Show #5711 - Monday, June 8, 2009

Ask Alex #20: Car.


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Cindy Wassouf, an underwriter from New Hartford, Connecticut

Baltazar Pinedo, a bilingual language development specialist from Modesto, California

Andrew Schwartz, an independent filmmaker from Miami, Florida (whose 2-day cash winnings total $31,988)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You identify the movie for us.)
    $200 16
In 1938, 75 years after the historic battle, survivors met for the last time at this site in Pennsylvania
    $200 1
"Circle Of Life" performed by Carmen Twillie
    $200 6
Dentist who helped out the Earps at the O.K. Corral
    $200 26
"ADW" stands for assault with this
    $200 11
It's where your mind is if you take an innocent remark in a sexual sense
    $200 21
Its greatest known depth, 36,201 feet in the Mariana Trench, is the greatest depth found in any ocean
    $400 17
Following a military victory in 34 B.C., she dressed up as Isis & he dressed up as Dionysus
    $400 2
"You've Got A Friend In Me" performed by Randy Newman
    $400 7
Astrologically, January begins with this sign & ends with Aquarius
    $400 27
Put out an APB! ("APB" meaning this)
    $400 12
For Steak de Burgo, an Iowa favorite, this is mixed with garlic & spooned over meat
    $400 22
Saginaw Bay, on the eastern coast of Michigan, is an inlet of this Great Lake
    $600 18
In this medieval social system, vassals received land from lords in exchange for services
    $600 3
"The Siamese Cat Song" performed by Peggy Lee
    $600 8
This system was introduced in U.S. autos in 1978 to help keep control when stopping
    $600 28
What we call the bomb squad is also the "EOD", this "ordnance disposal"
    $600 13
Why, I never--that is the--the most--I won't even--you can't mean--(etc.)
    $600 23
General Rafael Urdaneta Bridge, one of the world's longest, spans this Venezuelan lake
    $800 19
The Egyptians were the first to use special tools to make rope from this reed
    $800 4
"March Of The Meanies" performed as an instrumental
    $800 9
This type of horse race began as a contest toward a church tower
    $800 29
"NTA" is notice to do this, as in court for a traffic ticket
    $800 14
The rapid, vibrating motion of wings & flags
    DD: $1,000 24
This strait connects the Sea of Marmara with the Aegean Sea
    $1000 20
His 1844 manuscripts said private property caused man to work for himself instead of for the species
    $1000 5
"Somewhere Out There" performed by Linda Ronstadt & James Ingram
    $1000 10
Operation Barbarossa was the code name for the Nazi invasion of this nation
    $1000 30
A federal officer who mentions local LEOs isn't referencing the zodiac, but these officers
    $1000 15
Your mind & your desk can both suffer from this state of disorder
    $1000 25
This strait connects the Sea of Marmara with the Black Sea

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

Andrew Baltazar Cindy
$2,400 $400 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Baltazar Cindy
$4,400 $5,400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...the lead character in that popular TV series 24.)
    $400 26
William Bradford wrote of this Massachusetts city, "Thou now art grown / To be a great and wealthy town"
    $400 21
It's Jan. 3, 1990; tell the president I have this Panamanian leader in custody & am transporting him to Miami
    $400 1
This company inadvertently reenergized its brand by introducing a new formula that flopped in 79 days
    $400 16
Very simply, it was named for Dr. Alexander Garden
    $400 6
Sign said to portend future
    $400 11
This swimmer's 8 medals (6 gold) at the 2004 Olympics aren't as well remembered as the 8 he won at the 2008 games
    $800 27
Ben Franklin ventured into verse for this alter ego's song of his plain country wife Joan
    $800 22
It's 1485 & this king is down! Repeat! This king is down! Henry VII has now become the first Tudor king! Please advise!
    $800 2
This Japanese car company is the only one that makes gas, Diesel & rotary internal combustion engines
    $800 17
This giant of a state flower gets its name from the direction it likes to face during the day
    $800 7
    $800 12
This swimmer did okay at the 1968 Olympics, winning 2 gold medals; he did better in 1972, winning 7, all record setters
    DD: $4,000 28
An anonymous poet addressed this man as "great patron of the sailing crew / Who gav'st us weed to smoke and chew"
    $1200 23
Mercader is going after Trotsky on Aug. 20, 1940! I need the site! In Coyoacan, in this country? I'll be there in 20!
    $1200 3
Catherine Zeta-Jones did ads for this telecom firm, the first to offer cell service on both sides of the Atlantic
    $1200 18
Referring to the shape of their leaves, the name of these flowers seen here means "small sword"
    $1200 8
The English horn is a large one
    DD: $2,000 13
She's the first American woman to win 4 Olympic gold medals in swimming, winning 3 in 1988 & 1 in 1992
    $1600 24
Redeploy! The April 1, 1939 mission is scrubbed! Repeat, scrubbed! The U.S. just recognized his Spanish rebel government!
    $1600 4
This company had a thinnovation with its "Air" computer
    $1600 19
Papaver somniferum is the scientific name for this flower, known since ancient times
    $1600 9
Abierto--that's Spanish
    $1600 14
This Olympian is seen here getting ready to do his thing
    $2000 25
Chloe, I need a Jan. 24, year 41 location on this Roman emperor, aka "Little Boot"... cancel that; he's dead
    $2000 5
This corporation has a library of more than 5,000 characters, including Dr. Strange
    $2000 20
It shares its name with the Greek goddess of the rainbow
    $2000 10
Iroquois nation
    $2000 15
This Olympic gold medalist traded in her swim goggles for hosting duties on "Figure It Out" & "NBA Inside Stuff"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andrew Baltazar Cindy
$4,800 $13,800 $12,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Last name of the father & son actors who have played 2 different real U.S. presidents, one on film & one on TV

Final scores:

Andrew Baltazar Cindy
$1 $800 $100
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $800 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andrew Baltazar Cindy
$8,800 $14,800 $11,200
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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Game tape date: 2009-03-04
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