Show #6192 - Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Contestants

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Judy Neuwirth, a paralegal from Miami Beach, Florida

Ian Leggin, a software trainer originally from Kenosha, Wisconsin

Damian Yu, an executive compensation consultant originally from West Vancouver, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

WORLD HISTORY
MY FAVORITE THINGS
(Alex: That's the song from The Sound of Music. I hope you remember it.)
NATIONAL FOREST STATES
HUNTER S. THOMPSON
FEAR
& "LOW" THING
    $200 1
This ancient city grew powerful in part because the Tiber provides a convenient route to the sea 15 miles away
    $200 24
"Rain drops on roses and whiskers on" these young animals
    $200 11
Hoosier National Forest
    $200 16
Based on hundreds of interviews he'd conducted, Thompson's first successful book was about this motor cycle gang
    $200 17
Acrophobia
    $200 5
This adjective for letters not capitalized comes from the printing practice of storing them in a tray beneath the others
    $400 2
In 1871 the Treaty of Frankfurt ended the war between France & this German state, led by Bismarck
    $400 25
"Bright copper kettles and warm woolen" these
    $400 12
Tuskegee National Forest
    $400 22
Thompson's best known work, "Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas" grew out of an assignment in this athletic magazine in 1971
    $400 18
Hemophobia
    $400 6
A wooden frame for executing prisoners
    $600 3
This Cairo square was the heart of the 18 days of protest that toppled Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak in 2011
    $600 26
These items "that stay on my nose and eyelashes"
    $600 13
Pike National Forest
    $600 23
In 1972's "Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail", Thompson chronicled the campaigns of these 2 opponents
    $600 19
Ichthyophobia
    $600 7
"Colorful" favorite around the sushi bar that's also known as buri
    $800 4
Zinoviev & Pyatakov were 2 victims of the 1930s proceedings called these trials due to their being public
    $800 27
"Girls in white" these "with blue satin sashes"
    $800 14
Prescott National Forest
    $800 29
Thompson created this highly personal style of journalism that shares its name with a muppet
    $800 20
Theophobia
    $800 8
It's a visual representation that diagrams a sequence of operations
    $1000 10
In 1819 Sir Stamford Raffles of this company established a post at Singapore Harbor for Britain
    $1000 28
"Crisp" these desserts "Doorbells and sleigh bells and schnitzel with noodles"
    $1000 15
Olympic National Forest
    $1000 30
Though he rarely contributed after the '70s, Thompson was listed as an editor at this magazine until his death in 2005
    DD: $500 21
Ergophobia
    $1000 9
A variety of gorilla that can be eastern or western

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

Damian Ian Judy
$3,600 $1,400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Damian Ian Judy
$4,700 $5,200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

PHILOSOPHY
WHO PLAYED 'EM?
SWEET SPOTS
THE TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO
ANIMAL PADS
SMALL WORDS
    $400 7
Heidegger said the most basic question in philosophy is "why is there something rather than" this
    $400 2
2009: Sherlock Holmes to Jude Law's Dr. Watson
    $400 26
Enjoy a Fancy Fruit Shake or Crunchy Nut Shake at California Shakes on board this attraction at Long Beach
    $400 21
Polo wrote, this Asian desert "is reported to be so long that it would take a year to go from end to end"
    $400 1
An aerie is for these, perhaps the harpy or bald type
    $400 9
French for "small", this word can refer to a garment size or to the gal who wears one
    $800 8
The hypothesis that the external world is a delusion is called this organ "in a vat"
    $800 3
2010: The Mad Hatter
    $800 27
Aunt Sally's in the French Quarter produces "New Orleans most famous" of these pecan confections
    DD: $2,000 22
After the Polos crossed the Pamir Mountains, they followed this ancient trade route that led them into China
    $800 15
Coney-garths & pillow mounds hold these
    $800 10
This 3-letter word can refer to something really small or the early hours of the morning
    $1200 12
In 1901 Jacques Maritain vowed to do this if he didn't find the meaning of life within a year; he lived until 1973
    $1200 4
2000: Chuck Noland, who is "Cast Away"
    $1200 28
Kermit's in Key West is your one-stop shoppe for this flavor ice cream, cookies, jelly beans & pie on a stick
    $1200 23
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) In 1271, the Polos left Venice for China; when they couldn't find seaworthy ships in this town, that shared its name with a nearby strait, they continued their journey by land
    $1200 16
In a vespiary you'll find these insects
    $1200 11
This word that's used to describe the weight class of a boxer first meant a small chicken
    $1600 13
The classic "Problem of the Many" is this in the sky: which droplets are part of it, & where does it start & end?
    $1600 5
2010: Maid Marian to Russell Crowe's Robin Hood
    $1600 29
Two Fat Cats Bakery in Maine is famous for makin' these regional "pies", a creamy filling between 2 cake-like cookies
    $1600 24
On Sumatra Polo saw this animal he described as a unicorn having feet like an elephant & nearly as large
    $1600 17
A drey is home to these long-tailed rodents
    DD: $1,200 18
Derived from a 1726 novel, this adjective can describe someone very small or petty in outlook
    $2000 14
In philosophy it has a middle "A" instead of "I" & doesn't mean "about to happen" but "within one's mind"
    $2000 6
2009: The young Queen Victoria
    $2000 30
Banana & teaberry are among more than 30 flavors of this old-fashioned sweet sold at Shriver's in Ocean City, New Jersey
    $2000 25
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) Marco Polo was asked by Kublai Khan to make diplomatic trips to the far reaches of Khan's empire, perhaps making it as far as what is now this country
    $2000 20
These animals come home to a byre
    $2000 19
The "let" at the end of "booklet" is this type of suffix that indicates a smaller form

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Damian Ian Judy
$12,700 $7,200 $6,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

COMIC BOOK HISTORY
On the cover of the 1941 first issue of this comic book, the title hero punches Hitler in the jaw

Final scores:

Damian Ian Judy
$14,401 $12,401 $400
2-day champion: $24,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Damian Ian Judy
$13,200 $9,200 $7,400
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,800

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