Show #6359 - Thursday, April 19, 2012

Contestants

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Carol Golliher, a retired English professor from Victorville, California

Nathan Fuller, a rural letter carrier from Sharon, Wisconsin

Dan Adkison, a copy editor from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

YO-YO MA
THE 50 STATES
THE MOST POPULAR NETFLIX MOVIES
OTHER USPS ABBREV.
CENTENARIANS
G TO H
    $200 1
Woonsocket is the sixth-largest city in this New England state
    $200 21
Sandra Bullock plays Leigh Anne Tuohy in this feel-good film that became the most popular to get from Netflix
    $200 6
Aly:
This narrow passageway
    $200 15
This "Oh, God!" man (1896-1996): "If you live to the age of 100, you have it made, because very few people die past the age of 100"
    $200 11
In Genesis it was one of the cities destroyed by fire & brimstone
    $400 2
They don't come much squarer than this state
    $400 22
One thing to do before dying is rent this 2007 Jack Nicholson-Morgan Freeman buddy movie
    $400 7
Byp:
This alternative route
    $400 17
This woman (1860-1961) painted "Catching the Thanksgiving Turkey" in the year she turned 83
    $400 12
Those into this subculture often have black-dyed hair & wear black clothes & dark makeup
    DD: $1,000 28
"Yearning of the Sword" is a Yo-Yo Ma cut on the soundtrack of this 2000 movie with Chow Yun-Fat & Michelle Yeoh
    $600 3
South Carolina's seal features this tree that has large fan-shaped leaves
    $600 23
The title of this 2010 film refers to planting an idea in someone's subconscious during the dream state
    $600 8
Msn:
A religious or diplomatic establishment
    $600 18
Radio's "We Hold these Truths" was penned by Norman Corwin (1910-2011) & starred this man
    $600 13
This food & drink embellishment might include a chocolate curl or a bell pepper ring
    $800 27
At a 2009 black tie gala, yo-yo accompanied this prime minister of Canada, who sang "With a Little Help from my Friends"
    $800 4
(Sarah of the clue crew gives the clue from Boise, ID) Idaho's state capitol is the only one that gets its power from the heat within the earth--this type of renewable energy in which Idaho is a leader
    $800 24
The popularity of this Coen Brothers film has nothing to do with Javier Bardem's bowl cut as killer Anton Chigurh
    $800 9
Knl:
One of these small hills, grassy or not
    $800 19
Last name of football coach Amos Alonzo (1862-1965), pioneer of the onside kick & the flea flicker
    $800 14
From the Yiddish for "lapse", it's a minor malfunction, often of a computer
    $1000 26
Ma has played this composer's cello suites on the world's great stages, including Jeopardy!'s
[Playing classical music]
    $1000 5
The Grand, at whose rapids a city sprang up, is this state's longest river
    $1000 25
Jeff Bridges played the delightfully evil Obadiah Stane in this superhero film
    $1000 10
Spgs:
They're cold in the 89506 & hot in the 71901
    $1000 20
This man (1902-2003) was a U.S. senator for almost half a century
    $1000 16
Nonsensical talk

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

Dan Nathan Carol
$2,600 $1,000 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Nathan Carol
$5,800 $2,400 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

YO' MAMA
GAME SHOWS
IN THE BOOKSTORE
SCIENCE "B"
4-LETTER CROSSWORD REGULARS
THE HAZARDS OF DUKES
    $400 24
Track, Bristol, Willow, Piper & Trig
    $400 11
"Hollywood Squares" is a game show version of this children's game
    $400 2
Greg Heffley is the character who writes the "Diary of" this title kind of "Kid"
    $400 5
The removal of a sample of living tissue for diagnostic analysis
    $400 17
This 4-letter imperative used in proofreading means "let it stand"
    $400 1
Charles Ferdinand, Duke de Berry, was stabbed to death while leaving this city's opera house in 1820
    $800 26
England's king Richard the Lion-hearted
    $800 12
On the U.S. version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?", this is the lowest amount you earn for a correct answer
    $800 3
"Untold Story" imagines that this royal faked her own death & lives in a small American town as Lydia Snaresbrook
    $800 6
A sudden great idea, or something seen on an EEG
    $800 18
This fencing sword was introduced after the foil & before the sabre
    $800 4
Soldier of fortune Frederick Hermann, Duke of Schomberg, fell at the 1690 Battle of the Boyne in this country
    $1200 28
Current sitcom star Rashida Jones (a '60s TV star)
    $1200 13
The survey says Richard Karn, Louie Anderson & Steve Harvey have all hosted this show
    $1200 7
"Every Thing on It" is a collection of drawings & poems by this author of "Where the Sidewalk Ends"
    $1200 14
The name of this sedative compound synthesized in 1903 is also found after seco-, amo- & pheno-
    DD: $4,600 19
This fruit of the blackthorn tree flavors a type of gin
    $1200 8
The Duke of Clarence was executed in the Tower of London in 1478; Shakespeare said he was drowned in this
    $1600 27
An 1868 novel's Meg, Jo, Beth & Amy
    $1600 15
"Is it bigger than a breadbox?" became a popular catchphrase on this classic game show
    $1600 9
"Destiny of the Republic" is "A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President"--his lingering death
    $1600 22
This simple hydrocarbon, discovered in gas from whale oil, is the word for gasoline in Danish & Hungarian
    $1600 20
Trademarked name for an unattractive, wrinkly skinned variety of tangelo
    $2000 25
The Bible's Ishmael--call her this
    $2000 16
The movie "Quiz Show" told the story of the scandal involving this 1950s game show
    $2000 10
"The Bean Trees" was the first novel by this woman who also wrote "Animal Dreams"
    $2000 23
The higgs type of this elementary particle was postulated by Peter Higgs in 1964
    $2000 21
This word for s-shaped or double-curved molding sounds like an expression of amazement

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Nathan Carol
$9,600 $1,200 $14,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

WHO WAS THE PRESIDENT WHEN...
The Jets beat the heavily favored Colts in Super Bowl III

Final scores:

Dan Nathan Carol
$18,600 $1,000 $8,200
2-day champion: $31,800 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dan Nathan Carol
$5,800 $1,200 $14,200
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
13 R,
7 W
18 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $21,200

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