Show #5882 - Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Regina Robbins game 1.

Contestants

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Colin McLain, a law student originally from Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Regina Robbins, an arts teacher from New York, New York

Kristian Zoerhoff, a computer engineer from Gilberts, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $34,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

BEHIND THE IRON CURTAIN
MUSICIANS
PHONING IT IN
PLACES IN LITERATURE
CAR CULTURE
ON THE "BALL"
    $200 1
On Oct. 23, 1956 Hungarians protested against the USSR in this capital; police fired on the crowd
    $200 13
After a near-death experience, this singer converted to the Islamic faith and took a new name: Yusuf Islam
    $200 8
It's an operator-assisted call in which charges are paid by the receiving party
    $200 6
Jean Valjean's flight through Paris' sewers is one of the most famous scenes in this novel
    $200 27
Because of slow sales, this company shut down plants that made the Denali & Trailblazer SUVs
    $200 18
London schoolchild Paul Barker was one of these for the 2006 final between Roger Federer & Rafael Nadal
    $400 2
Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia were among the republics of this country
    $400 14
In October of 1992 "Saturday Night Live" expected this singer to merely hold up a photo of a child; they were wrong
    $400 9
This hyphenated adjective refers to a phone call requiring no additional fee beyond the basic service charge
    $400 7
Chicago's Packingtown is the scene of this muckraking novel
    $400 28
The Fortwo is a model of this little putt-putt, the "intelligent" choice in low-emission transportation
    $400 20
Proverbially, everything, especially if it's from Madame Tussaud's
    $600 3
Iron curtain alliances included the Warsaw Pact & the CMEA, the "Council for Mutual" this type of "Assistance"
    $600 19
8 years after this duo was stripped of its Grammy, Rob Pilatus was found dead in a German hotel room
    $600 15
Often used in business, it's a multi-person call involving 3 or more phone lines
    $600 10
This house on the moors in Yorkshire had "Earnshaw" carved over the door
    $600 29
This Korean company recently introduced a Sonata hybrid
    $600 25
A type of hammer used for beating metal
    $800 4
Russia helped this country regain control of Sofia from the Ottomans in 1878; the Communists dominated by 1948
    $800 24
In 2000 Melissa Etheridge finally revealed who was the father of her children: this singer
    $800 16
Reflecting the company's activities at its founding in 1885, it was the second "T" in AT&T
    DD: $1,200 11
This saucy Defoe title character was born in Newgate Prison
    $800 30
Autoweek says the Viper from this car maker is fun, intimidating & flamboyant
    $800 26
This "Six Feet Under" creator's career is far from dead; he brought "True Blood" to HBO
    $1000 5
The liberal 1968 reforms of Czechoslovakia's Alexander Dubcek are known by this "seasonal" 2-word term
    $1000 23
Determination prevails: after losing an arm in a car accident, Rick Allen still rocks the drums in this band
    $1000 17
To dial international numbers from the U.S., begin with this 3-digit prefix
    $1000 12
With the help of his wife O-Lan, Wang Lung goes from peasant to rich landowner in China in this novel
    $1000 22
Since its launch in 1974, this "sport"y VW model has ruled the sales charts in Germany
    $1000 21
Named for its habit of curling up, it's the snake seen here

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

Kristian Regina Colin
$3,200 $4,400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kristian Regina Colin
$7,600 $7,200 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

BODIES OF WATER
MAKING OVERTURES
LETTERS
POLICE ABBREV.
BAD GUYS
HERE COME THE "COP"S
    $400 6
The Azores are found in this ocean
    $400 8
Brahms' "Academic Festival Overture" was written as a thank you for having this conferred on him
    $400 9
"I Love You, Ronnie" is a collection of letters to his wife Nancy
    $400 7
Whether it's CSI or CSU, the CS stands for this
    $400 23
In "Scarface", this actor terrorized Miami as the coke-fueled crime lord Tony Montana
    $400 26
This element is the second-best conductor of electricity
    $800 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) In 1964, activity in this arm of the South China Sea led to increased U.S. troops in Vietnam
    $800 27
The first music the Chicago Symphony played was this German opera master's little-known "A Faust Overture"
    $800 10
In a 1783 letter to Josiah Quincy, he wrote "There was never a good war or a bad peace"
    $800 16
If a policeman says he wasn't greeted at the door because the occupant was DOA, he's abbreviating these 3 words
    $800 18
Forget Hannibal Lecter; Buffalo Bill is the bad guy who keeps his victims in a pit in this movie
    $800 25
"Feline" imitator
    DD: $2,000 1
The Gulf of California is also known as the Sea of this man who reached that gulf in 1535
    $1200 28
One of this composer's classic opera overtures is heard here
    DD: $2,800 11
In the late '40s a mother wrote to this artist that his picture "Number Nine" looked like some of her son's finger painting
    $1200 15
The M.E. says the C.O.D. is bad clams, C.O.D. meaning this
    $1200 22
This character is the crazy, relentless killer in the "Halloween" movies
    $1200 24
Spelled one way, it's an ad agency worker; spelled another, it's a person registering his work with the government
    $1600 2
This strategically important channel connects the Persian Gulf & the Gulf of Oman
    $1600 29
Do I hear a waltz in Franz von Suppe's overture "Morning, Noon and Night in" this city?
    $1600 4
Before he began courting, he wrote in an 1845 letter, "I love your verses with all my heart, dear Miss Barrett"
    $1600 13
GSR means this kind of residue, perhaps on a perp's hand
    $1600 19
Jack Torrance is the writer & axeman who goes mad at an off-season hotel in this 1980 film
    $1600 20
Christian sect principally found in Egypt
    $2000 3
The Loire flows into this bay that is also called the Gulf of Gascony
    $2000 30
This "marital" Smetana opera has the zesty overture heard here
    $2000 12
In 1897 she wrote, "Dear Editor: I am 8 years old. Some of my little friends say there is no Santa Claus"
    $2000 14
A criminal's method of operating (or M.O.) sounds much cooler when it's this Latin phrase
    $2000 17
Robert De Niro & Robert Mitchum both played Max Cady, out to get revenge in the 2 versions of this film
    $2000 21
A well-known example of this painter's work is seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kristian Regina Colin
$19,200 $20,000 $8,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE 50 STATES
Benjamin Harrison had the admission orders shuffled, so no one knows which of these 2 states was 39th & which was 40th

Final scores:

Kristian Regina Colin
$38,399 $38,500 $15,700
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $38,500 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kristian Regina Colin
$19,200 $18,000 $10,200
26 R,
0 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
9 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $47,400

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