Show #6468 - Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Keith Whitener game 6.

Contestants

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Hillary Meyer, a stay-at-home mom and blogger from Middletown, New York

Barry Peterson, a financial risk analyst from El Paso, Texas

Keith Whitener, a research chemist originally from Charlotte, North Carolina (whose 5-day cash winnings total $100,397)

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Jeopardy! Round

ON THE JOB
NAME THAT SPEECHMAKER
BASEBALL TIMELINE
JOHN, IN HIS OWN WRITE
COMPLETES THE LICENSE PLATE
THE AMERICAN HERITAGE DICTIONARY PAGE 1004
    $200 30
Per his wife, Todd Palin is "a lifelong commercial" one of these on the seas
    $200 11
"Our flag is red, white and blue, but our nation is a rainbow...and we're all precious in God's sight"
    $200 29
On July 4, 1939 in Yankee Stadium, he said, "I might have been given a bad break, but I've got an awful lot to live for"
    $200 27
He's penned many bestselling court-room thrillers, but in 1996, he returned to actual practice & won a $683,500 verdict
    $200 6
New Hampshire: "Live ___ or Die"
    $200 1
"Legit" is listed as slang for this word just a bit below it
    $400 22
Didier Jouvenet showed the rich & famous to their tables in this "masterly" job at NYC's La Grenouille
    $400 12
"I am proud to run with a man who will be one of the great presidents of this century, Walter F. Mondale"
    $400 28
On April 14, 1910 he became the first president to throw the ceremonial first pitch to open a major league season
    $400 26
He also wrote the screenplay for the movie version of his novel "The Cider House Rules"
    $400 7
Alabama: "Sweet ___"
    $400 2
Born Vivian Mary Hartley, she won the Oscar for Best Actress of 1939 & 1951
    $600 21
If a glazier's coming to the White House, he's probably fixing one of the 147 of these
    DD: $1,000 13
"& you know, the kids, like all kids, love the dog, &...regardless of what they say about it, we're gonna keep him"
    $600 25
23 of these have been pitched in the major leagues & on Aug. 15, 2012 9-month-old Bode Dockal witnessed his second
    $600 18
This Englishman opened a poem with "A thing of beauty is a joy forever"
    $600 8
Alaska: "The Last ___"
    $600 3
It's the 2-word name for this informal men's outfit
    $800 20
This profession gets abuse, even from Jesus: "Woe unto you...ye lade men with burdens...ye yourselves touch not"
    $800 14
"We're going to be forced either to use the ballot or the bullet. It's one or the other in 1964"
    $800 24
In 1966 this artificial sports surface was used for the first time in an exhibition game in Houston
    $800 17
In 2001 his "Rabbit Remembered" returned to characters left behind by the title man's death
    $800 9
North Carolina: "First in ___"
    $800 4
7-letter word for how much space you have in front of you in which to stretch out your feet on an airplane
    $1000 19
The sartorius, our longest muscle, was named for being used in the cross-legged position of this type of worker
    $1000 15
She said, "I stand before you...under indictment for the alleged crime of having voted at the last pres. election"
    $1000 23
In 1962 this ex-Yankee manager known as the "Old Perfessor" became the first manager of the N.Y. Mets
    $1000 16
He wrote his 1667 masterpiece "To Justify the Ways of God to Man"
    $1000 10
Washington, D.C.: "___ Without Representation "
    $1000 5
Heard here is an example of one of these, a short melodic passage in an opera associated with one character

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Keith Barry Hillary
$4,400 $1,800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Keith Barry Hillary
$8,000 $4,000 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORDS IN HALLOWEEN
HERE'S TO THE IRISH
WORLD EXPLORATION
THINKING
OUTSIDE
THE BOX
    $400 1
It's below the ankle & behind the arch
    $400 14
In 2008 Nobel Peace Prize winners awarded this rocker their own peace prize for his work on African debt
    $400 24
In 1610 he sailed into the large North American bay now named for him thinking he had found the Pacific Ocean
    $400 3
Lao-Tzu wrote that "The journey of a thousand li commenced with a single" one of these
    $400 11
The unusual markings on the Rembrandt variety of this bulb flower were originally caused by a virus
    $400 7
6-letter word for an elevated enclosed private section from which to watch stadium action in luxury
    $800 2
It may be short-eared or great horned
    $800 13
Let's raise a glass to this Irish whiskey purveyor who can be seen in ads besting the Hawk of Achill
    $800 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) In 1909, from a supply base on Canada's Ellesmere Island, this American naval officer set out across the ice, covering 413 nautical miles to the North Pole
    $800 29
Flick the switch; the Age of Reason was also known as this
    DD: $2,000 12
Believe it or not, the smooth soft-shelled species of this reptile can often outrun a man on level ground
    $800 8
The container part you can send in to support schools, or the band with the 1967 hit "The Letter"
    $1200 4
Temporary financial aid
    $1200 15
He played Oskar Schindler & has also been the voice of Aslan
    $1200 28
In December 1811 Thomas Manning became the first Englishman to enter this forbidden Tibetan city
    $1200 27
Aristippus, the first systematic hedonist philosopher, gave this the lowest value among human experiences
    $1200 17
The old man type of this spiny succulent has a coat of white hair
    $1200 9
To make fire before matches were invented, this container held combustible materials, flint & steel
    $1600 5
Saintly nimbus
    $1600 16
This shaven-headed Irish lass became the first artist ever to refuse a Grammy Award
    DD: $1,000 25
On April 9, 1682 this Frenchman reached the mouth of the Mississippi & named the area Louisiana
    $1600 26
Spinoza espoused this belief that God & the universe are identical
    $1600 18
One of the smallest of these lepidopterans is the blue pygmy of California, wingspan just over half an inch
    $1600 10
In 1974-'75 Dave Schultz of this Philadelphia team spent lots of time in the box, setting an NHL record with 472 penalty minutes
    $2000 6
Rodin sculpted the "Gates of" this
    $2000 23
Dublin-born Michael Gambon took over the role of Dumbledore from this actor born in Limerick
    $2000 22
In 1642 this Dutchman was commissioned to determine the southern extent of the "Great South Land"
    $2000 21
Semiotics is the study of communication via these, be they the "road" or "peace" type
    $2000 19
The Australian species of this bird has a pouched beak up to 18.5 inches long, the longest beak of any bird
    $2000 20
Matthew says a woman came to Jesus with a box made of this white gypsum containing "precious ointment"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Keith Barry Hillary
$16,800 $9,000 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION
New York's delegates were John Lansing, Robert Yates & this Founding Father, the only one of the 3 who signed

Final scores:

Keith Barry Hillary
$18,001 $2,500 $14,700
6-day champion: $118,398 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Keith Barry Hillary
$16,400 $8,800 $7,600
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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