Show #6156 - Monday, May 23, 2011


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Joseph Tambornino, a business administration teacher from Lafayette, California

Cindy Clark, a mom from Calgary, Alberta

Matt Neville, a deli clerk from Hamden, Connecticut (whose 2-day cash winnings total $41,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
The name of this Tennessee city is from the Creek, meaning "rock rising to a point", not "choo choo"
    $200 17
"Bicycle Race" & "Another One Bites The Dust"
    $200 6
A classic commercial for this sweet had one person say, "you got your chocolate in my peanut butter!"
    $200 11
(Dana Delany presents the clue.) I love this 1925 F. Scott Fitzgerald masterpiece, with its gorgeous prose & moral themes -- some say I'm a bit Daisy Buchanan myself
    $200 15
You wear one of these to protect your fingers when sewing
    $200 26
He was big in Egypt
    $400 2
Do you know the way to San Jose, the capital of this central American nation?
    $400 18
"Paradise City" & "November Rain"
    $400 7
This candy bar, crispy wafers in chocolate, says it's for "break time, anytime"
    $400 12
(Pat Sajak presents the clue.) Ayn Rand put the individual's right to seek happiness at the center of this 1957 novel with a mythical character in its title
    $400 22
The one Lincoln wore to Ford's Theatre is in the Smithsonian
    $400 27
A new star?
    $600 3
The cathedral in this English city is seen here
    $600 19
"September" & "Shining Star"
    $600 8
Hugs are a version of this bite-sized Hershey candy, with milk chocolate hugged by sweet white cream
    $600 13
(Dr. Oz presents the clue.) A dramatic telegram in this Hemingway novel that I love reads, "Lady Ashley Hotel Montana Madrid arriving Sud Express tomorrow love Jake"
    $600 23
Awaiting the inevitable is like "waiting for the other" this "to drop"
    $600 28
In England it's zero
    $800 4
Rich deposits of copper have been found on this Mediterranean island whose name means "copper"
    $800 20
"What's My Age Again?" & "All The Small Things"
    $800 9
These chewy candies were launched in the U.K. under the name "opal fruits"
    $800 14
(Julie Bowen presents the clue.) As in "Age of Innocence", this author depicts a struggle with the New York social order in "The House of Mirth", & I think even more powerfully
    DD: $1,000 24
It's also a classic combat game from Milton Bradley
    $800 29
It's got mass appeal
    $1000 5
It's linked to the European mainland by the Perekop Isthmus
    $1000 21
"Everlong" & "Learn To Fly"
    $1000 10
One of "Z" best candy bars is this one, crunchy peanut butter & toasted coconut, created way back in 1930
    $1000 16
(Former President Clinton presents the clue.) My favorite work of nonfiction is the "Meditations" of this Roman emperor who used his stoic philosophy to face the troubles of his reign in his own life
    $1000 25
On May 30, 2010 Dario Franchitti claimed a big victory in one
    $1000 30
A French connection

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

Matt Cindy Joseph
$2,200 -$1,200 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Cindy Joseph
$6,000 $2,000 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
The iconic lions at the entrance were named "Patience" and "Fortitude" by this 1930s mayor after needed qualities during the Depression
    $400 11
The distinctive-looking Beldar Conehead
    $400 21
Waxing pragmatic, Mother Jones said, "Pray for the dead & fight... for the" this
    $400 16
The 8-ball in pool is primarily this color
    $400 4
Gustav V's 1914 borggardstalet, or "courtyard speech", prompted the resignation of this country's government
    $400 1
In Britain it's a swimming pool; in the U.S. it's something you take in a tub
    $800 27
They changed a bit in illustrations & movies, but the library has this author's son's original animals, including a bear
    $800 12
Motivational speaker Matt Foley
    $800 22
Mother Jones said of herself, "I'm not a humanitarian, I'm a" this "raiser"
    $800 17
The 8-day festival of this utilizes a 9-branched menorah
    $800 5
In 1969 he said, "I receive from... Generalissimo Franco the political legitimacy born of 18 July 1936"
    $800 2
To the Brits he can be an unscrupulous businessman, not just a ranch hand or John Wayne character
    $1200 28
The library has a loveletter to Fanny Brawne by this poet, from August of 1820; he died the following February
    $1200 13
New York governor David Paterson
    $1200 23
Mother Jones said, "Sit down &" do this to "educate yourself for the coming conflicts"
    $1200 18
Alphanumeric term for your car engine that has 2 banks of 4 cylinders aligned in a specific angle
    $1200 6
On January 21, 1793 he told a throng of onlookers, "I die innocent of all the crimes laid to my charge"
    $1200 3
In Britain it's a baby's pacifier; to us, it's a thick, often down-filled blanket
    $1600 29
The circa 1510 Hunt-Lenox globe bears the Latin inscription "hc svnt dracones" which translates to this 3-word phrase
    $1600 14
The monkey-esque Mr. Peepers
    DD: $3,000 24
"On their sides the workers had only" this document: "the other side had bayonets"
    $1600 19
On a baseball scorecard, this position player is No. 8; put me in, coach!
    $1600 7
In 1895 this czar said that calls for democratic reform by the zemstvos, or rural councils, were merely a "senseless dream"
    $1600 9
Here, it's a small quick bread; in Britain, it's a cookie
    DD: $500 30
Among books that don't circulate is an 1866 volume inscribed by this British author to the little girl who inspired his work
    $2000 15
Dominican baseball great Chico Escuela
    $2000 25
Talking with a man in prison for stealing shoes, she said if he'd "stolen a railroad he could be" one of these 100 people
    $2000 20
This "Little Magician" was our 8th president
    $2000 8
In an Aug. 15, 1945 broadcast, this emperor said, "we have ordered the acceptance of the provisions of the joint declaration"
    $2000 10
In the U.S., it's a scientist who studies what matter is made of; in Britain, a dispensing one is a pharmacist

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Cindy Joseph
$19,200 $10,200 $1,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1964 a dean at Tufts' medical school wrote a modern version of this, used at many medical school graduations

Final scores:

Matt Cindy Joseph
$24,200 $16,200 $2,800
3-day champion: $65,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt Cindy Joseph
$19,200 $8,600 $3,400
24 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $31,200

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Game tape date: 2011-02-08
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