Show #6341 - Monday, March 26, 2012


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Margie Cohen, a litigator from Houston, Texas

Mithun Kamath, a law student originally from New Orleans, Louisiana

Dennis Wright, a welder from Council Grove, Kansas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

IT'S 1985
    $200 4
Foliation can refer to a plant producing these or to carved decorations in the shapes of these
    $200 22
    $200 21
Michael Feinstein has couples swaying to his version of this classic from "Casablanca"
    $200 9
It's also called skim milk
    $200 1
In January he was sworn in for a second term as president
    $200 14
Charles Wesley fell out with this big brother & co-founder of Methodism over (what else?) a woman
    $400 5
A mihrab, a prayer niche in the wall of a mosque, faces this holy city
    $400 23
    $400 27
"I see trees of green, red roses too" & couples slow-dancing to this Louis Armstrong tune
    $400 10
In the Army an NCO is this type of officer
    $400 2
In February this nation finished the first phase of a troop withdrawal from Lebanon
    $400 15
Warren Beatty is this actress' little brother
    $600 6
It's the vertical member at either side of a doorframe; the hinge is attached to it
    $600 24
    $600 28
This Percy Sledge No. 1 hit is a perennial favorite at weddings
    $600 11
In 1922 Gandhi called this "the first article of" his faith
    $600 3
In April this iconic American drink changed its formula, leading to an overwhelmingly negative reaction
    $600 18
Outlaw siblings James, John & Little Bob were these brothers--by last name & also in relation to Cole
    $800 7
The arrangement & design of these in a building is called fenestration
    $800 25
    $800 29
Perfect for a dance with a parent is this show tune that begins, "Is this the little girl I carried"
    $800 12
It's Latin for "it does not follow", so I'd better get out my umbrella
    $800 16
In November this comic strip about the adventures of a young boy & his stuffed animal debuted
    $800 19
Pharaoh Ptolemy XIII was her little brother
    $1000 8
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an architectural animation on the monitor.) A properly constructed roof will include rafters that give the roof its shape, & these horizontal beams that provide structural support, from the old French for "to lie"
    $1000 26
    $1000 30
With the party under way, it's time to "celebrate good times, come on" with an R&B favorite from this group
    $1000 13
Geometry that doesn't follow the parallel postulate of an ancient Greek mathematician is called this
    $1000 17
In June this iconic U.S. highway was decommissioned & its familiar markers taken down
    DD: $1,200 20
This little brother was christened by the Archbishop of Canterbury in December 1984

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

Dennis Mithun Margie
$2,200 $1,200 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dennis Mithun Margie
$6,000 $4,000 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 9
"Hellhound on His Trail" tells of "The Stalking of" this civil rights leader & "the International Hunt for His Assassin"
    $400 6
A Delmonico's menu from 1899 offers 4 varieties of this: ruddy, red-head, canvas-back & mallard
    $400 17
In 2011 the U.S. envoy to Mexico quit over remarks in the diplomatic messages known by this old-fashioned name
    $400 1
Nyingma & Kagyu are the major Bhutanese sects of this religion practiced by about 75% of the population
    $400 13
"West Side Story"
    $400 15
Hagiolatry is the worship of these, maybe of Peter, Paul & Agatha
    $800 10
Piper Kerman chronicles her year in prison in this color "is the New Black"
    $800 7
A Christmas 1926 British army menu lists the food in small black type & this 4-letter beverage in much larger red type
    $800 25
Last name of the USA's current U.N. ambassador; it was also the last name of a Bush Secretary of State
    $800 2
Unified in 1907, Bhutan didn't ratify one of these until 2008
    DD: $1,000 14
"Throne of Blood"
    DD: $2,000 16
It's a device used in threshing grain as well as a verb meaning to wave your arms wildly & uselessly
    $1200 11
Daniel Yergin won a Pulitzer Prize for "The Prize", about "The Epic Quest" for this commodity
    $1200 8
The August 23, 1941 menu from this Hollywood eatery named for a colored hat offered a 95-cent tenderloin steak
    $1200 26
Admiral Raymond Spruance won the 1944 battle of the sea named for this island country to which he was later ambassador
    $1200 3
Bhutan's big event of 2011 came when the king took this--just one, unlike his father, who had 4
    $1200 23
"Forbidden Planet"
    $1200 18
Oddly, this term for a native-born Israeli comes from a Hebrew word for "prickly pear"
    $1600 12
She covered the aftermath of her husband's death in "The Year of Magical Thinking" & of her daughter's in "Blue Nights"
    $1600 20
In 1906 this San Francisco hotel fed the birds--to the customers, that is; chicken & squab were on the menu
    $1600 27
Duff Cooper mediated between Churchill & de Gaulle as Britain's representative to the free French in this N. African city
    $1600 4
The ngultrum, which is subdivided into chetrums, is the national this
    $1600 19
Something campaniform is shaped like this noise-making object
    $2000 24
Richard Dawkins hit the bestseller list with the pro-atheism book called "The God" this
    $2000 21
In 1945 this ex-heavyweight champ's NYC restaurant offered a $1.75 roast prime sirloin dinner
    $2000 28
Anatoly Dobrynin held this job from 1962 to 1986, & knew how to get along with all kinds of people
    $2000 5
Bhutan is divided into 3 major regions, the Duars Plain & the Great & Lesser these
    $2000 22
In medicine, it's the 4-letter term for the craving or ingestion of such non-food items as dirt, chalk or paint chips

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dennis Mithun Margie
$9,200 $4,000 $12,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

At 22 square miles, it's the world's smallest island with a population exceeding 1 million, a figure it reached by 1880

Final scores:

Dennis Mithun Margie
$0 $1 $6,199
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $6,199

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dennis Mithun Margie
$9,200 $3,800 $15,800
19 R,
2 W
6 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
19 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $28,800

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Game tape date: 2011-12-07
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