Show #5866 - Monday, March 1, 2010


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Amy Tyszkiewicz, a Ph.D. student in chemical biology from Sayreville, New Jersey

Anne Damon, a box office manager from Medford, Massachusetts

Ben Auer, a law clerk from Savannah, Georgia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $36,810)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
On March 1, 1692 Sarah Good didn't have a good day as she was interrogated as a possible witch in this town
    $200 26
"I'll tell ya what I want, what I really, really want"--never to hear this group's 1996 song ever again!
    $200 21
    $200 11
A stiff this, very serious--clearly meningitis. Make that whiplash. Cervical arthritis. You slept wrong
    $200 16
Providing most of government revenues, it's the tax on individual & business earnings
    $200 1
You don't need to tickle the ivories on this device that uses a roll of perforated paper to activate the keys
    $400 7
On March 1, 2006 this online encyclopedia reached its 1 millionth user-submitted article
    $400 27
Maybe it would have been better if this Oscar-winning song from a 1997 movie froze to death in the Atlantic as well
    $400 22
"The Searchers",
"The Shootist",
"The Quiet Man"
    $400 12
A rash? It's hives. Scratch that. Allergic purpura. No, hidradenitis suppurativa, inflammation of these glands
    $400 17
In 1978 California's Proposition 13 lowered the rates of this tax by 57%
    $400 2
This soft modeling clay for kids was introduced in 1955
    $600 8
On March 1, 1781 Maryland ratified this document & the U.S. had its first stab at a Constitution
    $600 28
"Come & find me, my name is" this, "always at the party con las chicas que son buena"
    DD: $1,000 23
    $600 13
Shortness of breath--must be a heart attack. No, histoplasmosis. Of course!--this red blood cell insufficiency
    $600 18
It's the tax on earnings from the disposition of securities & investment
    $600 3
This 2-word TV innovation premiered in the 1963 Army-Navy game
    $800 9
Injuring several representatives, nationalists from this U.S. territory opened fire on Congress on March 1, 1954
    $800 29
"Life is brilliant" & sure, your "love is pure", but let's be blunt, James: this "pretty" song of yours is on the list
    $800 24
Edward III
    $800 14
You have acoustic neuroma. Actually, presbycusis. No, ceruminosis, that's why this is reduced
    $800 19
When this is levied on the purchase or consumption of a specific commodity, it's called an excise tax
    $800 4
How often a particular song is broadcast on the radio
    $1000 10
The first contact of a manmade object with another planet came March 1, 1966, when a Soviet probe landed here
    $1000 30
This Sisqo song about a piece of clothing mentioned another song on the list, "Livin' La Vida Loca"
    $1000 25
Stede Bonnet,
"Calico" Jack Rackham,
Henry Morgan
    $1000 15
The fever clearly indicates mono--oops, colitis. No, TB. Of course, this bacterial ailment aka septic sore throat
    $1000 20
Also called a capitation tax, it's an illegal tax levied for the right to vote
    $1000 5
To pretend to be asleep or dead, like a New World marsupial

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

Ben Anne Amy
$3,000 $400 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Anne Amy
$5,000 $1,400 $7,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
10 years after Newman & Redford, Tom Berenger & William Katt played this duo in their early days
    $400 14
In 1961 Nikita Khrushchev changed its name to Volgograd; this name had lasted almost 40 years
    $400 11
In 1874 Charles Hodge argued that the perfection of this human sense organ makes it obvious we were designed
    $400 10
If vou're in the entrance hall named for this emperor & need to see a man about a horse, relax--it has 2 loos
    $400 1
"The curfew tolls the knell of parting" this
    $400 17
A 2-seated pleasure carriage, with or without "the fringe on top"
    $800 7
In "History of the World, Part I" he plays a waiter at the Last Supper & asks if the diners want separate checks
    $800 18
This grassy plain covers Russia from its border with Ukraine east to the Altai Mountains in Siberia
    $800 22
Hodge is a village in this state's Jackson Parish
    $800 2
"All I ask is a tall ship / And" this "to steer her by"
    $800 12
A rapid stream of water, or a violent downpour of rain
    DD: $2,400 8
The bombing of the city of Darwin is featured in this Baz Luhrmann epic
    $1200 19
Mount Elbrus, Europe's highest point at 18,510 feet, rises in this range along the border with Georgia
    $1200 23
Comic book supervillain Cameron Hodge is an arch-foe of this group of mutant superheroes
    $1200 3
"Tyger! Tyger! burning bright, in the" these "of the night"
    $1200 13
Short pistol named for gunsmith Henry
    $1600 9
The bombing of Pearl Harbor is featured in this Richard Fleischer epic! epic! epic!
    $1600 20
The Lena River, one of Russia's longest, rises 10 miles from this deep Siberian lake & flows 2,734 miles to the Arctic Ocean
    DD: $3,000 24
In 1994, Member of Parliament Margaret Hodge nominated this man as leader of Britain's Labour Party
    $1600 4
"Hope springs eternal in" this; "Man never is, but always to be, blest"
    $1600 15
Containing iron
    $2000 26
In this 1952 film assassins gun down the title Mexican revolutionary but miss his horse
    $2000 21
In 1949 the Ainu people were expelled from this largest Russian island & relocated to Hokkaido
    $2000 25
"Drummer Hodge", a poem by this "Mayor of Casterbridge" author, recounts a young soldier's burial
    $2000 5
"...the queerest they ever did see / Was that night on the marge of Lake Lebarge / I cremated" him
    $2000 16
A small earthenware casserole dish, or the pate made in it

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Anne Amy
$6,600 $6,200 $17,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Often described as a redhead, this accused killer called her hair light brown on her 1890 passport application

Final scores:

Ben Anne Amy
$12,401 $12,200 $14,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $14,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ben Anne Amy
$6,600 $4,600 $15,800
16 R,
4 W
11 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $27,000

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Game tape date: 2009-12-08
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