Show #5886 - Monday, March 29, 2010

Regina Robbins game 5.

Contestants

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Melissa Kowalski, a graduate student of English from Bedminster, Pennsylvania

Manny Maldonado III, a high school chemistry teacher from Horizon City, Texas

Regina Robbins, an arts teacher from New York, New York (whose 4-day cash winnings total $90,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

YOU'RE HISTORY!
TV NAMES
MIDDLE INITIAL V.
A FUNGUS AMONG US
BEVERAGE BRANDS
"LOCK" & "KEY"
    $200 2
Godfrey of Bouillon was a leader of the First Crusade & was elected ruler of this city after its capture
    $200 1
Earn good karma with this one:
"My Name Is ____"
    $200 17
John V. Lindsay was mayor of this city in the turbulent '60s & '70s, first as a Republican & then as a Democrat
    $200 11
The morel of the story is that false morels have monomethylhydrazine, so they are this; true morels don't, so eat away
    $200 13
It's the official sports drink of the NFL
    $200 12
Matrimony
    $400 4
Pictured here as a young man, this emperor remained an avid marine biologist throughout his life
    $400 3
With Julia Louis-Dreyfus:
"The New Adventures of Old ____"
    $400 18
Physicist Robert V. Pound has suggested these be used for heating homes, not just popcorn & frozen pizza
    $400 20
Traditionally, dogs or pigs are used to detect these pricey fungi that come in black & white varieties
    $400 14
As you'd expect, POM Wonderful makes drinks that are 100% this juice
    $400 24
It's a traffic jam in which no vehicle movement is possible, especially at an intersection
    $600 6
In April 1945 this leader & his mistress were executed at Lake Como
    $600 5
It was magic:
"____ the Teenage Witch"
    DD: $2,000 28
This current world leader's middle initial V. stands for Vladimirovich
    $600 21
Don't get near me if you have this fungal infection, aka tinea pedis--it's contagious!
    $600 15
Brisk is a line of iced teas from this brand
    $600 25
Begun by a retired minister in 1876 to make socks for lumberjacks, this company soon expanded into underwear
    $800 7
In 1909 The New York Times helped sponsor this man's race to the North Pole in return for exclusive reports
    $800 8
An amnesiac Christina Applegate:
"____ Who?"
    $800 29
Senator William V. Roth Jr. is remembered for these 3 letters that follow "Roth" in financial matters
    $800 22
We're big fans of these one-celled fungi used to ferment carbohydrates
    $800 16
The logo of this coffee brand shows that good, last drop of coffee leaving the cup
    $800 26
A way of marching in close file in which each marcher's leg moves with that of the person in front of him
    $1000 9
When Alexander the Great became king, this tutor of his returned to Athens & founded his Lyceum
    $1000 10
An office comedy:
"Better Off ____"
    $1000 30
Though he was known as Eddie, this WWI aviator's Medal of Honor citation calls him Edward V.
    $1000 23
A lichen is a living partnership between a fungus & one of these plant-like organisms such as seaweed
    $1000 19
This alliterative brand of French vodka features flying birdies on its bottles
    $1000 27
A thingamabob, or perhaps a command to the main character in "The Iceman Cometh"

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

Regina Manny Melissa
$1,200 $1,800 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Regina Manny Melissa
$1,000 $3,400 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN ART & ARTISTS
DEADLY FILMS?
STUPID ANSWERS
ROMAN NAMES FOR PLACES
DOUBLE TALK
MR. BILL PLAYS THE BARD
(Alex: You have to identify the character portrayed by Mr. Bill.)
    $400 6
Roy Lichtenstein perfected his technique for simulating benday dots to mimic the artwork found in these "strips"
    $400 1
Moviegoers were introduced to Riggs & Murtaugh (Gibson & Glover) in this 1987 flick
    $400 21
This NFL team once thought about naming themselves the Chicago Cubs; they now bear a more mature name
    $400 10
It describes a situation in which you & I both benefit; how can you say no?
    $400 12
"Hey, hey, I've got a new bill to sign!"
"But Senator Sluggo wants to make a cut."
"But why?"
"You'll get the point."
"Oh, ho! Et tu Sluggo!"
    DD: $1,500 7
John Trumbull's "Declaration of Independence" is in the Capitol Rotunda & on the back of this piece of currency
    $800 2
In 1993 "Basic" this was spoofed by "Fatal" this
    $800 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew holds up some dolls at FAO Schwarz in New York.) Though beauty is in the eye of the beholder, some of these ugly dolls have three eyes, some have fangs, & some have big ears
    $800 11
An expression of annoyance or mild scolding that doubles the name of an ancient pharaoh
    $800 13
"Never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and--"
"Oh, no!"
    $1200 8
Before seascapes, he did war paintings, like "Prisoners from the Front", seen here
    $1200 3
Madonna appeared in this 2002 Bond film & sang the title tune
    $1200 23
Sometimes you have to peel cheese off this shovel-like implement used to place pizza in & out of an oven
    DD: $3,000 17
It's the double talk way to say "78 inches tall"
    $1200 14
"A horse! a horse! my kingdom for a horse!"
"Here, have mine."
"Gee, but it's a little big."
"Giddyap."
"Ohh! oh!"
    $1600 20
"Thanksgiving Turkey" & "The Old Oaken Bucket" are paintings by her
    $1600 4
In this Hitchcock classic, Grace Kelly's husband hires someone to kill her
    $1600 24
Like the one in London, this D.C. gallery, an arm of the Smithsonian, is full of portraits of national heroes
    $1600 18
It's another term for antiaircraft fire
    $1600 15
"Are you sure we can't settle this some other way?"
"Come on, Mr. Bill. Have at it now."
"Ooh! The rest is silence!"
    $2000 9
Longtime house speaker Sam Rayburn owned "The Scalp", a statue by this Western artist
    $2000 5
This 1980 Brian de Palma film was a real drag for Michael Caine
    $2000 25
Congressman Carl Vinson was lucky to have a massive aircraft carrier & this peak in Antarctica named for him
    $2000 26
In Switzerland:
Turicum
    $2000 19
This cartoon lad of adventure & his dog Snowy first appeared in 1929
    $2000 16
"That sure was a tough war."
"Let's sit upon the ground and tell sad stories of the death of kings."
"But I don't know any."
"Then here's a new one."
"Oh, no!"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Regina Manny Melissa
$6,000 $7,400 $11,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY LITERATURE
In an 1877 novel Mrs. Gordon initially suggests the name Ebony for this title character

Final scores:

Regina Manny Melissa
$0 $12,500 $8,999
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $12,500 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Regina Manny Melissa
$6,200 $7,400 $11,200
10 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $24,800

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