Show #5672 - Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Contestants

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Regan Hofmann, an editor from Astoria, New York

Marc Sacks, an international development manager from Washington, D.C.

Michael O'Malley, a prosecutor from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

I THEE WED
BAND DEBUTS BY DECADE
SCANDALOUS NURSERY RHYMES
"C"OOKING
SOME CALL IT BLASPHEMY
ALPHABETICALLY LAST LETTER
    $200 21
1956:
Grace Kelly
    $200 16
Danny & the Juniors
    $200 22
Perhaps too much eggnog threw off this character's equilibrium when he had a great fall off a wall
    $200 2
This dish, fried squid, is delish dipped in a simple tomato sauce
    $200 1
His thesis No. 77 says it's blasphemy that the cross on the papal arms is of equal power to Jesus' cross
    $200 11
...in the title of the TV show you're on right now
    $400 27
1942:
Indira Nehru
    $400 17
The Moody Blues
    $400 23
An old woman living here gave her innumerable kids "broth without any bread"; hold her without bail
    $400 7
Migas, a Spanish dish, is bits of stale bread with this ground pork sausage with a Spanish name
    $400 3
Protesters at the Toronto film festival asked god to forgive the blasphemy of this man's film "Religulous"
    $400 12
...in the last name of the current U.S. president
    $600 28
1986:
Sarah Ferguson (but divorced in '96)
    $600 18
The Sex Pistols
    $600 24
He kissed the girls & made them cry (I smell a lawsuit)
    $600 8
It's been called "nothing but cabbage with a college education"
    $600 4
He went into hiding in 1989 when the Ayatollah called for his execution for blaspheming Islam
    $600 13
...in the name of your home planet
    $800 29
1954
Imelda Romualdez, after she won a national beauty contest
    $800 19
Linkin Park
    $800 25
I suspect steroids were involved when the cow jumped over the moon in this nursery rhyme
    $800 9
This herb is also called coriander & Chinese parsley
    $800 5
Established by Pope Gregory IX in 1231, it fought blasphemy, alchemy & sorcery as well as heresy
    $800 14
...in the name of the third month of the year
    $1000 30
2005:
Melania Knauss
    $1000 20
The Killers
    $1000 26
Rub-a-dub-dub, these 3 men are in a tub; aw, make up your own joke
    DD: $2,000 10
This hot chili is actually a dried, smoked jalapeno
    $1000 6
This Swedish dramatist drew charges of blasphemy for his 1884 collection of short stories "Married"
    $1000 15
...in the name of that opposable digit used for hitchhiking

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

Michael Marc Regan
$2,400 $6,200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Marc Regan
$4,000 $8,200 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

"GREAT" LEADERS
STAGE & SCREEN ROLE
PREFIXED WORDS
CAMPAIGN TRAIL MIX
IF YOU BUILD IT
THEY WILL COME
    $400 1
Russia, 1762-1796
    $400 6
Annie Sullivan in "The Miracle Worker"
    $400 13
Cecil B. Demille was the first director to be seen on set with this device, whose prefix means "million"
    $400 11
On the 1976 campaign trail, these 2 were called "Grits & Fritz"
    $400 21
You can see close to 300 resort art deco buildings in this state's South Beach
    $400 26
In a 2007 festival, 3 million people of this religion immersed themselves in the waters of Allahabad
    $800 2
The Roman empire, 324-337 A.D.
    $800 7
Leo Bloom in "The Producers "
    $800 14
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows his two forearms, each with a question mark written on it in highlighter.) Highlighter ink glows under black light, but cover it with sunscreen & it no longer glows, because sunscreen absorbs this spectrum of light
    $800 12
Delegates at the 2004 Republican National Convention waved this hyphenated footwear to mock John Kerry
    $800 22
At its opening, this NYC building was the largest marble structure in the U.S. & contained 75 miles of shelves
    $800 27
3 million people in this city celebrated like it was 1918 after they won the World Series in 2004
    $1200 3
Hawaii, c. 1790-1819
    $1200 8
The master of ceremonies in "Cabaret"
    $1200 15
This word isn't about wall paintings but the sports of students within a school
    DD: $2,000 18
On October 1, 1992 he reactivated his third party presidential campaign, having withdrawn in July
    $1200 23
With 15 bedrooms, Pickfair in this L.A.-area city began the trend of building large celebrity-owned homes there
    $1200 28
In April 1990 about a million people gathered in Central Park to celebrate the 20th anniversary of this observance
    $1600 4
Prussia, 1740-1786
    $1600 9
Richard Nixon in "Frost/Nixon"
    $1600 16
London built the first of these in 1863 &, despite sulfurous fumes from the steam locomotives, it was a success
    $1600 19
The 1992 campaign button of this U.S. senator is seen here
    $1600 24
Built on Aztec ruins with pyramid & temple pieces, this city's Metropolitan Cathedral defines its skyline
    DD: $2,000 29
In 2005 dozens of Heads of State & millions of pilgrims went to his funeral
    $2000 5
Wessex, 871-899
    $2000 10
Sir Thomas More in "A Man For All Seasons"
    $2000 17
When you break apart petroleum, you get this hydrocarbon that has 8 carbons chained together
    $2000 20
In 1880 Lawnfield, his Ohio home, was the site of the first successful "front porch" campaign
    $2000 25
Completed in 2007, the water cube is one of the newer buildings in this city
    $2000 30
Each year celebs, policymakers & other VIPs come to the world economic forum in this Swiss town

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Marc Regan
$23,600 $13,800 $9,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
This 2-word term for a famous group of colleges 1st appeared in an AP story that ran in the Providence Journal in 1935

Final scores:

Michael Marc Regan
$19,599 $23,601 $2
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $23,601 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Marc Regan
$22,400 $12,800 $9,400
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $44,600

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