Show #6297 - Tuesday, January 24, 2012


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Elizabeth Edwards, a graduate student in museum studies from Hendersonville, Tennessee

Sean O'Connor, an attorney originally from St. Louis, Missouri

Kirby Burnett, a poker dealer from Prior Lake, Minnesota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $27,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
    $200 8
"A" is for a capella, from the Italian for "in" this place
    $200 10
In 2011:
Country crooner Scotty McCreery
    $200 1
"Hair" fans know this current "Age" is a 2,000-year period of evolution toward world peace & enlightenment
    $200 6
Since 1900, only 12 baseball players have won this by leading a major league in batting average, home runs & RBIs
    $200 23
It's the term for the person entitled to get the proceeds of a policy upon the death of the insured
    $400 18
    $400 9
"B" is for bis, sometimes used to ask musicians for this
    $400 21
In 2010:
Bret Michaels, who wasn't fired but hired
    $400 2
This term for receiving energy & info from other levels of reality sounds like redirecting water along a passage
    $400 7
A low-placed concealed cable used to signal a trespasser by triggering an alarm
    $400 24
Medical liability insurance is better known as this type of insurance
    $600 19
    $600 11
"D" is for decrescendo, which means this is happening to the music
    $600 28
In 2009:
Chicken catcher Kevin Skinner, who wowed judges including David Hasselhoff with his singing
    $600 3
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows on the monitor a diagram of a person in lotus position with seven colored dots along its vertical midline.) Referring to its inner vision, the sixth chakra at the center of the forehead is also known by this other ordinal name
    $600 14
Often used for devotional purposes, it's the type of artwork seen here
    $600 25
These "tables" that take their name from the Latin for "record keeper" are used to evaluate life expectancies
    $800 20
    $800 12
"L" is for lacrimoso, meaning the music should be of this mood
    $800 4
On Aug. 16, 1987 followers of Jose Arguelles gathered in various spiritual centers for the harmonic this
    $800 15
Destroyed by the Mamelukes in the 13th century, today it's a leading city of Lebanon
    DD: $3,400 26
A film noir classic, or a clause providing for payment of twice the face value of a policy
    $1000 22
    $1000 13
"P" is for pizzicato, which informs the string players to do this, also a "P" word
    $1000 5
Seen here is an example of one of these graphic mystical meditation aids whose name is from the Sanskrit for circle
    $1000 16
This adverb sounds like it means clumsily, but it means the opposite in phrases like "flows" this way "from the tongue"
    $1000 27
Franz Kafka's day job was as a bureaucrat administering this type of compensation, like for accidents

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

Kirby Sean Elizabeth
$5,400 $200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kirby Sean Elizabeth
$11,800 $1,200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
Megan's corpus callosum connects the right & left halves of her brain, also called these, like halves of the Earth
    $400 21
A golf interjection, or toward the bow on a ship
    $400 6
In rounders, the ancestor of baseball, a runner was put out not by tagging but by doing this with the ball--ouch!
    $400 1
The Uji were clans of Japan; the Uji that won out claimed descent from Amaterasu, goddess of this heavenly body
    $400 16
"M. Butterfly" & the nomination of M. Dukakis arrived in this year
    $400 11
This star of "Bride Wars" & "The Princess Diaries" shares her name with Shakespeare's wife
    $800 27
A 2010 paper shows Megan's amygdala maintains her "loss aversion" when faced with decisions about risking this
    $800 22
A band for around the waist, or a shot of liquor
    $800 7
The Encyclopedia Britannica calls it "the oldest of equestrian sports", dating to ancient Persia
    $800 2
Novosibirsk, one of the main cities of this Russian region, only dates from 1893; its name means "new" this Russian region
    $800 17
1973 brought Secretariat's triumph & this horsey Peter Shaffer play
    $800 12
The actress seen here goes by this royal name
    $1200 28
When Megan enjoys a fine meal, she's employing the parietal these, right behind the frontal ones
    $1200 23
It means to strike with a very quick blow / Or to rock the mic like Eminem, yo
    $1200 8
The goal seen here was used in an ancient Mayan ballgame at Uxmal, on this peninsula
    $1200 3
Soon after WWII, he wrote to Harry Truman asking for U.S. help in Vietnam's struggle against French rule
    $1200 18
Aptly, this O'Neill play debuted in 1946, as the Cold War was heating (or chilling) up
    $1200 13
This ex-major league pitcher can thank the country singer of the same name for his nickname "the Gambler"
    $1600 29
The thalamus, part of this botanical-sounding part of Megan's brain, receives all sensory input except smell
    $1600 24
A piece of wood, or to furnish with meals & lodging for pay
    $1600 9
"Juego de Pelota", an 18th C. Goya tapestry in the Prado, depicts an ancestor of this speedy Basque sport
    DD: $5,000 4
1946's Linggarjati Agreement gave grudging Dutch recognition to the autonomy of this island country
    DD: $6,000 19
In 1955 impatient Dodger fans got a title & the theater got this Tennessee Williams play about an impatient woman
    $1600 14
This creator of the "Garfield" comic strip shares his name with the actor who played Jock Ewing on "Dallas"
    $2000 30
Megan's higher functions use her cerebral this; when she "hears" a song in her head, she's using her brain's auditory this
    $2000 25
Trash, or a Chinese ship
    $2000 10
Irish manuscripts of the 1200s B.C. describe this stick-&-ball sport that's now the national pastime
    $2000 5
Fire shrines found in Iran show that the ancient Parthian empire followed this religion
    $2000 20
"The Misanthrope" is from this year London was burning
    $2000 15
This composer with a presidential name wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning "On the Transmigration of Souls" to commemorate 9/11

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kirby Sean Elizabeth
$27,200 $6,800 $5,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The Carabelli & Durazzo families are considered the Hatfields & McCoys of this island

Final scores:

Kirby Sean Elizabeth
$30,200 $0 $800
2-day champion: $57,800 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kirby Sean Elizabeth
$27,200 $6,800 $5,800
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
3 W
9 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,800

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Game tape date: 2011-11-15
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