Show #6406 - Monday, June 25, 2012


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Melissa Rabey, a teen librarian from Germantown, Maryland

Deniz Cordell, a freelance writer and musical director from West Chesterfield, New Hampshire

Margaret Swanson, a graduate student of architecture from Somerville, Massachusetts (whose 2-day cash winnings total $17,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're looking for the main singer, the one who had a Top 40 hit with the tune.)
    $200 1
Gen. Beauregard wrote that Gen. Bee actually said, "Look at" this man's "brigade! It stands there like a stone wall"
    $200 6
Swedish gave us this word for a buffet meal
    $200 10
"I Left My Heart In San Francisco"
    $200 15
"Pea soup" has been used to describe this type of London air condition at least as far back as Herman Melville in 1849
    $200 21
Get ready, get set, wait! Lines at this Anaheim theme park are known to be long, especially for rides like Peter Pan's Flight
    $400 2
Early models of the Gatling gun were manually operated using one of these
    $400 7
This word for a downhill zigzag ski race marked by poles or gates is from the Norwegian
    $400 11
"Un-Break My Heart"
    $400 29
Radiation laden radon-222 is a by-product of mining this element that's named for a planet
    $400 17
This group headlined the halftime show at the 2011 Super Bowl
    $400 22
In 2009 people lined up for free vaccinations in an effort to fight off the H1N1 type of this
    $600 3
A leader of Confederate guerrillas who were spookily hard to find & fight, John Mosby was aka the Gray this
    $600 8
Small twigs are woven together in this kind of "work" seen in furniture & baskets
    $600 12
A boy band:
"Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)"
    $600 26
This green-blue gemstone is sometimes acquired as a side operation at copper mines, like the Bisbee one in Arizona
    $600 18
This numerical expression refers to a pair of things that bear a strong resemblance to each other
    $600 23
Lines at U.S. gas pumps resulted from a 1973 oil embargo by OAPEC, OPEC with this 4-letter word added
    $800 4
In 1865 his pursuit hastened Lee's surrender; in 1866 he was sent west to deal with the Indians & passed into history
    $800 9
This word for a bicycle that also has a low-powered gasoline engine was coined in Sweden
    $800 13
"Piece Of My Heart"
    $800 27
These birds are sensitive to methane & carbon monoxide, which explains their use in a coal-mining phrase
    $800 19
This classic Billy Wilder film gets its name from the nursery rhyme "Pease Porridge Hot"
    $800 24
Long lines are the norm on the day after Thanksgiving, which has this colorful name referring to profit
    $1000 5
This bloodiest 1-day battle of the Civil War stopped the first Confederate invasion of the North in 1862
    $1000 16
Norwegian for young fry of fish, they're the shrimp-like crustaceans eaten by certain whales
    $1000 14
"Open Your Heart"
    $1000 28
In 2012 this 2-word West African nation launched a website to make its diamond & other mining operations more transparent
    $1000 20
John Irving & Gore Vidal went to this New Hampshire boarding school abbreviated PEA
    DD: $3,000 25
He abdicated shortly after Petrograd police opened fire on a group lined up for bread

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

Margaret Deniz Melissa
$2,200 $3,200 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Margaret Deniz Melissa
$9,000 $6,800 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 20
In 1975 Junko Tabei became the first woman to reach the top of this highest mountain
    $400 16
Published in 1694, George Fox' "Journal" recounts the "shaky" birth of this religious group
    $400 8
A rather colorless bucket
    $400 25
The name of this capital of Peru is a corruption of the Quechua name Rimac, meaning "talker"
    $400 1
Because it loses its leaves in the autumn, the maple is this type of tree
    $400 3
One of his greatest roles is Jake LaMotta in "Raging Bull"
    $800 21
This co-founder of Ms. magazine also helped create "Take Our Daughters to Work Day"
    $800 17
Helping to spread Hinduism in the U.S., Paramahansa Yogananda penned an "Autobiography of" one of these holy men
    $800 9
A levy on short bulletin board nails
    $800 26
Argentina, where the wind comes sweepin' down this fertile plain with about 3/5 of the country's people
    $800 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) The bubble floats because the smoke that's produced from this form of carbon dioxide that was added to the water is heavier than the air around the bubble, but less dense than the air inside it
    $800 4
In a 2011 comedy, we got a double dose of this funny man
    $1200 22
In 1936 Margaret Bourke-White became one of the first photojournalists to work for this magazine
    $1200 18
1964's "Markings" marked the life & reflections of this U.N. leader who died in a plane crash
    $1200 10
Jot correctly
    $1200 30
You go your way, I'll go mine to this country's highest elevation, 1,685 feet at Mount Catedral
    $1200 13
In dogs & some other animals, this vestigial digit does not reach the ground when walking
    $1200 5
Her roles include Roxie Hart in the musical "Chicago" & diarist Bridget Jones
    $1600 23
On Easter Sunday, 1939, this woman sang to a crowd of 75,000 at the Lincoln Memorial
    DD: $2,000 19
This pope's "Journal of a Soul" from adolescence to the Vatican was published after he died in 1963
    $1600 11
Entirely sacred
    $1600 29
Named for a military hero, this country has had 17 constitutions since independence in 1825
    $1600 14
Fertilizing the queen is their only job
    $1600 6
In "Eat Pray Love", she played Liz Gilbert
    $2000 24
She designed the new home of the Museum of Chinese in America, which opened in Manhattan's Chinatown in 2009
    $2000 27
I must disclose it was the name of St. Augustine's 4th century spiritual autobiography
    $2000 12
Contracting tissue in a bivalve mollusk
    $2000 28
2 miles wide, these falls form part of Argentina's northern border
    DD: $3,000 15
It's either of the 2 cells formed when a cell divides--each one is a genetic duplicate of the parent cell
    $2000 7
25 years after "The Hustler", he reprised his role as Fast Eddie Felson in "The Color of Money"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Margaret Deniz Melissa
$16,200 $15,400 $8,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Though shot in the chest, Teddy Roosevelt gave a 1912 speech saying, "it takes more than that to kill" one of these animals

Final scores:

Margaret Deniz Melissa
$30,801 $5,900 $17,200
3-day champion: $48,000 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Margaret Deniz Melissa
$14,200 $18,400 $10,600
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
23 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $43,200

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Game tape date: 2012-02-15
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