Show #6275 - Friday, December 23, 2011

Jason Keller game 6.


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Erin Arlow, a stay-at-home mom from Portland, Oregon

Sara Plant, a travel specialist from Redondo Beach, California

Jason Keller, a tutor from Highland Park, New Jersey (whose 5-day cash winnings total $127,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
Belted Galloway &
Polled Hereford
    $200 2
My friend was having a party; he said come on over & BYOB
    $200 7
From 1949 to 1963 Konrad Adenauer served as the first chancellor of this country
    $200 1
This Laker who averaged 32.4 points per game
    $200 16
In 1973 the Supreme Court ruled Burbank couldn't stop airport noise, which is regulated by this administration
    $400 13
Sumatran &
greater one-horned
    $400 9
At the party I impressed a beautiful woman by fibbing & telling her I worked for the CBO, this U.S. Govt. office
    $400 8
Church not being so separate from state in Germany, Angela Merkel is part of the CDU, "C" standing for this
    $400 26
There's nothing better for Sunday brunch than this classic dish seen here
    $400 3
This 7-footer whose career has taken him from Deutschland to Big D
    $400 17
If I don't get some sleep, I'm going to pull this electric device right out from under you
    $600 25
Hoffmann's two-toed &
brown-throated three-toed
    $600 14
When she said she wanted to go someplace nice, I headed straight for the ATM & typed in my PIN, this
    DD: $2,000 10
As chancellor from 1982 to 1998, Helmut Kohl presided over the reunification of Germany in this year
    $600 4
2000, 2001 & 2002:
This Laker was the big everything, averaging a double-double for each series
    $600 18
On stage, the noise of this from the audience prompted John Barrymore to throw them a fish & say, "Here, you walruses!"
    $800 24
Mourning &
Seychelles turtle
    $800 21
It seemed like she bought my wild story about surviving an attack from an RPG, this
    $800 11
Gerhard Schroder, Chancellor from 1998 to 2005, deployed German troops to this 250,000-square-mile Asian country
    $800 5
1984: This Celtic; averaging 27 points, 14 rebounds, 3 assists & 2 steals per game gets one MVP status
    $800 19
A gragger is supposed to be used to make noise when the name of the villain Haman is read on this Jewish holiday
    $1000 23
Parnassian &
    $1000 22
She kissed me on the cheek, gave me her phone number & walked away; needless to say, I soon needed CPR, this!
    $1000 15
Chancellor from 1974 to 1982, Helmut Schmidt earned this high German military medal during WWII
    $1000 27
Seen here, pods from this tree are sometimes used to make a chocolate substitute
    $1000 6
1994 & 1995:
This Nigerian completed 2 "dream" seasons with MVP honors
    $1000 20
Hearing that the U.S. assailed prisoners with music by this band of his, Lars Ulrich said Venom would have been better

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

Jason Sara Erin
$2,000 $600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Sara Erin
$4,800 $800 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Adam Sandler sang that this Van Halen frontman "lights the menorah"
    $400 24
This novel was a bestseller & won Pearl S. Buck a Pulitzer in 1932
    $400 19
It's 1,984 miles from Motor City, California to this better known Motor City to the northeast
    $400 5
Long curls or locks of hair
    $400 26
In 1910 a gemologist named a variety of beryl morganite for this financier & mineral collector
    $400 4
This racket is extorting money by saying you'll keep bad guys (aka yourself) from hurting someone
    $800 2
Folk purists were incensed when this man born Robert Zimmerman "went electric" in 1965 & started rocking out
    $800 25
"Humboldt's Gift" earned this author the gift of a Pulitzer
    $800 20
The P-51 Mustang fighter had great range; Goering saw Mustangs over this city & said he knew the Axis had lost World War II
    $800 6
A ship, or a pitcher that holds liquids
    DD: $1,400 27
The Aztecs prized this blue-green gemstone & a double-headed serpent mosaic of it is an icon of their art
    $800 11
Where laws control sales through rationing or price controls, commerce outside those laws is in this colorful area
    $1200 3
An army of fans know that this KISS singer & bassist was born Chiam Witz
    $1200 16
She gave readers "Breathing Lessons" & took home the prize for her efforts
    $1200 21
It's just 133 miles from London to this other U.K. capital; you can drive the whole way
    $1200 8
Antonym of extraneous
    $1200 12
This high-interest form of lending was one of the many "fishy" rackets of NYC's notorious Westies gang
    $1600 7
Guitarist Robby Krieger lit the fire under this classic '60s band
    $1600 17
Junot Diaz won in 2008 for "The Brief Wondrous Life of" him
    $1600 22
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a globe on the monitor.) On a two-dimensional map, a straight line appears to be the shortest distance between L.A. & London; on the globe, the actual shortest distance between them would be part of one of these big, 2-word geometric units
    $1600 9
Someone whose job is ironing clothes in a laundry
    DD: $2,000 13
The old-time illegal lottery called this game employed runners to take bets
    $2000 15
This Velvet Underground frontman was born in Brooklyn in 1942
    $2000 18
Jhumpa Lahiri won for her collection of stories called "Interpreter of" these
    $2000 23
It's a 30 mile swim across the Alenuihaha Channel from the Big Island of Hawaii to this nearest island
    $2000 10
In steelmaking, the open-hearth process superseded this one named for Sir Henry
    $2000 14
Many traveling executives & rich families with kids go in for K&R insurance, short for this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Sara Erin
$17,000 $3,200 $1,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

16th century British farmers notching their livestock for identification led to this term for an item set aside for a specific purpose

Final scores:

Jason Sara Erin
$20,000 $3,600 $399
6-day champion: $147,000 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Sara Erin
$20,400 $3,200 $1,800
28 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
8 R,
3 W
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $25,400

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Game tape date: 2011-10-26
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