Show #5765 - Friday, October 9, 2009

Terry Linwood game 2.

Contestants

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Tammy Queen, a high school English teacher from Adairsville, Georgia

Nathan Murphy, a flight controls engineer from Mountlake Terrace, Washington

Terry Linwood, a bookseller from Plano, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

COUNTRIES' LARGEST ISLANDS
(Alex: These are the largest islands that belong solely to one country.)
HOW SINGERS GOT THEIR NAMES
YORKS: OLDE, NEW & DICK
SPEAK UP!
I'M GETTING "HORSE"
AT THE CANDY FACTORY
(Kelly: From L.A.'s See's Candies, where they're still using some of Mary See's original 1921 recipes.)
    $200 16
Sicily
    $200 1
As a kid, he loved Charlie Brown's dog, adding, "And my mama thought I looked like him" ...the birth of this rap name
    $200 6
The Archbishop of York is second in authority to the Archbishop of this in the Church of England
    $200 11
A boxer:
"Frazier is so ugly he should donate his face to the U.S. Bureau of Wildlife"
    $200 17
A leaner is worth 2 points in this pastime that dates back centuries
    $200 22
(Kelly of the Clue Crew watches a machine fold and pound a batch of candy at the See's candy factory.) That's a 110-pound batch of candy that the machine is doing this to, from the Old English for knot
    $400 27
Sumatra
    $400 2
This rapper, one of whose logos is seen here, got his stage name from his initials
    $400 7
Dick York was "Bewitched" in this role from 1964 to 1969
    $400 12
An Irish wit & playwright:
"Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same"
    $400 18
In ancient times Cassandra tried to warn her countrymen about this, but no one believed her
    $400 23
(Kelly of the Clue Crew watches ropes of candy be split on the conveyor belt at the See's candy factory.) As the candy moves down the conveyor belt, a splitter cuts it into ropes, & this French-named device cuts it to a certain length
    $600 28
Spitsbergen
    $600 3
Born Alicia Augello-Cook, this R&B lass chose her new last name for "the piano... and it can open so many doors"
    $600 8
In 71 A.D. this empire founded what would become York, then called Eboracum
    DD: $2,800 13
A Nobel Prize winner: "Don't worry about your difficulties in mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater"
    $600 19
Nickname of the man who led the American League in runs batted in for 1927, 1928, 1930 & 1934
    $600 24
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from a conveyor belt at the See's candy factory.) One of the most famous episodes of this sitcom had two of its characters working the production line at a candy factory; the show's stars learned the ropes at the See's factory
    $800 29
Hainan
    $800 4
Pop star Pink has blushed pink before but says, "I also loved Mr. Pink", a character in this Tarantino film
    $800 9
This N.Y. area that early Native Americans called Paumanok covers about 1,700 square miles; I'll see you in the Hamptons
    $800 14
A German composer: "Music should strike fire from the heart of man and bring tears from the eyes of a woman"
    $800 20
Alliterative name for an equine head on a pole used as a child's toy
    $800 25
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a scanner of some sort on the conveyor belt at the See's candy factory.) Before packaging, the candy goes through this electronic device to make sure that, for instance, the nuts inside aren't the hardware kind; if so, it's dropped from the belt
    $1000 30
Zanzibar
    $1000 5
This Guns N' Roses guy got his name from a friend's dad: "I was always in such a hurry... always just passing through"
    $1000 10
This Shakespeare title guy, the last Yorkist king of England, was beloved by the people of York
    $1000 15
A 19th c. woman: "For the theater one needs long arms; an artiste with short arms can never... make a fine gesture"
    $1000 21
This fearsome biblical quartet appears in Revelation 6
    $1000 26
(Kelly of the Clue Crew points out a QA worker stirring a sample of liquid chocolate with a measurement probe at the See's candy factory.) The quality assurance team checks the chocolate's temperature & this, resistance to flow; if the chocolate is too thin, it won't coat the candy well

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

Terry Nathan Tammy
$7,400 $2,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Terry Nathan Tammy
$8,400 $3,400 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

ELEMENTAL ETYMOLOGY
AFRICAN-AMERICAN SPORTS FIRSTS
LITERARY CHARACTERS' ADS
(Alex: You have to identify the character who might have placed the ad.)
TIME'S 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE
(Alex: ...for 2009.)
CATS
FOREIGN WORDS
    $400 6
Rhenium is named for this 820-mile-long river
    $400 26
In 1963 Wendell Scott became the first African American to win a stock car race in this association
    $400 1
Swiss student seeks companion for scavenger hunts in graveyards & dissecting rooms
    $400 18
This female daytime TV icon is "the only person to appear on this list every year since it began"
    $400 11
The American consul in Bangkok sent First Lady Lucy Hayes a cat of this breed, the first in the United States
    $400 16
In Spanish it's a courtyard; in English, an outdoor deck
    $800 7
Platinum comes from the Spanish "platina", which refers to this other element
    $800 27
The aptly named Willie Thrower, the NFL's first black quarterback, played one game in 1953 for this team at Wrigley Field
    $800 2
Young Russian count wanted for affair with married woman; open to pregnancy & train travel
    $800 19
"The non-stop crisis has made his job the toughest any Treasury Secretary has faced in generations"
    $800 12
The breed called this Rex was developed in Cornwall, England
    $800 17
Seattle has one of the oldest of these martial arts schools outside Japan
    $1200 8
Promethium is named for a man in Greek legend known for theft of this
    $1200 3
Seeking nymphet to be light of my life, fire of my loins. Must answer to "Lolita"
    $1200 20
T. Boone Pickens wrote the essay on this cable news pioneer, who did the same for T. Boone
    $1200 13
The coon cat, which has large snowshoe feet, has this state in its full name
    $1200 23
In French "My God" is "Mon" this, as in an Edith Piaf song
    DD: $2,000 9
Symbol Th, this element is named for a Norse god
    DD: $1,000 4
Paralyzed British landowner seeks gamekeeper for Wragby estate
    $1600 21
This woman was "the first Chancellor who grew up in the old East Germany"
    $1600 14
It's the exotic type of kitty seen here, just like a certain tiger
    $1600 24
It's Dutch for "night", spelled the same as the German word
    $2000 10
Etymologically, phosphorus refers to something that is "bearing" this
    $2000 5
Seeking governess for ward Adele at Thornfield; must not snoop in the attic
    $2000 22
Chuck Yeager wrote the entry for this pilot who gained instant fame for his heroic actions on January 15, 2009
    $2000 15
A mutation of the American shorthair is the American this, with crimped fur, much like a lamb's coat
    $2000 25
If you frequent shops that have saldi, "sales", you'll save this, a similar-sounding Italian word for "money"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Terry Nathan Tammy
$14,800 $8,600 $12,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE U.S. SENATE
This man, only the third man to serve his state in the U.S. Senate, left the body in 2009

Final scores:

Terry Nathan Tammy
$25,401 $17,200 $6,986
2-day champion: $49,402 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Terry Nathan Tammy
$12,600 $8,600 $12,800
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R,
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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