Show #6592 - Tuesday, April 23, 2013


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Bill Hawkins, a hotel concierge from New York, New York

Laurel Schultz, a physical scientist from Durham, North Carolina

Michael Ellis, a law clerk for a federal judge from Hilliard, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Those five letters will come up in each response.)
    $200 21
Roy Allen partnered with Frank Wright to sell this soft drink, hence the A&W brand name
    $200 30
This won't be a popular first name for a while in the eastern U.S., devastated by the hurricane of that name in Oct. 2012
    $200 11
It was established by an act of Congress in 1800 as a reference library for Congress
    $200 1
When this city's MLB team wins a game, the Jolly Roger is raised
    $200 2
You should've seen my spinning headstand in this style that emerged in the '70s
    $200 19
The island of Tahiti consists of the ancient eroded cones of 2 of these, Nui & Iti
    $400 22
Monsieur Grey & Monsieur Poupon developed their mustard in this French city
    $400 15
In March 2011 the U.N. protected Libyan civilians by setting up this aerial exclusion zone
    $400 12
Wes Moore wrote the bestseller "The Other" him: "One Name, Two Fates"
    $400 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows us a diagram of a baseball diamond.) On a scorecard, if a batter hits a double, we mark the lines from home plate to second base & write 2B; if we mark the first line & write HBP, it indicates the player reached first base in this way
    $400 3
In ice hockey, it's when a player with the puck moves in alone on the goalie
    $400 26
It's the official language of Tahiti & of the autonomous region to which it belongs
    $600 23
These 2 junior high buddies split the cost of a $5 correspondence course on ice-cream making from Penn State
    $600 16
This company with "Space" in its name made news with the first commercial vehicle to visit the International Space Station
    $600 13
A top 10 hit by Wang Chung says, "Everybody have fun tonight, everybody" these 2 words "tonight"
    $600 5
240-pound Pablo "Kung Fu Panda" Sandoval hit .500 as this team swept the World Series in 2012
    $600 8
To an actor, this menacing phrase actually expresses hopes for success
    $600 27
Called va'a in the native tongue, a sport using the outrigger variety of this is a major sport in Tahiti
    DD: $2,000 24
M&M's were named for Bruce Murrie & his partner, this candy "M"aker
    $800 17
"There is no place for dictatorship", said this new Egyptian president soothingly as protests swelled in 2012
    $800 14
This university is located in Hyde Park, on the south side of Chicago
    $800 6
In 1971 the Hall of Fame set up a committee to select inductees from these leagues
    $800 9
These days a home's fuse box usually holds these, not fuses; go ahead & reset it, honey!
    $800 28
A Tahitian variety of this ice cream flavoring that's derived from a flower is world famous
    $1000 25
Last names of the 2 gents who started making a sauce for meats in Worcester, England in the early 1800s
    $1000 18
In 2012 the ICC, this body in the Netherlands, returned the first verdict in its 10-year existence (Lubanga: Guilty!)
    $1000 20
It's a sheet or sponge cake spread with jelly & whipped cream & rolled up
    $1000 7
In 2010 a rookie for this team inspired restaurants to create "Strasburgers"
    $1000 10
This proverb involving a breakfast dish means sometimes to create, you have to destroy
    $1000 29
His 1847 novel "Omoo" calls Tahiti "a fairy world, all fresh and blooming from the hand of the creator"

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

Michael Laurel Bill
$3,200 $3,200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Laurel Bill
$8,200 $7,000 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Then we want Time magazine's top 100 popular songs since its 1923 founding.)
(Alex: And finally, a tribute to Wheel of Fortune...)
    $400 1
In 1959 NYC's Coronet Theatre was renamed to honor this "Iceman Cometh" dramatist
    $400 11
This interjection dates from the 15th century & is used as a greeting in place of "hello"
    $400 6
This Oscar-winning actor played Jack Byrnes, the overprotective father, in all 3 of the Fockers films
    $400 16
Her "Bad Romance" "is an infectiously catchy dance song about all of the... messed-up feelings people have for one another"
    $400 27
Hippolyta, queen of the Amazons, was the daughter of this Greek war god
    $400 22
Ex-country on the Balkan peninsula

Y _ _ _ _ L _ _ _ _
    DD: $2,500 2
"Glengarry Glen Ross", about desperate real estate salesmen, won him a Pulitzer
    $800 12
Title of the Peter Gabriel album with the hits "Big Time" & "Sledgehammer"
    $800 7
In 1541 this Spanish explorer & his men reached Arkansas, still looking for gold
    $800 17
"Thanks to... 'Wayne's World', it can be hard to take" this Queen song "seriously"
    $800 26
Not surprisingly, Thrud, the daughter of this Norse god, has a name meaning "strength" or "might"
    $800 24
In 465 BC a group of Persian nobles murdered this ruler

X _ _ X _ _
    $1200 3
He got the title for "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" from graffiti scrawled on a mirror in a New York saloon
    $1200 13
Familial word before "Bell" in an alternate name for AT&T
    $1200 8
This director of "The Ten Commandments" was a founder of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
    $1200 18
"This haunting... hit from Sinead O'Connor's 1990 album... is a case of right song, right singer, right time"
    $1200 20
Trying to win her love, Apollo gave this daughter of King Priam the gift of prophecy
    $1200 28
This type of theatrical entertainment could present twenty or more acts on a single bill

V _ U _ _ V _ _ _ _
    $1600 4
His plays include "True West": his acting credits include "Crimes of the Heart" & "All the Pretty Horses"
    $1600 14
Superman was born into this family on the planet Krypton
    $1600 9
In the 1950s this American heart surgeon pioneered aneurysm repair
    $1600 19
This Bee Gees tune "is an anthem to perseverance... all of a sudden, you're not strolling. You're strutting"
    $1600 23
These 9 daughters of Zeus & Mnemosyne presided over the arts & sciences
    $1600 29
It originates in Qinghai province, about 16,000 feet above sea level

_ _ _ G _ Z _
_ _ V _ _
    $2000 5
In 1954 he revised his 1936 play "The Merchant of Yonkers" as "The Matchmaker"
    $2000 15
This style of art dates from the mid-1960s & uses geometric shapes & brilliant colors
    $2000 10
Most of this French author's 250 short stories, including "Ball of Fat", were written in the 1880s
    DD: $5,000 21
This 1939 tune is "often considered the greatest movie song of all time, but it almost didn't make it into the final cut"
    $2000 25
Hera had the same parents as her brother & husband Zeus: Rhea & this Titan
    $2000 30
As the morning & evening star, this Mesoamerican deity was the symbol of death & resurrection

Q _ _ _ Z _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Laurel Bill
$21,800 $22,400 $8,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

North America's 3 mainland countries have a total of 91 states & provinces; Mexico has this many states

Final scores:

Michael Laurel Bill
$2,202 $800 $17,400
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $17,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Laurel Bill
$20,600 $19,400 $7,000
24 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $47,000

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Game tape date: 2012-12-05
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