Show #6329 - Thursday, March 8, 2012

David Gard game 5.


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Jessamine Price, a graduate student in creative writing from Greenbelt, Maryland

Vijay Iyer, an attorney from New York, New York

David Gard, a retail horticulturist from Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts (whose 4-day cash winnings total $84,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Kelly: ...from Madikwe Game Reserve. Some of the amazing adaptations that aren't as obvious as claws and speed.)
    $200 3
Among the first class of inductees into the Television Hall of Fame were Milton Berle & this zany redhead
    $200 16
A small box for holding tea, or the person who totes your irons & drivers around the links
    $200 1
Irish eyes are always smiling when they gaze at this small, yellow-flowered clover
    $200 7
To run at a moderate pace, or to give a slight push to something, like your memory
    $200 21
A 325,000-member fraternal order of these professionals was founded by 2 Pittsburgh boys in blue in 1915
    $200 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Madiwke Game Reserve in South Africa.) African elephants deal with more heat than their Asian relatives, so their ears are bigger; when they're flapped, thousands of these smallest vessels in the ear bring cool blood to the body
    $400 8
This colorful rebounder wormed his way into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2011
    $400 17
A type of rodeo race for women, or an early Niagara Falls transport
    $400 2
This company claims to be "the world leader in the in-line skate market"
    $400 10
To jump, especially with the help of a pole, as in the Olympics
    $400 22
These 2 groups named for elder siblings, both formed to mentor youth, joined up in 1977
    $400 25
(Kelly of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Madiwke Game Reserve in South Africa.) Among lions that roam southern Africa, the females do most of the hunting, & they generally outnumber males in these groups that average about 15 lions
    $600 9
He beat it into into the Rock Hall of Fame in 1997 as a member of his family quintet & in 2001 as a solo performer
    $600 18
This term for a grain container or a type of freight car could also apply to a kangaroo
    $600 4
It's a flexible, sliding cover for the working area of a desk
    $600 11
Also the name of a ballroom dance, it means to move along in a breezy, conspicuous manner
    $600 30
The logo of this club depicts Half Dome & a giant sequoia you just want to hug
    $600 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Madiwke Game Reserve in South Africa.) If a giraffe didn't have adaptations like thick-walled arteries & extra valves to counteract gravity, lowering its head to drink would cause an aneurysm, & then raising its head would cause it to faint, because this vital measure is naturally so high
    $800 13
Recently honored as a Hispanic hero, in 1987 she swung her way into the LPGA's Hall of Fame
    $800 19
1953 play that's also a container in which substances are heated to high temperatures
    $800 5
As a noun, it's paper; as a verb, you do it on a computer to move text horizontally
    $800 12
Drop a letter from what lovers might do to marry in secret & you'll get this easy gait
    $800 29
This former campaign manager for George W. Bush is the co-founder of American Crossroads
    DD: $1,000 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Madiwke Game Reserve in South Africa.) Zebras spend a lot of time standing around on grassy plains, which would make them seem like easy prey, but to lions, they blend in with tall stalks of grass, because lions have weak color vision due to a shortage of these retinal cells
    $1000 14
Played on screen by Edward James Olmos, this member of the National Teachers Hall of Fame passed away in 2010
    $1000 20
This sooty receptacle lends its name to a realist art movement of the early 20th century
    $1000 6
2-word term for sugar in large, hard crystals
    $1000 15
An early form of this word meaning to walk with an arrogant strut was used by Puck in "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
    $1000 23
WADA, the World Anti-this Activity agency, tries to keep sports free of banned drugs
    $1000 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Madiwke Game Reserve in South Africa.) To communicate over distance or in dense brush, rhinos use infrasound, too low for human hearing to detect, because it's below 20 of these frequency units

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

David Vijay Jessamine
$2,200 $3,600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Vijay Jessamine
$3,800 $5,000 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 10
Her father, Rev. Lyman Beecher, was president of the Lane Theological Seminary in Cincinnati
    $400 1
Several 1899 Monet works depict a Japanese bridge spanning a pond covered with these plants
    $400 16
Tim Robbins & Susan Sarandon starred as a baseball rookie & his older lover in this 1988 film
    $400 17
I flew across the Pacific on Korean Air, starting in this city where it's headquartered
    $400 3
A guy with a serious dependency on cigs or booze
    $800 11
"Fighting Angel" & "The Exile" were 1936 biographies of her parents, missionaries in Asia
    $800 2
His only known assistant was his nephew Gainsborough DuPont
    $800 18
2 days ago I boarded a train in this country's capital of Ulan Bator & here I am at Disneyland--life is strange
    $800 4
Intended recipient of a letter
    $1200 12
On her 1986 death, she was laid to rest next to Jean-Paul Sartre in Paris
    $1200 8
As a young man, this Dutch painter signed his works "Rh"; he later added an "L" for Leiden, his place of birth
    $1200 19
It's weird to gain 7 hours flying to Moscow from VVO, the airport of this city in far eastern Russia
    $1200 5
STP, for your car, or MSG, for your food
    DD: $1,800 13
This "Age of Innocence" author aided refugees in WWI & was made Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor
    $1600 24
This instrument has a minimum of 23 bells & is operated with a keyboard
    $1600 9
In 1931, Diego Rivera painted a movable fresco showing peasants harvesting this title crop
    $1600 22
The "story" of this film has Steve Martin romancing Sarah Jessica Parker as a California girl named SanDeE*
    $1600 20
I quite enjoyed my 38-day jaunt from Singapore to L.A. aboard this cruise line's ship MS Amsterdam
    $1600 6
Not quite right in the head
    $2000 14
This South African put out her first book in 1949, the collection "Face to Face"
    DD: $4,000 25
This term for a bell tower comes from the region in Southern Italy that produced the metal used in some bells
    $2000 15
Her 1926 painting "Black Iris" enlarged the petals of a flower to over-lifesize proportions
    $2000 23
Seen here, she earned an Oscar nomination as the girl to whom Peter Sarsgaard gave "An Education"
    $2000 21
I barely made my flight back to the U.S. out of this Tokyo airport after I went to Haneda by mistake
    $2000 7
Satirical Whig writer of "The Spectator"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Vijay Jessamine
$11,000 $9,200 $5,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

These 2 back-to-back Tony winners for Best Musical (1987 & 1988) were both set in Paris

Final scores:

David Vijay Jessamine
$2,000 $6,200 $9,201
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $9,201

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Vijay Jessamine
$11,000 $9,000 $9,000
15 R,
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,000

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Game tape date: 2011-11-29
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