Show #6029 - Thursday, November 25, 2010


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Laura Button, an editor and proofreader from Alpharetta, Georgia

Matthew Warren, a computer engineer from Charleston, South Carolina

Bob Kennedy, a college linguistics instructor from Santa Barbara, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $33,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the sport for us...)
    $200 1
The Sixth Amendment gives you the right to "enjoy" (yep, enjoy) "a speedy and public" one of these
    $200 19
In Exodus his wife is identified as Zipporah
    $200 11
The Mayo Clinic suggests sitting on an exercise ball--you'll improve this, the way you sit, starting with a straight back
    $200 6
With her 1993 marriage to Crown Prince Naruhito, Masako Owada became this country's empress-in-waiting
    $200 14
A complete, renovative beauty treatment; mine needed spackle & a trowel
    $200 26
Walter Alston,
Sparky Anderson
    $400 2
The Seventh Amendment gives you the right to a jury if you're suing for more than this much--2 sawbucks
    $400 20
He was U.S. President when the stock market crashed in 1929
    $400 12
Practice the office version of this exercise by sitting down & standing up in rapid succession a few times a day
    $400 7
After her 1956 wedding, she & her prince drove through the streets of Monte Carlo in an open-top car
    $400 15
3-word term for keeping your finances in order, or joining 2 opposite extremes of a rope
    $400 27
Tom Osborne,
Marty Schottenheimer
    $600 3
The First Amendment states that "Congress shall make no law... abridging the freedom of" these 2 things
    $600 21
Hephaestus was the Greek god of this; Prometheus was chained to a rock for stealing it
    $600 13
(Kelly of the Clue Crew demonstrates an office exercise.) With water bottles, you can tone these muscles in the front of the upper arms
    $600 8
She became Philip Mountbatten's bride in 1947
    $600 16
This adjective refers to using whatever is available to meet an urgent need
    $600 28
Valery Liukin,
Bela Karolyi
    $800 4
The 3rd Amendment says that in time of peace, one of these can't be quartered in a house without the owner's consent
    $800 22
This U.S. state is "The Magnolia State", y'all
    $800 24
On your break, walk laps around the office, tracking your steps on this gadget; 10,000 a day is your goal
    $800 9
This Powhatan princess wed John Rolfe in 1614
    $800 17
It sounds like a farm machine, but it's really a hard punch that renders an opponent unable to continue boxing
    $800 29
Lute Olson,
Lenny Wilkens
    DD: $1,000 5
The 4th Amendment says "No warrants shall issue but upon" this 2-word phrase "supported by oath or affirmation"
    $1000 23
This controversial man won an Oscar for directing "On the Waterfront"
    $1000 25
(Kelly of the Clue Crew demonstrates an office exercise.) It may not look like much, but pressing down on a desk for several seconds & holding is this type of static exercise, which increases muscle strength
    $1000 10
Single mom Mette-Marit Tjessem Hoiby wed Crown Prince Haakon in 2001, making her a princess of this country
    $1000 18
Matthew 5:9 says they shall be called "the children of God"
    $1000 30
Jacques Lemaire,
Scotty Bowman

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

Bob Matthew Laura
$200 $1,400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Matthew Laura
$4,400 $4,400 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're going to drop one letter from the title of a well-known book or novel, and it'll give you something completely different. The clue, of course, will help you.)
    $400 26
It's the colorful body of water between Korea & Shanghai
    $400 19
Near the end of this movie, Maverick makes one final "flyby", annoying the "air boss" of USS Kitty Hawk
    $400 6
When a Twain title loses a letter, young royal Edward Tudor learns the problems of The London Times
    $400 8
It's the largest Gothic-style Catholic church in the United States
    $400 13
Varieties of this plant grown in American gardens include madonna, Korean aureum & tiger
    $400 1
From the Latin for "energy" or "force" comes this word sometimes paired with vim
    $800 27
This branch of the Nile used to flood due to seasonal rainfall in Lake Tana
    $800 20
Thanks to Rodney Dangerfield, Judge Smails' boat The Flying Wasp meets an untimely end in this comedy
    $800 7
A Faulkner tale about the Compson family loses a letter to focus on animal pelts
    $800 9
Despite his big 1775 "Give me liberty or give me death" speech, this man was a wealthy colonial slave owner
    $800 15
Tigers generally avoid man but enjoy the shelter of this tropical tree whose name starts with "man"
    $800 2
This word for a strong man shares its name with a Georgia-Pacific paper product
    $1200 28
Guyana shares the Acarai Mountains with this nation, its largest neighbor
    $1200 21
This drama adapted from a book concerns the Massachusetts fishing boat the Andrea Gail
    $1200 14
Courageous neologisms abound when a Huxley title drops a letter
    $1200 10
The New York Knicks retired his No. 33 jersey
    DD: $2,000 16
Ochroma pyramidale, this tree, yields a lightweight wood often used to make surfboards
    $1200 3
Completed 12 labors? You may be described with this adjective, like an ancient hero who did the same
    $1600 29
What was once called Muslim East Bengal is today known as this
    $1600 22
In "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End", Davy Jones helms this ship, also the name of a Wagner opera
    $1600 24
Drop a letter from a George Eliot novel & the Tulliver siblings are unwell on a certain river
    $1600 11
In 2000 this political commentator was the Reform Party nominee for president
    $1600 17
This hardy gray-leaved shrub is so abundant in Nevada that it gave the state one of its nicknames
    $1600 4
Meaning tough or resilient, this 6-letter word refers to tendons
    DD: $3,200 30
The Gobi Desert straddles these 2 countries
    $2000 23
In "Waterworld" Dennis Hopper helmed this ship once piloted by Joseph Hazelwood
    $2000 25
Look out! A Thomas Hardy title loses a letter & you'll want to keep your distance from a frenzied black bird
    $2000 12
Author of the swashbuckling naval adventure novel "Master & Commander"
    $2000 18
This chalky white "infantile" flower used in bouquets is from the genus Gypsophila, which means "lover of chalk"
    $2000 5
Post-Civil War Republicans opposed to civil service reform were called these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Matthew Laura
$15,600 $9,200 $14,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

He is the only president of the United States to be awarded the Purple Heart

Final scores:

Bob Matthew Laura
$2,200 $9,200 $28,800
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $28,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bob Matthew Laura
$14,400 $10,200 $13,600
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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Game tape date: 2010-08-31
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