Show #6107 - Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Tom Kunzen game 1.

Contestants

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Tom Kunzen, a geotechnical engineer from Orlando, Florida

Kristi Myers, a graduate student and English teacher originally from Altamont, Illinois

Lori Cain, an insurance claims investigator from Altamont, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

JULIUS CAESAR
ROAM!
"B" WEAR
THE IDES OF MARCH
TAKE A STAB
ET TU, BRONTE
    $200 6
In his will, Caesar adopted this teenage future emperor as his heir
    $200 11
This can refer to a rural walk or a tax increase
    $200 16
In the U.S. this is a frilly hat for women; in England it refers to the hood of a car
    $200 21
On March 15, 1998, the ides boded ill for this pediatrician who wrote a book on child care
    $200 26
To protect Winona Ryder, Johnny Depp stabs Anthony Michael Hall with his "hands" in this Tim Burton film
    $200 1
Charlotte based "Villette" on her experiences at a boarding school in this Belgian city
    $400 7
In Shakespeare's" Julius Caesar", this man begins his eulogy of Caesar, "Friends, Romans, countrymen..."
    $400 12
Mark Twain said this sport "is a good walk spoiled"
    $400 17
"Flowery" term for an old-fashioned women's undergarment
    $400 22
On March 15, 1956 Broadway said 'Allo for the first time to 'Enry 'Iggins in this show at the Mark 'Ellenger
    $400 27
In this John Boorman film, Mordred pierces Arthur with his spear, but Arthur gets him anyway
    $400 2
The title character of Anne's "Agnes Grey" worked in this 9-letter job, as did Anne from 1841 to 1845
    $600 8
In 47 B.C., after defeating the King of Pontus, Caesar boasted, "Veni, vidi, vici!"; I came, I saw, I did this
    $600 13
This word for a leisurely stroll sounds like Mrs. Claus' hubby
    $600 18
Formal functions are sometimes called these 2-word affairs, referring to a piece of men's clothing
    $600 23
On March 15, 1985 this type of site debuted on the Internet; it was soon to be a "revolution" & a "bubble"
    $600 28
In a 1976 horror film, this telekinetic teen uses her powers to "throw" cutlery at her uber-religious mom
    $600 3
On the impact of Charlotte's work, Virginia Woolf wrote, "Think of Rochester and we have to think of" this title woman
    $800 9
From 46 to 44 B.C. Julius Caesar literally ruled as one of these, having been appointed so by the Roman Senate
    $800 14
To go at a slow pace; put an "R" at the beginning & it means to roam aimlessly
    $800 19
Got disco fever? You may be wearing these flaring pants that have an instrument in their name
    $800 24
The uncanny March 15 return of 75-plus turkey vultures, AKA these, to Hinckley Ridge in Ohio led to an annual fest
    $800 29
Lucy Liu looks great as a Yakuza leader, but gets a little off the top courtesy of "The Bride" in this movie
    $800 4
Emily Bronte died at the age of 30, just one year after this novel of hers was published & savaged by critics
    DD: $3,000 10
It took from 58 to 50 B.C., but Caesar decisively overcame this fractious French region
    $1000 15
Byron wrote "So we'll go no more a-" this word that's sometimes seen before "reporter"
    $1000 20
You don't have to be a Spanish separatist to enjoy these close-fitting bodices
    $1000 25
In 1819 residents in this part of Massachusetts voted for separation; on March 15, 1820 it became a state
    $1000 30
John Conner's foster father comes to a stabby, milky end in this 1991 sequel
    $1000 5
Charlotte, Emily & Anne published their poetry as Currer, Ellis & Acton this; does it ring one?

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

Lori Kristi Tom
$2,000 $1,800 $7,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lori Kristi Tom
$1,200 $4,600 $12,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE CIVIL WAR
EXES & "O"S
SALT
ACCIDENTAL INVENTIONS
STATE DEPARTMENT TRAVEL WARNINGS
6-LETTER WORDS FROM THE LATIN FOR...
    $400 11
Although the war began in April 1861, no major battles were fought until this one in Virginia 3 months later
    $400 1
Before Jackie, he romanced Maria Callas & was married to Athina Livanos
    $400 6
This element, symbol I, is added to table salt as a dietary supplement
    $400 17
You knead to know that this product has been fun for kids since 1955, but only after it failed as a wallpaper cleaner
    $400 16
From Aug. 13, 2010: "Remnants of the Taliban... remain active" in this country
    $400 25
"An unenclosed wood"; see it for the trees
    $800 12
This biscuit fittingly had "hard" in its name; Union soldiers called it "sheet iron crackers"
    $800 2
This actress has 3 children with ex John McEnroe
    $800 7
On average, this, which the ancient mariner saw lots of, is about 3% salt; a gallon contains about a quarter pound
    $800 18
Alexander Fleming got back from a trip to find no bacteria in the cultures he'd left exposed; hello, this
    $800 20
On June 24, 2010 State warned "U.S. citizens of the situation in" this country after "the January 12 earthquake"
    $800 26
"Pertaining to oxen or cows"
    $1200 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an animated diagram on the monitor.) At the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg, the Union's center line at Cemetery Ridge was hit by 12,000 Confederates who suffered 42% casualties in the skirmish known as this man's "charge"
    $1200 3
Before Sha-ron! this rocker was married to Thelma Mayfair
    $1200 8
The Via Salaria, over which salt was carried from salt beds in Ostia, is one of the oldest roads in this country
    $1200 19
In 1879 a chemist's unwashed hands got residue on a roll, which tasted sweet; he'd patent this, 300x sweeter than sugar
    $1200 21
On March 23, 2010 the State Dept. issued a warning on going to this Mideast country; hiking its border is a bad idea, too
    $1200 27
"To ward off", like a champion boxer does to his title
    $1600 14
This 6-barreled, hand-cranked weapon was first used in war by Union troops at the Battle of Petersburg
    $1600 4
This man who's played Dracula, Lee Harvey Oswald & Sirius Black was once married to Uma Thurman
    $1600 9
"Architectural" term for an underground repository of salt with a rounded shape
    DD: $6,000 23
In 1946 a Raytheon engineer's candy bar melted while he worked on a magnetron, leading to this; the first ones were 750 lbs.
    DD: $6,000 22
From Dec. 31, 2009 "recreational craft...risk seizure by pirates...in the intl. waters near" this African country
    $2000 15
On July 4, 1863, after a 6-week siege, this last Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi surrendered
    $2000 5
This singing sister married both Stephen Craig & Brian Blosil in ceremonies held at Mormon temples
    $2000 10
Salt ranks at 2 1/2 --midway between gypsum & calcite-- on this scale that measures hardness
    $2000 24
"Sept. 17, 2008, armed terrorists attacked a U.S. embassy in Sana'a" in this country, so "y" go?

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lori Kristi Tom
$6,800 $9,800 $28,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SPORTS & MUSIC
In July 2010 this Rock & Roll Hall of Famer performed at the Baseball H.O.F. induction ceremonies

Final scores:

Lori Kristi Tom
$13,500 $5,600 $28,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $28,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lori Kristi Tom
$6,800 $9,800 $28,200
10 R,
2 W
15 R,
1 W
31 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $44,800

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