Show #6257 - Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Contestants

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Mary Redling, an operations manager from Huntington, West Virginia

Kiran Kedlaya, a math professor originally from Boston, Massachusetts

Kendra Anspaugh, a community college instructor from New Orleans, Louisiana (whose 2-day cash winnings total $61,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

EVENING CONSTITUTIONAL
STADIUM FOOD
LATIN BODY PARTS
-OLOGIES
THE CONSTRUCTION CREW
THE WRECKING CREW
    $200 6
This "liberty or death" guy turned down an invite to be a delegate to the Constitutional Convention, saying he "smelt a rat"
    $200 10
At Yankee Stadium, pucker up for some frickles, fried these
    $200 1
Digitus
    $200 15
The name of this -ology, the study of atmosphere & weather, comes from a book title by Aristotle
    $200 20
This guy in charge of the crew shares his title with a jury leader; don't mess with him--he's a real heavyweight
    $200 26
The Wrecking Crew were L.A. studio musicians who played on dozens of hits, including this band's "Good Vibrations"
    $400 7
Rhode Island was the only state not to send delegates to the convention & the last of the 13 to do this, 3 years later
    $400 11
A Pittsburgh institution, Primanti Brothers' sandwiches are served at this home of the Steelers
    $400 2
Caput
    $400 16
Physical & cultural are 2 of the main branches of this study of mankind
    $400 22
This term for the person who wraps pipes & ducts in heat-resistant material comes from the Latin for "island"
    $400 27
Micky, Davy, Mike & Peter sang, but the Crew did all the playing on this band's 1966 No. 1 album
    $600 8
As it permitted this practice, William Lloyd Garrison branded the Constitution "a covenant with death"
    $600 12
While Boston has the Fenway Frank, L.A.'s National League baseball team has this alliterative equivalent
    $600 3
Umbilicus
    $600 17
It's the science & application of X-rays
    $600 23
If you're building with stone, call this expert; he might bring lunch in the same-named jar
    $600 28
Wrecking Crew bass queen Carol Kaye added the bottom end to the No. 1 "Theme from" this 1971 detective film
    $800 9
The 2 presidents to sign the document were George Washington & this one who was very involved in its formation
    DD: $1,200 13
A few years back Wrigley Field introduced the Northside Twist, a 4-pound one of these with 3 dipping sauces
    $800 4
Bracchium
(this limb)
    $800 18
In 1512 Martin Luther earned the degree doctor of this
    $800 24
"Pargeter" is an old term for a worker who applies this stuff to walls & ceilings; he doesn't have to be from Paris
    $800 29
On "Whipped Cream & Other Delights", Herb Alpert played the trumpet, but the Wrecking Crew was this "south of the border" band
    $1000 21
Since 1952, all 4 pages of the Constitution have been on display behind protective glass at this facility in D.C.
    $1000 14
Florida's Sun Life stadium features such Latin cuisine as Cuban sandwiches & these meat-filled turnovers
    $1000 5
Auris
    $1000 19
Mycology is the study of fungi; myology is the study of these body parts
    $1000 25
Let's see if Jennifer Beals is available for this job of heating & joining metal
    $1000 30
Wrecking Crew drummer Hal Blaine used tire chains to lay down the crashing sounds on this Simon & Garfunkel No. 1

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

Kendra Kiran Mary
$2,400 $3,600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kendra Kiran Mary
$5,400 $7,800 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE
ODD WORDS
'90s NOVELS
MOAT POINTS
INVENTIONS FOR THE HOME
MUST "C" TV
    $400 6
This inert gas alters your voice because sound travels more than twice as fast in it as in air
    $400 1
To decaudate is to do this, like the farmer's wife did to the 3 blind mice
    $400 16
In this author's "Debt of Honor", Jack Ryan comes out of retirement to serve as the new National Security Advisor
    $400 18
Moats were crossed via this device; it was lowered & raised depending on who wanted to cross
    $400 23
It's not shocking that in 1928, Philip Labre added a third prong, for grounding, to this
    $400 7
In 2011 Larry David & the gang went to New York City on this uncomfortably funny HBO show
    $800 8
Lignin, a substance in wood, changes when exposed to oxygen; that makes white paper turn this color as it ages
    $800 2
A nummular thing is shaped like one of these; if you know Latin, it makes cents
    $800 17
If you haven't read this first novel in Cormac McCarthy's "Border Trilogy", say "neigh"
    $800 19
Great Britain's second largest, after Windsor, the Castle of Caerphilly, moat & all, is found in this country
    $800 24
Avon salesladies thank Joseph Henry, the first secretary of the Smithsonian, for inventing the electric this
    $800 9
The focus shifted from 40-something Courteney Cox dating men in their 20s, but the show was stuck with this title
    $1200 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue as she and Kelly demonstrate a potato gun.) A potato gun demonstrates Boyle's Law using a simple tube & a stick; pushing the stick reduces the volume of air and increases this 8-letter term, making the potato go ballistic
    $1200 3
To the Pennsylvania Dutch, smearcase is this, both large & small curd varieties
    $1200 25
The title character loses 72 pounds (but gains 74) during the year recorded in this Helen Fielding novel
    $1200 20
In the late 1100s what's now the site of this in Paris was Philip Augustus' castle, with a wide moat & not much art
    $1200 28
MIT gives a prize for design named after Carl Sontheimer, who invented this food processor in the 1970s
    $1200 10
Kyra Sedgwick stars as tough cookie interrogator Brenda Leigh Johnson on this drama
    $1600 14
Slow-motion video shows this bug evading a swat in 250 milliseconds; for 240 of those, it's repositioning itself to jump
    DD: $3,000 4
This verb can refer to making & serving sodas or to cutting meat into long strips to be dried in the sun
    $1600 26
Anne Rice cast a spell on readers with her saga of the Mayfair family begun in this "timely" 1990 novel
    $1600 21
A remnant of the former moat at this Copenhagen pleasure garden was turned into a lake for boating
    $1600 29
John Hammes invented the food waste disposer a few blocks from the current HQ of this company that makes them
    $1600 11
Thomas Gibson & Shemar Moore star as members of the FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit on this drama
    DD: $1,000 15
It's the form of glucose that rotates a plane of polarized light clockwise
    $2000 5
Oneiromancy is the practice of foretelling the future by the interpretation of these
    $2000 27
In 1991 John Updike won a Pulitzer for this fourth & final novel about Harry Angstrom
    $2000 22
To keep fans off the field, a deep moat surrounds the playing area of this South American city's Maracana Stadium
    $2000 30
Zalmon Simmons accepted a patent on a woven-wire one of these in lieu of cash, & the "rest" is history
    $2000 12
"Family Guy" Peter Griffin's African-American neighbor moved to Stoolbend, Virginia for this cartoon spin-off

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kendra Kiran Mary
$9,800 $17,800 $15,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

TOYS
Invented in 1943, this toy was flung over tree branches by soldiers in Vietnam & used as a makeshift radio antenna

Final scores:

Kendra Kiran Mary
$19,600 $30,801 $5,400
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $30,801 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kendra Kiran Mary
$9,400 $17,800 $15,000
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
24 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $42,200

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