Show #6446 - Monday, October 1, 2012

Contestants

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Rochelle Smith, a university librarian from Moscow, Idaho

Joanna Mang, a nanny from San Diego, California

Brendan DuBois, a mystery and suspense writer from Exeter, New Hampshire (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE COURSE OF TRUE LOVE
SPORTS PEOPLE
AMERICAN HISTORY "Q" & "A"
COUNTRIES' BIGGEST CITIES
YOU DESERVE A PRIZE
CHAIN LETTER
(Alex: In this category, the last letter of the correct response for the first clue will be the first letter of the correct response for the next clue and so on down the column.)
    $200 13
Alliterative canine term for a high note-lower note combo signifying male appreciation for female beauty
    $200 26
Nicknamed "Missy the Missile", this 2012 swimming gold medalist has size 13 feet & a 6-foot 4-inch wingspan
    $200 1
On October 2, 1656 Connecticut enacted legislation to ban members of this religious group
    $200 6
Kathmandu
    $200 11
When Janet Gaynor won the first one of these for an actress in 1929, it was actually for 3 film roles
    $200 21
From the French, it's a manservant or a car parker
    $400 14
Cosmopolitan's tips on doing this begin with check him out, look away, then look back through lowered lashes
    $400 27
On Jan. 22, 1989 this 49ers receiver set a Super Bowl record with 215 yards
    $400 2
In February 1864 this prison opened & into its mere 26 acres, 32,000 prisoners were jammed
    $400 7
Karachi
    DD: $400 12
In 2005 this sometime banjo player received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
    $400 22
This fruit is also known as a mandarin orange
    $600 18
Those newly in love often use these words, also the title of a 1983 tearjerking film
    $600 28
She beat Bobby Riggs in the 1973 "Battle of the Sexes" exhibition tennis match
    $600 3
In the 1970s this future vice president served as a publisher of the Huntington Herald-Press in Indiana
    $600 8
Lagos
    $600 15
Zubin Mehta & this '70s Secretary of State were among the first recipients of Israel's Presidential Medal
    $600 23
You think, therefore you know this Latin word for "therefore"
    $800 19
Committed to each other? You're practicing this behavior, though it may be the "serial" type
    $800 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an animation on the monitor.) His account of a shot at the 2012 Masters says all he did was keep it under a tree, make it rise, then hook about 40 yards--just another example of what this man calls "Bubba Golf"
    $800 4
This British major who worked with Benedict Arnold was hanged as a spy on October 2, 1780
    $800 9
Belgrade
    $800 16
In 2012 he & Hal David became the first songwriting duo to win the Lib. of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song
    $800 24
It follows "Our Bodies" in the title of a book now in its ninth edition
    $1000 20
A nautical adjective meaning upright, or a person you're going out with exclusively
    $1000 5
In 1961 JFK initiated this U.S.-Latin America development program, but it failed in just over a decade
    $1000 10
Aleppo
    $1000 17
Apparently no one deserved the Pulitzer for fiction in 2012, but in 2011 Jennifer Egan won for "A Visit From" this group
    $1000 25
A proverbial crate to stand on to make a speech; our chain letter ends with an "X"

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

Brendan Joanna Rochelle
$5,800 $0 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brendan Joanna Rochelle
$8,400 $2,600 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

MONOLOGUES
"ED"
DOC
TEA TIME MOVIE
CARNAC-IAN BONDS
(Alex: Each response will be three words and the three words will rhyme with each other.)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JOHNNY CARSON
(Alex: ...which made its debut just about 50 years ago.)
    $400 1
A modern tragedy:
"Hundreds of salesmen and buyers were at his funeral. Things were sad on a lotta trains"
    $400 6
Comestible & consumable are synonyms for this
    $400 21
In most U.S. major operations, this doctor is at the head of the bed
    $400 11
Disney's "Johnny Tremain" takes part in this Dec. 16, 1773 incident
    $400 26
A mutt, a swine & an amphibian
    $400 16
Johnny started his 30-year run as host on Oct. 1, 1962 with this "You Bet Your Life" comedian introducing him
    $800 2
A 1913 classic:
"I'll have to learn to speak middle class language from you, instead of speaking proper English"
    $800 7
It's another term for a large, imposing building
    $800 22
If your own immune system causes you problems, as in asthma & hives, see a this -ist or immunologist
    $800 12
Johnny Depp is at least eccentric as this tea party guest in 2010's "Alice in Wonderland"
    $800 27
Dame Judi, a serving girl & the tool she may hit you with for calling her that
    $800 17
One of Johnny's trademark moves was one of these that he'd mime at the end of his monologue
    $1200 3
A Shakespeare tragic hero:
"To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow, creeps in this petty pace from day to day"
    $1200 8
To add personal opinion to an otherwise factual account
    $1200 23
Medical specialty of R.D. Laing, author of "The Divided Self"
    $1200 13
The title character of "Rikyu" teaches this painstaking routine to the fierce warlord Hideyoshi
    $1200 28
A smelly black & white animal, a not-so-smelly holy man & Johnny Rotten
    $1200 18
On Johnny's last "Tonight Show" with guests, she serenaded Johnny with some farewell love songs
    DD: $4,000 4
In a courtroom:
"Darwin moved us forward to a hilltop... we must abandon our faith in the pleasant poetry of Genesis"
    DD: $2,000 9
Aristotle called it "the best provision for old age"
    $1600 24
For bunions, try this, a foot doctor
    $1600 14
Jack Black as this character has tea with the dolls of a Brobdingnagian girl
    $1600 19
Carson was unflappable even with a marmoset on his head in a visit with Joan Embery, an ambassador from this zoo
    $2000 5
From Tennessee:
"I wore it on Sundays for my gentlemen callers! I had it on the day I met your father"
    $2000 10
Dropsy is an old term for this, a swelling in the body caused by a buildup of excess fluid
    $2000 25
USCAP is the U.S. & Canadian Academy of this specialty; we hear its conventions are sorta dead
    $2000 15
In "Tea with Mussolini", Cher plays a character based on this American art patron who spent a lot of time in Italy
    $2000 20
The set was banked with tulips when this "Tip-Toe Thru' the Tulips with Me" singer wed Miss Vicki on the show in 1969

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brendan Joanna Rochelle
$11,200 $14,600 $13,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

SINGERS & ALBUMS
She's the only artist to have No. 1 albums in 5 consecutive decades, from the 1960s to the 2000s

Final scores:

Brendan Joanna Rochelle
$7,700 $24,600 $8,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,600 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brendan Joanna Rochelle
$11,200 $14,200 $11,400
21 R,
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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