Show #5990 - Friday, October 1, 2010


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Adam Podber, an assistant pool league operator from Brooklyn, New York

Emily Jusino, a Ph.D. candidate in Greek literature originally from Fredericksburg, Virginia

Mark McDonnell, a triathlon coach and entrepreneur from Miami, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $27,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
Greenland is considered a part of it
    $200 7
This 49ers legend had a record 17 seasons with 50 or more receptions
    $200 1
White wine can come from a white grape or from a darker grape with this removed
    $200 24
This 18th century American was the "father of the mail order catalog" & the "father of the stove"
    $200 17
The English word for this animal comes from the Greek "kamelos"
    $200 12
11-letter word meaning without a beard or mustache
    $400 5
The continental one off Newfoundland extends about 200 miles; the one off California, only 2 or 3 miles
    $400 8
Appropriately, it's the record number of safeties by a player in one game; L.A.'s Fred Dryer ate up Green Bay on Oct. 21, 1973
    $400 2
"Sec" on a wine bottle means that what you're about to consume is this other 3-letter word
    $400 25
This French novelist who predicted space travel in his stories has been called the "father of science fiction"
    $400 18
The Ben-Gals are the cheerleaders for this NFL team
    $400 13
Samples of this type of image that can spruce up a report or document are seen here
    $600 6
It's the continent with the second-largest population
    $600 9
Tom Dempsey, in 1970, & Jason Elam, in 1998, share the distance record for one of these at 63 yards
    $600 3
Originally referring to yeast, this sedimentary word can mean the least valuable part of anything
    $600 26
Let's tip one in honor of this brewer, the "father of the American Revolution"
    $600 19
Waswahili are people who speak this language as their sole mother tongue
    $600 14
A brood of chickens, or a strapless purse that a woman might keep a good grip on
    $800 22
(Sarah stands in front of a map) To display the globe without distorting the shapes and sizes of the continents, the Dymaxion map was created by this mathematician and geodesic dome designer.
    $800 10
In 1998 this Colts QB set a record for most passes completed by a rookie in a season with 326
    DD: $100 29
As the name implies, chambre refers to wines served this way
    $800 27
This "father of the cylinder lock" located his company in Stamford, Connecticut, not New Haven
    $800 20
This brand of oats uses a man in Quaker garb in its logo
    $800 15
Scones are traditionally served with this thick cream, a specialty of Devonshire, England
    $1000 23
With its multiple peninsulas & islands, it has the highest ratio of coastline to total area
    $1000 11
This Cowboy has the most career rushing attempts with 4,409; he's not a bad dancer, either
    $1000 30
Also found in tea, this astringent should mellow as red wine matures
    $1000 28
A Harvard prof, this brother of novelist Henry is known as the "father of American psychology"
    $1000 21
The name of this fruit comes from its clusters' resemblance to a bunch of grapes
    $1000 16
He became emperor of Rome after Caligula was murdered

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

Mark Emily Adam
$1,600 $1,200 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Emily Adam
$1,800 $2,600 $11,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And Ms. Close will deliver all the clues in the category.)
(Alex: You have to find the engine in the puzzle we will show you in...)
(Alex: Each correct response can also follow the word "out." Sounds tricky.)
    $400 2
1836's "O.T.: a Danish Romance" is a grownup novel by this man who'd soon turn his hand to fairy tales
    $400 3
(Glenn Close delivers the clue.) I was the voice of Mona, long-lost mother of this character; seems that back in the '60s, I sabotaged Mr. Burns' germ warfare lab
    $400 1
The years 1490-1520 saw the "High" this period in Rome, Florence & Venice
    $400 22
This "planetary" GM offshoot said that 2010 would be its last orbit
    $400 21
The steam engine is the classic example of this type of engine
    $400 16
A fracture, or a pause in your work
    $800 8
"Monsieur LeCoq", about a Paris cop solving a mystery, is one of the earliest of this type of novel, also LeCoq's job
    $800 4
(Glenn Close delivers the clue.) In 1996, I made what I thought was a simple request--"Catch those puppies!"--playing this Disney character
    $800 11
Warhol & Lichtenstein were figures in this 2-word style that's one letter off from a Kellogg's treat
    $800 25
This type of engine has two power sources
    $800 20
The actors in a play
    $1200 9
Known for his gloomy novels, this Brit also published 9 volumes of rhyming verse starting in 1898
    $1200 5
(Glenn Close delivers the clue.) Michelle Pfeiffer & I tangled in this 1988 film whose tagline was "Lust, seduction, revenge, the game as you've never seen it played before"
    $1200 12
This double talk art style arose in part from the despair following WWI
    $1200 19
Tied up, or leap
    $1600 10
This author created the noble Indian Uncas & the slimy Indian Magua
    $1600 6
(Glenn Close delivers the clue.) I was ready for my close-up after I won a 1996 Tony for playing Norma Desmond in this musical
    DD: $2,000 13
This art style that includes an artist's name was a "Brotherhood" in mid-19th century London
    $1600 24
Bristol-Meyers Squibb discontinued its Nuprin brand of this
    $1600 18
The dorsal area, mate
    DD: $1,500 15
This "Old Ironsides" poet was also a doctor. You might recall that his son became a lawyer
    $2000 7
(Glenn Close delivers the clue.) Kevin Kline played my husband Harold in this film about some University of Michigan alums, & Mary Kay Place...I think you owe me one
    $2000 14
Many works commissioned by Louis XIV for Versailles are typical of this "imperfect pearl" style
    $2000 23
This retailer has pulled the plug on its upscale EXPO Design Centers
    $2000 26
The German Messerschmitt ME110 used this engine configuration
    $2000 17
Canon & criminal are types of this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Emily Adam
$9,400 $9,700 $13,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Like the name of a minor Roman god, this word for a caretaker comes from the Latin for "door"

Final scores:

Mark Emily Adam
$2,795 $18,801 $7,199
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $18,801 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark Emily Adam
$9,400 $10,200 $15,400
14 R,
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
25 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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Game tape date: 2010-08-03
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