Show #6237 - Tuesday, November 1, 2011


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Emily Gifford, a historical researcher and writer from Middletown, Connecticut

Dave Burnstein, an attorney from Louisville, Kentucky

Evan Sandman, a hotel front desk manager from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
This dancer defected from the USSR during a 1974 tour stop in Toronto
    $200 4
Head to the Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum to see this woman's pair of gold-plated six shooters
    $200 1
Get out your creminis & portobellos--October 15 is national this day
    $200 12
Katy Perry wed this British comic in India in 2010
    $200 24
Flaubert wrote that this title character was at last "to know those joys of love, that fever of happiness"
    $200 21
To become visible, or to come formally before a tribunal
    $400 8
The musical about this English boy's dream of going to the Royal ballet school hit Broadway in 2008
    $400 14
"Weekend" slang name for a cheap & easily obtained handgun
    $400 2
On July 6, you might pick up a bucket of KFC for national this day
    $400 13
Anna Paquin & Stephen Moyer have been a couple on this show & in real life, marrying in 2010
    $400 25
This Greek thinker, "the Little Shaq", called happiness "an activity of soul in accordance with perfect virtue"
    $400 22
These "notes" are used illicitly to help you on tests
    DD: $1,200 9
Prince Siegfried finds romance is for the birds (like Odette) in this 19th century ballet
    $600 15
The Handgun Violence Prevention Act was named for this former press secretary
    $600 3
Friday or not, January 21 is national New England this day
    $600 16
Beyonce married him in a secret ceremony in April 2008
    $600 28
This Tolstoy novel begins, "Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way"
    $600 23
Something cut from a magazine or a lawn
    $800 10
He left the USSR in 1924 & joined Diaghilev's co. in Paris, becoming its leading choreographer, by George
    $800 19
Weighing about 5 lbs., 1847's "Walker" model was the heaviest handgun ever made by this company
    $800 5
Don't pass over May 31; it's the national day for these cookies made from ground almonds or shredded coconut
    $800 17
J. Lo wore $7 million worth of Neil Lane jewelry when she married hubby no. 3, this man
    $800 29
This Welsh poet's "Fern Hill" says, "Now as I was young & easy under the apple boughs ...& happy as the grass was green"
    $800 26
Past tense word meaning "rejected a bill passed by the legislature"
    $1000 11
(Kelly of the Clue Crew is in a practice room at the Dance Theatre of Harlem in New York. A dancer is practicing in the background.) The Dance Theatre of Harlem has brought ballet around the world, including giving China's first performance of this 1910 Stravinsky work with an elusive title character
    $1000 20
This Olympic event utilizes both a pistol & a sword, but not at the same time
    $1000 6
On December 6, some people celebrate St. Nicholas; others, this cold Spanish soup
    $1000 18
Life as Fergie knows it includes marriage to this star of "Life as we Know It"
    $1000 30
One of the "Last Poems" by this "Shropshire lad" guy says, "Happy bridegroom, Hesper brings all desired and timely things"
    $1000 27
A small bunch of flowers

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

Evan Dave Emily
$4,400 $1,400 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Evan Dave Emily
$7,000 $2,400 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the royal dynasty.)
    $400 12
"Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury" was the maxim of this French fashion designer
    $400 11
Oogenesis is the formation, development & maturation of one of these
    $400 6
The "home of golf", it's also home to Scotland's oldest university
    $400 17
is a shortening of this word
    $400 20
China's Jianwen & Wanli; nice vases , fellas
    $400 1
When this '80s action series was brought to the big screen in 2010, Rampage Jackson got the role of B.A. Baracus
    $800 13
In 2010 Oprah gave 50 brides-to-be wedding dresses by this designer, a guest on the show
    $800 27
In scientific classification, it immediately follows kingdom, phylum, class...
    $800 7
This Caribbean island that's paired with Nevis is also known as St. Christopher
    $800 18
"The sound made when a sheep explodes" was Carnac the Magnificent's response to this 3-syllable cheer
    $800 21
Russia's Ivan VI & Nicholas I
    $800 2
Once a regular on "A Different World" he had a 2010 comedy special subtitled "Where U Been?"
    $1200 14
This designer seen here celebrates the exuberant, the embellished & the over-the-top
    $1200 28
Visual purple is a photosensitive pigment found in the rod-shaped cells of this part of the eye
    $1200 8
This capital of Newfoundland & Labrador is the eastern starting point of the Trans-Canada Highway
    $1200 19
CCNY's "Allagaroo" cheer is said to come from "allez guerre", French for "go to" this
    $1200 22
France's Louis XIII-XVI
    $1200 3
Colin Farrell & Jamie Foxx hit the streets as Crockett & Tubbs in the movie based on this '80s fave
    $1600 15
After her brother Gianni died in 1997, this woman became the head designer of his label
    $1600 29
Types of these, such as methionine & leucine, link up to form proteins
    $1600 9
The site of 2 winter Olympics, this Swiss town has also hosted several Alpine world ski championships
    DD: $2,000 25
Yalies once cheered, "Brek-ek-ek-ex, ko-ax, ko-ax", the chorus of these creatures in an Aristophanes play
    $1600 23
England's Henry VII & Edward VI
    $1600 4
Even with Val Kilmer as the voice of K.I.T.T., a remake of this '80s show failed to gain traction with viewers
    $2000 16
Kate Middleton's wedding dress was designed by Sarah Burton, of this late British designer's fashion house
    DD: $4,000 30
The name of this portion of the brainstem means "the long marrow"
    $2000 10
Charlotte Amalie, the capital of the U.S. Virgin Islands, is located on this island
    $2000 26
"Rock chalk, Jayhawk," is followed by these 2 school letters
    $2000 24
Spain's Charles I & II
    $2000 5
In the '80s he was a staple of "Wrestlemania"; he "Knows Best", according to the 2005 reality show about him

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Evan Dave Emily
$27,800 $1,200 $17,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This classic book begins, "The pretty little Swiss town of Mayenfeld lies at the foot of a mountain range"

Final scores:

Evan Dave Emily
$21,599 $0 $33,800
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $33,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Evan Dave Emily
$24,800 $1,200 $17,000
29 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
7 R,
2 W
19 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $43,000

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Game tape date: 2011-09-21
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