Show #5884 - Thursday, March 25, 2010

Regina Robbins game 3.

Contestants

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Sean Burns, an assistant chorale director and test prep instructor from Hatfield, Pennsylvania

Susan Malmo, an English professor from Waddell, Arizona

Regina Robbins, an arts teacher from New York, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $57,901)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS
WEAK RHYMES
(Alex: Each correct response will rhyme with the word "weak".)
PHYSICS QUIZ
MY NAME IS GEORGE
I'M UNEMPLOYED
& I LIVE WITH MY PARENTS
    $200 11
The Palace of Nations, the League's headquarters, was built on land next to this Swiss lake
    $200 1
A computer nerd
    $200 14
In air at a temperature of 32 degrees Fahrenheit, it travels 1,087 feet per second
    $200 6
This musician & 3 other lads won an Oscar for Best Music, Original Song Score for 1970's "Let It Be"
    $200 18
She finished her first novel about a magical 11-year-old orphan while she was an unemployed teacher in Edinburgh
    $200 23
I'm sure Mom won't mind; I had the last chicken & garlic box of this "San Francisco treat"
    $400 12
The League was dissolved in April of this year; the United Nations charter had been ratified the previous October
    $400 2
To run naked in a public place
    $400 15
When this man developed his temperature scale in 1742, he set it where water boils at 0 & freezes at 100 degrees
    $400 7
Meet this TV guy... his boy Elroy... daughter Judy... Jane, his wife--he never could "stop this crazy thing!"
    $400 19
The website of the California DWC, the Division of Workers' this, has a link to "when I get hurt on the job"
    $400 25
Uh, Dad? I kinda crashed your Land Cruiser SUV made by this car co.; the 2009 model starts at nearly $65,000; I'm a little short
    $600 13
When established, the League had only 2 nations from Africa: South Africa & this one founded in 1847
    $600 3
The most striking feature on a puffin is this colorful body part
    DD: $1,200 16
(Kelly of the Clue Crew drops a cork and a glass marble into two separate bowls of water.) If an object floats, it displaces water equal to its mass; if it sinks, it displaces water equal to this
    $600 8
In 1919 this composer wrote his first successful popular song, "Swanee"
    $600 20
The nation's unemployment rate was 25% when FDR took his first presidential oath of office in this year
    $600 28
Maaaaaa! We're out of this bathroom tissue Mr. Whipple always said to "Please don't squeeze"! Maaaaaa!
    $800 26
In March 1920 the U.S. Senate did not ratify this treaty that created the League of Nations
    $800 4
Tall East Indian timber tree with durable, hard wood
    $800 17
Alliterative term for the state of a body in midair acted on by nothing but gravity
    $800 9
His reported salary for co-writing, directing & starring in "Good Night, and Good Luck" was $1
    $800 21
"On" this state, "On" this state that adopted the first unemployment insurance law in the U.S.! Fight on for her fame!
    $1000 27
In 1922 the League's World Court held its first session in this city
    $1000 5
Originally referring to smoke, it means to smell offensively bad
    $1000 24
Named for the British physicist, Hawking radiation is a weak force emitted by these
    $1000 10
This singer guested as himself in a 1986 episode of "The A-Team"; do you really want to hurt him & not know his name?
    $1000 22
In 2007 CBS Radio fired this broadcaster after his controversial comments about the women's hoops team at Rutgers

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

Regina Susan Sean
$2,200 $1,400 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Regina Susan Sean
$3,400 $4,400 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

HOW'S YOUR CONSTITUTION?
ATHLETIC EYEWEAR
"O", 'BAMA
(Alex: Each correct response will be a location in Alabama that begins with the letter "O".)
PLANES, TRAINS & AUTOMOBILES
NAME THE POET
DICT. ABBREV.
    $400 6
Article VI says no test of this can be required for any public office (the Brits had had trouble with test acts)
    $400 26
In 2008 Cuba's bespectacled Dayron Robles leaped to glory with a world record in the 110-meter these
    $400 9
Fittingly, this juicy-sounding "Beach" is right next to the Florida border
    $400 8
At the Smithsonian you can see this plane in which Charles Lindbergh made his historic flight across the Atlantic
    $400 1
"Fleas": "Adam had 'em"
    $400 13
A part of speech: prep.
    $800 7
The 8th amendment told the courts they couldn't impose excessive fines nor require excessive amounts of this
    $800 27
After wearing specs throughout an illustrious PGA career, Tom Kite had this surgery in 1998
    $800 10
This city's name is the singular version of a mountain range in Arkansas
    $800 22
The Ann Rutledge, a train that ran between Chicago & Kansas City, was named for an early love of this president
    $800 2
"Day after day, day after day, / We stuck, no breath or motion; / As idle as a painted ship / Upon a painted ocean"
    $800 16
Another way to shorten: contr.
    $1200 11
Article III is specifically concerned with the establishment of this branch of government
    $1200 28
He's the late, graceful American star athlete seen here
    DD: $1,200 14
Population 100, it shares its name with a Tennessee city famous in atomic history
    $1200 23
In 2008 Chevy offered a special 50th anniversary edition of this classic sedan
    $1200 3
"I taste a liquor never brewed-- / From tankards scooped in Pearl-- / Not all the vats on the Rhine / Yield such an alcohol"
    $1200 17
Not a comment on originality, but for etymology: der.
    DD: $1,600 12
Article II section 2 allows the president to grant pardons except in cases of this, to which section 4 makes him liable
    $1600 29
In 1977 this Miami field general became the first NFL quarterback to wear glasses on the field
    $1600 15
In Alabama there's one just north of Tuscumbia; in California, it's a neighbor of San Francisco
    $1600 24
Amtrak's Downeaster runs between Boston & this city, the largest in its state
    $1600 4
"One short sleep past, we wake eternally, / And death shall be no more; Death, thou shalt die"
    $1600 18
A grammatical case: nom.
    $2000 20
The constitution's last & shortest article, it spells out the ratification process
    $2000 21
Population 500, it hunts in a large constellation
    $2000 25
In 2001 NASA's solar-powered plane named for this Greek sun god reached a record altitude of 96,863 feet
    $2000 5
"Daddy, I have had to kill you. You died before I had time"
    $2000 19
The mood of a verb: subj.

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Regina Susan Sean
$10,600 $10,400 $10,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. TOURISM
You can reach this town's convention & visitors bureau by calling 1-TOMANDHUCK

Final scores:

Regina Susan Sean
$21,200 $20,600 $399
3-day champion: $79,101 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Regina Susan Sean
$10,600 $10,400 $11,800
11 R,
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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