Show #6588 - Wednesday, April 17, 2013


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Michelle Martin, a journalist from Chicago, Illinois

Shawn Selby, an adjunct history professor from Canton, Ohio

Gary Roberts, a defense consultant from Suffolk, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
A town of Whos is saved from certain death by beezle-nut juice due to the heroics--& keen hearing--of this title elephant
    $200 26
December 2, 2002:
this infamous Texas company
    $200 12
Intrepid insectivore seen here
    $200 2
Good evening... in a 2012 film Anthony Hopkins portrayed this rotund director at the height of his scary powers
    $200 1
2-word term for international commerce without restrictive tariffs
    $200 22
Pork or karate
    $400 18
"A train! A train! Could you, would you, on a train?" he screamed about green eggs & ham; today, he gets a restraining order
    $400 27
January 11, 2012:
this maker of Twinkies & Wonder Bread
    $400 13
A book in which financial accounts are recorded
    $400 4
In 2012 this rapper turned to reggae & changed his name from canine to feline
    $400 6
In 1946 this was described as having descended "from Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic"
    $400 23
A cat-o'-nine-tails, for example
    $600 19
A home invasion by this title animal traumatizes 2 kids & a fish, left alone by a mom who may be facing neglect charges herself
    $600 28
September 26, 2008:
this savings & loan nicknamed WaMu
    $600 14
This pounding tool takes 2 hands to operate
    $600 5
Ty Burrell plays Phil, goofy dad of the Dunphy clan, on this ABC sitcom
    $600 9
This successor to David Petraeus leading intl. forces in Afghanistan is an admired general & skilled e-mailer
    $600 17
To keep the band in time, it's what a good drummer tries to "keep"
    $800 20
A big scare "on the far-away island of Sala-ma-Sond" today, as this "king of the pond" fell & nearly became a shell of himself
    $800 29
June 21, 1970:
Penn Central, this type of company
    $800 15
In conversation with a Gabby Gus, it may be hard to "get a word in" this way
    $800 7
TV personality seen here with one of his good friends
    $800 10
Abbreviated O.A.S., it promotes cooperation & commerce between American nations
    $800 24
To get on another's nerves persistently
    $1000 21
The witness, a boy named Marco, initially claimed to have seen a zebra pulling a cart on this title street but later recanted
    $1000 30
April 6, 2001:
this utility commonly known as PG&E
    $1000 16
A grasslike plant that grows in wet areas
    $1000 8
In 1987 Nikki Sixx of this band was declared dead, got 2 adrenaline shots & hitchhiked home from the hospital
    DD: $1,000 11
3-word term for international equilibrium in which no single nation or alliance predominates
    $1000 25
To be "in" here means to be in prison

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Gary Shawn Michelle
$2,200 $3,000 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gary Shawn Michelle
$5,400 $2,400 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want a singer's name as your response...)
    $400 1
In 1901 they built a wind tunnel in their Dayton bicycle shop using a wooden starch box & a fan
    $400 16
Bill McKibben got us hot & bothered with "The End of Nature", the first book for general readers about this type of "change"
    $400 23
"Dude (Looks Like A Lady)"
    $400 9
Tony Orlando wanted a yellow one tied "round the ole oak tree"
    $400 19
Pat Sajak's show joins an after-Chinese dinner treat
    $400 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew travels the Toblerone Trail in Switzerland.) The Toblerone Trail of antitank barriers was created in case Nazi Germany failed to respect this Swiss policy that dates back to the war-torn Europe of the 17th century
    $800 2
In 1910 Jorge Chavez became the first to fly over these mountains; he made it to the Italian side but fatally crashed
    $800 17
His "Baby and Child Care" has sold more than 50 million copies worldwide
    $800 24
"Hotel California"
    $800 12
In warmer regions, nests of this wasp species named for the coloring on its abdomen may weigh half a ton
    $800 20
I'll score 3 goals in a game if you don't give me some Halloween candy
    $800 7
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands outside the Palace of Nations in Switzerland.) Geneva's Palace of Nations, a center for international diplomacy & cooperation for over 75 years, is about 6 soccer fields long & this organization's biggest center outside New York
    $1200 3
In 1910 this man, the first name in a British auto firm, became the first to fly nonstop across the English Channel & back
    DD: $600 18
His 1849 "Resistance to Civil Government" outlined his belief in nonviolent protest
    $1200 25
"Don't Stop Believin'"
    $1200 13
Paella gets that special yellow tinge from this spice
    $1200 28
One of the Twin Cities puts out a single, singing "Loves Me Like A Rock"
    $1200 8
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands on a balcony overlooking the city of Lausanne, Switzerland.) Switzerland is divided into 26 of these political units; though, the one we're in now didn't join until 1803, 500 years after the founding of the Confederation
    $1600 4
Sikorsky Aircraft, named for a pioneer in this type of aircraft, still makes them, including the Seahawk
    $1600 21
Jane Addams recounted her community activism in "Twenty Years at" this location
    $1600 26
"Best Of You"
    $1600 14
Part of yellow fever is the buildup of yellow bile pigments in the skin, this condition
    $1600 29
A type of sports overtime becomes more serious as a document that sets an execution date
    $1600 10
(Kelly of the Clue Crew visits a cheese stand in Switzerland.) Emmental, which is basically synonymous with Swiss cheese, gets its recognizable look from these microorganisms; they ferment lactic acid into the carbon dioxide that make the holes
    DD: $1,600 5
On June 15, 1916 in Washington state, this American flight-tested his first plane, a seaplane called the Bluebill
    $2000 22
This Frenchman had good things to say about us in his 1835-40 work "Democracy in America"
    $2000 27
    $2000 15
U3O8, what do we appreciate? This solid form of uranium oxide
    $2000 30
Legendary 19th c. Missouri outlaw who went straight into politics & married Mary Matalin
    $2000 11
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Switzerland.) Switzerland is a scientific hub, with the particle physics facility founded in 1954 as Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire but now known by this 4-letter name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gary Shawn Michelle
$12,000 $12,400 $14,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Jackie Gleason considered, but then decided against, suing this show that premiered September 30, 1960

Final scores:

Gary Shawn Michelle
$0 $18,901 $24,800
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $24,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gary Shawn Michelle
$15,200 $12,400 $14,400
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
17 R,
2 W
16 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $42,000

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Game tape date: 2012-12-04
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