Show #5953 - Wednesday, June 30, 2010


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Cara Colville, a behavior interventionist from Houston, Texas

Jeff Gordon, a biotech consultant originally from Fayetteville, Arkansas

Steven Milton, a legal case assistant from San Diego, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
The green anole is often mislabeled in pet stores as this color-changing lizard
    $200 2
A small, freshwater stream, perhaps babbling
    $200 1
He fasted, furiously but nonviolently, in 1924, 1932, 1947 & 1948
    $200 12
Raven or jet
    $200 15
Say "best wishes" to this person; "congratulations" implies she's won something, rather than being won
    $200 6
In 2009 this college football coaching legend turned 83 & went 11-2
    $400 4
Though most worm lizards resemble worms in not having these, the ajolote worm lizard has 2 little front ones
    $400 16
It used to mean to woo or court; now it means take to court
    $400 8
In 2009 a Johannesburg TV producer staged a 30-day fast to protest cutbacks in this nation's broadcasting
    $400 13
Alabaster or bone
    $400 26
Per "Emily Post's Etiquette", a woman dancing "may not refuse to change partners when another" does this
    $400 7
This actress is the mother of James Wilkie Broderick
    $600 5
The tuatara, Maori for "having spines", is found only on islands off the coast of this country
    $600 17
It precedes mater when referring to one's former school
    $600 9
Bobby Sands, an officer in this "Army", died in 1981 following a 66-day hunger strike at the Maze Prison near Belfast
    $600 14
Mandarin or pumpkin
    $600 27
Air travel no-no: wrestle for 10 minutes during boarding with a bag too big for these 2 possible spots
    $600 21
This film, theater & "Criminal Minds" actor is also an interpreter of song standards, sometimes in Yiddish
    $800 18
Sunbeam snakes are so called because these sparkle in the light
    $800 20
A female donkey
    DD: $1,600 10
Lt. Colonel Thileepan of the Tamil Tigers starved himself to death in a 1987 hunger strike on this island
    $800 24
Dresden or cobalt
    $800 28
A study at Clemson found that this George Costanza move really does add thousands of bacteria to the salsa
    $800 22
In 2009, at age 91, this 1960s "Jeopardy!" announcer was still the voice of "Saturday Night Live"
    $1000 19
The Chinese alligator is confined to a small area in the valley of this longest Chinese river
    $1000 23
"And then there's" this shawl or wrap, made of gray striped plaid, that's worn in Scotland
    $1000 11
In 1917 Alice Paul, arrested while agitating for this constitutional amendment, was force fed to end her hunger strike
    $1000 25
Slate or mouse
    $1000 30
Applauding between these, customarily not done, is encouraged by some orchestras as a sign of enthusiasm
    $1000 29
On her first visit to NYC in 1964, signs for a big musical made her say, "They must have been waiting for me!"

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

Steven Jeff Cara
$3,800 $2,600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steven Jeff Cara
$7,000 $5,000 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be one word from the clue itself spelled backwards.)
    $400 1
A seaplane called the Campania was designed to take off from the deck of this; seems to defeat the purpose of a seaplane
    $400 11
Trainer Angelo Dundee was in this champ's corner from 1960 to his 1981 fight with Trevor Berbick
    $400 4
    $400 16
The cover of the mag shows Puget Sound's Puyallup tribe practicing this traditional main occupation
    $400 21
This Dr. Seuss feline said, "I always pick up all my playthings, and so... I will show you another good trick that I know"
    $400 26
The mood was one of this as the Moon broke from its orbit & hurtled toward Earth
    DD: $3,000 2
The Schutte-Lanz company also made dirigibles in Germany, but it was this company whose airships terrorized London
    $800 12
Damon Runyon gave this champ the nickname "Manassa Mauler", Manassa being the Colorado town where he was born
    $800 5
    $800 17
The Coroado people of this South American country's Atlantic coast admit it: linguistically, "I'm Ge"
    $800 22
He told Alice, "We're all mad here, I'm mad, you're mad"
    $800 27
The Internet is inundated with many things: polls. sports, games, maps, news & unfortunately, this
    $1200 3
Structurally, the Fokker Dr. I was this type of plane design (hint: the 320 built had a total of 960 wings)
    $1200 13
In 1994, at age 45, he reclaimed the title he had held 20 years earlier with a 10-round knockout of champ Michael Moorer
    $1200 6
    $1200 18
Hot romance of Southern Africa; as Khoisan speakers, when the 2 started talking, sonically, really did this
    $1200 23
Tom Kitten gets rolled up in dough & is almost baked in a pudding in "The Tale of Samuel Whiskers" by this author
    $1200 28
Bertha said it was the last straw when confronted by these in the mirror, the day before prom
    $1600 9
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Museum of Flight in Seattle, WA.) The Newport 28 at the Museum of Flight was the model used by Quentin, the son of this U.S. president; Quentin was killed in aerial combat over France in July 1918
    $1600 14
He retired in 1949 after an 11-year reign as champ but came out of retirement in 1950, losing to Ezzard Charles
    $1600 7
    $1600 19
Hurt & angry at also being called the Kukukuku, the Anga lash out from their home on this large island north of Australia
    $1600 24
In this George Selden work, Harry Cat becomes friends with Chester, a cricket from Connecticut who goes to NYC
    $1600 29
The executive chef stressed to the waiters that these were going to take 15 minutes to prep
    $2000 10
Germany's Halberstadt CL IV was powered by this engine brand named for a girl
    $2000 15
This African American's first fight after winning the title was a 1909 bout against future actor Victor McLaglen
    $2000 8
    $2000 20
A story on a North African people is headlined "There's more to us than" this carpet
    $2000 25
Jennyanydots is the subject of "The Old Gumbie Cat", one of 13 poems in this collection
    DD: $3,000 30
The announcement rang out that the baby's mother would be repaid for this item

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steven Jeff Cara
$14,800 $10,200 $13,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

His first name means "moderate"; sadly, immoderate drinking helped kill him in 1881 at age 42, but not on Bald Mountain

Final scores:

Steven Jeff Cara
$3,599 $100 $1,000
2-day champion: $30,299 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steven Jeff Cara
$17,000 $10,200 $12,000
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,200

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Game tape date: 2010-03-03
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