Show #6270 - Friday, December 16, 2011

Jason Keller game 1.
Alex acknowledges a 102-year-old woman (and Jeopardy! fan) in the audience.

Contestants

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Leslie Hamilton, a teacher and swim coach from Erlanger, Kentucky

Jason Keller, a tutor from Highland Park, New Jersey

Beth Watkins, a graduate student of medieval studies from Savannah, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $37,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE INTERNET
ANTONYMIC BOOK TITLES
CANADA ROCKS
TIME FOR LUNCH
JOHN, PAUL, GEORGE
THING"O"
(Alex: In this case, each correct response will end with the letter "O".)
    $200 9
A new rule in this Yahoo sports fantasy game is the Mulligan, which allows you to drop your worst weekly score
    $200 3
1913:
"Daughters & Haters"
    $200 1
Toronto-born Robbie Robertson was part of the Bob Dylan backup group that made it big on their own using this name
    $200 19
Maybe they take tokens at this chain that offers Italian B.M.T. & Black Forest ham sandwiches
    $200 16
He was the youngest man elected president &, sadly, the youngest to die in office
    $200 5
It's defined as a voice extending above a man or woman's normal range
    $400 10
Jimi Hendrix fans know kissthisguy.com is always good for a laugh, as it's an "archive of misheard" these
    $400 4
1667:
"Hell Recovered"
    $400 2
He recorded some of his biggest albums, including "Rust Never Sleeps", backed up by Crazy Horse
    $400 20
In the world according to this fish, the kind made into gefilte fish is called the German or Israeli type
    $400 24
His home at 19 North Square is the oldest building in downtown Boston
    $400 11
a single unit of a General Mills cereal, or a British expression meaning "see you around, old chap"
    $600 14
This website named for a curious mythological gal hosts the Music Genome Project for your listening pleasure
    $600 6
1813:
"Humility & Objectivity"
    $600 28
We can ask about Montreal's Men Without Hats if we want to (if we don't, nobody will); in 1983 they hit No. 3 with this
    $600 21
Leave the gun; take this Italian treat of pastry shells stuffed with a sweetened filling of whipped ricotta
    DD: $1,000 27
He's the botanist seen here in 1940
    $600 12
It's the Japanese game seen here
    $800 15
Press "Scan" on the social site that bills itself as "Chat" this game & you are visually connected to a random user
    $800 7
1988:
"The King Of The Saved"`
    $800 29
In 2007 this Montreal group was "aflame" with creativity on their album "Neon Bible"
    $800 22
Mock this soup is sometimes garnished with calves' brains; who can say no to that?
    $800 26
One of Washington, D.C.'s major airports is named for this Secretary of State
    $800 13
A type of con game; many a police department used to have a squad named for it
    $1000 17
Established in 2007, this microblogging site that sounds like an acrobat handles 40 million posts a day
    $1000 8
1997:
"Hot Valley"
    $1000 30
This arena-rock trio hit it big in the '70s with the Ayn Rand-inspired album "2112"
    $1000 23
This name for the "food of the gods" now means a dessert of chilled fruit mixed with coconut
    $1000 25
After starring in "A Man for All Seasons" in London & on Broadway, he won an Oscar for the movie
    $1000 18
This word for a devotee of an activity is Spanish for "enthusiast"

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

Beth Jason Leslie
$1,800 $3,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Beth Jason Leslie
$3,800 $7,000 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC LEADERS' LETTERS TO SANTA
A STONY CATEGORY
ANATOMICAL ETYMOLOGY
LAKE CITY
(Alex: You have to name the largest lake each city lies on, or is near.)
STREEP TEASE
THE VILLAGE IDIOM
    $400 1
"Okay, I did have my mom killed in 59 A.D. & wife no. 1 in 62, but I've been a good boy (& emperor!). I'd like a fiddle. Now!"
    $400 21
On August 5, 1884 the cornerstone for its pedestal was laid on Bedloe's Island
    $400 13
This alternate name for the kneecap is from the Latin for "little plate"
    $400 3
Buffalo, New York
    $400 26
Meryl Streep was nominated but didn't have the recipe for a 2009 Oscar when she played Ms. Child in this film
    $400 8
The cape-wearing artiste who settled in the village was just one of these "in a round hole"
    $800 2
"Next year, in 1799, I want to stage the coup d'etat of 18th Brumaire & become first consul. I'll want a lot more after that"
    $800 22
Serving from 1941 to 1946, Harlan Stone was the 12th guy to head up this important group
    $800 14
Italian anatomist Alfonso Corti gave his name to the organ of Corti, which is the actual organ of this sense
    $800 4
Boulder City, Nevada
    $800 9
Want conversation? At the barbershop you'll find someone ready to sit around & "chew" this
    $1200 18
"...& one last thing. If a Spaniard ever topples my rule as the 9th Aztec emperor, I'd like but one thing...revenge!"
    $1200 23
According to 17th century poet Richard Lovelace, "stone walls do not" one of these "make"
    $1200 15
This scientific name for the tailbone comes from its resemblance to a cuckoo bird's beak
    DD: $2,000 5
Jinja, Uganda
    $1200 10
Attempts to get money from the mill owner are in vain; "you can't get" this "out of a stone"
    $1600 19
"If Edward IV dies in 1483, I want in as Lord Protector & eventually, king. & a horse! That's super important!"
    DD: $2,000 24
Geologists use these 2 Greek-derived terms to describe the "New Stone Age" & the "Old Stone Age" time periods
    $1600 16
This tough membrane that forms the outermost covering of the brain is Latin for "hard mother"
    $1600 6
Desaguadero, Bolivia & Puno, Peru
    $1600 28
For a SAG award, Susan Sarandon's "Dead Man Walking" work beat Meryl's romance with Clint in this 1995 film
    $1600 11
Like a Tower of London guard, Ed has done this type of "service", running our volunteer fire department
    $2000 20
"I built the temples of Abu Simbel, but what I'd like is to outlive my first dozen heirs & be preserved in a Cairo museum"
    $2000 25
From about 1,200 to 400 B.C., these people carved stone heads, like the one seen here, & lived along the Gulf of Mexico
    $2000 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical animation on the monitor.) The hyoid bone, which supports the tongue, takes its name from the Greek word hyoeides, meaning shaped like the lowercase form of this Greek letter
    $2000 7
Baku, Azerbaijan (a salt lake that's called a sea)
    $2000 27
The Golden Globes nominated Meryl for this 2004 remake about a brainwashed assassin, but she got shot down
    $2000 12
The village undertaker literally "knows" this phrase, but Mrs. Smith the postmistress knows too

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Beth Jason Leslie
$3,000 $20,200 $13,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORD HISTORY
A Roman legal term for a debtor sentenced to servitude is the origin of this term for a slave to a vice

Final scores:

Beth Jason Leslie
$0 $28,200 $6,558
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $28,200 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Beth Jason Leslie
$3,000 $19,000 $13,400
8 R,
3 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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