Show #6027 - Tuesday, November 23, 2010


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Megan Cornell, a stay-at-home mom from Grand Rapids, Michigan

Bob Kennedy, a college linguistics instructor from Santa Barbara, California

George Tsuji, a software engineer from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 20
"The Clothed & the Living"
    $200 15
Rampage was the name of an actor in this film; Faceman was the name of a character
    $200 1 offers a history of this autumn celebration, begun in 1810
    $200 6
Keep pieces of this in special flannel bags that are infused with particles of this to stop the pieces from tarnishing
    $200 11
In 1863 this president declared a national day of Thanksgiving to be held in November
    $200 25
In the last episode of "Family Matters", this character & Laura became engaged
    $400 21
"The Sit"
    $400 16
This character took on "the World"--his new girlfriend's 7 evil ex-boyfriends, to be more specific
    $400 2
Google Coors, cold & window & find out about the packaging that shows these mountains blue
    $400 7
To keep a picnic table pest-free, spray with water mixed with the oil from this plant; take note of its color
    $400 12
This department store's beloved Thanksgiving Day parade has been floating through New York City since 1924
    $400 26
From the Old English for "dark", this adjective can mean gloomy or unclear
    $600 22
"None of the Queen's Gals"
    $600 17
Nicolas Cage was magic as Balthazar, but as this film's title indicates, he needed a little help
    DD: $1,000 3
Google links to the site for this American beer that's sponsoring a LongShot American Homebrew Contest
    $600 8
For spots on this soft leather, blot with white vinegar & use a shoe brush to rework the nap
    $600 13
Traditionally used to make Thanksgiving pies, this gourd is rich in vitamin A
    $600 27
The intro to radio's "The Shadow" told us that evil does this in the hearts of men
    $800 23
"The Godly Prose"
    $800 18
One line sums up this film: "Release the kraken!" (we certainly saw it enough in the trailers!)
    $800 4
Google "keg" & you'll discover that one can hold 58.67 of these metric units
    $800 9
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shakes things up.) Adding rice to a saltshaker does two things: the rice knocks apart salt lumps during shaking, & this carbohydrate of the rice, C6H10O5, absorbs moisture, so the salt won't clump
    $800 14
One of the 2 NFL teams that traditionally hold games on Thanksgiving Day
    $800 28
This political wit who goes by 2 initials says, "God is a Republican and Santa... is a Democrat"
    $1000 24
1st century A.D.:
"Intersecting Deaths"
    $1000 19
Variety said this Sly Stallone pic had enough pyrotechnic displays to alter the planet's orbit
    $1000 5
A Google hit for this Pottsville, Penn. beer that sounds like a panda reveals that it's America's oldest brewery
    $1000 10
To get lipstick out of washable clothing, dab the stain with the isopropyl type of this
    $1000 29
Since 1957 this country has been celebrating Thanksgiving on the second Monday in October
    $1000 30
Known for their courage & ferocity, these Nepalese soldiers have been a part of the British army for 200 years

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

George Bob Megan
$600 -$200 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

George Bob Megan
$4,800 $3,000 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 10
A 1912 telegram:
This "we are sinking fast.
Passengers are being put into boats"
    $400 1
John Birks Gillespie
    $400 15
It's said this Spaniard who painted "Three Musicians" in 1921 paid for some meals by doodling on napkins
    $400 23
Mentha piperita is peppermint; this is Mentha spicata
    $400 18
For his actions during the invasion of the Philippines in 1945, Sgt. Raymond Cooley of Dunlap received this high award
    $400 5
In earlier times, it was someone who arranged marriages for others
    $800 11
From this city, Robert Benchley sent the witty wire "Streets full of water. Please advise"
    $800 2
Armando Anthony Corea
    $800 16
Toulouse-Lautrec had some dance hall days at this hangout that opened in 1889 in Montmartre
    $800 24
Cilantro comes from this plant whose name is derived from koris, meaning "bug"; they emit a similar odor
    $800 19
From 1827 to 1831 & 1833 to 1835, this frontiersman represented Tennessee in Congress
    $800 6
An area where a group of colonists live together
    $1200 12
In 1897, hearing his obituary had been published, he cabled that the report of his death was an exaggeration
    $1200 3
McKinley Morganfield
    $1200 28
"A Fair Wind", an 1876 work by this U.S. painter, shows a catboat at sea bearing the name Gloucester; d'oh!
    $1200 25
These grayish-blue seeds used to garnish the tops of breads & pastries are so tiny that 900,000 equal a pound
    $1200 20
During the Civil War, this Tennessee native fought for the North & delivered his "Damn the torpedoes!" line
    $1200 7
A wildlife minder on an animal preserve
    $1600 13
A historic message from them began, "Success. Four flights Thursday morning"
    $1600 4
Leon Beiderbecke
    DD: $5,000 29
Paintings by this man include 1913's "Paris Through the Window" & 1914's "Over Vitebsk"
    $1600 26
This nutmeg spice has an aroma reminiscent of cinnamon & pepper
    $1600 21
Adolph S. Ochs, who started in newspapers in Knoxville, adopted this motto for the New York Times
    $1600 8
A rooster bred for fighting
    $2000 14
Edward Teller notified this New Mexico lab site about the first successful H-bomb test with "It's a boy"
    $2000 17
Jean Reinhardt
    $2000 30
Known for his regionalism, this Missouri muralist taught Jackson Pollock at NYC's Art Students League
    $2000 27
Once called Indian saffron because of its yellow color, it's used to color cheese & butter
    DD: $2,000 22
Running with Adlai Stevenson in 1956, this Tennessee Democrat was a candidate for vice president
    $2000 9
Type of golf scoring measured by holes won, not strokes

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

George Bob Megan
$8,800 $11,800 $1,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This American breed was named for its ability to race a distance of 1,320 feet

Final scores:

George Bob Megan
$11,500 $17,700 $1,990
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $17,700 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

George Bob Megan
$9,800 $13,800 $6,000
16 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,600

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Game tape date: 2010-08-31
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