Show #6105 - Friday, March 11, 2011


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Katie Sowder, a freelance researcher from Kansas City, Missouri

Mary McGlynn, an English professor from Maplewood, New Jersey

Tim Maas, an Army ammunition inspector from McAlester, Oklahoma (whose 1-day cash winnings total $31,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be a god, but you have to spell the god's name.)
    $200 2
While rescuing Queen Guinevere, this knight mistakenly killed Sir Gareth, which led to disbandment of the round table
    $200 3
In a 1961 Elvis smash, this 8-word refrain follows, "wise men say only fools rush in, but"
    $200 8
This spinner of such tales as "It" & "The Stand" stands well over 6 feet
    $200 18
"A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic" is attributed to this Soviet leader
    $200 13
Apt. space is tight in this borough, also home to the mil. sq. ft. of storage rental at Chelsea mini-storage
    $200 1
One of this Norse god's main epithets is Vingnir ("the hurler") (4 letters)
    $400 24
In "Le Morte D'Arthur", Arthur tells him, I must take a wife but only "by thy counsel and thine advice"
    $400 4
In 1957 the King recorded this seasonal song about getting somewhere for the holidays "if only in my dreams"
    $400 9
I Samuel 17:4 says he was "six cubits and a span"; that's 9 feet 6 inches!
    DD: $1,500 19
In 1859 he joined a Shakespearean stock company in Richmond, Virginia (but that's not why he's in the category)
    $400 14
The highest business rents in the world are along this Paris boulevard
    $400 23
"To Anacreon In Heaven" mentions this rollicking Roman god's vine
(7 letters)
    $600 28
This sword-proffering lady was a Tony-winning role in "Spamalot" for Sara Ramirez of "Grey's Anatomy"
    $600 5
Completes the title of the King's second No. 1 "I Want You, I Need You..."
    $600 10
Fans of this shock jock might be shocked to learn that he stands 6-foot-5
    $600 20
Living up to his nickname, in 440 this "Scourge of God" broke a truce with eastern Romans & blitzed Danubian towns
    $600 15
This car rental business began in Chicago in 1918 with a fleet of 12 Model Ts
    $600 25
This Egyptian god of death & resurrection was the brother-husband of Isis (6 letters)
    $800 6
The King called this Hank Williams classic he recorded in 1973 "the saddest song I've heard in my life"
    $800 11
Who better to tell us how to "Awaken The Giant Within" & control our own destiny than this 6'7" motivational speaker
    $800 21
In 1565 he said he'd rule Russia... if he could execute traitors as he wished & take their possessions: Russia said sure!
    $800 16
A one-year rental for a luxury suite in this downtown Los Angeles arena can set you back about $475,000
    $800 26
Vulcan is the Roman equivalent of this Greek fire god (10 letters)
    $1000 7
The King's debut album included a rockin' version of this Ray Charles classic about a gal way across town
    $1000 12
Sadly, the tale of this 7-foot-7 former NBA center came to an end in June 2010; he was laid to rest in his native Sudan
    $1000 22
In the '70s nearly a million Cambodians died under the regime of this Khmer Rouge leader
    $1000 17
In the 16th century the knights of Malta paid Holy Roman Emperor Charles V an annual rent of one of these birds
    $1000 27
This Hindu god of wisdom & good fortune has the head of an elephant (7 letters)

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

Tim Mary Katie
$3,000 $2,800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Mary Katie
$4,000 $3,300 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Identify the sea for us.)
(Alex: And this month is Peace Corps Month and we're celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps.)
    $400 15
(on all sides)
    $400 10
Hopkins was Richard, son of Henry II & Eleanor of Aquitaine, in this 1968 film
    $400 20
Soccer-playing teens are prone to Osgood-Schlatter disease, mainly seen as a swelling just below this joint
    $400 1
It means sad or listless; when tripled, it means "and so on"
    $400 6
Stanley Kubrick's WWI film "Paths Of Glory" is about a real incident involving this country's army
    $800 16
    $800 11
Anthony Hopkins won an Oscar for his role in this 1991 film
    $800 21
This contact sport injury resulting from a blow to the head has several grades; with grade I, you stay conscious
    $800 2
"To run" this way means to run viciously, frenzied for blood; originally the term referred to a crazy malay
    DD: $1,400 7
In 1916 some 10,000 British & Indian troops trapped in the Mesopotamian town of Kut surrendered to these foes
    $1200 17
Lesbos &
    $1200 12
Sir Anthony was the voice of Hrothgar in the 2007 animated version of this epic
    $1200 22
It's the most common sports sprain & also common is your buddy telling you to just walk it off
    $1200 3
Led Zeppelin knows that this word refers to a concluding passage of a musical piece or a ballet
    $1200 8
In the War's biggest naval battle, the British & German fleets fought to a draw off this Danish peninsula
    DD: $2,500 18
    $1600 13
It was Anthony Hopkins for whom death (Brad Pitt) came calling in this 1998 film
    $1600 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical demonstration on a monitor) If the inflamation called bursitis happens where the tendons in your forearm attach to the prominence of the humerus bone, it's known as this sporty affliction
    $1600 4
A symbol of life in Egypt, it's also known as an Ansate Cross
    $1600 9
The British & this ally took the German colony of Tsingtao in 1914; in 1941, the teams would be different
    $1600 27
At the invitation of President Nkrumah, the first overseas volunteers arrived in this country on the Gulf of Guinea in August of 1961
    $2000 19
off the
Omani coast
    $2000 14
In "Amistad", about an 1839 uprising of Africans on a slave ship, Hopkins played this former president arguing for the defense
    $2000 24
Accute mountain sickness can develop into the pulmonary or cerebral type of this accumulation of fluid
    $2000 5
This word from Heinlein's "Stranger In A Strange Land" means "to communicate sympathetically"
    $2000 25
When war began, the Triple Alliance of Germany, Italy & Austria-Hungary faced the Triple this
    $2000 26
The Corps serves the 2nd as well as the 3rd
World, in Romania & this Balkan neighbor on its southern border

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Mary Katie
$13,800 $3,700 $11,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Although capital of its country, it is not the capital of the province in which it's located, nor is it the seat of government

Final scores:

Tim Mary Katie
$3,799 $2,200 $5,900
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $5,900

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tim Mary Katie
$13,200 $5,200 $11,000
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
15 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $29,400

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Game tape date: 2010-11-10
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