Show #6347 - Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Contestants

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Joey Falco, a writer from Santa Monica, California

Tamara Tatum-Broughton, an assistant professor of biology from Washington, D.C.

Elisabeth Carrel, a copy editor from Elgin, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

HIGHWAYS & BYWAYS
AP MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
STUPID ANSWERS
PLANT-HERS
GOOD NEWS
A "LEG" TO STAND ON
    $200 18
Washington, D.C. has no streets named for "Y", "Z" or this letter of the alphabet because of its similarity to "I"
    $200 2
2002:
American cyclist
    $200 7
It's the highest mountain in Kenya
    $200 1
The black-eyed this flower is called a pioneer plant--it's one of the first plants to grow in a new field, such as after a fire
    $200 12
This piece of cutlery was added to the European table in the Middle Ages, bringing cleaner hands & better hygiene
    $400 19
In a Beatles song this street named for an 18th century slave ship owner runs "beneath the blue suburban skies" of Liverpool
    $400 3
1982:
Edmonton Oilers center
    $400 8
In 1984 this novel first published 35 years earlier was on the bestsellers list
    $400 14
The flower known as this "of the valley" in the U.S. is called the May Bell in Germany
    $400 13
For those wanting privacy to watch movies, the first of this type of theater opened in New Jersey on June 6, 1933
    $400 27
The soybean is a member of this plant family
    $600 20
Although there is no standard speed limit on this German highway system, there is a recommended limit of about 80 mph
    $600 4
1936:
Ohio State track star & Olympic gold medalist
    $600 9
In this classic game from Milton Bradley, you have to connect 4 of your pieces in a row to win
    $600 15
To provide old-age retirement benefits & unemployment insurance, Congress passed this act on August 9, 1935
    $600 26
Hit the bricks at this theme park that has locations in Denmark, Germany, England & Carlsbad, California
    $800 21
One genealogist estimates around 90% of Kentucky's 1790 population had arrived there via this road
    $800 5
1995:
Reliable star seen here
    $800 10
Bakers have been using this brand of chocolate in their recipes since 1780
    DD: $2,000 16
In the late 1700s Charles de l'Epee began the 1st public school for these people in Paris & created a language for them
    $800 24
Chopin advocated this smooth playing style
    $1000 22
The Grand Trunk Road begins at Peshawar, Pakistan, travels SE though India & ends at Sonargaon in this country
    $1000 6
1935:
Heavyweight boxer who defeated Primo Carnera & Max Baer in a 3-month period
    $1000 11
Carvings of a horse, star & bell appear on the headstone of this Wild West "Bandit Queen"
    $1000 23
Siberian, Yellow Flag & Dwarf Bearded are varieties of this popular 4-letter garden flower
    $1000 17
The Inuit were exempted from a 1986 worldwide ban on commercial hunting of these animals
    $1000 25
This sleeve style that sounds like a dinner roast was popular in the 19th century

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

Elisabeth Tamara Joey
-$200 $3,600 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elisabeth Tamara Joey
$200 $3,800 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

AFRICAN-AMERICAN ACTORS
NEW YORK MUSEUMS
(Alex: You have to name the literary work in...)
AL-LIT-ERATION
POISON
PROPOSED STATES
MATH, YET NOT MATH
    $400 2
This Oscar winner played cab driver Max (not Maxx) in "Collateral"
    $400 25
Alfred Barr Jr., the founding director of this museum, intended it to help people enjoy the visual arts of our time
    $400 14
Fantastic Fitzgerald,
neighbor Nick,
car crash
    $400 19
Phosgene gas was commonly used along the Somme in this war
    $400 7
Today with almost 8 million people, this island has talked of splitting from New York since the 1890s
    $800 3
"The Measure of a Man" is "a spiritual autobiography" by this actor whose distinguished feature film career began in 1950
    DD: $3,000 12
The Whitney Museum has 187 works by this artist, including a mobile called "Big Red"
    $800 15
Bunyan biggie,
amply allegorical,
Christian chronicles
    $800 20
The venom of the Gaboon viper can affect the way your blood does this inside you--either too much or too little
    $800 8
State Senator Bob Morton has proposed that Washington east of these mountains go its own way
    $1200 4
Dennis Haysbert's credits include "The Unit", "Far From Heaven" & ubiquitous ads for this insurance company
    $1200 1
The collection of industrialist Henry Clay Frick is on view in a mansion at East 70th St. & this avenue
    $1200 16
Rudyard ruminates,
superb story,
"wee" wonder
    $1200 21
The oldest record of murder with poison, from Egypt, refers to "death by peach"--this toxin
    $1200 9
Jefferson had a plan for dividing this "directional" territory into states like Cherronesus & Polypotamia
    $1600 5
Woody Strode, seen here in this Kirk Douglas film, helped integrate the NFL in 1946 with the Rams
    $1600 13
This borough's museum of art upset folks with a 1999 exhibit featuring maggots, dung & formaldehyde
    DD: $4,000 18
Dickens delights,
title teen,
woeful Wackford
    $1600 22
In 1935 actress Thelma Todd was found in her car, dead of this type of poisoning under unexplained circumstances
    $1600 10
Absaroka, which in 1939 proclaimed a governor & a Miss Absaroka, had parts of this state, Montana & South Dakota
    $2000 6
He's gone from "Ocean's Eleven" to "Hotel Rwanda"
    $2000 24
This planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History has a 10,000-volume library on astronomy
    $2000 17
Melville man,
Claggart clash,
mutiny mitigation
    $2000 23
Jim Jones promised his followers a utopia in this country; it ended in mass suicide by poison
    $2000 11
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows us a map of the Western United States.) In 1849, 47 years before Utah statehood, parts of nine future states were encompassed by this proposed state, whose name meant "honeybee"
    $2000 26
This negative-sounding word means to render someone utterly perplexed

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elisabeth Tamara Joey
$8,800 $8,200 $6,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SYMBOLIC SCULPTURE
In 2005 a sculpture of an African elephant was installed outside this country's embassy in Washington, D.C.

Final scores:

Elisabeth Tamara Joey
$1,199 $2,199 $3,999
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $3,999

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Elisabeth Tamara Joey
$6,600 $8,200 $12,400
12 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
13 R,
2 W
19 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $27,200

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