Show #5832 - Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Jason Zollinger game 1.

Contestants

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Jason Zollinger, an engine assembler from South Dayton, New York

Jennie Burroughs, a college librarian from Missoula, Montana

Mariann Cook Andrews, an outreach specialist from Tumwater, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS SHAMUS
OBSCURE JANUARY HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES
THE WORLD OF POLITICS
ON THE MONEY
UNREAL ESTATE
MAKE A "DOWN" PAYMENT
    $200 12
This 19th century character was known for his pipe smoking, violin playing & even cocaine use
    $200 17
January 4 is the national day to toss this type of dense Christmas goodie made with dried raisins, nuts & other stuff
    $200 23
Hamid Karzai became the first elected president of this Central Asian country in 2004
    $200 11
The current $2 bill features him on the front
    $200 1
Bedford Falls is the setting of this classic 1946 Christmas film
    $200 6
6 points on the gridiron
    $400 13
You can find this Mickey Spillane tough guy in "The Big Kill" & "My Gun Is Quick"
    $400 18
Call your friends: January 20 is national awareness day for these Antarctic birds
    $400 24
After being jailed for 28 years, he was elected president of South Africa in 1994
    $400 19
This building had to appear on a note--it's on the back of the $10 bill
    $400 2
2-word name of the imaginary hometown of radio host Garrison Keillor, who grew up in Anoka, Minnesota
    $400 7
Street where you'll find Prime Minister Gordon Brown at home
    $600 14
"G" is for this bestselling novelist who came on the (crime) scene in 1982 with a female detective
    $600 20
January 17 doesn't come soon enough, as it's the designated day to ditch these annual promises made 2 1/2 weeks before
    $600 25
Morgan Tsvangirai is an opposition leader in this troubled African country
    $600 26
This man with a strong military background gazes out from the front of the $50 bill
    $600 3
Harper Lee grew up in Monroeville, Alabama & set this novel in the similar-but-made-up town of Maycomb
    $600 8
To transfer a file or program from the Internet to your home computer
    $800 15
This elderly Englishwoman was in 1930's "The Murder at the Vicarage" & 1971's "Nemesis"
    $800 21
Mmmmmmmmmm, January 23 is a chance to show off your baking skills as it's the day for this; shoofly, anyone?
    $800 29
Raised in Mexico City, this New Mexico governor was the U.S. ambassador to the U.N. in 1999
    DD: $2,600 27
This Pennsylvania building graces the reverse of the $100 bill
    $800 4
Gopher Prairie is the imaginary setting of this Sinclair Lewis novel
    $800 9
A hostile face-to-face confrontation, like a gunfight at high noon in the Old West
    $1000 16
Robert B. Parker introduced this one-named P.I. in 1974's "The Godwulf Manuscript"
    $1000 22
On January 28 all of us can celebrate the day for this humming noisemaker invented in the 1840s
    $1000 30
Michelle Bachelet is the first female elected leader of this South American country
    $1000 28
The back of the $1 bill has the Latin phrases Annuit coeptis & Novus ordo seclorum, both from this Roman epic poet
    $1000 5
Bearing a close resemblance to William Randolph Hearst's San Simeon, it's Citizen Kane's mansion
    $1000 10
Yeehaw! It's a boisterous social gathering featuring square dancing

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Mariann Jennie Jason
$3,200 $2,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mariann Jennie Jason
$6,400 $3,000 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS AMOS
THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
COLORS ON THE MAP
DRINK SOME "T"
IWO JIMA
SUPERLATIVES
    $400 21
Samuel L. Jackson & Nicolas Cage team up in this 1993 comedy whose title plays off the "Amos 'n' Andy" radio series
    $400 1
Use your common sense & name this patriot in a portrait owned by the National Gallery
    $400 8
In Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany:
The ____ Forest
    $400 20
Mexican law says that this must be made with at least 51% blue agave
    $400 2
The American amphibious assault on Iwo Jima began on Feb. 19 of this year
    $400 13
Exhibition shooter Bob Munden calls himself this phrase "who ever lived" (not "in the West")
    $800 23
This singer/songwriter's albums include "Under the Pink" & "Strange Little Girls"
    $800 4
The National Gallery has a Rubens of this Old Testament prophet in the lions' den
    $800 9
In a Wyoming national park:
____stone Lake
    $800 22
It's the non-potent beverage in a Bloody Mary
    $800 3
The intense fighting at Iwo Jima involved the 4th & 5th divisions of this U.S. Armed Forces branch
    $800 14
Someone slow-witted is said to be "not" this kitchen item "in the drawer"
    $1200 27
On TV he played "Good Times" patriarch James Evans, killed off in an accident
    $1200 15
As seen here, the father of our country was painted by this father of American portraiture
    $1200 10
In the Bay of Naples:
The ____ Grotto
    $1200 24
It's carbonated water that contains quinine & is often flavored with fruit
    DD: $6,200 5
On Nov. 10, 1954 a bronze monument to the battle of Iwo Jima was dedicated at this location
    $1200 16
(Kelly of the Clue Crew rubs her thumb and forefinger together.) You want me to feel sorry for you? Instead, I'm doing this
    $1600 28
Legendary & innovative football coach who lived to be 102
    $1600 17
The National Gallery has several works by this American, including his seascape "Breezing Up (A Fair Wind)"
    $1600 11
A suburb of D.C.:
____ Spring, Maryland
    $1600 25
A guy with this last name began distilling London dry gin in 1830
    $1600 6
The iconic flag-raising photo was taken on this Iwo Jima mount
    DD: $4,000 18
Something that panders to low, popular taste is said to appeal to this 3-word phrase used in adding fractions
    $2000 29
The original "Famous Amos", he was a talent agent at William Morris before launching his cookie empire
    $2000 30
This British landscape painter financed his wedding with the painting seen here--note all the clouds
    $2000 12
An inlet of Lake Superior:
____fish Bay
    $2000 26
This rum-based Jamaican liqueur gets its flavor from Blue Mountain coffee
    $2000 7
Johnny Cash had a hit song about this Native American soldier who gained fame at Iwo Jima
    $2000 19
The "Survival Handbook" for this "Scenario" includes what to do if your parachute doesn't open

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mariann Jennie Jason
$7,600 $13,400 $24,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS WOMEN
Halls of fame into which she's been inducted include the California, National Women's, National Aviation & U.S. Astronaut

Final scores:

Mariann Jennie Jason
$15,100 $26,400 $26,801
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $26,801

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mariann Jennie Jason
$7,600 $13,400 $15,200
20 R,
4 W
16 R,
1 W
17 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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