Show #6133 - Wednesday, April 20, 2011


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Robin Woolsey, a high school English teacher from Oxford, Alabama

Kirsten Ruemenapp, a veterinary assistant from New York, New York

Mary Mitchell, a State Department attorney from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The first category will require a year, a specific year, as the response...)
(Alex: Each correct response will end with "E-N-D".)
    $200 4
"The Last Campaign: How Harry Truman Won the ____ Election"
    $200 9
"In the words of Jean-Paul Sartre, 'Au revoir, gopher"'
    $200 1
The senseless murder of the Clutter family in 1959 prompted this man to pen "In Cold Blood"
    $200 21
Golden Delicious
    $200 26
It's dueling buzzers in a race to name this instrument
    $200 16
It's something wanted or needed that happens unexpectedly, perhaps coming from heaven
    $400 5
(Oh, you need more? One word--Orwell)
    $400 10
"I was in the Virgin Islands once. I met a girl... that was a pretty good day. Why couldn't I get that day over & over?"
    $400 2
The London district of Whitechapel is where this fiend carried out his slayings in 1888
    $400 22
Red Globe,
    $400 27
I need more of this instrument rockin' out here
    $400 17
Make believe
    $600 6
"The Year the Dream Died: Revisiting ____ in America"
    $600 11
"Why worry? Each of us is wearing an unlicensed nuclear accelerator on his back"
    $600 3
Al Capone had 7 members of a rival crime gang killed on this date in 1929
    $600 23
    $600 28
We didn't get Zamfir, but we did get a sample of this instrument; check it out
    $600 18
To do this to the U.S. Constitution, approval must be given by 3/4 of the state legislatures or 3/4 of state conventions
    $800 7
"All Stations! Distress! April 15, ____"
    DD: $1,000 12
After a props guy on a Christmas TV special says antlers won't stay glued to a mouse, Bill asks, "Have you tried staples?"
    $800 14
The airport of this Sicilian city is named for 2 anti-organized crime judges, both murdered in 1992
    $800 24
    $800 29
Vic Dickenson was a master of this instrument
    $800 19
This title for a member of the clergy can be preceded by very, most or right
    $1000 8
"____: The Year of Magna Carta"
    $1000 13
As Dustin Hoffman's friend Jeff: "That is one nutty hospital"
    $1000 15
In 1593 this English playwright & poet was murdered under mysterious circumstances
    $1000 25
Santa Claus
    $1000 30
Lurch into this instrument
    $1000 20
From the Latin for "things to be read", it's a table explaining symbols on a map or chart

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

Mary Kirsten Robin
$400 $3,800 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Kirsten Robin
$2,400 $5,400 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Not our friend Dr. Oz, but...)
    $400 9
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a geometric diagram on the monitor.) Bernini said his plan of a large oval connected to a trapezoidal space for the piazza of this building was meant to evoke the arms of the Church embracing its faithful
    $400 24
In 2010 this golfer rejected a s75 million, 5-year deal from Paddy Power, an Irish co.; yes, in 2010, & yes, he rejected it
    $400 14
We can diagnose this Oz dweller with pyrophobia--he says the one thing he fears is a lighted match
    $400 17
From its post: "Dummy uses dummy as weapon in Macy's melee"
    $400 6
These cards used by fortune tellers to predict the future include the High Priestess & the Hierophant
    $400 1
Part of a certain Scottish musical instrument, it can also mean one who talks but says nothing important
    $800 10
In Bernini's sculpture, this biblical figure is casting a stone at an unseen adversary
    $800 25
Barclays halved--from $400 to $200 million--how much it will pay in arena naming rights when this NBA team moves to Brooklyn
    $800 15
The Flutterbudgets suffer from belonephobia, the fear of being pricked by one of these
    $800 18
From its Times-Picayune: "Capitol projects director left after long dispute over hurricane recovery spending"
    $800 7
Around 1143 the Irish priest & Saint Malachy predicted there would only be 111 of these church leaders after his time
    $800 2
A.A. Milne adapted this children's book for the stage & renamed it "Toad of Toad Hall"
    $1200 11
Bernini's sculpture of this French king set the standard for royal portraits for 100 years
    $1200 26
As of May 2009 this company had $4.2 billion in total endorsement contractual obligations, including LeBron
    $1200 16
It's healthy to keep down your body fat, but not to the point of the Growleywogs, who are all bone, skin & this
    DD: $2,000 19
From its Free Press: "State board backs tax rollback for Greektown"
    $1200 8
The 16th century French prophet Nostradamus wrote his predictions in this 4-line stanza form
    $1200 3
As 1 word, it means charming in a childlike way; as 2 words, it's part of a saying meaning life has ups & downs
    DD: $2,400 12
Bernini's Fountain of the Four Rivers represents rivers of 4 continents: the Ganges, the Plata, the Danube & this one
    $1600 27
A co. statement said he "will compete for team RadioShack as a cyclist (in events) including the 2010 Tour de France"
    $1600 29
Dorothy & Toto meet the Shaggy Man, whom I would diagnose with hypertrichosis, also called this -ism
    $1600 22
From its advertiser: "Hilo retailers say police presence needs beefing up"
    $1600 20
These Greek female prophets made their predictions from the 500s B.C. until suppressed in 393 A.D.
    $1600 4
Model 1866 of this rifle helped tame the Wild West
    $2000 13
In his masterpiece The Ecstasy of this Carmelite nun of Avila, Bernini crafted cascading marble drapery
    $2000 28
In 2006 Marco Andretti finished 2nd at Indy for the Nyse: back in 1969, Mario Andretti won for this 3-letter oil treatment
    $2000 23
From its Sun-Sentinel: "Broward commissioners target big banking for role in mortgage crisis"
    $2000 21
This seer became a celebrity in the 1960s after she predicted that a Democrat would win the White House but die in office
    $2000 5
It's the largest lake entirely within the province of Manitoba

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Kirsten Robin
$11,200 $9,000 $9,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Sharing his first name with the man who took this 1850s photo, he's the diplomat & officer seen here

Final scores:

Mary Kirsten Robin
$200 $0 $5,500
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $5,500

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mary Kirsten Robin
$10,400 $8,800 $11,400
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
17 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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Game tape date: 2011-01-21
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