Show #6487 - Tuesday, November 27, 2012


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Mary Folley, a statistician from Charlotte, North Carolina

John Fausz, a bartender from St. Louis, Missouri

Lucas Peterson, an actor originally from Oak Park, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows us polar bears at Svalbard Island in Norway.) Polar bears are well-adapted to the cold; in addition to having hollow fur that traps heat, their skin absorbs a maximum of heat because it's this color
    $200 17
"It takes a licking and keeps on ticking"
    $200 1
At one of these, help yourself to lettuce & a variety of toppings plus your choice of dressing
    $200 22
Here's Lon Chaney, Sr. as this character, maybe dancing to the church bells
    $200 8
Under "V":
To vary & go back & forth on an opinion
    $200 6
Akron, Ohio, once home of B.F. Goodrich:
This material "Capital of the World"
    $400 21
The scientific name for a lion is Panthera this 3-letter word
    $400 18
"Look, ma, no cavities"
    $400 2
It's the type of sign the man seen here is wearing, just waiting for your ad
    $400 23
This comic, who was a huge star in the 1920s but faltered in the sound era, is trying to be a good sport
    $400 10
Under "S":
A servile flatterer or fawning parasite
    $400 7
Manila, Philippines:
This aquatic gem "of the Orient"
    $600 27
The 2 main ways lions mark their territory are by scent-marking & by doing this
    $600 19
"The pause that refreshes"
    $600 3
Due to overfishing, many restaurants have banished the fish called Chilean this from their menus
    $600 24
She was America's sweetheart, looking here like a Dutch peasant
    $600 13
Under "B":
Nonsense! Poppycock! "The classic bluffing game"!
    $600 9
Rockland, Maine:
This aquatic creature "Capital of the World"
    $800 28
Sometimes called an Indian tiger, it can eat 60 pounds in one night
    $800 20
"Tastes so good, cats ask for it by name"
    $800 4
Years after Little Big Horn, this Sioux chief joined Buffalo Bill's Wild West show
    $800 25
As his name might indicate, this comic sometimes liked to throw his weight around
    $800 14
Under "Q":
To drink a beverage copiously & heartily
    $800 11
Edinburgh, Scotland, home to many a thinker:
This Greek city "of the North"
    $1000 29
An estimated 350 to 400 of this type of tiger, aka the amur, live in the wild, primarily in the birch forests of eastern Russia
    $1000 26
"Think small"
    $1000 5
This author of "Herzog" received the 1976 Nobel Prize for Literature
    $1000 30
Amazingly, this comic performed many of his own gags without a stuntman
    $1000 15
Under "Y":
Motion about a plane's vertical axis
    DD: $2,000 12
This city named for one in England & once home to many a steel mill:
"the Pittsburgh of the South"

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

Lucas John Mary
$3,400 $600 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lucas John Mary
$5,400 $1,400 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(We had so much fun in that first round with lions & tigers & bears, we thought we'd do it again, but with a twist, oh my!)
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with "I-N-G".)
(Alex: Perhaps not as ancient as you might think - 1st C. AD from a model of Jerusalem in the Israel Museum.)
    $400 16
Bears tackle William Perry had this appliance as a nickname; it didn't stop him from doing 360ยบ basketball dunks
    $400 1
July 2, 1964:
This landmark anti-discrimination act becomes law
    $400 6
A mass of metal cast into a bar
    $400 26
Memorials at Arlington National Cemetery remember the crews of these 2 Space Shuttles
    $400 11
"Going Rogue"
    $400 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows us the model of ancient Jerusalem at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.) Jerusalem's first temple was destroyed by the Babylonians; a model of the city shows the second temple, destroyed by these people in 70 AD
    $800 17
This old-time Tiger has the record for stealing home with 54; he also once beat up a heckler... who was missing a hand
    $800 2
November 1755:
An earthquake kills 1/4 of this Iberian capital
    $800 7
A component, perhaps in a recipe
    $800 27
The May 4 memorial at this university commemorates those killed & wounded during a 1970 antiwar protest
    $800 12
"Private Parts"
    $800 22
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows us the model of ancient Jerusalem at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.) At the west end of the second temple was the section called the Holy of the Holies, entered only once a year on this holiest of days in Judaism
    $1200 18
Ex-Lions lineman Alex Karras KO'ed a horse with one punch in this comedy/Western film
    $1200 3
September 1, 1715:
He ends more than 72 years as king
    $1200 8
It's the opposite of an exit
    $1200 28
2 of the largest manmade waterfalls in the U.S. flow into the reflecting pools at this memorial that opened in 2011
    $1200 13
"The Greatest Generation"
    $1200 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows us the model of ancient Jerusalem at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.) Still standing today, the walls of Jerusalem's Old City existed in the 1st century; they were destroyed along with the temple, but rebuilt by this Emperor, better known for a wall in Britain
    $1600 19
In 2011 this Tiger was the first starting pitcher to be a league MVP since 1986
    $1600 4
March 7, 1945:
At Remagen, U.S. forces make their first bridgehead across this river
    DD: $5,000 9
Adjective meaning worked into the fiber or texture of something
    DD: $2,000 29
Davenport Park in the city of Bangor is home to a memorial remembering this battleship
    $1600 14
2001's "John Adams"
    $1600 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows us the model of ancient Jerusalem at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.) In Jesus' time three festivals a year brought thousands of pilgrims to the temple; those serving the throngs included these people, whose tables Jesus overturned
    $2000 20
This runner was the ACC male athlete of the year in 1965; we'd hear his tragic "song" after he joined the Bears
    $2000 5
September 10, 1924:
These 2 college students are sentenced to life plus 99 years
    $2000 10
Grab a glass of wine & cozy up to this corner by the chimney
    $2000 30
The National AIDS Memorial Grove covers 7 acres at this park in San Francisco
    $2000 15
"The Tipping Point"
    $2000 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows us the model of ancient Jerusalem at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.) The red-roofed buildings are the residences of those on this Jewish supreme court; it also functioned as a legislature with Pharisees & Sadducees its two parties

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lucas John Mary
$27,600 $5,800 $8,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The soundtrack for this film based on a play holds the record for the most weeks at No. 1, 54 weeks in 1962 & '63

Final scores:

Lucas John Mary
$20,000 $3,199 $11,601
2-day champion: $33,900 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lucas John Mary
$23,800 $7,800 $8,400
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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Game tape date: 2012-08-28
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