Show #6006 - Monday, October 25, 2010


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Pam Jones-Pigott, a farmers' market coordinator from Pflugerville, Texas

Reggie LaFond, a business analyst from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Ari Stern, a mathematician from San Diego, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
Thomas Jefferson's veep, he killed a famous man in a famous duel
    $200 5
"It Takes A Village" (1996)
    $200 25
Donna Summer could be the "queen of" this Illinois farming community with a musical name
    $200 8
Gee, I could have had a Runner's Mark: Tabasco, Worcestershire, lemon & 4 ounces of this alphanumeric juice
    $200 16
    $200 1
Adjective meaning lacking clarity or distinctness
    $400 22
He shot & killed Charles Dickinson in an 1806 duel
    $400 6
"Gracie: A Love Story" (1990)
    $400 27
Meaning 2-shelled, the name of this New Jersey town goes back to its oyster industry days
    $400 9
Without this traditional liquor, a Bloody Mary becomes a Virgin Mary
    $400 17
    $400 2
A destructive elephant away from its normal range, or Sarah Palin in the title of her 2009 memoir
    $600 23
He personally killed a Spaniard at the Battle of San Juan Hill
    $600 7
"It's Always Something" (1989)
    $600 28
The ghost town of Adaven is in this state; holding "Adaven" up to a mirror might help
    $600 11
An unfuzzy navel combines lemon juice, orange juice & this flavor fruit nectar
    $600 18
Sidewinder (not the snake)
    $600 3
A congressman refers to another, even if he thinks he's useless, as "my distinguished" this
    $800 24
In 1754 he ordered his Virginia militiamen to fire on a group of unsuspecting Frenchmen, killing 10
    $800 13
"The Civil War" (1991)
    $800 29
You can cash in if you know there's a town in Texas with this name, the Spanish word for money
    $800 12
For some real zing, try Zingerade, which combines lemonade with the Red Zinger type of this
    $800 19
Walther PPK
    $800 4
The opposite of a preface
    $1000 26
As sheriff of Erie County, N.Y., Grover Cleveland personally hanged 2 criminals, earning him the nickname "Hangman of" here
    DD: $1,000 14
"The Words of Gandhi"
    $1000 30
Drop the "Old" from Zachary Taylor's nickname & you'll have the name of this town in Northern California
    $1000 15
The fresh fruit mocktail called a Flossy Aussie contains both kumquats & this fruit
    $1000 20
The USS Harry S. Truman
    $1000 10
One foot is dragged on every step in this Caribbean dance favorite

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

Ari Reggie Pam
$1,800 $2,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ari Reggie Pam
$4,000 $5,200 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(That's a traveling exhibit at the California Science Center until the end of November)
    $400 21
One of the world's oldest mummies, the Detmold Child was mummified in this high S. Amer. country 3,000 years before Tut
    $400 16
Magic Johnson, Jim Brown
    $400 25
Divorce lawyer Marvin Mitchelson coined this term for financial support after an unmarried couple splits up
    $400 11
A popular London scientist & medical man, by suicide (though police found another man's body in his place)
    $400 6
In film titles this synonym for fear is found before "of the Tongs", "of Tiny Town" & "on a Train"
    $400 1
If your computer is slow, try scanning this & then defragmenting it
    $800 22
Veronica Orlovits is part of a group of mummies found in a forgotten church crypt in Pest county in this country
    $800 17
Moses Malone, Derek Jeter
    $800 26
Flamboyant lawyer Melvin Belli was nicknamed "the king of" these civil wrongs
    $800 12
Shakespearean royal, very briefly survived by her husband & son, by poisoning, in Denmark
    $800 7
This synonym for "tumbled" is also a Shakespearean adjective meaning "cruel", as in a type of "swoop"
    $800 2
Now that Pluto has been reclassified, this planet has the longest orbit around the sun
    $1200 23
Royal mummies like Nespaqashuti were placed inside these stone items, whose name is from the Greek for flesh-eating
    $1200 18
Jackie Robinson, Ronnie Lott
    DD: $2,000 27
John Adams was a defense attorney for patriots like John Hancock, & for British troops accused in this 1770 skirmish
    $1200 13
19th c. pickpocket gang leader, described as "a receiver of stolen goods", by execution
    $1200 8
This word whose 2 syllables rhyme is a synonym for "to ambush"
    $1200 3
Slowpoke Rodriguez, "the slowest mouse in all Mexico", was his cousin
    $1600 24
Found in the family vault still wearing his boots, mummified German Baron von Holz died during this early 17th c. war
    $1600 19
Bobby Orr, Lou Gehrig
    $1600 28
This prosecutor in the Scopes Monkey Trial fell ill & died shortly after that trial ended
    DD: $2,000 14
Long Island society mourns his loss. Murdered, in West Egg, by George Wilson
    $1600 9
This synonym for "rich" consists of an adverb, a preposition & a verb
    $1600 4
If you bet that the slowest fishes of all are these of genus Hippocampus--go to the winner's circle
    $2000 30
Preserved to accompany humans into the afterlife, cat mummies were popular in this Egyptian period named for a Greek
    $2000 20
Willie Mays, Jeff Gordon
    $2000 29
This orator who argued McCulloch v. Maryland in the Supreme Court was one of the USA's most highly paid lawyers
    $2000 15
This Louisiana governor & "boss" rose to ruthless demagogue, assassinated, by Adam Stanton
    $2000 10
A man's first name, or a word meaning "abrupt"
    $2000 5
Even a fountain pen was too much technology for this historian who took 20 years to write "The Civil War"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ari Reggie Pam
$5,600 $8,400 $12,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1886 he published his first book, "The Trumpet and Drum", an instructional handbook with 8 compositions

Final scores:

Ari Reggie Pam
$9,600 $13,400 $16,800
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ari Reggie Pam
$5,600 $8,400 $11,600
14 R,
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $25,600

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Game tape date: 2010-08-23
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