Show #6323 - Wednesday, February 29, 2012


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Michael McCall, a political consultant from Pompano Beach, Florida

Sarah Edwards, an attorney from Oakland, California

Patrick Morrison, a student of Slavic Studies from Northville, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $29,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the town where you find the main campus.)
    $200 6
On October 16, 1859 he & his followers slashed telegraph wires at Harpers Ferry to cut the town off from the outside world
    $200 9
Newly engaged Maya Rudolph asks Kristen Wiig to be her maid of honor in this 2011 comedy
    $200 23
The Dutch gave us this word for the little finger
    $200 1
Carnegie Mellon University
    $200 21
Reflecting its roots as a form of unarmed combat, "karate" comes from the Japanese words "kara", empty, & "te", this
    $200 13
Milk production in mammals is called this
    $400 7
Elijah P. Lovejoy was killed by a mob even after moving his anti-slavery newspaper from this Missouri city to Illinois
    $400 10
A hasty plan to get married spins out of control, making Carrie a Bridezilla; Mr. Big jilts her on their wedding day in this film
    $400 27
This most populous of New York City's boroughs derives its name from a village in the Netherlands
    $400 2
Southern Methodist University
    $400 22
World Karate Federation rules require sparring competitors to do this to each other at the start & end of a bout
    $400 16
The anopleura, or "sucking" these, are insects that feed only on blood
    $600 8
Levi Coffin & his wife, members of this "trembling" religious sect, helped more than 2,000 slaves escape to freedom
    DD: $1,200 11
Spencer Tracy played the title role in this 1950 film with Liz Taylor as his affianced daughter Kay
    $600 28
Gurk, a Dutch word for this garden vegetable, gives us the English word gherkin
    $600 3
DePaul University
    $600 24
WKF fighters score 1 point for landing a punch, 2 points for a kick to the chest & 3 points for a kick to this body part
    $600 18
Whether spelled with an "er" or an "re", it refers to a mineral's ability to reflect light
    $800 15
One of his 3 autobiographies is 1855's "My Bondage and My Freedom"
    $800 12
Vince Vaughn & Owen Wilson aren't invited but make the best guests anyway in this 2005 comedy
    $800 29
To pass off as genuine; it comes from a Dutch word meaning "fist" (just add a letter)
    $800 4
Oklahoma State University
    $800 25
It's the 2-letter term for the usually white uniform worn by karate practitioners
    $800 19
This tincture of opium was wildly popular during the Victorian era
    $1000 17
He construed a February 1831 solar eclipse as a sign & began a slave revolt in Virginia a few months later
    $1000 14
Katherine Heigl always serves the bride with a closet full of these, the title of a 2008 chick flick
    $1000 30
It's an internal tax placed on the production, sale or consumption of a commodity
    $1000 5
The University of Idaho
    $1000 26
Many historians trace karate's origins to this big Japanese island invaded by the U.S. in the waning days of World War II
    $1000 20
2-word time frame for a craft to get spaceborne so it can achieve a desired orbit

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

Patrick Sarah Michael
$5,200 $1,000 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Sarah Michael
$8,200 $1,600 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will contain the letters of "Peter" minus one of those letters.)
    $400 11
    $400 26
This drink, such as Jameson, puts the "Irish" into an Irish coffee
    $400 6
Ra's Nasrani or Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt (Hebrew name Mifraz Shlomo) is at the tip of this peninsula
    $400 1
"If you please, draw me a sheep" requests the title kid in this 1943 Saint-Exupery fable
    $400 16
A fossil of this prehistoric creature is seen here
    $400 21
Pay Paul Shaffer: buy "We'll Be Here for the Rest of Our Lives", a memoir with tales of life as this late night host's sidekick
    $800 12
    $800 28
Its name is from the Italian for "pressed out"
    $800 7
According to the State Department, the Middle East or "Near East" extends west to this African monarchy
    $800 2
This 1982 novel by Alice Walker traces Celie's growth from self-hatred to independence
    $800 17
Ancient & hopefully permanent, Rome is known as this city
    $800 23
Pay Paul McCartney: shell out for this band "over America", a 28-track documentary of a 1970s U.S. tour
    $1200 13
Horus & Anubis
    DD: $3,000 29
The cup seen here has this French name that can also refer to the coffee served in that type of cup
    $1200 8
Here are World Trade Center towers that overlook the Persian Gulf & Manama in this country
    $1200 3
Mrs. Robinson does not have a first name in this 1963 Charles Webb novel, not that Benjamin would use it
    $1200 18
To strive to win a contest
    $1200 24
Pay Paul Hewson (who works under another name): buy this band's 1984 album "'The Unforgettable Fire"
    $1600 14
Cupid, Romulus & Remus
    $1600 30
A seaport in Yemen gave its name to this chocolate-y coffee drink
    $1600 9
Among Arab countries, this one on the Mediterranean has the highest percentage of Christians
    $1600 4
In 2011 this author continued his fantasy series with the bestseller "A Dance with Dragons"
    $1600 19
Some members of the House of Lords don't have hereditary titles but are "life" these
    $1600 22
Pay Paul Stanley: buy "Dressed to Kill" by this band, rocking & rolling all night & partying ev-er-y day since 1973
    $2000 15
Orion & Polyphemus
    $2000 27
Called a cezve or ibrik, the long-handled pot seen here is used to make this type of coffee
    $2000 10
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) The cities of Ramadi & Fallujah have given nightmares to U.S. troops engaged in this Sunni-majority province, Iraq's biggest in area
    $2000 5
Sylvia Plath committed suicide one month after the publication of this novel of hers
    DD: $2,000 20
Seen here is some of the rock art that gives a New Mexico national monument this name
    $2000 25
Pay Paul Pierce: buy a replica of the No. 34 jersey he wears as captain of this NBA team

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Sarah Michael
$19,000 $4,800 $1,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The Catholic & Eastern churches separated in 1054, when the Pope & Patriarch did this to each other; it was undone in 1965

Final scores:

Patrick Sarah Michael
$21,500 $5,800 $1,500
2-day champion: $51,101 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Patrick Sarah Michael
$20,400 $4,800 $4,000
27 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
1 W
15 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,200

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Game tape date: 2011-11-16
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