Show #5607 - Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Champion Update #2: Eddie Timanus.

Contestants

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Shawn St. Clair, a warehouse manager from Hazel Crest, Illinois

Samantha Lubrani, a Spanish interpreter from Torrance, California

Jack McPherson, a bookseller from Mount Ida, Arkansas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $31,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

WORLD PLACE NAMES
MAKE YOUR PITCH
MAMMALS
ALSO A SUPERHERO
WE WAX PHILOSOPHIC
TEXT MESSAGING
    $200 1
Ah, can you smell it? The name of this former British colony is Chinese for "fragrant harbor"
    $200 11
A team's most reliable relief pitcher is called this, as he slams the door on the opposition
    $200 6
It's the tallest of all land quadrupeds
    $200 26
A 1903 G.B. Shaw play is called "Man And" him
    $200 21
Enjoy the simple things, like a sunny day; in 1913 this "morbid" California region hit a balmy 134 degrees
    $200 16
I send you "H&K", these 2 proofs of my love
    $400 2
Mountain ranges in the U.S., Mexico & the Philippines all have this name meaning "mother mountain"
    $400 12
(Jon of the Clue Crew holds a baseball with his fingernails.) Here's the grip for this pitch, a Tim Wakefield specialty; his only goes about 65 miles per hour, but he's won more than 170 games
    $400 7
This horned mammal is the largest odd-toed ungulate
    $400 27
Some might say Polyphemus of this race was rude in eating Odysseus' men, so Odie blinded him
    $400 22
Folks come & go, but pals like this, who fill a man's face with birdshot on a quail hunt in Feb. 2006, you remember forever
    $400 17
"CYT" means this, regarding the next time I'll grace you with my visage
    $600 3
(Jon of the Clue Crew points to a spot on the globe.) Appropriately, Australia--located here near the bottom of the globe--gets its name from a Latin word meaning this
    $600 13
The ball got by the catcher & the runner's in from third--it was the hurler's fault & will be scored as this
    $600 8
It's the largest living deer species in the world
    $600 28
This Black Sabbath song says, "He was turned to steel in the great magnetic field"
    $600 23
Life's wandering road may take you to this 555-foot-high obelisk at 15th & Constitution Avenue NW in D.C.
    $600 18
"KIT" tells a pal to do this, though he may be far away
    $800 4
The name of this Indonesian island is believed to come from a word for barley, not coffee
    $800 14
Add 1 letter to the illegal spitter to get this pitch that drops suddenly
    $800 9
This scaly mammal of the order Edentata is related to the sloth & the anteater
    $800 29
If you're driving & one of these pointing to the right lights up, turn right!
    $800 24
Beauty's in the eye of the beholder; one may behold this Iowa man's 1931 painting "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere"
    $800 19
"EM?", you really expect me to believe you don't know "EM?" stands for this?
    $1000 5
This 5,700-square-mile national park in Tanzania means "great open place"
    $1000 15
Once the batter's seen the heat, time to fool him with this, named for the difference in the speed of the pitch
    DD: $1,000 10
This medium-sized, distinctly marked cat of Asia has the scientific name Neofelis nebulosa
    $1000 30
Nondescript name of the Volkswagen seen here
    $1000 25
To everything, there is a season: he was the first president who was limited to 2 full terms of office by the Constitution
    $1000 20
Careful! "P911" is a text message alert about the looming presence of one of these

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

Jack Samantha Shawn
$600 $1,800 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Samantha Shawn
$3,200 $4,400 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

JEFFERSON DAVIS
NOT TO BE CONFUSED: ACTING EDITION
FIELDS OF STUDY
FRUITS & VEGETABLES
LITERARY FIRST LINES
(Alex: You have to name the work for us.)
THE "A" LIST
    $400 1
Jefferson Davis was elected to a 6-year term as President of the CSA early in this year
    $400 18
William Daniels was a snooty doc on "St. Elsewhere" & Anthony Daniels played this snooty character in "Star Wars"
    $400 4
Oncology
    $400 9
This breakfast fruit comes in 3 different flesh colors: red, pink & white (which is actually yellow)
    $400 14
"Samuel Spade's jaw was long and bony"
    $400 26
Don't go to a shopping mall if you've got this fear of public spaces
    DD: $2,400 2
Like Lincoln a few months later, Davis was born in a log cabin in this state
    $800 19
Bill Paxton was in "Titanic"; this other Bill played the president in "Independence Day"
    $800 5
Petrology
    $800 10
This shortcake staple is rich in Vitamin C, with about 90 milligrams per serving
    $800 15
"Rosemary and Guy Woodhouse had signed a lease on a five-room apartment in a geometric white house"
    $800 27
Watch out for these sudden movements of snow--a 250-mile-an-hour one happened in the U.S. in 1980
    $1200 3
A West Point graduate, Davis fought for the U.S. in this 1840s conflict
    $1200 20
This star of "School of Rock" says he & Philip Seymour Hoffman once read for the same roles (Philip got the parts)
    $1200 6
Viticulture or oenology
    $1200 11
Up to 88% of this green-skinned fruit's calories are fat
    $1200 23
"On Friday noon, July the twentieth, 1714 , the finest bridge in all Peru broke"
    $1200 28
From the Latin for "to set forth", it means fitting or at the right time
    $1600 16
Davis' vice president was this former U.S. representative from Georgia
    $1600 21
Sam Neill was in 2 "Jurassic Park" films; lookalike Hugo Weaving was the menacing Agent Smith in this trilogy
    $1600 7
Epistemology
    $1600 12
Dishes a la Florentine are traditionally presented on a bed of this vegetable
    $1600 24
"Except for the Marabar Caves ...the city of Chandrapore presents nothing extraordinary"
    $1600 29
In the Bible he had a whale of a time as the husband of Jezebel
    $2000 17
From 1853 to 1857 Davis served as this president's Secretary of War
    $2000 22
Erika Christensen was in "The Upside of Anger"; this lookalike was the "me" in "The Prince & Me"
    $2000 8
Mycology
    $2000 13
The Italian plum is one variety of this member of the nightshade family
    $2000 25
"A screaming comes across the sky"
    DD: $1,600 30
An historical duchy in Southwestern France between Bordeaux & the Pyrenees

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Samantha Shawn
$11,200 $10,400 $10,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC ROYAL RELATIVES
This wife of Henry VIII was the aunt of the powerful Holy Roman Emperor Charles V

Final scores:

Jack Samantha Shawn
$700 $16,000 $15,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $16,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jack Samantha Shawn
$10,600 $10,400 $12,400
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,400

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