Show #6252 - Tuesday, November 22, 2011


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Abby Drwecki, an anthropologist from Arvada, Colorado

Peter Jury, a clothier from Ellington, Connecticut

Francis Lansangan, a military analyst from Virginia Beach, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

2011 NEWS
    $200 1
Leah bore Jacob 6 sons & this only known daughter; "someone's in the kitchen with" her
    $200 6
He fell out of the top 50 world golf rankings for the first time since 1996
    $200 7
Michael Caine is Finn McMissile, a sleek British spy-mobile, in this 2011 sequel
    $200 21
Though she became governor of Alaska, she was actually born in Sandpoint, Idaho
    $200 12
A character on "M*A*S*H" once ordered a fancy pinstripe suit--alas, when it came, the pinstripes went this way
    $200 18
Hand me the kreplach: to nosh is to do this
    $400 2
Hadassah was the Hebrew name of this queen for whom an Old Testament book is named
    $400 14
Starting Sept. 17, part of Lower Manhattan was occupied 24/7 by the protest group "Occupy" this
    $400 8
In a 1999 movie, Minnie Driver, Jane; Tony Goldwyn, him
    $400 22
This consort of Louis XVI was born in Vienna; her full name ended with von Osterreich-Lothringen
    $400 13
The rounded & angled collar seen here is named for this stylish coach
    $400 19
Congratulations! This 2-word phrase used to offer congratulations means "good luck" in Yiddish
    $600 3
After his patience was tested, he was rewarded with a new family including 3 girls, Jemima, Kezia & Kerenhappuch
    $600 15
Biologist Ralph Steinman won just the third Nobel Prize ever awarded this way
    $600 9
Before his Donkey days, this funny guy voiced Mushu the dragon in "Mulan"
    $600 23
This president was born in 1946 in New Haven, Connecticut while his dad was a student at Yale
    $600 24
On the jacket, besom, bellows & flap are just 3 possible styles of this
    $600 20
You've got this word meaning guts, nerve or brashness
    $800 4
Ms. Winfrey was supposed to be called this, after a Moabite woman in the book of Ruth
    $800 16
This 6-letter mega-retailer began selling "Kelly's Collection" of wedding gowns... but do you really need 24 of 'em?
    $800 10
In "Pocahontas" Mel Gibson was the voice of this English captain
    $800 26
This poet who depicted the rural landscape of New England was born in San Francisco in 1874
    $800 25
When a tailor puts 1 end of a tape at your pants cuff & the other where a tape doesn't usually go, he's measuring this
    $800 27
6 letters in English, it means nothing, nada, zip, zero
    $1000 5
The victory song of Aaron & this sister of Moses at the Red Sea is one of the earliest pieces of Hebrew literature
    $1000 17
In January this "Godfather of Fitness", who opened his first exercise studio in 1936, died at age 96
    $1000 11
In the "Ice Age" movies, Manny the woolly mammoth is voiced by this sitcom star
    DD: $2,000 30
Born June 8, 1867 in Richland Center, Wisconsin, he dreamed of moving to Chicago, with its soaring architecture
    $1000 29
"Fishy" suit options include the fabric called sharkskin & the zigzag weave called this "bone"
    $1000 28
You'd have to be this not to know that meshugga means this in Yiddish

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

Francis Peter Abby
$3,600 $2,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Francis Peter Abby
$7,600 $3,200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 15
This body of water provides most of Turkey's northern border
    $400 14
Palpation is an exam of the body using the hands; insert 1 syllable & you get this pounding in the chest
    $400 2
Harriet Beecher Stowe:
"Life Among the Lowly"
    $400 7
In Season 11 she had the time of her life & the right moves to take the prize
    $400 6
In 1939 this kids' sporting organization was founded in Williamsport, Pennsylvania
    $400 22
OSHA says, "By many measures", this job using chain saws "is the most dangerous occupation in the United States"
    $800 17
Home to the Ataturk Mausoleum & Museum, this city became the capital of Turkey in 1923
    $800 16
It's the process of releasing an egg midway through a woman's cycle
    $800 5
Mary Shelley:
"The Modern Prometheus"
    $800 8
In 2011 this Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver scored the win with his fancy moves
    $800 12
Yo, man! One story said this medieval yeoman fought beside Robin Hood at the Battle of Evesham
    $800 23
In the Andes Mountains of Peru in January 1962, one of these destroyed 6 villages
    $1200 28
This term for the students & others who rebelled against the Ottoman regime can refer to any juvenile firebrands
    $1200 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical animation on the monitor.) Of the spinal column's 24 movable vertebrae, half are located here, in the chest region, & are labeled T1 through T12, the "T" standing for this
    $1200 4
Barack Obama:
"A Story of Race and Inheritance"
    $1200 9
A frontrunner from the beginning, this pussycat strutted her stuff to win Season 10
    $1200 13
It was thought the first pulsar discovered might be a signal from E.T.s, so it was called LGM-1, short for these
    $1200 24
In 2009 5 runners were gored by bulls during the San Fermin festival in this Spanish city
    DD: $4,000 29
This Western European country with a 3-million-strong Turkish minority is one of Turkey's main trading partners
    $1600 20
Of the body's 2 chief kinds of glands, this type secretes hormones directly into the blood
    DD: $3,600 3
John Gray:
"The Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex"
    $1600 10
"She's got the look", she's got the co-host gig & she's also got the trophy from Season 7
    $1600 18
When "ranking" on Napoleon, use this epithet he was given in 1796
    $1600 25
In summer 2010 at least 150 people at a New Hampshire beach were stung by a dead one of these
    $2000 30
Turkey is known for producing this type of raisin grape, also the title of the wife of an Ottoman ruler
    $2000 21
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew demonstrates the clue in the lab.) Muscles that pull a body part away from the midline of the body, like the ones that allow me to move my legs apart, are said to be this type
    $2000 1
Mitch Albom:
"An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lessons"
    $2000 11
It's no myth--this champion speed skater took the gold in Season 4
    $2000 27
A pampered boy can get this 3-word nickname, an 1886 Burnett novel title
    $2000 26
For every 3 climbers who make it to the top of this second-highest mountain, one dies trying

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Francis Peter Abby
$20,000 $14,000 $14,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Adding up the denominations of circulating bills with U.S. presidents on the front gives you this total

Final scores:

Francis Peter Abby
$11,599 $0 $1,001
2-day champion: $40,000 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Francis Peter Abby
$16,600 $12,000 $14,200
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $42,800

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Game tape date: 2011-10-10
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