Show #5517 - Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Contestants

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Carlo Uchello, an IT director from Alexandria, Virginia

Joe Nardella, a teacher from Redlands, California

Greg Lindsay, a freelance journalist from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

1908
FROM LETTERMAN'S TOP 10 LISTS
U.S. COINS
HOLD IT
FOOD & DRINK PHRASES
BRING THE PAIN
(Jimmy: That's what they do at the Stanford Medical School's Human Pain Laboratory, all in the interest of science. Ow!)
    $200 1
A ball signifying the new year drops at this NYC location for the first time
    $200 16
"Signs You're Watching A Bad" this guy "Movie":
"The Aston Martin won't start, so (he) drives a '95 Ford Focus"
    $200 11
In 2009 some collectors' editions of this coin will contain 95% copper, as it did in 1909
    $200 26
A barrette
    $200 6
The proverb "Don't cry over" this has been around since at least 1659
    $200 21
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew receives an electric shock at the Stanford University Pain Mgmt Ctr in Menlo Park, CA.) Pain tolerance is how much you can stand; this architectural term refers to your first sense of discomfort
    $400 2
The first of these is placed in a hotel room in Montana (no, not a pillow mint, you heathen)
    $400 17
"Things Overheard During" his "Hunting Trip":
"Has everyone updated their will?" & "Duck!"
    $400 12
As with a sculpture, this term refers to a portrait on a coin that shows the head, neck & upper shoulders
    $400 27
A fob, as on the White Rabbit
    $400 7
"You can catch more flies with" this "than with vinegar"
    $400 22
This drug known for wrinkle removal has also been found to relieve effects of cerebral palsy & migraines
    $600 3
He pummels Tommy Burns to become the first black heavyweight champ
    $600 18
Least popular candies for this annual event:
"Malted Meat Balls", "Good N' Clammy" & "Bit-O-Monkey"
    $600 13
The Columbian quarter was issued in 1893 & featured this 15th century queen on the obverse
    $600 28
A silo--but for this, only since the mid-20th century
    $600 8
The theater area nicknamed this often held the cheapest seats, usually those in the rear of the balcony
    $600 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Stanford University Pain Mgmt Ctr in Menlo Park, CA.) Dr. Martin Angst's lab at Stanford discovered a biological indicator of this condition--an agonizing pain from the longest nerve in the body
    DD: $1,000 4
This orator runs for president for a third & last time & loses again
    $800 19
"Programs On" her "New Television Network" include "Two and a Half Stedmans"
    $800 14
It should be easy to "home" in on this longest of the 10 words on the back of a current nickel
    $800 29
A metal scuttle
    $800 9
"A book of verses underneath the bough," these 2 things--"and thou"
    $800 24
This type of injection associated with women giving birth can also deliver steroids for back & neck pain
    $1000 5
A powerful earthquake destroys 90% of this Sicilian city opposite the Italian mainland
    $1000 20
Among "Reasons" this world leader "Is Retiring":
"He has accepted the role of Dr. Ramon Vazquez on 'General Hospital"'
    $1000 15
The Mint's 2 types of coin products are circulating & this type that includes proof sets, from the Latin for "coin"
    $1000 30
A jerrycan in WWII Britain (danger: flammable)
    $1000 10
A pig product gave us this term meaning "clumsy" or "inept"
    $1000 25
(Sarah undergoes a test at the Stanford University Pain Mgmt Ctr in Menlo Park, CA.) Tests with electrodes help evaluate this type of drug from the Greek for "painlessness"; the Human Pain Laboratory needs volunteers if you're interested

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

Greg Joe Carlo
-$600 $200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Joe Carlo
$3,600 $2,200 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

SHAKESPEARE ON LOVE
MOVIE ACTORS BY ROLE
LANGUAGES
INTERESTING ANAGRAMS
THAT J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
WHAT A CARD!
    $400 12
Ophelia says, "'Tis brief, my lord"; he responds, "As women's love"
    $400 1
Det. Mike Lowrey,
Captain James West,
Hancock
    $400 11
Nahuatl & Zapotec are Indian languages spoken mainly in this country
    $400 26
Copernicus changed the views in this scientific profession:
MOON STARER
    $400 6
Oppie helped draft 1946's Acheson-Lilienthal Plan, which offered to have this body oversee world atomic research
    $400 17
Ken Jennings used these briefly displayed items to get ready to play "Jeopardy!"
    $800 22
"Love is too young to know what conscience is" begins No. 151 of these
    $800 2
Teddy Roosevelt,
Jack Moniker,
Euphegenia Doubtfire
    $800 13
In 1939 a language based on Tagalog became this country's official language
    $800 28
For 1,000 years it was an Asian capital:
TOKYO
    $800 7
The fourth Indiana Jones movie quotes J.R.O. quoting this religion's scriptures' "I am become death"
    $800 18
Hollerith cards, also called punch cards, helped operate these, such as the ENIAC, in the mid-20th century
    DD: $4,000 23
Told that his name is a problem, he says, "Call me but love, and I'll be new baptized"
    $1200 3
Kitty Pryde,
Hayley Stark,
Juno MacGuff
    $1200 14
More than 90% of Turks speak Turkish; about 6% speak this language of southern Turkey & northern Iraq
    $1200 27
Henny Youngman quipped, "I just got back from a pleasure trip--I drove" her "to the airport":
WOMAN HITLER
    $1200 8
The 6-foot Oppenheimer weighed 115 lbs. as director of this New Mexico lab in the early 1940s
    $1200 19
Al Capone's reportedly said "used furniture dealer"
    $1600 24
"To be in love--where scorn is bought with groans" protests Valentine, one of this title pair
    $1600 4
Royal Tenenbaum,
Coach Norman Dale,
Lex Luthor
    DD: $3,000 15
Formally known as Euskara, this language spoken in the Pyrenees is not clearly related to any known language
    $1600 29
Anthony Hopkins won an Oscar for this film:
"THE CON BITES MALE FLESH"
    $1600 9
In 1947 J.R. got another job supervising brainiacs, heading the Institute for Advanced Study in this city
    $1600 20
In a common deck of playing cards, he's known as the suicide king, for the way his sword is positioned
    $2000 25
These 4 words complete the line "The course of true love..."
    $2000 5
Doomed poet Reynaldo Arenas,
implacable killer Anton Chigurh
    $2000 16
The official languages of this large island nation are French, English & Malagasy
    $2000 30
Iran said it would no longer enforce the fatwa against him:
SLUR, A MAN HIDES
    $2000 10
By 1929, the year he turned 25, J-Op had published 15 papers in this new field of subatomic physics
    $2000 21
Founded in 1938, this company developed Bazooka Bubble Gum & paired it with baseball trading cards

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Joe Carlo
$18,800 $6,800 $5,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

POP SINGERS
Charting her 18th No. 1 single in April 2008, she now has more Billboard No. 1 pop hits than any other solo artist

Final scores:

Greg Joe Carlo
$20,000 $10,000 $7,100
2-day champion: $40,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Greg Joe Carlo
$16,000 $9,800 $6,200
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,000

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