Show #5979 - Thursday, September 16, 2010

Roger Craig game 4.

Contestants

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Ruth Anne Stevens-Klitz, a foreign service officer originally from Middleburg Heights, Ohio

Les Taub, a training and sportsmanship consultant from New York, New York

Roger Craig, a graduate student of computer science from Newark, Delaware (whose 3-day cash winnings total $138,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 23rd PSALM
(Alex: This is according to the King James Bible.)
GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP
SILENCE
"V"
PUSH BY SAFIRE
MAKE IT RIGHT
(Jimmy: Out of wreckage in New Orleans, bringing a new & greener neighborhood to life.)
    $200 4
They're the first 5 words of the psalm
    $200 9
J.P. Hayes cost himself a 2009 spot on this tour by confessing to using an unapproved ball
    $200 2
In a silent one of these, the bids are written--none of that "do I hear..." business
    $200 16
Sabin and Salk product
    $200 1
William Safire won this prize in 1978 "For Commentary on the Bert Lance Affair" ("Affair" being Lance's banking practices)
    $200 21
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from New Orleans, LA.) This actor who founded Make It Right not only pledged $5 million, but moved his large family to New Orleans & threw himself into sustainable rebuilding
    $400 5
"He maketh me to lie down in green pastures; he leadeth me beside" these
    $400 10
In 2008 Central Wash. players of this sport carried injured Sara Tucholsky of Western Oregon around the bases
    $400 3
The journal of this quiet type of institution gives an award for the one "of the Year"; in 2010 it was in Columbus
    $400 17
A tramp or wanderer
    $400 22
Safire wrote, "A president's ability to deflect charges of sleaze...aimed at his administration" was a this-coated presidency
    $400 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from New Orleans, LA.) The "E" in insulated "Low-E windows" stands for this; the windows allow light through but prevent solar heat gain & block UV rays
    $600 11
These 2 items, "they comfort me"
    $600 6
Mike Bossy & Alexander Mogilny have won the Lady Byng Trophy for gentlemanly conduct in this sport
    DD: $1,500 13
The type used for a trumpet or sax is more familiar, but string instruments can be muffled with this device
    $600 18
A silk textile with a short, smooth surface, or the covering on deer's developing antlers
    $600 25
In 2006 George W. Bush awarded Safire this "presidential" item, the highest honor given to civilians
    $600 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from New Orleans, LA.) A wood product called TimberSIL gives Make It Right homes durability; it endures, resists warping, & is a Class A fire retardant, due to being infused with this common transparent material
    $800 12
"Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of" these
    $800 7
The chronicles of this hard-serving American include, in 2005, calling an opponent's shot in, costing himself the match
    $800 14
No cell phone use is permitted on "quiet cars", begun in 2000 on this service's Philly-Washington run
    $800 19
9-letter word meaning to waver between courses of action
    $800 24
Safire defined "the proof of guilt that precipitates resignations" as this 2-word term describing a discharged firearm
    $800 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from New Orleans, LA.) In a flood, a float house can rise on guideposts & is actually so light that it's weighted against winds; architect Thom Mayne compares it to this 4-letter beach structure, moving with the tide
    $1000 27
"Surely" these 2 quantities "shall follow me all the days of my life"
    $1000 8
This backcourt partner of Isiah Thomas on the "bad boys" of Detroit won the NBA's 1st Sportsmanship Award
    $1000 15
The name of this branch of monks known for keeping silent comes from a 17th century Cistercian Abbey
    $1000 20
2-word legal term for preliminary examination of jurors
    $1000 23
At the American National Exhibition in Moscow in 1959, Safire corralled these 2 politicos into a mock kitchen & the 2 debated
    $1000 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from New Orleans, LA.) The architects who designed Make It Right homes all used the tradition of this type of home, suited to the narrow New Orleans lots with high ceilings to let heat rise

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Roger Les Ruth Anne
$1,400 $4,100 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Les Ruth Anne
$4,200 $9,900 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD LEADERS
THE TREES WERE ANGRY THAT DAY, MY FRIENDS
BESTSELLERS
DOW JONES INDUSTRIAL AVERAGE COMPANIES
PHOTOGRAPHERS
SAY "CHI"s
    $400 2
Elected in 2008, president Dimitris Christofias of this divided island nation is the EU's only communist head of state
    $400 20
An apple tree angrily slaps the hand of a Kansas girl trying to pick from it in this film
    $400 7
Numerical title of Jeffrey Toobin's look "Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court"
    $400 1
There's American Express & this "of America"
    $400 28
In April 1875 the Library of Congress gained possession of his Civil War photographic plates for $25,000
    $400 23
Giving up your seat to the lady proves that this medieval system is not dead
    $800 8
Lee Myung-Bak is its head of state; he makes the news a bit less often than his counterpart to the north
    $800 16
In the third film of this title guy's animated series, Fiona's planned attack on 2 tree/ guards doesn't make them happy
    $800 21
Don Piper describes his brush with death in "90 Minutes in" this place
    $800 3
It has a Supercenter on South 9th St. in Salina, Kansas
    $800 11
Black photographer James Van Der Zee chronicled life in this NYC section for more than a half century
    $800 24
Part of a house that has its own professional sweep
    $1200 15
Serzh Sargsian is its president, Tigran Sargsian is its prime minister
    $1200 17
Treebeard rallies the Ents & goes after Saruman's forces in this second film in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy
    $1200 22
A vampire series by Kerrelyn Sparks is punningly titled "Love at" this
    $1200 4
Roy E., the son of its co-founder, died in December 2009
    DD: $7,000 12
He once said that his life was "colored and modulated by the great earth gesture of the sierra"
    $1200 25
In the Army today no one outranks General George W. Casey Jr., because he's this
    $1600 10
Former Sofia mayor Boyko Borissov is now its prime minister
    $1600 18
A tree snatches Robbie in this 1982 thriller known for the catchphrase "They're heee-eere!"
    $1600 5
Pfounded in 18P49
    $1600 13
Her 1981 Rolling Stone cover shot of a nude John Lennon was taken hours before his murder
    $1600 26
You can "pet" this Southwestern plant, Salvia columbariae
    $2000 9
It's prime minister Mr. Tuila'Epa, won a silver medal in archery at the 2007 South Pacific Games
    $2000 19
In M. Night Shyamalan's "The Happening", the trees are mad at us, & Elliot Moore, played by him, must deal with it
    DD: $7,000 6
Its original purpose was to insure people on journeys
    $2000 14
Mattias Klum's photo essays for this magazine include 2008's "Borneo's Moment of Truth"
    $2000 27
Deception or trickery

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Les Ruth Anne
$30,200 $13,100 $9,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

WORD AND PHRASE ORIGINS
Meaning "rapidly", this term began in England, referring to the speed with which the mail was delivered

Final scores:

Roger Les Ruth Anne
$28,400 $8,000 $4,800
4-day champion: $166,801 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Roger Les Ruth Anne
$19,400 $12,200 $9,000
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $40,600

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