Show #5662 - Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Contestants

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Adam Pan, a graduate student originally from Amarillo, Texas

Heather Menzel, a high school history teacher from South Fork, North Carolina

Anne Reilly, a stay-at-home mom from Stow, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

IN THE STATE CAPITAL
(Alex: In each clue, there will be a word in quotes. That word will be part of the correct response.)
TRICKY STUPID ANSWERS
AN "O'" CATEGORY
(Alex: Each correct response will have an "O" and an apostrophe.)
GEMS & JEWELRY
MAYBE WE'LL INVADE BRITAIN!
THAT'S NOT CRICKET
    $200 6
Lincoln's House Divided speech may "ring" in your ears at the State Capitol where he gave it, in this city
    $200 8
Cheers to you if you will grace us with the name of this sitcom that cast Debbie Reynolds & Blythe Danner as moms
    $200 1
Feline-sounding flogging whip
    $200 22
The ankle type of this is usually wider in circumference than the kind you wear around your wrist
    $200 12
A storm, not unusual in the Channel in February, ended a planned 1744 invasion by this country
    $200 17
The unlucky guy seen here is the hawk variety of this insect
    $400 7
Spending a day in this Western city? Try to "cram" in a trip to the Crocker Art Museum
    $400 10
This TV show that deals with a Miami CSI team has characters named Sgt. James Doakes, Dexter Morgan & Rita Bennett
    $400 2
Hat named after the hero of a 1791 poem by Robert Burns
    $400 23
Once reportedly worn in a sultan's belt buckle, a 75-carat one of these green gems is now in the Smithsonian
    $400 13
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from the Spanish coast.) Francis Drake's attacks on the Spanish province of Galicia were the last straw for Spain's king in deciding to gather this naval force
    $400 18
The aphid species of this stinging flier is seen magnified here; you don't want to know what it does to aphids
    $600 9
I'll quaff some "ale" at the Carolina Ale House in this capital
    $600 11
A line from this book: "Spring now comes unheralded by the return of birds, & the early mornings are strangely silent"
    $600 3
Cubed spuds fried with green peppers & onions
    $600 24
A stunning pink type of this gem is sometimes harvested from the queen conch
    $600 14
A Brit named Cassivellaunus opposed this Roman's invasion in the 50s B.C.
    $600 19
Yikes! It's the rhinoceros type of this common insect
    $800 27
In an ESPN ad, Danica Patrick's race car is towed from a designated space as this ex-"SportsCenter" anchor looks on
    $800 4
Late afternoon stubble
    DD: $1,500 25
The name of this jeweled ornament is pronounced like something you do to "the subject"
    $800 15
During WWII this German Air Force was supposed to soften up the Brits, paving the way for Operation Sea Lion
    $800 20
It's easy to see how this insect got its familiar name
    $1000 5
A misleading hope, or phosphorescent light seen at night over a marsh
    $1000 26
Sunlight may change the color of this traditional November birthstone that's often a sunny shade of yellow
    $1000 16
In 1667 Admiral de Ruyter of this European power led an expedition up the Medway River to within 20 miles of London
    $1000 21
Did she or didn't she? Only an entomologist knows for sure, but it's this type of grasshopper seen here

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

Anne Heather Adam
$1,200 $1,400 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Anne Heather Adam
$2,500 $1,400 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

HEALTH & MEDICINE
FISHY SPORTSMEN
BOOKS & AUTHORS
SIGNIFICANT MOTHERS
SPANISH TO ENGLISH
THAT'S CRICKET
    $400 1
Women should have this test regularly to screen for cervical cancer
    $400 11
After leaving Oakland in 1975, this pitcher signed a $3.75 million contract with the Yankees, the richest in MLB
    $400 2
Reason for the 2006 recall of the novel "How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild & Got A Life"
    $400 13
At the 2008 Democratic Natl. Convention, daughter Chelsea introduced her as "my hero and my mother"
    $400 17
A part of the body:
cerebro
    $400 26
The first intl. cricket match took place in September 1844; Canada beat this neighbor by 23 runs
    $800 7
A 2008 Toronto study found that doctors are more likely to recommend replacing this joint in men
    $800 12
Bill Parcells got his nickname of the "Big" this when he likened himself to a StarKist commercial
    $800 3
Her next book after "Fear of Flying" was a poetry collection, "Loveroot"
    $800 14
Sadly, she died in 1934, just a year before daughter Irene won a Nobel Prize for chemistry
    $800 18
A place to stew:
cocina
    $800 27
Cricket is played between teams (or "sides") of this many players each--handy if a football game breaks out
    $1200 8
(Sarah of the Clue Crew indicates some spines.) Normally, the spine is pretty straight from the neck to the tailbone; in this condition the spine curves in an "S" or a "C" shape & may require surgery
    $1200 23
Given his last name, this Lefty for the White Sox & Cubs was naturally nicknamed "Rainbow"
    $1200 4
Artax was Atreyu's mount in this "interminable" kids tale
    $1200 15
Reportedly, the Manhattan cocktail was created for a banquet given by this British P.M.'s Amer. mum Jennie
    $1200 19
A novel:
"Cien Años de Soledad"
    $1200 28
Cricket's World Cup is contested every 4 years; crikey! This country has now won 3 straight
    DD: $3,000 9
It's estimated that 1 in 150 children in the U.S. have this disability whose name is partly from the Greek for "self"
    $1600 24
This former UConn guard got a change of scenery in 2007 & won a championship ring with the Celtics
    $1600 5
This Behrendt & Tuccillo book, now a movie, is subtitled "The no-excuses truth to understanding guys"
    $1600 16
She was the mom of Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII's first wife
    $1600 20
A metallic element:
plomo
    $2000 10
This diagnostic procedure uses ultrasound to image the heart; a "stress" one is done after some form of exercise
    $2000 25
Nickname of the NFL's Kenneth Gant & of his dance that featured an upraised hand to look like a fin
    $2000 6
This "Fight Club" author's book "Rant" is described as the "oral biography" of a serial killer
    $2000 22
This saint & mother of Constantine the
Great is credited with finding the True Cross
    $2000 21
A proverb:
"Pensar antes de hablar"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Anne Heather Adam
$4,100 $16,000 $8,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

STORY INSPIRATIONS
The 1949 shooting of Philly 1B Eddie Waitkus by Ruth Steinhagen inspired this novel, later a 1984 film

Final scores:

Anne Heather Adam
$8,200 $15,599 $3,200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $15,599 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Anne Heather Adam
$5,600 $14,600 $8,200
16 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $28,400

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