Show #6745 - Friday, January 3, 2014


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Lee May, a merchandising manager originally from Roanoke, Virginia

Ilissa Gold, an attorney originally from Nashville, Tennessee

Sarah Olson, a project coordinator from El Cerrito, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The word "abundance" has 9 letters, and each correct response will be made up of those letters.)
(Kelly: [*], outside Santa Fe, El Rancho de las Golondrinas re-creates life the way it was a century or two or three ago.)
    $200 4
The thinnest coin we use today, it's 1.35 mm thick
    $200 3
The strings on the Japanese koto, a type of zither, were traditionally made of this fiber but are now mostly synthetic
    $200 11
Canada &
    $200 1
They wrote "Good Will Hunting" together
    $200 19
Lima or pinto
    $200 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Santa Fe, New Mexico.) A longtime fixture in New Mexico, the versatile horno, or beehive oven, keeps its temperature for several hours; 1 common use is making chicos, a treat from this staple Indian grain
    $400 6
A series of presidential $1 coins features this symbolic lady on the reverse
    $400 5
This small Hawaiian instrument was probably 1st made by Portuguese cabinet makers who emigrated to the islands
    $400 13
Plymouth Rock &
    $400 2
He co-wrote "Good Night, and Good Luck."
    $400 20
A copenhagener
    $400 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Santa Fe, New Mexico.) The arrival of the Spanish in the 16th century changed the whole way of life in this area; 1 example was the introduction of this Spanish-named work animal of Las Golondrinas Ranch
    DD: $1,000 8
The back of a U.S. quarter featuring this place calls it the "Isla del Encanto"
    $600 7
The amadinda, a type of this percussion instrument from Uganda, uses logs instead of wooden bars
    $600 14
Trumpeter &
    $600 16
He co-wrote "The Passion of the Christ"
    $600 21
A baby Kodiak
    $600 28
(Kelly of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Santa Fe, New Mexico.) El Rancho de Las Golondrinas was the last stop before Santa Fe for wagons traveling on this 1,200-mile Spanish-named road from Mexico City; for 300 years, it was the main route into New Mexico
    $800 9
Though not a president, this founding father was put on the front of the half-dollar in 1948
    $800 10
"The Messiah" & the "Lady Blunt" are said to be the only violins he built that are still in practically new condition
    $800 15
Harlequin &
    $800 24
He adapted "Into the Wild"
    $800 22
European river of 1,700 miles
    $800 29
(Kelly of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Santa Fe, New Mexico.) After settling in the Southwest U.S., this once-semi-nomadic tribe began weaving; while Hopi designs were limited to stripes, their people introduced geometric shapes like zigzags & diamonds
    $1000 18
She's on the front of the 2010 $1 coin that has the Hiawatha Belt on the reverse
    $1000 12
In 1810 Sebastien Erard patented a pedal device for this instrument that changed the pitch of its strings
    $1000 17
Lady Amherst's &
    $1000 25
He co-wrote "This Is the End"
    $1000 23
A subtle difference
    $1000 30
(Kelly of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Santa Fe, New Mexico.) Spain wouldn't send fine Merino sheep to north America, so the mainstay of colonial textiles were these sheep, still bred today; the name means "coarse" or "rough", & you may know it from a sweet treat with a rough, ribbed texture

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

Sarah Ilissa Lee
$0 $1,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Ilissa Lee
$400 $2,200 $8,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
"Hoke, what I'm looking for is somebody to drive my mother around"
    $400 1
Orange-butter sauce doused in Grand Marnier & prepared in a chafing dish, it's flame on! for this crepe dish
    $400 26
On April 23, 1954 this Braves outfielder hit his first Major League home run; he'd hit 754 more before he retired
    $400 3
The name of this province is said to mean "rocks standing high", referring to Niagara Falls
    $400 16
"Eating" and "jumping" are examples of the verbal type of these
    $400 21
Caesarion was the son of Julius Caesar & this queen
    $800 12
Referring to John Merrick:
"The most striking feature about him was his enormous head"
    $800 2
This puffy poppy seed roll shares its name with a former royal title
    $800 4
Locals just call this seventh province "The Island"
    $800 17
"This" and "some" are examples of the limiting type of these
    $800 22
Spain's queen from 1474 to 1504, she had some trouble with her daughter who was known as Joan the Mad
    DD: $2,000 13
From Act I of this play:
"She can't see!... Or hear. When I screamed she didn't blind; not an eyelash"
    $1200 8
Sautéed in a mix of rum, brown sugar & banana liqueur & poured over vanilla ice cream, go Bananas this!
    $1200 5
The Isthmus of Chignecto joins the peninsula of this Atlantic province to the Canadian mainland
    $1200 18
"An eagle and a leopard saw the goat" has 3 of these, totaling 6 letters
    DD: $4,200 23
Her father, Pope Alexander VI, arranged several marriages for her, including one at age 13 in 1493 to Giovanni Sforza
    $1600 14
"Wait! One more look. Good-by, good-by world! Good-by, Grover's Corners"
    $1600 9
Last name of the opera singer for whom the French Chef Escoffier created a "peach" dessert in the late 1800s
    $1600 28
In 1958 this man, "Mr. Cub", hit 47 home runs, still the National League record for a shortstop
    $1600 6
On its north, this province borders the Yukon; on its south, Idaho
    $1600 19
Polysyndeton is the repetition of this part of speech for effect, as in "It was red and yellow and green and brown"
    $1600 24
As Wisconsin's Chancellor, this future Cabinet member was the first woman to head a Big-10 school
    $2000 15
"Here's a paper written in his hand, a halting sonnet of his own pure brain, fashioned to Beatrice"
    $2000 10
Benjamin Wenberg had a lobster dish named for him; Ben got in a fight at Delmonico's, so that was changed to Lobster this
    $2000 27
In a 1951 playoff game, he hit the "shot heard 'round the world" propelling the Giants into the World Series
    $2000 7
Alphabetically, it's the last of Canada's 3 prairie provinces
    $2000 20
On "Schoolhouse Rock!" this part of speech was presented by the Lolly family
    $2000 25
The daughter of Belgium's King Leopold I, she was Empress of Mexico from 1864 to 1867

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Ilissa Lee
$14,000 $8,400 $8,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1947 Churchill called it "the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried"

Final scores:

Sarah Ilissa Lee
$16,801 $16,799 $15,500
2-day champion: $27,401 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sarah Ilissa Lee
$13,200 $6,400 $8,000
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $27,600

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Game tape date: 2013-10-09
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