Show #6437 - Tuesday, September 18, 2012


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Penny Citrola, an English language tutor originally from East Meadow, New York

Paul Camp, a letter carrier from Fort Wayne, Indiana

Vamsi Adusumilli, a marketing director originally from Columbia, Missouri (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
For $90,000, the X6 M sport utility from this German automaker better be one freakin' amazing driving machine
    $200 2
This term for the termination of a proceeding without a verdict sounds like the end of a school class
    $200 7
Cristina Kirchner of this country ably succeeded her husband
    $200 16
Most stars are made of the same stuff when they form, about 74% hydrogen & 25% this gas
    $200 26
It's the "ES" in ESP, or do you need to read my mind?
    $200 21
This show that began in 1970 has featured on-air talent like Jon Gruden & Keith Jackson
    $400 9
The 2011 911 Speedster convertible from this company cost $204,000! Someone call 911!
    $400 3
Glenn Close knows they're monies awarded to a litigant for loss or injury
    $400 8
Jalal Talabani has been this troubled nation's president since 2005
    $400 17
The beehive cluster, a group of stars visible to the naked eye, is on the shell of this crabby constellation
    $400 27
After films like "Alien" & "Independence Day", these beings might demand a better image in the media
    $400 22
As of October 1975 it had run longer than the Korean War, & still had 8 years left
    $600 10
It's a very right & proper $300,000 for a 2012 Ghost from this British carmaker
    DD: $600 4
Punishable by fine or imprisonment of one year or less, they're 5 times more common than felonies in many states
    $600 13
Next on the menu, this country's prime minister--Recep Tayyip Erdogan
    $600 18
This word for what we know to be a very old star is Latin for "new"--silly ancient astronomers!
    $600 30
A YouTube clip from the 1940s shows a newsboy saying this 6-word line before "Millionaire Playboy in Trouble Again!"
    $600 23
This TV show traces its origins to 1992, when 2 Univ. of Colorado students made the animated short "Jesus vs. Frosty"
    $800 11
James Bond would enjoy a One-77 from this 2-named company; it's yours for $1.9 million, but only 77 were made
    $800 5
This other "A" word is an accomplice or abettor in a crime but is not there when it is committed
    $800 14
This Venezuelan calls himself "leader of the Bolivarian revolution"
    $800 19
Most stars are red these, with less than 50% the mass of the Sun
    $800 28
This adjective means not pertinent to the issue at hand
    $800 24
Set in post-Civil War Kansas, it ran from 1955 to 1975
    $1000 12
Mary had a little 2009 Reventon from this Italian company--Mary likes going 0-62 in 3.4 secs. & had $1.6 million to blow
    $1000 6
In order to get a more objective trial, ask for a "change of" this to seek to have a case heard in a new jurisdiction
    $1000 15
His term as Mexican president ends in 2012
    $1000 20
We are serious that Sirius is the brightest star in the night sky, with a -1.46 measure of apparent this
    $1000 29
It's calculating a value beyond the range of that which is known
    $1000 25
"Meanwhile, Back in the Nixon Suite" was one segment when it debuted in 1968 on a Tuesday; it now airs on another night

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

Vamsi Paul Penny
$1,600 $3,800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Vamsi Paul Penny
$3,600 $7,000 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
Theodore H. White wrote a series of books about "The Making of" this elected official
    $400 21
Argus-eyed, meaning extremely observant, refers to a 100-eyed giant whose eyes were transferred to this bird's tail
    $400 11
Rather than let his gunpowder-filled ship be captured, Captain Jan van Speijk did this to it, he & his crew still aboard
    $400 16
This male voice range falls between tenor & bass
    $400 6
His dad was Apollos Rivoire; their last name changed
    $400 1
"May the odds be ever in your favor"
    $800 27
Joan Didion analyzed the turbulent 1960s in a nonfiction work called this, like a Beatles LP
    $800 22
This exclamation used by Scarlett O'Hara refers to a musical instrument
    $800 12
The village of Spaarndam has a statue of the boy who heroically stuck his finger in this
    $800 17
The 2 arias for the Queen of the Night in Mozart's "Magic Flute" are for this type of soprano
    $800 7
After multiple lymphoma bouts, this Microsoft co-founder decided it was time to write a memoir, "Idea Man"
    $800 2
"Find your voice"
    $1200 28
The book "Mirror Mirror" transports this classic tale of young woman & septet to the time of the Borgias
    $1200 23
"From pillar to post", meaning "to and fro", has its origins in this court sport
    $1200 13
"He who has courage and faith will never perish in misery", she wrote in Amsterdam in 1944
    $1200 18
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands with a violinist at the Juilliard School in New York.) String players debate how much of this technique to use; a little adds warmth to the tone, but too much & you get the nanny goat effect
    $1200 8
I am comfortable enough to say to this actor, seen here, I love you, man
    $1200 3
"Mischief. Mayhem. Soap"
    $1600 30
"It was the wild, the savage, frozen-hearted northland wild", he wrote in "White Fang"
    DD: $2,000 24
This 4-word phrase meaning natural selection was coined by philosopher Herbert Spencer, not Darwin
    $1600 14
The Military Order of William was created in 1815, after a future Dutch king was wounded in this battle
    $1600 19
German for "song", it's a German folk or art song
    $1600 9
Emeril Lagasse succeeded him as the executive chef at the Commander's Palace in New Orleans
    $1600 4
"For Harry and Lloyd every day is a no-brainer"
    $2000 29
This character "actually took a watch out of its waistcoat-pocket"
    $2000 25
This walking stick or club takes its name from a town in Ireland
    DD: $1,800 15
After tackling a bomb-wielding man on an airliner, Jasper Schuringa was nicknamed this, like a spectral ship
    $2000 20
This Italian word is used of music gradually getting softer, the same as decrescendo
    $2000 10
Seen here, he was a senator from Massachusetts
    $2000 5
"Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Vamsi Paul Penny
$7,600 $8,400 $17,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On July 31, 1971 Air Force Colonel David Scott became the first person to drive one of these

Final scores:

Vamsi Paul Penny
$5,200 $1,600 $17,800
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Vamsi Paul Penny
$7,600 $10,200 $17,000
11 R,
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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Game tape date: 2012-07-24
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