Show #6439 - Thursday, September 20, 2012


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Erin Zwiener, a conservation journalist and pet-sitter from Abiquiu, New Mexico

Jim Walke, a project manager from Greenville, South Carolina

Penny Citrola, an English language tutor originally from East Meadow, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $26,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: As a matter of fact, each correct response will be a word that can be made of the letters in the word "credible".)
    $200 9
It's the most-visited social networking website
    $200 14
"The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat"
    $200 1
Light posts in this stadium's Babe Ruth Plaza highlight the slugger's career with images & storyboards
    $200 20
September 1 is the feast day of St. Giles, patron of this Scottish city whose city church is named for him
    $200 26
Deep Throat is of course mentioned in "Deep Truth", a bio of these 2 journalists
    $200 4
To emit sanguinary fluid
    $400 10
In 2010 Ford sold over half a million vehicles of this "Series" to lead light truck sales
    $400 15
"Knowest thou not that I have power to crucify thee, and have power to release thee?"
    $400 2
In 2003 274 seats were added above its "Green Monster" wall
    $400 21
The Daughters of the American Revolution spend a week in September celebrating this document
    $400 27
"Loss of Eden" recounts the triumphs & tragedies of Anne Morrow & this aviator husband
    $400 5
To procreate
    $600 11
$18 billion in annual sales makes these 2 countries that border each other the world's leaders in wheat
    DD: $2,200 16
"I am Esau thy first born"
    $600 3
From 1962 through 1965, 2 California MLB teams shared this facility
    $600 23
Friday the 21st is our national recognition day for those still classed as P.O.W.s or these 3 letters that sadly follow
    $600 30
In "Gloria and Joe", Gloria is Gloria Swanson & Joe is this political patriarch
    $600 6
A prevarication
    $800 12
Get ready to samba! This South American nation leads the world in worker time off with 41 paid days off a year
    $800 17
"Give her the living child, and in no wise slay it"
    $800 18
Note the Gateway Arch that's part of the outfield grass at this park
    $800 24
The U.N. has an International Day of this capability that 1 in 6 adults worldwide lacks
    $800 29
"The Two American Presidents" is a dual biography of these 2 men who served at the same time in the 1860s
    $800 7
Rejecting the quantum physics world view, Einstein wrote that God doesn't play with these
    $1000 13
Reaching speeds near 150 mph, the Formula Rossa at Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi is the world's fastest one of these
    $1000 22
"I do not know the man"
    $1000 19
Named for the Atlanta Braves' owner, this field served as the 1996 Olympic stadium before the Braves moved in
    $1000 25
NALW is "National" this type of facility "week"; it's where you'll find seniors still doing well but needing help
    $1000 28
"To Hell on a Fast Horse" tells of the intertwined lives of Billy the Kid & this sheriff
    $1000 8
A sacred object, such as the bone of a saint

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

Penny Jim Erin!
$1,200 $600 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Penny Jim Erin!
$4,200 $2,000 $9,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
It's not a part of your freezer, it's a mass of floating ice attached to land; the Ross one is about the size of France
    $400 19
Max Eastman said this macho writer had "false hair on his chest"; he took his shirt off for Max when they next met
    $400 9
    $400 24
Justin Theroux became more than just "Friends" with this "Wanderlust" co-star, adopting a dog & moving in with her
    $400 6
The bells ringing at this capital city's St. Patrick's Cathedral include the peal presented by the Guinness family
    $800 1
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an animation on the monitor.) When ice forms on the surface of a lake, it grows downward in proportion to the rate in which this is transferred via conduction through the ice to the air above
    $800 20
Dame Edith Sitwell said this female Bloomsbury Group member's writing was "no more than glamorous knitting"
    $800 12
    $800 25
Just days before this "Legally Blonde" actress' 36th birthday, news broke that she & 2nd hubby Jim Toth were expecting
    $800 7
Some say that only if born within the sound of the St. Mary Le Bow bells are you a real one of these funny-talking Londoners
    $1200 18
Scientists call ordinary ice "ice Ih"; the "h" comes from this 6-sided figure that's the shape of an ice crystal
    $1200 21
Thomas Babington Macaulay quipped John Dryden's "imagination resembled the wings of" this giant bird
    DD: $3,000 2
    $1200 26
Former WWE star Stacy Keibler said of dating him, "I'm in heaven" & "I'm the luckiest girl in the world" (she isn't wrong)
    $1200 8
In Rome, if you're climbing these steps on Sunday, you'll hear from the twin towers of Trinita Dei Monti above them
    $1200 3
I'm the president of Princeton University (that'd be nice)--this chief academic & budgetary officer is my deputy
    $1600 17
This Nobel Prize-winning vitamin C advocate explained the structure of ice in 1935
    $1600 22
Drama critic George Nathan said that this 3-named Irishman "writes plays for the ages... the ages between 5 & 12"
    $1600 13
In H.G. Wells & D.H. Lawrence
    $1600 27
Josh Kelley met this actress when she appeared in his video for "Only You"; she didn't wear "27 Dresses" at their wedding
    DD: $2,200 10
The Washington Ringing Society does its thing on the bells of this cathedral every Sunday
    $1600 4
I'm Gordon Ramsay, donkeys! Andi Van Willigan has this job on "Hell's Kitchen", the kitchen's No. 2
    $2000 16
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an animation on the monitor.) When water freezes, it expands about 9% because molecules are pulled farther apart into a rigid crystal structure by this chemical bond
    $2000 23
This "Devil's Dictionary" author called Oscar Wilde an "ineffable dunce", "an impostor" & "a blockhead"
    $2000 14
    $2000 15
The Gothic cathedral of this city way in the west of Germany has a 26-ton bell known as "Fat Peter"
    $2000 5
I'm Barack Obama--Ray LaHood reports to me as the 16th Secretary of this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Penny Jim Erin!
$9,800 $4,000 $18,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This word that means "freedom from narrow restrictions" can also refer to one of a range of imaginary lines

Final scores:

Penny Jim Erin!
$0 $500 $16,200
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Penny Jim Erin!
$9,800 $4,000 $17,000
13 R,
0 W
8 R,
2 W
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,800

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Game tape date: 2012-07-24
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