Show #6378 - Wednesday, May 16, 2012

2012 Power Players Week game 3.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.


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Chris Wallace, a TV host from Fox News Sunday

Katty Kay, a Washington, D.C. anchor from BBC World News America

Dr. Mehmet Oz, a cardiac surgeon and TV host from The Dr. Oz Show

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Now you're all here playing for charity, so we're going to test you on your knowledge of...)
(Alex: But with a twist. We're talking about Bob Hope.)
    $200 1
In March 2012 Rep. Paul Ryan introduced a plan that he said would achieve this fiscal goal in 10 years
    $200 12
In a boxing ring, TKO
    $200 7
The Smithsonian museums are along the National this, "America's Front Lawn"
    $200 6
Goods & services produced in one nation & sold in another
    $200 13
Bob Hope on this man's win in a 1960 primary: "It proves that a millionaire has just as good a chance as anybody else"
    $400 2
The Trylon & the Perisphere were symbols of this 1939 event held in New York
    $400 15
(Alex presents the clue from the Newseum in Washington, D.C.) From the front balcony of the Newseum, we can easily see its neighbor, the embassy of this longtime U.S. ally; it's the embassy that's closest to the U.S. Capitol building
    $400 8
The ratio of the value of the U.S. dollar to that of the Chilean peso is called this rate
    $400 14
"Reagan wears the flag of his country in his lapel"; this Soviet leader "wears the map of his country on his forehead"
    $600 3
The name of this constellation is Latin for "balance"
    $600 20
Its Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom is the permanent home of the Declaration of Independence
    $600 9
Salary & tips are considered this type of income that has its own "tax credit"
    $600 16
This George H.W. Bush veep "thinks Roe vs. Wade are two ways to cross the Potomac"
    $800 4
Since 2000 Starbucks has coffee certified "fair" this, from small-scale farmers organized into cooperatives
    $800 10
Stocks are also called these, & the stock market is also called this market
    $800 18
"They keep asking" him "why he won't debate Humphrey. That's like asking Rosemary why she won't have another baby"
    $1000 5
Some thought his play "A Delicate Balance" repeated themes from his earlier "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
    $1000 19
This neighborhood is named for the traffic circle where Mass., Connecticut & New Hampshire Aves. intersect
    $1000 11
It takes "work" to remember that Keynes' major opus is "The General Theory of" this, "Interest and Money"
    $1000 17
LBJ "is traveling throughout the Far East to make" these. "If it works, he may try it in" the United States

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Dr. Oz Katty Chris
$1,000 $2,600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dr. Oz Katty Chris
$1,000 $4,000 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
"Thirteen Days", starring Kevin Costner, was based on the events surrounding this 1962 crisis
    $400 1
Economist Nouriel Roubini is known as Dr. this for his forecasts full of gloom & this
    $400 23
Dark name for medieval plague
    $400 14
It can be a wild social affair or an easy one-sided victory in sports
    $400 13
A review of a 2012 show at this place, the Met for short, informed us that Degas looked like Jerry Seinfeld
    $400 3
In the War of 1812 British general Sir Isaac Brock struck from Canada to capture this not-yet-Motor City
    $800 4
George Clooney directed & starred in this 2011 film about presidential primary shenanigans
    $800 10
Spokane-born Doc Hastings of this state is one of few in Congress with not only no M.D. but no college degree
    $800 24
Herbicide used in the Vietnam War to defoliate forest areas
    $800 15
An informant who exposes wrongdoing within an organization
    $800 19
Arts Beat reported on the craze for "Zou Bisou Bisou", a song featured in this TV show about advertising
    $800 8
Its 3,000 volumes were destroyed when the British burned the Capitol, its first home, in 1814
    DD: $1,000 5
This 1939 Jimmy Stewart classic premiered here at Constitution Hall

"It's just the blood and bone and sinew of this democracy that some great men handed down to the human race, that's all!"
    $1200 25
This novelty song presenter hung up his stethoscope, retiring his radio show in 2010
    $1200 16
This group was big in the '90s with hits like "Only Wanna Be With You"
    $1200 20 posted an architectural rendering of this school's 2.5-mil.-square-foot expansion in Greenwich Village
    $1200 9
On April 19, 1775 700 British troops reached this town near dawn; about 70 minutemen were there to greet them
    $1600 6
He channeled Bill Clinton when he played Southern governor Jack Stanton in "Primary Colors"
    $1600 26
The ideas of Lowell Wood, dubbed "Dr. Evil", helped inspire Ronald Reagan to propose this defense program
    $1600 17
Fictional C.S. Forester navy man Horatio
    $1600 21
Times reviewers sigh & musicians' unions fume over dance companies like Paul Taylor's using music presented this way
    DD: $2,000 11
The British did not have bon temps in the Jan. 8, 1815 battle of this city
    $2000 7
In this 2007 film Tom Hanks played a Texas congressman who covertly aided Afghan rebels against the Soviets
    $2000 18
Using the power of breath to shape molten sand
    $2000 22
A 2011 review said the acoustics of this famous NYC hall turned a chorale's words into whooshes
    $2000 12
Washington crossed the Delaware to beat British forces in the battle of this future New Jersey capital

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dr. Oz Katty Chris
$3,000 $7,800 $19,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2011, in the preface to the 75th anniversary edition, Pat Conroy called this novel "the last great... victory of the Confederacy"

Final scores:

Dr. Oz Katty Chris
$5,900 $8,000 $22,800
3rd place: $10,000 to HealthCorps 2nd place: $10,000 to the International Women's Media Foundation Winner: $50,000 to Hope for the Warriors

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dr. Oz Katty Chris
$3,000 $8,800 $19,000
6 R,
1 W
12 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $30,800

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Game tape date: 2012-04-21
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