Show #6422 - Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Contestants

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Kimberley Stephenson, a college librarian from Pasadena, California

Dan Burke, a high school theology teacher from Chicago, Illinois

Blythe Rodgers, an attorney from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

CHEMICAL ELEMENTS
THINK FAST!
HISTOR"E"
SMART WORDS
ROUGH REVIEWS ON Rotten Tomatoes
A DOLLAR IS WORTH ABOUT...
    $200 1
Atomic number 17, it's poisonous, smells bad & causes irritation to the nose, lungs & throat; put some in my pool, please!
    $200 21
In empty space it travels about 186,282 miles per second
    $200 6
In the 1870s this family including brother Virgil settled in Tombstone, Arizona
    $200 11
If you're "cut to" this 5-letter word, you're injured deeply
    $200 16
Re: "The Whole Ten Yards", with this "Die Hard" star: "Don't even think about making the whole eleven yards"
    $200 26
50 rupees in this country of 1.2 billion
    $400 2
Put it on a sign that when air is liquefied at -320 degrees, this element is left behind as a gas
    $400 22
In 1964 Japan went "ballistic" with the launching of this high-speed train that travels up to 185 miles per hour
    $400 7
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows us a map of Europe in World War II.) In June, 1941, Hitler attacked the USSR, opening up this theater of war, where Germany suffered 90% of its WWII combat deaths
    $400 12
Peachy this! It's also a wailing lament for the dead
    $400 17
On this Sharon Stone erotic thriller "2": "Even the ice pick looks like it really doesn't want to be there"
    $400 27
13 of these in Mexico
    $600 3
If he were an ancient Roman, this giant might say, "Fe fi fo ferrum"
    $600 23
The world's fastest animal is this species of falcon whose diving speed can reach over 200 miles per hour
    $600 8
Drop "J." from a 2011 DiCaprio film title & you have a biopic of this powerful English king who died in 975
    $600 13
"A word to the" this (& hopefully that's you right now): it means informed or in the know
    $600 18
"Swept Away" led to, "If there is one thing worse than a Guy Ritchie movie, it's a Guy Ritchie movie with" this singer "in it"
    $600 28
.75 of this monetary unit used by 17 countries
    $800 4
Marlin & tilefish may contain high levels of this element, atomic number 80
    $800 24
In 2012 she went downhill fast enough to win her fourth overall World Cup title, the most of any American skier
    $800 9
He got Karl Marx to learn economics
    $800 14
Brilliant, like the "lights" in a "big city" title
    $800 19
Oh Dane Cook", "Good Luck" him "has all the engaging magnetism of an unflushed toilet"
    $800 29
1,200 dinars in this country; the U.S. officially ended some other business there in December 2011
    $1000 5
Glenn Seaborg & colleagues discovered this nuclear weapon ingredient on Feb. 23, 1941
    $1000 25
As a test pilot, this future astronaut set a speed record in 1957, flying from Los Angeles to NYC in 3 hours 23 min.
    DD: $1,200 10
In the 980s he managed to make Greenland sound pleasant enough to get fellow Icelanders to join him there
    $1000 15
Mike Rogers is the chairman of the House's Permanent Select Committee on this
    $1000 20
This knighted co-star of "Hugo" is in "Bloodrayne", "a movie that begs you not to watch it"
    $1000 30
8 quetzales in this country bordered by Belize

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

Blythe Dan Kimberley
$3,200 $1,400 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Blythe Dan Kimberley
$3,800 $2,200 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

COUNTRY MUSIC DUET PARTNERS
AT THE "CORE"
CONSTITUTION SIGNERS BY STATE
HOMOPHONES
ARTHUR
CANTERBURY TALES TELLERS
    $400 17
"Islands In The Stream":
Kenny Rogers & her
    $400 1
80, to Lincoln in a big 1863 speech
    $400 20
George Washington
    $400 12
The person who receives property from a will, or the stuff you breathe
    $400 7
British commander & statesman Arthur Wellesley was better known by this hereditary title
    $400 6
Prior to telling his tale, the Man of Law mentions this author by name & some of his works
    $800 18
"It's Your Love":
Tim McGraw & her
    $800 2
This tuna type can tip the scales at 90 pounds
    $800 21
Benjamin Franklin
    $800 13
The Roman goddess of love, or pertaining to certain blood vessels
    $800 8
A theatre at the University of Michigan is named for this alumnus & Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright
    $800 30
The prioress, a nun, carries with her a gold brooch inscribed with a Latin phrase meaning this "conquers all"
    $1200 19
"Draggin' The River" & "Red River Blue":
Blake Shelton & her
    $1200 3
This 10-letter verb can mean to give emphasis, or to provide the accompanying music for a film
    $1200 22
James McHenry
    $1200 14
Intuitive understanding, or to prompt into action, as a crowd to riot
    $1200 9
He began collaborating with William Gilbert in 1871
    $1200 25
The Miller was the pilgrim who led the others out of town by playing this droning instrument
    $1600 29
"Crying":
k.d. lang & him
    $1600 4
Violinist Hilary Hahn has commissioned 27 new pieces just to play as these audience-pleasers
    DD: $3,000 23
William Paterson
    $1600 15
Fully matured, or a deep sound of one in pain
    $1600 10
In 1893 he killed off his most famous character only to bring him back in a 1903 story
    DD: $2,000 26
The teller of the first tale, he's participated in several battles of the great crusades
    $2000 28
"Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys":
Waylon Jennings & him
    $2000 5
Begun nearly 100 years ago, it's Columbia University's set of courses to provide a general education
    $2000 24
Charles Pinckney
    $2000 16
A gradation of a color, or to strike with an ax
    $2000 11
A decade after his JFK book "A Thousand Days", this historian wrote "Robert Kennedy and his times"
    $2000 27
The oft-married wife of Bath is a seamstress who's made 3 pilgrimages to this holy city

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Blythe Dan Kimberley
$14,800 $13,400 $8,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FIRST NAMES
A wife of King David & 2 of our early first ladies shared this name derived from Hebrew for "my father's joy"

Final scores:

Blythe Dan Kimberley
$20,000 $26,798 $16,400
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $26,798 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Blythe Dan Kimberley
$13,400 $16,600 $8,200
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
19 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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