Show #6117 - Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Contestants

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Ted Sitting Crow Garner, a sculptor and writer from Chicago, Illinois

Jennifer Carlo, an assistant dean of student affairs from Dunbar, West Virginia

Denise O'Connor, a health care attorney from Oak Ridge, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $31,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

TREES
QUITE THE CAST OF TV CHARACTERS
PASTA SHAPES
ANCIENT NAMES FOR MODERN PLACES
THE M16
THE "G"-5
    $200 17
The most common Christmas tree in the U.S. is the Scotch species of this conifer
    $200 12
This title doc is a lifesaver, but Drs. Lawrence Kutner & Amber Volakis both died after working for him
    $200 1
Vermicelli is from the Latin for "little' these--eww!
    $200 7
Once Lusitania, this country's modern name comes from the Roman name Portus Cale
    $200 22
Technically, an M16 isn't really a machine gun, but an automatic one of these
    $200 6
If you're not moving too well, you've "got a hitch in" this
    $400 18
A gift from the Japanese, Prunus serrulata is one of the chief species of this tree planted at the Jefferson Memorial in 1912
    $400 13
Gil Grissom & Raymond Langston both went after the bad guys (with science!) on this show
    $400 2
Fettuccine means this; get it right & we'll award you a "blue" one
    $400 8
"Helvetia" is still inscribed on this mountainous country's currency & stamps
    $400 23
The primary manufacturer of the M16 is this American company also famous for its revolvers
    $400 27
A sneaker, or slang term for a private investigator
    $600 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a botanical photo on the monitor.) Broad rings on a tree indicate years of sunshine & rain; narrow rings indicate cold or this weather condition, from the Middle English for "dryness"
    $600 14
Jamie-Lynn Sigler (played by Jamie-Lynn Sigler) & Mrs. Ari were characters on this HBO show
    $600 3
Stelline are literally "little" these heavenly bodies
    $600 9
Greeks & Romans wrote about this island, Hibernia, though they never settled on it
    $600 24
Varieties of these for the M16 include rubber, tracer & armor-piercing
    $600 28
In English grammar, it's the "ing" form of a verb functioning as a noun
    $800 20
The "biloba" in its scientific name means "2-lobed", referring to its 2-lobed leaves
    $800 15
Supporting roles on this show include Glenn Quagmire & Death, the latter voiced by Adam Carolla
    $800 4
Little round tortellini get their name from tortello, an Italian word for this food
    $800 10
The ancient name for this modern country's capital is Berytus
    $800 25
A standard attachment to the underside of the M16 is the M203, one of these "launchers"
    $800 29
The esophagus
    $1000 21
From a Dutch word for "kitten", it's a drooping cluster of flowers found in willow, birch & oak trees
    $1000 16
Lutz, Frank & Toofer help make a variety show on this TV show
    $1000 5
Orecchiette means "little" these body parts
    DD: $1,800 11
Tripolitania is now the northwestern part of this country
    $1000 26
If you could keep it supplied, an M16 is capable of 950 rpm, which stands for this
    $1000 30
This multi-decked Spanish warship had 3 masts & a square rig

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

Denise Jennifer Ted
$1,400 $1,600 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Denise Jennifer Ted
$3,000 $1,800 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

DOC
BASH-FUL
GRUMPY
SLEEPY
HAPPY
& OTHER LITTLE PEOPLE
    $400 6
Seriously, Doc, I have episcleritis? An inflammation of one of the layers of this sensory organ?
    $400 24
Don't leave your beads behind if you attend a party along the parade route for this pre-Lenten New Orleans festival
    $400 1
Reasons for his grumpiness include that his heart "was 2 sizes too small"
    $400 11
In 2010 the sleepy Hudson River town of Rhinebeck, N.Y. hosted the nuptials of this first kid
    $400 16
First name of Mr. Philbin's wife
    $400 21
Kenyan actor Deep Roy played all of these helpers in Tim Burton's "Charlie & the Chocolate Factory"
    $800 7
I shouldn't have petted that deer, because now I'm afraid I have this disease caused by a deer tick & named for a city
    $800 25
Jason Wu designed Michelle Obama's one-shouldered silk chiffon gown for these events on the night of Jan. 20, 2009
    $800 2
This Dickens character introduced in 1843 is now generic for a grumpy miser
    $800 12
Big Arm, Bigfork, & Big Sky are all little towns in this state
    $800 17
Adjective describing Ken Kesey's pranksters
    $800 22
Dwarves join Donkey to dance & sing "I'm A Believer" in this 2001 animated film
    $1200 8
What do you mean my shingles is like a second coming of this childhood disease? Wasn't once enough?
    $1200 26
Emily Post says you can give one of these parties for a single mom-to-be as well as for parents about to adopt
    $1200 3
Disgusted, he calls Claudius' court "an unweeded garden that grows to seed"
    DD: $2,000 13
This sleepy Pennsylvania town is often called "The Most Famous Small Town in America"
    $1200 18
It can follow "wood" or "golf", or precede MLB's Jones
    $1200 23
In this 1981 Terry Gilliam film, the title little guys have stolen a temporal-travel map from the Supreme Being
    $1600 9
Doc, my nearsightedness is really bad & I don't want to try LASIK; what about RK, short for this?
    $1600 27
1,300 invited guests attend the banquet held in Stockholm's Blue Hall following the awarding of these
    $1600 4
Who would hold it against this poor fisherman for being grumpy after sharks ate his prized marlin catch?
    $1600 14
A 1920s query asked, "Will it play in" this Illinois town that experts considered a bellwether?
    $1600 19
This Greek word for extreme happiness was once used by doctors for a patient who felt great even though ill
    $1600 29
Trumpkin, played by Peter Dinklage, is a dwarf loyal to Caspian in this film series
    $2000 10
Doc, you call them renal calculi, I call them by this more common name, but how long before they pass?
    $2000 28
The invitation to a masked ball that Truman Capote threw in 1966 told women to wear a gown of either of these two colors
    $2000 5
In this novel Oskar Matzerath decides to stop growing at age 3, makes noise with his favorite instrument & destroys things
    $2000 15
Tim McGraw called this Colorado ski resort city southwest of Aspen & Vail a "sleepy little town"
    DD: $1,200 20
If you're this type of "spirit", etymologically akin to "bliss", it can also mean you lack concern
    $2000 30
Frank, played by Peter Dinklage, has unwelcome news about the deceased in this 2010 comedy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Denise Jennifer Ted
$6,200 $8,600 $10,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

COASTAL STATES
With 301 miles, it has the most coastline of current states that were part of the 13 original colonies

Final scores:

Denise Jennifer Ted
$200 $500 $2,500
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $2,500

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Denise Jennifer Ted
$8,000 $8,600 $12,800
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,400

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