Show #5798 - Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Contestants

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Cristy Stone, an online producer from Seattle, Washington

Mike Marmesh, a veterinarian from Miami, Florida

Robert Bethune, a middle school science teacher from Rancho Palos Verdes, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

CHILDREN OF PRESIDENTS
FOOTBALL 101
CURLS GONE WILD
MAJOR RELIGION BY COUNTRY
FORBES 100 MOST POWERFUL WOMEN 2009
ADJECTIVES
    $200 16
She illustrated dad Jimmy's 1995 children's book "The Little Baby Snoogle-Fleejer"
    $200 1
Despite this nickname for a football, it's actually made of leather
    $200 4
Aww, a baby one of these primates is clearly having a bad hair day
    $200 5
Panama
    $200 23
Give a shout out to Carol Bartz, CEO of this Internet company & the 12th most powerful woman on the list
    $200 18
4-letter antonym of "domesticated"
    $400 17
In 2008 she expressed interest in taking over Hillary Clinton's Senate seat
    $400 2
Popularized by Amos Alonzo Stagg, it's a pass thrown backwards or sideways
    $400 12
A silent comedian in talking pictures, this Marx Brother had one of the original fros
    $400 6
Morocco
    $400 24
Ding dong, Elizabeth Smith, president of this company, calling at No. 85
    $400 19
This synonym for "wide" can be found before "cloth" or "minded"
    $600 28
This recent Florida governor born in 1953 has the given names John Ellis
    $600 3
Offensive linemen hang their heads when a long pass is called back due to this no-no
    $600 13
In 1926, women like Mrs. Margaret Wagoner Mitchell, seen here, got this type of wave by hooking up to a machine
    $600 7
Nepal
    $600 25
Dr. Margaret Chan, director-general of this U.N. agency, made the list at No. 38
    $600 20
Published by Viking, these 1-volume editions of authors are so called because they can be carried around
    $800 29
In the 1980s this son of Gerald Ford was a regular on TV's "The Young and the Restless"
    $800 8
Often, the fastest of the defensive backs is this player, like the great Deion Sanders
    $800 14
This Pope poem has "two Locks... in equal Curls" which "well conspir'd to deck / With shining Ringlets the smooth Iv'ry Neck"
    $800 10
Sweden
    $800 26
She's No. 40 on the list; her husband is 44th on a different list
    $800 21
The same Latin word gave us "trepidation", meaning fear, & this adjective, meaning fearless
    DD: $600 30
In the 19th c. his daughter Esther was the first & so far only child of a president to be born in the White House
    $1000 9
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) If the referee indicates this violation, look for a 15-yard penalty
    $1000 15
It's almost surreal seeing this Spanish-born painter's coiffure
    $1000 11
Laos
    $1000 27
Sheila Bair, who protects your savings account as head of this government body, made the top 10
    $1000 22
An adjective meaning "elaborate"; to Brits, it's a verb meaning "to like or enjoy"

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

Robert Mike Cristy
$2,800 $1,800 -$1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Mike Cristy
$4,000 $3,000 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

AFRICAN LAKES
2009 TV FAREWELLS
MMM... BACON
SHAKESPEARE'S B-STORIES
FOR THE BIRDS
TIME TO "FLY"
    $400 21
Created in 1968, this lake named for an Egyptian president took 13 years to be near full capacity
    $400 27
After 15 seasons & lots of changes, this venerable medical drama about a Chicago hospital finally flatlined
    $400 11
Our head writer once received a BLT that was missing the B, bacon, leaving only the L & T, these 2 items
    $400 1
Bottom arrives, prepared to lead Quince, Flute & Snout on stage
    $400 16
St. Hugh of Lincoln was famous for having one of these graceful birds as a pet
    $400 6
These insectivorous plants are only found natively in North & South Carolina
    $800 22
This country's Hendrik Verwoerd Reservoir, aka the Gariep, was created by the damming of the Orange River
    $800 23
In the finale to Season 8 & to this sitcom, James Belushi visits Heaven
    $800 12
A McDonald's Egg McMuffin is made with egg, American cheese & this meat
    $800 2
An island provides the backdrop as the succession to the leadership of Naples is decided
    $800 17
It's the songbird & finch family member seen here
    $800 7
This Pennsylvania Dutch molasses & sugar dessert could be used to attract flies away from other food
    $1200 29
Lake Nyasa is the southernmost in a chain of lakes located in this "Great" valley
    $1200 24
2 brothers locked up in a jail tried to escape & solve a murder mystery but this show got the chair after 4 years
    $1200 13
He once flew from Memphis to Denver for the fool's gold sandwich--PB&J & a pound of bacon on Italian bread
    $1200 3
Jessica has regrets about her dad but looks forward to marrying Lorenzo & converting to Christianity
    $1200 18
Seen here is one of these birds that, for a time, had a TV "Family"
    $1200 8
It's a legendary spectral ship said to appear in storms near the Cape of Good Hope
    $1600 28
Missionary-explorer David Livingstone was found on the shore of this, the world's longest freshwater lake
    DD: $3,000 25
After 72 years & more than 15,700 episodes, this soap opera went dark in 2009
    $1600 14
Bacon rind that's been diced & fried is called this, which lends its name to a bread made from it
    $1600 4
Sir Toby Belch & his friends trick Malvolio into acting crazy & getting sent to an asylum
    $1600 19
The common fowl seen here is this state bird
    $1600 9
This song is also known as "Jimmy Crack Corn"
    DD: $4,000 30
Lake Shepard in this West African nation's Maryland County is unusual in that it is part freshwater, part salt water
    $2000 26
An expedition to the Pegasus Galaxy ended after 5 seasons for this "Stargate" spinoff
    $2000 15
This Italian version of bacon comes from the pork belly; its name refers to a fat belly
    $2000 5
Bolingbroke appears before the king & accuses Thomas Mowbray of treason
    $2000 20
100 of these European birds were released in Central Park in 1890; today, there are 200 million in North America
    $2000 10
A spinning regulator that smoothes the operation of a motor

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Mike Cristy
$12,800 $10,200 $12,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

POSTAL ABBREVIATIONS
A state since the 1700s but not in the original 13, it ends with its own 2-letter postal abbreviation

Final scores:

Robert Mike Cristy
$800 $4,700 $2,400
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $4,700 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Robert Mike Cristy
$11,400 $10,200 $11,000
22 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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