Show #6065 - Friday, January 14, 2011


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Matt McQueary, a governmental auditor from Cold Spring, Kentucky

John McLean, a software consultant from Pasadena, California

Anthony Fox, an account executive from Arlington Heights, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Remember jus is Latin for "law" or "right".)
    $200 6
Known for her lavish spending in the White House in the 1860s, her account was closed for good in 1882
    $200 1
The world's largest of these religious symbols soars 198 feet high over Effingham, Illinois & weighs 180 tons
    $200 13
Jus fluminum is the right to use these, like the Tiber
    $200 14
On one of her last trips on the Underground Railroad, she rescued her own parents from slavery in Md.
    $200 8
Dusty Springfield sang, "The only one who could ever reach me" was "the son of" this person
    $200 15
In 2010 he got his own talk show on TBS (though that might not have been his original goal)
    DD: $1,400 7
This jazz diva who sang "Strange Fruit" was just 44 and under arrest in her hospital bed when she passed away in 1959
    $400 2
A water tower in Stanton, Iowa has been painted like a giant one of these: at over 35,000 gal., that's a lot of java!
    $400 19
Rome's jus non scriptum translates as this, a 2-word phrase for an understood custom
    $400 16
An uplifting story of 2002 was the rescue of nine men trapped for three days in one of these in Pennsylvania
    $400 9
In 1999 his son Robbie made a 228-foot motorcycle jump over a part of the Grand Canyon
    $400 18
Treacherous weather conditions on the Bering Sea make for rough crab fishing on this Discovery Channel show
    $600 3
A Guinness record holder, one of these is 7' x 7' & contains 28,000 clues
    $600 20
Jus gladii, the right to carry out punishment, is literally the law of this weapon
    $600 17
In 1950 this future symbol of fire prevention was rescued from a fire in a New Mexico forest
    $600 10
Ronald Lauder, the son of this woman, ran for mayor of NYC in 1989
    $600 25
"House Hunters", "Lien On Me" & "Closet Cases" are shows on this network
    $800 4
The world's largest wheel of this food is 6' wide & weighs 1,300 pounds; when's the world's largest fondue party?
    $800 21
Jus gentium is this 13-letter type of "law" that diplomats have to know about
    $800 23
In July 1976 commandos from this country rescued 103 hostages being held at Entebbe Airport in Uganda
    $800 11
The New Testament begins, "The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of" this king
    $800 26
It took all "The Real Housewives of" this to restrain Teresa from going after Danielle Staub on the reunion show
    $1000 5
Dewberry, Alberta claims the world's largest of these, whose main purpose is serving food to cowboys
    $1000 22
The Constitution includes jus soli, meaning citizenship is determined by this; not everyone's happy about that
    $1000 24
Short on supplies, Roanoke colonists were rescued in 1586 by this circumnavigator returning from the West Indies
    $1000 12
Christopher Columbus the explorer's oldest son, or Dora the Explorer's cousin
    $1000 27
If you're "Obsessed" & need an "Intervention", you can see those 2 shows on this letter perfect channel

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

Anthony John Matt
$1,200 $3,600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Anthony John Matt
$3,000 $5,200 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will contain a...)
    $400 8
A tomb at this cemetery bears the inscription "Here rests in honored glory an American soldier known but to God"
    $400 1
Amy Irving &
Kate Capshaw
    $400 26
His name means "breath"; too bad Cain took it away from him
    $400 9
"C" this white grape? It's a French-named type that's used to make champagne & white burgundy
    $400 21
Lines from the Prince of Verona end this story of woe
    $400 2
It contains all of an egg's fat & cholesterol
    $800 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Jerusalem in Israel.) President of Israel is a mainly ceremonial post chosen by the Knesset; a 2007 vote chose Shimon Peres, who won this international prize in 1994
    $800 4
Peter Horton &
David E. Kelley
    DD: $1,200 27
The first of the Hebrew Patriarchs, his name means "father of many"
    $800 12
The N.Y. Times said 2004 & 2007 were very good years for this 7-letter burgundy white; care for some William Fevre?
    $800 22
Lodovico speaks last in this play, addressing Iago as a "Spartan dog"
    $800 3
A familiar one of these begins, "The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want"
    $1200 11
A 2010 postage stamp was issued in Old Saybrook, Connecticut honoring this legendary actress
    $1200 5
Kathryn Bigelow &
Linda Hamilton
    $1200 28
Not to judge, but the buzz is that her name comes from the Hebrew for "bee"
    $1200 13
Italy's northeast region of Veneto & Friuli produces the grape varietal of the popular pinot gris or pinot this
    $1200 23
Fortinbras gets the last line in this play: "Go, bid the soldiers shoot"
    $1200 16
It can mean the main axis of a plant, or to pursue prey, human or otherwise
    DD: $1,900 14
A communications building at Sam Houston State University in Texas is named for this alumnus & former CBS News anchor
    $1600 6
Jan Smithers &
Barbra Streisand
    $1600 29
Her name is from the Persian for "star"
    $1600 19
France's Loire Valley originated this "blanc", but New Zealand's Marlborough region makes a good one, too
    $1600 24
Albany, Kent & Edgar are the last speakers in this tragedy
    $1600 17
They're sudden brief feelings of doubt or misgiving
    $2000 15
A 185-foot-high column with a 17-foot-high statue honors him in Trafalgar Square
    $2000 7
Nicolas Cage &
Thomas Jane
    $2000 30
Hunt around & you'll find that the name of this great-grandson of Noah may mean "rebel"
    $2000 20
A pale greenish-yellow color indicates that a young white wine is still exhibiting small amounts of this plant pigment
    $2000 25
Richmond kills the title king & ends this play saying, "Peace lives again: that she may long live here, God say amen!"
    $2000 18
This 5-letter word for a soothing medicinal ointment comes from the Sanskrit for "melted butter"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Anthony John Matt
$11,000 $11,500 $14,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

From the same state, they're the 2 presidents whose occupations are listed by World Book as "planter"

Final scores:

Anthony John Matt
$10,000 $8,999 $4,999
2-day champion: $25,800 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Anthony John Matt
$12,400 $11,200 $13,600
20 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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Game tape date: 2010-09-29
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