Show #6293 - Wednesday, January 18, 2012


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Zach May, a software engineer from West Liberty, Kentucky

Debra McGuire, a homemaker and micro farmer from Princeton, Texas

Amy Stephenson, a writer and editor from Sunnyside, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be two words different by only one letter.)
    $200 26
He was shot on Sept. 6, 1901 while shaking hands with a crowd of well-wishers at the Pan-American Exposition
    $200 21
In 2008 he swam 200 meters freestyle in a record 1 minute, 42.96 seconds
    $200 1
A large sack
    $200 16
This country is "The Land of the Shamrock"
    $200 6
In mammals, milk is secreted by these glands
    $200 11
& Honey, could you pick up some of the Huggies brand of these on the way home?
    $400 27
On May 17, 1954 the Supreme Court ruled on this case, unanimously outlawing public school segregation
    $400 22
This manager went out on top when he called it quits Oct. 31, 2011
    $400 2
Excellent eats
    $400 17
Victoria Land, one of its regions, lies north of the Ross Ice Shelf
    $400 7
Many countries have laws requiring that milk undergo this process that guards against pathogens
    $400 12
& Honey, if you get a chance, could you wash my favorite pants? You know, the ones named for that 19th century woman
    $600 28
The Egyptian government opened his mummy case on March 6, 1924
    $600 23
In 2011 this QB was a first-round draft pick by Carolina
    $600 3
Humorous wordplay about a quill
    $600 18
Look east! Japan has long been known by this dawning nickname
    $600 8
This sugar makes up almost all the carbohydrates in milk
    $600 13
& Honey, it's May--we gotta call your mom in London for Mother's Day; don't forget it's this many hours ahead of N.Y. time
    $800 29
He dissolved England's Rump Parliament on April 20, 1653
    $800 24
He split 2 1980 title fights with Roberto Duran
    $800 4
A hole in the ground for your baked pastry
    $800 19
After killing Abel, Cain was banished to the sleepy-sounding land of this place, east of Eden
    $800 9
Canned milk that has 60% of the water removed is known by this 10-letter term
    $800 14
& Honey, could you take the minivan to the mechanic? It's still making noise here, also called the gearbox
    $1000 30
The accident of April 25-26, 1986 at this facility was caused by a poorly designed experiment at its reactor unit 4
    $1000 25
Since 2009 the Mercury, Storm & Lynx have been championship teams in this league
    $1000 5
A speechless minute arachnid
    $1000 20
The name of this state is from Choctaw & means it's the land of the "red people"
    DD: $2,200 10
Mongolians cool off with airag, a slightly fermented version of this alliterative liquid
    $1000 15
& Honey, while you're up, can you grab my copy of "Caligula" by this French-Algerian author? He's so existential

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

Amy Debra Zach
$1,400 $0 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Debra Zach
$3,000 $1,200 $7,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Meaning "first", it can precede color, election or health care
    $400 18
On a map
    $400 12
He's the transatlantic TV, film & stand-up comic seen here
    $400 6
Not just women but men over 50 also need at least 1,200 mg of this bone-building element daily
    $400 30
He was cornered & fatally wounded by federal troops on a farm near Port Royal, Virginia on April 26, 1865
    $400 11
Ernest L. Thayer is represented by a pair of quotations, both from this baseball poem
    $800 2
Aussies are familiar with this term for native inhabitants that once referred to pre-Roman Italians
    $800 19
In math, this set
    $800 13
Snow White & Prince Charming are characters on this TV show set in the town of Storybrooke
    $800 7
For many centuries this drug derived from a poppy was the main painkiller used in medicine
    $800 29
President Jefferson sent this fellow Virginian, later our 5th president, to negotiate the Louisiana Purchase
    $800 17
Fred Allen gets 2 zingers, including "California's a wonderful place to live--if you happen to be" this fruit
    $1200 3
An adjective meaning "first", or a letter like "F" in F. Murray Abraham
    $1200 20
In a weather report (keep your response P.C.)
    $1200 14
This man who died in 1918 was Snoopy's cursed nemesis in "Peanuts"
    $1200 8
Once the open main court of a Roman house, it's now a skylit central court in an office building or hotel
    DD: $3,400 26
In 1699 the capital of Virginia was moved from Jamestown to this city
    $1200 23
Kenneth Grahame's 2 quotes both come from this children's book
    $1600 4
Something that's leading in every respect is "first &" this superlative adjective
    $1600 21
In astrology
    $1600 15
In a 2011 movie comedy, the 3 title "horrible" these were summarized as psycho, maneater & tool
    $1600 9
The Latin name for ancient Troy, it's also a broad flat hipbone
    $1600 27
In 1763 this gifted orator & lawyer presented the "Parson's Cause", an early test case of royal authority
    $1600 24
The 2 quotes by Charles Evans Hughes, the USA's 11th this, include "The Constitution is what the judges say it is"
    $2000 5
Jung was fond of this word, an original pattern from which all similar things are based
    $2000 22
In particle physics
    DD: $3,000 16
This late country singer called his autobiography "Thirty Years of Sausage, Fifty Years of Ham"
    $2000 10
It's the muscle tissue that forms the middle layer of the heart's walls
    $2000 28
In 1716 Virginia's governor claimed possession of this scenic valley for England
    $2000 25
The first of this French playwright's 2 quotes begins, "A great nose indicates a great man"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amy Debra Zach
$17,600 $4,400 $10,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The island where this man's son washed ashore was later named Ikaria

Final scores:

Amy Debra Zach
$14,399 $6,401 $0
2-day champion: $32,799 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amy Debra Zach
$16,600 $6,600 $13,800
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
25 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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Game tape date: 2011-11-09
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