Show #6267 - Tuesday, December 13, 2011


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Boomie Aglietti, a writer for TV and stage from Los Angeles, California

Gina Bernal, a romance novel editor from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Chuck Rezac, a cattle ranch hand from Emmett, Kansas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Prior to becoming Britain's prime minister in 2007, he was Chancellor of the Exchequer
    $200 1
E.B. White:
"The Trumpet of the ____"
    $200 8
A social engagement with someone you've never met in person
    $200 15
This company started by selling starch, soap & candles in 1806; it merged with Palmolive in 1928
    $200 26
This iconic landmark near the Champ de Mars has 1,665 steps
    $200 20
Baltimore Orioles defensive wizard Brooks Robinson won 16 straight gold these from 1960 to 1975
    $400 7
This country's prime minister Nouri al-Maliki helped draft its new Constitution
    $400 2
A classic from 1940:
"Pat the ____"
    $400 9
These slatted window shades are named for an Italian city
    $400 16
This oldest clothing retailer in the U.S. formed in 1818; the grandchildren, all brothers, took over in 1850
    $400 25
The versatile building seen here is the Monte Carlo this & Opera House
    $400 27
Featherweight Willie Pep was so brilliant on defense, he once won a round by deliberately not doing this
    $600 13
A devastating stroke in 2006 ended his tenure as prime minister of Israel
    $600 3
A lesson on sharing:
"The Rainbow ____"
    $600 10
"L'amore e cieco" is this familiar proverb in Italian
    $600 17
In 1810 the Connecticut General Assembly passed an act incorporating this insurance company with a city's name
    $600 22
The 38-bedroom, 60,645-square-foot "Casa Grande" is the main house of this California "Castle"
    $600 28
Paolo Maldini could tell you that in this sport guarding an opponent closely is called marking him
    $800 14
Hassanal Bolkiah is the Minister of Finance & Defense, Prime Minister & Sultan of this country
    $800 4
Dr. Seuss tweaks the alphabet book tradition:
"On Beyond ____"
    $800 11
This affliction, a problem for drivers, is also called nyctalopia
    $800 18
In 1842 this juice company started out by selling apple cider as well as vinegar in New York
    $800 23
Until 1954 it was the tallest structure in the world
    $800 29
Mark Eaton had 3,064 of these in his NBA career, with Kareem, Magic, Bird & Jordan among his victims
    $1000 21
At the funeral seen here, one of the mourners was this future prime minister, paying respects to his mother
    $1000 5
Arnold Lobel:
"Days with ____ and ____"
(2 different amphibians)
    $1000 12
Shannon Hoon fronted this alternative rock band
    DD: $1,600 19
This company started in 1833 selling mollusk exoskeletons; it switched to selling oil for lamps in the 1890s
    $1000 24
12-20 feet high to keep the barbarians at bay, it ran 73 miles from Wallsend in the east to Bowness in the west
    $1000 30
In 2010 Boston unveiled a statue of this 1970s Bruins defenseman

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

Chuck Gina Boomie
$200 $2,800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck Gina Boomie
$4,000 $5,200 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Colonization of Mars may take some doin', as the content of this in Mars' atmosphere is 0.13%, compared with 21% on Earth
    $400 10
"Hoffa" &
    $400 1
Cape Sable, the USA's southernmost mainland point, lies within this Florida national park
    $400 15
Somniloquism is doing this in one's sleep; it could get you in trouble
    $400 7
Though pianists like Rubinstein might protest, Brahms' 2-player opus 78 is known as this instrument's sonata
    $800 26
On Dec. 2, 1971 this country landed its Mars 3 on the planet's surface; sadly, a planetwide dust storm killed it after 20 seconds
    $800 11
"Proof of Life" &
"3:10 to Yuma"
    $800 2
In 1623 this Massachusetts cape was named for the then-queen of England
    $800 16
Eremology is the study of these, like the Gobi
    $800 8
Bela Bartok wrote a trio called "Rhapsody" for this woodwind whose sound opens "Rhapsody In Blue"
    DD: $1,600 14
In 2003 the United States launched two Martian rovers--Opportunity & this, whose work is seen here
    $1200 12
"Devil in a Blue Dress" &
"John Q"
    $1200 3
In 1938 the German ship Admiral Karpfanger was mysteriously lost off this Chilean cape
    $1200 17
We could call this vocabulary category (one of our favorites) TETRAGRAMS
    $1200 9
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands in a practice room with a string quartet at the Juilliard School in New York.) In a tragic moment in Smetana's quartet titled "From My Life" a high note depicts the ringing that preceded this affliction, a terror for composers
    $1200 22
To refuse to admit error or cooperate with an inquiry is to do this, also a Civil War nickname
    $1600 27
In 1877 an American astronomer discovered these 2 tiny moons & named them for the sons of Ares
    $1600 13
"A Mighty Heart" &
    $1600 4
The entrance to this Australian bay near Sydney is guarded by Cape Banks & Cape Solander
    $1600 18
An agelast is someone who never does this, not aloud, not even last; how sad
    $1600 20
He intended his wife Clara to play his piano quintet, but when she fell ill, he found not a bad substitute in Felix Mendelssohn
    $1600 24
In November 1973 Richard Nixon said, "People have got to know whether or not their president is a" this. "Well, I'm not"
    $2000 28
This tallest volcano on Mars rises about 16 miles above the plains, majestic enough for Greek gods
    $2000 23
"Destry Rides Again " &
"Harvey "
    $2000 5
Cape Spartel, 6 miles west of Tangier, is the point where the Atlantic Ocean & this strait meet
    $2000 19
In math you get a difference by subtracting the subtrahend from this number
    $2000 21
(Kelly of the Clue Crew stands on stage as a string quartet plays the piece described in the clue at the Julliard School in New York.) Opus 33 No. 2 by Haydn, who created the modern string quartet, tricks you with multiple endings; he couldn't resist a good one of these, the nickname of the piece
    DD: $800 25
One form of justification for a bad act is having had these, proverbially the asphalt on the way to hell

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck Gina Boomie
$2,000 $8,400 $25,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A 50th anniversary edition of this fictionalized biography featured the painting seen here on its cover

Final scores:

Chuck Gina Boomie
$63 $0 $34,399
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $34,399

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chuck Gina Boomie
$1,400 $8,400 $26,400
9 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
13 R,
2 W
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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Game tape date: 2011-10-25
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