Show #6072 - Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Contestants

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Gitta Neufeld, a Judaic teacher trainer from Far Rockaway, New York

Abie Hadjitarkhani, a psychotherapist from San Francisco, California

Amanda Sonmor, a virtual assistant originally from Denver, Colorado (whose 2-day cash winnings total $21,501)

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Jeopardy! Round

MEN OF MUSIC
BIOPIC-NIC
NICE TO MEAT YOU
MIDDLE "C"
(Alex: Each correct response will have a "C" in its exact center.)
WAR
GAMES
    $200 22
100,000 people of this city turned out for the 1849 funeral of beloved bandleader Johann Strauss Sr.
    $200 16
1970
George C. Scott as this general
    $200 1
We give thanks that toms, the males of these birds, can reach 70 lbs.
    $200 6
Define-A-Lash from Maybelline is a line of this
    $200 17
Of all the USA's wars, this one claimed the most American lives
    $200 10
An explorer lends his name to this call & response swimming pool game
    $400 23
"King of the Waltz" Johann Strauss Jr. wrote in other dance forms too, like the "Tritsch-Tratsch" this
    $400 24
1983:
Meryl Streep as this nuclear power technician
    $400 2
This meat comes before "fried steak" in a dish popular in the South
    $400 7
Traditionally at graduation, this student with the highest grades makes a speech
    $400 18
It was known as "the war to end all wars"
    $400 11
In other words, this summer camp game could be called "Seize Your Enemy's Banner"
    $600 28
In 1908 Oscar Strauss turned this playwright's "Arms and the Man" into the operetta "The Chocolate Soldier"
    $600 25
1992:
Jack Nicholson as this labor leader
    $600 3
USDA grades of this "other white meat" are 1, 2, 3, 4 & utility; mmm... utility this
    $600 8
In 1923, John Deere launched it's Model D, the first of these to bear the Deere name
    $600 19
During this 1967 war, Israeli troops under Moshe Dayan came within a stone's throw of Damascus, Syria
    $600 12
They'll treat you like a "king" in Petal, Mississippi, home to the International Hall of Fame for this board game
    $800 29
Richard Strauss used double basses for Jokanaan's beheading in the opera about this princess
    $800 26
2001:
Will Smith as this poet/pugilist
    $800 4
Be vewy quiet; the most common small game animal is this, which is mostly white meat & can be grilled, fried or roasted
    $800 9
It means of or pertaining to the sense of smell
    DD: $1,800 20
"Operation Rolling Thunder" was the 1965 U.S. bombing campaign designed in part to stop men & supplies coming south on this road
    $800 13
This lawn game was once called pall mall, from Italian words meaning "ball" & "mallet"
    $1000 30
Horn virtuoso Franz Strauss was consulted by Wagner in devising this hero's horn call
    $1000 27
2004:
Liam Neeson as this behavioral researcher
    $1000 5
A western N.Y. city knows cuts of this humped cattle family member are lower in fat & cholesterol than most cuts of beef
    $1000 15
For a nice chianti, visit this wine-making region of Italy that's famous for it
    $1000 21
During this war, Major George Armistead wanted "a flag so large the British will have no difficulty seeing it"
    $1000 14
In terms of the use of fingers, it's the game in which 0 beats 2, 2 beats 5 & 5 beats 0

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

Amanda Abie Gitta
$6,000 $1,600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda Abie Gitta
$4,400 $3,600 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

SYDNEY
TV THEME LYRICS
DEATH BY...
PARTS OF THE WHOLE
TITLE WAVE
ANIMAL TERMS
    $400 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew holds a wriggling echidna at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia.) Naturally, Sydney's Taronga Zoo has a distinctly Australian echidna; an echidna named Millie, short for "millennium", was a mascot in the summer Olympic games in this year
    $400 6
"It's time to play the music, it's time to light the lights"
    $400 7
Hanging, December 30, 2006 in Baghdad
    $400 1
Thermostat control,
egg tray,
crisper
    $400 23
Jon Krakauer:
"Into ____ Air"
    $400 15
This expression meaning to crease a page in a book for later reference dates back to 1659
    $800 21
(Kelly of the Clue Crew enjoys the surf at Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia.) It's easy to see why local tradition says that "bondi" once meant "water breaking over rocks" in the language of these people
    $800 10
"It's like you're always stuck in second gear, well it hasn't been your day, your week, your month, or even your year"
    DD: $2,000 8
Air crash of his MiG fighter plane while on a training mission near Moscow, March 27, 1968
    $800 2
Grip,
shaft,
a head made of stainless steel, titanium, carbon graphite...
    $800 24
Malcolm Gladwell:
"The ____ Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference"
    $800 16
If you've been beaten 72-0 in football, you've gotten this, from the name of a smelly critter, Mephitis mephitis
    $1200 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the National Maritime Museum in Sydney, Australia.) One of the world's most accurate maritime reproductions is the Australian-built replica of this James Cook ship that shares a name with a Space Shuttle
    $1200 11
"Believe it or not, I'm walking on air, never thought I could feel so free"
    $1200 9
An overdose of barbiturates, August 5, 1962, at her L.A. home
    $1200 3
Reservoir,
filter basket,
carafe
    $1200 25
Kate Jacobs:
"The ____ Night Knitting Club"
    $1200 17
To "go whole" this animal means to indulge completely
    $1600 29
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from Sydney, Australia.) At 3/4 of a mile, the Harbour Bridge is so long that it requires a permanent continuous painting crew; this man, who played Crocodile Dundee, was once a part of that crew
    $1600 12
"I don't know who you think you are but before the night is through, I wanna do bad things with you"
    $1600 14
Firing squad, at the Utah State Prison, January 17, 1977
    DD: $1,600 4
Eyepiece,
declination setting scale,
azimuth fine adjustment
    $1600 26
Jane Austen & Ben Winters:
"Sense and Sensibility and ____ ____"
    $1600 18
This "scaly" alliterative term originally referred to men who flirted in tea rooms
    $2000 30
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia.) As the Opera House is located on the Harbour, it's fitting that the roof is made up of these sections, named for what they're designed to evoke
    $2000 13
"Movin' movin' movin', though they're disapprovin', keep them dogies movin"'
    $2000 22
Possible dropping of a tortoise on his head by an eagle, in 456 B.C.
    $2000 5
Mars light,
tower ladder,
water pressure gauge,
hydrant intake
    $2000 27
Sara Gruen:
"Water for ____"
    $2000 19
Teens who frequent shopping centers are called these, the title of a Kevin Smith film

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda Abie Gitta
$11,200 $6,800 $9,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE OLD TESTAMENT
In the Book of Job, this name means "accuser", & that was his role in God's court

Final scores:

Amanda Abie Gitta
$3,999 $9,200 $18,300
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $18,300

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amanda Abie Gitta
$14,600 $8,800 $9,200
21 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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