Show #6174 - Thursday, June 16, 2011


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Lisa Longo, a stay-at-home mother from Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania

Stewart Tuttle, a foreign service officer from Vienna, Virginia

Nick Condon, a research chemist originally from Lakewood, Colorado (whose 3-day cash winnings total $80,101)

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Jeopardy! Round

'80s TV
    $200 1
The name of this element begins with a synonym for "automobile"
    $200 4
Before Frasier got his own show, he was one of the patrons at the Boston bar on this show
    $200 21
Named for a Roman restaurateur, this simple dish is known for its sauce of butter, Parmesan & heavy cream
    $200 8
This "Walden" prose master wrote less well-remembered poems like "Within the Circuit of This Plodding Life"
    $200 16
A coal mine explosion in this state's town of Monongah claimed 362 lives in 1907
    $200 24
In 1789 George Washington said, "To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving" this
    $400 2
This element, No. 16 on the periodic table, has a pelt at the end of its name
    $400 6
Rue McClanahan played Aunt Fran & Vicki Lawrence was the title character on this '80s sitcom
    $400 22
It's the protein in egg whites
    $400 11
Lord Byron wrote wistfully, "I am ashes where once I was" this
    $400 17
The last major eruption of Mount St. Helens was in this presidential election year
    $400 25
He remarked, "one word sums up... the responsibility of any vice president & that one word is 'to be prepared'"
    $600 3
You'll find a short term for a graduate of a particular college in this abundant metallic element
    $600 7
John Goodman played the husband of the title character on this sitcom that debuted in 1988
    $600 23
This Italian term is used to describe pasta that is not overdone
    $600 12
First name of the 16th & 17th century poet whose "Hymn to God the Father" uses the word "done" 7 times in 18 lines
    $600 18
Spectacular May 1937 newsreel footage showed this New Jersey air disaster
    $600 26
Semper paratus, meaning "always prepared", is the motto of this branch of the U.S. military
    $800 5
Atomic number 35, this element begins with the first name of Ichabod Crane's rival
    $800 9
Bruce Willis & Cybill Shepherd were an unlikely pair of detectives on this show
    $800 29
Reptilian nickname for an avocado
    $800 14
This Lake Poet married Mary Hutchinson, of whom he wrote, "She was a Phantom of delight"
    $800 19
Among the deadliest of its kind on record, one of these named Mitch engulfed Central America in Oct. 1998
    $800 27
This youth organization, the FFA, prepares young people for careers in agriculture
    $1000 10
This element that's "ph" balanced (it has 2 of them) ends with the name of an Egyptian falcon god
    DD: $1,400 13
This '80s detective show used the same production facilities in Hawaii that were used for the old "Hawaii Five-O"
    $1000 30
Made from pimiento berry, it's so-named because it tastes like nutmeg, cinnamon & cloves
    $1000 15
Editor Harriet Monroe said this man "has an eccentric system of typography which... intrudes itself irritatingly"
    $1000 20
Called the worst industrial accident in history, a poisonous gas leak in this Indian city in December 1984 killed thousands
    $1000 28
There was a method to his 1936 book "An Actor Prepares"

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

Nick Stewart Lisa
$2,800 $3,200 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nick Stewart Lisa
$5,800 $6,400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
    $400 1
In a 2011 film Leighton Meester does more to annoy Minka Kelly than borrow her sweaters as this title character
    $400 12
The autumn of 1989 felt a symbolic one of these in Berlin & a literal one in California on Oct. 17
    $400 28
Gaylord Nelson, the father of Earth Day, also helped get through this 1973 act keeping critters from going extinct
    $400 6
Cerulean, a shade of this color, is derived from a Latin word meaning "sky" or "heavens"
    $400 30
When this bird comes back to Capistrano, you'll see that it's a cliff one
    $800 23
    $800 2
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Sony Pictures Studios.) It's easy to see why Stage 15 here at Sony Studios, the largest soundstage in the Western hemisphere, was used to film hits like "Men in Black" I & II, the "Spider Man" films, & this 1939 magical classic MGM musical
    $800 16
In the U.S., 1812 means war; in this country it means the Constitution that established its parliament, the Cortes
    DD: $10,000 27
Galusha Grow was the father of this 1862 law giving Western land to anyone who'd settle & improve it
    $800 8
After a little trouble staying on the ballot, he was easily elected mayor of Chicago in 2011
    $800 29
When you're alone & life is making you lonely, you can always go to this main business section of a city
    $1200 20
Phnom Penh
    $1200 3
"It's a quarter after one, I'm a little drunk"--time for this Lady Antebellum hit, a big winner at the Grammys in 2011
    $1200 14
In 1776 Timur Shah moved his capital from Kandahar to this present-day world capital
    $1200 22
(Hillary Clinton delivers the clue.) One of my proudest achievements as a senator was when this fellow New York senator & I secured $20 billion for New York's recovery after 9/11
    $1200 9
This type of glass decoration is made by wrapping a paper pattern around the glass & dipping it in acid
    $1200 25
TV's Carol Brady was one before she wed Mike
    $1600 21
    $1600 4
This comic strip was the last one approved by William Randolph Hearst; he's been marching along since 1950
    $1600 13
1066 brought the royal wedding of German king Henry IV & this daughter of the Count of Savoy; no word on how "big" she was
    $1600 17
This Minnesotan put his name on the act that provided for enforcing Prohibition
    $1600 10
Roskilde Cathedral has been the burial place for this nation's monarchs since the 16th century
    $1600 24
There are about 300 species of this tree that usually grows near water
    $2000 18
Bamako, Mali
    $2000 5
This "Queen of Mean" is a regular on Comedy Central's roasts
    DD: $4,000 15
In 1914 James Joyce finally found a publisher for this collection of stories about the people of his native city
    $2000 19
In 1947 this senator & Rep. Hartley teamed up to regulate labor union activities
    $2000 11
The name of this scientific order to which caimans belong is from the Greek for "pebble of worms"
    $2000 26
This word means "lacking dexterity" & can also describe a difficult social situation

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nick Stewart Lisa
$18,200 $22,400 $5,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Penned by a British author, it became a No. 1 bestseller in the U.S. in 1959, 31 years after it was initially banned

Final scores:

Nick Stewart Lisa
$8,401 $36,500 $1
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $36,500 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nick Stewart Lisa
$15,800 $13,200 $5,600
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
12 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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Game tape date: 2011-02-23
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