Show #6001 - Monday, October 18, 2010


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Paula Currall, a stay-at-home mom from Oakton, Virginia

Matt DeTura, a recent law school graduate from Washington, D.C.

Sara Wilkinson, a country club concierge from Athens, Georgia (whose 3-day cash winnings total $72,701)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 24
On Nov. 9, 1906 Teddy Roosevelt left the U.S. to personally see the progress on this engineering project
    $200 6
Al & Peg's place at 9764 Jeopardy Lane, Chicago
    $200 11
Originally the marshmallow bits in this cereal included pink hearts, yellow moons & green clovers
    $200 14
Kazakhstan has less than a 1,000-mile border with China, but an over 4,000-mile one with this country
    $200 1
This character lived just north of Who-ville & hated roast beast (for a while)
    $200 15
In 2008 this "Hoosier State" announced a $33 mil. cleanup of a mile of the PCB-& DDT-filled Grand Calumet River
    $400 25
The British party of this name aimed to limit the king's powers; the U.S. party hoped to limit "King Andrew" Jackson
    $400 7
The creepy 1313 Mockingbird Lane, in Mockingbird Heights
    $400 12
One of these made with 7,000 Hershey bars, 20,000 marshmallows & 24,000 Graham crackers set a record
    $400 16
These 2 countries share the longest noncontiguous border
    $400 2
Powdery snow & air that may move faster than 100 mph make up a "dry snow" this
    $400 18
You might be MIA at MIA, this city's international airport; its concourse D is 1.3 miles long, end to end
    $600 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map of New England on the monitor.) In May 1643, to discourage attacks by the Dutch & others, the United Colonies of New England was formed by 4 Puritan colonies: Massachusetts Bay, Connecticut, New Haven & this one
    $600 8
Ah geez, youse guys, the address is 704 Hauser Street, Queens
    $600 13
A little birdie told us there's a 2009 documentary all about these marshmallow Easter treats
    $600 17
Armenia has only 22 miles of border with this southern neighbor, a vital fuel supplier
    $600 3
6-letter word for a large & protruding belly, not Erik Estrada's "CHiPs" character
    $600 19
The world's first stretch of road made of this hard material was between 6 & 7 mile roads in what's now Detroit
    $800 27
On May 15, 1972 while campaigning in Laurel, Md., this Alabama governor was shot & paralyzed by Arthur Bremer
    DD: $1,800 9
A 32-room, 14-bathroom mansion at 518 Crestview Drive in 90210 land
    $800 22
Mini marshmallows are a fun addition to this classic salad of apples, walnuts & mayonnaise
    $800 29
The capital of this country is within 100 miles of France, Germany, Italy & Liechtenstein
    $800 4
As a verb, it means to twist suddenly; as a noun, it's a bolt-twisting tool
    $800 20
In 1987, a mile-long garbage slick was spotted off Monmouth County in this state; call Tony Soprano, he's in waste mgmt.
    $1000 28
In 1948 Whittaker Chambers implicated this State Department official as an espionage agent for the Soviets
    $1000 10
Beware the homicidal baby at 31 Spooner St., Quahog, Rhode Island
    $1000 23
It's the 13-letter name for a peanut butter & marshmallow creme sandwich, a New England favorite
    $1000 30
In 2010 Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos moved to end a simmering border dispute with this country
    $1000 5
I'm going to give you this 2-word French term that means "blank document"
    $1000 21
This Montana city with a "hilly" name is known as "the city that's a mile high & a mile deep"

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

Sara Matt Paula
$1,000 $2,600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sara Matt Paula
$3,200 $4,800 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
His historical novels include "Texas", "Chesapeake" & "Centennial"
    $400 6
1996: "Because You Loved Me"
    $400 26
"There's no place like" this type of treatment that uses natural tinctures to heal the body
    $400 16
During WWI the U.S. government confiscated the assets of this German aspirin company & sold off the name
    $400 18
In the "Nemean Odes", Pindar wrote that these "have a longer life than deeds"
    $400 11
To fasten with glue, or walked up & down nervously
    $800 2
Mackinlay Kantor's novels of the Civil War include one about this notorious prison camp
    $800 7
1999: "Genie In A Bottle"
    $800 30
This type of "suggestion" is a form of self-hypnotherapy
    $800 17
The name of this toy company that began by selling frames & doll furniture is a combination of the owners' names
    DD: $3,500 19
In "Epidemics" he wrote, 'As to diseases, make a habit of two things--to help, or at least to do no harm'
    $800 12
A primate, or a combatant in irregular warfare
    $1200 3
Charles Dickens wrote 2 historical novels: "Barnaby Rudge" & this 1859 classic
    $1200 8
1993: "Dreamlover" & "Hero"
    $1200 29
"Negative" this therapy tries to cleanse the body using negatively charged particles
    $1200 23
In 2002 the company named for this moviemaker spun off its THX division
    $1200 20
In the 3rd century B.C., while discussing the lever, he said, "give me where to stand, and I will move the earth"
    $1200 13
An agreement, or filled to capacity
    $1600 4
William Styron won a 1968 Pulitzer Prize for his "Confessions of" this slave revolt leader
    $1600 9
1990: "I'm Your Baby Tonight"
    $1600 28
"Finger pressure" in Japanese, this type of massage deals with 12 major meridians
    DD: $2,700 24
A New York bank was named for this Secretary of the Treasury under Lincoln
    $1600 21
Plutarch said that Julius Caesar quoted the ancient proverb "the die is cast" as he crossed this river
    $1600 14
A lateral half of the body, or exhaled audibly with sorrow
    $2000 5
This 1880 classic by Lew Wallace was one of the first novels to feature Jesus as a character
    $2000 10
"Rush, Rush" & "The Promise Of A New Day"
    $2000 27
Both acupressure & acupuncture work with this Chinese energy
    $2000 25
In 1917 the son of an Illinois bookseller joined with a New York store & started this company
    $2000 22
This Greek lawmaker wrote about relieving citizens' debt, saying one "who was enslaved is now free"
    $2000 15
The Greek god of war, or the sign of the zodiac that follows Pisces

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sara Matt Paula
$21,400 $17,200 $2,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the only U.S. coin or bill produced in 2010 that features the private home of a president on the reverse

Final scores:

Sara Matt Paula
$8,399 $22,200 $1,400
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $22,200 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sara Matt Paula
$19,400 $17,200 $2,400
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
1 W
6 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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Game tape date: 2010-08-10
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