Show #6417 - Tuesday, July 10, 2012


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Jennifer Morgan, a stay-at-home mom from Norcross, Georgia

Prabhu Balasubramanian, a product manager from Mountain View, California

Stephanie Fontaine, an analyst from Arlington, Virginia (whose 3-day cash winnings total $54,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to tell us which team drafted that individual No. 1.)
    $200 26
Before he became chairman in 1979, Paul Volcker appropriately worked as an undersecretary of this cabinet dept.
    $200 1
Van Hyning's cockle is a common one of these remnants found on the beach
    $200 6
The Goldrush variety of this is the state fruit; hopefully, one a day will keep the doctor away
    $200 11
James Joyce learned Dano-Norwegian to read this playwright's works in the original language--that's a fan
    $200 16
Peyton Manning
    $200 21
Measuring about a foot long, it's the smallest of the woodwinds
    $400 27
Chairman from 1936 to 1948, Marriner Eccles had reached this monetary benchmark of success by the time he was 22
    $400 2
Standard number of colored wedge-shaped panels on your basic inflatable beach ball
    $400 7
Grab your partner & head to the hoedown for a little of this type of folk dance, official since 1990
    $400 12
Upon arriving in the U.S. from Russia in 1926, Alisa Rosenbaum took this name; the first name rhymes with "pine"
    $400 17
Terry Bradshaw
    $400 22
An awkward situation, or a food preserved in brine
    $600 28
Roy A. Young's tenure included this Oct. 24, 1929 event that shook the economy; less than a year later, Roy was gone
    $600 3
Grand Anse, one of Grenada's main attractions, is advertised as 2 miles of white this
    $600 8
This red bird beat out the bluebird as an official state symbol
    $600 13
Emily Dickinson's father served as treasurer of this college
    $600 18
Michael Vick
    $600 23
Virile drifter Hal Carter comes to a Kansas town in this William Inge play
    $800 29
This man who served 4 different presidents over 20 years in the job was first appointed in 1987
    $800 4
It's Spanish for "hut"
    $800 9
This orange & black butterfly reigns as the state insect
    $800 14
James Thurber & E.B. White shared an office at this magazine founded & edited by Harold Ross
    $800 19
Matthew Stafford
    $800 24
Pace foods makes this sauce in mild, medium & of course hot varieties
    DD: $600 5
The brand Gordon & Smith began by making these in a Pacific Beach, California garage in 1959
    $1000 10
The state tree is the Quercus alba, or white this
    $1000 15
Best known for his stories about Bertie Wooster & this valet, P.G. Wodehouse was interned in Berlin for most of WWII
    $1000 20
Ed "Too Tall" Jones
    $1000 25
On offense, John Stockton & Karl Malone were masters of this 3-word basketball play

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

Stephanie Prabhu Jennifer
$1,000 $2,200 -$2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stephanie Prabhu Jennifer
$5,400 $3,000 -$3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 9
The special theory of this was published in 1905; the general one was announced in 1916
    $400 5
In May 1787 Captain Arthur Phillip set sail from England to Australia with some 200 guards & 800 of these & their families
    $400 1
Oliver Stone, for a Vietnam movie
    $400 19
He worked on a Ford assembly line & as a prizefighter before founding Motown records
    $400 24
Say a big Sankhya to Vijnanabhikshu, who wrote a treatise on the Sankhya school of this religion
    $400 14
There's no place like this troll-like treasure-guarding creature of folklore
    $800 10
This theory is named for an event of about 13.7 billion years ago
    $800 6
The British began colonizing this island around 1803 in fear that the French might do so
    $800 2
Oliver Stone, for a Vietnam movie
    $800 20
This tennis player's memoir "Days of Grace" was published posthumously in 1993
    $800 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew walks through the Garden of Gethsemane in Jerusalem.) Jesus retired here to the Garden of Gethsemane after the Last Supper, which according to the Gospel of Matthew was part of this Jewish festival
    $800 15
6-letter adjective meaning distasteful or offensive; dude, that's totally...
    $1200 11
The Butterfly Effect--its flapping wings changing the weather--is an example of this theory exploring randomness
    $1200 7
Sydney's ANZAC war memorial was built to honor the Australian & New Zealand Army Corps, which helped win this war
    $1200 3
Robert Redford
    $1200 21
She read a poem at President Clinton's 1993 inauguration & in 2011 received the Medal of Freedom from President Obama
    $1200 26
Another name for it is al-Kitab, or "the book"; it contains 114 suras, or chapters
    $1200 16
To grind the teeth together in rage
    DD: $3,000 12
When it comes to this, the weakest of the 4 known forces, it's more than just a theory--it's the law
    $1600 8
This notorious bushranger's words prior to being hanged at the Melbourne jail in 1880 were "Such is life"
    $1600 4
Warren Beatty
    $1600 22
Living in rags paid off--in 1976 he was honored with a special Pulitzer citation for his contribution to American music
    DD: $3,000 27
Her book, "The First Church of Christ, Scientist, and Miscellany" was published posthumously in 1913
    $1600 17
Brindled & white-tailed are types of this African antelope
    $2000 13
Experiments to test directly G.U.T.s, or these, need a trillion times more energy than what's now available
    $2000 23
In 1990 he succeeded Ed Koch as mayor of New York City
    $2000 28
In the 1830s this founder of a religion & his flock lived in self-sustaining communities called Stakes of Zion
    $2000 18
Unlike schist & various other banded rocks, this rock doesn't readily break along its layers

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stephanie Prabhu Jennifer
$11,800 $8,200 -$2,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1989 he said, "You can't just ask customers what they want... by the time you get it built, they'll want something new"

Final scores:

Stephanie Prabhu Jennifer
$7,000 $9,199 -$2,600
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $9,199 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Stephanie Prabhu Jennifer
$12,200 $9,800 -$2,600
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
8 W

Combined Coryat: $19,400

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Game tape date: 2012-03-06
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