Show #6070 - Friday, January 21, 2011


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Amanda Sonmor, a virtual assistant originally from Denver, Colorado

Sandy Hollimon, a college instructor of anthropology from Jenner, California

Scott Harris, a videographer and elementary school librarian from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the parent company.)
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "N", and it will be followed at some point with a "P" and an "R".)
    $200 1
John Tyler was one of the 4 presidents from this bygone political party
    $200 11
Steve Austin, this expensive title character, had 1 bionic arm & 1 bionic eye
    $200 22
Barbie dolls &
Matchbox cars
    $200 21
To the dismay of its fans everywhere, in 2006 Pluto was reclassified as this type of planet
    $200 16
3 years after buying the NBA's Bucks, Herbert Kohl became a U.S. senator from this state
    $200 6
In 2010 Newark's Star-Ledger, one of these, was expected to lose $10 million
    $400 2
In 1844 a treaty signed by Tyler's envoy in Wanghia opened up trade with this Asian country
    $400 12
Picard was put to the test by Q in this show's finale; we also learned Jean-Luc wed & divorced Dr. Crusher
    $400 23
Mountain Dew &
    $400 30
So Pluto has a radius less than half that of this now-smallest planet--so what? Size doesn't matter!
    $400 17
It's 4 cubed minus 4 squared
    $400 7
It means not supporting or controlled by a political party
    $600 3
Like Patrick Henry before him, Tyler was governor of this state
    $600 13
In 1974 Roddy McDowall starred in this show that brought the film series to TV--I love you, Dr. Zaius!
    $600 24
Tylenol &
    DD: $1,000 29
Pluto is in a stable 3:2 resonance with this planet, completing 2 orbits of the sun in the time the other completes 3
    $600 18
In 2003 a Norwegian ate 187 of these in 3 minutes; I prefer mine on the half shell at a less frenzied speed
    $600 8
This item trims the area above your lunulas (the white, crescent-shaped spots)
    $800 4
At the instigation of Rep. John Minor Botts, Tyler was the first pres. to have this type of resolution aimed at him
    $800 14
A deep space probe (launched in 1987!) ended up getting this guy frozen in suspended animation until "the 25th century"
    $800 25
Jennie-O turkey &
    $800 28
Styx & stones will never persuade this loyal largest moon to abandon Pluto
    $800 19
One birthstone of the last month of the year is this 6-letter gem that starts with the last letter of the alphabet
    $800 9
10-letter word meaning impervious to sound
    $1000 5
With 1842's Webster-Ashburton treaty, Tyler set the boundary between New Brunswick & this state
    $1000 15
I've found it! This show about a town populated by geniuses & patrolled by sheriff Jack Carter
    $1000 26
Scott tissue &
Viva paper towels
    $1000 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew illustrates the clue on the monitor.) Pluto's symbol combines the letters "P" & "L", representing both the first two letters of the name "Pluto" & the initials of this observatory founder, who predicted Pluto's existence
    $1000 20
In late 1999 controversy erupted over custody of this 6-year-old Cuban shipwreck survivor
    $1000 10
It's the filtering & excretory unit of the kidney

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

Scott Sandy Amanda
$4,400 -$1,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Sandy Amanda
$5,000 -$1,200 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The correct response in that category for each clue will be made up of letters in the clue in order.)
    $400 1
Part III of this 1742 oratorio begins with the aria "I Know That My Redeemer Liveth"
    $400 19
Clay Aiken came to Broadway as the musical theater-loving knight Sir Robin in this play
    $400 22
This U.S. president doubled the size of the country when he completed the Louisiana Purchase
    $400 6
The President lives on it
    $400 9
Richard Llewellyn set his novel about a mining family, "How Green Was My Valley", in this country of his birth
    $800 2
Zoltan Kodaly wrote some of the finer works for solo this bass member of the violin family
    $800 17
(Hi. I'm Neil Patrick Harris.) In 2010 I made my debut as a musical theater director with the Hollywood Bowl production of this Jonathan Larson show; I've played Mark in the musical before
    $800 7
Morgan Freeman's first regular TV gig
    $800 10
Nikos Kazantzakis wrote "The Greek Passion" & the tale of him, "The Greek"
    $1200 3
This 1867 Edvard Grieg work was first published as a piano duet but later divided into 2 suites
    $1200 16
In 2010 Broadway's latest movie adaptation had Patti LuPone as one of the "Women on the Verge of" this
    $1200 24
Some 70,000 of these graceful birds, including 15,000 snowy ones, nest at Miller's Lake
    DD: $2,000 8
Alliterative slang for crying
    $1200 11
Nikolay Gogol's novel "Myortvye Dushi" was published in English as "Dead" these
    $1600 4
In 1840, the year that he married Clara Wieck, he composed an incredible 140 pieces of music
    $1600 15
He came to Broadway in "Lend Me a Tenor", costarring his wife Brooke Adams & directed by Stanley Tucci
    $1600 23
Kenner, outside New Orleans, was once called "Cannes Brulee" as Indians used to light this on fire to drive out game
    $1600 20
A Latvian street?
    $1600 12
This series of tales by Ovid was written in hexameters in 15 books
    $1600 26
In a 60-year-old man age really takes its toll on the body, no matter which sport he works in
    $2000 5
Mahler's Eighth is nicknamed the Symphony of this large number, for the host of musicians needed to perform it
    $2000 14
His plays include "Caroline, or Change" & "Angels in America"
    $2000 18
Tomb 347 in New Orleans' St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 is reputed to contain the remains of this most famous Voodoo queen
    $2000 21
Flower patches named for Mr. Hagler
    DD: $2,000 13
This South American's "The General in His Labyrinth" is a fictional biography of Simon Bolivar
    $2000 25
Memories of Ms. Klausner include cups of tea cherished by her friends after class

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Scott Sandy Amanda
$9,000 -$3,600 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Golf carts used by the crew in the production of this 2009 movie bore signs reading "Galileo" & "Bernini"

Final scores:

Scott Sandy Amanda
$2,799 -$3,600 $12,300
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $12,300

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Scott Sandy Amanda
$11,000 -$600 $7,600
22 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
8 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,000

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Game tape date: 2010-10-12
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