Show #6443 - Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Contestants

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Sheri Boysen, a stay-at-home mom from Houston, Texas

Mike Malaier, an attorney from Tacoma, Washington

David Schuman, a communications and economics student originally from Ardsley, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

IN THE POLITICAL ARENA
CLEAN OUT YOUR CLOSET
MUSEUMS
WHAT YEAR WAS THAT?
THE NON -ED PAST PARTICIPLE
BIG CHECKS
(Alex: ...which you're hoping to receive at the end of the show.)
    $200 12
Have too many sweaters? Contact the org. named for this late cardigan-wearing kids' TV host to find a sweater drive
    $200 2
Exhibits at the Denmark museum devoted to this children's author include his top hat & letters to singer Jenny Lind
    $200 1
Fukushima nuclear disaster,
"Mr. Popper's Penguins" in theaters
    $200 7
A 2012 million-dollar donation to a pro-Obama super-PAC came courtesy of this man
    $400 22
He supported Al Gore's 1988 presidential campaign; now he's governor of Texas & his views have changed a bit
    $400 13
Donate old sneakers to this athletic shoe co.; its Reuse-A-Shoe program turns them into athletic court surfaces
    $400 6
A prison has been taken over by unhinged inmates in this notorious chamber of Madame Tussaud's London wax museum
    $400 21
Chernenko becomes oldest-ever USSR leader, Ferraro doesn't become first female VP, Jim Fixx dies jogging
    $400 8
Arnold Palmer is seen here checking in during the early years of this tour, now called the Champions Tour
    $600 3
Orrin Hatch began representing this state in the U.S. Senate in 1977
    $600 14
No longer wearing a cape that's 100% merino this? Consider donating it to Babee Greens, which will turn it into a diaper cover
    $600 18
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Shrine of the Book in Jerusalem.) The Shrine of the Book, which houses these texts, discovered in the 1940s, is shaped like the top of one of the jars that contained them
    $600 15
...of kneel
    $600 9
The sweepstakes to promote this company's discount subscriptions has given away over $227 million, some of it here
    $800 4
Last name of Michigan congressman Fred, whose niece Kate was the 2012 S.I. Swimsuit Issue cover girl
    $800 25
When you finish cleaning out your closet, you can have the goods picked up by this group by calling 800-SA-TRUCK
    DD: $1,500 19
Architect Pierre Cuypers designed this museum that houses Vermeer's "The Kitchen Maid"
    $800 26
The Constitution gets a 25th Amendment, the Six-Day War, "The Summer of Love"
    $800 16
...of unbind; it described poetry's Prometheus
    $800 10
Youth Education Towns are getting a cool million thanks to this NFL honcho.
    $1000 5
In 1988 he became the first Orthodox Jew to win election to the Senate
    $1000 24
Help disadvantaged women get a professional wardrobe by donating a suit to a non-profit named "Dress for" this
    $1000 20
The American Museum of Science & Energy is in this city just west of Knoxville, Tennessee
    $1000 23
The Battle of New Orleans, get your Wordsworth with "The White Doe of Rylstone"
    $1000 17
...of smite; it also commonly means very much in love
    $1000 11
Elizabeth Taylor is seen here with a check for her favorite cause, research to cure this

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

David Mike Sheri
$2,600 $1,600 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Mike Sheri
$700 $2,200 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

IN THE CORPORATE ARENA
LITERARY TABLOID HEADLINES
RANDOM HOUSE
CHEMISTRY
THERE'S A WORD FOR THAT
"MAN"LY PLACES
    $400 26
This insurance company is on your side--& you're in its arena, if you go to Columbus Blue Jackets home games
    $400 18
1597:
"Families vow to end feud after Verona teens' double suicide"
    $400 13
The first cornerstone of this D.C. building located on 18 acres was laid in October 1792
    $400 8
On the periodic table, tellurium precedes this element, symbol I, but its atomic mass is greater
    $400 2
A list of a team's players, such as baseball's "25-man" one
    $400 1
Iguana Crypt is a real "man" cave--it's listed by the Speleological Society of this Canadian province
    $800 27
The Wizards practice their court magic at this phone company's "Center"; can you hear me now? Good
    $800 19
1954:
"Marooned & unsupervised schoolboys divide up & wage war"
    $800 14
There's a "Chapel in the Woods" for weddings at this Memphis landmark, just down the blvd. from the Heartbreak Hotel
    $800 9
In 1856 William Perkin created the first synthetic one of these ink-like colorants; it was mauve
    $800 3
A tribe of Asiatic nomads, perhaps a "Golden" one
    $800 4
The name of this city on the Rhine precedes "Steamroller" in the name of an electronic music group
    $1200 28
This company is based in Memphis, so giving the Grizzlies a forum for hoops is something it can deliver
    $1200 20
1850:
"Minister & married woman exposed after conceiving illegitimate daughter"
    $1200 15
Fair Lane, the 56-room Dearborn, Michigan home built for this man, cost around $2 million, & that's in 1915 bucks!
    $1200 10
In osmosis, a liquid passes through a barrier usually called a semipermeable one of these
    $1200 23
A pair of rhymed poetic lines
    $1200 5
The northeastern portion of Inner Mongolia is sometimes included in this historical region of China
    $1600 29
If you drive its CR-V to see the Anaheim Ducks play in the "Center" bearing its name, this company will be doubly happy
    DD: $3,800 21
1847:
"Attic head case sets fire to house when hubby falls for new governess"
    $1600 16
Built between 1936 & 1939, this Frank Lloyd Wright house is a national historic landmark
    $1600 11
In a standard lead-acid battery, lead plates & an electrolyte of this diluted acid create electrical energy
    $1600 24
A rod around which sewing thread or an LP record revolves
    $1600 6
David Lloyd George was born in this British city known for its textile production
    $2000 30
The Chicago Blackhawks take wing at the arena named for this airline
    $2000 22
1846:
"Man walls up enemy in twisted revenge"
    $2000 17
Honolulu's Shangri La, built by this alliterative tobacco heiress, houses her collection of Islamic art
    DD: $3,600 12
Used as a purification process, it's the evaporation of a liquid & then the condensation of the vapor
    $2000 25
It's the act of throwing someone out a window
    $2000 7
During WWII, an internment camp for Japanese Americans was at this California locale

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Mike Sheri
$4,300 $20,600 $16,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

TV ANIMATION
This teen duo debuted in a 1992 animated short in which they played baseball with a frog

Final scores:

David Mike Sheri
$100 $8,100 $1,400
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $8,100 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Mike Sheri
$5,800 $19,000 $14,200
15 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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