Show #6039 - Thursday, December 9, 2010

Contestants

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Steve Meer, an environmental engineer from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Liz Maziarz, an English professor and mom from Seattle, Washington

Adam Bibler, an economist originally from Lancaster, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

CREATURES OF THE NIGHT
TAKE A "COMP" DAY
IN THE DOGHOUSE
PRE-1929 U.S. PAPER CURRENCY
THERE'S A SEXY CATEGORY!
I KNOW A LITTLE...
    $200 5
The tapeti, or Brazilian this, is a nocturnal member of the genus Sylvilagus, or cottontail
    $200 1
A small space for storage, perhaps for your driving gloves?
    $200 11
Good for retaining heat, Dogloo's plastic doghouses are designed to look like these northern domiciles
    $200 9
In 1886 this first lady graced the $1 Silver Certificate, the first woman ever to appear on U.S. currency
    $200 2
In 2010 this singer made a surprise appearance during Jay-Z's set at Coachella; how'd Jay ever get her to show?
    $200 4
German; she's das Madchen, this young person
    $400 21
If you've never seen a "flying" one of these, it might be because they're nocturnal (Bullwinkle's pal is an exception)
    $400 6
A molecule, or an enclosure of buildings
    $400 12
London's Elmtree offers under-floor heating & has installed these so you can view your pet via computer
    $400 10
A 1914 $5 Federal Reserve note depicted the pilgrims & this explorer sighting land on the reverse side
    $400 3
Sofia Vergara has Ed O'Neill remarried with children of all ages on this ABC sitcom
    $400 17
Indonesian; he's only dua, this many, years old
    $600 22
Because tadpoles are 4 times bigger than adults, the nocturnal Pseudis paradoxa is known as the "shrinking" this
    $600 7
This noun for someone who travels with another is also the lowest rank of knighthood
    $600 13
This comic book kid's dog, Dollar, has a house wired for TV & phone
    $600 25
In 1896 a $2 "Educational" Series Silver Certificate was issued featuring this steamboat designer
    $600 16
Last name shared by Bond actress Barbara & Hazzard County bombshell Catherine
    $600 18
Greek; he's known as this letter,
which in math means a tiny quantity
    $800 23
As you might expect from its name, the 2-toed variety of this nocturnal animal is a real slow mover
    $800 8
A lingering feeling of remorse or regret for a misdeed, it's from the Latin for "stinging"
    $800 14
From the Latin for "dog" comes this word that refers to a shelter for one dog or many
    $800 26
This 22nd & 24th president's portrait graced the $20 bill from 1914 to 1928, when Jackson replaced him
    $800 28
Julian Casablancas & sometime Drew Barrymore boyfriend Fabrizio Moretti sexed up this rock band
    $800 19
Hungarian; he waits for Szent Mikulas to bring him presents in this month
    $1000 24
The 222 members of the avian order Strigiformes, better known as these, are all nocturnal
    $1000 15
Awareness & sympathy for another's suffering
    $1000 30
The Petinn Royal at this capital's Narita airport will not only take your terrier but will also house your hamster
    DD: $1,000 27
For a brief time in the 1860s, this "Great Compromiser" appeared on the $50 U.S. note
    $1000 29
The Mad Hatter was a recent role for this 2-time People magazine "Sexiest Man Alive"
    $1000 20
Russian; he loves p'yanitsa, a version of this "bellicose" card game

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

Adam Liz Steve
$2,600 $200 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Liz Steve
$8,800 $3,200 -$600

Double Jeopardy! Round

OPRAH'S FAVORITE BOOKS
THE GOLDEN BOOT AWARDS
MIDDLE NAMES
CASUAL & SPORTY FASHION
VIOLINISTS
2 Es, THEN ONE E
    $400 1
(Oprah gives the clue from a chair) Even today the perfect summer read is this John Steinbeck novel of good & evil centering on the Trask family
    $400 8
In 1983 this singing cowboy & sports owner got one of the first Golden Boots, given for work in Westerns
    $400 3
A Supreme Court justice: Maria
    $400 10
This Portland, Oregon, sportswear company took its name from the river that runs by the city
    $400 24
Siegmund Nissel played second fiddle in this quartet whose name was Mozart's middle name
    $400 18
Asiago or Roquefort
    $800 2
(Oprah gives the clue from a chair) One of my favorite novels of all time is this Pulitzer Prize-winner set in Alabama & narrated by Scout Finch
    $800 15
This 1992 recipient hosted TV's "Death Valley Days" & went far in politics
    $800 4
A British prime minister: Hilda
    $800 11
This company's Maine Hunting Shoe was born when the owner had leather uppers stitched to rubber boots
    $800 25
Maxim Vengerov often plays an encore called "Balalaika" entirely in this plucky style
    $800 19
Sheep wool, or to deprive of money by fraud
    $1200 9
(Oprah gives the clue from a chair) When I got up to 800 pages in this author's 'The Pillars of the Earth', I had to slow myself down because I didn't want it to end
    $1200 16
In 1998 this actor recited the Lone Ranger's creed as he received the founder's award
    $1200 5
An American naval hero: Hazard
    $1200 12
This brand of mountaineering apparel & equipment is named for the coldest, most unforgiving side of a mountain
    $1200 26
Fritz Kreisler expanded his repertoire by writing pieces, attributing some to this Italian who died in 1741
    $1200 21
You may wobble or even fall down if you're this, physically weak or frail
    DD: $1,000 17
(Oprah gives the clue from a chair) A book I chose for my book club in 2000 was this Toni Morrison novel about a young black girl who prayed for different features
    $1600 27
In 1985 he was honored with a Golden Boot; he also won a Medal of Honor for his deeds in World War II
    DD: $2,400 6
A U.S. president: Birchard
    $1600 13
This clothing company is named for a region in Southern Argentina & Chile
    $1600 28
This Genoa-born violin virtuoso had many female fans, including Napoleon's sister Elisa
    $1600 22
I was just thinking about this word meaning uncanny; that's weird
    $2000 20
(Oprah gives the clue from a chair) One of my favorite books from the last decade is David Wroblewski's debut novel about the bond between a mute boy & his dogs called "The Story of" him
    $2000 7
A 4-star general & Secretary of State: Meigs
    $2000 14
Jake and Rocket, seen here, grace clothes from this
optimistic-sounding company
    $2000 23
This type of hunting cap is associated with Sherlock Holmes

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Liz Steve
$8,800 $9,400 $200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

STATE CAPITALS
Forget Me Not, Glacier Avenue & Glacier Highway are streets in this state capital

Final scores:

Adam Liz Steve
$500 $18,400 $399
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $18,400 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Adam Liz Steve
$11,200 $10,400 $200
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $21,800

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