Show #5725 - Friday, June 26, 2009

Contestants

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Bryan Porter, a prosecutor from Alexandria, Virginia

Tui Sutherland, a children's book author from Watertown, Massachusetts

Emily Heaney, a freelance costume designer from White Bear Lake, Minnesota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

IT'S ASTRONOMICAL!
ANIMAL WORDS
STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI
HISTORICAL HOME SHOPPING
FROM THE BRITISH MONARCHY'S WEBSITE
ROYAL MOVIES?
    $200 29
A small elliptical one of these might contain a million stars; large spiral ones, hundreds of billions
    $200 6
An adult male deer, or a type of "party" before a wedding
    $200 19
Clarence Darrow,
Tom Brady,
Gerald Ford
    $200 23
That's right! We have an authentic fake reproduction of this 1776 document signed by John Penn & Josiah Bartlett!
    $200 12
The principal duty of the Queen's Piper is to play this instrument every weekday at 9 A.M. under the Queen's window
    $200 1
This movie says a kiss between Buttercup & Westley is the most pure & passionate since the kiss was invented
    $400 30
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an astronomical illustration on the monitor.) A familiar sight in the winter sky, its brightest star Aldebaran is the eye, & here are the horns in this constellation
    $400 7
If you're plagued by one of these on your back, you've got problems, man, big problems
    $400 20
Bob Kerrey,
Johnny Carson,
Warren Buffett
    $400 24
In 1852 he was superintendent of West Point! He led the Confederate Army! Now you can buy this historic figure's figurine!
    $400 13
In song, it's the title line that follows "Send her victorious, happy and glorious, long to reign over us"
    $400 2
Lindsay Lohan moves from the city to the suburbs in "Confessions of a Teenage" this
    $600 9
The Crab Nebula is the remnant of one of these explosive events observed in 1054
    $600 8
Stepping up to the plate? Try one of these mammals of the order Chiroptera
    $600 10
Michael Jordan,
Andy Griffith,
John Edwards
    $600 25
France had 25,000 casualties at this June 1815 battle--don't meet yours by not buying its commemorative coin!
    $600 11
Please note: "There is no guard mounting" (also known as this ceremony) "in very wet weather"
    $600 3
Jeff Bridges & Robin Williams search for the Holy Grail in this 1991 film
    $800 16
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an astronomical animation on the monitor.) During a total solar eclipse, when the moon completely obscures the sun, you have a rare opportunity to see this outermost layer of the sun's atmosphere
    $800 28
To complain peevishly, or a fish
    $800 27
Hubert Humphrey,
Loni Anderson,
Walter Mondale
    $800 26
This world leader may have said he wasn't divine on Jan. 1, 1946, but the prices of his commemorative plates sure are!
    DD: $1,400 14
If you speak Welsh & want to read about this person, go to the Cymrag section & click on "Tywysog Cymru"
    $800 4
James McAvoy played a doctor in 1970s Uganda in this fact-based drama
    $1000 17
Among the named craters of the Moon are Kepler, Copernicus & this, after the great Dane Brahe
    $1000 21
A quarrelsome woman; one might even say she's vulpine
    $1000 18
William Inge,
Wilt Chamberlain,
Bob Dole
    $1000 22
Now up, a 4-ton bluestone dating from 2100 B.C. from this English structure! FYI, you pay your own shipping!
    $1000 15
On presentation to the Queen, address her formally as "Your Majesty" & subsequently by this polite contraction
    $1000 5
1991's "Robin Hood", starring Kevin Costner, had this subtitle

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

Emily Tui :) Bryan
$1,000 $4,800 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Tui :) Bryan
$1,800 $7,200 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

MY BOLOGNA
I LOST ON JEOPARDY!
LIKE A SURGEON
WHITE & NERDY
EAT IT
WEIRD "AL"
(Alex: And we all know who "Weird Al" is. Each correct response in that last category will begin with the letters "A-L".)
    $400 16
If you're in Bologna buying bologna, you're using this local currency
    $400 25
Despite being the longest-running "Jeopardy!" champ of all time, he lost to Brad Rutter in the Ultimate ToC
    $400 27
In the U.K, a male surgeon is called "Mr.", not "Dr.", a holdover from times when these unschooled guys did most surgery
    $400 29
Alliterative sheath used to guard the breast of my shirt against ink from my pen & its 7 backups
    $400 8
Not made by Jell-O, spotted dick is a British type of this made with suet & raisins
    $400 1
If pollen makes you sneeze, you might have one of these hypersensitivities
    $800 18
The coronation of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V at Bologna in 1530 was the last Imperial crowning by one of these
    $800 26
This NBA legend lost to Martha Stewart after she answered a question about Michael Jordan & he didn't
    $800 28
C. Walton Lillehei is known as "the father of" this type of surgery (the open kind, to be surgically precise)
    $800 30
I spend hours each day at this website where Weird Al's music video for "White & Nerdy" had over 40 million hits
    $800 9
Naturally, Whole
Foods' 365 Organic line includes this type of oat, fruit & nut cold cereal
    $800 3
In 2003 Antoine Yates was arrested for keeping a tiger & one of these big reptiles in his Harlem apartment
    $1200 19
The city of Bologna is located in northern Italy at the foot of this mountain chain
    $1200 11
David Javerbaum lost on the Teen Reunion, but he's won 9 Emmys for his work on this Jon Stewart TV show
    $1200 12
Sushruta pioneered this reconstructive process around 600 B.C.; he'd make more money in 90210 today
    $1200 2
I'm in love with my nifty i2 model of this transport, but I don't mind letting people have rides
    $1200 10
Popular in Cajun cooking, tasso is usually a spiced type of this meat
    $1200 4
The quest of these magicians was to find a philosopher's stone
    DD: $1,000 20
The airport in Bologna bears the name of this electrical engineer & inventor born near the city
    $1600 17
Jodie Foster won big over Nathan Lane & Harry Connick Jr. when she named this 1620 ship & they couldn't
    $1600 13
William Halsted developed a cocaine addiction while researching new methods of this for the O.R.
    $1600 5
I play this lowest-pitched brass instrument & I've gotten really good at dodging stuff people try to throw in it
    $1600 14
This restaurant isn't named for roast beef but rather for the Raffel Brothers
    DD: $3,000 6
The Incas domesticated it & used its wool long before the Spanish conquest
    $2000 21
Bologna was originally called Felsina by this group who predated the Romans
    $2000 22
Bob Harris penned a book about his "Jeopardy!" wins & losses called "Prisoner of" this place
    $2000 23
Slava Fyodorov developed radial this after taking glass out of a patient's eye & finding the vision improved
    $2000 24
Seen here, this type of keyboard puts less stress on my frail wrists, which I hurt jousting at the Renaissance Fair
    $2000 15
Frequently used in soups, this tiny 4-letter pasta means "barley" in Italian
    $2000 7
Legally, it's an assertion that you are prepared to prove

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Tui :) Bryan
$6,200 $23,600 $9,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY AMERICAN LITERATURE
At the end of this novel, the title object "ceased to be a stigma which attracted the world's scorn and bitterness"

Final scores:

Emily Tui :) Bryan
$6,200 $23,600 $7,199
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $23,600 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Emily Tui :) Bryan
$6,200 $22,600 $9,800
11 R,
4 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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