Show #6344 - Thursday, March 29, 2012


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Richie Rodriguez, a mechanical engineer from Hayward, California

Jay Ben Markson, an actor originally from Lakeville, Massachusetts

Beau Henson, a test prep teacher and actor originally from Mt. Carmel, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $28,002)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Pursuing a military career early in his life, de Sade fought in this 1756-1763 conflict against Great Britain
    $200 21
3-5 P.M. is the best time of day to post on this microblogging site if you want to be retweeted
    $200 12
Originally a Spanish term meaning "coffee shop", it's an eatery, often in an institution like a hospital
    $200 11
It doesn't count as opening someone else's mail to read the letter to Philemon found in this book
    $200 1
"The Clampetts Strike Oil"
    $200 2
This country has "city" in its name; with a population of 830, might we suggest "village"?
    $400 27
In 1789 de Sade was moved from this prison for creating a disturbance, only days before it was stormed
    $400 23
This building in Arlington, Virginia has 131 stairways, 19 escalators & 17.5 miles of corridors
    $400 17
A highway service station & restaurant principally for the drivers of all them 18-wheelers
    $400 13
A classy goodbye includes "until" then, the occasion after this one
    $400 3
"12:00 A.M.-1:00 A.M."
    $400 7
It's a long way to Tipperary in this country, & to Kilkee & Tralee as well
    $600 28
In the film "Quills" this Australian actor garnered an Oscar nomination for his role as de Sade in the last years of his life
    $600 22
In 1877 the Liberty Bell was hung by a chain of this symbolic number of links
    $600 18
Foul cutlery term for a local restaurant that serves fried, inexpensive food
    $600 14
In the address P.O. Box 438 Fort Simpson, NT X0E 0NO, NT is short for this
    $600 4
"Winter is Coming"
    DD: $2,200 8
The tower of the Great Opening Hotel is in Khartoum in this country
    $800 29
The Marquis vented his thoughts in the scandalous "Philosophy in" this room of the house
    $800 24
This private college in Northern California has 20 libraries with some 8.5 million physical volumes
    $800 19
On Food Network, Guy Fieri hosts the show known as "Triple D": these, "Drive-ins and Dives"
    $800 15
The guy not as important as the top guy but more important than every other guy
    $800 5
"The Girls Want to go to the Nightclub"
    $800 9
Kid, next time I say let's go someplace like this country whose judicial capital is Sucre, let's go someplace like this country
    $1000 30
De Sade's work "120 days of" this sinful biblical city helped introduce the term "sadism"
    $1000 25
In 2010 there were more than 21,000 U.S. cases of this, aka pertussis
    $1000 20
Drooling for fast food at Indiana's Greenwood Park Mall? Head for an establishment in this 2-word area
    $1000 16
More kids than adults have these episodes of fear & sometimes screaming during sleep
    $1000 6
"Panic at Malibu Pier"
    $1000 10
Lemur entertain you with the Isalo Massif, a geographic feature of this island country

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

Beau Jay Ben Richie
-$400 $6,600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Beau Jay Ben Richie
$3,400 $9,200 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

14-, 15- & 16-LETTER WORDS
    $400 7
Shirley MacLaine & Debra Winger in this Best Picture Oscar winner about a mother & very sick daughter
    $400 23
Born in Cincinnati, this CNN founder became North America's largest private landowner
    $400 1
Jasper Johns' "Sketch for 'Good Time Charley"' can be found at this museum at 1000 5th Ave. at 82nd
    $400 2
A disobedient soldier can be busted for this
    $400 17
Plato said the world of sense experience is like living in one of these, seeing only shadows of true reality
    $400 18
A 2009 Air Force report envisions the possibility of these flying robots replacing all its manned aircraft
    $800 8
Bette Midler & Barbara Hershey as lifelong friends in this weepie; at the end, they sit on the sand one last time
    $800 24
Like Tecumseh, this Civil War general who was named for him also hailed from Ohio
    $800 14
The witch of this biblical place pops up in Carl Nielsen's opera "Saul and David"
    $800 3
Mr. Vonnegut knew it's another term for abattoir
    $800 12
Wittgenstein compared his own book the "Tractatus" to this--you climb its rungs to see the world as it is
    $800 19
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports.) Deep in a tunnel behind this door is the Global Vault, holding more than half a million samples of these items as backups, the ultimate insurance policy for our food supply in case of global catastrophe
    $1200 9
Clint Eastwood & Hilary Swank in this sad 2004 tale of fisticuffs & euthanasia
    DD: $4,000 25
An elementary school in Lorain, Ohio is named for this woman from Lorain who's both a Pulitzer & Nobel Prize winner
    $1200 30
Many an artist, Uccello being one example, has depicted Saint George battling this beast
    $1200 4
It's the "EV" in EVA, an outer space jaunt
    $1200 13
Aristotle was among those who believed the mind begins as a blank slate, this phrase in Latin
    $1200 20
The Pew Research Forum says by 2030 the world population of this religion will cross the 1/4 of humanity mark
    $1600 10
Jude Law as a Civil War dropout & Nicole Kidman as the woman he tragically wants to come home to
    $1600 26
From 1971 to 1979 he was a Professor of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Cincinnati
    $1600 29
This composer's 1869 waltz "Wine, Women and Song" was far from junior league
    $1600 5
This word for a prediction also starts with P & ends with T-I-O-N
    DD: $5,000 15
In a work of political philosophy, Hobbes compared "The Great Power of" man's governor to this biblical beast
    $1600 21
Robert Ettinger, a founder of this optimistic scientific movement, died in 2011 & of course is frozen in Michigan
    $2000 11
Tommy Kirk, Fess Parker & some fine canine performers in this heart-tugging classic
    $2000 27
This designer of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was naturally drawn to sculpture, coming from Athens (Ohio)
    $2000 28
"The Hunted", 5 acts long, is but the second part of this man's trilogy "Mourning Becomes Electra"
    $2000 6
Poe knows this word for the ringing or sound of bells starts with a bit of double talk
    $2000 16
Nietzsche wrote, "when you look long into" this immeasurable chasm, it "also looks into you"
    $2000 22
Ray Kurzweil foresees the melding of human & machine into one in his book titled this event "is Near"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Beau Jay Ben Richie
$13,800 $11,600 $5,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On March 17, 2011 a probe called MESSENGER became the first spacecraft to orbit this planet

Final scores:

Beau Jay Ben Richie
$23,201 $23,200 $0
3-day champion: $51,203 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Beau Jay Ben Richie
$13,800 $14,000 $10,400
18 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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Game tape date: 2011-12-07
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