Show #6390 - Friday, June 1, 2012

Clip of this game shown in the eleventh Season 1 episode of House of Cards.


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D.J. Perry, a burrito architect from Houston, Texas

Claudia Gray, a substitute teacher from Monrovia, California

John Baker, a home inspector from Dixon, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Responses will begin with the letter R and end with the letter T.)
    $200 6
"Don't swap horses in the middle of the stream"
    $200 12
"Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M." is the title track of their album that also had the acoustic "Sound Of Silence"
    $200 1
To take liquid down the throat
    $200 7
This island's westernmost point lies on the Dingle Peninsula in County Kerry
    $200 26
The official instrument of execution in France in 1792, it was still an option for the job until 1981
    $200 17
It's a type of jet-propulsion device, but powered by fuel it carries rather than taking in gases from around it
    $400 22
"He's making us proud again"
    $400 13
Prince wrote this song that was the Bangles' first Top 10 hit
    $400 2
An antiwar politician
    $400 8
Cities on this Mexican peninsula include Ensenada & La Paz
    $400 27
You need a lighter to illuminate the writing of a pen reminding you to buy a Flex 3 razor? Don't worry, this co. makes all 3
    $400 18
The last name of Secretary of War Elihu Root is found within this last name of the president he served
    $600 23
"Grandfather's hat fits Ben"
    $600 14
Katy Perry topped the charts with this song subtitled "(T.G.I.F.)"
    $600 3
Stretch your neck out to get a better view
    $600 9
Once an island formed by 2 volcanoes, Banks Peninsula is now part of this country's South Island
    $600 28
If Death took a holiday, he'd leave behind this implement with a curved cutting blade & a shaft called a snath
    $600 19
The Moral Majority & the Christian Coalition are groups identified as part of this alliterative movement
    $800 24
"The full dinner pail"
    $800 15
"Thursday" is one of the tunes on this late singer's classic album "I Got A Name"
    $800 4
Moving briskly
    DD: $1,200 10
This triangular peninsula juts into the northern end of the Red Sea
    $800 29
It can be used as a weapon, a tool, or a 2010 movie title
    $800 20
William the Conquerer's father was this Duke of Normandy
    $1000 25
"In your heart, you know he's right"
    $1000 16
The Monkees mention "status symbol land" & "creature comfort goals" in this hit
    $1000 5
In bowling, 3 strikes in a row
    $1000 11
Yalta & Balaklava are located on this peninsula
    $1000 30
Likely a French invention, this knife that fits on the barrel of a gun first appeared around 1640
    $1000 21
(Kelly of the Clue Crew demonstrates a science experiment.) It's a substance used to test for another substance. When mixed with orange juice, the type that tests for vitamin C turns clear

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

John Claudia D.J.
$1,200 $1,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Claudia D.J.
$3,800 $3,400 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 3
The Kill Devil Hill Monument National Memorial in this state became the Wright Brothers National Memorial in 1953
    $400 2
Louis or Lance
    $400 1
Hoke Colburn is the black chauffeur who drives her around
    $400 17
A gourmand
    $400 26
To portray Edith Piaf in 2007's "La Vie en Rose", she shaved back her hairline & removed her eyebrows
    $400 8
In 1935 he argued in the "EPR Paper" (he was the "E") that quantum mechanics wasn't a complete theory
    $800 4
In 2000 Will Wright gave us this computer game that lets the user control the daily life of families of virtual people
    $800 22
It's another word for a crowd
    $800 13
In "The Tempest" he isn't a little mermaid but a sprite who serves Prospero
    $800 18
A bibliophile
    $800 27
Jean Dujardin stars in this 2011 black & white film set in silent-era Hollywood
    $800 9
From the Greek for "icy cold", it's the science of extremely cold temperatures
    $1200 5
The title of this book by Barack Obama was taken from a Jeremiah Wright sermon
    $1200 23
Both men & women wear this Pacific islands garment seen here
    $1200 14
Olga, Masha & Irina are the title characters in this Chekhov play
    $1200 19
An oenophile
    $1200 28
This 2001 film starring Audrey Tautou as a shy waitress working in a Paris cafe received 5 Oscar nominations
    $1200 10
(Jimmy demonstrates a science principle with a Slinky.) The bottom of a dropped Slinky remains stationary & then falls; in slow motion, you can see the bottom is in equilibrium between the downward pull of gravity & the upward pull of this force that tends to stretch, stress or elongate
    $1600 6
This author's "12 Million Black Voices" is a pictorial history of African Americans
    $1600 24
10-letter "anatomical" term meaning stubborn or obstinate
    $1600 15
At the end of this play, Vladimir asks, "Well? Shall we go?" Estragon: "Yes, let's go." ("They do not move")
    $1600 20
A dendrophil
    $1600 29
1959's "Black Orpheus" retold the tale of Orpheus & Eurydice set during this South American city's Carnival
    $1600 11
In 1865 physicist Rudolf Clausius coined this term for the measure of disorder or randomness in a system
    $2000 7
This follows Wright in the name of an Ohio Air Force base
    $2000 25
This hoofed mammal can really hoof it, hitting 60 MPH
    DD: $800 16
Patrons at Harry Hope's saloon eagerly awaiteth Theodore "Hickey" Hickman's arrival in this O'Neill play
    $2000 21
A logophile
    $2000 30
This French New Waver directed the autobiographical film "The 400 Blows"
    DD: $2,000 12
2 light waves whose phases have a fixed relationship, as in a laser, are said to be this, like a clear sentence

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Claudia D.J.
$13,400 $9,000 $13,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

From the French for "to set in the woods", this word refers to a type of attack

Final scores:

John Claudia D.J.
$7,700 $8,000 $399
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $8,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Claudia D.J.
$14,200 $10,200 $13,600
18 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $38,000

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Game tape date: 2012-01-18
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