Show #5941 - Monday, June 14, 2010


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Mark Passerrello, a librarian from Westerville, Ohio

Marianthe Colakis, a Latin and Greek teacher from Forest Hills, New York

Marty Scott, an assistant district attorney from Forney, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $38,802)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
If you're in this South African town of about 3 million, take the cableway up Table Mountain, which overlooks it
    $200 1
Lyricist Will Jennings was inspired by artist Beatrice Wood when writing this song for the movie "Titanic"
    $200 19
The limequat is a cross between a lime & this fruit
    $200 15
"Yes we can"
    $200 6
Mark Twain first told of Tom Sawyer's adventures in this 1876 novel
    $200 10
It follows powder, cream or power
    $400 27
Irish-born architect James Hoban designed this Washington, D.C. building; he had to rebuild it after an 1814 fire
    $400 2
Madonna touched No. 1 "for the very first time" with this hit, which wasn't written for a woman singer
    $400 22
In Kenya Urwaga is a type of beer made from this starchy, potassium-rich fruit
    $400 16
"It's morning again in America"
    $400 7
It was the top-selling fiction book of 1986
    $400 11
The use of this word as a slang term for a corpse dates back to the mid-19th century
    $600 28
This city's new Opera Bastille is almost 30 stories, 10 of which are underground
    $600 3
Swedish producer Max Martin wrote this 1999 hit, the first title containing an ellipsis to top the Billboard Hot 100
    $600 23
In Spanish cereza is this red fruit
    $600 17
"Not just peanuts"
    $600 8
This sequel to "Love Story" tells of Oliver's life in the years following Jenny's death
    $600 12
From the Middle English for "mockery", it means to express derision or scorn
    DD: $2,200 29
The Mexuar, the Serallo & the Harem are parts of the Royal Palace in this complex overlooking Granada, Spain
    $800 4
Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & Pink topped the charts with this song; none was born when LaBelle had the hit in 1975
    $800 24
The aptly named sanguinelli is a variety of this citrus fruit with deep red flesh
    $800 20
"A kinder, gentler nation"
    $800 9
It was the second book in Lawrence Sanders' "Deadly Sins" novel series
    $800 13
The heaviest of dog breeds, it can exceed 180 pounds
    $1000 30
This New York City tavern at 54 Pearl Street is known for its Long Room where Washington said farewell to his officers in 1783
    $1000 5
Teacher Jimmy Driftwood wrote the lyrics to this song about the War of 1812; it topped the charts in 1959
    $1000 25
You might not recognize this tropical fruit whole, but when sliced you can see how it got its familiar name
    $1000 21
"Country first" (that one didn't work)
    $1000 18
This Mary McCarthy classic tells of the lives, loves & aspirations of a group of 8 Vassar graduates
    $1000 14
In a kids' tale, it follows "Three Billy Goats"

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

Marty Marianthe Mark
$4,600 $1,400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marty Marianthe Mark
$8,000 $4,400 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

1T, 2T
(Alex: There will be two words, almost identical, as correct responses; one will have just one "T" and the other will have the double "T".)
    $400 1
X-rays of his "Blue Boy" show that he painted over a dog in the lower right corner
    $400 16
Jones was the maiden name of this author of "The Age of Innocence"
    $400 23
If a woman is suddenly going into labor in your house, go do this--no, not to make tea
    $400 2
More attractive, & one who snips with scissors
    $400 11
Arnold & his elite squad battle an almost invisible alien hunter of humans in the South American jungle in this film
    $400 27
The hardest substances in nature are wurtzite boron nitride & lonsdaleite; this gem is actually third
    $800 4
Frank Stella used ordinary house paint & named a series after this line of paints founded by a man named Benjamin
    $800 17
Lady Jones was the married name of Enid Bagnold, who wrote this 1935 novel about a 14-year-old girl & her horse
    $800 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew ties a magazine around Kelly's arm.) For a lower arm fracture, you could put a magazine or folded newspaper under the arm & tie it in place with pieces of cloth to make an emergency one of these
    $800 3
To move something into place, & to strike a golf ball gently into the hole
    $800 12
At first a bad guy, in later movies he protected Earth from alien monsters like Gigan & Megalon
    $800 28
Despite their name, spring these, caused by alignment of the Sun, Moon & Earth, happen in the ocean in every season
    DD: $3,000 5
Dancer Jane Avril & printer Pere Cotelle are depicted in his 1893 lithograph "L'Estampe Originale"
    $1200 18
In 1882 he & Edward D. Jones formed a company that delivered news bulletins to Wall Street financial houses
    $1200 25
In case your dog encounters this, a remedy is hydrogen peroxide, baking soda & soap--tomato juice is a myth
    $1200 8
A unit of liquid measurement, & a number of recently born animal young
    $1200 13
28-year-old Steve McQueen played a teenager helping fight off the giant goopy alien in this 1958 film
    $1200 29
On the Earth's surface, it's 24,901 miles long
    $1600 6
The pre-electric illumination used in his pictures gave Trophime Bigot the title "master" of this type of light
    DD: $2,000 19
A university in Greenville, South Carolina is named for the evangelist
    $1600 26
Darn it, car in the canal again? Do this while there's still power so the pressure will be equalized once you're underwater
    $1600 9
Meant to be, & the adjective describing a calf in the Book of Luke
    $1600 14
This 2008 flick depicts an alien invasion of NYC seen through the video camera eyes of several young characters
    $1600 30
The 4 types of these waves are primary, secondary, Rayleigh & Love
    $2000 7
You could say this alliterative American did his own paint by numbers with series like "0 Through 9"
    $2000 20
This play by Eugene O'Neill is based loosely on an event in Haitian history
    $2000 21
If you smell the mercaptans that are deliberately added to this, get out of the house
    $2000 10
An Asian Buddhist temple, & a unit of power
    $2000 15
In this 1956 cult classic, invading aliens hatch from giant pods, & you're next!
    $2000 22
The axial this of the Earth is 23.5 degrees

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marty Marianthe Mark
$27,600 $5,200 $8,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This planet is named for a Roman god; its only moons are named for the sons of his Greek counterpart

Final scores:

Marty Marianthe Mark
$25,200 $10,400 $8,200
3-day champion: $64,002 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Marty Marianthe Mark
$27,200 $5,200 $9,800
31 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
9 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $42,200

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Game tape date: 2010-02-17
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