Show #6259 - Thursday, December 1, 2011


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Gillian DiPietro, a law student from Brooklyn, New York

Logan Schultz, a bank examiner from Lexington, Kentucky

Jan Zasowski, a stock trader from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
In a Grimm tale the Miller's daughter gave this little man a necklace & a ring for spinning straw into gold for her
    $200 27
This type of low bed has casters so that it can be rolled under another bed for storage
    $200 11
A brolly is one of these--don't leave home without it on a rainy day
    $200 12
Time to form this dancing line! Put your hands on the shoulders of the person in front of you, & 1, 2, 3, kick! 1, 2, 3, kick!
    $200 16
It's the only state that borders Maine
    $200 21
Laverne & Shirley's neighbor
    $400 10
The name of this type of wee supernatural being is from the Latin for "spirit"
    $400 2
This French-named style of furniture that was "new" around 1900 was characterized by the graceful whiplash curve
    $400 26
It's not just a special occasion like Easter or Boxing Day, it's also a vacation in general
    $400 13
Seen here is the Kahurangi troupe performing the haka, a traditional dance of the Maori of this nation
    $400 17
Delaware has only 3 of these: New Castle, Kent & Sussex
    $400 22
A 1998 hit for Will Smith
    $600 6
Treasure seekers can sometimes track down one of these Irish fairies by the sound of his shoemaker's hammer
    $600 1
Useful little end tables & coffee tables are also called these "tables", so they may talk like foreigners
    $600 3
Elastoplast isn't a cartoon villain, it's one of these that sometimes stings when you yank it off
    $600 14
We'd love to show a clip of this "forbidden dance" from a 1990 film, but we want to keep our G rating
    $600 18
The state ship of Connecticut is this early nuclear submarine
    $600 23
She played first mate to Captain Link Hogthrob
    $800 7
The nixies of German mythology are said to live in this environment, like the naiads of Greek mythology
    $800 28
Hey, Mr. Irving! A chair of the mid-19th c. with a concave seat & high back shares its name with this town
    $800 4
The ironmonger is the gent who runs this type of local store
    $800 15
"The Lawrence Welk Show" wasn't afraid to roll out a wunnerful "beer barrel" version of this dance
    $800 19
Orson Welles' birthplace of Kenosha is in this state
    $800 24
Swinging '60s London was the scene for this woman born Lesley Hornby
    $1000 8
This ugly guy "with eyes as big as saucers" wanted to eat the 3 billy goats that crossed over his bridge
    $1000 30
French for "shelf", it's an open-shelved piece of furniture for displaying knickknacks
    DD: $1,000 5
A lido is a public one of these; on a cruise ship you'll find one on the lido deck
    $1000 29
This promenade dance, done by couples to win a certain baked item, is also something easy, as in "Winning that game was a..."
    $1000 20
It's named for an Indian people also known as the Kaw
    $1000 25
In a David Bowie song, he played guitar with his band the spiders from Mars

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

Jan Logan Gillian
$2,200 $1,600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jan Logan Gillian
$6,400 $1,800 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
2011 New Student Orientation began at Providence College
    $400 29
Sure, Mr. Gore, Palm Beach, early 2000--guess you want to rework the ballot named for this insect
    $400 7
Corundum makes up much of this rock used to make an abrasive "board"
    $400 15
Dave Wottle was known for his cap; after winning 1972's Olympic 800, he forgot to take it off during this & had to apologize
    $400 18
He didn't strike it rich in the 1897 Klondike gold rush, but he did use the experience in works like "Son of the Wolf"
    $800 2
The Catholic observance of All Hallows
    $800 26
Dress like a swell for the 1934 opening of this songwriter's "Anything Goes", featuring "I Get a Kick Out Of You"
    $800 8
The sword of Damocles is a large one of these formations in Carlsbad Caverns
    DD: $3,400 16
Mike Conley had a personal best of over 27' in the long jump & over 58' in this event
    $800 19
The son of a coal miner, this author touched on the mining life in his autobiographical 1913 novel "Sons and Lovers"
    $800 14
In the U.S. Army this commissioned officer wears 2 stars
    $1200 4
Canada Day
    $1200 20
Feel like doing some pillaging? Turn the dial to 1240 & join this "colorful" Tatar group
    $1200 6
Shatter cones, with radiating fracture lines, are only found at the sites of space object impacts & of these tests
    $1200 3
At Oregon, he won seven NCAA track titles and made the cover
of Sports Illustrated as a freshman, before his tragic death at 24
    $1200 25
"Marching Men" by Sherwood Anderson recounts the tribulations of coal miners in this eastern state
    $1200 11
In the Bible it's the collective term for Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel & Daniel
    $1600 9
Mardi Gras 2022 (get your beads now)
    $1600 21
Get ready to shout, "Mr. President, look out!" when the setting is for this city Sept. 6, 1901
    $1600 23
This fancy French word refers to a deep fissure in a glacier
    $1600 5
Al Oerter won this event in 4 straight Olympics but due to youth, then injury, then age, was an underdog every time
    $1600 28
This "colorful" Richard Llewellyn novel set in a Welsh mining community was made into a 1941 Oscar-winning film
    $1600 12
It's the line that passes through the 2 foci of an ellipse
    $2000 10
Official birthday of Point Given & Mine That Bird
    $2000 22
You'll learn from Corneille & La Rochefoucauld if you visit Madame de Rambouillet's 17th century one of these gatherings
    $2000 24
A giant ocean called Panthalassa once surrounded this supercontinent, whose name means "all earth"
    $2000 17
She won the first Olympic women's marathon in 1984 & ran under 2:50 in the New York Marathon in 2009
    DD: $3,000 27
1917's "King Coal" by this author was to the mining industry what an earlier work had been to the meat-packing industry
    $2000 13
This George Bernard Shaw play tells the tale of a woman who joins the Salvation Army

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jan Logan Gillian
$18,800 $8,800 $7,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Inspired by a Meher Baba saying, this 1980s Grammy winner was the first a cappella recording to top the Billboard 100

Final scores:

Jan Logan Gillian
$19,800 $3,498 $3
2-day champion: $46,601 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jan Logan Gillian
$19,800 $6,200 $10,000
22 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
12 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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Game tape date: 2011-10-11
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