Show #6152 - Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Contestants

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Ramesh Mantha, an electrical engineer from Toronto, Ontario

Lisa Bloomberg, a medical student from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Joyce Newmark, a rabbi from Teaneck, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $29,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS
BOND FILMS IN OTHER WORDS
FREE STUFF ON THE INTERNET
SANDWICHES
STARTS WITH A SILENT "W"
FLIGHT SIMULATION
    $200 15
In 1855 a group of these missionaries settled in what's now Las Vegas; Brigham Young helped them build a mine
    $200 4
"Hard Gems Exist Eternally"
    $200 9
At dlife.com you may qualify for free products pertaining to this insulin-related condition
    $200 3
When you add this New World fruit to a BLT, in becomes a BLAT
    $200 1
A circular band of flowers
    $200 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew sits in a flight simulator.) The simulator is on stilts & uses hydrolic power to create a very realistic version of this condition defined as the random fluctuations of a fluid such as air
    $400 16
The 1930s construction of this across Black Canyon brought thousands of workers (& power) to Vegas
    $400 5
"One Secret Agent Devoted To Yours Truly"
    $400 10
Through Facebook this company offered a summer sample pack of goods & coupons for items like its macaroni & cheese
    $400 14
Seen here he not only has his own signature sandwich, but now there's a sandwich shop chain named for him as well
    $400 2
Of journalism's 5 w's, this one fits the bill
    $400 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew sits in a flight simulator.) The simulator's primary flight display indicates the aircraft's trajectory; place the bird here on this line that defines the boundary between earth & sky & you'll get level flight
    $600 17
In 1946 Bugsy Siegel opened this future Hilton adorned with a big pink neon sign & replicas of wading birds
    $600 6
"Precious Digit"
    $600 11
In 2009 this company gave away 500 Fusion razors a day for a month
    $600 20
The Woody Allen sandwich at the Carnegie Deli has "lotsa corned beef plus lotsa" this similar meat that's a tad spicier
    $600 23
socket & torque are types of these
    DD: $2,200 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew sits in a flight simulator.) As technology advances keyboards, mouse buttons & trackballs have replaced dials & the state-of-the-art side-stick has replaced the control column or yoke that controls the 3 axes: roll, yaw & this up-&-down movement
    $800 18
El Rancho Las Vegas opened in 1941, sparking the transition of Las Vegas Blvd. into the street known by this nickname
    $800 7
"One Vision of Murder"
    $800 12
acuvue.com was offering a certificate for a free trial pair of these
    $800 21
Next time this sandwich is back at McDonald's & you decide to pork out, beware that the patty alone has 24 fat grams
    $800 24
A small bird with house, cactus & rock types
    $800 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew sits in a flight simulator)
After takeoff it's normal to retract these on the wings whose functions include increasing lift and drag; the process is controlled by the pilot and monitored on the primary flight display
    $1000 19
Las Vegas is in the county named for this man who brought a railroad to the area
    $1000 8
"Endure While Allowing Others to Perish"
    $1000 13
In 2009 this chain halted a promotion for a free meal after too many people downloaded the coupon from oprah.com
    $1000 22
I can "count" how many times I've had this sandwich -- turkey, ham & cheese dipped in egg & grilled & dusted with sugar
    $1000 25
This word meaning "miserable" is found in the poem on the base of Lady Liberty
    $1000 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew sits in a flight simulator)
The simulator has a database of many different airports that can be used for pilot training; for each airport satellite imagery creates this detailed mapping whose name comes from the Greek for "place writing"

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

Joyce Lisa Ramesh
$3,000 $3,400 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joyce Lisa Ramesh
$8,000 $9,000 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 2nd MILLENNIUM
VOCABULARY
RECENT NONFICTION
THINGS
BITS
STUFF
    $400 1
The too-short 63-year lifespan of Rembrandt van Rijn was all in this century
    $400 16
A scarf for your neck, or a sound-deadener for your car
    $400 11
Stacy Schiff wrote a much-lauded 2010 biography of this Egyptian queen
    $400 6
This state floral emblem of Oklahoma gets a lot of press around Christmas
    $400 21
From this duo's classic routine: "Who's on first?" "Yes." "I mean the fellow's name." "Who." "The guy on first." "Who"
    $400 26
An overly formal person is sometimes referred to as a "stuffed" one of these
    $800 2
The Boston Tea Party tea dumpers were dressed up as these
    $800 17
This 6-letter test checks the acidity or alkalinity of a solution
    $800 12
Jack Canfield & Mark Victor Hansen have written a series of books called this food "for the Soul"
    $800 7
Historians believe the face of this 66'-high landmark represents King Khafre, but we're pretty sure the king had a nose
    $800 22
By George! He noted, "Football is concerned with downs...baseball is concerned with ups! Who's up? Are you up? I'm not up!"
    $800 27
Want to stuff your recently deceased pet? Take him to one of these, from the Greek for "arrange skin"
    $1200 3
Later First Lady, she was sent to finishing school in England in 1899, shortly before her uncle became president
    $1200 18
Meaning destiny, this word is from Sanskrit for "deed"; let's see if yours is good, man
    $1200 13
"Golden Rules", by this "Project Runway" mentor, is subtitled "Life's Little Lessons for Making it Work"
    $1200 8
In rhyme, this type of footstool is a great place to enjoy curds and whey
    $1200 23
This deadpan comic: "Last week the candle factory burned down. Everyone...stood around and sang 'Happy Birthday'"
    $1200 28
StuffIt, which makes computer files smaller, is this type of program, also a kind of wave or bandage
    $1600 4
Lasting only 12 years, it billed itself ordinally as the successor to the Holy Roman Empire & German Empire of 1871-1918
    $1600 19
It means occurring every 6 years
    DD: $4,000 14
This singer won a National Book Award for "Just Kids", about her relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe
    $1600 9
An imaginary line extends north from the 2 stars at the front of the "cup" of this star group and points to Polaris
    $1600 24
This cross-dressing comic from Britain, on Stonehenge: "No one's built a henge like that...since"
    $1600 29
This young actress gave her clothing line a rhyming name: her last name & the word "Stuff"
    $2000 5
In 1798 Malthus published an essay arguing that population will always grow faster than this essential
    DD: $5,000 20
To withdraw from a case as a judge to avoid any semblance of bias
    $2000 15
This New York Times food writer gives 2,000 recipes in the 10th anniversary edition of "How to Cook Everything"
    $2000 10
Harry Brearley's 1913 try at an alloy that would better resist erosion in gun barrels led to this type of steel
    $2000 25
Mitch Hedberg: "I saw a wino eating" these fruit items. "I was like, dude, you have to wait"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joyce Lisa Ramesh
$14,400 $33,600 $4,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
The first words he ever spoke to his assistant were "How are you?... You have been in Afghanistan, I perceive"

Final scores:

Joyce Lisa Ramesh
$28,400 $35,000 $8,800
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $35,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Joyce Lisa Ramesh
$14,400 $26,600 $4,800
19 R,
1 W
27 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
12 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $45,800

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