Show #6103 - Wednesday, March 9, 2011


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Quinn McDonald, an inventory control manager from Lowville, New York

Harley Savage, a computer programmer from Hamtramck, Michigan

Mike Nelson, a mechanical engineer from Geneva, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $20,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
    $200 20
In Romania they say "da", in Japan, "hai", & in Panama, this
    $200 6
...of Microsoft Corporation, 1975-2000
    $200 9
It's the rhyming name of the Chinese equivalent of ravioli
    $200 15
He starred in "Chaplin" & in 2010 co-starred with Zach Galifianakis in "Due Date"
    $200 11
Islands, from smallest in area to largest:
    $400 2
    $400 21
A bud on a tuber, or a needle opening
    $400 7
...of the Federal Reserve System, 1987-2006
    $400 10
Stir-fried shredded meat & veggies are mixed with scrambled eggs & served in small thin pancakes for this dish
    $400 16
He was Bob Woodward to Dustin Hoffman's Carl Bernstein
    $400 12
Animals, from slowest to fastest:
peregrine falcon
    $600 3
    $600 22
This 2-letter word precedes "Pretty Woman" in the title of a Roy Orbison No. 1 hit
    $600 8
...of Motown Records, 1959-1988
    $600 28
The marquee ingredient in this soup comes from a type of swallow
    $600 17
On TV, this actor played a father who knew best & the kindly Dr. Marcus Welby
    $600 13
U.S. cities, from west to east:
Newport News,
New Orleans
    $800 4
    $800 23
This insect is mentioned in Muhammad Ali's line about his boxing style
    $800 25
...of the Cuban Council of State, since February 2008
    $800 29
Chow mein has crispy noodles; the name of this boiled noodle & stir-fried meat & veggies dish means "soft noodles"
    $800 18
At the 2010 Teen Choice Awards, he won Movie Actor: Drama not for a "Twilight" film but for "Remember Me"
    DD: $800 14
Writers, from earliest to latest:
C.S. Lewis,
Sir Walter Scott,
Christopher Marlowe
    $1000 5
    $1000 24
A wing of a building at right angles to the main structure, or a right-angled bend in a pipe
    $1000 26
...of Hitler's Afrika Korps, 1941-1943
    $1000 30
Pumping air between the fowl's flesh & skin is the first step to making this elaborate "capital" dish
    $1000 19
For 6 years on HBO, he played sports agent Arliss Michaels
    $1000 27
National leaders from north to south:
Hugo Chavez,
Julia Gillard,
Barack Obama

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Mike Harley Quinn
$400 $1,800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Harley Quinn
$1,600 $3,400 $6,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: First, you will travel with me to Israel, to visit...)
    $400 30
(Alex delivers the clue from Yad Vashem, Israel.) At Yad Vashem, which is the Jewish people's living memorial to the Holocaust, the monument to Jewish resistance fighters forms this national symbol
    $400 11
A method of assigning letter grades based on rank among the class is called "grading on" this
    $400 1
Nutation is the bobbing motion of a spinning rigid body; this toy is the classic example
    $400 12
"The Wacktastic Adventures of Mulder & Scully"
    $400 6
He explained his "Decision Points" in the 2010 book of that name
    $400 17
Drop a letter from the language spoken by the people of Seoul to get this sacred text of Islam
    $800 29
(Alex shows us a large stone in Yad Vashem, Israel.) This stone comes from the central synagogue in Aachen, Germany, which was destroyed on November 9, 1938, in what became known as Kristallnacht, the Night of the Broken this
    $800 22
The U.S. is facing a shortage of teachers of this subject--where are the new Jaime Escalantes?
    $800 2
When a tree's tissues are replaced by quartz, you get this type of wood, also a synonym for "frightened"
    $800 13
"Where's the Electricity?!: The Laura Ingalls Story"
    $800 7
He felt his "Brief History of Time" left unanswered questions, so he came up with "The Grand Design" to answer them
    $800 18
...from a type of mediator to get this implanted device visible in the chest X-ray seen here
    $1200 28
(Alex walks in front of the Wall of Remembrance in Yad Vashem, Israel.) Both the valiant uprising against the Nazis & the final deportation are depicted here in the Wall of Remembrance to this city's ghetto, which at one time held more than 400,000 people in just 1.3 square miles
    $1200 23
NASET is the "National Association of" these "Teachers", who may work with the gifted as well as the disabled
    $1200 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew performs a science demonstration.) You'd expect the paper to fly up when extreme pressure is applied, but instead... the wood breaks; air couldn't flow in quickly enough between the paper, the wood & the table, so a partial this 6-letter term was formed
    $1200 14
"Lieutenant Van Buren"--the show should have been just about her
    DD: $2,000 8
The second book in a bestselling trilogy is "The Girl Who Played with" this
    $1200 19
...from a word for a mechanical man to get this verb that means "to cheer on"
    $1600 27
(Alex walks among lush green vegetation at Yad Vashem, Israel.) Symbolic of the renewal of life, trees line the avenue honoring those who risked their lives to help save the Jews; they are known as this noble word "Among the Nations"
    $1600 24
This term for a list of items to be covered in a course is from the Greek for "parchment label"
    $1600 4
The Schottky effect is a type of increase in the discharge of these subatomic particles from a heated surface
    $1600 15
"That Gabe Kaplan '70s Show"
    $1600 9
In 2010 this political daughter took readers behind the scenes of the campaign trail in "Dirty Sexy Politics"
    DD: $2,000 20
...from a word for a long, vehement speech to get this synonym for "swap"
    $2000 26
(Alex walks through the Valley of the Communities at Yad Vashem.) The Valley of the Communities is a labyrinth of great walls with the names of over 5,000 communities, most of which no longer exist; now the architects were inspired by this biblical prophet's vision of the Valley of the Dry Bones
    $2000 25
This organization started in 1990 with 500 idealistic young people working in schools in low-income communities
    $2000 5
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows an animation on the monitor.) Glucose & fructose are monosaccharides; by removing a molecule of water, the two join to form this disaccharide, also known as table sugar
    $2000 16
"Drs. Weaver, Lockhart & Rasgotra, Medicine Women of Chicago"
    $2000 10
After revealing "The Secret", she gave us "The Power"
    $2000 21
...from a slat on a window to get this word for a paramour

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Harley Quinn
$10,000 $7,800 $25,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

After the death in combat of the previous king, he became the last one to win the crown while on the battlefield

Final scores:

Mike Harley Quinn
$4,399 $5,599 $20,600
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $20,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mike Harley Quinn
$10,800 $7,800 $24,400
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
1 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $43,000

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Game tape date: 2010-11-09
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