Show #6502 - Tuesday, December 18, 2012


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Joe Emison, a chief technology officer from Asheville, North Carolina

Kevin Moser, an attorney from Fort Wright, Kentucky

Susan Jann, an operations coordinator from Bristol, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
This term for a teenage girl of the 1940s refers to ankle socks folded over at the top
    $200 7
In basketball a helpful pass resulting in a score gets you this on the scoresheet
    $200 26
In 1797 Tennessee's William Blount became the first man expelled from this body & its only member impeached by the House
    $200 2
This company says it "has helped clients obtain nearly $50 billion in tax refunds" & other benefits
    $200 21
This bloodsucking insect preys on humans. Sleep tight
    $200 1
This character speaks the line "Be but sworn my love, and I'll no longer be a Capulet"
    $400 14
Unlike most other kinds, tube socks aren't shaped to fit this part of your foot
    $400 8
(Kelly of the Clue Crew walks on the beach at Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia.) This basic swimming stroke used by lifesavers was pioneered in Australia during a rescue approach; it's modified to keep the head out of the water & the rescuer's eyes on the victim
    $400 27
From 1913 to 1918 Chattanooga lawyer William McAdoo, this man's son-in-law, was also his Treasury secretary
    $400 3
It was Lucy's usual term of non-endearment directed at Charlie Brown
    $400 22
This "royal" predator of North America ran to about 40 feet long & 7 tons, but isn't around anymore
    $400 17
In an 1850 poem he wrote, "'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all"
    $600 11
2-word term for an extra little Christmas gift; you can get some at the Starbucks store
    DD: $1,600 9
This term for a golf course is actually a Scottish word for sandy coastal land
    $600 28
Governor during reconstruction, William Brownlow mobilized the Tennessee guard to crush this then-new hate group
    $600 4
A hit movie, or an aerial bomb weighing several tons
    $600 23
Don't tread on this venomous predator seen here
    $600 18
A song by this composer says, "Birds do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it, let's do it, let's fall in love"
    $800 12
Originally green & white, these socks worn by the Campbell clan were named for a county in west Scotland
    $800 10
A cesta is the basket used to catch & throw the pelota, or ball, in this fast sport
    $800 29
In 1958 Tennessean William Anderson commanded this submarine on the first voyage under the North Pole's ice pack
    $800 5
Occupational name for a type of wood-topped table
    $800 24
One of the fiercest predators of penguins is the leopard variety of this mammal
    $800 19
In "The Prophet" he wrote, "Love one another, but make not a bond of love: let it rather be a moving sea"
    $1000 13
In 1931 ankle socks caused a sensation when Mrs. Fernley-Whittingstall wore them playing this at Forest Hills
    $1000 16
This 6-letter German term means to make a straight downhill run on skis
    $1000 30
A real-life "Bones", forensic anthropologist William Bass founded the "Body Farm" at the U. of Tenn. in this city
    $1000 6
Alliterative term for a substance taken to reduce the heart rate or to prevent migraines
    $1000 25
Called the tiger of the sea, this streamlined ocean predator can be a threat to swimmers wearing shiny objects
    $1000 20
Around 413 A.D. this church father declared, "Love and do what you will"

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

Susan Kevin Joe
$4,400 $600 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Kevin Joe
$6,600 $400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In honor of his centennial year...)
(Alex: We'll give you the island; you tell us the country it belongs to.)
    $400 26
Tradition has it that the first stone for this Paris cathedral was laid in 1163 by Pope Alexander III
    $400 25
In standard usage this equals a positive, so "I didn't do nothing" means "I did something"
    $400 1
The P-51 Mustang's reputation was so great, in the mid-'60s executives at this company named a youth-oriented coupe after it
    $400 14
Pendentives are used to place this vaulted circular roof atop a square room
    $400 7
Woody had a Gibson one of these on which he placed the sticker that read, "This machine kills Fascists"
    $400 2
    $800 27
In 1181 this type of exploding star lit up the nighttime sky in Cassiopeia & remained visible for 185 days
    DD: $2,000 24
In English exactly 3 words, with a total of 6 letters, represent this part of speech
    $800 8
The Mustang was the main fighter of this international organization when it began fighting the Korean War
    $800 15
In a ribbed vault, the ribs provide support, or seem to, for this arachnid-sounding material between the ribs
    $800 10
Woody didn't like bosses, but this "Boss" gave a speech honoring him at 2012's South by Southwest music festival
    $800 3
    $1200 30
Berthold V founded this future Swiss capital in 1191 as a military post on the Aare river
    $1200 23
Some grammar mavens complain about the use of "hopefully" as a sentence one of these, modifying the whole sentence
    $1200 9
This sound barrier breaker flew a Mustang for most of his 12.5 aerial kills during World War II
    $1200 16
As in the home seen here, Desert Modernism thrived in the mid-20th century in this California desert city
    $1200 11
The aging, ailing Woody was visited by Joan Baez & other stars in the early-'60s revival of this 4-letter style of music
    $1200 4
(2, please)
    $1600 28
One of the first books on this branch of medicine also practiced by barbers advocated molten lard
    $1600 22
To change a sentence from active to passive voice, you usually add a form of this common verb
    $1600 19
Often flying P-51 Mustangs, this distinguished African-American unit flew more than 1,500 missions during WWII
    $1600 17
Recipients of the Pritzker Prize receive a medallion based on designs by this Chicagoan, the "Father of the Skyscraper"
    $1600 12
In May 1939 Guthrie began writing his column "Woody Sez" for People's World, this party's newspaper
    $1600 5
    DD: $1,500 29
This queen of France was divorced from Louis VII in March 1152 & married Henry Plantagenet 2 months later
    $2000 21
In "Der Ring Des Nibelungen", the -en ending indicates this grammatical case, also called the genitive
    $2000 20
In 1944 the P-51 gave the Luftwaffe hell with its new visibility-maximizing type of canopy named for this fragile object
    $2000 18
Inigo Jones restored St. Paul's cathedral from 1633 to 1642, before it burned & was rebuilt by this man
    $2000 13
Guthrie took the title for this 1943 autobiography from one of his songs about a train
    $2000 6
MacKenzie King Island

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Kevin Joe
$17,100 $9,200 $8,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1805 the second in command to this hero said, "I wish (he) would stop signaling. We all know what we have to do"

Final scores:

Susan Kevin Joe
$19,600 $18,200 $16,800
2-day champion: $42,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Susan Kevin Joe
$20,600 $9,200 $7,400
24 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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Game tape date: 2012-09-05
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