Show #6131 - Monday, April 18, 2011

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John Paul Manuel, an operations specialist from San Francisco, California

Andrew Fuller, a special education teacher from Elburn, Illinois

Sara Heard, a housewife from Brooklyn, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $70,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

REAL HISTORICAL HOUSEWIVES OF D.C.
FOOD WORDS & PHRASES
FORBES' MOST-EDUCATED SMALL TOWNS
"A" IS FOR AUTHOR
HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES
BACKSTAGE AT THE MET
(Sarah: The world behind-the-scenes that creates the amazing worlds onstage.)
    $200 6
In February 1962 millions of Americans tuned in to watch her TV "Tour of the White House"
    $200 1
To savor the taste of, like a certain hot dog topping
    $200 23
No. 1:
This Maryland town that's home to a naval hospital
    $200 8
...of "Little Men"
    $200 13
Horton heard that "Read Across America Day", March 2, coincides with the birthday of this children's author
    $200 18
(Sarah reports from backstage at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.) The great soprano Deborah Voigt wears this costume in the Met's 2011 production of this Wagner opera, in which she plays the title role
    $400 7
Only 6 rooms were finished when she moved in in 1800, & she ended up using the East Room to hang laundry
    $400 2
To thwart someone's plans is "to cook" this web-footed bird
    $400 24
No. 12:
You'll find some southern Ph.D.'s here, 10 miles from Durham & 25 from Raleigh
    $400 9
...of "Metaphysics" in the 300s B.C.
    $400 14
Britannica says this animal observed on Feb. 2 is "basically a giant North American ground squirrel"
    $400 19
(Sarah reports from backstage at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.) Now what opera might feature dancing bears? "The Magic Flute", when staged at the Met by this director, famed for her Broadway version of "The Lion King"
    $600 20
After her husband suffered a stroke in 1919, any requests to see him or communicate with him had to go through her first
    $600 3
This food staple is paired with circuses to mean extravagant entertainment to appease the masses
    $600 25
No. 15:
This Pennsylvania town that's also known for some football, Nittany Lions style
    $600 10
...of a poem she read at Clinton's first inauguration
    $600 15
Casimir Pulaski Day, the first Monday in March, celebrates a Revolutionary War hero born in this country
    $600 26
(Jimmy reports from backstage at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.) Here in the scenic shop, we're hammering away at the items that are used onstage in this number performed by the Gypsies in "Il trovatore"
    $800 21
The woman enjoying her grandkids in the White House movie theater isn't any old granny--she's this First Lady
    $800 4
Joyce's "Ulysses" includes a version of this "sweet" proverb about using something up & still having it to enjoy
    $800 29
No. 2:
This Boston suburb that's home to one of the Seven Sisters
    $800 11
...of the ancient Greek comedy "Clouds"
    $800 16
Daisy Gatson Bates Day in this state celebrates a civil rights activist who helped integrate Little Rock's schools
    $800 27
(Jimmy reports from backstage at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.) Backstage at the Met, you can find sets for operas by Verdi, Mozart & Puccini, who begins this opera in a Latin quarter garret

"O, Mimi, tu pi..."
    DD: $2,000 22
She actually served wine at an 1877 White House dinner before the ban on alcohol went into effect
    $1000 5
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map of recent earthquakes around the San Andreas Fault on the monitor.) A Japanese seismologist saw a possible circular earthquake pattern that could build up to one very large quake, in the hole in what's called the Mogi this, like a bakery treat
    $1000 12
...of 1980's "The Clan of the Cave Bear"
    $1000 17
Seward's Day, the last Monday in March, is one of this state's holidays
    $1000 28
(Sarah reports from backstage at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.) The jewelry here was worn by Elisabeth Rethberg, portraying this Verdi slave girl, a role in which she made both her 1922 met debut & her 1942 farewell

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

Sara Andrew John Paul
$3,400 $600 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sara Andrew John Paul
$3,200 $1,600 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

CALIFORNIA GOVERNORS
SCHWARZENEGGER
(Alex: All about birds...)
GRADE AVIS
RE: GUN
THE BROWNS
WARRIN'
    $400 18
Earl Warren was the first 3-term governor of California & was this man's running mate on a 1948 ticket
    $400 7
The logical choice was to cast this comic actor as Arnold's brother in "Twins"
    $400 26
The wingspan of the California this can be nearly 10 feet; instead of giving it an E for endangered, it gets a gentleman's "C"
    $400 1
A part of a .45, or last name of Mike in Mickey Spillane's "My Gun Is Quick"
    $400 2
Seen here, the brown four-eyed one of these critters is the only large American marsupial that lacks a pouch
    $400 16
From the Latin for "war" comes this adjective meaning "ready to fight"
    $800 19
President of the Central Pacific Railroad, he was governor from 1862 to 1863 & later opened a university
    $800 8
The few lines that Arnold mouthed in "Conan the Barbarian" were written by John Milius & this "Wall Street" director
    $800 27
The red-winged this gets a "B" for its "konk-ka-reee" song; Mr. McCartney heard it "singing in the dead of night"
    $800 3
In a James Bond novel, Francisco "Pistols" Scaramanga is also known as "The Man with" this
    $800 12
This record-setting athlete is a member of the halls of fame for college football, pro football & lacrosse, too
    $800 17
This "avian" word refers to those advocating conflict
    $1200 20
Dr. George Pardee was elected governor in 1902 in part to eradicate this rat-borne illness in San Francisco
    $1200 9
Arnold used the last name "Strong" when portraying this demigod "in New York"
    $1200 28
The St. Andreasburg type of this bird is noted for its singing; be the "cat who swallowed" one & earn a "C"
    $1200 4
In a 1939 Dalton Trumbo novel, he "Got his Gun" & got badly wounded
    $1200 13
The 2 main types of mustard seed are yellow, from the Mediterranean region, & brown, from these lofty Asian mountains
    $1200 23
From the Greek for "fist" comes this adjective used to describe boxers, & perhaps some little dogs...
    DD: $4,000 21
Frank Merriam didn't suffer from "Jungle" fever after beating this novelist in the 1934 gubernatorial race
    $1600 10
In "The Running Man", Arnold feuded with this British game show host
    $1600 5
"The Gun" is a tale of the Napoleonic Wars by C.S. Forester, creator of this sea captain who also fights Napoleon
    $1600 14
Before his time at No. 10 Downing Street, he won election in 1983 as the MP for Dunfermline East
    $1600 24
This warlike word is a homophone for a residence for youths abroad
    $2000 22
In 1982 George Deukmejian beat this L.A. mayor to win the office
    $2000 11
Arnold reteamed with this innovative director for 1994's "True Lies"
    $2000 6
A big-fifty Sharps & a sawed-off 12-gauge show up in chapter 1 of "Gunsights" by this author of "Get Shorty"
    $2000 15
This American playwright's 1926 work "The Great God Brown" was significant for its symbolic use of masks
    DD: $1,000 25
The first 7 letters of this word meaning "quarrelsome" spell a word meaning satisfied

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sara Andrew John Paul
$14,600 $7,600 $5,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BASEBALL GEOGRAPHY
After Alaska, it's the largest state in area without a Major League Baseball team

Final scores:

Sara Andrew John Paul
$15,201 $14,600 $10,400
4-day champion: $85,601 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sara Andrew John Paul
$17,600 $7,600 $9,400
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
1 W
13 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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