Show #5937 - Tuesday, June 8, 2010


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Jessica Freeman, an insurance claims examiner from San Angelo, Texas

Peter Hall, a teaching artist at a museum from Brooklyn, New York

J.R. Lind, a newspaper reporter from Murfreesboro, Tennessee (whose 2-day cash winnings total $52,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 20
Professor 'Enry 'Iggins sings, "I've grown accustomed to her face" in a song from this show
    $200 9
Usually roasted, squab is a young one of these birds
    $200 14
A series of these ill wishes includes one on "he that taketh reward to slay an innocent person"
    $200 1
This present country's red, white & green tricolor got a boost from an 1848 decree by the king of Sardinia
    $200 17
I'd say $47,500 for the 2009-10 term at this school in New Haven? No prob!
    $200 4
Here's the church; here's the high tower rising above it that's usually capped with a spire
    $400 23
"I feel pretty, oh so pretty, I feel pretty and witty and bright" in a song from this musical
    $400 10
In a variation of Beef Wellington, Rachael Ray bakes meat, spinach & feta cheese in this Greek dough
    $400 27
"Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God is one Lord" from Deuteronomy is part of Maariv, evening these
    $400 2
The blue on Panama's flag symbolizes the Pacific Ocean and this sea
    $400 18
I'd want &/or desire to buy this item seen here; it's about 45 carats, doc
    $400 5
This Georgia city, home to the Bonaventure cemetery & statues, has been called "America's most haunted"
    $600 24
One of this title character's big numbers is "The Music Of The Night", which he sings to Christine
    $600 11
Sheboygan, Wisconsin began its annual festival of this sausage in 1953
    $600 28
Though its name is derived from the Greek for "two", Deuteronomy is this book of the Bible
    DD: $1,000 3
The yellow stripe on Sao Tome & Principe's flag represents this crop; you'd think it would be chocolate brown
    $600 19
I'd get a round-trip "Upper Class" ticket from NYC to Hong Kong on this man's Virgin Atlantic Airways; only $12,500!
    $600 6
The buzz is that rocker Gordon Sumner got this nickname from wearing a favorite yellow & black sweater
    $800 25
A song from this show says, "Won't forget, can't regret, what I did for love"
    $800 12
A nutritious snack & fun to pop from their pods, green soybeans go by this Japanese name
    $800 29
These dietary rules are detailed in Deuteronomy, like salting to remove blood
    $800 15
This South Pacific island nation's flag was based on an idea from King George Tupou I
    $800 21
I'd say to this "Mouth of the South", you gave the U.N. $1 billion in 1997? I'm givin' 'em 10!
    $800 7
A wonderful vaccine largely for older people can help prevent this disease carried by the same virus as chicken pox
    $1000 26
He wrote the song from "The Gay Divorcee" that says, "Night and day, you are the one"
    $1000 13
Made of coconut or almond paste, these drop cookies are especially popular at Passover
    $1000 30
Verses from Deuteronomy are contained in the Mezuzah, which you can usually find on this part of the house
    $1000 16
Kenya's flag features an emblem depicting a shield & spears from this tribe
    $1000 22
I wouldn't have paid this Dallas Mavericks owner & his pals $5.7 bil. for like Yahoo! did in '99; maybe 5.6 tops
    $1000 8
A blushing crow rather than a crushing blow is an example of this play on words

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

J.R. Peter Jessica
$1,000 $2,000 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

J.R. Peter Jessica
$3,600 $5,000 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In this category, [*] we're going to need more than just one of those names.)
    $400 10
After this painting went missing from the Louvre in 1911, people lined up just to view the empty space
    $400 13
The arrival of a Spanish woman causes problems for a man & his relationships with 2 American girls
    $400 6
That time of year thou may'st in me behold /
The easternmost Great Lake, so we are told
    $400 16
Despite the Chicago Tribune headline, he didn't defeat Truman
    $400 24
Born in 1982, this famous son is second in line to the British throne
    $400 1
Rawlings makes them for ballplayers
    $800 12
In 2009 "Landscape with Peasants" by Flemish painter Jan Brueghel was stolen in Namur of this country--Interpol's on it
    DD: $6,000 20
Abused wife seeks refuge in movie theater, falls for the fictional leading man
    $800 7
In the room the women come and go /
Talking of this largest Central American lake, amigo
    $800 17
"The Shadow Riders" & "The Quick and the Dead" are 2 of the many novels of the Old West by this author
    $800 30
World Almanac lists his birth name (Paul David Hewson) & calls him a "musician, social activist, and philanthropist"
    $800 2
Split, like some hooves
    $1200 14
In 1978 2 of his studies in bronze for his "Burghers of Calais" were stolen from a St. Louis museum
    $1200 21
Bodyguard kills his boss' girlfriend so that the show can go on
    $1200 8
It was many & many a year ago in a kingdom by this "sea" /
The 2nd & 4th largest lakes combined, can't compete with thee
    $1200 18
In 1935 Dr. Carl Weiss allegedly killed him in Louisiana
    $1200 29
The Almanac notes that the Reverend Sun Myung Moon was the founder of this church
    $1200 3
It seceded from Yugoslavia in 1991
    $1600 15
His "Poppies Near Vetheuil" was discovered in the back seat of a car a week after it was stolen in Zurich
    $1600 22
Ditzy prostitute is set up with boxer while Greek chorus weighs in on protagonist's fate
    $1600 9
I hate to be a kicker, I don't want to start a fracas /
It's 50 miles from Tovar & 300 from Caracas
    $1600 27
"Pops", a 2009 biography of this trumpeter, breaks the stories of his run-ins with Chicago gangsters & President Eisenhower
    $1600 28
The World Almanac says she's the "American-born widow of Jordan's King Hussein"
    $1600 4
Careless or untidy
    DD: $6,000 19
In 1976 she sued for the return of 3 paintings, claiming they'd been stolen from Alfred Stieglitz' gallery in 1946
    $2000 23
"Sugary" biography of pimp turned jazz guitar hero; he likes to shoot rats
    $2000 11
Do not go gentle into this "ursine" Canadian lake /
Rage, rage against the cold; it can be just too much to take
    $2000 26
This oversized cartoon duckling debuted in the 1950 release "Quack a Doodle Doo"
    $2000 25
Gerry Adams, born in Belfast, is listed as a leader of this political organization, "We Ourselves"
    $2000 5
A common name for trefoil

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

J.R. Peter Jessica
$11,200 $31,800 $10,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This general commanded the first official American force to fight on the European continent

Final scores:

J.R. Peter Jessica
$20,401 $36,800 $20,201
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $36,800 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

J.R. Peter Jessica
$11,200 $22,200 $10,200
19 R,
3 W
21 R
(including 3 DDs),
6 W
13 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $43,600

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Game tape date: 2010-02-16
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