Show #6418 - Wednesday, July 11, 2012


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A.J. Motley, a student of diagnostic sonography from Wylie, Texas

Lynn Welch, a pharmacist from Evanston, Illinois

Prabhu Balasubramanian, a product manager from Mountain View, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will contain the name of a nationality.)
    $200 26
By year's end it was Germany's only political party
    $200 18
In 2009 this Wash. State man gave $3.8 billion to charity, working in part to make vaccines against malaria, TB & AIDS
    $200 13
RHCP is short for this band featuring Flea on bass
    $200 6
Until recently in Great Britain this dog breed was known as the Alsatian
    $200 8
This type of chicken at KFC sounds like another type of food altogether, but it's just bite-sized pieces of white meat chicken
    $200 1
Italian word for the last piece of an opera or concert
    $400 27
In California ground was broken for the building of this modern wonder
    $400 19
In 2009 Forbes said this Nebraska man had lost $25 billion in 12 months
    $400 14
Ska-rock band MMB is The Mighty Mighty these
    $400 7
In this sport invented in Melbourne, goals are worth 6 points & "behinds" are worth 1
    $400 9
Haven't had enough sugar? There are 97 grams of it in a Small Caramel Frosty from this chain
    $400 2
The outer limit of a field of science; the opening of "Star Trek" mentioned one
    $600 30
Ratified in 1933, the 21st Amendment repealed Prohibition, put into effect by this amendment
    $600 20
Mark Pincus, who gave us this crop-growing game, is said to have invested $40,000 in Facebook & made $425 million
    $600 15
For a recent tour & album, these 2 groups banded together as NKOTBSB
    $600 23
In "The Big Lebowski", The Dude called this cocktail a "Caucasian"
    $600 10
This restaurant rolled out a new french fry recipe in 2011; try 'em with the BK Single Stacker
    $600 3
Involving liquor & a match, this French verb is the last step in preparing Steak Diane
    $800 28
After years of running reprinted, condensed articles, this magazine published its first original signed article
    $800 21
Arkansas' Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art was founded by Alice of this wealthy family
    $800 16
ELO is Electric Light Orchestra; ELP is Emerson, Lake & him
    $800 24
A Geneva council in 1713 set forth rules on the opening of these controversial numbered financial tools
    $800 11
Carl's Jr. & this more eastern burger joint are sister restaurants with nearly identical gold star logos
    $800 4
The outer edge of something, or a spooky Fox TV show
    DD: $2,000 29
He came to the U.S. in 1933 & helped found the School of American Ballet
    $1000 22
This Texas computer maker bought $200 million of his own stock in the summer of 2008
    $1000 17
LP isn't just a long-playing record--it's also this "New Divide" band
    $1000 25
Your barista knows it's also called a cafetiere or a plunge-filter
    $1000 12
Go to this eatery's & read about Christine's weight loss using Fresco items
    $1000 5
Major League Baseball games that end this way are all scored 9-0

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

Prabhu Lynn A.J.
$3,400 $200 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Prabhu Lynn A.J.
$6,000 $800 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
In 1913 he was sent to the Colored Waifs Home in New Orleans, where he learned to play cornet
    $400 1
It became the 49th state January 3, 1959
    $400 6
A nickname for Britain's prime minister from 1979 to 1990
    $400 16
In 2009 scientists announced that lonsdaleite, formed by meteor impacts, is 58% harder than this pricey hard stuff
    $400 21
Alliterative expression of dismay favored by "Peanuts" characters
    $800 26
Apollo & Athena appropriately assume the shape of these carrion eaters to observe the battling Greeks & Trojans
    $800 12
On July 17, 1951 in Hollywood, the Ball dropped this actress, a Desilu production
    $800 2
Wyoming's state reptile is this "horned" creature
    $800 7
Waste Allocation Load Lifter-Earth Class
    $800 17
The most common plutonic rock in the Earth's crust, it makes a great building stone; don't take it for...
    $800 22
1980 Travolta movie about mechanical bulls & bravery
    DD: $400 28
In order to retrieve the body, this man kisses the hands that killed his son
    $1200 13
Known for girlswear, this London-based company traces its roots to patchwork quilts made in 1953
    $1200 3
West Quoddy Head in this state is the easternmost piece of land in the continental United States
    $1200 8
    DD: $2,000 18
The star variety of this deep blue gemstone has other minerals embedded inside super-hard corundum
    $1200 23
A substitute master of ceremonies for a TV talk show
    $1600 27
The war could have ended quickly if these 2 men hadn't been kept from their duel by the goddess Aphrodite
    $1600 14
From 1978 to 1982 this actress was livin' on the air in Cincinnati... Cincinnati, WKRP
    $1600 4
This daughter of immigrants from India was elected South Carolina's governor in 2010
    $1600 9
Human consciousness injected into an alien physical body
    $1600 19
(Kelly of the Clue Crew demonstrates.) The mineral orthoclase scratches a pane of glass, but apatite doesn't, which puts glass between orthoclase & apatite on this scale, devised by a German mineralogist to measure hardness
    $1600 24
King prawns
    $2000 29
Odysseus' now aged former nanny Eurycleia recognizes him by this physical sign
    $2000 15
This seventh-generation Tennessean now represents the state in the Senate
    $2000 5
Bays along the coast of this state include Great Egg Harbor, Barnegat & Sandy Hook
    $2000 10
Not just any promise, but the one Channing Tatum makes to wife Rachel McAdams
    $2000 20
An invisible chromium oxide film is what makes this alliterative alloy gleam
    $2000 25
At any time about 200,000 Americans are these, on the way to educating our youth

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Prabhu Lynn A.J.
$10,400 $7,200 $19,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

He said, "It is 72 years since the first inauguration of a president under our national Constitution"

Final scores:

Prabhu Lynn A.J.
$17,400 $14,398 $20,801
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $20,801

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Prabhu Lynn A.J.
$10,400 $6,400 $21,400
15 R,
2 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
23 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $38,200

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Game tape date: 2012-03-06
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