Show #6450 - Friday, October 5, 2012


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Jeff Huong, a recent law-school graduate from Sandy Springs, Georgia

Mike Lonesky, a federal investigator from Clinton, New York

Brendan O'Connor, an Internet security engineer from San Francisco, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter C, and there will be at least two "N"s in the rest of the word.)
(Alex: You have to give us the correct word.)
    $200 2
The Rolling Stones formed in 1962, when this lead vocalist was a lad of 18
    $200 12
It's the warm, dry wind that comes down the eastern slope of the Rockies; the term also can precede "salmon"
    $200 17
In an essay, first say what you're going to say, then say it, then say that you said it--that last part is called this
    $200 9
In Soviet times, the May Day & October Revolution parades were big events held on this Moscow expanse
    $200 1
In 2007 this St. Louis-based car rental company said, "we'll pick you up" to ex-competitors Alamo & National
    $200 22
"'Bah!' said Scrooge. 'Xbox!'"
    $400 3
5 decades ago, this band invited folks on a "Surfin' Safari", an album also including "Surfin'"--we sense a theme
    $400 26
This Hawaiian wind shares its 4-letter name with a type of coffee
    $400 18
Kings is an example of this western land formation; De Chelly is another
    $400 13
The last chapter of this dystopian novel, in which Alex renounces his past, was removed in the first U.S. publication
    $400 5
At dinnertime, Fido & Mittens don't care that since 2001, Ralston this has been Nestle this
    $400 23
"My appendix burns at both ends; it will not last the night"
    $600 4
On May 18, 1962 she took the mic to sing a solo "Happy Birthday" to JFK at Madison Square Garden
    $600 28
A story set in this city says Santa Ana winds make "wives feel the edge of the carving knife and study their husbands' necks"
    $600 19
Mustache-free, like me
    $600 14
AT&T annually distributes 150 million of the directories called "real" these
    $600 6
Monsanto specializes in these, like corn, canola & cotton ones
    $600 24
"And the answer came, in a shrill treble: 'Good-bye, Mr. Spock'"
    $800 10
It was 50 years ago these Jersey boys hit No. 1 with both "Sherry" & "Big Girls Don't Cry"
    $800 20
Someone who's aged 100 or older
    DD: $1,000 15
This patriot militia was established in 1770 in present-day Bennington, Vermont
    $800 7
The brands of Brown Shoe Company, based in St. Louis, naturally include this little boy
    $800 25
"The deep and dank tarn at my feet closed sullenly and silently over the fragments of the 'House of Pancakes'"
    $1000 11
Paddy Moloney founded this Irish folk band 50 years ago & they're still going strong today
    $1000 21
French word for a roll or twist of hair worn at the back of a woman's head
    $1000 16
In the Korean War this Navy group ceased demonstrating & became the nucleus of Squadron 191
    $1000 8
The headquarters of this company, founded by two brothers, is in a Kansas City building the color of an eye shade
    $1000 27
"It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking Grandma"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Brendan Mike Jeff
$1,400 $1,200 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brendan Mike Jeff
$1,800 $5,000 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're obviously inspired by a movie in [*]--not through it.)
(Kareem: I'm Kareem Abdul-Jabar with clues about the lost history of African-American inventors from my book What Color Is Your World?)
    $400 1
A memorial outside Israel's Knesset honoring Israel's fallen soldiers was inspired by the burning bush story in this Bible book
    $400 2
Tommy Bermuda sells the Bahama--er, Tommy Bahama sells the Bermuda type of these in denim & twill
    $400 9
The Yakima:
to this larger Pacific Northwest river
    $400 4
Dr. Seuss bounced out with this book in 1963
    $400 14
Pertaining to the ear, or spoken aloud
    $400 19
(Kareem Abdul-Jabar delivers the clue.) The son of slaves who taught himself to be a draftsman, Lewis Latimer drew the blueprints for this man's telephone patent, which won a patent race
    $800 3
In 1948 she was appointed Minister to Moscow; in 1969 she became Israel's prime minister
    $800 23
Fringed versions of this cloak with a hole for the head made a comeback on the Paris runways in 2012
    $800 10
The Yangtze:
a sea with this country in its name
    $800 5
This nickname was in dozens of obituaries for Michael Jackson
    $800 18
Against, or a song's "paragraphs"
    $800 21
(Kareem Abdul-Jabar delivers the clue.) Granville T. Woods enabled moving trains to communicate with each other & with railray stations, reducing collisions & saving lives via the electric induction telegraph, which used existing telegraph lines & a coil in the train to produce this field around the train
    $1200 15
In 1909 Jewish immigrants from Europe founded this 2-word city, now Israel's chief financial center
    $1200 26
Popular styles of these have included puffed & Gigot or leg-of-mutton
    $1200 11
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a map on a monitor.) The Indus River rises in Tibet & flows 1800 miles through South Asia before emptying into this sea that shares its name with an adjacent peninsula
    $1200 6
James Osterberg leads his band The Stooges under this name
    $1200 20
To lower something, or to coordinate a movie's sound & picture
    DD: $400 22
(Kareem Abdul-Jabar delivers the clue.) Dr. Charles Drew saved the lives of soldiers & civilians in WWII when he improved blood banks by finding a long-term storage method for this blood liquid
    $1600 16
Later Israel's Defense Minister, he lost an eye during a 1941 battle in Syria
    $1600 12
The Hudson:
"Upper" this Bay
    $1600 7
Hendrix heard a Who & Lou Rawls, too, at this June 16-18, 1967 California event
    $1600 24
A confused hand-to-hand fight, or another name for the Kra Peninsula
    $2000 17
Born in Israel, he played the solo violin passages in John Williams' score for "Schindler's List"
    DD: $1,200 13
The Vistula:
this sea
    $2000 8
We're thinking about going to the style of this VH1 show
    $2000 25
Extremely unpleasant, or what the Brits call variety meats

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brendan Mike Jeff
$5,800 $15,400 $5,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Her most famous poem was written for a December 1883 art & literary auction to benefit the Pedestal Fund

Final scores:

Brendan Mike Jeff
$4,463 $14,401 $600
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $14,401 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brendan Mike Jeff
$5,800 $17,400 $5,400
9 R,
1 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $28,600

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Game tape date: 2012-07-31
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