Show #6042 - Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Tom Nissley game 1.
Alex announces The IBM Challenge.

Contestants

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Tom Nissley, an online books editor from Seattle, Washington

Judy Arnold, a technical writer from Sunnyvale, California

Jonathan Corbblah, a chess teacher from Harlem, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

LANGUAGES
CELEBRITY BOOKS
IT RINGS A BELL
THE FLU FIGHTERS
I'M DRIVING
THE STATE NAME
    $200 26
Yupik is a native language spoken by about 15,000 in Siberia & the western part of this state
    $200 1
In 2004 she published "Confessions of an Heiress: A Tongue-in Chic Peek behind the Pose"
    $200 6
According to the bell on this, we've reached your floor
    $200 21
flu.gov says this is the best protection against contracting the flu--not scared of needles, are you?
    $200 17
In 2009 the price for a medallion on one of these driven in NYC was over $750,000
    $200 11
...with a Z
    $400 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Of France's many languages, Breton, introduced by the Celts, & Gallo, developed from Latin, serve this coastal region
    $400 2
In a book for kids, he tells "How to Train with a T. Rex and Win 8 Gold Medals"
    $400 7
You better pay up after hearing the bell on this
    $400 22
To reduce your chances of getting the flu, the CDC recommends doing this often, for 15 to 20 seconds at a time
    $400 18
In a Beach Boys song, a female driver will have "fun, fun, fun" until her daddy takes this away
    $400 12
...with the most Is
    $600 28
Paul's letters in the New Testament were written in a version of this language called Koine
    $600 3
He's the man behind the books "I'm Only One Man" & "Who Wants to Be Me?"; need a lifeline?
    $600 8
Originally it was a Chinese gong, but since 1903, business here has begun with a bell ring similar to this
    DD: $2,000 23
This U.N. agency issues annual recommendations for the composition of new anti-flu drugs
    $600 19
If you drive the only Disneyland park attraction that can be boarded outside the park, you're driving this
    $600 13
...with the most Es
    $800 29
In the 17th century Jesuit missionaries developed a written form of this Asian language known as Quoc Ngu
    $800 4
In "My Word is My Bond", he talks about some of his memorable roles from The Saint to Beau Maverick to 007
    $800 9
At certain times the bell heard here warns you to stay out of this area
    $800 24
The DHHS says to help protect yourself from the flu, you should avoid touching these 3 parts of your face
    $800 20
It can mean a person who drives 2 or more draft animals, or a union truck driver
    $800 14
...with 2 Ks
    $1000 30
The semitic language of Akkadian was spoken in this land whose name means "between rivers"
    $1000 5
Lynette Scavo on "Desperate Housewives", she co-authored "A Practical Handbook for the Boyfriend"
    $1000 10
Walking on a country road in a winter wonderland, keep your ears pealed for these--are you listening?
    $1000 25
The CDC urges flu victims to play it "cool" & stay home at least 24 hours after this symptom is gone
    $1000 16
A mahout is the traditional term for a driver of one of these
    $1000 15
...with the most Os

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

Jonathan Judy Tom
$1,600 $200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Judy Tom
$3,200 $3,000 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

PUFF
THE MAGIC DRAGON
LIVED BY THE SEA
JACKIE PAPER
SEALING WAX
& OTHER FANCY STUFF
    $400 20
This word precedes "puff" in a common alliterative beauty aid
    $400 1
Jeremy Irons helps the title character connect with his dragon in this film whose title changes 1 letter in "Dragon"
    $400 2
It's no wonder Lot's wife was changed into a pillar of salt; she & Lot lived by this "sea" that's really a lake
    $400 26
The subject of the bio "America's Queen", she was an editor at Doubleday until her 1994 death
    $400 8
A process called candling involves removing excess wax from these organs
    $400 15
A fetlock is located on the back of the horse's leg & the forelock is located here
    $800 21
This synonym for "puff" can refer to a slight odor or a baseball strikeout
    $800 7
In this 2010 animated film, Hiccup befriends & then teaches an injured dragon named Toothless
    $800 3
The ancient poet Sappho hailed from an island in this sea
    $800 27
Truman Capote said of this writer's frenzied creation of "On the Road", "that isn't writing; it's typing"
    $800 9
Kashmiri voting officers are sealing a voting machine for a 2004 vote in this country
    $800 16
Cotton candy is also called spun this
    $1200 22
In an eye exam a puff of air is used to measure intraocular pressure, a test for this condition
    $1200 12
In this 1977 kids' movie, the title character is the only one who can see Elliott, a dragon
    $1200 4
If you make your home in the capital city of Hobart, you live by this sea
    $1200 28
Her paperback novels like "Hollywood Wives" have been bestsellers
    $1200 10
Originally called Plastone, this "reptilian" car polish seals your car from the elements
    $1200 17
In 2010 this Conservative leader descended from King William IV became Britain's prime minister
    $1600 23
From the French for "flaky", feuillete is a term for a puff this
    $1600 13
Christian Bale & Matthew McConaughey tag & bag flame-throwing dragons in this futuristic tale
    DD: $3,600 5
The fur seals of the Pribilof Islands not only live by this sea, they also live in it
    $1600 29
Pills are the dolls in the title of her trash classic "Valley of the Dolls"
    DD: $3,000 11
These rings sound like young swans, but they're actual used to seal letters with wax
    $1600 18
This "sweet"' instrument may be hammered or Appalachian
    $2000 24
It's a metaphor for acting proud & making yourself look big; a grouse does it literally
    $2000 14
Peter MacNicol eventually gets this title job in a 1981 movie
    $2000 6
A good place to play Marco Polo is in this sea that surrounds Marco Polo's city of birth
    $2000 30
This former G.E. CEO has co-authored "Straight From The Gut" & "Winning"
    $2000 25
This valuable wax secreted by sperm whales is used as a fixative in perfumes
    $2000 19
Marilyn Monroe described this actor who died in 1966 as "the only person I know who is in worse shape than I am"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Judy Tom
$10,800 $12,400 $18,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

OLYMPICS HISTORY
In 1988 this country boycotted the Summer Olympics after its demand to co-host the games was refused

Final scores:

Jonathan Judy Tom
$13,000 $22,400 $24,801
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $24,801

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jonathan Judy Tom
$8,800 $11,000 $17,200
20 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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