Show #5989 - Thursday, September 30, 2010

Kara Spak game 6.

(Oprah Winfrey: Clues about The Oprah Winfrey Show on the next Jeopardy!)

Contestants

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Mark McDonnell, a triathlon coach and entrepreneur from Miami, Florida

Tegan Brown, an MBA student originally from Harvard, Massachusetts

Kara Spak, a newspaper reporter from Chicago, Illinois (whose 5-day cash winnings total $83,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL QUOTATIONS
OPRAH'S AHA! MOMENTS
NEW ABBREV.
NOVEL HAIKU
BUSINESS BIGGIES
NUMBERS IN LATIN
    $200 16
John Quincy Adams called this, which his father signed, "a light of salvation and redemption to the oppressed"
    $200 5
(Oprah reads the clue from a chair.) I told my audience about the thing I wanted most in my life, the role of Sofia in this movie; the moment I surrendered to the possibility it wouldn't happen was when I got the call from Steven Spielberg
    $200 21
In computers "DOS" can either stand for disk operating system or this type of attack that keeps users from a site
    $200 6
Harker is darker /
I'm Transylvania dreamin' /
Mina is yummy
    $200 11
(Alex gives the clue from an industry shop-floor in Dearborn, MI.) This is the only one of America's Big Three automakers that did not get a federal bailout in 2009
    $200 26
Triple digits:
centum
    $400 17
In a 1976 Playboy interview, he said, "I've committed adultery in my heart many times"
    $400 4
(Oprah reads the clue from a chair.) We gave some moms a possibly life-saving aha! moment when we showed how easily kids can be lured by a stranger who asks them to find a lost one of these
    $400 22
Skype uses VoIP, which stands for this "over Internet protocol"
    $400 7
Just like the old man /
In that book by Nabokov /
Young Dolores Haze
    $400 12
Though it's named for a big state, this firm founded in 1930 makes a lot of tiny electronic stuff
    $400 27
A 2008 card-counting movie:
viginti unus
    $600 18
On April 12, 1945 he asked Eleanor Roosevelt, "Is there anything I can do for you?"
    $600 3
(Oprah reads the clue from a chair.) Several "aha!" moments on the show have come courtesy of this straight-talking Texan, like when he tells people who've been stepped on that "you teach people how to treat you"
    $600 23
You may have noticed the MSG network on your program guide; MSG stands for this New York City locale
    $600 8
Ultra-violence /
Burgess hits the ol' milkbar /
Ah, dystopia
    $600 13
(Kelly of the Clue Crew gives the clue from Microsoft's headquarters.) After Microsoft moved to Bellevue, Washington, this company asked them to write the operating system for their new PC; MS-DOS would soon become an industry standard
    $600 28
A memorable election year:
duo milia
    $800 19
Against Bryan's "Cross of Gold" oratory, in 1896 he said, "I am a tariff man standing on a tariff platform"
    $800 2
(Oprah reads the clue from a chair.) An aha! moment is grasping something for the first time--I could see it in this former "Growing Pains" actress when she realized her drunk driving arrest was a sign she needed to listen to her instincts
    DD: $1,000 24
Currently, she's the FLOTUS
    $800 9
London, not England /
The ghost dog of the Klondike /
Here, Buck! Speak! Sit! Stay!
    $800 14
This cell phone company made the radio that relayed the first words from the moon
    $1000 20
In this collection of essays, James Madison wrote, "If men were angels, no government would be necessary"
    $1000 1
(Oprah reads the clue from a chair.) I'd always kept a journal, but often of complaints, not of gratitude; all of that changed for me with this book by Sarah Ban Breathnach
    $1000 25
Debate raged in 2009 as to whether members of Congress had been briefed on "EIT"s, enhanced this techniques
    $1000 10
Fiver & Bigwig /
Tell me about the rabbits /
Non-purple Hazel
    $1000 15
A statue of the god Mercury inspired the logo of this tire company

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Kara Tegan Mark
$3,600 $0 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kara Tegan Mark
$9,800 -$2,800 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE LAW
THE GOOD HUMOR MAN
ISLAND HOPPING
SEX, DRUGS & ACCOUNTING
BORN & DIED: SCIENCE EDITION
ADD A LETTER
    $400 12
An application to a judge to obtain an order; a lawyer might make one to dismiss or to suppress
    $400 26
...who was known affectionately as "Uncle Miltie"
    $400 4
Between 1892 & 1924 most immigrants to the U.S. came through facilities on this island
    $400 1
An audit of part of a taxpayer's complex records, or a free taste of a drug that doctors give patients
    $400 22
Russian-born Sept. 1849, must love dogs, his name rings a bell, died Feb. 27, 1936
    $400 17
Add a letter to a word meaning "an assembly of witches" & you get this word that describes a hoof
    $800 13
In federal court, as long as you've at least had a hearing before you skip, you can be tried in this Latin way
    $800 27
...who played Latka on "Taxi" & was portrayed by Jim Carrey on the big screen
    $800 8
This island nation is the only one named for a biblical king
    $800 2
An agreement between a company & an outside auditor is called this, like something ending at the altar
    $800 23
Born May 15, 1859 in Paris, physics was his main (radio)activity, died April 19, 1906
    $800 18
Add a letter to a word for a product of Mount Etna & you get this term describing a very young insect
    $1200 14
This type of witness can give testimony no one else can offer, & may be held by the government as a result
    $1200 28
...who hosted the premiere episode of "Saturday Night Live" in 1975
    $1200 9
Most of this island was destroyed by a volcanic explosion in August 1883
    $1200 3
Children's Benadryl comes in this form, like marketable securities
    $1200 24
Jolted to life in Como, Italy Feb. 18, 1745, generated a lot of static, his electricity went out March 5, 1827
    $1200 19
Add a letter to a term for a resident of Haifa or Tel Aviv & you get this surname of a former British prime minister
    $1600 15
From the Latin for "to bargain", it's an agreement between opposing counsels, like to the admissibility of evidence
    $1600 29
...who provided the voice of Barry B. Benson in "Bee Movie"
    $1600 7
Christopher Columbus discovered what is today the island nation of Dominica on this day of the week in Nov. 1493
    $1600 5
Accountants try to do this, keep revenue & related expenses in the same time frame; it's also a singles dot-com
    $1600 25
Great Dane born Oct. 7, 1885, built atomic models, died Nov. 18, 1962
    $1600 20
Add a letter to a Judean military governor's surname & you get this low-impact exercise
    $2000 16
At "Law & Order" arraignments, the scumbag's weasel lawyer tries to get bail, while "the people seek" this
    $2000 30
...who's an avid art collector & wrote the play "Picasso at the Lapin Agile"
    DD: $5,000 10
On January 10 this South Atlantic territory celebrates Margaret Thatcher Day
    $2000 6
Some drugs can affect this, the sum of debit entries minus the sum of credit entries in an account
    DD: $3,000 11
Born in Siberia in 1834, we obey his periodic law, died in 1907 in St. Petersburg
    $2000 21
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Add a letter to a country in Asia & you get this former African capital

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kara Tegan Mark
$13,800 $800 $28,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ALLITERATIVE ATHLETES
In 1998 these 2 baseball rivals shared top honors as Sports Illustrated's Sportsmen of the Year

Final scores:

Kara Tegan Mark
$26,800 $1 $27,601
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $27,601

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kara Tegan Mark
$13,600 $800 $24,000
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
5 R,
5 W
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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