Show #5621 - Monday, February 2, 2009

Contestants

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Carolyn Young, a homemaker from Marietta, Georgia

Garrett Laws Weinberg, a software engineer from Arlington, Massachusetts

Jack Feerick, a freelance writer from Churchville, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $108,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1880s
GAME SHOWS IN TV & MOVIES
ALL THE MARBLES
SERENITY NOW!
SKY HIGH
(Alex: You have to identify the city for us.)
ABOARD AN AIRCRAFT CARRIER
(Sarah: ...USS John C. Stennis, an 1,100-foot nuclear-powered long arm of the U.S. Navy.)
    $200 21
If you were able to buy liquor in March 1881, you weren't in this state anymore, Toto; it banned sales in February
    $200 11
In a '62 episode of this toon, Barney won on "The Prize Is Priced" (Be sure to have your dinosaur spayed or neutered)
    $200 6
This founder of the Roman empire said, "I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble"
    $200 1
4-letter term for wind speed less than 1 mph
    $200 22
The Trump Building at 40 Wall Street
    $200 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the USS John C. Stennis in San Diego, CA.) As the deck's too short for normal takeoff, jets are propelled up to 165 miles per hour in 2 seconds by these steam-powered launchers that share their name with an ancient military device
    $400 27
She organized the first American Red Cross in 1881
    $400 12
In a 2004 episode, this defective detective became a contestant on "Treasure Chest" to investigate a suspicious host
    $400 7
A marble cake is made with white & chocolate batters alternately poured into this round pan with fluted sides
    $400 2
From 1969: "Houston" this "Base here, the Eagle has landed"
    $400 23
The 777 Tower at
777 S. Figueroa St.
    $400 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the USS John C. Stennis in San Diego, CA.) A structure called the island, 150 feet tall, but only 20 wide at the base, houses the ship's command centers, including this place where you'll find the helmsmen
    $600 28
In 1885 Tiffany's revised the design of this: it's still seen on the reverse of the U.S. $1 bill
    $600 13
A 1974 episode found this "Happy Days" lad refusing to cheat on the rigged game show "Big Money"; such a nice boy
    $600 8
In 1939 Alice Marble, a Hall of Famer in this sport, succeeded Helen Wills Moody as the world's top-ranked player
    $600 3
It described "The Western Front" in a 1929 novel title
    $600 24
Water Tower Place at
835 N. Michigan Ave.
    $600 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the USS John C. Stennis in San Diego, CA.) The circular shape of USS John C. Stennis's seal signifies its ability to circle the globe without refueling; its nuclear power gives it the speed of 30 of these, which would be about 800 miles a day
    $800 29
In 1884 Louis E. Waterman came up with a practical handheld device that could store this
    $800 14
The game show "Pig In A Poke" sends the Griswolds on an international adventure in this 1985 sequel
    $800 9
In 1968 Frank Borman called it a "big blue marble"
    DD: $1,000 4
Created a symphony, for instance
    $800 25
The Sheraton Hotel
at 500 Canal Street
    $800 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the USS John C. Stennis in San Diego, CA.) Often, the first jets sent up, E-2Cs, provide early warning & detection to carriers & bear this name of a "Last of the Mohicans" character
    $1000 30
This writer was born on Feb. 7, 1885 in Sauk Center, Minn.
--perhaps on the town's "Main Street"
    $1000 15
On TV in '73 this youngest Brady froze on "Question The Kids" (The answer was Baton Rouge! Baton Rouge!)
    $1000 10
Tourist sites in this Mass. town include Elbridge Gerry's home & Abbot Hall, which houses the "Spirit of '76" painting
    $1000 5
John Brown's body lies a-moulderin' in his grave south of this "Lake" village, home to the 1980 Winter Olympics
    $1000 26
50 Biscayne Blvd.
(54 stories)
    $1000 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the USS John C. Stennis in San Diego, CA.) Cables stop 150-mile-per-hour aircraft in a 400-foot stretch with this system that transfers force using fluid--same principle as the brakes of your Pontiac

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

Jack Garrett Carolyn
$1,600 $3,600 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Garrett Carolyn
$4,000 $3,800 $9,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

MYTHOLOGY
ANNA-GRAMS
IT AIN'T BRAIN SURGERY
ARTE ITALIANO
RIGHT "IN" THE MIDDLE
(Alex: Those two letters, "I-N", will be in the middle of each correct response.)
A LITTLE CRAZY
    $400 26
The Palladium was a divine statue that represented this goddess, sometimes called Pallas
    $400 21
Anna, the wife of this president, got a pension equal to his yearly salary, despite his short term in 1841
    $400 16
Your arch of this is okay, but we'll still have to crack your chest to work on the thoracic part of this artery
    $400 11
In 1482 he abandoned his "Adoration of the Magi" to work as an engineer for the Duke of Milan
    $400 1
A tip from Heloise
    $400 6
This 1991 movie character had a taste for census takers (& serial killing)
    DD: $8,000 27
This group attacked Hercules, but he picked them all up in one hand
    $800 22
Born in 1895, she followed her father into the psychology biz
    $800 17
Time for surgery to remove the vermiform this; when it's inflamed, no laxatives or purgatives should be taken
    $800 12
It would be a "Pieta" if you didn't recognize this artist's monogram, seen here
    $800 2
Denver, Philadelphia & San Francisco each have a U.S. one
    $800 7
Joe Pesci won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar as psychopathic Tommy DeVito in this 1990 film
    $1200 28
In myth, Ares was this; it's also a PlayStation game featuring Ares
    $1200 23
In Russian lit, she says, "There, in the very middle, and I shall punish him and escape from them all and from myself"
    $1200 18
Today we'll be poking around this organ that produces insulin, glucagon & digestive juices
    $1200 13
Here's an easy one:
this sculptor's real name was Donato di Niccolo di Betto Bardi
    $1200 3
Albert, Charles or Rainier
    DD: $4,000 8
This unhinged 1960 character said, "We have 12 vacancies. 12 cabins, 12 vacancies."
    $1600 24
19th century creator of "Black Beauty"
    $1600 19
Today we examine this 5-foot-long part of the large intestine, specifically, its S-shaped sigmoid part
    $1600 14
In the 1200s, Berlinghieri was among the first to depict this then-recent saint receiving the stigmata
    $1600 4
Kami worship
    $1600 9
This Brando character set himself up in the Cambodian jungle as a local, lethal godhead
    $2000 25
In Donizetti's "Anna Bolena", this is the Italian name of the Henry VIII role
    $2000 20
We have to repair your torn ACL, this, which helps connect the tibia to the femur; you're out for the season
    $2000 15
This famous nickname of Venetian painter Jacopo Robusti means "little dyer"
    $2000 5
Having fixed or precise limits
    $2000 10
As John Doe, Kevin Spacey gets a head of Gwyneth Paltrow in this 1995 film

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Garrett Carolyn
$17,600 $2,600 $15,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

STATE CAPITALS
It's the only state capital that bears the name of a U.S. vice president

Final scores:

Jack Garrett Carolyn
$4,600 $3,600 $30,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $30,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jack Garrett Carolyn
$14,800 $10,600 $14,800
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
19 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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