Show #6500 - Friday, December 14, 2012


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Matt Steinpreis, a graduate student and research assistant originally from Plymouth, Wisconsin

Carly Gramer, an associate editor of textbooks from Orlando, Florida

Alistair Bell, a computer chip designer from Berlin, Massachusetts (whose 2-day cash winnings total $29,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
U.S. law defines an antique as being at least this round number of years old (I'm safe so far!)
    $200 21
This London thoroughfare will be forever iconic in music history
    $200 1
Your suggested dose of vitamins:
    $200 16
Henry, the "cardinal-king" of Portugal, was the grandson of this royal Spanish pair
    $200 8
"Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the ____ Pearl"
    $200 6
This 9-letter word for an exotic or high-quality beer produced in small batches dates back to the 1980s
    $400 27
For a real Tiffany one of these, like the ones that fetch $1 million plus, look for a bronze base & confetti glass
    $400 22
This New York City street is where the transaction is
    $400 2
Automotive feature:
    $400 17
Leopold II, king of this country from 1865 to 1909, didn't hesitate to exploit the Congo's resources & people
    $400 9
Set in the 1930s:
"The ____ Rose of Cairo"
    $400 7
The Latin for "fly" gives this other insect its name
    $600 28
Arrow, ball & scroll are 3 antique varieties of these chair parts
    $600 23
It's the street where you'll find the address seen here
    $600 3
A U.S. college:
    $600 18
This 16th century British queen's motto, which appeared on her coat of arms, was "semper eadem", or "always the same"
    $600 10
Starring Gregory Peck:
"The Man in the ____ Flannel Suit"
    $600 13
(Jimmy demonstrates the clue on a display):
A word or phrase that qualifies the sense of another is referred to by this grammatical term: "scary", one for "books".
    $800 29
In 2005 "Antiques Roadshow" appraised a piece of scrimshaw from this mammal's tusk at up to 50,000 bucks
    $800 24
It's the potent potable name of this street
    $800 4
The northern military veterans' organization after the civil war:
    $800 19
4 years after the French Revolution started, this king aka Citizen Capet was executed
    $800 11
About Guadalcanal:
"The Thin ____ Line"
    $800 14
"Wuthering Heights" is set on these open tracts of Yorkshire
    $1000 30
If it smells when dipped in hot water, you know your latest find is made from this antique plastic patented in 1909
    DD: $1,200 25
It's the "Street of Light" seen here
    $1000 5
Cozy feature of a home for sale:
    $1000 20
In 1961 this future Dutch queen received a doctorate of law from the University of Leiden
    $1000 12
A documentary about the murder of a police officer:
"The Thin ____ Line"
    $1000 15
They are the heavy-weather boots seen here

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

Alistair Carly Matt
$600 $2,400 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alistair Carly Matt
$3,600 $4,800 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Words that are spelled the same but pronounced differently.)
    $400 21
Michael Shaara's 1975 Pulitzer Prize winner "The Killer Angels" tells the story of this 3-day battle
    $400 1
Funny man Bob Hope
    $400 25
This Fox News commentator was the "Factor" when Joy Behar & Whoopi Goldberg stormed off the set of "The View"
    $400 16
On "The Jetsons", this boss' company sells sprockets & his main competition is Cogswell Cogs
    $400 6
In 1933 Gilbert Lewis isolated Deuterium oxide, AKA this type of water, which is used in nuclear reactors
    $400 11
The top of the head, or a dish made with goose liver
    $800 22
This 1895 classic follows the story of a young man from naive patriotism to fear to bravery
    $800 2
Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger
    $800 26
(I'm CNN Correspondant Lizzie O'Leary.) My favorite question to ask is "How much are you paid?"--I get great responses or non-responses, as when I asked Kenneth Feinberg, head of the Gulf Coast Claims Fund paid out by this oil company
    $800 17
This penguin hit it big as the outlandish legal aide of Steve Dallas, Bloom County's only lawyer
    $800 7
Melvin Calvin won a Nobel Prize for using carbon-14 to map the chemical reactions in this plant process
    $800 12
An undercoat of paint, or an old-time school book
    DD: $1,000 23
Geraldine Brooks' "March" imagines the war exploits of Mr. March, the father of the 4 girls in this work
    $1200 3
Football coaching legend Knute Rockne
    $1200 28
He reported on Ken Kesey's travels with the Merry Pranksters in "The Electric Kool-aid Acid Test"
    $1200 18
The name of this no-goodnik from Pottsylvania is actually a pun on a Czar's name
    $1200 8
A statue of this chemist stands outside the Institute of Metrology in Saint Petersburg, Russia
    $1200 13
An injury, or coiled up tightly
    $1600 24
E.L. Doctorow's "The March" depicts this general's campaign through the South
    $1600 4
Mural artist David Siqueiros
    $1600 29
(I'm Chris Matthews.) In 2004 Zell Miller, senator of this southern state, got so angry at me during an interview he said, "I wish we lived in the day where you could challenge a person to a duel"
    $1600 19
An orphan from Calcutta, this sidekick was adopted by Dr. Benton Quest
    $1600 9
2-time Nobel Prize winner Frederick Sanger helped determine the structure of this pancreatic hormone
    $1600 14
Something suitable, or to take possession of
    $2000 27
A 1952 novel by Shelby Foote recounts an 1862 battle at this title Tennessee place with a Biblical name
    $2000 5
Nuclear physicist Edward Teller
    DD: $1,200 30
An assignment for Sports Illustrated to cover a motorcycle race in Nevada led Hunter S. Thompson to write this book
    $2000 20
It's no joke: the death of this hero kicks off the action in Alan Moore's graphic novel "Watchmen"
    $2000 10
In 1897 this Midland, Michigan chemist founded what became one of the world's largest chemical firms
    $2000 15
A threshing machine, or to put together

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alistair Carly Matt
$16,400 $6,800 $13,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This state's highest peak is 13,796 feet high & only about 15 miles from the ocean

Final scores:

Alistair Carly Matt
$27,601 $7,800 $13,800
3-day champion: $56,800 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alistair Carly Matt
$17,200 $6,600 $14,000
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,800

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Game tape date: 2012-09-04
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