Show #6066 - Monday, January 17, 2011


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Gerard Coletta, a library assistant from Braintree, Massachusetts

Claudia Kasvin, a high school English tutor from Cincinnati, Ohio

Anthony Fox, an account executive from Arlington Heights, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $25,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
A publisher bet him that he couldn't write a book using 50 or fewer words; the result was "Green Eggs and Ham"
    $200 19
Popular with nutritionists, the brown type of this is intentionally left unmilled
    $200 1
The split-jawed type of this constricting snake is native to the islands of Mauritius
    $200 6
Enacted in 1791, it guarantees the right to a trial by jury
    $200 13
SpongeBob tells Gary, "Curiosity salted the snail", a play on this feline proverb
    $200 26
This late Yankees owner said, "Winning is the most important thing in my life, after breathing"
    $400 12
Sketches written for Punch became his first novel, "Lovers in London"; Winnie-the-Pooh came 21 years later
    $400 20
In 1900 this co. introduced the Brownie camera, making photography accessible to the masses
    $400 2
The Amur tiger, aka this tiger, ranges from southeastern Russia to northern China
    $400 7
Of the 6 prophets of Islam, Muhammad was the last & this early biblical guy was the first
    $400 14
"Curiosity" was shortened to this word for an unusual artifact
    $400 27
He got 3 Oscar nominations in one year, winning for his supporting role in "Syriana"
    $600 16
An out-of-control dog meets his match in John Grogan's him "and the Kittens"
    $600 21
John Brown's raid on the federal arsenal in this town made him a martyr to the antislavery cause
    $600 3
Indonesia's the place to see this ape whose name comes from Malaysian for "person of the forest"
    $600 8
It's the sixth letter in the Greek alphabet, & it's similar to the last letter in ours
    $600 15
To look into what's none of your business, or to open a paint can
    $800 24
David McKee's stories of this patchwork elephant subtly convey the message that it's OK to be different
    $800 22
The Cobb salad was invented at this Hollywood restaurant named for a hat
    $800 4
Go deep (though not 20,000 leagues) to find Architeuthis dux, this rarely seen cephalopod
    $800 9
The 6 schools of Hindu philosophy include Mimamsa, Vedanta & this one, usually associated with serene exercise
    $800 17
Spider-Man's alter ego Peter could be called this 2-word phrase meaning a busybody
    $1000 25
As well as kids' books, this 19th century author wrote "Examples in Arithmetic" & other math textbooks
    $1000 23
The Cortland variety of these brown very slowly after they're cut, making them a good choice for garnishes
    $1000 5
We have good hope you can tell us this alternate name for the African buffalo (it lives in Africa, by the way)
    $1000 11
A sexangle is another name for this geometric figure, from the Greek for "six"
    DD: $1,500 18
A Latin word for "to ask" gave us this adjective meaning curious for knowledge

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

Anthony Claudia Gerard
$3,400 $3,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Anthony Claudia Gerard
$6,000 $4,900 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 3
(Oprah Winfrey gives the clue.) I would have loved to have gone with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on a visit to the jail in this city where in 1963 he wrote one of his most eloquent statements of resistance without violence
    $400 23
Tom Hanks' Pennsylvania lawyer
    $400 1
In 1983 Barbara Boxer punched in as a congresswoman from this state
    $400 2
An 1897 officer's knife, aka this, had a corkscrew & second blade; no one's neutral when holding one
    $400 14
    $400 18
Idiomatically, the stick is the coercion while this vegetable is the reward
    $800 10
(Oprah Winfrey gives the clue.) I'll need an interpreter to interview this amazing woman--& the audience would go wild when her teacher Anne Sullivan comes onstage
    $800 24
A member of the 54th regiment of the Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry
    $800 4
In 1978 she was elected to the house from N.Y.'s Ninth District; in 1984 she was not elected vice president
    $800 6
A spray used in self-defense, or a spiked, club-like item to do even more damage
    $800 15
    $800 19
2 basic foods are joined together in this adjective for a type of pickle or for a basic need
    $1200 11
(Oprah Winfrey gives the clue.) My first question to him: I know Mrs. Simpson was the woman you loved, but was it worth it giving up the crown?
    $1200 25
A NYC subway dispatcher
    $1200 5
She gently drifted down from Maine to D.C. in 1979; she's in the Senate now
    $1200 7
This sword from some royal tales is said to derive from Caladbolg, a weapon of Irish legend
    $1200 28
    $1200 20
A person who wears tight jeans that cause flab to spill out over the waistband is said to have this
    $1600 12
(Oprah Winfrey gives the clue.) I'd have a lot of questions for this 15th century teen girl, like "When did you first hear voices telling you to drive the English out of France?"
    $1600 26
A man who has memorized the Bible
    $1600 8
In 2002 this Florida Secretary of State published "Center of the Storm" & was elected to Congress
    $1600 16
It's an alphanumeric Soviet assault rifle with a cyclic firing rate of 600 rounds per minute
    DD: $500 29
John 3
    DD: $3,000 21
California car buyers are protected by the Tanner Consumer Protection Act, known by this alliterative name
    $2000 13
(Oprah Winfrey gives the clue.) I'd ask this Polish-American patriot, for whom my home town is named, about the time he tried to sell his estates & use the money to free Thomas Jefferson's slaves
    $2000 27
A Mexico City bodyguard looking for revenge
    $2000 9
Former Rep. Debbie Stabenow took a stab & is now a U.S. senator from this state
    $2000 17
This flat, angular bomber the Air Force unveiled in 1988 can really fly under the radar--or through it
    $2000 22
This 1928 Republican campaign slogan originated with a hope that Henry IV had for French peasants

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Anthony Claudia Gerard
$16,600 $7,600 $9,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This author whose 1st name is also an English word meaning a saying or motto was the 1st president of the Soviet writers' union

Final scores:

Anthony Claudia Gerard
$13,599 $4,598 $1
3-day champion: $39,399 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Anthony Claudia Gerard
$15,200 $9,600 $9,800
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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Game tape date: 2010-10-12
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