Show #6158 - Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Contestants

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James Ma, a securities analyst from Bridgewater, New Jersey

Amy Ruberg, a college and career consultant from Batesville, Indiana

Tom Brown, a program analyst originally from Harleysville, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

WHERE AM I?
SPANISH PHRASE BOOK
HODGEPODGE
(Alex: A little bit of everything.)
MILITARY NICKNAMES
THE MAIN VEGETABLE
SAY THAT 3 TIMES FAST!
    $200 1
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands by a fountain.) I'm on the University of Wisconsin campus in this city, which opened in 1849 with 17 students, and now has 40,000
    $200 16
Helpful phrases: "llame a la policia" (call the police) or "llame a los bomberos" (call these emergency workers)
    $200 11
It "makes the man" & "makes the pot boil"; love of it is also "the root of all evil"
    $200 17
The "Little Corporal" of the 19th century
    $200 6
Coleslaw
    $200 22
From "Seinfeld": "Marcy comes over & she tells me... her ex-boyfriend was over... last night &" this this this "I'm really tired today"
    $400 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew walks through a parklike area with numerous white headstones.) I'm at this 600-acre site that was home to Robert E. Lee until the start of the Civil War
    $400 27
Shortly after "¿Donde esta el baño?", you might have to ask, "¿Tienes mas papel higienico?" do you have more of this?
    $400 12
A shiro-maku is a simple, white one of these robes worn by a Japanese bride at her wedding
    $400 18
"Stormin' Norman" of the 1990s
    $400 7
Hominy grits
    $400 23
This *NSYNC song hit the top 5 in 2000; see ya!
    $600 3
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew walks down a long corridor.) I'm in one of the longest buildings in the world at SLAC, the Linear Accelerator Center of this California university
    $600 28
"Tengo mucha hambre. Por favor deme espagueti y albondigas" means "I'm hungry" & requests this dish
    $600 13
The 5th generation of this iPod included a built-in video camera, FM radio & a pedometer
    $600 19
The high-flying "Red Baron" of World War I
    $600 8
Moussaka
    $600 24
It precedes "voom" in an Art Carney TV catchphrase
    $800 4
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands on the lawn of a neoclassical building.) I'm at this famous home which in 1987 was named to the World Heritage Sites list along with the nearby University of Virginia
    DD: $1,000 29
En una iglesia, you might hear, "Bendiceme, padre, porque he pecado", this confessional phrase
    $800 14
A specialty of New Orleans, a muffuletta is one of these
    $800 20
Mr. "Unconditional Surrender" of the Civil War
    $800 9
Gratin dauphinois
    $800 25
In 1983 Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson spent 6 weeks at No. 1 with this hit
    $1000 5
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stand on a naval dock.) I'm here on San Diego Bay at the Naval Amphibious Base that bears the name of this Spanish explorer, whose men discovered the Grand Canyon
    $1000 30
Shopping vocabulary es muy importante: "¿Cuanto cuesta esta cadena de oro?" How much does this cost?
    $1000 15
In Judaism, it's a scroll with verses from Deuteronomy inserted in a small case & attached to a doorpost
    $1000 21
The "Desert Fox" of Afrika
    $1000 10
Chana masala
    $1000 26
Give the full name of this "Catch-22" officer; if you add his rank you'll be saying it 4 times fast

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

Tom Amy James
$1,400 $2,800 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Amy James
$5,400 $4,800 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

REMEMBER THE 2000s?
NFL TEAM MASCOTS
LIKE A VIRGIN
CAMERAS
SHADES OF ZANE GREY
"POT"s & "PAN"s
    $400 1
November 25, 2002: This new cabinet department was created, so we can all feel safe now
    $400 11
A Minuteman named Pat
    $400 21
In ancient Rome the 6 priestesses who tended the goddess of the hearth were collectively known as these
    $400 16
These 2 verbs go together to describe cameras that don't make you fiddle with focus
    $400 26
Appropriately, Zane Grey was born in Zanesville in this state in 1872
    $400 6
Guymon is the largest city in this narrow region of Oklahoma
    $800 2
January 1, 2002: Adieu, franc! Bonjour, this!
    $800 12
Formerly Edgar, Allan & Poe: now just Poe
    $800 22
The "virgin" this is the traditional Christian doctrine that Jesus Christ had no natural father
    $800 17
A small type of camera that may be dashboard-mounted is named for this makeup item
    $800 27
Zane Grey's first book, "Betty Zane", was a fictionalized account of his ancestors fighting the British during this war
    $800 7
Isolated by Sir Humphry Davy, this second-lightest metal could make you go bananas
    DD: $1,800 3
March 23, 2001: It said dasvidaniya & plunged hundreds of miles into the Pacific
    $1200 13
Gumbo the dog
    $1200 23
2 of these dedicated to virgin St. Agnes of Rome are blessed each year & their wool is used to make sacred garments
    $1200 18
A UV type of this accessory improves contrast, reduces haze & protects the lens
    $1200 28
Like the Old West's Doc Holliday, Zane Grey was a practicing one of these in NYC before becoming a novelist
    $1200 8
This olympics-like sports event for western hemisphere countries was first held in Argentina in 1951
    $1600 4
September 15, 2008: Say it ain't so, bro! This overleveraged investment bank went underwater
    DD: $2,200 14
Sourdough Sam
    $1600 24
The virgin Lucy, whose name comes from the Latin for "light", is the patron saint of those afflicted with this
    $1600 19
Using an iPhone app, you can shake the phone to make your picture come out faster, like pictures taken with this co.'s cameras
    $1600 29
An active outdoorsman, Zane Grey wrote several nonfiction works on this activity, including off Tahiti
    $1600 9
A company called Rival trademarked this slow cooker in 1971
    $2000 5
May 1st, this year: The controversial photo seen here was taken
    $2000 15
Miles the horse
    $2000 25
The pope declared the "Virgin of" this Mexican place to be patroness of the Americas
    $2000 20
Use a tripod to prevent camera shake if this speed is slow, meaning a long exposure
    $2000 30
Selling over 13 million books in his lifetime, Zane Grey is best remembered for this colorful 1912 western
    $2000 10
He's Candide's optimistic mentor

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Amy James
$14,200 $12,400 $11,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FEMALE SINGERS
She's tied with Mariah Carey for most No. 1 hits by a female with 18: 12 as a member of a group & 6 as a solo act

Final scores:

Tom Amy James
$24,801 $24,700 $5,200
2-day champion: $40,402 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tom Amy James
$14,200 $12,400 $16,200
21 R,
2 W
14 R,
1 W
18 R,
5 W
(including 3 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $42,800

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