Show #6615 - Friday, May 24, 2013

Contestants

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Catherine Radford, a property manager from Charlestown, Massachusetts

Chris Long, a human resources director from Thousand Oaks, California

Mike Lewis, a systems engineer from Bloomington, Minnesota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $35,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

GETTIN' PIGGY WITH IT
HISTORY'S ODDS & ENDS
WE'LL NEED THE "RENT"
THE RICHEST PERSON IN THE STATE
WRITERS AT REST
JOCK-ULARITY
    $200 1
Winston Churchill reportedly said, "I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as" this
    $200 6
Congressman Peter Rodino, son of an Italian immigrant, introduced the bill establishing this October national holiday
    $200 8
See-through
    $200 9
Washington: this computer geek
    $200 10
Ray Bradbury's headstone calls him the author of this 1953 classic
    $200 15
"I feel like I"m the best, but you're not going to get me to say that", said this 49er, the NFL's career reception leader
    $400 2
Frank Oz said of her, "she has a lot of vulnerability which she has to hide because of her need to be a superstar"
    $400 7
In May 1936 the Hindenburg crossed the Atlantic for the first time & in June, this largest ocean liner did
    $400 27
Without interest or feeling in regard to something
    $400 16
Nebraska: this "Oracle of Omaha"
    $400 11
This Irish author is buried with his wife Nora in Zurich's Fluntern Cemetery
    $400 17
This "Iron" boxer said of an opponent, "my main objective is to be professional but to kill him"
    $600 3
In a classic kids' book, Charlotte builds her web to save the pig named this
    $600 21
In a Disney movie, this Patuxet man learns English in exchange for lessons in popping corn
    $600 28
You're babbling, you're not making any sense, you're...
    $600 24
Louisiana: Tom Benson, owner of these 2 pro sports teams
    $600 12
This British author was buried in the Shire-- Oxfordshire, that is-- alongside wife Edith
    $600 18
Couldn't do the category without this Yankee: "He hits from both sides of the plate. He's amphibious"
    $800 4
On their journey home from the Trojan War, his companions were turned into pigs by Circe
    $800 22
You could have fun, fun, fun on this first superhighway, opened in Berlin in 1921
    $800 29
This hyphenated word applies to statements like "this is an extremely clever clue"
    $800 25
Oregon: this chairman of Nike
    $800 13
Notables in Paris' Pere Lachaise include Jean de Brunhoff, who created this "little elephant" of kids' books
    $800 19
Walt Frazier's suggested defense for this hefty NBA star who became a TNT analyst: "Offer him a pizza"
    $1000 5
Tourists love to take pictures with Rachel, a life-size bronze piggy bank outside this city's Pike Place Market
    $1000 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) In Wyoming on July 18, as many turned right to the familiar route west, this 20-wagon party went left toward Fort Bridger & Hastings Cutoff; that did not end well
    DD: $3,000 30
Often an adjective, it's also a noun meaning a country at war
    $1000 26
Kansas: Charles of this family that supports conservative causes
    $1000 14
This author of "Light In August" was laid to rest in Saint Peter's cemetery in Oxford, Mississippi
    $1000 20
Kevin Constantine, once coach of this NHL team featuring Jaromir Jagr, said players speak 2 languages: English & profanity

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

Mike Chris Catherine
$3,600 $1,600 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Chris Catherine
$8,400 $6,200 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

B1, B2...
I-20
'N '39
GEE, 50
"O" 75
BINGO
    $400 14
High doses of vitamin B3, aka niacin, are used to lower the "bad" type of this in the blood & increase the "good"
    $400 9
Heading west, interstate 20 starts around Florence in this state; duck down 154 to head to Sumter
    $400 1
On Sept. 29, 1939 Nazi troops entered this Polish capital
    $400 7
If you're 50, you're eligible to be a full member of this 37 million-strong organization founded in 1958
    $400 6
The Cassini spacecraft observed a lot about Saturn while making 75 of these
    $800 15
Shots of this, aka cobalamin, have been touted by celebrities as a way to boost energy & lose weight
    $800 10
I-20 rolls like the tide into this city, home of the 2013 BCS national champs
    $800 2
In October FDR became pen pals with this physicist over the possibility of an atomic bomb
    $800 19
So you've hit 50 & have a few bucks? time for a 911 turbo from this company; 0 to 60 in 3.5 & yours for 137 grand
    $800 8
If you want to carry 225 pounds, get 75 of this bird's eggs
    $800 29
In 2010 this "Fly Like An Eagle" band released "Bingo!", their first studio album in 17 years
    DD: $3,500 16
This common name for B9 is from the Latin word for "leaves", since it's found in green, leafy vegetables
    $1200 11
I-20 cuts through the heart of Mississippi & connects Vicksburg to this capital of the state
    DD: $3,000 3
This country's civil war ended with the surrender of the Republican government
    $1200 20
50-year-olds beware this painful condition named for a nerve running from the lumbar spine to above the knee
    $1200 23
A type of fairy tale monster for whom eating 75 children is just an appetizer
    $1200 28
Bingo Bob Russell was a mediocre politician who took over for John Hoynes as VP on this TV series
    $1600 17
Symptoms of a B2 deficiency include fatigue, blurred vision & glossitis, an inflammation of this
    $1600 12
Who wants gumbo?! Y'all take I-20 to this "port" city in northwest Louisiana
    $1600 4
At the height of prewar tensions, the 11th pontiff with this name died in February & was followed by the 12th
    $1600 21
You're 50, but this clothing item just doesn't work for you, now or in the 19th century
    $1600 24
About $3,500 will buy 75 1-carat examples of the black type of this birthstone
    $1600 27
On Saturday mornings, Bingo & Snorky kept the beat for this foursome that sounds like ice cream treats
    $2000 18
Seen often in Asia, this disease with a double-talk name is caused by a B1 deficiency
    $2000 13
A sampling of I-20 cities to visit in this state: Abilene, Ranger & White Settlement
    $2000 5
On a lighter note it was a great year for movies, including this one that won an Oscar for director Victor Fleming
    $2000 22
It's a big year--treat yourself to a tour of the food, art & local Chiantis of this central Italian region
    $2000 25
Horace's 75th of these poems is addressed to Aelius
    $2000 26
A mermaid named Lorelei is part of the fun in this Frankie Avalon/ Annette Funicello movie

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Chris Catherine
$19,800 $13,900 $10,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

DISNEY SONGS
This 1964 song was inspired when one of the writer's sons took the oral polio vaccine

Final scores:

Mike Chris Catherine
$27,800 $21,900 $20,600
2-day champion: $62,800 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mike Chris Catherine
$16,000 $17,400 $10,600
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
20 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $44,000

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