Show #6217 - Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Joon Pahk game 2.


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Megan Johnson, an attorney originally from Toledo, Ohio

Elaine Ricci, a tutor and substitute teacher from Houston, Texas

Joon Pahk, a college physics teacher from Somerville, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Karine Vanasse: On the new series Pan Am we portray the greatest era of a great airline--Pan Am in the '60s.)
    $200 1
Mines near Santiago & in the Atacama Desert make this country the world's leading copper producer
    $200 17
He crawled out of Stan's head for "Amazing Fantasy" in 1962 before "spinning" off into his own comic book
    $200 22
For Michael Korda's "Ike", a biography of this man, I'm thinking Brendan Fraser
    $200 6
It's a 6-letter synonym for noon
    $200 11
This brand of glue is known for its spokesbull
    $200 14
(I'm Christina Ricci.) Our show has set scenes at this airport that got its present name in 1963; it was one of the first to give airlines their own terminals, with Pan Am's being one of the most modern
    $400 2
Zircon ore is the world's main source of hafnium &, of course, this other element
    $400 18
Stan's movie cameos include one in 2011 as a truck driver trying to pull this god's hammer out of the ground
    $400 23
"Julie & Julia" was big; maybe Meryl wants to play this Betty whose cookbook is in its 10th edition
    $400 7
It's the occupation shown here around 1900
    $400 12
Candy Land has changed its traditional sticky swamp of this to chocolate
    $400 27
(I'm Kelli Garner.) In the 1960s Pan Am was the airline for the real jet set & our show imagines the actual PA 101 flight that brought this quartet to America Feb. 7, 1964
    $600 3
This liquid metal is 13.6 times heavier than an equal volume of water
    $600 19
Incredible! This plus-size Lee hero was originally gray, but printing troubles turned him green
    $600 24
Remember Dick & Jane from the old readers? What if this dog of theirs were an adorable robot?
    $600 8
Tremble with fear
    $600 13
In one of his bits, David Letterman stuck to a wall by wearing a suit made of this fastening material
    $600 28
(I'm Karine Vanasse.) In the '60s this movie spy gave the airline some early product placement as a frequent Pan Am flyer; to Kingston in "Dr. No", to Istanbul in "From Russia with Love"
    $800 4
Palladium is found in small quantities in ores of this "P"recious metal from which it was first isolated in 1803
    $800 20
D.C. Comics' "Justice League of America" was selling well, so in 1961 Stan helped create this Marvel superhero quartet
    $800 25
Get the rights to the original travel book this continent "on $5 a Day", from 1957; talk about nostalgia value!
    $800 9
It's the dangerous type of creature seen here
    $800 15
You can get things to stick with suction cups, similar to those on octopus arms, where they're called these
    $800 29
(Christina Ricci gives the clue.) In the mid-'60s U.S. flight attendants were almost all female & it was 1965 when the EEOC ruled the airlines couldn't fire one for doing this
    DD: $1,800 5
This metal used to make semiconductors was discovered by Clemens Winkler & named for his homeland
    $1000 21
Stan gave these superheroes their name because they had "extra" abilities
    $1000 26
No one can say the nudity is gratuitous if we adapt this 1837 Hans Christian Andersen tale about royalty
    $1000 10
In the early 1800s these British textile workers destroyed labor-saving machinery in protest over unemployment
    $1000 16
Kids use this sticky pulped stuff with a hyphenated French name in arts & crafts projects
    $1000 30
(I'm Margot Robbie.) In our show I appear on the cover of Life; in 1968 Pan Am flight attendant Susan Sicari really did make the cover along with the Aeroflot counterpart as Pan Am began the 1st regular air link with this Cold War capital

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

Joon Elaine Megan
$5,000 $2,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joon Elaine Megan
$10,400 $5,000 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 8
His last play, "Finishing the Picture", was inspired by the making of Marilyn Monroe's last movie "The Misfits"
    $400 23
Compost is used as fertilizer; this dessert is fruit cooked slowly in a sugar syrup
    $400 13
When he sacked Thebes in 335 B.C., he ordered that the house in which Pindar the poet once lived be saved
    $400 1
At 88, she became the oldest primetime Emmy winner ever, taking the prize for hosting "Saturday Night Live"
    $400 6
In April 2011, with millions tuning in, Prince William & Kate were married at this venue
    $400 18
12 squared
plus 8
    $800 9
Both acts of this Beckett play have the same simple setting: "A country road. A tree"
    $800 14
The Helots were the unfree peasants of this militaristic city-state
    $800 2
FYI, Colleen Dewhurst won 2 Emmys for playing Candice Bergen's mom on this sitcom
    $800 7
Prince William wore the red of the Irish Guards & the "wings" of this other military force
    $800 19
2011 x 3
plus 8
    $1200 10
In 1993 & 1994 the Tonys for Best Play went to parts 1 & 2 of his "Angels in America"
    $1200 15
The Odeon of Pericles, one of the first of these to have a permanent roof, had terrible acoustics
    DD: $1,200 3
In 2010 Neil Patrick Harris won for playing Mr. Schuester's former high school nemesis on this series
    $1200 26
Kate could become Britain's sixth Queen Catherine; 3 of the first 5 were wives of this king
    $1200 20
5 x 6 x 7
plus 8
    $1600 11
"Man and Superman" was one of 3 plays he had on Broadway in the 1947-48 season
    $1600 25
A shekel is a monetary unit; a Seckel is this type of fruit
    $1600 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows us a map of the Mediterranean region.) Legend says Zeus released two eagles, one from the east, & one the west; they met at the site of this ancient city, then considered the center of the world
    $1600 4
John Lithgow won for his killer job as mild-mannered serial killer Arthur Mitchell on this Showtime drama
    $1600 27
Among their first wedding gifts were the titles Duke & Duchess of this British university town
    DD: $16,400 21
Number of days in a leap year
times 2
plus 8
    $2000 12
Her "Another Part of the Forest" tells the earlier history of the family featured in her "Little Foxes"
    $2000 24
You eat tortillas; 1494's treaty of this set a line of demarcation between Spain & Portugal's overseas empires
    $2000 17
Despite the Peace of Nicias in 421 B.C., this war picked up again & continued for another 11 years
    $2000 5
In 2002 Anthony LaPaglia picked up an Emmy for his role as Daphne Moon's brother Simon on this sitcom
    $2000 22
20 cubed
plus 20 squared
plus 8

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joon Elaine Megan
$38,800 $10,600 $9,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Visited by 15 million people a year, this spot in Britain honors an 1805 battle fought elsewhere

Final scores:

Joon Elaine Megan
$50,800 $0 $17,999
2-day champion: $79,600 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Joon Elaine Megan
$23,200 $10,600 $9,000
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
15 R,
0 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $42,800

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Game tape date: 2011-08-24
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