Show #6526 - Monday, January 21, 2013


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John Morgan, an elementary school art teacher from Charlotte, North Carolina

Barbara Sheridan, an attorney and law clerk to a judge from Yonkers, New York

Helen Juvonen, an actor from Toronto, Canada (whose 2-day cash winnings total $57,202)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
Used to combat OCD as well as depression, it preceded "nation" in the title of a bestselling memoir
    $200 1
None dare accuse me of wearing one of these headdresses
    $200 26
Fully black swans are native only to this country, & the Sydney Swans sports team is only found there, too
    $200 8
It's a part of an elephant & a part of a tree
    $200 2
This reality series' theme "Ancient Voices" is remixed each season to reflect the current locale
    $200 14
"The metropolis of Lilliput described, together with the emperor's palace"
    $400 20
2 Xs mark the spot in the trade name of this anti-anxiety drug brought to market in 1981
    $400 3
This eastern U.S. location was much in the news in March of 1979
    $400 27
In Greek myth the beautiful Leda is ravished by this god in the form of a swan
    $400 9
4-letter word for a newspaper department, such as the "city" or "foreign" one
    $400 4
"Book 'em!" 3 musicians who played on the original theme of this police series played on the current theme
    $400 15
From 1995, "The birth of a witch" & "City of emeralds"
    $600 21
This extremely addictive pain-relieving drug was isolated from opium around 1804
    $600 5
This monarchy of Asia was never colonized by Europeans
    $600 28
Most swans are in this genus
    $600 10
When you preside over a meeting, you "take" this; when sentenced to death, sometimes you "got" this
    $600 23
This cartoon's theme begins with mom Lois singing, "It seems today that all you see is violence in movies & sex on TV"
    $600 16
"The Boy Who Lived" & "Diagon Alley"
    $800 13
Ask your doctor if this cholesterol-lowering drug aka atorvastatin is right for you; do not use it if you have liver disease
    $800 6
It's a swine-like mammal of Asia
    $800 29
A male swan is called a cob & a female swan is called this, where you might keep one on a farm
    $800 11
Someone trying artful deception is said to be using "smoke &" these
    $800 24
The catchy lyrics for this sitcom include, "men men men men, manly men men men"
    DD: $1,200 17
"Eliza's escape" & "Topsy"
    $1000 22
This end-of-the-alphabet antidepressant from Pfizer is also called sertraline
    $1000 7
Boxing or wrestling ring fixture seen here, used for tightening
    $1000 30
Despite its name, this least vocal swan species can make soft grunting sounds
    $1000 12
Francis Blair, editor of the Washington Globe, was part of Andrew Jackson's "kitchen" one
    $1000 25
This composer of the "Simpsons" theme won an Emmy in 2005 for his theme to "Desperate Housewives"
    $1000 18
"I am born" & "Mr. Micawber's gauntlet"

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

Helen Barbara John
$2,200 $3,400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Helen Barbara John
$6,200 $3,800 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 20
The shapka, this fur item worn by the cossacks, sometimes could be 2 feet tall
    $400 6
This last of the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy
    $400 21
The 2 in the top 10 found in the Americas
    $400 4
An iron block on which metals are hammered into shapes; it also hammers roadrunner-chasing coyotes
    $400 30
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Greenmarket Square in Cape Town, South Africa.) Once the site of slave trading, greenmarket square is now a bustling market where you can buy souvenirs from all over Africa; a popular one is the painted eggs of this big African bird
    $400 14
This Middle Eastern salad is made of bulgur wheat, tomatoes, parsley, olive oil & lemon juice
    $800 24
In the 16th century the cossacks defeated the Tatars & gained control of this vast eastern region for Russia
    $800 7
This period drama about an 18th century composer
    $800 22
India ranks No. 2 & these 2 countries that straddle it come in at 6 & 8
    $800 5
With the stress on the first syllable, a building add-on; on the second, to incorporate another country's territory
    $800 17
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from St. George's Cathedral in Cape Town, South Africa.) St. George's is known in Cape Town as the people's cathedral; in the 1980s, the weekly sermons of this archbishop made it a center of resistance to apartheid
    $800 15
This rich & creamy potato & leek soup is served cold & garnished with chives
    $1200 25
In 1995 this Russian president announced he was restoring Cossack units to the Russian army
    $1200 9
This Eddie Murphy remake of a Jerry Lewis film
    $1200 23
A population of 81 million makes this nation No. 16, & No. 1 in western Europe
    $1200 8
A collection of writings by various authors, often from a specific period
    $1200 1
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from St. George's Cathedral, in Cape Town, South Africa.) In Cape Town's celebrated west window of St. George's cathedral, one panel depicts this man of peace, who first espoused the doctrine of nonviolence while living in South Africa
    $1200 16
This type of crab, the pride of the Pacific coast, is named for a place in Washington State
    $1600 29
Tolstoy wrote that for Cossacks being in this state is "a rite, the non-fulfillment of which would be... apostasy"
    $1600 10
This Cher film about a boy with craniodiaphyseal dysplasia
    DD: $4,000 27
It represents Africa in the top 10
    $1600 12
The runner who goes last for a team in a relay race
    DD: $2,000 2
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Cape Town, South Africa.) Released after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela gave his first public speech from Cape Town's city hall; he began by leading the crowd in the chant "amandla ngawethu"--"power is ours"--the rallying cry of this party
    $1600 18
The Brits call this pungent salad green "rocket"
    $2000 28
The city of Kharkiv, founded by cossacks to protect Russia's borders, is now in this former SSR
    $2000 11
This Guillermo del Toro fantasy
    $2000 26
No. 15, the largest Arab country by population is this North African country with 84 million
    $2000 13
A sometimes fatal allergic reaction to bee venom is this type of "shock"
    $2000 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Cape Town, South Africa.) What's now Cape Town's vibrant Victoria & Alfred Waterfront began as a single jetty built for this Dutch company, whose name tells you it used South Africa as a stopover en route to Asia
    $2000 19
Prosciutto is Italian ham; this is Italian bacon from the pork belly

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Helen Barbara John
$13,800 $9,000 $16,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Opened in 2012, the Belfast museum seen here commemorates this, also constructed there

Final scores:

Helen Barbara John
$9,599 $17,999 $13,800
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,999 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Helen Barbara John
$15,000 $12,600 $16,400
21 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $44,000

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Game tape date: 2012-10-23
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