Show #5938 - Wednesday, June 9, 2010


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Dan Katz, an assistant professor of mathematics from Greensboro, North Carolina

Kyle Hutchinson, a school of pharmacy librarian from Brookline, Massachusetts

Peter Hall, a teaching artist at a museum from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $36,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Almost a yard long, this 5-letter weapon had a decorated hilt & was often given a personal name by its Viking owner
    $200 9
Francis Ford Coppola said that to satisfy Al Pacino, he rewrote the first sequel in this series over a weekend
    $200 1
It means that you can see from 6 meters away what should normally be seen at that distance
    $200 14
In Las Vegas, I tell the dealer to "hit me" when I want another card in this game
    $200 23
This Harper Lee novel has been required reading in Australian & Canadian schools as well as in the United States
    $200 19
This national newspaper was first distributed in 1982 in the Baltimore & Washington areas
    $400 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) In three waves, the Vikings expanded their territory; the Norwegians sailed south & west, the Swedes marched eastward, & these people raided mainland Europe as far south as the Strait of Gibraltar
    $400 10
The script for "Casablanca" read, "Here's good luck to you, kid"; Bogart changed it to this
    $400 2
In a 19th century story, he sleeps for 20 years
    $400 15
Embezzlement, tax evasion & mail fraud are all examples of this type of crime
    $400 24
An Indian-born English professor had to read this first Harry Potter novel 35 times before translating it into Hindi
    $400 20
This newspaper was started at the urging of Mary Baker Eddy as a response to the sensationalism of the popular press
    $600 8
In 832 residents of Armagh on this island couldn't get a break; they were invaded by the Vikings 3 times in one month
    $600 11
This script had Indy going hand to hand against the man with the scimitar--but Harrison had food poisoning, so he just shot him
    $600 3
Jamie Oliver has an iPhone app of 20-minute these
    $600 16
Songs featured on it include "Dear Prudence" & "Happiness is a Warm Gun"
    $600 26
With an e-reader edition of his "Little Red Book", you can take this chairman's quotes everywhere with you
    $600 21
This paper was shut down in 1991 by Boris Yeltsin, but there have been recent incarnations
    $800 29
Viking ships had sails made of this dense woven fabric; natural lanolin made the fabric water repellent
    $800 12
Marlon Brando returned the script to this 1954 Elia Kazan classic unread; the part nearly went to Frank Sinatra
    $800 4
Resh is the 20th letter in this alphabet
    $800 17
Thanks to a group of science students, in 2006 this largest mammal of Alabama became the state's official mammal
    $800 27
One of the most translated authors in the world is this founder of Dianetics & Scientology
    $800 22
Days after it was founded, this Sacramento paper stung the state treasurer with an expose that got him impeached
    $1000 30
Banned from Iceland for 3 years after being convicted of manslaughter, he headed to Greenland in 982
    $1000 13
Ben Hecht didn't know the story, so Victor Fleming & David O. Selznick acted it out for him as he rewrote this script
    $1000 5
20 is the number of grooves on this classical column style
    $1000 18
Expression meaning an unwanted possession that's hard to get rid of
    DD: $2,000 28
In Spanish speaking countries, this 19th century novel is "Historia de Dos Ciudades"
    $1000 25
It was started on the orders of de Gaulle in 1944 to provide a respected voice

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

Peter Kyle Dan
$1,800 $600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Kyle Dan
$3,600 $6,400 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response, four letters only. Each correct response will end with the letter "O".)
    $400 16
These 2 rivers meet north of the city of Basra
    $400 21
When Mr. Woods won the Masters to hold all 4 major titles at once, it was dubbed not the Grand Slam but this
    $400 19
"Good show, old man. Hey, what?" This labor guy took the top spot in 2007
    $400 11
A 1786 Mozart opera concerns his nuptials
    $400 2
There's a DVD of the PBS "American Experience" show "The Great Fever", about Walter Reed & this "colorful" viral disease
    $400 5
The dog that went to Oz
    $800 17
Ras Mohammed National Park at the southern end of this peninsula was Egypt's first national park
    $800 22
In 2001, he hit .300 with 36 homers & appeared on Celebrity "Jeopardy!"
    $800 20
The United States has had some issues with this South American man
    $800 12
In 1741, if oratorio lovers asked this composer, "Where's your 'Messiah' now?", he could say, "I just finished it"
    $800 3
Cujo had this viral disease
    $800 6
Texas city on the Rio Brazos
    DD: $1,000 18
The Omani peninsula of Musandam juts into this strait, an important route for oil tankers
    $1200 23
Shane Battier's jersey was retired by this school before he led it to the NCAA basketball title
    $1200 25
In 2008, this African leader won election in controversial fashion
    $1200 13
Al Hirt jazzed up this Rimsky-Korsakov tune for the '60s "Green Hornet"' TV series
    $1200 4 has a video about how this disease softened up the Inca, easing the Spanish conquest
    $1200 7
He succeeded Claudius as Roman emperor
    $1600 24
Israel's third-largest city, this port was built on the northern slopes of Mount Carmel
    $1600 28
This AFC East team went from last to first place on its way to its first Super Bowl title
    $1600 14
He's the title guy who "spake" in an 1896 tone poem by Richard Strauss
    DD: $3,000 10
"Fatal Contact" is a 2006 TV movie about this fowl disease
    $1600 8
African republic of 6 million on the Gulf of Guinea
    $2000 29
This country's provinces include Nabatiyeh & Beqaa
    $2000 27
This Aussie lliving llegend became the youngest year-end No. 1 in men's tennis history
    $2000 26
Check out this zillionaire--a European prime minister in 1994, 2001 to 2006 & again since 2008
    $2000 15
This Italian composer known for his Concerti Grossi, Opus 6, played violin, not mandolin
    $2000 1
The video archive includes one on the future of the HPV vaccine, HPV standing for human this
    $2000 9
Partisan Guerrilla leader of Yugoslavia against the Nazis in WWII

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Kyle Dan
$3,600 $19,000 $9,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

She's seen wearing a rebozo in her 1937 "Self-Portrait Dedicated to Leon Trotsky"

Final scores:

Peter Kyle Dan
$7,200 $19,000 $8,800
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $19,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Peter Kyle Dan
$3,600 $16,600 $10,400
11 R,
4 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
15 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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Game tape date: 2010-02-16
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