Show #6132 - Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Contestants

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Mary Mitchell, a State Department attorney from Washington, D.C.

Jason Rhode, a graduate student of philosophy from Lubbock, Texas

Sara Heard, a housewife from Brooklyn, New York (whose 4-day cash winnings total $85,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

FROM U.S. TO USSR
25-GAME WINNERS
(Alex: We're talkin' baseball.)
ON THE BRITISH MONARCHY'S WEBSITE
(Alex: Tell us what each item is meant to hold in...)
HOLD IT!
BIBLICAL BOOK TITLES
"ARK", WHO GOES THERE?
    $200 21
In 1962 this clarinetist decided to swing over to the Soviet Union & record a few concerts there
    $200 22
In 1961 Whitey Ford won 25 games for this American League team
    $200 13
It "has served as the official London residence of Britain's sovereigns since 1837"
    $200 11
The Ark of the Covenant
    $200 6
In Ecclesiastes this 1989 book title precedes "and a time to heal"
    $200 1
This mountain range extends from southern Illinois across Missouri into Arkansas
    $400 23
In 1977, when it was known simply as The Dirt Band, it became the first U.S. rock group to tour the USSR
    $400 27
In 1956 Don Newcombe won 27 games for this National League team
    $400 14
Traditional forms of greeting the Queen: "For men... a neck bow (from the head only) whilst women do a small" one of these bows
    $400 12
A humidor
    $400 7
One of Oprah's picks was Jane Hamilton's novel "The Book of" her; sounds just like an Old Testament book
    $400 2
This African mammal is a walking can of Raid--its diet consists almost entirely of ants & termites
    $600 24
In 1987 the first U.S. symphony orchestra to play Russia in a decade offered this Sousa piece as its final encore
    $600 28
Terrific! He racked up 25 wins for the Miraculous 1969 Mets
    $600 15
The Queen & the British monarchy have pages on this social networking site; you can "like" them but you can't "friend" them
    $600 18
A jewel case (not jewelry)
    $600 8
Macon "Milkman" Dead is on a quest for his identity in this novel by Toni Morrison
    $600 3
In a gas engine, these ignite the fuel-air mixture
    $800 25
An admirer of the USSR, he gave a 1949 concert from Moscow's Tchaikovsky Hall that included "Ol' Man River"
    $800 29
The last Major League 30-game winner was Denny McLain, for this team in 1968
    $800 16
If the Queen has an engagement outside London, her journeys often use a helicopter or an aircraft from this military group
    $800 19
A demitasse
    $800 9
A collection of essays by Joan Didion is called "Slouching Towards" this biblical city
    $800 4
Hey! Look closely; if you do, & you should, you will see that there are 6 uses of these 2-word items used in writing! Now, 8!
    $1000 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Dance Theatre of Harlem in New York.) In 1988, the Dance Theatre of Harlem became part of the great legacy of dance in Russia, being acclaimed with a standing ovation at this famed Leningrad theater
    $1000 30
In 1972 Steve Carlton was a 27-game winner for this team that won 59 the whole season
    $1000 17
Before Elizabeth II, Queen Victoria was the last monarch to celebrate the anniversary called a Golden this
    $1000 20
A creel (these creatures, primarily)
    $1000 10
"The Bear" is one of the stories in Faulkner's collection called "Go Down," him
    DD: $1,000 5
The U.S. Patent Office lists 3 types of intellectual property--patents, copyrights & these

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

Sara Jason Mary
$200 $2,000 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sara Jason Mary
$3,400 $2,400 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

ALICE
"WONDER" LAND
RABBIT
THE MAD TEA PARTY
THE LOOKING GLASS
ALL A DREAM
    $400 22
Chapter XI of "Alice in Wonderland" is "Who Stole" these pastries?
    $400 3
Jimmy Stewart said this film was his favorite, as "it's what a true motion picture should be"
    $400 8
North American jackrabbits aren't really rabbits, they're members of this group often confused with rabbits
    $400 1
The Tea Party is mad at government programs, like the cap & trade system meant to reduce this element
    $400 13
Anton von Leeuwenhoek ground lenses to make these, which magnified objects up to more than 200 times
    $400 21
Add 3 letters to reve, French for "dream", & you'll have this word for a daydream
    $800 23
"The egg only got larger and larger, and more and more human... when (Alice) had come close to it, she saw... that it was" him
    $800 4
It's the TV show where Kevin pined for Winnie
    $800 9
Mother rabbits can be inattentive; to make up for that, nature made this liquid of theirs 15% protein
    $800 2
The Tea Party demands repeal of new legislation on health insurance, derided with this 9-letter name
    $800 14
He told of the discoveries he made looking through a telescope in 1610's "The Sidereal Messenger"
    $800 27
Eat that 11 p.m. quesadilla & you might have a pesadilla, Spanish for this
    $1200 24
A common phrase in Lewis Carroll's day was "grin like" one of these; it grins in his story
    $1200 5
Drusilla, played by Debra Winger, left Paradise Island & joined her sister Diana Prince on this TV show
    $1200 10
Yes, Mr. Beatty, European rabbits do construct extensive burrow systems called these
    $1200 18
Many TPers are mad at the 17th Amendment, ratified in 1913 to provide for direct election of this body
    $1200 15
Corning made glass tough enough for windows on these current vehicles to
re-enter our atmosphere at 15,000 mph
    $1200 28
In 1899 he wrote of hypermnesic dreams, in which memories, inaccessible by day, turn up in the dream
    $1600 25
Alice holds this poem up to a looking-glass to decipher it
    $1600 6
Mary Stuart Masterson, Eric Stoltz & Lea Thompson are at the heart of this 1987 love triangle
    $1600 11
On many rabbits these can rotate 270 degrees, presumably to get a clearer TV picture
    $1600 19
The Tea Party is leery of this intl. body, which it suspects of plots like trying to get people in Denver to bike more
    DD: $3,000 16
This Rochester, N.Y. company named for 2 German men made the lenses for CinemaScope & won an Oscar for the work
    DD: $7,000 29
Misty thoughts while smoking opium are the origin of the expression this type of dream
    $2000 26
This tea-party guest poses the riddle, "Why is a raven like a writing-desk?"
    $2000 7
Bob Dylan won an Oscar for the song "Things Have Changed" from this 2000 film
    $2000 12
The rare volcano rabbit lives around the lofty volcanoes that surround this North American capital
    $2000 20
Ironically, the Boston Tea Party ("Time to party like it's 1773!") opposes this Oct. 2001 anti-terrorist law
    $2000 17
To make binoculars compact, most contain these triangular glass objects; the Porro type gives better depth perception
    $2000 30
You might have surreal dreams when you try to sleep when your temperature is 102, defined as this 5-letter condition

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sara Jason Mary
$5,600 $15,200 $12,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AUTHORS
He died in 1995, the day before the opening of a Glasgow veterinary library named for him

Final scores:

Sara Jason Mary
$9,201 $5,200 $24,300
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,300

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sara Jason Mary
$12,600 $15,200 $10,800
19 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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