Show #6161 - Monday, May 30, 2011

Contestants

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Matt Larson, a technical support specialist from Denver, Colorado

Roberta Candalino, a homemaker from Bedford, Texas

Monica Iyer, a law clerk from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $32,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

A NOVEL CATEGORY
FILL IN THE SONG TITLE
CARBAGE
BORN & DIED
NO DICE
5 IN A "ROW"
    $200 1
Published posthumously, "Sleeping Murder" was her last novel to feature miss Jane Marple
    $200 2
The 4 Seasons, or Fergie: "B.G.D.C."
    $200 11
The Citation & Corsair were models of this Ford failure of the 1950s
    $200 16
Born: Feb. 22, 1932, Boston, Massachusetts. Died: Aug. 25, 2009, Hyannis Port, Massachusetts
    $200 23
Gingerbread playing tokens pass through the peppermint forest in this game for preschoolers
    $200 21
They're the first 5 words of the little ditty that ends, "life is but a dream"
    $400 3
Erich Maria Remarque's "All Quiet on the Western Front" was originally published in this language
    $400 7
Seal: "K.F.A.R."
    $400 12
Time said this 1980s Slavic import "had the distinct feeling of something assembled at gunpoint"
    $400 17
Born: 570, Mecca. Died: June 8, 632, Medina
    $400 24
Shown here is the creation of the powerful piece called this
    $400 22
It's the groove made in the ground by a plow
    $600 4
This weepy 1970 bestseller begins with the line "What can you say about a twenty-five-year-old girl who died?"
    $600 8
Cheap Trick:
"I.W.Y.T.W.M."
    $600 13
The Sierra Club derisively dubbed this gargantuan SUV "the Ford Valdez"
    $600 18
Born: Oct. 2, 1869, Porbandar, India. Died: Jan. 30, 1948, New Delhi, India
    $600 26
The "hock" is the last card drawn in this once-popular game, a homophone of an ancient ruler
    $600 25
As it allows you to take books on loan, a library card is also known as this type of card
    $800 5
Oddly, Eric van Lustbader has written more of the Jason Bourne novels than this original author did
    $800 9
Carrie Underwood & her Louisville Slugger: "B.H.C."
    $800 14
Powered(?) by a 90-hp engine, the 1982 model of this iconic Chevy sports car took 20 seconds to go from zero to 60
    DD: $500 19
Born: Nov. 2, 1755, Vienna, Austria. Died: Oct. 16. 1793, Paris, France
    $800 27
Shogi is a Japanese variant of this board game but captured pieces can be used by the opponent
    $800 29
When you're wrong & you admit it, you "eat" this bird; now wipe your mouth!
    $1000 6
"The Ghost Writer" & "Exit Ghost" are 2 of the novels featuring this author's alter ego Nathan Zuckerman
    $1000 10
The Fray: "H.T.S.A.L."
    $1000 15
This model was the infamous focus of Ralph Nader's 1965 expose "Unsafe At Any Speed"
    $1000 20
Born: June 14, 1928, Rosario, Argentina. Died: Oct. 9, 1967, Bolivia
    $1000 28
This Mattel game has 2 decks of cards for "things" & "descriptions" & your "thing" must try to match the "description"
    $1000 30
TV's Baretta may have had a pet cockatoo, but his theme song was "Keep Your Eye On" this

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

Monica Roberta Matt
$1,800 $400 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Monica Roberta Matt
$4,200 $2,900 $6,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

LINGUISTICS
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS OSCAR WINNERS
PASS THE VEGGIES
CATCHING A FEW "Z"s
PENNSYLVANIA DREAMIN'
ON SUCH A WINTER'S DAY
    $400 4
In European languages, this, such as masculine or feminine, is often unpredictable
    $400 7
She had us at "Cold Mountain"
    $400 1
This favorite of Popeye makes an excellent "wilted" side dish
    $400 10
6-letter word: go to the left, now right, back left, then right again
    $400 15
The Pennsylvania state Capitol dome rises 272 feet above this city
    $400 20
On Jan. 15, 1827 a man exited an oven (holding an overdone steak!) in a suit of this in a test of its heat resistance
    DD: $500 9
It's not just a Louisiana French dialect, but any language that evolves from pidgin speech
    $800 8
No driving over a cliff for her in "The Accidental Tourist"
    $800 2
Please pass the small, round pearl type of these around; the cream sauce is delicious!
    $800 11
This rock musician brought his wild, macabre style to his first feature directorial effort, "House of 1000 Corpses"
    $800 16
The western tip of this city's Golden Triangle--where the Ohio River begins--is called the point
    $800 21
On Dec. 27, 1900 she staged her 1st big "raid" when she marched on a Wichita saloon & smashed all liquor bottles in reach
    $1200 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a linguistic diagram on the monitor.) In English, standard word order is SVO, short for this; in Japanese, it's SOV
    $1200 17
She won for "My Cousin Vinny" & has been nominated 2 other times, as well
    $1200 3
For carb cutters, "Joy of Cooking" has a recipe for this vegetable, mashed as a substitute for potatoes
    $1200 12
Atomic number 30, it's often used in sunscreen
    $1200 25
Well, we're living here in this "town" that lies on the Lehigh River across from Bethlehem
    $1200 22
He & Alfred Vail demonstrated their telegraph publicly for the first time on Jan. 6, 1838 in Morristown
    $1600 29
Study of the Indo-European family began in 1786 with a scholar noting this ancient tongue's affinity with Greek & Latin
    $1600 18
She won for "Tootsie" , a few years after not even being nominated for "King Kong"
    $1600 5
Argenteuil, France is famous for its white type of this, which is grown underground
    $1600 13
This term meaning "just don't" is applied to policies like those in California schools for students carrying guns
    $1600 26
In 1850 this city that loves Feb. 2 became a borough; in 1850 this city that loves Feb. 2 became a borough; in 1850...
    DD: $3,000 23
On Jan. 14, 2011 President Ben Ali fled this African country as his people protested his 23-year rule
    $2000 30
Forming statements not about here & now is called this, like the amount of water moved by a floating body
    $2000 19
She took home an Oscar for "From Here to Eternity" & later starred in one of TV's most wholesome sitcoms
    $2000 6
Pablo Neruda said this thistlelike plant had a "tender heart" & a "small helmet under its scales"
    $2000 14
The Matura diamond is a colorless variety of this 6-letter mineral
    $2000 27
This city with a hyphenated name was named for 2 British politicians who defended the American colonies in parliament
    $2000 24
In his Feb. 18, 1861 inaugural address, he spoke of "the absence of wrong on our part"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Monica Roberta Matt
$10,800 $13,200 $16,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE TERMS
This term for the lowest level of the ocean that the Sun's rays can reach shares its name with a classic 1960s TV show

Final scores:

Monica Roberta Matt
$5,598 $200 $5,599
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $5,599

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Monica Roberta Matt
$9,400 $14,000 $16,000
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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