Show #5416 - Monday, March 10, 2008

Contestants

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Mandy Loy, a freelance editor and graphic designer from Richmond, Virginia

Chris Flood, a Ph.D. student in French studies originally from Van Nuys, California

Jeff Harmon, a public defender from Dunlap, Tennessee (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I hope you watch a certain television show...)
THE WORLD OF MR. BURNS
RELIGIOUS RHYME TIME
PASS THE CHOCOLATE
KIDDY LIT
THE CAT
THE CANARY ISLANDS
    $200 1
I've said it before: "Family. Religion. Friendship. These are 3 demons you must slay if you wish to succeed in" this
    $200 9
Pontiff's cleansing agents
    $200 6
The leaf design on Godiva's Autant chocolates is a stylized version of a feather on this "Gone With the Wind" heroine's hat
    $200 14
This dark horse shares stables with Merrylegs & Ginger
    $200 21
Of all the varieties of cats big & small, the cheetah is the only one that can't fully retract these
    $200 26
The Canary Islands' highest point, 12,000-foot Pico de Teide, is the peak of a dormant one of these
    $400 2
...A 2-seat escape pod at the nuclear plant; this man believes it's for him,...he's wrong; I just like to put my feet up
    $400 10
A Latter-Day jury spokesperson
    $400 7
Candymakers know that the fat obtained from cocoa beans isn't called cocoa margarine but this
    $400 15
In this poem, the hero is instructed to shun the frumious Bandersnatch
    $400 22
It's the full name for the domesticated kitty called a tortie
    $400 27
On his 3 15th century voyages to the New World, his ships stopped off at the Canary Islands for supplies
    $600 3
For me, this number is naught naught naught, naught naught, naught naught naught 2; curse you, Roosevelt!
    $600 11
Society of Friends' parcels of land
    $600 8
A 2007 study said that eating a little dark chocolate daily may reduce this, both systolic & diastolic
    $600 16
The wedding meal eaten by this odd Edward Lear pair is "mince and slices of quince"
    $600 23
It's the tailless cat variety from an island south of Scotland
    $600 28
In July 2007 one of these instruments with a 34-foot mirror was completed on the Canary Islands
    $800 4
After a near-un-requested fission surplus, I said Homer "turned a potential Chernobyl into a mere" this Pennsylvania place
    $800 19
Around the time of a veiled Muslim garment for women
    $800 12
Fran's Chocolates of Seattle makes delectable caramels topped with the gray sea type of this
    $800 17
This title flute player's "queer long coat from heel to head Was half of yellow & half of red"
    $800 24
This shorthaired "brown" cat is named for its color, which is said to resemble that of a Cuban cigar
    DD: $3,000 29
In 1936 the Spanish government demoted this general to Governor of the Canary Islands
    $1000 5
My mother's sordid affair with this president & later, Chief Justice of the United States, still rankles
    $1000 20
A large Asian white winter radish that's a representation of a saint
    $1000 13
Good news:
Dark chocolate is rich in these antioxidant compounds whose very name sounds "flavorful"
    $1000 18
These tiny people in a 1952 Mary Norton story live under the floor in a large country house
    $1000 25
This breed of domestic feline from Maine is the first truly American show breed
    $1000 30
The Canary Islands were named for a large number of these the Romans found there, not yellow songbirds

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

Jeff Chris Mandy
$1,600 $1,000 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Chris Mandy
$7,600 $2,000 $8,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD WAR I
SECRET IDENTITIES
LET'S PLAY BLACKJACK
WOMEN'S FIRSTS
HOW'S THE WEATHER?
WORD"Z"
(Alex: Notice the "Z" in quotation marks. Each correct response will end with that letter of the alphabet.)
    $400 8
In 1917 Allied troops from this North American country stormed up Vimy Ridge in a legendary charge
    $400 1
Superman
    $400 14
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew sits at a Las Vegas blackjack table with Sarah.) To ask the dealer for another card, I can gesture or say this traditional 2-word phrase
    $400 26
Let's show her a little R-E-S-P-E-C-T; she's the first woman inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
    $400 6
Sept. 4, 2007 was the first time that 2 of these, Henriette & Felix, made landfall on the same day
    $400 7
In football, it's a charge on the QB by linebackers or defensive backs
    $800 10
In the 1st raid of its kind in history, the British town of Yarmouth was bombed in 1915 by a German one of these
    $800 2
Batman
    $800 18
In multi-deck blackjack, the cards are usually dealt from one of these--but not the kind you wear
    $800 27
In 2007 Drew Gilpin Faust became the first female president in this university's 371-year history
    $800 22
Mountain passes speed up hot, dry air, giving this U.S. state its Santa Ana winds
    $800 9
A granular form of this common mineral is used to make sandpaper
    $1200 11
Enver Pasha, this country's minister of war, commanded the troops defending the Dardanelles
    $1200 3
The original Robin, the Boy Wonder
    $1200 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew takes her turn reading the clue.) When you get a pair of 8's, it's recommended you do this, giving yourself a chance at 2 winning hands
    $1200 28
Registering as K. Switzer, in 1967 Kathrine Switzer became the first woman to officially enter & run this race
    $1200 23
The forecast is cloudy with a 30% chance of these, characterized by the sudden start & stop of light rainfall
    $1200 15
Many French eateries include this word in their names; it means "at the home of"
    $1600 12
What the Germans called the Siegfried Line, the Allies called this, after a famous German general of the war
    $1600 4
Wonder Woman
    $1600 20
When a player & dealer tie, it's called this & no money is won or lost
    DD: $1,600 29
Frances Perkins became the first woman cabinet member when FDR put her to work in this post
    $1600 24
High clouds may bring this type of damaging precipitation, especially to the "alley" for it in the Rockies
    $1600 16
It's true! This city, the first colonial post in Mexico, was founded by Hernando Cortes in 1519
    $2000 13
At the 1914 Battle of Tannenberg in East Prussia, this country's army was surrounded & largely destroyed
    $2000 5
Zorro
    $2000 21
(Sarah reads the last clue.) Since my first 2 cards are an ace & 6, I have this type of 17 and will draw at least one more card
    $2000 30
Wilma Mankiller was the first woman to serve as principal chief of this Southeast Native American tribe
    $2000 25
Longer autumn nights let the ground cool, producing condensation & the "ground" type of this
    DD: $3,000 17
Last name of German engineer Karl, who in 1885 developed a 3-wheeled vehicle called the Motorwagen

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Chris Mandy
$15,200 $5,600 $8,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

ACTORS
He never won an Oscar, but this 1960s movie star got a patent for a low-slung bucket seat for race cars

Final scores:

Jeff Chris Mandy
$19,100 $600 $145
2-day champion: $44,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jeff Chris Mandy
$13,000 $5,600 $13,000
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R,
3 W
20 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $31,600

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