Show #6331 - Monday, March 12, 2012


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Reid Rodgers, a locomotive mechanic from North Platte, Nebraska

Richard Elepano, a pediatrician from New York, New York

Jessamine Price, a graduate student in creative writing from Greenbelt, Maryland (whose 2-day cash winnings total $19,202)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be a word that can be made from the letters in "tongues", so it'll be a shorter word.)
    $200 16
November 16:
People of this sign, don't get stung by being too aggressive
    $200 1
His library & museum has a sculpture of him as the Sphinx
    $200 21
In London the subway is called "the Tube" or this subterranean term
    $200 2
In the 1980s college students were combining football & plastic throwing discs to create this "ultimate" sport
    $200 8
Hey, y'all! The Deep Ellum Arts Festival, not far from the Tom Landry Freeway, is a 3-day "Street Party" in this city
    $200 22
A Luger or Walther PPK
    $400 17
March 25:
Mars may rule this fire sign known for great athletes, but no one else does! Also, bet heavy on the Rams
    $400 4
Truman kept a sign with this 4-word motto on his Oval Office desk; the original sign is at his presidential library
    $400 27
You can get a tube for priority or express mail from the organization with this 4-letter abbreviation
    $400 3
In 1884 Maud Watson won the first women's singles tennis competition at this British venue
    $400 9
Do you know the way to this California city that topped a 2011 list of America's geekiest cities?
    $400 23
To pull with force, perhaps like a certain boat
    $600 18
October 3:
Your peacemaking abilities will bring everyone together! This air sign's life is in balance today!
    $600 5
Marshal Zhukov presented Eisenhower with the Order of Victory, a military decoration of this colorful army
    $600 28
Even with a misspelling, this tube toothpaste brand from Colgate sure lightens my teeth
    $600 13
(Hannah Storm presents the clue.) Flo-Jo's sister-in-law, she won the heptathlon gold at the 1988 & 1992 Olympics as well as a 1988 long jump gold medal
    $600 10
In the names of Chicago residential neighborhoods, this word follows Hyde & Rogers
    $600 24
One of Freud's 3 basic divisions, mentally
    $800 19
Nov. 26:
Though normally you're warm & relaxed, this sign is all a-quiver with joy today! Shoot for the stars!
    DD: $1,000 6
Documents relating to these agreements, the framework for peace in the Middle East, are at the Carter Library
    $800 29
Alleged sightings of these include a cigar-shaped one reported in 1991 by airline pilot Achille Zaghetti
    $800 14
In 2011 this Brewers outfielder became the first Jewish Major League MVP since Sandy Koufax
    $800 11
Located on Tchoupitoulas St., "Rebuilding Together" this city has had 18,000 volunteers rebuild 305 homes
    $800 25
A disease characterized by joint pain, especially in the big toe
    $1000 20
August 28:
Deal with dichotomy today, as this sign is a symbol of fertility but famed for its chastity
    $1000 7
Artifacts at his library include hand-knitted Christmas stockings for Buddy & Socks
    $1000 30
Also called Fallopian, these tubes are the pathway down which an ovum passes on its way to the womb
    $1000 15
Named in honor of one of its former commissioners, the Larry O'Brien Trophy goes to the champion of this pro league
    $1000 12
Movies like "The Departed" are set in this colorful area of Boston with a 1-word directional nickname
    $1000 26
A renowned secondary school in England

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Jessamine Richard Reid
$2,200 $800 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jessamine Richard Reid
$4,200 $5,200 $8,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

"O.S." WE DO
    $400 4
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows some insects on the monitor.) Belonging to the same insect order as the stick insect is another inconspicuous one--look closer--aptly named this
    $400 3
Agent Scully was reassigned to teaching forensics at the FBI Academy in Quantico at the start of Season 2 of this series
    $400 5
In Germany these male student societies differ from those in the U.S.--the uniforms with colorful sashes, for one
    $400 1
In 1696 "The Relapse" featured characters like Sir Tunbelly Clumsy & Syringe, who has this job
    $400 6
This hotelier was briefly married to Zsa Zsa Gabor; his son Nicky was briefly married to Elizabeth Taylor
    $400 14
It's the first verbal presentation made by an attorney at a trial
    $800 7
National Geographic calls it "the prickliest of rodents"
    $800 8
Joe Mantegna joined the cast when Mandy Patinkin left this show about an FBI unit that tracks serial killers
    $800 2
"Sir Timothy Tawdry" is alternately titled "The Town" this, a 3-letter fashion victim
    $800 12
The first of 4 emperors of the Salian dynasty, Conrad II of Swabia was crowned this on Easter 1027
    $800 15
Because Adam & Eve ate of the forbidden fruit, this was inherited by all their descendants
    $1200 9
FBI agent Dale Cooper came to town to solve Laura Palmer's murder on this '90s series
    $1200 21
Joseph Surface is a hypocrite in 1777's "The School for" this
    DD: $1,200 13
As a part of this 1969 mission, Charles "Pete" Conrad became the third man to walk on the Moon
    $1200 16
"Little Rhody" also has this official nickname
    $1600 25
They're the respiratory organs of squid & octopi as well as fish
    $1600 10
A forensic anthropologist teams up with FBI agent Seeley Booth to solve crimes on this Fox drama
    $1600 22
Not Little Jack, just plain this is the seducer hero of "The Country Wife"
    $1600 20
Time magazine's first literary cover boy, in April 1923, was this author of "Nostromo"
    $1600 17
Term used today for dates on the superseded Julian calendar
    $2000 24
The 2-inch-long golden poison dart one of these has enough venom to kill 10 men
    $2000 11
Poppy Montgomery & Anthony LaPaglia co-starred on this CBS series about an FBI squad that searched for missing persons
    $2000 23
This saintly name belongs to 1 of the "Two Gentlemen of Verona", & also, fittingly, to the hero of "Love for Love"
    $2000 19
A 2007 fraud conviction "darkened" the good name of this Canadian-born onetime owner of 100s of newspapers
    $2000 18
Home to many aquatic species & covering 700 square miles, it straddles the Georgia/Florida border

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jessamine Richard Reid
$9,400 $11,600 $10,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

These people who ruled large parts of Spain before Celtic & Roman dominance left their name on the land

Final scores:

Jessamine Richard Reid
$7,601 $1,599 $1,800
3-day champion: $26,803 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jessamine Richard Reid
$9,400 $12,800 $10,600
11 R,
0 W
16 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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Game tape date: 2011-11-30
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