Show #6441 - Monday, September 24, 2012


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Deb Teitelbaum, an educational consultant from Sylva, North Carolina

Matt Tobin, a violinist and dueling pianist from Glastonbury, Connecticut

Erin Zwiener, a conservation journalist and pet-sitter from Abiquiu, New Mexico (whose 2-day cash winnings total $32,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In honor of the magazine's 25th anniversary...)
(Sarah: Over 120 years of thrilling audiences with music, drama, and some amazing visuals.) (Alex: And the Met's season is debuting this evening.)
    $200 1
Site of a 1983 U.S. invasion, it's also known as the Isle of Spice
    $200 15
For 12 seasons Christopher Meloni was part of the "elite squad known as" this "Law & Order" spin-off
    $200 16
To congeal or become firm
    $200 17
You can save 11 grams of fat per tablespoon if you use the 2% or nonfat Greek type of this instead of mayonnaise
    $200 26
Aug. 19, 2004 was a good day for Larry Page--he netted $3.8 billion as this website he co-founded went public
    $200 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue from the Metropolitan Opera in New York.) The Met archives include wardrobe from the 1890s, including the Mephistopheles costume from this Gounod work
    $400 2
The reverend Gerard Jean-Juste championed the cause of refugees from this Caribbean country
    $400 22
This heavenly spin-off from "Buffy" borrowed Cordelia Chase as well as the title character
    $400 9
Swiss archer who saved his son by slicing an apple
    $400 18
In the U.S., neufchatel is a reduced fat type of this; frost your carrot cake with it to save 25 calories per ounce
    $400 27
Harold Gray pitched a cartoon feature called "Little Orphan Otto" but ended up creating this curly-haired girl
    $400 11
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue from the Metropolitan Opera in New York.) I'm in the bullring, site of the dramatic & fatal final scene in the Met's production of this 1875 opera
    $600 3
Kingston & Montego Bay are 2 of its largest towns
    $600 23
"Torchwood" is an anagram & a spin-off of this BBC show
    $600 8
It can be a small room in a monastery as well as in a correctional facility
    $600 19
Use brown rice instead of white & you add this, aka roughage, making you feel full faster
    $600 28
Holding an object against your neck, you spin 1 1/2 times to gain "mo", momentum, in this Olympic event
    DD: $1,400 12
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue from the Metropolitan Opera in New York.) In 1955, the Met made history with the debuts of its first African-American singers; the first man was Bobby McFerrin's father Robert & the first woman was this great contralto of the day
    $800 6
Saint paired with the Grenadines in a country's name
    $800 24
"Keeping Up with the Kardashians" spawned this cultural landmark whose title includes an NBA player's name
    $800 7
This word can refer to an explosive piece of ordnance or a sensational sexy actress
    $800 20
Trade in a ribeye for this steak whose name indicates it's from the cow's side; it's leaner & easier on the budget
    $800 29
As president of this university, Larry Summers did not think much of the Winklevoss twins
    $800 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue from the Metropolitan Opera in New York.) As the duke, Luciano Pavarotti thrilled Met audiences with the aria "La donna e mobile", which is so catchy that Verdi kept it out of rehearsals for this opera, so that it wouldn't become known before opening night
    $1000 5
A type of raw sugar is named for this easternmost island of the West Indies
    $1000 25
Cedric the Entertainer stars in "The Soul Man", a spin-off of this Ohio-set TV Land show
    $1000 4
Surf's up! It's one long, continuous wave in an ocean
    $1000 21
Instead of butter, saute in oil to consume less saturated fat; this flavorless oil has the least sat fat & also has omega-3s
    $1000 14
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue from the Metropolitan Opera in New York.) It's no surprise to see a stagecoach in this opera that Puccini was inspired to write during a visit to the U.S.

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

Erin! Matt Deb
$2,200 $2,000 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Erin! Matt Deb
$3,800 $3,600 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
In 2011 he had bestsellers with the thriller "Cross Fire" & the kids' book "Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life"
    $400 26
In 1939 Stanford classmates Bill & Dave used their last names in founding this company now known for printers
    $400 22
This word precedes "Shade Of Winter" in a Bangles song title
    $400 9
In an 1833 decision John Marshall said this 10-item list was a limitation of the national government only
    $400 4
The sea monster Charybdis was the daughter of Gaea & this Greek sea god
    $400 21
Leonardo DiCaprio at sea
    $800 2
A kid is a kid is a kid in her book for younger readers "The World Is Round"
    $800 27
Say "I love you" to this Apple virtual assistant & she may reply, "I hope you don't say that to those other mobile phones"
    $800 23
"Big" is found within this big word that means "open to interpretation"
    $800 10
Gibbons v. Ogden said a federal license trumped a state grant of monopoly in the use of this Robert Fulton invention
    $800 16
After being turned to stone by Perseus, this titan became the mountains of the same name in Africa
    $800 20
Leonardo DiCaprio in '50s suburbia
    $1200 3
She wrote a cheery work for kids titled "The Bed Book", published after her suicide
    $1200 28
Hey there, Ralphie boy! PC Magazine gave 4 1/2 stars to this brand's antivirus 2012
    $1200 17
"V" know this word meaning not clear is from the Latin for "wandering"
    $1200 11
This battle of M's in John Marshall's Supreme Court was the first time an act of Congress was declared unconstitutional
    $1200 15
This resident of the labyrinth is seen here in a Greek artwork from the 500s B.C
    $1200 19
Kenneth Branagh in Shakespeare
    $1600 7
No fatwa was issued against this author's children's book "Haroun & the Sea of Stories"
    $1600 29
Get the beat with this double-named GPS maker of the XXL 540 S, with 7 million points of interest
    $1600 25
Verbiage from the State Department may leave you in this state; it comes before "Bottom" in the D.C. area where state is located
    DD: $2,000 12
In 1807 Marshall wrote the opinion for U.S. v. this politician, making standards of evidence for treason
    $1600 14
This guy famous for his judgment killed Achilles with a poisoned arrow; karma: he was then killed by a poisoned arrow
    $1600 18
Geoffrey Rush in an asylum
    $2000 6
This Romanian absurdist playwright also wrote absurd children's tales like "Story Number 1"
    $2000 24
Grammatically, the word "an" is this type of article
    $2000 13
Marshall said an Indian tribe wasn't a separate state but was under U.S. protection in this "Nation" v. Georgia
    DD: $4,200 5
One of the epithets that followed her name was Epistrophia, "she who turns men to love"
    $2000 8
Johnny Depp as J.M. Barrie

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Erin! Matt Deb
$19,200 $10,400 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Seen here is the seal of this New England city that got its current name in 1637

Final scores:

Erin! Matt Deb
$21,200 $20,800 $19,197
3-day champion: $53,399 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Erin! Matt Deb
$17,000 $11,600 $9,600
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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Game tape date: 2012-07-25
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