Show #6525 - Friday, January 18, 2013


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Eric Reiberg, an actor from Indianapolis, Indiana

Patrick Mooney, a high school math teacher from St. Louis, Missouri

Helen Juvonen, an actor from Toronto, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $40,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Mixtec is one of many indigenous languages of this country
    $200 6
Vitelottes, a type of these tubers, have almost-black skin & purple flesh
    $200 26
The millions who have visited Nevada to do this can thank assemblyman Phil Tobin, whose bill legalized it in 1931
    $200 13
This former NYC mayor has walked up the broad way with Judith Nathan, Donna Hanover & Regina Peruggi
    $200 21
Yo ho ho! Spider-hunting spiders of the family Mimetidae are also known as this... arrr
    $200 1
A shackle for the hands
    $400 12
Latvian, one of the oldest European languages, is related to this, the classical language of Hinduism
    $400 7
A favorite since ancient times, this Chinese fruit is called a "nut" when it's dried
    $400 27
Begun in 2009, a state mediation program aims to help homeowners avoid this event in which Nevada led the U.S. 2007-2011
    $400 14
Clarence Thomas officiated at the third marriage of this conservative radio host, but the final verdict was divorce
    $400 22
Countless spiders built these webs after 2012 floods forced them to higher ground in Wagga Wagga, in this country
    $400 2
It's aka the sea cow
    $600 18
If you kibitz in this language, you should know it's also called Judeo-German
    $600 8
A long thin cookie, langue-de-chat means this, probably a reference to its shape
    $600 28
Days before leaving office in 1861, this president signed the act creating the Territory of Nevada
    $600 15
This ex-Speaker of the House from Georgia had a Contract with America but broke his contract with a few wives
    $600 23
A lifespan of 30 years has been recorded for a big, hairy mygalomorph, commonly known as this
    $600 3
Musical instrument of the lute family
    $800 19
With about 9 million speakers, it's the most widely spoken Scandinavian language
    $800 9
Amaretti are macaroons flavored with a paste made from the bitter type of these nuts
    $800 29
On June 29, 1994 Nevada reached a new high when the temperature reached 125° in this city on the Colorado River
    $800 16
It was woe-be-gone as this broadcaster kept finding the wrong prairie home companion
    $800 24
Spiders can ride the wind on silk strands at heights of 2,600 feet; the behavior is called this, no hot air required
    $800 4
    $1000 20
It's the main dialect of French spoken in Belgium, or a Belgian who speaks it
    DD: $1,600 10
In ancient Rome this flat fish was called "Jupiter's sandal"
    $1000 30
It's off to this "Biggest Little City in the World", named for a general who died in the Civil War
    $1000 17
This fast-food tycoon supersized his life with 3 marriages; Joan was the dessert
    $1000 25
With a leg span of up to 12 inches, T. blondi, the goliath this-eating spider, can capture & eat small avian prey
    $1000 5
In medieval times, it was thought that this human-looking plant uttered a deadly shriek when uprooted

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

Helen Patrick Eric
$1,400 $0 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Helen Patrick Eric
$3,200 $600 $7,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
3 mice. Sightless. Scared. & this lady "cut off their tails with a carving knife"; did you ever see such a sight in your life?
    $400 21
This word for a fancy private sailing ship comes from the Dutch for "to hunt"
    $400 1
The drainage basin of this river covers nearly 1.25 million square miles
    $400 16
From the Latin for "hair", these hairlike tubes connect arteries & veins & carry blood deep into tissues
    $400 2
In "Parents Just Don't Understand" he & D.J. Jazzy Jeff pleaded, "Mom, please put back the bell-bottom 'Brady Bunch' trousers"
    $400 26
This "Roaring" decade produced the poem "The Wild Party"
    $800 8
He "broke his crown", but Old Dame Dob just "patched his nob with vinegar and brown paper"
    $800 22
The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas offers rides in an authentic one of these Venetian canal boats
    $800 12
If you see an envelope that says "To: Alex T. From: Poopsie", Alex T. is this (& I'd like it back)
    $800 17
Of phlebitis, esophagitis or otitis, what you'd most likely take Prevacid for
    $800 3
Sadly, this singer "lost on 'Jeopardy!'"
    $800 27
"Dirty", until the first synthetic household detergent came along
    $1200 9
So ends the tail! She found her sheep "indeed, but it made her heart bleed, for they'd left all their tails behind 'em"
    $1200 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an illustration of a raft on a monitor.) The ancient Polynesians improved the raft by taking two logs, bridging them with planks & later adding a sail; the design gave us this modern-day vessel whose name is Tamil for "tied wood"
    $1200 13
An accountant
    DD: $1,600 18
In 1978 Janet Parker, a worker at Birmingham Medical School, became the last person to die of this disease
    $1200 4
Nickelback sang, "I want a brand new house on an episode of" this MTV show that toured celeb homes
    $1200 28
"Swinging" with Britain's Profumo Affair
    $1600 10
"Died on Saturday, buried on Sunday, this is the end of" this guy; 'night, kids! Sweet dreams!
    $1600 24
The title of the movie "Das Boot" refers to dis type of boat
    DD: $2,000 14
In 1540 Hernando De Soto camped in the area of what's now this state capital
    $1600 19
Used in biofeedback, an electromygraph is an instrument that records the electrical impulses emitted by these
    $1600 5
"You don't have to watch 'Dynasty' to have an attitude" in this song; now I just want your extra time & your...
    $1600 29
"Go-go", as the USSR launched Mir
    $2000 11
It was post-pie revenge later in this rhyme when "down came a blackbird and snapped off" a maid's nose!
    $2000 25
Seen here, this 11-letter feature tells you the kind of boat the American Queen is
    $2000 15
Vociferous is part of the scientific name of this bird that may repeat its signature call 400 times without stopping
    $2000 20
Linked to serious birth defects after its introduction in 1958, this sedative is now effectively used to treat leprosy
    $2000 6
In 1975 he vowed, "& I'll jump & hey, I may even show 'em my handstand, because I'm on, ...the 'American Bandstand'"
    $2000 30
"Naughty", with Aubrey Beardsley's shocking "Salome" illustrations

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Helen Patrick Eric
$10,000 $1,800 $16,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1779 U.S. Marine Corps Captain William Jones advertised for these, later a 1992 movie title

Final scores:

Helen Patrick Eric
$16,401 $3,600 $12,799
2-day champion: $57,202 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Helen Patrick Eric
$9,600 $1,800 $17,600
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
5 R,
2 W
33 R
(including 1 DD),
8 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,000

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Game tape date: 2012-10-16
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