Show #6292 - Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Contestants

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Amy Stephenson, a writer and editor from Sunnyside, New York

Daniel Hodge, an actuary from Charlotte, North Carolina

Betsy Schroeder, a graduate student of veterinary medicine from Blacksburg, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

AVIATION FIRSTS
STATE SONGS
(Alex: You have to name the state, of course.)
YOU MIGHT "B" HUNGRY
(Alex: In honor of his birthday today, a whole category dedicated to...)
MUHAMMAD ALI AT 70
(Alex: We're dealing with numerals in...)
ORDINALLY SPEAKING
NORMAN INVASION
    $200 26
In 1909 Louis Bleriot became the first person to fly a plane across this body of water between the U.K. & France
    $200 7
"They say home is where the heart is, these green mountains are my home"
    $200 2
Einstein Bros & Noah's are chains that specialize in these round breakfast items--do you want some shmear?
    $200 1
Future heavyweight Muhammad Ali was born in Louisville Jan, 17, 1942 & named this
    $200 18
This avenue is the historic main street of Manhattan's garment district
    $200 12
He produced the TV shows "All in the Family", "Maude" & "The Jeffersons", among others
    $400 27
Beginning in the 1910s, DELAG, the world's first airline, offered service in Germany aboard this type of airship
    $400 8
"Grand old badger state!"
    $400 3
In 1923 a California horticulturist created this by crossing a loganberry, a raspberry & a blackberry
    $400 15
Ali won a light heavyweight boxing gold medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics in this European capital
    $400 19
It's the imaginary barrier separating the audience from the performers on stage during a play
    $400 13
Named for a Santa Fe railway surveyor, the city of Norman is home to the university of this state
    $600 9
"She has her Black Hills, and mines with gold so rare, and with her scenery, no other state can compare"
    $600 4
The color of this large cherry ranges from a deep garnet to almost black
    $600 16
Ali first took the heavyweight title with a 1964 upset win over this man
    $600 20
This term for an eerie power of perception is so called because it goes beyond sight, hearing & their 3 pals
    $600 14
He commanded the ground forces in the 1983 invasion of Grenada, and later commanded respect as a Jeopardy! champ
    $800 10
"On the record of thy years, Abraham Lincoln's name appears, Grant and Logan, and our tears"
    $800 5
This German sausage made of pork & veal is seasoned with a variety of spices including ginger, nutmeg & coriander
    $800 17
In 2011 Ali said of this man, "the world has lost a great champion"; he had less kind things to say in the '70s
    DD: $1,000 22
It's the lowest rank of commissioned officer in the U.S. Army or Marines
    $800 24
In 1890 British architect Norman Shaw designed the police headquarters known as "New" this
    $1000 11
"Oh the moonlight's fair tonight along the Wabash"
    $1000 6
This 9-letter French sauce is served with meat, fish & vegetables; the yolk's on you!
    $1000 21
For 8 years this actor insisted he wasn't up to playing Ali, but in the end Ali said, "I even thought he was me"
    $1000 23
Joining the ranks of the Pyramids & the Pharos of Alexandria, King Kong was dubbed this on film
    $1000 25
In 1969 this author and New Journalist failed in his bid to become Mayor of New York City

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

Betsy Daniel Amy
$2,000 $2,600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Betsy Daniel Amy
$3,600 $5,800 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

NORWAY'S CULTURE & HISTORY
LEGAL MATTERS
I PLAYED A DOCTOR & SOME OTHER GUY ON TV
CLASSICAL MUSIC
POSSESSIVE BOOK TITLES
"TRI" TIPS
    $400 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew sits at a kitchen table in Oslo, Norway.) A trip to Norway wouldn't be complete without sampling lefse, the potato staple that folk legends say was given to slain warriors of this hall, to fortify them for battle
    $400 7
From the Latin latro, "robber", it's the nonviolent crime of stealing personal property, like money
    $400 6
Dr. Doogie Howser &
Ethan Burdick
    $400 10
One of the most common chamber groups, the string quartet consists of 2 violins, a viola & this instrument
    $400 1
Douglas Adams:
"The ____'s Guide to the Galaxy"
    $400 15
To cut into thirds
    $800 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands in front of a large house at the Norsk Folkemuseum in Oslo, Norway.) About 30 stave churches from the 12th and 13th century still stand here in Norway. The four corner posts, or staves, may represent these first four books of the New Testament
    DD: $2,000 8
Often issued in time of war, this order prohibits ships or goods from leaving a port
    $800 30
Dr. Derek Shepherd &
Aaron Brooks
    $800 11
The piece heard here from this Handel work is called "Alla Hornpipe"--everybody dance!
    $800 2
Kurt Vonnegut:
"___'s Cradle"
    $800 16
He's the comical canine seen here
    $1200 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands before a tall sculpture in the Vigelund Sculpture Garden in Oslo, Norway.) The centerpiece of Oslo's Vigelund Sculpture Garden is a 57-foot tower depicting intertwined human figures reaching to the heavens; it's known as this, from Latin for made from a single stone
    $1200 9
In 2010 Ahmed Ghailani became the first person tried in federal court after being held at this location
    $1200 29
Dr. Doug Ross &
Chic Chesbro
    DD: $5,000 12
Around 600 A.D. the first pope named this collected & organized the chants used in church services
    $1200 3
Philip Roth:
"____'s Complaint"
    $1200 17
Originally this word for a camera stand was the seat of the priestess of the Oracle at Delphi
    $1600 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands in front of the Royal Palace in Oslo, Norway.) King Harald V lives here, in Norway's Royal Palace; he & his second cousin, England's Queen Elizabeth, are both great-grandchildren of this British king, who ruled from 1901 to 1910
    $1600 20
This "General", not the Attorney General, represents the United States in cases before the Supreme Court
    $1600 28
Quincy, M.E. &
Oscar Madison
    $1600 13
In 1981 this maestro from India was made music director for life of the Israel Philharmonic
    $1600 4
Umberto Eco:
"____'s Pendulum"
    $1600 18
Canal Street is the northern border of this Manhattan area
    $2000 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows us a sod home at the Norsk Folkemuseum in Oslo, Norway.) These people, also called Lapps, built turf or sod homes, called gammer that lasted thirty years or more in harsh conditions
    $2000 21
The 1896 case of Homer Plessy v. this judge set the precedent of "separate but equal" facilities
    $2000 27
Marcus Welby &
Jim Anderson (the "Father" who "Knows Best")
    $2000 14
This composer of Armenian heritage is best known for the "Sabre Dance" from his ballet "Gayane"
    $2000 5
Kim Edwards:
"The ____ ____'s Daughter" (2005)
    $2000 19
This was an ancient Roman warship with multiple tiers of oars

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Betsy Daniel Amy
$8,000 $22,400 $14,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. POPULATION
Between 2000 & 2010 these 2 states that border each other led the nation in highest percentage of population increase, 35% & 25%

Final scores:

Betsy Daniel Amy
$8,000 $15,999 $18,400
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $18,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Betsy Daniel Amy
$9,000 $18,600 $13,200
14 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $40,800

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