Show #5994 - Thursday, October 7, 2010


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Sarah Rabin Spira, a preschool director from Washington, D.C.

Mike Hodel, a bartender from Bellingham, Washington

Don Meals, an environmental scientist from Burlington, Vermont (whose 3-day cash winnings total $42,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Keep left when driving on Hokkaido & this country's other islands
    $200 21
On his last day in office, President Bartlet launches a nuclear attack on Norway; he's just never liked Norway
    $200 26
433 Eros, one of these, will pass within .178 astronomical units of Earth (that's close, astronomical units-wise)
    $200 1
After leaving ABC's "Nightline", he became the managing editor for the Discovery Channel
    $200 9
Francis Hopkinson, who designed the U.S. flag, suggested the seal include a shield with this many stripes
    $200 2
Some say this synonym for nuptials isn't a word; it's a sentence!
    $400 17
There's no need to change sides when you drive across the border between these 2 countries at Belleek
    $400 22
Boss Hogg has the General Lee impounded on dozens & dozens of felony evading arrest charges, then car-crushes it
    $400 27
The Summer Olympics are set to open in this city
    $400 7
In 1980 he founded the first 24-hour cable news channel
    $400 10
The Great Seal is kept in a glass enclosure by this cabinet department
    $400 3
Derby rider's seat
    $600 18
Keep to the left side of the road when you visit these West Indian islands just east of Florida
    $600 23
The one-armed man says, "It's about time I finished the job" & shoots Richard Kimble
    $600 28
On December 17 members of this "college" will meet in every U.S. state
    DD: $1,400 8
The international airport in Anchorage was renamed for him in 2000
    $600 11
The first design of the reverse featured a scene from this biblical book with Moses on the shore of the Red Sea
    $600 4
Adjective meaning designed to elude detection
    $800 19
Stay well to the left in this mountainous country between India & China; Maoists ousted the monarchy in 2008
    $800 24
A moose eats Dr. Joel Fleischman; that's it, the whole 60 minutes, just a moose eating a guy
    $800 30
After 62 years the U.S. is scheduled to relinquish wartime control of this nation's military
    $800 14
He penned the bestseller "God, Guns & Rock 'n' Roll"
    $800 12
The Great Seal in use today was engraved from an 1885 master made by this NYC jewelry firm
    $800 5
An enigmatic word puzzle
    $1000 20
If you want to drive from Klerksdorp to Roodepoort in this country, head east & hang a left at Sasolburg
    $1000 25
Congress kills the O.S.I. program; Oscar Goldman is directed to recycle title gal Jaime Sommers for spare parts
    $1000 29
An ancient Meso-American one of these is set to reset...gulp
    $1000 15
The animated movie "The Iron Giant" was based on a children's book by this late British poet laureate
    $1000 13
The first sketch of the Great Seal in 1776 didn't include an eagle but did include this motto later seen in its beak
    $1000 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an animation on the monitor.) When a current doubles back on itself, a type of miniature vortex is created, a phenomenon known by this name

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

Don Mike Sarah
$1,400 $4,200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Don Mike Sarah
$3,400 $6,400 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Sophocles ended the story of this king "at Colonus", a village where Sophocles himself lived
    $400 1
An amateur radio operator, or a type of hog meat
    $400 20
Vonnegut's "The Children's Crusade: A Duty Dance with Death"
    $400 28
It was born in Seattle in 1971 & named for the first mate in "Moby Dick"
    $400 10
Vladimir Lenin was admitted to the bar & practiced this profession in Samara in 1892; many of his clients were peasants
    $400 11
As a teen, Paul composed this tune honoring his dad's music; his dad was the title age when the song came out in 1967
    $800 7
Born on Samos, he's the philosopher & mathematician in the illustration seen here
    $800 2
It's an argument, maybe over whether "it's what's for dinner"
    $800 16
Dodie Smith's "The Great Dog Robbery"
    $800 25
This food chain began in 1980, when Safer Way Natural Foods merged with Clarksville Natural Grocery
    $800 21
Lenin avidly read "Das Kapital" & in 1889 became a follower of this philosophy named for the book's author
    $800 12
Originally, the first 2 lines of this Beatles song were "she was just 17, never been a beauty queen"
    $1200 8
Leonidas' wins at this place got him the title "triple crowned" & brought him worship back home on Rhodes
    $1200 3
To waste little by little, or a fried treat similar to a doughnut
    $1200 17
Thackeray's "A Novel Without a Hero"
    $1200 26
The first drug-store in this chain began operating out of a Chicago hotel in 1901; in 2009 the 7,000th store opened
    $1200 22
Lenin's merciless destruction of the opposition to the Bolsheviks cleared the way for this man's dictatorship
    $1200 13
The title of Paul's 2006 classical album "Ecce Cor Meum" translates as "Behold My" this
    DD: $1,600 9
Epaminondas the Theban defeated this militaristic power in 371 B.C., sending it into decline
    $1600 4
A sweet coating on some doughnuts, or to fill with glass
    DD: $3,000 18
Voltaire's "Optimism"
    $1600 27
In 1998, after renaming their Backrub search engine, Larry Page & Sergey Brin incorporated under this name
    $1600 23
This military group formed under Lenin officially lost its colorful name in 1946
    $1600 14
During a meeting, a frustrated George Harrison said, "If we ever get out of here", inspiring a lyric in this Wings No. 1 hit
    $2000 5
To hit repeatedly with short jabs, or a seasoning that can be ground fresh
    $2000 19
Cormac McCarthy's "Blood" this: "the Evening Redness in the West"
    $2000 24
In 1917 Lenin used the slogan "all power to" these, from the Russian for "councils"
    $2000 15
Paul's album "Tug of War" closes with this duet that wishes for racial harmony

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Don Mike Sarah
$11,400 $2,800 $10,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

One type of this aquatic animal gives milk that's 65% fat; pups are weaned in 4 days, the least of any mammal

Final scores:

Don Mike Sarah
$1,999 $2,100 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $2,100 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Don Mike Sarah
$11,400 $3,600 $9,000
18 R,
3 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $24,000

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Game tape date: 2010-08-04
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