Show #6155 - Friday, May 20, 2011


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Tracey Davidson, a middle school secretary from Glen Allen, Virginia

Adam Kapp, a webmaster from West Chester, Pennsylvania

Matt Neville, a deli clerk from Hamden, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Sarah Palin, 2006 to 2009
    $200 17
"Chim Chim Cher-ee"
    $200 23
Panda, hyena or lion
    $200 7
The Roman pes, or this, is thought to have measured about 11.65 inches
    $200 2
Tsumire-jiru, sardine ball soup, is a traditional favorite in this Asian country
    $200 12
A reason for committing an act, perhaps an illegal one
    $400 19
Ann Richards, 1991-1995
    $400 18
"Food, Glorious Food"
    $400 24
Deer or pronghorn
    $400 8
Unlike its European counterparts, the ancient Chinese system used this type of notation based on groups of 10
    $400 3
Favored in winter when veggies are scarce, gribnoi sup is Russian for this fungus soup
    $400 13
State government department where you've probably spent way too long standing in line
    $600 20
Janet Napolitano's predecessor, Jane Hull, 1997-2003
    $600 21
"Why Can't The English?"
    $600 25
Horse or zebra
    $600 9
Exekiel 45 says that 10 baths of oil equal one of these, also the name of a blind Greek bard
    $600 4
This type of soup follows "file" in the name of a spicy specialty of the southern United States
    $600 14
Mickey Mantle earned this 3-word designation 3 times
    $800 28
Christine Todd Whitman, 1994 to 2001
    $800 22
"I Hope I Get It"
    $800 26
Wallaby, koala, or kangaroo
    DD: $1,500 10
4 Egyptian digits equaled a palm; 5 equaled this
    $800 5
Stracciatella is the Italian equivalent of this Chinese soup
    $800 15
A Jewish expression meaning congratulations
    $1000 30
Kathleen Sebelius, 2003 to 2009
    $1000 27
"A Christmas Carol"
    $1000 29
Pigeon or dove
    $1000 11
"America's Got" this Hebrew unit of sacred weight equal to 60 minas, or about 66 pounds
    $1000 6
A beef and vegetable soup is called "Brown" this, also the castle where George III is buried (not due to eating the soup)
    $1000 16
An incendiary device is named for this WWII Soviet diplomat

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Matt Adam Tracey
$5,100 $0 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Adam Tracey
$6,700 $3,800 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
A major figure in logic, he is perhaps best known for his love affair with a student named Heloise
    $400 15
William Bendix,
Brian Dennehy,
John Goodman:
A baseball player
    $400 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago, IL.) In theory, an omnivorous engine can run on any fuel combination; this one adds butanol, which would result in fewer fill-ups as it's high in energy density, to the common mix of gas & this alcohol
    $400 21
An early instance of forgiveness is in Genesis 50, when this man forgives his many brothers who had wronged him
    $400 1
A copy, or the propogation of a species
    $400 5
You're in this arena if you're gazing down from the uppermost deck added by Domitian in 82 A.D.
    $800 12
Followers of this 13th Century Italian thinker are known as Thomists
    $800 16
James Earl Jones,
Denzel Washington,
Mario Van Peebles:
A Civil Rights activist
    $800 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago, IL.) The Argonne National Laboratory dynamometer can measure both a car's particulate production & its fuel efficiency--the latter by simulating road stresses & measuring the products of this element in the engine's emissions
    $800 22
According to the Book of Mark, until we have forgiven our brothers, we should cease this religious activity
    $800 2
A wunderkind, like Chopin or Mozart
    $800 7
You're crossing this desert if you're traveling between its commercial cities of Hohhot & Baotou
    $1200 13
This Danish thinker often attacked the evangelical Lutheran Church, saying there were no true Christians among its members
    $1200 17
Clark Gable,
Marlon Brando,
Mel Gibson:
A British sailor
    $1200 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago, IL.) Argonne researchers are working to reduce the size & increase the life span of storage batteries with this element in their name
    $1200 23
In a parable recounted in Luke 15, he confesses his riotous living to his father & is forgiven
    $1200 3
Something made in the course of making another, like a beneficial chemical
    $1200 8
You're in this U.S. state if you're checking out the Coral Castle that Ed Leedskalnin mysteriously carved in 1923
    $1600 14
In "The Social Contract", this French thinker claimed that "Man is born free; and everywhere he is in chains"
    $1600 18
Marlon Brando,
Rod Steiger,
Herbert Lom:
A 19th century world leader
    $1600 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago, IL.) The dynamometer is a key part of testing to find a real-world car that gets 100 mpge--miles per gallon energy equivalent--the goal of this automotive prize
    DD: $3,000 24
Jesus says there's forgiveness for this, from the Greek for "evil speech", but not if it's against the Holy Ghost
    $1600 4
The editing & finalizing of a film for release after it has been shot
    $1600 9
You're on this island if you're enjoying some Blue Mountain coffee on the peaks of the same name
    $2000 20
After this lantern-carrying Greek's death, a marble dog was placed on top of his monument in Corinth
    DD: $2,000 19
Val Kilmer,
Dennis Quaid,
Kirk Douglas:
A frontier dentist
    $2000 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago, IL.) Designed to take advantage of available supply, the 3-fuel mix of Argonne's omnivorous engine means the computer has to solve a new problem dozens of times a second, as it figures what mix to use for each firing, also called this event
    $2000 25
Matthew 6 says you should pray, "Forgive us our" these "as we forgive our" these-ors
    $2000 11
It opened at the St. James Theatre in April 2001 & closed in April 2007
    $2000 10
If you're in the capital of the Maldives, "You've got" this city

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Adam Tracey
$9,100 $9,200 $15,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

When Sweden's Gota Canal was completed in the 1820s, these 2 seas became directly linked

Final scores:

Matt Adam Tracey
$18,200 $2,599 $13,300
2-day champion: $41,200 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Adam Tracey
$8,400 $12,200 $17,800
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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Game tape date: 2011-02-02
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