Show #6153 - Wednesday, May 18, 2011


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Flora Peir, a newspaper editor from New York, New York

Gary Rosche, a county tax clerk from Durham, North Carolina

Lisa Bloomberg, a medical student from Minneapolis, Minnesota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $35,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
St. Valentine is the patron saint of these, which "the world will always welcome"
    $200 26
1983: This singer's "Thriller"
    $200 1
He "was a merry old soul, and a merry old soul was he"
    $200 11
    $200 16
Georgians Button Gwinnett, Lyman Hall & George Walton all signed this document in 1776
    $200 6
This botanist is in the U.S. Inventors Hall of Fame for a variety of peach he developed, not his potato
    $400 22
He's the patron saint of travelers & motorists; give him a medal
    $400 27
1995: Her "Jagged Little Pill"
    $400 2
He said, "What a good boy am I!"--if he's so good, why was he in the corner?
    $400 12
    $400 17
From 1942 to 1961 it was the occupation of William Hartsfield, for whom Atlanta's Intl. Airport is named
    $400 7
Available in 100 proof & 76 proof varieties, this "Southern" potent potable is a peach-flavored bourbon liqueur
    $600 23
This biblical husband is the patron saint of carpenters
    $600 28
1979: His "52nd Street"
    $600 3
"Jack be nimble, Jack be quick, Jack jump over" this
    $600 13
    DD: $1,500 18
This Georgia native won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964
    $600 8
The main European producer of peaches is this nation, growing vast quantities of them in its Campania region
    $800 24
St. Vitus is the patron saint of these performers
    $800 29
1985: His "No Jacket Required"
    $800 4
Mary, Mary who grows silver bells in her garden is quite this, opposite in position or character
    $800 14
    $800 19
This Georgia-born Secretary of State served under 2 presidents from 1961 to 1969
    $800 9
This sweet fruit is known as the "peach of the tropics"
    $1000 25
These hospital employees have their patron in St. Agatha
    $1000 30
2009: Her "Fearless"
    $1000 5
This little guy "runs through the town, upstairs and downstairs, in his nightgown"
    $1000 15
    $1000 20
In 1540 this Spaniard became the first European to explore the interior of Georgia
    $1000 10
The word peach comes from Malum persicum, meaning "apple of" this empire

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

Lisa Gary Flora
$2,600 $3,600 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Gary Flora
$3,000 $3,900 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
The shallowest of the Great Lakes, it was the site of a U.S. naval victory in 1813
    $400 22
In this 2010 Coen Brothers Western, Hailee Steinfeld as young Mattie finally catches up with Josh Brolin
    $400 6
A temporary loss of the voice is a symptom of this, inflammation of the mucous membrane of the voice box
    $400 16
Chin rest,
    $400 18
"If there's one thing that has unified Democrats and Republicans, it's that we all hated the bank bailout"
    $400 1
"Slaughter" ends in -er; this other word for the killing of many ends in -re
    $800 12
Rising on the Langres Plateau & heading for the capital, it's the second-longest river in France
    $800 23
In "Legends of the Fall", "It was a good death" as he gets killed by the grizzly he wounded as a kid
    $800 7
On a blood test, a level of 60 or above of this, the "good cholesterol", is healthy
    $800 17
Buoyancy compensator,
emergency regulator,
purge valve,
air tank
    $800 19
"Five years ago, our college campuses were a battleground"
    $800 2
The name of this man-eating fairy tale monster was popularized by French author Charles Perrault
    DD: $3,000 13
The name of this South American estuary means "silver river"
    $1200 24
In "Seven Pounds" this actor gets in a bathtub with a deadly box jellyfish
    $1200 8
From the Greek for "stopper", it's a clot, as of fat or blood, that can get lodged in a blood vessel & obstruct it
    $1200 27
Rotor blade,
horizontal stabilizer
    DD: $2,000 20
"We must guard against feverish building of vast armaments to meet glibly predicted moments of... 'maximum peril'"
    $1200 3
Composed of calcium carbonate & conchiolin, it creates the iridescent effect attributed to pearls
    $1600 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a diagram comparing sea level & various depths on the monitor.) Starting at sea level, here is the Empire State Building & the world's tallest building, compared to the full depth of this oceanic trench
    $1600 25
In this film Dennis Hopper tells a Tarantino tale to Christopher Walken, who laughs, but isn't really that amused
    $1600 9
The adenoids are also called the pharyngeal these
    $1600 28
If the $1200 response gets in big trouble--
brake loop,
    $1600 21
"'Mister Sam' Rayburn is gone. Neither this house nor the nation is the same without him"
    $1600 4
The Tyndale Bible translated a Greek passage meaning "shameful gain", as "filthy" this
    $2000 15
Once the name of a country, this is still the name of a lake in East Central Africa with a depth of over 4,700 feet
    $2000 26
Woody Harrelson kills Rodney Dangerfield in a fish tank in this movie
    $2000 10
It's the 2-word term for the birth defect in which the roof of the mouth fails to close
    $2000 29
season tiles
    $2000 30
"I know Congress had to... invite me & it could've been a close vote. So, Mr. VP, I appreciate you being here to break the tie"
    $2000 5
This quality of sound distinguishes it from other sounds of the same pitch & volume

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Gary Flora
$17,400 $2,300 $7,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The longest period in American history with no changes to the Constitution was from 1804 to this year

Final scores:

Lisa Gary Flora
$20,000 $4,598 $4,601
2-day champion: $55,000 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lisa Gary Flora
$16,600 $3,800 $10,200
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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Game tape date: 2011-02-02
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