Show #6264 - Thursday, December 8, 2011


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Dan Kull, a U.S. Army captain from Colorado Springs, Colorado

William CastaƱeda, a human resources professional from San Francisco, California

Tony Hightower, an event planner from Astoria, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The Heisman Trophy will be awarded this weekend, so we have a whole category devoted to that trophy. It's called...)
    $200 11
1945 & 1946:
Doc Blanchard & Glenn Davis of this service academy
    $200 13
In the 7th century Sui Gong Di succeeded Sui Yang Di as emperor of this country
    $200 6
The white tops of its keys were once made of ivory, hence the phrase "tickle the ivories"
    $200 1
The RAV4; the company was in the news a bit in 2010
    $200 7
It was originally marketed as the "first official indoor ball"
    $200 17
Care given to pregnant women
    $400 12
1936 & 1937:
Larry Kelley & Clint Frank of this Ivy Leaguer--take that, Harvard!
    $400 14
In 1831 Pedro I abdicated as emperor of this South American country & returned to Portugal
    $400 22
Ancient kings of India used ebony for drinking vessels because it supposedly neutralized this
    $400 2
The Tahoe Hybrid, perfect for that trip to the lake
    $400 8
Originally called "Little People", this perennial favorite is seen here
    $400 18
A film that deals with events prior to a previous related film
    $600 28
UCLA's Gary Beban;
1965, '68, '79, '81, 2002, 2004:
Stars from this crosstown rival
    $600 15
Franz Joseph, emperor of this dual monarchy, suffered his son's suicide in 1889 & his wife's murder in 1898
    $600 23
Most commercial ivory still comes from this continent
    $600 3
The XJ, with 385 hp purring under the hood
    $600 9
Technic & Mindstorms are 2 of the lines of building sets from this brand
    $600 19
The Ebers Papyrus of 1550 B.C. contains many of these, including one for asthma calling for herb fumes
    $800 29
John Cappelletti of this school; Jo-Pa had been head coach for 7 years even then
    $800 26
Emperor until 1913, Menelik II helped unite this African country into its modern form
    $800 24
Some of the best ebony is grown in the flat country west of Trincomalee on this "teardrop island"
    $800 4
The S600 sedan, MSRP only $159,500
    $800 10
The Master Edition of this question-&-answer board game lets you "reveal your inner genius"
    $800 20
A synonym for "victorious" that's also used of the predominant wind direction
    $1000 30
Terry Beaver--er, Baker--of this Pacific Northwest university
    DD: $2,800 27
As the mighty emperor of the Incas in 1532, Atahualpa faced 180 soldiers led by this Spaniard
    $1000 25
Ivory comes not only from elephants but also from hippos, walruses & these small tusked whales
    $1000 5
The Golf--try not to hit 18 potholes in one
    $1000 16
This number comes before "Q" in the name of a game using artificial intelligence to "read your mind"
    $1000 21
For plants, this word describes flowers that come before leaves emerge; for kids, it describes early achievement

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

Tony William Dan
$1,600 $4,000 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tony William Dan
$5,800 $8,200 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
If all the elements were onstage with us, only bromine & this other element would be liquid
    $400 20
Annie is a nickname, & Hall the real last name, of this actress who played Annie Hall
    $400 19
One way to propel a boat
    $400 14
The first word of "Bleak House" is this city; the next paragraph begins, "Fog everywhere"
    $400 1
Han Solo meets up with Lando Calrissian while time-traveling with Marty McFly
    $400 12
Before computer games, this "happy" term referred to a control rod used by pilots
    $800 7
By atomic number, this noble gas, number 10, is the first whose symbol matches a state postal abbreviation
    $800 23
A train wreck in 1901 left this markswoman partially paralyzed for a time
    $800 21
Feline vocalization
    $800 11
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Mont St. Michel, France.) Mont St. Michel's most dramatic natural feature is the arrival of the tide; this French romantic novelist described it as "coming in as swiftly as a galloping horse"
    $800 2
James Bond fights the Soviets while trying to romance Ali MacGraw before she dies
    $800 13
"The Victorian Internet" is a book about pioneers of this communication device
    $1200 8
Element 107, named for this man, has the symbol Bh
    $1200 24
In 1991 she had her first museum exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, a rare honor for a living photographer
    $1200 22
More advanced, or recently created
    $1200 16
A Byron poem says, "I stood in" this city, "on the Bridge of Sighs; a palace and a prison on each hand"
    $1200 3
The president's plane is hijacked by terrorists & taken to a mental institution run by Nurse Ratched
    $1200 15
In the Klondike variant of this card game, spaces in the tableau can only be filled with kings
    $1600 9
In the center of the table are the "transition" these, including nickel & iron
    $1600 29
Learn to play poker like a pro from this pro in DVDs like "Advanced Texas Hold 'Em Secrets"
    $1600 27
A trademark brand of format for VCR tape
    DD: $4,500 25
In "The Third Man" Orson Welles said it "had 500 years of democracy & peace, & what did that produce? The cuckoo clock"
    $1600 4
Gene Kelly croons & dances while taking his brother Dustin Hoffman on a road trip
    $1600 17
Before items like the HP Color LaserJet 2600N, this term referred to people like Gutenberg
    $2000 10
The temporary symbols given to elements 113-118 all begin with a double this vowel
    $2000 28
Lao-Tzu's ultimate principle of the universe
    $2000 26
It was of Oakland, California, her girlhood home, that she wrote, "There is no there there"
    $2000 5
John Belushi & the boys set up their fraternity in the museum where crazy Vincent Price turns people into figurines
    DD: $2,000 18
A "nonexistent domain" error on a failed e-mail is kind of the new version of this 1962 Elvis song

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tony William Dan
$12,600 $17,400 $1,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The only Roman Catholic signer represented this state

Final scores:

Tony William Dan
$7,600 $9,400 $870
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $9,400 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tony William Dan
$12,600 $15,600 $6,200
20 R,
3 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
9 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,400

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Game tape date: 2011-10-12
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