Show #5995 - Friday, October 8, 2010


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Brad Rodriguez, an assistant general manager of a minor league baseball team from Jacksonville, Florida

Alli Johnson, a Ph.D. candidate and teaching assistant from Moreno Valley, California

Mike Hodel, a bartender from Bellingham, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
This play begins at a queen's palace in Alexandria
    $200 18
I kept a close watch on this hit of mine as it climbed into the Top 20 in 1956
    $200 1
For our dish I'm sauteing this type of mushroom, actually creminis but called this when they get big & fat
    $200 21
This baby food company began operations in Fremont, Michigan in 1928
    $200 16
China's 100-yuan banknote shows this guy's head in red
    $200 11
Pink, reef & sea preceder (5)
    $400 3
This happy play is set in Athens & a nearby wood where fairies cast their spells
    $400 19
I duetted with this lady on a hit version of "If I Were A Carpenter"; she did marry me & have my baby
    $400 7
For the sauce I'm making this 9-letter concoction that'll be ready when part of the port's volume has cooked off
    $400 22
This U.S. political party held its first statewide meeting in Jackson, Michigan in July 1854
    $400 17
Israel's 1968 5-lira banknote showed this scientist in green & white next to a blue & orange cloud of atoms
    $400 12
Siesta for a feline? (6)
    DD: $600 4
The courtyard of Inverness is the setting for Act I, Scene vii of this masterpiece
    $600 20
In a 1963 hit I recounted my fall into one of these--ouch! it burns, burns, burns!
    $600 8
For a leafy garnish, I've cored a tomato & am stuffing it with this green from the Italian for "rocket"
    $600 24
In 1935 Michigan workers formed this organization, the UAW
    $600 23
A dark blue image of this spooky ancient riddler stares out from Egypt's 10-piastre note
    $600 13
Irish city & county (4)
    $800 5
Most of "Hamlet" takes place within this castle
    $800 30
I heard the gravy train a-comin' in 1968 when I recorded these "blues", a No. 1 country hit, at the title place
    $800 9
Before baking, I'm brushing olive oil on our puff pastries described by this 10-letter term, as they lack yeast
    $800 25
The Michigan region was ceded by France to Great Britain by the 1763 Treaty of Paris ending this war
    $800 26
Ireland's 1999 10-pound note showed this author in green against the brown Wicklow Hills & blue Dublin Bay
    $800 14
A "Swiss" beet (5)
    $1000 6
Most of "As You Like It" takes place in this forest
    $1000 29
I was a proud papa when this gal, my daughter, topped the country charts with "Seven Year Ache"
    $1000 10
I'm layering the pastry with mushrooms & sauce, creating this appetizer named for an emperor
    $1000 28
In 1894 C.W. Post created his warm cereal drink Postum in this Michigan city
    $1000 27
In 1982, this country issued a 5,000-zloty note featuring a green Frederic Chopin
    $1000 15
Barrel maker (6)

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Mike Alli Brad
$1,600 $2,000 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Alli Brad
$5,200 $7,000 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with an "A" and end with a "W.")
    $400 1
In 1877 "Swan Lake" premiered at the Bolshoi Theatre in this city with choreography by Julius Reisinger
    $400 4
The murder of Marion Crane in this 1960 film is one of the most famous in film history
    $400 17
The disease named for this sports legend develops when certain nerve cells in the brain & spinal cord degenerate & die
    $400 14
The first radio-controlled target, this "Hawkeye State" ship was sunk in an exercise in 1923
    $400 5
Ms. Hilton, population 2.1 million
    $400 22
To permit
    $800 2
In the ballet "Petrouchka", the ballerina is one of these doll-like toys, as is Petrouchka himself
    $800 6
In a 2004 film, he dies via the 5-point palm exploding heart technique; what did you expect in a movie called "Kill" him
    $800 20
Last name of Alois, the German neurologist who in 1907 1st described the terrible brain disease that would be named for him
    $800 15
Adm. Rickover said this ship's 1898 explosion was due to heat from fire in a coal bin that set off ammunition... remember?
    $800 10
Multiple episodes of military service in a war zone, population 137,000
    $800 26
4-letter word meaning to declare openly
    $1200 3
Soon after defecting to the West on June 17, 1961, he began performing with the Ballet of Marquis de Cuevas
    $1200 7
He was killed by his real-life ex-wife in both "Mortal Thoughts" & "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle"
    $1200 21
A virus that causes mono is known by these hyphenated names, but Bert Achong helped isolate it with them in 1964
    $1200 16
Alliterative names of the 2 Civil War ships that fought to a draw on March 8, 1862; both would be lost within the year
    $1200 11
High-quality brandy, population 20,000
    $1600 8
After trying to steal Frodo's ring he becomes heroic & fights off waves of Orcs before succumbing to arrows
    $1600 23
Named for a 19th-century English physician, the most common lymphatic cancer is non-this lymphoma
    DD: $2,500 18
Eight battleships were damaged at Pearl Harbor; all but the Oklahoma & this were repaired & returned to service
    $1600 12
A Miami Beach hotel where the GOP was headquartered for its 1968 convention, population 18,000
    $1600 24
In a crooked position
    $2000 9
Newly transferred policeman Alex Murphy's grisly murder in a 1987 film leads to his "reincarnation" as this title lawman
    $2000 19
A pocket battleship, the Graf this sank 9 British merchant ships before it was scuttled in 1939
    $2000 13
A 4-door automobile with a hard top, population 21,000
    DD: $2,500 25
It's another name for the constellation Sagitta

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Alli Brad
$10,800 $9,000 $12,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Since coming on the beat, he's had more N.Y. Times bestsellers than any other author, including over 20 in the last 5 years

Final scores:

Mike Alli Brad
$18,100 $1 $3,199
2-day champion: $20,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mike Alli Brad
$10,800 $9,000 $11,000
13 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $30,800

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Game tape date: 2010-08-04
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