Show #6249 - Thursday, November 17, 2011

Contestants

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Glenn Sullivan, a psychology professor from Lexington, Virginia

Matt Andelman, a family law attorney from Silver Spring, Maryland

Ellen Lewis, a retired high school math teacher from Mount Vernon, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

AIRSHIPS
THEIR ONLY TOP 10 POP HIT
THAT'S ANCIENT HISTORY!
EXTRAVAGANZA ELEGANZA
"FUN" IN
ACAPULCO
    $200 8
The passenger & crew compartment of an airship shares this name with a type of boat used in Venice
    $200 6
1996:
"Killing Me Softly"
    $200 13
Around 447 B.C. this group led by the "Scourge of God" devastated the Balkans & drove south into Greece
    $200 19
Valued at $3.8 mil., the most expensive one of these is encrusted with 4,517 diamonds; it'll at least hold a lipstick
    $200 1
A professional solicitor of financial contributions for charity
    $200 26
His "Fun in Acapulco" included crooning "Bossa Nova Baby"
    $400 9
In 2011 this firm announced it was phasing out its blimps in favor of rigid airships with aluminum & carbon skeletons
    $400 7
1969:
"A Boy Named Sue"
    $400 14
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World were spread out over three continents: 2 were in Africa, 3 in Asia, & the 2 in Europe were the Colossus of Rhodes & this other statue
    $400 22
A $69 hot dog (called a "haute dog") is grilled in white truffle oil & topped with this liver from a duck
    $400 2
I've got the munchies; ah, just what I need--these savory snacks from Frito-Lay
    $400 27
Later president of the U.S., he caught a sailfish on his honeymoon in Acapulco in 1953
    $600 10
On March 31, 1936 it left Germany on its first transatlantic trip, arriving in Rio de Janeiro 4 days later
    $600 17
1987:
"Touch of Grey"
    $600 15
This king who died in 1750 B.C. left a code dealing with family laws, loans, debts & even witchcraft
    $600 23
Fetching $3.6 million at auction, the "Molitor" is a violin he made in 1697
    $600 3
A strict, often literal adherent to a faith's tenets & practices
    $600 28
Acapulco is famous for this daring activity at La Quebrada
    $800 11
This insurance company operates 2 full-time blimps, Snoopy One & Snoopy Two
    $800 20
1978:
"Dust in the Wind"
    $800 16
Doric columns, like at the Parthenon, had 16-20 grooves; these more slender columns at the nearby Erechtheum usually had 24
    $800 24
Go ahead & splurge on a private island; Bird Cay is just $14 million & 30 minutes from Nassau in these islands
    $800 4
An official dinner, or a mathematical variable with a specified relation to another one
    $800 29
He spent his last days in Acapulco but died in flight on his private plane back to Houston in 1976
    DD: $1,700 12
He began construction of his first airship in June 1898 in a wooden hangar on Lake Constance
    $1000 21
2006:
"White & Nerdy"
    $1000 18
The 1st inscription on this 1799 discovery is in hieroglyphics, the 2nd in everyday Egyptian & the 3rd in Greek
    $1000 25
He had more than 300 field animals in his private zoo at his San Simeon estate
    $1000 5
It's a cable-operated railway going up a hillside
    $1000 30
Several of this artist's last murals were painted at the Acapulco estate of his friend Dolores Olmedo

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

Ellen Matt Glenn
$1,000 $2,000 $5,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ellen Matt Glenn
$5,000 $5,000 $6,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

IT'S ANDREW!
LETTER PERFECT
(Alex: We want you to name the play in...)
SHAKESPEARE'S TRAGIC MEN
"SCOPE" IT OUT
COLOR MOVIES
THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
(Janet Napolitano: We've evolved in many ways since our creation in the wake of 9/11.)
    $400 20
Andrew Lloyd Webber composed "Don't Cry For Me, Argentina" for this Broadway show
    $400 13
It can mean 1,000 or a baseball strikeout
    $400 1
The porter &
Duncan
    $400 11
This device detects sounds produced within the body & conveys them to doctors' ears through tubes
    $400 3
Top ballerina Sarah Lane was Natalie Portman's dance double for this 2010 film
    $400 26
(Janet Napolitano gives the clue.) Threats from denial of service attacks to software are major concerns in this area, the CS in the division NCSD
    $800 21
The son of illustrator N.C., this painter had his first exhibition in 1936 at the Art Alliance of Philadelphia
    $800 14
Metaphysically speaking, it's the ego
    $800 2
Benvolio &
Friar Laurence
    $800 12
Among the world's largest of these are the twin 400-inch ones on Mauna Kea in Hawaii
    $800 6
Ryan Reynolds gets a mystical ring that endows him with special powers in this 2011 film
    $800 27
(Janet Napolitano gives the clue.) In 2011, color-coded alerts were replaced by a warning system with information about particular terrorist threats, either elevated or this, meaning we think it will happen soon
    $1200 22
In 1901 he sold his steel company to J.P. Morgan for a tidy $250 million
    $1200 15
A scale measuring the popularity of a celebrity is this "rating"
    $1200 4
The fool &
the Dukes of Cornwall & Albany
    $1200 18
It's seen here & also in dramatic pursuit scenes in many a movie
    $1200 7
Henry Mancini got an Oscar nomination for the score to this 1964 Peter Sellers film
    $1600 23
Oddly, Andrew was the middle name of this "40 whacks" gal (that wasn't the only odd thing in her life, though)
    $1600 16
The first letter alphabetically to appear alone as a periodic table element symbol
    $1600 5
Brabantio &
Cassio
    $1600 19
From the Latin for "joint", it's an instrument that looks into the interior of joints
    $1600 9
Amanda Seyfried donned the title cloak in this 2011 film
    $2000 24
This gay, often conservative British-born pundit serves up the blog "The Daily Dish"
    $2000 17
Random House says it's the medieval Roman numeral for 7; makes sense
    $2000 8
Octavius &
Philo
    $2000 25
In the pre-videotape era, these trademarked cameras were used to record TV shows onto 16mm film
    DD: $3,150 10
In this animated film Fred captains the title transport to Pepperland

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ellen Matt Glenn
$7,800 $13,400 $8,650

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC DOCUMENTS
It's the shorter, better-known name of the document "United States-Vietnam Relations, 1945-1967"

Final scores:

Ellen Matt Glenn
$5,600 $9,400 $15,601
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $15,601

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ellen Matt Glenn
$7,800 $13,400 $6,800
17 R,
3 W
16 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $28,000

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