Show #6570 - Friday, March 22, 2013


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Mary Jo Shoop, an associate program manager from Arlington, Virginia

Rachel Liptak, a substitute teacher from Temecula, California

Steve Rininger, a lawyer from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
Your honor, this lad aka Jack Dawkins was clearly in cahoots with Fagin
    $200 11
John F. Kennedy & brother Ted
    $200 2
James Connolly was the 1st modern Olympic champion; in 1896 he won this event that then consisted of 2 hops & a jump
    $200 20
You've lost 60 pounds! What's your secret? Oh, this alliterative group founded in the '70s by Jean Nidetch
    $200 1
About 27% of the area of the Netherlands is below this level
    $200 6
It's not a doll! My G.I. Joe is known by this 2-word term
    DD: $1,000 9
It's no surprise that this Thomas Hardy title stonemason gives unclear responses on the witness stand
    $400 12
Queen Noor of Jordan & Brooke Shields
    $400 3
Over the past 100 years, the record in this field event has increased from 50' 11 3/4" to 75' 10 1/4"
    $400 21
Who made that $2,665 limited-edition fuchsia quilted denim Linda bag? Oh, I see the "LV"-- it's this brand
    $400 16
In Brazil, only Sao Paulo has more people than this city
    $400 25
It's someone working for political or social change, often with an organized group
    $600 10
On trial for jewelry theft, this creature who sometimes goes by Smeagol took a plea agreement
    $600 13
Arlen Specter, for his B.A., & Donald Trump, for business school
    $600 4
At distances of 50, 60 & 110 meters, these are 3 feet 6 inches high
    $600 22
That little black dress from this French designer! It's so 1926, the year the dress was introduced
    $600 17
Ah, the sights & smells of the world's largest camel fair, held annually in Rajasthan in this country
    $600 26
4-word title of the 5th book of the New Testament
    $800 29
The Ministry of Love was the scene of the trial of this main character; his lawyer is appealing-- after 29 years
    $800 14
Jodie Foster & Garry Trudeau
    $800 5
In the "Iliad" & the "Odyssey" Homer mentioned these 2 throwing sports, both part of the decathlon
    $800 23
That Dermablend face makeup is magnifique! This company that makes the stuff was right: you're worth it!
    $800 18
In 1659 France & Spain signed a treaty named for this mutual mountain range
    $800 27
Symbol Ac, this radioactive element is found in uranium ores
    $1000 30
Yes, this Indian lad had to kill those endangered sea turtles, but he was shipwrecked, with a tiger in the boat
    $1000 15
Maggie Gyllenhaal & Anna Paquin
    $1000 7
Flo Jo's sister-in-law, in the 1988 Olympics she set the world record for most total points in the heptathlon
    $1000 24
Your shawl jacket from this American "Project Runway" judge may be $2,500 but Miss Thang, you look like a million in it!
    $1000 19
It's the country where Muscat is located
    $1000 28
Someone who uses statistics to figure out when you're likely to die & thus whether you're worth insuring

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

Steve Rachel Mary Jo
$200 $2,600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Rachel Mary Jo
$2,000 $8,000 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the state as we present...)
    $400 24
The NASA video seen here shows this SUV-sized rover as it nears its landing in Gail Crater in August of 2012
    $400 11
It has
12 signs
    $400 16
This Civil Rights leader convinced Nichelle Nichols to stay on "Star Trek", citing her as a positive inspiration
    $400 6
Mitzi Gaynor sang Rodgers & Hammerstein's "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Out Of My Hair" in this movie musical
    $400 27
The Scout motto ain't be-bop-a-lula, it's "be" this; let's see if you are
    $400 1
"It was Brigham Young who led the pioneers across the plains. They suffered with the trials they had to face"
    DD: $2,000 25
Valerie Ambroise won an essay contest & named this rover for a 19th-century African-American woman
    $800 12
an Old Testament
    $800 17
At 1968's Miss America Pageant, these were symbolically put in a trash can--but despite the legend were not burned
    $800 7
A giant mechanical spider plays a key role in this 1999 Will Smith movie set in the 19th Century
    $800 23
Originally, this highest rank was called Wolf
    $800 2
"I love you, Catalina, you are very dear to me, I love you, Tamalpais, and I love Yosemite"
    $1200 28
Mars's color is from being covered in this which may have been caused by water starting the oxidation of iron
    $1200 13
A balance where the number of people neither increases nor decreases
    $1200 18
In 1967 Time magazine ran the oxymoronic-sounding headline "San Francisco: Love on" this street
    $1200 8
Hitchcock couldn't film inside the U.N. for this 1959 thriller, so he re-created its rooms on a soundstage
    $1200 21
Merit badge types include Indian lore, dentistry, motorboating & this, making a record of one's ancestry
    $1200 3
"It's the spirit of friendship, it's the spirit of hope. It's the Razorbacks every game they play"
    $1600 29
In 2005 Opportunity found heat-shield rock, an iron-rich one of these space rocks, the first ever seen on another planet
    $1600 14
Metallic element used for laboratory crucibles
    $1600 19
On April 27, 1967 Canadian Prime Minister Pearson was in this city to open an expo
    $1600 9
Nick Nolte has the best hands in football but a "bad attitude" in this satire on the business of football
    $1600 22
This subdivision of a Boy Scout troop "is a team of six to eight boys who make things happen"
    DD: $2,000 4
"Your freeborn single star sends out its radiance to nations near and far"
    $2000 30
Seen here in a model, on July 20th, 1976, this first U.S. Mars lander successfully soft-landed
    $2000 15
Polish unit of currency
    $2000 20
Future Pope John Paul II was part of this 1962-65 council & helped draft its constitution on the church & the modern world
    $2000 10
Viggo Mortensen was nominated for an Oscar for his role as a Russian Mafioso in this 2007 film
    $2000 26
This founder of scouting said, "I don't consider a boy is a real scout till he has passed his First Class Scout"
    $2000 5
"The whole day through just an old sweet song..."

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Rachel Mary Jo
$8,000 $15,600 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This biological term for cell division was borrowed in 1939 to describe a form of energy release

Final scores:

Steve Rachel Mary Jo
$15,601 $19,201 $3,301
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $19,201 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steve Rachel Mary Jo
$7,600 $15,600 $12,600
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
25 R,
2 W
12 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $35,800

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Game tape date: 2012-11-13
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