Show #6489 - Thursday, November 29, 2012

Jason Shore game 2.


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Scott Vinick, an information technology consultant from Sagamore Hills, Ohio

Cara Harley, a medical writer from Charlestown, Massachusetts

Jason Shore, a medical student from Plano, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,878)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That sounds like fun.)
    $200 6
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) I'm on this archipelago 600 miles west of Ecuador, whose isolation accounts for the uniqueness of the wildlife
    $200 7
Alexandre Godefroy invented this beauty device in the 19th century by attaching a hood to a chimney pipe
    $200 12
Jubilee festivities kicked off with a this many gun salute from the Tower of London, 41 more than a normal salute
    $200 20
The German version of this program is "Quiz Taxi"
    $200 26
An old superstition says, "bad" this last run-through in costume, "good show"
    $200 1
Slabs o' meat on the grill
    $400 14
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue..) I'm 1,380 feet below sea level, but I'm on dry land, so I'm next to this body of water
    $400 8
These 2 objects used in men's field events each weigh 16 pounds
    $400 13
He's been Elizabeth's Prince Charming since they met when she was 13; she married him at 21
    $400 21
In France it becomes "Le Juste Prix"
    $400 27
Stage backdrops are part of this; don't crash through it & don't, by overacting, "chew" it
    $400 2
A minor slip-up, especially a flubbed pool shot
    $600 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue..)
I'm at the Maeslant Storm Surge Barrier, designed to protect the harbor of this Dutch port with the world's largest capacity
    $600 9
"Lomo-fi" & "1977" are filters to customize photos on this app now owned by Facebook
    DD: $1,200 18
An official song for the jubilee was co-written by this musical theatre mogul who was knighted in 1992
    $600 22
In Finland this game show is "Haluatko Miljonaarksi?"
    $600 28
A purse is an example of a personal one of these onstage items
    $600 3
Someone who is moved away from home to rescue him from a dangerous situation like a natural disaster
    $800 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue..) I'm in Ushuaia, renowned as the southernmost city in the world; it's the capital of this Argentinean province with a fiery name
    $800 10
One of the 4 board games invented in the 20th century that are in the national toy hall of fame
    $800 19
Here Elizabeth shares a little private time with her father, this king, whom she succeeded in 1952
    $800 23
This show is known in Mexico as "Vas O No Vas"
    $800 29
Your line "Amanda, I'm leaving you!" is part of dialogue; your action of crossing the stage & exiting is part of this
    $800 4
A fancy twist or flourish made with a pen on paper
    $1000 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue..) I'm in Petra, the ancient city of an Arab tribe called the Nabataeans, so I'm in one of this country's most popular tourist sites
    $1000 11
For cheating Thanatos, the god of death, Zeus punished this human by giving him a task he could never complete
    $1000 25
In summer the queen & her family like to spend time at this royal residence in Scotland
    $1000 24
In Spain you can play along with this, "La Ruleta de la Suerte"
    $1000 30
Any follow-up interview or audition for a role you've already tried out for is called this
    $1000 5
Hardy grass cultivated for lawns & sheep feed

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Jason Cara Scott
$3,600 $2,000 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Cara Scott
$9,800 $6,200 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: But of what novel?)
    $400 17
This naturalist described his 1831-36 voyage around the world in the book "Journal of Researches"
    $400 24
If you're trying to make the "medicine go down" in Disney's "Mary Poppins", you'll need this title sweet
    $400 10
December 26, 1972 in Kansas City, Missouri
    $400 5
In China this person is carried over not just the threshold but also burning coals
    $400 4
" 'Never mind that,' Spade said. 'Let's talk about the black bird"'
    $400 1
A musical prelude to a longer work; Rossini's for "William Tell" is famous
    $800 18
This Australian naturalist filmed the first episode of "The Crocodile Hunter" while on his honeymoon
    $800 25
"Pour, O pour the pirate sherry" & enjoy this duo's "The Pirates of Penzance"
    $800 11
September 14, 1901 in Buffalo, New York
    $800 7
On March 1 Bulgarians give each other an arrangement of red & white threads to herald the arrival of this
    $800 21
"Her breast, with its badge of shame, was but the softer pillow for the head that needed one"
    $800 2
It's the hyphenated term for medicine that can be sold without a doctor's prescription
    DD: $1,500 19
The yellow-rumped warbler is also known as this artist's warbler
    $1200 26
In 1980 you could've heard Angela Lansbury warble about the "worst pies in London" in this musical
    $1200 12
June 1, 1868 near Lancaster, Pennsylvania
    $1200 8
In the U.S. the gin type of this game is popular; South Americans prefer loba or telefunken
    DD: $2,600 22
"The route taken by Hawk-eye lay across those sandy plains"
    $1200 3
One of the anthems of the civil rights movement was "We Shall" do this
    $1600 20
This Swede's "Systema Naturae" was first published in Holland in 1736, financed by a fellow botanist
    $1600 13
January 6, 1919 in Oyster Bay, New York
    $1600 14
The Makonde of Tanzania perform elaborate dances on these paired elevating items
    $1600 23
"Overcome by melancholy, Jesus lay down on the ancient marble"
    $1600 6
To capsize, or to reverse a decision by legal means
    $2000 28
This naturalist has many natural wonders named for him, including a stand of redwoods near San Francisco
    $2000 16
April 22, 1994 in New York City
    $2000 15
In Toronto, go to the Annandale Club for curling; in Dublin, to Croke Park for this similar-sounding sport
    $2000 27
"Anyone who did not want to settle in the Salinas Valley was crazy. Adam did not rush at his purchase"
    $2000 9
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Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Cara Scott
$11,200 $17,000 $4,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The rooster atop many church weather vanes is there to remind us of a story involving this apostle

Final scores:

Jason Cara Scott
$22,322 $11,000 $3,100
2-day champion: $45,200 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Cara Scott
$13,800 $16,400 $4,000
24 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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Game tape date: 2012-08-28
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