Show #5996 - Monday, October 11, 2010


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Carol Denny, a writer for a non-profit environmental foundation from Arnold, Maryland

Dylan Payne, a psychiatrist from New York, New York

Mike Hodel, a bartender from Bellingham, Washington (whose 2-day cash winnings total $20,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
New Haven
    $200 1
He won an NBA title ring in 1973 as a reserve forward with the Knicks & coached the Bulls to 6 titles in the '90s
    $200 11
A move to healthy eating got the Pizza Sub nixed from this chain, but we hear if you ask nicely some stores will make it
    $200 21
C.S. Lewis & Aldous Huxley's deaths on Nov. 22, 1963 were overshadowed by this man's death in Dallas
    $200 5
From the Italian for "bad air", this disease kills more than one million people each year
    $200 16
String puppets are often called these, after a certain virgin
    $400 27
    $400 2
In 2000 this former Celtics player coached the Indiana Pacers to the NBA Finals
    $400 12
Wendy's will make you a grand slam burger with this many patties, but don't tell everyone
    $400 22
Just hours before Michael Jackson's death, Hollywood lost this TV "Angel"
    $400 6
In 1775 this island in San Francisco Bay was called "Island of the Pelicans"
    $400 17
If you're emotionally dependent on mom, you're "tied to" these "strings"
    $600 28
    $600 3
Abe Saperstein is in the Hall of Fame, as is this team he promoted & coached for decades
    $600 13
Have it your way at this chain & order a Mustard Whopper, which substitutes the yellow stuff for mayo
    $600 23
On April 25, 1995 first "Jeopardy!" host Art Fleming passed away & the dance was over for this partner of Fred
    $600 7
God requires adult Muslims to fast during this month so they may cultivate piety
    $600 18
A 1942 big band hit was entitled "String Of" these
    $800 29
    $800 4
As a rookie in the 1980 NBA finals, this Michigan State alum played all 5 positions & scored 42 points in the final game
    $800 14
Fatburger offers a "Hypocrite Burger" featuring this type of patty with slabs of bacon
    $800 24
This famed aviator outlived his brother by 35 years, passing away in 1948 on the same day Gandhi was assassinated
    DD: $800 8
The university environment
    $800 19
In the U.S. string cheese is usually a type of this cheese
    $1000 30
    $1000 10
This Nigeria-born Rockets player holds the NBA record for career blocked shots with 3,830
    $1000 15
Ask this chain that's inspired by a fictional pirate for a "side of crumbs", & you'll get some fried batter bits
    $1000 25
Italian filmmaker Michelangelo Antonioni died in 2007 at age 94 on the same day as this 89-year-old Swedish director
    $1000 9
San Diego County is estimated to have a million acres of this Spanish-named dense shrub growth
    $1000 20
Aglets are found on the ends of these strings

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

Mike Dylan Carol
$2,800 $2,000 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Dylan Carol
$3,400 $6,400 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 17
In 1889 this philanthropist funded his first U.S. library in Braddock, Penn., home to one of his steel mills
    $400 12
Songwriter Scott English started an urban myth when he jokingly said this 1975 Barry Manilow No. 1 hit was about a dog
    $400 6
David Yazbek & Jeffrey Lane's musical "____ ____ Scoundrels"
    $400 1
Doing laundry in the sink, this "Jersey Shore" girl aka Nicole Polizzi said, "I feel like a pilgrim from the friggin' '20s"
    $400 2
A shapka is this: mikhavaya shapka is a fur one, to keep your ears warm
    $400 23
String theory attempts to merge quantum mechanics with Einstein's general theory of this
    DD: $7,400 18
Raffaele Farina, known as Bibliothecarius XLVI, is its head librarian
    $800 13
It's the breed of long-eared hound dog a tuxedo-clad Elvis is serenading here
    $800 7
Tennessee Williams' "____ Bird of Youth"
    $800 22
This Algonquin wit was born in West End, N.J. in 1893 & was a drama critic for Vanity Fair by 1917
    $800 3
"Idyot snyek" means this is happening, a common weather condition in January
    $800 24
In certain string theories, you can get up to 26 of these; we're used to dealing with 4 of them, of which length is one
    $1200 19
This Ivy League school's Nassau Hall once served as its library; today, books are housed in the Firestone library
    $1200 14
Paul Anka & Donny Osmond both had hits with this tune that sounds like it's about a young dog's affection
    $1200 8
Mark Medoff's "Children of a ____ God"
    $1200 28
Jersey City-born, this "Living Omnimedia" lifestyle maven was raised in Nutley, & that's a good thing
    $1200 4
Blinaya means this, the "hop" in IHOP
    $1200 25
A successful string theory would describe nature's 4 forces: weak, strong, electromagnetism & this one
    $1600 20
This Maryland community is home to the National Library of Medicine & the National Naval Medical Center
    $1600 15
Title question posed by Patti Page in a 1953 smash
    $1600 10
Noel Coward 's "____ Spirit"
    $1600 29
This "Fudge"-tastic children's author was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey
    $1600 5
To get around underground, the letter seen here stands for this word
    $1600 26
String theory is part of this "P" branch of physics that studies eensy little items
    $2000 21
Among this San Marino, California library's exhibits are a 15th century manuscript of "The Canterbury Tales" & a Gutenberg Bible
    $2000 16
Three word slogan that accompanied the RCA Victor advertisement seen here
    $2000 11
Howard Sackler's "The ____ ____ Hope"
    DD: $4,000 30
Governor of New Jersey form 1994 to 2001, she appointed the state's first female Attorney General
    $2000 9
Russian word for a home like Novo-Ogarevo, Vladimir Putin's forest retreat near Moscow
    $2000 27
Bosonic string theory has only bosons & none of these particles named for physicist Enrico

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Dylan Carol
$20,000 $12,000 $18,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Nazi Rudolf Hess in 1941 & the notorious Kray twins in 1952 were among the last people briefly held here

Final scores:

Mike Dylan Carol
$2,700 $0 $13,199
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $13,199

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mike Dylan Carol
$13,400 $12,000 $16,600
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
18 R,
3 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $42,000

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Game tape date: 2010-08-09
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