Show #6569 - Thursday, March 21, 2013


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Steve Rininger, a lawyer from Chicago, Illinois

Abby Fisher, a professional volunteer from Belmont, Massachusetts

Lauren Girard, a museum guest relations manager from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $51,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: For example, Pogo would be a correct response. They're all gonna be four letters.)
    $200 14
In this 1798 poem a man must do penance for killing a bird by wandering the earth & telling his story
    $200 8
    $200 6
Hungry pigs & monkeys greatly contributed to the demise of this bird on the island of Mauritius
    $200 17
Drop a letter from an African country and you get this director of "Avatar"
    $200 1
General Mills created her name as a signature to personalize responses to questions about baking
    $200 19
In the early '70s he starred in "Deliverance" & "The Longest Yard" & dated Dinah Shore
    $400 27
In this 1667 poem Satan is punished with "eternal miserie"
    $400 10
The Kodak camera
    $400 7
As a teen Carl Sandburg traveled throughout the Midwest as one of these vagrants
    $400 18
...From a Pacific island nation to find this item of forum wear
    $400 2
Chocolate maker Mars Inc. owns him & his rice brand
    $400 23
The last of the 7 husbands of singer Dinah Washington was Night Train Lane, a cornerback in this sport's hall of fame
    $600 28
John Donne wrote, "follow (for he is easy paced) this snail / be thine own palace, or the world's thy" this
    $600 11
The lightning rod
    $600 9
It's played on a grassy field 300 yards long by 160 yards wide
    $600 20
Drop a letter from the land seen here & you get this Irish songstress
    DD: $1,000 3
Charles Lubin named his line of cheesecakes this, honoring his 8-year-old daughter
    $600 24
In comics from this publisher, Dinah Lance, aka the Black Canary, gets a bat-kiss
    $800 29
His poem "On a Political Prisoner" was inspired by a countess sentenced to life for her part in the 1916 Irish rebellion
    $800 12
Movable type (in Europe)
    $800 15
It can mean style, sex appeal, a magical charm or talent; we hope you don't lose yours
    $800 21
...From a New England state & you'll dig deep in this place
    $800 4
On "The Big Bang Theory", Raj said he'd been having a rendezvous with these 2 pancake ladies
    $800 25
In the Bible Shechem defiled Dinah, daughter of this man & Leah; her brothers killed him
    $1000 30
In Shelley's poem titled him "unbound", the title character is punished by daily visits from Jupiter's eagle
    $1000 13
The telescope
    $1000 16
This Japanese general & prime minister was executed as a war criminal in 1948
    $1000 22
Drop a letter from a sultanate and you get this maiden name of Mrs. Sarkozy
    $1000 5
Carol Bernick created what became this brand as a salt-free seasoning blend
    $1000 26
The last chapter of this George Eliot novel says, "Adam and Dinah were married"

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

Lauren Abby Steve
$3,000 $3,600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lauren Abby Steve
$6,200 $5,600 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the character, not the actor.)
    $400 17
This nearly 300-lb. jazz great who gave us "Honeysuckle Rose" died tragically young at 39
    $400 7
It's a sudden, swift plunge of stocks, or an airplane's path straight down, front end first
    $400 3
Lincoln said of it, "That speech won't scour. It is a flat failure"
    $400 28
I imagine 1,000 of this Russian currency will buy you a blini feast
    $400 2
1994: "Bubba was gonna be a shrimpin' boat captain but instead he died right there by that river in Vietnam"
    $400 23
Officially in use in France in 1792, this device was named for a member of the revolutionary assembly
    $800 29
The modestly named Great Jazz Trio was Ron Carter on bass, Tony Williams on percussion & Hank Jones playing this
    $800 8
This salad vegetable cultivated since antiquity is also called escarole
    $800 4
The American flag was lowered in surrender at this fort on April 14, 1861
    DD: $3,000 19
Wouldn't she be happy to know she's on the First Spouse ten-dollar gold coin seen here
    $800 5
1972: "Someday, and that day may never come, I'll call upon you to do a service for me"
    $800 22
To carry out the terms of a will
    $1200 9
It's the variability between organisms in an ecosystem
    $1200 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) On May 2, 1863 Stonewall Jackson led his men on a 12-mile march to get into position for an attack on the unsuspecting federal troops. Lee remained behind for a frontal assault. This battle is considered Lee's greatest victory
    $1200 18
I'm seeing tough times for Greece if it leaves this 8-letter term for the countries that share its currency
    $1200 1
1987: "Greed is right. Greed works. Greed... captures the essence of the evolutionary spirit"
    $1200 14
To cry out loudly in pain or fear is to scream bloody this 6-letter word
    $1600 26
In 1954 this "wealthy" drummer swung from Harry James to Tommy Dorsey
    $1600 10
To withdraw funds, like from companies doing business with Sudan to show support for the people of Darfur
    $1600 25
He said, "I can make the march" & show "the world... that we have a power which Davis cannot resist"
    $1600 27
Did folks "flash a McKinley" when they used this no-longer-issued bill that could have bought you a car in the '30s?
    DD: $5,000 12
1980: "Hey, Ray...I never went down, Ray. You never got me down, Ray."
    $1600 15
This word follows Boston & Amritsar for events that took place in 1770 & 1919, respectively
    $2000 24
This singer was homeless for the year before her big break, winning an amateur contest at the Apollo Theater in 1934
    $2000 11
Pain in the lower left side of the abdomen & fever are symptoms of this 14-letter inflammation of the colon
    $2000 21
(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) At dawn September 17, 1862, General Hooker began his attack to reach Confederate artillery gathered by Dunker Church just four hours into this battle; 13,000 were dead or wounded
    $2000 20
Maybe El Salvador considered the cristobal as its currency before choosing this
    $2000 13
2010: "The nation believes that when I speak, I speak for them. but I can't speak"
    $2000 16
To obstruct or clog, or a mechanism that diminishes air to the carburetor

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lauren Abby Steve
$20,400 $9,400 $11,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

On his deathbed he told police, "What I have done is nobody else's business"; one theory is he was protecting others

Final scores:

Lauren Abby Steve
$15,400 $2 $22,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $22,200

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lauren Abby Steve
$16,600 $12,400 $11,200
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
19 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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Game tape date: 2012-11-13
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