Show #6292 - Tuesday, January 17, 2012


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Amy Stephenson, a writer and editor from Sunnyside, New York

Daniel Hodge, an actuary from Charlotte, North Carolina

Betsy Schroeder, a graduate student of veterinary medicine from Blacksburg, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the state, of course.)
(Alex: In honor of his birthday today, a whole category dedicated to...)
(Alex: We're dealing with numerals in...)
    $200 26
In 1909 Louis Bleriot became the first person to fly a plane across this body of water between the U.K. & France
    $200 7
"They say home is where the heart is, these green mountains are my home"
    $200 2
Einstein Bros & Noah's are chains that specialize in these round breakfast items--do you want some shmear?
    $200 1
Future heavyweight Muhammad Ali was born in Louisville Jan, 17, 1942 & named this
    $200 18
This avenue is the historic main street of Manhattan's garment district
    $200 12
He produced the TV shows "All in the Family", "Maude" & "The Jeffersons", among others
    $400 27
Beginning in the 1910s, DELAG, the world's first airline, offered service in Germany aboard this type of airship
    $400 8
"Grand old badger state!"
    $400 3
In 1923 a California horticulturist created this by crossing a loganberry, a raspberry & a blackberry
    $400 15
Ali won a light heavyweight boxing gold medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics in this European capital
    $400 19
It's the imaginary barrier separating the audience from the performers on stage during a play
    $400 13
Named for a Santa Fe railway surveyor, the city of Norman is home to the university of this state
    $600 9
"She has her Black Hills, and mines with gold so rare, and with her scenery, no other state can compare"
    $600 4
The color of this large cherry ranges from a deep garnet to almost black
    $600 16
Ali first took the heavyweight title with a 1964 upset win over this man
    $600 20
This term for an eerie power of perception is so called because it goes beyond sight, hearing & their 3 pals
    $600 14
He commanded the ground forces in the 1983 invasion of Grenada, and later commanded respect as a Jeopardy! champ
    $800 10
"On the record of thy years, Abraham Lincoln's name appears, Grant and Logan, and our tears"
    $800 5
This German sausage made of pork & veal is seasoned with a variety of spices including ginger, nutmeg & coriander
    $800 17
In 2011 Ali said of this man, "the world has lost a great champion"; he had less kind things to say in the '70s
    DD: $1,000 22
It's the lowest rank of commissioned officer in the U.S. Army or Marines
    $800 24
In 1890 British architect Norman Shaw designed the police headquarters known as "New" this
    $1000 11
"Oh the moonlight's fair tonight along the Wabash"
    $1000 6
This 9-letter French sauce is served with meat, fish & vegetables; the yolk's on you!
    $1000 21
For 8 years this actor insisted he wasn't up to playing Ali, but in the end Ali said, "I even thought he was me"
    $1000 23
Joining the ranks of the Pyramids & the Pharos of Alexandria, King Kong was dubbed this on film
    $1000 25
In 1969 this author and New Journalist failed in his bid to become Mayor of New York City

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

Betsy Daniel Amy
$2,000 $2,600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Betsy Daniel Amy
$3,600 $5,800 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew sits at a kitchen table in Oslo, Norway.) A trip to Norway wouldn't be complete without sampling lefse, the potato staple that folk legends say was given to slain warriors of this hall, to fortify them for battle
    $400 7
From the Latin latro, "robber", it's the nonviolent crime of stealing personal property, like money
    $400 6
Dr. Doogie Howser &
Ethan Burdick
    $400 10
One of the most common chamber groups, the string quartet consists of 2 violins, a viola & this instrument
    $400 1
Douglas Adams:
"The ____'s Guide to the Galaxy"
    $400 15
To cut into thirds
    $800 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands in front of a large house at the Norsk Folkemuseum in Oslo, Norway.) About 30 stave churches from the 12th & 13th century still stand here in Norway; the four corner posts, or staves, may represent these first four books of the New Testament
    DD: $2,000 8
Often issued in time of war, this order prohibits ships or goods from leaving a port
    $800 30
Dr. Derek Shepherd &
Aaron Brooks
    $800 11
The piece heard here from this Handel work is called "Alla Hornpipe"--everybody dance!
    $800 2
Kurt Vonnegut:
"___'s Cradle"
    $800 16
He's the comical canine seen here
    $1200 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands before a tall sculpture in the Vigelund Sculpture Garden in Oslo, Norway.) The centerpiece of Oslo's Vigelund Sculpture Garden is a 57-foot tower depicting intertwined human figures reaching to the heavens; it's known as this, from Latin for made from a single stone
    $1200 9
In 2010 Ahmed Ghailani became the first person tried in federal court after being held at this location
    $1200 29
Dr. Doug Ross &
Chic Chesbro
    DD: $5,000 12
Around 600 A.D. the first pope named this collected & organized the chants used in church services
    $1200 3
Philip Roth:
"____'s Complaint"
    $1200 17
Originally this word for a camera stand was the seat of the priestess of the Oracle at Delphi
    $1600 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands in front of the Royal Palace in Oslo, Norway.) King Harald V lives here, in Norway's Royal Palace; he & his second cousin, England's Queen Elizabeth, are both great-grandchildren of this British king, who ruled from 1901 to 1910
    $1600 20
This "General", not the Attorney General, represents the United States in cases before the Supreme Court
    $1600 28
Quincy, M.E. &
Oscar Madison
    $1600 13
In 1981 this maestro from India was made music director for life of the Israel Philharmonic
    $1600 4
Umberto Eco:
"____'s Pendulum"
    $1600 18
Canal Street is the northern border of this Manhattan area
    $2000 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows us a sod home at the Norsk Folkemuseum in Oslo, Norway.) These people, also called Lapps, built turf or sod homes, called gammer that lasted thirty years or more in harsh conditions
    $2000 21
The 1896 case of Homer Plessy v. this judge set the precedent of "separate but equal" facilities
    $2000 27
Marcus Welby &
Jim Anderson (the "Father" who "Knows Best")
    $2000 14
This composer of Armenian heritage is best known for the "Sabre Dance" from his ballet "Gayane"
    $2000 5
Kim Edwards:
"The ____ ____'s Daughter" (2005)
    $2000 19
This was an ancient Roman warship with multiple tiers of oars

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Betsy Daniel Amy
$8,000 $22,400 $14,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Between 2000 & 2010 these 2 states that border each other led the nation in highest percentage of population increase, 35% & 25%

Final scores:

Betsy Daniel Amy
$8,000 $15,999 $18,400
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $18,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Betsy Daniel Amy
$9,000 $18,600 $13,200
14 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $40,800

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Game tape date: 2011-11-09
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