Show #6574 - Thursday, March 28, 2013

Rebecca Rider game 1.

Contestants

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Rebecca Rider, an office supply sales assistant from Fresh Meadows, New York

Brian Daner, a Congressional attorney from Washington, D.C.

Tom Carroll, a court officer lieutenant from White Plains, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $32,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

BASED ON THE COMIC BOOK
STATES THAT BORDER CANADA
DRINKS
FATHER FIGURES
ON THE MONEY
TREE HOMOPHONES
    $200 13
In May 2012 this band of superheroes had the biggest box-office weekend of all time with $207 mil. domestically
    $200 7
At 1,538 miles, it has the longest border with Canada of any U.S. state
    $200 11
This lemon-lime soft drink encourages you to "obey your thirst"
    $200 1
For designing the tallest of his era, like the Woolworth building, Cass Gilbert was "the father of" this type of structure
    $200 21
"The Ugly Duckling" was one of 5 of his stories featured on Danish 10-kroner coins between 2005 & 2007
    $200 6
Fireplace residue
    $400 14
Anne Hathaway is feline groovy as "cat" burglar Selina Kyle in this 2012 film
    $400 8
This state's Erie county has a 42-mile border with Canada; don't try to drive across it
    $400 26
In 1963 this cooperative released its first juice blend, Cran-apple
    $400 2
W.C. Handy was "the father of" this musical style
    $400 22
This Moscow theatre appears on Russia's 100-ruble note
    $400 18
It's what covers a mink
    $600 15
In 2012 Nicolas Cage reprised this title role as Johnny Blaze, a motorcyclist who gives up his soul to become a vigilante
    $600 9
All of Washington's 427-mile border with Canada is with this province
    $600 27
"Here's to your health!" is the motto of this iced tea brand that celebrated its 20th year in 2012
    $600 3
In 2012 "the father of the Internet", Vint Cerf, said the U.S. government really started it via this department
    $600 23
For its 150th anniversary in 1980, this country issued a special 500-franc coin in 2 languages: French & Dutch
    $600 19
To tidy "up" or neaten
    $800 16
Gerard Christopher played the young hero in this 1988-1992 TV series; Stacy Haiduk was Lana Lang
    $800 10
Presque Isle in this eastern state is less than 10 miles from our neighbors
    $800 28
This brand of apple juice was named for where it was once thought the best fruit grew
    $800 4
It's all according to this man who was "the father of whist" for systematizing the card game
    DD: $2,400 24
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents the clue from Sydney, Australia.) Australia's $2 coin
depicts an aboriginal tribal elder set against the background of native grass trees and this constellation
    $800 29
To yearn for the one you love
    $1000 17
This team first came to TV in 1967 as an animated series on which Jo Ann Pflug voiced the Invisible Woman
    $1000 12
The geographic center of North America is in this state bordering Saskatchewan & Manitoba
    $1000 5
"The father of history", this ancient Greek wrote a 9-volume work on the wars between Greece & Persia
    $1000 25
Cuba features this Marxist revolutionary & buddy of Fidel on its 3-peso note
    $1000 20
The person who plants the fruit pips so they'll grow

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

Tom Brian Rebecca
$3,000 $1,400 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Brian Rebecca
$3,200 $4,800 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE WRITE OF SPRING
MOONS
MEMPHIS MUSIC HALL OF FAME
4 LETTERS, 2 Ns
THE UNITED STATES MARINES
I LOVE THE CORE
    $400 14
Its prologue begins, "whan that Aprill with his shoures soote/ the droghte of March hath perced to the roote"
    $400 9
Galatea, one of its moons, is named for the daughter of a sea god
    $400 24
The 2012 first group of inductees of course includes this "King of Rock & Roll" who moved to Memphis in his teens
    $400 1
Meaning "not any", it's been used with both singular & plural verbs since the 9th century
    $400 6
Recruitment for the first Marines was in this Penn. city's Tun Tavern; its beer is still sold to Marines worldwide
    $400 19
At Columbia University, the "core" this is the "set of common courses required of all undergraduates"
    $800 15
Her poem No. 1333 begins, "a little madness in the spring/ is wholesome even for the king"
    $800 10
Saturn has a moon named this, also the name of a moon in "Avatar"
    $800 25
This trio recorded "Legs" & the rest of the 10-million-selling album "Eliminator " at Memphis' Ardent Studios
    $800 2
Grammatically, it can be Massapequa, darkness or Fabio
    $800 7
The red stripe on a marine's blue trousers honors those lost in the Battle of Chapultepec in this war
    $800 20
Often used for research rather than power, the pool type of this has its core at the bottom of a pool of water
    $1200 16
It's the title of Rachel Carson's landmark 1962 work warning of the dangers of pesticide use
    $1200 11
Some astronomers believe that these 2 moons of Mars were asteroids at one time
    $1200 26
Jim Stewart & Estelle Axton combined their names to create this label behind "Green Onions" & "Soul Man"
    $1200 3
Soon, Shakespeare, soon
    DD: $3,200 8
The Corps is usually at the vanguard in wartime, & one of its mottos is "first to" do this
    $1200 21
Paleoclimate is studied by taking these long cylinders from glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica
    DD: $2,000 29
"It was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair" is from the famous opening line of this novel
    $1600 12
Uranus' 2 largest moons are Titania & this one, named for a fairy king
    $1600 27
Three 6 Mafia's "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp" won a 2005 Oscar for this film with "Hustle" in its title
    $1600 4
When air is liquefied at about -300 degrees Fahrenheit, this is left behind
    $1600 17
Legend says Germans in WWI called Marines "Teufelshunde" , which led to this alliterative nickname
    $1600 22
Core training is at the heart of this fitness discipline named for this man, first name Joseph
    $2000 30
Huck Finn said "when you've got" this, "you don't quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache"
    $2000 13
This 2-letter moon of Jupiter is the most volcanically active body in the solar system
    $2000 28
This reverend says, if you want to worship with me in Memphis, "here I am (come & take me)" at the full gospel tabernacle
    $2000 5
British legal education has long been provided by 2 institutions called these "of court"
    $2000 18
General James Amos is the 35th man in this highest marine post; that makes him one of the joint Chiefs
    $2000 23
Inspired by Gandhi, James Farmer created C.O.R.E., the "congress of" this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Brian Rebecca
$12,400 $11,200 $16,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BUSINESS
In 1972 this company bought its first ship, the Empress of Canada, & renamed it the Mardi Gras

Final scores:

Tom Brian Rebecca
$24,799 $22,395 $25,600
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $25,600

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Brian Rebecca
$12,400 $9,600 $19,600
18 R,
5 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $41,600

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