Show #5758 - Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Andy Srinivasan game 4.

Contestants

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Stan Chiueh, a law student from Austin, Texas

Jose Treviño, a logistics analyst from Bristow, Virginia

Andy Srinivasan, a high school science teacher from Garner, North Carolina (whose 3-day cash winnings total $53,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

HEALTH & MEDICINE
CLASSIC VIDEO GAMES
THE ONION
(Alex: Yes, the satirical newspaper.)
LITERARY SHIPS
THE CON IS ON
STAR-SPANGLED BANNER WORDS
(Alex: Words that you would find in "The Star-Spangled Banner".)
    $200 1
Bacteria in the mouth produce an acid that eats away at this outer part of the tooth & causes cavities
    $200 6
The creator of this game got the idea while noticing a pizza missing a slice looked like an open-mouthed head
    $200 11
This company "Introduces 'Nothing But Tears' Shampoo To Toughen Up Newborns"
    $200 16
The Nautilus plumbs the depths in this 1870 Verne work
    $200 21
After prison, check forger Frank Abagnale worked for the government & was played on film by this actor
    $200 26
Sequential standing & sitting by sports spectators to give the impression of undulation
    $400 2
"The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Internal Medicine" deals with this 365-body-point technique
    $400 7
Putting your initials next to your high score was an early innovation of this game
    $400 12
In a 2006 opinion article, this 19th century inventor asked, "Why Doesn't My Code Get Its Own Movie?"
    $400 17
The Rachel is the rescue ship at the end of this Melville epic
    $400 22
The IRS says victims can claim losses, & it stands to refund up to $17 billion because of his illegal activities
    $400 27
The early evening when the sun is below the horizon
    $600 3
Conjunctivitis, an inflammation caused by bacteria or a virus, is also known by this colorful name
    $600 8
The Bank of Japan ordered an emergency minting of coins as there was a run on them when this game debuted in 1978
    $600 13
After a 2009 accident, this Tour de France champ: "Riding A Bike Isn't Something You Just Remember How To Do"
    $600 18
The Jolly Roger sails the seas in this J.M. Barrie romp
    $600 23
Christopher Rocancourt swindled the rich by claiming he was a French member of this Standard Oil family
    $600 28
Fortification with a parapet on top
    $800 4
This type of dr. specializes in the kidneys, bladder & ureters, as well as the male reproductive organs
    $800 9
The original name for the hero was Jumpman, & he was a carpenter, not a plumber, in this game
    $800 14
Prague's airport named for this author was dubbed the "World's Most Alienating Airport"
    $800 19
You're gonna need a bigger boat than the Orca in this Peter Benchley thriller
    $800 24
Police had to remove buyers who were building toll barriers after George Parker sold this New York structure to them
    $800 29
It describes sound or video played in real time over the Internet
    $1000 5
Types of this surgical gripping device include gingival, hemostatic & Goldblatt
    $1000 10
The name of this game, shown in the updated "zone" version, is a play on the Greek word for "four"
    $1000 15
Last name of John D. & Catherine T., whose "Foundation Goes On Wild Endowment Binge"
    $1000 20
The Hispaniola is found in this Stevenson high seas quest
    DD: $3,000 25
In 1911 Eduardo de Valfierno stole this Renaissance portrait in order to sell 6 forgeries of it
    $1000 30
Bravely, like a knight errant

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

Andy Jose Stan
$2,800 $1,400 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andy Jose Stan
$10,400 $2,600 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

MADAM SENATOR
STEVE BUSCEMI FILMS
SAME FIRST & LAST LETTER
PUBLISHING
YOU CAN SAIL THE 7 SEAS
IN THE NAVY
    $400 6
Olympia Snowe & Susan Collins represent this state that elected Margaret Chase Smith to both houses
    $400 21
Steve's rockhound goes to save the world with Ben Affleck & Owen Wilson in this 1998 flick
    $400 16
Pigs do it in the mud; some people do it "in self-pity"
    $400 26
Many books, like a 1688 illustrated "Paradise Lost", were once sold by this method used by magazines that come in the mail
    $400 11
Oh, my! A George Takei TV character shares his last name with this sea between the Philippine Islands & Borneo
    $400 1
On July 18, 1792 this "Father of the American Navy" bought his "Stairway to Heaven"
    $800 7
In a brutal 2008 race, Kay Hagan beat this woman to take over as senator from North Carolina
    $800 22
It was goodbye, Mr. Chips when Peter Stormare disposed of Steve in grisly fashion in this 1996 film
    $800 17
Paul wrote one "to the Romans"
    $800 27
The Literary Guild is one of these (not the kind that meets at Mindy's house this Sunday)
    $800 12
Ports on this sea include Riga & Stockholm
    $800 2
The grandfather & father of this P.O.W./politician are the USA's only father & son to each be a full admiral
    $1200 8
Debbie Stabenow was named the "Great Lakes Legislator of the Year" for this state
    $1200 23
As Donny, Steve didn't live to see the end of this 1998 Coen Brothers film... but The Dude abides
    $1200 18
Be careful what you write about another person; if it's defamatory & untrue, it's this crime
    $1200 28
Xlibris is a P.O.D. service, P.O.D. standing for this do-it-yourself method
    $1200 13
This sea's widest north-south extent is between Libya & Croatia
    $1200 3
Despite his Army-sounding 1st name, he was a Naval officer in WWII before leading the Peace Corps from 1961 to 1966
    $1600 9
Gov. Mel Carnahan died but was nevertheless elected senator, so his wife Jean filled the vacancy for this state
    $1600 24
Steve took to the skies as Garland "The Marietta Mangler" Greene in this Nicolas Cage pic
    DD: $5,000 19
It's the part of a racetrack between the last turn & the finish line
    $1600 29
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows some folded sheets of paper.) In Shakespeare's lifetime, many of his plays were printed in quarto, folding a sheet twice to make four leaves; "Henry VI, Part 3" appeared in this format, folding three times to make eight leaves
    $1600 14
It's the biblical sea depicted here
    $1600 4
In the 1801 Battle of Copenhagen, he ignored Admiral Parker's signal to disengage, putting a telescope to his blind eye
    $2000 10
The great-great-grandfather of this Republican senator from Texas signed the Texas Declaration of Independence
    $2000 25
Hi, I'm Steve, I'll dress like Buddy Holly & be John & Uma's waiter in this 1994 film
    $2000 20
A pain in the neck, or a twist in a rope or thread
    $2000 30
A book may be released under one of these, also a mark made in something soft; Bantam Classics is one
    DD: $7,500 15
"Abel"-bodied sailors navigate this Down Under sea that has a max depth of about 17,000 feet
    $2000 5
At the Battle of Mobile Bay, this Union Naval officer won fame by saying, "Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andy Jose Stan
$23,800 $4,600 $3,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC HEADLINES
On Sept. 30, 2008 Daily Variety reprised this 5-word headline from Oct. 30, 1929

Final scores:

Andy Jose Stan
$15,800 $100 $2,769
4-day champion: $69,600 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andy Jose Stan
$18,400 $4,600 $11,400
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
10 R,
1 W
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,400

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