Show #6253 - Wednesday, November 23, 2011


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Katherine Philbin, a homemaker from Bedford, New Hampshire

Steven Maio, a family law attorney from Corning, New York

Francis Lansangan, a military analyst from Virginia Beach, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $40,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
The menu for his 1865 inaugural banquet included terrapin stew & quail
    $200 6
Delia Bacon was obsessed with the idea that other Elizabethans wrote the works attributed to this man
    $200 5
On Nov. 10, 1958 New York City jeweler Harry Winston donated this great blue stone to the Smithsonian
    $200 1
The Jutland horse is named for this country's Jutland Peninsula, where it has been bred for centuries
    $200 3
A 25th anniversary is a "silver" this
    $200 22
This animated feline is "the most daring swashbuckler, ladies man and all-around coolest cat"
    $400 17
His 1957 inauguration included a "minority dinner" featuring gefilte fish, minestrone soup & Greek salad
    $400 27
This British missionary was obsessed with finding the headwaters of the Nile but died in 1873 with no luck
    $400 11
In 1893 Kokichi Mikimoto developed a process to create these "cultured" gems
    $400 2
(Kelly of the Clue Crew holds the bridle of a Budweiser Clydesdale at the Anheuser-Busch Brewery in St. Louis, MO.) Descendants of the great Flemish horse, which could pull a ton or more walking at 5 miles per hour, the Clydesdales were named for a major river in this country
    $400 4
This word for a man's wig comes from the French for "tuft"
    $400 23
This character's 3 husbands were played by Rand Brooks, Carroll Nye & Clark Gable
    $600 18
Guests at his inaugural parties downed some 40 million jelly beans
    $600 28
In 1674 Anton van Leeuwenhoek's obsession with lenses paid off; he discovered these, from the Latin for "first animal"
    $600 12
The Chinese call it the "jewel of heaven" & believe it protects against accidents
    $600 15
"Real" in the name of the alter-real means this; it was bred for the Portuguese court
    $600 8
Ah, yes, hello, my dear, my little this bird of the titmouse family
    $600 24
In this title role, Ellen Page says, "I'm already pregnant, so what other kind of shenanigans could I get into"
    $800 19
This bachelor president's inaugural guests were served 400 gallons of oysters & 60 mutton saddles
    $800 29
This African-American composer was so obsessed with his opera "Treemonisha" that he suffered a breakdown in 1911
    $800 13
Check out the bejeweled head covering of this living woman
    $800 16
The name of this horse of the American plains comes from a Spanish word meaning "stray"
    $800 9
Let me rock you, Kubla Khan, with this type of authoritative & formal order
    DD: $3,000 25
When Winona Ryder whispers, "Hold me", this Johnny Depp title character replies, "I can't"
    $1000 20
Instead of an elaborate meal, this southerner served peanuts & pretzels
    $1000 30
Cato the Elder's obsession with the threat offered by this city led in part to the Third Punic War
    $1000 14
From Latin for "thread", this style of jewelry is made by twisting fine wires of precious metals into patterns
    $1000 21
This breed takes its name from a city in Slovenia that was home to the Austrian imperial stud
    $1000 10
French term for an evening party, perhaps a musical one
    $1000 26
This Bogart character exclaims in court, "Ah, but the strawberries! That's... that's where I had them"

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

Francis Steven Katherine
$3,200 $2,600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Francis Steven Katherine
$12,200 $4,000 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That's weird, isn't it?)
    $400 13
He's seen here a decade before his most famous broadcasts
    $400 5
It's the northernmost country in Asia
    $400 26
It's short for the room or building where experiments are done
    $400 21
In 2008 the USDA ordered the recall of 143 million pounds of this meat, though most of it had already been eaten
    $400 3
"Going Through The Motions" from the "Buffy" musical episode
    $400 1
First & last name of the scout who's Cooper's most famous creation
    $800 14
Radio nickname of Howard Stern producer & on-air personality Gary Dell'Abate
    $800 9
The popular sport muay thai is a type of this martial art
    $800 27
It's the flowing back of the tide as the water returns to the sea
    $800 22
In 2010 Legacy propane infrared plaque heaters were recalled due to the chance of poisoning by this odorless gas
    $800 4
"Building A Mystery" & a TV ad for British Columbia tourism
    $800 2
"The troops and rangers call me" this title, "inasmuch as I have never been known to miss one end of the trail"
    $1200 15
If you're happier listening to this NPR program not knowing what Michele Norris looks like, cover your eyes
    $1200 10
The modern cooking style called this landlocked country's "barbecue" was invented in Taiwan
    $1200 28
Sn is the chemical symbol for this
    $1200 23
Oops! DePuy Orthopedics had to recall defective implants for this 3-letter joint
    $1200 6
A song to Jimmy Kimmel about Matt Damon
    DD: $6,000 18
Fittingly, the title character of this 1841 novel dines on venison in Chapter 1
    $1600 16
This Southerner who announced Brooklyn Dodgers games gave fans folksy expressions like "the catbird seat"
    DD: $4,000 11
The only U.S. mint ever outside the continental U.S. was opened in 1920 in this Asian country, then a U.S. colony
    $1600 29
This unit of illumination shares its name with an old brand of soap & detergent
    $1600 24
A 2009 recall covered millions of window coverings, including Roman shades & roll-up these
    $1600 7
"All I Ask Of You", by her onetime husband Andrew Lloyd Webber
    $1600 19
In "The Last of the Mohicans", he's Chingachgook's friend with a name out of "M*A*S*H"
    $2000 17
This disc jockey is often credited with coining the term "rock 'n' roll"
    $2000 12
Get high in the Himalayas in Thimphu, this nation's capital
    $2000 30
These 2 similarly spelled words mean a span of time longer than an era & an electrically charged atom
    $2000 25
Millions of these made from 1995 to 2007 for kids were recalled; the MTV show of the same name is still safe
    $2000 8
Standards like "Lover Man" & "Misty"
    $2000 20
In the tale "The Pioneers", it's 1793 & this hunter named for his apparel has spent 50 years in the wilderness

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Francis Steven Katherine
$23,400 $19,200 $12,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Geraldine Doyle, who in 1942 took a job at a Michigan metal factory, helped inspire the look & job of this iconic character

Final scores:

Francis Steven Katherine
$38,401 $38,200 $25,595
3-day champion: $78,401 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Francis Steven Katherine
$21,200 $14,400 $10,400
31 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $46,000

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Game tape date: 2011-10-10
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