Show #6171 - Monday, June 13, 2011


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Daniel Trudeau, a communications associate from Brooklyn, New York

Nick Condon, a research chemist originally from Lakewood, Colorado

Amy Larimer, a fish and wildlife technician from Corpus Christi, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response--four letters only, in that order.)
    $200 4
June 2, 1731 in New Kent county, Virginia
    $200 30
An innocent, unsuspecting person is said to be this "in the woods"
    $200 28
Beginning sushi eaters often start out with unagi, this fish that's been cooked & basted with a sweetish sauce
    $200 1
This Utah park that has the natural sandstone formations in its name, plus the Fiery Furnace
    $200 14
For her starring role in "Country Strong", she learned to play guitar & sang 4 songs on the soundtrack
    $200 27
In 2011 this Seattle-based company dropped its name from its green logo but kept the mermaid
    $400 7
January 17, 1964 in Chicago
    $400 29
A place for keeping grain or ballistic missiles (probably not both at once, though)
    $400 25
All we need is some wine & crackers to go with this cheesy import
    $400 10
This national park in South Dakota whose name refers to the difficulty of traveling through its rugged terrain
    $400 15
Before doing comedy & hosting a game show, this fellow seen here was in the Marine Corps Reserves
    DD: $2,500 26
This website was originally "Jerry and David's Guide to the World Wide Web"
    $600 5
December 22, 1912 in Karnack, Texas
    $600 19
A river on the Nicaragua-Honduras border, or Ms. Chanel
    $600 22
A recipe for the world's largest one of these calls for 750 lbs. of ground corn for the tortilla & 175 lbs. of cheese
    $600 11
This Arizona national park that's also a UNESCO World Heritage Site
    $600 2
In 2010 this beloved funny lady made a guest appearance as Sue Sylvester's mom on "Glee"
    $600 8
In 1998 this subsidiary of Walmart opened its first pharmacy in its Tulsa, Oklahoma store
    $800 6
December 13, 1818 in Lexington, Kentucky
    $800 20
It's a tubular pasta in short pieces, often baked in a tomato sauce
    $800 23
Chambers Dictionary describes this cream-filled pastry as "long in shape but short in duration"
    $800 12
What is now this California national park was established in 1890 to protect a grove of big trees
    $800 3
This actor with 2 presidential names played fictional president James Marshall in "Air Force One"
    $800 17
This airline advertises that "bags fly free"... skis & golf bags too
    $1000 9
January 3, 1879 in Burlington, Vermont
    $1000 21
To stare with open mouth, as in wonder
    $1000 24
This spicy Cajun stew is made with crayfish & served over rice
    $1000 13
It's the only national park that fits the bill
    $1000 16
In 1982, the year she appeared in "E.T.", she became the youngest "SNL" host at the age of 7
    $1000 18
In 2000 this firm introduced its Uncrustables, a peanut butter & jelly sandwich with no crust that just "has to be good"

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

Amy Nick Daniel
$1,600 $200 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Nick Daniel
$2,000 $6,600 $8,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 19
His use of Tuscan dialect in the "Divine Comedy" helped make it the standard form of modern Italian
    $400 30
"Thoroughly Modern ____"
    $400 7
Killer of "the radio star" in a Buggles song
    $400 21
Derived from another country
    $400 29
Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre's fight to keep the Latin this & other traditions led to his 1988 excommunication
    $400 1
Able to "sleep" in dried eggs for years, the ever-popular sea monkeys are actually a brine type of this
    $800 20
Giacomo da Lentini is credited with inventing this poetic form ("Let's see, 12 lines--not enough, 16--too many, hmm")
    $800 25
"____ Drum Song"
    $800 6
He offed the second Duke of Buckingham in 1483
    $800 27
An imitation that's trying to pass as genuine, as in money
    $800 28
In 1656 rabbis in this Dutch city excommunicated the philosopher Spinoza
    $800 8
One of the parasitic types of this one-celled creature is seen here
    $1200 2
While Machiavelli was writing this, he was working on another book on how to preserve republics
    $1200 11
"The Roar of the ____, the Smell of the Crowd"
    $1200 4
He killed Patroclus, Achilles' friend--mistake
    $1200 13
In old physiology, vessels that convey one of the 4 elemental bodily humors
    $1200 15
He was excommunicated in 1955 for enacting an Argentine divorce law & expelling 2 priests
    $1200 9
A variety of Atlantic sea slug eats algae, retains some of it & can then undergo this plant process
    $1600 3
Ignazio Silone revised his peasant novel "Pane e Vino" as "Vino e Pane"; either way, the title refers to these 2 things
    $1600 24
"The Boys From ____" (also a city in New York)
    $1600 5
She made short work of Jean-Paul Marat
    $1600 14
It's a sultanate on the coast of Borneo, formerly under British protection
    $1600 16
She was excommunicated in 1570 & the church sanctioned efforts to dethrone her
    $1600 12
Able to reach a length of 6.5", the South American longhorn variety of this insect is one of the world's largest
    $2000 26
Dario Fo's plays include "Accidental Death of" this person of anti-government views
    $2000 23
"110 in the ____"
    $2000 10
Laura Palmer in "Twin Peaks"--mystery solved
    $2000 22
This word was popularized as an appellation of the witches, or "sisters", in "Macbeth"
    DD: $5,000 17
Giving his name to a "razor" in logic, he was an Oxford prof. who stated church beliefs could not be proven logically
    DD: $5,000 18
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a bird on the monitor.) A bird's wing is composed of bones similar to our arm; & like us, birds have two bones between their elbow & wrist with these names

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Nick Daniel
$7,600 $29,800 $15,100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The car company that sponsored the radio show for which his father worked inspired the middle name of this filmmaker

Final scores:

Amy Nick Daniel
$15,200 $30,201 $30,100
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $30,201 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Nick Daniel
$7,600 $23,800 $13,000
11 R,
2 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $44,400

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Game tape date: 2011-02-23
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