Show #6200 - Friday, July 22, 2011


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Tim Wagner, a graduate student of meteorology from Madison, Wisconsin

Linda Percy, a retired emergency room physician from Connellsville, Pennsylvania

Brian McEntee, an academic advisor from Arlington, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $30,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each response can be found within the name of a particular planet.)
    $200 22
When this man "saw many of the Pharisees... come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers"
    $200 1
"Irish" Micky Ward, known to turn southpaw on occasion
    $200 16
John J. Pershing, commander of the AEF during WWI, had this rhyming nickname
    $200 21
This woman who triumphed over blindness & deafness was the granddaughter of Confederate gen. Charles W. Adams
    $200 11
Of this, the Constitution says the pres. "shall from time to time give to... Congress Information on the State of the Union"
    $200 3
A song from the eighth planet
    $400 23
"He returned to the land of Egypt: and (he) took the rod of God in his hand"
    $400 2
Winston Churchill,
Neville Chamberlain
    $400 17
Gene Krupa dubbed Benny Goodman this
    $400 24
Benjamin D. Wilson, an early mayor of Los Angeles, was the grandfather of this general, "Old Blood and Guts"
    $400 12
This service determines, assesses & collects internal revenue in the United States
    $400 4
French "sea" on the innermost planet
    $600 28
He "put his hand in his bag, and took thence a stone, and slang it"
    $600 5
Understudy for Siegfried,
"Corps de ballet" (18 of them!)
    $600 18
Decorator Mario Buatta is "the prince of" this indoor fabric
    $600 25
Both this general & his father Arthur fought in the Philippines, the father in 1898, the son in 1944
    $600 13
8 small windows are located at the 500-foot level of this Washington monument
    $600 8
To move around the axis of the second-biggest planet
    $800 29
"Then began he to curse and to swear, saying, I know not the man. And immediately the cock crew"
    $800 6
Prince Albert,
Bill Gates
    $800 19
Early in the career of comedian Phyllis, Time magazine dubbed her this
    $800 26
In 1968 this grandson of a general & U.S. president married Julie Nixon with Norman Vincent Peale officiating
    $800 14
Even though it's in Arlington, Va., the address for this building is 1400 Defense Pentagon, Washington D.C. 20301
    $800 9
The area for the orchestra on the biggest planet
    DD: $1,000 30
He "said, give her the living child, and in no wise slay it: she is the mother thereof"
    $1000 7
    $1000 20
The current president is known as this, for his cool demeanor in messy situations
    $1000 27
Ulysses S. Grant could count among his ancestors Richard Warren, a signer of this 1620 document
    $1000 15
This cabinet department is responsible for housing needs & the improvement & development of urban areas
    $1000 10
Culture from the "third rock"

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

Brian Linda Tim
$2,400 $1,200 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Linda Tim
$4,800 $2,000 $7,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 9
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue on a monitor.) An angel stands pointing to show that you don't have to go to the underworld in Joachim Patinir's painting of Charon crossing this mythic river
    $400 16
This Springsteen song mentions "suicide machines sprung from cages out on Highway 9, chrome wheeled, fuel injected"
    $400 21
Exodus: "and she bare him a son, and he called his name Gershom: for he said, I have been" this, a Robert Heinlein novel
    $400 26
Parliament has a whole "House of" them
    $400 4
The Tarbela Dam is located on the Indus River not far from Islamabad in this country
    $400 1
It precedes 94 in a way to get from Michigan to Montana
    DD: $2,000 10
Spaniards well represented include Velazquez & this later great, with works like "Saturn Devouring One of His Sons"
    $800 17
Back in 1983 Prince drove this song to No. 6
    $800 22
Carroll: "the time has come... to talk of many things: of shoes--& ships--& sealing-wax--of" these, an O. Henry book
    $800 27
The oldest title, it's also the first name of basketball's Mr. Monroe
    $800 5
It supplies about 15% of Egypt's electric power
    $800 2
In baseball scoring it refers to a fielder's boo-boo
    $1200 11
Jose de Ribera's rendition
of this Old Testament
patriarch's dream
is in the collection
    $1200 18
Janis Joplin sang, "Oh Lord, won't you buy me" this car? "My friends all drive Porsches, I must make amends"
    $1200 23
Shakespeare: "we few, we happy few, we" this Stephen Ambrose book & miniseries
    $1200 28
Used by one who holds his title only for life, it's also a homophone for a desolate adjective
    $1200 6
The Oxbow, Brownlee & Hells Canyon dams all dam this winding river
    $1200 3
Christ, symbolically
    $1600 12
This low country painter disturbs Prado patrons with his "Garden of Earthly Delights"
    $1600 19
Aretha Franklin sang about "ridin' on the freeway of love" in this car; it was later the title of a hit by Natalie Cole
    $1600 24
The "Odyssey": "(Faulkner novel), the woman with the dog's eyes would not close my eyes as I descended into Hades"
    $1600 29
There's one of Beaufort & one of Bedford & also a university in North Carolina
    DD: $1,000 7
Norris Dam, completed in 1936, was the first dam built by this New Deal agency
    $1600 14
The velocity of light in a vacuum
    $2000 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue on a monitor.) In a portrait by Anthony Mor, England's Queen Mary holds a red rose, the symbol of this side in the Wars of the Roses that triumphed under Mary's grandfather, Henry Tudor
    $2000 20
Sammy Hagar protested the speed limit in this hit
    $2000 25
This E.M. Forster novel! "Cooling airs from Caucasus far, soothing cradle of man, the River Euphrates"
    $2000 30
Princess Margaret's son holds this fourth-highest rank, preceding "Linley"
    $2000 8
In the 1910s the Elephant Butte Dam was built on this river to provide water & irrigation to Texas & New Mexico
    $2000 15
Tungsten, on the periodic table

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Linda Tim
$13,600 $15,800 $16,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1909 he sent the message "Stars and Stripes nailed to the pole"

Final scores:

Brian Linda Tim
$13,600 $31,600 $200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $31,600 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brian Linda Tim
$12,400 $16,400 $16,200
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $45,000

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Game tape date: 2011-03-22
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