Show #6295 - Friday, January 20, 2012

Contestants

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Bob Powell, a network administrator from Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Russell Howes, a graduate student of mathematics originally from Taylorsville, Utah

Lynn Hammerlund, a college librarian from Lake in the Hills, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

COMMON COLD
CHICKEN SOUP
CLEAN "X"
(Alex: Each correct response will contain that letter of the alphabet.)
AIRBORNE
NIGHT QUILL
VICKSBURG
    $200 13
This 5-letter adjective refers to 2 places on Earth & is frequently used before "opposite"
    $200 6
This McPoultry product from McDonald's went on sale nationwide in 1983
    $200 1
This scouring powder is named for a mythical warrior who fought in the Trojan War
    $200 9
It figures that Otto was the name of the autopilot in this 1980 movie comedy in the clouds
    $200 28
In the 1880s explorer Sir Richard Burton prepared a 16-volume English translation of these tales
    $400 14
It can describe the chilled morning air or a pooch prone to biting
    $400 7
Per the American Heritage Dictionary, one of the 2 chicken internal organs that represent cowardice
    $400 2
This company that's synonymous with bleach also makes the Green Works line of cleaning products
    $400 10
Tom Hanks & several FedEx packages survive a particularly bumpy flight in this film
    DD: $1,600 20
Searching for this character, Mr. Utterson says, "I shall be Mr. Seek" & one night does find him
    $600 18
Joy to the world! A band took its name from this phrase describing how chilled Aboriginies slept with pets for heat
    $600 8
The moral of "The Milkmaid & Her Pail" is "don't" do this
    $600 3
Ben Hirsch invented this liquid auto polish; the brand now includes car wash & chrome polish
    $600 11
Nicolas Cage plays Cameron Poe, a prisoner with a heart of gold, in this flighty film
    $600 27
Blake wrote that this, "like a flower / In heaven's high bower / With silent delight / Sits and smiles on the night"
    $600 23
The CSS Arkansas, one of these ships named for its armor, had a glorious 23-day career in the campaign
    $800 19
When used before "pace", it means really slow; otherwise, it refers to masses of ice
    $800 16
A book of chicken recipes by Wade Boggs is titled these "Tips"
    $800 4
This blue spray offers a "streak-free shine"
    $800 12
One of the President's own men is a terrorist when the title plane gets hijacked in this 1997 actioner
    $800 26
Works by this beloved children's author/illustrator include "In the Night Kitchen"
    $800 21
This general found himself "in the enemy's country, with a vast river... between me and my base of supplies"; he won anyway
    $1000 22
This word that r--er, that sounds a lot like "dime" refers to frost formed in fog
    $1000 17
"Hang on tight" to this term for a bunch of eggs from a brood of chickens
    $1000 5
20 Mule Team this, a natural detergent booster, has been around since the 19th century
    $1000 15
Vera Farmiga & Anna Kendrick were both nominated for Oscars for this 2009 film
    $1000 25
"December Night" is a faith-restoring episode in Willa Cather's "Death Comes for" this churchman
    $1000 24
6 weeks before the actual surrender, the Confederates raised the white flag but only to ask for a truce to do this

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

Lynn Russell Bob
$2,600 $1,800 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lynn Russell Bob
$6,800 $1,600 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

ALLITERATIVELY YOURS
FAMOUS WOMEN
COPPING OUT ON TV
"U-R" THERE
PHYSICS
SPELLING IT OUT IN ROMAN NUMERALS
    $400 17
Kids wear them on their arms to stay afloat
    $400 14
Though female, she claimed to have the heart & stomach of a king
    $400 19
Just one more thing, sir... the first run of this Peter Falk detective show played on NBC from 1971 to 1977
    $400 6
In winter, when it's cold enough, you can snowmobile across this Great Lake to get to Mackinac Island
    $400 3
This stuff, crucial to the "Star Trek" episode "The Alternative Factor", consists of antiparticles like antiprotons
    $400 1
11; turns out it's also the 14th letter of the Greek alphabet
    $800 18
These events terrorized black citizens in Springfield, Ill. in 1908 & Tulsa, Okla. in 1921
    $800 22
A former spy, she cooked up some excitement of her own as an author & TV host
    $800 20
This '70s show had 3 things going for it: Wo Fat, a killer theme song & a snappy catch-phrase ("Book 'em, Danno")
    $800 8
The small European part of this country lies in Thrace; the rest is in Asia
    $800 4
Add this word to "electro" to get the adjective for electrical phenomena produced by charges at rest
    $800 7
Now you're in a pickle with 501, 50 & 50
    DD: $1,600 24
By request of director Roman Polanski, this function was disabled on the DVD of "Knife in the Water"
    $1200 23
She's seen here, perhaps contemplating a creative homicide
    $1200 21
Sheena Easton played Caitlin, Don Johnson's girlfriend on this '80s cop show
    $1200 9
To visit the birthplace of Pancho Villa, drive your Dodge SUV to this Mexican state of the same name
    $1200 5
This particle in an atom's nucleus was discovered free of charge in 1932
    $1200 2
509; it's a fort in Jersey
    $1600 26
A nation's fleet of commercial ships
    $1600 28
In 1992, this woman endeavored to achieve an historic first, & she did
    $1600 12
In 1989, the Union of this, it's official English name since 1885, was changed to the Union of Myanmar
    $1600 10
Grouped in pairs, these fundamental particles of atomic nuclei come in 6 "flavors" or types
    $1600 15
Be nice & string together the letters for 100, 4, 1, 50 to get this word
    $2000 25
Seen here, it's used to signal a footnote when you've run out of other symbols
    $2000 29
During her rule in antiquity, she was often depicted as a male with a beard
    $2000 27
Ironically, Ben McKenzie moved north from "The O.C." to star as Officer Ben Sherman on this TNT drama
    DD: $2,400 13
As indicated on the map, they are South America's two smallest independent countries in area
    $2000 11
The idea that in a closed system matter is neither created nor destroyed is referred to by this 3-word phrase
    $2000 16
The letters for 1,001 followed by 50 give you this word, a unit of length equal to .001 inches

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lynn Russell Bob
$10,800 $14,400 $12,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

ENGLISH LITERATURE
This title character of an 18th century novel was the son of a man named Kreutznaer, but his name gets Anglicized

Final scores:

Lynn Russell Bob
$1,600 $3,199 $4,800
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $4,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lynn Russell Bob
$10,400 $15,600 $12,800
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $38,800

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