Show #5707 - Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Contestants

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Ana Catalina Posada, a graduate student from Hanover, New Hampshire

Harris Cohen, a family physician from Lower Gwynedd, Pennsylvania

Sara Doran, an attorney from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $38,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

SILENT PARTNERS
THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED
IT'S CHINATOWN, JAKE
15 MINUTES OF FAME
ANGRY MOMS OF FUTURE PRESIDENTS
(Alex: And you have to respond the way an angry mom would, giving the first, the middle and the last name.)
SIMILES
    $200 8
"Silent Partner", about Mabel Bell, this inventor's wife, reveals that she was one of his deaf students before they wed
    $200 6
April 5, 1994 in Seattle
    $200 19
New York City has 3 Chinatowns: one in Brooklyn, one in Queens & one centered on Canal Street in this borough
    $200 1
Rick Dyer & Matt Whitton claimed to have killed one of these creatures & showed its body in a freezer
    $200 15
This boy runs when angry Mom uses this full name & threatens, "Do you want me to get Cousin Teddy's big stick?"
    $200 2
According to an old saying , this beverage should be black as hell, strong as death & sweet as love
    $400 11
CNN called Gen. Tommy Franks a silent partner in Operation Enduring Freedom, the U.S. war mainly in this country
    $400 7
February 3, 1959, one of 3, in a cornfield in Iowa
    $400 25
You can enter North America's oldest Chinatown at the Dragon Gate at Grant & Bush in this city
    $400 21
After his wife left him, Ian Usher put his entire life up for sale on this website
    $400 16
This future 1950s president is scared when Mom uses these three names, especially when followed by "Come here this instant"
    $400 3
Amazement is often said to make these "wide as saucers"
    $600 13
This late night talk show host has been a silent partner with Bobby Rahal on auto racing circuits
    $600 9
July 3, 1971 in a bathtub in Paris
    $600 26
This city's original Chinatown in the Limehouse District was destroyed by the Luftwaffe in WWII; a new one sprang up in Soho
    $600 22
After giving birth to 8 babies in 2009, Nadya Suleman got this 7-letter nickname
    $600 17
The southern lad seen here might not grin when Mom calls him this & says, "Get your hands off that horse"
    DD: $600 4
This rhyming simile seems to have been a reference to movie star Errol
    $800 29
In 1972 Leo Fender, known primarily for making these, became a silent partner in a company called Music Man
    $800 10
September 13, 1996 in Las Vegas after a shooting
    $800 27
The Dr. Sun Yat-sen Garden is one of the highlights of this city's Chinatown, Canada's largest
    $800 23
"America's Most Hated" is a rap song by this man, once the husband of Britney Spears
    $800 18
The 1960s president shudders when Mom uses this full name, followed by, "Turn that chair around right now"
    $800 5
A speedy person may "run like" this; Patrick Swayze sang, "She's like" this
    $1000 12
October 4, 1970 at the Landmark Hotel in Hollywood
    $1000 28
Washington, D.C.'s Chinatown requires business signs to include Chinese names; this chain's says "Owl Restaurant"
    $1000 24
Ashley Dupre briefly made headlines as the high-priced companion of this governor
    $1000 20
Later caught with his hand figuratively in the cookie jar, he jumps when Mom says, "Get out of there"
    $1000 14
In "South Pacific" Nellie, unashamed of her cliched feelings, sings, "I'm as" this "as Kansas in August"

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

Sara Harris Ana
-$800 $2,400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sara Harris Ana
$1,000 $4,200 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

IN THE YEAR 2000
ACTUAL ITEMS
TRIUMPH
IF THEY MATED
RICHTER (NOT ANDY)
CONAN O'BRIEN
(Alex: ...who, just this week, began hosting The Tonight Show.)
    $400 3
Illinois' governor put a moratorium on these in his state due to questions of justice
    $400 16
Seen here, a Brannock device measures you for these
    $400 1
In 2009 Stump the 10-year-old Sussex spaniel became the oldest winner of this Westminster Kennel Club top honor
    $400 9
The zorse, seen here, is the result of a hookup between a horse & one of these
    $400 21
Fittingly, seismologist Charles Richter spent almost all his working life in this state
    $400 8
In 1993 Conan began taping "Late Night" at this New York center popular at Christmas
    $800 4
The Kuomintang lost the presidency of this country for the first time in 50 years
    $800 17
In making pencils the ferrule is the metal ring into which this is inserted
    $800 2
In 1991 the Pulitzer Prize got "Lost in Yonkers" with this writer
    $800 10
The geep, seen here, is a hybrid of these two species
    $800 22
The Richter scale ranks quakes based on how much the ground shakes 60 miles from this
    $800 14
Conan becomes the fifth host of "The Tonight Show" after Jay Leno, Johnny Carson, Steve Allen & him
    $1200 5
Willie Fulgear was at the Shrine Auditorium on March 26 in recognition of his finding 52 of these in a dumpster
    $1200 18
These "tools" strike piano strings
    $1200 28
Before hosting "Good Morning America", she triumphed as America's Junior Miss of '63
    $1200 11
Napoleon Dynamite's favorite animal, this cross between a male lion & a female tiger is the world's largest cat
    $1200 23
For bigger quakes, the Richter scale has given way to the more accurate one alliteratively called "moment" this
    $1200 15
Seen here, he produced Conan's talk show after Conan wrote for him on "Saturday Night Live"
    $1600 6
In France a strike by drivers of these 2-word vehicles left many ATMs empty
    $1600 19
Bottoms up! A muselet is the wire cage holding this in place
    $1600 12
The cama is a cross of these parent animals, done artificially--the size difference is a bit much for nature
    DD: $2,500 26
earthquake.usgs.gov has a handy primer on the Richter scale: USGS is short for this
    $1600 24
Conan's bandleader, he's also the drummer for Bruuuuce
    $2000 7
On September 6 the pope, like Father Merrin, performed this rite, on a 19-year-old girl
    $2000 20
Impress friends in the rec room; this game's throwing line is called an oche
    $2000 13
Seen here is the first known wild example of a grolar bear, a cross of these species
    $2000 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a graph on the monitor.) In seismic data, the maximum displacement of a seismic wave during one oscillation--here, 23 millimeters--is referred to by this term
    $2000 25
On Conan's last "Late Night", this "Barney Miller" co-star was released into the wild to be with his own kind

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sara Harris Ana
$3,000 $9,700 $13,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

GEOGRAPHICAL LITERATURE
The first 2 sections of this Hemingway novel, published 9 years after his death, are titled "Bimini" & "Cuba"

Final scores:

Sara Harris Ana
$500 $9,400 $7,600
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $9,400 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sara Harris Ana
$3,000 $12,200 $14,200
10 R,
4 W
19 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,400

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