Show #5997 - Tuesday, October 12, 2010


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Tim Campos, an architect from New Orleans, Louisiana

Suzanne Rorick, a stay-at-home mom from Stevenson Ranch, California

Carol Denny, a writer for a non-profit environmental foundation from Arnold, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Ya, mon! On June 29, 1504 Columbus was rescued from this island where he'd been shipwrecked for a year
    $200 6
Bruce Banner, who learned it's not easy being green
    $200 26
In a song from "Annie", "The sun'll come out tomorrow, bet" this "that tomorrow there'll be sun"
    $200 16
An archipelago:
    $200 21
It's located at 3734 Elvis Presley Boulevard in Memphis
    $200 1
It's the hole in a needle
    $400 12
Columbus said goodbye for good in this year, 14 years after he set out on his most famous voyage
    $400 7
Diedrich Knickerbocker, a "sleepy" novelist
    $400 27
Clint Eastwood starred in this 1964 Spaghetti Western & its sequel, "For a Few Dollars More"
    $400 17
In the North Atlantic:
    $400 22
The house where she wrote "Silent Spring" is a National Historic Monument in Silver Spring, Maryland
    $400 2
Verb meaning to be in charge of a committee or organization
    $600 13
On Christmas Day 1492, Columbus waved a sad bye-bye to this ship after it ran aground
    $600 8
"Lady Day", a nickname originated by sax man Lester Young
    $600 28
Situated next to
    $600 18
Off the coast of Africa:
    $600 23
Seen here is a partial view of her childhood home in Alabama in the 1950s; notice the water pump
    $600 3
When you pick up a tab, you do this to "the bill"
    $800 14
Sometime before 1477, Columbus bade farewell to this Italian city of his birth
    DD: $1,000 9
Harry Longabaugh, whose nickname came from the Wyoming town in which he was imprisoned
    $800 29
This policy aims to encourage the investment of capital in foreign countries
    $800 19
In Africa:
    $800 24
Spanish for "Sea to Lake" this Palm Beach estate was home to Donald Trump & earlier, Marjorie Merriweather Post
    $800 4
Slang for a bar or nightclub; in "Casablanca", Humphrey Bogart refers to a "gin" one
    $1000 15
On April 16, 1503, on his last voyage, Columbus left Rio Belen in what's now this narrow country
    $1000 10
Sir Percy Blakeney, a "colorful" fop with a sword
    $1000 30
The star system closest to our sun is the Alpha system in this constellation in the southern hemisphere
    $1000 20
In South America:
    $1000 25
In 1839, this president bought Lindenwald, the estate he would retire to, in Kinderhook
    $1000 5
Part of the face that also means to have a friendly chat

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

Carol Suzanne Tim
-$200 $3,200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Carol Suzanne Tim
$200 $7,800 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
A 1999 law officially adopted this country's rising sun flag & its anthem, whose title means "his majesty's reign"
    $400 7
Simba climbs to the top of the Empire State Building with Fay Wray in his arms
    $400 1
Italian soprano Renata Tebaldi was chosen by Toscanini to sing at the reopening of this Milan opera house in 1946
    $400 18
A culinary profession: panadero
    $400 9
In his novels, Luthien Tinuviel was daughter of Thingol Greycloak, greatest of the Grey-elven kings
    $400 17
On July 25, 1945 this president wrote, "We have discovered the most terrible bomb in the history of the world"
    $800 3
The blue field of Somalia's flag was influenced by the flag of this organization
    $800 8
A mouse-like boy runs afoul of a carnivorous plant
    $800 23
As a 13-year-old, she moved to Greece with her mother & the family name was changed back to Kalogeropoulos
    $800 19
A proverb: "no hay tiempo como el presente"
    $800 10
She was adopted, but still managed to become an Imperial senator, representing Alderaan
    $800 26
In her journals Anne Morrow called him "a knight in shining armor, with myself as his devoted page"
    $1200 4
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands in front of a map of the Middle East.) Perhaps to distinguish it from neighboring Bahrain's flag, this country chose mauve for its dual-tone flag
    $1200 11
A schoolteacher travels to Siam & finds herself the only living person left in New York City
    $1200 24
Bet this Australian was "toasty" with the fur she often wore around her neck to keep her throat warm
    $1200 20
It's found in a toolbox: martillo
    $1200 14
The warring countries of Guilder & Florin propel the action in this William Goldman tale
    $1200 27
In 1662 his diary contained the first known British reference to Punchinello, later shortened to Punch
    $1600 5
In 1922, after 91 years as an instrumental, this S. Amer. country's anthem got words calling it "a brave colossus"
    $1600 12
Fanny Brice takes over for Diana Ross in a biopic
    DD: $2,000 25
The Met's Rudolph Bing refused to hire this diva known as "Bubbles" because she hadn't been trained in Europe
    $1600 21
A delicious fruit:
    $1600 15
The 1884 satiric opera "Princess Ida" by this pair was inspired by a poem
    $2000 6
Bosnia's constitutional court banned the anthem of this other former Yugoslav republic
    $2000 13
Julia Roberts escapes from getting married to an evil doll boy
    $2000 22
In computer lingo: the 4-letter equivalent of correo basura
    DD: $3,000 16
This "flowery" J.M. Barrie princess was called "the most beautiful of the dusky Dianas"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Carol Suzanne Tim
-$1,000 $20,400 $13,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

These 2 "King Lear" characters, 1 male, 1 female, both represent truthfulness; one disappears when the other returns

Final scores:

Carol Suzanne Tim
-$1,000 $12,900 $0
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $12,900 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Carol Suzanne Tim
-$1,000 $21,400 $14,800
4 R,
3 W
28 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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Game tape date: 2010-08-09
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