Show #6114 - Thursday, March 24, 2011


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Connie McClung, a human resources and finance manager from Atlanta, Georgia

Michael Brown, a graduate student from Rochester, New York

Megan Barnes, a stay-at-home mother from Baltimore, Maryland (whose 2-day cash winnings total $70,002)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Philadelphia's Centennial Exposition of 1876 was held to commemorate the 100th anniversary of this local event
    $200 24
If the ball is in-goal & you hold it & touch it to the earth, 5 points are scored by what's called this electrical term
    $200 3
This Russian vodka brand is known as Stoli for short
    $200 16
A Guernsey
    $200 21
Their family "Compound" is 6 acres of waterfront property on Nantucket Sound
    $200 1
This 5-letter word can refer to an event in Genesis or to what you do in supplying too much fuel to your carburetor
    $400 12
The World Expo of 1893 was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of one of this man's voyages
    $400 25
With 16 players fighting for possession, this way of re-starting play is a synonym for a disorderly struggle
    $400 4
This beet soup can be served hot or cold but it should always come with a dollop of sour cream
    $400 17
A leghorn
    $400 22
Alfred, a scion of this munitions & chemicals family, built Nemours Mansion in Wilmington, Del. for his new bride
    $400 2
A group of news reporters, or to make smooth by ironing
    $600 13
The International Exposition Bureau didn't recognize the NYC World's Fair of this year; it was too soon after Seattle 1962
    $600 26
Like a score in U.S. football, a goal kick, a reminder of rugby's soccer origins, is worth this many points
    $600 5
Like latkes, draniki are these
    $600 18
A Lipizzaner
    $600 23
This European banking dynasty's properties include Chateau Lafite, which makes a pretty good Bordeaux
    $600 7
Also one end of a swimming pool, this adjective can mean "superficial"
    DD: $1,800 14
This U.S. city's 1915 Panama Pacific Expo was held over a landfill made partly of earthquake debris
    $800 27
This position is the last line of defense; in the NFL it's the offensive role of Larry Csonka & Moose Johnston
    $800 6
A traditional appetizer is caviar, the red type being the roe of this fish
    $800 19
A Thomson's
    $800 29
Marble House in Newport, Rhode Island was bilt in the late 1800s for William, last name this
    $800 8
To move unsteadily, or to arrange in a zigzagged order
    $1000 15
The First World's Fair, the Great Exhibition of 1851, was held in this London park famed for its Speakers' Corner
    $1000 28
The USA's national team is the Eagles; Argentina's is Los these, aka mountain lions
    $1000 10
Sharlotka is a Russian dessert made with this fruit
    $1000 20
A Poland China
    $1000 30
269-room Villa Hugel in Essen, Germany was home to this arms & steel industry family until 1945
    $1000 9
A small tower, or a revolving gun structure on a military plane

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

Megan Michael Connie
$3,600 -$200 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Megan Michael Connie
$5,200 $200 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
A cascade is a small one of these & a ribbon is a tall narrow one
    $400 2
He went to join Gracie in 1996, less than 2 months after his 100th birthday
    $400 25
This watery fella's kids included Orion & Polyphemus
    $400 20
In 1961 he reached an altitude of 115 miles in the Freedom 7
    $400 12
Eat it with corn chips, seƱor
    $400 7
"Cheers" or "Two and a Half Men"
    $800 13
A fertile spot in a desert; the Sahara's Erg Awbari comes complete with palm trees & lakes
    $800 3
A "Hee Haw" regular known for her straw hat with dangling price tag, she said good-bye in Nashville in 1996
    $800 26
Oddly, in one tradition the war god Ares fathered this Greek love god
    $800 22
On July 20, 1969 he was alone in the command module Columbia, circling the Moon at an altitude of 60-75 miles
    $800 14
An unforeseen & clever plot change towards the end of a movie
    $800 8
In February 1960 black college students staged one at a Greensboro, North Carolina lunch counter
    $1200 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from about the National Geographic Explorer.) Today we're crossing 66 degrees, 33 minutes south latitude; it was 250 years ago that Captain Cook was the first to cross this same borderline
    $1200 4
Chance the gardener, he stopped "Being There" in London in 1980
    DD: $4,000 27
Mnemosyne, or "memory", was the mom of these inspirational sister goddesses
    $1200 23
Haise, Swigert & this commander were about 205,000 miles from Earth when an explosion ruptured an oxygen tank
    $1200 16
A design dot used in regular patterns
    $1200 9
This toy from Hasbro uses 2 revolving plastic discs around an axis
    $1600 19
From the Latin for "one who makes a levied payment" comes this term for a stream that flows into a larger stream
    $1600 5
The "Monty Python" member who played King Arthur, he ended his grail quest in Maidstone, England
    $1600 28
A big supporter of the heavens, he was the son of the Titan Iapetus
    DD: $1,600 24
He described the moonscape that he walked on as "magnificent desolation", also the title of his 2009 memoir
    $1600 17
The sixth letter of the NATO phonetic alphabet
    $1600 10
This southeastern Alaskan town was once the territorial capital
    $2000 21
Spanish for "table" & common in the southwest, it's a broad, flat-topped elevation with clifflike sides
    $2000 6
An overdose killed this controversial standup comic in Hollywood in 1966
    $2000 29
This son of the Celtic river god Boann shares his name with a breed of cattle
    $2000 30
This Apollo 12 astronaut painted himself tiptoeing on the Ocean of Storms
    $2000 18
In Catholic theology, it's a region reserved for unbaptized babies
    $2000 11
Last name of poet Dame Edith

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Megan Michael Connie
$19,200 $1,800 $16,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Armor-clad knights face off in a game of baseball in an 1889 work by this author

Final scores:

Megan Michael Connie
$33,201 $3,598 $29,599
3-day champion: $103,203 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Megan Michael Connie
$15,400 $1,800 $18,200
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
8 R,
6 W
22 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2010-11-17
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