Show #5902 - Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Contestants

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Rick Reed, an electrical engineer from Charlottesville, Virginia

Amy Wilson, a creative writing and women's studies student originally from Portland, Oregon

Ken Starnes, a telecommunications consultant from Little Rock, Arkansas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

NATIVE AMERICANS
2009 MLB RECAP
DUMB CRIMINALS
LITERARY AWARDS
BAKING BRANDS
A LONE PRIVATE "I"
(Alex: The letter "I" will be the only vowel you will find in each correct response. It may appear once, maybe more than once.)
    $200 1
Jumping Bull was the father of this more sedentary Native American chief
    $200 13
They had the best regular-season record, 103-59
    $200 6
While robbing a West Virginia home, a man logged into this social network site but did not log out
    $200 15
For Civil War works, winners of an award from Gettysburg College receive $50,000 & a bust of him
    $200 11
The first cake mix from "her" brand was ginger cake
    $200 23
First name of P.I.-portraying actor Powell, or slang for a detective
    $400 2
Originally called Curly, this "mad" guy was the battlefield leader during the Sioux Wars of resistance in the 1870s
    $400 14
Shortly after coming back from a 50-game suspension, this Dodger hit a pinch-hit grand slam to beat the Reds
    $400 7
An Indiana man made a 2009 run for the county border, leading a 90-mph chase only to stop at this fast food place for a burrito
    $400 16
In 1901, French poet Sully Prudhomme became the first recipient of this
    $400 12
The logo of this brand of baking soda was created (or should we say forged?) in 1867
    $400 24
A detective looking back in regret on leads he should have followed up knows the cliche this "is 20/20"
    $600 3
Florida's Big Cypress Indian reservation is home to this tribe
    $600 18
This Angels skipper didn't have a so-so year; he led the team to the postseason & was Manager of the Year
    $600 8
A Tennessee man saw his stolen furnace for sale on this .org; the criminal even helped the cops load it on a truck before getting busted
    $600 17
"Home is calling" with this brand that has sponsored a bake-off contest for over 40 years
    $800 4
You auto know this chief of the Ottawa who fought against the British settlements in the 1760s
    $800 19
On August 23, Philadelphia 2B Eric Bruntlett became the 15th major leaguer to pull off an unassisted one of these
    $800 9
Criminals, don't call this "You can do it. We can help" store & ask "How do you get a large quantity of blood out of a carpet?"
    DD: $3,000 28
The Poetry Book Society of the U.K. & the Truman State University Press of Missouri both give an award named for him
    $800 21
Flour from Washburn Crosby Company won this in 1880 & was renamed for it, still the name of the brand
    $800 25
That smooth-talking attorney practices this type of law regulating ordinary private matters, rather than criminal
    $1000 5
In the late 1800s the prophet Wovoka, a Paiute Indian, founded a religion based on this spectral "dance"
    $1000 20
This team came from 7 games behind to catch the Tigers & beat them in a one-game playoff for the AL Central title
    $1000 10
A man in Gwinnett County in this Southern state hijacked a car to get to his court date on time; had a stolen gun, too
    $1000 27
Winners of this award include Scott O'Dell for "Island of the Blue Dolphins" & Lois Lowry for "Number the Stars"
    $1000 22
This Nestle brand calls its story "semi-sweet"; its chocolate morsels were first sold in packages in 1939
    $1000 26
Shamus, I hear you're doing sidework for this security firm founded in 1859 that uses big armored cars

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

Ken Amy Rick
$3,200 $400 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Amy Rick
$7,000 $3,200 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

BIBLICAL IMPERSONATORS
SHAKESPEARE RETOOLED
LIKE A HURRICANE
NEWSPAPER NAMES
THE LIFE & REIGN OF CHARLES I
"CHOP!"
    $400 1
According to Paul in the New Testament, this personage masquerades as an angel of light
    $400 20
Kurosawa's "Ran", an adaptation of this play, is set in 16th c. Japan & deals with 2 treacherous sons & one good one
    $400 11
Hurricanes are bad enough, but they also spin off these other hazards; Hurricane Beulah generated 141 when it hit Texas in 1967
    $400 5
New York & Washington both have papers called this, another name for the mail
    $400 4
At his baptism Charles was made the Duke of this, also the name of New York's capital city
    $400 9
Asian eating utilsils
    $800 2
By pretending to be ambassadors from a distant country, the Gibeonites fooled this successor to Moses
    $800 21
Peter Greenaway's "Prospero's Books" is a take on this bard play
    $800 12
The most severe hurricanes, with winds exceeding 155 mph, are ranked in this category, the top number on the rating scale
    $800 16
One Boston newspaper is called this, meaning "to give news or tidings of"
    $800 6
During part of the English Civil War, Charles' main residence was Christ Church College at this university
    $800 25
In football, an illegal hit below the knees
    $1200 3
Later to kill their champion, he pretends to be a madman in order to take refuge with the Philistines of Gath
    $1200 22
"10 Things I Hate About You" based on this Shakespeare comedy, stars Julia Stiles as the misanthropic Kat
    $1200 13
A hurricane's center typically has lower measurements of AP, short for this
    DD: $2,500 17
Cincinnati's daily paper has this name, like the national tabloid, but with much different content
    $1200 7
As a teen in 1616, Charles was invested with this princely title
    $1200 26
Licensed endocrinologist seen here
    $1600 23
One of the two feature films written or co-written by Tom Stoppard that deal with Shakespeare works
    $1600 14
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a meterological animation on the monitor.) Rotating cloud bands in a hurricane's center make its path wobble, making it hard to predict the exact point where the storm's center crosses a coastline, the location called this
    $1600 18
Way back in 1880, Samuel Morss & William Rockhill Nelson founded this Kansas City newspaper
    $1600 8
Charles offended his Protestant subjects in 1625 when he wed the very Catholic sister of the king of this country
    $1600 27
Hiiiiiiiiii ya! It's a slang term for martial arts movies
    $2000 29
She fooled Jacob by posing as her sister Rachel on his wedding night
    $2000 24
In an attempt to come to grips with Shakespeare's "Richard III", this actor directed "Looking for Richard"
    DD: $4,000 15
This inertial force causes the air at a hurricane's top to circulate in the opposite direction of its surface air
    $2000 19
Columnist Scott Maxwell stands guard for this Orlando paper
    $2000 10
After numerous defeats in the civil war, Charles was beheaded in 1649 at the palace called this 'hall"
    $2000 28
This "Philosopher of Pessimism" was born in Danzig in 1788

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Amy Rick
$19,100 $10,000 $6,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY
Joining such pop culture icons as Dorothy's ruby slippers, this was donated to the museum by Jerry Seinfeld in 2004

Final scores:

Ken Amy Rick
$16,100 $19,999 $10,200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $19,999 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ken Amy Rick
$21,800 $10,000 $9,200
26 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
1 W
12 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $41,000

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