Show #6575 - Friday, March 29, 2013

Rebecca Rider game 2.


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Michael Carvaines, an independent filmmaker originally from Parma, Ohio

Joan Kossack, a pre-K teacher from Carol Stream, Illinois

Rebecca Rider, an office supply sales assistant from Fresh Meadows, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want the traditional English name in...)
(Alex: A person, place, or thing, you tell us.)
    $200 21
In 1886, this company's owner for the world's first "motorwagen"
    $200 11
George Square in this largest Scottish city has a very tall column with Sir Walter Scott atop it
    $200 1
Corona Borealis is the northern one of these
    $200 6
Chardonnay & Riesling
    $200 26
A "Solo" actor,
a good spot to cross a river,
a car company
    $200 15
What have you been doing all day? This song
    $400 22
As you get older, you might actually hope for the use of this software product
    $400 12
It's the capital of the world's most populous country
    $400 2
Cetus, a sea creature
    $400 7
It's another name for a pirate's Jolly Roger
    $400 27
An L.A. Laker,
a city in Japan,
a type of beef
    $400 16
1970 unearthed this No. 1 hit song for Kentucky native Loretta Lynn
    $600 23
A blacksmith started this company with little more than an idea and some discarded steel
    DD: $1,800 13
This capital of Australia's Northern Territory lies on Beagle Gulf
    $600 3
Scutum, for a soldier
    $600 8
In 2012 this mobile device was ripe for the picking as its maker, Research in Motion, faced financial trouble
    $600 28
A "Fresh Prince",
a Kansas county,
a women's college
    $600 17
La. gov. Jimmie Davis bought the copyright to this song, then claimed authorship--it made him happy when skies were gray
    $800 24
The logo seen here advertises this line of products first released in 1985
    $800 14
(Vanna White delivers the clue from Jamaica.)
Most cruise ships on Jamaica's northern coast dock at this port, whose name is Spanish for Eight Rivers
    $800 4
Horologium, maybe on the wall
    $800 9
U.S. ski trails marked with this symbol are considered difficult; double or triple markings are for experts only
    $800 29
A modern rock piano-playing chanteuse,
a "Valley" north of San Bernardino,
a fruit
    $800 18
This British band gave us "Creep", "High and Dry" & "Lotus Flower", one of Rolling Stone's Top 10 2011 singles
    $1000 25
"Bird is the word" for this brand of often salty snacks whose logo is seen here
    $1000 20
Once an imperial naval base, this Siberian port is headquarters to Russia's Pacific Fleet
    $1000 5
    $1000 10
Giddyup on over to this capital of Canada's Yukon Territory
    $1000 30
A "Big Bang Theory" actor,
a city in Kansas,
a "New School for Design"
    $1000 19
In a Rodgers & Hart classic, "We'll have Manhattan", these 2 boroughs, too

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

Rebecca Joan Michael
$4,200 $800 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rebecca Joan Michael
$5,800 $2,200 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Not Play-Doh.)
    $400 1
This Austen title character "had lived nearly 21 years in the world with very little to distress or vex her"
    $400 2
George Bailey (Jimmy Stewart):
The town of Bedford Falls in this Christmas film
    $400 22
Nicholas II
    $400 16
A British coronation ring features 5 of these red gems in the shape of a cross lying over a large sapphire
    $400 11
The numerical record of a sporting event, it comes from the Old Norse for 20 & also means 20
    $400 21
Plato was a teacher of this Greek philosopher & scientist who also became a colleague
    $800 7
The first entry of her diary is "129 lbs. (but post-Christmas), alcohol units 14... cigarettes 22, calories 5424"
    $800 3
James Bailey:
The circus, merging with this impresario's "Greatest Show On Earth" in 1881
    $800 23
Queen Wilhelmina
    $800 17
Traces of copper & iron give the bluish-green tint to this stone found in Iran & the American Southwest
    $800 12
This ballroom dance gets its name from the Spanish for "revelry", not from a liquor
    $800 27
The followers of this philosopher & mathematician are the foils in "Phaedo"; they don't take the right angle
    $1200 8
"The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-time", he points out to a police inspector, is that the dog did nothing
    $1200 4
Kay Bailey Hutchison: being the first woman to represent this state in the U.S. Senate
    $1200 24
An empire:
Sultan Abdulhamid II
    $1200 18
One of May's birthstones, it's named for Sicily's Achates River, where it was mined in antiquity
    $1200 13
Derived from the Latin for "high", it's an adjective meaning proud & scornful
    $1200 28
Plato's unfinished "Critias" was to detail the ancient war between Athens & this fabled island
    $1600 9
She plans to draw a picture of herself & write under it, "Portrait of a governess, disconnected, poor, and plain"
    $1600 5
This man, first name Francis, the courtroom, as when representing Dr. Sam Sheppard & Patty Hearst
    $1600 25
Porfiro Diaz
    $1600 19
The finest variety of this purple quartz gemstone comes from mines in Uruguay
    $1600 14
From the Greek for "pleasure", it's the term for an unbridled pursuit of it
    DD: $2,000 29
In 529 A.D. almost 1,000 years after it was created by Plato, this school was closed by Justinian I
    $2000 10
"Once upon a time there were four little rabbits, and their names were--Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail, & Peter", she wrote
    $2000 6
David Bailey, the inspiration for Antonioni's "Blow-up":
this field for British Vogue
    $2000 26
Wilhelm II, German Kaiser & king of this former state
    DD: $6,000 20
The red spots of Jasper give this mineral its name
    $2000 15
The name of this sudden, overwhelming terror or fear comes from the Greek god thought to cause it
    $2000 30
This work is about an ideal city where justice is complete & imitative poets are exiled

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rebecca Joan Michael
$11,800 $9,800 $8,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Since 1850, 1 of the 2 Republicans to appear on the ticket as president or vice president 3 elections in a row

Final scores:

Rebecca Joan Michael
$20,800 $16,800 $100
2-day champion: $46,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rebecca Joan Michael
$17,800 $9,800 $8,800
21 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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Game tape date: 2012-11-14
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