Show #6236 - Monday, October 31, 2011

Contestants

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Evan Sandman, a hotel front desk manager from Los Angeles, California

Gina Harris, a document specialist from Aloha, Oregon

Sunny Stalter, an English professor from Auburn, Alabama (whose 2-day cash winnings total $36,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

RICH COUNTRY, POOR COUNTRY
SHOW ME YOUR STUFF
TV PERSONALITIES
HOSPITALS
TEXTING FOR SHORT
SEASHELLS
    $200 16
It's the world's third-biggest economy, with 2010 GDP of $4.3 trillion--that's more than 300 trillion yen
    $200 11
It's no "Pulp Fiction" that this actor could pull his Boeing 707 or Gulfstream into the driveway of his Florida home
    $200 5
He began doing his "A Few Minutes With..." commentaries for "60 Minutes" in 1978
    $200 21
This Rochester, Minnesota clinic is around 15 million square feet, about 3 times the size of the Mall of America
    $200 1
I could be wrong, but that's what I think:
IMHO
    $200 26
Prized by collectors, this type of shell has been used as a trumpet for thousands of years
    $400 17
Among individual nations, it was the world's biggest exporter in 2010
    $400 12
Her pinup poster was already the stuff of dreams during WWII when she played the lead in "Pin Up Girl"
    $400 6
This British chef ran a culinary boot camp on "Hell's Kitchen" & faces "Kitchen Nightmares" on his Fox show
    $400 22
Sylvia Plath worked as a secretary at this hospital, MGH for short
    $400 2
I'll be there soon:
OMW
    $400 27
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) The shell of Tridacna squamosa, or fluted giant clam, shows why is is classed as one of these, from the Latin for "two folding doors"
    $600 18
Bailout talk heated up in Europe when Standard & Poor's downgraded its credit to junk status in April 2010
    $600 13
Starting a toy collection? Then buy one featuring this feline character from Sanrio
    $600 7
She helms "Fashion Police" on E! & has a reality show with her daughter Melissa
    DD: $1,400 23
Now closed, the D.C. hospital named for him opened in 1909 & in WWI, went from 80 beds to 2,500 in months
    $600 3
I can't really give you legal advice because:
IANAL
    $600 28
An abalone shell is lined with a lustrous material called nacre, or this, because shellfish can give birth to gems
    $800 19
More than 80% of its exports go to the U.S. & Canada; its trade with them has nearly tripled since 1994
    $800 14
The Persian type of this home furnishing is usually tied with what's known as a sehna knot
    $800 9
He joined the "Today" show as a news anchor in 1994 & has been a co-anchor of the show since 1997
    $800 24
This city's Johns Hopkins hospital opened on May 7, 1889; today, it's part of a $5 billion medical system
    $800 4
It's how you might sign off to your child or spouse:
LYL
    $800 29
Irregularly-shaped shells of creatures in the family vermetidae are also known as this type of shell, named for an earth tiller
    $1000 20
More than 80% of Angola's GDP stems from the production of this resource; much is found offshore
    $1000 15
In the model version of this hobby, you might launch an Estes 1292 Wizard or a 2162 Big Daddy
    $1000 10
As a boy this cable TV star was nicknamed "El Perrero" because of his natural abilities
    $1000 25
Known for its mental health facilities, this NYC hospital was founded in 1736, 4 years after George Washington's birth
    $1000 8
511 is another way to say it:
TMI
    $1000 30
Shells of the family terebridae, called this, like the carpenter's drilling tool they resemble

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

Sunny Gina Evan
$3,800 $2,400 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sunny Gina Evan
$8,000 $4,200 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

IT'S NOT THE END OF THE WORLD
FALL GUYS
BOOK DEDICATIONS
THE MUSICAL ACT THEY FOLLOW
HALLOWEEN CANDY
"TRICK" OR "TREAT"
    $400 1
The 1806 "Prophet Hen of Leeds" in this country laid eggs that said "Christ is coming"; turns out the eggs were placed there
    $400 21
He was born in the fall of 1918 & fell out of the vice presidency in the fall of 1973
    $400 10
His No. 1 bestseller "The Rainmaker" was dedicated "to American trial lawyers"
    $400 3
Little Monsters
    $400 30
Wow! The neighbors gave trick-or-treaters the king size of this Nestle candy bar with a noisy name
    $400 5
It's the National Cathedral of the Church of Ireland
    $800 2
& lo, the world would go dark at midnight on Jan. 1, 2000, due to this alphanumeric event, & lo... it did not come to pass
    $800 22
This Daredevil was born in the fall of 1938, 36 years before his fall into the Snake River Canyon
    $800 17
C.S. Lewis dedicated this 1950 classic "to Lucy Barfield" from "your affectionate godfather"
    $800 4
Blockheads
    $800 28
Abe Vigoda & Betty White have appeared in commercials for this candy bar that satisfies
    $800 6
This term for a date on which the lady pays her own way may upset some in Amsterdam
    $1200 11
In 1980 on "The 700 Club", he said, "I guarantee you by the end of 1982 there is going to be a judgment on the world"
    $1200 23
He was born September 29, 1758 & fell to enemy fire on the quarterdeck of HMS Victory in the fall of 1805
    $1200 18
Amy Tan dedicated this bestseller "to my mother and the memory of her mother..."
    $1200 14
Parrotheads
    $1200 27
This tri-colored sweet, popular on Halloween, has its own national day on October 30
    $1200 7
Rick Nielsen, this band's guitarist is seen here in his trademark look
    DD: $4,400 12
Oct. 22, 1844 became "The Great Disappointment" for those awaiting the end; it led to the start of this "numeric" faith
    $1600 24
Born in the fall of 1837, Tokugawa Yoshinobu was the last Japanese ruler with this title
    DD: $3,000 19
E.M. Forster dedicated this 1924 novel to Syed Ross Mahood, who showed him "new horizons and a new civilization"
    $1600 15
Apple Scruffs
    $1600 26
The name of these bite-sized candies is also a British term for ninepin bowling
    $1600 8
To give someone this is to show disapproval by deliberately not communicating with him
    $2000 13
This 89-year-old ex-civil engineer said May 21, 2011 was the day... then, sorry, I was off by 5 months, it's Oct. 21, my bad
    $2000 29
Born in the fall of 1764, he took the fall for inciting a 1789 mutiny
    $2000 20
Larry McMurtry dedicated this sequel to "The Last Picture Show" to Cybill Shepherd, who starred in the film versions
    $2000 16
Phans
    $2000 25
Tootsie Roll Industries makes Tootsie Pops (candy inside a lollipop) & these Blow Pops (gum inside a lollipop)
    $2000 9
A small amount of a liquid flowing slowly

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sunny Gina Evan
$14,400 $10,600 $22,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY QUOTATIONS
"In this sense, the theory of" this group "may be summed up in the single sentence: abolition of private property"

Final scores:

Sunny Gina Evan
$28,400 $500 $28,801
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $28,801

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sunny Gina Evan
$13,600 $10,600 $18,000
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R,
1 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $42,200

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