Show #6301 - Monday, January 30, 2012


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Danny Parra, a sportscaster from Miami, Florida

Kate Jeracki, a newspaper staff writer from Fort Collins, Colorado

Brendan Graham, a soldier and a physician from San Antonio, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $46,602)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each response will be a playing card.)
    $200 11
If an invitation specifies this tie, it means it's a semiformal occasion & a tuxedo is required for men
    $200 14
He sings to wife Nicole Kidman on the slow songs on his "Get Closer" CD
    $200 21
The name of this art style literally means "rebirth" in French
    $200 1
A hole in one, or a skilled fighter pilot
    $200 5
The mayflower
    $200 16
"Everybody talks about" this, "but nobody does anything about it"
    $400 12
If an invitation specifies this tie, it means it's a formal occasion & tails are required for men
    $400 15
Some of the songs on her 2010 CD "Speak Now" are said to be about Kanye West, Taylor Lautner & John Mayer
    $400 27
Donatello used a relatively flat type of this technique, where figures project from the background
    $400 2
It's a connecting device in an electrical circuit designed for the insertion of a plug
    $400 6
The wild native sunflower
    $400 17
"The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in" this California city
    $600 13
That's Isaac Asimov rocking one of these, also called a "shoelace tie"
    $600 22
This group saw the writing on the wall in 1975 with "Physical Graffiti"
    $600 28
Naturalistic -ism practiced by Caravaggio & Courbet
    $600 3
Phish musician Ernest Joseph Anastasio III, like many guys with III in their names, goes by this
    $600 7
The Rocky Mountain columbine
    $600 18
"It is better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all" this
    $800 25
This way of tying a tie honors a later title of Prince Edward, who popularized it in the 1920s
    $800 23
This Nigerian-born woman returned in 2010 with "Soldier of Love", which topped the Billboard album chart
    $800 29
(Kelly of the Clue Crew strokes a charcoal pencil across paper.) You can take a textured surface, a piece of paper, & charcoal, & turn it into this type of two-dimensional image
    $800 4
The word shah means this in Persian
    $800 8
The orange blossom
    $800 19
"There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and" these
    $1000 26
It takes a quartet of steps--at least--to make the slip knot required for the tie with this hyphenated 3-word name
    $1000 24
Her sophomore album "21" featured her hit "Rolling In The Deep"
    DD: $1,000 30
This term can refer to a style of art or design or to a highly ornamental style of music of the late 18th century
    $1000 10
It's slang for the type of restaurant table seen here
    $1000 9
The yellow hibiscus
    $1000 20
"I would have written a shorter letter, but I did not have" this

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

Brendan Kate Danny
$5,000 -$2,000 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brendan Kate Danny
$10,200 -$600 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
A lynx was part of the petting zoo at this hotel heiress' 30th birthday bash in 2011
    $400 15
A common pitching stat spells out this 3-letter word, a specific time marked by distinctive events
    $400 6
It's Australia's second-most populous city
    $400 11
June 10, 1829:
The "blues" of these 2 universities stroke their way down the Thames in their first boat race
    $400 26
It's a final proposal; there was a Bourne one in a 2007 movie title
    $400 21
Keep your coffee hot in a vacuum flask bottle, which got this name in a 1904 contest
    $800 2
The Belvedere brand of this paid $100,000 to sponsor a party for Dwyane Wade in 2011
    $800 16
In the 20th century the "jazz" one was followed by the "atomic" one
    DD: $5,000 7
Cape Dezhnev, the easternmost point on mainland Asia, juts into this strait
    $800 12
August 25, 1916:
An act of Congress establishes the U.S. NPS, this
    $800 27
"The Elements of Style" says it is incorrect to modify this adjective that means "being the only one"
    $800 22
This West Coast state's 1971 "bottle bill" helped jump-start recycling in the U.S. by banning nonrefundables
    $1200 3
A red carpet party for Lil Wayne Nov. 7, 2010 celebrated his homecoming after 8 months here
    $1200 17
The time of the oscillation of the earth's axis, varying between 416 & 433 days, is the Chandler this. End of sentence
    $1200 10
Once part of Yugoslavia, this country consists of a Muslim-Croat federation & a Serbian-led republic
    $1200 13
August 12, 1851:
Isaac Singer gets a U.S. patent for this machine
    $1200 28
This 5-letter verb meaning "to seize by force" is often used of the throne
    $1200 23
Vintage bottles of products from this company, sold door to door by ladies since the 1880s, are now collectibles
    $1600 4
"90 Years of Excess" read a banner at the bacchanal for the birthday of the French edition of this fashion mag
    $1600 18
In astronomic terms, this 3-letter word describes a billion years
    $1600 9
Pico Mogoton, Nicaragua's highest point, lies on its northern border with this country
    DD: $6,000 14
September 21, 1897:
It seems 3 months early, but the N.Y. Sun publishes an editorial famous for this 7-word phrase
    $1600 29
John Stuart Mill wrote the book on this philosophy that says an action is right if it promotes happiness
    $1600 24
Illegal in many places, this 1 1/2" fireworks item, also the first film Wes Anderson directed, has a 12" stick attached
    $2000 5
Celebs are among the 1,000-plus revelers at Shark Attack Sounds, an annual 4th of July bash at Montauk on this island
    $2000 19
One complete heartbeat, consisting of one contraction & relaxation of the heart, makes up the cardiac this
    $2000 8
This "Great" depression stretches about 4,500 miles, from Syria to Mozambique
    $2000 20
November 9, 1923:
The Beer Hall Putsch, an attempt to overthrow Germany's government, fails in this city
    $2000 30
Irish name for a long, loose Irish overcoat
    $2000 25
Matthew 9:17 instructs us that it is not good to put this "into old bottles"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brendan Kate Danny
$21,000 $11,400 $11,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

One of her first spoken lines is translated as "You have the face of a wise and fearless caliph"

Final scores:

Brendan Kate Danny
$19,199 $21,400 $22,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $22,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brendan Kate Danny
$21,000 $11,400 $12,800
25 R,
0 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $45,200

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Game tape date: 2011-11-16
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