Show #6513 - Wednesday, January 2, 2013


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Julie Reynolds, a medical transcriptionist from Waterville, Ohio

Joey Gutmann, a law student from New York, New York

Paula Menasche, a high school social studies teacher from Coral Gables, Florida (whose 3-day cash winnings total $55,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the church. You tell us the capital city in which it is located.)
    $200 1
News flash! This less-than-yappy pappy is sixth veep to be nation's top dog after chief takes deep sleep!
    $200 23
The Basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano
    $200 16
You'd think this creature said to be 7 to 10 feet tall & 600 to 1,000 lbs. would be pretty easy to find, but no
    $200 18
Leo Clubs for the youth are extensions of this, the world's largest service club organization
    $200 7
In 2010:
As Sherlock Holmes on film
    $400 2
Aug. 3, 1927! Bay State gov says no to anarchy! Denies clemency to these 2 Italians! It's the chair for the pair!
    $400 24
In this Finnish city, the Lutheran Cathedral, also known as Tuomiokirkko
    $400 9
It's an acute contagious febrile disease of cattle
    $400 19
Originally this club's emblem was a wagon wheel; now it's a gearwheel with 24 cogs & 6 spokes
    $400 5
In 2001:
The president of the United States on television
    $600 10
1927! Gene Tunney takes a long count in the squared circle but rises to defeat this "Manassa Mauler"! Howzabout that!
    DD: $1,400 22
The High Kirk of St. Giles, where John Knox was minister
    $600 13
A "delicate" newcomer or novice
    $600 3
Father Michael McGivney founded this fraternal society for Catholic laymen in 1882
    $600 8
In 2009:
Joker on film
    $800 11
1922: It's the end of an empire! This empire, in fact! After 600 years, it's goodbye, this, hello, Turkish Republic!
    $800 4
Designed by Oscar Niemeyer, the Cathedral of this South American capital seen here
    $800 6
It's been slang for a sailor as well as a policeman
    $800 20
In 1843 Isaac Dittenhoefer became the first pres. of this Jewish club whose name means "children of the covenant"
    $800 14
In 2009:
Sookie Stackhouse
    $1000 12
Nov. 28, 1929! This man & his chief pilot Bernt Balchen fly to South Pole! Yowza! You'll be an admirable admiral, sir!
    $1000 21
Matthias Church, or Matyas Templom, where Franz Joseph was crowned in 1867
    $1000 17
You're said to "gain" this when you establish a firm basis for further progress
    $1000 15
Chicago mayor Tom Kane

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

Paula Joey Julie
$1,400 $1,800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paula Joey Julie
$2,800 $3,400 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We only have five clues in the category, so we'll have five of them.)
    $400 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew uses a nutcracker to open a walnut.) It may not look like it, but a nutcracker is actually a type of this simple machine, with the arms connected to a fulcrum, helping to amplify physical force
    $400 1
To steal a quick glance or look through a small hole
    $400 18
"Founder and head of the Israelite priesthood, who, with his brother Moses, led the Israelites out of Egypt"
    $400 25
In an 1819 letter Keats wrote that this lord & poet "cuts a figure, but he is not figurative"
    $400 5
The name of this dish of marinated lamb, skewered & grilled, comes from the Greek for "skewer" & also starts with "s"
    $400 8
According to a song from "Camelot", it's a "lusty" month "when ev'ryone goes blissfully astray"
    $800 19
This machine that cuts down on your heave & increases your ho is part of a block & tackle arrangement
    $800 2
This tool used to establish a horizontal plane has a glass tube containing alcohol & an air bubble
    $800 17
"Chairman (1969-2004) of the Palestine Liberation Organization"
    $800 22
Keats rhymed, "life is but" this long; "a fragile dew-drop on its perilous way" (especially for poor John)
    $800 6
Because it's cured & stored in brine, this crumbly white cheese made from sheep's milk is often referred to as pickled cheese
    $800 9
In a song from "Chicago", we're told to "give 'em the old" this title, "give 'em an act with lots of flash in it"
    $1200 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a zipper on the monitor.) The moving part of a zipper is actually this type of simple machine that pushes the teeth apart as it moves down
    $1200 3
A failure, specifically a bomb that doesn't go off
    $1200 12
"Died August 25, 2012...resigned from NASA in 1971...awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1969"
    $1200 23
Keats called it the "season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, close bosom-friend of the maturing sun"
    $1200 11
This clear Greek liqueur is quite potent, so it's usually mixed with water, which turns it white & cloudy
    $1200 15
"Nothing portentous or polite, tragedy tomorrow", this "tonight"
    $1600 26
A Mason jar lid & a spiral staircase are examples of this kind of simple machine
    $1600 4
One who brings another back to life; it follows "corpse" in the name of a cocktail
    $1600 13
"The most famous mathematician and inventor of Ancient Greece"
    DD: $200 24
In "Ode on a Grecian Urn", these 5 words precede, "that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know"
    $1600 16
Song that says, "you make me smile with my heart; your looks are laughable, unphotographable"
    DD: $2,000 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew operates a doorknob.) It's hard turning just the post of a doorknob, but put the knob on, & it's now the simple machine known as the wheel & this
    $2000 7
A deceitful, planned operation is this 5-letter type of "job"
    $2000 14
"Pastor and civil rights leader who was Martin Luther King's chief aide and closest associate"
    $2000 27
Keats was quoting this Edmund Spenser poem when he told Shelley to "'load every rift' of your subject with ore"
    $2000 21
"Once in love with" this girl, "always in love with" this girl

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paula Joey Julie
$2,800 $10,000 $6,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This Major League Baseball team's current stadium was built for a 20th century Olympics

Final scores:

Paula Joey Julie
$5,600 $7,999 $10,005
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $10,005

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Paula Joey Julie
$2,800 $9,400 $8,000
9 R,
1 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $20,200

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Game tape date: 2012-09-19
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