Show #5825 - Friday, January 1, 2010

First show of the 2010s.

Contestants

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Megan Langhoff, a graduate student from New Orleans, Louisiana

Neel Varde, a food scientist from St. Charles, Illinois

Jessica Stapp, an administrative assistant from Tucson, Arizona (whose 2-day cash winnings total $49,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE NEW TESTAMENT
NAME THE FILM
SKIRTING THE ISSUE
IDEAS FOR TOURISM CAMPAIGNS
(Alex: You have to name the country that might run such a campaign.)
FOOD & DRINK
TIME TO "EAT"
    $200 26
On Pentecost the Apostles amazed people when they "began to speak with other" these
    $200 1
1939:
"I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore"
    $200 11
Originally worn by highlanders in various tartans, these are also worn by women as skirts
    $200 18
We're mostly 4,000 feet above sea level & Idi Amin doesn't run us anymore. Isn't that enough?
    $200 2
They're the 2 things Little Miss Muffet was consuming while sitting on her tuffet
    $200 14
To practice trickery or fraud in game play
    $400 27
Always mentioned last in the list of Jesus' 12 Disciples, he was the treasurer of the group
    $400 7
1972:
"I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse"
    $400 12
The silhouette of a slightly flared skirt looks like a certain letter, giving it this name
    $400 19
Keflavik & Grindavik call to you, & we'll throw in a 50/50 shot at seeing Bjork somewhere
    $400 3
When used to describe meat, "marbling" means streaks of this
    $400 15
A spike on the bottom of an athletic shoe
    $600 28
This mother of John The Baptist was well into old age when John was born
    $600 8
1976:
"You talking to me?"
    $600 13
This loose-fitting garment often worn as a beach coverup was copied from Indonesian native dress
    $600 20
Our Andes are dandy! Only Brazil has more people in South America, but they don't have our coffee. Hail...
    $600 4
In 2006 the Chicago City Council banned restaurants in the city from selling this goose liver dish
    $600 23
Bartender's adjective for a cocktail served without water
    $800 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) On his fourth and final missionary journey, Saint Paul sailed from Caesarea to Crete & was then shipwrecked on this island the Bible calls Melita
    $800 9
1995:
"To infinity, and beyond!"
    $800 16
On the original "90210":, Donna wore this type of skirt to the prom; she couldn't sit down all night
    $800 21
From Koluszki to Kolno, & Wozniki to Strzelce, visit us, but just know we've heard all the jokes already
    $800 5
Thailand's best-known dish, it's stir-fried noodles, egg, bean sprouts, peanuts & seasonings
    $800 24
Moss type used as fuel
    DD: $2,500 30
In Luke he is quoted as saying, "I, having examined him before you, have found no fault in this man"
    $1000 10
2007:
"I... drink... your... milkshake! I drink it up!"
    $1000 17
The sunburst-pleated skirt is also called this for the pleats' resemblance to the bellows of a musical instrument
    $1000 22
We're one big island! (& several small ones); Lemur entertain you! (Disclaimer: Lemurs will not, repeat not, speak to you)
    $1000 6
This rum drink hailing from New Orleans' French Quarter has its own glass of the same name
    $1000 25
The administrative metropolis in a U.S. county

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

Jessica Neel Megan
$600 $2,000 $4,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jessica Neel Megan
$3,200 $3,800 $9,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY ARTISTS
RED SOX IT TO ME
(Alex: We'll deal with newer top-level domains in...)
BEYOND .COM
PICK A PLANET
THE ASSASSINATION OF LINCOLN
(Alex: A historical twist on "BEFORE & AFTER"--we call it...)
B.C. & AFTER
    $400 12
In 1936 he showed up for a Surrealist exhibition dressed in a diving suit
    $400 11
On April 20, 1912 the first game at this new venue went 11 innings & ended with a Red Sox win
    $400 23
It indicates a website about employment, not about a founder of Apple
    $400 1
Its "day" is 24 hours & 39 minutes
    $400 17
One of the other 3 people in the presidential box with Lincoln & Booth at the time of the attack
    $400 4
Son of Philip II of Macedonia who became the world's largest coral system
    DD: $3,000 13
In 2006 "Roots", a 1943 painting by her, sold for $5.6 million, then the record for a Latin American work
    $800 10
With 44 homers, 121 RBIs & a .326 average, Carl Yastrzemski is the last baseball player to win this
    $800 24
It's the perfect 2 letters for video-heavy sites such as Geekbrief
    $800 2
It's the third largest in our solar system
    $800 18
In the aftermath this owner of the theater/crime scene was thrown in jail as a possible conspirator
    $800 5
Period of time named for an alloy of copper & tin & the new water-bearing Zodiacal era
    $1200 14
This Belgian's "Mysteries Of The Horizon" shows 3 men in bowler hats; a sliver of moon hangs above each of them
    $1200 7
Tim Wakefield has more starts than any pitcher in Red Sox history, mostly due to his success with this low-velocity pitch
    $1200 28
If disseminating facts, knowledge, the 411, try this 4-letter domain, used by New York State's MTA
    DD: $1,500 3
It's never observable when the sky is fully dark
    $1200 19
Dirty Harry could tell you it's also the caliber of the Derringer used by John Wilkes Booth to shoot Lincoln
    $1200 21
"Wonder"-ful giant statue of Helios that brings financial aid to study at Oxford
    $1600 15
In 1958 he tripled up on his patriotic painting of "Three Flags"
    $1600 8
In 1918 he extended his streak of scoreless World Series innings pitched to 29.2 & tied for the most HRs in the league
    $1600 29
It follows dot in a domain for companies & "That's show" in a familiar phrase
    $1600 6
It was the first to be discovered with the aid of the telescope
    $1600 20
The 3-word Latin phrase yelled out by John Wilkes Booth while making his escape
    $1600 22
Sophoclean tragedy about the killing of a father & his friend, the actor who portrayed Henry Higgins on film
    $2000 16
"Sky Blue", "Blue Mountain" & "The Blue Rider" are all paintings by this Russian abstract artist
    $2000 9
In 2001 this Osaka-born pitcher tossed Boston's first no-hitter since 1965
    $2000 30
As of 2010, you can invent your own domain, according to the folks who regulate the Net; they're at www.icann.this
    $2000 27
Leda is its 13th moon
    $2000 25
Attempts on the lives of VP Andrew Johnson & this Secretary of State were also part of the plot
    $2000 26
Homo erectus archaeological find on Jakarta's island by an expatriate U.S. photographer

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jessica Neel Megan
$6,000 $21,600 $15,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

ROSE BOWL HISTORY
The only time the game wasn't held in Calif. was 1942, when it was in N.C., amidst fears of another event like this one

Final scores:

Jessica Neel Megan
$6,000 $30,001 $15,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $30,001 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jessica Neel Megan
$6,000 $19,400 $15,000
12 R,
4 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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