Show #5939 - Thursday, June 10, 2010


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Ilana Cohen, a grad student in molecular and cell biology from Seattle, Washington

Marty Scott, an assistant district attorney from Forney, Texas

Kyle Hutchinson, a school of pharmacy librarian from Brookline, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will rhyme with "loud".)
    $200 1
It cost $1 million to build by 1889 but now can be yours! We'll throw in its 79-foot antenna! Say oui to this while you can!
    $200 4
It asked the question: "Can 2 divorced men share an apartment without driving each other crazy?"
    $200 26
Alexander Pushkin
    $200 16
A 1981 autopsy verified that a body buried in a Texas grave was that of this assassin, not a Soviet spy
    $200 21
In a world where greed knows no bounds, $50 can get you out of jail or pay your insurance premium
    $200 10
A throng of people
    $400 2
151 feet tall, Manhattan adjacent, it comes with 29-foot reading lamp attached!
    $400 6
Fish, Yemana & Wojo were among the detectives who hung around the precinct on this series
    $400 27
Arthur Rimbaud
    $400 17
Her body was stolen & sent to Italy after her husband was deposed; it was returned to Argentina in 1974
    $400 22
Meet Cavity Sam, a man with... problems, but with a little love & your steady hand, he just might make it home alive
    $400 12
Tilled the soil
    $600 3
4,500 years old, its royal headdress of limestone makes it the finest in noseless architecture!
    $600 7
After appearing as Edith's cousin on "All in the Family", this character spun off to her own show
    $600 28
Gunnar Ekelof
    DD: $1,000 18
Teddy Roosevelt gave the eulogy when this man was interred at the Naval Academy in 1906, 114 years after his death
    $600 23
They came to explore a new land--one of lollipop woods & gingerbread men. This fall they'll curse their visit to...
    $600 13
Bent the body, as in salutation
    $800 5
This Roman fixer is a contractor's dream! The games may have stopped here in 523 A.D. but the fun for you is just beginning!
    $800 8
Despite the death of its star Freddie Prinze, this sitcom continued for an additional season
    $800 29
Matsuo Basho
    $800 19
In 1995 a forensic scientist said that remains exhumed from a grave in Missouri were probably those of this slain outlaw
    $800 24
His genius--undeniable. His evil--unspeakable. This winter see the "man" everyone is drawing gallows for
    $800 14
Having a high opinion of one's own importance
    $1000 11
Sure, it's 1,815 feet tall, but its elevators can rise at 20 feet per second! You'll be home in Toronto in no time!
    $1000 9
Les Nessman was the news director on this sitcom
    $1000 30
Odysseus Elytis
    $1000 20
In 1985 it was confirmed that a body exhumed in Brazil was that of this notorious Nazi doctor
    $1000 25
They remembered the cheese wheel & to turn the crank; the one variable they forgot--love
    $1000 15
Maiden name of First Lady Mamie Eisenhower

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

Kyle Marty Ilana
$1,000 $5,600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kyle Marty Ilana
$3,400 $8,200 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Jimmy: From Kibbutz Amiad, just north of the Sea of Galilee.) (Alex: We are in Israel.)
    $400 11
Barbara Boxer is a U.S. senator from California; the Boxster is a sporty model from this car maker
    $400 21
This Jason who played Brandon on "Beverly Hills 90210" was born with the middle name Bradford
    $400 16
Here at Jeopa-Conglomarex, we try to avoid being fined $600 million by the E.U., like this tech company in Wash. was in '04
    $400 6
Raindrops aren't teardrop shaped; small ones are round, while the largest are shaped like this vital skydiving gear
    $400 1
This retriever was developed from the St. John's water dog in Newfoundland
    $400 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Kibbutz Amiad in Israel.) The kibbutz scene began as utopian communities, combining socialism with this movement to reestablish a Jewish homeland
    $800 12
Fannie Flagg is a writer; Fannie Mae stands for the Federal National this Association
    DD: $2,000 22
Born in Hollywood, she turned up on "Weeds" in 2009 as Nancy's estranged sister Jill
    $800 17
As CEO of J-CX, I'm thinking of doing my hair like this owner of 610 Park Avenue. How do I look? Huh?
    $800 7
Petrichor is this distinctive sensation, a pleasant accompaniment to the first rain after dry weather
    $800 2
The rumpy type of this breed is the only cat born without a tail
    $800 27
The kibbutzim were agricultural leaders in the project of "making" this arid type of land "bloom"
    $1200 13
Medea was an enchantress who helped Jason; this is a strong wine, similar to sherry, named for Portuguese islands
    $1200 23
In 2009 Jason Mesnick was the title figure on this reality series--the first single dad to do so
    $1200 18
At the end of fiscal 2007, J-CX decided not to brew up a competition with this beverage co. which then had 15,756 stores
    $1200 8
Virga is the meteorological term for rain that does this before it reaches the ground
    $1200 3
An English greyhound in miniature, this speedy dog has been called the "poor man's racehorse"
    $1200 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Kibbutz Amiad in Israel.) Amiad develops techniques to aid the growth of crops via existing watering systems; it's called "fertigation", the combination of these two words
    $1600 14
H1N1 is the more proper name for swine flu; H2O2 is the chemical formula for this bleaching agent
    $1600 25
This Jason born in London has played transporter Frank Martin in 3 films
    $1600 19
The company car? A 2009 612 Scaglietti F1 coupe from this company--only $313,088, before options
    $1600 9
To produce rain in drought-stricken areas, clouds are often "seeded" with AgI, an iodide of this element
    DD: $2,500 4
This Turkish cat was nearly extinct by the early 1960s; a Turkish zoo began a breeding program that saved them
    $2000 15
Owen Wilson is an actor; this company makes glass fiber & has the Pink Panther as its symbol
    $2000 26
"I'm Yours" is the biggest hit by this Jason born in Virginia
    $2000 20
J-CX would like a suite at Cowboys Stadium built by this NFL owner; that 60-yard-long hi-def scoreboard... wow
    $2000 10
In 1911 in what's now this country, more than 45 inches of rain fell on the city of Baguio on Luzon in a single day
    $2000 5
This "great" mountain dog was once used to smuggle contraband between France & Spain

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kyle Marty Ilana
$9,300 $13,400 $9,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In an 1842 tale he wrote, "Down--still unceasingly--still inevitably down!... I shrunk convulsively at its every sweep"

Final scores:

Kyle Marty Ilana
$10,550 $18,801 $18,601
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $18,801 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kyle Marty Ilana
$11,800 $13,400 $9,200
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,400

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Game tape date: 2010-02-16
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