Show #5699 - Thursday, May 21, 2009

Justin Bernbach game 1.

Contestants

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Sarah Howison, a grad student originally from Bethel, Ohio

Justin Bernbach, a lobbyist from Brooklyn, New York

Andy Davis, a Chyron operator from South Boston, Massachusetts (whose 2-day cash winnings total $49,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE WORLD AT WAR
FRUIT OF THE KLUM
ALSO A CANTERBURY TALES PILGRIM
OH, WHAT A TANGLED WEBSITE WE WEAVE
HOBO A GO GO
RIDING THE "RAIL"S
    $200 1
The Chinese Communist First Front Army staged the 6,000-mile retreat known as the Long March under this leader
    $200 23
Hal-oh! Heidi Klum was born on June 1, 1973 in this country
    $200 16
Emeril or short-order
    $200 18
The 2 clickable buttons on the front page of this site are "Search" & "I'm Feeling Lucky"; well, do ya, punk?
    $200 11
In August, hop a freight train to the city of Britt in this "Hawkeye State" for its annual "Hobo Days" convention
    $200 6
Face it, Johnny, you don't live in a mobile home, you live in one of these, also a movie preview
    $400 2
St. Louis, Missouri was named for King Louis IX of France, who led the Seventh & Eighth of these military debacles
    $400 27
In '98 Heidi got her big break, landing the cover of this magazine's swimsuit issue, not its NCAA hoops preview
    $400 17
Bebop pianist Thelonious
    $400 19
Don't kill the messenger, download it at this search site with an exclamation point in its name
    $400 12
Thank the Lordy! Seen here is the hobo sign meaning that this staple of life is available ahead
    $400 7
9-letter word for a metal strip placed along a turn in a roadway for safety
    $600 3
In 1619 Rene Descartes went to join the army of the Duke of Bavaria during this decades-long war
    $600 28
In 2002 Heidi played "toothless hockey player" on this Frankie Muniz sitcom
    $600 24
Dante & Randal in a 1994 Kevin Smith movie
    $600 20
A headline at this parody news site read, "Staten Island historians piece together genealogy of Wu-Tang Clan"
    $600 13
Boxcar Willie could tell you that boxcars, this dice roll, is also known as a hobo's delight
    $600 8
Interpoint printing puts this writing named for a blind Frenchman on both sides of a page
    DD: $1,200 4
The first British recipient of the Victoria Cross, a sailor, received it for actions in the Baltic Sea during this war
    $800 30
After getting passionate with deputy mayor Michael J. Fox, Heidi hit a high note by yodeling on this sitcom
    $800 25
Ivory preceder in a British film production company
    $800 21
"Stay connected through... quick, frequent answers to one simple question: What are you doing?" at this site
    $800 14
This American writer drew upon his experiences as a hobo in books like "John Barleycorn" & "Martin Eden"
    $800 9
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a video of a jetliner on the monitor.) When water particles from jet exhaust mix with cold air in the atmosphere, it forms lingering visible streams called these
    $1000 5
Unprepared for this man leading an army force over the Andes in 1817, the Spanish Empire lost Chile & Argentina
    $1000 29
In 2004 Heidi played Ursula Andress & Geoffrey Rush the title role in "The Life and Death of" this comic actor
    $1000 26
It's what Bill Clinton could be called based on what he did for financier Marc Rich in 2001
    $1000 22
Launched in 2000, this website offers a sweet tip every day, as its name implies
    $1000 15
It was Roger Miller's hobo-themed No. 1 hit from 1965
    $1000 10
Ancient priests checked these animal innards for signs & portents

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

Andy Justin Sarah
$1,600 $2,800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andy Justin Sarah
$4,200 $5,400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

NUCLEAR ENERGY
SONG & MOVIE TITLES
OLD CITIES
PHOTO-SYNTHESIS
ART HEISTS
"J" PEG
    $400 20
All commercial nuclear reactors in the U.S. use this liquid as a coolant
    $400 15
Roy Orbison had a hit with "Oh" this, later the title of a romantic comedy
    $400 25
If you're going to see the ancient site of Cacaxtla or Teotihuacan, you'll have to visit this country
    $400 6
I'll bet these sprouts are little rascals
    $400 11
An early version of "The Potato Eaters" was among 3 of his paintings taken from a museum in Holland in 1988
    $400 1
The month named in 44 B.C.
    $800 21
This agency, the NRC, licenses all U.S. nuclear power plants & ensures that they operate safely
    $800 16
Raunchy 1999 Jason Biggs comedy that's also a song from a long, long time ago...
    $800 26
Still standing today, the Alcazar is a Moorish palace in this "barber"-ous city of southern Spain
    $800 7
Film critic Gene might give a favorable review to this type of onion
    $800 12
This Edvard Munch masterpiece was stolen from the Oslo national gallery in 1994; it just makes me want to...
    $800 2
The surname of this apostle might be from a radical secret society of "dagger carriers"
    DD: $3,800 22
This "national" term refers to fuel melting through the floor & down through the earth
    $1200 17
Rolling Stones tune that became the title of a 1986 Whoopi Goldberg spy comedy
    $1200 29
Carchemish was a Hittite one of these hyphenated sovereign areas, like Sparta
    $1200 8
These aren't the band of the same name
    $1200 13
In 1985 his "Impression: Sunrise", the painting that named a movement, was stolen in Paris
    $1200 3
French gentil, meaning "nice", gave us this word for a stylish angle at which you might wear your hat
    $1600 23
The paths of charged subatomic particles can be traced via this gas-filled enclosure
    $1600 18
A 1979 song from The Cure; later, the title of Hilary Swank's first Oscar winner
    $1600 30
Still a popular tourist destination in Mali, this city was a major religious & commercial center in the 15th c.
    $1600 9
This isn't celery with a sunburn, it's this
    DD: $2,000 14
In 2001 his "Study for 'Over Vitebsk'" wandered off during a cocktail reception at the Jewish Museum in New York
    $1600 4
"To the greater glory of God" is this religious order's motto
    $2000 24
This natural isotope of uranium is used as a target material in reactors because it has an odd No. of neutrons
    $2000 19
Thanks to the film of the same name, this Ben E. King song returned to the charts 25 years after its initial run
    $2000 27
In the 1840s Sir Henry Layard excavated Nineveh, capital of this ancient neighbor of Babylonia
    $2000 10
Spanish name of the produce seen here
    $2000 28
Seen here, this Dutch painter's "Lady Writing a Letter with Her Maid" was stolen in 1974 & again in 1986
    $2000 5
The name of these elite soldiers of the Ottoman sultans comes from the Turkish for "new troops"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andy Justin Sarah
$10,800 $15,800 $10,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

BIG BOOKS
When they began in 1879, the creators of this thought they'd finish in 10 years; 5 years later, they reached "ant"

Final scores:

Andy Justin Sarah
$20,599 $21,601 $21,599
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $21,601 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andy Justin Sarah
$14,600 $15,400 $12,800
18 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $42,800

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