Show #6356 - Monday, April 16, 2012


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Trevor Bryan, an academic advisor from Tallahassee, Florida

Michelle LaLonde, a law librarian from Novi, Michigan

Judy Nichols, a mystery writer from Wilmington, North Carolina (whose 2-day cash winnings total $46,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be The followed by a single word.)
    $200 3
In 1599 a syndicate headed by actor Richard Burbage built this theatre
    $200 8
Some of these long-handled spoons designed to serve soup have small lips to pour without dripping
    $200 9
A storm with dry, driving snows & intense cold; it's also delicious at Dairy Queen!
    $200 14
Tom Higgenson's flirtation with a girl in New York & a promise to write her a song led to this megahit for the Plain White T's
    $200 21
TV show with Monica, Phoebe & Chandler
    $200 1
Roy Hobbs plays left field for the New York Knights in this first novel by Bernard Malamud
    $400 4
By the time this circumnavigator reached the Pacific in August 1578, only his flagship remained of the 5 that left England
    $400 16
Stop these small perforated mashers for garlic!
    $400 10
It's a New World vulture of the family Cathartidae
    $400 15
It was a Saturday in the park--Central Park--that inspired Robert Lamm to write this group's first gold single
    $400 22
The outline of the human face as seen from the side
    $400 2
The title of this Kathryn Stockett bestseller refers to the black maids who work for white families in 1960s Mississippi
    DD: $1,000 5
In 1598 Thomas Bodley began rebuilding this school's library with his own money & books
    $600 18
Edward Lear wrote of the jumblies, who "went to sea in" this bowl-shaped item; seems like a bad idea
    $600 11
The mouth of a pistol barrel
    $600 17
This country singer wrote "When I Said I Do" for wife Lisa Hartman, who then recorded the song with him as a duet
    $600 23
One individual unit of a company's stock
    $600 28
Mitch McDeere is the newest associate at Bendini, Lambert & Locke in this Grisham thriller
    $800 6
In 1568 Elizabeth I had this cousin, a possible claimant to the throne, put under house arrest
    $800 26
The name of this hand-operated rotary device is also a kick useful in treading water
    $800 12
An open square in Italy, or ex-baseball catcher Mike
    $800 19
Blue Oyster Cult's Buck Dharma wrote this song after pondering about dying young & whether loved ones are reunited
    $800 24
    $1000 7
This English courtier attempted to colonize Roanoke Island in the 1580s
    $1000 27
Keep your kitchen & chef's whites clean by covering pans with this stainless steel alliterative item
    $1000 13
It's found after "tin" but before "Borden"
    $1000 20
A girl who he knew was trouble called & said she was coming over; he wrote "Wicked Game" by the time she got there
    $1000 25
It comes before "fun at" to mean mock someone

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

Judy Michelle Trevor
$0 $3,000 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Judy Michelle Trevor
$1,000 $4,400 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
The Bourbon Festival in Bardstown in this state "gives you 6 full days of smooth bourbon"
    $400 13
The Goliath this, from the family Scarabaeidae, is one of the heaviest insects, weighing nearly a quarter of a pound
    $400 1
Calvin Coolidge is reported to have said, "When a great many people are unable to find work", this "results"
    $400 8
This Alabama bus rider
    $400 22
The Plaine du Cul-de-sac is a 20-mile-long depression in this French-speaking Caribbean island country
    $400 6
In "Sons of the Desert" this comic duo sneaks off to their lodge convention without telling their wives
    $800 9
In 1985 the U.S. Open Championships in this sport dominated by Shaun White moved to Vermont's Stratton Mountain
    $800 14
This slowest mammal has a ground speed of about 6-8 feet per minute; it's a little faster in the trees
    $800 2
Humpty Dumpty told Alice that "there are three hundred and sixty-four days when you might get" these "presents"
    $800 18
This member of the Rat Pack
    $800 23
Between the Black Forest & Vosges Mountains, this river flows through a graben, or depression, named for it
    $1200 10
Each February, take the grumpy plunge (into the Mississippi!) at Wabasha's Grumpy Old Men Festival in this state
    $1200 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue from Norway's Svalbard Islands.) Traveling distances as great as 25,000 miles gives the Arctic type of this the record for the longest migration of any bird
    $1200 3
In 1875 William Ernest Henley wrote, "Under the bludgeonings of chance my head is bloody, but" this
    $1200 19
This big-league slugger
    DD: $1,800 24
Part of the Great Basin, the Carson Sink is in this western U.S. state
    $1600 11
Headliner concerts at a June 2011 International Jazz Festival were held at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre in this city
    $1600 16
The giant Mekong type of this barbeled fish is one of the largest freshwater fish; one specimen was 9' long & 646 lbs.
    DD: $1,500 4
Carl Gustav Jung said that this "is not just evil by nature, it is also the source of the highest good"
    $1600 20
This brassy singer & activist who died in 2010
    $1600 25
This 900,000-square mile desert on a Mideastern peninsula has mushy depressions called sabkhas
    $1600 28
A screwball comedy starred Carole Lombard as a socialite & William Powell as the title butler, "My Man" him
    $2000 12
Called "Cowboy Christmas" by contestants, the Buffalo Bill Cody Stampede Rodeo is a load of bull in this state
    $2000 17
One of the world's deadliest animals is the sea wasp, a type of this with up to 60 tentacles; its venom can kill up to 60 people
    $2000 5
Socrates said that this type of life "is not worth living"
    $2000 21
This governor of Virginia
    $2000 26
This lake in Quebec, Vermont & New York fills a broad valley & was once its own sea
    $2000 27
In this film Clark Gable reassures Claudette Colbert saying, "The walls of Jericho will protect you from the Big Bad Wolf"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Judy Michelle Trevor
$11,100 $10,600 $14,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He titled his 2011 memoir "Harold: The Boy Who Became Mark Twain"

Final scores:

Judy Michelle Trevor
$1,100 $18,500 $6,600
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $18,500 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Judy Michelle Trevor
$12,600 $9,600 $14,600
12 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
18 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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Game tape date: 2011-12-19
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