Show #5949 - Thursday, June 24, 2010


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Grant Colvin, a bookseller and trivia host from Arnold, Maryland

Janet Bradlow, an insurance agent from New York, New York

Joey Genereux, a biochemist from San Diego, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Around 5000 B.C. channels were dug along the Nile for this agricultural purpose
    $200 26
One in the road is a division into branches
    $200 16
"____ Song Trilogy"
    $200 6
This 2009 Quentin Tarantino film was set during World War II
    $200 11
As you'd expect, their music plays 'round the clock in the lobby of the Hard Days Night Hotel in Liverpool
    $200 18
This word precedes "Rancher" in the name of a brand of fruit candies
    $400 2
Around 1200 B.C. in the Middle East & 600 B.C. in China, the Bronze Age was replaced by this metallic age
    $400 27
Idiomatically, surgery might find you "under" this, though one isn't necessarily used
    $400 17
"M. ____"
    $400 7
Maggie Gyllenhaal took over the role of Rachel Dawes in this 2008 Batman film
    $400 12
In the lobby of Hollywood's Roosevelt Hotel is a mirror said to be haunted by this blonde who died in 1962
    $400 19
In 1938 Nestle added crisped rice to the chocolate & created this candy bar
    $600 3
In ancient Greece they came in 3 architectural styles & were made of stone drums stacked & joined with pegs
    $600 28
Your 3-wood when you golf, or to engage in a type of amorous behavior
    $600 23
"Sunrise at ____"
    $600 8
Martin Scorsese directed this 2010 film set at an isolated asylum for the criminally insane
    $600 13
While living at the Hermitage Hotel in Nashville, this pool great would hustle up opponents from the lobby
    DD: $1,000 20
These candies, chocolate-covered caramels, were supposed to be perfectly round; the name reflects that failure
    $800 4
8,500 years ago, the Zebu or Brahman type of this animal was domesticated in Asia
    $800 29
The one at home in baseball comes to a sharp point
    $800 24
"____ Blues"
    $800 9
Shades of apartheid: an alien race is forced to live in a slum in Johannesburg in this 2009 flick
    $800 14
The centerpiece of the Waldorf Astoria lobby is a 9-foot-tall clock created for the 1893 World's Fair in this Midwest city
    $800 21
The American Licorice Company makes this brand of licorice, which also comes in black
    $1000 5
In 2000 B.C. the Israelites conquered this land whose people probably gave them the Hebrew language
    $1000 30
What a guy with a typical Joisey accent might call the man in charge of leading the singing in a synagogue
    $1000 25
"____ at Lughnasa"
    $1000 10
Stellan Skarsgard played the commander of the Swiss Guard in this 2009 religious action thriller
    $1000 15
Seen here, flowers by this contemporary glass artist adorn the lobby ceiling of the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas
    $1000 22
It's the geographic-sounding name for an almond in a hard candy shell

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

Joey Janet Grant
$4,400 $3,400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joey Janet Grant
$6,600 $7,000 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I'll give you an example. A pleasure trip for Suri's dad--"What is Tom's cruise?")
    $400 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map of Iraq on the monitor.) Though Iraq already had 18 perfectly good provinces, Saddam wanted a 19th, & on August 28, 1990, declared this was it, leading to war
    $400 16
Cherry stone for Angelina Jolie's life partner
    $400 6
In 1766 England's Henry Cavendish discovered this element & later showed that with oxygen, it produces water
    $400 21
This comic strip doctor began his practice in 1948
    $400 9
David Paterson
    $400 1
It can be a verb meaning to reach the top of a peak
    $800 27
Basra, Thi-Qar & Missan tried to break away in 2004 & might have made a go of it, as they have 80% of Iraq's this beneath them
    $800 17
Bird belonging to a movie "Gladiator"
    $800 7
For their work on radioactivity, they shared the 1903 Nobel Prize for Physics with Antoine Henri Becquerel
    $800 22
It's the state animal of Vermont
    $800 10
Mark Sanford
    $800 2
From the Latin for "with highest praise", it's the best way to graduate
    DD: $2,000 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map of Iraq on the monitor.) Sulaymaniyah Province, dominated by this ethnic group, is friendly ground for Americans--just don't get too close to Iran, as three hikers did in 2009
    $1200 18
Breakfast meat belonging to the movies' "Hollow Man"
    $1200 8
Dutch botanist Hugo de Vries was noted for his mutation theory & for rediscovering this man's laws of heredity
    $1200 23
He co-starred in "Dragnet" & later in "M*A*S*H"
    $1200 12
Sonny Perdue
    $1200 3
A pit or well in which liquid, often yucky, is stored
    $1600 29
Logically enough, it's the province where Iraq's capital is located
    DD: $2,000 19
Rule of conduct by which 2004's "Alfie" lives
    $1600 11
Hungary's Roland Eotvos introduced the concept of the surface type of this, a phenomenon in liquids, at the molecular level
    $1600 24
It's home to West Virginia University
    $1600 14
Tim Pawlenty
    $1600 4
It's also known as straw hat theater
    $2000 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map of Iraq on the monitor.) Hilla Province was renamed as part of a program urging Iraqis to take pride in their ancient past; it became this, after the city of Nebuchadnezzar, whose ruins stand there
    $2000 20
Walking stick for 1966's "Alfie"
    $2000 13
After 6 years in exile in Gorky, this physicist & human rights activist was allowed to return to Moscow in 1986
    $2000 25
King Arthur's evil half-sister
    $2000 15
Bob McDonnell
    $2000 5
A.S. Neill shook the educational establishment with 1960's "A Radical Approach to Child Rearing" at this title school

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joey Janet Grant
$13,800 $19,000 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

When it became a national park in 1919, it got this name used by the locals because it seemed like heaven on Earth

Final scores:

Joey Janet Grant
$17,199 $27,601 $13
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $27,601 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Joey Janet Grant
$15,800 $18,200 $7,200
23 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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Game tape date: 2010-03-02
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