Show #6266 - Monday, December 12, 2011

Alex returns to conducting contestant interviews from near contestant lecterns.

Contestants

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Chuck Rezac, a cattle ranch hand from Emmett, Kansas

Ellen Tabor, a psychiatrist from New York, New York

Drew Bayers, a music supervisor originally from Milford, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN POETS
INITIAL TV
COOKBOOKS
NOT ACTUALLY A STATE CAPITAL
TAKING SPECIAL MEASURES
GET A "CLU"
    $200 14
He published the first edition of "Leaves of Grass" at his own expense & even set some of the type for it
    $200 1
Mark Harmon investigates all crimes involving U.S. Navy & Marine Corps personnel on this drama
    $200 11
Matt Armendariz has a whole book devoted to foods "on a" this! like hot dogs, fried mozzarella & chicken satay
    $200 3
Witch hunting was more fashionable in this city 16 miles N.E. of Boston than in its West Coast counterpart
    $200 9
It just came to me out of the blue--it's a measure of cloth, usually 40 yards
    $200 26
Thick stick
    $400 15
Upon this woman's death in 1886, her sister Lavinia found nearly 1,000 poems hidden away in her bureau
    $400 2
Hawkeye & Trapper John shared a tent called The Swamp on this sitcom
    $400 19
In a twist on the meat dish, "How to Cook Everything Vegetarian" has a recipe for chili non this
    $400 4
This city that lies about 125 miles from the mouth of the Savannah River is known for a certain golf course
    $400 10
For my daughter's suitors' reference, my shotgun has a bore just under 3/4 of an inch wide, so it's a 12-this
    $400 27
To litter with things in a disorderly manner
    $600 17
Shortly after becoming engaged to Sarah Shelton, he fell ill in a Baltimore tavern & died 4 days later on October 7, 1849
    $600 6
In April 2009 the doors of Chicago's County General Hospital closed to TV viewers as this show ended
    $600 20
In "The Lady & Sons Savannah Country Cookbook", Paula Deen has a section on these, including Confederate bean
    DD: $1,000 5
You'll find the University of Missouri's main campus in this city--the one in Missouri, not in South Carolina
    $600 16
Please tell us you know that a hoppus foot measures this building material--& tell us chop chop
    $600 28
Hen call
    $800 18
This family of poets born in & around Boston includes Amy, James Russell & Robert
    $800 12
Ponch & Jon were motorcycle cops on this '70s police drama
    $800 21
This chef whose last name is an anagram of bread published a book "On Bread" in 1973
    $800 7
Home of the Cascade Falls, this city in Michigan (not Mississippi) is also called "The Rose City"
    $800 24
Used in surveying, this unit is equal to one hundredth of a chain
    $800 29
Ungainly
    $1000 25
In "Concord Hymn", he wrote, "Here once the embattled farmers stood, and fired the shot heard round the world"
    $1000 13
The beer-drinking MacKenzie brothers were a staple on this comedy show whose full name once included "Network 90"
    $1000 22
This Bravo star & former "New York Housewife" offers up some easy & healthy recipes in "The Skinnygirl Dish"
    $1000 8
It's the seat of Illinois' Logan County & shares its name with the capital of a different Midwest state
    $1000 23
1 of the 2 units, each 3 letters long & starting with "R", that measure radiation exposure from X-rays
    $1000 30
This type of heavenly group seen here is held together by mutual attraction

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

Drew Ellen Chuck
$2,400 $1,600 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Drew Ellen Chuck
$5,200 $5,200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

MATH
ALSO A PRESIDENT'S SURNAME
BILLIARDS
FRENCH HISTORY
CARTS, WAGONS & SLEDS
RAND CORPORATION
    $400 3
It's the result of one or more multiplications
    $400 2
A shrub
    $400 19
In 8-ball the balls are racked in this shape, with the 8 ball in the center
    $400 17
Joan of Arc became the maid of this city when she led French troops to victory there in May 1429
    $400 1
Used to transport small loads like lawn dirt, it's a cart with 1 tire & a shallow body, held & pushed by handles
    $400 12
Seen here are 1960s designs by engineer James Drake, who made use of RAND's Santa Monica location to become the father of this sport
    $800 4
When he wasn't busy rubaiyating, this 11th century renaissance man wrote a pioneering work on algebra
    $800 7
Carolla, Ant & Sandler
    $800 27
The bed, or top, of a billiard table is usually made of this rock & can weigh as much as 800 pounds
    $800 18
On May 10, 1981 France elected as president this socialist who then nationalized most of the private banks
    $800 23
It can be a sled or toboggan, someone riding in one, or a mat you put under a drink
    $800 13
RAND research culminated in a 1987 treaty on these 3-element compounds that break down the ozone layer
    $1200 5
The prefix "mega" denotes 10 to the 6th power; "giga", 10 to this power
    $1200 9
Shallow, crossable part of a river
    $1200 28
This white object gave its name to a bald "Dick Tracy" villain
    DD: $2,000 20
In a July 6, 2003 referendum, this Mediterranean island narrowly defeated a plan for limited autonomy
    $1200 24
It's a 2-wheeled wagon used to carry artillery ammunition; in song, they "go rolling along"
    $1200 14
In the first book on this, computers doing tasks associated with human intellect, 6 chapters had been RAND reports
    $1600 6
Jean Poncelet's work on conic sections helped found the "projective" form of this branch of mathematics
    $1600 10
To puncture
    $1600 29
Snooker is played with 15 balls of this color & 6 balls of other colors
    $1600 21
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) In June 1940, France was split into German-occupied France & Vichy France; 2 1/2 years later, Germany gained control of a large part of continental France; Italy gained most of the area east of this river
    $1600 25
A color & a woman's name combine in this term for a police wagon
    $1600 15
Packet switching, the basic idea of the Internet, came from '60s research on communications in case of this awful event
    $2000 8
Mathematicians disagree as to whether zero belongs in this set of numbers denoted N
    $2000 11
To allow
    $2000 30
In 1845 this firm manufactured its first pool table for a Cincinnati meatpacker; it's sold millions of tables since then
    $2000 22
The October 1415 battle of this fortress, lost to the English, actually took place in a nearby muddy field
    $2000 26
This Olympic sport gets its name from the metal sled introduced in the 1890s & what some people thought it resembled
    DD: $2,000 16
The field called this "theory", which has influenced economics & other disciplines, was expanded at RAND in the '40s

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Drew Ellen Chuck
$11,600 $10,000 $13,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE BILLBOARD TOP 40
Previously done by the Trapp Family, this song about an instrumentalist was a Top 40 hit every December from 1958 to 1962

Final scores:

Drew Ellen Chuck
$23,200 $10,000 $25,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $25,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Drew Ellen Chuck
$12,800 $10,000 $13,200
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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