Show #6444 - Thursday, September 27, 2012

Contestants

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Katie Clair, an international student coordinator from Broad Brook, Connecticut

Erica Mines, a high school English teacher originally from Washington, D.C.

Mike Malaier, an attorney from Tacoma, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

DINING OUT IN NEW YORK
3-LETTER WORDS
APPLE PIE
A VAN DOWN BY THE RIVER
THE CALIFORNIANS
ON SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
    $200 3
You'll find Wo Hop & Hop Kee on Mott Street, the heart of this area
    $200 8
Morning moisture on the ground
    $200 1
After his final battle, this legendary king was conveyed to Avalon, the "Island of Apples"
    $200 16
Some of the great sights of Giza are the pyramids & my van on the bank of this river
    $200 13
In 2010 the Cali Hall of Fame inducted this Facebook dude, even though he's totally from New York for reals
    $200 2
The uniquely coiffed Ed Grimley, played by this man, had a bit of an unhealthy fixation about Pat Sajak, I must say
    $400 4
We suspect vodka lovers more than tea aficionados gravitate to this restaurant dating back to 1927
    $400 9
Tree "blood"
    $400 22
In 1952 Nina Ricci used apple-shaped glass bottles to launch Fille d'Eve, a type of this product
    $400 17
I drove on the left to park my van beside this river, right near the U.K.'s Houses of Parliament
    $400 14
Shyah! This Chief Justice known for his "Commission" spoke for the court in Brown v. Board of Education, y'know?
    $400 27
In 2009, as "Weekend Update" anchor, he reported the birth of a 19.2-pound baby; "My only question is, a baby what?"
    $600 5
Enjoy the Raw Bar at the Oyster Bar, an institution at this transportation hub since 1913
    $600 10
Captain's book to record events aboard ship
    $600 26
This humorist's 1924 book "The Illiterate Digest" says, "I tell you folks, all politics is applesauce"
    $600 18
Darned van broke down for good on River Road in Baton Rouge, beside this river
    DD: $800 15
Yo! (As in Yosemite!) This bro established a gnarly photography dept. at the Cali School of Fine Arts in 1946
    $800 6
Sammy's Roumanian Steakhouse has pitchers of this liquid fat; the word can also mean "sentimentality"
    $800 11
A large tub for holding liquids such as dye
    $800 25
This city, home to Kansas State University, is nicknamed "The Little Apple"
    $800 20
Everyone remember where we parked! The van's in Al Qurnah, Iraq, where this 1,700-mile-long river joins the Tigris!
    $800 19
Whoa! This guy moved to Cali in 1852, got a near-monopoly in its railroads & founded a university? Nice!
    $1000 7
Robert de Niro co-owns this grill named for the neighborhood it's in
    $1000 12
A hip-hop greeting, or to eat the evening meal
    $1000 23
In this musical Conrad visits his fans in Sweet Apple, Ohio
    $1000 21
Unlike Mr. Knievel, the van doesn't try to jump this river that forms part of the boundary between Idaho & Oregon
    $1000 24
Like, for sure not a native, this "father of the H-bomb" totally helped create Lawrence Livermore Lab at UC Berkeley

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

Mike Erica Katie
$600 $2,400 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Erica Katie
-$400 $4,200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN POETS & POETRY
(Alex: We want you to name the country. We'll give you the...)
FIRST FEMALE LEADERS
WORLD OF DANCE
LOOK IN THE CABINET
FIRST MUSIC, THEN A MOVIE
"Y"s UP!
    $400 10
This beat poet's most famous poem begins, "I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness"
    $400 1
Prime minister Indira Gandhi
(1966)
    $400 17
In a Hanukkah song, this dance rhymes with "menorah"
    $400 20
The Judiciary Act of 1789 created this Cabinet job
    $400 11
1966: Percy Sledge
1994: Starring Meg Ryan
    $400 5
Downward facing dog is a basic position in this discipline
    $800 23
Poe wrote, "For the moon never beams without bringing me dreams of" this beautiful maiden
    $800 2
Chancellor Angela Merkel
(2005)
    $800 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew joins some dancers in Lesedi Cultural Village in South Africa.) The dance they're doing is a tribute & prayer to Modadji, the queen of this; legend says she lives in a lush green area in the midst of arid desert
    $800 19
In 1981 the Maritime Administration was transferred from Commerce to this Cabinet department
    $800 12
1977: Heatwave
1997: With Heather Graham as Rollergirl
    $800 6
It's an 8-letter word for the Christmas season
    $1200 24
"Candy is Dandy" is a collection of this humorist's best poetry
    $1200 3
Prime Minister Kim Campbell
(1993)
    $1200 28
Cole Porter told us what happens "When they begin" this Caribbean dance
    $1200 15
The first Cabinet secretary in the line of presidential succession
    $1200 21
1981: The Psychedelic Furs
1986: Duckie, you're the one
    $1200 7
Breed of the cute couple seen here
    $1600 25
A Maya Angelou poem says this creature "sings with a fearful trill of things unknown but longed for still"
    $1600 4
President Tarja Halonen
(2000)
    $1600 16
A total of 3 people have held this new Cabinet position
    $1600 22
1968: The Rolling Stones
1986: Whoopi Goldberg made espionage funny
    DD: $1,500 8
The saffron scourge is an old name for this infectious disease
    DD: $2,000 26
Title vessel referred to in the line, "Oh, better that her shattered hulk should sink beneath the wave"
    $2000 13
President Violeta Chamorro
(1990)
    $2000 18
At the time of its establishment in 1849, this Cabinet dept. was also known as the Home Department
    $2000 14
1969: Led Zeppelin
1993: An ensemble including Matthew McConaughey
    $2000 9
In a sonnet Milton called time "the subtle thief of" this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Erica Katie
-$2,800 $15,000 $8,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PHRASE ORIGINS
On February 22, 1918 Warren Harding said it is good to drink "at the fountains of wisdom inherited from" this alliterative group

Final scores:

Mike Erica Katie
-$2,800 $18,000 $1,500
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $18,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mike Erica Katie
-$2,800 $17,800 $8,600
5 R,
4 W
19 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $23,600

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