Show #6330 - Friday, March 9, 2012


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Marion Baumgarten, a human resources evaluator from River Forest, Illinois

Galen Benshoof, a project manager in health care from Seattle, Washington

Jessamine Price, a graduate student in creative writing from Greenbelt, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 7 "C"s
    $200 1
"Mama says stupid is as stupid does"
    $200 6
This father of psychoanalysis (& of Anna) was cremated; his ashes are in a Greek vase at a London cemetery
    $200 11
This stone fruit is fuzzier if bought by the roadside; supermarket varieties are mechanically brushed
    $200 16
In 2011 the iconic "subway dress" she wore in "The Seven Year Itch" sold at auction for $4.6 million
    $200 21
To us, it's the last train car; the Brits think of it as a ship's kitchen
    $400 2
"I'm sorry that I didn't build you a stronger ship, young Rose"
    $400 7
This Confederate leader's grave notes his service in the U.S. Senate & calls him a "defender of the Constitution"
    $400 12
The Delicious apple was originally called this, after the nickname of Iowa, where its developer lived
    $400 17
A Honus Wagner one of these sold for $451,000 in 1991, $1.27 million in 2000 & $2.35 million in 2007
    $400 22
This word can refer to all utensils for serving & eating food, not just knives
    DD: $2,000 26
In the 1830s the Cherokee were expelled from the Southeast & forcibly relocated to what's now this state
    $600 3
"We're not worthy! We're not worthy!"
    $600 8
Calamity Jane asked to be buried next to him, & is, at Mount Moriah cemetery in Deadwood, South Dakota
    $600 13
Edward Lear rhymed it with "mince"; if he'd eaten it raw, he might have used "wince"
    $600 18
In 2008 Perrier-Jouet put on sale 100 limited-edition 12-bottle box sets of this for 50,000 euros (that's over $70,000)
    $600 23
The pit of the wild cherry contains substances that yield this poison
    $800 27
At the start of this 9-year war, the Cherokee allied with the British; many of their rivals sided with the French
    $800 4
"Shut up, just shut up. You had me at 'hello'"
    $800 9
This sculpture at his grave shows him emerging out of the ground, maybe on a journey from the center of the Earth
    $800 14
The world record holder among these cucumber-like summer squashes was almost 6' long & weighed 65 pounds
    $800 19
After paying $3.9 million for a Guarneri one of these, a Russian lawyer got Pinchas Zukerman to demonstrate it
    $800 24
Dyson says its vacuums use this whirling technology
    $1000 28
This man is seen here with the Cherokee syllabary he invented in 1821
    $1000 5
"Let us have pirates, clowns and a happy ending, or we shall send you back to Stratford to your wife"
    $1000 10
(Alex delivers the clue from Jerusalem.) This Nobel Peace Prize winner asked to be buried not on Mount Herzl with other Israeli leaders, but here on the Mount of Olives with his old comrades in Israel's fight for statehood
    $1000 15
George Washington Carver developed 118 products from this tuber related to the morning glory
    $1000 20
In 2011 a Patek Philippe one of these set a record when it went for $3.6 million at a Geneva auction
    $1000 25
A diamond's cost is based on the 4 C's: carat weight, cut, color & this, of which flawless is one example

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

Jessamine Galen Marion
$1,600 $1,600 $4,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jessamine Galen Marion
$3,200 $2,800 $11,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
You could charge this Seuss feline with breaking & entering, willful destruction of property & animal (fish) cruelty
    $400 13
Its founder Thomas Jefferson didn't want to grant degrees, as they were "artificial embellishments"
    $400 2
To spontaneously take a liking to a person is to take this bright word to him
    $400 1
He's held the job since 2007
    $400 14
Of something incomprehensible, we say "it's Greek to me"; the Greeks say it's Arabic or this language of Yunnan
    $400 23
He's the current "Weekend Update" anchorman
    $800 8
Though innocent, this 19th century title tot gets popped for pickpocketing Mr. Brownlow
    $800 19
Its fight song says you're "a hell of a engineer" at this school that opened in 1888
    $800 3
It's what the boy is holding; judging from the flag in the background, it just might be the 4th of July
    $800 9
This Texas Democrat was leader from 1955 to 1961
    $800 15
Arabic speakers point the finger at this language of more than 400 million Indians
    $800 24
(Chevy Chase reads the clue from the set of Community.) I was taken hostage by killer bees led by Elliot Gould in a sketch where this "SNL" producer appeared on-camera for the first time
    $1200 20
Here I am, rock you like a Hurricane from this university in Coral Gables
    $1200 4
A well-known father & son's acting name, or brightness on a surface
    DD: $2,600 10
In 1996 he left the Senate to focus on his run for president
    $1200 16
To the Finns & the French, the standard of difficulty is this Pentateuch tongue
    $1200 25
"Lazy Sunday" is one of many "Digital" these from the mind of Andy Samberg
    $1600 21
This school in Chapel Hill was the first state university to accept students, on February 12, 1795
    $1600 5
Really a beetle, this "worm" is the subject of a poem by Wordsworth
    $1600 11
2001 to 2003 was the reign of this South Dakotan
    $1600 17
To Romanian speakers, what's tough is this language of the empire they split from in 1877
    $1600 26
As Fernando, this performer popularized the phrase "You look mahvelous"
    $2000 22
Seminal Seminoles from this university follow its motto: Vires, Artes, Mores--strength, skill, character
    $2000 6
(Kelly of the Clue Crew holds a Budweiser Clydesdale at the Anheuser-Busch Brewery in St. Louis, MO.) To qualify for a hitch, a Budweiser Clydesdale must be a bay gelding, 6 feet at the shoulder, have four white stockinged feet & a white one of these fiery facial markings
    $2000 12
His leadership periods from 1977 to 1981 & 1987 to 1989 were a tiny fraction of his service
    $2000 18
Speakers of this scorn another invented tongue, saying "Estas Volapuk al mi", "It's all Volapuk to me"
    $2000 27
Daughter of Chris, she's the first second-generation cast member

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jessamine Galen Marion
$10,800 $15,400 $9,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

An entertainer born in 1888 whose original first name was Adolph was one of the best-known players of this instrument

Final scores:

Jessamine Galen Marion
$10,001 $9,199 $1
2-day champion: $19,202 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jessamine Galen Marion
$10,800 $14,000 $8,400
19 R,
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $33,200

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Game tape date: 2011-11-29
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