Show #6261 - Monday, December 5, 2011

Contestants

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Brendan Barnwell, a grad student and tutor from Santa Barbara, California

Scott Russell, a university chaplain from Blacksburg, Virginia

Bhibha Das, a postdoctoral research associate originally from Mt. Zion, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

INDIAN FOOD
AMERICAN NOVELISTS
(Alex: We'll give you the film. You give us the...)
MOVIE MODES OF TRANSPORT
PHRASES OF DEATH
MONOGRAMS IN FASHION
AMMAN, JORDAN
    $200 1
Ghee is a form of clarified this that's been slowly melted, separating the milk solids
    $200 3
While collecting material for "The Fountainhead", she worked without pay as a typist for a New York City architect
    $200 6
"Speed"
    $200 2
Completing 2 tasks with one action is "killing 2" of these "with one stone"
    $200 25
His name is on everything from underwear to glassware:
CK
    $200 18
At a park named for this late king, you can see his car collection, including Lawrence of Arabia's armored Rolls
    $400 7
This East Indian flatbread has a palindromic name
    $400 5
In 1992 this "Cider House Rules" author was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame
    $400 14
"Speed 2"
    $400 4
This agricultural plot of land is the last one you'll "buy"
    $400 30
Let's hear it for the red, white & blue:
TH
    $400 19
In the 200s B.C. Bruce Springsteen could have sung "Streets of" this, as the city was then called
    $600 8
Get your bread piping hot from this type of Indian clay oven seen here
    $600 11
John Ehle is the author of "The Winter People", which became a film, & the father of this woman, who went into film
    $600 15
"The Great Waldo Pepper"
    $600 23
This longest-serving "Tonight Show" host used "staying at Club Mud" & "time-sharing the oblong condo"
    DD: $1,200 29
In 2010 she launched a children's line, yeah, yeah, yeah:
SM
    $600 22
By 1300 Amman had disappeared; it was resettled by this empire in 1878 & grew from there
    $800 9
The vegetarian dish saag paneer is this & cheese, which is what its name means
    $800 12
Having served on a mine-sweeper during World War II, he wrote about one in "The Caine Mutiny"
    $800 16
"American Flyers"
    $800 21
How dead? "Dead as" one of these 8-letter carpentry items
    $800 28
Among his projects are purses & shoes:
MK
    $800 24
Amman is built on 7 jabals, or these; Jabal el-Qala'a offers especially great views
    $1000 10
This Indian specialty, a spicy curry, gets its name from the Portuguese for "wine and garlic sauce"
    $1000 13
In the 1950s he won $10,000 on "You Bet Your Life", allowing him time off to write a novel... "The Exorcist"
    $1000 17
"Ice Station Zebra"
    $1000 20
What are the dead doing? "Pushing up" these, be they English or oxeye
    $1000 27
He often dressed Jackie Kennedy:
OC
    $1000 26
The Palace of Culture is modeled on the tent of these desert people whose tents don't stay pitched in one place long

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

Bhibha Scott Brendan
$1,000 -$600 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bhibha Scott Brendan
$2,400 $1,400 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

REMEMBER LAST DECEMBER?
WORD ORIGINS
(Alex: You have to name the country in which you'll...)
PICK UP YOUR ORDER
"H"EALTH & MEDICINE
LET'S PLAY A SONG
A MAN: JORDAN
    $400 11
British protests over university fees included an attack on the car of this not-young royal couple
    $400 1
From the Arabic for "sign of god", it's a high-ranking Muslim cleric regarded as the most learned of the time period
    $400 5
The Order of the Nile
    $400 3
This "maneuver" is the method of choice to use when a person is choking
    $400 15
No, we are not doing "Stairway"! First, we play "Immigrant Song", then "Black Dog"! That's how you cover this band!
    $400 21
As president of this new private univ. in 1891, David Starr Jordan worked to attract eastern brains to California's wilds
    $800 12
On December 7 this popular American political wife passed away in Chapel Hill
    $800 2
This small scented pouch takes its name from the French for "little bag"
    $800 7
The Order of the Aztec Eagle
    $800 6
The body produces many of these, including prolactin & insulin
    $800 27
Wait 'til you hear me belt out my version of this singer's 1967 top 10 hit "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman"
    $800 22
Advertising writer James J, Jordan came up with "Ring around the collar" & this airline "is ready when you are"
    $1200 13
A volume of his bird art sold at auction for more than $10 million, a record for a printed book
    $1200 4
My gardener told me we don't need to plant; all my flowers are this type, from the Latin for "through the year"
    $1200 16
The Supreme Order of the Chrysanthemum
    $1200 8
This 8-letter word for a collection of blood, usually clotted, comes from words for "blood" & "tumor"
    $1200 28
Let's lip-synch "All Or Nothing", a 1990 top 5 hit by this rhyming-named duo from Germany
    $1200 23
Pascual Jordan's 1925 papers launched this physics field that tries to explain the behavior of teensy particles
    $1600 14
The Senate ratified an updated arms control treaty with Russia known as "New" this
    $1600 19
This term for a type of airship is from the Latin for "to direct"
    $1600 17
The National Order of the Cedar
    DD: $5,200 9
A transplant rejection problem, GVH, stands for graft versus this
    $1600 24
This Irish film director based "The Crying Game" on one of his own short stories
    $2000 25
Laurent Gbagbo & Alassane Ouattara both had themselves sworn in as pres. of this African country on December 4
    DD: $3,000 20
From the Italian for "of a cave", this adjective today refers to anything strange or ugly
    $2000 18
Unrelated to the one in "Harry Potter", the Order of the Phoenix
    $2000 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical animation on the monitor.) This occurs when the nucleus of a disk protrudes through the surrounding cell & puts pressure on a spinal nerve
    $2000 26
This Atlanta-born civil rights leader was a key adviser to President Clinton

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bhibha Scott Brendan
$19,200 $2,600 $8,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PLAYWRIGHTS
For a 1953 play, he spent time in Salem doing research at the courthouse & at the Witch House

Final scores:

Bhibha Scott Brendan
$21,179 $5,100 $15,122
2-day champion: $41,380 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bhibha Scott Brendan
$15,000 $2,600 $11,000
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
10 R,
5 W
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $28,600

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