Show #5675 - Friday, April 17, 2009

Contestants

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Joe Pieper, a research engineer from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Colette Windish, a French professor from Mobile, Alabama

Kevin Joyce, a customer service representative from Leominster, Massachusetts (whose 2-day cash winnings total $76,299)

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Jeopardy! Round

JOE THE PLUMBER
THE OFFICE GAMES
BIBLICAL NON-PROPHET
(Alex: You have to name the one who is not a prophet in the list we give you.)
JUST A "SEC"!
THE REPORT OF MY DEATH...
IT'S NOT SO
    $200 6
Joe never goes on a job without his trusty this, aka a force cup or plumber's helper
    $200 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew sits around shooting rubber bands at stacked plastic cups with Jimmy & Kelly.) Even with a rubber band, this 4-letter term means to pull back the string to bend the bow--yes!--a word used by archers & artists
    $200 9
Hosea,
Haggai,
Hannah
    $200 1
To cut into 2 equal parts
    $200 15
In 1897, responding to a rumor, he wrote, "The report of my death was an exaggeration"
    $200 20
Though 4,500 miles long, it's not visible from space, as its materials are similar in color to the surrounding soil
    $400 7
The cleanout plug is out, & Joe uses this long , flexible "reptilian" tool to clear debris
    $400 26
In office basketball, a type of talk used against opponents, or the type of can used as a goal
    $400 10
Nahum,
Samson,
Ezekiel
    $400 2
A sacrilegious act; it may be done to a shrine
    $400 16
In 1969 the world was abuzz with rumors of this rock star's death; a barefoot album photo said it was so
    $400 21
One of the body parts made of keratin that don't grow after death; it's an illusion as the body shrinks from dehydration
    $600 8
It's not a 1920s gal, it's this item Joe must replace that covers the opening inside the base of the tank
    $600 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew faces off with Sarah.) In Post-It fencing, the same two words as in regulation fencing are used to warn your opponent to assume the position before a match--this phrase
    $600 11
Jeremiah,
Belshazzar,
Malachi
    $600 3
To cut apart a dead animal's body to examine the structure & relation of parts
    $600 17
In 1972, after it was rumored that this billionaire recluse was dead, a telephone press conference was arranged with him
    $600 22
In the early 20th century, Mary Mallon infected about 50 people, not thousands, with this disease
    $800 25
Joe knows how to "assemble" 2 words into this 1-word toilet part by combining comedienne Lucille & a male chicken
    $800 28
In office bowling, roll a soda can at empty cups; just like in real bowling, a perfect game is this many strikes
    $800 12
Obadiah,
Jonah,
Bildad
    $800 4
In a row, like Presidents Fillmore, Pierce & Buchanan
    $800 18
In 1813 this "Ancient Mariner" poet was in a coffee room when he learned that he had earlier hanged himself
    $800 23
To hide the success of radar in WWII, the British govt. said this root vegetable helped increase pilots' vision
    $1000 13
Uriah,
Elijah,
Zechariah
    DD: $1,000 5
To pursue with harassing treatment because of race or religious beliefs
    $1000 19
In 1981 many in the media mistakenly reported that this Press Secy. died in the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan
    $1000 24
The "functional" type of this, MRI for short, shows we use all of our brain, not just 10%

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

Kevin Colette Joe
$2,400 $1,800 -$1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Colette Joe
$5,400 $2,600 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We had JOE THE PLUMBER, now we deal with...)
JOE THE SENATOR
GRAMMY-WINNING COMEDY ALBUMS
BORROWED BOOK TITLES
AMERICANA
FAMOUS PAIRS
ONE LETTER CHANGES THE VOWEL SOUND
(Alex: Each response will be two words in which one letter will change the vowel sound for us in those words.)
    $400 1
This Delaware man served in the Senate from 1973 to 2009, then got kicked upstairs
    $400 15
1999: Nobody hates his "Bigger and Blacker"
    $400 20
This Steinbeck novel title comes from Genesis; Cain went there, to the land of Nod, after the murder
    $400 10
Matronly nickname for AT&T & its telephone system
    $400 26
Ice cream partners pre-Ben & Jerry:
Baskin & _____
    $400 4
A toothed strip of plastic for arranging hair turns into an ancient burial chamber
    $800 2
In 1950 he attracted national attention by accusing the State Department of harboring Communists
    $800 16
1973:
This addled duo's "Los Cochinos"
    $800 21
The title of this Robert Penn Warren novel comes from a nursery rhyme
    $800 11
This capital's Frontier Days celebration has been held every year since 1897
    $800 27
Encyclopedia publishers:
Funk & _____
    $800 5
One turn in chess becomes passionate affection
    $1200 3
This Connecticut senator was chairman of the Government Affairs Committee from 2001 to 2003
    $1200 17
1964:
This future sitcom star's "I Started Out as a Child"
    DD: $3,800 22
This title of John Grisham's first novel is from a passage in Ecclesiastes
    DD: $6,400 12
"Enter a higher state" is a tourism slogan for this state
    $1200 28
The Bad Boys of Magic: Penn & ______
    $1200 6
To peruse a book or magazine, & a Jerry Garcia fan
    $1600 7
On Sept. 26, 1797 Joseph Anderson began repping Tennessee along with this future president
    $1600 18
1972:
This late satirist's "FM and AM"
    $1600 23
This Hemingway title comes from poet John Donne's meditations about the inter-connectedness of people
    $1600 13
This 2-word expression of surprise may have originally referred to General Winfield
    $1600 29
He was her man but he done her wrong:
Frankie & _____
    $1600 8
A word meaning to grant something becomes a bee colony home
    $2000 24
Joseph Hill, a strong health care advocate as a senator, was named for this antiseptic surgery pioneer
    $2000 19
1994:
His "Live from Hell" (cue scream)
    $2000 25
This Southern saga published in 1936 gets its title from a line in a poem called "Cynara"
    $2000 14
In 1837 fine dining came to NYC when 2 Swiss brothers "steaked" their claim & opened this restaurant
    $2000 30
Partners in crime:
_____ & Loeb
    $2000 9
Pig feed suddenly gets delivered with less than usual speed

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Colette Joe
$36,600 -$800 $3,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BROADWAY HISTORY
On Oct. 30, 2008 Playbill changed its logo color to green for a special edition marking this show's 5th anniversary on Broadway

Final scores:

Kevin Colette Joe
$35,000 -$800 $3,500
3-day champion: $111,299 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kevin Colette Joe
$31,400 $3,000 $4,200
33 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
8 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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