Show #6234 - Thursday, October 27, 2011

Contestants

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Alex Johnson, an actor and theater intern originally from Danvers, Massachusetts

Sunny Stalter, an English professor from Auburn, Alabama

Gabor Vari, a psychiatrist from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $58,402)

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Jeopardy! Round

ADDRESS ME
FILL IN THE ANIMAL
THE EMPIRE STRIKES PLAQUE
THE "BEST" OF EVERYTHING
MOST POPULAR BABY NAMES BY YEAR
MYTHBUSTERS
(Jamie: I'm Jamie.) (Adam: And I'm Adam from Mythbusters, where we use the scientific method...) (Jamie: ...and the love of making things go "boom"...) (Adam: ...to tell fact from fiction.)
    $200 1
This family lives at 742 Evergreen Terrace, Springfield, somewhere in the United States
    $200 7
A game from Rovio:
Angry ____
    $200 28
The British Dental Association says that most adults in the U.K. suffer from periodontal, aka this, disease
    $200 6
Traditionally he gives the first toast to the bride & groom at the reception
    $200 17
1971, boys:
An archangel
    $200 18
(The Mythbusters deliver the clue.) The idiom "going down like a lead balloon" implies that lead balloons can't fly but by constructing a balloon & filling it with enough of this inert gas, we achieved lift-off, myth busted!
    $400 2
This rather animated guy lives at 124 Conch Street
    $400 10
A magazine for teens:
____ Beat
    $400 20
U.K. dentists recommend no less than 1,000 ppm of this in your 3-year-old's toothpaste
    $400 8
Put this body part "forward" to create a favorable initial impression
    DD: $1,600 24
1998, girls:
One of the Bronte sisters
    $400 19
(The Mythbusters deliver the clue.) In the 15th century, Leonardo da Vinci designed a cannon powered by the rapid expansion of this; he thought it would fire projectiles 3,000 feet, but our test showed that the idea was mostly hot air
    $600 3
On "Everybody Loves Raymond", Ray & Debra lived at 320 Fowler; these people, across the street at 319
    $600 14
A Mac operating system:
Snow ____
    $600 13
British dentistry has advanced since medieval barbers performed this procedure using a tool called the pelican
    $600 9
Male or female, it's the main assistant to the chief electrician on a movie
    $600 16
1914, boys:
A gospel writer
    $600 27
(The Mythbusters deliver the clue.) We tested a story of unlikely survival using a parachutist hitting a see-saw to launch a girl several stories up but she'd be subjected to 42 of these units, exerted on an object by changes in speed, so a safe landing is unlikely indeed
    $800 4
Holly Robinson & Peter DeLuise were youthful cops on the show named for this address
    $800 15
The fruit of the baobab:
____ bread
    $800 12
The British Dental Association says there is little danger from this element that's always present in amalgams
    $800 11
With more than 4,000 hotels, this chain claims to be the world's largest
    $800 25
1930, boys:
Like Goddard or Benchley
    $800 29
(The Mythbusters deliver the clue.) 500 mirrors reflected the sun's rays on a ship's sail which got hot, but failed to catch fire; at President Obama's request we were testing a method invented by this ancient Greek mathematician
    $1000 5
1020 Palm Drive, Cocoa Beach, Florida was home to all the magical fun on this classic sitcom
    $1000 22
A selfish person:
____ in the manger
    $1000 21
Missing a molar in Manchester? Contact the NHS, short for this, & get a list of hospitals with a dentist on call
    $1000 23
3 returning veterans from World War II readjust to civilian life in this Oscar-winning 1946 film
    $1000 26
1950, girls:
"Pretty" en español

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Gabor Sunny Alex
$2,600 $2,800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gabor Sunny Alex
$5,000 $8,000 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

ADDRESS ME
THE TONY AWARD FOR BEST PLAY
CERAMICS
MY "K"OUNTRY
POSTHUMOUS POP HITS
MAKING WORDS
    $400 17
This speech ends, "government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth"
    $400 1
1988:
This story based on an opera set in Asia
    $400 26
From the Latin for "stove", this brick-lined oven is used to harden & glaze ceramics
    $400 9
It's the larger of the 2 "K" stans
    $400 15
1968:
"(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay"
    $400 11
H2O
+
small storage structure=
this turning point
    $800 22
Patrick Henry gave his rousing "Give me liberty or give me death" address in this pre-revolutionary year
    DD: $2,000 2
2005:
This drama of nuns, priests & uncertainity
    $800 27
Jasperware, introduced by Josiah Wedgwood in 1774, is most commonly made in a pale shade of this color
    $800 8
It's the smaller of the 2 "K" stans
    $800 18
1973:
"Time In A Bottle"
    $800 12
Shakespearean second-person singular pronoun
+
fine quartz debris=
this 4-digit number
    $1200 23
In a 1951 farewell address after he was fired, he lamented, "Old soldiers never die; they just fade away"
    $1200 3
1979:
Despite this title, he was not an animal
    $1200 28
Porcelain is basically made from a mixture of 2 ingredients: petuntse & kaolin, a pure white type of this
    $1200 5
Pristina is the capital of this self-declared independent country of the Balkans
    $1200 19
1981:
"Watching The Wheels"
    $1200 13
Perpetrate, like a crime
+
pointy golf ball aid=
this appointed group
    $1600 24
About to become prime minister of a new country, he ended his 1947 "Tryst with Destiny" speech "jai hind"
    $1600 4
1985:
This Neil Simon story of basic training
    DD: $5,600 6
This Eastern African country is on the Indian Ocean
    $1600 20
1989:
"You Got It"
    $1600 14
Automobile
+
absent=
this aromatic cooking seed
    $2000 25
In his second inaugural, FDR said this fraction of the U.S. was "ill-housed, ill-clad, ill-nourished"
    $2000 10
2011:
This, also a term for a play that gets trotted out over & over
    $2000 7
Though split in two by the international date line, this Pacific republic has all its islands on the same day
    $2000 21
1995:
"I Could Fall In Love"
    $2000 16
Big river structure
+
long period of time=
this injurious consequence

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gabor Sunny Alex
$14,600 $15,200 $4,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MOVIES
The villain's visage in this movie series was partly chosen due to its likeness to an 1893 work by a Norwegian artist

Final scores:

Gabor Sunny Alex
$19,599 $29,200 $9,600
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $29,200 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Gabor Sunny Alex
$10,600 $14,000 $3,600
23 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $28,200

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