Show #6061 - Monday, January 10, 2011


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Margaret Murphy, an assistant housing manager from Davenport, Iowa

Michael Rose, a labor relations journalist from Washington, D.C.

Dan Jensen, a restaurant manager from Reston, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $40,202)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Begun in 1503, it's been called "the most famous portrait in art history"
    $200 6
Whether I reported on Carlos Santana (the catcher, not the guitarist) or a pre-Heat-ed LeBron, I loved it at this city's WEWS
    $200 7
This word once referred to a mushroom puree more often than to the familiar tomato version
    $200 26
Gladness, or a shout of encouragement
    $200 18
On March 2 Texas celebrates its independence from this country
    $200 13
Lions & tigers & bears, oh, my, are all this type of mammal--they eat meat
    $400 2
Michelangelo's scenes on the Sistine Chapel ceiling include this pair's "temptation and expulsion"
    $400 8
At Dallas' KTVT, I was all over this QB's 2009 breakup with Jessica Simpson
    $400 12
Made from the seeds of a flowering plant, Plochman's & Gulden's are types of this
    $400 27
3-letter adjective for the Beatles
    $400 19
Quebec's Fete Nationale is June 24, the feast day of this herald of Jesus
    $400 14
It's what Kelly is doing here
    $600 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a painting.) In a painting by Piero della Francesca, as Jesus is being baptized you see a dove descend upon him, representing this part of the trinity
    $600 9
I was at New York City's WABC in 1977 when this ever-quotable man said that he was "the straw that stirs the drink" for the Yankees
    $600 23
Wilbur Scoville developed a test to gauge the perceived potency of these, found in condiments
    $600 28
3-letter word meaning "the whole of"
    $600 20
In 2008 this holiday began "late", sundown on Dec. 21; how come no one said, "Christmas is early this year"?
    DD: $4,200 15
The Panteo Nacional in this city is the final resting place of Simon Bolivar
    $800 4
In his "Purgatorio", this poet mentions that painter Giotto di Bondone "is all the rage today"
    $800 10
Though WLS-TV did not exist, I covered Babe Ruth's called shot in the 1932 series in this park's "friendly confines"; I'm old
    $800 24
In Kashmir, locals enjoy a type of this relish made with walnuts, yogurt & pomegranate seeds
    $800 29
Ebb or neap, for example
    $800 21
Administrative professionals day was originally called this day, for the person who filed & took dictation
    $800 16
It's No. 6 on the periodic table
    $1000 5
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a painting.) Caravaggio's gypsy woman isn't just holding the man's hand, she's reading his palm, giving the painting this title
    $1000 11
Covering this player for Detroit's WDIV was an adventure
    $1000 25
Sure, salsa verde has jalapenos & cilantro, but most of the "verde" comes from these
    $1000 30
Philip III, king of France 1270-1285, was nicknamed this, another word for "brazen"
    $1000 22
This holiday is also called La Fheile Padraig
    $1000 17
14-letter adjective meaning pertaining to the heart & blood vessels

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

Dan Michael Margaret
$0 $2,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Michael Margaret
$4,000 $4,600 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the river that runs between the countries we give you.)
    $400 1
The National Vietnam Veteran's Art Museum in Chicago displays 58,000 of these identifiers in memory of those killed
    $400 16
In "The Man with Two Brains", this creator of "Jeopardy!" played himself (& turned out to be "the elevator killer")
    $400 21
On Jan. 17, 1950 robbers made off with $2.7 mil. from the Brinks Building near this city's Charlestown bridge
    $400 11
    $400 2
France & Germany
    $400 26
Grolier is an online one
    $800 5
A white marble museum commemorating Queen Victoria stands in Kolkata in this country
    $800 17
On "Arrested Development", this man seen here played himself & four identical brothers with different personalities
    $800 22
JFK was shot as his motorcade passed through this outdoor plaza, "the front door of Dallas"
    $800 12
    $800 3
Thailand & Laos
    $800 27
Legerdemain or sleight of hand
    $1200 6
The Scottish National Monument, started in 1826 and still unfinished, is modeled on this ancient building
    $1200 18
This game show host landed 8 straight hard jabs before a right cross sent Happy Gilmore into a water hazard
    $1200 23
$1 billion was stolen from this city's central bank March 18, 2003, shortly before U.S. bombing began
    DD: $2,000 13
Hippophobia (don't say hippos)
    $1200 4
Poland & Germany
    $1200 28
From the Latin for "cannot grasp" comes this word meaning "impossible to understand"
    $1600 7
Following a name change, Taiwan's Democracy Memorial Hall once again bears this leader's name
    $1600 19
The movie could've been called "Being Steven Seagal" if this actor hadn't said yes to Spike Jonze for the 1999 film
    $1600 24
The final conviction in the 1963 bombing of this city's 16th St. Baptist Church didn't come for nearly 40 years
    $1600 14
    $1600 9
Venezuela & Colombia
    $1600 29
In 2006 the U.S. Army & the Marine Corps released a new field manual for this word, dealing with rebellion
    $2000 8
The statue here commemorates Colonel Seth Warner's role at the Battle of Bennington during this war
    $2000 20
As the 2008 film was called "JCVD", it would've been hard for anyone but this Belgian to play the title role
    $2000 25
An assassin fired 2 shots into William McKinley at the 1901 Pan-American Exposition in this city
    $2000 15
    $2000 10
China & North Korea
    DD: $4,000 30
Meaning "before the flood", this word refers to something or someone very old

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Michael Margaret
$16,800 $9,000 $4,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

One tale of its origin says that the blind seer Tiresias separated 2 snakes with his staff

Final scores:

Dan Michael Margaret
$18,001 $15,599 $5,400
3-day champion: $58,203 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dan Michael Margaret
$20,200 $13,000 $4,200
26 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
4 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $37,400

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Game tape date: 2010-09-29
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