Show #6300 - Friday, January 27, 2012

Contestants

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Bruce Vale, a business news writer originally from Newark, Delaware

Emily Kelly, a university librarian from Somerville, Massachusetts

Brendan Graham, a soldier and a physician from San Antonio, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

VISITING THE CITY
PANTS
CHILD ACTORS
STUPID ANSWERS
LESSER-KNOWN SCIENTISTS
THE TRUTH LIES THEREIN
(Alex: The correct response will be made up of letters in the word "therein".)
    $200 1
Experience Little Havana along Calle Ocho, then get sprayed at the Seaquarium
    $200 26
A synonym for freight, or pants with large bellows pockets on the sides & 2 extra-large patch pockets in front
    $200 7
Henry Thomas, who played this role in "E.T.", turned 40 in 2011
    $200 6
On the west, Central Park is bounded by this street
    $200 12
In 1779 Dutch scientist Jan Ingenhousz published his discovery of this process in green plants
    $200 17
Symbol for the second-lightest element
    $400 2
First the Royal Ontario Museum, then for lunch, maybe one of the 5 Chinatowns
    $400 27
Calf-length pants styled in colorful island prints are named for this type of Hawaiian party
    $400 8
Scott Lookinland played his father, Mike, in the TV movie about the making of this sitcom
    $400 10
This building in our national capital was originally designed by Dr. William Thornton
    $400 13
The "crown jewels" of Alcoa are the bits of this metal that chemist Charles Hall isolated when he was just 22
    $400 18
Old school GPS on a shopping mall map: "You are" this
    $600 3
Take the "Sound of Music" tour or visit the Hagenauer House, once home to the Mozart family
    $600 28
When introduced, these wide, baggy pants were 4 inches longer than usual knicker length
    $600 9
At age 11, this future portrayer of Bella Swan was Jodie Foster's daughter in "Panic Room"
    $600 11
This was first imprinted in black on individual M&Ms in 1950
    $600 14
Gowin Knight's 1745 development of a better way to magnetize steel allowed him to improve this device used by mariners
    $600 19
Old school CBS history show: "You Are" this
    $800 4
There's a great opera house on Bennelong Point from which you can see Fort Denison in the harbor
    DD: $1,400 30
Tight-fitting pants patterned after those worn by bullfighters aren't usually called matador pants but these
    $800 22
This kid with a familiar last name is seen here in a 2010 film
    $800 24
The second verse of this classic American song begins, "O beautiful for pilgrim feet"
    $800 15
Joseph Lagrange insisted on 10 as the basic unit when standardizing French weights & measures, creating this system
    $800 20
Colt controller
    $1000 5
Arriving at the train station built for the 1992 World's Fair, check out the Alcazar Palace & Biennial of Flemenco art
    $1000 29
The baggy shalwar is always in fashion in this country on India's northwest border
    $1000 23
In the 1930s Baby LeRoy played opposite this comedian, who spiked his bottle with gin to shut him up
    $1000 25
The Mosquito Indians are a majority population of this coastal region of Honduras & Nicaragua
    $1000 16
In 1785 William Withering suggested using this drug from the foxglove plant to treat heart disease
    $1000 21
A palindromic preposition of the past

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

Brendan Emily Bruce
$600 $800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brendan Emily Bruce
$1,000 $0 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

1940s AMERICAN LIT
THE TIME OF HIS LIFE
VARIE-TEAS
FIRST IN WAR
FIRST IN "P"s
LAST IN THE NATIONAL LEAGUE
    $400 11
In 1947 this author's own publishing company released "Tarzan and the Foreign Legion", his last in the series
    $400 12
A patriot with but one life:
1755-1776
    $400 1
This meal is found after Irish & English in the names of teas
    $400 19
At the 1862 Battle of Hampton Roads, these 2 vessels fought the first engagement between ironclad warships
    $400 2
The African gray is this type of bird; the male can precisely echo human speech
    $400 14
Casey Stengel led this "Amazin'" 1962 team to a 40-120 record, 60.5 games back, but they were first in errors
    DD: $5,400 25
This 1946 novel about a Southern politician takes its title from the "Humpty Dumpty" nursery rhyme
    $800 13
A German emperor (Remember the II):
1859-1941
    $800 3
The name of this Indian tea made with milk & spices like cinnamon & cardamom is one syllable & rhymes with "pie"
    $800 20
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on a monitor.) Christian & Muslim lands are represented here on the eve of this series of wars--the first of which went from 1096 to 1099
    $800 4
This racket game can be played on a court that has 1, 3 or 4 walls
    $800 15
They were "inaugurated" as a team in 2005 & have finished last 5 seasons out of 7
    $1200 26
His 1942 collection "My World and Welcome to It" included "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"
    $1200 22
A Mexican bandit / revolutionary / folk hero:
1878-1923
    $1200 8
This herbal tea is made with a daisylike flower; Peter Rabbit was put to bed with some
    $1200 21
Charge! Composed of lesser nobles who could afford horses, weapons & armor, it first appeared around 1000 B.C.
    $1200 5
John C. Fremont's exploration of the West earned him this nickname
    $1200 16
A last-place 2006 N.L. Central finish insured a 98th straight year without a World Series title for this team
    $1600 27
This 1940 "Incident" by Walter Van Tilburg Clark tells the story of 3 men falsely accused & lynched for cattle rustling
    $1600 23
A "Mad Monk":
c. 1872-1916
    $1600 9
Earl Grey tea gets its flavor from this citrus fruit, sort of an acidic orange
    $1600 28
The first major use of these vehicles was at the 1917 Battle of Cambrai, leading to a rare breakthrough on the Western Front
    $1600 6
Unlike other marsupials, bandicoots have this, formed in the lining of the uterus to nourish the fetus
    $1600 17
In 2007 this team was dead last in the N.L. West, but in 2010 it won the World Series
    $2000 29
A fan asking what may have happened to Jesus' garments after the Crucifixion inspired Lloyd Douglas to write this novel
    $2000 24
A monk who was made for peas:
1822-1884
    $2000 10
This strong tea is named for a place in the foothills of the Himalayas whose name means "land of the thunderbolt"
    DD: $2,799 30
The 1940 invasion of Norway saw the first combat use of these troops, the German Fallschirmjager
    $2000 7
How oxymoronic! This 10-letter name of a musical instrument means "soft loud"
    $2000 18
In 1958, pitcher Robin Roberts won 17 games (yay), but this Pennsylvania team of his won only 52 more (not so yay)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brendan Emily Bruce
$11,800 $11,801 $8,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

WORD & PHRASE ORIGINS
After living in Honduras, O. Henry coined this term for a small country dependent on a single export

Final scores:

Brendan Emily Bruce
$20,201 $801 $4,998
2-day champion: $46,602 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brendan Emily Bruce
$11,800 $11,400 $8,400
15 R,
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
9 W
(including 2 DDs)
17 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $31,600

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