf von Euler won in 1970; dad Hans von Euler-Chelpin won for his work on the role of enzymes in this process in sugar
    $800 14
This religious sect living primarily in Ohio & southeast Pennsylvania gets its name from a 17th century Swiss Mennonite bishop
    $1200 25
Wounded in World War I, Yuri Zhivago is nursed back to health by this woman who was to become his mistress
    $1200 27
Sylvester Stallone played Vietnam vet John Rambo in this 1982 film
    $1200 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Richard Van Pham, who originally set sail from Long Beach, heading for Catalina got blown just a bit off course, & after four months, ended up near this country
    $1200 5
1 coiled shell, 1 foot
    $1200 2
In 1915 William H, & William L. Bragg shared the prize for their analysis of the structure of crystals via this type of image
    $1200 15
This screw with a cross-slotted head (& the needed screwdriver) was invented by a Portland man in 1936
    $1600 24
Lev Rubin in this Soviet dissident's "The First Circle" was based on 1960s Russian civil rights figure Lev Kopelev
    $1600 26
The Coen brothers debuted with this murderous Texas noir tale
    $1600 11
This "ancient mariner" bird is the title of Deborah Scaling Kiley's "True Story Of A Woman's Survival At Sea"
    $1600 6
Mercury bulb, scale
    $1600 18
Last name of father & son Niels & Aage, who both won the Nobel Prize in Physics; Aage was born the year his dad won
    DD: $2,500 16
The name of this Trojan prince who was killed by Achilles is now used as a verb meaning to bully
    $2000 23
This "Taras Bulba" author wrote his masterpiece "Dead Souls" while living in Rome
    $2000 21
Movie in which Jean-Claude Van Damme wins a secret martial arts tournament
    DD: $2,500 12
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Better at navigating than handling subordinates, he was put adrift in a 20-foot boat in 1789 & sailed 3,600 miles from near Tonga to Timor
    $2000 7
Balk line spot, center pocket
    $2000 19
Arthur Kornberg won for showing how DNA duplicates in bacteria; son Roger's work was on the conversion of DNA into this
    $2000 17
Inventor & shirtmaker S.L. Cluett's first name gives us this process for minimizing fabric shrinkage

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Felicia J.R.
$10,600 $14,200 $14,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Frank Sinatra came out of retirement to sing their praises: "They're both unique... the Quaker & the Greek"

Final scores:

Jeff Felicia J.R.
$14,700 $22,201 $28,401
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $28,401

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jeff Felicia J.R.
$10,600 $16,200 $14,600
11 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
25 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $41,400

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Game tape date: 2010-02-10
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