Show #6038 - Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Contestants

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Kate Palladino, a middle school librarian from Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania

Adam Bibler, an economist originally from Lancaster, Ohio

Josh Powell, a phone-based health coach from San Diego, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $26,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL MAKEOVERS
NBA MVPs PDQ, OK?
STATE FAIRS
LITERATURE ALIASES
THIS CATEGORY IS A SHOE-IN
W.W. 5
    $200 2
V.P. for just 83 days before getting the top job, this chief exec goes for the ZZ Top--what a sharp dressed man
    $200 1
This 2010 MVP took his trophy & then made "The Decision" to leave town
    $200 19
A demolition one is a feature of state fairs including Kansas' & Indiana's (but not Kentucky's)
    $200 8
In the Sindarin tongue he was known as Mithrandir, the "Grey Wanderer"
    $200 27
The word for this shoe with a wooden sole can also mean "to obstruct"
    $200 13
Roald Dahl chocolate maker
    $400 3
One stop at the big and tall shop & this 6-foot, 300-plus-pound prez seen here is large & in charge
    $400 4
In 2008 this Laker won his first MVP; hard to believe it took 12 seasons
    $400 20
Washington's state fair turned 100 in 2008 & set a record by gathering 24 of these people in a room
    $400 9
If you're looking for Mr. (Robin) Goodfellow, ask for this Shakespearean character
    $400 28
The name of this shoe style includes a synonym for glimpse
    $400 14
"Leaves of Grass" creator
    $600 16
A little Rogaine goes a long way for this now hirsute prez who once worked in the Panama Canal Zone
    $600 5
This Suns guard went back-to-back in 2005 & '06
    $600 23
On Oct. 17, 2008 its state fair kicked off with an opening ceremony & tobacco heritage day
    $600 10
In an 1844 novel, Edmond Dantes disguises himself as Abbe Busoni & this title noble
    $600 15
Scottish resistance fighter of the 1290s & 1300s
    $800 17
It's Tippecanoe & who, too? This president looking blue
    $800 6
Before a 3-point contest, this Celtic & 1986 MVP asked, "Which one of you guys is finishing 2nd?"; he backed it up & won
    $800 24
The Texas state fair's 212-foot ferris wheel,
North America's tallest, is called
the Texas this symbol
    DD: $800 11
AKA Barbecue, this character was also "The Sea Cook", another title for the novel in which he appeared
    $800 21
"The Prelude" romantic poet
    $1000 18
Add the hair and mustache, make the coat purple, & this Vermont man, sworn into office by his dad, president or prince?
    $1000 7
In 1993 this Taco Bell spokesman wasn't "turrible", he was league MVP for Phoenix
    $1000 25
F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1928 story "A Night at the Fair" is set at this Midwestern state's fair
    $1000 12
Randall Flagg, a character created by this man, is aka Nyarlathotep, Walter Padick & Walter O'Dim
    $1000 26
In 1984 Mark Thatcher designed this brand of sport sandals for river rafting
    $1000 22
Newspaper & radio gossip giant

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Josh Adam Kate
$4,000 -$400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Adam Kate
$5,600 $4,600 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

AUSTRIAN HISTORY
CHINESE CINEMA
EGYPTIAN GEOGRAPHY
HAWAIIAN AGRICULTURE
AMERICAN FADS
AROUND THE "GLOBE"
    $400 7
For centuries the nearby Hallein mines made this city the center of regional salt trade
    $400 20
This Chinese action star of films like "Drunken Master" & "Rumble in the Bronx" has broken a number of bones doing stunts
    $400 17
This river enters Egypt near Lake Nasser
    $400 1
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue from a jungle on Maui.) Hawaii, the only U.S. state with a true tropical one of these environments, grows most of the USA's macadamias, which originated in the same type of environment when it covered much of Australia
    $400 11
When participating in the 1970s fad for these, Betty Ford used the handle "First Mama"
    $400 2
A transparent sphere usually with a Christmas scene inside: shake it again!
    $800 8
During the Third Crusade, Leopold V quarreled with this English king, who was later caught in Austria & ransomed
    $800 21
As a boy, this star of films like "Fearless" & "Hero" was a martial arts champion
    $800 18
Baharia, Farafra & Dakhla are these stopover spots while crossing the desert in Egypt
    $800 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue from a coffee bean field on Molokai.) Coffee gets its flavor from the earth, & the nutrient-rich soil of Molokai, which gets its red color from this element, is ideal for growing coffee
    $800 12
After running nude through a 1974 meeting of Hawaii's legislature, a man declared himself this "of the house"
    $800 3
Nominated 7 times, Tom Cruise has won 3 of these
    DD: $800 9
When Austria joined forces with this country in 1867, the result was known as a "doppelmonarchie"
    $1200 22
"Brokeback Mountain" earned this director his first Oscar
    $1200 19
Home to an ancient wonder, it's Egypt's third-most populous city
    $1200 24
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents the clue from Molokai.) High-temperature, forced-air treatment is used to kill any insect larvae in fruits as part of this, also a term for isolating contagious humans
    $1200 13
Wham-O said that "new amazing Zectron" gave these 1960s bouncers "50,000 lbs. of compressed energy"
    $1200 4
Ian Wright is a presenter on this travel show
    $1600 10
In 1791 she asked her brother Leopold II to mount a counter-revolutionary crusade against France; he said no
    $1600 25
This Chinese actor starred in "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" & in "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End"
    $1600 27
Egypt has land borders with Israel, Libya & this large country to the south
    $1600 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents the clue from a pineapple factory on Maui.) The Spanish & the Portuguese spread the pineapple from South America around the world, & it was introduced to Hawaii in 1813 by a Spanish advisor to this ruler
    $1600 14
A 1952 time article commented on an "epidemic" of these "raids", calling them "the newest and noisiest college craze"
    $1600 5
"Sweet Georgia Brown" is this team's theme song
    $2000 16
In 1814 & 1815 Austria hosted this get-together that helped reorganize Europe after the Napoleonic wars
    $2000 29
Films like "The Killer" by this director helped establish the modern Hong Kong gangster film
    DD: $1,000 26
One of Egypt's easternmost points is Ras Banas, which juts out into this body of water
    $2000 15
B-boying is another term for this acrobatic dance style that became a national craze in the 1980s
    $2000 6
Ellen Goodman won a 1980 Pulitzer Prize for her work at this publication

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Adam Kate
$18,000 $16,400 $3,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD HISTORY
After the Royal Family fled to this country in 1807, it became the only one in South America from which a European country was ruled

Final scores:

Josh Adam Kate
$3,100 $12,000 $4,600
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $12,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Josh Adam Kate
$18,800 $17,400 $3,800
20 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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