Show #6004 - Thursday, October 21, 2010


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Kathleen Mikulis, a stay-at-home mom from Mountain View, California

Mike Wilson, a business student from Grand Blanc, Michigan

Matt DeTura, a recent law school graduate from Washington, D.C. (whose 3-day cash winnings total $61,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 24
February 7, 1986: ending a 28-year family dynasty, "president for life" Jean-Claude Duvalier flees this island nation
    $200 15
51,475 yards
    $200 20
This California city has the USA's oldest Columbus Day parade & an Italian Banquet at the Fairmont Hotel, too
    $200 2
This knight's forbidden love for the queen caused him to fail in his holy grail quest & busted up the round table
    $200 10
Bob Dylan wrote "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right", but this "Puff (The Magic Dragon)" trio made it a top 10 hit
    $200 1
One of the USA's most honored TV journalists, he was at CBS for more than 50 years
    $400 28
June 30, 2005: this late actor's annotated script of "The Godfather" sells at auction for a record $312,800
    $400 16
35,124 yards
    $400 21
Washington State has a yearly festival devoted to the Dungeness type of this
    $400 6
By late 32 B.C., he had divorced his wife Octavia for an Egyptian lady; ex-brother-in-law Octavian declared war on him
    $400 26
Proverbially, "once" this, "twice shy"
    $400 4
This verb means to provoke or to stir up: uh oh, riot!
    $600 13
June 19, 1970: with the purchase of a Reno casino, this billionaire becomes the biggest gambling operator in Nevada
    $600 17
34.86 miles
    $600 3
Wash down your empanadas with Merlot at this Disney World theme park's international food & wine festival
    $600 7
This Hungarian & "Faust" composer was big with the ladies; Countess d'Agoult & George Sand were on his short this
    $600 23
In the title of a noirish 1934 James M. Cain novel, this guy "Always Rings Twice"
    $600 5
This pencil component is a form of soft carbon; you won't get lead poisoning from chewing on it
    DD: $2,000 29
April 27, 2010: After 2 decades in U.S. prisons, this Central American ex-leader arrives in France to face charges
    $800 18
270.57 football fields
    $800 12
The 41st annual Ohio Sauerkraut Festival offers 'kraut-flavored this semisoft treat (chocolate is more traditional)
    $800 11
In 1809 this Corsican divorced his 46-year-old wife; a few months later, he married a 19-yr.-old Austrian archduchess
    $800 25
Multiply pi times twice the radius of a circle to get this measure
    $800 8
After a grappling arm in the shuttle cargo bay failed, Joseph Allen held one of these over his head for an entire orbit
    $1000 30
July 27, 1953: 3 years & 32 days of war between these 2 countries ends with the signing of an armistice
    $1000 19
6.24 leagues
    $1000 22
"Taste of" this southern city is an annual event & also the name of a gift basket with rice & Benne Wafers
    $1000 14
A battleship in history & cinema was named for this prince, lover of Catherine the Great
    $1000 27
German term for sweet bread that's been "twice baked"
    $1000 9
From the Latin for "instruction", it's an adjective meaning "very knowledgeable"

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

Matt Mike Kathleen
$3,800 $2,000 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Mike Kathleen
$5,800 $3,000 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 5
The Deccan Odyssey is a luxury tour of Maharashtra state by this mode of transport
    $400 11
(Christopher Meloni gives the clue) You feel like you're in the ring with Jake LaMotta in this classic collaboration of Scorsese & De Niro
    $400 6
A hemodialyzer is a medical device known as an artificial this organ
    $400 18
A prize or memento, such as a cup or a plaque, received as a symbol of victory, often in sports
    $800 4
The eastern states of Orissa & Andhra Pradesh are bounded by this body of water
    $800 12
(Soledad O'Brien gives the clue.) I never stop laughing at Spike Lee's concert film of Bernie Mac, Cedric the Entertainer, D.L. Hughley & Steve Harvey--"The Original" these
    $800 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew demonstrates.) An egg sinks in tap water, but in saltwater, the egg gains this, defined as the upward force of a liquid on an object less dense than itself
    $800 17
An arachnid
    $800 19
This term for an on-the-job trainee comes from the French for "to learn"
    DD: $2,000 1
A group of vigilante women who beat up corrupt & abusive men calls itself the pink this garment gang
    $1200 13
(Wolf Blitzer gives the clue) "Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it" is some of the wisdom dispensed by the hooky player in this film
    $1200 8
The second law of thermodynamics says that this will of its own accord only move to a colder object
    $1200 14
Either monozygotic or dizygotic
    $1200 20
A tableland, it's from the French for "flat object"
    $1600 2
Known as "DU", it has about 200,000 students
    $1600 25
(Kareem Abdul-Jabbar gives the clue) Humphrey Bogart plays a tough private eye who sends his love Mary Astor up the river in this 1941 film
    $1600 9
(Kelly of the Clue Crew demonstrates.) When you press the nozzle of an aerosol can, the contents are pushed out by pressurized gas; the gas is called one of these, a general term for chemicals that create thrust
    $1600 26
This Dickens novel starts with a boy visiting his parents' graves, where he's surprised by an escaped convict
    $1600 15
Usually carrying a sheaf of wheat
    $1600 21
Eating pizza in the morning is etymologically justified: this meal is from the Old French for "morning meal"
    $2000 3
Like in the book "Eat, Pray, Love", you may want to renew yourself spiritually at this type of Indian religious retreat
    $2000 24
(Dana Delany gives the clue.) Humphrey Bogart plays a tough Hollywood writer who loses his last chance at love with Gloria Grahame in this 1950 film
    $2000 10
This division separates Saturn's rings & is named for the man who spotted them in 1675
    $2000 23
Ruth Cole is the title character of John Irving's "A Widow for" this long
    DD: $2,800 16
The lucky possessor of 4 hooves & 2 arms
    $2000 22
Spelled with an E after the L, it means "to complete"; with an I, "to praise"; both are from the French

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Mike Kathleen
$12,600 $8,600 $12,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

They are the 2 artists associated with the 1888 work seen here; one is the artist & the other is the subject

Final scores:

Matt Mike Kathleen
$12,399 $0 $25,201
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $25,201

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Matt Mike Kathleen
$14,600 $8,600 $11,200
20 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
0 W
13 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $34,400

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Game tape date: 2010-08-10
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