Show #6296 - Monday, January 23, 2012


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Molly Newman, a writer and trivia hostess from Portland, Oregon

Kirby Burnett, a poker dealer from Prior Lake, Minnesota

Bob Powell, a network administrator from Fort Walton Beach, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 24
The "Lady" in this group that won 5 2010 ACM Awards is Hillary Scott, daughter of country singer Linda Davis
    $200 1
    $200 11
The Meatzza feast has ham, beef, Italian sausage & slices of this Italian salami
    $200 12
Accused of incest as well as treason, she was guillotined Oct. 16, 1793
    $200 2
This mystical word used in mantras contains 3 sounds, but in English it's 2 letters
    $200 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from a ship's bridge.) Norway has continuous daylight from mid-May to July, giving it this 5-word nickname it shares with Alaska
    $400 25
Randy Owen fronted this "stately" group whose hits include "Christmas in Dixie" & "Born Country"
    $400 7
Big bear
    $400 14
An American Legends pizza made with 6 different cheeses is named for this state
    $400 13
He tried to surrender West Point, a key to the Hudson River Valley
    $400 3
It often follows "in" to mean "concerning"
    DD: $2,200 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) Lappish language gives us the name of this treeless environment, some of which is so dry, it's called the Arctic desert
    $600 26
This country group stays in motion with hits like "I'm Movin' On" & "Life Is A Highway"
    $600 8
    $600 15
Domino's has pasta in a bread bowl, including this "Spring" style with veggies
    $600 16
This English plot blew up in the faces of the plotters, many executed for treason in 1606
    $600 4
Supernatural elements appear in kiri, a play in this Japanese form
    $600 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) In Svalbard as well as Norway, you'll find many of these spectacular inlets; the Norwegian term for them is derived from a word meaning "to pass through"
    $800 27
In 1981 they burned up the pop & country charts singing, "My heart's on fire, Elvira"
    $800 9
    $800 29
How about an oven baked sandwich, like this one that refers to a place in Pennsylvania
    $800 17
It was treason when Roman naval commander Claudius threw these creatures used for augury into the sea
    $800 5
It's Latin for "and" , Y'al.
    $800 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) Some define the boundary of the Arctic as the southern limit of the icy region with this, perennially frozen subsoil
    $1000 28
In 2001 these guys from Texas were No. 1 on the country charts with "I'm Already There"
    $1000 10
Dragon (not "Athenian statesman")
    $1000 30
For dessert, Domino's has "stix" sprinkled with sugar & this spice
    $1000 18
Abdullah Ocalan was convicted for trying to found a Kurdish state in the southeast part of this country
    $1000 6
"To say or utter" is one of the American Heritage Dictionary's many definitions for this word--ask any teen
    $1000 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Svalbard Islands in Norway.) After Antarctica & Greenland, many consider Nordaustland in Svalbard to be covered with the third-largest in volume of this form of slow-moving glacier

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

Bob Kirby Molly
$2,000 $600 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Kirby Molly
$4,400 $3,600 $8,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
This organization was formed in April 1949 to counter the Soviet Union
    $400 16
This type of image is used to observe fetal growth
    $400 11
Oprah calls instants of realization these moments; actress Ginnifer Goodwin had one that made her become a vegan
    $400 1
In "Gatsby's Girl" Caroline Preston fictionalized the romance of Ginevra King & this writer during his Princeton days
    $400 6
To have a casual conversation is to "shoot" this
    $400 26
Episodes in this anthology included "The Monsters are Due on Maple Street" & "To Serve Man"
    $800 22
The PIIGS countries are European nations carrying heavy debt; the P & S are these southern neighbors
    $800 17
Mixologists know the name of this stick seen here
    $800 12
A driveway moment is when your car idles as Robert Siegel wraps up a fascinating story on this radio network
    $800 2
The title of Nancy Horan's historical novel "Loving Frank" refers to this creator of Taliesin
    $800 7
To survive a difficult situation is to "weather" this
    $800 27
This Steven Spielberg-produced alien invasion series on TNT features Noah Wyle as a resistance fighter
    $1200 23
In 1945 Iraq became a founding member of this regional association of sovereign states
    $1200 18
This giant species of arid regions lends its name to a national park
    $1200 13
The Webby Awards' top Internet moments for 2000-2009 include Twitter's role in this country's 2009 election protests
    $1200 3
The title of Jerry Stahl's "I, Fatty" refers to this comedian who narrates it
    $1200 8
When you show somebody up or get attention that is due others, you "steal" their this
    $1200 28
In this series the Robinsons were headed to a distant star on the Jupiter II until Dr. Smith got in the way
    $1600 24
MENA is a somewhat vague acronym for the countries of the "Middle East &" here
    $1600 19
Members of this special military unit are seen here
    $1600 14
"Old Bloomsbury" is a section in "Moments of Being", a collection of reminiscences by this writer
    DD: $4,000 4
The novel "The Paris Wife" is narrated by Hadley Richardson, this writer's first wife
    DD: $5,600 9
It's the 5-word phrase associated with the logo seen here
    $1600 29
They're not fraternity members, they're an elite team of mental superstars led by David Strathairn on Syfy
    $2000 25
It's a common 3-syllable acronym for the Low Countries
    $2000 20
The 19th century passage, "an old" this, in which my father had kept his private papers, refers to a desk like the one here
    $2000 15
3-word phrase for a decisive instant; Arthur Koestler defined it as "the sudden emergence of a new insight"
    $2000 5
Hilary Mantel won the Man Booker Prize for "Wolf Hall", told from the perspective of this advisor to Henry VIII
    $2000 10
When you're down & out, you're said to be "in" this belt of calm, light winds near the equator
    $2000 30
This show about a very old time lord from the planet Gallifrey debuted on the BBC in 1963

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Kirby Molly
$17,200 $15,600 $16,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This volunteer group was born in May 1898 near the bar in San Antonio's Menger Hotel; it existed for just 133 days

Final scores:

Bob Kirby Molly
$799 $27,600 $2
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $27,600 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bob Kirby Molly
$11,400 $13,200 $16,400
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
20 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $41,000

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Game tape date: 2011-11-15
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