Show #6333 - Wednesday, March 14, 2012


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Michael Gurshtein, a thin films engineer from Thornton, Colorado

Rebecca Blustein, an academic consultant originally from Oakland, California

Patrick Antle, a graduate student in chemistry from Billerica, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
It's the oldest Ivy League school & the USA's oldest institution of higher learning
    $200 9
A railroad causeway cuts this Utah lake in half, causing red algae to grow on one side & green algae on the other side
    $200 16
In summer you can celebrate the Fourth of July with Kraft's special Jet-Puffed, star-shaped these
    $200 21
In a letter to Teddy Roosevelt, the U.S. ambassador to England wrote of this conflict, "It's been a splendid little war"
    $200 25
Despite inflation, it's still the going rate "for your thoughts"
    $200 1
"Otis", Jay-Z & Kanye West's homage to this man, samples his hit "Try a Little Tenderness"
    $400 7
Founded in Warren, Rhode Island, it moved to Providence in 1770
    $400 10
You can see the fall colors around this largest city in Maine
    $400 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a pig diagram on the monitor.) In the South, soups, greens, & bean dishes get added flavor from this part of the pig, referred to by an alliterative name
    $400 22
The Rough Riders' famous charge actually took place up Kettle Hill, not this better-known neighbor
    $400 26
It just occurred to me that this can mean the beginning of daylight or the beginning of anything
    $400 2
In the song "Give It Away", the Red Hot Chili Peppers call this reggae legend "a poet and a prophet"
    DD: $800 8
This school plays its home football games at Franklin Field
    $600 11
More than 30 years after it erupted in Washington State, you can see still see the blast & debris zone from this volcano
    $600 18
Benny & Clovis Martin are credited with creating this New Orleans version of a hero or sub sandwich back in the 1920s
    $600 23
On May 1, 1898 a U.S. fleet under George Dewey destroyed a Spanish fleet in this bay
    $600 27
A single hamburger, hold the bun
    $600 3
A song by Big Sean says, "Just to set the mood, girl I brought some Marvin Gaye" & this kind of white wine (it rhymes)
    $800 12
It grew out of a single log hut in the New Hampshire wilderness
    $800 14
Take a look at the Three Gorges Dam--the world's largest--& the reservoir it created in this country
    $800 19
Juice, jellies, & jams are made with this American fruit variety seen here
    $800 24
African-American troops known as this animal type of "soldiers" played an important role in combat in Cuba
    $800 28
To do this to almonds, place in boiling water very briefly, rinse in cold water, then remove the skin
    $800 4
The chorus of a song by Barenaked Ladies says, "Lying in bed just like" this Beach Boy "did"
    $1000 13
The Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs is located at this university
    $1000 15
A photo from the space station shows an umbral shadow across Turkey, caused by this phenomenon
    $1000 20
This trademarked Louisville chocolate nut dessert derives its name from being served on the first Saturday in May
    $1000 30
Teddy Roosevelt called the sound of these early machine guns "the only sound I ever heard my men cheer in battle"
    $1000 29
It's a type of expansion bolt used to hang heavy objects on a hollow wall
    $1000 5
Mick gave his blessing (& footage for the video) for this 2011 collaboration by Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera

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

Patrick Rebecca Michael
$6,000 $600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Rebecca Michael
$9,400 $2,600 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

[ERRATUM: "Their" was misspelled as shown.]
    $400 11
This king wisely had the First Temple built in the 10th century B.C.
    $400 23
In 2010, Kathryn Bigelow finally broke the male hold on the directing Oscar, winning for this film
    $400 16
When folks say this is "growling", they're talking about peristaltic waves, which start at its top & move downward
    $400 21
A 2008 winner revealed the origins & dispersal of "The Hemingses of" this home
    $400 1
J is for John:
Head & headquarters of the FBI
    $400 6
To paraphrase Sinatra, "the constituent of dairy products which I possess"
    $800 12
The First Temple was designed as a permanent home for the Ark of the Covenant, which contained these
    $800 27
With films like "Marie Antoinette" & "Lost in Translation", directing must run in the family for this woman
    $800 17
2 healthy specimens of this organ filter wastes from about 50 gallons of blood daily
    $800 22
In his speech, this 2001 winner for "The Corrections" thanked another Jonathan, editor Jonathan Galassi
    $800 2
J is for Julius:
Los Alamos guy
    $800 7
A place that's off the beaten path is called this; it also means sorry, we have no more of curds' partner
    $1200 13
In 586 B.C. this Babylonian king & his army destroyed the First Temple
    $1200 28
Charlize Theron wowed the critics by playing against type as a serial killer in this 2003 film directed by Patty Jenkins
    $1200 18
Usually 3 to 4 inches long, this tube may or may not have a function in humans but blockage there can kill you
    $1200 24
She won in the children's paperback category for "A Swiftly Tilting Planet"
    DD: $2,000 3
H is for Henry:
Billionaire who had a Reform Party
    $1200 8
This cliche says "where there's" a document disposing of an estate, there's also a 5% solution of lactose
    $1600 14
Only the high priest could enter this inner part of the temple, sanctum sanctorum in Latin
    $1600 19
Our tour now hits the islets of Langerhans, which carry out the endocrine functions of this pear-shaped gland
    $1600 25
This film critic for the New Yorker won in 1974 for "Deeper into Movies", a collection of her reviews
    $1600 4
G is for George:
Sent to prison for Watergate
    $1600 9
It's how you might learn by difficult experience, or the watery part of milk if it's frozen solid
    $2000 15
From the Greek for "scatter", it's the term for Jewish migrations out of Palestine after the Second Temple fell
    DD: $5 20
(I'm Dr. Oz.) One reason to always wear your seat belt is for the protection of this organ under the diaphragm, which creates vital antibodies
    $2000 26
Author Louis Sachar won for Young People's Lit & kids weren't the only ones who dug this novel about Stanley Yelnats
    $2000 5
E is for Everette:
Sent to prison for Watergate
    $2000 10
Someone glib is said to have this, a cheese byproduct paired with vocabulary

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Rebecca Michael
$13,795 $9,800 $13,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Chapters in his autobiography include "Outcaste", "First Day in Pretoria" & "Fasting as Penance"

Final scores:

Patrick Rebecca Michael
$795 $4,800 $25,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $25,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Patrick Rebecca Michael
$13,800 $9,800 $13,000
22 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
0 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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Game tape date: 2011-11-30
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