Show #6010 - Friday, October 29, 2010


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Marie Braden, a customer service representative from Tempe, Arizona

Ricky Kreitner, a student of philosophy from Wayne, New Jersey

Jesse Cuevas, a corporate lawyer originally from Leawood, Kansas (whose 3-day cash winnings total $65,981)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the book in question.)
    $200 24
No. 1 in circulation:
This retirees' organization's bulletin
    $200 26
In this 1983 film Tom Cruise's dad's Porsche ends up in Lake Michigan
    $200 4
These drums are held between the knees & played with the fingers
    $200 16
180 minutes after noon
    $200 1
Jake Barnes, Lady Brett & friends go to Spain; Lady Brett has an affair with a bullfighter, then returns to her fiance
    $200 19
If I'd been there in 1862, I'd have given a drink to this general who beat the rebels at Shiloh
    $400 23
No. 15:
For the athletically inclined or those who dig chicks in thongs
    $400 27
Burt Reynolds drives a Trans Am from Georgia to Texas & back in this 1977 romp
    $400 10
These are lit in celebration on Guy Fawkes night
    $400 25
360 seconds before 2:00 am
    $400 2
Genius architect Howard Roark struggles to maintain his integrity in the face of mediocrity for some 700 pages
    $400 20
I'm all for youth, but can you believe this guy led an army to victory over the Thracians in 340 B.C. at age 16
    $600 7
No. 20:
This one lets you know when to tune in to Johnny & me
    $600 28
Marty McFly went "Back to the Future" in this make of car
    $600 11
This Latin phrase literally means "with good faith"
    $600 13
13 half hours after 6:30 PM
    $600 3
Stephen Dedalus' childhood, school days & early manhood, when he decides to leave Dublin for Paris to become a writer
    $600 14
This Mexican general let himself be surprised at the battle of San Jacinto, ensuring Texas independence
    $800 8
No. 4:
Helping people improve dwellings & yards
    $800 12
These salt flats are in Tooele county, Utah
    DD: $2,000 17
4 dozen minutes after 3:15 PM
    $800 5
Lucy Honeychurch & her chaperon get the wrong room in Florence; Lucy falls for George, gets engaged to Cecil, weds George
    $800 21
I gotta hand it to Gen. Gebhard von Blucher, 72 years old, commanding the Prussian troops at this June 1815 battle
    $1000 9
No. 10:
This driving & travelers' club's Westways
    $1000 15
This distinctive predator is seen here
    $1000 18
1,800 seconds before 8:11 AM
    $1000 6
Clyde Griffiths gets Roberta pregnant, falls in love with rich girl Sondra, lets Roberta drown, is executed
    $1000 22
This field marshal wasn't so bloody hot; his Operation Market Garden in 1944 resulted in a British disaster

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

Jesse Ricky Marie
$3,400 $200 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jesse Ricky Marie
$5,600 $2,200 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In honor of the holiday...)
(Jimmy: One of the purest forms of music making, and we'll see how it's done at the Juilliard School.)
    $400 16
Greece joined this military alliance in 1952, Bulgaria in 2004, though they're far from the body of water in its name
    $400 18
An interconnected group of TV stations that broadcast the same programming
    $400 7
In a TV special, the Peanuts gang celebrates Halloween while Linus awaits a visit from this mythic figure
    $400 1
7 letters:
Phil Collins,
Mike Rutherford,
Tony Banks
    $800 17
Most everybody was invited to join this post-WWI club founded in 1919, but the U.S. turned down a membership
    $800 19
An estimate based on little or no information
    $800 10
2010 marks the 60th anniversary of this UNICEF program that collects donations in the box seen here for kids worldwide
    $800 2
4 letters:
Of a drama,
of contrition,
of mercy
    DD: $4,000 23
Members of this club formed in 1993 include Latvia, Lithuania & Luxembourg--sorry, Libya, you're not invited
    $1200 3
In 2010 this country won its 17th Swaythling Cup in men's team table tennis
    $1200 20
Timepiece mechanism that's a synonym for efficiency
    $1200 11
In the Hercule Poirot mystery "Halloween Party", a girl is drowned in a tub of water meant for this Halloween activity
    $1200 4
10 letters: OMG! We learned Amy was Fabio's long-lost sister! & that's the only item we uncovered! The sole singular one!
    $1200 14
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands with a string quartet at the Juilliard School in New York.) His "American Quartet" was written in a Czech community in Iowa soon after his "New World Symphony"; some hear black spirituals in the melodies
    $1600 24
This not-very-exclusive club founded in 1995 has 153 members (& they weren't too welcome in Seattle)
    $1600 8
This international team tennis trophy is also called "Dwight's Pot"
    $1600 21
2-word phrase for a set of values based on diligence; it often follows "Protestant"
    $1600 12
"Halloween" is short for "All Hallows' Eve" as it's the night before this holiday once called All Hallows' Day
    $1600 5
12 letters: Why?! Why didn't I buy Microsoft when it hit the market in 1986?! & wearing that Speedo?! What was I thinking?!
    $1600 15
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands with a string quartet at the Julliard School in New York.) One of Beethoven's best-known works would be the "Bridgetower Sonata" if Ludwig & violinist Bridgetower hadn't quarreled over a girl; instead, it's this sonata
    $2000 25
The 8-member club formed by this treaty shutskied its doors in 1991
    $2000 9
The Calcutta Cup, given to rugby teams since 1879, has an elephant on top & is made from melted coins of this currency
    $2000 22
An embankment constructed as a fortification
    $2000 13
Halloween's origins are in Samhain, a festival celebrated by these people of ancient Britain & Ireland
    DD: $2,000 6
6 letters:
Learned Hand, Joseph Crater (once "the most missingest man in America")
    $2000 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands with a string quartet at the Julliard School in New York.) At Toscanini's request, this composer transcribed part of his "Opus 11 Quartet", & it became his most famous work, the "Adagio for Strings"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jesse Ricky Marie
$12,400 $3,400 $14,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Topping the charts on Oct. 20, 1962, this novelty song is the only No. 1 hit to have the word "electrodes" in the lyrics

Final scores:

Jesse Ricky Marie
$1,600 $1 $24,800
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,800

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jesse Ricky Marie
$11,200 $7,400 $14,800
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
10 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $33,400

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Game tape date: 2010-08-23
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