Show #5497 - Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Contestants

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Karen Wegenke, a housewife from Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

Darryl Tahirali, a proposal writer originally from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

John Goodreau, a letter carrier from Arleta, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $30,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

SUPREME COURT JUSTICES
BASEBALL HISTORY
(Alex: With clues from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Vegas, we'll deal with...)
GAMBLING
GRASSHOP-POURRI
ARKANSAS
"LAND" OF OPPORTUNITY
    $200 1
"My Grandfather's Son" is a memoir by this current justice whose granddad helped him escape rural Georgia poverty
    $200 2
In 1881 the owner of the Chicago White Stockings said these "must come down" to keep teams from bankruptcy
    $200 7
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew stands at a craps table.) For my first roll in a round of craps, I'm hoping to roll either of these 2 numbers & win right away
    $200 17
This state's first major gold strike occurred about 65 miles SW of Butte on Grasshopper Creek on July 28, 1862
    $200 19
It's the U.S postal abbreviation for Arkansas
    $200 10
A lopsided victory in a political election
    $400 3
This 1962 graduate of Stanford Law filled a vacancy created by Justice Potter Stewart
    $400 8
In addition to being baseball's all-time hit king, he is also the games leader with 3,562
    $400 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew tries her hand at roulette.) In Las Vegas, the payout on a single number in roulette is this to 1, so on a 25-dollar bet, I'd win 875 dollars
    $400 24
Chapultepec, or Grasshopper Hill, in this capital city is the site of a castle that was home to the Emperor Maximilian
    $400 20
With about 185,000 people, it's the largest city in the state
    $400 11
A secreting cell mass
    $600 4
Until his nomination was rejected, John Rutledge briefly succeeded this first chief justice
    $600 9
From 1954 to 1996, the Dodgers had only 2 managers: Walter Alston & this man
    $600 28
(Cheryl & Sarah play poker; Cheryl reads the clue.) When I'm playing Texas Hold 'Em in this type of tournament & I like my cards, I move all my chips in
    $600 25
"It is best to prepare for the days of necessity" is the moral of this Aesop fable
    DD: $1,600 21
The river forms most of Arkansas's eastern border
    $600 12
www.dhs.gov is this cabinet department's official website
    $800 5
U.C. Berkeley has a legal institute named for this former governor & Chief Justice of the U.S.
    $800 14
In 1996 he became the Yankees' starting shortstop & the team hasn't missed the playoffs since
    $800 29
(Cheryl plays a new game.) The deck in this game, which originated with Asian immigrants, has a 53rd card: a joker, which can be used as a wild card
    $800 26
In the "Kung Fu" TV series, Master Po nicknamed this character "Grasshopper"
    $800 22
Arkansas' official motto is "Regnat populus", meaning these "rule"
    $800 13
When a hurricane or an explorer comes ashore, it's known as "making" this
    $1000 6
A private university in Waltham, Mass. is named for this Jewish justice who served from 1916 to 1939
    $1000 15
Agricultural term for the system, created by Branch Rickey, of minor league teams controlled by a big league team
    $1000 27
This short-named tribe of the SW was also known as Grasshopper Indians; the insect was a big part of their diet
    $1000 23
This Arkansas city is home to the William J. Clinton Birthplace
    $1000 16
This largest antelope of Africa can weigh as much as 2,000 pounds

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

John Darryl Karen
$2,000 $3,600 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Darryl Karen
$3,000 $9,200 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

BOOKS & AUTHORS
PARTS OF A SONG
THE BRITISH ROYALS
SIGNS & SYMBOLS
ART
FOREIGN WORDS & PHRASES
    $400 1
A third, more sexually explicit version of this 1928 D.H. Lawrence novel was finally published in the U.S. in 1959
    $400 6
The transitional part of a 32-bar song sometimes called the middle 8 also has the name of this structure
    $400 20
Prince Michael of Kent was born during WWII, & this U.S. president was one of his godfathers
    $400 16
Thomas Nast first used this symbol for the Republican Party in Harper's Weekly November 7, 1874
    $400 19
One of the few portraits of colonial craftsmen is Copley's painting of this silversmith
    $400 9
In Latin, "uva" is a bunch of these, whether green or purple, seeded or seedless
    $800 2
He left his heart & the remains of 2 wives "Far From The Madding Crowd" at Stinsford Church near Dorchester
    $800 7
Neil Geraldo plays a classic 30-second one on "Hit Me With Your Best Shot"
    $800 24
A toast to this heir whose support of local pubs got him dubbed "Beer Drinker of the Year 2002"
    $800 17
Autumn symbolizes a waning life; this season symbolizes new beginnings or birth
    $800 23
Andy Warhol made an 8-hour film of one facade of this New York City landmark
    $800 10
Dobre utra means "good morning" in this language spoken in Omsk & Tomsk
    $1200 3
This late author of controversial books like "Oswald's Tale" had 6 wives, including the one he stabbed
    $1200 8
Also a way to end a movie scene, it's a way to end a song with a gradual decrease of volume
    $1200 25
As a 15-year-old student at Eton in 1998, he played a small role in "The Tempest"; his grandmum the Queen attended
    $1200 18
Symbols of mystery, they're the mysterious doubles of the people who cast them
    $1200 27
They were first partnered in 1857; their sons carried on the print firm until 1907
    $1200 11
Yiddish for a "gossipy woman", it's derived from a woman's name
    $1600 4
He wrote his stories about Bertie Wooster & his manservant Jeeves over a period of about 50 years
    DD: $2,000 14
As a noun, it's a song's catchy instrumental phrase; as a verb, it's to play a series of them
    $1600 26
She resides in Gloucestershire with her second husband, Rear Admiral Timothy Laurence
    $1600 21
As quoted by James Baldwin, "God gave Noah" this sign, "no more water, the fire next time!"
    DD: $4,000 28
The book "Iowans of Impact" calls him "Anamosa's famous artist"
    $1600 12
It may be fate that you know it's the Turkish word for "fate"
    $2000 5
This James Joyce work is a dream sequence in the minds of the Earwicker family
    $2000 15
By the 15th c., these songs went from one voice or part to 2, as in "Wach Auf Myn Hort" or "Awake My Darling"
    $2000 22
Hebrew letters also represent numbers; this letter represents 1
    $2000 13
Jacques Delille:
"Le sort fait les parents, le choix fait les amis"--
Fate chooses our relatives, we choose these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Darryl Karen
$14,200 $18,400 $5,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL RELATIVES
Before George W. Bush, he was the last president to have both his parents attend his inauguration

Final scores:

John Darryl Karen
$5,700 $28,401 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $28,401 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Darryl Karen
$11,800 $17,400 $5,200
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
29 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
7 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,400

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