Show #6518 - Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Ashok Poozhikunnel game 5.
Kristin Morgan game 1.


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Brett Swartz, a graphic designer from Athens, Georgia

Kristin Morgan, a strategic analyst for NASA from Huntsville, Alabama

Ashok Poozhikunnel, an underwriter from Wheaton, Illinois (whose 4-day cash winnings total $69,002)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
In 2004 a U.S. law named in part for this type of unwelcome e-mail took effect to prohibit deceptive subject lines
    $200 1
There's a canal named this in Mesa County, Colorado, a long way from the famous one in New York State
    $200 16
In 2011 Josh Elliott of ESPN became news reader for this ABC show that starts many people's day
    $200 11
1940s job of the legendary Rosie
    $200 6
One set of rules in this test of strength says if the grip comes apart, the 2 hands will be strapped together
    $200 2
He let his theory evolve for 20 years before going public in 1858
    $400 25
A set of operating rules for computer information exchange; it can also mean proper diplomatic etiquette
    $400 21
The U.S. has 110 hospitals named for this helpful New Testament fella from Luke 10
    $400 17
Aaron Sorkin created Will McAvoy, anchorman with a conscience, for this HBO series
    $400 12
Don't do it to your neighbor's stuff, warn the 10 Commandments
    $400 7
Contest in which old automobiles are intentionally crashed into each other until only one is left running
    $400 3
In the 1660s, with Cambridge closed by plague, he went home & started inventing calculus
    $600 26
I'm sorry, contestants, it was the name of the murderous computer in "2001: A Space Odyssey"
    $600 22
No shortage of U.S. islands called this; there are 162 besides the one that's home to Queens & Massapequa
    $600 18
A new bio of this beloved CBS anchor says he bugged a committee room at the 1952 Republican Convention
    $600 13
The Sting Ray was one model of this classic transport
    $600 8
This Olympic event is also called water ballet
    $600 4
This 19th century chemist saved France's beer, wine & silk industries
    $800 27
In 1961 Les Earnest created the first program of this type, now a word processing tool, & yes, computer, his name is Les with 1 S
    $800 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Idaho.) This Idaho ski resort was developed by the Union Pacific Railroad & named by a press agent who brought Hollywood stars to popularize the area
    $800 19
In 2012 she succeeded Ann Curry as co-anchor of the "Today" show
    $800 14
Catlike critter prized for its musk
    $800 9
In the '80s Photon was a chain of venues for this game inspired by "Star Wars"
    $800 5
In 1957 this Danish physicist became the first recipient of the USA's Atoms for Peace Award
    $1000 28
WinZip is a popular tool for doing this, reducing file size to store or transfer more data
    DD: $4,000 29
Warm Springs, Georgia's airport is named for him
    $1000 20
We're glad this CNN show hosted by Candy Crowley isn't just on once a year in January
    $1000 15
Oy, it means to complain or someone who complains a lot
    $1000 10
A saying in this circus activity is "the trouble is that the balls go where you throw them"
    $1000 30
After discovering Uranus, he wanted to name it for King George III

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

Ashok Kristin Brett
$1,800 $1,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ashok Kristin Brett
$1,200 $2,800 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Robert LeRoy Parker was the real name of this outlaw & colleague of the Sundance Kid
    $400 21
Oregon State basketball coach Craig Robinson, an MBA from the U. of Chicago, has this very famous brother-in-law
    $400 14
The Arctic has this type of "ice cap"
    $400 28
Nicholas Hoult & Kelsey Grammer have played Dr. Hank McCoy in films about these marvelous mutants
    $400 4
"We Will Rock You", playing in the West End since 2002, features the music of this group
    $400 7
Skirt steak is great for this sizzling southwest treat that comes with tortillas, peppers & onions
    $800 2
The FBI said the ma of these "bloody" brothers was part of the gang, but pa George was a shiftless beneficiary
    $800 22
Agamemnon & Menelaus were both brothers & brothers-in-law: they wed sisters Clytemnestra & this Trojan beauty
    $800 15
4-letter word of disdain; when doubled, it's a verb meaning to dismiss
    $800 30
Lauren Tewes welcomed guests aboard as cruise director Julie McCoy on this long-running ABC series
    $800 5
In summer 2011 Ralph Fiennes took to the stage as Prospero in this play
    $800 8
A popular '70s gift was a pot for this dish of melted cheese & forks to dip the bread into it
    DD: $1,400 3
The Younger brothers, standing, formed an outlaw alliance with these brothers, seated in the photo here
    $1200 23
This Scot, the winner of the 2012 Indy 500, is the son-in-law of country superstar Naomi Judd
    $1200 16
The Maharishi sometimes used this word as part of his name
    $1200 26
Captain Bill McCoy's bootlegging ship is anchored off the New Jersey coast in the first scene of this HBO series
    DD: $800 6
In summer 2012 this play based on a movie about 2 British athletes at the 1924 Olympics was off & running
    $1200 9
Focaccia & naan are types of this
    $1600 19
"Bonanza" star Lorne Greene had a No. 1 hit about this outlaw, the "fastest gun in the West"
    $1600 24
Social philosopher William Godwin was dad-in-law to this romantic poet
    $1600 17
This city name comes from an Illinois Native American word for the wild leek
    $1600 27
Leonard was the first name of Dr. McCoy, made famous by this actor in the 1960s
    $1600 12
Judi Dench bowled 'em over as Sally Bowles in this musical that began its London run in 1968
    $1600 10
The name of this breakfast cereal is Italian for "flour"
    $2000 20
Declared an outlaw by the feds, he & his "raiders" were made an official part of the Confederate Army in 1862
    $2000 25
Charlie Chaplin's last father-in-law was this dramatist
    $2000 18
A tough lad in 1950s England was this type of "boy"
    $2000 29
In "The Bonfire of the Vanities", this Oscar winner played financial wizard Sherman McCoy
    $2000 13
A 1991 production of "Three Sisters" featured these 2 daughters of Sir Michael, & their niece Jemma
    $2000 11
Eaten raw or cooked, this fern is named for its resemblance to part of a violin

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ashok Kristin Brett
$6,400 $9,800 $12,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

These 2 world capitals are separated by only 250 miles of land & less than 1 degree of latitude, at 59º 17' & 59º 57' N.

Final scores:

Ashok Kristin Brett
$0 $6,700 $4,800
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $6,700 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ashok Kristin Brett
$10,400 $10,000 $12,800
18 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
10 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $33,200

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Game tape date: 2012-10-15
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