Show #5792 - Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Contestants

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Magdalen Powers, a writer/teacher/editor from Salem, Oregon

Røb Severson, a custodial facilitator from St. Louis, Missouri

Chris Rodrigues, a personal banking representative from New Bedford, Massachusetts (whose 2-day cash winnings total $22,798)

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Jeopardy! Round

FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
40 YEARS OF SESAME STREET
(Alex: It debuted in November of 1969.)
FIRST NAMES
MISSING LINKS
DRIVING ALONG
THE INTESTATE
    $200 1
In a novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Nick's neighbor is this wealthy title bootlegger
    $200 29
He created the Muppets, which were meant to be bit players when "Sesame Street" started
    $200 16
We Kidd you not, it's the first name of English pirates Dampier & Kidd
    $200 13
Seeing ____ herring
    $200 8
Slow down; this state's speed limit on the interstate is 75, but only 65 once you're in an urban area like Missoula
    $200 24
When this pres. died with no will, Mary got half of the over $80,000 estate, but it didn't keep her happy
    DD: $1,000 2
This inhabitant of 221B Baker Street had been a surgeon in the British army
    $400 30
(Alex appears with a red Muppet in a clip from show #4972.) This character was called Little Monster when he debuted in 1979; muppeteer Kevin Clash gave him his trademark giggle
    $400 17
This name comes from words meaning "strong ruler"; it explains a certain lion-hearted king
    $400 15
Timber ____ whistle
    $400 9
By the looks & certainly the smell of them, the herd of these we're passing are Red Brangus
    $400 25
In 1981 a Houston judge declared that this aviation giant had left no valid will, despite Melvin Dummar's claim
    $600 3
Mrs. Danvers is Maxim de Winter's sinister housekeeper at Manderley in this novel by Daphne du Maurier
    $600 6
Turns out that this googly-eyed character has been gobbling rice cakes: grease, oil & chocolate are bad for Muppet fur
    $600 18
This name, like that of a girl in "Harry Potter", is derived from the name of Hermes, messenger of the gods
    $600 21
Quick as a ____ flood
    $600 10
I'm starving; good thing I see this family restaurant where I can get a Heartland Scramble
    $600 26
He died in 1973 at age 91, leaving no will but millions of dollars worth of his art for his heirs to squabble over
    $800 4
Rhett Butler has a long-term affair with this Atlanta prostitute
    $800 7
"Sesame Street" is full of great songs, like this one in which Ernie explains why tubby time is the best time of the day
    $800 19
The perfect name for an Irish lass, it means "girl" in Irish
    $800 22
The moment of ____ serum
    $800 11
I hate how other drivers do this "elastic" act when they pass an accident--whoa, is that someone's spleen?
    $800 27
As this guitarist died in 1970 with no will (as you do at 27) his $300 mil. estate ended up with an adopted stepsister
    $1000 5
In a Melville work, Billy Budd's last words are "God bless" this captain
    $1000 14
Will Lee played this store owner; in 1982 the writers incorporated his death into the show to help kids deal with loss
    $1000 20
This first name of a Jane Austen character is also that of Ethelred's queen
    $1000 23
Disc ____ for position
    $1000 12
There's the familiar symbol of this chain, a good thing, because I can't keep my eyes open
    $1000 28
This explorer & medical missionary died intestate in Africa in 1873, but left a helpful list of his bank accounts

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

Chris Røb Magdalen
$1,000 $2,800 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Røb Magdalen
$5,800 $4,400 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

FINLANDIA
MAKER'S MARK
BEEFEATER
TANK ARRAY
PATRON
AT THE "BAR"
    $400 24
The name of this sweat-inducing bath that uses a dry heat is Finnish
    $400 1
No bull about it, this brand of adhesive products is represented by the character seen here
    $400 19
This dish, sauteed beef, mushrooms & onions served in a sour cream sauce, is named for a 19th century Russian diplomat
    $400 14
The first successful attack using tanks occurred during this war at the Battle of Cambrai
    $400 11
Nadezhda von Meck gave him 6,000 rubles a year to devote himself to composing, but suddenly cut him off in 1890
    $400 6
Cleopatra's preferred mode of travel on the Nile
    $800 25
Finland forms a symbolic N. border between Eastern & Western Europe: to the east is Russia; to the west, these 2 nations
    $800 2
Design student Caroline Davidson created the symbol called this for Nike shoes
    $800 20
It's the hyphenated name of the beefy cut seen here
    $800 15
In this 1950s war the People's Army at first outgunned the Americans with Soviet-made T-34 tanks
    $800 12
Ludovico Sforza, a patron of men like Leonardo, gave this northern Italian city Europe's grandest court
    $800 7
These crustaceans not only cement themselves to wharves & boat bottoms, but to whales as well
    $1200 26
Finland has a small population of Sami, a once-nomadic people also called this; their "land" is way up north
    $1200 3
The logo seen here has identified this brand since 1886
    $1200 21
This beefy specialty of Lawry's is really rib roast; the misnomer refers to the highest USDA beef grade
    $1200 16
Tanks deployed by this country have included the Ke-Ni, the Ke-To & the ShinHoTo Chi-Ha
    DD: $1,300 13
Harry Kessler, known as "The Red Count", was a patron of this Norwegian artist who painted him using lots of red
    $1200 8
This period of music lasted from about 1600 to 1750
    $1600 27
This city boasts Finlandia Hall, designed by Finnish architect Alvar Aalto
    $1600 4
This brand of tape uses a tartan trim on its packaging
    $1600 22
The name of this classic German dish means "sour roast" (referring to its vinegar marinade)
    $1600 17
In the 1980s this country attacked its foe Iran with vehicles like the T-62
    $1600 29
Isabella Stewart Gardner was a patron of artists like John Singer Sargent & an ardent fan of this baseball team
    $1600 9
Where sugar was once king, now tourism drives the economy in this Caribbean island nation
    $2000 28
His tone poem "Finlandia" has almost become a national anthem for the Finns
    $2000 5
This division of Simon & Schuster uses the logo seen here
    $2000 23
This dry-cured, smoked deli meat with a Yiddish name can be made from brisket or round
    $2000 18
The U.S. Army's M-1 Abrams tank replaced the M-60 that bore the name of this tank commander
    $2000 30
In Augustan Rome Maecenas was a patron of Virgil & this "Satires" poet
    DD: $1,020 10
One of the best sellers in its field, its stock symbol is BKS

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Røb Magdalen
$18,680 $7,600 $8,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MOVIES & DANCE
Derived from other traditional dances & still popular today, the syrtaki was created for this 1964 movie

Final scores:

Chris Røb Magdalen
$18,700 $0 $1,999
3-day champion: $41,498 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Chris Røb Magdalen
$21,000 $7,000 $8,600
27 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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