Show #5906 - Monday, April 26, 2010

Contestants

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Randall Johnson, an enologist from Seattle, Washington

Gabe Hernandez, a content coordinator from North Hollywood, California

Kathy Kenny, a high school math teacher from Park Ridge, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

1990s BESTSELLERS
INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO
(Alex: All of the clues delivered by the host, James Lipton.)
THE 19th FIRST ANNUAL IG NOBEL PRIZE
ALSO A CANDY BAR
NUCLEAR WEAPONS 101
OFF THE ____
    $200 16
In 1990 "Four Past Midnight" hit the bestseller lists for this horrormeister
    $200 21
(James Lipton delivers the clue.) He told us, as a struggling actor, he used the pay phone at Pioneer Chicken as his office, before he got "Family Ties"
    $200 26
A physics prize was awarded for analytically determining why women in this condition don't tip over
    $200 1
This 1844 novel is set during the time of Louis XIII
    $200 11
The only wartime use of nuclear weapons occurred in this year
    $200 6
A Michael Jackson album title is "Off" this
    $400 17
This ex-president scored big in 1990 with his autobiography "An American Life"
    $400 22
(James Lipton delivers the clue.) For his pants-less slide in "Risky Business", he said he put wax on the floor to the center of the shot, then dust to help him stop
    $400 27
A 2009 veterinary medicine prize was given for showing cows who have names give more of this than nameless ones
    $400 2
The diameter of this is about 100,000 light-years, but it doesn't have a malt-flavored nougat center
    $400 12
The Manhattan project to develop nuclear weapons first tested them at Alamogordo in this state
    $400 7
An uncommon shop on an untraveled street is "off" this well-worn road
    $600 18
It's an open & shut case: his "Runaway Jury" was the bestselling hardback fiction work of 1996
    $600 23
(James Lipton delivers the clue.) He said he loved his show's early scripts, because "Mulder is a complete failure... he's never solved a case. Ever"
    $600 28
A team from Mexico won in chem for creating diamonds from this Jalisco liquor distilled from fermented mash of an agave
    $600 3
More than one elevated ground area for baseball pitchers
    $600 13
You might seek "shelter" from this, radioactive particles that descend through the atmosphere
    $600 8
"Off the" this, also one of the writers of the 4 Gospels, means inaccurate
    $800 19
In 1998 his novel "Rainbow Six" became another in his long line of military bestsellers
    $800 24
(James Lipton delivers the clue.) He recounted how he himself named his "Gladiator" character; "Narcissus" just wouldn't work
    $800 29
A doctor won for cracking his left knuckles, but not his right, for 60 years to test a rumored cause of this disease
    $800 4
Laughs in an indecorous or disrespectful manner
    $800 14
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an atomic animation on the monitor.) A neutron is used to split the nucleus of an atom, releasing energy in this type of nuclear bomb process
    $800 9
"Off" this can mean exceedingly cool, or emitting an annoying noise --hang up already!
    $1000 20
This "metallic" woman had 3 bestsellers in the top 10 for 1997: "The Ghost", "The Ranch" & "Special Delivery"
    $1000 25
(James Lipton delivers the clue.) He shared with us how the role of Tony Soprano may have driven him, ironically, to the psychiatrist's office
    $1000 30
A math prize to this African country's reserve bank, for giving folks the chance to use big numbers like 100 trillion
    $1000 5
In 1977 Diane Keaton went "Looking for" him; he wasn't so delicious
    DD: $2,000 15
Abbreviated B.R., it's the distance from the point of impact that will be affected when a nuclear explosion occurs
    $1000 10
Hippies & survivalists may be "off" this, meaning living so as to not require electricity

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

Kathy Gabe Randall
$4,000 $6,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kathy Gabe Randall
$7,200 $9,000 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

DOG BREEDS
GOLDEN RETRIEVERS
CHOW
GREAT DANES
LABRADOR
HUSKY
    $400 1
The Staffordshire type of this was formerly called the pit bull
    $400 12
Winning in Seoul & Los Angeles, he was the last American to win gold in the men's 10-meter platform dive
    $400 5
Quite simply, frijoles negros are these
    $400 4
This Texan of Danish heritage, Dukakis' running mate, also served as treasury secretary under Clinton
    $400 22
Just as in Norway, Labrador's coast is broken with many bays & these long, narrow inlets
    $400 18
This synonym for husky is also a brand of trash bags & paper plates
    $800 2
The Viszla is a Hungarian version of this & should be told it's being impolite & to at least use an open hand
    $800 13
Glenn Eller targeted the gold when he won the double trap in this sport in Beijing
    $800 6
Chow down on a traditional Reuben sandwich, sauerkraut & Swiss cheese atop this deli meat
    $800 17
A successful 11th c. invader of Britain was this Dane whose name sounds like that of a Notre Dame coach
    $800 23
In 2005 these native people created a regional government called Nunatsiavut to preserve their culture
    $800 19
A dry, dark beer from Guinness, or what you might become if you drink too many
    $1200 3
This hunting hound is the state dog of Virginia
    $1200 14
In 2002, Jim Shea took the gold in this event that gets its name because of the sled's "bony" appearance
    $1200 7
Chicken is popularly prepared this way, Italian for "hunter's style", with mushrooms, onions & tomatoes
    $1200 24
In 1965 the Hamilton River, Labrador's longest, was renamed this after a late British prime minister
    DD: $2,000 20
From the Latin for "oaken" & "strong", this word is used to describe a rich, strong cup of coffee
    $1600 10
Marie Antoinette loved this breed whose name is derived from the fact that its ears looked like a butterfly
    $1600 15
In 1960 Abebe Bikila became the first black African gold medalist when he won this event--barefoot!
    DD: $2,000 8
This Provencal vegetable melange typically includes eggplant, zucchini & tomatoes, not rodents
    $1600 25
Found on the coast, opalescent specimens of a feldspar known as labradorite are sold under this "lunar" name
    $1600 21
A term for a conservative Republican of the late 1800s, it also means strong & sturdy
    $2000 11
The Cavalier King Charles spaniel is in this AKC group
    $2000 16
In 2008 Sue Bird helped the U.S. win its fourth straight Olympic gold medal in this sport
    $2000 9
This special roast is made by tying 2 rib roasts together in a circle

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kathy Gabe Randall
$8,000 $7,400 $10,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. PRESIDENTS
He's the only president sworn in on a Catholic missal; it wasn't his

Final scores:

Kathy Gabe Randall
$1,199 $0 $5,599
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $5,599

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kathy Gabe Randall
$10,000 $6,400 $10,400
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $26,800

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