Show #6033 - Wednesday, December 1, 2010


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Terence Scroope, an online marketing consultant originally from Dobbs Ferry, New York

Ariel Schneider, a biology student from West Lafayette, Indiana

Tom Zamojcin, a digital marketing manager from Phoenixville, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter B, and there will be two "F"s in that word.)
    $200 17
The largest state in area
    $200 2
Riff & Bernardo lead 2 warring gangs in New York City in this 1961 musical
    $200 12
The Bible says this wise king's ships went to Tarshish to bring back "gold, and silver, ivory, and apes, and peacocks"
    $200 26
Death came for him in 1170: T.S. Eliot resurrected him in 1935
    $200 1
It's the state animal of Kansas & Oklahoma
    $200 11
It was the phase of the moon on Nov. 16, 2009, the date the movie "New Moon" premiered
    $400 18
The next state, alphabetically
    $400 3
In this 1977 Woody Allen-Diane Keaton film, author Truman Capote had an uncredited bit as a Truman Capote look-alike
    $400 13
Procter & Gamble calls this 2-word laundry detergent "a gentle clean that you can trust"
    $400 27
Philippe Nguyen Kim Dien, an activist archbishop of Hue, died under house arrest in this country in 1988
    $400 7
Variety has long used this word for a box office hit
    $400 14
Canada's Swan River empties into this lake
    $600 19
1 of 3 states with a smaller population
    $600 4
This Oscar winner starring Clark Gable & Claudette Colbert was based on a cosmopolitan short story titled "Night Bus"
    $600 16
This African nation's population includes 4 major tribal groups: Akan, Kru, Voltaic & Mande
    $600 28
Ealdred, archbishop of York, died in 1069, a few years after crowning this Norman in Westminster Abbey
    $600 8
It frequently refers to a help-yourself all-you-can-eat meal
    $600 15
Captain William Mynors named this island in the Indian Ocean on Christmas Day, 1643
    DD: $1,000 20
The state with the highest mountain
    $800 5
This Best Picture winner for 2006 is Martin Scorsese's highest-grossing film to date
    $800 22
You live in an ivory one if you're isolated from the real world
    $800 29
Vissarion Tikas, who became archbishop of this church in 1974, died in Athens in 1998
    $800 9
This officer maintains order in the court & also has custody of the jury
    $800 24
You can form your own rock band & tour the world with this 2007 video game from MTV games
    $1000 21
The state with the longest coastline
    $1000 6
Temperance groups & the liquor industry both pleaded with Paramount not to release this 1945 Oscar winner
    $1000 23
Called "king of the woodpeckers" & "Elvis in feathers", it may not be extinct
    $1000 30
This N.Y. archbishop died in 2000, 2 months after receiving the Congressional Gold Medal
    $1000 10
I'm confused, perplexed, absolutely this
    $1000 25
In the web address of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, it comes just before "dot gov"

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

Tom Ariel Terence
$1,400 $3,800 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Ariel Terence
$4,400 $5,800 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 13
William Hodges, official artist to this captain & explorer, painted "Tahitian War Canoes" in 1774
    $400 6
The korat doesn't lose hair easily, so cat lovers who suffer from these can get a korat & ditch the Claritin
    $400 8
From the Greek for "far feeling", it's communication between minds by paranormal means
    $400 1
It's a small thin disk of unleavened bread used in the Eucharist
    $400 15
Tarzan, lord of the jungle, encounters Numa, this royal animal of the jungle
    $400 22
...who played a Conehead on "Saturday Night Live" & in the movies
    $800 18
Here, army officer
Rouget de Lisle
tries out this new
patriotic song he's written
in 1792
    $800 7
A tank with a large surface increases the supply of D.O., dissolved this, which fish take from the water
    $800 10
If your street address is 1234 & you were born 5/6/78, this -ology has a lot to say to you
    $800 2
Snout beetle is another name for the true type of this insect
    $800 28
"And so it was that... Tarzan stripped to" this garment & was "armed after the primitive fashion he best loved"
    $800 23
...who created a jewelry design called "Open Hearts"
    $1200 19
Seen here, Nader Shah of what's now this Mideastern land loved conquering places like Bahrain & Oman
    $1200 9
After cuddling your common box type of this reptile, wash your hands to prevent salmonella
    $1200 14
It's fortunetelling by analysis of the creases of the hand
    $1200 3
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue on a monitor.) Fingerprints are impressions of the friction ridges on the skin that form an overall pattern; the three main ones are loops, arches & these
    $1200 27
This author of the Tarzan stories was expelled from Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts
    $1200 24
...who plays Jenna Maroney on "30 Rock"
    DD: $2,000 20
Now hanging in the Capitol, the 20th-century work seen here depicts a scene in this building in 1787
    $1600 11
One of the oldest breeds of this type of dog, the Lakeland comes in handy if you have vermin in your house
    $1600 16
A type of medieval chemistry, it aimed in part to transmute base metals into gold
    $1600 4
This verb meaning to twist like someone in pain comes from the Old English for "twist"
    DD: $2,000 26
Tarzan is the son of John & Alice Clayton, Lord & Lady this
    $1600 25
...who directed the movie "The Piano" & won an Oscar for writing the screenplay
    $2000 21
The battle here is off South Africa in 1757 during this conflict that's been called the "real first world war"
    $2000 12
The Syrian or golden type of this isn't a good child's pet as it's nocturnal & can be crabby & nippy by day
    $2000 17
Analysis of someone's character by feeling the bumps & shape of their skull
    $2000 5
A stratagem or trick: when used as a verb with "away", it means "to pass the time"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Ariel Terence
$12,400 $13,400 $4,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Published posthumously in 1970, his first novel, "A Happy Death", features a protagonist named Patrice Mersault

Final scores:

Tom Ariel Terence
$8,001 $24,900 $2,000
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $24,900 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tom Ariel Terence
$14,400 $13,000 $3,800
22 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
6 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $31,200

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Game tape date: 2010-09-01
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