Show #6118 - Wednesday, March 30, 2011


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Paul Cheng, a graduate student of English from Walnut, California

Ellen Dickens, an adult education director from Newcastle, Maine

Ted Sitting Crow Garner, a sculptor and writer from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the novel that would've inspired our clue.)
    $200 7
The prospect of an endless lawsuit winding through generations leaves a "bleak" vision
    $200 8
While Harvard has the Crimson, this university has the Crimson Tide
    $200 6
Alberto Gonzales & Robert F. Kennedy both held this cabinet position
    $200 1
The Battle of Stalingrad
    $200 16
Leading Off,
Faces in the Crowd,
    $200 21
Everyone has one:
    $400 12
That wedding gown, that faded gown--I cannot get it, or poor Miss Havisham, out of my head
    $400 9
Penn State's teams, they were named partly for a mountain & partly for a creature that could defeat Princeton's Tigers
    $400 26
In 1775 the Continental Congress appointed man of letters Benjamin Franklin to this job
    $400 2
Quang Tri City; the cavalry was sent!
    $400 17
Goings on About Town,
The Talk of the Town,
The Critics
    $400 22
On some forms & applications:
    $600 13
Bill was mean to his dog, Bull's Eye, then he killed Nancy... & so, I ran, but he kept gaining on me...
    $600 10
You could say these athletes at UNLV aren't "without a cause"
    $600 27
It's the rank just below (the very model of a modern) major general
    $600 3
Quebec &, a year later, Trenton
    $600 18
    $600 23
A religious group:
    $800 14
Oh no, it's the cruel headmaster of Salem House, Mr. Creakle, & his peg leg buddy, Tungay--will this never end?!
    $800 11
Worn by the National College football champions for 1993 & 1999, this team's logo is seen here
    $800 29
The U.N.'s website says this job is "a spokesman for the interests of the world's peoples, in particular the poor"
    $800 4
No one enjoyed the portions at Pork Chop Hill
    $800 19
Star Tracks,
    $800 24
For tax purposes, the total amount you earned less deductions:
    $1000 15
It's no "mystery" why John Jasper haunts me--his fingers have knives on them!
    $1000 28
They're the sports teams of Fresno State as well as Georgia
    DD: $1,800 30
In 1870 Congress created this position to direct the Marine Hospital Service
    $1000 5
Let me take you down, 'cause we're going to... Bosworth Field
    $1000 20
Your Shot,
Where in the World?,
Visions of Earth
    $1000 25
Organization founded by Carrie Chapman Catt in 1920:

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

Ted Ellen Paul
$1,600 $600 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ted Ellen Paul
$7,600 $2,400 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
(Alex stands at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.) The Western Wall is the only remnant of a retaining wall that was built to support the Temple Mount; now tradition says this mount was Moriah, the site where this patriarch prepared to sacrifice his son
    $400 3
"Jingle All the Way",
"So I Married an Axe Murderer"
(plus 153 episodes of "SNL")
    $400 1
"Ariel", "Portnoy's Complaint" & this 1969 mob novel were all written partly in Yaddo in Upstate N.Y.
    $400 7
Choline may help adult brains grow; one of these breakfast items has about a third of your RDA--want an omelette?
    $400 21
Instead of counties, this state has boroughs (or is it brrr-oughs?)
    $400 16
15th century Pope Innocent VIII "The Honest" was the first pope to publicly admit having these
    DD: $5,000 27
Ezra was the leader of the Jews who returned from this land, by whose waters they had sat down & wept
    $800 12
"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum",
"It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World"
(plus his own 1955-59 TV show)
    $800 2
Proceeds from "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" helped him start a residency program on Long Island
    $800 8
A study of 3,500 Japanese men's brains found those who did this in moderation aged better than those who didn't
    $800 22
This state capital is located on the Merrimack River about 15 miles north of Manchester
    $800 17
The Battle of Missionary Ridge was a chief encounter of the 1863 battle of this southeastern city
    $1200 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands on the bank of the Jordan River in Israel.) As depicted in art, after parting the River Jordan with his cloak, this biblical prophet followed a chariot of fire into Heaven
    $1200 13
"The Genesis Concert Movie"
    DD: $2,800 4
The patronage of Mabel Dodge Luhan made an artists' magnet of this town 55 miles from Santa Fe
    $1200 9
A Boston study found doing this for 40 minutes a day builds up the cerebral cortex; monks must be really smart!
    $1200 23
Tributaries of this Mississippi tributary include the Cheyenne, James & Platte
    $1200 18
The Chinese call these kuaizi
    $1600 29
It was the wealthiest Greek city in Paul's time; he founded a church there & wrote 2 letters to its Christians
    $1600 14
    $1600 5
The colony bearing this single name features a barn poet Edna built from a Sears kit
    $1600 10
Excess weight can interfere with this hormone, raising risk of diabetes & impairing brain function--so hit the gym, Einstein
    $1600 24
The Houston ship channel flows into this bay that shares its name with a city
    $1600 19
Don't squawk if you're accused of having illegible handwriting, aka this
    $2000 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reads the clue from a church in Galilee in northern Israel.) This Italian Franciscan church is dedicated to these 9 assertions Jesus made nearby about the blessed
    $2000 15
As a director:
"The Right Stuff",
"Invasion of the Body Snatchers"
    $2000 6
Around 1912, 2 painters from the Art Institute of this city founded the Ox-Bow Institute in Saugatuck, Mich.
    $2000 11
A U. of California study found that listening to the too many notes in this guy's sonatas raised IQ scores 8-9 points
    $2000 25
This N.C. peak, the highest east of the Mississippi, was named for the man who surveyed it, died on it & is buried at the top
    $2000 20
Specific 5-letter term for the block of wood you wedge under the wheels when jacking up a car

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ted Ellen Paul
$12,400 $18,600 $15,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

At the University of Bonn in 1836, he was wounded in a duel with a member of an aristocratic Prussian fraternity

Final scores:

Ted Ellen Paul
$2 $21,700 $11,600
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $21,700 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ted Ellen Paul
$11,600 $12,800 $15,800
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
18 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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Game tape date: 2010-11-17
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