Show #6289 - Thursday, January 12, 2012

Dan McShane game 5.

Contestants

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Stephanie Walker, a museum archivist from Richmond Heights, Ohio

Brandon Libby, an actor and Phillie Phanstormer from Mount Ephraim, New Jersey

Dan McShane, a baseball game logger from West Islip, New York (whose 4-day cash winnings total $62,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

DID YOU GET THE NUMBER OF THAT SYMPHONY?
BUSINESS BIGGIES
MEDAL OF FREEDOM ATHLETES
WORLD POTPOURRI
LITERARY CHARACTER PERSONAL TRAINER
(Alex: And you have to spell the response here...)
SPELL IT: -ABLE OR -IBLE?
    $200 21
Beethoven's dramatic middle one
    $200 25
Elliot Handler, the "el" in this toymaker, died at age 95 in 2011
    $200 1
"King Richard" of NASCAR fame who won a record 27 races in 1967
    $200 14
In 1993 The New York Times Company paid $1.1 billion to acquire the Globe, a newspaper in this city
    $200 11
Work those harpooning arms, or "Thus, I give up the spear" will be your last words! & work those calves ...OK, calf, anyway!
    $200 6
This adjective can describe a bachelor worthy of marriage or an NFL receiver who's allowed to catch a forward pass
    $400 22
The Haydn one that matches the number of piano keys
    $400 26
After nearly 100 years, this company cut its Oldsmobile brand from its line in 2004
    $400 2
University of Alabama football coach from 1958 to 1982
    $400 15
As everyone belongs to everyone, mother & father are forbidden terms in this 1932 Aldous Huxley novel
    $400 12
Mr. Hugo created you; now you're mine! & when you turn yourself in for theft, then escape & run, the leg lifts'll pay off
    $400 7
From the Latin for "bend", it means capable of being bent repeatedly without damage
    $600 23
Schumann's last; his first is called "Spring"
    $600 29
In summer 2010 this insurance giant paid back nearly $4 billion of its bailout loan; only $97 billion to go!
    $600 3
Only African American to win the men's singles title at Wimbledon
    $600 16
I'm enjoying the Street View feature of this service introduced in 2005--hey, who parked in my driveway?
    $600 13
You're a religious symbology professor at Harvard?! Well, here's the Trebek code! 15 more 100-lb. bench presses!
    $600 8
Easily carried, such as a small TV or software that can run on multiple computers with the same operating system
    $800 24
Mahler's last finished one; he thought this is as many as a composer gets, & he was right
    $800 28
This company, a leading supplier of business information & services, is known as D&B for short
    $800 4
Golfer who won the Masters in 1960, '62, & '64, & received the Medal of Freedom in 2004
    $800 17
In 1999 50,000 people protested in Seattle against this international business group
    DD: $1,600 18
OK, Mr. "Christmas Carol" ghost! Time to use that chain you "forged in life", "link by link" for resistance work!
    $800 9
Old Navy uses this adjective for solid-color shorts that are patterned when inside-out
    $1000 27
This maker of Huggies & Kleenex started out in 1872 to manufacture newsprint from rags
    $1000 5
Jackie Robinson (posthumously) & this other trailblazing Robinson of baseball
    $1000 20
Dr. Bob Pierce started this organization to help kids orphaned in the Korean War; today it helps kids all over the globe
    $1000 19
You're a big pig! (a Berkshire boar) & you may be pres. of the Republic of Animal Farm, but it's time to work, pork chop!
    $1000 10
Unbearable, such as the "Acts" passed by the British parliament in 1774

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Dan Brandon Stephanie
$4,600 $1,000 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Brandon Stephanie
$4,800 $1,800 $7,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

SOLVE FOR EX
HISTORY
PIC THE CRITTER
WINDMILLS
U.S.A.
IT'S GOOD TO BE "KING"
    $400 11
Playboy Playmate Crystal Harris called off her June 2011 nuptials to this 85-year-old just days before the wedding
    $400 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Before his death in 323 B.C., he expanded his empire until it stretched from the shores of the Mediterranean to the Indus River
    $400 21
The axolotl is a salamander from this country south of the border
    $400 23
With 627 turbines, the world's largest onshore wind farm is north of San Angelo in the wide-open west of this state
    $400 16
We'll gamble you know this N.J. city boasts a 4.5-mile-long boardwalk that continues on into Ventnor City
    $400 1
This 17th century translation has become a standard for Bibles
    $800 12
After 11 years of marriage, she & David Arquette announced a trial separation in 2010
    $800 7
Then known as Upper Peru, this country gained independence in 1825; General Sucre soon became president
    $800 22
Sweater the details & name this type of rabbit
    $800 25
Windmills to pump this from the ground made it possible to settle large parts of the United States
    $800 17
This Michigan city is the former HQ of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church & is home to some famous cereals
    $800 2
Though Elizabeth was on the throne, Kingsley Amis titled his guide to correct usage this
    $1200 13
In 2011 this "Dancing with the Stars" alum & second man on the Moon filed for divorce from his third wife
    $1200 8
In 1281 a sudden typhoon saved Japan from this Mongol's invasion force of 150,000 men
    $1200 24
Ferdinand Marcos would have known the animal seen here is known as this country's tarsier; here's looking at you
    $1200 18
There's no place like this Alaskan city, pop. 3,500, which faces Norton Sound of the Bering Sea
    $1200 3
It means any large sum of money, such as the 150,000 marks paid to bring Richard I back to England in the 1190s
    $1600 14
This singer-songwriter said his tweeting too much was an issue in his breakup with Jennifer Aniston
    $1600 9
In June 38 A.D. this third Roman emperor had his dead sister Drusilla deified, the first Roman woman so honored
    $1600 28
This French cabaret is named for a red windmill, & has one on its roof
    $1600 19
Though home to the Jack Daniel's distillery, this Tennessee town is in a county that's been dry since prohibition
    $1600 4
In this 1996 film comedy, Woody Harrelson takes an Amish bowling prodigy under his wing
    $2000 15
She found new love with Frederic Thiebaud, the man whose wife supposedly broke up her marriage to Mutt Lange
    DD: $3,000 10
In 1720 Victor Amadeus II of Savoy gave Sicily to Austria in exchange for this other large island
    $2000 27
Yes, yes! It's the rodent-like lemur seen here
    $2000 26
In 1886, before focusing on water lilies, he painted "A Field of Tulips in Holland" featuring a windmill
    DD: $3,000 20
From 1863 to 1865 this Northern Louisiana city served as the Confederate state capital
    $2000 5
This tragic title character laments, "I am a man more sinned against than sinning"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Brandon Stephanie
$18,800 $11,200 $13,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

WOMEN AUTHORS
1 of the 2 American women authors nominated for the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1938

Final scores:

Dan Brandon Stephanie
$9,999 $19,200 $400
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $19,200 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dan Brandon Stephanie
$18,800 $10,200 $11,600
26 R,
3 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $40,600

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