Show #5907 - Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Contestants

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Brett Garner, an office manager from Bountiful, Utah

Megan Kardine, a pre-med student from Glen Mills, Pennsylvania

Randall Johnson, an enologist from Seattle, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

JULIA CHILD
ZOMBIELAND
LESSER-KNOWN COMPOSERS
I'M A WHEEL WATCHER
I'D LIKE TO SOLVE THE PUZZLE
"FREE" PLAY
    $200 11
Memorabilia from "Julie & Julia" were recently added to Julia's kitchen exhibit at this Washington, D.C. complex
    $200 22
This 1968 George Romero classic filled rural Pennsylvania with zombies
    $200 1
Like his contemporary Johan Strauss Sr., Joseph Lanner composed this type of dance music
    $200 19
About 500' high, Singapore's "The Flyer" is one of the world's tallest of these amusement park rides
    $200 26
In 1981 James G. Nourse wrote the bestseller "The Simple Solution to" this puzzling toy phenomenon
    $200 6
Hyphenated adjective for food quickly chilled & vacuum dehydrated to preserve freshness
    $400 12
As a newlywed, Julia learned to prepare food from Gourmet Magazine & this Erma Rombauer book
    $400 16
& they thought alligators were bad! In 1984's "C.H.U.D." zombies haunt this city's sewer system
    $400 2
Between 1713 & 1730 Francois Couperin published 4 books of suites for this precursor of the piano
    $400 20
Falling victim to a curse, this fairy tale maiden pricks her finger on a spinning-wheel spindle
    $400 27
These puzzles bear the name of the tool that's used to cut up & make them
    $400 7
During the civil rights struggle, they took buses throughout the South to protest segregation
    $600 13
Asked about her favorite comfort food, Julia quipped, "Red meat &" this liquor that's popularly paired with tonic
    $600 17
In this infamously awful numerical 1959 Ed Wood film, aliens "Plan" to turn all of Earth into zombieland
    $600 3
Fernando Sor was best known for his compositions for this instrument that would later be recorded by Andres Segovia
    $600 23
Numerical term for a superfluous person; it could apply on a double date
    $600 8
A popular resort area, it's the second-most populous city in the Bahamas
    $800 14
In 1963, Julia became a staple on PBS, hosting this long-running show
    $800 18
A London pub called The Winchester becomes zombie central in this 2004 Simon Pegg comedy
    DD: $1,200 4
Bizet adapted a melody by Sebastian de Yradier for the "Habanera" in this opera
    $800 24
In Tibetan Buddhism, one of these objects is inscribed with mantras & always rotated clockwise
    $800 29
This number grid puzzle takes its name from the Japanese for "single number"
    $800 9
This alternate term for a pirate comes from the Dutch for "plunder"
    $1000 15
When World War II broke out, Julia, hoping to become a spy, joined the OSS, this forerunner of the CIA
    $1000 21
In this 2002 movie based on a video game, zombies swarm through an underground lab called The Hive
    $1000 5
Franz Sussmayr, a pupil of this composer, completed his "Requiem" after his death
    $1000 25
The "safety" version of this transport was the first to have wheels of equal size, unlike the penny-farthing
    $1000 28
The Knight's Tour & 8 Queens are logic puzzles using this game's board & its pieces
    $1000 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a molecular animation on the monitor.) In the body, these high-energy molecules can ricochet wildly & also damage cells

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

Randall Megan Brett
$4,000 $2,200 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Randall Megan Brett
$7,600 $2,000 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

1910
MUSICAL BY SONG & SINGER
BIRD "R"s
A LITTLE OF EVERYTHING
AUTHORS' BIRTHPLACES
FUN WITH WORDS
    $400 15
Deposed by the Chinese, a religious leader with this title reached exile in Darjeeling, India in March
    $400 1
"The Perfect Nanny"
by Jane & Michael Banks
    $400 21
This state bird of Wisconsin has beautiful blue eggs
    $400 11
A branch of math, it's also another name for tartar build up on the teeth
    $400 6
A French writer knows "bon mot" translates literally as this
    $800 14
Ending an 800-year-old monarchy, in October this country became a republic & its last king, Manuel II, fled to England
    $800 2
"Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You"
by Frankie Valli
    $800 22
This flightless bird of South America is related to the ostrich & the emu
    $800 12
Besides serving in politics, this Civil War general, famous for his whiskers, was the first president of the NRA
    $800 7
George Carlin joked about this many words "you can never say on television"
    $1200 16
This Wall Street figure closed the year at 81.36
    $1200 3
"Oh, What A Circus"
by Che & Company
    $1200 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows three different kinds of bird feet on the monitor.) There's a diversity of form & function in bird feet; whether for perching, for grasping or for defense, like the talons on these--a term for birds of prey
    $1200 13
Although first cultivated in China, this flower's name is from the Greek for "gold flower"
    $1200 26
The "Catch" is that this satirical writer was born in Brooklyn in 1923 (not '22)
    $1200 8
Found in a Dostoyevsky title, it's one of the few English words that both start & end with "und"
    DD: $3,000 17
Boutros Ghali, the first native-born prime minister of this country, was assassinated in February
    $1600 4
"Knowing Me, Knowing You"
by Sam Carmichael
    $1600 24
I was run out of town on this marsh bird whose short-billed species are sometimes called crakes
    $1600 19
Measuring over 14 feet long with two faint images, it's been preserved at a royal chapel in Italy since 1578
    $1600 27
He was born in New Albany, Mississippi in 1897, but soon moved with his parents to Oxford, Mississippi
    $1600 9
Sesquipedalophobia is a fear of these, of which sesquipedalophobia is one
    $2000 18
U.S. Marines landed in this Central American country to protect U.S. banks that had loaned the country money
    $2000 5
"Cool"
by Riff
    $2000 25
It's the species of bird seen here, as well as the name for the collar of feathers
    $2000 20
The first Hispanic American to get the Kennedy Center honor, in 2009 she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom
    DD: $1,600 10
Its the New World country that takes its name from a Latin word for a metal

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Randall Megan Brett
$9,800 $6,400 -$2,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CANADIAN HISTORY
A river is named for this man born in Scotland in 1764, the first European known to have crossed Canada

Final scores:

Randall Megan Brett
$12,801 $12,799 -$2,200
2-day champion: $18,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Randall Megan Brett
$12,400 $8,000 -$2,200
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $18,200

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