Show #6611 - Monday, May 20, 2013


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Paul Curcio, a web designer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Robyn Nelson, a bookseller and writer from Staten Island, New York

John Anneken, a postdoctoral researcher from Cincinnati, Ohio (whose 3-day cash winnings total $60,112)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 20
In 2010 Steven Slater was the man in this job who was fed up with passengers, took a beer & slid down an inflatable chute
    $200 15
Tony Stark & "Tropic Thunder"'s Kirk Lazarus
    $200 26
Cape Tainaron on the Peloponnesus is the southernmost mainland point of this country
    $200 1
John Carroll, the first Catholic bishop in the U.S., founded this Washington, D.C. school in 1789
    $200 6
This dashboard instrument tells you how fast your car is moving
    $200 11
Tofu is believed to have originated 2,000 years ago with the Han Dynasty of this country
    $400 21
Romeo & Juliet, Abelard & Heloise, him & Bristol (Palin)
    $400 16
Mrs. Lincoln & Mrs. Gump
    $400 27
South America's southernmost mainland point, cape froward on the Brunswick Peninsula, lies in this country
    $400 2
Rapper Wyclef Jean is named for this 14th century man responsible for the first complete English Bible
    $400 7
Intense fan frenzy toward John, Paul, George & Ringo, or a 1977 Broadway musical about them
    $400 12
Tofu is made from dried these that are soaked, crushed & boiled
    $600 22
Maybe 16 minutes--Omarosa, fired on season 1 of this reality show, was engaged to late actor Michael Clarke Duncan
    $600 17
Norman Bates in the first 4 "Psycho" movies
    $600 28
The nude statue at Smygehuk, the most southern point of Sweden, was based on the grandma of this "Kill Bill" actress
    $600 3
56 times this North Carolinian has been rated by Gallup as one of the 10 most admired men in the world
    $600 8
Another name for mercury, it can also mean unpredictable or mercurial
    $600 13
Tofu is 6 to 8% this, one of the 3 main classes of food providing energy to the body, along with carbs & fats
    $800 23
Cuban cashier Juan Gonzalez never thought this son of his would make U.S. headlines in 2000 at age 6
    $800 18
Achilles & Benjamin Button
    $800 29
Germany's is in this state bordering Austria
    DD: $1,000 4
In the 1880s she taught her healing methods to students at her Massachusetts metaphysical college
    $800 9
From the French, it's a low neckline on a dress
    $800 14
As in making cheese, curds are drained & pressed & the firmness of the tofu then depends on how much of this was extracted
    $1000 24
In 2012 this man's FiveThirtyEight blog correctly predicted the election results in all 50 states
    $1000 19
Warren Schmidt & J.J. "Jake" Gittes
    $1000 30
Cape Sarych, Ukraine's southernmost point, lies on this peninsula that juts into the Black Sea
    $1000 5
This great Jewish thinker aka Moses Ben Maimon is honored with a statue in his birthplace of Cordoba, Spain
    $1000 10
It's the fried Mexican entree seen here
    $1000 25
This brand known for its holiday feasts bills itself as "America's leading turkey alternative since 1995"

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

John Robyn Paul
$3,000 $800 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Robyn Paul
$8,000 $2,400 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
This 1742 Handel work was based on biblical verses collected by librettist Charles Jennen
    $400 1
This title "Teenage Witch" interned at the Boston citizen newspaper
    $400 2
As a liquid, this element, symbol Cl, is amber-colored & used as a bleaching agent
    $400 11
A fine, gentle misty rain
    $400 24
His "You Only Live Twice" was the last James Bond novel published in his lifetime
    $400 16
To paint with something broader than a brush, use this & its accompanying sloped pan
    $800 22
Dvorak's 9th symphony, written in America, is called "Z noveho sveta" in Czech & "From" here in English
    $800 7
Michael McKean was newspaper boss Perry White on this drama; Michael's wife Annette O'Toole was Martha Kent
    $800 3
On the periodic table, the halogens are located to the left of this group of gases that includes Krypton
    $800 12
Albus Dumbledore is a famous one
    $800 25
A contaminated space capsule wipes out the people of a small town in this early novel by Michael Crichton
    $800 17
Alliterative term for a lubricant-applying device that may be pneumatic or battery-powered
    $1200 23
This Russian pianist wrote "Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini" in 1934 while in exile
    $1200 8
This anchor on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show": "I've just been handed a bulletin: 'you have something on your front tooth!' "
    $1200 4
A calorimeter measures the amount of this released or absorbed in a chemical reaction
    $1200 13
This 7-letter adjective means odd or unconventional in style
    $1200 26
Perry Smith & Dick Hickock commit multiple Kansas homicides in this 1966 bestseller
    $1200 18
Type of nail with a tiny head that won't show; your "final" answer, please
    DD: $2,000 28
This haunting Mussorgsky work was inspired by a Nikolai Gogol story about witches gathering to hold a Sabbath
    $1600 9
Oldtime newsman Charlie skinner (Sam Waterston) is unafraid of the occasional potent potable on this HBO drama
    DD: $2,400 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) On TV, these two symbols play a part on "Breaking Bad", but in chemistry, they represent these two elements--one a toxic liquid, the other a metal
    $1600 14
A gadget, or a character in "Gremlins"
    $1600 27
In 1960 John Updike published this first novel about Harry Angstrom
    $1600 19
A deft ability at using tools, or the company that claims it invented the portable circular saw
    $2000 29
Last name of Domenico, the composer whose work is heard here; he learned a lot from his dad Alessandro
    $2000 10
On this '70s show radio reporter Les Nessman said turkeys dropped from a chopper fell "like sacks of wet cement"
    $2000 6
In this process, a solid such as dry ice converts directly into a gas without going through the liquid stage
    $2000 15
This fore-&-aft sail is set on the third mast of a ship
    $2000 30
Before taking off with "Airport", he checked in with "Hotel"
    $2000 20
A medical tool to hold back the edge of an incision; on film, there's one named for the Mantle Brothers

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Robyn Paul
$14,400 $6,000 $24,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In a PS to an April 12, 1945 letter, he wrote, "This was dictated before the world fell in on me... what a blow it was, but--I must meet it"

Final scores:

John Robyn Paul
$2 $3,979 $19,103
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $19,103

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Robyn Paul
$13,800 $6,000 $23,200
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
7 R,
1 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $43,000

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Game tape date: 2013-01-09
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