Show #6157 - Tuesday, May 24, 2011


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Gay Haubner, a fund raiser for a non-profit from New York, New York

Tom Brown, a program analyst originally from Harleysville, Pennsylvania

Matt Neville, a deli clerk from Hamden, Connecticut (whose 3-day cash winnings total $65,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1860s
    $200 2
In April 1866 this company absorbed U.S. Telegraph, giving it a complete monopoly in the United States
    $200 7
"_____ Acres"
    $200 11
Act I, Scene 1 of this Shakespeare play takes place atop the castle at Elsinore
    $200 1
In 1988 the remains of this explorer were moved & reburied next to Robert Peary
    $200 17
Peregrine White was born aboard this ship in November 1620, Pilgrim
    $200 26
An association of at least 2 people joined by a contract in a business
    $400 3
In 1986 this 23-year-old from Cleveland invested $4000 in an oil refining business; he became very, very rich
    $400 8
"Murphy _____"
    $400 13
In the first scene of this Tennessee Williams drama, Maggie walks into the bedroom to change her dress
    $400 19
In 2011 this web guy was called "the world's youngest billionaire" (but it turns out a co-founder of the site is 8 days younger)
    $400 18
For 21 minutes on June 3, 1965 astronaut Ed White achieved this American first as part of the Gemini 4 mission
    $400 27
This is a place where personal property is left as security in exchange for a money loan
    $600 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library.) There was lots of partying in this city before & certainly after Lincoln was nominated for president there in 1860; here is a $321.50 bar tab for party officials that week
    $600 9
"_____ Thunder"
    $600 14
Murray, a New York police officer is among those playing poker in Act I, Scene 1 of this Neil Simon comedy
    $600 20
There's an egg-eating contest in this 1967 film; remember it? Or have we got failure to communicate
    $600 23
In the Grimm Brothers' version of the story. the evil queen uses a tight-fitting bodice to try & kill this woman
    $600 28
This plant has a large, white edible root
    DD: $1,000 5
In an 1867 article, this English physician wrote, "the first object must be the destruction of any septic germs"
    $800 10
"Laguna Beach: The Real _____ County"
    $800 15
Joe Boyd, a real estate salesman, is watching the Washington Senators play baseball on TV as this musical opens
    $800 21
Of the current Supreme Court members, the one who fits the category
    $800 24
Get some color in your cheeks & ride a brown cow through the city of Whitehorse, the capital of this Canadian territory
    $800 29
This software was called Display & also ImagePro before Adobe bought it
    $1000 6
In 1868 this Liberal Party member succeeded Disraeli as British Prime Minister; he served in that capacity 3 other times
    $1000 12
"The _____ Rose"
    $1000 16
Moliere's "The Imaginary" this opens with the title character adding up his apothecary's bill
    $1000 22
In 2007 Scooter Libby was convicted of perjury & obstruction of justice regarding the leak of the i.d. of this CIA agent
    $1000 25
The glistening dunes of this New Mexico National Monument are actually miles and miles of gypsum
    $1000 30
6-letter term for care after surgery

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Matt Tom Gay
$600 -$1,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Tom Gay
$4,400 $2,000 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
The name of this river that flows past Mount Vernon may mean "place where people trade"
    $400 11
On Feb. 6, 2011 this Packers quaterback was named MVP of Super Bowl XLV
    $400 6
If you're using a single yoke, it means you're preparing to connect this number of oxen
    $400 16
Britannica says the high point of classical ballet under the czars came with 19th C. ballets from this composer
    $400 27
The Anchor Bar in New York claims to have invented these in 1964
    $400 21
    $800 2
This capital city of Florida got its name from Creek words meaning "old town"
    $800 12
When Barcelona-born Pau Gasol joined this NBA team in 2008, it was called the "Spanish Acquisition"
    $800 7
One bale of paper equals 10 of these
    $800 17
The ballet "Icare" finds the title character soaring high in the air, but alas, his wings are held together with this
    $800 30
Flown one time only by Howard Hughes, the wingspan on this plane was an astounding 319 feet
    $800 22
    $1200 3
Merle Haggard sang, "I'm proud to be an Okie from" this place
    $1200 13
Father of "NCIS" star Mark, he won the Heisman Trophy in 1940 & received a Purple Heart in WWII
    $1200 8
A skein usually refers to a measurement of this reel-wound substance that's also a term for a long tale
    $1200 18
At the end of this ballet the souls of Odette & Prince Siegfried ascend high into the heavens together
    $1200 26
It includes the Cabinet Room, Situation Room &, of course, the Oval Office
    $1200 23
    $1600 4
In 1863 a Civil War battle took place around Chickamauga Creek in this state
    $1600 14
In the 1920s this Finn won 12 total medals in the Olympics, a record for a track & field athlete
    $1600 9
This measure equals 128 cubic feet of wood
    $1600 19
The "Bathing Beauty Ballet" in "High Button Shoes" was a big success for this "West Side Story" choreographer
    $1600 28
With a wingspan of nearly a foot, the Queen Alexandra birdwing is the largest one of these
    $1600 24
    DD: $3,000 5
Massai Point in this state's Cochise County was named for an Apache warrior
    $2000 15
This 6'6" god of a man was drafted by the NFL & NBA, but his Hall of Fame career was with baseball's Padres & Yankees
    $2000 10
Energy is sold in these units, also called newton-meters, but your electric bill is probably in kilowatt-hours
    $2000 20
In a ballet about this Norwegian folk hero, he insults the Mountain King's daughter & must descend quickly
    DD: $2,000 29
Winged Victory is a headless statue of this goddess
    $2000 25

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Tom Gay
$7,800 $9,200 $5,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Held in 1579, the first Christian service in California was performed by the chaplain traveling with this English captain

Final scores:

Matt Tom Gay
$15,600 $15,601 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $15,601 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Matt Tom Gay
$8,800 $10,200 $5,200
14 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $24,200

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Game tape date: 2011-02-08
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