Show #6100 - Friday, March 4, 2011


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Mark Pudlow, a teachers' union spokesman from Havana, Florida

Sara Lichterman, a web editor from Arlington, Virginia

Carl Bradshaw, a financial manager from St. Louis, Missouri (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

MARCH 4th!
    $200 14
1902: This organization is founded in Chicago to promote safe roads; it still helps drivers today
    $200 21
(Oprah Winfrey gives the clue.) For a 2005 show on age-defying things for women, I had this part of my body "stabbed" with a special gun; I was told the 2 clicks would hurt "a little", yeah, right!
    $200 23
In a Dr. Seuss title, Horton hears him
    $200 7
This Apple product that was rolled out in 2010 has a 9.7-inch screen & is 1/2 inch thick
    $200 1
Under the Hernando De Soto Bridge in Memphis:
this river
    $200 5
A Japanese-style grill
    $400 15
1789: This document goes into effect
    $400 22
(Oprah Winfrey gives the clue.) In 2005 I said Wisteria Lane "seems like such a nice quiet street where nothing much ever happens" when I guest starred as a new neighbor on this show
    $400 27
This word found on most lightbulbs is the unit of power equivalent to one joule per second
    $400 8
Here you can clearly see the logo of this hi-def format for home theaters in 1080p
    $400 2
Beneath the Bay Bridge in Maryland:
this bay
    $400 11
A plant eater
    $600 18
1845: He is inaugurated as the 11th president
    $600 24
(Oprah Winfrey gives the clue.) In 1994, 8 years after I vowed to do it, I ran a full one of these--the Marine Corps one in D.C.; it took me 4:29:15, but I did it!
    $600 28
This word precedes "in the course of human events"
    $600 9 lets you share these & back them up
    DD: $1,000 3
Under the Petofi Bridge in Budapest:
this river
    $600 13
A fraud or a fake
    $800 19
1933: 5 years before the Anschluss, Prime Minister Dollfuss dissolves this nation's parliament
    $800 25
(Oprah Winfrey gives the clue.) In 2002 I worked the drivethrough at this fast food chain; a customer (who turned out to be my own lawyer!) complained about the slow service, then drove around & got a big surprise, "I'm lovin' it!"
    $800 29
The first word that's missing from the song title "Have All The Flowers Gone"
    $800 10
Copying info from a computer to a CD is called burning; doing the reverse is this other destructive term
    $800 4
Beneath the Rialto Bridge in Venice:
this busy waterway
    $800 16
A pagan
    $1000 20
1887: When Benz is still a competitor, this man unveils his first car
    $1000 26
(Oprah Winfrey gives the clue.) In 2003 I learned to "let go of my feet" when I "flew" in the harness this "Titanic" singer used in her $95 million theatre at Caesars in Las Vegas
    $1000 30
It's what the doctor was asked during the illness of sewing machine inventor Elias
    $1000 12
Seen here is an icon for this 3-letter service that feeds you updates on your favorite web sites
    $1000 6
Beneath the Vasco da Gama Bridge in Lisbon:
this river
    $1000 17
Excessive arrogance or pride

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

Carl Sara Mark
$4,600 $2,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Carl Sara Mark
$7,200 $3,400 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Christopher Walken--in fact, Christopher Walken movies.)
    $400 18
Just below the adrenal glands, these bean-shaped organs are each about the size of a large bar of soap
    $400 1
This Garp creator also wrote the children's book "A Sound Like Someone Trying Not to Make a Sound"
    $400 16
"Against", as in a lawsuit
    $400 6
Over 4,500 years old, a seated lyre player from the Cyclades is an early treasure of this country's art
    $400 23
"Don't forget" these waterproof boots worn over the shoes is one of Gwyneth Paltrow's tips for visiting London
    $400 11
Duane Hall, a brother
    $800 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical diagram on the monitor.) The mammalian tubes named for Italian anatomist Gabriel Fallopius connects the ovaries to the upper part of this organ
    $800 2
She followed up "Eat, Pray, Love" with a book on marriage called "Committed"
    $800 17
"For the time being", like a senator presiding over the Senate
    $800 7
Vermeer's "Music Lesson" shows a chaste young lady at the keyboard instrument fittingly called this
    $800 12
Hessian Horseman, an antagonist
    $1200 19
Appropriately, the name of this blood vessel means "great artery"
    $1200 3
On his 1950 death, this man who looked into the future was called "The Wintry Conscience of a Generation"
    DD: $2,500 20
"By each head", in a country
    $1200 8
This pianist & composer was painted by Delacroix in the 1830s, the decade when he became a force in Paris
    $1200 29
Following a day on the slopes, warm up your tootsies in a pair of these boots whose French name says what they're for
    DD: $2,500 13
Wilbur Turnblad, a father
    $1600 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical animation on the monitor.) The joint in your neck that allows you to move your head from side to side is classified as this type, which rotates around a central axis
    $1600 4
His greatest novel was a commercial flop, so he supported his family with stories like "Bartleby the Scrivener"
    $1600 21
"Elsewhere"--in English, it's an excuse
    $1600 9
Pictures by artist Victor Hartmann inspired Mussorgsky's "Pictures at" one of these
    $1600 28
Yupik for "bearded seal" gives us the name of these soft boots worn by Eskimos
    $1600 14
Frank Abagnale, a father
    $2000 25
Broca's speech area is in the frontal lobe of this largest portion of the brain
    $2000 5
A Pulitzer for "American Pastoral" is one of the honors bestowed on this Newarker
    $2000 22
"By the fact itself"
    $2000 10
This patron saint of music has often been depicted in art, as here in a work of around 1600
    $2000 27
Boots from this brand, whose logo is seen here, were worn by soldiers on both sides of the American Civil War
    $2000 15
Whitley Strieber, an abductee?

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Carl Sara Mark
$8,400 $10,200 $10,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1919, barely 20 years after its discovery, it was the world's most expensive substance at $3 million an ounce

Final scores:

Carl Sara Mark
$6,300 $2,200 $399
2-day champion: $17,899 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Carl Sara Mark
$8,000 $11,400 $10,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $29,800

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Game tape date: 2010-11-09
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