Show #6069 - Thursday, January 20, 2011


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Scott Harris, a videographer and elementary school librarian from Las Vegas, Nevada

Julie Wolfson, a systems engineer from Littleton, Colorado

Jeff Gorham, an accountant from Richmond, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
English is official, but about half of Guyana is of East Indian descent, so many there speak these 2 Indic languages
    $200 2
2007: Big robots,
Michael Bay,
an Allspark,
    $200 16
It's the term for a regular Quaker gathering; like at a business one, minutes are read
    $200 20
Cyrus Dallin made the sculpture of this man that's near the Old North Church
    $200 1
In 1919 this school was established as the Southern Branch of the University of California
    $200 11
At 29 feet, 4 1/2 inches, Mike Powell holds the world record for this
    $400 9
The city of Recife, "reef" in this language, is so named for its location behind a long & protective coastal reef
    $400 3
1986: Principal Rooney has a bad day;
a Ferrari meets a bad end--
Broderick...? Broderick...?
    $400 17
Illinois has the Diocese of Peoria, Diocese of Joliet & this of Chicago, headed by cardinal George
    $400 21
The American Museum of Natural History in New York honors this president
    $400 4
Colleges in this state include Black Hills State University & Oglala Lakota College
    $400 12
"The Lottery" or "The Gold Bug"
    $600 5
1984: Sarah Connor... duck!
When Arnolds attack;
Your clothes. Give them to me. Now
    $600 18
John Adams & John Quincy Adams were members of this religion, meaning they believed in 1 divinity, not 3
    $600 22
San Diego has a statue of this 11th-century chivalrous Spanish warrior
    DD: $800 10
Opened in 1865, this N.E. college was started by a scientist for an increasingly industrialized America
    $600 13
Traditionally, the main ingredients in these Scottish cookies are flour, sugar & an ample amount of butter
    $800 6
1988: A cop comes to L.A. for Christmas, goes to his wife's holiday party, kills a lot of party crashers
    $800 19
In the main Hare Krishna mantra, it's the word that's not Hare or Krishna
    $800 23
Kiev remembers Khmelnitsky--a leader of these mounted warriors of Ukraine & Russia
    $800 25
This university in West Virginia is named for the Supreme Court Chief Justice who raised the court to a position of power
    $800 14
Tinker, of "Tinker to Evers to Chance", was one of these
    $1000 7
2010: Affleck-ted directing;
Massachusetts mayhem;
you can bank (rob) on it
    $1000 24
This 20th-century leader rides in Anatolia
    $1000 26
The Daily Wildcat is the college newspaper from this Southwestern university
    $1000 15
This California port city is home to an aquarium & the Queen Mary

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

Jeff Julie Scott
$400 $1,400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Julie Scott
$2,400 $4,800 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
(Lindblad and National Geographic naturalist Tom Ritchie delivers the clue from Antarctica.) The recent increase in gentoo penguin numbers may be due to decreased sea ice coverage caused by this phenomenon of rising average air temperatures
    $400 1
Last name of Mark & Donnie; their family is a funky bunch
    $400 9
The classic French soup vichyssoise is traditionally made with leeks & these tubers
    $400 14
...this anti-slavery author; her Hartford home was next door to Twain's
    $400 22
    $400 4
Colorful piles of it are often strewn about on Christmas morning
    $800 27
(Lindblad and National Geographic naturalist Tom Ritchie delivers the clue from Antarctica.) Because the chicks of this largest penguin take so long to mature, females lay their eggs in winter so that the chicks can be independent by summer
    $800 2
Tattooed twins Benji & Joel Madden front this band
    $800 10
In 1897 Campbell's introduced this flavor of soup, condensed in a can
    $800 15
...this young British author who was traveling from India to England via the U.S. in 1889
    $800 23
Plantar fasciitis
    $800 5
The tongue of a bell
    DD: $500 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Antarctica.) This 7-letter term for a breeding place for penguins comes from the name of a colony of another black bird
    $1200 3
Last name of Jimmie, who taught his younger brother Stevie Ray how to play guitar
    $1200 19
Don't send it back: this soup from the Andalusian region of Spain is supposed to be cold
    $1200 16
...this poet, whose "Idylls of the King" started an Arthurian craze that inspired "A Connecticut Yankee"
    $1200 24
    $1200 6
A hiking route that goes from Maine to Georgia
    $1600 30
(Lindblad and National Geographic naturalist Tom Ritchie delivers the clue from Antarctica.) This species of small penguin is distinguished by a narrow black band that runs across its throat & seems to be holding a black cap upon its head
    $1600 12
Rich & Chris Robinson didn't fly as solo acts, so they reformed this group
    $1600 20
The name of the Italian soup pasta e fagioli means "pasta &" these
    $1600 17
...this British-born journalist in the 1860s, a few years before a journey in Africa made him famous
    DD: $1,500 25
Acromioclavicular joint separation--the joint
    $1600 7
A bluefish is one of the fish also called this
    $2000 29
(Underwater specialist Lisa Trotter delivers the clue from Antarctica.) Though efficient swimmers, penguins must come up for air, & do so in a method called this, after the way a certain cetacean leaps in and out of the water
    $2000 13
Last name of brothers Eddie & Alex, who lent that name to a hard rock band in 1974
    $2000 21
Tamil gives us the name of this soup that's flavored with curry
    $2000 18
...this newspaper publisher, when Twain was chased out of his office at the New York tribune
    $2000 26
Medial cruciate ligament sprain
    $2000 8
Russian word for a member of the ruling power, especially in a Communist country

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Julie Scott
$8,000 $9,600 $13,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

At his 1994 inaugural, he called for "a rainbow nation at peace with itself and the world"

Final scores:

Jeff Julie Scott
$9,601 $16,100 $19,201
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $19,201

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jeff Julie Scott
$8,000 $9,600 $15,000
14 R,
4 W
14 R,
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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Game tape date: 2010-10-12
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