Show #6263 - Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Contestants

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Jennifer Bernstein, a social worker from St. Louis, Missouri

Tony Hightower, an event planner from Astoria, New York

Julia Kozicki, an attorney from Noblesville, Indiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

I'M ON STRIKE
LET ME CALL YOUR ATTENTION...
TIME FOR A CHANGE
"HALF" BAKED
HEADS IN THE HEAVENS
ONE-WORD TV CLUES
(Alex: You have to name the show most associated with that word.)
    $200 26
In 1980 the Solidarity labor union was formed when the Gdansk shipworkers went on strike in this country
    $200 11
This 4-letter adjective can mean "showing courage" or "typeset in thick, dark lines"
    $200 21
Born Golda Mabovitch in Kiev, she changed her name to this after moving to Israel
    $200 6
You'll find this phrase prominently featured on the menu of Boston's Union Oyster House
    $200 16
The star Algol in the constellation Perseus represents the severed head of this Gorgon
    $200 1
Tribbles
    DD: $1,000 27
Declaring "there is no right to strike against the public safety", Mass. governor Coolidge broke a 1919 strike by them
    $400 12
Avery Dennison makes them in green & purple as well as yellow & has trademarked the word with no "gh" in it
    $400 22
In 1962 former pres. Eisenhower remarked that this dance craze represented "some kind of change in our standards"
    $400 7
Kennedy first appeared on it in 1964
    $400 17
The head of this "hunter" is marked by the binary star Meissa
    $400 2
Festivus
    $600 28
A 2011 strike by 45,000 workers at this telecom company was the USA's largest since a 2007 GM walkout
    $600 13
Where the cupcake is in the picture; it's also a 10-letter verb meaning to make something your dominant subject
    $600 23
In 1910 the Intercollegiate Athletic Association changed its name to this
    $600 8
A midfielder in soccer, or a ball-carrier in football
    $600 18
They represent the heads of Gemini, but these 2 stars are not twins; one is a giant, the other a triple binary
    $600 3
Spam! (one word, but repeated dozens of times)
    $800 29
An early battle for this union formed in 1962 was when grape pickers went on strike for the minimum wage
    $800 14
If an author quotes a passage & puts part of it in italics, he traditionally uses a note saying this "added"
    $800 24
In 1981 the Nissan company dropped this name under which it had sold its cars in the United States
    $800 9
This flag custom may have begun at the end of naval battles; today it's done to show respect to the recently departed
    $800 19
Hamal, the alpha star in this constellation, is from the Arabic al ras al hamal, "head of the sheep"
    $800 4
Plinko
    $1000 30
Railway workers' salaries were cut but rents in the company towns were not, bringing on this strike in 1894
    $1000 15
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a painting on the monitor.) In the Caravaggio painting, Jesus is summoning this man, who is wondering why a humble tax collector is being called
    $1000 25
In 1944 this Republican presidential candidate used the campaign slogan "Time for a Change"
    $1000 10
Residence to help individuals readjust to society after release from jail or an institution
    $1000 20
M15, one of the brightest globular clusters in the sky, is near the head of this winged stallion
    $1000 5
"Bazinga!"

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

Julia Tony Jennifer
-$400 $5,200 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Tony Jennifer
$2,400 $7,400 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

CLUE: THE SHAKESPEARE VERSION
EYE TUNES
DON'T GO IN THE WATER
OBSTACLE COURSES
URBAN DICTIONARY LINGO
IT'S A "MAD" WORLD
    $400 13
It was Casca, then a bunch of other guys & lastly him, stabbing Julius Caesar, on the Senate floor
    $400 5
Survivor topped the charts with this song from "Rocky III"
    $400 1
On New Guinea, the pacu, seen here, which is in the same family as this South American fish, may have given up vegetarianism to be a river monster
    $400 26
Humboldt University International:
This now-fallen German obstacle "and European Integration"
    $400 10
A "polarpoint presentation" is an office meeting in which the boss has adjusted this so no one will nap
    $400 21
It's the name of cities in 14 states, not just Wisconsin
    $800 14
It was Othello, perhaps with a pillow, smothering her in her bedroom
    $800 6
This Kim Carnes song begins, "Her hair is Harlow gold"
    $800 2
It's no surprise that this fish, a relative of the puffer, is named for a prickly rodent
    $800 27
Cornell I.T. training:
"Boundaries: Good" these "Make Good Neighbors"
    $800 3
Drop 1 letter from the type of creature Sonic is in video games & you get this, one who monopolizes the aisle seat
    $800 22
Alfonso VI of Castile captured this city from the Moors in 1083
    DD: $5,000 15
It was Hamlet, in the Queen's chamber, stabbing this man through a curtain
    $1200 7
"Behind These Hazel Eyes" was a hit for this Idol
    $1200 18
Giant isopods, which feed on the deep ocean floor, are members of this subphylum that also includes shrimp & crabs
    $1200 28
University of Ostrava:
"Limits of Development in China and" this country
    $1200 4
"Jumping the couch" means to flip out like this guy who inspired the phrase on an "Oprah" appearance
    $1200 23
It was formerly the Malagasy Republic
    $1600 16
It was this Thane of Fife, with a sword, on the battlefield, who killed Macbeth
    $1600 8
A 2011 commercial for Pretzel M&Ms used this song from the "Dirty Dancing" soundtrack
    $1600 19
The scary guy seen here gets this holy 8-letter name from the cowled appearance of its head
    $1600 11
"Froday" is the day you realize you need one of these
    DD: $3,000 24
The volcanic soil of this Atlantic island helps give a distinctive rich flavor to the fortified wine named for it
    $2000 17
It was Romeo, in a public place, with a sword, killing this relative of Juliet
    $2000 9
In 1978 this British-American rock group experienced some "Double Vision"
    $2000 20
Like the type of snake it's named for, which includes moccasins, this fish has serious fangs
    $2000 12
"Fomo" stands for "fear of" this happening, because you know that party's going to be great
    $2000 25
Have a tea cake & remember this French name of a group of islands in the Gulf of St. Lawrence

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Julia Tony Jennifer
$10,600 $11,600 $8,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SPORTING EVENTS
The cup presented since 1887 to the man who wins this is inscribed "single handed champion of the world"

Final scores:

Julia Tony Jennifer
$600 $21,300 $1
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,300 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Julia Tony Jennifer
$6,800 $14,600 $9,600
13 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
23 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $31,000

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