Show #5932 - Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Contestants

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Cheryl Parrott, a biomedical writer from Frederick, Maryland

Shaun Desmond, a marketing consultant from Santa Monica, California

Cathy Melocik, an editor for a business school from Wilder, Vermont (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE IMMUNE SYSTEM
ETCHED IN STONE
FOOD SCIENCE
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
THE BOSS
BORN TO "RUN"
    $200 2
Natural killer cells target other cells that pose a danger, as in this, the No. 2 cause of death in the U.S.
    $200 24
The inscription on the London statue of this man seen here reads, "There is no darkness but ignorance"
    $200 15
To combat hypothyroidism, iodine was first added in the 1920s to this common seasoning
    $200 1
After a 1976 gig in Memphis, Bruce scaled the wall of this music icon's home & was busted by a security guard
    $200 9
The boss is vacationing with Diddy & taking in a film festival in this French resort city on the Gulf of Napoule
    $200 10
A meal served at 11:00 A.M. on a Sunday
    $400 5
Interferons interfere with the replication of these organisms that live in cells, so only 1 at a time can get you
    $400 25
The inscription above this man's D.C. memorial starts, "We hold these truths to be self-evident..."
    $400 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a slice of bread toasted to golden brown.) Toasting bread is actually a chemical reaction where this element, from the Latin for "charcoal", is released from the starch & sugar during the heating process
    $400 3
In July of 1984 this Boss album began a 7-week stay atop the charts; it stayed on the survey for 139 weeks
    $400 16
The boss wants to see you; seems you've been online playing a lot of this "stately" card game with a "river" & "turn"
    $400 11
"I ran with llamas & bought 22 6-packs & went skydiving with Beyonce & Jay-Z was upset with me" is this type of sentence
    $600 6
Lysozyme found in these secretions destroys bacteria that attack the cornea
    $600 26
Underneath the sculpture of Ramses II and his falcon god friend is an example of this type of writing
    $600 21
When heated, the moisture turns to steam & explodes the shell, turning this snack inside out
    $600 4
In an unprecedented move in 1975, these 2 rival news magazines both featured cover stories on Bruce
    $600 17
The boss isn't so tech-savvy; he just said to send a telegram using this company, which sent its last one on Jan. 27, 2006
    $600 12
Meaning sulky or peevish, this 11-letter word seems to precede "ex-employee" a lot
    $800 27
Outside the building where this group meets is a statue with a tablet that reads "Lex", Latin for "law"
    $800 22
1 serving of this from Stonyfield contains 5 billion units of Lactobacillus rhamnosus bacteria
    $800 7
On August 11, 1989 Bruce joined this noted drummer onstage for 4 songs, including "With A Little Help From My Friends"
    $800 18
The boss has lots of stories from his years at this insurance company that's "Like a good neighbor"
    $800 13
You're said to do this to "numbers" when processing a large amount of data
    $1000 28
"The Union must and shall be preserved" is under this man's statue in New Orleans
    DD: $1,200 23
From the French for "sour wine", this liquid will go bad over time, so it should be stored in a cool, dark place
    $1000 8
Bruce's 2006 album "We Shall Overcome" paid tribute to this folk music legend who turned 87 that year
    $1000 19
The boss is scaring me; he's acting weird & and growing his nails long, like this guy who sold his TWA shares for $500 million in 1966
    $1000 14
This small, silvery food fish spawns at high tide in wet sand

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Cathy Shaun Cheryl
$4,000 $1,800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cathy Shaun Cheryl
$10,800 $2,000 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE NOVEL'S LAST LINE
THE GENGHIS KHAN FILM FESTIVAL
MOUNTAIN COUNTRY
(Alex: We'll give you the highest peak; you name the country.)
DREAMS OF FIELDS
WOULD-BE ASSASSINS
T-N-C
(Alex: Each correct response will have those 3 letters in that order.)
    $400 16
"And so, as Tiny Tim observed, God bless us, every one!"
    $400 12
In "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure", this actor asks, "Want a Twinkie, Genghis Khan?"
    $400 7
16,945-foot Ararat
    $400 1
On Sept. 1, 1944 Bernard Montgomery was promoted to this rank
    $400 30
Rudolf-Christoph Gersdorff was one of several trying to kill this man in 1943
    $400 6
A loose-fitting cloak extending to the hips or knees
    $800 17
"He loved Big Brother"
    $800 13
In a stretch from his normal cowboy roles, this Hollywood legend played Genghis Khan in 1956's "The Conqueror"
    $800 8
Mount Cook, aka Aorangi
    $800 2
Britannica says this '30s film star was famed "for his distinctive nasal voice... and his fondness for alcohol"
    $800 29
Police reportedly arrested every dwarf in London after John Bean tried to kill her in 1842
    $800 22
A long, steep-sided depression in the ground or the ocean floor
    $1200 18
"...I even think of old Dean Moriarty the father we never found, I think of Dean Moriarty"
    DD: $1,500 14
A 1959 Japanese film about Genghis Khan starring Hashizo Okawa was titled "King of" this ethnic group
    $1200 9
19,551-foot Mount Logan
    $1200 3
in Matthew 27:7 "They took counsel, and bought with them" this "field, to bury strangers in"
    $1200 28
In 1878 Max Hodel & Karl Nobiling both tried to assassinate this German monarch
    $1200 25
Instability in the atmosphere that means it's time to buckle your airplane seatbelt
    DD: $2,000 19
"It was the... Rachel, that in her search after her missing children, only found another orphan"
    $1600 15
Robert Morley played the Chinese Emperor & this Egyptian actor played the title character in 1965's "Genghis Khan"
    $1600 10
Kilimanjaro
    $1600 4
In 1485 Henry Tudor joined local commanders at Milford Haven in Wales, then took on Richard III at this fateful field
    $1600 27
This magazine publisher was shot and wounded by serial would-be assassin Joseph Franklin in 1978
    $1600 24
From the Latin for "dyeing", it's a medicine used in small amounts, consisting of an extract in solution
    $2000 20
"One bird said to Billy Pilgrim, 'Poo-tee-weet?'"
    $2000 21
This colorful army "of Genghis Khan" rolled forth on the big screen in 1951 with Marvin Miller as the great leader
    $2000 11
The summit of Aconcagua
    $2000 5
John McCrae wrote "In" these "Fields the poppies blow between the crosses row on row"
    $2000 26
in 1933 Guiseppe Zangara killed the mayor of Chicago but failed to kill this target
    $2000 23
The act of abstaining from excess or an anti-alcohol movement of the late 19th century

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cathy Shaun Cheryl
$21,500 $6,800 $10,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE U.S. MILITARY
This corps' motto is "Building strong"

Final scores:

Cathy Shaun Cheryl
$21,601 $13,500 $13,800
2-day champion: $46,002 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Cathy Shaun Cheryl
$23,000 $6,800 $10,800
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
0 W
13 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,600

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