Show #5970 - Friday, July 23, 2010


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Rich Baker, a game designer and writer from Pacific, Washington

Joe Gallagher, an anthropology and botany student from Orlando, Florida

Alison Stone Roberg, an administrative assistant from Kansas City, Missouri (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
First, get yourself to New York, Chicago or Boston & hop on this Irish airline that first flew on May 27, 1936
    $200 25
Despite being No. 1 in late night for over a decade, NBC moved him to prime time & then moved him back to late night again
    $200 1
Patrick J. Towle named this brand of maple syrup in honor of Abe Lincoln's boyhood home
    $200 20
French president Nicolas Sarkozy was born Jan. 28, 1955 in this city's 17th arrondissement
    $200 9
This ceremonial Native American smoking device is also known as a calumet
    $200 6
June 6, 1944
    $400 16
You'll be landing at this airport in the west of Ireland; it shares its name with a river
    $400 27
He expected to take over "The Tonight Show" from Johnny Carson, but moved to CBS instead
    $400 2
Milton the Toaster was featured in early ads for these Kellogg's toaster pastries
    $400 22
Nicolas' father is Pal Sarkozy de Nagy-Bocsa, who was born in this country before eventually heading to France
    $400 10
This Caribbean capital city's name is shorthand for a fine cigar
    $400 7
An airplane reservation made on the Internet & that you print out yourself
    $600 17
From the airport, get in your Dooley rental car & head toward this "poetic" city 15 miles east
    $600 28
Ted Koppel anchored this late night show for 25 years
    $600 3
The familiar round canister of this brand of oats goes all the way back to 1915
    $600 23
Sarkozy backed PM Balladur for president in 1995, causing a fallout with this French leader who won that election
    $600 13
It's a flexible wire coated with cotton & inserted into smoking devices to remove tar
    $600 8
In a 1954 experiment John Stapp accelerated to 632 mph in 5 seconds, surviving 46 of these units
    $800 18
Feast your eyes (& nose) on the rich pastureland called not this "of Tears" but the "Golden" this
    $800 29
Before his late-night gig, he co-hosted "The Man Show" & "Win Ben Stein's Money"
    $800 4
This brand, whose logo is seen here, dates back to 1893
    $800 24
In 2009 Sarkozy called to eliminate this garment worn by some Muslim women, saying it was a symbol of enslavement
    $800 14
4-letter "electrical" word for a flat, compressed wad of chewing tobacco
    DD: $2,500 11
The most common human blood type (make sure to include whether it's positive or negative)
    $1000 19
In Tipperary, you'll have to choose between historic St. Mary's Church & historic Corny's, one of these founded in 1742
    $1000 30
Back in 1993 this "SNL" vet's foray into late night on Fox lasted only 29 episodes
    $1000 5
This syrupy married lady made her debut in TV commercials in 1961
    $1000 26
Ooh la la! In February 2008 Sarkozy married wife No. 3, this former model
    $1000 21
It's the process of treating & aging raw tobacco to improve its burn & flavor
    $1000 12
During World War II, these soldier meals included a stick of gum, toilet paper & 4 cigarettes

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

Alison Joe Rich
$5,500 $3,000 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alison Joe Rich
$9,300 $4,200 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll have 2 words in each response--remember that.)
(Alex: We want...)
    $400 2
Norovirus is associated with gastroenteritis, sometimes called this type of "flu"
    $400 8
...of a word for a snow particle to get a word meaning "forgery"
    $400 13
    $400 20
This LAPD unit was created in response to sniper incidents in the 1960s
    $400 26
He studied physics at the Univ. of Munich with Prof. Von Jolly & got his doctoral degree in 1879 (the year of Einstein's birth)
    $400 18
This American skier was on the cover of Sports Illustrated's 2010 Winter Olympics Preview Issue
    $800 3
In ordinary English it means "better"; to a doctor, it means "located higher up on the body"
    $800 9
...of a word for something that's put on a donut to get a word meaning to stare at
    $800 14
    $800 1
The 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron is known alliteratively as these "hunters"
    $800 27
Maxwell Perkins persuaded Scribner's to publish his first novel, "This Side of Paradise"
    $800 22
Oprah shared the April 2009 cover of O Magazine with this powerful woman
    $1200 4
A technique called the relaxation response opens up blood vessels, easing a systolic type of this 1-word condition
    $1200 10
...of a word for a dish to get an old-fashioned word for "head"
    $1200 15
    $1200 6
Pasadena, Texas, population 140,000, has the USA's largest municipal fire department of this type
    $1200 28
Max Ernst was a founding member of this art movement in which the images grew out of the subconscious
    $1200 23
This singer was fierce on the cover of Vogue's 2009 Shape Issue, which said "Real women have curves"
    $1600 5
21 million Americans have this disease of the endocrine system & 6 million of them don't know it
    $1600 11
...of an ingratiating word to get an old-fashioned word for porridge
    DD: $4,000 16
    $1600 19
The NCIRD (I is for Immunization) is part of this 3-letter Atlanta-based organization
    $1600 29
He's the Jacobin leader seen here
    $1600 24
Elle magazine's 2009 Body Issue "transformed" this actress into a cover girl
    $2000 7
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands next to a patient undergoing a PET scan at Brookhaven National Laboratory on Long Island, New York.) Brookhaven studies the human brain using PET scanning; as in CAT scanning, the "T" is for this method of 3-D imaging
    DD: $4,000 12
...of a word meaning to quench a thirst to get a Japanese potent potable
    $2000 17
    $2000 21
NERC keeps the lights on by monitoring the bulk power system, made up of 3 vast networks called these
    $2000 30
This Russian's novel "Mother" was dramatized by Bertolt Brecht
    $2000 25
The December 2009 Cosmo teased the story of this singer's "naughty honeymoon surprise" with Josh Duhamel

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alison Joe Rich
$27,300 $12,200 $3,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In the "World Almanac" list of notable third party candidates, 1 of the 2 for whom the main issue was "states' rights"

Final scores:

Alison Joe Rich
$28,300 $6,001 $2,000
2-day champion: $55,101 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alison Joe Rich
$23,600 $9,800 $3,000
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
9 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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Game tape date: 2010-03-16
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