Show #6578 - Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Rebecca Rider game 5.


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Scott Brill, a public library assistant from Shelton, Connecticut

Tara Curcio, a technical project manager from Medford, New Jersey

Rebecca Rider, an office supply sales assistant from Fresh Meadows, New York (whose 4-day cash winnings total $86,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
On April 14, 70 A.D., future emperor Titus laid siege to this Jewish capital
    $200 25
It's a gathering to give gifts like lingerie & china to someone before her nuptials
    $200 19
A classification of the seriousness of a burn
    $200 1
This largest North Carolina city was named for the wife of England's King George III
    $200 13
Hundreds of billions were spent to defeat this, aka "the millennium bug", which hasn't affected our +f6$>z!Q
    $200 2
Robin Williams based much of this title character on his childhood nanny
    $400 7
This league confounded purists when the designated hitter rule made its debut on April 6, 1973
    $400 26
A Vegas stripper named Marli Renfro was Janet Leigh's body double in this film's shower scene
    $400 21
A very enthusiastic follower of a religious leader
    $400 3
Established in 1837 by Quakers, Guilford College did not allow this until 1887; finally, glee club!
    $400 14
This "100% vegetable juice" brand has a "Spicy Hot" version
    $400 17
Jack Lemmon & Walter Matthau were a pair of disagreeable codgers in this comedy
    $600 9
These 2 men were born a few days apart in April 1889; one satirized the other in "The Great Dictator"
    $600 27
A soap called Shower Shock contains & wakes you up with this stimulant before you've even had your joe
    $600 22
French word for a cooked vegetable that's been put through a blender
    $600 4
Pisgah National Forest is home to this "colorful" North Carolina mountain range
    $600 15
A 32-MB song on a CD compresses down to about 3 MB in this format; 21 million songs are at Amazon's store for it
    $600 12
Holly Hunter played the musical pieces herself in this film set in 1850s New Zealand
    $800 10
An oxygen tank explosion April 14, 1970 endangered the crew of this mission
    $800 28
These showers include the Leonid & the Geminid
    $800 23
(Kelly of the Clue Crew displays the Earth & the Moon on the monitor.) The position of the Moon in its orbit at its farthest point from us is known by this term, from the Greek for "away from the Earth"
    $800 5
This cape, the southern tip of Smith Island, lends its name to a scary film & its remake
    $800 16
A book simply called "The Gun" is a history of this assault rifle of which 75 million are in use worldwide
    $800 20
This macabre animated holiday fest was inspired by a poem Tim Burton wrote in the 1980s
    $1000 11
On April 9, 2005 Prince Charles married her
    $1000 29
It was said that this crooner sings like all people think they sing in the shower
    $1000 24
A small or medium-sized sofa
    $1000 8
England's first attempt at a colony in the New World was on this North Carolina island in 1585
    DD: $3,600 18
Its peak reaches 28,250 feet & is often surrounded by clouds
    $1000 30
The title star of this film was indeed released & lived the rest of its days in the fjords of Norway

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

Rebecca Tara Scott
$3,200 $3,400 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rebecca Tara Scott
$2,800 $4,800 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
"Farewell the glen sae bushy, O! Farewell the plain sae rashy, O! To other lands I now must go, To sing my highland lassie, O"
    $400 1
Barry Manilow:
"It's Barry Manilow Who Inscribes Musical Compositions"
    $400 17
Gettysburg wasn't Lincoln's first visit to this state; in 1861 he was in Leaman Place for 4 minutes
    $400 2
The shamrock is a national flower of this country
    $400 22
In the golden age of Hollywood, "The Big Five" movie studios were MGM, RKO, Paramount, 20th Century Fox & this family concern
    $400 13
Those who practice this art of pet preservation prefer the term "mounting" to "stuffing"
    $800 4
No Doubt:
"Hush Up"
    $800 12
Hyphenated term for Truman's 1948 train tour; on Sept. 18 he was in Rock Island at 5:45 A.M. & Davenport at 6:10
    $800 3
This blossom, also called sakura, is a symbol of Japan
    $800 24
Finishes out the original fivesome that included Jackie, Marlon, Michael & Tito
    $800 14
A warm, cozy home for assets you want to protect from Uncle Sam
    $1200 5
Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera:
"Maneuvers Similar To Mick"
    $1200 18
George W. Bush visited his boyhood home in this Texas town for 45 minutes in 2008
    $1200 8
A stylized 3-petaled iris called this is the national fleur of France
    $1200 27
The earth can be divided into 5 of these regions, including the north & south "temperate" ones
    $1200 15
The rules for the formation of grammatical sentences in a language
    $1600 28
"While horse and hero fell, / They that had fought so well / Came thro' the jaws of death, / Back from the mouth of Hell"
    $1600 6
Plain White T's:
"Yo, Samson's Mistress!"
    $1600 19
The monument here honors the first presidential visit to Canada--Warren Harding's day in this western city a week before he died
    $1600 9
In 2011 exhibits in Zurich & Geneva celebrated this "queen of Alpine flora"
    $1600 23
NBA guard Davis knows dukes & earls look down at this lowest of the 5 grades of British peer
    $1600 11
This word means the area passenger jets traverse between the gate & the takeoff area
    $2000 25
"Therefore, 'tis with full happiness that I / Will trace the story of Endymion"
    $2000 7
Destiny's Child:
"Utter One's Own Identity"
    $2000 20
In a 6-hour visit in November 2012 President Obama praised this Asian country's move away from tight military rule
    DD: $3,000 10
This country loves its Linnaea borealis, named after a native son
    $2000 26
The Five, a group of Russian composers, included this hyphenated composer of "Scheherazade"
    $2000 16
The ranks going from domain & kingdom down to genus & species are part of this aspect of biology

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rebecca Tara Scott
$13,200 $7,400 $7,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2012 her picture replaced that of Julio Argentino Roca on a currency note

Final scores:

Rebecca Tara Scott
$15,000 $14,800 $14,300
5-day champion: $101,600 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rebecca Tara Scott
$16,800 $10,400 $7,200
22 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $34,400

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Game tape date: 2012-11-27
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