Show #6353 - Wednesday, April 11, 2012


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Sean Hansen, an assistant professor of management information systems originally from Cleveland, Ohio

Lindsay Reese, a postdoctoral researcher originally from Escanaba, Michigan

Amy Ketterling, an administrative assistant from Minneapolis, Minnesota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $30,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
She's the only First Lady who's given birth to twins
    $200 2
"Tropic Thunder"
    $200 1
Like a high rank in martial arts, it's the name given to the rich farmlands of central Alabama
    $200 7
Used for forming grooves and moldings, this carpentry tool should give you a smooth ride
    $200 18
The husband of your mom's sister
    $200 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Panama.) Passing through the Panama Canal, we cross this line that marks the separation of water flow into the Atlantic & Pacific oceans, the same line that's been traced up to the Rockies & down to Tierra del Fuego
    $400 13
She was the first First Lady to live in the White House
    $400 3
"The Great Dictator"
    $400 15
2 of these large black birds were Odin's messengers
    $400 8
As a noun, it's a wedgelike tool with a cutting edge at the end of the blade; as a verb, it means to swindle
    $400 19
The Eighth Amendment protects citizens against this kind of punishment
    $400 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Panama.) The $400 million canal project was largely due to this president, who said he let Congress keep debating while he went ahead & got it built
    $600 14
It was the occupation of Abigail Fillmore, the first wife of a president to hold a paying job after marriage
    $600 4
"Antwone Fisher"
    $600 30
In 1347 this scourge reached Constantinople, killing thousands
    $600 9
Also known as a locking wing divider, it's the tool seen here
    $600 20
A member of the Dalit caste in India, or Eliot Ness in Chicago
    $600 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Panama.) Because of the way Central America curves, we've traveled east to west through the Panama Canal & ended up here in this body of water
    $800 16
Casting her vote in 1920, she was the first First Lady who was able to vote for her husband
    $800 5
    $800 23
One theory says this nursery rhyme began as a lament at paying 1/3 of one's income each to one's lord & the church
    $800 10
Northern Tool offers a 2,200-rpm benchtop belt/disc this, used to grind & contour wood, plastic or metal
    $800 21
Technically passed on, but still animate, like a zombie
    $800 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Panama.) The system for the lock gates can be found in the notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci; the leaves, each weighing up to 730 tons, are kept sealed not by a mechanical or electronic device, but by this force exerted on them
    $1000 17
21-year-old Frances Folsom was first to marry in the White House when she married this president
    $1000 6
"One-Eyed Jacks"
    $1000 24
In 1947 the body of Elizabeth Short, known as this, was found on Norton Avenue in Los Angeles
    $1000 11
A toothed bar with which a part engages, a movie "Transformer", or to move up by degrees
    $1000 22
The framework that serves as the support for the body of a car
    DD: $5,000 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Panama.) The labor of building the canal was made possible by the discovery that mosquitoes spread deadly diseases; screens, fumigations, & oiling standing water helped quickly eliminate this disease & drastically reduce malaria

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

Amy Lindsay Sean
$1,200 $1,400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Lindsay Sean
$10,200 $4,600 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Not tall ships.)
(Alex: Each correct response will be a word that can be made of the letters you find in the word "conjunction".)
    $400 16
In 1892 Pierre de Coubertin first proposed reviving this competition; 4 years later (fittingly), it happened
    $400 2
A burr hole is made in the skull to remove one of these, also called a thrombus, in the brain
    $400 21
Don't be a dummy--head to Fort Mitchell, Kentucky to the Vent Haven Museum, vent being short for this type of performer
    $400 1
The Hispaniola carries everyone to an island with hidden riches in this novel
    $400 11
We always have room for you at this small hotel
    $800 17
This 2-time Canadian prime minister got his master's in political economy from Harvard in 1945
    $800 4
(Dr. Oz presents the clue.) These sociopathic cells shown here invading into the liver are named after the Greek word for "crab"
    $800 22
A grinning 13-foot-tall peanut in Plains, Georgia pays tribute to this native son
    $800 3
In a Jules Verne novel, the Abraham Lincoln hunts down a sea monster but discovers it's really this boat
    $800 12
The earliest known use of this whitish metallic element was around 3500 B.C. in what's now Iran
    $1200 18
It's said Kate Middleton shed pre-wedding pounds using this French doctor's diet; his book was then an instant bestseller
    $1200 5
Half of people over 60 experience diverticulosis; luckily, few get this more serious inflamed version
    $1200 6
After the ferry he was on sinks, a man is saved by the tyrannical captain of the Ghost in this Jack London novel
    $1200 13
This loverly product of a palm is lined with a white edible meat
    $1600 19
Oh, baby! Born in 1754, this French architect & engineer became the first modern city planner in the United States
    $1600 7
Irritation around tendons can make the finger curl first with difficulty, then all at once: this type of firing "finger"
    DD: $7,000 26
2010's winner for a musical revival was this French-named farce
    $1600 24
A hall of fame for these pests in Plano, Texas displays dead ones dressed as celebs & live Madagascan hissing ones
    DD: $4,000 9
The Fuwalda was the ship that stranded Lord John & Lady Alice, this character's parents
    $1600 14
Animator Paul Terry helped popularize this term for an animated show
    $2000 20
Last name of Confederate Gen. Pierre Gustave Toutant, whose forces helped win the First Battle of Bull Run
    $2000 8
In melanosis, the skin is discolored black; this is the term for blue discoloration
    $2000 25
In 2011 the Tony for Best Revival of a Play went to this Larry Kramer drama about the early years of the AIDS epidemic
    $2000 23
Ice water is free & coffee is 5 cents at Wall Drug in the town of Wall in this state
    $2000 10
Men on the ship the Nellie listen to Marlow tell the story of an African journey in this work
    $2000 15
Where you have a knee, a horse has the stifle type of this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Lindsay Sean
$15,000 $10,200 $15,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Printmaker Richard Hamilton is credited with coining the name of this style, calling it "designed for a mass audience"

Final scores:

Amy Lindsay Sean
$30,000 $15,401 $30,001
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $30,001

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Amy Lindsay Sean
$15,000 $10,200 $10,000
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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Game tape date: 2011-12-14
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