Show #6225 - Friday, October 14, 2011


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Joe Koster, a telephone technician from Pelham, New Hampshire

Megan Benitz, a museum registrar from Wathena, Kansas

Katie Proctor, a stay-at-home mom from Hendersonville, North Carolina (whose 2-day cash winnings total $51,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

AT 33
(Alex: Each correct response will be made up of letters in the word "outside".)
    $200 18
When Nancy Pelosi & Maxine Waters go home from the U.S. House, they go to this state
    $200 8
A Dallas-based store was founded in 1907 by Herbert Marcus, his sister Carrie & this man, Carrie's hubby
    $200 1
& the Four Seasons
    $200 3
At 33 he drafted the Declaration of Independence
    $200 13
Though not the closest to the Sun, it has the highest surface temperature
    $200 26
Nutritional program to get you back into your old Levi's
    $400 19
Speaker Boehner goes home to this state, where he put himself through Xavier University working as a janitor
    $400 9
Gap, Inc., not only owns The Gap & Old Navy, it also owns this chain of stores whose logo is seen here
    $400 2
& the Revolution
    $400 4
He was 33 when he first exhibited his 32 "Campbell's Soup Cans"
    $400 14
Around 1675 Gian Domenico Cassini observed a dark gap in this planet's main rings
    $400 27
Grass & dirt in squares for your new backyard
    $600 20
Let us be Barney Frank--the Harvard grad heads home to this state, where he also spent 8 years in its House
    $600 10
This store and catalog that sells gift baskets, often filled with fruit, is named for 2 brothers, sons of Samuel Rosenberg
    $600 23
+ the Machine
    $600 5
He was 33 when he nailed his 95 theses to the door of the Wittenberg Castle Church
    $600 15
Its volcano Olympus Mons is the highest mountain in the solar system
    $600 28
To put out a fire by pouring water on it
    $800 21
With 102 years of combined service, John Conyers & John Dignell of this Midwest state are the House's 2 senior members
    $800 11
The home store of this gourmet cookware retailer uses the pineapple logo seen here, long a symbol of hospitality
    $800 24
& the Blackhearts
    DD: $1,400 6
On May 29, 1953 he literally found himself on top of the world, along with his guide
    $800 16
It has the most atmospheric ozone of the 8
    $800 29
To remove, as from office
    $1000 22
When Steny Hoyer is done whip-ping his fellow Democrats, he can head home to this state's 5th District
    $1000 12
This department store uses a 5-pointed star as the apostrophe in its name
    $1000 25
& the Blue Notes
    $1000 7
And to think he was 33 when he published his first book, "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street"
    $1000 17
Of the 4 giant planets, it's the farthest from the Sun
    $1000 30
Like all fine hotels, New York City's Waldorf Astoria has a presidential one

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

Katie Megan Joe
$3,800 $2,200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Megan Joe
$5,000 $5,000 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

"V" IS FOR...
(Alex: You all know who they are.)
    $400 19
6-letter adjective for a home assembled from standard parts, or for the Beatles before they were successful
    $400 14
His assistant & roommate
    $400 26
In 1976 "Home Sweet Homer", with Yul Brynner as this wanderer, tied a Broadway record by closing after one performance
    $400 3
A. australis is one species of this flightless bird of New Zealand
    $400 2
this synonym for diversity, said to be the spice of life
    $400 1
(Mike & Mike deliver the clue.) The most bizarre sports story I know was the Nancy Kerrigan/Tonya Harding kneecapping fracas

Well, I'd say equally twisted was the June 28, 1997 boxing match between these 2 heavyweights that featured teeth as well as fists
    DD: $5,000 20
Cupolas are small domes, but can be pointy instead of dome-shaped when found on these mosque towers
    $800 15
His archenemy, "the Napoleon of crime"
    $800 27
For Angola the "CIA World Factbook" gives this figure as 38.76 years, 6 years less than the 2nd-lowest country
    $800 10
The neck accounts for almost half the height of this largest living bird, a flightless species
    $800 4
this visible exhalation, like fog, mist or steam
    $800 8
(Mike & Mike deliver the clue.) One of the most amazing performances ever came when Nadia Comaneci scored the first perfect 10 in Olympic gymnastics, that was impressive

Not bad, not bad, but even better might be when Roger Bannister broke this track & field time barrier in 1954
    $1200 21
Yes, Clark, a pediment is a type of this triangular section of wall
    $1200 16
His address
    $1200 28
This Cadillac SUV is the USA's most stolen car model
    $1200 11
The reunion solitaire went extinct by 1746, about 65 years later than this flightless relative of Mauritius
    $1200 5
this, the blade of a windmill
    $1200 9
(Mike & Mike deliver the clue.) My greatest inspirational moment ever was Lou Gehrig's farewell speech at Yankee Stadium in 1939, talk about class

Yes, very, very classy, but for pure inspiration, I'll take this coach telling his Notre Dame team to "win one for the Gipper" & then rallying to defeat Army in 1928
    $1600 22
Small posts called balusters support the horizontal rail that, logically, is called this
    $1600 17
His "colorful" first case
    $1600 29
Ireland (not us profligate Americans) is ranked highest in amount of this related to GDP: 1,305%
    $1600 12
The name of this large extinct flightless bird of New Zealand may come from a Polynesian word for "fowl"
    DD: $1,600 6
this South American ruminant that's related to the guanaco
    $1600 24
(Mike & Mike deliver the clue.) Sports perfection for me is exemplified by the 17-0 season of the NFL's Miami Dolphins in 1972

That was outstanding, but I will take this Yankee pitching a perfect game, not in any old ballgame, but during the World Series
    $2000 23
(Kelly of the Clue Crew does a demonstration with a piece of paper.) Paper can be used to illustrate an architectural concept; holding the edge doesn't inspire much confidence in its structural integrity, but curve it, & you get one of these projecting structures with a simple machine in its name
    $2000 18
The instrument on which he's "a very capable performer"
    $2000 30
Louis-Antoine was the last of these French heirs apparent; his eventual reign was a brief 20 minutes
    $2000 13
The "great" species of this Arctic seabird, now extinct, was flightless; living species like the razorbill can fly
    $2000 7
these, the entire body of sacred Hindu writings
    $2000 25
(Mike & Mike deliver the clue.) One of the greatest coaches ever has got to be Phil Jackson; he's won 11 titles, something even Red Auerbach couldn't do

Yeah, Phil's a legend, no doubt about it, but I'll pick this college basketball wizard who won 10 men's NCAA titles from 1964 to 1975

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Megan Joe
$12,200 $12,600 $18,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This nation lost its direct access to the Pacific around 1880 but retains a navy that patrols its rivers & a large lake

Final scores:

Katie Megan Joe
$2,200 $6,600 $25,201
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $25,201

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Katie Megan Joe
$11,600 $12,600 $14,000
25 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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Game tape date: 2011-08-29
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