Show #5842 - Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Contestants

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Anna Tschetter, a legal assistant from Danvers, Massachusetts

Rajeev Gorowara, a chemical engineer from Wilmington, Delaware

Andrew Fechner, a television programmer from Montclair, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION LORE
COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAMERS
(Alex: We'll identify them, tell you the last year they were at the college; you identify the school.)
EURO COINS
INVESTING WITH WARREN BUFFETT
HOLD THE FORT
A IS FOR "APPL"
    $200 26
The first time African Americans marched in the parade was at Lincoln's second inauguration, in this year
    $200 8
Herschel Walker (1982)
    $200 1
Greece's 2-Euro coin shows Europa being abducted by this god in the guise of a bull
    $200 16
Buffett had the sense to buy $600 million worth of this company the year it introduced the Sensor razor; ka-ching!
    $200 6
A fort in New Haven was named for this Connecticut patriot who was hanged as a spy in 1776
    $200 21
You do it to get admitted to Stanford
    $400 27
This 18-time Grammy winner sang "My Country 'Tis of Thee" at Barack Obama's inauguration
    $400 12
Troy Aikman (1988)
    $400 2
Malta's 1- & 2-Euro coins depict an 8-pointed this, a symbol of Malta
    $400 17
Buffett grabbed 5% of the stock in this company a few years before it introduced the gold card
    $400 7
This great Apache warrior died at Fort Sill in Oklahoma in 1910 & was buried there
    $400 22
A dishwasher or dryer
    $600 28
They're the two men seen here on their way to the presidential inauguration
    $600 13
Steve Spurrier (1966)
    $600 3
This composer appears on the reverse of Austria's 1-Euro coin
    $600 18
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from a candy shop.) In 1972, the fudge loving Warren Buffett bought See's Candies for $25 million; it's yielded $1 billion in income and helps rocket the stock of this, Buffett's investment company
    DD: $1,000 9
Fittingly, this Maryland fort was built in a star shape
    $600 23
Approbation loudly expressed
    $800 29
His inauguration was the first to be televised
    $800 14
Joe Theismann (1970)
    $800 4
Italy's 2-Euro coin is artsy & classy, reproducing Raphael's portrait of this "divine" poet
    $800 19
Buffett calls the purchase of this insurance company one of his best investments; he first bought its stock in 1951
    $800 10
Fort Monmouth in this state is the headquarters of the U.S. Army Telecommunications-Electronics Command
    $800 24
It's a strong 9-letter spirit or brandy made from apples
    $1000 30
Nicknamed "Handsome Frank", he's the only president to affirm, not swear to, the oath of office
    $1000 15
Johnny "The Jet" Rodgers (1972)
    $1000 5
Both Monaco's and Belgium's Euros feature royal personages with this name, one a king, one a prince
    $1000 20
In the '70s Buffett got into news & now has 18% of this company based in our nation's capital
    $1000 11
During the 1840s Fort Smith in Arkansas was under the command of this general and future President
    $1000 25
Small pieces of fabric stuck to a garment to form a pattern

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

Andrew Rajeev Anna
$2,800 $3,400 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Rajeev Anna
$6,200 $4,000 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round

LORDS
OF WAR
OF DISCIPLINE
OF THE RINGS
OF THE FLIES
OF THE DANCE
    $400 6
Lord of the Isles is one of the many titles of this heir apparent
    $400 16
Matt Damon finds out he's his family's only surviving brother in this war film
    $400 26
Phonetics and semantics are subfields of this discipline
    $400 1
Growth rings are typically used when talking about these, like Sequoia sempervirens
    $400 11
Musca domestica is the scientific name for this ever-present type of fly
    $400 20
The jarabe tapatio is another name for this Mexican dance; you can do it around a sombrero
    $800 7
Celebrated on November 9, Lord Mayor's Day honors the mayor of this city
    DD: $2,000 17
Familiar from Hartford Insurance ads, Lawrence the Elk also played a part in this 1978 movie
    $800 27
Emile Durkheim was an important figure in this -ology closely related to cultural anthropology
    $800 2
To purify the ring used in this Japanese sport, 6 items are buried in the center, including a squid
    $800 12
The structure of these is the defining difference between true flies & other insects called flies
    $800 22
Small wild canines are naturals at this American ballroom dance combining slow & fast steps
    $1200 8
Lord Dunmore's "War" in 1774 was an attack on Indians in what is now this "Mountain State"
    $1200 18
Johnny Depp & Forest Whitaker have supporting roles in this Best Picture Oscar winner from 1986
    $1200 28
Making a plankton net & drawing a trench & seamount are 2 steps to your Boy Scout merit badge in this
    $1200 3
The failure of these alphabetic rings was blamed for the Challenger disaster
    DD: $600 13
The fruit fly named for this body of water was thought to be eradicated in the U.S. in 1930; oops
    $1200 23
Perez Prado popularized this modified rumba form featured in "Dirty Dancing"
    $1600 9
Joseph Conrad tried to cover "the whole sentiment of human existence" in the title character of this 1900 novel
    $1600 19
The protagonist of this movie announces himself as "commander of the Armies of the North, general of the Felix Legions"
    $1600 29
Indiana University has the nation's first Ph.D. program in these studies that cover men's and women's roles
    $1600 4
A "fairy ring" on your lawn is composed of these
    $1600 14
This African fly causes sleeping sickness in humans & a similar ailment called nagana in cattle
    $1600 24
In a "grand" one of these steps, the legs are 180 degrees apart, with a correspondingly high jump
    $2000 10
No one was laughing when American William Joyce broadcast Nazi propaganda under this pseudonym in WWII
    $2000 21
On film there were "The Guns of" this place & "Force 10 from" it
    $2000 30
This type of yoga is Sanskrit for "discipline of force" & it's better than none
    $2000 5
"Das Rheingold" is the first work in the opera series "The Ring of" these
    $2000 15
The robber or assassin fly can be described as one of these, from the Latin for "Pillager"
    $2000 25
Named for an aviator, this popular "hop" of the '20s & '30s originated in Harlem

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Rajeev Anna
$9,800 $9,600 $9,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY LITERATURE
Chapter II of this novel says, "My eyes were not to be deceived. I was indeed awake and among the Carpathians"

Final scores:

Andrew Rajeev Anna
$399 $799 $3,400
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $3,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andrew Rajeev Anna
$9,400 $11,600 $9,800
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,800

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