Show #6185 - Friday, July 1, 2011


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Ben Wong, a high school history teacher originally from San Francisco, California

Josh Cabat, a high school English teacher from New York, New York

Rachel Winer, a graduate student in teaching from Burlington, Vermont (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
A flexor is one of these that contracts to bend a part of the body
    $200 21
Oh baby! She had the time of her life partnering Patrick Swayze in the big finale of the original "Dirty Dancing"
    $200 4
"Nothin' says lovin' like something from the oven"
    $200 1
In a Norton Juster novel, bored Milo perks up when he receives a "phantom" one of these
    $200 22
Only 3 men received this military decoration during the Revolutionary War; 2 of the badges still exist
    $200 7
You can thank John Harvey Kellogg for this breakfast blend of rolled oats, honey, dried fruit & nuts
    $400 14
Largely responsible for detoxification, it's the largest internal organ
    $400 24
Catherine Zeta-Jones & friends tango right out of their cells in this musical
    $400 5
"We make money the old-fashioned way. We earn it"
    $400 2
1908 novel in which you'd find Mole visiting Water Rat
    $400 23
This guy "is a dinosaur from our imagination, & when he's tall, he's what we call a dinosaur sensation"
    $400 8
Italy's Isle of Capri is famous for its "blue" one of these caves
    $600 15
The scapula was once called the blade-bone as well as this blade
    $600 26
His character didn't need vision to do a sexy tango with Gabrielle Anwar in "Scent of a Woman"
    $600 16
"Because you're worth it"
    $600 3
In this Madeleine L'Engle story, Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who & Mrs. Which help Meg travel through space & save her father
    $600 25
In song, "it was a one-eyed, one-horned, flyin'" this; sure looks strange to me
    $600 9
It's another word for the tip you give to a waiter or bellhop
    $800 17
The thyroid gland straddles the trachea, also called this
    $800 27
Elizabeth Berkley does some dirty dancing in clubs & thrashes about in a pool with Kyle MacLachlan in this film
    $800 18
"Love--it's what makes" a this, a this
    DD: $500 6
In "The Jungle Book", this character is referred to as "the frog" due to his hairlessness
    $800 29
This purple plant's name doesn't come from the Italian for "washing"; it's probably from a word meaning "livid"
    $800 11
From the World Chess Federation, players of the highest rank get this title
    $1000 20
Cumin is a spice; this blood plasma protein that rhymes with it carries nutrients to body tissues
    $1000 28
Twirling a lasso (among other things) in "Sin City", this invisible girl was, well, extremely visible
    $1000 19
"It only does everything"
    $1000 10
Novels in a series from this British author include "The Last Battle" & "The Magician's Nephew"
    $1000 30
When these flowers "last in the dooryard bloom'd", it was May, & they grew to a height of 20 feet
    $1000 12
The name of this Italian treat seen here refers to its grainy texture

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

Rachel Josh Ben
$3,600 $1,300 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rachel Josh Ben
$4,800 $3,300 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
The Isle of Man
    $400 2
"I think I'm in love with my radio", she sings on her "I Am... Sasha Fierce" album
    $400 24
In the New Testament, it separates the book of Luke from the book of Acts
    $400 18
This gem for June is the only birthstone that comes from an animal
    $400 3
On Dec. 14, 1911 a group of explorers planted the flag of Norway at this location for the first time
    $400 11
When you defame someone in print, it's libel; do the same verbally & it's this
    $800 8
    $800 4
The song "Radio Head", written by this Talking Heads singer, gave a later band its name
    $800 25
Goat Island separates this scenic wonder into 2 separate cataracts
    $800 19
One of the gems for December, it's been mined a Cerillos, New Mexico for over 1,000 years
    $800 6
In July 1549 Jesuit priest & explorer Francis Xavier's ship reached this Asian country
    $800 14
Sauce for eggs Benedict
    $1200 9
Sint-Eustatius, formerly Nieuw Zeeland
    $1200 1
"Do you remember rock & roll radio?" asked this NYC punk quartet
    $1200 26
In the Greek alphabet, it separates beta from delta
    $1200 20
This November birthstone shares its name with a Leon Uris novel
    $1200 12
In 1955 this explorer published the aptly titled "High Adventure"
    $1200 21
A man who spends time with many different women without becoming attached to any of them
    $1600 16
The North African enclaves of Ceuta & Melilla
    $1600 5
The foe of CONTROL on "Get Smart", it also follows "Radio" in the title of a Roger Waters album
    $1600 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on a monitor.) Forming a spine that runs through Russia from Kazakstan to the Kara Sea, this mountain range is traditionally considered the border that separates Europe from Asia
    $1600 27
Fashioned in 1593, the crown of the Andes is set with 453 of these May birthstones, including the 45-carat Atahualpa
    $1600 13
Strait up, this Danish explorer is credited with discovering Alaska in 1741
    $1600 22
In a 1961 speech FCC chairman Newton Minow called TV "a vast" this
    $2000 17
New Caledonia
    $2000 10
"I'm in love with the radio on", sings Jonathan Richman in this song with a cartoonish title
    $2000 30
In the Preamble to the Constitution, these 4 words separate "We the people" and "in order to form"
    DD: $3,000 28
1 of only 2 birthstones whose names begin with the same letter as their month
    DD: $2,800 15
After studying medicine in the 1830s, this explorer & missionary hoped to be sent to China but ended up in Africa instead
    $2000 23
This American composer's works include "Prairie Journal" & "A Lincoln Portrait"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rachel Josh Ben
$16,200 $10,100 $14,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

She described her work as "human nature in the Midland Counties" & involving "three or four families in a country village"

Final scores:

Rachel Josh Ben
$29,601 $2,599 $18,600
2-day champion: $51,801 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rachel Josh Ben
$15,200 $10,400 $14,000
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,600

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Game tape date: 2011-03-02
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