Show #6585 - Friday, April 12, 2013


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Matt Eichenbaum, an orthopedic surgeon from Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Mona Miller, a lawyer and writer from Los Angeles, California

Adam Holquist, an environmental engineer from Erie, Pennsylvania (whose 3-day cash winnings total $76,299)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
"I love" the 1950s TV episode in which she ordered escargot, then complained to the waiter that it had snails in it
    $200 3
Vine of the genus Vitis
    $200 7
Aquincum was the Roman name for this place that's now the capital of Hungary
    $200 12
Drink is Remy Martin Black Pearl, a $24,000 bottle of this fine French brandy
    $200 17
Azam Shah built the structure seen here; it's called the poor man's this, built by Azam's grandfather
    $400 2
This 2011 comedy starring Kristen Wiig featured a carrot-shaped cake & sketchy Brazilian food
    $400 22
When avoiding danger, one can be narrow
    $400 8
Old maps showed Mysore & other regions in this modern country as parts of "Hindoostan"
    $400 29
"Now as he walked by the Sea of ____, he saw Simon and Andrew... casting a net into the sea"
    $400 13
Baseball team is this one; Magic Johnson & pals paid $2 billion for it in 2012
    $400 18
This 3-letter North Atlantic fish has been called "the poor man's lobster"
    $600 4
In "Five Easy Pieces", this actor tells a surly waitress to "hold the chicken"--between her knees!
    $600 23
Look with wide-eyed amazement
    $600 9
19th century Europeans called this Pacific chain the Sandwich Islands
    $600 28
"The Lord said unto ____, see, I have made thee a god to Pharaoh"
    $600 14
Political contributions, in unlimited amounts, go to his favorite Super PAC, PAC standing for this
    $600 19
We hope it "hurts so good" that he's known as "the poor man's Bruce Springsteen"
    $800 5
Grill up this Kathy Bates movie based on a novel whose title continues "At The Whistle Stop Cafe"
    $800 24
Seven-letter word for the art of depicting folds in clothing, as seen here
    DD: $1,000 10
Old maps used "Natolia" to denote the eastern part of what's now this country
    $800 27
"The seven angels which had the seven ____ prepared themselves to sound"
    $800 15
Last name is this; good night, Jim, good night Rob, worth about $21 billion each
    $800 20
Mailing yourself your own novel is "the poor man's" this type of protection but doesn't have legal standing
    $1000 6
In the 1931 movie "The Public Enemy", this tough guy smashes a grapefruit into the face of Mae Clarke
    $1000 25
It accompanies "bow" to indicate excessive humility
    $1000 11
This former Soviet Republic between Ukraine & Latvia was once known as White Russia
    $1000 26
"____ said unto the Lord, my punishment is greater than I can bear"
    $1000 16
Car is a 1968 GT40 from this U.S. automaker; one used by Steve McQueen fetched $11 million at auction
    $1000 21
An Iranian president called CBW, short for these weapons, "the poor man's atomic bomb"

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

Adam Mona Matt
$2,400 $1,200 $4,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Mona Matt
$3,200 $2,800 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

"G" PLUS 3
(Alex: 4-letter responses with each one beginning with the letter "G".)
(Jimmy: [*], the capital of Vietnam, a fascinating blend of East & West and a rising star in southeast Asia.)
    $400 1
In 1871 she gave us "Little Men: Life At Plumfield With Jo's Boys"
    $400 3
"Truth Or Dare"
    $400 8
Published in 1829, this reading system for the blind was based on a dot code for sending messages to soldiers at night
    $400 15
In this last battle of the War, about 2,000 British were killed, wounded or captured; fewer than 50 Americans were killed
    $400 19
Meaning "bloody", it's used to describe a bloody battle or movie
    $400 14
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Hanoi.) The words "Chu Tich" mean this office held by Ho Chi Minh in North Vietnam from 1945-1969. It's still the title of Vietnam's head-of-state today
    $800 2
A posthumous collection of book reviews by this Algonquin wit was published in 1970 as "Constant Reader"
    $800 4
"Part Of Me"
    DD: $2,000 9
The modern guide dog movement began in this country with WWI veterans being shepherded around
    $800 16
On April 27, 1813 American forces captured York, the capital of upper Canada; today York is known by this name
    $800 20
It's the way a horse moves; gallop is the fastest
    $1200 5
In 1983 those awaiting her 2nd novel made do with "Romance And High Adventure", an essay about Alabama history
    $1200 11
"This Is It"
    $1200 10
This Englishman was completely blind by the time he penned "Paradise Lost"
    $1200 22
After the battle of Lake Erie, Congress gave this Naval hero a gold medal & $5,000, plus his share of prize money
    $1200 21
For Hanukkah your grandmother might give you a little this, Yiddish for "money"
    $1600 6
I'll say this young adult novelist went for the older crowd with 1983's "Smart Women"; then again, maybe I won't
    $1600 12
"Never Say Never"
    $1600 17
In 1748 Jacques Daviel was the first to treat this ailment by removing the clouded lens
    DD: $3,000 23
This Washington attorney was held prisoner aboard a British ship in mid-September 1814
    $1600 25
To clothe, or the clothing itself
    $2000 7
She introduced medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta in 1990's "Postmortem"
    $2000 13
"The Kids Are Alright"
    $2000 18
On his failing eyesight, this New Yorker cartoonist said, "Nobody knows the trouble I've not seen!"
    $2000 24
In Article X of this treaty, both the U.S. & Britain agreed to "use their best endeavours" to abolish slavery
    $2000 26
To urge or spur someone on
    $2000 27
(Kelly of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from Hanoi, Vietnam.) Hanoi's Ngoc Son Temple honors 13th-century military leader Tran Hung Tao who led the defeat of an invasion force of 300,000 sent by this alliterative Mongol leader

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Mona Matt
$3,400 $7,600 $13,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On Oct. 14, 1992 particle detector inventor Georges Charpak became the last man in physics to achieve this honor alone

Final scores:

Adam Mona Matt
$6,795 $13,200 $25,497
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $25,497

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Adam Mona Matt
$6,400 $6,400 $13,000
13 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $25,800

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Game tape date: 2012-11-28
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