Show #6389 - Thursday, May 31, 2012

Contestants

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John Baker, a home inspector from Dixon, Illinois

Scotti Whitmire, a systems administrator from Knoxville, Tennessee

Richard Block, an editor and writer from Diamond Bar, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $17,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE GILDED AGE
"MIS"QUOTES
FAST CARS
CITY BY POPULATION
TV SHOW HAIKU
SHEEP
(Kelly: We've come to the Tobruk Sheep Station to find out what life is like for Australia's 100 million sheep and the people who work for them.)
    $200 4
The era known as "The Gilded Age" got its name from an 1873 novel by Charles Dudley Warner & this humorist
    $200 5
An Old English proverb says that it "loves company"
    $200 1
Look at that! The 4-door Panamera from this automaker still goes from zero to 60 in 6 seconds or less
    $200 10
The Twin City that's not a state capital:
390,000
    $200 11
A Boston lawyer /
Dancing baby, quite creepy /
Be still, my Flockhart!
    $200 12
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reads from the Tobruk Sheep Station in Australia.) Sheep are usually shorn once a year in this season, before the new lambs are born; in Australia, the new season officially begins September 1st
    $400 25
An 1874 congressional report on Vanderbilt railroad interests used this word before baron
    $400 13
In 1715 British pastor Isaac Watts wrote, "For Satan finds some" this "still for idle hands to do"
    $400 2
With the GT version named one of Car & Driver's 10 Best for 2012, this is the only Ford to receive that honor 7 times
    $400 8
A U.K. capital:
486,000, including J.K. Rowling
    $400 18
An old favorite /
Yes, I'm still Morley Safer /
& I'm Lesley Stahl
    $400 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads from the Tobruk Sheep Station in Australia.) A human & dogs gathering a group of sheep together are said to be doing this, also a verb used for gathering military personnel together for duty
    $600 26
Financial crises in Vienna & New York precipitated the 1873 economic downturn known by this "fearful" term
    $600 14
The Animals sang, "I'm just a soul whose intentions are good, oh, Lord, please don't let me be" this
    $600 3
This Dodge seen here is named for a snake, perhaps because it strikes just as fast
    $600 9
Lo mas grande en España:
4.1 million
    $600 19
We can rebuild him /
We have the technology /
Wow! Austin's powers!
    $600 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads from the Tobruk Sheep Station in Australia.) A mythic figure in Australia is the person with this job of driving animals across vast distances; he was expected to move sheep 6 miles a day, which may not seem like much, until you try it
    $800 27
"Let Us Prey", an 1871 cartoon by this man, depicted Boss Tweed & his associates as vultures
    $800 22
Hermann Goering instructed the police, "Shoot first and inquire afterwards, and if you make" these, "I will protect you"
    $800 6
In 1965 this British racing car with a flower name won the Indy 500, averaging 150.686 mph, a record at that time
    $800 15
A Brazilian giant in the world's top 10:
11 million
    $800 20
Mystery writer /
A bunch of small town killings /
Maine-ly, whodunit?
    $800 29
(Kelly of the Clue Crew reads from the Tobruk Sheep Station in Australia.) Australia's wool industry, producing one-fourth of the world's supply, began about 200 years ago with the importing of this breed of sheep, originally from Spain
    DD: $1,800 28
Gilded Age advocates of the theory called "Social" this -ism applauded the "survival of the fittest"
    $1000 23
Emerson wrote, "Art is a jealous" this, "and, if a man have a genius for painting, poetry... he makes a bad husband"
    $1000 7
The 1951 Hudson Hornet was the inspiration for this character, last name "Hudson", voiced by Paul Newman in "Cars"
    $1000 17
Near the mouth of the Yangtze:
Near 20 million
    $1000 21
Show within a show /
"TGS" on NBC /
The page doesn't age

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

Richard Scotti John
$4,000 $600 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Scotti John
$3,600 $2,800 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE GILDED AGED
SINGERS PORTRAYED ON FILM
DISCOVERING JAPAN
WHERE'D YA GET THAT TITLE?
RHYME CLUB
LANGUAGE LAB
    $400 18
He was 88 when he passed away in California in 1951; "Rosebud" probably wasn't on his lips
    $400 14
Dennis Quaid in "Great Balls of Fire!"
    $400 11
Prehistoric humans may have reached Japan via land bridges extending over the Tsushima Strait from this peninsula
    $400 2
Steinbeck found the title of this 1939 novel in "The Battle Hymn Of The Republic"
    $400 1
Galician, spoken in northwestern Spain, is similar to this language spoken just over the border
    $800 19
89-year-old Liliane Bettencourt's $23.5 billion springs from this hair-color company, because she's worth it
    $800 15
Sissy Spacek in "Coal Miner's Daughter"
    $800 10
The first reference to Japan in this culture's writing is to "the people of Wo... who bring tribute at fixed intervals"
    $800 3
Act V of "Macbeth" gave Faulkner the title of this novel
    $800 7
In linguistics a primary medium lets you acquire a mother tongue; there are 2--speech & this non-verbal method
    $1200 20
Born in Omaha in 1930, he's worth about $500 million for each of his 81 years
    $1200 16
Andrew Schofield (not Gary Oldman) as this lead vocalist in "Sid & Nancy"
    $1200 12
"The Dutch Discovery of Japan" is subtitled "The True Story Behind James Clavell's Famous Novel" this
    $1200 4
Thackeray got "Vanity Fair" from a place in this author's "Pilgrim's Progress"
    $1200 8
The Navajo language has a "fourth" this in which speakers can address someone without naming him
    $1600 17
Kristen Stewart in "The Runaways"
    DD: $1,200 13
Though he didn't make it all the way to "Cipango", he reported it had gold in the greatest abundance
    $1600 5
This James Jones novel set before Pearl Harbor gets its title from Kipling: "Gentlemen rankers out on the spree, damned..."
    $1600 9
Pinyin is the official method of doing this with Mandarin, transcribing its sounds in Roman characters
    $2000 21
Forbes ranks this "skinny" 72-year-old Mexican telecom king as the world's richest person
    $2000 22
"At last", Beyonce in "Cadillac Records"
    DD: $2,000 6
Lorraine Hansberry's title "A Raisin in the Sun" comes from a line in the poem "Harlem" by this man
    $2000 23
Sometimes called "Little Russian", it was banned in Russia from 1876 to 1905

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Scotti John
$7,600 $4,800 $5,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AIRLINE HISTORY
Clipper Goodwill, a Boeing 727, took this airline's last passengers from Barbados to Miami December 4, 1991

Final scores:

Richard Scotti John
$3,599 $1,999 $11,300
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $11,300

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Richard Scotti John
$8,800 $6,800 $5,000
16 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $20,600

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