Show #6059 - Thursday, January 6, 2011


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Maureen Abell, a family law and immigration lawyer from New York, New York

Dan Jensen, a restaurant manager from Reston, Virginia

Steve Gratz, a freelance artist from Washington, D.C. (whose 2-day cash winnings total $30,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
This structure, a symbol of the Bourbon monarchy, was stormed on July 14, 1789
    $200 1
The hungry South Carolina native seen here
    $200 21
You'll find San Jose, California about 90 miles southwest of this state capital
    $200 6
This personification of the United States wears a white top hat that has white stars on a blue band
    $200 12
A salmon breaching the water in front of Mount Rainier
    $200 11
Nick Park created the animated characters Wallace & this loyal dog
    $400 25
France was in dire straits financially due to its support of this other revolution
    $400 2
You're all wet if you can't name this location
    $400 29
San Jose in this country is on the main highway from Manila to Aparri
    $400 7
This "electric" character in "The Addams Family" could light up a light bulb by sticking it in his mouth
    $400 17
Susan Constant, Godspeed & Discovery, ships that brought settlers to Jamestown
    $400 13
He played Four Leaf Tayback in the 2008 comedy "Tropic Thunder"
    $600 26
Germinal, Fructidor & Thermidor could be found on the New French Republican this adopted in 1793
    $600 3
It's a point on a triangle indicated here
    $600 24
San Jose Succotz in Belize is the starting point for Xunantunich, famous for its ruins of this people
    $600 8
Among the stories he narrates are "The Sad Fate of Mr. Fox" & "Why Mr. Possum has no hair on his tail"
    $600 20
A grizzly bear emerging from the water with a salmon in its jaws & the motto "The Great Land"
    $600 14
Drumroll, please, for this star of "Drumline" who is the CEO of the Can I Ball record label
    DD: $1,500 27
Robespierre's Committee of Public Safety controlled this period of revolution that saw 30,000 executions
    $800 4
Early 20th century revolutionary seen here
    $800 23
If you're looking for the San Jose river, it's in this Canadian province on the Pacific
    $800 9
John Candy played this loud & crude slacker relative of Macaulay Culkin in a 1989 film
    $800 19
A racecar superimposed on an outline of the state & the motto "Crossroads of America"
    $800 15
Nick Lowe wrote Elvis Costello's classic song "(What's so funny 'bout)" this trio
    $1000 28
A royalist power grab in Paris was crushed by this young general in 1795
    $1000 5
Structure seen here perfected by the Romans
    $1000 22
San Jose island off Texas in the Gulf of Mexico is this type of narrow island parallel to the shore
    $1000 10
This Chekhov hero's real name is Ivan Petrovich Voynitsky
    $1000 18
A trumpet with musical notes & a pelican
    $1000 16
Nick Hornby novels made into films include "About a Boy" & this one in which John Cusack ran a record store

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

Steve Dan Maureen
$1,200 $3,600 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Dan Maureen
$2,200 $9,300 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
In the late 19th century, scientists postulated that this travels in waves through what they called luminiferous ether
    $400 20
This title character of a Jim Croce No. 1 carried "a 32 gun in his pocket for fun"
    $400 1
Luca della Robbia made decorative reliefs from this, baked clay, glazed in blue & white
    $400 6
    $400 15
The narrator of "A Visit from St. Nicholas" has settled his brain "for a long" this season's "nap"
    $400 30
On her death, Tony Blair said, "She was the 'People's Princess', and that is how she will stay"
    $800 12
The torr is equal to 1 mmHg, or the pressure exerted by 1 millimeter of this metal
    $800 22
In "The Night The Lights Went Out In" this state, an innocent man fires a shot to summon the law--big mistake
    $800 2
Bosch's "Garden of Earthly Delights" is one of these multipaneled works
    $800 7
    $800 19
In 1864 at Spotsylvania, this Union General vowed "to fight it out on this line, if it takes all summer"
    $800 26
Born in 1874, he was nicknamed "The Handcuff King" & "The King of Escapologists"
    DD: $2,000 13
Fluid dynamics can be divided into hydrodynamics, the study of fluids in motion, & this study of gases in motion
    $1200 27
"Out of the doorway the bullets rip/ To the sound of the beat" in this Queen No. 1
    $1200 3
Salvador Dali is among those who've portrayed this "of St. Anthony"
    $1200 8
    $1200 16
This royal "made some tarts all on a summer's day"
    $1200 23
This writer was known affectionately as "The Concord Rebel" & "The Poet Naturalist"
    $1600 14
The term horsepower was first used by James Watt affer comparing the power of horses to the power of these
    $1600 28
"The sound of the battle rang/ Through the streets of the old East Side" in "The Night" this town "Died"
    $1600 4
Still life painter William Harnett was a practitioner of this type of illusionism, French for "deceive the eye"
    $1600 9
    DD: $2,500 17
T.S. Eliot wrote that it was the "cruellest month...stirring dull roots with spring rain"
    $1600 24
Though he didn't really blaze his own trails, this explorer & politician was nicknamed "The Pathfinder"
    $2000 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue.) On the surface of a cylinder rising at a constant angle lies this three-dimensional curve whose name is from the Greek for "spiral"
    $2000 29
In the 1965 No. 1 "Eve Of" this, "The eastern world, it is explodin'/ Violence flarin', bullets loadin'"
    $2000 5
John Constable deprecatingly called the work of this other Brit "airy visions, painted with tinted steam"
    $2000 10
Jai alai
    $2000 18
In 1950 Johnny Mercer wrote the lyric "but I miss you most of all, my darling, when" these "start to fall"
    $2000 25
Before he came to the U.S., this physicist's Italian students called him "The Pope"; they considered him infallible

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Dan Maureen
$10,200 $11,300 $10,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The name for this news agency means "peninsula", referring to the Arabian peninsula

Final scores:

Steve Dan Maureen
$11,301 $21,001 $20,500
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $21,001 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steve Dan Maureen
$12,200 $10,600 $9,600
17 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $32,400

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Game tape date: 2010-09-28
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