Show #5663 - Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Contestants

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Judy Shulman, a school social worker from Goldens Bridge, New York

Daniel Stauss, a federal claims examiner from Seattle, Washington

Heather Menzel, a high school history teacher from South Fork, North Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

ROME, THE ETERNAL CITY
& THE 21st CENTURY EMMY GOES TO...
WHEN POLITICIANS SPEAK
I WANT MY SUV
(Alex: And I want you to give me the name of each SUV, or the make.)
STEPHEN, KING OF WRITING
THE NEW YORK TIMES CROSSWORD PUZZLE
(Will Shortz: Clues from "G" through "X"-rated edition with me, puzzle master Will Shortz.)
    $200 6
Bernini's Fountain of the Four Rivers commemorates the Nile, the Danube, the Plata & this river of India
    $200 16
Him in 2006, for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series & stopping terrorists in one day of work
    $200 11
In 1973 he said of being Governor of California, "I not only get to read the script, I help write it"
    $200 21
Suburban
    $200 26
Like young Danny, the hotel chef is sensitive to supernatural forces in this 1977 novel
    $200 1
Let's start off with 30 across... "French auto race"
    $400 7
You can see the rebuilt Ara Pacis, or Altar of this; ironically, it was built in the field of Mars
    $400 17
Her in 2008, for going all historical on us as Abigail Adams in a miniseries
    $400 12
Asked about being a VP, he said he was in a N. Vietnam prison in the dark & fed scraps & he wouldn't want to do that again
    $400 22
Grand Cherokee
    $400 27
Cold Mountain Penitentiary's "colorful" name of the corridor from the cells to the execution room
    $400 2
We'll make 11 down... "Levy at an Exxon or BP station"
    $600 8
This Roman arena was begun by Vespasian around 75 A.D. & dedicated by his son Titus in 80 A.D.
    $600 18
Her in 2007 & 2008, for her reality show "My Life on the D-List"
    $600 13
Regarding this VP, LBJ said all he needed was a gal to answer the phone & a pencil with an eraser
    $600 23
Navigator
    $600 28
Arnie's 1958 Plymouth Fury goes by this feminine name
    $600 3
61 across is a bit tricky... "Vaudeville brother born Milton"
    $800 9
The Santa Susanna Church in Rome is considered the national church there for this country's Catholics
    $800 19
Her in 2002, for her sitcom role of Rachel Green
    $800 14
After a tour of Latin Amer., this VP regretted not studying Latin enough so he "could converse with those people"
    $800 24
Escalade
    $800 29
Unlike the film, King's novella was titled this actress "and Shawshank Redemption"; I can see her poster now...
    $800 4
For 39 across, let's see if they get... "Trademarked brand or waterproof fabric"
    DD: $1,000 10
There are 138 of these "National" steps that lead up to the Trinita Dei Monti Church
    $1000 20
Her in 2005, for playing Ray's mom Marie Barone
    $1000 15
After a gathering of Ford, Carter & this president, Bob Dole said, "There they were. See no evil, hear no evil & evil"
    $1000 25
Enclave
    $1000 30
You'd be plenty wise not to mess with Pennywise the Clown in "Stephen King's" this
    $1000 5
For 47 across, I'll hit them with... "Palate-raising response"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Heather Daniel Judy
$400 $200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Heather Daniel Judy
$1,000 $4,000 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

ART HISTORY
NO. 1 HITMAKERS OF THE '90s
THE ZULU
PHOTO/JOURNALISM
LANGUAGES
FISH
    $400 1
(Jon of the Clue Crew is standing in front of a painting.) Van Eyck filled his Arnolfini portrait
with symbolism.
Both the color green and the woman's pose
to exaggerate her stomach are meant to indicate this, though, sadly,
she never had any children
    $400 21
1997:
"Men in Black"
    $400 26
In the 19th c. king Cetshwayo valiantly fought this European power that ultimately captured him
    $400 16
Beginning reporter
    $400 6
Lombard is a romance language spoken primarily in southern Switzerland & the northern part of this country
    $400 11
In the Pirarucu of the Amazon, only the young have working gills; adults breathe this
    $800 2
In a large painting called "Models", this pointillist included a glimpse of his masterpiece "La Grande Jatte"
    $800 22
1993:
"I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)"
    $800 27
Zulu warriors carried the isihlangu shield, often white with black or brown marks, made of this animal's hide
    $800 17
1- or 2-word label
for a news story
or this lovely guy
    $800 7
Oromo is a major Cushitic language spoken in the northern parts of Kenya & this nation east of Sudan
    $800 12
The tripod fish uses elongated these to support itself, appearing to stand on the ocean floor
    DD: $2,000 3
This artist put himself in "Las Meninas", painting a large canvas.
He's behind the infante.
    $1200 23
1992:
"This Used to Be My Playground"
    $1200 28
In Zulu belief, people's spirits revisit the world as these; a chief's spirit comes back as a mamba
    $1200 18
Short line of copy
above the headline,
or the person seen here
    $1200 8
Spoken by this Indian culture for 13 centuries, Quiche is Guatemala's 2nd-most widely spoken tongue
    DD: $3,000 13
Thao, help me land this one! A 10-foot, 660-pound catfish unique to this longest river of southeast Asia
    $1600 4
Born in 1898, this Belgian painter was influenced by De Chirico & the surrealists
    $1600 24
1991:
"(Everything I Do) I Do It for You"--he's a nice Canadian fella, don'tcha know
    $1600 29
Jacob Zuma, head of this South African party, is Zulu, & his supporters wear "100% Zulu boy" t-shirts
    $1600 19
Attention-grabbing item at the end of a news story or the game being played here
    $1600 9
Also called Cape Dutch, it has constitutional recognition as a national language in Namibia
    $1600 14
Halibut & turbot are among the 600 species of these, which have both eyes on one side
    $2000 5
(Jon of the Clue Crew shows a painting on the monitor.) In Vermeer's "Artist's Studio", the model has a trumpet, a laurel wreath & a book to record heroic deeds, symbolizing the attributes of this muse of history
    $2000 25
1994:
"Stay (I Missed You)"--remember, the woman with the glasses?
    $2000 20
Complete all editorial work on the newspaper & send it to printer, or what Mom is doing here
    $2000 10
The word "llama" is derived from this mother tongue of the Inca
    $2000 15
Ewes guys should know that a Brooklyn bay is named for this fish

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Heather Daniel Judy
$4,200 $12,800 $18,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

BETTING TERMS
This word is from the custom of hiding bets in a hat before odds were announced

Final scores:

Heather Daniel Judy
$1,200 $25,500 $11,599
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $25,500 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Heather Daniel Judy
$4,200 $13,800 $16,000
13 R,
5 W
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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