Show #5894 - Thursday, April 8, 2010

Contestants

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Morgan Saxby, a research associate from Charlottesville, Virginia

Marv Peña, a video game lawyer from Redwood City, California

Karla Ruksys, an administrative assistant from Mount Ephraim, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $30,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL PASTIMES
REALITY TV
THE JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION
THE NOVEL'S FIRST DRAFT?
SOUNDS
HETERONYMS
    $200 1
Jimmy Carter liked to grab his flies & do some of this in Hunting Creek, near Camp David
    $200 3
After she was jilted by "The Bachelor", Melissa Rycroft waltzed her way into the finals on this show
    $200 11
In 1946 author & chef James Beard became the first to do cooking instruction using this medium
    $200 15
Darcy thought, dodged a bullet! That Bennet family was nuts! Elizabeth was cute, but I've got money, single life's not so bad!
    $200 21
You'll hear it after a coach signals for a timeout in water polo
    $200 26
To plant seed, or a female hog
    $400 2
John Quincy Adams loved to "rack 'em up" after buying the first one of these for the White House
    $400 4
In 2009 Danny Cahill dropped 239 lbs. to claim this title & win the show's $250,000 grand prize
    $400 12
You can have a great meal at James' townhouse on W. 12th St. in this NYC area; James won't be there, though
    $400 16
"Y'know, Arthur", Hester said, "Roger's gonna be home soon. & I think having an affair in this town is a bad, bad idea"
    $400 22
Heard in battle in the 1860s, it has been variously transcribed as seen here
    $400 27
A metallic element, or to guide the way
    DD: $1,000 5
(Kelly of the Clue Crew strolls through the gardens at Monticello, Virginia.) For Thomas Jefferson, gardening was a welcome retreat from political life, and never more so than in 1807 when he suffered from migraines & stress due to this former vice president's treason trial
    $600 8
Ashton Kutcher co-created this series that paired up hotties & nerds
    $600 13
James Beard foundation scholarships send budding chefs to this type of school, from the Latin for "kitchen"
    $600 17
Holden couldn't wait to tell Phoebe he'd passed all his school exams with honors, his faith in humanity was never stronger!
    $600 23
This this this went the trolley in "Meet Me In St. Louis"
    $600 28
A task, or to show a movie on a screen
    $800 6
President Clinton not only enjoyed listening to music but playing this instrument as well, even on TV
    $800 9
Their TV show bios call Kim the bomb-shell, Kourtney the unassuming firecracker & Khloe the voice of reason
    $800 14
The foundation's celebrity chef tour also brings along a master this, so you don't get too thirsty
    $800 19
"With the first pick in the NFL draft, the Chicago Bears select...Lennie!" George beamed. Now they could buy 200 rabbit farms!
    $800 24
The name of this Southwest Airlines computer application represents the seatbelt-sign-is-off sound
    $800 29
To allow, or a document allowing something
    $1000 7
He enjoyed gambling on the ponies; he also bred racehorses at his Hermitage home
    $1000 10
This "American Idoler" enjoyed another 15 minutes of fame as a contestant on "I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!"
    $1000 18
The national advisory board includes this Austrian-born chef, involved with the foundation from early days
    $1000 20
"We're saved!" Piggy exclaimed to Ralph. "Looking back", Simon said, "We probably shouldn't have eaten Jack"
    $1000 25
Term for the sound you'll hear if you use gas with too low an octane number
    $1000 30
An early schoolbook, or a preparatory coat of paint

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

Karla Marv Morgan
$2,800 $3,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Karla Marv Morgan
$5,000 $7,200 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

CLASSICAL COMPOSERS
HOMAGES TO STAR WARS
GET OUTTA TOWN!
THE TUDORS
(Alex: Season 4 premieres this Sunday on Showtime.)
GREAT MEN OF MEDICINE
WE GOT THE "BEA"
    $400 1
The 46 chorales in his "Little Organ Book" were written for various feast days of the church year
    $400 21
In this film Marty tells George McFly that he is Darth Vader, "an extraterrestrial from the planet Vulcan"
    $400 16
If you're in this Roman town Aug. 24, 79 A.D.
    $400 20
This Irish-born actor returns for a fourth season as top Tudor Henry VIII
    $400 4
"Feeding your Baby and Child" was the 1955 follow-up to his more famous 1946 book
    $400 11
Comfy informal "chair" you might find in a dorm room
    $800 2
While with George Sand on Majorca, he began showing symptoms of what is believed to be tuberculosis
    $800 22
The beginning of this 1984 movie finds the title character poisoned at club Obi Wan in 1935 Shanghai
    DD: $7,000 17
If it's March 1, 1910 in Wellington, Washington, high in the Cascades; one of these is on its way & it's a doozy
    $800 27
Henry VIII is told this son of his is "a strong and healthy boy"; he became king & died at 15
    $800 7
Before his rivalry with Jonas Salk, he developed a vaccine for dengue fever while in the army during WWII
    $800 12
Dover or Waikiki
    DD: $1,200 3
Many of this 19th c. composer's great works were written in a small cabin on the edge of a fjord at Lofthus
    $1200 23
Pizza the Hutt is a character in this Mel Brooks "Star Wars" parody
    $1200 18
If you're in this capital of Nova Scotia Dec. 6, 1917; that ship full of ammo in the harbor is about to go boom
    $1200 28
The king is quite smitten with this fifth Mrs. Henry VIII, but dark times are in store
    $1200 8
He once said, "On Saturday, I was a surgeon in South Africa, very little known. On Monday I was world renowned"
    $1200 13
Shining brightly, like a big smile
    $1600 5
This French composer's "The Carnival of the Animals" was written to make fun of some friends
    $1600 24
Kevin Smith's movie "Jay and Silent Bob" do this features a lightsaber battle with Mark Hamill
    $1600 19
If you're in this Pennsylvania town May 31, 1889; that dam's not gonna hold
    $1600 29
We're out of wives as Katherine Parr is played by her, acting royalty, the younger daughter of Vanessa Redgrave
    $1600 9
In 1616 he began lecturing on the circulation of blood; his book on the subject didn't come out until 1628
    $1600 14
A signal fire
    $2000 6
This composer of Armenian heritage won a 1959 Lenin prize for his ballet "Spartacus"
    $2000 25
Kitchen appliances are starships in this '70s parody short with characters like Ham Salad & Fluke Starbucker
    $2000 26
If you're in this Phoenician city in 146 B.C.; the Romans are coming, & they say it must be destroyed
    $2000 30
That's the earl of this putting the moves on a fine lady; note his collar with the fringe on top
    $2000 10
Last name of clinic founders Karl & William, whose writings helped mold attitudes toward mental illness
    $2000 15
Glass vessel used in science experiments

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Karla Marv Morgan
$16,200 $10,000 $24,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PORTRAIT SUBJECTS
One of Goya's few portraits of a foreigner was of this Englishman painted in 1812

Final scores:

Karla Marv Morgan
$24,500 $3,500 $32,401
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $32,401

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Karla Marv Morgan
$17,400 $10,000 $17,800
15 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
0 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $45,200

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