Show #6226 - Monday, October 17, 2011


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Jeff Dufour, an online editor from Washington, D.C.

Lanny Timan, a business manager from Chicago, Illinois

Joe Koster, a telephone technician from Pelham, New Hampshire (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 24
In August 2011 this hurricane had winds of 85 mph as it made landfall in North Carolina
    $200 14
Some think that it was in the area at the head of the Persian Gulf; Genesis 2:8 says God planted it "eastward"
    $200 9
Makers of all-American clothing:
____ & Fitch
    $200 15
In the 1860s Hippolyte Mege-Mouries invented this butter substitute made from animal & vegetable fats
    $200 1
Made effervescent by infusion of a gas, like many sodas
    $200 2
This 2008 NBA MVP jumped to the Lakers straight from a Pennsylvania high school
    $400 25
This former Chrysler CEO has a Boston-based foundation for diabetes research
    $400 18
Genesis says the lord overthrew these 2 wicked cities, making the land look like a smoking furnace
    $400 10
His menswear is boss:
____ Boss
    $400 19
PUFAs, short for these healthier fats, are found mostly in plant-based foods & oils
    $400 3
Weber makes this car part in 1-barrel & 2-barrel versions
    $400 7
This Korean-American golfer played in her first LPGA event as a 12-year-old; she turned pro in 2005 at 15
    $600 26
Pizza magnate Michael Ilitch owns a National Hockey League team & this American League baseball team
    DD: $1,500 21
People of Shinar built a structure called this "because the Lord did there confound the language of all the earth"
    $600 11
Really nice shoes for men & women:
____ Haan
    $600 20
The fat droplets in milk carry most of this vitamin aka retinol, so the FDA requires skim milk to be fortified
    $600 4
I like my spaghetti "alla" this creamy sauce
    $600 8
She turned pro in 1972 at age 18; by 1974, she'd won Wimbledon & gotten engaged to Jimmy Connors
    $800 27
Floor-wax heiress Imogene Powers Johnson has a center for birds named for her at this Ithaca, N.Y. Ivy League school
    $800 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands in the Jordan River in Israel.) In the Book of Joshua, as soon as the men carrying this holy object set foot here in the Jordan River, it dried up, allowing them to cross
    $800 12
"Your personal jeweler since 1912":
____ Bridge
    $800 29
Saturated fats have been implicated in the incidence of this 7-syllable disease aka hardening of the arteries
    $800 5
A short-barreled rifle for use by cavalry
    $800 16
This slugging centerfielder nicknamed the "Commerce Comet" was 19 when he debuted with the Yankees in 1951
    $1000 28
In 2008 Carl Icahn bought millions of shares in this Internet company with an exclamation point in its name
    $1000 23
The queen of this place, thought by modern scholars to be roughly present-day Yemen, blessed Solomon & the god of Israel
    $1000 13
Upscale women's clothes:
____ Fisher
    $1000 30
Regulated in some cities, partially hydrogenated fats are also known by this "changeable" name
    $1000 6
This acid also called phenol is used as a disinfectant
    $1000 17
Lionel Messi from this country joined Spanish pro soccer at 13 when a team agreed to pay for his growth hormones

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

Joe Lanny Jeff
$1,400 $2,800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Lanny Jeff
$4,400 $6,500 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And we will need the last name from you.)
(Alex: Each country will end with the letter "A".)
    $400 14
You wrote the novels "Hawaii" & "Alaska"; too bad you never got around to "Rhode Island"
    $400 15
Before she became a "Pretty Woman" in 1990, she was a pretty girl from Smyrna, Georgia
    $400 18
In 2010 this Cornhusker univ. left the Big 12 for the Big 10, which already had 11 teams, making it basically the Big 12
    $400 11
It's not my first time at this public exhibition of cowboy skills, from the Spanish for "cattle ring"
    $400 2
17th century astronomer Galileo
    $400 1
Addis Ababa is the capital & largest city of this African country
    $800 19
You met Samuel Johnson May 16, 1763; it was the start of a beautiful friendship
    $800 27
No wonder she wanted to take a "Midnight Train" back there--she was born in Atlanta in 1944
    DD: $1,800 23
In 1924 North Carolina's Trinity College was endowed by a tobacco magnate & changed its name to this
    $800 12
It's from the Old English for simply "woman"; that ain't no lady, that's my this
    $800 3
21st century magician Penn
    DD: $1,500 7
Of the countries that fit the category, it stretches farthest east
    $1200 20
You suffered through glaucoma before publishing "Ulysses" on February 2, 1922, your 40th birthday
    $1200 28
She was a Junior Miss Georgia before heading for Hollywood & stardom with "The Natural" & "Batman"
    $1200 24
Notre Dame's "Word of Life" mural, depicting Christ as a teacher, is known on the football-loving campus as this
    $1200 13
This word from the Arabic for "weight of 4 grains" is worth its weight in gold
    $1200 4
16th century artist Michelangelo
    $1200 8
Its cities include Bong Town & Tubmanburg
    $1600 21
In 2011 Oprah sat down with you again--to discuss the fallout from your "Million Little Pieces" scandal
    $1600 29
This "Queen of Southern Cuisine" was born & raised in Albany, Georgia, where she learned to cook from her grandmother Paul
    $1600 25
Ben Affleck moved west & attended this Los Angeles college whose name means "western"
    $1600 16
"Growing" from the Italian, this music term means a gradual, steady increase in loudness
    $1600 5
14th century writer Dante
    $1600 9
In books Precious Ramotswe of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency is this country's only female gumshoe
    $2000 22
Already a Joan Crawford movie, your "Mildred Pierce" came to TV in a 2011 version more faithful to the book
    $2000 30
This actress who went to school in Augusta didn't know 'bout birthin' babies in "Gone with the Wind"
    $2000 26
A noted Commodore from this university was Al Gore, who studied at both its divinity & law schools
    $2000 17
This punctuation word (it's from the Greek for "putting in beside" & you're staring right at 2 of 'em)
    $2000 6
17th century Dutch master painter Rembrandt
    $2000 10
It has ports on the Atlantic & you'll find Namibia on its southern border

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Lanny Jeff
$8,000 $9,400 $14,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

To mark an historic visit, on May 17 an Irish army band played this song followed by Ireland's anthem

Final scores:

Joe Lanny Jeff
$15,998 $16,001 $10,799
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,001 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Joe Lanny Jeff
$8,000 $9,600 $14,800
15 R,
4 W
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $32,400

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Game tape date: 2011-08-30
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