Show #6411 - Monday, July 2, 2012


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Taylor Norwood, a high school speech and debate teacher from Dallas, Texas

Misha Bushyager, a culinary student and mom from Baltimore, Maryland

Matt Samberg, an attorney from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
The winner, & still No. 1: this Purple Hazer
    $200 13
8 letters: if a psychoanalyst's "slip" is showing, it's probably this kind
    $200 14
Petrified Forest National Park
    $200 20
In naval ranks: VA
    $200 6
Born Erik Weisz in Budapest, he took his stage name from a French magician
    $200 1
Bleeding from here, sometimes caused by dry air, is called epistaxis
    $400 9
I saw this top-ranked Beatle standing there at No. 11, & that's saying "Something"
    $400 15
8 letters: a type of "bargain" with the devil, named for a man who made such a deal
    $400 16
North Cascades National Park
    $400 21
Named for a Tudor: VA
    $400 8
A music academy in Budapest is named for this pianist & composer who founded it in 1875
    $400 2
An ectopic pregnancy occurs when the fertilized egg implants outside of this hollow organ
    $600 10
Though "Dazed and Confused", this Zep axeman climbed a stairway to the No. 3 spot
    $600 18
7 letters: isn't it pertaining to poet George Gordon... don't you think?
    $600 17
Zion National Park
    $600 22
A British order of knighthood: VA
    $600 28
He's been called "the real Dr. Strangelove" as well as "the father of the h-bomb"
    $600 3
Otitis externa is the medical term for this "sporty" condition, an infection often caused by polluted water
    $800 11
This rock pioneer was Goode enough to finish at sweet little 7
    $800 19
10 letters: after the author of "A Hunger Artist", it means marked by surreal distortion
    $800 26
Hot Springs National Park
    $800 23
In an international Internet domain name: .va
    $800 29
Beginning with his first guidebook, "1936--On the Continent", he revolutionized the travel publishing industry
    $800 4
Hordeolum is another name for this, a 3-letter term for an abscess occurring on the edge of the eyelid
    DD: $1,000 12
The Cream didn't quite rise to the top; this guitar!st floated up to No. 2
    $1000 25
7 letters: adjective for works like "Arms and the Man"
    $1000 27
Lassen Volcanic National Park
    $1000 24
In optometry: V/A
    $1000 30
After moving to America, he directed such film classics as "Casablanca" & "Mildred Pierce"
    $1000 5
Synonyms for it are pollex & digitus primus

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

Matt Misha Taylor
$2,800 $600 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Misha Taylor
$3,600 -$1,000 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will be a short word from the letters in "Oliver".)
    $400 16
A U.S. recession was caused in part by the 1802 treaty of Amiens, bringing peace between France & this signing nation
    $400 10
Your house won't be bleak for long if it has a Rialto luxury lift power recliner from this hyphenated company
    $400 1
The eggs of fish or crustaceans
    $400 21
In 1961 Betty Lou Gerson voiced this villainess in the original "101 Dalmatians"; in 1996 Glenn Close got the role
    $400 6
Put "back" in front of this type of instant lottery ticket & you get an item that helps you get to hard-to-reach spots
    $400 26
The "Dickens on Screen" festival showed the 1951 "Christmas Carol" adaptation with Alastair Sim as this character
    $800 17
One cause of the panic of 1873 was overinvestment in this form of transportation, as with the Northern Pacific line
    $800 11
If you have "everything but" this 2-word item, why not try an apron-front or tile-in style
    $800 2
In 1 syllable, disgusting
    $800 22
On film this brutal captain was played by Charles Laughton & Trevor Howard--oh yeah, & Anthony Hopkins
    $800 7
Vegas' Silverton is one of the casinos with a "lounge" for this lottery-type game; pick the right numbers & you can win big!
    $800 27
The Brits even celebrated the April 2 Bicentennial of John Forster, who had this role repping Dickens to publishers
    DD: $2,400 18
The economic contraction known as the Panic of 1907 led Congress to create this system in 1913
    $1200 12
A svelvik, malm or nyvoll bed frame from this company will make sure you don't dread your bed
    $1200 3
The only astrological sign that fits
    $1200 23
Arnold Schwarzenegger first met this fiend in 1987; Danny Glover & Adrien Brody came later
    $1200 8
The Irish Sweepstakes combined lottery drawings with this other sport
    $1200 28
On the big day, February 7, Prince Charles & Ralph Fiennes paid tribute at this London burial site
    $1600 19
When land & farm prices collapsed in 1887, farmers demanded the unlimited, or "Free", coinage of this metal
    $1600 13
Perk up a drab bathroom with this type of tub, named for a distinctive feature
    $1600 4
For the contestants to quiz me would be this type of reversal
    $1600 24
Hayden Christensen & Jake Lloyd both played the character who would grow up to be this fiend
    $1600 9
Lotteries helped establish several U.S. schools, including NYC's King's College, now called this
    $1600 29
This title boy & Mr. Micawber are appearing onstage at the theater where the "Pinball Wizard" scene in "Tommy" was filmed
    $2000 20
The crisis of 2008 brought forth the TARP program to buy up MBS, short for these not so secure " securities "
    $2000 14
Your doors need 'bout these side-by-side doors aka casement doors, with glass panes down their length
    $2000 5
To disturb & make cloudy by stirring up sediment
    $2000 25
Donald Pleasence, Max von Sydow & Telly Savalas played this nemesis of MI6
    $2000 15
As a legislator in Massachusetts from 1827 to 1837, this educator acted to get lottery ticket sales banned
    DD: $5,300 30
This city named for its "harbor entrance" location re-created the dance at which Elizabeth Dickens' water broke

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Misha Taylor
$12,300 $9,000 $11,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2011 his daughter Svetlana, living in the U.S. under the name Lana Peters, died in Wisconsin at age 85

Final scores:

Matt Misha Taylor
$23,201 $18,000 $23,190
2-day champion: $44,601 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Matt Misha Taylor
$16,400 $9,000 $11,600
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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Game tape date: 2012-02-22
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