Show #5766 - Monday, October 12, 2009

Terry Linwood game 3.
Jeff Kirby challenges ineligibly as repeat contestant.

Contestants

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Emma Span, a freelance sportswriter from Brooklyn, New York

Jeff Kirby, a math and science teacher from Santa Maria, California

Terry Linwood, a bookseller from Plano, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $49,402)

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Jeopardy! Round

ORGAN RECITAL
OH MICKEY, YOU'RE SO FINE
SPECIAL MONTHS
NATIONAL INQUIRER
ANAGRAMS INC.
ENDS IN "SS"
    $200 26
This organ breaks down ingested nutrients into small particles & mixes them with gastric juices to make chyme
    $200 1
He hit .365 with 34 HRs & 94 RBIs in 1957 but the Yanks wanted to cut his pay; he didn't win the Triple Crown like he had in '56
    $200 11
Since kids get lots of them then, it makes sense that this month is Safe Toys & Gifts Month
    $200 16
In 1914 this nation occupied the city of Basra in Iraq; in 2003 it was back there again
    $200 21
It cruises along:
VIRAL CAN
    $200 6
An early type of this device was made by floating a magnetized piece of iron on cork in a bowl of water
    $400 27
Hepatic jaundice occurs when this organ can't process bilirubin properly
    $400 2
Actually not so fine; it's the 2-word name for a drink to which a drug has been added, leaving the drinker helpless
    $400 12
As you might expect, it's I Am So Thankful Month
    $400 17
Playwright Vaclav Havel became president of this nation in 1993
    $400 22
It's PC & high tech:
WHACKED-PLATTER
    $400 7
It's a 4-letter word for back talk
    $600 28
The diencephalon, part of this organ, includes the thalamus
    $600 3
In 1963 this author became a figment of his own imagination when he played Mike Hammer in "The Girl Hunters"
    $600 13
Warning about skin cancer, this month is Cancer in the Sun Month; it's also when some cancers are born
    $600 18
Seen here is a young boy in 1930 wearing the national costume of this European nation of 10.7 million
    $600 23
Think oil:
OX NIMBLE OX
    $600 8
In mythology Flora is this, like Frigga
    $800 29
The epicardium is its outer layer
    $800 4
The first of this diminutive actor's 8 wives was Ava Gardner; they lasted about a year & a half
    $800 14
It's International Daffynitions Month & National Pecan Month, no foolin'
    $800 19
In the local tongue, this Mediterranean nation is known as Al Jumhuriyah al Lubnaniyah
    $800 24
A drugmaker:
ZIP REF
    $800 9
The sphynx cat is best known for this oddity
    $1000 30
Each of these organs has a visceral pleura & a parietal pleura
    $1000 5
You knew we'd ask for the name of this singer/ actress/ choreographer who told Mickey how fine he was
    DD: $1,200 15
National UNICEF Day is observed during this month, National UNICEF Month
    $1000 20
Former President Ernesto Zedillo of this nation was a member of its PRI, Partido Revolucionario Institucional
    $1000 25
You can bank on it:
FLOWER GALS
    $1000 10
This pungent semi-aquatic herb of the mustard family is often combined with cucumber in a tea sandwich

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

Terry Jeff Emma
$4,000 $3,800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Terry Jeff Emma
$7,600 $6,000 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

ORGAN RECITAL
WAR FILMS
ALLITERATIVE NOVEL PERSONAGES
ABBREV.
PRESIDENTIAL PETS
GOTTA HAVE "PUL"
    $400 21
The wood for the organ in this Salt Lake City edifice came from Utah's Parowan Mountains
    $400 1
One of the last lines of this Vietnam war-set film is "The horror... the horror"
    $400 6
Dashiell Hammett referred to this private eye as the "Blond Satan"
    $400 26
OTB,
in reference to (but not at) Churchill Downs
    $400 11
His longhorn cow Ofelia never made it to the White House; she remained behind in Crawford
    $400 16
An elevated platform used by harpooners on a whaling ship, or a lectern from which a sermon is delivered
    $800 22
One of the world's largest church organs is in Cadet Chapel at this institution in New York State
    $800 2
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Normandy American Cemetery in France.) Of the band of brothers here at the Normandy American Cemetery, 33 are side-by-side with their actual brothers, including Preston & Robert Niland, who inspired this Tom Hanks film
    DD: $1,500 7
Hogwarts was started by Rowena Ravenclaw, Salazar Slytherin, Helga Hufflepuff & Godric this
    $800 27
IRA,
in Belfast, not finance
    $800 12
In 1990 this springer spaniel had a book on the bestseller list
    DD: $3,600 17
From the Latin for "dust", it means to grind into dust
    $1200 23
An album of Bach played on the 4 organs of Freiburg was released in 1974 in this type of multi-channel sound
    $1200 3
A riverboat captain (Bogart) & a missionary (Hepburn) use this title vessel to attack an enemy ship during WWI
    $1200 8
As a teacher, this title Dickens character witnesses mistreatment of orphans by Wackford Squeers
    $1200 28
NAFTA,
in 1992 headlines
    $1200 13
After the Clintons left the White House, they left this feline in the care of Betty Currie; he passed away in 2009
    $1200 18
In 1967 Jocelyn Burnell discovered this type of star that blinks on & off at a constant frequency
    $1600 24
An organ built at Wanamaker's department store in Philadelphia has nearly 30,000 of these
    $1600 4
Mel Gibson plays a veteran of the French & Indian War who wants no part in the war with Britain in this 2000 film
    $1600 9
During his 111th birthday party he slipped away, leaving a ring & his estate to his adopted heir
    $1600 29
OTC,
on Wall Street
    $1600 14
Partly because of Malia's allergies, the Obamas chose this breed of dog to be their first pet
    $1600 19
Usually, it's a domestic hen less than one year old
    $2000 25
Virgil Fox was the longtime virtuoso on the organ at this NYC church on the West Side drive of the same name
    $2000 5
Mark Wahlberg, George Clooney & Ice Cube starred in this film that takes place at the end of the 1991 Gulf War
    $2000 10
Agreeing with her sister Jo's despair over a lack of Christmas gifts, she says, "It's so dreadful to be poor"
    $2000 30
PSP,
in gaming devices
    $2000 15
Here's this president's wife Grace with their pet raccoon Rebecca
    $2000 20
Great physical beauty & appeal

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Terry Jeff Emma
$17,600 $16,300 $8,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ANNIVERSARIES & FAREWELLS
In 2009 it celebrated its 40th anniversary with a farewell tour of the British Isles, where it was built; today, it's in Dubai

Final scores:

Terry Jeff Emma
$33,901 $300 $8,800
3-day champion: $83,303 3rd place: No prize for ineligibility 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Terry Jeff Emma
$17,400 $15,600 $6,000
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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