Show #6014 - Thursday, November 4, 2010


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Jennifer Hill, a Korean studies program coordinator from Washington, D.C.

Rony Josaphat, a master's student of television from North Miami, Florida

Vito Cortese, a software engineer and Italian translator from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,685)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will rhyme with "silly".)
    $200 24
The British shortened this term to "bolshie", which also came to mean stubborn & uncooperative
    $200 12
(Oprah Winfrey reads the clue.) After tossing a hat into the air for a 1997 show, an homage to one of my heroes, this inspiration turned the world on with her smile & thrilled me by joining me onstage
    $200 20
Baby food:
This brand that has a NatureSelect 2nd Foods line
    $200 11
"She brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in ____ clothes"
    $200 6
Scholars don't know the origin of this magic word; one theory is that it comes from Hebrew berakah, "blessing"
    $200 1
Having decorative ruffles
    $400 25
Around 1950 3 Southeast Asian states were given some autonomy, ending the union known as French this
    $400 13
(Oprah Winfrey reads the clue.) In a 1997 show, I got to live out one of my wildest fantasies by singing "Simply the Best" with this music icon who real name is Anna Mae Bullock
    $400 21
Ground coffee:
This brand that's the best part of wakin' up
    $400 15
"For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own ____"
    $400 7
This term for a magician comes from Middle English for "wise"
    $400 2
Composed of crags
    $600 26
Support from laborers called descamisados, "shirtless ones", brought him to power in Argentina in 1946
    $600 14
(Oprah Winfrey reads the clue.) When I interviewed this actor, I got to tell him what it meant to me as a young girl to see an African American walk into the Academy Awards & take home the Best Actor prize
    $600 22
Dry cat food:
This "mix"
    $600 16
"But when I became a man, I put away ____ things"
    $600 8
Gol-lee! When Billy Batson spoke this word, he became Captain Marvel
    $600 3
Its mother is a dam
    $800 27
The 1992 Olympics in this Spanish city were the first boycott-free summer games in 20 years
    $800 19
(Oprah Winfrey reads the clue.) This movie icon said to me his food company "started as a joke & just got out of control" & then he said "the terrible thing is it's outgrossing all my films"
    $800 23
Soft drink:
Regular & low calorie
    $800 17
"Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained ____ unawares"
    DD: $2,000 9
This 2-word term originated in an old tale as a way to get into a locked cave
    $800 4
In Spanish it's frio
    $1000 28
The Nazis may have contrived the February 1933 burning of this parliament building, giving them more control
    $1000 29
(Oprah Winfrey reads the clue.) I don't often get nervous before an interview, but the night before sitting down with this supreme female Motown talent, I've cried in my bathtub so I wouldn't break down on camera
    $1000 30
Alkaline batteries:
This brand's Coppertop
    $1000 18
"For unto you is born this day in the city of ___ a saviour"
    $1000 10
The first part of this 2-word term used to make something transform comes from Italian for "soon"
    $1000 5
2-word rhyming term meaning in a disorganized or unplanned way

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Vito Rony Jennifer
$5,000 $2,200 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Vito Rony Jennifer
$9,000 $4,000 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
The Libyan desert is actually the northeastern portion of this much larger desert
    $400 1
"Nowhere Man"
    $400 11
An electron on a higher than normal energy level is said to be this, like a "Price is Right" contestant
    $400 30
Lucille Ball popularized the short, curly style named for this dog breed
    $400 17
The Joads suffer loads of hardships as migrant farm workers in this classic
    $400 12
This water-loving South American snake that kills by constricting comes in 3 types: green, yellow & dark-spotted
    $800 7
To find the last remaining bactrian camels in the wild, you'll have to travel to this Mongolian desert
    $800 2
"Piano Man"
    $800 20
Of renewable energy sources, this type produces the USA's most electricity
    $800 29
This haircut named for a guy who died in 44 B.C. is a short cut for a man, with longer bangs
    $800 18
More than one of the sons wished Fyodor dead in this Dostoyevsky novel: the crime is patricide
    $800 13
This 6-letter term means having a surface that is curved or rounded outward
    $1200 8
The name of this desert comes from a Tswana word meaning "great thirst" or "waterless place"
    $1200 3
1979 remake of the Sam & Dave hit:
"Soul Man"
    $1200 21
In karate you might focus your energy with a kiai, which often produces one of these sounds
    $1200 24
A short, layered women's cut is named for this elfin sprite
    $1200 19
"I beheld the wretch--the miserable monster whom I had created" is a line in this classic
    $1200 14
Bellow out the name of this instrument see here
    $1600 9
Joseph Ives used some artistry to give a brilliantly colored section of Arizona this name
    $1600 4
1970: "Solitary Man"
    DD: $3,600 22
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew demonstrates.) When 1-pound steel spheres are smashed together, enough heat is generated to burn a hole in paper, illustrating the conversion of this type of energy into heat energy
    $1600 28
An alteration of the name and the style of a punk haircut, it retains the hair on the sides
    $1600 25
This 1929 novel follows 4 German youths into WWI; the silence is permanent for 3 of them
    $1600 15
This type of always dissatisfied person is the title of a 1604 play by John Marston
    $2000 10
This desert ranges almost as far north as Albuquerque & as far south as Mexico's state of Zacatecas
    $2000 5
2001: "Superman (It's Not Easy)"
    $2000 23
Exploring for this type of energy that utilizes the earth's heat can cause small earthquakes
    $2000 27
Any style that takes a woman's long hair & piles it atop the head is known bv this 4-letter word
    DD: $4,000 26
The name of this Rabelais character comes from words meaning "all" & "thirsty"
    $2000 16
Latin gives us this verb meaning "to depart suddenly & secretly, as to avoid capture"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Vito Rony Jennifer
$23,800 $13,200 $8,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

His grave notes his 1842 West Point graduation, his time at Ft. Sumter, Gettysburg & 2nd Bull Run, but does not mention sports

Final scores:

Vito Rony Jennifer
$26,800 $0 $1
2-day champion: $48,485 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Vito Rony Jennifer
$22,600 $11,200 $12,200
27 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $46,000

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Game tape date: 2010-08-24
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