Show #5810 - Friday, December 11, 2009


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Jason James, a legal fellow from Vienna, Virginia

Siobhan McKenney, a systems administrator from Austin, Texas

Leigh Rosenecker, a stay-at-home mom from Morgantown, West Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,398)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
The flag of this South American sports powerhouse is seen here
    $200 2
Alabaster Snowball, administrator of the Naughty & Nice List, is one of his elves
    $200 1
Immortalized in "The Ballad Of Jed Clampett", it's what "Texas tea" is
    $200 15
Henry Fielding:
Make this stuff "your god and it will plague you like the devil"
    $200 7
Ingrid was born August 29, 1915 in this capital city
    $200 13
We now pause for this short break between dramatic acts
    $400 20
This Southern Hemisphere country's flag is seen here
    $400 3
Originally, these 3 elves who promote Kellogg's Rice Krispies had a brother named Pow
    $400 24
This brand of baseball bat was invented by an apprentice woodworker in Kentucky in 1884
    $400 16
"The devil can cite" this "for his purpose"
    $400 8
Ingrid played this French saint 4 times: twice on stage & twice on film
    $400 14
The 10, between Jacksonville & Santa Monica
    $600 21
Scan the horizon for this Scandinavian country
    $600 4
In the Harry Potter books, Winky, Kreacher & Dobby are this type of elf belonging to wizarding families
    $600 25
"West Virginia coleslaw" is this form of nicotine
    $600 17
"The devil's finest trick is to pursuade you that he does not" this
    $600 9
Ingrid won 3 Acting Oscars, 1 for playing this title woman who might be a missing royal
    $600 28
She speaks fluent Ku, so she might be one of these people who facilitate communication
    $800 22
The flag of this former constituant nation of the Soviet Union is seen here
    $800 5
J.R.R. Tolkien described these elven body parts as being "leaf-shaped"
    $800 26
These strong, hot winds of Southern California take their name from a canyon
    $800 18
The Book of Common Prayer:
"From all the deceits of the world," this "and the devil, good Lord, deliver us"
    DD: $1,400 11
At Ingrid's funeral service, a lone violin played this song from a film she starred in
    $800 29
Fess up, bub, or we may have to do this to you, interview you officially about a crime
    $1000 23
It's the peninsular nation whose flag is seen here
    $1000 6
Elf characters get a +2 for dexterity in this role-playing game whose players get a -2 for social skills
    $1000 27
It's not footwear for an urban cowboy, it's a device clamped to the wheel of a parked car with overdue tickets
    $1000 19
John Donne:
"In best understandings, sin began, / Angels sinn'd first, then devils, and then" him
    $1000 12
In 1982 Ingrid won a posthumous Emmy Award for playing this Middle East leader
    $1000 30
It's an often troubled time between 2 monarchs' or popes' reigns

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

Leigh Siobhan Jason
$1,800 $1,000 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Leigh Siobhan Jason
$2,600 $5,000 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
Historians don't know who fired first in Lexington, but later that day, the King's troops shot first in this town
    $400 1
She was born as a Bay City roller on Aug. 16, 1958, but left her home town & her last name far behind
    $400 17
Deimos strikes terror orbiting this planet
    $400 6
Legend says Dr. John S. Pemberton, a Confederate Army veteran, developed the syrup for what became this
    $400 11
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a meat cut diagram on the monitor.) Taken from the central section, this large choice steak cut is named for a type of old-time restaurant that also served dark ale
    $400 16
With no trans fats & less saturated fat than butter, tubs of this rendered pig fat are making a comeback
    $800 27
Signing the Decl. of Ind., he said, "We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately"
    $800 2
In 1971 Detroit native Glenn Frey formed this band in L.A. with Don Henley; pretty good career move, Glenn
    $800 18
Charon paddles around this dwarf planet
    $800 7
In 1853 these brothers, John & Benjamin, got a royal warrant to provide chocolate & cocoa products to the Queen
    $800 12
A steak with a cool to warm red center of 120 degrees F. has been cooked to this "unusual" level
    $800 19
It's the steering wheel of a ship
    $1200 28
He said, "Caesar had.. .his Brutus--Charles I, his Cromwell, and George III may profit by their example"
    $1200 3
This superstar was born in Saginaw in 1950 & by 1961, signed with Motown's Berry Gordy; isn't he lovely?
    DD: $3,000 23
Naiad swims around this planet
    $1200 8
5 entrepreneurs set up a factory to manufacture liquid chlorine bleach & named it this in 1914
    $1200 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a meat cut diagram on the monitor.) An Old French term designating its position atop the rear haunch gives this popular cut its name
    $1200 20
It means to bite or chew, or to wear away with the teeth
    $1600 4
Anthony Kiedis was born in Grand Rapids, but got a Flea infestation in L.A. in 1983 & formed this band
    $1600 24
Io is seduced into orbiting this planet
    $1600 9
This maker of high-end leather handbags & wallets uses the logo seen here
    $1600 14
Taylor's Steakhouse in L.A. serves a boneless version of this choice cut also known as a Spencer steak
    $1600 21
Before you shoot an arrow, you do this to it, which sounds like something cars do on low octane
    $2000 5
Dearborn-born in 1945, this singer/songwriter sure liked "Old Time Rock & Roll" in 1979
    $2000 25
Titan towers as this planet's main moon
    $2000 10
Nice'n Easy & Herbal Essences are brands from this hair products company
    $2000 15
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a meat cut diagram on the monitor.) A cut from the long, flat diaphragm muscle is used in fajitas; it's known as this type of steak, like a woman's garment
    DD: $5,000 22
An accent over the last letter turns a word meaning disabled into this fabric with metallic threads

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Leigh Siobhan Jason
$14,200 $19,800 $4,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This African nation of 150 million is the only member of OPEC that's also a member of the British Commonwealth

Final scores:

Leigh Siobhan Jason
$8,602 $10,799 $1
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $10,799 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Leigh Siobhan Jason
$14,200 $15,000 $6,200
16 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
16 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2009-11-03
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