Show #6041 - Monday, December 13, 2010


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Keri McConaghy, a social worker from Chelsea, Massachusetts

Jonathan Corbblah, a chess teacher from Harlem, New York

Sandra McClellan, a granny nanny from Arlington, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
The shortest of the four gospels (4)
    $200 7
Anastasia & Ilsa Lund Laszlo
    $200 18
In 1909 Henry Ford produced over 10,000 of this car, saying customers could get it in "any long as it is black"
    $200 6
In 1955 Rudolph Flesch wrote "Why Johnny Can't" do this, attacking current teaching practices
    $200 26
She'll always be DKNY to us: Donna ____
    $200 16
It's the nominative singular pronoun
    $400 2
Food from heaven (5)
    $400 8
Billy Flynn & Clifford Irving
    $400 21
On July 2, 1903 the U.S. signed a treaty with Cuba to lease this 45-square-mile section of land
    $400 12
Although best known for his 1828 dictionary, he wrote textbooks on science, grammar & history
    $400 27
No relation but same last name: maker of bridge apparel Anne ____ & designer Calvin ____
    $400 17
In 1977 Carly Simon sang this pronoun "Does It Better"
    $600 3
Water turned to wine (7)
    $600 9
Lon Chaney & George M. Cohan
    $600 23
On Jan. 1, 1902 the first postseason college football game was played in this city; Michigan beat Stanford, 49-0
    DD: $2,200 13
It was originally called the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 & provided free education for vets
    $600 28
No relation but same last name: shoe designer Kenneth ____ & swimwear designer Anne ____
    $600 19
It's the objective case of they, used as a direct or indirect object
    $800 4
Jesus as the "anointed one" (7)
    $800 10
Frances Farmer & Patsy Cline
    $800 24
Literature of 1902 included this Owen Wister novel of life in Wyoming
    $800 14
In 1971 the Supreme Court ruled doing this to integrate "the dual school systems" of the South was constitutional
    $800 29
A fashion footwear mogul: ____ Madden
    $800 20
A sovereign may use the "royal" this pronoun in formal speech; are you not amused?
    $1000 5
Noah's long-lived granddad (10)
    $1000 11
Polly Perkins & Pepper Potts
    $1000 25
Phenol formaldehyde was introduced as this material named for its inventor; it became popular as cookware
    $1000 15
In 2009 the Dept. of Education announced a $4.35 billion fund for state grants called "Race to" this
    $1000 30
Seen here, her logo includes her first initial:
____ Burch
    $1000 22
Use the first 4 letters of a 1980s British prime minister's name to get this demonstrative pronoun

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

Sandra Jonathan Keri
$2,000 $6,800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sandra Jonathan Keri
$3,200 $8,200 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

"1", "2", "3"
(Alex: One, two or perhaps three of those will wind up in the correct response.)
    $400 15
In 1690 this comet discoverer designed the forerunner of the modern diving bell
    $400 26
From 1961 to 1966 Allan "Rocky" Lane provided the voice of this talkative TV Palomino, of course, of course
    $400 6
He jazzed up one of his stories, "The Wife of Bath's Tale", with "The Desperate Housewife of Bath's Revenge!"
    $400 1
Temple Square & the Joseph Smith Memorial Building
    $400 16
It's where you go back to if you're starting over, especially in playing hopscotch
    $400 21
Go, one of the world's oldest games, is thought to have originated c. 2000 B.C. in this Asian mainland country
    $800 14
This Polish astronomer has craters on the moon & Mars named for him
    $800 27
This minister's show appeared in Canada in a 15-minute format before premiering on PBS in 1968
    $800 7
Aronnax rethinks his decision to leave the ship in "Finding Nemo!", our sequel to this 1870 Jules Verne novel
    $800 2
Red Stick Farmers Market & The Blue Bayou Water Park
    $800 17
The butcher, the baker & the candlestick maker, collectively
    $800 22
In Go, 2 players take turns placing stones of 2 different colors on a board; unlike in chess, this color goes first
    DD: $5,000 13
In 1609, using a weak 9-power telescope, he discovered that Venus has phases just like our moon
    $1200 28
On "Rocky and his Friends", this genius dog & his pet boy, Sherman, traveled back in time in the dog's way back machine
    $1200 8
Florentino Ariza's nephew falls for a young woman in this Marquez novel's sequel, "Love in the Time of the Sniffles"
    $1200 3
The World of Coca-Cola & Centennial Olympic Park
    $1200 18
In 1978, for a Texas high school football team, Geral Fauss made the 1st big hands representing this 3-word phrase
    $1200 23
Go simulates territorial war; the modern game emerged in Japan along with the rise of this warrior class
    $1600 12
In 1980 this Cornell astronomer co-founded the planetary society & served as its first president
    $1600 29
Oh noooo! his "Disasterpiece Theater" DVD celebrated "30 Years of Sluggo's Greatest Hits"
    $1600 9
This playwright's title guy takes on a new troll king in "Trollbusters! The Return of Peer Gynt"
    $1600 4
Benefit Street & the Roger Williams Park Zoo
    $1600 19
In online slang .02 means this--another way of saying, "my opinion, though you didn't ask"
    $1600 24
A stone that is threatened with capture is said to be "in" this; the makers of Pong chose it for their company name
    $2000 11
His "belt" about 4.65 billion miles from the sun may contain more than 70,000 objects
    $2000 30
In a 1960s cartoon series, Jim Backus voiced this bald, irritable & dangerously myopic man
    $2000 10
"Findlay, Ohio", "Sandusky, Ohio" & "Zanesville, Ohio" didn't go as well for Sherwood Anderson as this 1919 book
    DD: $7,000 5
Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks & Green Mount Cemetery
    $2000 20
It means colored in a pair of hues; it's also a British music movement featuring The Specials
    $2000 25
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands in front of a go board.) In go, a stone that's surrounded by the opponent's color is captured & removed; it's said to have lost its last this, also an unalienable right mentioned in the Declaration of Independence

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sandra Jonathan Keri
$13,400 $20,000 $7,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In only 2 cases can you add 2 letters to one country & get another country: Austria/Australia & this pair

Final scores:

Sandra Jonathan Keri
$6,799 $13,000 $600
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $13,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sandra Jonathan Keri
$9,600 $13,400 $7,800
17 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $30,800

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Game tape date: 2010-09-15
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