Show #6461 - Monday, October 22, 2012


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Betsy Chisolm, a volunteer storyteller from Greeley, Colorado

Tim Callo, a manufacturing engineer from Sugar Land, Texas

Glenn Fleishman, a technology journalist from Seattle, Washington (whose 2-day cash winnings total $28,398)

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Jeopardy! Round

HERE'S 2 "U"!
(Alex: There will be two of the letter "U"s in each correct response.)
    $200 16
It wasn't until 1999 that this was designated Hawaii's official state dance
    $200 17
His "Opus"
    $200 11
In their youth Rick Santorum & Antonin Scalia each served as this, helping a priest celebrate mass
    $200 2
This skirt worn by ballerinas is frequently made of tulle
    $200 22
Around 1600 B.C. the Shang became the first recorded ruling dynasty of this country
    $200 1
Britannica notes that the Canis Major dwarf galaxy "contains only about a billion" of these
    $400 18
"The Talented" him
    $400 12
In this major branch of Islam, an Ayatollah is an important teacher or leader
    $400 5
Here's something to chew on--they're the classic candies seen here
    $400 23
At the "Cadaver Synod" of 897, the corpse of Formosus, late holder of this office, was put on trial by Stephen VII
    $400 3
Spectacular M51 is named this, like a rotating ocean current
    $600 19
Her... well, it's actually a him... I mean, this housekeeper was a man, baby!
    $600 13
The Gideons say these last an average of 6 years
    $600 6
The name of this reddish-brown color actually comes from the Latin word for "white"
    $600 24
Between 250 & 900 this Central American culture flowered in its Classic Period in such cities as Tikal
    $600 4
The spokes emanating from the center might help you name this galaxy, also a term for a lateral gymnastics move
    $800 28
Hawaii's state bird, the nene, is also known as the Hawaiian variety of this bird
    $800 20
He "Goes to Town"
    $800 14
In a synagogue this person also called a hazzan leads the congregation in chanting & singing
    $800 7
This pesky invasive plant has been called the vine that ate the South
    $800 27
By the waters of the Euphrates, this city became a Mesopotamian capital in the early 2nd millennium B.C.
    $800 9
(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a chart on the monitor.) In the Hubble classification system, elliptical galaxies are denoted with the letter "E"; galaxies in other branches like the Andromeda Galaxy are labeled with the letter "S" standing for this shape
    $1000 25
The yellow variety of this tropical bloomer is the state flower
    $1000 21
This British bumbler's "Holiday"
    $1000 15
Another term for a heathen, originally it meant a follower of ancient religions
    $1000 8
It's a riddle involving a play on words, like "What's black & white & read all over?"
    $1000 26
Athens & Sparta squared off in this war that lasted from 431 to 404 B.C.
    DD: $1,000 10
This nearby galaxy aka M31 contains remnants of smaller galaxies "eaten" by the giant central one

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Glenn Tim Betsy
$800 $200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Glenn Tim Betsy
$1,400 $4,400 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Next, we'll give you a [*], you identify the show for me.)
    $400 1
(I'm Chris Wallace.) I broke the story that Reagan had selected this former rival as his running mate at the 1980 Republican Convention
    $400 5
The title medico, knocking on Dr. Wilson's door: "I know you're in there. I can hear you caring"
    $400 13
Kate Chopin set many works in this city; her early story "A No-Account Creole" begins there
    $400 11
It's the crime in Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment"
    $400 15
all of this country with about 1/6 of the world's population
    $800 2
(I'm CNN correspondent Lizzie O'Leary.) In April 2009 I broke the story that this youngest of the "Big 3" car companies was entering Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
    $800 6
Roger Sterling: "I did everything they told me. Drank the cream, ate the butter. Then I get hit with a coronary"
    $800 18
Many of her novels dealt with slavery, including "Dred" & a certain 1852 bestseller
    $800 12
Britain's "Great" robbery of one of these took place north of London in 1963, netting 2 1/2 million pounds
    $800 16
this special administrative region of about 7 million people bordering Guangdong Province
    $1200 3
(I'm Kelly O'Donnell of NBC News.) I broke the story that this Democratic senator ended his candidacy for president in 2004, though he ended up as No. 2 on the Democratic ticket
    $1200 7
David Banner: "Mr. McGee, don't make me angry. You wouldn't like me when I'm angry"
    $1200 19
Author Frances Hodgson Burnett based the long curls of this title pampered "Lord" on her son Vivian's
    $1200 14
In Texas you may not possess this "quick" 3-letter type of homemade gun
    $1200 17
this largest island of the Caribbean with English as its official language
    $1600 4
(I'm Chuck Todd of NBC News.) In 2006 I broke the story that this man, the ex-governor of Virginia, had decided not to run for president in 2008--he went for the U.S. Senate instead & won
    $1600 8
Brittany: "I've been here since first period... I took all my antibiotics at the same time & now I can't remember how to leave"
    DD: $5,000 20
Amantine-Lucille-Aurore Dupin was the real name of this "manly" authoress whose love life scandalized Paris
    DD: $2,000 23
In 2011 a renegade group was accused of doing this to fellow Amish, a heinous crime in that culture
    $2000 10
(I'm New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman.) In 2002 I broke the story of a peace plan--a return to June 1967 lines & a Palestinian state for a full peace between Israel & the Arab world--proposed by this now-king of Saudi Arabia
    $2000 9
Lorelai: "Cheeseburger, onion rings and a list of people who killed their parents and got away with it"
    $2000 21
The youngest of the sisters, Anne Bronte penned "The Tenant of" this residence in 1848 but died from TB a year later
    $2000 22
Richard III was killed at Bosworth Field shouting, this crime! This crime!

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Glenn Tim Betsy
$2,000 $4,000 $6,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The last British monarch to be buried outside the U.K., he was interred in 1727 in the land where he was born

Final scores:

Glenn Tim Betsy
$2,000 $0 $5,199
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $5,199

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Glenn Tim Betsy
$6,600 $4,000 $6,600
15 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
5 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $17,200

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Game tape date: 2012-08-08
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