Show #6204 - Thursday, July 28, 2011

Justin Sausville game 1.


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Cathy Markwiese, a librarian from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Justin Sausville, a urologist from Baltimore, Maryland

Ryan Fox, a graduate student in mathematics education from Athens, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
Nabokov's novels all began on 3x5 these, which he kept under his pillow in case of inspiration
    $200 1
Peyton Manning
    $200 11
He was a great rugby & lacrosse player but he's better known as "The Father of Basketball"
    $200 6
As the central river artery, this is one of the world's busiest waterways
    $200 26
"Joy of Cooking" instructions for making this cherry dessert: "Standing back, ignite with a long lighted match"
    $200 16
Avoid the sting as you tell us that un'ape is this insect
    $400 22
In 2009 this, on which Cormac McCarthy produced 5 million words, sold for over $250,000 at auction
    $400 2
Vince Young
    $400 12
Once in the news himself, today this marine colonel hosts "War Stories" on the Fox News Channel
    $400 7
Although its ultimate source is still debated, this river flows into the Atlantic
    $400 27
Henri Charpentier is said to have created this dessert crepes dish by accident; the dish was a flaming success
    $400 17
If you're called un asino, you're either a fool, or this animal
    $600 23
At London's Charles Dickens museum, visitors can handle Dickens' own pen of this type
    $600 3
Steve Young
    $600 13
After a breakdown around 1919, this Russian-born ballet dancer spent the rest of his life in & out of asylums
    $600 8
From two small sources, this river flows to the North Sea
    $600 28
You can make a flaming version of this tex-mex dish whose name means "little sashes"
    $600 18
That's the scariest ragno, one of these, I've ever seen! Don't tell Signorina Muffet
    $800 24
Raymond Chandler composed screenplays by talking into this machine, a brand name copyrighted in 1907
    $800 4
Drew Brees
    DD: $1,500 14
He not only won the 1971 Nobel Prize for Literature, he also served in the Chilean senate
    $800 9
The head of this river is dry for much of the year and flows to an estuary on the North Sea
    $800 29
This dessert, cake & ice cream browned in the oven, can be flambeed for a dramatic presentation
    $800 19
Un cane is this; ready for walkies?
    $1000 25
Steinbeck was obsessed with these; the Mongol 2 3/8 model came closest to the perfect point
    $1000 5
Jim Kelly & Gino Torretta
    $1000 15
Egypt's president from 1956 to 1970, he dreamed of leading the whole Arab world
    $1000 10
Flowing westward, this river has a drainage basin that covers seven states
    $1000 30
Brennan's in New Orleans says that this flaming fruity dessert is the most requested item on its menu
    $1000 20
It really gets me that una capra is one of these farm animals

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

Ryan Justin Cathy
$2,600 $5,500 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Justin Cathy
$2,800 $12,100 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You're gonna be dealing with two elements in each clue. I'll give you an example. If we said "Tender is the ____ of the Living Dead", you'd say, "What is Night?" because it completes one and works with the other also.)
    $400 26
The first of his cowboy hats was called the boss of the plains; Carlsbad, the most popular model, followed
    $400 1
The Power and the
    $400 7
In 2008 a marble one of these was found in a French river, apparently thrown there right after Caesar's fall
    $400 21
The name of this condition that affects mostly women literally means "porous bone"
    $400 2
Jazz musicians & jockeys helped give New York City this nickname
    $400 12
A Louisville museum is devoted to the success story of this man who was famous for his breasts, thighs & legs
    $800 27
The act of herding cattle; death was sometimes called "the last" one
    $800 17
The Confessions of Nat
and Hooch
    $800 8
It's named for Julius Caesar & is sometimes written in a date as "7"
    $800 22
This fatty substance inside the bones is a major site of blood cell production
    $800 3
If you're under this, you're at the circus
    $800 13
In an episode of this Garry Shandling series, the title star thinks David Duchovny is hitting on him
    $1200 28
In 1859 this Nevada town sprung up virtually overnight with the discovery of the Comstock Lode
    $1200 18
The Painted
on a Wire
    $1200 9
In Spanish the name becomes this, as on former boxing champion Chavez
    $1200 23
Your false ribs are so called because unlike your true ribs, they aren't attached to this breastbone
    $1200 4
Digit also known as the hallux
    $1200 14
This Heisman trophy winner played his college ball at Oklahoma State
    $1600 29
In 1867 Joseph McCoy set up a shipping yard in Abilene, Kansas to hold Texas cattle arriving on this trail
    $1600 19
    DD: $2,300 10
This 5-word line spoken by the soothsayer is a quote from Shakespeare's "Julius Caeser"
    DD: $4,200 24
This bone with a ball-&-socket joint at one end is about 1/4 of your height
    $1600 5
In France this feature of the night sky is known as "le casserole"
    $1600 15
Olympic gold medal swimmer & TV personality seen here
    $2000 30
As the result of an injury suffered in his first gunfight in 1876, he began using a cane & often used it as a weapon
    $2000 20
The Red and the
    $2000 11
In 45 B.C. Caesar was given permission to wear this, which he appreciated as it covered his baldness
    $2000 25
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical animation on the monitor.) Most broken bones in children are this type of fracture with a colorful name, in which the break cuts only partway through the bone
    $2000 6
Rhyming nickname of Boston's Interstate 93 construction project
    $2000 16
On Dec. 10, 2010 he conducted a one-man, 9-hour filibuster on the Senate floor to protest a tax bill

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Justin Cathy
$11,400 $27,200 $1,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Surus was the last known one of these to survive a mountain crossing in the 3rd century B.C.

Final scores:

Ryan Justin Cathy
$18,800 $30,000 $3,598
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $30,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ryan Justin Cathy
$15,600 $25,800 $1,800
24 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
4 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $43,200

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Game tape date: 2011-03-23
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