Show #6214 - Thursday, September 29, 2011


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Chris Fleitas, a high school college prep counselor from San Francisco, California

Lindsy Lassere, a homemaker and fitness instructor originally from Lake Charles, Louisiana

Sergio Llorian, an attorney from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $29,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
The name of this foodstuff comes from the Chinese "dou" for beans & "fu" for rotten
    $200 18
In June 2009 Hollywood mourned the passing of this longtime sidekick of Johnny Carson
    $200 5
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Svalbard Islands in Norway.) As an adaptation to their cold environment, these sensory organs on walruses aren't external, but they can still detect input from up to a mile away
    $200 6
Employees' Compensation Appeals Board
    $200 24
Sometimes this verdict is "by reason of insanity"
    $200 12
From the Greek for "child", it's a doctor who specializes in the care of children
    $400 2
This big flatfish got its name because it was largely eaten on holy days
    $400 11
This over 7-foot-tall "walking carpet" was Han Solo's first mate & constant companion
    $400 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Svalbard Islands in Norway.) The Atlantic variety of this comical seabird has a parrot-like bill that can hold many fish at one time
    $400 7
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
    $400 23
Hyphenated term for an organization that exists to provide a service rather than to make money
    $400 13
In a nursery rhyme, this woman "had so many children she didn't know what to do"
    $600 30
This fruit's name comes from the Latin Persica praecocia, meaning "early ripening peach"
    $600 16
On "I Love Lucy", she was Lucy's BFF & partner in mischief
    $600 4
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Svalbard Islands in Norway.) The fin whale, second only to the blue whale in size, moves so quickly through the water that it is known as this racing dog breed of the sea
    $600 8
The Bureau of Engraving & Printing
    $600 25
Completes the title of Christopher Paul Curtis' classic novel for young adults "Bud,..."
    $600 20
This can be used if a child misbehaves & should be 1 minute long per year of age; in the NBA it's 20 sec. or 1 minute
    $800 29
In German the "Brat" in Bratwurst means "roast"; the "wurst" means this
    $800 17
In books & the movies, Harry Potter has 2 sidekicks: Hermione Granger & this redheaded boy
    $800 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Svalbard Islands in Norway.) A polar bear weighs a pound at birth, but because its mother's milk is 35% this, the richest milk of any bear species, a cub can weigh 20 pounds in 3 or 4 months
    DD: $1,000 9
The Directorate for Management,
The Office of Intelligence and Analysis
    $800 26
This line of denim pants for women (whether or not they are moms) is known as NYDJ for short
    $800 21
1212's disastrous Children's Crusade may have been the inspiration for the story of this legendary flute player
    $1000 28
Originally traded as solid cakes, after granulation this substance was called sakkara, meaning grit or gravel
    $1000 19
Jay Chou is seen here as this sidekick in a 2011 film
    $1000 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Svalbard Islands in Norway.) During development, a reindeer's antlers have a soft covering called this, named for the luxurious fabric it resembles
    $1000 10
Patent and Trademark Office,
Bureau of Economic Analysis
    $1000 27
This 15-letter word means "in spite of"
    $1000 22
At the park the full bucket type of this is for 2- & 3-year-olds; kids who are 4 & 5 graduate to the half bucket

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

Sergio Lindsy Chris
$400 $1,400 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sergio Lindsy Chris
$1,000 $2,800 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to fill in the definitions from OED Online in...)
    $400 1
As Speaker of the House, he was Dennis Hastert's predecessor
    $400 21
In finding the area of a parallelogram, A=bh, b standing for this
    $400 24
Willie Dixon had the blues, saying this hard rock group didn't credit him for "Whole Lotta Love"; the sides settled in 1987
    $400 20
Janian means this many "-faced"
    $400 7
This novel by Toni Morrison won the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
    $400 8
With more than a billion members, it's the largest branch of Christianity
    $800 19
He was David's predecessor as Israel's king
    $800 22
Regarding sets, "R" refers to real numbers & "Q" refers to this group of numbers that also begins with R
    $800 23
This unfortunate word precedes Willie Johnson, Willie McTell & Lemon Jefferson in the performing names of bluesmen
    $800 12
Misandry is "hatred of" these
    $800 2
In 1852 Dickens started publishing this novel featuring the Jarndyces
    $800 6
During the 5th & 6th centuries, under the T'ang Dynasty, it became "the way" of China
    $1200 16
As center fielder for the New York Yankees, Mickey Mantle filled this Hall of Famer's shoes
    $1200 25
cos, in trig
    $1200 27
After this onetime "Beale St. Blues Boy" played 342 one-nighters in 1956, we had to wonder, was the thrill gone?
    $1200 13
Addubitation is "questioning oneself as though in" this
    DD: $4,000 3
This children's classic is subtitled "A Life in the Woods"
    $1200 9
You'll find the official website of this religious group at
    DD: $5,000 17
As commander of U.N. forces in Korea, he preceded Matthew B. Ridgway
    $1600 26
cot, also in trig
    $1600 30
Heard here, he popularized the blues in the U.S. & even faraway England in the 1950s

"Got my mojo working /
But it just won't work on you"
    $1600 14
An acnestis is "the part of the back between the shoulder blades... which an animal cannot reach to" do this to it
    $1600 4
This novel by Sinclair Lewis is a scathing indictment of middle-class America
    $1600 10
The Theravada is the more conservative of the 2 main branches of this religion
    $2000 18
In 2011 Larry Page took over as CEO of Google, following this man
    $2000 28
csc--what's with all the trig?
    $2000 29
2011 is the 100th anniv. of the birth of this bluesman, known for the "Crossroads" where some say he sold his soul
    $2000 15
Deteriorism is "the doctrine that the tendency of things is to grow" this
    $2000 5
Amelia Evans opens a cafe in this novella by Carson McCullers
    $2000 11
Begun around 1500 by Guru Nanak, this religion incorporates elements of Hinduism

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sergio Lindsy Chris
$2,600 $4,400 $32,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In February 1967 this Asian leader said his people would "never agree to negotiate under the threat of bombing"

Final scores:

Sergio Lindsy Chris
$3,200 $8,400 $38,900
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $38,900

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sergio Lindsy Chris
$2,600 $5,400 $33,000
8 R,
3 W
14 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
31 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $41,000

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Game tape date: 2011-08-23
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