Show #5697 - Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Champion Update #4: Ken Jennings.

Contestants

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Cynthia Reedy, a science and French teacher from Norway, Maine

Andy Davis, a Chyron operator from South Boston, Massachusetts

Susan Hankins, a project accountant from Downey, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $27,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

A POTENT POTABLE TOUR
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR
OH, SHAW!
HYBRID POODLES
(Alex: We want you to name the other breed involved with the poodle.)
MARCUS
WELL, "B"!
    $200 18
Take a fun-filled ride through the history of scotch next to this Scottish capital's castle
    $200 11
2002:
A cyclist
    $200 26
George Bernard Shaw's birthplace in this world capital is just a 10-minute walk from St. Stephen's Green
    $200 6
A goldendoodle
    $200 16
In retail, Stanley Marcus' name is paired with this one of his uncle & aunt
    $200 1
A family member who doesn't fit in is known by this dark, woolly term
    $400 19
The Appleton estate in Jamaica has been blending this liquor since 1749; tour its distillery & sample some
    $400 12
1989:
A cyclist
    $400 27
Much of Shaw's play "In Good King Charles's Golden Days" is set in this British scientist's library, in 1680
    $400 7
A poogle
    $400 17
Rabbi & encyclopedist Marcus Jastrow was an expert on this body of law that contains the Mishnah
    $400 2
A Clodius parnassian is one of these beautiful insects
    $600 20
I'll ooze delight if you take me to the ouzo festival in Plomari in this country
    $600 13
2005:
A handsome quarterback
    $600 28
Dick Dudgeon narrowly escapes hanging in "The Devil's Disciple", set in New Hampshire during this war
    $600 8
A shih-poo
    $600 23
He promoted the Back-to-Africa movement in the 1920s
    $600 3
After you see an inspiring view described by this 12-letter word, you might need oxygen
    $800 21
Savor the "California" type of this effervescent treat at the Korbel Cellars in Sonoma County
    $800 14
1970:
A hockey defenseman
    $800 29
A mercenary fighting the Bulgarians is one of the characters in the 1894 play these "and the Man"
    $800 9
A schnoodle
    $800 24
Stoic Roman emperor who ruled from 161 to 180 A.D.
    $800 4
"Good living" in French; we use it for one who lives well
    DD: $3,500 22
If you like big beer gardens, head for the Hirschgarten in this German city; it seats about 8,000
    $1000 15
2006:
A hot Miami Heat guard
    $1000 30
Let's "paws" to reflect on this Shaw play, whose plot unfolds when a beast gets a thorn in his paw
    $1000 10
A pomapoo
    $1000 25
Physicist Sir Marcus Oliphant helped to develop the atom bomb & to discover new forms of these 2 simplest elements
    $1000 5
In Exodus 2:3 baby Moses is cruising down the Nile River in a basket made from these

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

Susan Andy Cynthia
$2,200 $5,400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Andy Cynthia
$5,000 $11,100 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

IN THE BO-"D"
THE MUSICAL '80s
HERE COMES THE NEIGHBORHOOD
EDIBLE COMMON BONDS
LOOK OUT FOR PIRATES!
FROM E TO SHINING E
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "E" and end with the letter "E".)
    $400 1
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical diagram on the monitor.) From the Latin for 12, because it's 12 finger-widths long, this small intestine section extends from the stomach to the jejunum
    $400 6
This former Eagle won a Grammy for best male vocal performance for "The Boys of Summer"
    $400 11
The State House shines from this hill in Boston
    $400 21
Mung,
snap,
string
    $400 26
In 2008 pirates twice boarded ships at Port-au-Prince in this country
    $400 16
Resembling a horse
    $800 2
This large sheet of muscle provides most of the power that moves air in & out of the lungs
    $800 7
This 1984 Lee Greenwood anthem became a favorite of Ronald Reagan
    $800 12
(Hi. I am Aisha Tyler.)
Before coming to Los Angeles for fame & moderate fortune, I grew up in the Haight area of this city that has a friendly rivalry with L.A.
    $800 22
Pot,
rolled,
rib
    $800 27
In 2008, pirates boarded a yacht anchored off this French island--where's Napoleon when you need him?
    $800 17
To pronounce words in an articulate or a particular manner
    $1200 3
Primarily composed of calcium, it's the main tissue beneath the enamel of a tooth's surface
    $1200 8
Bette Midler's 1989 hit "Wind Beneath My Wings" was featured in this film co-starring Barbara Hershey
    $1200 13
NYC area adjoining & 1 letter different from SoHo
    $1200 23
Florentine,
Scotch,
Sardou
    DD: $1,500 28
In November 2008 pirates based in this East African nation captured a Saudi Arabian oil tanker & demanded $25 mil.
    $1200 18
An astronomical event, or to surpass
    $1600 4
The outer layer of the spinal meninges, its name means "hard" in Latin
    $1600 9
Freddie Mercury wrote this group's "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" in the bathtub at the Munich Hilton
    $1600 14
The Gaslamp Quarter is the happening part of this Southern California city
    $1600 24
Florentine,
snickerdoodle,
snap
    $1600 29
Modern pirates are known to attack with automatic weapons & RPGs, these
    $1600 19
8-letter term meaning legally qualified to be elected to office
    DD: $2,000 5
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Brookhaven National Laboratory in Long Island, NY.) Imaging done at Brookhaven shows a change in a drug addict's ability to respond to this neurotransmitter responsible for feelings of pleasure & reward
    $2000 10
Torture me with this metal band that gave us the album "The Number of the Beast"
    $2000 15
Frick Park borders Squirrel Hill in this Pennsylvania city
    $2000 25
Rolled,
steelcut,
Scotch
    $2000 30
The International Maritime Bureau advises ships in this gulf just south of Yemen to keep 24-hour piracy watches
    $2000 20
It's a flat shoe with a cloth upper & a rope sole

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Andy Cynthia
$25,300 $15,900 $7,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS AMERICANS
Ayn Rand wrote to him, "I felt that 'The Fountainhead' had not quite completed its destiny until I had heard from you about it"

Final scores:

Susan Andy Cynthia
$18,799 $29,799 $7,200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $29,799 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Susan Andy Cynthia
$25,000 $13,400 $9,200
22 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
11 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $47,600

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