Show #5867 - Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Contestants

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Julia Brown, an architect from Hollywood, California

Jesse Achtenberg, a documentary filmmaker from Washington, D.C.

Amy Tyszkiewicz, a Ph.D. student in chemical biology from Sayreville, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

MESSAGE IN A BATTLE
STATE OF PLAY
(Alex: I'll name some professional teams for you, you give me their home state.)
HAIR-Y SITUATION
HEY THERE, MUSCLES
YOUR WEAPON OF CHOICE
MORE THAN ONE MEANING
    $200 16
Cornwallis surrendered on this Virginia peninsula in 1781; message to George III: Game over
    $200 12
Bears,
Bulls,
Cubs
    $200 6
Hair gathered into a round coil at the nape of the neck is this 3-letter style but please, hold the sesame seeds
    $200 11
Too many 6-packs will kill your 6-pack of these sheetlike muscles attached to the ribs above & the pelvic bones below
    $200 21
In September of 2009 a would-be burglar met up fatally with a resident wielding this Japanese warriors' sword
    $200 1
If a prisoner has done this, he's either got new acne or he's escaped
    $400 17
3 legions were massacred in the 9 A.D battle of the Teutoburg Forest; message to this empire: Don't cross the Rhine!
    $400 13
Angels,
Chargers,
Warriors
    $400 7
Lennox Lewis, Lenny Kravitz & Bob Marley all sported this "fearsome" long-haired style
    $400 18
Shaped like a dome, this large muscle separates the chest from the belly; take a deep breath!
    $400 26
Named for the French town of its origins, this steel weapon is attached to a gun's muzzle for hand-to-hand combat
    $400 2
If Granny asks for these, they could be her eyepieces or the tumblers for her gin
    $600 14
The Viet Cong launched a major offensive on this lunar festival in 1968; message to LBJ: Hell, no!
    $600 19
Broncos,
Nuggets,
Rockies
    $600 8
Named after an 18th century French marquise, this style has a man's hair brushed up high from the forehead
    DD: $2,000 23
The name of this arm muscle comes from the Latin for "two-headed"
    $600 27
The M26 Pershing & the M4 Sherman are types of this war vehicle
    $600 3
It can mean a TV show prototype or someone who steers a boat
    $800 15
The English crushed the Highland clans at Culloden Moor in 1746; message to this would-be king: Stop pretending!
    $800 20
Timberwolves,
Vikings,
Wild
    $800 9
It's said that this cut once favored by Billy Ray Cyrus is "business in the front, party in the back"
    $800 24
With a Latin name, this outermost muscle of the... ahem... rear helps with the extension of the thigh
    $800 28
Remember, the knife seen here was named for this Alamo man
    $800 4
3-word phrase meaning "Stop that right now!" or "Medically excise that thing from my body"
    $1000 29
On "Black Thursday" 1943, the U.S. lost 60 of these bombers on a single raid; message: Need escort fighters!
    $1000 22
Bobcats,
Hurricanes,
Panthers
    $1000 10
In the '60s this British "founder of modern hairdressing" devised a new look with the "five point" haircut
    $1000 25
You use this broad, flat muscle to raise your shoulders; it's the daring young man on the non-flying...
    $1000 30
Is this a 6-letter short, swordlike weapon with a pointed blade, used for stabbing, which "I see before me?" Yep!
    $1000 5
If your friend tells you this happened, she might have been robbed, gotten delayed or needed help standing

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

Amy Jesse Julia
$4,000 $200 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Jesse Julia
$7,200 $1,200 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

MASSAGE IN A BOTTLE
BIBLICAL BIG SCREEN
WHERE AM I?
THE NAACP SPINGARN MEDAL WINNERS
NAME THE SHAKESPEARE PLAY
THE "POST" CATEGORY
    $400 20
Your massage oil may contain this vitamin, aka alpha-tocopherol; it's thought to promote wound healing
    $400 25
Richard Harris played this murderous character from Genesis in 1966's "The Bible: In the Beginning"
    $400 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from an estate.) I'm at this Virginia residence that definitely is entitled to put up a "George Washington slept here" sign
    $400 30
In 1991 this then-chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff added another medal to his collection
    $400 5
"Let not thy nurse lie with thee in thy chamber: take thou this vial..."
    $400 9
To defer
    $800 21
It's the fat extracted from the beans used to make chocolate; turns out it softens & lubricates the skin
    $800 14
Pop singer Yvonne Elliman played Mary Magdalene in this 1973 musical film
    $800 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from near a metal gateway.) I'm on the campus of this university in the Bay Area, where 1960s student activism sparked the Free Speech Movement
    $800 26
In 1977 this author went back to his "Roots" & won the Spingarn
    $800 4
"Though Birnam Wood be come to Dunsinane, and thou opposed, being of no woman born, yet I will try the last"
    $800 10
It serves as a cancellation of a stamp & indicates the place & date of mailing
    $1200 22
Many massage oils have the scent of this purplish plant, the "herb of love" that's a member of the mint family
    $1200 11
One of the "Greatest" Bible epics, it has Max von Sydow as Jesus & David McCallum as Judas
    $1200 8
(Kelly of the Clue Crew sits amongst boxes of crayons.) I'm at the Crayola factory in this state's city of Easton, part of an industrial complex with Allentown & Bethlehem
    $1200 27
This 1946 winner was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1967
    $1200 1
"I will in Cassio's lodging lose this napkin and let him find it, trifles... are to the jealous confirmations strong"
    $1200 15
It's the type of bed seen here
    $1600 23
Essence of this, which Thomas More called "the herb sacred to remembrance", is used as a scent in massage oils
    $1600 12
More known for his gangster roles, this actor played the weaselly Dathan in "The Ten Commandments"
    $1600 18
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from amongst rocket fuel tanks.) Kennedy Space Center is in Florida; I'm in this state, at NASA's White Sands test facility
    $1600 28
Born Marguerite Johnson, this poet won the medal in 1994
    DD: $1,000 2
"You all did see that on the Lupercal, I thrice presented him a kingly crown"
    $1600 16
This 12-letter adjective means "after a meal"
    $2000 24
If your massage oil is scented, it may also be used for this, the use of fragrance to help with mood or behavior
    DD: $2,000 13
Harvey Keitel played the role of Judas Iscariot in this controversial 1988 film
    $2000 19
(Kelly reports from a USMC base with some parked helicopters.) I'm at this United States Marine Corps base, an area that was visited by the Spanish 40 years before Jamestown was founded
    $2000 29
This civil rights leader won in 1963, the year of his murder; his wife Myrlie won in '98
    $2000 3
"I am all the subjects that you have... here you sty me, in this hard rock, whiles you do keep from me the rest o' the island"
    $2000 17
PCW, a recycling term, stands for this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Jesse Julia
$11,200 $12,600 $14,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FOOD TRADITIONS
Since the 1100s Dunmow, England has rewarded newlyweds who go a year & a day without arguing by letting them "bring home" this

Final scores:

Amy Jesse Julia
$21,200 $25,200 $3,400
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $25,200 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Jesse Julia
$9,800 $13,200 $14,400
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
22 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $37,400

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