Show #6055 - Friday, December 31, 2010


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Lyn Thomas, a library assistant from Redmond, Washington

Allysen Meijer, a patient financial counselor from Santa Barbara, California

Ellen Kimmel, a school nurse from Nanuet, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $37,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
Holland & Belgium surrender to the Nazis
    $200 7
Maneuvers used in this sport include schussing, traversing & the snowplow
    $200 22
This Canadian province's wine region includes Jordan & Vineland on the Niagara Peninsula
    $200 4
It's thought that in the early universe, this element made up 75% of all mass
    $200 14
Steve Case was chairman of this Internet service provider from 1995 to 2001; then it had a big merger
    $200 1
According to Eric Clapton, it's when "we're gonna let it all hang down"
    $400 20
Nixon & JFK face off in the first televised presidential debate
    $400 10
Kinds of these sold in the U.S. include milds & robustas
    $400 5
It's somewhat ironic that this Romanian region produces mainly white wine, like Tirnave Riesling
    $400 27
Of 75, 90 or 105, the closest to the number of elements that occur naturally on earth
    $400 15
Kenneth Lay went from riches to rags running this company from 1985 to 2002
    $400 2
Wilson Pickett's Top 40 hits include "I'm A Midnight Mover" & this one
    $600 21
Babe Ruth begins playing for the Yankees
    $600 11
Writer Roald Dahl created this small race of people who have orange complexions & green hair
    $600 6
South Dagestan has this country's longest wine-growing tradition
    $600 28
Around 3500 B.C. people were mixing copper & arsenic to make this; they soon found copper & tin worked better
    $600 16
Last name of brothers James & Charles, who sold heaps of processed cheese to the U.S. Army during WWI
    $600 3
It's the "swift" '80s band that gave us "Come On Eileen"
    $800 25
The U.N. strongly deplores the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan
    $800 12
From the Narragansett for "child", it's a Native American infant or very young child
    $800 23
Chateau Musar is a respected label from this Mideast country between Syria & the sea
    $800 29
Named for a planet, it's the transuranic element with the lowest atomic number
    $800 17
Roger B. Smith (& not me) ran this mega-company from 1981 to 1990
    $800 8
Maria Muldaur sang us this desert tune
    DD: $2,000 26
Lord Roberts commands British troops in Africa during the Boer War
    $1000 13
Words taken from this language include apartheid, trek & meerkat
    $1000 24
You know about Argentinian wines, but try the rose from this country, Argentina's littlest neighbor
    $1000 30
The name of this chemical element is from the Greek for "light-bearing"
    $1000 18
Over 60+ years, William Paley was pres., chairman of the board, founder chairman, acting chairman & chairman of this
    $1000 9
This Australian band broke up in 2002 after 25 years of politically charged rocking

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Ellen Allysen Lyn
$200 $200 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ellen Allysen Lyn
$2,800 $2,200 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And in that category, the clue will lead you to a country, and the correct response will be part of the name of that country.)
    $400 20
When his "Little Dancer Aged Fourteen" was first exhibited in 1881, it had fabric ballet shoes, a tutu & a wig
    $400 11
In this 1983 film Eddie Murphy & Dan Aykroyd switch lives
    $400 27
In 1668, 1748 & 1818 diplomatic congresses were held at Aix-La-Chapelle, now Aachen in this country
    $400 16
Hey hey, it's this Monkee--or rather his name--that precedes "locker", meaning the graves of all those lost at sea
    $400 5
While working at an ad agency in 1953, he started work on a book called "Catch-18"
    $400 1
Away from the coast in Helsinki
(6 letters)
    $800 21
When Jacob Epstein was frowned on as a cathedral sculptor because he was a Jew, the architect said, "So was" this person
    $800 2
Nicolas Cage gambles he can drink himself to death before his money runs out in this movie
    $800 28
The Triple Alliance at the 1668 Congress was England, Holland & this Nordic country under Charles XI
    $800 17
It's no joke--the dog seen here is noted for sniffing out lost travelers
    $800 12
Zelda Sayre broke her engagement with him (a broke adman) in 1919, but married him (now a successful novelist) in 1920
    $800 6
An ache in Pamplona
    $1200 23
Anthony Caro is known for placing works on the ground instead of this support, from the Latin for "foot"
    $1200 3
In this 1988 movie Melanie Griffith schemes to take over when her boss takes a leave of absence
    $1200 26
The 1748 Congress had global reach with agreements from Cape Breton to this fabric city of India, now called Chennai
    $1200 18
This patron saint of lost causes shares a feast day with Simon the Zealot on October 28
    $1200 13
He wrote snappy ad copy before turning to light verse like "The Bronx? / No, thonx!"
    $1200 7
Numerous in Nuremberg
    $1600 24
Aristide Maillol devoted his life to sculpting naked ladies, including "three" of these mythical maidens of the meadows
    $1600 4
Drama in which Diane Keaton cruises nightclubs seeking one-night stands & more
    DD: $1,300 19
Completes the Gertrude Stein quote about post-WWI young people: "You are all a" this 2-word phrase
    $1600 14
This controversial Bombay-born Brit is the author of "Midnight's Children" & of the cake slogan "Naughty but nice"
    $1600 8
Intense enthusiasm in Bucharest
    $2000 25
This 20th-century sculptor is known for his almost painfully thin figures, like the one seen here
    $2000 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reads the clue in Bethel, New York.) This 2009 movie is the true story of Elliot Tiber who helped launch a legendary rock concert, but he was only trying to get business for his family's hotel here in Bethel, New York
    $2000 22
King Ferdinand of Navarre vows to basically set up a 3-year He-Man Woman-Haters Club in this Shakespeare play
    $2000 15
He left advertising to get a Ph.D. with a thesis on detective novels & then created his own Shamus, Spenser
    $2000 9
Longing in Ljubljana

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ellen Allysen Lyn
$7,200 $10,200 $7,100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A 1912 speech said the Bull Moose Party "comes from" these; "it has grown from the soil of... people's hard necessities"

Final scores:

Ellen Allysen Lyn
$4,200 $5,999 $13,100
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $13,100

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ellen Allysen Lyn
$6,200 $10,200 $7,400
13 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
17 R,
2 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $23,800

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Game tape date: 2010-09-22
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