Show #6028 - Wednesday, November 24, 2010


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Stephanie Gumble, an associate director of policy from Boston, Massachusetts

Rebecca O'Brien, a writer from Brooklyn, New York

Bob Kennedy, a college linguistics instructor from Santa Barbara, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: With the pictures provided thanks to NASA.)
    $200 11
This city is the brightest area along the East Coast
    $200 2
He outwitted, outplayed & outlasted Heidi Klum, among others, to take Best Reality Show Host
    $200 21
This "Union" was formed in 1920 because the Supreme Court wasn't upholding free speech claims
    $200 26
A sharp plunge:
____ dive
    $200 16
After taking office, Eisenhower ended hostilities in this conflict by agreeing to a ceasefire
    $200 1
Ditka, or
    $400 12
You can see the shore of this Asian capital's bay has orange sodium lamps, while the city uses green mercury lamps
    $400 7
We know you're all over Outstanding Sound Editing... this Fox drama's "4:00 am - 5:00 am" episode won; Beep! boop! Beep! boop!
    $400 22
(Former President Bill Clinton presents the clue.) My work with the first President Bush helps groups that create & carry out their own projects; a 2005 effort focused on the U.S. Gulf Coast in the wake of these 2 hurricanes
    $400 27
The result of a boxer's injuries:
cauliflower ____
    $400 17
In 1916 Eisenhower married this woman, whom her father called "Puddy"
    $400 3
A proverb says that powerful cerebrums "think..." this way
    $600 13
This Great Lakes city has 3 million people, but the surrounding suburbs increase the population to almost 10 million
    $600 8
Jim Parsons enjoys Klingon Boggle as physicist Sheldon Cooper on this CBS sitcom; he also enjoys his new Emmy
    $600 23
Started in 1961 to stop human rights abuses around the globe, this organization lit its first candle the same year
    $600 28
Alert watchfulness:
eagle ____
    $600 18
It was the highest military rank Eisenhower achieved before resigning so he could run for the presidency
    $600 4
A sudden variation in voltage or current
    $800 14
The amazing variety of light colors must belong to this U.S. desert city
    $800 9
Know what Emmy voters like? Meth & murder! OK, not really, but they loved Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman on this AMC show
    $800 24
This service "Club" has a 4-way test of things they think, say & do, including "Will it be beneficial to all concerned?"
    $800 29
These were part of the "Flashdance" look in the '80s:
____ warmers
    DD: $1,200 19
Eisenhower died in this year, the same year his vice president took up residence in the White House
    $800 5
Long-snouted freshwater swimmer of the family Esocidae
    $1000 15
This Capital gleams on the southern shore of the Rio de la Plata
    $1000 10
Claire Danes won for playing the title role in this HBO movie; Julia Ormond won for playing her mother
    $1000 25
Julian Bond was the first president of this "Law Center" that works for civil rights & tolerance education
    $1000 30
The Beatles wore them:
____ boots
    $1000 20
From 1971 to 1978 Eisenhower's image graced the front of this U.S. coin
    $1000 6
To form coins by stamping metal

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

Bob Rebecca Stephanie
$2,800 $1,000 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Rebecca Stephanie
$3,200 $2,000 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue from Jerusalem's Mayer Museum in Israel.) This chess set was made around the year 1000 in this present-day country; their king was called "shah" & the end of the game was "shah mat", our checkmate
    $400 11
Lucky, who wears a vest, bow tie & bowler hat with shamrocks on them
    $400 16
In May 2009 Carol Ann Duffy became the first woman in history appointed to this U.K. post
    $400 21
If you're having albondigas in a Mexican restaurant, you're eating meatball this
    $400 6
Associated with Juno, she's Zeus' sister-wife
    $400 26
To combine, perhaps for movie cowboy Tom
    $800 2
The spiritual center of Tunisia is Kairouan, "The City of 50" of these religious buildings
    $800 12
A flaming red basketball going through a white hoop
    $800 17
In his "Essay on Man", he wrote, "Know then thy self presume not God to scan, the proper study of mankind is man"
    $800 22
Sometimes confused with a sea creature, they're also called green onions
    $800 7
Hesiod mentioned the names of these 9 sister goddesses, patrons of particular arts & sciences
    $800 27
It can follow "wind" or "pepper"
    $1200 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue from the Mayer Museum in Israel.) Astronomy was just one area in which the Islamic world made great strides with devices like these navigational instruments with the same root as the word "astronomy"
    $1200 13
A shield with a horse's head & a single star
    DD: $1,200 18
He wrote a 1671 poem about the biblical Samson, who like him suffered blindess
    $1200 23
There's a pineapple type of this herb whose name also means wise
    $1200 8
This Greek goddess of war & handicraft changed Arachne into a spider after a weaving contest between them
    $1200 28
To imitate
    $1600 4
Ta'ziyah, Muslim passion plays, tend to show the martyrdom of members of this minority branch of Islam
    $1600 14
A sword goes through the "C" in the team's name
    $1600 19
In early 1956 he met Sylvia Plath at a launch party for his literary magazine St. Botolph's Review
    $1600 24
This quick bread takes its name from the Stone of Destiny
    $1600 9
You think your family is unusual? This Greek goddess of victory was the daughter of Pallas (a Titan) & Styx (a river in Hades)
    $1600 29
Full of life, or when talking about color, strikingly intense
    $2000 5
A qibla indicator shows where to face when praying: toward Mecca & specifically, toward this holy structure
    DD: $2,000 15
The letter "W" forms the body of a man in blue wearing a pointy hat
    $2000 20
The famous "Death be not proud" line is from this man's "Holy Sonnets"
    $2000 25
This Italian dish that contains slices of veal & prosciutto sounds like a Cirque du Soleil show
    $2000 10
The name of this Greek goddess means "foam born", which some stories say she was
    $2000 30

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Rebecca Stephanie
$15,200 $8,000 $8,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The alternate name of this 16th century Italian painting also means "cheerful"

Final scores:

Bob Rebecca Stephanie
$16,100 $15,999 $8,500
2-day champion: $33,800 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bob Rebecca Stephanie
$16,000 $8,000 $8,000
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
9 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $32,000

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Game tape date: 2010-08-31
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