Show #6343 - Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Contestants

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Jeanie Kenkel, a registered nurse originally from Lincoln, Nebraska

Catie Fletcher, a municipal court clerk from Bozeman, Montana

Beau Henson, a test prep teacher and actor originally from Mt. Carmel, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

FEDERAL AGENCIES
THE BAR MITZVAH BOY
COLORFUL BOOKS
GATES
AD VERBS
"PRO" NOUNS
    $200 18
To fly a plane, you'll have to get the plane an airworthiness certificate from this administration
    $200 26
Future musician:
May 22, 1954, Hibbing, Minnesota
    $200 7
In "The Same River Twice", Alice Walker wrote about the making of the film based on this novel of hers
    $200 16
The Nucerian Gate was one of 8 gates leading into this city before it was buried by Vesuvius in 79 A.D.
    $200 1
American Express warned, "Don't ____ home without it"
    $200 2
The ones that get airplanes moving are also known as airscrews
    $400 19
It ensures the safety of cosmetics, vaccines & dietary supplements
    $400 27
Clown:
Dec. 7, 2003, Springfield (on TV)
    $400 8
Chapter 1 of this Hawthorne tome is "The Prison Door"
    $400 17
For centuries the Saviour's Gate has been the official entrance to this Moscow citadel
    $400 15
Charmin toilet paper implored, "Please don't ____ the Charmin"
    $400 3
Rather than using charcoal, you might opt for a barbecue that uses this gas in a tank
    $600 20
The first weather & communications satellites were developed under the auspices of this federal agency
    $600 30
Future Fonz:
Nov. 8, 1958, Manhattan
    DD: $2,800 9
Georgeanne Brennan wrote a cookbook that shares its title with this Dr. Seuss classic
    $600 21
Traitors' Gate was a River Thames entrance to this through which criminals passed to be imprisoned
    $600 12
Chiffon margarine scolded, "It's not nice to ____ Mother Nature"
    $600 4
With neutrons, they make up the nuclei of atoms
    $800 24
It was founded in 1914 to prevent unfair methods of competition in commerce
    $800 29
Future game show host & talent show judge:
Dec. 7, 1968, Toronto
    $800 10
Lady Arabella takes on the guise of the title creature in Bram Stoker's "Lair of" this
    $800 22
This capital's Puerta de Alcala was commissioned by King Carlos III to replace an earlier gate he thought inferior
    $800 13
United Negro College Fund declared, "A mind is a terrible thing to ____"
    $800 5
It's a detailed description of a company & its financial standing available to investors
    $1000 25
In 1940 the Interior Dept. merged the Bureau of Fisheries & the Bureau of Biological Survey into this
    $1000 28
Future multi-Oscar-winning director:
Jan. 9, 1960, Phoenix
    $1000 11
G.K. Chesterton wrote many stories featuring this priest/sleuth
    $1000 23
This entrance to Jerusalem's old city was built by Suleyman in 1538 & is also called "the Hebron Gate"
    $1000 14
For Palmolive dishwashing liquid, Madge said, "You're ____ing in it"
    $1000 6
A natural inclination or tendency--you might have one for neatness or staying up late

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Beau Catie Jeanie
$1,800 $800 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Beau Catie Jeanie
$2,200 $800 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

OFFICIAL STATE FRUITS
A CLASSICAL MIXUP
ALL ABOUT D
TV MEDICAL DRAMAS
BIG WORDS
(Alex: And finally, clues from the Australian National Maritime Museum...)
AUSSIES & THE SEA
    $400 17
Florida
    $400 2
I got a syllable wrong & thought this last name of the composer of "Bolero" was the first name of sitarist Shankar
    $400 7
Every American should know that the D in Washington, D.C. stands for this
    $400 1
This show's title is a play on the title of a classic medical textbook
    $400 5
The world's longest known cave system is in Kentucky & has this name that describes its size
    $800 18
Georgia
    $800 3
I was convinced Rossini wrote an 1829 opera about one of the Black Eyed Peas & this was the title, complete with dots
    $800 12
In Roman numerals D is this number
    $800 22
Thomas Noguchi, "coroner to the stars", was said to be the inspiration for this 1976-1983 series
    $800 6
This word means any statue that is larger than life, not just the one of Helios at Rhodes
    $1200 19
New Hampshire
(a large gourd)
    $1200 4
Silly me! It wasn't the rock group Franz Ferdinand but this guy who gave us the 1867 "Hungarian Coronation Mass"
    $1200 13
Around 800 B.C. the Greeks made their letter D in the form of this shape & called it delta
    $1200 23
On "A Gifted Man" a neurosurgeon gets advice from his ex-wife, who is socially conscious but unfortunately is also this
    $1200 8
Some New Yorkers pronounce this big 4-letter word as if the first letter was "Y", not "H"
    $1600 20
Texas
(the Texas red variety)
    $1600 11
Oops! I had David Lee Roth singing lead for this Texas pianist who studied at Juilliard & shot to fame in the 1950s
    DD: $3,500 14
In chemistry D is the symbol for this isotope of hydrogen
    $1600 24
In the last season of this ABC hit, James Brolin's Dr. Steven Kiley married the PR director of Hope Memorial Hospital
    $1600 9
A book about Senator Joe McCarthy is called "A Conspiracy So" this word literally meaning not measurable
    DD: $4,000 21
Arkansas
(also the state vegetable)
    $2000 16
German organist & composer who died in 1706--I was sure his last name comes before Biv & DeVoe
    $2000 15
In this novel Boxer could trace letters in the dust with his hoof, but he could not get "beyond the letter D"
    $2000 25
"ER" was created by this "Andromeda Strain" author, who based it on his own experiences as a med student
    $2000 10
In a John Cheever title, this adjective precedes "Radio"; E.E. Cummings used it before "Room"
    $2000 26
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands in the National Maritime Museum in Sydney, Australia.) Ken Warby wanted to break the world speed record for boats, so he built the "Spirit of Australia", a wooden type of this craft that makes little contact with the water; 288 miles per hour later, he had his record

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Beau Catie Jeanie
$10,500 $6,000 $4,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

LATIN PHRASES
Though often associated with Machiavelli, this phrase, "exitus acta probat", first appears in a work by Ovid

Final scores:

Beau Catie Jeanie
$12,001 $0 $4,400
2-day champion: $28,002 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Beau Catie Jeanie
$12,600 $8,800 $4,400
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $25,800

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