Show #5843 - Wednesday, January 27, 2010


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James Poulos, a grad student and writer from Arlington, Virginia

Kelly Lathrop, an art historian from Landisville, Pennsylvania

Anna Tschetter, a legal assistant from Danvers, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Hemicrania, literally "pain on one side of the head", gives us this word for a terrible pain in the head
    $200 5
Before he was president, he was "The Hero of San Juan Hill"
    $200 21
It comes after an initial
    $200 1
This term for the principal female singer of an opera company is Italian for "first lady"
    $200 15
Shades of this include Dodger, steel & sky
    $200 26
The dwarfs' self-appointed leader, he wears glasses
    $400 17
ADHD refers to attention deficit/ this disorder
    $400 6
This "60 Minutes" commentator first joined CBS in 1949 as a writer for "Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts"
    $400 22
It replaces omitted letters in a contraction
    $400 7
A ballabille is a section of dance music: Verdi used one in "Macbeth" to describe the dancing of them
    $400 11
Often used to describe a black & shiny hair color, it's also the name of a black bird
    $400 27
This youngest of the 7 dwarfs is completely bald & speechless
    $600 18
Variant Creutzfeld-Jakob disease is a human form of this fatal brain disease of cattle
    $600 4
This man famous for his synthesizers faded out & passed away in 2005
    $600 23
Sesquipedalian words on 2 lines of text are divided by this
    $600 8
A barcarolle has a lilting rhythm, suggesting the songs of these Venetian singers
    DD: $1,000 12
Light goldenrod is also known by this name because it resembles the color of the seeds from which we get linseed oil
    $600 28
Whenever Snow White's around, he blushes & bats his long eyelashes
    $800 19
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows two sponges.) A sponge with larger holes can't absorb as much water the same way that this chronic disease affects the lungs, making the alveoli larger, but less efficient, at taking in oxygen
    $800 2
Long before his famous raid, he was the first pilot to fly across the U.S. in less than a day
    $800 24
When writing a time of day in the U.S., it separates the hours & minutes
    $800 9
A piece of orchestral music played between 2 scenes of an opera
    $800 13
This brown pigment obtained from the secretion of the cuttlefish has a grayish-yellowish tint
    $800 29
Maybe this dwarf pictured with heavy eyelids needs a cup of coffee
    $1000 20
Central vision is affected but peripheral vision is maintained in this degeneration
    $1000 3
Her writing includes a Wall Street Journal column & the books "On Speaking Well" & "Patriotic Grace"
    $1000 25
One of these goes between independent clauses when a conjunction isn't used
    $1000 10
He coined the term "gesamtkunst, werk" to describe a "total art work" in which all the art forms combine to the same end
    $1000 14
According to Webster's, the serpentine shade of this color is "paler than citrine"
    $1000 30
The most rotund of the 7 dwarfs, he's just too darn cheerful

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Anna Kelly James
$2,000 -$1,000 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Anna Kelly James
$4,600 $2,400 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to tell us which state.)
    $400 6
On July 14, 1789 commander Bernard de Launay opened up the gates of this & a mob stormed in
    $400 21
A "Beverly Hills Cop" star folds up into this piece of furniture
    $400 16
Dr. Bartlett Durham (1854)
    $400 1
The show's very first project in 1979 fixed up a Boston area house from 1860 in this royal style of the time
    $400 26
Although best known for his Pooh stories, he did publish "The Red House Mystery" in 1922
    $400 11
One rally away from winning a tennis contest
    $800 7
In June 1791 this king & his family tried to escape France in what's known as the "Flight to Varennes"--no go
    $800 22
An '80s rocker who sang "Take Me Home Tonight" becomes a biblical cliche about the all-corrupting dollar
    $800 17
Sedona Schnebly (1902)
    $800 2
In 1998 the show worked on a home in this bay city, addressing concerns about seismic fitness
    $800 27
In 1953 she adapted her short story "Witness for the Prosecution" for the London stage
    $800 12
Beyond comparison
    $1200 8
The Constitution of 1791 divided France into 83 of these political units that still exist today
    $1200 23
Grambling State's football coach from 1941 to 1997 becomes a Defoe title character
    $1200 18
Commodore Robert F. Stockton (1850)
    $1200 3
A 1993 Miami project restored a home devastated by this disaster the year before; note the new storm shutters
    $1200 28
This stripper is credited with writing the 1941 mystery "The G-String Murders" with herself as the detective
    $1200 13
These are given to candidates by the government, corresponding to amounts raised by a campaign itself
    DD: $3,000 9
His brother Lucien was President of the Council of 500 in the legislature & helped him gain power
    $1600 24
A hall of fame Baltimore Oriole first baseman becomes the music man who gave us "One Night in Bangkok"
    DD: $2,200 19
Reverend Newitt Vick (1811)
    $1600 4
This master carpenter is pure New England & even has the same name as a "Cheers" character
    $1600 29
A Swedish novel about a "Laughing" one of these won the 1971 Edgar Award as best mystery novel
    $1600 14
Mattel now owns this popular toy car company
    $2000 10
At her July 17, 1793 execution, this Girondist sympathizer said, "I killed one man to save a hundred thousand"
    $2000 25
A "Green Acres" star goes existential (& French) as the author of "The Fall"
    $2000 20
Lieutenant Caspar (sic) Collins (1888)
    $2000 5
To help revive the area, the 30th anniversary project home is in Roxbury, hard hit by these seizures of houses by lenders
    $2000 15
At the end of the 15th century, this type of a gun's firing device was quite the innovation

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Anna Kelly James
$3,400 $7,200 $11,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE 1960s
In 1962 the people of Perth, Australia saluted this American by turning their lights on & off at the same time

Final scores:

Anna Kelly James
$1,400 $2,200 $7,600
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $7,600

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Anna Kelly James
$3,000 $7,200 $14,200
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
13 R,
3 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $24,400

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Game tape date: 2009-12-02
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