Show #6063 - Wednesday, January 12, 2011


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Elisabeth Karlin, a playwright from New York, New York

Tom Toal, an orthopedic surgeon from Lake Oswego, Oregon

Sally O'Rourke, a freelance copywriter originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $33,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 24
In 1924 England's John Harwood patented a watch that could do this to itself thanks to an internal swinging weight
    $200 11
Julie Chen hosts this reality show in which strangers live together & the cameras record every moment
    $200 6
Come on, champ, you have to be brave & "keep a stiff" this
    $200 1
All rise & name this national anthem heard here
    $200 16
The Mars Pathfinder Sojourner rover, AIBO & R2-D2 are inductees in the hall of fame for these
    $200 18
According to World Book, France's Louis XVI "often relied on her poor advice"
    $400 27
NASA engineer Peter Petroff designed the 1971 Pulsar, the first watch of this type
    $400 12
Phil Keoghan hosts this show in which teams of 2 travel the globe to compete for cash
    $400 7
It's an honest & sincere talk between 2 people (& their cardiac muscles)
    $400 2
Christmas comes early when this tune comes whistling in
    $400 17
Stephen F. Austin, John H. Rogers & John Coffee Hayes are Lone Star lawmen in this group's hall
    $400 19
In 1978 this Spaniard became the first crowned monarch to make an official visit to China
    $600 13
(Hi, I'm Tom Bergeron.) Bob Saget was the original host & I'm the current host of this comedy TV show that made its debut in 1989
    $600 8
Someone as naive or innocent as a newborn baby is said to be this "moist" phrase
    $600 3
The show's not over, but here's this tune anyway
    $600 23
In 2006 Cesar Chavez, John Muir & the Hearst family were among the inaugural inductees in this state's H.O.F.
    $600 20
On May 26, 1896 he was crowned czar in Moscow: for him it was pretty much downhill from there
    $800 28
In 1908 Hans Wilsdorf coined this name for his brand of Swiss luxury watches; no one knows what it means
    $800 14
The third & newest host of NBC's "Late Night", this "SNL" alum sang Springsteen as host of the Emmys in 2010
    $800 9
When vou're idle or just plain bored, you do this with your pollex digits, literally or figuratively
    $800 4
"Colonel Bogey March", heard here, was popularized by this 1957 war movie
    $800 25
Anatoly Karpov, Emanuel Lasker & Boris Spassky are members of the world this hall of fame
    $800 21
He walked out on his country's production of Oliver (Cromwell) but came back to be proclaimed king in May 1660
    $1000 15
This "redneck" comic hosts "Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?"
    $1000 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands in front of a diagram of a human skeleton.) To attack where someone is most vulnerable is to go for one of these large veins here or here
    $1000 5
We provide you the best in classical whistling with this piece heard here
    $1000 26
"Car Talk", "The Romance of Helen Trent" & "All Things Considered" are programs in the Nat. this H.O.F.
    $1000 22
Known for victory costing more than its worth, he was king of Macedonia, lost the throne, got it back, then got killed

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Sally Tom Elisabeth
$1,800 $1,400 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sally Tom Elisabeth
$4,000 $5,000 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the state that touches both of the ones we will give you.)
    $400 13
In 1779 he took command of the Bonhomme Richard
    $400 12
Oliver Reed stopped at the bar as Athos in this 1973 film; 20 years later Kiefer Sutherland made the cut
    $400 6
It's sandwiched between Mississippi & Georgia
    $400 11
Resembling the pit of a peach, this nut contains more calcium than any other nut
    $400 1
by Laura Ingalls Wilder
    $400 25
It's 12 inches
    $800 14
The first luxury liner with this name was scrapped in 1972 after it burned & sank in a Hong Kong harbor
    $800 15
You're on a "roll" if you can tell us that Bill Murray told Dustin Hoffman, "don't play hard to get" in this movie
    $800 7
It's sandwiched between California & Utah
    $800 19
These fish named for an island in the Mediterranean are high in calcium --if you eat their tiny bones
    DD: $3,000 2
by Barack Obama
    $800 26
In the song "a tisket a tasket", it was green & yellow
    $1200 22
The first steamship to cross the Atlantic was the SS this, named for the Georgia port city from which it set sail
    $1200 16
Jack Nicholson plays the president in this Tim Burton tale with a candy bar in its title
    $1200 8
It's the cheesy filling between Illinois & Michigan's Upper Peninsula
    $1200 29
Integral to many Creole dishes, this green pod is related to cotton & is high in calcium
    $1200 3
by William Styron
    $1200 27
A simultaneous discharge of rifles
    $1600 23
Captured here in National Geographic footage is this sunken German battleship, located in 1989
    $1600 17
This title conflict of a 1988 film takes place at St. Trinity's school
    $1600 9
It's sandwiched between Oregon & Wyoming
    $1600 21
This tart vegetable that looks like pink celery is often used in pies, which is why it's also called pieplant
    $1600 4
by Charles Dickens
    $1600 28
As in ammonia, this type of compound reacts with an acid to form a salt
    DD: $7,000 24
In 1839 Joseph Cinque led the revolt against Spaniards aboard this slave ship
    $2000 18
Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi & Adam Sandler were these title guys in a 1994 movie, just like a colorful candy
    $2000 10
It's sandwiched between Minnesota & Missouri
    $2000 20
When cooked, this 8-letter cauliflower cousin can have as much Vitamin C as an orange & as much calcium as milk
    $2000 5
by Henry James
    $2000 30
Pebble, Long or Myrtle, individually

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sally Tom Elisabeth
$20,000 $19,600 $11,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

John Tukey coined this compound word in 1958 saying it was as important as "tubes, transistors, wires, tapes..."

Final scores:

Sally Tom Elisabeth
$6,399 $12,200 $11,800
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $12,200 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sally Tom Elisabeth
$20,000 $14,600 $9,600
21 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $44,200

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Game tape date: 2010-09-29
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