Show #5755 - Friday, September 25, 2009

Andy Srinivasan game 1.

Contestants

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Andy Srinivasan, a high school science teacher from Garner, North Carolina

Katie O'Reilly, a receptionist from Somerville, Massachusetts

Christopher Nold, an economics and film studies student from Louisville, Kentucky (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

BERMUDA SHORTS
2 NUMBERS PLEASE
(Alex: And that's what we want in your response.)
SHAKESPEARE: THE REALITY SHOW
EYE CANDY
PUT ME IN, COACH!
"CENTER" FIELD
    $200 17
Bermuda is a self-governing dependency of this nation
    $200 26
In baseball, a full count
    $200 1
Tonight, this play's Balthasar, Paris & Benvolio step on our stage & we find out if, in fact, "Verona's Got Talent"
    $200 14
There's no wrong way to eat one of these
    $200 11
He had 9 very productive years coaching the Bulls, winning 6 NBA titles, before moving to the Lakers in 1999
    $200 6
It's where you might find Johnny Gilbert in the next issue of "Playgirl"
    $400 20
Bermuda's leading industry is financial services; this is No. 2
    $400 27
In the 1840s many wanted the U.S. to have all the land up to this latitude, the southern boundary of Russian America
    $400 2
Ariel foils Antonio's plot against Alonso in this play, but will that lead to getting voted off the island?
    $400 15
Spice up your life with these cinnamon candies that also come in a fire version
    $400 12
Notre Dame's football coach from 1918 to 1930, he had a winning percentage of .881, the highest in NCAA history
    $400 7
This NYC performing arts complex includes the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater & the Metropolitan Opera House
    $600 21
"Wide" sea of seaweed that encompasses Bermuda
    $600 28
The first sentence of the Gettysburg Address mentions these two numbers; add them together to check Abe's math
    $600 3
This guy says to Cordelia, "Better thou hadst not been born than not t' have pleased me better" or... you're fired!
    $600 16
I always make sure to have enough of these to go around
    $600 13
Bob Kersee coached this woman, his wife, to 4 world championships, 2 in the heptathlon & 2 in the long jump
    $600 8
The exact middle of something; it sounds like a gathering place for the deceased
    $800 22
Bermuda enjoys one of the world's highest of these, abbreviated PCI; it's been estimated at over $90,000
    $800 29
In "1984" Winston writes, "Freedom is the freedom to say that" this "plus" this "make four"
    $800 4
Petruchio said to this "Bachelorette", "Come, you wasp, i'faith, you are too angry" & he still got a flower!
    $800 18
Life's a beach with the tropical variety of these candies, including mango melon & pina colada
    $800 24
On Jan. 16, 2008 this former Indiana coach won his record 900th basketball game, guiding Texas Tech over Texas A&M
    $800 9
Many celebrities have rehabbed at this Rancho Mirage, California facility
    $1000 23
Laborers from the Azores & the Madeira Islands helped make this the second-most common language spoken in Bermuda
    $1000 30
Number of trombones & cornets in a "Music Man" tune
    DD: $1,000 5
Prince Hal called him "that stuffed cloak-bag of guts"; guess he's not "The Biggest Loser"
    $1000 19
It's the fancy Italian candy seen here outside its famous wrapper
    $1000 25
With 4 for the Pittsburgh Steelers, he won more Super Bowls than any other NFL coach
    $1000 10
Named for a millionaire, this art deco area covers 11 acres in the middle of Manhattan

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

Christopher Katie Andy
$800 $3,400 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Christopher Katie Andy
$3,200 $5,200 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE MEXICAN WAR
CLASSIC TV DRAMA EPISODES
OBI-WAN KENOBI'S YARD SALE
DR. OZ
(Alex: With the Doctor himself.)
MYTHOLOGICAL SIBLINGS
WORD ORIGINS
    $400 16
An exile in Jamaica, this Mexican general who fought at the Alamo returned to his homeland to command the army
    $400 1
1963:
"Nightmare at 20,000 Feet"
    $400 2
You cannot escape your destiny; you must buy my old microwave made by this company that also owns NBC
    $400 11
(Dr. Oz delivers the clue.) Stop, drop your shoulders & purse your lips to slow down & regain control if anxiety & breathlessness are aggravating each other in a vicious cycle, known as this kind of episode
    $400 21
Euryale & Stheno were immortal; Medusa was the only mortal one of these monster sisters
    $400 26
The X in this holiday spelling comes from the Greek letter chi & also represents the cross
    DD: $2,500 17
In 1847 U.S. Marines occupied Mexico City's National Palace, called this in the Marine Corps Hymn
    $800 3
1976:
"The Pride of Walnut Grove"
    $800 7
You want to take the '80s polo shirts with this 4-letter brand's crocodile on them off my hands & out of my garage
    $800 12
(Dr. Oz scrubs in for surgery.) Two angles of this type combine to form a right angle, just like massage & yoga combine with surgery to create this form of medicine
    $800 22
Zeus rewarded these twin brothers by placing them in the stars as Gemini
    $1200 18
In 1848 the Democratic Party lost the White House to this Whig & war hero
    $1200 4
1974:
"Matt Dillon Must Die"
    $1200 8
Notice the curve on this heavy, one-edged cavalry sword; an excellent weapon... not as clumsy or random as a blaster
    $1200 13
(Dr. Oz delivers the clue.) Controlled in the hypothalamus, this set of chemical processes slows down when you mindlessly slash your food intake, so you end up storing more fat
    $1200 23
Artemis is his twin sister
    $1600 19
Signed Feb. 2, 1848, the treaty of this city north of Mexico City brought an end to the war
    $1600 5
1967:
"The Squire of Gothos"
    $1600 9
May this surgical tool seen here be with you--for 6 bucks
    $1600 14
(Dr. Oz holds a heart.) This valve, which prevents the backflow of blood from the left ventricle to the left atrium, is named after the pope's hat
    $1600 24
Some myths say that Aphrodite's affair with this Greek god of war produced Eros & brothers Phobos & Deimos
    $2000 20
This U.S. general captured the port city of Veracruz on March 29, 1847, after 20 days of fighting
    $2000 6
1985:
"Smuggler's Blues"
    $2000 10
Going through my paperbacks? One Jedi secret: we love her books like "Hollywood Husbands" & also her sister Joan
    $2000 15
(Dr. Oz delivers the clue.) Perhaps because you need a stronger immune response as a kid, this gland, in which T cells mature, is the size of a heart in infants & shrinks as you age
    $2000 25
She got her brother Orestes to kill their mom, Clytemnestra, to avenge the murder of Agamemnon, their dad
    $2000 27
From the Norwegian for "to pull by hair", this 3-letter word means to carry with effort, or a blockhead

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Christopher Katie Andy
$8,400 $14,100 $9,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

ANIMALS
Because of the requirements in pumping blood to its brain, it has the highest blood pressure of any living animal

Final scores:

Christopher Katie Andy
$14,400 $8,900 $17,400
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Christopher Katie Andy
$8,400 $12,400 $9,400
17 R,
6 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
11 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $30,200

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