Show #6233 - Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Contestants

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Abigail Gardner, a library technician from Alexandria, Virginia

Ryan McCune, a pathologist from St. George, Utah

Gabor Vari, a psychiatrist from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $34,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

I SAW IT ON TV
"TIVITY" & COMPANY
IT'S ALL ABOUT HER
A LITTLE LEGALESE
GOIN' SOLO
STEAMBOATS
    $200 21
I saw this guy's "resigned" expression during his speech on August 8, 1974
    $200 6
3 kittens born to mom Saliega in 2005 are the first Iberian lynx to be born here
    $200 26
"Condi: The Life of a Steel Magnolia"
    $200 20
This "of court" may be direct, like using insulting language, or indirect, like refusal to obey a lawful order
    $200 11
...from the Heartbreakers with "You Don't Know How It Feels'"
    $200 1
Steamboat Springs in this state was so named because the bubbling springs sounded like a chugging steamboat
    $400 22
I saw this come tumbling down November 9, 1989
    $400 7
The quality of generating new ideas; it may be stifled by too many rules
    $400 27
"A Woman Named Jackie"
    $400 19
This type of clause that sounds elderly was born in 1895, when Southern states used it to deny black suffrage
    $400 12
...from the Black Eyed Peas with "Big Girls Don't Cry"
    $400 2
Appropriately, a steamboat is in the background of the portrait of this American inventor
    $600 23
In September 2011 I saw some of the 1,600 homes burned out by wildfires around Bastrop in this state
    $600 8
Amount of output per hour of work
    $600 28
"Goodness Had Nothing to Do With It"
    $600 16
It's the unlawful taking or destroying of fish or game on another's land
    $600 13
...from Fleetwood Mac with "Stand Back"
    $600 3
On Aug. 22, 1787 John Fitch made a successful trial of his steamboat on the Delaware River before delegates to this
    $800 24
I saw U.S. Marines topple a statue of this man on April 9, 2003
    $800 9
Birth, particularly of Jesus
    $800 29
"The Downing Street Years"
    DD: $4,000 17
Leading questions may be used when dealing with an adverse witness, also called this type of witness
    $800 14
...from *NSYNC with "Like I Love You"; nice career move, son
    $800 4
Charlotte Dundas, an early steamer, was powered by an adaptation of the Watt engine linked to one of these in a stern well
    $1000 25
I saw the announcement of the Good Friday Agreement for peace in this U.K. land
    $1000 10
In 1987 this was combined with A.D.D. to create a diagnosis that's now applied to as many as 7% of U.S. schoolkids
    $1000 30
"Lady Sings the Blues"
    $1000 18
Libel & slander are both forms of this 10-letter term, often found before "of character"
    $1000 15
...from the Eagles with "All She Wants To Do Is Dance"
    $1000 5
Mark Twain recounts learning to pilot steamboats called Paul Jones & Crescent City in this 1883 memoir

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

Gabor Ryan Abigail
$5,400 $2,200 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gabor Ryan Abigail
$3,800 $4,400 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

WHAT'S NEW IN ARCHAEOLOGY
ANAGRAMS
NEWSPAPER HISTORY
STATE'S RIGHTS
(Alex: ...we will give you a state, and you have to tell us which other state to the right of that state on a map has the longest border with it.)
AMERICAN ART & ARTISTS
DREAMBOATS
    $400 10
Hippos & baboons were part of the first known one of these, though no "please don't feed the animals" hieroglyphics
    $400 12
Miguel called Ramon cool; I think he's this, as his therapist might suggest
    $400 20
In 1896 the Dow Jones Industrial Average officially appeared in print for the first time in this newspaper
    $400 9
Vermont
    $400 1
The title of this Grant Wood painting refers to the style of the house that's behind the farmer & his daughter
    $400 24
Time magazine said this blond Bond-shell has shoulders & pecs "so well defined, they could be in Webster's"
    $800 6
A team in this Central American country found a 2,200-year-old visual depiction of the Mayan creation story "Popol Vuh"
    $800 13
I'll be going to this Canadian province to give an oration
    $800 21
In the 1920s Margaret Mitchell wrote for this Atlanta newspaper that later merged with the Constitution
    $800 11
Montana
    $800 2
A 1948 action painting by this American artist is seen here
    $800 27
He was in all his "Glory" in 1996 when he was named People's Sexiest Man Alive, the first & only African American honored
    DD: $4,200 7
Device used by Terry Herbert to find the "Staffordshire Hoard" of buried Anglo-Saxon gold
    $1200 14
ABC had to figure out what to do with the time slot for this show
    $1200 22
Missouri poet Eugene Field wrote about this city's paper, "Twinkle, twinkle little Star, bright and gossipy you are"
    $1200 17
Mississippi
    $1200 3
Louis Maurer was the horse-drawing specialist in the stable of artists of this 19th century printmaking duo
    $1200 28
This Brit had us the moment we saw him as the haughty (but smoldering) Mr. Darcy in a 1995 miniseries of "Pride and Prejudice"
    $1600 8
In 2011 a 1-ton anchor was recovered from his ship & he turned up in the new "Pirates of the
Caribbean" movie
    $1600 15
Marcel is a saint for letting his wife dress him in this, especially the duchess or slipper style
    $1600 23
This Massachusetts daily's early issues included "The Sunday Pulpit", a review of local sermons
    $1600 18
Nebraska
    $1600 4
This American Impressionist never married or had children, but in the 1880s she painted many scenes of mothers & children
    $1600 29
Sorry, ladies, this Spanish heartthrob who starred in "Before Night Falls" is married to Penelope Cruz
    $2000 26
The earliest known records of this Native American people's syllabary were found carved in a cave wall
    $2000 16
The article suggested going to see this type of musical program
    $2000 25
After 143 years, the Sacramento Union ceased publication in 1994, leaving this paper as the city's oldest
    DD: $4,000 19
Tennessee
    $2000 5
Emmanuel Radnitzky was the original name of this photographer who had a major role in Dadaism & Surrealism
    $2000 30
He was on the cover of GQ magazine in April 2009 with the tagline "Interview With a Vampire"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gabor Ryan Abigail
$19,200 $12,000 $3,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

DEATH OF AN AUTHOR
In 1940 at age 44 he died of a heart attack at his Hollywood home while reading his Princeton Alumni Weekly

Final scores:

Gabor Ryan Abigail
$24,001 $17,999 $5,999
2-day champion: $58,402 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gabor Ryan Abigail
$20,200 $10,000 $3,000
28 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
9 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $33,200

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