Show #5841 - Monday, January 25, 2010

Contestants

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Diane Haltigan, a software engineer from Norfolk, Virginia

Andrew Fechner, a television programmer from Montclair, New Jersey

Gila Stadler, a molecular epidemiologist from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

COUNTRIES IN SPACE
U.S. FIRSTS
WORD-BY-WORD BOOK SUMMARIES
IT IS WHAT IT "IS"
MY GIRLFRIEND
SUCH A SWEETIE
    $200 1
Using a launch site in the Gobi desert, this country became the third to send a human into orbit
    $200 13
2006 research shows the first ships bringing us this shameful cargo were the Treasurer & White Lion, in 1619
    $200 11
1726:
English.
Shipwreck.
Giant.
Tiny.
Airborne.
Horses
    $200 6
A single magazine put forth & circulated
    $200 26
Donald Duck started dating this gal pal in the 1940 cartoon "Mr. Duck Steps Out"
    $200 21
It's "The Great American Chocolate Bar"
    $400 2
This country named its Sina-1 satellite after a Persian philosopher
    $400 14
In 1845 a Boston hotel became the first U.S. building to be warmed by this, also a "Pajama Game" song
    $400 12
1831:
Paris.
Mega-scoliosis.
Ding-dong.
Gypsy.
Death.
Fin
    $400 7
Asian capital city just northeast of Rawalpindi
    $400 27
Superman met this love interest working at the Daily Planet
    $400 22
"Sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don't" when purchasing these 2 candy bars
    $600 3
To launch satellites, this country's Shavit rockets take the Mediterranean route to avoid hostile neighbors
    $600 15
Some El Pasoans say America's real first Thanksgiving was the one Juan de Onate held on arrival at this river in 1598
    $600 16
1878:
Heroine.
Russia.
Affair.
Exile.
Paranoia.
Train!
    $600 8
Ms. Duncan of dance (& unfortunately long scarves)
    $600 28
Shiver me timbers! She's Popeye's beanpole babe
    $600 23
People have been puckering up with these candies since the '60s
    $800 4
This country successfully launched its VSB-30 rocket just south of the equator at Alcantara
    $800 19
Our country's first of these was held in a crystal palace in NYC's Bryant Park in 1853 & lost $300,000
    $800 17
1902:
Congo.
Upriver.
Jungle.
Godlike.
Horror.
Horror
    $800 9
Half of a pair of doomed lovers, she marries King Mark, but not before falling for the guy who came to get her
    $800 29
She's Porky Pig's "flowery" main squeeze
    $800 24
"Nobody better lay a finger on" this candy I left in my dressing room
    $1000 5
This north African country once ruled by France launched its ALSAT-1 satellite from a Russian cosmodrome
    DD: $1,000 20
The USA's first housing projects were built in Austin in 1939 with the help of this Congressman on the rise
    $1000 18
1922:
Dublin.
June.
Writer.
Bloom.
Intersection.
Yes
    $1000 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands in front of an illustration of blood vessels.) In a frequent cause of heart disease, blood flow to tissues is decreased by obstructed arteries, a condition called this
    $1000 30
In comic books, she's been Spider-Man's girlfriend & his wife
    $1000 25
They're the movie theater favorites seen here

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

Gila Andrew Diane
$2,600 $2,800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gila Andrew Diane
$6,000 $6,000 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY SENATORS BY STATE
OSCAR-WINNING SONG LYRICS
(Alex: You have to name the movie each Oscar winner was in.)
MODERN ARCHITECTURAL STYLES
BREAKING THE ICE WITH ICEBREAKERS
MATHLETES
SHAKESPEAREAN RHYME TIME
    $400 25
John Quincy Adams
    $400 1
"We're after the same rainbow's end--waiting 'round the bend, my huckleberry friend"
    $400 21
The Experience Music Project in this city has been called "blobitecture"
    $400 14
Your friend looks like Lenin--reminds me that in 1957 the icebreaker Lenin was the first surface ship powered by this
    $400 9
In the 1730s Leonhard Euler made this delicious Greek letter the standard symbol for a familiar ratio
    $400 6
Cordelia's dad's lagers
    $800 26
Howell Jackson, Andrew Jackson
    $800 2
" 'Cause I'm never gonna stop the rain by complainin', because I'm free, nothin's worryin' me"
    $800 22
Brutalism influenced the design of this D.C. building, named for a long-serving law-enforcement official
    $800 15
I'm just "aboot" sure you come from this country that has the icebreakers Terry Fox & Louis S. St-Laurent
    DD: $2,000 10
He thought, in math the last letters should stand for unknowns & the first letters for known quantities--therefore it was
    $800 7
Robin Goodfellow's formal wear
    $1200 27
Newton Booth,
Leland Stanford
    $1200 3
"When you get caught between the moon and New York City"
    $1200 23
This city's Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral is said to be a postmodern interpretation of Spanish missions
    $1200 16
I enjoy this red Italian spirit, which has its own "club", over ice; some icebreakers can ram through ice 23 feet thick
    $1200 11
To simplify multiplication and division, Scotsman John Napier published a book outlining these in 1614
    $1200 8
"Et tu Brute" speaker's playground antagonizers
    $1600 28
John Slidell, C.D.J. Bouligny
    $1600 4
"When I was just a little girl I asked my mother what will I be"
    $1600 24
High-tech architecture is on view with this Paris landmark
    $1600 17
You were born in '69? That's the year the oil tanker/icebreaker S.S. Manhattan went through this passage
    $1600 12
John Nash has a beautiful mind that contributed to this "theory" of strategic decision making
    DD: $2,000 19
Prospero's daughter's large Southern porches
    $2000 5
"Far from the world we know, up where the clear winds blow"
    $2000 18
Aren't penguins cute? Think about boarding an icebreaker on a cruise to see these 2 largest species
    $2000 13
In 1995, 330 years after his death, proof was found for his last theorem
    $2000 20
Cressida's lover, after happiness has vanished

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gila Andrew Diane
$7,600 $15,200 $13,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SPORTS CITIES
It's the only city whose teams won the Super Bowl & the Stanley Cup in the same calendar year

Final scores:

Gila Andrew Diane
$12,600 $26,001 $9,700
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $26,001 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gila Andrew Diane
$7,600 $17,200 $12,600
11 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
25 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $37,400

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