Show #6398 - Wednesday, June 13, 2012


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Colleen McCormick, a graduate student of history from Odenton, Maryland

Steve Van Noord, a third grade teacher from Bellflower, California

Kathy Wright, a bookseller from Seattle, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $38,398)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Isn't it always?)
(Alex: We'll give you a state capital. Keep in mind that the next one alphabetically will start with the same letter of the alphabet.)
    $200 8
To measure temperature, you can put one of these under your arm or under your tongue
    $200 13
In the "Toy Story" franchise, the Tyrannosaurus has this name
    $200 6
"Bartlett's" has the Albanian proverb "it takes more than a hood and sad eyes to make" one of these religious men
    $200 5
This silhouetted, bow tie-wearing magazine logo was designed by Art Paul in 1953
    $200 1
You hear the term "born out of" this synonym for matrimony more than "born in" it
    $200 26
    $400 9
A spirometer isn't a drawing toy; it measures the capacity of these body organs that expand & contract
    $400 14
Many residents of Rock Ridge in "Blazing Saddles" have the surname Johnson, & this character owns an ice cream shop
    $400 7
Kidnapped & ransomed for 25 pounds as a child, he used the story in "The Pirates of Penzance"
    $400 10
This car-care product's logo depicts a certain green reptile & the slogan "Hard Shell Finish"
    $400 2
In Old Norse it was "Odinsdagr"
    $400 27
    $600 20
It's the line that divides a circle into 2 equal parts
    $600 15
In the movie "Cars", the patriotic Sarge is a type of this vehicle
    $600 16
In 63 B.C. Tiro invented a system of this to record Cicero's speeches
    $600 11
This brand of rum uses a bat as one of its trademarked symbols
    $600 3
Classic British pottery first made in 1759
    $600 28
    $800 21
Musicians know a rhythmometer is another name for this device
    $800 18
It just figures that this movie was set aboard the submarine USS Alabama
    $800 23
In upstate N.Y., this site of the 1899 Conference of Home Economists later set up housekeeping for Olympic athletes
    $800 12
A canine with a flaming tail has the earth in its paws in the logo of this web browser
    $800 4
They are political topics that potentially could split apart a unified movement
    DD: $800 29
After Montgomery
    $1000 22
From the Latin for "foot measure", it's a device that measures how far you've walked
    $1000 19
In "Hellboy II" the troll market can be found underneath this alliterative NYC structure
    $1000 24
In 1872 this American brig with a feminine name was found at sea--just the ship; the crew was missing
    $1000 25
The logo of this online photo service by HP is seen here
    $1000 17
The Transantarctic Mountains stretch 2,000 miles from Victoria Land to this sea
    $1000 30
Jefferson City

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

Kathy Steve Colleen
$1,200 $2,000 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kathy Steve Colleen
$5,200 $5,600 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Uh-oh.)
(Alex: That's better.)
(Alex: Each correct response will be a verb that is also a common first name.)
    $400 21
The super cute dogs are with this supermodel, famous for her mole
    $400 4
In the 13th century, the Pope made the Teutonic Knights' uniform a white tunic with a black one of these symbols on it
    $400 1
"I just got the ring today", said Frodo. "It has to go to Mount Doom. I have only one delivery option... FedEx"
    $400 6
To rise above & sink below the surface of water
    $400 26
The same ballerina plays both the mother & Mexican sweetheart of this young outlaw in the 1938 ballet named for him
    $400 16
To make this, take a flour tortilla, fold it in half over a cheese filling & cook lightly in an ungreased skillet
    $800 22
The dog is being held
by this man, who has been snuffing torches on prime time reality TV since 2000
    DD: $1,600 5
The 1098 discovery of the spear-like weapon that reputedly pierced Jesus' side, the Holy this, inspired the Crusaders
    $800 2
Updated chapters include "Jonathan Harker's Blog" & "E-mails--Lucy & Mina"
    $800 7
To institute legal proceedings against someone
    $800 27
The 1971 ballet "Eight Jelly Rolls" was choreographed to the music of this jazz pianist & composer
    $800 17
This egg & cheese pie with a geographic name contains chopped bacon
    $1200 23
The pup's in good hands--
this ex-Detroit Piston
grabbed 11,954 rebounds
    $1200 11
During a Crusade, a papal legate was asked how to I.D. heretics & replied, do this 3-word phrase; "God will know his own"
    $1200 3
"Wang Lung, it's not the Hwangs driving us into poverty! It's your addiction to FarmVille!
    $1200 8
To designate a trail so that it's clearly defined
    $1200 18
This fruit has an aroma similar to an under-ripe pear
    $1600 24
In 1954, Stormy said, "thank you for being a friend" to this actress, who later played Rose on "The Golden Girls"
    $1600 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew displays a map on the monitor.) The nearest port to Jerusalem was this city, now joined with Tel Aviv; in the 1100s, the Crusaders captured it, lost it, captured it, then lost it for good
    DD: $2,000 14
Mr. Toad's "shiny new motor car" isn't new enough; Toad's off to Lexus' "December to Remember" sales event
    $1600 9
To pry open a lock
    $1600 19
Some of the finest of these hard-shell clams come from the waters around Rhode Island
    $2000 25
Theresa sits in the lap
of this actress, taking a break from starring in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"
    $2000 13
In 1190 Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I, known as this for his red beard, went crusading but drowned in a Turkish river
    $2000 15
"We'll track the cell phone signal of the chief choir boy, Jack Merridew. The lads will be off that island by supper"
    $2000 10
To allot a special privilege
    $2000 20
Also known as a stick, it's the curled up cylinder of inner bark of cinnamon

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kathy Steve Colleen
$14,800 $8,400 $15,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

19th c. reports on horse races used this 2-word term to mean horses that were in the field but didn't finish high

Final scores:

Kathy Steve Colleen
$20,800 $8,000 $799
2-day champion: $59,198 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kathy Steve Colleen
$14,800 $8,400 $15,200
17 R,
0 W
12 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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Game tape date: 2012-02-08
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