Show #6499 - Thursday, December 13, 2012


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John McGee, a training specialist from Dallas, Texas

Judy Strong, a social worker from Bellevue, Washington

Alistair Bell, a computer chip designer from Berlin, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Alfred Doolittle has this teenage daughter
    $200 7
TrueBlue is this airline's rewards program
    $200 1
If the cops are questioning you intensively, they're giving you this numeric phrase
    $200 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew draws a box in the air with his fingers.) In charades, I'm telling the other players the answer will be one of these
    $200 8
No trip to this port on the Mexican Riviera would be complete without seeing the cliff divers of La Quebrada
    $200 9
This actor/director looks as if he's about to shanghai a lady--Rita Hayworth
    $400 3
She's Laertes' sister
    $400 10
Many of this country's diplomats were expelled after its Houla massacre in 2012
    $400 17
The U.S. Army rank just below captain
    $400 27
2-word game in which you can't move once "It" touches you; it's also a maker of online family-friendly games
    $400 13
England's chief cruise port, this city was the embarkation point of the Titanic
    $400 15
John Bonham, drummer of this rock group, is on the stairway to Starship, their tour plane
    $600 4
At 5, orphaned Heidi is sent to live with a person who's this relation to her
    $600 11
Since 1924 this alliterative item has been used as a daily time signal by the BBC
    $600 18
When he tried to join Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, Fred was the proverbial one of these on a car
    $600 28
ACIS, American Collegiate Intramural Sports, sponsors this type of football named for an item in players' belts
    $600 14
In 1980 thousands seeking freedom in the good ol' U.S.A. fled the port of Mariel in this country
    $600 20
It's Pepsi CEO Alfred Steele & this actress; the plane will surely not be housed in a wire "hangar"
    $800 5
Gertrude is Paul Morel's mom in this D.H. Lawrence novel
    $800 12
Achilles' mom Thetis was the sea type of this minor deity
    $800 24
You play this musical role in a subsidiary capacity to one immediately your superior
    $800 29
The genesis of this game was when a writer suggested the adjectives clumsy & naked, having no idea of the context
    $800 16
Papeete on this island is the chief port of French Polynesia
    $800 21
Here's Vivien Leigh alongside this husband, a British stage & screen star
    DD: $1,000 6
Last name of Biff & Happy, brothers in a stage play
    $1000 23
The bacterial byproduct rapamycin, first found in this island's soil, may help Alzheimer patients
    $1000 25
The NBA substitute player of the year wins this award
    $1000 30
In England the board game "Clue" goes by this slightly longer name
    $1000 19
The name of this port, joined with Tokyo in a metropolitan area, means "side beach"
    $1000 22
No way, Jose; that's this Cuban-American actor with his wife, Ms. Hepburn

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Alistair Judy John
$0 $400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alistair Judy John
$4,200 $400 $6,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And in honor of a re-launch of some of Marvel's most popular characters...)
    $400 1
This "Rhapsody In Blue" composer was just 38 when he died in 1937 following brain surgery
    $400 2
This scientist's name can be literally translated as "one stone"
    $400 3
This phrase for the ocean follows "the devil and"
    $400 16
In 1764 weaver James Hargreaves developed this improved spinning machine that has a girl's name
    $400 21
"What I Saw at the Revolution" is Peggy Noonan's journey as a speechwriter for this president
    $400 26
He was once the incredible, but now he's the indestructible this
    $800 4
In honor of the 200th anniversary of his birth, Poland proclaimed 2010 "the year of" this composer
    $800 10
In German, it's 5 plus 6, not just a pointy-eared "Lord of the Rings" creature
    $800 6
Big decision? "we are at" this plural-named intersection
    $800 17
In 1784 this American wrote in praise of bifocals, "serving for distant objects as well as near ones"
    $800 22
This couple linked with opposing parties wrote "All's Fair: Love, War and Running for President"
    $800 30
Sue and Reed's kids are part of the fun when this alliterative group embarks on its epic journey
    $1200 5
One encyclopedia says of this Bach contemporary, "in 1715, he was the most famous composer alive"
    $1200 11
This Alpine flower, this Alpine flower, has a name meaning "noble white"
    $1200 7
In tennis it's an awkward spot partway to net; in war it's between opposing armies
    $1200 18
In 1785, 16 years after his patent for an improved steam engine, he developed a fuel-efficient furnace
    DD: $2,000 23
Going from the White House to ABC News, he wrote "All Too Human: A Political Education" about his Clinton years
    $1200 29
Iron Man is this billionaire crime fighter who sports a new suit of armor in each of the first five new issues
    $1600 14
As a young unknown, this "Lullaby" composer insulted Liszt by falling asleep during a performance
    $1600 12
This 5-letter word meaning "to eat" is also the name of the Ruhr region's main industrial city
    $1600 8
The "great" one of these can refer to death or form part of the Montana-Idaho border
    DD: $2,000 19
Musicians can thank John Shore, who invented this in 1711; it vibrated at 423.5 cycles a second
    $1600 24
This Secretary of State wrote "The Politics of Diplomacy: Revolution, War and Peace, 1989-1992"
    $1600 28
Trailing a god killer, Thor visits not only Viking times, but this realm of the Norse gods
    $2000 15
Sadly, this Czech composer of "The Bartered Bride" died in an insane asylum in 1884
    $2000 13
German for "replacement", in English it refers to an inferior substitute
    $2000 9
John Winthrop's 1630 sermon "A Model of Christian Charity" said "we shall be as a city upon" this
    $2000 20
John Bird made the first of these navigating instruments with an arc of 60 degrees, or 1/6 of a circle
    $2000 25
Working with presidents from Nixon to Clinton, this commentator wrote "Eyewitness to Power"
    $2000 27
Marvel promises all-new chimichangas for this mercenary, also known as Wade Wilson

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alistair Judy John
$19,000 $4,800 $11,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Before Michael Phelps in 2008, he was the last American to win 5 individual golds in one Olympics; he did it at Lake Placid

Final scores:

Alistair Judy John
$15,999 $2,000 $1,999
2-day champion: $29,199 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alistair Judy John
$17,800 $5,800 $11,000
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
13 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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Game tape date: 2012-09-04
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