Show #6159 - Thursday, May 26, 2011


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Carl Aveni, a civil litigation attorney from Columbus, Ohio

Chloe Horning, a graduate student in library and information science from Seattle, Washington

Tom Brown, a program analyst originally from Harleysville, Pennsylvania (whose 2-day cash winnings total $40,402)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
While attending Lisbon Falls High School in Maine, this horror author published a newspaper, The Village Vomit
    $200 6
Fantine & her daughter Cosette
    $200 23
This type of felt hat that Dick Tracy wore is named for a play by Sardou
    $200 10
December 2 is International Day for the Abolition of this, which didn't disappear in 1865
    $200 15
Cape Catoche, the northeastern tip of this large peninsula, lies a little more than 30 miles north of Cancun
    $200 20
To point your Mauser
    $400 2
Robert Louis Stevenson suffered from this lung disease for many years, but died of a cerebral hemorrhage in 1894
    $400 7
Miguel de Cervantes & Aldonza
    $400 24
1950s fashion favored this canine skirt
    $400 11
March 22 is World this Resource Day; the theme for 1999 was "Everyone Lives Downstream"
    $400 16
This companion island to Trinidad has its own airport, Crown Point International
    $400 21
What a film reel is stored in; hence something finished is "in" it
    $600 3
Already a successful poet, in 1814 he started his career as a novelist with a tale of the Highlands
    $600 8
Emile de Becque & Ensign Nellie Forbush
    $600 25
This company's canvas All Star basketball shoe goes all the way back to 1917
    $600 12
September 16 is International Day for the Preservation of this atmospheric layer
    DD: $1,500 17
A monument dedicated to the men who lost their lives on the USS Maine stands in this capital's Parque del Maine
    $600 28
    $800 4
About the "Human Comedy" series, he said, "French society was to be the historian, I was only to be its secretary"
    $800 9
Aunt Eller Murphy & Laurey Williams
    $800 26
This French-named garment looks like a skirt but is actually pants
    $800 13
Can't wait for Oct. 20, World Day for this science of collecting & arranging numerical facts & data
    $800 18
This Venezuelan waterfall was named for an American bush pilot who discovered it in 1935
    $800 29
To impose a levy
    $1000 5
His "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman" spans 100 years from the Civil War to the civil rights movement
    $1000 22
Rolf Gruber & Mother Abbess of Nonnberg Abbey
    $1000 27
The French name of these casual summer shoes derives from a tough wiry grass that's used to make rope
    $1000 14
International this Remembrance Day, January 27, commemorates the 1945 date on which Auschwitz was liberated
    $1000 19
This southwestern U.S. desert has a river of the same name, flowing mainly underground to near Soda Lake
    $1000 30
It's the plant seen here; Don Draper favors one of its products

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

Tom Chloe Carl
$400 $0 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Chloe Carl
$2,000 $4,000 $5,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Inserting a section of one plant into another so that they grow as one plant
    $400 14
In a northern England mining town, a young boy takes up ballet dancing
    $400 1
Secretary of Health & Human Services Kathleen Sebelius
    $400 9
Philippe of this family is Chief Ocean Correspondent for Animal Planet
    $400 16
    $400 26
Precedes "-bits" in the name of a sweet Post cereal
    $800 7
Rich in nutrients, this bat or bird dropping is good for your garden
    $800 15
Policeman Ichabod Crane is sent to a small town to investigate a series of decapitations
    $800 2
Secretary of the Interior James G. Watt
    $800 10
Born in 1911, Louise Bourgeois worked into her 90s on her biomorphic creations in this art form
    $800 17
    $800 27
The ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter
    $1200 8
Open an account at one of these banks that exist for the conservation of seeds, tissues or reproductive cells
    $1200 21
A young cop works with rogue detective Denzel Washington on the narcotics beat in Los Angeles
    $1200 3
Secretary of State Cyrus Vance
    $1200 11
Michelin 3-star chef Joel Robuchon opened his first U.S. restaurant in this city, not New York
    DD: $2,400 18
    $1200 28
A little bit, a really little bit
    $1600 24
This cereal grain embryo is usually separated from the endosperm during milling; health nuts love the "wheat" kind
    $1600 22
A research chemist appears on a "60 Minutes" expose of the tobacco industry
    $1600 4
Secretary of Agriculture Earl Butz
    $1600 12
He was Jacques Chirac's predecessor as president
    $1600 19
    $1600 29
A homophone of a verb meaning "to paddle"
    $2000 25
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows some plants on the monitor.) Most plant shoots have a tendency to grow towards the sun, which is called phototropism; if roots grew that way, they'd shrivel up & die, so they grow into the earth, displaying this other -ism
    $2000 23
2 warriors seek the Green Destiny, a stolen ancient sword
    $2000 5
Secretary of Defense George C. Marshall
    DD: $2,000 13
Luc Montagnier identified the AIDS virus while working at the institute named for this 19th c. Frenchman
    $2000 20
The Heidi
of Riddick
    $2000 30
Ancient Romans would've read this one as 11

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Chloe Carl
$12,800 $10,400 $13,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Lyrics to an 1868 tune by this man began, "Guten Abend, Gut Nacht, Mit Rosen Bedacht"

Final scores:

Tom Chloe Carl
$4,799 $14,000 $1,799
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $14,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Chloe Carl
$15,200 $10,400 $12,800
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
4 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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Game tape date: 2011-02-08
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