Show #6553 - Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Joshua Brakhage game 6.


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Hans Reodica, a CPA from Navarre, Florida

Sara Garnett, a graduate student of zoology originally from Okemos, Michigan

Joshua Brakhage, a TV news producer originally from South Coffeyville, Oklahoma (whose 5-day cash winnings total $103,205)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter P.)
    $200 21
Born in this city, Galileo is said to have dropped objects of various weights from atop its famed landmark
    $200 26
World Book says this barefoot Greek was "the first philosopher to make a clear distinction between body and soul"
    $200 13
To have one of these "in one's bonnet" means to be obsessed with an idea
    $200 6
In the Bible, worship of this golden idol is an act of apostasy, the rejection of one's faith
    $200 11
With infinite gladness, Billy Corgan formed this band in 1988; happy anniversary
    $200 1
Gymnast & native son Dimitrios Loundras was only 10 years old when he won a bronze in this city in 1896
    $400 22
One of the 3 stars on its flag represents the region of Luzon
    $400 27
Wisdom from this man includes Linus' line "I love mankind... it's people I can't stand!!"
    $400 15
If your feet are turned inward toward each other, you've got this avian condition
    $400 7
Unlike real gold, when heated, fool's gold, or iron this, will smoke & produce a bad odor
    $400 12
2013 marks the 25th anniversary of his stirring "Keep hope alive" speech at the 1988 Democratic Convention
    $400 2
Leonel Suarez of Cuba is the world's third-greatest all-around athlete: he got bronze in this event in 2012
    $600 23
We'll make the assumption that you know Asunción is its capital
    $600 28
This late gonzo journalist said, "a word to the wise is infuriating"
    $600 18
To move ahead of someone or something; it refers to a certain amphibian's ability to jump
    $600 8
"Stay gold, Ponyboy", says the doomed Johnny in this 1967 S.E. Hinton novel
    $600 14
2013 marks the silver anniversary of this book subtitled "From the Big Bang to Black Holes"
    $600 3
In men's Olympic basketball, this Baltic team won bronze in 1992, 1996 & 2000
    DD: $2,000 24
This U.S. city is the seat of Allegheny County
    $800 29
Born a slave, this scientist would create more than 75 products from pecans
    $800 19
This 7-letter word that's often used of motels means cheap & run-down
    $800 9
This U.S. politician & orator said, "you shall not crucify mankind on a cross of gold"
    $800 16
Brr! this "creamery" opened its first store in Tempe in 1988 & calls every treat it serves a "creation"
    $800 4
On the medal stand, 200-meter bronze medalist John Carlos raised his fist in a black power salute in this year
    $1000 25
In 1790 some British sailors landed at this island & then stripped & burned the HMS Bounty
    $1000 30
In his "Art of War":
"Hold out baits to entice the enemy. Feign disorder, and crush him"
    $1000 20
Caprine term for an innocent person who bears the blame & suffers for others
    $1000 10
Widely used in America until the 1800s, this gold Spanish coin was worth 2 pistoles
    $1000 17
2013 will mark the 25th anniversary of the unveiling of the B-2, aka this plane, which was very visible on Nov. 22, 1988
    $1000 5
The first African American to win a winter Olympic medal was Debi Thomas with a 1988 bronze in this sport

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

Joshua Sara Hans
$400 $1,800 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joshua Sara Hans
$4,800 $4,200 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
The tricorn, a 3-cornered one of these for men, was introduced around 1690 & soon all Colonial dandies had one
    $400 23
On "The Dark Side of the Moon": "The Great Gig in the Sky"
    $400 11
On a patient's medical chart, BP is this
    $400 6
Liverpool Hope university offers a one-of-a-kind M.A. in what else but this music group
    $400 1
This Agatha Christie detective lives in the cozy English village of St. Mary Mead
    $400 13
It's a short, shrill cry or sound, as made by a mouse or a rusty hinge
    $800 19
During the Colonial period, South Carolina's main crops included rice & this plant used to make a blue dye
    $800 24
On "Nevermind": "Lounge Act"
    $800 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) As the most flexible joint in the body, the shoulder has the greatest this, ROM for short
    $800 7
Opened in 1883, this country's University of Auckland was originally housed in a vacant courthouse & jail
    $800 2
"Little Women" begins with this character grumbling about a lack of Christmas presents
    $800 14
It's a baseless or excessive mistrust of others
    $1200 20
In 1704 this colony was permitted to convene its own legislature apart from Pennsylvania's
    $1200 25
On "Back in Black": "Rock and Roll Ain't Noise Pollution"
    $1200 28
Information remembered over time is stored here, LTM for short
    $1200 8
Addis Ababa University was formerly named for this emperor who announced the founding of the school in 1950
    DD: $2,000 3
This character who debuted in 1926 is also called Edward Bear
    $1200 15
Howard Carter & Heinrich Schliemann gained fame in this scientific field
    $1600 21
In 1774 Parliament broadened this earlier act by allowing British soldiers to be housed in any occupied building
    $1600 26
On "Viva La Vida": "Death and All His Friends"
    DD: $6,400 29
On a prescription, q.i.d. is a Latin abbreviation indicating the medication should be taken this often
    $1600 9
Also known as the University of Dublin, it's Ireland's oldest university
    $1600 4
This Steinbeck novel features the gentle Adam Trask & his twin sons Caleb & Aron
    $1600 17
From the Latin for "dutiful", it means devout
    $2000 22
Last name of the theologian who married his stepsister Maria Cotton in 1662 & his nephew's widow Ann Cotton in 1715
    $2000 27
On "Icky Thump": ' "300 M.P.H. Torrential Outpour Blues"
    $2000 30
For the record, if a doctor orders an LP, he's ordering this procedure also known as a spinal tap
    $2000 10
Germany's oldest university, in this "berg", celebrated its 625th anniversary in 2011
    $2000 5
William Faulkner introduced the Compson family in this 1929 novel; they returned in "Absalom, Absalom!"
    $2000 18
A jail in this Seine River City is now known as the Tour Jeanne d'Arc

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joshua Sara Hans
$7,200 $15,000 $12,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

To the question "Did you write the best-known line in JFK's inaugural?", Ted Sorensen would smile & say these 2 words

Final scores:

Joshua Sara Hans
$6 $25,601 $10,599
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $25,601 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Joshua Sara Hans
$12,400 $14,200 $12,800
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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Game tape date: 2012-10-24
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