Show #6139 - Thursday, April 28, 2011

Contestants

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Maya Zwerdling, a medical assistant from Arcata, California

Joe McKee, a percussionist from Palos Heights, Illinois

Denis Theriault, a reporter and editor from Portland, Oregon (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY TITLE ANIMALS
LUCILLE BALL'S 100th BIRTHDAY
FRUITS & NUTS
LET'S PLAY CARDS
STATE FLAGS
"CHARM"ED, I'M SURE
    $200 8
William Kotzwinkle's "The ____ Went Over the Mountain"
    $200 1
Like so many actresses in Hollywood, in 1938 Lucy tested for this coveted movie role that went to Vivien Leigh
    $200 2
In 1881 this nut was introduced to Hawaii when the first tree was planted at Kapulena on the island of Hawaii
    $200 13
The juniper alcohol of the same name is not necessarily involved in the card game called this rummy
    $200 18
One story says that the 3 vines on its flag represent Windsor, Wethersfield & Hartford
    $200 23
overstock.com sells one that holds a cubic zirconium encrusted peace sign
    $400 9
Bob Hartman & Tim Raglin turned things around & gave us "The ____ Who Cried Boy"
    $400 3
In 1940 29-year-old Lucy married this 23-year-old Cuban bandleader
    $400 4
The Bosc, the firm type of this fruit, is native to Belgium
    $400 14
The 4 players in contract this are often called north, south, east & west
    $400 19
New York's flag has a shield that is supported by 2 figures, one is represented by liberty and one is this, she's holding scales
    $400 24
The Oxford English Dictionary calls him "an ideal or idealized young male lover"
    $600 28
Dr. Seuss prescribed "____ in Socks"
    $600 10
Lucy no doubt learned some comedy moves from this trio with whom she appeared in 1934's "Three Little Pigskins"
    $600 5
Seedless varieties of this fruit include Perlette, Flame & Ruby
    $600 15
I like to play this type of solitaire named for an arachnid; it was also FDR's favorite
    $600 20
Iowa's flag features this bird holding a scroll in its beak
    $600 25
Asp enchanter
    $800 29
Julie Mammano "horned" in on the kids' market with "____ Who Surf"
    $800 11
In her final big screen role, Lucy coaxed the blues right out of the horn as the auntie in this musical with a one-word title
    $800 6
The Brazilian type of this c-shaped nut is the largest, softest & whitest variety
    DD: $1,000 16
This game of Uruguayan origin uses 2 decks of cards & has a Spanish name that means "basket"
    $800 21
It's flag has a big red "C", a reference to its name, which means "red" in Spanish
    $800 26
A place where social graces are taught
    $1000 30
Aravind Adiga won the 2008 Man Booker Prize with "The White ____"
    $1000 12
Sharing its name with a Virginia settlement, this N.Y. city, Lucy's hometown, hosts 2 festivals yearly in her honor
    $1000 7
A cross between Ralls Janet & the Red Delicious, this Japanese apple was developed in the 1930s
    $1000 17
The object of this card game that requires a special 48-card deck is to build high-scoring melds
    $1000 22
A white silhouette of a bison bearing the state seal appears on a blue field on its state flag
    $1000 27
"Laborious" 4-word phrase for something that really gets the job done

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

Denis Joe Maya
$1,600 $2,400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Denis Joe Maya
$2,000 $4,000 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

WAR!
"HU"!
GOOD GOD, Y'ALL
BIOGRAPHY SUBJECTS
NAME THE OSCAR-WINNING DIRECTOR
SPORTS SCIENCE
(Jimmy: Since 1988 the Gatorade Sports Science Institute has been committed to helping athletes optimize their health and performance.)
    $400 1
War was near on April 7, 1982 after the U.K. declared a 200-mile exclusion zone around this archipelago
    $400 11
A dark blue edible fruit, or Mr. Hound
    $400 6
This goddess of wisdom assisted & inspired such Greek heroes such as Perseus, Odysseus & Heracles
    $400 20
Catherine Reef's biography of this Austrian is subtitled "Pioneer of the Mind"
    $400 26
2003 for "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King"
    $400 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Gatorade Sports Science Institute in Barrington, IL.) Strength training breaks down muscle fibers but the rebuilding process requires this, made of amino acids, it's a key part of Gatorade's recovery drinks for after your workout
    $800 2
The U.N. Security Council issued a resolution that one side retreat to the 38th parallel on the day this war began
    $800 12
Bruce Banner's alter ego, or the body of an old or dismantled ship
    $800 7
Hrungnir threw a huge stone at this god, who used his hammer to shatter the stone in the air & kill the giant
    $800 19
Erin Arvedlund's "Too Good to be True" follows the rise & fall of this Ponzi schemer
    $800 30
1981 for "Reds"
    $800 22
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Gatorade Sports Science Institute in Barrington, IL.) High performance liquid chromatography can be used to separate sucrose into its monosaccharide components of fructose & this sugar that's a primary fuel for muscle cells
    $1200 3
The Navy had fewer than 20 seagoing ships at the start of this war, also known as "Mr. Madison's War"
    $1200 13
Mmm doggy! It's a ball of deep-fried cornmeal
    $1200 8
Depicted with wings, Turan was those darn Estrucans' goddess of this, said to make the world go 'round
    DD: $2,000 16
Noel Riley Fitch chronicled this chef's "Appetite for Life"
    $1200 27
2009 for "The Hurt Locker"
    $1200 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Gatorade Sports Science Institute in Barrington, IL.) The concentration of these two expired gases determined by a metabolic chart tells athletes how many carbs as opposed to fat they're burning; burning a higher percentage of fat increases endurance
    DD: $2,400 4
The 431 to 421 B.C. Archidamian war, named for a Spartan king, was the first of 3 parts of this war
    $1600 14
Here I am, rock you like this storm with wind speeds in excess of 72 mph
    $1600 9
He was the Roman god of wine--& of intoxication, logically enough
    $1600 17
"The Irregulars" chronicles this creator of Willy Wonka & "The British Spy Ring in Wartime Washington"
    $1600 28
1982 for "Gandhi"
    $1600 24
(Sarah of the clue crew gives the clue from the Gatorade Sports Science Institute in Barrington, IL.) The resistance changes along with the terrain on the screen as cyclists use this type of electronic device that evaluates their performance, literally a "work measure"
    $2000 5
On June 24, 1970 the Senate voted to repeal this 6-year-old resolution, helping end the Cambodian Campaign
    $2000 15
A big telescope, or a small hump, as on the surface of ice
    $2000 10
The heroic creator god of the Aztecs, he is also identified as the god of the wind; relax, we won't make you spell it
    $2000 18
"We Two" calls this 19th century royal couple "rulers, partners, rivals"
    $2000 29
1978 for "The Deer Hunter"
    $2000 25
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Gatorade Sports Science Institute in Barrington, IL.) The environmental chamber controls humidity & temperature to examine an athlete's sweating response & excretion of these which are basically minerals that help your cells carry impulses

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Denis Joe Maya
$14,800 $11,600 $11,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. PRESIDENTS
This president was the first to put solar panels on the White House

Final scores:

Denis Joe Maya
$6,399 $22,600 $16,801
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $22,600 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Denis Joe Maya
$15,000 $10,800 $11,600
20 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $37,400

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