Show #6248 - Wednesday, November 16, 2011


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Will Valverde, a fund-raising consultant from San Francisco, California

Ellen Lewis, a retired high school math teacher from Mount Vernon, New York

Emily Gifford, a historical researcher and writer from Middletown, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $33,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
The waiting room of NYC's old Penn Station was inspired by the Baths of Caracalla built in the 3rd century in this city
    $200 20
Empress Court
    $200 1
The name of this enclosure for growing things out of season tells you it's kept warm
    $200 11
The island seen in the credits of "Gilligan's Island" is in Kaneohe Bay near this most populous Hawaiian island
    $200 6
A frieze that once adorned the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus shows Greeks battling these warrior women
    $200 18
In 2009 the President spoke of "a new beginning" with this nearby island nation
    $400 12
In the late 1700s this American statesman brought the shoe-shaped slipper bathtub back from France
    $400 24
Eiffel Tower Restaurant,
Le Provencal
    $400 2
John Zenor was a longtime keeper of one of these towers at Yaquina Head on the Oregon Coast
    $400 17
This tour boat was named for the chairman of the FCC who called television "a vast wasteland"
    $400 7
Asked why his frieze showed 14 of these followers of Jesus, sculptor Jorge Oteiza said, "There was no room for more"
    $400 19
On July 11, 1995 President Clinton announced normalization of relations with this Southeast Asian country
    $600 13
In Istanbul you can visit a hammam, this kind of place, where Franz Liszt & Tony Curtis also got clean
    $600 25
    $600 3
In "Sing a Song of Sixpence", it's where "the king was"
    $600 28
For the second season, the theme song was changed to include "The Professor and" this Kansas girl
    $600 8
A temple frieze at Kailasanatha depicts a battle from "The Mahabharata", an ancient epic from this country
    DD: $2,000 21
A brief thaw in the icy chill of Soviet repression is named for this Russian leader who took power in 1953
    $800 14
Sodium sesquicarbonate is one chemical sold as the soothing additions called "bath" these compounds
    $800 26
The Steakhouse at Camelot,
Round Table Buffet
    $800 4
Cha-mise is a Japanese word for this type of place, seen here
    $800 29
In the episode "Gilligan Meets Jungle Boy", the Jungle Boy was this future "Escape from New York" star
    $800 9
Because it depicts the official counting of Roman citizens, an ancient relief is known as this frieze
    $800 22
In 2006 Iraq agreed to restore ties with this northwestern neighbor, an ally of Iran
    $1000 15
The earliest known surviving bathtub dates back to 1700 B.C. & was used in the Palace of Knossos on this island
    $1000 27
Roxy's Diner,
Top of the World
    $1000 5
The New York Times said about Peter Luger, "No other steakhouse serves" one of these "so breathtaking"
    $1000 30
This socialite's maiden name was Wentworth
    $1000 16
An RAF veteran poses with a life-size frieze at the London memorial to this pivotal 1940 battle
    $1000 23
This 13-letter word for the reestablishment of good relations is apt when France makes up, as with Rwanda in 2009

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

Emily Ellen Will
$2,800 $1,600 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Ellen Will
$7,000 $800 $7,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
This hymn says, "How sweet the sound that saved a wretch like me!"
    $400 6
She starred in "Victor/Victoria" on film & on Broadway
    $400 7
As the Moon changes from new to full & more & more of it becomes visible, it's said to be doing this 6-letter action
    $400 26
This bog fruit is traditionally used to prevent urinary tract infections
    $400 16
Mathias Day of Ohio went to the Florida coast & got this "Beach" named for him
    $400 19
If you're out of touch with reality, you're said to be "out in" this part of a ballpark past third base
    $800 2
In "Hamlet", he says, "Good night, sweet prince, and flights of angels sing thee to thy rest"
    $800 8
He portrayed Peter Allen in "The Boy from Oz" between stints as Wolverine in "X-Men"
    $800 12
On July 20, 1969 Neil Armstrong radioed from the Moon, "Houston", this "base here. The Eagle has landed"
    $800 27
Raw cloves of this may slow the development of heart disease (& ward off vampires)
    $800 17
New Zealand's West Coast region features the little blue type of this bird, the smallest of our flippered friends
    $800 22
As animated here, it means to go out & celebrate boisterously
    $1200 3
Ernest Lehman wrote, "The muted sounds of the city and the rich, sweet smell of" this... lulled "my senses"
    $1200 9
She split with Dr. Crane on "Cheers" to star in "Chicago" & "Damn Yankees"
    DD: $1,800 13
On Feb. 1, 1958 the Detroit Free Press said, "U.S. Fires Moon!"; they meant the USA's first of these, Explorer 1
    $1200 28
A 1982 study showed that this spice, Zingiber officinale, controlled nausea better than Dramamine
    $1200 18
Niigata is a leading coastal port on this sea
    $1200 23
To suffer a major defeat or setback is to "meet your" this, like Napoleon
    $1600 4
Milton called this lover of Narcissus "sweetest nymph, that liv'st unseen within thy airy shell"
    $1600 10
Megan Mullally played Victor's high-strung fiancee in this Mel Brooks musical
    $1600 14
When the Moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, it has 3 interior zones--core, mantle & this (just like Earth)
    $1600 29
Hoodia, sold as an appetite suppressant, is used to reduce hunger by the native San of this S. Africa desert
    $1600 20
If you're on the southern coast of Yemen, you're dipping a toe in this gulf
    $1600 24
As seen here, it's another way of saying old or aging
    DD: $1,800 5
Keats' "Ode on" this says, "Sylvan historian, who canst thus express a flowery tale more sweetly than our rhyme"
    $2000 11
A longtime talk show host & short-time "The View" co-host, she once played Golde in "Fiddler on the Roof"
    $2000 15
"I'll be back" to say it's the dividing line between the illuminated & unilluminated parts of the Moon
    $2000 30
For centuries, herbalists have used this wort to treat depression
    $2000 21
A 19th c. "Committee of Vigilance" fought the crime that gave part of San Francisco this North Africa-inspired nickname
    $2000 25
To try to ease a difficult situation is "to pour" this "on troubled waters"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Emily Ellen Will
$13,200 $10,600 $17,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Still in existence, it began in 1688 in a British coffee shop popular with maritime folk; it soon got involved in their business

Final scores:

Emily Ellen Will
$1 $10,000 $7,999
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $10,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Emily Ellen Will
$13,600 $10,800 $17,200
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
22 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $41,600

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Game tape date: 2011-09-21
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