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    $800 27
Scotland, 1727:
Janet Horne, for this crime--the last person in Britain burned to death for it
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Show #6246 - Monday, November 14, 2011

2011 Tournament of Champions final game 1.

Contestants

Buddy Wright, an operations engineer from Fort Worth, Texas

Tom Nissley, a writer from Seattle, Washington

Roger Craig, a computer scientist from Newark, Delaware

Jeopardy! Round

20 FOR DUMMIES
(Alex: The For Dummies books are celebrating their 20th anniversary this year, so we have a whole category about those books.)
SITCOMS BY MOM
MISSISSIPPI MISTERS
THE DOCTOR WILL "C" YOU NOW
FRENCH FIXINS
PETRA
(Alex: ...a city in Jordan that flourished 2,000 years ago and still fascinates us today.)
    $200 7
"Parenting for Dummies" uses this toy as an analogy for consistency: "it spins until it wobbles, and then it falls down"
    $200 1
June Cleaver
    $200 21
Once President of the Confederacy, he served as president of an insurance company after the war
    $200 6
Christmas must be a bummer for you, having this condition & not being able to distinguish between red & green
    $200 16
In French, this word can refer to an image on turkey's flag as well as a tasty roll
    $200 26
(Alex presents the clue from Petra, Jordan.) Petra is built on a terrace overlooking Wadi Musa the valley of this man, who tradition says struck a rock here & made it gush with water
    $400 8
"Allergies &" this "for Dummies" lists famous folks with the condition, including Beethoven & Teddy Roosevelt
    $400 2
Marion Cunningham
    $400 22
The voice of Darth Vader, he isn't from a galaxy far, far away but from Arkabutla, Mississippi
    $400 12
All that guitar playing has caused these tough, thickened numb patches of skin on your fingertips
    $400 17
The vineyard & petit-gris are varieties of this mollusk; please respond in French, though it might "slow" you down
    $400 27
Once, only Muslims could visit Petra's highest point; tradition says that as a 10-year-old, this man visited the site
    $600 9
Released in 1991, this 3-letter computer abbreviation "for Dummies" was the first in the "For Dummies" series
    $600 3
Evelyn Harper (Holland Taylor)
    $600 23
This Muppet master was born in Mississippi, where his father was doing research for the Department of Agriculture
    $600 13
Try stretching if you suffer these, like Rafael Nadal did at the 2011 U.S. Open, including at a press conference
    $600 18
From Provence & pretty as a Pixar, this eggplant dish simmered in olive oil can be served hot or cold
    $600 28
(Alex presents the clue from Petra, Jordan.) The approach to Petra is through a narrow cleft which in 312 B.C. helped it withstand a siege by the army of Antigonus of these people; he was an heir to Alexander the Great
    $800 10
Chapter 1 of "Beekeeping for Dummies" has this question for a title, playing on a line from Shakespeare
    $800 4
Maggie Seaver (Joanna Kerns)
    $800 24
In March 2011, Columbus, Mississippi celebrated what would have been the 100th birthday of this playwright
    DD: $1,200 14
What's that I say? You need this type of implant in your inner ear that directly stimulates the hearing nerve
    $800 19
Tomatoes, garlic, black olives, anchovies, onions, tuna, green beans, eggs & herbs make up a salade this
    $800 29
For the thousands of tourists today, 4-footed transport options within Petra are horse, donkey or this
    $1000 11
"Architecture for Dummies" calls this NYC skyscraper an "Art Deco fantasy" that's complete with hubcaps & hood ornaments
    $1000 5
A new mom in 2011, Reagan Brinkley (Christina Applegate)
    $1000 25
Legendary bluesmen born in Mississippi include Chester Arthur Burnett, known as Howlin' this
    $1000 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical animation on the monitor.) With osteoporosis, the vertebrae in the spine are weakened, & when forced against each other, can result in this common type of fracture
    $1000 20
In a remembrance of things Proust, it's a small, buttery sponge cake eaten as a cookie, often dipped in coffee
    $1000 30
(Alex presents the clue from Petra, Jordan.) There are a number of important tombs in the ancient city of Petra, like the one behind me, which is not named for a person, but because of the magnificent color striations, is named for this expensive fabric

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

Roger Tom Buddy
$3,400 $1,600 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Tom Buddy
$5,400 $6,200 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

NOVELS
SOUNDS ALL AROUND
ANAGRAMMYS
(Alex: We want you to unscramble the [*] in order to come up with the Grammy category.)
WHO'S AT STAKE?
LANGUAGES
4 STRAIGHT VOWELS
    $400 22
It's alternately titled "Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy"
    $400 24
To sibilate is to do this, like a disapproving audience or a rattler
    $400 2
Best "CORK" Song
    $400 26
Rouen, May 30, 1431:
A female saint
    $400 13
Chimbu & Enga are among the nearly 800 Papuan languages spoken on this "new" island
    $400 1
The largest one of these California conifers would yield more than 50,000 cubic feet of lumber
    $800 23
The hero escapes from a dungeon by sewing himself into the burial sack of a fellow prisoner in this Dumas work
    $800 25
A chiropractic session may include this 5-letter sound, made by a locked-up joint being freed
    $800 4
Best "WEDS NO PORK" Album (including poetry)
    $800 27
Scotland, 1727:
Janet Horne, for this crime--the last person in Britain burned to death for it
    $800 12
The people of this island nation south of Sicily use a Semitic language written in the Latin alphabet
    $800 3
Hawaii's fourth-largest island, it's the state's only island that has navigable rivers
    DD: $9,000 8
Her "Agnes Grey" appeared in 1847 under the pseudonym Acton Bell (note the initials)
    $1200 19
Our studio has great these, also the branch of physics that deals with sound & sound waves
    $1200 5
Best "COZY ED" or Cajun Music Album
    $1200 28
Florence, May 23, 1498:
An anti-papal priest & reformer
    $1200 11
The language group named for these nomadic tribesmen of north Africa is also called Tamazight
    $1200 14
A line of waiting people, or a sequence of stored computer data awaiting processing
    $1600 17
Originally published anonymously, his "Waverley Novels" included "Rob Roy" in 1817
    $1600 20
For a comedian, it's instrumental that one of these heard here follows a punchline
    $1600 6
Best "CIRCLE NOTE"/Dance Album
    $1600 29
Oxford, March 21, 1556:
Thomas Cranmer, holder of this high religious office
    DD: $18,000 9
Although Dutch is the official language, Sranan Tongo is spoken by most people in this South American country
    $1600 15
This adjective means fawning or exhibiting servile obedience
    $2000 18
In this Dostoyevsky novel, Prince Myshkin, like the author, suffers from epilepsy
    $2000 21
Small pieces of ice that can damage a ship are called these, as trapped air escaping during melting makes them sound like animals
    $2000 7
Welcome to the Best "SNARE TWIT"
    $2000 30
Konstanz, Germany, July 6, 1415:
A Czech religious reformer
    $2000 10
The language of these Japanese aboriginal people is virtually extinct but once had as many as 19 dialects
    $2000 16
"The moan of doves in immemorial elms, and murmuring of innumerable bees" is an example of this literary device

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Tom Buddy
$43,200 $9,400 $11,000

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE PRESIDENTIAL CABINET
7 women have been the secretary of this, the most for any department in the president's cabinet

Final scores:

Roger Tom Buddy
$50,000 $18,800 $6,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Roger Tom Buddy
$19,000 $9,400 $10,600
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
15 R,
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $39,000

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