Show #6074 - Thursday, January 27, 2011


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Kara French, a Ph.D. student in history originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan

Lisa Dvorak, a grocery store chain administrative assistant from Millersville, Maryland

Tom Jennings, a maintenance mechanic from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the show for us.)
(Alex: And each correct response in that category will be made up of letters in "In God we trust".)
    $200 2
In 2004 the Stratocaster, one of these, turned 50
    $200 14
Cicely, Alaska
    $200 13
In 1954 Tolkien followed up "The Hobbit" with this novel, the first part of a trilogy
    $200 1
The pancreas secretes this hormone in response to high levels of blood sugar
    $200 8
In 2000 Fortune magazine named this toy of plastic "automatic binding blocks" the toy of the past century
    $200 26
It follows "America" in the name of an airline that went into the sunset in 2005
    $400 3
Licorice stick is a slang term for this woodwind instrument
    $400 15
Sunnydale, California
    $400 17
And it burns, burns, burns, this 3-word zone of the Pacific Ocean highlighted here
    $400 4
This pigmented circular muscle surrounds the pupil of the eye
    $400 9
These Massachusetts siblings began their empire in the 1880s with a game called Banking
    $400 30
You can't help but love Shrek even though he's a big, green one of these monsters
    $600 23
A pedal mechanism allows this large orchestral drum to be tuned to different pitches
    $600 16
Metropolis, Kansas
    $600 18
This newspaperman established his fame with 1916's "You Know Me, Al"; his "Jr." son was also a writer of note
    $600 5
In the late 1950s the Asian type of this virus caused 70,000 deaths in the U.S.; the Hong Kong strain struck in the '60s
    $600 10
These cute, cuddly plush toys were introduced in 2005 along with a code allowing kids access to an online community
    $600 29
It's the word you normally see on this traffic sign
    $800 24
It wasn't until the '60s that we really became familiar with this instrument heard here
    $800 21
Dillon, Texas; Go Panthers!
    $800 19
Slip into the bikini this, the ring-shaped geographic feature seen here
    DD: $1,000 6
Robert Edwards won a 2010 Nobel Prize for developing this, which led to the birth of Louise Brown in 1978
    $800 11
This toy train was created in 1901 as an animated ad for a toy store window display
    $800 28
Several members of the Dandolo family held this Venetian job
    $1000 25
Jascha Heifetz taught a master class on this instrument at USC
    $1000 22
New New York, New York
    $1000 20
This poet finished "The Ring and the Book", a story of a Roman murder case of the 1600s, 28 years after "Pippa Passes"
    $1000 7
This superficial skin infection is caused by staphylococcus & streptococcus bacteria
    $1000 12
In 1938 William Gruber developed this 3-D viewer; it took off after he got the rights to use Disney characters
    $1000 27
John Hancock was a sufferer of this chronic disease that causes a painful swelling of the joints

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

Tom Lisa Kara
$1,200 $2,400 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Lisa Kara
$4,600 $4,600 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
When this Russian empress learned she had dandruff, she locked up her hairdresser so he couldn't tell
    $400 14
A man... a woman in distress... ladder climbing... a giant ape... this video game that debuted in 1981 had it all!
    $400 19
"Tithe" comes from the Old English meaning this fraction
    $400 3
Leapin' lizards! Andrea McArdle & Sarah Jessica Parker have both played this title orphan
    $400 1
A competition in which culinary specialties are prepared
    $800 10
One reason this fascist Italian dictator adopted the Roman salute may have been a fear of shaking hands
    $800 15
The Wayfarer style of this brand of sunglasses was an '80s fave
    $800 20
The Advent of Christ on Judgment Day is also called this 2-word phrase
    $800 4
Katherine Leigh Doherty & Matthew Gumley played Jane & Michael Banks when this title woman flew onto Broadway in 2006
    $800 2
In 1889 this territory was divided into 2 states; so Sioux me!
    $1200 11
This "rock" of a general was an unpopular teacher at VMI before the Civil War & was often the target of pranks
    $1200 16
He was elected Governor of Massachusetts in 1982 & 1986 & then it was on to the presidency! Well, not quite
    DD: $4,000 21
As 4 of his units moved on Madrid, a Spanish Civil War general coined this term to describe the extra support inside the capital
    $1200 5
Wednesday has Mondays off in this 2010 Broadway show, along with Pugsley, played by Adam Riegler
    $1200 6
A tree of the walnut family, or slang for a baseball bat
    $1600 12
This electricity pioneer & coil inventor lived as a virtual recluse & was obsessed with raising pigeons
    $1600 27
2004: Matt Dillon;
2006: Jessica Simpson
(there are 12 a year at some businesses)
    $1600 17
This stainless-steel car with gull-wing doors debuted in 1981; fewer than 10,000 were made
    $1600 22
In Judaism, Arabot, a place where righteousness & justice are found, is also called this, just like a Jessica Biel TV show
    DD: $2,000 8
In 1983 Roshi Handwerger was 10-year-old Patrick Dennis & Angela Lansbury, this title woman
    $1600 25
Electronic guidance has phased out navigation by compass & clock, this morbid-sounding art
    $2000 13
In 1778 this man, the elder, suffered a fatal collapse minutes after speaking against Colonial independence
    $2000 26
1946: Ingrid Bergman;
2009: Jamal Woolard
(not saying which, but one is about rap music)
    $2000 18
The piece seen here is by this pop artist who started out graffitiing New York City subways in 1981
    $2000 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Though the 1954 Geneva Accords boundary included the Ben Hai River, it was named for this northern parallel of latitude
    $2000 9
In 1991 11-year-old Daisy Eagan became the youngest female Tony winner, for "The Secret" this
    $2000 24
This blue-gray & white-bellied shark can weigh 1,000 pounds

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Lisa Kara
$10,200 $19,400 $15,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In the 4 major U.S. sports leagues, he's won more regular season MVP awards than any other player

Final scores:

Tom Lisa Kara
$20,400 $31,201 $10,600
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $31,201 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tom Lisa Kara
$10,200 $16,600 $15,000
16 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $41,800

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Game tape date: 2010-10-13
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