Show #5700 - Friday, May 22, 2009

Justin Bernbach game 2.

Contestants

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Lindsay Barnes, a journalist from Charlottesville, Virginia

Deborah Charles, a retired airline agent from Avenel, New Jersey

Justin Bernbach, a lobbyist from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS AMERICANS
THEIR FIRST TOP 10 SOLO HIT
NUMBER, PLEASE
HOW INVENTIVE
ABSOLUTE ADJECTIVES
THE NEW YORK TIMES TECHNOLOGY
(David Pogue: The amazing world of small, powerful gadgets with me, personal technology columnist David Pogue.)
    $200 6
Legendary General George Armstrong Custer first saw action in this war
    $200 1
"If You Love Somebody Set Them Free"
(1985)
    $200 7
A goose egg
    $200 16
This Renaissance man's invention of the maritime lock allowed Milan to link with the Po river via a canal system
    $200 21
As is often said, you can't be a little bit this, also called "in a family way"
    $200 26
(Mr. Pogue points a handheld projector at a screen.) Micro projectors are tiny, but at short range they give you a nearly cinematic experience; they use the same type of DLP technology that's replacing film in movie theaters; DLP stands for this type of light processing
    $400 12
He's the future governor & labor union president seen here around 1940
    $400 2
"Cry Me A River"
(2002)
    $400 8
Fourscore
    $400 17
Hoping to capitalize on the popularity of Superman was one factor in naming this '70s audio product
    $400 22
A nickname of Rome is this type of "City", an adjective that should not be modified
    $400 27
(David Pogue reads the clue.) You can track your car, your dog or even your teenager with a Zoombak, which pinpoints their location courtesy of this space-based system
    $600 13
Today found on the $10 bill, he was an aide-de-camp to Washington & also served in his cabinet
    $600 3
"The Heat Is On"
(1984)
    $600 9
Number of ounces in a Starbucks "venti"
(hope you speak Italian)
    DD: $900 18
Fashion designer Jacques Heim called his smallest style the Atom; rival Louis Reard named his after this atoll
    $600 23
This 6-letter word for "one of a kind" should never be preceded by "very"
    $600 28
(David Pogue reads the clue.) A truly green product, the prototype Sony Ericsson Greenheart phone is made of recycled plastic & bioplastic from this most commonly grown U.S. grain
    $800 14
In 1995 astronaut Norman Thagard became the first American to board this Russian space station
    $800 4
"London Bridge"
(2006)
    $800 10
A long-playing record, in RPMs
    $800 19
Friedrich Jahn of Germany invented this gymnastics event that uses a surface 16 feet long & 4 inches wide
    $800 24
Absolute mathematical terms include parallel & this, indicated by 2 parallel lines
    $800 29
(David Pogue reads the clue.) I'm holding a Blu-ray DVD player that can also download movies & TV shows from this service that's now living up to its name; its CEO has said, "There's a reason we didn't call the company DVD By Mail"
    $1000 15
Though the Constitution says the U.S. can't have one of these, it was the last name of Constitution signer Rufus
    $1000 5
"Mother And Child Reunion"
(1972)
    $1000 11
3-digit number for a gross
    $1000 20
This magnetic device was invented in China & used to find the best burial place
    $1000 25
It's not just unlikely, it's this, the I in the IM Force
    $1000 30
(David Pogue reads the clue.) OLED technology delivers such an incredible picture in such a thin screen because there's no backlight needed; each of these 518,400 units making up the image generates its own light

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

Justin Deborah Lindsay
$4,200 $3,400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Deborah Lindsay
$5,800 $4,700 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE SUPER BOWL
THE DOLPHINS
THE GIANTS
THE JETS
THE "BUC"s
SOMEDAY THE SAINTS
    $400 1
A 1979 third-round draft pick by the 49ers, this QB was Super Bowl MVP 3 times
    $400 26
The dolphin kick is used in competition in this sport
    $400 6
"Hands of Victory", giant crossed swords made from melted guns used in the war against Iran, dominate this city's skyline
    $400 12
The "Q" in QSST, a proposed 12-passenger luxury jet, stands for "quiet", as it wouldn't produce this 2-word sound
    $400 7
It's grain ground into flour, o-tay?
    $400 17
Canonized in 1933, this French nun & visionary is the Patron Saint of Lourdes
    $800 2
That's right, Watson--this Steeler's catch in the waning seconds of Super Bowl XLIII won him the MVP
    $800 28
The tucuxi, an under-4-foot dolphin, has been found swimming more than 1,500 miles up this river
    $800 19
A giant ocean cataract, a type of this under the Denmark Strait, carries 5 million cubic meters of water per second
    DD: $3,200 13
Introduced in the 1980s, it's the Boeing jet whose digits add up to 20
    $800 8
Perhaps to keep this president from being lonely, the King of Siam offered him a herd of elephants
    $800 18
This saint is also the Patron Saint of shoe shiners & not just on Christmas
    $1200 3
This city on the Great Lakes is the only NFL city that has never hosted nor appeared in a Super Bowl
    $1200 27
Seen here, this variety of dolphin takes its name from a distinctive facial feature
    $1200 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew points to a map on the monitor.) Completely landlocked & fed by rivers like the Zhem, the Ural & the Volga, this large sea is actually a lake
    $1200 14
In the Korean War U.S. F-86 Sabre jets participated in dogfights with these Soviet fighter planes
    $1200 9
An open 4-wheeled horse-drawn carriage with a flexible seat
    $1200 20
He wrote to the Corinthians, "When I became a man, I put away childish things"
    $1600 4
The 1980 Raiders were first to win a Super Bowl after making the playoffs as this, a non-division winner
    DD: $3,000 29
This research society has published the Dolphin Log for kids & the Calypso Log for adults
    $1600 22
If you're visiting the rocky promontory called the Giant's Causeway, you're traveling on this island
    $1600 15
The A380 from this France-based co. was designed to carry up to 840 passengers; how long does deplaning take?
    $1600 10
Whenever Johnny & I wrestle, he climbs up to the top one of these corner-of-the-ring supports & bodyslams me
    $1600 24
On Christmas Eve in 1223, this Italian saint set up a nativity scene in Greccio, complete with live animals
    $2000 5
In 1988 he became the first African-American quarterback to start & win a Super Bowl
    $2000 30
In the 400s B.C. this Greek historian told the story of the rescue of the poet Arion by a dolphin
    $2000 23
To see Mario Irarrazabal's giant "Hand of the Desert" statue, visit the Atacama Desert in this country
    $2000 16
Each turbojet on the Northrop F-5E generates 3,500 pounds of thrust; these "kick in" to boost thrust to 5,000 pounds
    $2000 11
This monarch has a troubling dream in the Bible's Book of Daniel
    $2000 25
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral in Spain.) The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela houses the remains of this saint--"Iago" in Spanish--the traditional evangelizer of Spain

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Justin Deborah Lindsay
$15,800 $11,900 $14,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY POLITICS
On September 23, 1952 some 60 million people, the largest TV audience to that time, tuned in for this live address

Final scores:

Justin Deborah Lindsay
$29,700 $7,400 $1
2-day champion: $51,301 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Justin Deborah Lindsay
$13,400 $11,600 $13,400
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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