Show #5998 - Wednesday, October 13, 2010


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Terry Andrews, a systems analyst originally from Decatur, Illinois

Sara Wilkinson, a country club concierge from Athens, Georgia

Suzanne Rorick, a stay-at-home mom from Stevenson Ranch, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We are fortunate in that some of the clues will be delivered by the man on the spot, Lindblad-National Geographic naturalist Tom Ritchie.)
    $200 26
(Tom Ritchie presents the clue from Antarctica.) The 1959 Antarctic Treaty opened the continent to science & made possible such findings as this hole in the atmosphere in the 1980s
    $200 11
Robin Roberts & George Stephanopoulos are 2 of the anchors of this ABC A.M. offering
    $200 21
Juliet's family, they hate the Montagues
    $200 16
Mitch McDeere heads to Memphis to practice tax law in this bestseller
    $200 1
This org. sells 8 varieties of its cookies, with 3 mandatory ones: Peanut Butter Sandwich, Thin Mint & Shortbread
    $200 6
Ancient Persian priests, like those who visited the baby Jesus
    $400 27
The youngest mountain chain in Antarctica is a southward extension of this South American range
    $400 12
Julianna Margulies stars as Alicia Florrick, the title political spouse on this CBS drama
    $400 22
Home computer buyers choose between these 2 types played by Justin Long & John Hodgman in commercials
    DD: $1,400 17
Tulane law student Darby Shaw writes this title object of a 1992 Grisham page turner
    $400 2
This sandwich cookie brand also has one covered in milk chocolate & a Golden Uh-Oh with chocolate creme
    $400 7
A Welsh dog breed with a fox-like head
    $600 28
(Tom Ritchie presents the clue from Antarctica.) Port Lockroy was the start of Britain's permanent presence in Antarctica as a secret base to observe German movements during this war
    $600 13
This spin-off from "Maude" focused on the dy-no-mite Evans family, who lived in Chicago
    $600 23
The rivalry between these 2 men culminated in the "Thrilla in Manila"
    $600 18
A black man murders the 2 white men who raped his daughter in this novel, Grisham's first
    $600 3
Hee hee! This co. offers Ready to Bake! & Simply... Chocolate Chip Cookies (& stop poking my gut!)
    $600 8
A Hindu holy man, or a Yankees great
    $800 29
Explorer Richard E. named an unclaimed region of Antarctica Marie this Land, for his wife
    $800 14
This 1985 animated TV special had the Peanuts gang perform the Broadway musical of the same name
    $800 24
Antonio Prohias, a Cuban refugee, spoofed the Cold War in this Mad magazine comic strip
    $800 19
The direction of the verdict in a tobacco lawsuit is at stake in this 1996 novel
    $800 4
Chips Deluxe & Fudge Shoppe are cookies made by this "elfin" company
    $800 9
From the Polish for "dumpling", it's a baked turnover with meat inside
    $1000 30
(Tom Ritchie presents the clue from Antarctica.) Lifeless boats and rusted tanks that once held the precious oil are relics of Deception Island's past: from 1906 to 1931, it was a processing center for this brutal trade
    $1000 15
This guy from "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" went on to host "How to Look Good Naked"
    $1000 25
A truce signed in 2003 officially ended the century-old feud between these 2 Appalachian families
    $1000 20
Reggie Love represents 11-year-old Mark Sway, the title character of this legal thriller
    $1000 5
Rhyming name of the bite-sized chocolate chip cookie brand with the "homemade recipe, homemade taste"
    $1000 10
It's the Italian version of Louis

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

Suzanne Sara Terry
$200 $4,400 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Suzanne Sara Terry
$1,800 $8,600 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response beginning with that letter of the alphabet.)
(Alex: ...celebrating its 20th anniversary this month.)
    $400 1
The cities of Antwerp & Ghent lie in this northern region of Belgium
    $400 21
The 2007 cover seen here was drawn for "Entertainment Weekly" by this man
    $400 6
A 1913 W.V. miners' strike brought martial law, so 82-year-old Mother Jones was tried in this type of military tribunal
    $400 11
This closed tube that may become inflamed is from Latin for "hanging from", as it hangs at the end of the large intestine
    $400 26
This existentialist wrote the 1943 play "Les Mouches", or "The Flies"
    $400 14
In a Shakespeare quote, the 5-word metaphor that precedes "and all the men and women merely players"
    $800 2
Historically a manufacturing stronghold, it's 60 miles northwest of Detroit
    $800 22
In 1990, the very first "E.W." cover didn't feature a movie or TV star, but this alternative country singer
    $800 7
In 1586 she insisted she had no designs on Elizabeth I's throne: she was not believed
    $800 12
This rubbery connective tissue gets its name from a Latin word meaning "gristle"
    $800 27
During WWII this future U.S. president flew a Grumman Avenger & was shot down over the Pacific
    $800 15
This "deathly" phrase may come from a notion that those who hanged themselves pushed away what they stood on
    DD: $2,000 3
(Jimmy of Clue Crew shows a map of the Middle East.) In 1914, historian James Breasted coined this 2-word term to describe the agricultural area that extends from the Nile Valley to the Persian Gulf
    $1200 23
The title of the 2008 cover story on Tina Fey was "One Hot Mama", referring to the title of this film she starred in
    $1200 8
(Legal commentator Jack Ford presents the clue from a courtroom.) After a 3-week trial in March 1951, she became the first woman executed by the U.S. government since alleged Lincoln conspirator Mary Surratt in 1865
    $1200 13
The name of this gland near the stomach literally means "all flesh"
    $1200 28
Jack kills a pig & Roger kills Piggy in this 1954 work
    $1200 16
Meaning "to use unfair means", this action was prohibited by the Marquess of Queensberry's rules
    $1600 4
Nova Scotia's Cobequid Bay is an arm of this much larger bay
    $1600 24
In 2007, Reese told "E.W." about her big fall movie in which her Egyptian-born husband suffers this title transfer by force
    $1600 9
Though under house arrest in this country off & on since 1989, Aung San Suu Kyi was not brought to trial until 2009
    DD: $1,600 19
The heart is completely enclosed in this membranous sac from the Greek for "surrounding the heart"
    $1600 17
As far as the Cold War goes, the Iron Curtain dealt with the Soviets & this curtain dealt with China
    $2000 5
This Danish island group between Iceland & the U.K. is self-governing & has its own parliament, the Lagting
    $2000 25
In 1996, as George Clooney hit the big screen in "From Dusk Till Dawn," he was still an "E.R." heartthrob as this doctor
    $2000 10
The yearlong murder trial of Amanda Knox, an American student in this country, riveted Europe in 2009
    $2000 20
From the Greek for "hard", it's the dense white part of the eye
    $2000 18
The Pieter Brueghel the Elder painting here refers to this metaphor meaning ignorance by leaders & followers

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Suzanne Sara Terry
$9,000 $23,000 $6,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

His son Christopher said, my father "got to where he was by climbing upon my infant shoulders"

Final scores:

Suzanne Sara Terry
$14,000 $25,000 $800
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $25,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Suzanne Sara Terry
$9,000 $22,000 $8,800
11 R,
0 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
12 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,800

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Game tape date: 2010-08-09
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