Show #6416 - Monday, July 9, 2012


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Kelly Regan, an editorial director from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Christy Gibson, a family medicine physician from Issaquah, Washington

Stephanie Fontaine, an analyst from Arlington, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $35,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
This 2-word phrase means "after midday" & is often abbreviated to refer to a time of day
    $200 1
The logo of this airline based in Georgia is seen here
    $200 7
1985: Mary Lou Retton
    $200 12
Coal residue, not to be confused with a popular soda
    $200 17
Recent holder of the office seen here
    $200 22
Located between Morocco & Spain, the Alboran sea is the westernmost part of this body of water
    $400 2
Virgin Atlantic's flagship clubhouse is at this airport
    $400 8
1990: Scott Hamilton
    $400 13
3-hole is one type of this piece of office equipment
    DD: $800 18
He was the last Democratic Vice President to become president
    $400 23
Rich in marine life, the Laccadive Sea borders the Maldive Islands, Sri Lanka & the southern tip of this nation
    $600 3
Christian Lacroix designed the current elegant uniform for this airline
    $600 9
2008: Karch Kiraly
    $600 14
Dustin Lance Black won an Oscar for writing this 2008 film
    $600 19
The son of a Methodist minister, this vice president graduated from the University of Minnesota law school in 1956
    $600 24
The Bellingshausen Sea, an area around this continent, is named for the second man to circumnavigate it
    $800 4
Launched in 2000, it has a Customer Bill of Rights that says if DirecTV isn't working at your seat, you get a $15 credit
    $800 10
2006: Coach Herb Brooks
    $800 15
It's been used as a synonym for electric current since the 19th century
    $800 20
More famous today for his weird redistricting plans, he was vice president from 1813 to 1814
    $800 25
Part of the Pacific, the Arafura Sea connects via the Torres Strait to this other sea named for an ocean polyp
    $1000 5
A consortium, SAS is short for this airlines system
    $1000 11
2006: Rowdy Gaines
    $1000 16
The dictionary says it's "a person regarded as being assured & artfully ingratiating in manner"
    $1000 21
This Kentuckian was 71 when he became Truman's vice president in 1949, the oldest VP in history
    $1000 26
The Lincoln Sea stretches from Cape Columbia, Canada to Cape Morris Jesup on this large island to the east

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

Stephanie Christy Kelly
$600 $800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stephanie Christy Kelly
-$200 $800 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
In 1027 the Council of Elne prohibited hostilities between knights & others any time on this day of the week
    $400 1
A bassoon is an example of an instrument with a double one of these; a saxophone, a single one
    $400 7
She & Daniel Craig play a married couple in "Dream House" & took their work home with them, marrying secretly in 2011
    $400 19
Dating to c. 1650 B.C., the Rhind Papyrus, a scroll from this civilization, put the value of pi at about 3.16
    $400 12
Jenny Garp, one of the title character's kids
    $400 29
A celebration of the Eucharist
    $800 17
The increasing idealization of women by knights developed out of cult devoted to this biblical woman
    $800 2
A type of dulcimer that is the state instrument of Kentucky is named for these mountains
    $800 8
Evan Rachel Wood played Sophie-Anne, the vampire queen of Louisiana, on this biting series
    $800 20
In 1949 this acronymical computer found pi to more than 2,000 digits; modern ones have passed 2 quadrillion
    $800 13
Major Major Major Major, a major character
    $800 28
It's distilled to make rum
    $1200 18
In 1202 Albert, this Latvian city's bishop, organized the Brothers of the Sword to convert pagans
    DD: $600 3
Appropriately, the song "Back In The U.S.S.R." mentions this Russian instrument
    $1200 9
She plays Rachel Berry, who uses every opportunity to propel herself to stardom on "Glee"
    $1200 21
R.I.P. Ludolph van Ceulen, who calculated pi to 35 places & had the digits engraved on his this in 1610
    $1200 14
Paul Atreides, who has a rough go of it on Arrakis (the original author, please)
    $1200 25
A multi-colored light cotton fabric named for an Indian seaport
    $1600 24
The name of these identifying designs comes from their use on the surcoat worn over a knight's armor
    $1600 4
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents the clue from the Lesedi Cultural Village in South Africa.) This word that's now associated with Latin American music comes from Africa, where it describes many types of xylophones like these
    $1600 10
She hosts an eponymous show on MSNBC
    DD: $1,200 22
Eureka! around 250 B.C., this sage of Syracuse estimated pi at around 22/7
    $1600 15
Jurgis Rudkus, a worker in the Chicago stockyards
    $1600 26
This Greek word refers to one underlying system of beliefs of a social group
    $2000 5
For some reason, a 3D Legend of Zelda game is subtitled this instrument "of Time"
    $2000 11
This Aussie actress went American to play Sarah Walker on "Brothers and Sisters"
    $2000 23
Johann Lambert wasn't delusional in 1761 when he showed that pi is one of these numbers
    $2000 16
Quentin Compson, a suicidal Harvard student
    $2000 27
10-letter word meaning having an unpleasant smell

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stephanie Christy Kelly
$14,400 -$6,400 $8,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1910 winner Albrecht Kossel studied a new material in the control center of cells; today, we know it as this

Final scores:

Stephanie Christy Kelly
$19,400 -$6,400 $1,800
3-day champion: $54,500 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Stephanie Christy Kelly
$17,000 -$6,400 $8,800
18 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
2 R,
6 W
19 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $19,400

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Game tape date: 2012-03-06
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