Show #6168 - Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Contestants

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Chris Hauck, a communications director from Providence, Rhode Island

Tim Kuehn, a theatrical designer from Venice, California

Sam Meyer, a graduate student of Middle Eastern studies originally from St. Joseph, Minnesota (whose 2-day cash winnings total $39,977)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE '90s
FOR THE BIRDS
JUST CHUTE ME
"KICK"ING
ASSETS
TAKING NAMES
    $200 1
In 1598 or 1599 the Burbage brothers dismantled this London theatre & reassembled it in Bankside
    $200 4
On his fifth voyage this mythological sailor's ship is destroyed by giant birds known as rocs
    $200 20
In 1485 this Italian designed a parachute; over 500 years later, Adrian Nicholas made a jump using that design
    $200 30
It holds up your Harley when it's not moving
    $200 10
These "gains" are the taxable profits from the sale of assets like stocks & bonds
    $200 5
TV's West Wing resident Ramon Estevez
    $400 2
In a jingle, this line follows "in fourteen hundred and ninety-two"
    $400 24
The colorful keel-billed type of this bird really fits the bill
    DD: $3,000 21
In 1797 Andre Garnerin became the first to use a parachute without a rigid frame when he jumped from one of these
    $400 16
A bribe paid to influence a transaction
    $400 11
This chapter of the bankruptcy code allows a company to keep its assets while reorganizing
    $400 6
R&B crooner William Robinson
    $600 3
On August 6, 1890 William Kemmler became the first criminal forced to sit in one of these--& he only did it once
    $600 25
A South Carolina museum is devoted to this "wild" bird, one of the few breeds of poultry native to the Americas
    $600 22
In 1934 Stanley Switlik & George Putnam made the 1st jump tower; the 1st public demo was by this woman, Putnam's wife
    $600 17
A second banana
    $600 14
12-letter term for the lowering in value of an asset over time
    $600 7
"Giant" Hollywood heartthrob Roy Scherer
    $800 12
This large Indian city on the Hooghly River was founded in 1690 by Job Charnak of the East India Company
    $800 26
Smile for this birdie whose name is also a shade of yellow
    $800 23
In the U.S. civilian riggers who pack parachutes must be certified by this government agency
    $800 18
A beginning for the Raiders, or a finale for the Rockettes
    $800 15
If you exercise one of these synonyms for "choice", you agree to buy or sell an asset at a given price
    $800 8
African emperor Ras Tafari Makonnen
    $1000 13
In 1793 this Irish college allowed Catholics to study for degrees for the first time
    $1000 28
The gooney bird is another name for this bird made famous in a 1798 poem
    $1000 27
On Nov. 24, 1971 he parachuted out of a hijacked jet between Seattle & Reno with $200,000
    $1000 19
Algonquian tribe of southern Wisconsin
    $1000 29
Assets that are understated on a business balance sheet are termed this, like a secret passageway
    $1000 9
Pop singer Georgios Panayiotou

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

Sam Tim Chris
$2,400 $800 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Tim Chris
$2,600 $4,600 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

ALL THINGS JAPANESE
SONGS OF THE '60s
THEY GIVE US GAS
AROUND THE BODY
WORDS IN SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRIES
(Alex: Each response will be found within a South American country's name.)
"LAST" BOOKS
    $400 6
These include the Hanshin Tigers, Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters & Yomiuri Giants
    $400 7
The Jefferson Airplane wondered, "Don't you want" this? "Don't you need" this?
    $400 13
On Nov. 30, 1999 these 2 industry giants merged to form one corporation
    $400 21
(Kelly of the Clue Crew demonstrates what she is describing in the clue.) If you close your eyes, place your finger lightly on your eyelid, & move your eye, you'll feel the bulge of this, the outer layer of the eye
    $400 1
A piece of lingerie in Rio
    $400 20
Natty Bumppo escorts 2 sisters through hostile Indian country in this Cooper novel
    $800 8
Though Bunraku theater is attended mainly by adults, the characters are these
    $800 10
Part of this Otis Redding hit is heard here
    $800 17
This gas company known for its Techron took its present name in 1984 when it merged with Gulf
    $800 22
The system inside these organs is commonly called the "bronchial tree"
    $800 2
By way of La Paz
    $800 18
Fittingly, it's the last book in the "Chronicles of Narnia"
    $1200 9
Not just something for battling the bulge, it's also Japan's legislative body
    $1200 11
A 1967 Jimi Hendrix single was titled "The Wind Cries" her
    $1200 24
This gas company's first logo in 1901 was a mussel, but by 1904, a scallop emblem was used to better visualize the brand name
    $1200 26
Skeletal muscle is also called striated muscle; another muscle type does not appear striated, giving it this name
    $1200 3
A toupee in Montevideo
    $1200 19
Dying professor Randy Pausch summarized his beliefs in a talk called this, later put into book form
    $1600 12
Founded in the 7th century, Ikenobo is Japan's oldest school devoted to the art of this
    $1600 15
The opening shots of "Apocalypse Now" have a feeling of finality with this song by The Doors playing over them
    $1600 25
Founded in the Lone Star State, it was the first oil company to market in what was then all 48 states
    $1600 27
The hip is this type of joint that allows rotary motion
    $1600 4
A fuss in Quito
    $1600 23
Miley Cyrus starred in the 2010 film adaptation of this Nicholas Sparks novel
    $2000 14
Japanese for "green", it's also a green melon-flavored liqueur & the name of a famous female violinist
    $2000 16
A revving motorcycle is featured on this Shangri-Las No. 1 hit
    DD: $1,000 30
The "Our History" section of this gas giant's site shows its path from an "Anglo-Persian oil company to global energy group"
    DD: $2,000 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an animation on the monitor.) When an injury like a cut is sustained, these blood cells change shape, become sticky, build up on the wound & form a plug
    $2000 5
A moniker in Paramaribo
    $2000 28
Hubert Selby Jr. penned the '60s classic novel called this "to Brooklyn"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Tim Chris
$9,000 $11,000 $18,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE MOVIES
Lt. Col. A.P. Clark played a key role in the elaborate breakout from Stalag Luft III that inspired this 1963 movie

Final scores:

Sam Tim Chris
$17,765 $18,201 $18,001
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $18,201 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sam Tim Chris
$12,000 $11,000 $19,200
22 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $42,200

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