Show #5759 - Thursday, October 1, 2009

Andy Srinivasan game 5.

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Jenifer Thomas, a teacher assistant from Jacksonville, North Carolina

Cheryl Williams, an infectious disease epidemiologist from Atlanta, Georgia

Andy Srinivasan, a high school science teacher from Garner, North Carolina (whose 4-day cash winnings total $69,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

AN OCTOBER FIRST FEST
ODE TO BILLY JOEL
STUPID ANSWERS: GERMAN EDITION
WHAT, ME HURRY?
I READ IT IN A BOOK ONCE
(Alex: You have to name the book.)
"T-H-E"
    $200 26
1988:
In a major reorganization of the Soviet hierarchy, this man becomes head of the U.S.S.R.
    $200 6
Your first hit was this /
'74 was the year /
Say, does that microphone /
Still smell like beer?
    $200 1
Even if you spill it, don't cry over die Milch, this
    $200 16
So it's 6:55 P.M., so what? The Sarge told me to be on duty at 1900 hours! That's not until this civilian time
    $200 11
"'Some pig!' whispered Mr. Zuckerman. They stared and stared for a long time at Wilbur"
    $200 21
Proverbially, a praiseworthy accomplishment is this "in your cap"
    $400 27
1979:
This religious figure makes his first official visit to the United States
    $400 7
I recall this 2-word vid /
That starred a young top model /
The song was nice, but nicer still /
Was watching Christie waddle
    $400 2
These, like Donder & Blitzen, are das Rentier
    $400 17
No need to mail yet! It's only Feb. 16, & that payment isn't due till this day, Washington's birthday
    $400 12
"I have no plans to call on you, Clarice, the world being more interesting with you in it"
    $400 22
You're giving this when you donate 10% of your income to your church
    $600 28
1946:
An international military tribunal in this city sentences 12 Nazi leaders to death
    $600 8
We saw your show with this man /
But some of it's a blur /
Loved that duet on "Your Song" /
Hey, do you call him "Sir"?
    $600 3
The ceremony called a bar mitzvah in English is this in German
    DD: $1,000 18
In 2009 I filed Form 4868 & got an automatic 6-month extension on my tax return--now it's not due until this date
    $600 13
"His lips parted into a timid smile, and our neighbor's image blurred with my sudden tears. 'Hey, Boo,' I said"
    $600 23
The Beatles had this head of a Christian religious community for women "jump the gun"
    $800 29
1914:
This country closes the Dardanelles waterway to Allied ships
    $800 9
You sang to Virginia in this hit /
Don't get mad & don't try to fix me /
All I'm saying about it /
Is that you just turned 60
    $800 4
Ein Museum fur moderne Kunst is this specific type of place
    $800 19
It's only 1915--I've got this many years to get my bets in on the Reds before the White Sox throw the World Series
    $800 14
"'Is it safe to get my diamonds?'… Szell opened the black leather case. And took out a portable hand drill"
    $800 24
It's the condition where the human body's temperature falls below 95 degrees
    $1000 30
1979:
A ceremony returns a chunk of territory to this Central American country
    $1000 10
This album won a Grammy /
& made you some real bones /
Its title's a reminder /
Some folks should not throw stones
    $1000 5
Take a guess:
Blut ist dicker als Wasser is this familial proverb
    $1000 20
It's only 6:45 P.M. here in L.A.; I still have this many minutes to call my pal in Montreal before his 11 P.M. bedtime
    $1000 15
"For him evidently Mr. Kurtz was not in his grave; I suspect that for him Mr. Kurtz was one of the immortals"
    $1000 25
It's an old term for a drugstore

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

Andy Cheryl Jenifer
$2,200 $3,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andy Cheryl Jenifer
$3,600 $4,000 $7,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

PUNCTUATION
DASH
PERIOD
QUESTION, MARK
EXCLAMATION "POINT"!
COLIN POWELL
    $400 6
Read all about me at www.jeopardy.com this punctuation mark showguide_bioalex.php
    $400 26
This former NBAer fell backward for a victory after a sprint against 67-yr.-old ref Dick Bavetta at the 2007 All-Star game
    $400 21
The rocks of the Carboniferous period provide the Earth with this, some of it bituminous
    $400 11
In a Shakespeare play, he says, "Let Rome in Tiber melt and the wide arch Of the ranged empire fall!"
    $400 1
A meeting arranged in advance
    $400 16
The son of Jamaican immigrants, Colin was born in this section of Manhattan in 1937
    $800 7
Distinct from parentheses, these are used around editorial insertions that clarify a text, like "sic"
    $800 27
Not for harvesting machines, this annual NFL scouting event is known for its 40-yard dash
    $800 22
The Cenozoic's Tertiary period is logically followed by this period
    $800 12
He wrote, "I am a great & sublime fool. But... I am God's fool, & all his works must be contemplated with respect"
    $800 2
A type of embroidery resembling tapestry
    $800 17
In 1962 Colin was one of the 16,000 military advisers dispatched to South Vietnam by this president
    $1200 8
Independent clauses within a sentence can be separated with a conjunction or with this
    $1200 28
Aussie John Landy shaved 1.5 seconds off this Brit's mile record in 1954, but lost to him in a race 2 months later
    $1200 23
As evidenced by Dover, England, the Cretaceous period's name derives from this type of limestone
    $1200 13
When asked if he has any writers, this piano-playing comic says, "Yes, I have 535 writers. 100 in the Senate & 435 in the House…"
    $1200 3
Numerical term for maneuvering a vehicle around by a series of back & forth arcs
    $1200 18
Colin was on a drill team known as the Pershing Rifles when he was in ROTC, short for this
    $1600 9
An "Oxford" or "series" this is the one before "and" in a series of items
    DD: $3,000 24
Meaning "all Earth" in Greek, this hypothetical supercontinent tore apart during the Triassic period
    $1600 14
To this painter, the battle of horizontal & vertical was a metaphor for existential conflicts
    $1600 4
A spot with a wide perspective; Lyndon Johnson used it as the title of his memoir of the presidency
    $1600 19
In 1983 Colin was an assistant to Secy. of Defense Caspar Weinberger when the U.S. invaded this island nation
    DD: $1,400 10
Suspension points is another term for this indication of a pause
    $2000 25
A period is one of 4 major units of geologic time; these are the other 3, & they all start with "E"
    $2000 15
Mark Haddon penned the bestselling novel "The Curious Incident of" this
    $2000 5
Hyphenated term for being so close to a target that the projectile travels in a straight line to it
    $2000 20
In 2009 this controversial radio host called Colin part of the "stale... worn-out GOP that never won anything"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andy Cheryl Jenifer
$16,200 $4,400 $10,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

GEOGRAPHIC NAMES
For 200 years, much of this large current country was known as "Rupert's Land", in honor of a cousin of Charles II

Final scores:

Andy Cheryl Jenifer
$11,599 $4,198 $13,400
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $13,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andy Cheryl Jenifer
$14,800 $4,400 $11,400
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
9 R,
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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