Show #6428 - Wednesday, July 25, 2012


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Sue Meloy, a retired software engineer from Lincoln, California

Doug Thornton, an information technology manager from Chesterfield, Virginia

Andy Baggarly, a journalist and author from Palo Alto, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $60,402)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1870s
(Alex: We want you to name the group.)
    $200 24
For the true outdoorsman: F&S
    $200 13
In 1873 this gunmaker's company introduced its most popular revolver, the Peacemaker
    $200 1
During Prohibition this Budweiser maker brewed non-alcoholic beer & also made Bevo, a non-alcoholic cereal beverage
    $200 7
In the '60s:
Brian Wilson &
Dennis Wilson
    $200 6
These protective devices typically feature a filter like charcoal to capture or alter potential poisons
    $200 21
Shelley's "Ode to the West Wind" asks, "if winter comes, can" this "be far behind?"
    $400 25
Featuring pricing guides & reviews of the latest cars & trucks: MT
    $400 14
On October 2, 1871 this Mormon leader was arrested for practicing polygamy
    $400 2
The light beer from this brand is known as "The Silver Bullet"
    $400 9
Beginning in 1977:
Timothy B. Schmit &
Don Henley
    $400 8
It's a piece between machine parts to prevent fluid from escaping
    $400 22
Lord Byron sadly oded to this Italian city, "when thy marble walls are level with the waters..."
    $600 26
Hey, y'all, for food, home & travel from Texas to Florida & the states in between: SL
    $600 18
In November 1873 this Tammany Hall politician was convicted on 204 charges of fraud
    $600 3
"La Cerveza Mas Fina" is written on this Mexican brand's "Extra" bottles
    $600 10
Punk rockers with a "Longview":
Mike Dirnt &
Tre Cool
    $600 15
To manipulate events, as Charles Boyer does to Ingrid Bergman to make her think she's crazy
    $600 23
Thomas Gray penned an "Ode on the Death of a Favourite" one of these, "Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes"
    $800 27
Eat, drink & be merry: F&W
    DD: $2,000 19
On June 16, 1870 this was dedicated in Atlantic City; at the end of the summer season, it was taken apart & stored
    $800 4
In 1784 this Irish brewery was granted water rights to its nearby channel for 8,975 years; is that a record?
    $800 11
Livin' in "Paradise City" in the '80s:
Duff McKagan &
Steven Adler
    $800 16
Whelks are these animals whose name is from the Greek for "stomach foot"
    $800 29
This Lord Protector's "Return from Ireland" occasioned an ode by Andrew Marvell
    $1000 28
For exciting things parents & children can do together: Disney's FF
    $1000 20
On June 21, 1877 10 alleged members of this Irish secret society were hanged in Penn.'s largest mass execution
    $1000 5
"I don't always drink beer, but when I do, I prefer" this brand
    $1000 12
True rock royalty:
Jared &
Nathan Followill
    $1000 17
The Romans called this historical French region Novempopulana
    $1000 30
John Keats' odes include one "to" this season

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

Andy Doug Sue
$2,200 $2,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andy Doug Sue
$5,800 $5,200 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

____ OF ____
    $400 2
There must be a "gap" in your memory if you don't know that Nashville lies on this river
    $400 10
"Arsenic and" this
    $400 18
Marquis James' 1929 biography "The Raven" was the story of this president of Texas, not Edgar Allan Poe
    $400 1
In football it's the boundary between the teams prior to the snap of the ball
    $400 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Golfo Dulce in Costa Rica.) Mangroves are widely used in coastal reclamation; with their tolerance of salt water & arching roots that trap soil, they're ideal for helping shoreline resist this process, from Latin for "to gnaw"
    $400 8
Derived from the Arabic sawahil, meaning "of the coasts", it's a language on the African continent
    $800 4
This name of 22,500-acre lake near Nashville is also Andrew Jackson's nickname
    $800 14
"Barefoot" here
    $800 19
Norman Mailer wrote a biography of this screen goddess, & the 2 of them shared the July 16, 1973 cover of Time
    $800 27
Had Julius Caesar heeded the warning about this day, he might have survived it
    $800 6
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Barro Colorado Reserve in Panama.) Because the majestic saba tree connected the earth & the heavens in the mythology of this Central American people, the saba is still sacred to their descendants
    $800 11
If you don't know that this popular beverage comes from the Arabic qahwah, you get 2 lumps, not one
    $1200 5
Quit monkee-ing around if you want to catch the last train to this Tennessee city 40 miles from Nashville
    $1200 15
His "Cafe"
    DD: $1,200 21
Hertha Pauli's 1942 biography of this man was subtitled "Dynamite King, Architect of Peace"
    $1200 28
Similes, metaphors & personification, for example
    DD: $3,000 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Casa Orquideas in Costa Rica.) The aristolochia vine's foul odor attracts insects that are then trapped alive inside the flower & later released with a coating of this substance vital to the plant's reproduction
    $1200 12
This "maternal" term comes from the Arabic for "resin" & might be heard when talking about King Tut
    $1600 7
Nashville's Centennial Park on West End Ave. sports a full-size replica of this Athenian temple
    $1600 16
These "Are Free"
    $1600 22
1987's "Cory: Profile of a President" is a biography of this leader of the Philippines
    $1600 29
Made from gypsum, this white powder mixed with water is used in sculpture to make molds & casts
    $1600 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Barro Colorado Reserve in Panama.) In damp tropical soils huge spreading root systems help trees resist toppling; such roots are called these, like exterior projecting supports of a building
    $1600 13
The fragrant name of this "Aladdin" princess comes from an Arabic word
    $2000 9
Juniper trees mistaken for cedars led to the biblical name of this state park, east of Nashville
    $2000 17
"Sugar" these
    $2000 26
Einhard served this ruler for 23 years & wrote a 9th century biography of him, "Vita Karoli Magni"
    $2000 30
As seen on the map, this island lies between England & Ireland & about 20 miles south of Scotland
    $2000 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Barro Colorado Reserve in Panama.) Some species of tropical fig start as a seed that lands atop another tree; the fig sends its roots downward, enveloping & choking the host tree, giving the fig this deadly name
    $2000 20
We've hit bottom with this 5-letter word from the Arabic for "opposite the zenith"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andy Doug Sue
$12,200 $12,000 $15,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This sport introduced in Summer 2000 plays out over a raised area 16 1/2 feet long & 9 1/2 feet wide

Final scores:

Andy Doug Sue
$399 $22,000 $5,999
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $22,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andy Doug Sue
$12,200 $10,800 $18,200
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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Game tape date: 2012-03-14
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