Show #6030 - Friday, November 26, 2010


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Judy Shewmake, a retired middle school history teacher from Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Kemi James, a dental student and sports blogger from Adelphi, Maryland

Laura Button, an editor and proofreader from Alpharetta, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Chapter I is called this, though it technically should have been "The Tornado"
    $200 1
"Appetite For Destruction"
    $200 26
The U.S. Steel Tower towers 841 feet above this steel-making city
    $200 11
Supermodel Macpherson
    $200 21
It's the Latin name for a female sex cell
    $200 16
Sinai or Yucatan, for example
    $400 7
Chapter II is "The Council with" these people, who are about as tall as Dorothy
    $400 2
"Surfin' Safari"
    $400 27
In the center of the picture is the Transamerica Pyramid, a real high point of this West Coast city
    $400 12
A man's name, or a float on a fishing line
    $400 22
In 1982 scientists manipulated this rodent's sex cells to create a "mighty" version twice the normal size
    $400 17
Flipping pancakes is one of the many uses of this kitchen tool with a broad, flat blade
    $600 8
Shades of Scrooge? Chapter XVI is "The Magic Art of the Great" this 6-letter word for "impostor"
    $600 3
"Are You Experienced"
    $600 28
The tallest building in a state capital is the Bank of America Plaza on Peachtree St. in this city
    $600 13
Mrs. Leonowens, a governess to the Siamese court in the 1860s
    $600 23
The male sex cells of flowering plants are carried to the female cells via this dusty stuff
    $600 18
At almost a foot in leg span, the largest variety of this arachnid is the Goliath bird-eater
of South America
    $800 9
Chapter XIV is named for these flying creatures
    $800 4
"Come Away With Me"
    $800 29
Tall buildings in this city include One Federal St. & One Beacon St.
    $800 14
First name of the actress who married Mickey Rooney, Artie Shaw & Frank Sinatra
    $800 24
From the Greek name of 2 gods, it's an organism that produces both male & female sex cells
    $800 19
It runs alongside your tibia
    $1000 10
"How" this "Was Launched" is the title of chapter XVII
    $1000 5
    DD: $1,200 30
A historic New York skyscraper was completed in 1913 to house the headquarters of this five-and-dime store
    $1000 15
In the 10th century 3 Holy Roman Emperors sported this palindromic name
    $1000 25
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a cell dividing on the monitor.) Human sex cells are created via this genetic process, in which one parent cell splits into four daughter cells
    $1000 20
The Horsehead one of these is seen here

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

Laura Kemi Judy
$1,400 $3,400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Kemi Judy
$4,800 $4,400 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
His brother Buck Barrow was released from a Texas prison in 1933; he was killed by Iowa police later that year
    $400 21
As Mars bought this company for $23 billion in 2008, we await the introduction of Snickers gum
    $400 16
Costing $17 million & making back... less, "Shanghai Surprise" starred the then-husband & wife team of Madonna & him
    $400 11
This Yankee shortstop's turn 2 foundation motivates kids to turn away from drugs & alcohol
    $400 6
Ja, Dusseldorf is an important port on this river
    $400 1
The surveillance of a location by the police who are "on" one
    $800 27
Nickname of would-be assassin Lynette Fromme, released from a Fort Worth prison hospital in 2009
    $800 22
This firm that tabulates Oscar balloting has had Coopers on the end of its name since a 1998 merger
    $800 17
2006's "Zyzzyx Road" cost $2 million, earned $30 (yes, $30) in the U.S. & starred her, Izzie on "Grey's Anatomy"
    $800 12
It's the numerical term for the car maneuver seen here
    DD: $900 10
The Chira River forms part of Ecuador's southern border with this country
    $800 2
If I were to end the show now, I'd say to our director, hey Kevin, use this effect
    $1200 28
A story says that the gov. of Texas freed Huddie Ledbetter, nicknamed this, after Huddie sang him a song
    $1200 23
In a 2009 alliance, this Italian company got 20% of Chrysler
    $1200 18
Her "Catwoman" was a box office disappointment, but still she gallantly showed up to accept a Razzie
    $1200 13
8-letter "clothing" term describing one who disloyally changes sides
    $1200 9
Have some pizza in Pisa, Italy as you sail down this river with a 4-letter name
    $1200 3
Very offensive, or the word Hamlet uses to describe "Fortune"
    DD: $2,000 29
Rushed from his Texas prison cell, he died of cancer in 1967 in the same hospital as the man he killed in 1963
    $1600 24
In 2009 Merck & Schering-Plough, which already co-marketed Zetia & Vytorin to fight this, announced a $41 billion merger
    $1600 19
This 1986 George Lucas film was fowl, costing a then-whopping $37 million & making back less than half domestically
    $1600 14
This service from GM is a "turn-by-turn navigation system" that gives "directions at the touch of a button"
    $1600 8
It's the appropriate "colorful" name of the river that runs through Hanoi
    $1600 4
It's the transport seen here
    $2000 30
In 1986 this member of The Byrds spent 5 months in Huntsville on drug charges & worked with the rodeo band
    $2000 25
In 2004 this Armenian-American dealmaker sold MGM for the third time
    $2000 20
It cost $44 million to make this 1980 Michael Cimino pic, said to have earned around $5 million
    $2000 15
It's a rhyming-named barrel organ played by turning a crank, man
    $2000 7
With its tributaries, this eastern Canadian river is navigable for more than 1,900 miles
    $2000 5
A computer device, or a tool that hollows or furrows items

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Kemi Judy
$10,400 $9,500 $13,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The basis of this show that won a Best Musical Tony & a Pulitzer was a collection of stories that won the Pulitzer in 1948

Final scores:

Laura Kemi Judy
$0 $3,000 $20,801
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $20,801

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Laura Kemi Judy
$10,400 $11,600 $13,200
19 R,
4 W
19 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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Game tape date: 2010-08-31
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