Show #5768 - Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Terry Linwood game 5.

Contestants

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Joey Johnson, a medical student from Atlanta, Georgia

Carin House, a quotation specialist from Evanston, Illinois

Terry Linwood, a bookseller from Plano, Texas (whose 4-day cash winnings total $99,304)

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Jeopardy! Round

COLUMBUS DISCOVERS THE NEW WORLD
SPORTS SHORTS 2009
CHILDREN'S LIT
WORLD OF DANCE
(Alex: And you have to tell us which country is most closely associated with the dance we will name.)
IN THE MILITARY?
"BAT" TOOLS
    $200 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Leaving Spain in August 1492, Columbus and his 90 men briefly stopped in these islands that had only recently become a Spanish possession
    $200 23
50-1 underdog Mine That Bird stunned the world by winning this race by more than 6 lengths
    $200 15
A book by Angie Sage is not called "Vampire Bat" but "Vampire" this type of annoying little kid
    $200 24
The bossa nova
    $200 1
The head of a large business firm may be called this naval rank "of industry"
    $200 2
Batman uses one of these truncheons, significantly larger than the ones symphony conductors use
    $400 6
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) 34 days into crossing the Atlantic, Columbus quelled a small mutiny on October 10th; just 2 days later on October 12th, he changed history forever by coming ashore on the island he gave this holy name
    $400 22
Players from this country won every title at the world table tennis championships
    $400 16
Louisa May Alcott wrote a book titled this boy-girl duo & sure enough, they go up a hill in Chapter 1
    $400 25
The purple heather jig
    $400 10
It costs $50 for a 1-day pass to this American airlines "club" lounge
    $400 3
The caped crusader has these fuel cells in lithium & nickel-cadmium; they're never included
    $600 7
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) 12 weeks after discovering the New World, the Santa Maria was wrecked on a reef off the north coast of this large island on Christmas Day
    $600 21
The Lakers defeated this Stan van Gundy-coached team for the NBA title
    $600 17
As the word "born" in the first sentence of this book creeped people out, E.B. White changed it to "arrived"
    $600 26
The troika
    $600 11
It was Howard Stern's 1993 bestselling autobiography
    $600 4
I'll bet you didn't know he had one of these door-busting medieval devices with a ruminant name
    $800 8
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) On the return journey, after becoming separated from the Pinta by a storm, the Nina made landfall back in the Old World in these islands on February 15, 1493
    $800 13
They knocked over the Cards' house to win a record sixth Super Bowl
    $800 18
Babar's friend Zephir is just a monkey; Friday, in a book by Hester Mundis, is this closer relative to humans
    $800 20
Before taking over for Eliot Spitzer in New York, David Paterson had this job
    $800 12
This narrow strip of wood or metal has more uses than just to fasten down "the hatches"
    $1000 9
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) In April 1493 & amidst great pomp, Columbus announced the discovery of the New World to his patron, Queen Isabella, in this city
    $1000 14
This Dodgers slugger was suspended in may after testing positive for a banned substance
    DD: $1,500 19
A book by Laura Ingalls Wilder's great-grandson is appropriately called this "on Rocky Ridge"
    $1000 28
Hyphenated term for a man in charge of a great household, as that of a sovereign
    $1000 27
Robin, bring one of these, which could be used to chop down a tree & is also a term for an overbearing gal

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Terry Carin Joey
$2,600 $800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Terry Carin Joey
$6,700 $2,400 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE BIG BANG THEORY
NIP/TUCK
HELL'S KITCHEN
HEROES
THE SANDRA DAY O'CONNOR CHRONICLES
TV TIME
    $400 24
This telescope namesake's discovery of an expanding universe underpins the Big Bang theory
    $400 18
Its restoration included adding an elevator & replacing the torch, & it had to be completed by July 4, 1986
    $400 3
One food encyclopedia says this chocolate cake is so named because it's "so rich & delicious... it must be sinful"
    $400 1
A vigilant canine, or someone on the lookout for corruption or unethical conduct
    $400 17
He nominated O'Connor the month before the release of a movie about the first woman on the Supreme Court
    $400 6
In one version of the opening credits of "The Simpsons", this character is shown to cost $243.26
    $800 9
The 1965 discovery of this form of cosmic background radiation helped validate the theory--& make popcorn
    $800 20
An Eiffel Tower eatery was moved to this city, retooled & placed across from the Pontchartrain Hotel
    $800 12
Mephistopheles is a big fan of this vampiric pitchman from General Mills & his chocolate cereal
    $800 16
An image of a sacred person in the Eastern Church, or someone who is an object of great devotion
    $800 19
In 1984 O'Connor laid down an "endorsement" test--if the govt. endorses religion it violates this amendment
    $800 7
Before CNN, Anderson Cooper hosted this reality TV show where one player secretly works against the others
    $1200 5
This British astronomer who coined the phrase "Big Bang" didn't buy the theory--he didn't think it was according to...
    $1200 21
Saved by Oliver Wendell Holmes' poem about it, it's been refurbished several times & sailed again in 1997
    $1200 13
Traditionally, "angels on horseback" are these bacon-wrapped bivalves; add Tabasco for "devils"
    $1200 25
"Have Gun Will Travel" character, or one of Charlemagne's 12 knights
    $1200 26
O'Connor's fancy footwork in 1992's Planned Parenthood v. Casey preserved this 1973 decision
    $1200 8
From the planet Melmac, this title TV character liked to eat cats
    $1600 4
The first 10-43 seconds after the bang are known as this German physicist's era, after which things "maxed" out
    DD: $4,000 22
Repairs to the paws of this over 4,000-year-old structure started around 1400 B.C.
    $1600 14
Paprika is sometimes sprinkled on these appetizers that have been boiled, halved & shelled by Lucifer
    DD: $3,000 27
In 2000 O'Connor attended the dedication of the federal courthouse named for her in this state capital
    $1600 10
Hey now! Hank Kingsley was the bumbling sidekick on this HBO talk show sendup
    $2000 2
Big Bang theory predicts that the universe is filled with these "little neutral" fundamental particles
    $2000 23
Between 1978 & 1999 Pinin Barcilon restored this classic piece at Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan
    $2000 15
Beelzebub loves "America's No. 1 meat spread"--this brand with a little devil on the label
    $2000 11
He did the play-by-play during the "Miracle on Ice" in the 1980 Winter Olympics

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Terry Carin Joey
$17,900 $11,400 $11,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

POETS
In a 1921 letter this American-born poet had "a long poem in mind... which I am wishful to finish", & he did at 433 lines

Final scores:

Terry Carin Joey
$23,401 $1,400 $400
5-day champion: $122,705 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Terry Carin Joey
$17,400 $10,000 $9,400
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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