Show #6229 - Thursday, October 20, 2011


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Jay Peterson, an English professor from Howell, New Jersey

Jessie Christensen, a librarian from Orem, Utah

Lloyd Caesar, an office manager from Watervliet, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,359)

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Jeopardy! Round

YUM "O"!
    $200 6
8 years after Jackie Robinson broke in with the Dodgers, Elston Howard became the first black player on this A.L. rival
    $200 7
As a woman's "sons grow up, she selects them as lovers" was D.H. Lawrence's synopsis of this novel
    $200 1
If you remember a song from "The Sound of Music", you know it comes after "fa"
    $200 26
The flint core stones seen here were used to produce this
    $200 20
Originally the fifth month of the year, now it's the seventh
    $200 12
It claims the title of the "world's favorite cookie"
    DD: $2,000 16
This clause in a law signed June 23, 1972 changed women's college athletics forever
    $400 8
An epidemic of the bubonic plague overwhelms a city in this 1947 novel by Albert Camus
    $400 2
Meaning "for the reason that", in parent-speak it usually precedes "...I said so!"
    $400 27
The flint seen here is from a stratum of this stuff you might use to write "I will answer in the form of a question" 100 times
    $400 22
It's a women's track & field competition that consists of 7 events
    $400 13
You don't have to go to Denver to enjoy a Denver one of these made with eggs, ham & green pepper
    $600 17
In 1997 Violet Palmer took the court as the NBA's first female one of these
    $600 9
It's the one-word title of Scott Turow's 2010 sequel to "Presumed Innocent"
    $600 3
From the Old English for "which of two", it's a frequent companion of "nor"
    $600 28
Flint is a fine-grained variety of this mineral used in crystal-controlled clocks & watches
    $600 23
He was a Harvard graduate & our sixth U.S. president
    $600 14
I just love the manzanilla type of these stuffed with blue cheese; I can eat a whole jar in one sitting
    $800 18
Led by this "Big O" of basketball, Crispus Attucks High in 1955 won the USA's first state title for an all-black team
    $800 10
Helen Huntingdon takes the name Graham when she goes into hiding at this home in "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall"
    $800 4
It's the conjunction in the phrase immediately preceding Shakespeare's "that is the question"
    $800 29
The prehistoric flint projectile points seen here were found near this New Mexico town, named for a game show
    $800 24
In opera, she performs the "Dance of the Seven Veils"
    $800 15
At Antoine's in New Orleans, try these a la Rockefeller or fried on toast with pate de fois gras
    $1000 19
When her family bought this ballclub from the Tribune Co., Laura Ricketts became MLB's first openly gay owner
    $1000 11
One night Wilkie Collins saw a woman in flowing white robes, inspiring the opening of this novel
    $1000 5
Synonyms for this 3-letter word include however, nevertheless & still
    $1000 30
Dark bands of flint are visible in these famous cliffs
    $1000 25
It ended with a victory for Israel June 10, 1967
    $1000 21
The "French" type of this soup with a broth base is often topped with croutons & melted cheese

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

Lloyd Jessie Jay
$1,800 $3,800 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lloyd Jessie Jay
$4,200 $4,400 $8,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 19
A coin placed under this vertical sail-holder brings good luck
    $400 13
In Adelaide "ankle biters" are these people
    $400 3
His travels took him from Venice to Asia & back again (1271-1295); he died in Venice in 1324
    $400 1
This country boasts North America's highest point at 20,320 feet
    $400 11
Since 2001 John Hurt has played Mr. Ollivander, an eccentric wandmaker, in this film series
    $400 18
Located in the skin & other tissues, pain receptors are the ends of these fiber bundles
    $800 20
The seam around a ship's hull was called this, so you might get caught between it & the deep blue sea
    $800 14
This name of a "Sweet Little" gal of song is also Australian slang for a young woman
    $800 7
Temujin was the original name of this conqueror & ruler from the steppes who died in 1227
    $800 2
Africa tops out in this country
    $800 12
In the 2011 TV movie "Too Big to Fail", William Hurt played this GOP Treasury Chief who helped bail out Wall Street
    $800 21
From Latin for "crushing", it's a fancy term for a bruise
    $1200 25
Be careful with any Finns on board--olden sailors say they're these, a word for specifically male witches or wizards
    $1200 15
A blanket or bedroll is also called by this female name mentioned by the singing jolly swagman
    $1200 8
This founder of a private detective agency in Chicago was born in Scotland--which, ironically, he fled to avoid arrest
    $1200 4
About 57,000 square miles, it's the smaller of the 2 countries that share Asia's peak peak
    $1200 26
The 2011 Broadway revival "The House of Blue Leaves" features Mary Beth Hurt alongside this star nurse/mobster's wife
    $1200 22
Luxation is another term for this often painful misalignment of a joint, perhaps a shoulder
    $1600 27
A sailor's afterlife of wine, women & song is called this musician's "green"
    $1600 16
If you get a busy signal in Brisbane, the line is said to be this premarital term
    DD: $2,000 9
In 1514 this Spanish explorer was made military governor of Bimini & Florida
    $1600 5
Mount Aconcagua is the highest you can get on this continent
    $1600 29
John Hurt reprised the role of Quentin Crisp for 2009's "An Englishman in" this U.S. city
    DD: $3,800 23
Rogaine won't repair this stress-induced pain also called a capillary fracture
    $2000 28
A 2005 book is titled these: "Tales of Abandoned, Doomed & Haunted Vessels"
    $2000 17
If you stick your nose in other people's business, you're a "sticky" this bird part
    $2000 10
An excise officer in England, he hunted for smugglers & collected taxes before coming to America & writing "The Crisis"
    $2000 6
Europe's high point is 18,510-foot Mount Elbrus in this country
    $2000 30
Making this film in Brazil in 1985, William Hurt was kidnapped at gunpoint; that's one hard-earned Oscar
    $2000 24
Pain originating in one part of the body but felt in another is called this, like a patient who's sent from another doctor

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lloyd Jessie Jay
$12,600 $11,000 $16,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1978 he replaced his brothers at No. 1, who then replaced him; one of the brothers was a writer on all 3 songs

Final scores:

Lloyd Jessie Jay
$25,199 $1,000 $25,201
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $25,201

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lloyd Jessie Jay
$12,600 $14,800 $14,400
14 R,
1 W
23 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $41,800

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Game tape date: 2011-08-30
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