Show #5975 - Friday, July 30, 2010

Last game of Season 26.

Contestants

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James Richardson, a history student from Belton, Texas

J.D. Lowry, a copyright attorney from Las Vegas, Nevada

Meg Miller, a high school Latin teacher from Milton, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

HERE COMES THE SUN KING
IT'S GOOD TO BE HIM
STATE MOTTOES
SHOW ME THE MONKEY
SAY CHEESE
SPAT THA PROPERLY SPELLD WURD
    $200 21
On Sept. 1, 1715 Louis XIV died in this city, site of a fabulous palace he built
    $200 16
2 Oscar nominations, 2 "Sexiest Man Alive" crowns & we won't get into the whole Jennifer/Angelina thing...
    $200 6
Arizona's motto, ditat deus, means he "enriches"
    $200 5
Eagles & leopards are known to hunt DeBrazza's monkeys but intrusion by these primates is their biggest threat
    $200 1
In Greece a favorite pizza from Domino's is topped with pepperoni, onions, Greek olives & this 4-letter cheese
    $200 9
Foriegn freinds fullfil fantasies
    $400 25
A lavaliere, an ornamental one of these hanging from a necklace, bears the name of a duchess who bore Louis 4 kids
    $400 17
Multi-platinum-selling singer with "Justified"; has spent quality time with Cameron Diaz
    $400 7
Aha! I have found it--this Greek word, California's motto
    $400 14
Old-world monkeys, like our friend the patas, don't have prehensile these, many new-world monkeys do
    $400 2
Sakura cheese from Hokkaido is a soft cheese flavored with leaves from this fruit tree
    $400 10
Persistant primatives possess potatos
    $600 11
As a 10-year-old, Louis' rule was strengthened in 1648 with the end of this numeric religious war
    $600 22
Nice H.S. grad present! Nike signed him to a $90 million contract before he'd even played 1 game as a Cleveland Cavalier
    $600 8
For Oklahoma, not amor but labor omnia vincit; "work" does this to "all things"
    $600 15
The Hanuman langur is named for a monkey god of this religion
    $600 3
Cojack is a blend of Jack cheese & this one
    $600 18
Dependent defendents dissapoint debters
    $800 29
This "Candide" writer portrayed the grandeur of the Sun King in his "Age Of Louis XIV"
    $800 26
Fans shrieking & swooning when you sing your hits like "You Raise Me Up"--no joshing, it's good to be this 29-year-old
    DD: $2,400 24
Pennsylvania's motto is "Virtue, liberty, and" this, also the name of a hall there
    $800 30
Saki monkeys are diurnal, which means this is when they like to get things done
    $800 4
The "Cheese Primer" calls these 2 classics from the Netherlands "two of the most unexciting cheeses imaginable"
    $800 19
Eficiency experts exagerate excelence
    $1000 12
This French phrase attributed to Louis XIV translates to "I am the state"
    $1000 28
QBed [quarterbacked] his team to 3 Super Bowl wins in 4 years; probably never has to buy a meal in Boston again
    $1000 27
Alaska has this 4-word motto
    $1000 23
It's the 5-letter name of the monkey seen here. What a tool!
    $1000 13
Fonduta is the Italian version of fondue, made with this type of cheese that also begins with "fon"
    $1000 20
Sacrilegious sheperds seperate suspisciously

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

Meg J.D. James
$3,000 $2,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Meg J.D. James
$5,000 $5,200 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

"NIGHT" & "DAY"
YOU ARE THE JUAN
UNREAL ESTATE
SAY WHAT, BOB?
BIRTHQUAKES
THE CLEVELAND CLINIC
(Jimmy: ...on the cutting edge of medicine and reducing medical bureaucracy.)
    $400 1
It's supervision for preschoolers while parents work
    $400 6
John Barrymore played this Spanish lover in a 1926 film & averaged about a kiss a minute
    $400 14
According to C.S. Lewis, it was bordered on the east by the Eastern Ocean & on the north by the River Shribble
    $400 5
In Bob Dylan's "It's Alright, Ma", "The child's balloon eclipses both the sun and" this; that's one big balloon, Bob!
    $400 3
An 8.6 quake in Tibet heralded the Aug. 15, 1950 arrival of this only daughter of Elizabeth II
    $400 4
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Cleveland Clinic.) Accessing these images on a computer so they're instant and expandable is a big innovation for the Cleveland Clinic. In 1929, when they were nitrocellulose, films stored here combusted, killing 123 people.
    $800 2
A cocktail just before bedtime
    $800 7
This town's swallows return each spring following a 12,000-mile round trip to Argentina
    $800 17
John Updike set his 1984 novel about 3 divorced witches in this fictional Rhode Island city
    $800 10
In "Ballad Of A Thin Man", a one-eyed midget screams, "You're" one of these, "Give me some milk or else go home"
    $800 16
A 7.3 quake rattled Iran Aug. 31, 1968 the day this "tornado" of a pitcher touched down in Osaka, Japan
    $800 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Cleveland Clinic.) In 2008, on the victim of a shotgun blast, clinic doctors performed the USA's first of these operations; dental, psychological & bioethical teams, as well as plastic surgeons, were involved
    $1200 8
Groovy term for the dazzling yellow hosiery seen here
    $1200 9
Named for a 16th century sailor, the Juan de Fuca Strait separates these 2 countries
    $1200 21
It's the drowsy valley along the Hudson River where you'll find Katrina van Tassel
    $1200 11
A railroad man "smoked my eyelids / and punched my" this-- sure you haven't got that backwards, Bob?
    $1200 24
"Hard Times", indeed! A giant quake struck New Madrid, Mo. on Feb. 7, 1812, the day this author struck England
    $1600 19
Old World member of the thrush family, celebrated for its vocal powers
    $1600 18
Around 1542 explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovered this island off L.A. & it's believed he's buried there too
    $1600 23
This name of the imaginary island in Sir Thomas More's classic work is from the Greek for "nowhere"
    $1600 12
"You used to ride on the chrome horse with your diplomat / Who carried on his shoulder" one of these cats--why?
    $2000 22
Hyphenated film term for shooting footage in the morning or afternoon but making it look like it's dark
    $2000 20
From 1980 to 2001 Juan Antonio Samaranch was the head of this international sports organization
    $2000 26
In "The Prisoner of Zenda", the king of this fictional Central European kingdom is held captive in Zenda Castle
    DD: $3,800 13
In Dylan's "Desolation Row", for some reason Ezra Pound & this friend and protege "are fighting in the captain's tower"
    $2000 25
A big quake shook Turkey Aug. 17, 1949, the day this Minnesota pol was born; Al Franken shook him out of the Senate

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Meg J.D. James
$8,200 $15,200 $13,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE 9 MUSES
In a Balanchine ballet, Apollo, god of music, has a favorite muse, this one

Final scores:

Meg J.D. James
$16,399 $3,150 $7,200
2-day champion: $29,299 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Meg J.D. James
$10,600 $15,200 $11,800
17 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R,
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,600

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