Show #5710 - Friday, June 5, 2009

Contestants

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Roy Ha, a geophysicist from Sugar Land, Texas

Bonnie Fish, a contract writer and retired educator from Cameron, Missouri

Andrew Schwartz, an independent filmmaker from Miami, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,787)

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Jeopardy! Round

HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES
HOLLYWOULDN'T
DOG-EARED PAGES
NAUTICAL RHYME TIME
JUNE 5 BABIES
WHAT'S YOUR FUNCTION?
    $200 16
People's usual rankings of caste, gender, status & age are reversed on Holi, a spring festival of this faith
    $200 11
"Nocturnal Fears", a proposed sequel to this, would've seen Elliot kidnapped by aliens; Spielberg said N-O
    $200 6
In a 1900 book this dog "ran about the room... barking loudly; but Dorothy sat quite still"
    $200 1
A dateless but nevertheless Jolly Roger
    $200 26
Born 1956:
An American pop saxophonist
    $200 21
In a beehive workers do all the work & these males have just one job: to mate with the queen
    $400 17
Across the pond, Commonwealth Day was originally established on May 24, the birthday of this 19th century queen
    $400 12
Warner Bros.' "Green Lantern" missed the green light after fan outcry over this "School of Rock" guy as the lead
    $400 7
Buck is a pampered dog that's stolen & taken to the Yukon during the Gold Rush in this novel
    $400 2
A lively dance in the ship's prison, mateys
    $400 27
Born 1878:
A Mexican revolutionary
    $400 22
On a standard Dell PC keyboard, model L100, the function keys run from F1 to this
    $600 18
The third Saturday in May is this American military observance
    $600 13
A proposed third film in this series would've seen the title guys "in Hell", but Bill Murray slimed the project
    $600 8
Tim Johnson wanders Maycomb County as the community pet until he gets rabies in this novel
    $600 3
A civil suit brought because of damage to the left side of a ship
    $600 28
Born 1850:
An Old West lawman & "Kid" killer
    $600 23
The 3 weapons used in fencing are the epee, the foil & this one--en garde
    DD: $1,600 19
In December Mexico's festival Las Posadas commemorates these 2 people's search for shelter
    $800 14
John Candy, John Belushi & Chris Farley have all been linked to film versions of this John Kennedy Toole novel
    $800 9
Missing having a dog inspired Kate DiCamillo to write this book with a supermarket in the title
    $800 4
Pirates' treasure containing kiwi & apple
    $800 29
Born 1883:
A 3-named English economist
    $800 24
Sort of Earth's garter belt, this line marks the southernmost points where the sun is directly overhead in winter
    $1000 20
If it's July 24, Ecuador & Venezuela must be celebrating the birthday of this early 19th century leader
    $1000 15
Groucho said no to a script this surrealist wrote for the Marx Bros.; he sent Harpo a barbed-wire harp anyway
    $1000 10
The learned English dog is empowered with speech & reason in his novel "Mason & Dixon"
    $1000 5
Gravy served with Coleridge's "lucky" seabird
    $1000 30
Born 1932:
A left-footed Irish artist & author
    $1000 25
In amphibians the mesonephros organs perform the same function as this pair in humans

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

Andrew Bonnie Roy
$3,800 $800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Bonnie Roy
$4,200 $1,400 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD CAPITALS
I REMEMBER TELEVISION
MERRIAM-WEBSTER'S TOP 10 WORDS OF 2008
WOMEN IN SCIENCE
ALPHABETICALLY FIRST
A GLASS OF PORT
(Kelly: ...from the Sandeman Cellars in where else but Portugal.)
    $400 1
The Biblioteca Nacional Venezuela is in this city
    $400 18
I remember this variety show that signed off with "I'm So Glad We Had This Time Together" from 1967 to 1978
    $400 11
This No. 1 word means "a rescue from financial distress", though it sounds like something done on a leaky boat
    $400 16
In 1939 physicist Lise Meitner & her nephew Otto Frisch coined this term referring to the splitting of an atom's nucleus
    $400 6
...among the 8 planets
    $400 25
(Jon of the Clue Crew presents from a Sandeman Winery cellar in Portugal.) Grape brandy is added to port halfway through the fermentation process; that's what makes it this type of wine
    $800 2
This Slovakian capital with "slav" in its name was occupied by the Slavs in the 8th century
    $800 19
I remember Bob Crane outwitting Werner Klemperer on this show every week from 1965 to 1971
    $800 12
Used in 2008 political mudslinging, this Marxist theory lies "between capitalism & communism"
    $800 17
Returning from Samoa in 1926, she met fellow anthropologist Reo Fortune aboard ship; they married in 1928
    $800 7
...among New York City's 5 boroughs
    $1200 3
One of the 2 world capitals on the Rio de la Plata estuary
    $1200 20
I remember this 1960-64 show with Tod & Buz cruising the U.S. (actually, I remember the theme better)
    $1200 13
As a noun it means a scoundrel; as an adjective it refers to a nation whose leaders defy international law
    $1200 23
This marine biologist's 1951 book "The Sea Around Us" spent 86 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list
    $1200 8
...of the 8 Ivy League colleges
    DD: $1,000 26
(Jon of the Clue Crew presents from a Sandeman Winery cellar in Portugal.) Vintage port continues to age in the bottle, while this type of port, whose name refers to its brownish color, ages in wooden barrels
    $1600 4
This capital of Bangladesh is just west of the Meghna River
    $1600 21
I remember these 2 hunky doctor shows that dueled on ABC & NBC from 1961 to 1966
    $1600 14
From the Greek for "hate" & "women" comes this word for the hatred of women
    $1600 24
In the 1950s she studied Tanzanian rock paintings that formed the basis of her later book "Africa's Vanishing Art"
    $1600 9
...of the independent countries in Europe
    $2000 5
This capital of Ghana is on the Gulf of Guinea
    $2000 22
I remember this 1966-1971 soap opera about vampires, witches & werewolves
    $2000 15
Meaning "to evaluate for possible approval", this word can also refer to a type of doctor
    DD: $2,000 10
...among the first 5 books of the Old Testament

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Bonnie Roy
$6,200 $6,600 $8,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

STATE QUARTERS
Of the U.S. state quarters that feature sail-powered craft, the state depicting the oldest ship

Final scores:

Andrew Bonnie Roy
$12,201 $2 $3,800
2-day champion: $31,988 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Andrew Bonnie Roy
$6,200 $8,600 $8,200
11 R,
1 W
11 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $23,000

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