Show #5661 - Monday, March 30, 2009


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John Pitzel, an account manager from Lee's Summit, Missouri

Anne Reilly, a stay-at-home mom from Stow, Massachusetts

Fred Beukema, a structural engineer from Minneapolis, Minnesota (whose 3-day cash winnings total $69,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the race for us.)
    $200 16
Fiat began building automobiles in this European country
    $200 21
In 1979 Blondie "shattered" their image with this disco-flavored tune, their first No. 1 hit
    $200 1
Sam Spade
    $200 26
It follows "whip" in the sound that gives a little brown bird its name
    $200 11
I cannot tolerate this Latin phrase abbreviated A.D. when referring to the time since Jesus was born
    $200 6
In Copley Square
    $400 17
Pioneering French filmmaker Georges Melies made 1899's "Cendrillon", which we know as this fairy tale
    $400 22
In 1992 you couldn't escape this country crossover hit by Billy Ray Cyrus
    $400 2
Kinsey Millhone
    $400 27
The Andean & California varieties of this bird lack voice boxes & can only hiss
    $400 12
I don't care that it's only 4 letters long; I'm not using this abbrev. phrase meaning "and others" in a crossword clue
    $400 7
In front of Buckingham Palace
    $600 18
In 1899 the Transvaal & Orange Free State engaged Britain in this war
    $600 23
"My mouth is dry, my legs are weak", sang Olivia Newton-John, "You're givin' me" this title condition
    $600 3
C. Auguste Dupin
    $600 28
Birds seen in this engraving are based on a painting by this naturalist
    $600 13
I certainly won't call you this word meaning "retired but still retaining the title of your old position"
    DD: $1,000 8
In Grant Park near Buckingham Fountain
    $800 19
He was president in 1899 but would only live 2 years longer
    $800 24
The title of this song, Paula Abdul's third consecutive No. 1 hit in 1989, refers to a guy who's a snake
    $800 4
Alex Cross
    $800 29
It's no surprise that these ostrich relatives make up the genus Casuarius
    $800 14
Not that I care means "for the time being"; you'll find it as part of a Senate job title
    $800 9
Near the Kapiolani Park bandstand
    $1000 20
Oddly, Herbert Putnam became the first experienced librarian to fill this D.C. post
    $1000 25
A Paul Westerberg song says, "I try and comprehend you but I got" this type of heart, having a learning disability
    $1000 5
Easy Rawlins
    $1000 30
The Greek goddess Hera was associated with (& probably proud as) this showy bird, Pavo muticus
    $1000 15
It's a fact; there's no way I'm saying this phrase that means "in fact" (as in the man behind the scenes, perhaps)
    $1000 10
In the Heldenplatz

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

Fred Anne John
$2,800 $600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Anne John
$6,600 $3,400 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the famous teacher in this category...)
    $400 1
A special op should know the S.O.P., this, but may deviate from it
    $400 6
Matthew Broderick briefly steps out of this 1986 character to become Abe Frohman, Sausage King of Chicago
    $400 11
Helen! Feel it! W-A-T-E-R! Water! You can do it!
    $400 16
Mrs. Kennedy's light tan pants
    $400 21
His 1859 hanging inspired a song
    $400 22
It's made up of Northern Ireland & Great Britain
    $800 2
It's what D.I. stands for when referring to a noncommissioned officer in charge of a unit's basic training
    $800 7
This 1984 title guy "is out doesn't feel pity... remorse or fear. And it...will not stop, ever, until you are dead"
    $800 12
Keep up the pace! Question--response--question--response--OK, break. Be sure to drink hemlock
    $800 17
Mrs. Madison's tennis shots
    $800 24
Saintly woman seen here
    $800 23
The Spanish arrived on this Asian island nation in 1521 & later took control of it
    $1200 3
(Jon of the Clue Crew reports from Marine Corps base Quantico.) Marines here at Quantico are training on the MRAP, designed to protect against roadside explosives & short for this "resistant, ambush protected"
    $1200 8
Vizzini says, "Never go in against a Sicilian when death is on the line! Ha ha ha ha ha..." (thunk) in this 1987 film
    $1200 13
Reach, reach, reach for that truth of cessation! You're not leaving the Deer Park until you reach!
    $1200 18
Mrs. Coolidge's running competitions
    $1200 25
This eminent Victorian was a Pip of an author
    DD: $1,200 28
In its native tongue, this nation is
    $1600 4
It's just what the "B" stands for in ICBM, so don't go this on us
    $1600 9
In this 1989 movie Burt Lancaster says, "No one's called me Moonlight Graham in 50 years"
    $1600 14
A woman: Work that sense memory, work it, work it--that's the method! That's how Marlon did it when he was here!
    $1600 19
Mrs. Hoover's vocal sounds of disapproval
    $1600 26
His writing was revolutionary
    $1600 29
One of the 2 European nations that came into being with a split on January 1, 1993
    $2000 5
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Marine Corps base Quantico.) Of the Marines' six war-fighting functions, this one--C2 for short--is a challenge for confused urban warfare being simulated here at Quantico
    $2000 10
In "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom", it's the 2-word name of Indy's tiny sidekick played by Ke Huy Quan
    DD: $2,000 15
All right, everybody got their workout clothes off? No pain, no gain here at my Indiana Univ. institute
    $2000 20
Julia Dent's mother's sisters
    $2000 27
Czar-y-eyed holy man seen here
    $2000 30
It commemorated its discovery by Europeans by issuing a 1971 coin with Columbus' ship, the Santa Maria, on it

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Anne John
$12,600 $10,600 $9,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 2 famous painters who share a March 30 birthday, one born in Spain in 1746, the other in Holland in 1853

Final scores:

Fred Anne John
$3,999 $21,200 $800
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,200 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Fred Anne John
$14,200 $10,600 $9,800
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
2 W
16 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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Game tape date: 2009-01-28
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