Show #6279 - Thursday, December 29, 2011

Jason Keller game 10.
Dave Leach game 1.

Contestants

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Dave Leach, a software analyst from Atlanta, Georgia

Jennifer Green, a university librarian from Paris, Tennessee

Jason Keller, a tutor from Highland Park, New Jersey (whose 9-day cash winnings total $213,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

I THINK I LOVE SHOE
KENTUCKY KERNELS
EPONYMS
OFFICIAL BRITISH ROYAL POSTS
CHILDREN'S LIT
THAT SMELLS... LIKE A CELEBRITY!
    $200 8
Tassel-top, chain & penny are variations of this shoe
    $200 10
Born in Kentucky the year before Lincoln, he became president the same year as Lincoln & died 24 years after Lincoln
    $200 1
This -ism named for a legendary soldier devoted to Napoleon can mean the belief that one's gender is superior
    $200 23
This verse job is awarded on the advice of the prime minister / Whose motives may be underhanded, even sinister
    $200 21
In a kids' book, this plaza dweller "takes a bawth"
    $200 6
Does this movie character's "Mojo" cologne make you hor--uh... smell good? Yeah, baby!
    $400 9
Have a unique fashion sense? Into rubber sole?
Then the shoe seen here, used in this sport, is for you
    $400 11
Half of a deadly feud, this family lived primarily in Kentucky; their rivals, in West Virginia
    $400 2
To execute without due process, especially by hanging; it was named for a Virginian who was allowed to do it
    $400 24
Each earning £3.50 a year in a ceremonial post, royal watermen play a part in any state occasion on this river
    $400 22
"A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver" is about 12th century queen Eleanor of this duchy
    $400 7
Bend your nasal passages with this soccer guy's floral scent for ladies or aromatic scent for the blokes
    $600 12
This 4-letter word describes a high-heeled, slip-on shoe with a low-cut or V-shaped throat
    $600 13
In 1883 Thomas Edison showed off his light bulb at the southern exposition in this largest Kentucky city
    $600 3
A Greek god who was half man, half goat & known for causing terror gives us this word for sudden terror
    $600 25
Tom! Tom! You can be the son of the queen's this, if dad's musically inclined & in the armed forces
    $600 26
Chapter I of this Lewis Carroll book says, "the glass was beginning to melt away, just like a bright silvery mist"
    $600 18
This singer believes "you are beautiful, no matter what they say", especially with her "Inspire" floral scent
    $800 14
Named for a Buster Brown girl, this low-heeled, patent leather slipper has a single strap over the instep
    $800 15
In 1775 he blazed a trail through Kentucky that became known as the Wilderness Road
    $800 4
The 9th century "Apostle of the Slavs" gave his name to this alphabet used by the Slavs
    $800 29
Not the Master of the House, but the Master of the this is responsible for the sovereign's carriages & certain animals
    $800 27
Sara Crewe is the little title character of this classic by Frances Hodgson Burnett
    $800 19
Everyone nose this Yankee shortstop is "Driven"; now no one can ever say he stinks
    $1000 16
You can recognize this French designer's chic shoes by the trademark red soles
    $1000 17
Not cotton but this rope-making plant was king in antebellum Kentucky, which grew almost all the USA's supply
    $1000 5
This setter dog breed was developed in Scotland & named for the nobleman who popularized it in the early 19th c.
    DD: $2,000 30
Edmund Halley was the second this "Royal" from 1720 to 1742
    $1000 28
A ravenous insect larva consumes a ton of food & undergoes metamorphosis in this classic by Eric Carle
    $1000 20
Get this "U Remind Me" R&B singer's eau de toilette for dad... then explain he's not a guy who works in a movie theater

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

Jason Jennifer Dave
$2,000 $600 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Jennifer Dave
$3,000 $2,200 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

OPERA
SCIENTISTS
THE THIRD-MOST POPULAR PRESIDENTIAL CHOICE
(Alex: We'll give you the name of the candidate who finished in third place. You have to tell us who won that presidential election.)
"D-O"
DAYLIGHT COME
ME WANNA GO HOME
    $400 4
This title character is sent to fetch Isolde, his uncle King Mark's intended bride
    $400 8
In 1727 this physicist became the first scientist buried in Westminster Abbey
    $400 1
It precedes "tranquility" in the preamble of the Constitution
    $400 16
A dawn event, or a Florida city of 84,000
    $400 21
The "wine" is too warm in the Transylvanian Alps of this country, & why do I have to carry garlic? Me wanna go home
    $800 5
She's a slave to Amneris, an Egyptian princess
    $800 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew hovers over Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in a helicopter.) To switch on floodlights for Christ the Redeemer's dedication in 1931, this radio pioneer sent shortwave signals from Naples
    $800 2
A lump or blob of something, like whipped cream
    $800 17
"Light's glittering morn bedecks the sky", says a hymn for lauds, also called morning this
    $800 26
The summers are nice in this capital of Manitoba--that's when I should have come. Me wanna go home
    $1200 9
Alban Berg's 1937 opera is a real doozy, or a real this, the double-talk name of its title character
    $1200 13
Scientist & author Temple Grandin overcame this alienating condition, from the Greek for "self" or "same"
    $1200 3
It's a file of documents on a particular subject or person
    $1200 18
Daylight comes, & it's time for this mix of martial arts & exercise, whose name means "supreme ultimate fist"
    $1200 24
Got sunburned visiting the beach of this most populous Brazilian city; home please!
    $1600 10
Gingerbread figures turn back into boys & girls when the witch's spell is broken in this opera
    $1600 14
In the 2nd century this Alexandrian astronomer catalogued 47 of the 88 constellations we know today
    DD: $3,000 27
Strom Thurmond
    $1600 6
Small "coins" thrown from Mardi Gras floats
    DD: $3,000 19
When in Rome, Eos, goddess of dawn, went by this name
    $1600 23
The seafood was great, the tequila too much in this "True Cross" city on the Gulf of Mexico; me wanna go home
    $2000 11
(Alex gives the clue from the Metropolitan Opera in New York.) The Met's production "Enchanted Island" is a version of "The Tempest", & the costume I'm wearing belongs to this magician, who rules the island
    $2000 15
In 1986 Ernst Ruska received the Nobel Prize in Physics for his development of this type of microscope 53 years earlier
    $2000 25
John B. Anderson
    $2000 7
This word for a wild brawl is from the name of a Dublin fair
    $2000 20
This author says the cells in the skin of some of her characters are "reflective like crystal" & sparkle in daylight
    $2000 22
If you can't stand the heat either, then let's caravan out of this fabled city at the center of Mali; me wanna go home

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Jennifer Dave
$8,800 $11,200 $19,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN WRITERS
Concluding a 4-book series, his 2004 novel "Folly and Glory" features Kit Carson, William Clark & Jim Bowie

Final scores:

Jason Jennifer Dave
$1,800 $2 $15,599
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $15,599

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jason Jennifer Dave
$11,800 $9,800 $18,000
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $39,600

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