Show #6166 - Monday, June 6, 2011


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Sam Meyer, a graduate student of Middle Eastern studies originally from St. Joseph, Minnesota

Joanna Liff, an electronic publishing specialist from Chicago, Illinois

Jericho Saria, a freelance video producer originally from Stockton, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $53,602)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 20
This novel is all about our Depression
    $200 1
StarKist's recipe for this grilled sandwich includes toast, onion, celery, mayo & cheese
    $200 6
Although it's known that this Hun died on his wedding night in 453, it's not known how he died
    $200 7
When created by Congress in 1792, the Mint was part of this department more concerned with foreign affairs
    $200 18
Before iPods & CDs, we spun these, LPs for short
    $200 13
A long, narrow hospital bed on wheels
    $400 21
Warning--this Alan Moore novel is extremely graphic
    $400 2
"Everything's better with" this margarine brand on my toast
    $400 8
Demosthenes wrote that the second king of this name wasn't Greek but a "pestilent knave from Macedonia"
    $400 12
The first U.S. Mint building was in this city, then the nation's capital
    $400 19
Wikileaks, shmiki-leaks--we read the Pentagon Papers in this paper that's in the name of the resulting Supreme Court case
    $400 14
This adjective means an animal is awake & active mostly at night
    $600 22
It's about little kids, but not necessarily for little kids
    $600 3
Cole's quality foods claims the 1970s introduction of this Italian restaurant bread in frozen form
    $600 9
Plato referred to this Athenian philosopher & mentor as "the justest man of that time"
    $600 28
The Mint maintains a bullion depository at this Kentucky location
    $600 25
We didn't need Cris Collinsworth or even John Madden on "MNF", we had this man who wrote "I Never Played the Game"
    $600 15
Technically it's caused by gastroesophageal backflow
    $800 23
I finally caved & read this 1924 British novel
    $800 4
If you're ailing, your diet might be reduced to toast & this, such as Lady Grey
    $800 10
At birth this ancient sage of China was given the name Ch'iu, meaning "hill", because he had a noticeable bulge on his head
    $800 29
The Mint's 3 main coin-producing facilities include the one begun in 1852 in this city to address a sudden "rush"
    $800 26
Who needs Ryan Seacrest or even Dick Clark? For years we enjoyed this man & his Royal Canadians on New Year's Eve
    $800 16
To temporarily end a legal proceeding
    $1000 24
This 1993 Welsh novel is actually about Scotland.
    $1000 5
I like to spread the jelly of this tropical fruit on my muffin
    $1000 11
This "elder" Roman writer died in 79 A.D. while rescuing people from Mount Vesuvius' eruption
    DD: $1,000 30
Soon after the Constitution's ratification, this Secretary of the Treasury prepared plans for a U.S. mint
    $1000 27
Who needs Megan Fox or Eva Mendes? We remember Raquel Welch busting out in this prehistoric potboiler
    $1000 17
An orgiastic, unrestrained festival in ancient Rome bearing the name of a god

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

Jericho Joanna Sam
$3,200 $2,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jericho Joanna Sam
$4,800 $5,600 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows off a rock in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Geology Museum.) The University of Wisconsin-Madison Geology Museum has the state rock of Wisconsin; not to be confused with the state rock of New Hampshire, it's the red type of this
    $400 10
    $400 6
Neptune's Grotto in this classical city attracted many artists
    $400 25
Marjory Stoneman Douglas spent much of her 108 years fighting to preserve this wetlands region of Florida
    $400 2
In Mark 1:
Got baptized by (who else?) John the Baptist in this river
    $400 15
A late 1960s TV "squad"
    $800 5
Formed by magma, this one of the 3 major types of rock may be plutonic, or formed deep in the Earth
    $800 11
Julio & Enrique Iglesias
    $800 20
This Rubens work is fittingly titled "Landscape in" this region, with which the artist is identified
    $800 26
Pleasant Riggs Crump, who died in 1951 at the age of 104, was one of the last surviving soldiers of this war
    $800 3
In John 2:
Attended a wedding & performed this trick guaranteed to make him the life of any party
    $800 16
From the name of a mythological hero, it's an extended trip, or an intellectual or spiritual quest
    $1200 8
A schism is a division into faction; this type of rock, one letter different from "schism", has distinct layers
    $1200 12
Elizabeth Taylor
    $1200 22
The 1444 work "Miraculous Draught of Fishes" sets the biblical miracle on this Alpine lake
    $1200 27
Eve, a daughter of this pair & the only member of her family not to become a scientist & win a Nobel Prize, died in 2007 at 102
    $1200 4
In Luke 2:
As a 12-year-old, played hooky from his parents on a visit to this city & hung out at its temple
    $1200 17
From the Dutch for "slice", it's a young haddock split & boned for cooking as catch of the day
    $1600 9
Dacite is volcanic rock characterized by the presence of this common form of silicon dioxide
    $1600 13
Andy Garcia
    $1600 23
Born near Dusseldorf in 1830, Albert Bierstadt traveled far to paint this California-Nevada lake
    $1600 28
This actress who played 100-year-old Rose in "Titanic" passed away at 100 in 2010
    $1600 7
In Matthew 5-7:
Blessed a big bunch o' folks in this address that includes the beatitudes
    DD: $1,600 18
Thomas Edison developed a method to extract rubber from this yellow wildflower but it proved too expensive
    DD: $3,400 30
Scattered material that can include sand & dust is called this "rock", after the layer below the Earth's crust
    $2000 14
Lena Olin
    $2000 24
In 1897 Monet painted "Branch of the Seine Near" this small village he grew to know well
    $2000 29
In his 100 years this French anthropologist erroneously received numerous orders for blue jeans
    $2000 21
In Matthew 21:
Cursed one of these trees for being all leaf, no fruit
    $2000 19
An old gun accessory, or an overseer, like Clint Eastwood as Rowdy Yates on TV's "Rawhide"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jericho Joanna Sam
$8,400 $9,600 $15,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

At its premiere in NYC in 1924 this composition was part of a concert billed as "an experiment in modern music"

Final scores:

Jericho Joanna Sam
$10,800 $16,801 $20,432
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $20,432

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jericho Joanna Sam
$8,400 $11,200 $13,600
16 R,
4 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $33,200

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Game tape date: 2011-02-22
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