Show #6393 - Wednesday, June 6, 2012


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Ernest Niño-Murcia, a court interpreter originally from Iowa City, Iowa

Regina MacDowell, an ecclesiastic glass artist and housing counselor from Nineveh, Pennsylvania

Claudia Gray, a substitute teacher from Monrovia, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $45,202)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Perhaps you know the Panettas, Sylvia & him
    $200 1
At about 210 miles in length, it's the longest river entirely in England
    $200 5
    $200 13
Emperor Maximilian of Mexico was the uncle of this archduke who was assassinated in 1914
    $200 18
Concerning real estate on the market, FSBO stands for this
    $200 3
To follow too close on the freeway
    $400 27
Respond with "Glee" if you know this last name of actress Dianna, who plays Quinn
    $400 2
Now a world capital, in the 17th c. this city was moved south, closer to the Gulf of Finland
    $400 9
    $400 14
This queen of Egypt had an older sister named Berenice, a younger sister named Arsinoe & 2 brothers named Ptolemy
    $400 19
The film "Lord of War" was inspired by Victor Bout, a notorious seller of these finally convicted in 2011
    $400 4
A damaged airplane falling from the sky in a spiral is in one of these
    $600 28
Especially popular in Rhodes was this chariot-riding Greek sun god later identified with Apollo
    $600 10
The Rub al-Khali is a vast desert mostly in this vast peninsular country
    $600 23
    $600 15
This current king is the son of the Count of Barcelona & the grandson of Alfonso XIII
    $600 20
The first state to do so, Maine banned the sale of this in 1851 & didn't rescind the law until 1934
    $600 6
It's a "beastly" interlocking joint where 2 pieces of wood come together seamlessly
    $800 29
A manufacturer of missiles & microwaves whose name means "light of the gods"
    $800 11
Once home to the dodo, the island nation of Mauritius is found in this ocean
    $800 24
    $800 16
Ivan the Terrible's first wife, Anastasia, was a member of this family that ruled Russia from 1613 to 1917
    $800 21
This Boston capital firm made a $2 mil. investment in a startup called Staples & got $13 mil. when Staples sold stock in 1989
    $800 7
Miss another question & I might take out this old navy whip with 9 knotted cords
    $1000 30
The London Times runs a fiendish example of this type of puzzle using wordplay rather than definitions
    DD: $1,000 12
(Kelly of the Clue Crew displays a map on the monitor.) Once claimed in its entirety by Nicaragua, this coastal region named for its indigenous people was split in 1960 by the International Court of Justice, with the northern area going to Honduras
    $1000 25
    $1000 17
On Oct. 24, 1537, just 12 days after her son Edward was born, this wife of Henry VIII died
    $1000 22
Martin Luther was not amused by the sale of these absolutions from sin, from the Latin for "remission"
    $1000 8
Type of nag bet on in "Camptown Races"

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

Claudia Regina Ernest
$1,000 $4,600 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Claudia Regina Ernest
$4,200 $4,600 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And finally, you need to give us the word that's missing...)
    $400 1
Jennifer Carpenter & Michael C. Hall, who play siblings on this TV show, were for a time a married couple offscreen
    $400 11
Lip balms & such:
Burt's ____
    $400 6
Born & died in New York (1819-1891), wrote a whale of a tale in between
    $400 16
Many states once banned the sale of the yellow form of this butter substitute, but all state bans were lifted by 1967
    $400 21
In 1749 author Henry Fielding became this "of the peace", protecting Westminster & Middlesex from criminal gangs
    $400 26
"P_A_R_E" down your expenses to buy a little house on this tract of grassland
    $800 2
Lauren Graham admitted on the "Today" show that she's dating Peter Krause, her TV brother on this NBC show
    $800 12
Puddings & other desserts:
Kozy ____
    $800 7
Born September 1897 in Mississippi, was in Byhalia, Mississippi July 6, 1962 as he lay dying
    $800 17
The name of this fat rendered from hogs is from the Latin for "bacon fat"
    $800 22
In "The City of God" this church father from Hippo aimed to bring the peace of the heavenly order down to earth
    $800 27
This big black cat "_A_T_E_" monkeys, snakes & goats as part of its diet
    $1200 3
Maybe Matthew Broderick kept calling & kept calling until this on-screen sis from "Ferris Bueller" (finally) dated him
    $1200 13
____ for All Mankind
    $1200 8
Born in Moscow November 11, 1821, gave "Notes From the Underground", headed underground February 9, 1881
    $1200 18
AKA groundnut oil, it absorbs almost no flavor from food, so you can cook a variety of foods in it together
    $1200 23
These Northerners who wanted peace with the Confederacy are portrayed here in a cartoon
    $1200 28
Let's "H_I_T" the bar & do this, meaning to lift, a few beers
    $1600 4
Offscreen husband & wife Will Arnett & Amy Poehler played creepy ice-skating sibs in this Will Ferrell flick
    $1600 14
Bags & storage for devices:
____ Logic
    $1600 9
Let out his first "Howl" June 3, 1926, might have said, "I'm really Beat" April 5, 1997
    $1600 19
This hard, white fat found around the kidneys of cattle & sheep is often melted down to form tallow to make candles
    $1600 24
The Woman's Peace Party began in 1915 after this Chicago feminist organized a 3-day peace meeting
    $2000 5
He went full Oedipal when he dated his mom from the TV movie about "The Boy in the Plastic Bubble"
    $2000 15
Power tools:
____ Cable
    DD: $3,000 10
Born 1894, became Hellman's man in 1930, case solved for good 1961
    DD: $2,000 20
Fats consist mainly of these compounds, defined as 1 glycerol molecule & 3 molecules of fatty acids
    $2000 25
It's been the capital of German East Africa & Tanganyika, & its name means "abode of peace" in Arabic

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Claudia Regina Ernest
$5,000 $7,800 $13,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Between January 1, 1841 & December 31, 1850 the U.S. had this many presidents, the most in a 10-year period

Final scores:

Claudia Regina Ernest
$0 $0 $11,599
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $11,599

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Claudia Regina Ernest
$5,000 $9,800 $16,600
14 R,
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,400

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Game tape date: 2012-02-07
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