Show #6298 - Wednesday, January 25, 2012


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Christen Lee, a social enterprise lawyer from Richmond, California

Taylor Cope, a financial analyst from Chicago, Illinois

Kirby Burnett, a poker dealer from Prior Lake, Minnesota (whose 2-day cash winnings total $57,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
Also called a binky, this comforting device can be an orthodontic issue once baby teeth start falling out
    $200 17
Anjelica Huston played Morticia to Raul Julia's Gomez in this 1991 flick
    $200 11
John Lingenfelter remodeled this iconic Chevy sports car to go 0-60 in under 2 seconds & even race an F-18
    $200 6
A scientist came up with this blended word after reading a paper on "'fog and smoke"
    $200 18
This book says, "I thought Jem and I would get grown but there wasn't much else left for us to learn, except possibly algebra"
    $200 1
The Kifisos & Ilisos rivers flow through this capital
    $400 13
Michele Bachmann gave her biological children this schooling; the state wouldn't let her do it with her foster kids
    $400 27
In 2008, in addition to his "Office" job, he played secret agent Maxwell Smart
    $400 16
A Plymouth named for this Warner Bros. cartoon character even had the horn sound to match
    $400 7
This 2-word term for the idea that a computer could think like a human was coined in the 1950s
    $400 19
Larry McMurtry won a Pulitzer for this Western
    $400 5
Montenegro is on this country's northern border & Greece is on its southern one
    $600 14
Ferberizing is a controversial method for this part of baby's day
    $600 28
When "The Dukes of Hazzard" hit the big screen, she wore the short shorts as Daisy Duke
    $600 23
The 1968 Dart GTS was a muscle car from this maker
    $600 8
This word for a large self-service store that sells household goods as well as groceries hit the shelves in 1933
    DD: $2,400 20
A 1993 raid in Mogadishu that left 18 American soldiers dead is chronicled in this book by journalist Mark Bowden
    $600 2
There's a Welford-on- & a Bidford-on- this English river
    $800 15
TV, play dates & grades below "A" were no-nos for the kids of Amy Chua, author of "Battle Hymn of" her
    $800 29
This TV cop duo was played on the big screen by Ben Stiller & Owen Wilson
    $800 24
In the '60s Ford named a fastback after this newly opened Alabama speedway
    $800 9
This 9-letter word popped up for a place where you could enjoy a beverage or a light meal while using your computer
    $800 21
Maya Angelou dedicated this book to "all the strong black birds of promise who defy the odds... and sing their songs"
    $800 3
They extend from the Mediterranean near Nice to the plain of the Danube
    $1000 26
2 uses of this term are exercise on horizontal bars at the playground & a type of training pants
    $1000 30
In 1997 he was George of the Jungle; in 1999, Dudley Do-Right
    $1000 25
V-8 engines with major displacement are alliteratively called "big" this
    $1000 10
It follows "sex" to mean a certain urge; once the computer age hit, it also followed "hard"
    $1000 22
Some took flight with this 1970 allegory by Richard Bach; others felt it was bird-brained
    $1000 4
The name of this resort town 20 miles southeast of Naples is often found between "the" & "coast"

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

Kirby Taylor Christen
$2,000 $2,600 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kirby Taylor Christen
$3,400 $5,800 $9,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 19
This poisonous herb that was fatal to Socrates is a member of the parsley family
    $400 16
Many years apart, Willie "The Lion" Smith & Weezer recorded songs called "Pork &" these
    $400 2
Before "out", it means to eliminate an item from a budget
    $400 21
Q&A: Eddie Vedder,
Rock & Roll,
Random Notes
    $400 1
This man won D.C. & (by 3,700 votes) Minnesota & that's it as Reagan won re-election
    $400 7
In 2004 Justin Timberlake coined a phrase when he said, "I am sorry if anyone was offended by" this at a halftime show
    DD: $6,000 20
This yellow flower of the genus Tagetes is often associated with, but probably not named for, the Virgin Mary
    $800 17
Killdozer fed us dessert with a cover version of this Don McLean hit
    $800 9
Get a closeup of Bruno Coumert--he won an Oscar for designing this type of lens
    $800 22
Spy vs. Spy,
Steal These Tweets!
    $800 3
He defeated 2 presidents to win the office originally; in 1916 he beat Charles Evans Hughes to keep his job
    $800 8
1934 was a bad year for bank robbers: John Dillinger was killed in Chicago & this couple went down in a Louisiana police ambush
    $1200 23
This "colorful" house plant, Saintpaulia ionantha, is native to Kenya & Tanzania
    $1200 18
In a No. 1 country hit, the Zac Brown Band sings, "You know I like my chicken" cooked this way
    $1200 11
If I weren't called Alex, my name might have been shortened to this, also a European fish
    $1200 28
100 Best Companies
to Work For,
Investor Interview
    $1200 4
Nixon was the one in '72, & with only 78,000 votes, this People's Party candidate, author & pediatrician was not
    $1200 10
This Dickens book about relatives Martin (good) & Jonas (bad) was published in 1844
    $1600 24
Also called manioc, this starchy South American tuber comes in bitter & sweet varieties
    $1600 26
Booker T. & the MG's gave their tuna salad some color & flavor with this tune
    $1600 12
The west wind, or any gentle wind
    $1600 29
Feline Groupie,
Potty Anxiety
    $1600 5
This man's 87% of the vote in Mississippi couldn't stop LBJ from returning to the Oval Office
    DD: $2,200 14
On Nov. 17, 1734 journalist John Peter Zenger was arrested for this; a landmark freedom of the press case ensued
    $2000 25
This term refers to plants that have flowers; it comes from 2 Greek words for "receptacle" & "seed"
    $2000 27
In a seafood mood, Squeeze was pulling these from the shell
    $2000 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Masada, Israel.) In the 1st century A.D., these Jews fiercely opposed Roman paganism, & many of them made their last stand here on Masada; today the word means anyone passionately committed
    $2000 30
This Way In,
This Way Out,
Man at His Best
    $2000 6
The U.S. granted U.S. Grant a second term & said go west, old man to this runner-up
    $2000 15
This Austrian city hosted the Winter Olympics in 1964 (& again in 1976)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kirby Taylor Christen
$13,800 $14,000 $23,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2002 his No. 10 jersey from the 1970 World Cup finals sold at auction for a record $220,850

Final scores:

Kirby Taylor Christen
$27,600 $28,000 $18,799
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $28,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kirby Taylor Christen
$13,800 $16,200 $16,400
17 R,
2 W
19 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $46,400

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Game tape date: 2011-11-15
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