Show #6401 - Monday, June 18, 2012

David Menchaca game 3.


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Karen Griffin, a physician's assistant from Stoughton, Wisconsin

Neil Ashar, an attorney from Washington, D.C.

David Menchaca, a law student originally from Long Beach, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $40,301)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
Nassau & Suffolk Counties are on this New York island
    $200 26
Illinois Rep. Dan Rostenkowski pled guilty to this kind of fraud in 1996; he'd traded free postage stamps for cash
    $200 11
This "Odd Couple" writer said, "if he did not take a big chance, Michelangelo would have painted the Sistine floor"
    $200 3
As a noun, this 5-letter word can be slang for the throat; as a verb, it means to break out of an egg
    $200 20
Lady Macbeth:
"Yet do I fear thy nature; it is too full of the ____ of human kindness"
    $200 1
Harrison Ford joined forces with Daniel Craig in this 2011 western/sci-fi mashup
    $400 17
Shemya Island in this group was a refueling stop for military aircraft flying the great circle route to the Far East
    $400 27
La. Rep. William Jefferson was convicted after $90,000 in very cold cash was found inside this in his home
    $400 12
Robert Lopez, Trey Parker & Matt Stone won the Tony for Best Book of a Musical for penning this show
    $400 4
Swift, or the largest organized unit of naval ships
    $400 21
"A pint of sweat will save a gallon of ____"
    $400 2
19 years after he last played the film role, Ford was back for "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of" this
    $600 18
Most U.S. Marine Corps recruits east of the Mississippi train on this island off the coast of South Carolina
    $600 28
Bob Ney, convicted of taking bribes, led the 2003 move to rename the congressional cafeteria's French fries this
    $600 13
His "The Crucible" was produced in 1953; in 1956 he was called before the House Un-American Activities Committee
    $600 8
Shenanigans, or the buds seen here
    $600 23
Emily Dickinson:
"The pedigree of ____ does not concern the bee--a clover, any time, to him, is aristocracy"
    $600 5
Passionate about this hobby, Ford says, "it elevates the spirit and it's an exhilarating freedom"
    $800 19
The Spaniards gave this Calif. island, one of the Channel Islands, a name meaning "sacred cross"
    $800 15
Okay, you bleepin' bleepity bleep contestants! "Boston Marriage" is a 1999 comedy by this bleepin' playwright! Bleep!
    $800 9
This word can mean "to play in as if in water" or "to work at in a superficial manner"
    $800 24
"The Godfather Part III":
"Friendship & money--____ & water"
    DD: $800 6
In 2010, for the 25th anniversary of this movie, fans retraced Ford's footsteps in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
    $1000 22
This Michigan island where no passenger cars are allowed was once a focal point of John Jacob Astor's fur trade
    $1000 16
"You Never Can Tell", the initial literary work of this "Pygmalion" author, earned him less than 10 shillings a year
    $1000 10
Everyone knows the word "ballerina," but may not know her male counterpart is sometimes called this, meaning a rider, or someone who gallantly escorts a lady
    $1000 25
T.S. Eliot:
"I have measured out my life with ____ spoons"
    $1000 7
Ford began his collaboration with George Lucas when he appeared as a hot rodder in this cruising film set in 1962

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

David Neil Karen
$3,200 $2,000 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Neil Karen
$6,600 $2,400 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

2 BY 4
    $400 13
Dansk, taught in school on the Faroe Islands
    $400 21
An 1890 critique said "Sunflowers" is "powerful in color" but "the value of" his "other canvases... escapes us"
    $400 26
"I Can See For Miles" & "Won't Get Fooled Again"
    $400 9
It precedes "to society" but is found shortly after "Dennis"
    $400 1
The musical "Rent" was loosely based on this Puccini opera
    $400 2
The flag seen here in a less dramatic setting was waving over this fort on September 14, 1814
    $800 14
Magyar, at the crossroads of Europe
    $800 22
This Spaniard "enjoys making repulsive works out of beautiful subjects"
    $800 27
"We Are The Champions" &
"Crazy Little Thing Called Love"
    $800 11
A foreseeable but unavoidable danger; it also describes a sand trap
    $800 4
It's the administrative capital of Bolivia
    $800 3
The U.S. Navy won several famous duels between these warships bigger than sloops but smaller than ships of the line
    DD: $1,500 15
Eesti, with dialects including southern & northern or Tallinn
    $1200 23
Her "hesitating smile which held my youth in tether has come to seem but a grimace"
    $1200 12
This 4-letter word is insurance-speak for the chance of loss (perhaps in a certain board game)
    $1200 5
Stick around after visiting the L.A. County Museum of Art & you can see this gooey attraction right next door
    $1200 8
One of the major causes of the war was this British practice of forcing U.S. merchant sailors into the Royal Navy
    $1600 16
Cestina, a west Slavic national language
    DD: $3,000 24
"Multi-mages of Marilyn are now... dated...where does that leave" his "art? on the wall, is the unfortunate answer"
    $1600 19
The Latin medical maxim primum non nocere is usually translated as "above all, do no" this 4-letter word
    $1600 6
In 1682 he led the first European expedition to follow the Mississippi to its mouth
    $1600 10
Though fighting continued for several weeks, the Dec. 1814 Treaty of this Belgian city officially ended the war
    $2000 17
Ivrit--the Ministry of Immigrant Absorption teaches it
    $2000 25
A critic, shocked by the "orgy of pure colors", called Matisse & others "wild beasts", giving this art -ism its name
    $2000 20
Right now, you really can't avoid this word, from the Old French for "divided game"; it's all around you!
    $2000 7
It's the celebrated region in Spain that's shown here
    $2000 18
The name of this ship sunk by the USS Constitution in 1812 is French for "warrior"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Neil Karen
$17,300 $14,400 $7,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

These 2 men first meet after one of them tells a friend, Stamford, of needing new lodgings in London

Final scores:

David Neil Karen
$28,801 $28,800 $6,000
3-day champion: $69,102 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Neil Karen
$17,000 $14,400 $5,600
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
19 R,
2 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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Game tape date: 2012-02-14
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