Show #6459 - Thursday, October 18, 2012


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Erin McCready, a teaching artist from Brooklyn, New York

Glenn Fleishman, a technology journalist from Seattle, Washington

Meredith Lowmaster, a medical research technician from Quincy, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

IT'S ALWAYS "I", "I", "I"
(Alex: As a matter of fact, each response will contain three "I"s.)
    $200 15
The Capricorn highway lies on the Tropic of Capricorn in the state of Queensland in this country
    $200 14
A host of celebrities contributed to "in the Kitchen with" this Muppet Mademoiselle, "by Moi"
    $200 1
Baby Boom boys remember Annette Funicello & Ursula Andress splashing around wearing these
    $200 7
Idiomatically, you might be "as cunning as" one
    $200 2
Clark Howard's novel "Six Against the Rock" examines an ingenious plan for escape from this prison
    $200 10
This belt with elastic bands & clips is used to hold up stockings
    $400 16
This South American behemoth is the only country crossed by both the Tropic of Capricorn & the equator
    $400 24
His "Knock-Out-the-Fat Barbecue and Grilling Cookbook" features recipes that won't make you a heavyweight
    $400 13
Of the 4 basic operations in arithmetic, the 2 that each fit the category
    $400 8
Nickname for the Magic Johnson/James Worthy-era Lakers
    $400 3
A magician himself, Sid Fleischman penned "Escape!: The Story of" this legend
    $400 11
This company famous for brief men's briefs was founded by a retired minister, not a horse rider
    $600 28
The largest island through which the Tropic of Capricorn passes is this one off Africa's eastern coast
    $600 25
Chapters in "Cookin' with Coolio" include "Pasta Like a Rasta" & "It's Hard Out Here for" this seafood
    $600 19
It's a citizen army activated during emergencies for local defense
    $600 9
To add liquor to a nonpotent potable like punch
    $600 4
Married at 15 to a man with 5 wives, Susan Ray Schmidt later wrote "Favorite Wife: Escape from" this 8-letter practice
    $600 12
Bear with us--this traditionally male first name is also used for a woman's one-piece underslip
    $800 29
In 2000 a monument marking the Tropic of Capricorn was built in this Chilean desert
    $800 26
Her "Georgia Cooking in an Oklahoma Kitchen" includes a foreword by hubby Garth Brooks
    $800 20
Rum cocktail named for a Cuban village
    $800 22
In law it's the duty of the prosecution to share pretrial statements
    $800 5
"The Road to En-Dor" (during WWI) & "Midnight Express" (later) are accounts of escaping a prison in this country
    $800 17
Good sir knight, 'tis too hot for thy doublet; wear only this undershirt, also a piece of wrestling apparel
    DD: $800 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows an animation of the globe on the monitor.) The tropic of Capricorn separates two climatic zones--the tropical one & this zone that extends south to the Antarctic circle
    $1000 27
She dedicated "My Father's Daughter" partly to her kids Apple & Moses, the "hearts of my artichoke"
    $1000 21
Symbol Ir, it's the most corrosion-resistant metal
    $1000 23
In Italian it can mean "courage" or simply "good"
    $1000 6
This 1950 Paul Brickhill book that inspired a film tells of a mass breakout from Stalag Luft III
    $1000 18
It's a coarse, stiff petticoat worn under a hoop skirt

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Meredith Glenn Erin
$0 $3,200 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Meredith Glenn Erin
$2,800 $4,800 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 24
Aptly, this author of "Tropic of Capricorn" was, in fact, a Capricorn
    $400 11
"But mostly he watched with eager search the belfry-tower of the Old North Church"
    $400 19
This military man with a famous plan bested Albert Schweitzer, among others, to win the 1953 Nobel Peace Prize
    $400 6
To "hitch" this conveyance "to a star" means to dream big
    $400 13
St. Luke's church in Va. is the USA's oldest continually standing building made of this--the third little pig had it right
    $400 1
Mumble in "Happy Feet"
    DD: $1,000 25
Capricorn is a goat who scales mountains, like this Capricorn who said in 1968, "I've been to the mountaintop"
    $800 12
"April is the cruellest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land"
    $800 20
Nobody won the Peace Prize in 1939, but both Neville Chamberlain & this Munich Pact partner were nominated
    $800 7
To commit irrevocably is to "cross" this Italian stream
    $800 17
Now the governor's mansion, La Fortaleza in this U.S. territory was built by the Spanish in 1533
    $800 2
Winter, who gets a new tail in a 2011 movie
    $1200 26
With the typical patience of a Capricorn, she studied & was accepted by mountain gorillas in Rwanda
    $1200 14
"The owl and the pussy-cat went to sea in a beautiful pea-green boat"
    $1200 21
In 1922 Fridtjof Nansen beat out this Brit economist who'd opposed harsh economic reparations against Germany
    $1200 8
If you're in your birthday suit, you're "naked as" this bird
    $1200 18
Built between 200 B.C. & 500 A.D., the earthworks called the Hopewell Mounds are in this Great Lakes state
    $1200 3
Bonzo, one of Ronald Reagan's co-stars
    $1600 27
In emergencies, Capricorns are resourceful, like this woman who nursed the wounded in the 1st Battle of Bull Run
    $1600 15
"But, if thou spare to fling Excalibur, I will arise and slay thee with my hands"
    $1600 22
Columbia University president Nicholas Murray butler & this Hull House founder tied for first for the 1931 Peace Prize
    $1600 9
A cook who's almost done with a dish might "put it on" this alliterative place until it's needed
    DD: $2,000 29
This 16-letter science of tree-ring dating tells us a structure in Dedham, Mass. is the USA's oldest timber frame house
    $1600 4
Ben & Socrates in "Willard"
    $2000 28
John C. Fremont was glad to have this sure-footed Capricorn guiding him along the Oregon Trail in 1842
    $2000 16
"Out of the cradle endlessly rocking, out of the mocking-bird's throat, the musical shuttle"
    $2000 23
In 1955 Dwight Eisenhower was a losing nominee despite his 1953 U.N. speech known as these "for Peace"
    $2000 10
"Lay on" this man, a line from Shakespeare, means "do your damnedest"
    $2000 5
Polynesia in 1967's "Doctor Dolittle"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Meredith Glenn Erin
$6,000 $7,600 $13,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

From 1953 until 1990 Chemnitz, Germany was named for this man

Final scores:

Meredith Glenn Erin
$2,000 $15,199 $11,599
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $15,199 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Meredith Glenn Erin
$6,000 $7,600 $16,000
8 R,
2 W
16 R,
3 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $29,600

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Game tape date: 2012-08-07
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