Show #6421 - Monday, July 16, 2012


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Matt Collins, a graduate student in economic policy from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Blythe Rodgers, an attorney from Washington, D.C.

Liza Veeneman, a retired software developer from Aliso Viejo, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
This 1995 smash was inspired by the Pixar short film "Tin Toy"
    $200 21
Valvoline offers this product in viscosity grades including 5W20 & 20W50
    $200 16
To make "ox" an irregular plural
    $200 13
In "Troilus & Cressida", this Greek refuses to fight after his pride is injured
    $200 6
This "unadorned" branch of geometry deals with figures in 2 dimensions
    $200 7
You don't want contact lenses in if you encounter this spray named for its oleoresin capsicum ingredient
    $400 2
The son of a virtual world programmer ends up in the world that his dad (Jeff Bridges) created in this sequel
    $400 23
Geologically young & usually found near the earth's surface, lignite is the lowest grade of this product
    $400 17
To make "central" & "ceaseless" into adverbs
    $400 27
Willa Cather's daughter of Bohemian immigrants, now a Cornhusker
    $400 9
You can call me this, a half-line that extends in one direction indefinitely & has only one endpoint
    $400 8
No weapons, but bring an Arrow T72 one of these guns to put signs together
    $600 3
"There was only one man left in the family, and the mission was to save him" was a tagline to this 1998 film
    DD: $800 24
From an EF-0 to an EF-5, the enhanced Fujita scale is used to grade the intensity of these weather events
    $600 18
To make "fashion" & "comfort" into adjectives
    $600 28
This swordsman tries to keep the identity of his mistress, Madame de Chevreuse, secret from Athos & his other pals
    $600 10
10-letter word for the side opposite the 90-degree angle in a right triangle
    $600 14
Evade bans on loudspeakers: have a group in unison repeat 1 person's words, in "the human" this device
    $800 4
Eddie Murphy got the role of police detective Axel Foley in this 1984 blockbuster after Sly Stallone bowed out
    $800 26
As determined by the USDA, it's the highest grade of lamb, veal & beef
    $800 19
To make "alphabet" & "digit" into verbs
    $800 29
His mane is shaved off in "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe"
    $800 11
A geometric figure with a circular base that rises to a single point
    $800 15
Even under a romantic moon in an occupied park, don't approach an enticing stranger with ZZ Top's "Slip Inside My" this
    $1000 5
In the third entry in this series, from 2008, Troy & Gabriella might be headed for different colleges--time to sing!
    $1000 25
This 4-letter superior grade of paper is named for the type of financial document it was used to print
    $1000 20
To make "abnormal" & "similar" into nouns
    $1000 30
He's the title character in "The Return of the King"
    $1000 12
From the Latin for "agreeing", it means identical in shape & size, like the two objects seen here
    $1000 22
Though you may think they're a mockery of the First Amendment, respect FSZs, short for these

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

Liza Blythe Matt
$3,200 $1,800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Liza Blythe Matt
$1,600 $3,000 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
Go through Marbury v. Madison to see how this Chief Justice established the power of judicial review
    $400 18
The largest neighbor country in area
    $400 3
"Kodachrome" &
"Slip Slidin' Away"
    $400 12
"The 2 great European narcotics" are alcohol & this religion
    $400 1
She was born in California in 1954 & was kidnapped in Berkeley 2 weeks shy of her 20th birthday
    $400 23
It can mean uncaring or informal, as in attire for Friday
    $800 8
Brush up on Earl Warren's opinion for the 5-4 majority in 1966 on this man v. Arizona, regarding police questioning
    $800 19
Naturally, it's Niger's neighbor
    $800 14
"Irreplaceable" &
"If I Were A Boy"
    $800 13
& "God created" them, "and boredom did indeed cease from that moment"
    $800 2
This child star & future ambassador was born in Santa Monica in 1928
    DD: $2,000 9
Peruse the appeal that successfully fought the $100 fine this Tenn. high school teacher got in 1925 for teaching evolution
    DD: $3,000 20
It underwent a change of government in 2011
    $1200 15
"Fortress Around Your Heart" &
"We'll Be Together"
    $1200 28
"The enlightened man says: I am body only, and nothing beside: and" this "is only a word for something in the body"
    $1200 4
Ikuko Toguri, born in Los Angeles in 1916, was one of about a dozen women known by this WWII nickname
    $1200 26
Though "dis" word is used to mean "indifferent", in strict usage it only means objective or impartial
    $1600 10
Look into why these 2 Italian anarchists were tried in 1921 but not sentenced (to death) until 1927
    $1600 21
Burkina Faso, seen here, was previously known as "Upper" this
    $1600 16
"Mad About You" &
"Heaven Is A Place On Earth"
    $1600 27
"Man is a rope stretched between the animal and" this advanced conception of humanity
    $1600 5
Bon appetit! This PBS star was born in Pasadena in 1912, long before she attended the Cordon Bleu
    $1600 25
Mick Jagger's daughter might be this, too weary to care any more
    $2000 11
See how on Earth the justices voted 7-1 in this man v. Ferguson in 1896, advancing the "separate but equal" doctrine
    $2000 22
It & Niger share a vast but shrinking lake
    $2000 17
"Centerfield" &
"The Old Man Down The Road"
    $2000 6
This Oakland-born San Jose State grad is known for novels about the Chinese female immigrant experience
    $2000 24
"Alack the day" is an old expression of dismay; this adjective that comes from it means you won't bother to try

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Liza Blythe Matt
$8,400 $20,000 $13,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

David Phillips, whose exposé reporting inspired this word made popular by Teddy Roosevelt, was later shot dead

Final scores:

Liza Blythe Matt
$0 $13,999 $3,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $13,999 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Liza Blythe Matt
$8,400 $18,200 $12,000
14 R,
3 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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Game tape date: 2012-03-13
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