Show #6337 - Tuesday, March 20, 2012


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Vince Gatton, an actor from New York, New York

Melanie Spratford, a caterer from Chicago, Illinois

Alex Wright, a university administrator from Upper Arlington, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "I-L-E" will come up in each correct response.)
    $200 7
2010: "Drop the 'the'. Just Facebook, it's cleaner"
    $200 26
This country's King Leopold III spent much of World War II as a prisoner in his own castle
    $200 17
A New York City importer sells the Caspian Almas Osetra Malossol variety of this for just over $20k per kilo
    $200 12
"Nimble" & "spry" are synonyms for this 5-letter adjective
    $200 2
Similar to rouge, this cosmetic used to color the cheeks means "to make red, as from shame"
    $200 1
In math, the usual way to indicate an infinite set is to put this after the last element you list
    $400 8
1939: "Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain"
    $400 27
In the 1300s Scotland had 3 kings named this, including the Bruce
    $400 18
This silvery-white (not blonde) metal, element number 78, fetches more than $1,500 an ounce
    $400 13
In 2008 the fine for fare evasion on New York subways went up to $100, so don't jump this structure
    $400 3
Wine not is a shade in Revlon's lipstick line named for this finish that's not glossy but this opposite, also a finish for photos
    $400 22
Seen in many travel magazines, the infinity pool at the Perivolas suites on Santorini overlooks this sea
    $600 9
2007: "You changed your name to McLovin?"
    $600 28
This eldest son of Queen Victoria ascended the throne upon her death in 1901
    $600 19
The fresh white Alba type of this fungus from Italy sells for $3,500 per pound
    $600 14
The liver secretes this greenish stuff
    $600 4
A kit like the one seen here is named for this smoldering eye look; blend the shadows properly to achieve the look
    $600 23
This 20th century Dutch artist tried to capture infinity in a frame in pictures like "Circle Limit III"
    $800 10
1946: "Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings"
    DD: $800 29
Charles I, who died in 1922, was the last emperor of Austria & as Charles IV, the last king of this country
    $800 20
Lucky for us all, the weapons-grade variety of this stuff that powered the second atomic bomb costs almost $11,000 a gram
    $800 15
We call it a cell phone, but the chaps in Britain call it this
    $800 5
Appropriately, a type of big makeup brush is named for this form of Japanese drama that features heavy makeup
    $800 24
This mathematician & "strip"-per who died in 1868 studied points at infinity in geometry
    $1000 11
1968: "How could this happen?... I picked the wrong play, the wrong director, the wrong cast--where did I go right?"
    $1000 30
Dethroned in 1952, this king of Egypt died of a heart attack in 1965 at age 45
    $1000 21
Sur la Table sells the Spanish Mancha-Oro brand of this spice for almost $500 an ounce
    $1000 16
Cunning or duplicity
    $1000 6
To give your curls definition use this hair dryer attachment seen here
    $1000 25
When John Dryden wrote, "Darest thou, poor worm, offend infinity?", by infinity he meant this

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

Alex Melanie Vince
$4,400 $2,600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Melanie Vince
$7,200 $4,400 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Last name of bestselling authors Catherine (the thriller "Split Second") & Ann ("How to Talk to a Liberal")
    $400 19
This alliteratively named actor served in the army reserve in Korea before reporting for duty
    $400 6
Appropriately, it has a huge state marine mammal: the bowhead whale
    $400 21
An autumn dance reception area
    $400 9
In the 11th C. Guido D'Arezzo, a Benedictine monk, invented this set of parallel lines used for the placement of notes
    $400 14
She outlived her presidential husband by nearly 35 years, passing away in 2007 at 94
    DD: $2,000 2
Seth Grahame-Smith revealed an unknown aspect of the Civil War in the horror-history hybrid called Him: "Vampire Hunter"
    $800 20
This comic joined the navy in 1956 & was a hospital corpsman, probably not handing out Jell-O pudding pops
    $800 7
This state's natural land regions include the Klamath Mountains & the Columbia Plateau
    $800 22
Feeble Athenian stream
    $800 10
The direction "adagissimo" means to play even more slowly than this similar-sounding 6-letter word
    $800 15
As an infant Sir Lancelot was swept off by this enchantress who later sent him to Arthur's court
    $1200 3
He's ignited fires on the bestseller lists with his weepy novels, including "The Notebook" & "A Walk to Remember"
    $1200 26
This actor & martial artist was an Air Force man before becoming a "Texas Ranger" on TV
    $1200 8
Iowa's nickname the Hawkeye state is said to honor this Sauk chief who fought the U.S. in an 1832 war
    $1200 23
A warning that some of the T's & button-downs are grimy
    DD: $1,600 11
This specific term refers to one who writes the text of an opera
    $1200 16
Seen in the portrait here, this teen briefly reigned over England in 1553
    $1600 4
The title of this bestseller by Julia Glass refers to a trio of summers in the life of the McLeod family
    $1600 27
He served in Vietnam before joining New York's finest as Det. Sipowicz on "NYPD Blue"
    $1600 29
(Alex Trebek walks along a river with grass, a bridge and a building in the background.) I'm in Cumberland, in this state; this city of 20,000 has a long history as a vital transport hub; it was the site of the first national road & also the terminus of the C&O Canal, which goes all the way to Washington, D.C.
    $1600 24
A tall & thin but grouchy Derek Jeter
    $1600 12
When a dot is placed above a musical note, it is played this way, the opposite of legato
    $1600 17
She speaks the line "Tell me, daughter Juliet, how stands your disposition to be married?"
    $2000 5
Marc Ostrofsky's "Ultimate Guide to Making Money on the Internet" is punningly titled "Get Rich" this
    $2000 28
This radio personality, and ex-Air Force Captain, has been known to have some stern conversations
    $2000 30
Its 3 most recent governors: Jane Hull, Janet Napolitano, Jan Brewer
    $2000 25
Weighty Camaro tax
    $2000 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows us a musical staff with 3 lowercase B's superimposed.) First used on the B note, accidental symbols are all variations of the letter B; the flat lowers pitch, the sharp raises it & this symbol cancels a flat or sharp
    $2000 18
It's the pretty-as-a-picture butterfly seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Melanie Vince
$9,600 $10,400 $8,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This site was active from 1892 to 1954; its busiest day was April 17, 1907 when 11,747 were processed

Final scores:

Alex Melanie Vince
$16,600 $19,201 $15,800
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $19,201 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alex Melanie Vince
$9,600 $8,800 $8,800
18 R,
3 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
12 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $27,200

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Game tape date: 2011-12-06
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