Show #6184 - Thursday, June 30, 2011


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Rachel Winer, a graduate student in teaching from Burlington, Vermont

Meg Price, a professor of medieval literature from Stillwater, Oklahoma

Jeff Amoros, a field education coordinator from Ellicott City, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $30,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
In Tibet a cross between domestic cattle & this wild ox is called a dzo
    $200 1
Carroll O'Connor & Jean Stapleton in this series
    $200 11
Shades of "Star Trek": the U.S. Navy's aircraft carrier CVN 65 is named this
    $200 30
About her Lord Tennyson wrote, "then she rode forth, clothed on with chastity"
    $200 15
Honor these 2 people; you'll live longer!
    $200 3
The first pharaoh of this name ruled around 1293 B.C.
    $400 17
You could say this Arctic mammal, Odobenus rosmarus, has a Wilford Brimley mustache
    $400 2
Ray Romano & Patricia Heaton
    $400 13
A woman born Mamie Doud christened this carrier
    $400 29
In 1974 Ray Stevens recorded a novelty record about this new fad of running nude in public & took it to no. 1 on the charts
    $400 16
In the Commandments, God makes it clear that he's not big on "graven" these
    $400 4
Asian wheat flour noodles served in broth
    $600 18
This insectivore has a synonym for "pig" in its name
    $600 8
Larry Hagman & Barbara Eden
    $600 14
Aircraft carriers named for stinging insects include the USS Wasp & this one, now a museum
    $600 28
The revival of this 1967 musical that featured some nudity won a 2009 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival
    $600 21
From the Latin for "defile" comes this, which thou shalt not commit
    $600 5
3-syllable term for noisy or lacking in restraint, like a bunch of school kids on a field trip
    $800 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Antarctica as a whale blows.)
The characteristic shape of this whale, the only species in the genus megaptera, makes it the easiest great whale to identify
    $800 9
William Frawley & Vivian Vance
    DD: $2,200 19
The adjective meaning "courageous" is the name of a carrier that's now a (floating) historic landmark
    $800 27
This term refers to swimming in your birthday suit, whether you're fat or thin
    $800 22
One Commandment says, "remember" this day, "to keep it holy"
    $800 6
To talk or write aimlessly
    $1000 25
It's not a feline, it's not a reptile, it's the fossa, the largest carnivore of this island off Africa
    $1000 10
Jim Backus & Natalie Schafer
    $1000 20
An aircraft carrier was named this, a fictional Tibetan land of eternal youth
    $1000 26
William Strachey of Jamestown described her as "well featured but wanton" after seeing her do cartwheels naked
    $1000 23
The Commandments forbid bearing "false" this against your neighbor
    $1000 7
Rickety, like an old house about to fall down

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

Jeff Meg Rachel
$2,400 $1,400 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Meg Rachel
$5,400 $3,600 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1930s
    $400 24
This nickname for Wisconsin folks goes back to lead miners who lived in holes in the ground or hillsides
    $400 6
Brad Pitt played an ace cardsharp who was one of George Clooney's accomplices in this 2001 caper
    $400 7
Frederic is a young pirate apprentice in this rollicking work from 1879
    $400 13
This Louisiana governor created his "share-our-wealth" in 1934, advocating higher income & inheritance taxes
    $400 19
Invite friends over to play this game; dazzle them with your knowledge while filling in your token with little wedges
    $400 1
Pen name (3, 2, 5)
    $800 25
The USA's first one of these classes for youngsters opened its doors in Watertown in 1856
    $800 11
Michael Caine teamed up with this comic actor as the title con men in "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels"
    $800 8
The true identity of a missing king is at the heart of 1889's "The Gondoliers", set mostly in this city
    $800 14
This son of Man O' War, with "war" in his own name, won the Triple Crown in 1937
    $800 20
Go out & try a new restaurant recommended in this survey/guide launched in 1979
    $800 2
Good evening (7)
    $1200 26
Wisconsin borders these 2 Great Lakes
    $1200 18
Mel Gibson & Jodie Foster are card-playing cons in this western based on a TV series
    DD: $1,600 9
A perennial favorite, it is set in a rather inauthentic version of Japan
    $1200 15
In 1934 F. Scott Fitzgerald published this novel about psychiatrist Dick Diver & his schizophrenic wife
    $1200 21
Try writing one of these funny 5-line poems; here, I'll start it for you--"There was a man from Tibet...
    $1200 3
& There you have it! (5)
    $1600 27
Surprisingly, these Wisconsin islands have names like Sand, Raspberry & Oak instead of Judas, Andrew & Peter
    $1600 30
Gabriel Byrne, Stephen Baldwin, Benicio del Toro, Kevin Pollak & Kevin Spacey are the title figures of this 1995 film
    $1600 10
1882's "Iolanthe" tells the tale of a fairy who has disobeyed magical laws by marrying one of these
    $1600 16
In June 1936 the Republican National Convention nominated this Kansas governor for president
    $1600 22
Take a hike! Up this impressive 8,800-foot formation in Yosemite National Park
    $1600 4
A place de coiffure or de beaute (5)
    DD: $2,000 28
You can polish off this clue if you know that Frank Lloyd Wright designed the HQ for this company in Racine
    $2000 29
Tatum O'Neal won an Oscar as the protege of con man Ryan O'Neal in this period piece
    $2000 12
This grim landmark is the setting for 1888's "The Yeomen of the Guard" & some of the fun takes place around the chopping block
    $2000 17
World War I veterans demanding extra pay for their service made up the 1930s group known as this army
    $2000 23
How about hitting the slopes of Loon Mountain or the Dartmouth Skiway in this state
    $2000 5
Up to date (2, 7)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Meg Rachel
$11,000 $10,000 $12,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

50 Cent pieces issued in 2003 by this country depict Frodo, Gandalf, Gollum, Sauron & Aragorn

Final scores:

Jeff Meg Rachel
$20,001 $12,201 $22,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $22,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jeff Meg Rachel
$15,200 $9,600 $12,200
21 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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Game tape date: 2011-03-02
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