Show #5674 - Thursday, April 16, 2009

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John Blanton, a newspaper editor from Brooklyn, New York

Monica Butler, a costumer and mom from Madison, Wisconsin

Kevin Joyce, a customer service representative from Leominster, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $49,699)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE COLD WAR
UNWRITTEN DINING-OUT RULES
COMMON BONDS
POPCORN COLONELS
THE NATURE OF THE BEAST
BODY ENGLISH
    $200 1
The Cold War between the U.S. & the Soviet Union is said to have begun in this year a major hot war ended
    $200 20
This utensil serves a dual purpose--butter the bread & get the ketchup out of the bottle
    $200 13
Fruit,
measuring,
loving
    $200 16
He says, "You either surf or you fight" as Lt. Col. Kilgore in "Apocalypse Now"
    $200 6
Chewing & sucking are the 2 main types of these insects that cement their eggs onto feathers or hair
    $200 11
"Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your" these
    $400 2
The USA's long involvement in this country included an effort to prop up President Diem in 1961
    $400 21
Since the syrup is on the restaurant's dime, be sure to fill up every square in the grid of this breakfast item
    $400 14
End,
roulette,
periodic
    $400 24
It was Martin Mull's role in the 1985 movie "Clue"
    $400 7
From its main diet of rodents & birds, you might guess a serval is a type of this animal
    $400 12
If you make your feelings known to all, you wear this "on your sleeve"
    DD: $400 3
In a speech in Missouri in 1946, Winston Churchill declared that this division had fallen between East & West
    $600 28
Tell Grandma you will buy her some packets of Equal (they're mainly this color); there's no need to pocket them
    $600 15
Bay,
rose,
dormer
    $600 25
Anthony Quayle as Col. Brighton gives orders to this Peter O'Toole title character, who ignores them
    $600 8
This "hopping" desert rodent is one of the few animals that never drink water directly
    $600 17
Proverbially, if you take a firm stand, you've put this body part "down"
    $800 4
Declaring it permanently neutral, Western & Soviet forces withdrew in 1955 from this German-speaking nation
    $800 29
If a pal offers to pay (like with this Tina Fey-endorsed charge card), say, "You don't have to do that" & secretly rejoice
    $800 22
Staple,
Tommy,
hot glue
    $800 26
Al Pacino played blind ex-army colonel Frank Slade in this movie
    $800 9
The Lamona & the Holland are popular American breeds of this bird
    $800 18
In games slang, dominoes & dice are known as these
    $1000 5
Tool nickname for the Soviet flag, lowered for the last time over the Kremlin on December 25, 1991
    $1000 30
Use your own spoon if the whole table splits 1 dessert, like spumoni, a type of this treat
    $1000 23
Sand,
salad,
candy
    $1000 27
Nick Nolte plays a colonel based on heroic Canadian Romeo Dallaire in this Africa-set 2004 film
    $1000 10
A large game fish is nicknamed the muskie, which is short for this
    $1000 19
6-letter slang term meaning to identify someone to the authorities

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

Kevin Monica John
$3,400 $2,400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Monica John
$6,200 $4,800 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE "COLD" WAR
BAND OF BROTHERS
SHAKESPEAREAN CHARACTERS
I LED THAT CABINET DEPARTMENT
A COUNTRY OF CENTRAL AMERICA
GIVE ME SOME DIRECTION
    $400 12
Ponds is a popular brand of this product for softening & cleaning the skin
    $400 2
This band of brothers was featured in Disney Channel's 2008 movie "Camp Rock"
    $400 5
This gluttonous guy shows up in "The Merry Wives of Windsor" & both parts of "Henry IV"
    $400 26
Robert McNamara,
Donald Rumsfeld,
Donald Rumsfeld (again)
    $400 1
On Jan. 7, 1914 the first ocean vessel passed completely through this country
    $400 17
It's another name for the Aurora Borealis
    $800 22
Boundary between air masses characterized by changes in precipitation & temperature
    $800 3
Identical twins Joel & Benji Madden formed this "Good" group in 1996
    $800 6
This magic man is Miranda's dad
    $800 27
John Foster Dulles,
Martin Van Buren,
George Shultz
    $800 13
Its national bird is the quetzal & so is its currency
    DD: $9,200 18
Birds use these, also called thermal columns, to soar higher in a circular pattern
    $1200 23
The senseless, brutal murder of the Clutter family is at the heart of this work
    $1200 4
You might want to put a "Wonderwall" between this group's Liam & Noel Gallagher, who always fight
    $1200 7
Thinking this man is the king, Hamlet kills him in Act III, Scene iv
    $1200 28
Alexander Hamilton,
Lloyd Bentsen,
George Shultz
    $1200 14
Nobel Prize winner Oscar Arias Sanchez is its president
    $1200 19
In Austin, Texas its boundaries are Martin Luther King Blvd., IH-35, Town Lake & Lamar Blvd.
    $1600 24
The hypothetical mixing of atomic nuclei at a low pressure & near room temperature
    $1600 10
An Australian band called the Farriss Brothers got this new name & hit the Top 40 with songs like "Devil Inside"
    $1600 8
This friend of Romeo's declares, "A plague on both your houses"
    $1600 29
Elizabeth Dole,
Robert Reich,
George Shultz
    DD: $2,000 15
It's the only Central American country with English as an official language
    $1600 20
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from a helicopter airfield at Marine Base Quantico.) The aircraft of marine Helicopter Squadron 1 take off from here at Quantico to pick up the president at this area outside the White House
    $2000 25
Pro wrestler Steve Austin's nickname
    $2000 11
Don of these "Bye Bye Love" bros is 2 years older than Phil
    $2000 9
Later Richard III, the Duke of this refers to "the winter of our discontent"
    $2000 30
Harold Ickes,
Albert Fall,
James Watt
    $2000 16
In the 1980s its government fought a rebel group abbreviated FMLN
    $2000 21
Directional name for about 220 million Christians, many in Greece & Russia

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Monica John
$25,800 $9,600 $9,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN BUSINESS
On Sept. 29, 2008 every stock in the S&P 500 dropped except this maker of comforting food, founded in 1869

Final scores:

Kevin Monica John
$26,600 $9,950 $200
2-day champion: $76,299 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kevin Monica John
$17,400 $9,600 $9,000
23 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R,
4 W
12 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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