Show #6332 - Tuesday, March 13, 2012


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Sonia Saraiya, a writer and editor originally from Lutz, Florida

Patrick Antle, a graduate student in chemistry from Billerica, Massachusetts

Jessamine Price, a graduate student in creative writing from Greenbelt, Maryland (whose 3-day cash winnings total $26,803)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
This scientist's work didn't result in slow, gradual change--its impact was revolutionary
    $200 22
The Obamas have employed this alternative to a high five
    $200 11
Movie in which Brody memorably says, "You're gonna need a bigger boat"
    $200 5
Pynchon &
    $200 21
This company no longer brews its own Blue Ribbon brand but owns Schaefer, Schlitz & 30 other brands
    $200 16
Sediment from erosion hurts rivers because this can't penetrate the water, hindering the ecosystem
    $400 2
This much-admired woman helped set fashion trends for many years
    $400 23
This 2-word warning lets you know that crucial plot elements of a book or movie are about to be given away
    $400 12
Eric Bana was mighty but doomed as Hector in this 2004 epic
    $400 7
Werfel &
    $400 25
The thickness of this top part of your draft beer is measured in fingers
    $400 17
Surface runoff from farms or your lawn can add these chemicals, like chlordane, to your local river
    $600 3
Reporter, politician, orator, historian, & all-around amazing 20th-century bobblehead seen here
    $600 24
Phobar is an acronym indicating that this Adobe software has been used so that an image is "beyond all recognition"
    $600 13
A group of teens get ready for the title school event in this 2011 Disney film
    $600 8
Ferber &
St. Vincent Millay
    $600 28
This type of "brewery" is defined as one producing less than 15,000 barrels a year; its name even means "small"
    $600 18
This country's Sarno river is the most polluted in Europe
    $800 4
The two bobbleheads seen here had a historic meeting at this location, April 9, 1865
    $800 26
A social one of these reptiles changes the way he interacts depending on the people he's around
    $800 14
James Cromwell's Farmer Hoggett said, "That'll do, pig, that'll do" in this film
    $800 9
Harte &
Easton Ellis
    $800 29
This Mexican beer, the top-selling canned import in the U.S., is named for a town in Baja California
    DD: $1,400 19
A "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico is mainly caused by an excess of this element, much of it carried by the Mississippi
    $1000 6
On May 1, 2011, the bobblehead seen here took this posthumous step that precedes canonization
    $1000 27
To describe a fashion don't, "Project Runway" winner Christian Siriano used the catchphrase "hot" this
    $1000 15
Farley Granger & John Dall strangle a classmate for kicks in this Hitchcock classic
    $1000 10
Chandler &
    $1000 30
This type of beer follows "Shiner" in a brew introduced in 1913
    $1000 20
You may not love the time of this disease that's been called the "archetype of waterborne illnesses"

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

Jessamine Patrick Sonia
$3,800 $2,800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jessamine Patrick Sonia
$8,200 $4,400 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Kazanlak, 100 miles east of Sofia in the Valley of Roses of this country, is known for its roses used in perfumes
    $400 6
The duo of him & Jerry Lewis broke up after making the 1956 film "Hollywood or Bust"
    $400 15
The dangerous thinning of this atmospheric layer is most pronounced over the poles
    $400 10
Every Colonial home had to have "The Compleat Housewife", an early collection of "receipts", i.e. this type of book
    $400 26
Testis is Latin for this participant in a trial; can I get a testis?!
    $400 17
(a condition in orbit)
    $800 2
Gotland is this country's largest island
    $800 7
After surviving Gitmo, these 2 title guys had a Very 3D Christmas
    $800 22
The southern lights are also called this australis
    $800 11
When his House of Burgesses speech in 1765 was called treasonous, he replied, "If this be treason, make the most of it"
    $800 27
Meaning "under the penalty", you've been served! (with this word from Latin, right now)
    $800 21
(a California wine)
    $1200 3
This city on the Vistula river was Poland's capital from 1038 to 1596
    $1200 8
It's New Zealand's "Fourth most-popular guitar-based digi-bongo a cappella-rap-funk comedy folk duo"
    $1200 23
A thunderstorm downdraft that picks up dust as it surges can cause a haboob, "strong wind" in this language
    $1200 12
In 1716 the first theater in the colonies was built in this Colonial capital of Virginia
    $1200 20
(in baseball)
    $1600 4
The mountains of this chain extend from the Bay of Biscay to the Mediterranean
    $1600 9
Dick's brother, Tom of this pair plays golf & is known to sink putts using a yo-yo
    DD: $2,000 24
This term for a lucky type of visible electrical discharge is a corruption of Erasmus, a patron saint of sailors
    $1600 13
In 1793 this lexicographer founded the American Minerva, New York City's first daily newspaper
    $1600 29
This Latin word, still used today, originally meant "he pledged"; today, it's a sworn written statement
    $1600 18
(a chemical element)
    DD: $2,400 5
The city of St. Petersburg lies at the eastern end of this gulf named for a nearby country
    $2000 16
Seen here is one of the finer productions of this comedy duo
    $2000 25
Bangladesh's Barisal guns are unexplained booming noises, perhaps seismic in origin, heard over this bay
    $2000 14
William Emerson has been called the U.S. Army's first of these; his grandson Ralph Waldo went into a similar field
    $2000 28
If you're "not of sound mind" to stand trial, you're this 3-word Latin phrase
    $2000 19
(a medical method)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jessamine Patrick Sonia
$21,000 $14,800 $3,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

After dying, she's described as having "too much of water", & her brother says, "therefore I forbid my tears"

Final scores:

Jessamine Patrick Sonia
$12,399 $22,800 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $22,800 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jessamine Patrick Sonia
$20,000 $14,800 $5,600
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
21 R,
2 W
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $40,400

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Game tape date: 2011-11-30
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