Show #5606 - Monday, January 12, 2009

Contestants

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Pat Arnett, a structural engineer originally from Mattoon, Illinois

Debbie Israel, an artist, tutor and writer from Highland Park, New Jersey

Jack McPherson, a bookseller from Mount Ida, Arkansas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE LOUVRE
EARN, BABY, EARN
JAY LENO'S HEADLINES
DAIRY PRODUCTS
SHOW ME YOUR PENINSULA!
HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW "ME"?
(Alex: M-E will begin each correct response.)
    $200 11
Discovered on a Greek island in 1820, this statue would have had arms & been adorned with jewelry & color
    $200 18
In 2007 he signed a $1 million-a-week deal to play football in the U.S. (that'd be soccer, to us)
    $200 23
This disaster relief agency's "probe reveals rain caused floods"
    $200 16
A separator divides milk into light & heavy parts; this substance is light, so as they say, it rises to the top
    $200 1
The U.S. invaded what's now this peninsular state in 1818; in 1861 it seceded
    $200 3
In a Beatles song, it's the occupation of "Lovely Rita"
    $400 12
This man undertook the sculpture seen here for the tomb of Pope Julius II
    $400 19
In 2008 this 7'6" Chinese import pulled down some rebounds & $13.76 million in NBA salary
    $400 24
This centuries-old book for sale: "Original signed copy, poor shape, very holy , $20"
    $400 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Babcock Hall dairy plant at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.) This product that's 80% milk fat typically takes 24 hours to make as the globules of fat are broken down so the fat will coagulate
    $400 2
Spanning 11,000 square miles & home to half the population, the Jutland Peninsula forms most of this country
    $400 7
8-letter word for neither very good nor very bad, just plain ordinary
    $600 13
Head to the first floor to see this great lady; the 16th c. portrait is surprisingly small:
21" x 30 1/2"
    $600 20
This Yankee 3B's 2008 salary was $28 million, about $6 million more than the Marlins' (Yes, all of 'em!)
    $600 25
Have it your way at this fast food chain; its want ad asked, "Ready for mananagement? We're ready for you!"
    $600 27
Milk is tested for these, such as penicillin, which may have been used to treat cows that fell ill
    $600 4
Also known as the Apennine Peninsula, it's the largest peninsula that juts only into the Mediterranean Sea
    $600 8
The Leonids & Perseids are these annual events
    $800 14
This feature of the Louvre is made of nearly 800 diamond- & triangle-shaped glass panes
    $800 21
This "Lefty" was no. 2 in 2007 PGA Tour winnings with $5.8 million
    $800 26
A partner of old lace, this poison "in city water nothing to worry about"
    $800 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Babcock Hall dairy plant at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.) This process requires higher temperatures for products with more sugar & fat; for chocolate milk, it's 180 degrees, compared to 162 for milk
    DD: $1,000 5
One of the new 7 wonders of the world is the sprawling ruins of Chichen Itza on this peninsula
    $800 9
Upton Sinclair's "The Jungle" is a brutal depiction of this industry at the turn of the 20th century
    $1000 15
This statue was probably an offering by the people of Rhodes in commemoration of a naval triumph in the100s B.C.
    $1000 22
On top of his $25 mil. purse, this "Golden Boy" got over $20 mil. in PPV receipts from the Mayweather title fight
    $1000 30
"Sheep were killed by unarmed" this 2-word animal, AKA a cougar
    $1000 29
Greek-style this, like oikos, has become popular with its lush texture
    $1000 6
If you dove off the southern tip of the Crimean Peninsula, you'd be in this body of water
    $1000 10
To Tom Wolfe, who coined the phrase, the 1970s

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

Jack Debbie Pat
$3,000 $1,000 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Debbie Pat
$6,200 $4,800 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 19th CENTURY
MY ACTING & POLITICAL RESUME
(Alex: You identify the person.)
WILL IAMB
STARS & STRIPES
PLANT LIFE
"SP"EAK UP!
    $400 1
As a result of this 1898 war, the U.S. gained control of Guam, Puerto Rico & the Philippines
    $400 6
"The Running Man",
"Predator",
Governor of Caw-lee-for-nee-uh
    $400 23
In 1889 this poet fell in love with Irish beauty Maud Gonne & from that moment, "the troubling of my life began"
    $400 14
Number of red stripes on the modern U.S. flag
    $400 21
It's the leaf of a fern or a palm
    $400 9
Passer domesticus is the house type of this small bird
    $800 2
In 1861 gold was found in Otago on this country's South Island; the population tripled in a year
    $800 7
"The Running Man",
"Predator",
Governor of Minnesota
    DD: $2,000 27
This romantic poet wrote "Strange fits of passion have I known"
    $800 15
Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse is a red one of these really, really, really big stars
    $800 22
Red this plant, red this plant, let the grasshopper come over
    $800 10
2-word term for the era that began in 1957 with the launch of Sputnik
    $1200 3
Ordered to capture this city on the Mississippi, David Farragut forced its surrender April 25, 1862
    $1200 8
"Hairspray"
(the 1988 one),
"Troll",
Mayor of Palm Springs,
U.S. rep. from California
    $1200 18
A hospital volunteer
    DD: $1,200 24
Mistletoe is one of these on forest trees, but it's only a partial one, since it makes some of its own food
    $1200 11
A cylinder on which wire, thread or string is wound
    $1600 4
This dual monarchy was created in March 1867 after Francis Joseph I & Magyar rulers reached an agreement
    $1600 16
"Blind Ambition",
"The Love Boat",
U.S. rep. from Iowa
    $1600 19
Vertical stripes being slimming to the human form is one of these, from the Latin for "to mock"
    $1600 25
A type of sorghum with a stiff flower cluster is "sweepingly" called this kind of "corn"
    $1600 12
"Brave Sir Robin" is a song from this popular musical
    $2000 5
On January 17, 1878 the U.S. ratified a treaty with Samoa allowing the U.S. navy to use this city's harbor as a fueling station
    $2000 17
"House Calls",
"Hedda",
Member of British Parliament
    $2000 20
Sirius is the Alpha dog in this constellation
    $2000 26
This type of habitat comes before "marigold" in the name of a plant of Arizona & Utah
    $2000 13
The NAACP awards this medal annually for outstanding achievement by a black American

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Debbie Pat
$13,800 $3,600 $6,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ENGLISH SPELLING
There are at least 50 common exceptions to the rule expressed by this popular rhyming mnemonic couplet

Final scores:

Jack Debbie Pat
$15,000 $6,300 $7,201
2-day champion: $31,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jack Debbie Pat
$13,800 $3,600 $8,000
20 R,
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $25,400

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