Show #5992 - Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Contestants

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James Brown, a university administrator from Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Kristen Schroeder, an audiologist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Don Meals, an environmental scientist from Burlington, Vermont (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

ESCAPE
RUN
FLEA
TAKE A POWDER
GET "OUT" WHILE YOU CAN
HERE COME THE MONSTERS!
    $200 5
In 1814, before the British burned the White House, this woman escaped with silver & other valuables
    $200 3
His ninth & final successful run for the U.S. Senate from West Virginia was in 2006; he died in 2010
    $200 12
Fleas make up the order Siphonaptera, siphon meaning tube used to extract this
    $200 11
Locholest powder is designed to lower the levels of the "bad" cholesterol, known by this 3-letter abbreviation
    $200 1
Where baseball players sit while not the field
    $200 2
This nickname of the demonic villain in the "Hellraiser" franchise is also a term for someone not so sharp
    $400 14
A great escape from Stalag Luft III in 1944 was through one of these dubbed Harry (Tom & Dick weren't used)
    $400 23
Before his 2006 run to be governor of this state, Butch Otter represented its First District, which includes Coeur d'Alene
    $400 13
Miriam Rothschild discovered that a rubbery protein called resilin stored in the hind legs gives fleas this amazing ability
    $400 27
The active ingredients of a dose of Stanback headache powder are 32 mg of caffeine and 650 mg of this
    $400 4
The mortar between tiles
    $400 7
In a 1998 movie the spawn of this reimagined monster hatched in Madison Square Garden
    $600 15
He escaped gladiator school in the 1st century B.C. & formed an army that threatened Rome
    $600 24
He first ran for the Senate in the 1970s & has become Utah's longest-serving senator
    $600 20
Each day adult fleas deposit up to 50 of these, soon to turn into larvae, on your pet
    $600 28
Seidlitz Powder, taken for cathartic effect, includes this element's bicarbonate
    $600 6
A condition in polar regions where snow makes visibility poor
    $600 8
In "The Host", something is living in the River Han & is set to wreak havoc on this capital city
    DD: $1,000 18
His 1791 attempt to flee was thwarted when he was recognized from his picture on French money
    $800 25
He was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1968, 9 years before his first successful run for mayor of New York City
    $800 21
As part of its "Flea Killer Plus" line, Raid sells this 6-letter apparatus for spreading bug-killing mist or spray
    $800 29
Toss back 1,000 mg of ascorbic acid with this powder whose name sounds like a dire situation
    $800 16
It's the rock classic heard here
    $800 9
In this Guillermo del Toro movie, Doug Jones played both "El Fauno" & "The Pale Man" who had eyes on his hands
    $1000 19
In 1647 King Charles I eluded his Parliamentarian pursuers & escaped to the Isle of this in the English Channel
    $1000 26
Selma native Jo Bonner ran unopposed in his 2008 re-election campaign to represent this state's 1st District
    $1000 22
If raising these in your backyard, beware of the sticktight flea attaching itself to their wattles
    $1000 30
Sold as a powder, this protein found in cow's milk helps replace amino acids you lose in a workout
    $1000 17
Expressing piety
    $1000 10
This term for hatred or malice is also the beast kept in a pit by Jabba the Hutt & defeated by Luke

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

Don Kristen James
$1,200 $1,400 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Don Kristen James
$4,200 $1,400 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

ASTRONOMY
FAMILY MUSIC
ASIAN NATIONS
A QUIET EVENING AT HOME
WHAT'S THE STORY?
EASTERN STANDARD RHYME TIME
    $400 6
In 1996 this space telescope returned the first-ever images of Pluto's surface
    $400 13
1957:
"Wake Up Little Susie"
    $400 1
Seen here is the flag of this nation, made up of 25 states, 7 territories, and 1 billion souls
    $400 21
Grandma got her pectin today, so she's started putting up her delicious peach type of this
    $400 17
Hercule makes a bust on a choo-choo out of Istanbul
    $400 3
Delaware capital's shamrocks
    $800 7
Each November debris from Comet Temple-Tuttle produces a meteor shower that streams across this lion
    $800 14
2009:
"Keep It Real" (often heard on Radio Disney)
    $800 16
The Chao Phraya, this country's main river, flows to the gulf named for the country
    $800 22
Researching the family tree, Grandpa's back on the Swenson family forum on the website called this -alogy.com
    $800 2
Until the very end, Roxane nose not that her swordsman-poet cousin loves her
    $800 4
Tired & sleep-deprived Great Lakes city in Pennsylvania
    $1200 8
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a diagram of the Sun and Earth on the monitor.) On the sunward side of the Earth, these bands are compressed by solar winds; on the other side they can stretch farther
    $1200 15
1984:
"I'm So Excited"
    DD: $2,000 23
Hey, you! U is a title of respect in this Asian language
    $1200 27
The sweater Mother's knitting is coming along nicely but oops, there in the sleeve is a "dropped" this
    $1200 18
Hana reads to a burned man; Katharine dies in a desert cave (It's so sad!)
    $1200 5
Taking a peek at the capital of the Wolverine State
    $1600 9
This largest moon of Neptune has active volcanoes that spew crystals of nitrogen as high as 6 miles above the surface
    $1600 24
1941:
"Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"
    $1600 26
Operation Baus Au, Tagalog for "get it back", was run by the U.S. military in this nation during World War II
    $1600 28
A lively match at this board game is under way, & I do believe that's the Tartakower Variation on the Torre Attack
    DD: $2,000 19
Gustav von Aschenbach succumbs to cholera among the gondolas
    $1600 11
People in a New York City borough who study policy details endlessly
    $2000 10
Pumping out energy, quasars are one type of object described as the active nuclei of these vast structures
    $2000 25
1974:
"Midnight Rider"
    $2000 20
Mack & the boys share a fish-meal storage shed in Monterey and throw a party for Doc
    $2000 12
The area around South Beach when it's cold & sticky

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Don Kristen James
$14,200 $5,800 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BROADWAY STARS
In 1955 she became the first & so far only actress to win a Tony for playing a male role in a musical

Final scores:

Don Kristen James
$13,199 $800 $100
2-day champion: $21,398 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Don Kristen James
$14,200 $5,800 $11,400
20 R,
4 W
10 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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