Show #5982 - Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Roger Craig game 7.


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Jelisa Castrodale, a sportswriter from Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Matt Martin, a police officer from Arlington, Virginia

Roger Craig, a graduate student of computer science from Newark, Delaware (whose 6-day cash winnings total $230,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
This provincial capital on Vancouver Island is famous for its Butchart Gardens
    $200 12
Zachary Quinto showed us the logic as this character in 2009's "Star Trek"
    $200 24
In 1954 Becton, Dickinson & Company created the first mass-produced disposable these items for vaccines
    $200 25
Adjective meaning calling for prompt action
    $200 1
It's the eye part highlighted here. Oh, look, all our camera operators are dying to buzz in!
    $400 18
New Jersey's 4 largest cities in population are Newark, Jersey City, Paterson & her
    $400 13
Zach Johnson donned the green jacket as the 2007 winner of this sporting event
    $400 23
Angelina Jolie's lips are sometimes described as this hyphenated term, as if she'd been attacked by a flying insect
    $400 29
Passing by one of these, Cal told his sons to be quiet & listen to their money working for them
    $400 22
    $400 2
The sclera covers about 5/6 of the eyeball & this, about 1/6; don't get it scratched!
    $600 19
It's the capital of South Australia & alphabetically first among the country's major cities
    $600 14
He was the voice of Chicken Little in a 2005 film, but he's better known for his role in "Scrubs"
    DD: $1,500 9
Before "group" it means a sect separate from a larger body; by itself it refers to a small shard of wood or bone
    $600 28
When a biography critical of this man came out, Cal looked out the window and said "I see his monument is still there"
    $600 6
It's a heavy grayish element
    $600 3
This makes up the innermost layer of the wall of the eyeball & has 120 million rods & 6 million cones
    $800 20
The city of Enid in this state is believed to be named for a character in "Idylls of the King"
    $800 15
He'll forever be remembered as Troy Bolton, the captain of his high school's basketball team who can sing
    $800 10
At the website for this product, you can get an M18L with a laser sight that shoots 2 barbs deploying 50,000 volts
    $800 27
Coolidge told a valet to ask Justice Hughes, seen here if he was ready for this daily morning grooming act
    $800 7
Shorthand for an Internet address
    $800 4
The more melanin & the closer it is to the surface, the darker the color of this 4-letter eye part
    $1000 21
Named for a Danish queen, it's the capital of the U. S. Virgin Islands
    $1000 16
Zack de la Rocha tapped into his anger as the vocalist in this group featuring guitarist Tom Morello
    $1000 11
Clearing land by cutting trees down and then setting fire to them is called this "& burn"
    $1000 26
This beloved humorist of the day said Cal's wit was too subtle for most people
    $1000 8
A chemical compound of the group NH-CO-O; you're probably familiar with the "poly" form
    $1000 5
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a diagram of the eye on the monitor.) Tears are constantly produced from glands above the eye, pass across the eyeball & flow out through these two ducts that open at the inner corner of each eye

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Roger Matt Jelisa
$3,800 $800 $4,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Matt Jelisa
$6,000 $1,600 $7,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
Drop a letter from Dickens' novel about pickpockets & it becomes this story of an internal organ that's sprained
    $400 1
"Yell barracuda, everybody says, 'huh? what?'; you yell shark, we've got a panic on our hands" is said in this film
    $400 9
Folks with tailbone injuries find sweet relief sitting on pillows in the shape of these sweet baked treats
    $400 25
A woman engaged to be married
    $400 4
The first major excavations of Ur were made after WWI by H.R. Hall of this London institution
    $400 16
I'm not a canine, I'm this burrowing squirrel of the genus Cynomys that's ubiquitous on the plains of North America
    $800 3
Bah! Humbug! It's Rob Reiner's dad on December 25
    $800 24
A captain & his inexperienced crew patrol the Atlantic in a sub in this 1981 Wolfgang Petersen film with a German title
    $800 10
The child carrying a pillow in a wedding procession
    $800 30
In a beverage or a hue, it precedes "au lait"
    $800 5
One of the last kings to build at Ur was this "great" Persian, also called Koresh
    $800 17
I'm this colorful bird formally known as Cyanocitta cristata, not a Canadian baseball player
    $1200 13
The loss of a letter causes the evil Quilp & Little Nell to jump around on one leg a lot
    DD: $5,000 21
One tagline for this 1997 Oscar winner was "Collide with destiny"
    $1200 11
It's a small decorative pillow also known as a scatter cushion
    $1200 27
A daytime movie or play
    $1200 6
Now called Tall al-Muqayyar, modern Ur is about 10 miles from Nasiriyah in this troubled Mideast country
    $1200 18
I'm P. onocrotalus, the white species of this big-throated bird; more fish, please!
    $1600 14
It's a Pip of a novel full of anticipation from Beowulf's people
    $1600 22
This 1995 film with Kevin Costner as a "manphibian" (he had gills!) cost an estimated $175 million
    $1600 12
Homedics makes a pillow to support the part of the lower back named for these vertebrae just above the sacrum
    $1600 28
These chili peppers seen here are popular because they can be easily seeded
    DD: $4,000 7
Ur is dominated by one of these stepped, pyramidal temple towers dating from the 3rd millennium B.C.
    $1600 19
I'm C. latirostris, this South American crocodilian, not an island group in the Caribbean
    $2000 15
Drop a letter from Dickens' last completed novel & it's about that devilish guy we both know
    $2000 23
Jack Lemmon was Ensign Pulver, in charge of laundry & morale aboard a ship called The Reluctant, in this 1955 film
    $2000 26
Don't forget this word precedes "foam" in the name of a 4-pound "wave" pillow from Serta
    $2000 29
This 2-word Native American tribe lived in the Pacific Northwest
    $2000 8
Founded in the 4th millennium B.C., Ur was a capital city of this oldest Mesopotamian civilization
    $2000 20
I'm not a piece of farm equipment, I'm this shark of the genus Alopias that uses its long tail to stun prey

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Matt Jelisa
$22,000 $6,000 $19,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

On February 8, 2010 the headline in a major newspaper in this city read, "Amen! After 43 Years, Our Prayers Are Answered"

Final scores:

Roger Matt Jelisa
$4,599 $5,000 $39,399
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $39,399

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Roger Matt Jelisa
$19,600 $6,000 $15,000
27 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
10 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,600

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Game tape date: 2010-07-28
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