Show #6169 - Thursday, June 9, 2011


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Makeen Huda, a lab assistant from Metairie, Louisiana

Mary Anna Martell, a graduate student in library science from Waterford, Connecticut

Tim Kuehn, a theatrical designer from Venice, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 24
"He wanted it because it was a ring of power, and if you slipped that ring on your finger, you were invisible"
    $200 26
The Mamas & the Papas:
"____ Dreamin"'
    $200 13
It's the official language of Qatar
    $200 16
The Xiang River flows hundreds of miles through Hunan Province before joining this even mightier Chinese river
    $200 1
Vodka, orange juice & Galliano go into the cocktail called Harvey this
    $200 10
The Beatles often recorded at a studio on this street, immortalizing its crossing on an album cover
    $400 8
"'My goodness! My gracious!' they shouted. 'My word! It's something brand new! It's an elephant-bird'"
    $400 27
Billy Joel:
"____ State Of Mind"
    $400 14
Romansch, a dialect of the Central Alps, is the fourth national language of this country
    $400 17
At around 20 miles long, the Onyx River is this continent's longest
    $400 2
The quokka is another name for the short-tailed scrub species of this marsupial
    $400 6
This street in New Orleans' French Quarter is named for a royal house, not for whiskey
    $600 9
"It is said by some to be the ghost of a Hessian trooper, whose head had been carried away by a cannon ball"
    $600 28
The Jackson 5:
The semi-autobiographical "Goin' Back To ____"
    $600 15
This dialect forms the basis of modern standard Chinese, usually called Putonghua, "common language"
    $600 18
Wear a jacket if you're going to the Kalix River in this country's Norrland region; it's even colder than Svealand
    $600 3
A type of sweet onion is named for this Washington city
    $600 7
This avenue, the traditional route of the presidential inaugural parade, runs over the Anacostia River
    $800 23
"On a glance it resembled most primitive carving; and then it didn't, for here was the spit-image of Holly Golightly"
    $800 29
"If You're Gonna Play In ____ (You Gotta Have A Fiddle In The Band)"
    $800 21
Tagalog is the basis for one of the official languages of this country
    $800 19
The Xucar originates north of Cuenca in this country before flowing into the Gulf of Valencia
    $800 4
Don't be shy; name this plant seen here
    $800 11
This Memphis street, a birthplace of the blues, is home to a museum devoted to W.C. Handy, Father of the Blues
    $1000 25
"Reel'd from the sabre-stroke shatter'd and sunder'd. Then they rode back, but not, not the six hundred"
    $1000 30
Faith Hill:
"____ Girl"
    DD: $2,000 22
L.L. Zamenhof grew up in an area of Poland where 4 languages were spoken, leading to ethnic animosity, so he created this
    $1000 20
Bring a rod! There's great salmon fishing on the River Exe in this English county famous for its clotted cream
    $1000 5
This type of game fish is named for an ocular feature
    $1000 12
Since 1975 the Tour de France has ended with an 8-lap circuit of this broad avenue

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

Tim Mary Anna Makeen
$3,400 $3,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Mary Anna Makeen
$4,000 $7,200 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

"TO" & "FRO"
    $400 27
The sousaphone, developed from a suggestion by Sousa, is a 3-valved type of this brass instrument
    $400 11
Rockatansky is the last name of the title character of this 1979 film set in a dystopian future Australia
    $400 1
Ay, this tiny dog is named for Mexico's largest state in area
    $400 24
It was partly at the suggestion of fellow writer John Dos Passos that he moved to Key West, Florida in 1928
    $400 6
Encyclopedia Britannica has been U.S.-owned since 1901; in the '20s & '30s, this U.S. mail-order company owned it
    $400 15
This injury from low temperatures can lead to gangrene
    $800 28
Sousa met his wife, Jane, during rehearsals for this Gilbert & Sullivan operetta set on a ship off Portsmouth
    $800 12
Though this sheep-herding pig was created in a book by an Englishman, the movie was set in Australia
    $800 2
With its stripes resembling another animal, the butterfly seen here is known as this type of longwing
    $800 21
With his brother Julio, he created one of the world's largest winemaking empires
    $800 7
This now-standard back-of-the-book feature first appeared in the 7th edition of 1830-1842
    $800 16
You'll hear this when someone scores a hit in fencing
    $1200 26
This 1893 march named for a national symbol served as the theme for "Monty Python's Flying Circus"
    $1200 13
2 Australian sprinters are sent to fight in Turkey during WWI in this 1981 film
    $1200 3
Like a woman who assists in childbirth, a type of toad whose male carries the eggs on its hind legs is called this
    $1200 20
Ernest "Fritz" Hollings represented this Southern state in the Senate from 1966 to 2005
    $1200 8
The 10th edition of 1902 was sponsored by this London newspaper; thanks to a lawsuit, it quit before the 11th
    $1200 17
It's "An Irish Lullaby" me mother sang to me in Killarney
    DD: $2,000 29
In 1889 the owner of this newspaper asked Sousa to write a march for a ceremony for the winners of its essay contest
    $1600 14
In this movie that showed a new side of Aussie life, an old bus with a royal name takes 3 entertainers into the Outback
    $1600 4
This scarab relative, often seen at night, is named for the time of year when it's most prevalent
    $1600 22
In 1947 he headlined the first Grand Ole Opry concert at Carnegie Hall
    DD: $4,000 9
EB's thistle logo is a reminder that it was first published in this country, one of whose symbols is the thistle
    $1600 18
Colloquial 5-letter title for a first-year college student
    $2000 30
In 1896 Sousa wrote an operetta set in Peru during Spanish occupation that featured this title march
    $2000 25
Toni Collette leaves Porpoise Spit for Sydney & lip-syncs to ABBA songs in this 1994 film
    $2000 5
This South American monkey seen here is named for its soft, thick fur
    $2000 23
After abandoning ship during a transantarctic expedition in 1915, he & his men spent months drifting on ice floes
    $2000 10
The 15th edition of 1974 was the first divided into a "Propaedia" outline of knowledge & these 2 "large" & "small" sections
    $2000 19
Mais oui, it's French for "cheese"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Mary Anna Makeen
$3,200 $22,400 $5,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

From 1792 to 1886 this person, not the Speaker of the House, followed the vice president in the line of succession

Final scores:

Tim Mary Anna Makeen
$799 $16,800 $4,799
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $16,800 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tim Mary Anna Makeen
$5,200 $22,000 $5,600
10 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
29 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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Game tape date: 2011-02-22
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