Show #6348 - Wednesday, April 4, 2012


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Michael Tvaruzka, a contract specialist from Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Jesse Tow, an after-school program coach from Austin, Texas

Joey Falco, a writer from Santa Monica, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Shoo-be-doo-be-doo--it doesn't get much cooler than this guy, who founded Reprise Records in 1960
    $200 21
    $200 16
Shots were fired in the 1842-43 "Archive War", triggered by an attempt to move the capital from here to Houston
    $200 7
In 2009 Carlsberg introduced a variety of this priced at $350 a bottle
    $200 5
In most versions of this tale, like Tchaikovsky's in 1890, a kiss awakens the princess
    $200 1
Interference from the player in this position put me on first base--Posada, you fool!
    $400 27
This food magnate ran track at Purdue & in 1969, launched his first popcorn brand
    $400 22
    $400 17
Houston's economy took a hit in 2001 when this biggest U.S. energy trading company collapsed
    $400 9
Frankie Valli wasn't on hand in 1989 when a waiter broke a $225,000 bottle of wine at this NYC restaurant
    $400 8
In a novel he says, "None of the fools you've known have kissed you like this... your precious Charles... or your stupid Ashley"
    $400 2
I took this route to first base, "BB" in your scorecard
    $600 28
Seen here giving clues on "Jeopardy!", this guy graduated from Cornell with a mechanical engineering degree
    $600 23
A novelty, or something newly introduced
    $600 18
A deadly riot took place in Houston in August of this year, shortly after the U.S. entered World War I
    DD: $1,600 10
This film director & winery owner is said to have kept the empty bottle of a $24,000 1941 Cabernet atop his refrigerator
    $600 13
In a book by Ellen Schreiber, 16-year-old Raven longs for a kiss from one of these creatures, much in literary vogue
    $600 3
My teammate pulled a muscle rounding first after his single, so I went in as this
    $800 29
America's family doctor, this 1980s Surgeon General rocked a bow tie
    $800 24
Existing from birth
    $800 19
In 1937 Texas created this "control district" to combat a disaster that wreaked havoc in 1929 & 1935
    $800 11
Distilled in Jamaica, a 1940 bottle of Wray & Nephew, this stuff, is now valued at $850,000 plus
    $800 14
Marlene Dietrich called this love of hers "Papa" & wrote to him, "I want to kiss you forever and a day"
    $800 4
I wish I could say I hit a line drive, but it was a popup; the fielder dropped it & was charged with this
    $1000 25
A private place with limited access, perhaps in a religious building
    $1000 20
Union forces captured this nearby island in October 1862; the Rebs took it back the next year
    $1000 12
In 2005 a Korean businessman paid more than $70,000 for one of the last bottles of 1926 Macallan, a brand of this
    $1000 15
Ryabovich gets a kiss by mistake from a mystery woman in a short story by this Russian dramatist
    $1000 6
As often happened with all-time leaders Craig Biggio & Ron Hunt, I crowded the plate & got on base this way

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

Joey Jesse Michael
$4,800 $1,400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joey Jesse Michael
$5,200 $2,400 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I'll give you all or part of the movie prologue, you identify the film for me if you will.)
    $400 18
The play "Crown Matrimonial" gives the point of view of this lady who has a ship in Long Beach named for her
    $400 7
"The fortunate ones, through money or influence or luck, might obtain exit visas & scurry to Lisbon"
    $400 6
In Spanish:
Un año, dos...
    $400 1
On a weather map this type of front is usually indicated by a blue line with blue triangles
    $400 12
That's super! In 1987 an exploding star in the Large Magellanic Cloud was the first of these in 400 years seen by naked eye
    $800 19
After dating an elephant trainer & traveling with his circus, this Monaco royal married an acrobat
    DD: $5,600 8
"The winter of 180 A.D., Emperor Marcus Aurelius' twelve-year campaign against the Barbarian tribes in Germania"
    $800 13
In Italian:
Uno bambino, due...
    $800 2
The "compass" type of this flower is used on maps to indicate the cardinal directions
    $800 14
Here's a picture of the rings of Uranus taken by this device that was launched into orbit in 1990
    $1200 20
This queen of France was the great-granddaughter of Lorenzo the Magnificent
    $1200 9
"Early in the 21st century, the Tyrell Corporation advanced robot evolution into the Nexus phase"
    $1200 22
In Greek:
Ho polus, hoi...
    $1200 3
On a topographic map, contour lines join points of equal this
    $1200 15
An approaching one of these named Elenin caused fear in 2011; in the end, a NASA scientist said his car had more pull on Earth
    $1600 21
Starting a weird circle, this royal daughter's first boyfriend was Andrew Parker Bowles
    $1600 10
"Robert Gould Shaw, the son of wealthy Boston abolitionists, was 23 years old when he enlisted to fight in the war"
    $1600 23
In German:
Ein Herr, zwei...
    DD: $4,800 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) Greenland is much smaller than South America, but scale is distorted on this type of map named for a 16th century Fleming, so the farther away from the equator you get, the larger the distortion
    $1600 16
In 1997 "peace" did not reign after a ship collided with the Spektr module of this Russian craft, causing an air leak
    $2000 11
"Rebel spaceships, striking from a hidden base, have won their first victory against the evil Galactic Empire"
    $2000 24
In French:
Un cheval, deux...
    $2000 25
As a student, this Asian leader was convicted of murdering his father's rival in an election
    $2000 5
Isohyets are lines that join places that have equal this for a given period
    $2000 17
This brightest star in Canis Major has more than twice the diameter of the Sun & gives off nearly 30 times as much light

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joey Jesse Michael
$13,200 $9,200 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A. cavaticus, the scientific name of the barn spider, inspired the middle initial & last name of a character in this book

Final scores:

Joey Jesse Michael
$20,000 $15,201 $15,200
2-day champion: $23,999 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Joey Jesse Michael
$7,400 $6,000 $7,600
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
14 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $21,000

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Game tape date: 2011-12-13
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