Show #5980 - Friday, September 17, 2010

Roger Craig game 5.


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Ryan Hedlund, a civil engineer from Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Shaama Pandya, an economic consultant from Washington, D.C.

Roger Craig, a graduate student of computer science from Newark, Delaware (whose 4-day cash winnings total $166,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: According to the TSA.)
(Alex: Arr! Because each correct response will begin with "A-R". Arr!)
    $200 1
Heroes & villains abound! Colby, Coach & Rupert doth return to the fray but Boston Rob, the tribe hath spoken
    $200 15
I'm off to London to see the spring 2011 collections shown as part of this "week"
    $200 16
Exploding pancreas, chronic finger loss & dermatitis from contact with this climbing vine, rhus radicans
    $200 9
Among the crimes the ATF investigates be this one, from the Latin for "to burn"
    $400 2
In truth, Rod Blagojevich, thou displeasest me mightily & thy hair scares even me... thou art fired!
    $400 13
You can still get in on the celebrations of this anniversary of Mexico's independence
    $400 3
It be the title of the princes of the former ruling house of Austria, like Franz Ferdinand
    DD: $4,200 19
John D. Rockefeller co-founded this company in Cleveland in 1870
    $600 6
Rudy, though thou sheddeth 213 lbs. in our 8th season, I am sorry to inform thee, thou art not...
    $600 14
You Marylanders who didn't vote in this on the 14th, don't complain about the bums who take office
    $600 25
Spontaneous nose inversion, foot attack & this "fowl" 10-letter skin disease whose incubation period averages 2-3 weeks
    $600 24
Hey, ninjas: put your shurikens or throwing these into your checked bag
    $600 4
The Nebraska legislature be tree lovers & made this day, April 22, a legal holiday
    $800 20
Born in nearby Orange, this 19th c. president & assassination victim is buried in Cleveland's Lake View cemetery
    $800 7
DJ Pauly D! Arise from thy tanning bed! Ronnie hath come to blows on the boardwalk! Do not tarry! "The Situation" is dire!
    $800 22
I'm 2 weeks late with my 73rd birthday gift for this L.A. Olympics organizer & ex-baseball commissioner
    $800 17
Kidney vertigo, eyebrow singe & this, a yellow discoloring of the skin caused by too much bilirubin in the blood
    $800 12
Baseball bat? No. Bat for this, England's national summer sport? Also no
    $800 5
It be the horse noted for grace & intelligence, seen here
    $1000 21
Cleveland sits at the mouth of this river that caught fire in 1969; it's also the seat of the county of the same name
    $1000 10
Rogues! Fugitives! Hear me! The Chapmans will track & capture thee from Hawaii to Colorado! This is our (A&E) quest!
    $1000 23
Remember the 25th is Mozambique's Armed Forces Day, commemorating the fight against this colonial power
    $1000 18
Hip implosion, spleen shivers & this "heliocentric" condition, aka heat hyperpyrexia, when body temp. hits 105 degrees
    $1000 11
No Bruce Lee moves--this martial arts weapon, 2 sticks joined by a chain, can't go in your carry-on
    $1000 8
The atomic weight of this element used to fill vacuum tubes be 39.948; remember the gist o' the category, ye scurvy scalawags!

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Roger Shaama Ryan
$3,000 $400 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Shaama Ryan
$10,800 $1,400 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 24
Although its title is a holiday, this 1996 Will Smith film went into general release one day before that holiday
    $400 22
He once said, "I have constructed 3,000 different theories in connection with the electric light"
    $400 16
A 1983 article on this yankee-style soup says long ago it was made with salt pork, not clams
    $400 26
An overnight plane flight
    $800 4
(Kelly of the Clue Crew demonstrates.) When you hold ferrofluid over a magnet, it spikes & marks the lines of the magnetic field because ferrofluid contains nanoparticles of this metallic element, symbol Fe
    $800 12
(Hi, I'm CCH Pounder.) You may not recognize me out of character, but one of my greatest acting experiences was playing Neytiri's mother, Moat, in this blockbuster
    $800 23
On Dec. 2, 1859 this abolitionist told his hangman, "I am ready at any time. Do not keep me waiting"
    $800 17
An article called "A Tip Of The Hat To Danbury", in this state, tells how JFK helped kill an industry with his bareheaded ways
    $800 25
One of the 2 James Bond films that fit the category
    DD: $3,000 5
Logically, it was the radioactive transuranium metal discovered right after neptunium
    $1200 9
A 1965 student film evolved into his first feature film as a director, 1971's "THX-1138"
    $1200 13
This 1848 Whig candidate: "I will not say I would serve if the good people were imprudent enough to elect me"
    $1200 18
Athletes who've been featured naturally include Bob Cousy, a star on this team from 1950 to 1963
    $1200 1
A dilapidated old building
    $1600 6
In 1906 G.E. produced its first light bulb using this metal as a filament; it's still used today
    $1600 10
Alan Young, who co-starred in the 1960 version of this film based on an H.G. Wells book, had a bit role in the 2002 remake
    $1600 14
In this 1841 essay, Ralph Waldo Emerson remarked, "Whoso would be a man, must be a nonconformist"
    $1600 19
A travel article says Arlington, Vermont is like something he would have painted--which he did, & lived there, too
    DD: $3,000 7
In 1967 this colony voted to reject Spanish rule & to remain rock solid under British sovereignty
    $1600 2
This facial wear made Israel's Moshe Dayan instantly recognizable worldwide
    $2000 8
This plating metal is what makes stainless steel corrosion resistant & stainless
    $2000 11
Lock Martin, a 7'7" doorman at Grauman's Chinese Theater, was cast as the robot Gort in this 1951 sci-fi film
    $2000 15
(Alex Trebek delivers the clue from Jordan.) The color of the sandstone in this ancient city in Jordan explains why, in the 19th century, John William Burgon called it "a rose-red city half as old as time"
    $2000 20
A 1965 article tells us "He sowed--others reaped" is the epitaph of Ephraim Bull, who first bred this New England grape
    $2000 21
In 1950 58% of this country voted in favor of the return from exile of King Leopold III
    $2000 3
The last name of author Stephenie or the first name of gangster Lansky

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Shaama Ryan
$26,800 $4,400 $11,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

These 2 rivers, each more than 1,000 miles long, rise in the Armenian Plateau in Turkey

Final scores:

Roger Shaama Ryan
$29,000 $8,799 $12,251
5-day champion: $195,801 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Roger Shaama Ryan
$23,200 $3,000 $9,800
26 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
6 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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Game tape date: 2010-07-27
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