Show #6057 - Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Contestants

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Steve Gratz, a freelance artist from Washington, D.C.

Alex Marchyshyn, a recent college graduate from Charlotte, North Carolina

Genaro Lopez, a contract administrator from Portland, Oregon (whose 1-day cash winnings total $29,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

I'M MELTING
TENNIS VOCABULARY, ANYONE?
WHAT'S THE USE
ALWAYS IN FASHION
3 AGAINST 1
(Alex: Each correct response will be 4 letters long, but 3 of them will be exactly the same.)
MARXISMS
    $200 2
Scientists worry about the fast melting of these Antarctic bodies, like the vast body called the Pine Island this
    $200 1
An aviator with 5 air kills
    $200 18
A Geiger counter is used primarily to measure this
    $200 13
It's the last name of the designer whose website is usa.tommy.com
    $200 11
British theater director Trevor, or ex-Georgia Senator Sam
    $200 26
Marx & Engels gave us the line "A specter is haunting Europe -- the specter of" this -ism
    $400 3
Snowmelt plus ground still frozen from winter can equal this, the most common type of U.S. natural disaster
    $400 4
A crack in the earth's crust
    $400 19
A capotasto or capo is attached to the fingerboard of a guitar to raise this for all the strings at once
    $400 14
Hello, designers! This "Project Runway" man, aka the Silver Fox, is chief creative officer at Liz Claiborne
    $400 12
As a baby's chest cover for meals, it doesn't have enough letters; as a type of lettuce, it does
    $400 27
His mom said, "If Karl, instead of writing a lot about" Das This, "made a lot of" this, "it would have been much better"
    $600 8
Instructions for doing this: remove food; insert pan of hot water; wipe out melt; return food
    $600 5
The retinue of a reigning monarch
    $600 20
This, named for a 10th C. Danish king, enables short-range wireless communication between electronic devices
    $600 15
He was hired at age 17 as Christian Dior's assistant; after Dior's death 4 years later, he was head of the House of Dior
    $600 23
A temporary calm or stillness
    $600 28
Marx & Engels wrote "The proletarians have nothing to lose but" these
    DD: $1,600 9
The melting of the snowpack in this mountain range supplies the water of over half of California's population
    $800 6
An automobile race run over public roads
    $800 21
An epipen delivers a dose of epinephrine to treat this type of severe allergic reaction, partly from the Greek word for "watching"
    $800 16
In 1967 he began marketing his unique line of ties under the name Polo
    $800 24
Impudent or disrespectful back talk
    $800 29
These people, like Kant and Spinoza, "have only interpreted the world in various ways; the point is to change it"
    $1000 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map of Europe.) Snowmelt from the Alps feeds major rivers, including the Rhine that flows to the North Sea, the Danube, which heads to the Black Sea, & emptying into the Mediterranean Sea is this river
    $1000 7
Ambrose Bierce described this as "a temporary insanity curable by marriage"
    $1000 22
This seen here is used for fastening ropes in mountaineering
    $1000 17
Originally know for his menswear, this Italian created the A/X line that features leisure & active sportswear
    $1000 25
Historian William, or Connecticut Senator Christopher

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

Genaro Alex Steve
$200 $0 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Genaro Alex Steve
$4,200 $400 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE NORTHERNMOST CAPITAL CITY
SAINTS BE PRAISED
WHAT ARE YOU... CHICKEN?
FABLES & FOLKLORE
NON-LY ADVERBS
MARXISMS
    $400 2
Dublin, Stockholm, Paris
    $400 1
This Lord Chancellor of England was canonized in 1935, 400 years after his execution
    $400 7
The chicken prepared this way, French for "blue ribbon", was often hard to swallow--& such small portions!
    $400 9
In a Hawthorne tale, old Mother Rigby animates Feathertop, one of these straw dummies used on farms
    $400 17
Matt Lauer & Al Roker know that this title of their show could be an adverb meaning "at the present time"
    $400 26
As Professor Wagstaff in "Horse Feathers", Groucho told his son, "I'd horsewhip you if I had" one of these
    $800 3
Buenos Aires, Bogota, Brasilia
    $800 13
In art, Saint Agnes is often depicted as holding this young animal, a symbol of innocence & purity
    $800 23
Diced chicken in a rich cream with mushrooms, pimientos, green peppers & sherry is chicken a la this
    $800 8
In Russia, Baba Yaga is one of these & she's got a hut that walks around on chicken legs
    $800 18
You can use this 5-letter adverb on "Jeopardy!" if your response is a country
    $800 27
Groucho to Chico: "I'll bet your father spent the first year of your life throwing rocks at" this bird
    $1200 4
Pyongyang, New Delhi, Islamabad
    $1200 14
An immigrant herself, this Italian-American mother is the patron saint of immigrants
    $1200 22
Da, when pierced, a boned chicken breast emits a jet of fragrant melted butter in chicken this 4-letter style
    $1200 10
This character announces, "with my bow & my arrow, I killed Cock Robin"
    $1200 19
It can be a noun meaning a company, or an adverb for "without wavering", as in "stand" this
    $1200 28
Film in which Groucho asks, "Wouldn't it be simpler if you just put the stateroom in the trunk?"
    $1600 5
Luanda, Monrovia, Algiers
    DD: $2,000 15
Legend has it that St. Sylvester healed this first Christian Roman emperor's leprosy in baptismal waters
    DD: $2,000 24
Alton Brown recommends pinot noir for the wine in the French name of this dish
    $1600 11
Gerda tries to rescue Kay from this Hans Christian Andersen title royal
    $1600 20
Please resist the temptation to spell this adverb meaning "very nearly" with 2 L's
    $2000 6
Manila, Kathmandu, Jakarta
    $2000 16
This New Testament martyr is the patron saint of bricklayers
    $2000 25
Cooked spaghetti & strips of chicken with a sherry-parmesan cheese cream sauce is chicken this Italian name
    $2000 12
In a Robert Burns folksong, this character whose name once symbolized liquor endures torture & death
    $2000 21
Meaning "frequently", this adverb is now 2 letters longer than it was some 400 years ago

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Genaro Alex Steve
$8,600 -$1,600 $14,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE HALL OF PRESIDENTS
(Alex: ...at the National Portrait Gallery.)
Of the 9 presidents whose images have a beard or mustache, this late 19th century man is the only Democrat

Final scores:

Genaro Alex Steve
$2,399 -$1,600 $12,399
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $12,399

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Genaro Alex Steve
$8,600 -$1,600 $13,200
13 R,
3 W
4 R,
3 W
20 R
(including 3 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $20,200

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