Show #6438 - Wednesday, September 19, 2012

9 clues unrevealed in Double Jeopardy!


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Dan Elg, a graduate student of nuclear and plasma engineering originally from Wheaton, Illinois

Veronica Mance, a policy and research analyst from Chevy Chase, Maryland

Penny Citrola, an English language tutor originally from East Meadow, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Kelly: The mighty republic and city-state of [*]--Asia's tiny dragon of culture and industry.)
    $200 4
"Coach K" bosses them around at Duke University
    $200 17
This promoter who staged seven of Muhammad Ali's title bouts says God designed his hairstyle
    $200 1
Sparks fly when "hot topics" like politics & dieting come up for Joy, Sherri & gal pals on this show
    $200 23
"Sense and Sensibility"
    $200 11
Per Bram Stoker, they cast no shadow; it's not that big a help in recognizing them, as they don't come out in daylight
    $200 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands in front of a merlion fountain in Singapore.) The lion is the symbol of Singapore because a 14th century prince said he saw one when he first landed; as lions aren't native to Singapore, what he probably saw was this Asian big cat
    $400 5
Head to a Wyoming national monument for a close encounter with this monolith
    $400 16
Hair-wise, Steven Seagal is famous for this, which has its own Facebook page
    $400 2
Are you there, America? It's this female comedian & bestselling author with a late-night talk show on E!
    $400 24
"Casino Royale"
    $400 9
Amazingly lifelike, Repliee Q2 is this type of robot that shares its name with a popular mobile platform
    $400 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands next to a dragon boat in Singapore.) In dragon boat racing, a major Singapore spectacle, a priest or dignitary ceremonially dots a boat's eyes to reawaken the animal's this, a Chinese word meaning "energy of life"
    $600 6
3-word hyphenated term for an "attitude" with a tendency to take risks
    $600 18
The slick look of this movie-great lover inspired many imitators, who were known as "Vaselinos"
    $600 3
On her talk show, this comedienne just might fulfill your dreams with her "Swaggin' Wagon"
    $600 25
"A Time to Kill"
    $600 12
You could think a Roman satyr is human if he's wearing pants to hide the part that's this animal
    DD: $1,500 15
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from a garden in Singapore.) Named for the woman in whose garden it was discovered, the Vanda Miss Joaquim, the first hybrid of this plant grown in Singapore, is the country's national flower
    $800 7
A miniature whirlwind that swirls debris into the air
    $800 19
The name of this cut is also the sound of electric clippers; in 2012 Robert Pattinson made news when he got one
    $800 21
This morning talk show co-host played Hayley Vaughan for 12 years on "All My Children"
    $800 26
"The Outsiders"
    $800 13
A Haitian named Clairvius Narcisse said he was turned into a real-life one of these resuscitated terrors
    $800 29
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands in front of a statue in Singapore.) On January 29, 1819 the future of Singapore was determined when this administrator landed here & established a British settlement; when he returned in 1822 he was stunned at the explosion of commerce in the colony
    $1000 8
Jabez Stone enlists the aid of a statesman to help save his soul in this story by Stephen Vincent Benet
    $1000 20
In the rediscovered Leonardo work "Salvator Mundi", Jesus has the long, spiraling curls called these
    $1000 22
This co-host of "CBS This Morning" also has the energy to engage the eggheads on his PBS talk show
    $1000 27
"Digital Fortress"
    $1000 14
Stephenie Meyer says this werewolf "was my first experience with a character taking over"
    $1000 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Singapore.) Singapore is the largest port in Southeast Asia thanks in part to its location on this strait connecting the Indian Ocean & South China Sea

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Penny Veronica Dan
$1,400 $400 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Penny Veronica Dan
$5,000 $1,200 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The Complete Adventures of Indiana Jones now out on Blu-ray, by the way.)
    $400 4
July 4, 1826:
These 2 former presidents face final jeopardy
    $400 1
Harvard & Stanford tied for first in this magazine's ranking of Best Business Schools for 2013
    $400 14
The work of Lord Kelvin included the establishment of this "ultimate" low temperature
    $400 9
In "Raiders", Indy & gal pal Marion nearly perish in search of the Ark of the Covenant, legendary resting place of these
    $800 5
October 1, 1880:
Thomas Edison opens his first lamp factory & this man becomes leader of the U.S. Marine Band
    $800 2
Magazines for auto enthusiasts include Car and Driver as well as this one whose title is 2 driving surfaces
    $800 15
Henri Becquerel shared a 1903 Nobel Prize with the Curies for the discovery of this elemental property
    $800 10
Indy & dad Sean Connery cause trouble for the Third Reich in "The Last Crusade" while aboard one of these lighter-than-air craft
    $1200 6
November 3, 1986:
Micronesia gets its independence from the U.S. & a magazine breaks the news of this scandal
    $1200 3
(First Lady Michelle Obama delivers the clue.) This magazine usually features living rooms, food & yards on its cover, so I was honored to be the first public figure on its cover since 1963 & the first First Lady ever to appear on the cover, for the August 2011 issue
    DD: $3,500 16
In 1797 Henry Cavendish began a measurement of gravitation popularly known as an effort to weigh this
    $1200 11
In "Kingdom of the Crystal Skull", Indy finds that this country's Nazca Lines offer answers to his quest
    $1200 21
Heterodox, 8 letters; it describes religious Jews
    $1600 7
December 5, 1955:
The Montgomery bus boycott begins & 2 unions merge to form this organization
    $1600 17
It was Ohm, sweet Ohm for the German physicist who gave his name to the unit of this property in electric circuits
    $1600 12
After "Temple of Doom", director Steven Spielberg tied the knot with this actress
    $1600 20
Insincere or evasive in speech, 5 letters; it's also a male first name
    $2000 8
March 29, 1971:
A jury recommends death for Charles Manson & Lt. William Calley is convicted for his role in this event
    $2000 18
Lending support to the Big Bang theory, Arno Penzias & Robert Wilson discovered this type of residual radiation
    $2000 13
In "Temple of Doom", Indy & friends defeat the Thuggee cult who worship this Indian goddess of destruction
    $2000 19
Smooth, 8 letters; sandpaper is an example of one

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Penny Veronica Dan
$11,000 $4,400 $3,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of his 5 sons was born in New Brunswick, Canada

Final scores:

Penny Veronica Dan
$9,000 $100 $7,197
2-day champion: $26,800 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Penny Veronica Dan
$11,000 $4,400 $8,600
17 R,
1 W
6 R,
2 W
13 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $24,000

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Game tape date: 2012-07-24
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