Show #6291 - Monday, January 16, 2012

Contestants

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Mike Hatch, a men's clothing sales associate from Gainesville, Georgia

Betsy Schroeder, a graduate student of veterinary medicine from Blacksburg, Virginia

Brandon Libby, an actor and Phillie Phanstormer from Mount Ephraim, New Jersey (whose 2-day cash winnings total $31,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

DR. MASSEUSE RHYMES
TAKE IT "SLOW"
GOLD
AT WIDE RECEIVER FOR THIS TEAM...
PUNCH
JUDEA
    $200 11
A knot I've found, oh, heck! / in this muscle of the upper part of my neck / but not in my ol' a-sneezius! / no! 'tis in my...
    $200 6
The ball must arc at least 3 feet in this type of softball
    $200 15
Gold in the form seen here, it can also mean priceless pieces of wisdom
    $200 1
1988: John Taylor, Jerry Rice; Taylor caught Super Bowl XXIII's game-winning pass, but Rice got MVP
    $200 21
No joke, it comes at the end of a joke
    $200 24
The territory of Judea became part of this empire in 63 B.C.
    $400 12
Arising from 3 heads / this extensor muscle's dead / my upper arm does no more reps / until some help for my...
    $400 7
Hamilton beach sells a programmable one of these to keep pot roast at the right temperature
    $400 17
Still widely used today, these extremely thin sheets of gold were used for gilding medieval manuscripts
    $400 2
2009: Wes Welker, Randy Moss; they had a pretty good quarterback
    $400 22
An unexpected blow, or a 2011 movie about a girl named Babydoll with a wild imagination
    $600 13
The innermost of the 3 in each rear / is a pain when I try to sit in a bus / it is amiss, now please do this / fix my gluteus...
    $600 8
In "The Streets of Laredo", this line that became a book & movie title precedes "& play the fife lowly"
    $600 18
Gold has the atomic number 79 & this chemical symbol
    $600 3
2008: Marvin Harrison, Reggie Wayne; they had a pretty good quarterback
    $600 28
Fighting puppets Punch & Judy have been around since this period that began in 1660 with the return of Charles II
    $800 14
The longest in the body / this muscle feels ungodly / rest my thigh at the bar? glorious! / now work on my...
    $800 9
"Layla" guitarist's lazy moniker
    $800 19
The 1897 Canadian gold rush named for this river occurred around the confluence of the Yukon River & it
    $800 4
1976: Fred Biletnikoff, Cliff Branch (Fred's in the Hall of Fame; Cliff may get there, too)
    $800 27
A blow to the back of the neck is the punch named for this animal
    $800 26
This ruler of Judea attempted to kill the infant Jesus
    $1000 16
Internal or external / the pain there's infernal / feel my abdomen go weak / it means indirect, it's my...
    $1000 10
What camera crews call "over-cranking" produces this effect
    $1000 20
A fabled lost city of gold lends its name to this California county
    $1000 5
1978: John Stallworth, Lynn Swann; who do you double cover with that combo?
    $1000 23
The name of this red wine punch is from the Spanish for "Bleeding"
    $1000 25
Galilee, Samaria & Judea in the south were the 3 traditional divisions of this ancient area with a still-current name

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

Brandon Betsy Mike
$1,400 $2,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brandon Betsy Mike
$1,800 $7,600 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

COATS OF ARMS
TV GUIDE SAYS
INVENTIVE MINDS
THE GREEN PAGES
WOMEN IN GOVERNMENT
_____ THE _____
    $400 24
This country's coat of arms features a Maori chieftain & a European woman supporting the shield
    $400 16
"Rachel and Finn decide to throw a duet competition to give Sam a better chance to win"
    $400 11
His cotton gin gets all the press, but he had a nail-making business even before he went to Yale
    $400 21
Al Gore made his environmental sentiments clear in the 1992 book this "in the Balance"
    $400 6
Bertha Landes, the first woman mayor of a large U.S. city, presided over this largest Washington city in the 1920s
    $400 1
This expression meaning opposite one's basic temperament refers to the direction of fibers in wood
    $800 25
The coat of arms of Norfolk Island in the South Pacific features the Norfolk species of this conifer
    $800 17
"Bob and Jillian lead community-wide fitness challenges in seven cities"
    $800 12
On Feb. 14, 1876 Elisha Gray was a few hours behind this man at the U.S. Patent Office, filing a speech-transmitting device
    $800 22
It was just deserts for Burton Bernstein with his study of "The Great & Terrible wilderness" of this desert of Moses
    $800 7
Formerly director of Arkansas' department of health, in 1993 Joycelyn Elders was appointed to this higher post
    $800 2
To be in a tight spot is to be here "without a paddle"
    $1200 18
"Brainiac visits Clark from the future"
    $1200 13
In 1837 he built a smooth, hard moldboard out of a circular saw, & seeing nothing ran like 'em, began to make steel plows
    DD: $2,000 23
Victor Scheffer's "The Year of" this mammal is a 1969 classic study on the conservation of an ocean species
    $1200 8
Born in New York to parents from Puerto Rico, this Supreme Court justice calls herself a "Nuyorican"
    $1200 3
Street performers collect money by doing this, literally & figuratively
    $1600 19
"Cesar tries rehabilitating three dog-wolf crossbreeds"
    $1600 14
Sir Frederick Abel's invention of cordite eliminated this, produced by gunpowder, from the battlefield
    $1600 9
Oveta Culp Hobby, the only woman in Eisenhower's cabinet, was the first head of this department, HEW for short
    DD: $1,500 4
To sternly demand hard work; it's also something Indiana Jones often does
    $2000 26
On Singapore's coat of arms, the lion represents Singapore itself & a tiger represents its historical link to this country
    $2000 20
"Howard baffles Sheldon"
    $2000 15
In 1888 his lightweight, box-shaped invention eliminated the need for glass photographic plates
    $2000 10
His widow Muriel became Minnesota's first female senator when she filled his vacant seat in 1978
    $2000 5
One item in a violinist's bag of tricks is the thin, glassy tone made by playing "sul ponticello", Italian for this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brandon Betsy Mike
$1,000 $9,200 $1,100
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ENGLISH MONARCHS
Since 1066, the longest consecutive period when the monarch had the same name was 116 years with this given name

Final scores:

Brandon Betsy Mike
$0 $12,200 $1,650
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $12,200 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brandon Betsy Mike
$1,000 $11,200 $1,200
6 R,
4 W
20 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
8 W

Combined Coryat: $13,400

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