Show #5993 - Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Contestants

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Peter Landesman, a marketing director from West Chester, Ohio

Kelly Moore, an attorney originally from Orlando, Florida

Don Meals, an environmental scientist from Burlington, Vermont (whose 2-day cash winnings total $21,398)

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Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC BATTLES
THE BRADY BUNCH IN TODAY'S WORKFORCE
ALL HAIL
(Alex: But from which state do they hail?)
THE MAIN ORGAN AFFECTED
GAME TIME
WE GET LETTERS
    $200 8
Steel & horses helped the Spanish conquer this empire in a single battle at Cajamarca, Peru in 1532
    $200 21
Once a scooper, Jan is now the top taste tester at this Vermont-based ice cream company
    $200 6
Tiger Woods, George Patton, Shirley Temple Black
    $200 1
Eczema
    $200 7
Its inventor originally called it Criss-Cross Words
    $200 19
On a treasure map, it "marks the spot"
    $400 13
"Colonel William Prescott, June 17, 1775", reads the inscription memorializing this Boston battle
    $400 22
Remember Cindy & her lisp? Today, Cindy helps other lisping kids in her job as this, S.T. for short
    $400 17
Aaron Burr, Jack Nicholson, Frank Sinatra
    $400 2
Ophthalmitis
    $400 9
Water on the knee is one complaint that requires surgery in this game created in 1965
    $400 20
In 2010 Liam Neeson led this team
    $600 14
The national monument honoring this battle covers 765 rolling acres in southern Montana
    $600 26
Peter, with his penchant for pork chops & apple sauce, was a natural for this job, like Sam
    $600 18
Edna St. Vincent Millay, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Margaret Chase Smith
    $600 3
Cardiomegaly
    $600 10
Milton Bradley's first game was about vice & virtue: it evolved into this game with teeny station wagons
    $600 23
This class designated the first line of SUVs Mercedes made
    $800 15
Norman victory in this battle capped the 1st successful invasion of Britain since the Roman conquest 1,000 years before
    $800 27
Ironically, Greg, who once adopted the rock persona Johnny this, now works for the cable network of the same name
    $800 29
Wynton Marsalis, Cokie Roberts, Truman Capote
    $800 4
Nephromalacia
    $800 11
Bump, slide & switch until someone gets all the way home in this game whose name is a word I often use
    $800 24
Like "Jeopardy!", this cable network uses an exclamation point in its name
    $1000 16
The Ottoman Turks' failed siege of this European capital in 1529 marked the limit of the Islamic advance westward
    $1000 28
Remember the football incident? Today, Marcia specializes in performing this, the 11-letter term for a nose job
    $1000 30
Hoagy Carmichael,
Michael Jackson,
Cole Porter
    DD: $2,000 5
Pleurisy
    $1000 12
Try to be the first to put 10 pieces of fruit in your basket in the game called "Hi Ho" this
    $1000 25
Keenness of vision can be measured by rotating a circle with a break in it known as the "Landolt" this

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

Don Kelly Peter
$6,200 $600 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Don Kelly Peter
$8,200 $5,200 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

CURSING IN THE BIBLE
PRINCE SONGS A LA TREBEK
WANT TO RACE?
YOU'VE GOT SHE MAIL
FROM THE HALLS OF MANITOBA
THE SHORES OF TRIPLE "E"
(Alex: Each correct response will have 3 "E"s in it.)
    $400 22
In his epistle to the Galatians he declares that those who preach a false gospel will be cursed
    $400 4
In this 1983 hit, "I was dreamin' when I wrote this, so sue me if I go too fast": did I say 1983?
    $400 15
(Alex drives a race car at the Toyota Grand Prix.) When braking & downshifting, it's always a good idea to tap this pedal in order to increase your RPMs for a smooth transition
    $400 17
She replied to a gushing fan letter of 1845, "I thank you, dear Mr. Browning, from the bottom of my heart"
    $400 1
Manitoba is the smallest & easternmost of the Canadian provinces known by this "grassy" 7-letter word
    $400 2
In 1953 it's where Hillary was head & shoulders above the rest
    $800 27
In chapter 3 of his book, this sufferer curses the day he was born
    $800 5
"Why do we scream at each other, this is what it sounds like when" this happens
    $800 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew is at the Toyota Grand Prix.) The addition of a 6-point roll cage provides extra safety, & also strengthens this, the body of the car, from the Latin for "box"
    $800 21
In 1848 she wrote to Belgium's King Leopold, "Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves"
    $800 3
With one of the largest denning areas for them nearby, Churchill is the world capital of these Arctic carnivores
    $800 8
Spinal Tap's guitar amps went up to this level of loudness
    $1200 28
This apostle curses at those saying he knew Jesus; then the cock crows
    $1200 6
"That's when I saw her, oo, I saw her, she walked in through the out door, out door, she wore" this
    $1200 18
(Alex delivers the clue from the Toyota Grand Prix.) In math, this 4-letter term is the top part of a triangle, but in car racing, it's the innermost part of a turn
    $1200 24
This poet wrote to a friend, "we are by September and yet my flowers are as bold as June. Amherst has gone to Eden"
    $1200 12
This city is home to the blue bombers of the Canadian football league
    $1200 9
They run alphabetically from actinium to zirconium
    DD: $1,200 29
In 2 Kings, this wicked queen is referred to as "that cursed woman"
    $1600 7
"Honey, I know, I know, I know times are changin', it's time we all reach out for something new"; let me guide you to this title
    $1600 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew is at the Toyota Grand Prix.) The cars got more power due to the addition of this super device that forces air into the combustion chamber for a bigger bang & more horsepower
    DD: $1,000 25
In 1776 she asked hubby John to "remember the ladies and be more favorable to them than your ancestors"
    $1600 13
Representing Manitoba's bond with England, this saint's cross is on the provincial flag
    $1600 10
En garde! It's a weapon used in fencing
    $2000 23
"You don't have to be rich, to be my girl, you don't have to be cool, to rule my world" -- Prince just wanted this
    $2000 20
(Alex gets some safety pointers at the Toyota Grand Prix.)
"Okay, you want to make sure that this strap is low and tight."
"Okay, like that?"
"Good."
I'm getting advice on the proper installation of my seat belts from the junior member of this family, the family with the most Indy 500 wins
    $2000 26
She wrote in 1822 of her husband's drowning, "Adonais is not Keats's it is his own elegy"
    $2000 14
Manitoba's motto is "gloriosus et liber": in English, this 3-word phrase also found in the national anthem
    $2000 11
Adjective for a journalist who accompanies soldiers in battle

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Don Kelly Peter
$16,200 $10,600 $9,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

2010 SCIENCE NEWS
The IUPAC named an element for this man born in 1473 to "highlight the link between astronomy and... nuclear chemistry"

Final scores:

Don Kelly Peter
$21,201 $2,000 $0
3-day champion: $42,599 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Don Kelly Peter
$15,200 $12,400 $9,800
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $37,400

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