Show #6355 - Friday, April 13, 2012

Contestants

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Cat Still, an educational consultant from Los Angeles, California

Peter Allen, a high school chemistry teacher from Fresno, California

Judy Nichols, a mystery writer from Wilmington, North Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

1937
DOUBLE TALK
"E"ASY SCIENCE?
FIRST NAMES
HEY, U2!
GET A ROOM!
    $200 11
On March 26 spinach growers in Crystal City, Texas dedicated a statue honoring this comic strip character
    $200 30
Prison on the Hudson
    $200 2
It's the term for an unborn animal from the time of fertilization until the differentiation of the major organs
    $200 12
Regina is Latin for "queen"; this is the male counterpart
    $200 1
U2 got an early break when they won a talent contest sponsored by this Dublin brewery
    $200 17
A basement for your Beaujolais
    $400 26
This vessel that met disaster on May 6 had a frame of a lightweight alloy called duralumin
    $400 23
An abnormal sound in the heart
    $400 7
A wave signal reflected back to its point of origin from a distance
    $400 13
Have no doubt--it's the first name of tea merchants Twining & Lipton
    $400 3
An allergy is one of the reasons Bono is usually seen wearing these
    $400 18
Where company executives hold formal meetings; it sounds like they have to move the surfing equipment out of the way
    $600 27
In December he was appointed U.S. ambassador to Great Britain; wife Rose & his large family accompanied him there
    $600 22
Vegas casino with a clown marquee
    $600 8
Fred Mertz could tell you it's a radical organic compound containing C2H5
    $600 14
Originally a surname, it probably gained popularity as a first name in honor of the 18th U.S. president
    $600 4
We hope the band didn't behave like animals on this technically ambitious 1992 tour
    $600 19
Colorful spot in a theater or TV studio where performers can relax before a show
    $800 28
Soviet planes destroyed Italian tanks in the Battle of Guadalajara in this war
    $800 24
Yogi's bud
    $800 9
A waterproof layer called the cuticle sometimes covers this outermost cellular layer of animals & plants
    $800 15
One of the 500 most popular girls' names, it means "from England", though it's a place in France
    $800 5
One of the 2 "Joshua Tree" no. 1 hits; one starts with "I", the other ends with "you"
    $800 20
Put these 4 letters before "chamber" to get a space serving as an entryway into a larger room
    $1000 29
In 1937 NBC Radio created a symphony orchestra for this Italian conductor
    $1000 25
A lack of vitamin B1 will give you this disease
    $1000 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew pushes down on an inflated ball.) Hooke's law governs this property that allows objects to compress & then rebound to their former shapes
    DD: $1,000 16
This French name means "reborn", a reference to Christian baptism
    $1000 6
Part of this 1988 U2 documentary with accompanying album was filmed at Graceland
    $1000 21
Consisting of separate offices, it's the often featureless type of farm seen here

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

Judy Peter Cat
$2,800 $800 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Judy Peter Cat
$4,000 $2,200 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

ROLE IN COMMON
CANADA'S MARITIME PROVINCES
HARVARD ALUMNI
THE "KID" STAYS IN THE CATEGORY
POETS & POETRY
THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE TITANIC
    $400 1
Peter Sellers,
Alan Arkin,
Steve Martin
(a French policeman)
    $400 30
A Haligonian is a resident of this Maritimes city
    $400 17
Benazir Bhutto (class of '73), the first female P.M. of this country, was known as "Pinky" during her Harvard days
    $400 12
These popular 1980s toys were "born" in Cleveland, Georgia
    $400 7
Robert Browning wrote that one of these is "safe 'twixt you, me, and the gate-post!"
    $400 6
The Titanic was on its way to this U.S. city when it struck the iceberg in the North Atlantic
    $800 2
Tony Perkins,
Vince Vaughn,
Henry Thomas
(a psycho)
    $800 24
Like a certain western U.S. state, Prince Edward Island is famed for growing these, as in the field seen here
    $800 18
This Fed head graduated Harvard summa cum laude (1975) in economics (Natch)
    $800 13
They're soft, chewy & tart kid-shaped candies
    $800 8
This divorced Algonquin "News Item" poet & wit continued writing under her married name
    $800 22
Among those who perished were Macy's co-owner Isidor Straus & this millionaire, the IV
    $1200 3
Leonardo DiCaprio,
Jason Robards,
Dean Stockwell
(a billionaire)
    DD: $2,000 25
When the French ruled Canada, the region was known as this
    $1200 19
This late-night host graduated magna cum laude from Harvard & was president of the Harvard Lampoon
    $1200 14
Bill Cosby took over hosting duties on this series that began as a segment on "Art Linkletter's House Party"
    $1200 9
Keats wrote, "blinded alike from sunshine and from rain, as though" this flower "should shut, and be a bud again"
    DD: $4,000 23
The first rescue ship on site was this British liner that picked up more than 700 survivors, mostly women & children
    $1600 4
Kate Bosworth,
Margot Kidder,
Noel Neill
(a reporter)
    $1600 26
New Brunswick is the only province that's officially this / Le Nouveau-Brunswick est la seule province officiellement ca
    $1600 20
This editor (class of '43) worked at the Crimson long before he oversaw the Washington Post's coverage of Watergate
    $1600 15
This term for brainiac youths was applied to a youthful Phillies team of yore
    $1600 10
Referring to Abe's supposed early love, Edgar Lee Masters called her "beloved in life of Abraham Lincoln"
    $1600 28
Reportedly, the band played on until the ship went down, its final piece believed to be this 1841 hymn
    $2000 5
David Bowie,
Crispin Glover,
Guy Pearce
(an artist)
    $2000 27
In Nova Scotia, you can see Bluenose II, this type of graceful sailing ship. To see Bluenose I, look on the Canadian dime
    $2000 21
This onetime N.C. senator & wife of a senator worked at the Langdell Library before getting her J.D. (1965)
    $2000 16
This cartoon urchin of 1890s newspapers lent his name to a kind of disreputable journalism
    $2000 11
Maybe on Sunday, Emily Dickinson wrote, "Some keep" this "going to church--I keep it staying at home"
    $2000 29
The Titanic was owned by the White Star Line, which in turn was owned by this American banker & steel magnate

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Judy Peter Cat
$13,200 $5,800 $8,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORD ORIGINS
An exploited part of a law, originally it meant an opening in a castle wall used to look at or shoot at an enemy

Final scores:

Judy Peter Cat
$21,200 $10,001 $11,601
2-day champion: $46,500 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Judy Peter Cat
$14,200 $5,800 $14,200
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
5 W
19 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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