Show #6128 - Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Contestants

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Sara Heard, a housewife from Brooklyn, New York

Michelle Franklin, a localization editor from San Diego, California

Tim Kresowik, a urology resident from Iowa City, Iowa (whose 2-day cash winnings total $42,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

THINKING GREEN
MGM WOULD HAVE CHANGED YOUR NAME
THAT'S MY DRINK
"C" SERPENTS
VIRGIN BERTHS
PLAYING FOOTBALL FOR VOCABULARY
    $200 9
Since 1974 mulch from this annual Rockefeller Center sight has gone to Boy Scouts to use as ground cover in camps
    $200 20
Emil & Kjellfrid were the parents of this actress who had us at "Hello"
    $200 8
Gin, lemon juice, sugar & soda water:
____ Collins
    $200 4
The ringhals of southern Africa is also known as the spitting this
    $200 19
It took 62 seconds in 1911 for this ship's hull to slide from its building berth into Belfast's waters
    $200 1
It covers a baby bird, or it's in your quilt
    $400 11
Oregon's 1972 first-in-the-nation recycling act for containers is commonly known as this alliterative "bill"
    $400 21
Yvonne Strahovski plays a CIA agent on this TV show about a geek turned spy
    $400 10
Apple brandy, pineapple juice & bitters:
____-in-the-box
    $400 7
Because its markings resemble the patterns on an oriental rug, an Australian python species is called this
    $400 22
On March 15, 2006 the George H.W. Bush was launched as the 10th & final ship in the Nimitz class of these
    $400 2
A gap through a mountain range, e.g. Donner
    $600 13
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows us the solar array on the roof of Sony Pictures Studios.) Solar panels like the one used here at Sony convert energy from the sun into direct current, using these types of cells, PV for short
    $600 27
This "30 Rock" actress changed her own name--it used to have a "J" before the second "K"
    $600 17
Gin, lime & club soda:
Gin this guy
    $600 12
A penny for your thoughts on this venomous snake aka the highland moccasin
    DD: $2,000 23
Formerly known as the Bethia, this refitted ship set sail to find Tahitian breadfruit in 1787
    $600 3
The distance along a city street from where one road crosses it to the next road
    $800 14
The U.S. Army experimented with green bullets, thought to be more Earth-friendly without this metal
    $800 29
This singer/model "Fifth Element" star wants you to know her last name begins with a "yo" sound
    $800 26
Brandy, heavy cream & brown creme de cacao:
Brandy ____
    $800 16
The harlequin snake is an eastern species of this colorful but deadly biter that sounds like a real undersea serpent
    $800 24
Launched in 1938, it became a WWII troopship & then entered regular transatlantic service for Cunard in 1946
    $800 5
6-letter word for fishing equipment
    $1000 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows us an engine compartment at Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, MI.) Among Ford's future products is this environmentally-friendly update of the Ford Focus, with a lithium ion power train; it's known as the BEV, which stands for this
    $1000 30
This actress whose dad is from Senegal followed up "Precious" with a role as a student on "The Big C"
    $1000 28
Tequila, tomato juice, lemon juice, Tabasco, Worcestershire sauce:
the variation Bloody ____
    $1000 18
A white lining exposed by an angry Agkistrodon piscivorus gets it this name
    $1000 25
This guy with the name of a Norse god first took his raft Kon-Tiki for a spin in 1947
    $1000 6
Electrical activity impeding communication

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

Tim Michelle Sara
$2,800 $1,800 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Michelle Sara
$4,400 $4,800 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're talking about population now...)
THE BIGGEST U.S. CITY STARTING WITH...
BIOPICS BY SUBJECT
LOST TEXTS FROM BEN FRANKLIN
PICTURE "D"IS
AN AUTHOR IS BORN
YOU'RE SO COLORFUL
    $400 2
M
(Shares its name with an Ancient Egyptian city)
    $400 4
1988:
Teacher Jaime Escalante
    $400 23
OMG! So tired of bro James b-ting me up! I'm 17 & running away 2 live in this city! Market St is gr8!
    $400 1
Popular vending spot seen here--you want fries with that?
    $400 14
This American sci fi author started looking into the future in Petrovichi, Russia on Jan. 2, 1920
    $400 9
2-word term for the highest emergency state of readiness
    $800 3
P
(It's rising out west)
    $800 20
2004:
Revolutionary Che Guevara
    $800 24
1758 will b last yr of me writing & pub. this: been at it 4 25 yrs, that's enuf
    $800 8
During times of drought this activity can be in high demand
    $800 15
This son also rose on July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois
    $800 10
You're "in" this if you're in good health
    $1200 5
J
(On the Atlantic coast)
    $1200 25
2005:
Boxer James J. Braddock
    $1200 28
This 2-wd invention of mine saved my house during bad storm! oz./prev. = lb./cure!
    $1200 19
This design feature seen here has a nationality in its name
    $1200 16
Born in Bedfordshire, England in 1628, he was making "Progress" from the start
    $1200 11
To do this is to bring your own lunch to work from home, not necessarily in a paper sack
    $1600 6
R
(Bearing the name of a 16th century English explorer)
    $1600 26
1990:
Mobster Henry Hill
    $1600 29
1783: War over! Didnt get Canada 2day when I signed Treaty of this but USA h2s!
    DD: $2,800 21
This prominent 19th-century Englishman was an author as well as a politician
    $1600 17
We'll give you a chocolate bar if you'll name this short story writer born Sept. 11, 1862 in North Carolina
    $1600 12
"Metallic" term for what you see when you see the bright side of a bad situation
    DD: $1,600 7
A
(Named for one of the founders of the state where it's located)
    $2000 27
1995:
Writer Jim Carroll
    $2000 30
1722: wrote 14 essays as "Silence" this: gr8 2 make fun of kids @ Harvard! LOL!
    $2000 22
This type of semi-conducting rectifier allows flow in one direction only
    $2000 18
He was born at home Oct. 3, 1900 in Asheville, N.C. & later found out you can't go home again
    $2000 13
This slang term for the intellect is also the name of colorful nerve tissue in the brain

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Michelle Sara
$17,600 $10,800 $14,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNERS
The 2 Middle East prime ministers of the same country who shared the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize with another leader

Final scores:

Tim Michelle Sara
$5,599 $5,800 $7,999
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $7,999

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tim Michelle Sara
$19,600 $11,200 $14,800
23 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $45,600

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