Show #5677 - Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Contestants

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Sue Romberg, a homemaker and volunteer from Grapevine, Texas

Alex Hooper, a lawyer originally from Cedar Key, Florida

Stefanie Tomko, a software project manager from Bellevue, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

WONDERS OF THE MIDWEST
TV'S GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
THE BUTLER DID IT
TEXAS HOLD'EM HANDS
BIRTHSTONES... MEET THE BIRTHSTONES
YABBA DABBA "DOO"!
    $200 1
Spring Grove, Illinois claims the world's largest corn this, seen here
    $200 10
He impersonated moody psychic Carnac the Magnificent
    $200 19
Franz the butler is initially comedic but takes a dark turn as a Nazi sympathizer in this '60s film musical
    $200 24
You've been dealt a "speed limit" if you hold a pair of these
    $200 5
May is green (but not with envy) with this birthstone
    $200 13
It means to go away, or get out; it's famously paired with "23"
    $400 2
You can see a replica of a hunk of this Soviet craft; it crashed into Manitowoc, Wisc. in 1962
    $400 11
He played wacky bachelor Jack Tripper
    $400 20
Butler Thomas Rogers, as well as his wife, are murdered in her novel "And Then There Were None"
    $400 27
There are "snowmen" in your mitts when holding a pair of these
    $400 6
In song this July birthstone precedes "Tuesday"
    $400 14
8-letter term for the end of the world as we know it (& I feel fine)
    $600 3
Springfield, Missouri has America's only tram ride through a real one of these
    $600 12
He starred as recent immigrant Chico Rodriguez
    $600 21
Barrymore the butler is a red herring, as it's really Stapleton who's the killer in this Holmes mystery
    $600 28
A pair of these face cards is referred to as "fishhooks"
    $600 7
Jim Brady was born on August 12, 1856 but April would have been more appropriate, with this as its stone
    $600 16
Now go do this polytheistic religion practiced chiefly by West Indians that you do so well!
    $800 4
In northern Michigan you can see a plate of this type of pie 14 feet across--but with only 1 slice
    $800 25
He was private investigator Dan Tanna
    DD: $1,000 22
Mr. Poole the butler is concerned for the good doctor & breaks into the lab with Utterson in this novel
    $800 29
A hand consisting of a 5 & 10 is nicknamed this, like a famous chain of stores
    $800 8
Mother-of-this! It's June's stone, along with moonstone & alexandrite
    $800 17
The folks in this musical village are awake for 24 hours, once every 100 years
    $1000 15
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from a giant apple basket.) Attractions in this midwest state include a giant rubber stamp, a giant cuckoo clock, & the almost-30-ft-high Longaberger apple basket
    $1000 26
He played out of this world chief engineer Montgomery Scott
    $1000 23
At the end of this Kazuo Ishiguro novel, the butler Stevens regrets not being intimate & cultivating his own experiences
    $1000 30
If you're holding a "magnum", you've got a pocket pair of these
    $1000 9
Thailand & Montana are important sources of this blue September gem
    $1000 18
It's the musical instrument being played here

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

Stefanie Alex Sue
$3,000 $600 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stefanie Alex Sue
$5,800 $3,200 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

OTHER FAMOUS CANADIANS
GEOGRAPHIC BANDS
THE NEW YORK TIMES PULITZER WINNERS
ACRONYM EYE CHART
(Alex: You have to tell us what the letters stand for in the abbreviation you'll find in each chart that we'll show you.)
MUSIC APPRECIATION
CROSSWORD CLUES "G"
    $400 11
From work using hypothermia for heart surgery, Wilfred Bigelow helped develop this implanted stimulator
    $400 16
"Carry On Wayward Son",
"Dust In The Wind"
    $400 21
A 1993 award cited John F. Burns' "courageous", coverage of the destruction of" this Bosnian capital
    $400 1
Do get this organization founded in 1980 & get even
    $400 30
You could call Ronald Lo Presti's "suite for 8" of these instruments a "toot suite"
    $400 2
Turkey talk
(6)
    $800 12
The Smithsonian has the alkaline battery Lewis Urry created for Eveready, which named it this
    $800 17
"You're The Inspiration",
"Saturday In The Park"
    $800 22
(I'm Nicholas Kristof.) In 2006 I won a Pulitzer Prize for commentary that raised public awareness of the genocide in this region of Sudan
    $800 7
This 1994 pact, better now, or now?
    $800 28
This country's national anthem, heard here, was written by cousins Rikard Nordraak & Bjornstjerne Bjornson
    $800 3
Thumbs up or thumbs down
(7)
    DD: $3,600 13
It was only in the spring that Izzy Sharp created this luxury chain by opening his first hotel in Toronto in 1961
    $1200 18
"More Than A Feeling",
"Amanda"
    $1200 23
Andrea Elliot won in 2007 for articles on a Brooklyn Muslim leader with this title, Arabic for "leader"
    $1200 8
This government agency to the rescue
    $1200 26
A narrative song of folk origin, from an old Provencal word for "dancing-song"
    $1200 4
Begin to sprout
(9)
    $1600 14
To find out who was the better game player, Chris Haney & Scott Abbot created this '80s phenomenon
    $1600 19
"Ventura Highway",
"A Horse With No Name"
    $1600 24
(I'm Maureen Dowd.) In my Pulitzer-winning commentary on the Clinton scandals, I wrote that this prosecutor was playing Captains Ahab & Queeg in pursuit of the president
    $1600 9
In 1960, Iraq co-founded this association
    $1600 27
This Romanian has so mastered the pan flute that he's been called "the reincarnation of the god Pan"
    DD: $2,500 5
The science of good eating
(10)
    $2000 15
This 2000 Medal of Freedom-winning economist & adviser to JFK wrote "The Affluent Society"
    $2000 20
"The Final Countdown",
"Carrie"
    $2000 25
Anthony Lewis won in 1963 for supreme court coverage & wrote this book about the Clarence Gideon case
    $2000 10
This labor organization should be coming into focus
    $2000 29
This baroque composer must have been in a fugue state when he wrote his "giant fugue" in 1739
    $2000 6
Little by little
(9)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stefanie Alex Sue
$14,600 $8,000 $15,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BOOKS ABOUT ACTORS
Stefan Kanfer's 2008 biography of this star is titled "Somebody", a nod to one of his most famous lines

Final scores:

Stefanie Alex Sue
$20,600 $7,112 $19,201
2-day champion: $41,400 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Stefanie Alex Sue
$14,400 $5,600 $14,800
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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