Show #6007 - Tuesday, October 26, 2010


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Jesse Cuevas, a corporate lawyer originally from Leawood, Kansas

Laura Spadanuta, a trade magazine reporter and editor originally from Floral Park, New York

Pam Jones-Pigott, a farmers' market coordinator from Pflugerville, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Fewer babies were crying after 1849, when Walter Hunt invented this pin for diapers
    $200 7
When he died in 1937 at the age of 97, this oil man had given away more than $500 million; he still left his kids a few bucks
    $200 1
I had this many wives -- big deal, Liz Taylor's had more husbands
    $200 15
In the comics he was obsessed with the little red-haired girl
    $200 26
In "Through the Looking-Glass", she meets a unicorn who is stunned to discover she's not a monster
    $200 19
You fill one out to start the process of getting a job
    $400 10
Joseph Niepce created the first permanent one of these images in 1826
    $400 8
This hotel founder lived to the age of 91; he made quite a pile, but he never saw Paris... or Nicky
    $400 3
You might think I was an ally of this reformer, but in fact I was named "Defender of the Faith" for writing a 1521 attack on him
    $400 16
High-energy play on the diamond earned Pete Rose this enthusiastic moniker
    DD: $3,000 30
This Japanese beer brand uses a unicorn for its logo & that's what its name means
    $400 20
A tensing of a mother's muscles during birth; push!
    $600 6
Thimonnier, like Singer, built a type of this machine, but his was destroyed by rioting tailors
    $600 13
This San Francisco Examiner man lived to be 88; his last word probably wasn't "Rosebud", though
    $600 4
I always wanted a male heir, but little Ed didn't last long; this "bloody" daughter of mine succeeded him
    $600 14
PBS talk show host Charlie Rose won an Emmy in 1987 for an interview he conducted in prison with this other Charlie
    $600 27
The endangered Indian species of this large ungulate has the scientific name R. unicornis
    $600 21
A sudden violent discharge from Vesuvius
    $800 11
Elevators date back to Roman times; in 1853 he showed off his safety device so passengers could ride on them
    $800 24
Daniel Ludwig, who lived to be 95, pioneered this 11-letter type of ship of over 100,000 tons of displacement
    $800 5
I enjoyed all kinds of sports & in 1520 had a spirited wrestling match with the king of this country
    $800 17
Warner Oland and Sydney Toland (2 non-Chinese) played this Chinese detective on film
    $800 28
The "Gentleman Caller" breaks Laura's prized figurine in this play from 1945
    $800 22
A series of engraved letters on stone, from the Latin for "to write"
    $1000 12
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew pushes an enclosed plunger.) Pushing a plunger compresses the air inside the cylinder, creating enough heat to ignite a piece of paper; the same principle is used in a type of engine invented by this man
    $1000 25
This publisher whose name is on communications schools at Penn & USC died in 2002 aged 94
    $1000 9
This humanist was my Chancellor from 1529 to 1532; I had him arrested for treason & dropped the axe on him
    $1000 18
One of his last film roles was as the swindling wife murderer in 1947's "Monsieur Verdoux"
    $1000 29
This unicorn-like whale's "horn" is really a long tusk
    $1000 23
A living manifestation of a god

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

Pam Laura Jesse
$2,400 $4,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Pam Laura Jesse
$1,800 $8,200 $6,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
Miss March, March Fong Eu was California's first woman in this post; Condoleezza Rice was one for the U.S.
    $400 16
This Coleridge "rime" says, "a sadder and a wiser man he rose the morrow morn"
    $400 10
You can get tickets at the multiplex at or from the same service by dialing 777-this
    $400 1
Parasitic protozoa called plasmodia cause this disease; female Anopheles mosquitoes transmit the parasite to humans
    $400 21
Full, cited authority might be this "and verse"
    $800 24
The capital of this country is on the Vilnia River
    $800 12
Miss January Jones, seen here, plays Betty on this AMC advertising show
    $800 17
Shakespeare wrote, "a sad tale's best for" this season
    $800 6
Willis Carrier tested this in the Rivoli in 1925 & soon movie houses were installing & advertising it
    $800 2
Addison's disease is a metabolic dysfunction of these glands useful in an emergency
    $1200 25
In 1997 Ferrari bought this other fast car maker founded in Bologna in 1914
    $1200 13
Miss June Allyson played the wife of this bandleader in his movie story, opposite Jimmy Stewart
    $1200 18
His "Ode to a Nightingale" says, "where palsy shakes a few, sad, last gray hairs, where youth grows pale"
    $1200 7
If you're seeing a picture tonight, good chance it's on one of this "kingly" company's 6,761 U.S. screens
    $1200 3
(I'm Katie Couric.) To raise awareness of a specific type of cancer, I had an on-camera one of these procedures, aired in March of 2000
    $1600 14
Miss June Havoc inspired the character of Baby June in this musical, back on Broadway in 2008
    $1600 19
Whittier rhymed, "of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these" 4
    $1600 8
1998's "The Last Broadcast" was the 1st film shown theatrically using this type of distribution & projection
    DD: $3,000 4
In 2010 Bret Michaels suffered from hyponatremia, low levels of this element in the blood
    $1600 23
The person with this job adjusts body structures, like the spinal column
    $2000 15
Miss May Swenson was an American poet who also translated poetry from this language, her first as a child
    $2000 20
One of his lines from "Tintern Abbey" mentions "hearing oftentimes the still, sad music of humanity"
    $2000 9
Heard here, the pipe organ called "The Mighty" this brand was long popular in movie theaters
    $2000 5
This structure near the center of the base of the brain directs the hormonal activities of the pituitary gland
    $2000 22
He's the attendant at a casino who rakes in the chips & money

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Pam Laura Jesse
-$2,400 $11,800 $15,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2000 the Centre Court Arena in Melbourne, Australia was renamed for him

Final scores:

Pam Laura Jesse
-$2,400 $0 $24,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $24,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Pam Laura Jesse
$600 $11,800 $12,600
10 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $25,000

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Game tape date: 2010-08-23
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